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Club News

Here is all the news for the club.

Project Playground Donation - 06/12/2017
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Mayor Tom Andes (left) looks on as Alexis Schoerner, Kiwanis Club President, presents a check for $512 to Don Cass from the Project Playground 2.0 Committee.  The funds were raised during a can shake on May 20, 2017.  100% of the funds raised were given to Project Playground 2.0 committe.


3rd Annual Bike Rodeo - 06/10/2017
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A great big THANK YOU to the Denville Police Department and Brendon Poh of Cycle Craft in Parsippany for helping make our 3rd Annual Bike Rodeo so successful!

The weather was wonderful and we had our largest crowd ever!  Special thanks to Officers Underwood and Frawley for helping all our young riders successfully navigate the obstical course....the guidance and encouragement was great!  We also appreciate the escorted bike ride through the neighborhood.  The kids were so impressed.

Brendon Poh was busy during the event making sure all bikes were safe and properly fit everyone.  Cycle Craft was most generous again this year to donate a bike and this year our very happy winner...


Eagle Scout Project at Zeek Road - 04/24/2017
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On Monday, April 24, 2017 President Alexis Schoerner presented a check to Brendon Flood for his Eagle Scout project.  Brendon is building picnic tables at Zeek Road.  The first phase of this project was the clear the area and plant shurbs.  This will make the Zeek Road facilities much more enjoyable!  Nice job!  


US Army and Kiwanis are Vision Partners - 03/03/2017
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On February 27, 2017 The Denville Kiwanis Club hosted a Division 9 interclub. Lt, Colonel Edward Croot, Battalion Commander of the US Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Command was the featured speaker.  This event was held in conjunction with the US Army and Kiwanis International partnership.  Croot spoke to twenty-five Kiwanis members and fifteen Key Club members from local high schools.  Croot’s message of if you can dream it, you can do it and through the leadership programs of Kiwanis and the Army anything is possible.

The U.S. Army partnership is based on a foundation of shared values. Engaging in local opportunities, U.S. Army personnel connect with Kiwanis family members...


Kiwanis Member Does Polar Plunge for Kids - 02/25/2017
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On Saturday, February 25, 2017 Kiwanis member Doug Gabel took the Polar Plunge at Cooks' Pond as part of a fundraising event for Project Playground 2.0.  Doug personally raised $3,302 to help fund the rebuilding of the Gardner Field playground.  The group effort that day totaled over $10,000.

While the air temperature that day was in the 60's the water was still a brisk 47 degrees.  Way to go all the brave plungers!

Any donations are gratefully accepted to support the rebuilding of the playground for the children of Denville and surrounding communities.


Congratulations on 70 Years of Service! - 09/22/2016
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On Thursday, September 22, 2016, the Kiwanis Club of Denville celebrated 70 years of service.  The Golden Gup provided music for an evening of memories at Zeris Inn.  There were proclamations from the NJ Senate and House presented by State Senator Tony Bucco and State Assemblyman Tony Bucco.  Morris County Freeholders asked Hank Lyon to present greetings.  Tom Andes, Mayor of Denville, delivered a proclamation from the township.  Barron Seager, Sr. VP and Chief Development Officer of US Fund for UNICEF brought greetings and thanks for the Denville Kiwanis Club's efforts in the community and the world through the IDD and MNT programs.

 


Father's Day Pancake Breakfast! - 06/30/2016
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With beautiful weather on Father's Day the crowds came out to enjoy our 59th Annual Pancake Breakfast!

Thank you to all who attended!  Thank you to all of our ad supporters!  Thank you to the generous donations to our scholarship fund!


Bike Rodeo helps the community - 06/09/2016
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What a beautiful day for our Bike Rodeo!  

Click here for article in the Daily Record on the Bike Rodeo

The Denville Police Department had safety information available and did an excellent job with the obstacle course.  Young and young at heart tried their skills with much success at riding the course.  

CycleCraft of Parsippany did an excellent job of making sure all bike were safe....wheels were tightened, tires filled with air, and seats adjusted. They also donated a kids bike to be raffled off.  The winner was very excited!!!  There were also happy winners of the CycleCraft gift certificates provided by the Kiwanis Club of Denville.

Helmets were checked for proper...


Argyle's Fish and Chips Dinner is a Huge Success! - 04/18/2016
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Thank you to all attendees of the Denville Kiwanis Club's First Annual Fish and Chips Dinner!  It was so nice to see so many friends and families enjoying a great meal on a wonderful Friday evening!  Everyone seemed to have a good time.  Many times we heard "this is the best fish I've every had"! Argyle's does an excellent job and our chefs were fantastic.

Special "Thank You" to the Morris Knolls Key Club for all their help!  Service with a smile was their motto!  Great working with all of you.

We look forward to seeing everyone next year!

 

 

 


Peanut Day Success - 03/26/2016
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The Kiwanis Club of Denville would like to thank the Foodtown and Dunkin Donuts on Rt. 53 in Denville for allowing us to hold our Peanut Day Can Shake on Saturday, March 26, 2016!

The Kiwanis Club of Denville offers scholarships, sponsors ball teams, helps Denville Social Services, helps Boy Scout Eagle Projects and sponsors the Lakeview K-Kids, Riverview K-Kids, Valleyview Builders Club, Morris Catholic Key Club, Morris Hills Key Club, Morris Knolls Key Club and MCVT Key Clubs!

Thank you to all who donated to our cause!