Silver Bow Kiwanis

Silver Bow Kiwanis Kiwanis Club Meeting, Oct 26, '10

12:00-1:00 Tuesday, October 26, 2010

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Butte Perkins
2900 Harrison Ave.
Butte, MT 59701

Roger announced the raffle, ticket sales start today, packets were handed to club members who have sold tickets in the past. If you can sell a ticket but weren't given any to sell, contact Ken or Roger to get a ticket.

Jack introduced his guest Lee, who is a DAV adjutant and is helping Jack with programming for Military Week next week on Party Line.

Jack also announced that the Treat Street event is this Friday from 3-6 at the World Mining Museum. It costs $150 for the club to have a table, and that includes the table, candy, and some advertising. We have decided to host a table. Roger is looking into any handouts we can have to give parents.

Doreena announced the Butte Central Key Club is hosting a Halloween Festival at Butte Central High School with help from Butte High Key Club. The event is from 1-4 on Sunday, October 31. Setup assistance is needed from 2-6 on Friday, October 29 and from 12-6 on Saturday, October 30. People who can help with the event itself are asked to come to an instructional meeting Saturday at 6pm at Central High, and to meet at noon on Sunday to get ready. They also need cleanup help Sunday from 4 until the gym is clean.

Doreena also let us know about a letter the club received from Lani at the Northwest Burn Center. Tim forwarded this to the mailing list on Sunday. Make sure you're subscribed to the mailing list (available on the contact us page) to get updates like this right away.

Doreena also thanked Keith and Tim for helping her out.

Paul reminded us all that a few people have not yet paid their sponsorships of Circle K members.

Keith reminded everyone that the Butte High key Club is holding a candy drive to collect extra Halloween candy, which the Key Club will be shipping to our troops in Afghanistan.

Tim asked for additional volunteers for the November 6 Tech game. Be there at 10:00 to tear tickets. This is a Carrol College game, so the crowd is expected to be big.

Then Tim introduced our guest speaker, Sergeant Jeff Williams with the Butte-Silver Bow Police Department. Jeff has been with the department for 14 years, but as of September 1 took on the role of Public Liaison Officer/Crime Prevention Officer. This is the first time in over ten years that this position has been filled in Butte.

Sgt. Williams works with programs such as Crime Stoppers, Mariah's Challenge, and Neighborhood Watch, and is involved in efforts to help increase public awareness of problems like prescription drug abuse. Programs like Neighborhood Watch and Crime Stoppers have gotten additional attention since September 11, as a method of domestic terrorist prevention.

Sgt. Williams talked about several specific cases of U.S. citizens that have become terrorists working against the US, the US Military, and US Citizens. These are people from all-American places like Flushing Queens, NY, Little Rock, SC, and Orange County, CA.

He also talked through the New York City Police Department's understanding of how these people become "radicalized." This is through a four-step process of Pre-Radicalization, Self-Identification, Indoctrination, and Jihadization and Self-Designation.

Sgt. Jeff Williams, Butte Community Liaison Officer
Ham and cheese omlet and hash browns
Event Updated
2:21 Tuesday, October 26, 2010