Noon luncheon meetings are held on the first two Tuesdays of each month, at Charlie Brown's Steakhouse in Chatham Township. Breakfast meetings are held at 8:00 AM on the last two or three Tuesdays of each month. Breakfast meetings are held at Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse in Chatham Township. Guests are always welcomed to attend our Tuesday meetings. COME JOIN US


Kiwanis March 25 Meeting Program: Mary Curoski and Greer Luce spoke on Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey, Caring for the Caregiver & VNA Homecare Programs

Mary Curoski (left in photo) gave a PowerPoint presentation on the Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey at the March 25 Kiwanis meeting. Greer Luce (right in photo) helped in the presentation and also gave the audience literature describing Comprehensive Home Care Services, Compassionate Hospice Care, and Caregiver Support Programs. This VNA serves a large area in Northern New Jersey. Offices are located at 175 South Street, Morristown, NJ.

Mary gave an overall presentation on what VNA does. To learn more, please visit the VNANJ website at


Kiwanis March 18 Meeting Program: Judy McGrath, ECLC Educator of the Year, spoke about things she is doing.

Judy McGrath, left in photo, spoke to Kiwanis at the March 18 meeting. On the right in the photo is John Eyre, President of Kiwanis. Judy, who has been at ECLC for 25 years, spoke to the club about the things going on at ECLC of New Jersey in Chatham. This is the 25th anniversary of ECLC, which is a school for learning disadvantaged children. She works with graduates of ECLC, helping them to move on in their lives. There are activities for graduates, like dances, alumni day, classes, etc. There are over 70 graduates in the PRIDE program, where they can be active in various projects. There is also CPS, Community Personnel Services, which provides job coaching in their last year before graduating. In Judy’s class they start taking them out in September, looking at different job sites, filling out resumes, getting them used to different employers. She works with them all year and they are prepared at graduation to find a job and start working.

The audience enthusiastically applauded the fine work that Judy does at ECLC. To learn more about ECLC, please go to their website:


Kiwanis March 11 Meeting Program: Marty Sechehay of the Chatham Emergency Squad gave a talk titled “When to Call the Emergency Squad”

Marty Sechehay (right in photo) gave a talk to Kiwanis on March 11 titled “When to Call the Emergency Squad.” Marty is a member of Kiwanis and has been a leader in the Chatham Emergency Squad for many years. Marty described how we can decide to call the Emergency Squad for transport to a local hospital.

The audience found the presentation very interesting and helpful. Marty handed out copies of “My Medical Profile Wallet Card” and “Don’t Delay – Call 9-1-1”.

To learn more about the Chatham Emergency Squad, please visit their website at

The Simon Show sponsored by Kiwanis at Chatham United Methodist Church on March 8, 2014.


Kiwanis March 4 Meeting Program: Carol Barkin, Morris County Tourism Board spoke on “New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary: Liberty, Diversity, Innovation”

Carol Barkin (right in photo) spoke at the March 4 Kiwanis meeting about “New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary: Liberty, Diversity, Innovation”. Carol is from the Morris County Tourism Board. She was introduced by Kiwanis Club Secretary Nancy Boucher (left).

Carol gave a PowerPoint presentation about the preparations being made for the 350th anniversary of New Jersey. The audience was captivated by the terrific presentation.

To learn more, please visit

Kiwanis February 25 Meeting Program: Hazel England, Director of Education and Outreach for the Great Swamp Watershed Association spoke about "Why Should We Care about The Swamp?"

Hazel England (left in photo), Director of Education and Outreach for the Great Swamp Watershed Association presented "Why Should We Care about The Swamp?" at the February 25 meeting of Chatham-Madison Kiwanis. She was introduced by Dick Plambeck, right in the photo. The program covered the history of the Great Swamp Watershed Association, how it relates to the Friends of the Great Swamp and the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge itself, the scientific and educational programs they perform and how things impacting the swamp also impact us, including our drinking water supplies. The program focused how important it is to protect our water resources.

The audience enjoyed the informative program and supported the important work of the Great Swamp Watershed Association. To learn more, please visit their website: