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Courtesy photoMembers of the Ashland Kiwanis share pizza with their 'Postcard Buddies' at Ashland Middle School.

Ashland Kiwanis meet ‘Postcard Buddies’

Ashland Kiwanis, along with fellow Ashlanders, held a “Postcard Buddies” pizza lunch with the Ashland Middle School sixth graders on May 1.

Thanks to Kiwanian Don Paul, who started the program about 13 years ago, the Kiwanians are assigned a sixth grader each year and send a postcard to him or her at the beginning of each month. Postcards are typically from a recent vacation from around the world. The students then research the postcard information and write a story about it.

Finally, near the end of the school year, the Kiwanians provide a pizza lunch and get to meet their buddies.

For information about the Ashland Kiwanis and its programs, contact Bob Treulich at 360-632-7708 or visit the club website at AshlandKiwanis.org or log onto its Facebook page.

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