Members of the St. Bede the Venerable Roman Catholic School Kiwanis Builders Club surround their new president Allison Pieroni, La Cañada Flintridge Mayor David Spence and St. Bede Pastor Monsignor Antonio Cacciapuoti at the installation lunchtime meeting of the club. The St. Bede branch is sponsored by the AM Kiwanis Club. Several members of the Noon Club also participated including Vice President-Elect Tom Passanisi, Chris Mott, Rolando Morales, Jeb Long, Al Restivo, President-Elect Jim Phillips and Mayor Spence. Monsignor Antonio led the young people in prayer. Mayor Spence in a short address noted that as individuals they can make a significant contribution to the community and invited them to think about becoming involved in community work as they go on to high school and college. City Councilman and St. Bede parishioner Mike Davitt also attended as did Marilynn Pieroni, grandmother of the new club president.
Joyce Ruygrolic, new president of AM Kiwanis, installed Pieroni as incoming president and new Builders Club officers vice presidents Charlie Bednar and Max Burcher, Treasurer Michael Calmette and Secretary Ali McCollum. The club meets in the John XIII room at the St. Bede Parish Center and is involved in community activities under the guidance of Vice Principal Barbara Kohl who serves as faculty advisor. Members of the Noon Kiwanis visited as part of their interclub program of supporting other clubs through each year.