Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard-Arabi Celebrated its 61st installation Banquet

Kiwanis Officers and Board Members: [Front]: Elizabeth Ellison-Frost, Shirley Pechon, Sara Pena-Spiechler, Kiwanis Secretary Kristine Koepp, Kiwanis Past President Amanda Hardesty, Kiwanis Vice President Charlene Abadie, and Patrice Cusimano. [Back]: Michael B. Chutz, Kiwanis Treasurer Robby Showalter, Kiwanis President Sammie "Sam" Catalanotto, Kiwanis President Elect Ellis Fortinberry, and Anthony Cole. Not pictured is Terry Pitre. If not noted all others are Kiwanis Board Members. [Front]: Future Kiwanian Daphne Cole, daughter of Anthony and Amanda.

Submitted by Michael Chutz

T​he Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard-Arabi  Celebrated its 61st installation Banquet at Palms Too Restaurants on Thursday, September 28, 2017.  The installation of officers took place as well as the special awards presentation. Photos taken by Kiwanis Board Member Michael B. Chutz.

Kiwanis President Sammie “Sam” Catalanotto and Kiwanis Past President Amanda Hardesty.

Kiwanis Lt. Governor 4A District Judy Zimmermann, Kiwanis President Sammie “Sam” Catalanotto and Master of Ceremonies Daniel A. Johnson. Photo taken after Judy Installed the new President and Dan pinned Sammie “Sam” Catalanotto with his Kiwanis Presidents Pin.

Kiwanis Past President Amanda Hardesty, presenting the Legion of Honor Award to Judge Bob Buckley for his 25 years of service to Kiwanis and Master of Ceremonies Daniel A. Johnson.

Kiwanis Past President Amanda Hardesty, presenting the Dr. F. Ralph Dauterive Kiwanian of the Year to Kiwanis Secretary Kristine Koepp.