About Us

Co-Presidents/Co-Treasurers John O’Brien & Charles Flynn

Established in 1953, The Kiwanis Club of Wallingford has taken on many projects for our community and the communities that surround us. We engage in community activities, sponsor youth organizations, and make donations for special needs projects. Our success is a result of dedicated members and the support of the community. We are considered by many as "small but mighty". The following represents only a partial list of our club's activities over the years:

​Kiwanis Turkey Trot Road Race – 5K and 5 Mile
Annual Peanut Day Sale (sponsors 2 - $1,000 scholarships)
Lyman Hall High Key Club
Dag Hammarskjold Middle School Builders Club
Support K-Kids at 7 elementary schools in  Wallingford
Camp Sunshine
Collection of TABS (for the Ronald McDonald House)
Donations to Fire Department (for pediatric trauma equipment)
Reading Is Fundamental
Wallingford YMCA (Strong Arm Kids Camp)
Quinnipiac Linear Trail
Chemo Care Kits for Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital
In a Heartbeat Foundation
Celebrate Wallingford
Wallingford Public Library
Wallingford Police Department​
CT Food bank

VISION

Where we meet

Laskara Restaurant
295 Parker Farms Road
Wallingford, CT 06492

1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month – 6:30-8:00 pm​

MISSION

"We Build"

​Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. If you believe children are the future, take pride in your community, want to reach out to those in need and enjoy meeting new people then consider joining the Kiwanis of Wallingford. ​

Our Members

John O’Brien – Co-President, Co- Treasurer
Charles Flynn – Co- President, Co- Treasurer
Kaitlyn Flynn – Secretary
Cindy Semrau – Membership/Website
Diane DeLibero – Past Secretary   
Jan Donahue  
Robert Kennedy 
Rick Claxton 
William Cook 
Kurt DeNegris

David Fried
Timothy Gallogly
Charley Johnson
Kelly Morrison-Rykoski
Peter Parisi
Timothy Wall
Charlotte Sweeney
Catherine Granucci
Anthony Scafariello