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Penfield-Perinton Kiwanis Club.

 
 
September 2018:  Tuesday Night our club gave out checks to 14 different agencies in and around Penfield and the Rochester area. 100% of all service projects and fundraising funds are handed out at the end of each year! Congratulations to this year’s recipients: Golisano Children’s Hospital, Villa of Hope, Mary Cariola Children’s Center, Shepherd Home, Penfield Key Club, Penfield Fire Company, Penfield Ecumenical Food shelf, Penfield Ambulance, Flower City Outreach, Bethany House, Perinton Food Shelf, East Rochester Community Resource Center, St. Peter’s Kitchen, Don Mack Scholarship at Penfield High School.

September 2018: Tuesday Night our club gave out checks to 14 different agencies in and around Penfield and the Rochester area. 100% of all service projects and fundraising funds are handed out at the end of each year! Congratulations to this year’s recipients: Golisano Children’s Hospital, Villa of Hope, Mary Cariola Children’s Center, Shepherd Home, Penfield Key Club, Penfield Fire Company, Penfield Ecumenical Food shelf, Penfield Ambulance, Flower City Outreach, Bethany House, Perinton Food Shelf, East Rochester Community Resource Center, St. Peter’s Kitchen, Don Mack Scholarship at Penfield High School.

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2nd Annual Robert A Calabrese Award Recipient

September 2018: Congratulations to Betsy Ingles who was the recipient of the Robert A Calabrese Award for Outstanding Community Service at our annual Community Awards Dinner Tuesday Night. Betsy was the Director at the Shepherd Home in Penfield for several years until her retirement this past year. Congratulations Betsy and thank you for your hard work and dedication to comfort care for our loved ones.

August 2018:  During the District Convention, the Gerald P. Christiano Distinguished Service Award was presented to Past Finger Lakes Lt. Gov. John Hanratty. From left, Past Gov. Robert Calabrese, Gov-Elect Hank Baker, Past Lt. Gov. John Hanratty and Past International President Gerald Christiano.

August 2018: During the District Convention, the Gerald P. Christiano Distinguished Service Award was presented to Past Finger Lakes Lt. Gov. John Hanratty. From left, Past Gov. Robert Calabrese, Gov-Elect Hank Baker, Past Lt. Gov. John Hanratty and Past International President Gerald Christiano.

Past Kiwanis International President Jerry Christiano with Fairport resident and Past New York District Kiwanis Governor Robert Calabrese.

Past Kiwanis International President Jerry Christiano with Fairport resident and Past New York District Kiwanis Governor Robert Calabrese.

Robert Calabrese Celebrates 55 Years in Penfield Perinton Kiwanis

On August 15, 2017, the Kiwanis Club of Penfield-Perinton formally celebrated its 55th anniversary as a Kiwanis Club. The club was founded in 1962 and since its founding has provided countless hours of service to the Penfield, Perinton, Fairport and East Rochester communities. 

The highlight of the evening was when Past International President Jerry Christiano presented Fairport resident Bob Calabrese with his 55-year pin. Mr. Calabrese is a charter member of the club and was a state governor in 1985-1986.  Also honored were past club president Geddy Reinis with his 30-year Legion of Honor pin, and Reverend Frederick Bush with his 30-year service pin. 

Distinguished guests included; past New York State District Governor Doreen Pellittieri, past Governor Eric Paul, twelve past club presidents, including Supreme Court judge Andy Siarcuse and twelve past lieutenant governors.  Past Rotary International director Jack Best, Penfield Town Supervisor Tony La Fountain and Director of Developmental Services for the town of Penfield Jim Costello also attended the celebration.