Club News

Here is all the news for the club.

2018 Scholarship Recipients - 06/28/2018
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On Thursday, June 28th, several members of The Kiwanis Club of NL gathered together at the New London Elks building, (181 Washington Street), during their usual lunchtime meeting.  The purpose of this gathering was to present three $3,000 (each) Scholarships to 3 very deserving (2018) high school graduates students from within local Souther New London County area.

These scholarship winners were chosen by our Scholarship Committee members, who were ordained with a very difficult job, they can only choose 3 candidate out of the multiple scholarship applications received.  The committee members had 65 very worthy applicants to choose from this year.  While many factors goes into the...

May 3 Weekly Lunch Meeting - 05/07/2018
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Our guest speaker for the Thursday, May 3rd lunch meeting was Mr. K. Robert Lewis. Mr. Lewis works as a Department Services Worker for The American Legion. His primary responsibility is to perform assessments, from which he and his team members can best provide ongoing care for all of our service men and women who have served our Country through our militarily forces

April 26, Weekly Lunch Meeting - 04/27/2018
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We actually 2 special guests at this meeting  Patrol Officer Chris Bunkley, and his new friend, K9 Officer Iris. Now while Officer Chris was nice enough, the real hit was definitely Officer Iris. In fact, Officer Iris even made an impression on the staff members of Mitchell's Cafeteria, and some of Mitchell College's students!

Weekly Lunch Meeting at Mitchell College - 03/22/2018
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We had the privileged of having Mr. Steve Manuel with us. Steve is the Executive director of The New London County Historical Society, Steve thrilled us with his vast knowledge of historical shipping Maritime events, as well as displaying some fascinating artifacts which are in NLCHS possession

Weekly Lunch Meeting at MitchellCollege - 03/15/2018
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We had a very special guest speaker joining us today in the person of Liz Ellis. Liz is The Public Relations Representative of Heifer New England, (New England's Chapter of Heifer International).

Heifer International (also known as Heifer Project International) is a global nonprofit working to eradicate poverty and hunger through sustainable, values-based holistic community development Heifer distributes animals, along with agricultural and values-based training, to families in need around the world as a means of providing self-sufficiency. Recipients must agree to “pass on the gift” by sharing animal offspring, as well as the skills and knowledge of animal husbandry...

Weekly Lunch Meetings at Mitchell College - 02/18/2018
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Our Last week guest speaker was David Putnam, The Parks and Recreation Director for the Town of East Lyme, CT.  David shared information with the group about his involvement with developing a multi use sports field through the "Miracle League" of East Lyme organization. This sports complex is being developed to help meet the needs and challenges of so many youths who face multiple issues due to physical challenges.

N. Blake King Scholarships - 02/08/2018
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These prestigious scholarships are named in the memory of N. B. King, a long time member of the Kiwanis Club of New London and a former governor of the New England District of Kiwanis in 1966.

Applications are evaluated on academic achievement, financial need, community service and extracurricular activities.

Applications are accepted from students at the attending high school in thefollowing towns: New London, Waterford, Groton, East Lyme, Lyme-Old Lyme, Montville, Ledyard, and Norwich.

Applications for scholarships must be received by April 30, 2018. Applications are available in participating high schools guidance office or may be downloaded here.

Contact New London Kiwanis - 02/08/2018
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The New London Kiwanis Club is pleased to annouce a new way to get in contact with us. Just give us a telephone call at 860-255-8524. Or if you prefer you may drop us an email at .

New London Kiwanis Foundation Golf Tournament - 02/08/2018
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This year's New London Kiwanis Foundation's Annual Golf Tournament has been set for Friday May 18, 2018.  Sign up now to play a round of golf or have your businees sponsor our event.  For more information go to or call Ted Nelson at 860-235-0770