Full video coverage and follow up Q&A are available in the left column in 2 segments of approximately three to five minutes each.
Long Island City, NY May 23, 2012 -
On May 23, 2012, the Kiwanis Club of Astoria-Long Island City met to award scholarships to exceptional students at local high schools. Each student receiving an award spoke to the club's membership about their studies and plans for college.
The organization also inducted George Galanis and Cathy Jusino. Both are Branch Managers and Assistant Vice Presidents of Astoria Federal Savings in Long Island City / Astoria Branches.
Nardia Noel was also introduced as incoming Regional Luitenant Governor of the Kiwanis Club.
OurLIC attended this meeting and presents a video coverage as well as photography of the event.
Kiwanis is a community service organization whose purpose is to provide service to Youth and the Elderly, to Community and Nation. It's motto is "To Build". Through Kiwanis membership individuals can give of themselves - their experience, time, and love - to those who need them the most. Kiwanians can work for a way of life in which they believe. They can form friendships on a fist-name basis with fellow citizens they otherwise might never have met. It is a worldwide organization of individuals who want to improve their communities. The organization was started in 1915 and has 325,000 members in over 8,500 clubs. The organization also sponsors Key Clubs in high schools and Circle K Clubs in colleges.
Tony Meloni, current candidate for NYC City Council from Astoria was "Community Person of the Year" in 2011.
The Kiwanis Club of Astoria will have its Annual Police/Fire/EMS Awards Dinner on June 27, 2012 at Pontecello Restaurant.