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The Kiwanis Club of Meriden serves the community of Meriden, CT. The mission of Kiwanis is to serve our community and the world by helping one child at a time. We also serve our elderly and disabled population through hands-on service projects and through generous donations made possible by our various fundraisers.


Our club was chartered in 1930 and serves the children of our community. Our current membership is made up of men and women engaged in the business, professional, institutional and educational fields, and also a number of retirees.

Kiwanis 2021-2022 Officers and Directors

(L to R: Brian Cofrancesco (President-Elect), Melissa Neville-Passarelli (Secretary), Cathy Battista, Robert Gollnick, David Wyskiel, Cindy D'Agostino, Michelle Bourdeau (Immediate Past President), Karen Roesler (President), Doreen Roddy (Recording Secretary), Lauren Rizzuto, JoAnne Keene (Treasurer), Eileen Bongiovanni, Cheryl O'Connor, and Sharon Karrass. 
Missing from picture:  Angela Colella (Vice President), Martha Colaresi, and Sandra Doucette

The Kiwanis Club of Meriden stands with Kiwanis International in denouncing all racism. Black Lives Matter and we will continue to work towards a more equitable, just and inclusive society.
Read the full statement from Kiwanis International:

Thanks to our corporate partners !


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