Kiwanis Club Celebrates 60 Years of Service to St. Bernard

Submitted by Michael Chutz

The Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard held a special luncheon celebrating 60 years as a club​ serving the St. Bernard Community​. The Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard was chartered on April 15, 1957 and has been a major service club in St. Bernard since it’s inception.

As part of the special luncheon at Rocky and Carlo’s on April 11, ​20​17, the club also recognized it’s deceased members with a special prayer ceremony with flowers to commemorate the occasion.​ Shirley Pechon, Mistress of Ceremonies, presented roses at the meeting and lead the effort to place ​a​ memorial wreat​h​ at the monument in Arabi on St. Claud​e​ by the fla​g​ pole. Each past member was remembered for their accomplishments within the club and the St. Bernard community. Our special guest was Mr. Chris Roussel 48 year member of Kiwanis Club​.