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Habitat for Humanity honors 'Day Crew' volunteer group

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Members of the Day Crew volunteer group take a photo Thursday at a ceremony to dedicate 13 Show Me Central Habitat for Humanity homes in south Columbia. The group started building Habitat homes in 1989, and it has built about 75 percent of the 130 constructed since that time. (GK member Jim Rhodes is at the far right.)

By JODIE JACKSON JR., Friday, October 17, 2014

(Story and photo reprinted with permission of the Columbia Daily Tribune)

The former occupations of volunteer homebuilders who were celebrated Thursday include airline pilot, neuroscientist, university Extension specialist, accountant, medical doctor, insurance agent and professor.

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Golden K Book Processing and Distribution

Twenty Golden K Kiwanians and associates processed 2,100 books on October 1, 2014, at the home of Gloria and John Hoehne.  These books, obtained from First Book National Book Bank for the cost of shipping, were distributed to 30 child care centers and other organizations serving young children in Columbia, such as Title One Schools, MU Jumpstart and Voluntary Action Center.

Carol Easterhaus

Charles Dreyer and Gary Fox

Fern Parrish and Penny Braun

Gloria Hoehne with Pooh book

Verel Benson

Jim Boillot and Myron Bennett

Jim Boillot, Myron Bennett, Pete Easterhaus and Jim Frisby

Marsha Sisson and Fern Parrish

Milt Bailey checking book lists

Tom Sisson and Gordon Brown

Tom Sisson and Jim Rhodes

Tom Sisson and Jim Rhodes

John Hoehne, Myron Bennett, Gordon Brown

Verel Benson

Milt Bailey

Gordon Brown

Myron Bennett

Gordon Brown

John Hoehne and Jim Rhodes

Liz & Milt Bailey, John & Gloria Hoehne

Art Simmons

Pete Easterhaus


Golden K Kiwanis and Jack's Gourmet Restaurant collectively raised $143 which was donated to in memory of  Jack's chef Denise Tucker who passed away in April 2014 of ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. She was 54 years of age. Here are photos of an ice bucket challenge in memory of Chef Tucker. Mark Perkins, an employee of Jack's Restaurant, dumps ice water on Melissa Applegate, restaurant owner, and Mark Cardoza, employee.  All three were personal friends and had worked with Denise.