Kiwanis President Frank Cahill receives Ruby K recognition

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany President Frank Cahill and Secretary Karen Gajewski

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany President Frank Cahill was honored with a “Ruby K pin” presented by Club Secretary Karen Gajewski.

Kiwanis Club International recognize members for inviting new members—from five to 100 people.

Since Cahill became President in October 2017, Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany has increased the clubs membership to 70 members. Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany is
ranked 1 out of 79 in the New Jersey district for net growth (net gain of 24 members) and is ranked 1 out of 79 in the district for percentage growth (52.2000%). It is also the second largest club in the state of New Jersey.

Cahill said “I did not do this alone. It was with the help of our active and dedicated members. Our group is part of this global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.”

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany currently supports nine K-Kids 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 builders clubs, Central Middle School and Brooklawn Middle School; two Key Clubs, Parsippany Hills High School and Parsippany High School and one Aktion Club.

Just recently Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany submitted an application to Kiwanis International to include Intervale Elementary School as part of the K-Kids program, and Seton Hall University as part of the Circle K International.

They also raise 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.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany meets every Thursday at 7:15 a.m. at Empire Diner, 1315 Route 46. For more information on Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany click here.

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