Patchogue Kiwanis Hosts Picnic for Camp Paquatuck Campers
Checking the progress of the feeding of the campers at Camp
Paquatuck is Project Chairman, Robert Lawless who oversaw the
preparation of the food by Patchogue Kiwanians and their families.
What has turned out to be an annual event for the club is a
complement to the club’s sending kampers to Kamp Kiwanis. Camp
Paquatuck is a camp owned by the Rotary Club and is located in
Center Moriches, Long Island, New York. The facility specializes in
caring for special needs children and provides intense coverage of
care for these children. For the Patchogue Kiwanis Club, the early
evening event allows for the joining of the campers, counselors, and
Kiwanian families for picnicking, bubble machine, face painting and
ice cream floats. Lt Governor of the Suffolk East Division, Roy
Fedelem, attended the affair and helped serving of the food for the
Patchogue Kiwanis Entertains Scholarship Recipients
for a group picture after dinner are some of the club’s recipients
of scholarships made to assist them in their higher education
quests. Parents along with the recipients were dinner guests of the
club at a regular meeting. The scholarship winners discussed their
choice of schooling and career plans.
Kiwanians shared their vocational positions and accomplishments as
part of the evening's program. Shown here from the left are member,
Dr. Robert Borowski, teacher of Science at the Patchogue-Medford
High School, scholarship recipients, Jessica Wicmandy, Michele
Montini, Richard Ciufo, all graduates from Pat Med High School;
Sydney Raffa from Bellport High School; Shannon Chamorro of Pat Med
and Walter Ladick, Jr., President of the Patchogue Kiwanis Club. Pat
Med High School recipients, Katie Braile and Cassie Sanzotta were
unable to attend the dinner.
Kiwanis and Lions Join in Fellowship
than 50 members of the Kiwanis Club of Patchogue and the Patchogue
Lions Club attended a joint meeting Dec. 16 at the Kiwanis
BrickHouse Brewery meeting place. Brookhaven Memorial Hospital
Medical Center President and CEO Richard Margulis updated the
members on the latest developments at the hospital including
continuing construction of the $61 million Knapp Cardiac Care Center
building and the year old Interventional Cardiology program. In the
program, more than 1,300 lifesaving cardiac procedures have been
performed. The Patchogue Kiwanis Club chartered Brookhaven Memorial
Hospital Medical Center in 1954.
(left to right) are Lions Club President Daniel King, past hospital
board chairman, Lion Robert Schwarz, Richard Margulis, and Kiwanis
President and past hospital board chairman Walter Ladick.
Winners All Around At Santa's 5K Toy Trot |
cold and windy conditions, 738 runners competed in the Patchogue
Kiwanis Club Santa’s 5K Toy Trot on Dec. 7, with the fastest runners
making impressive times. The race started and ended at Shorefront
Park in Patchogue and the first place winner, 36 year old Anthony
Famiglietti from Nassau County set a course record time of 14:56. 25
year old Dan Gregaro of Bay Shore and 22 year old Nicholas Lemon of
Sag Harbor were close behind. The first place female runner was 54
year old Barbara Gubbins of Southhampton.
picture (left to right) are Lemon, Gargano, Farmigletti, Race
Director Nick Harding, Gubbins, third place female Maggie Tighe and
Patchogue Kiwanis President Walter Ladick.
participants brought 800 toys for needy children. Kiwanis Club
members and other volunteers helped make the event a great success.