The Charlevoix Kiwanis Club has been serving the community and its children for more than seventy-five years. The Club was chartered on March 19th, 1935 at the Masonic Temple in Charlevoix. The club currently has fifty members and meets each Tuesday at noon in the lower level of the Weathervane Inn in Charlevoix. The Club is proud to be the first Club in Michigan to sponsor an AKtion Club. Read More About the Club’s History
Bob Colt 1934 – 2014
We lost one of our better voices with the passing of Bob Colt. He was always ready to take over the kielbasa grill. Bob died on Tuesday December 8th at his home. He is survived by his wife, Judy; children, Kristi, David, Robert, Scott and Suzanne; and grandchildren, Ben, Josh, Matt, Luke, Brad and Kate.
He graduated from Lansing Sexton High school. After graduating from high school he went on to Michigan State University where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, class of 1956. He joined the Navy and flew AWAC plane VW-12 in the Navy Airborne Division. He left as a Naval Lieutenant to return to study dentistry at the University of Michigan, and graduated in 1964. He opened his dental practice in Lansing in 1965 and continued there until his retirement in 1999.
In addition to being a member of the Kiwanis Club of Charlevoix, he belonged to many organizations over the years including Lansing Golden Gloves, YMCA Century Club, MSU Presidents’ Club and Honorary Coach, Lansing Country Club, Rotary, American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association.
He was an active member of the Charlevoix Christ Episcopal Church and sang in the Charlevoix Men’s Chorus and Little Traverse Choral Society.
There will be a Celebration of Life service at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at The Christ Episcopal Church of Charlevoix.
Donations in lieu of flowers should go to The Barbara Karmanos Cancer Institute or The Michigan State University Spartan Fund.
Highlights from 2014
Don’t feel bad if you or your program were not included in the highlights. It’s not that your program was boring or you are not photogenic…there is probably some other logical reason.