K-Family Night was a big success

    Gordon Meth, Seton Hall University Circle K Vice President Joseph Carbone, Seton Hall University Circle K President Tabitha LaRocca and Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany President Frank Cahill

    PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany hosted a “K-Family” night on Friday, June 8 at the Parsippany High School.

    DJ Jay Gee and Comedian KC Arora entertained the “K-Family” and food was provided by Pomptonian Food Services.

    The event was attended by Key Club Members, Parents, Teachers and members of the Kiwanis Club.

    Club President Frank Cahill said “This has been a good year for Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany.  We are the fastest growing Kiwanis Club in New Jersey. Our club sponsored our first Circle K club. Seton Hall University. I would like to introduce Seton Hall’s First President Tabitha LaRocca and Vice President Joseph Carbone. Welcome to our K-family.”

    Cahill gave all the credit to Kiwanis member Gordon Meth, for his vision in starting the Seton Hall Circle K and following through until it became a reality.

    In addition, Cahill said “Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany supports nine K-Kid clubs: Lake Parsippany Elementary School, Eastlake Elementary School, Mt. Tabor Elementary School, Littleton Elementary School, Lake Hiawatha Elementary School, Troy Hills Elementary School, Northvail Elementary School, Knollwood School and Rockaway Meadow Elementary School, two builder’s clubs, Central Middle School and Brooklawn Middle School; two Key Clubs, Parsippany Hills High School and Parsippany High School and one Aktion Club. That’s over 500 kids our club sponsors.”

    “In addition to Seton Hall University, one of my goals to have the only elementary school in Parsippany, Intervale School, which does not have a K-Kids, to join and become part of our family.  I am happy to say, we are in the final stages of completing the registration for Intervale K-Kids, which should be active starting in September,” said Cahill.

    Suzanne Meth and Littleton School K-Kids Advisor Carol Tiesi
    Nicolas Limanov and Joyce Garrow
    Debbie Young
    Bob Young
    Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany member Neeta Dhopeshwarkar
    Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Silva Cooper
    Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Secretary Karen Gajewski
    Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany President Frank Cahill
    Kyle and Jacob Meth, Parsippany High School Key Club Members

    These kids are amazing.  They raise funds and supports projects throughout the school year. They raise money for Unicef, send candy and hearts for Valentines Day to people serving our country, raise money for Eliminate, Cook for senior citizens, Cook at Homeless Solutions, conduct food drives for Parsippany Food Pantry among other things.  The members of Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany would like to thank every student of our K-Kids, Builders Club and Key Clubs and making a difference in our community.

    Kiwanis Member Al Goldberg
    Key Club Member and President-Elect Karen DeChristopher
    Comedian KC Arora
    Seton Hall University Circle K Vice President Joseph Carbone, Seton Hall University Circle K President Tabitha LaRocca
    Parsippany Hills High School Key Club members
    K-Family night held at Parsippany High School
    Comedian KC Arora
    DJ Jay Dee

    Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany raises funds and donates to the 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.

    For more information on Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany click here. Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany meets every Thursday at 7:15 a.m. at Empire Diner, 1315 Route 46. If you would like to learn more, visit and join us for breakfast.

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