Tri-Town Kiwanis Club Donates to Loaves and Fishes

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Marilyn Ward, Board of Trustees Loaves and Fishes with Nicolas Limanov, President Tri-Town Kiwanis Club

BOONTON — Nicolas Limanov, President,  Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town, presented a check to Marilyn Ward, Board Member of Loaves and Fishes.

Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town has been sponsoring Food Collection Drives.

Kiwanis Club will be conducting another food drive on Saturday, November 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in front of the Boonton Post Office, 501 Main Street.

The Loaves and Fishes Community Food Pantry is open to all those with food insecurities in Boonton and surrounding communities. Loaves and Fishes Pantry hours for clients are Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Loaves and Fishes is located at First Presbyterian Church of Boonton, 513 Birch Street, Boonton.

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

Working together, members achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone. When you help improve a community or give a child a chance to learn, experience, dream, and succeed, great things happen!

The name “Kiwanis” means “we trade” or “we share our talents.” It was coined from an American Indian expression, Nunc Kee-wanis.

We fondly now use the acronym “Kiwanis Is Where A Need Is Served”.

Kiwanis was founded in Detroit, Michigan, on January 21, 1915. In the early years, Kiwanis clubs focused on business networking, but even then, members were serving the needs of the poor. By 1919, the organization had changed its focus from business to service. Kiwanis became an international organization in 1916 with the organization of the Kiwanis Club of Hamilton, Ontario. Kiwanis limited its membership to the United States and Canada until 1962 when worldwide expansion was approved.

Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town was organized on December 11, 2019, with a dedicated group of individuals, to support the thriving Mountain Lakes Key Club, and the needs of Boonton, Boonton Township, and Mountain Lakes.

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