Special Needs projects that Cheshire Kiwanis has donated to include:

  • Funds for bullet-proof vests
  • Scholarships for high school grads
  • Iodine Deficiency Disorders donations
  • Eliminate Maternal/Neonatal Tetanus donations
  • Cheshire Fire Dept Thermal Imaging Unit
  • Funds for Life Star Helipad
  • N.E. Kiwanis Pediatric Institute funding

Key Club

“Caring – Our Way Of Life”

The Cheshire Kiwanis Club sponsors a Kiwanis Key Club in the Town of Cheshire at Cheshire High School.

Key Club is a volunteer service organization for high school students, providing its members with opportunities to serve the community and to grow as community leaders. More information can be found at Key Club International’s website – www.keyclub.org

Cheshire Kiwanis Club Advisor: June Banfe
Faculty Advisor: Erin Griffiths

Youth organizations that the Cheshire Kiwanis Club has sponsored over the years include:

  • Kiwanis Key Clubs
  • Cub Scouts
  • Boy Scouts
  • Cheshire Youth Baseball / Softball
  • Girl Scouts
  • Boys’ State program
  • Girls’ State program
  • Cheshire Challengers Little League

Community activities we have engaged in over the years include:

  • 4H Saddle & Bridle Club Horse Show
  • Town Park nature trail / wood bridge
  • Sled Derby at Mixville Park
  • Fall Festival
  • Bicycle Safety Check and Rodeo
  • Track & Field Day for 5th and 6th graders
  • Basketball hoop and backboard
  • Town Park water fountain
  • Automobile safety check
  • Food drive with Cheshire Food Pantry
  • Christmas carol sing at convalescent homes
  • Colonial Pancake Breakfast
  • Angel Tree Christmas gift program
  • Liability insurance forum
  • Sportsmanship trophies for Cheshire High School
  • Cheshire Night for High School
  • Exercise trail
  • Little Miss Peanut Pageant
  • Adopt-A-Spot
  • Reading Around The World program in kindergarten classes
  • Cheshire Memorial Day Parade