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Kiwanis Adds New Member - 11/16/2017
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The Kiwanis inducted Alvin Fryxell III as the club's new member. Alvin lives in Windsor with his wife Michaela and their three children. He is a case manager for the Hartford Dispensary. Pictured: Alvin Fryzell II places Kiwanis pin on Alvin Fryzell III as President Bill Clark looks on.


K Kid Works at Poll Election Day - 11/10/2017
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This news from member Lisa Atwood: As I was exiting the polls yesterday, I stopped to pick up some delicious treats that were being sold.  James Overbaugh, one of our K Kids, was volunteering at the polls and was more than happy to pose for a picture next to the sign he made.  See attached.  Several of the K Kids had made the signs. 

 


Bead Maze Donated to the Library - 11/07/2017
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The Kiwanis club of Windsor donated a Bead Maze to the library. The gift is in memory of Kiwanis member Nellie Mason Holmes. The Bead Maze can be found in the children's area of the library.


Buddy Bench Dedicated - 10/31/2017
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The Buddy Bench at Clover Street School was dedicted today. The Kiwanis and Rotary clubs each donated 1000.00 to purchase benches that will be installed at four Windsor schools. The buddy bench is a simple idea to eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on the playground. The purpose of the Buddy Bench is to eliminate lonliness out at recess by inviting those students who do not have someone to play with, to sit on the bench. Others playing, notice if someone is on the bench and then will go invite that child to play with him/her.


D'Agatas Named Co Kiwanians of the Year - 10/06/2017
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John and Margie D'Agata were recognized for their contributions to the club and community by being named co-recipients of the Kiwanian of the year award. Marge and Jon have been involved withe SAT Breakfast, the golf tournament, the benches on the Green and many other club activities. Congratulations to Margie and John.

Pictured are John D'Agata, President Bill Clark, Marge D'Agata.

 


Kiwanis Canoe Race 2017 - 10/03/2017
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The thirteenth annual Kiwanis Canoe Race was held on October 1 on the Green in Windsor. The Canoe Race collects food and cash that benefits the Windsor Food and Fuel Banks. This year’s collection netted 2500 pounds of food and $5,600 in cash. The Windsor Kiwanis, Windsor Women’s Club, Boy Scout Troop 149, Cub Pack 149 and the Town of Windsor Employees all participated into the collection. In addition Kiwanis Student Leadership Programs (SLP) from the Clover Street, JFK and Sage Park schools also  participated.  The Windsor Women’s Club was awarded the Best Dressed canoe. The Kiwanis SLPs contributed the most food. The Town employees had the largest combined...


Kiwanis Donate Backpacks - 08/31/2017
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In preparation for the start of another school year members of the Kiwanis prepared backpacks for students attending Windsor schools. Each backpack was filled with needed school supplies. One hundred packs were prepared for older students and fifty packs for elementary students. Pictured are Kiwanis members packing backpacks with school supplies. 


Kiwanis Donate Benches for Windsor Green - 08/18/2017
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As part of its 50th Anniversary celebration the Kiwanis Club of Windsor donated two benches to the Town of Windsor.  The benches are located on the north green in Windsor. The benches were provided by and installed by club member John D’Agata of D’Agata Granite. 
The Kiwanis Club of Windsor, CT is a service organization comprised of caring men and women from all walks of life. Our objective is to bring aid to children in need. The majority of our efforts benefit children in this community. The Kiwanis Club of Windsor has been actively involved in the Town of Windsor for over 50 years giving out over $90,000 worth of scholarships to Windsor High School Students.
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They're Off! 2017 Road Race - Another Success - 05/22/2017
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The 2017 Shad Derby Road Race went off at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 20.  Over 190 runners and 30 walkers participated in the race. Marc Robaczynski was the Overall Male Winner  with a time of 16:41.58. Caresse Amenta   was the Overall Female Winner with a time of 22:45.10


Kiwanis Twelfth Annual Shad Derby Golf Tournament - 05/13/2017
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Despite a steady rain over 100 golfers teed off on Saturday, May 13 at the Wintobury Golf Club for another successful Shad Derby Golf Tournament. This was the twelfth  year the Kiwanis held this event.  A large turnout of club volunteers under the leadership of Tournament Directors Jon Neagle and John D'Agata ensured that once again the tournament went off without a hitch.