March 7 – Ian Crawford

March 20 – Davey Willans

March 22 – Laura Mulhaul

March 28 – Deb Young



March 21 – Morning meeting 7:15 am IHOP – Kelly from YMCA

March 21 – An evening with Kiwanis International President Katrina Baranko  – details will be available below

March 23 – Key Club DCON – Hyatt Regency, Princeton

March 28 – Morning meeting 7:15 am IHOP – Linda M, Director of Parsippany Child Day Care

April 4 – Evening meeting – 6:30 pm  IHOP – Cathy Cerbo to talk about organ donation

April 9 – Tuesday – a social night for our club –  Milagros Mexican Restaurant  5-7 pm  Happy Hour at Milagros – come out for a fun get-together!!

April 11 – Morning Meeting 7:15 am IHOP – guess speaker, Eric from Hope One

April 13 – Mid-year Education conference, the Conference Center at Mercer College,  $55, must register by noon on 3/27, registration info will be in next month’s newsletter.

April 20 – Beef Steak and Tricky Tray,  Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-Wet Essex,    April 20; 6:45 pm;   Reservation deadline  April 12, 2024 – no walk ins

April 22 – April 30  – Passover

April 25 – Morning meeting 7:15 IHOP – speaker is  Anita to speak about the Nature Preserve.

May 2 – Evening Meeting 6:30 pm  IHOP – Casey Parihk will talk about Vietnam

May 9 – Ecumenical Breakfast

May 10 – Parsippany Daycare Center –  Mom and Me Tea 3-5:30 pm

*****INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY – If the Parsippany School District has a closing or a delayed opening because of inclement weather on a Thursday morning, we do not have a meeting.     These notices can be found on the school district site       Please check the site to make sure on days that you may be concerned about weather conditions.


DO YOU WANT TO HELP LEAD OUR CLUB INTO THE 2024-2025 YEAR??  – We are looking for volunteers who are interested in helping our club grow and explore more service projects.   If you think you may be one of those people,  please reach out to

Connie Keller or Carol Tiesi.   We are looking for the positions of President, President-elect and Vice President.


VISIONS AND PATHWAYS – For the month of January we will be collecting  Twin Sheet Sets, Comforters, Pillows, Plastic Laundry Baskets, Laundry Detergent.

Thank you for helping with this worthy cause for homeless teens through Visions and Pathways.   You can bring the items to any meeting for let Karen Gajewski know and she will pick them up from you.     For the month of December, if you feel like you can donate small denomination gift cards to places like Starbucks, IHOP, Outback, etc.  that you can get at the Dollar Store.    You can give any items purchased to Karen Gajewski at any meeting or call her and she will pick up from you.

BONFIRE FOOD FEST  – Saturday, March 2, 2024    2 pm – 9 pm    Escape the confines of winter and immerse yourself in an evening of pure delight – there’ll be a roaring bonfire,  beats spun by DJ Mega Stee, food trucks, and an array of hot and cold beverages.   Only $5.00 for everyone aged 5 and above.  Cash and credit cards will be accepts at the gate.   Let’s kick off the festival season with a blaze that will warm your soul!   See Nick Limanov for information.

SPEAKERS FOR MEETINGS:   If you have any referrals for organizations or speakers that might be interesting to our Club, please get that information to Doreen Brennan, she is looking for summer programs for our meetings.

GUESTS TO MEETINGS  – If you have invited someone to come to one of our breakfast meetings, please let Karen Gajewski know.  She will make sure our guests feel welcome and are greeted and get breakfast.   Please be aware guests that are potential members will only receive one free breakfast.

NEWSLETTER  – Directors and members, please have any information you want included in the  to me by Tuesday noon of each week. Great things to share would be projects your committee has completed, news of other clubs, upcoming projects, new member information, community activities,  Any news about our sponsored youth clubs…..please share the information with everyone in our club.

 Please support the following businesses who are Mission Partners of our Club: (NEW INFO)  Cerbo Lumber & Hardware, Chick-fil-A, Flow State Massage and Bodywork, Garafalo, O’Neill & Ruggierio LLC, Gourmet Café, Happy Daze Boutique, IHOP-Parsippany, Joe Canals Discount Liquor Outlet, Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce,  Parsippany Focus (Frank Cahill), Par-Troy Funeral Home, Paul Miller, Restaurant Depot –Montville, S. J. Priola Funeral Home, The Provident Bank, Trophy King, Unity Bank and Western Pest Services.