The Kiwanis Club of Meriden serves the community of Meriden, CT. The mission of Kiwanis is to serve our community and the world by helping one child at a time. We also serve our elderly and disabled population through hands-on service projects and through generous donations made possible by our various fundraisers.


Our club was chartered in 1930 and serves the children of our community. Our current membership is made up of men and women engaged in the business, professional, institutional and educational fields, and also a number of retirees.

Kiwanis 2020-2021 Officers and Directors

(L to R: Dave Wyskiel, Cheryl O'Connor, Melissa Neville Passarelli (Secretary), Robert Gollnick, Florence Thibodeau, Brian Cofrancesco, Karen Roesler (President-Elect), Michelle Bourdeau (President), Eileen Bongiovanni, Lauren Rizzuto, Doreen Roddy (Recording Secretary) and Cynthia D'Agostino (Immediate Past President).  Missing from picture:  JoAnne Keene (Treasurer), Cathy Battista, Martha Colaresi, and Sandra Doucette.

The Kiwanis Club of Meriden stands with Kiwanis International in denouncing all racism. Black Lives Matter and we will continue to work towards a more equitable, just and inclusive society.
Read the full statement from Kiwanis International:

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