New leaders have been installed for the Kiwanis Club of Patchogue 2016-2017 year. From the left are Mark Charvat, Immediate Past President; Ryan Vollmuth, Out Going Secretary: Joseph Ilg, Incoming Secretary; Michael D’Ambrosio, President; Patrick McPeak, President-Elect; Julie Watterson, Suffolk East Division Lt Gov; Stephen Sergiovanni. New York Kiwanis District Governor: and Jeffrey Vollmuth, Treasurer.  The ceremony took place at Stella Trattoria in Blue Point.

Patchogue Kiwanis uses the slogan “Champions to Children”. Currently, it is planning its annual Toy Trot at Patchogue’s Shorefront Park. Last year it collected over 1,000 toys which were distributed to needy children in the area. 1,000 runners and walkers are expected to participate this year on Dec 4th.