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Local Kiwanis club members go to Las Vegas to participate in deciding global organization’s future

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Kiwanis Club of NJ Secretary Gwendoline M. Walding, Parsippany members Michael Mulhaul, Nicolas Limanov, Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany President Frank Cahill and Kiwanis Club member Gordon Meth Credits: Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany
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PARSIPPANY – President Frank Cahill, Nicolas Limanov, Gordon Meth and Michael Mulhaul, members of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany attended the 2018 Kiwanis International convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. They represented the opinions and beliefs of the local Kiwanis club members in the discussion and decision-making in the global organization’s structure and leadership.

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany is part of Kiwanis International, a global organization that provides volunteer service to support children in communities around the world. In Parsippany, the club helps children by donating to Parsippany Food Pantry, Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library, Parsippany PAL Youth Center, Parsippany High School Scholarship Program, Parsippany Hills High School Scholarship Program, Parsippany Child Day Center, Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, Camp Nejeda, NJ Sharing Network, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of Parsippany, Parsippany Project Graduation, Jersey Battered Women’s Services, Family Promise of Morris County, Parsippany Little League West, Parsippany Little League East to name a few. Money to support the projects is raised by hosting events such as their annual Wine Tasting, Touch-A-Truck, Trivia Night among others. 

“Kids need Kiwanis, in our community and in communities around the world,” said Frank Cahill. “Our club supports projects that would not otherwise happen without our support. We’re here to make sure all the children in our community have what they need to thrive, prosper and grow.”

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The Kiwanis International convention, in its 103rd year, brings together members from around the world to share service project ideas that help kids and to gain insight into new opportunities with Kiwanis partners.

“It was my first time to attend a Kiwanis International Convention, and the workshops gave me valuable information to bring back to the club to enhance our membership and many fundraising ideas to raise money to support, one child, one community at a time” said Nicolas Limanov, Chairman Touch-A-Truck event, Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany.

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany meets at Empire Diner, 1315 Route 46 on Thursday mornings at 7:15 a.m. for breakfast. Community members with an interest in helping children are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Frank Cahill by calling (862) 213-2200, emailing flcahill@parsippanykiwanis.orgor click here.

About Kiwanis
Founded in 1915, Kiwanis International is a global organization of clubs and members dedicated to serving the children of the world. Kiwanis and its family of clubs, including Circle K International for university students, Key Club for students age 14–18, Builders Club for students age 11–14, K-Kids for students age 6–12 and Aktion Club for adults living with disabilities, annually dedicate more than 18.5 million service hours to strengthen communities and serve children. The Kiwanis International family comprises more than 702,000 adult and youth members in more than 79 countries and geographic areas. Visit www.kiwanis.org for more information.

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