The Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex celebrated its 86th Charter Night on March 4th. Delayed by the previous week’s snowstorm the gathering of 80+ area residents was a gala affair at the Mayfair Farms.
Kiwanians presented to Terry DeMasi their 2010 Community Service Award for her unswerving dedication to handicapped children and adults of West Essex by founding the Adult Canteen and her helping to develop the establishment of the Vo-Tech school in West Caldwell.
Additionally the Kiwanians awarded a George F. Hixson Fellowship to member and past president George W. Carnrick, Jr. of Caldwell and a Carrington-Swain Award to member Tony Bocchino of Glen Ridge for their enthusiasm and commitment to the Kiwanis focus on service to community and young children.
In attendance were Mayor Susan Gartland of Caldwell, Mayor Joseph Tempesta of West Caldwell, West Caldwell Council President Joseph Cecere who presented a town proclamation to Terry DeMasi.