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Chamber Board Member Honored by Kiwanis

Posted: 2/22/2023 - 2-minute Read

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Chamber Board Member Honored by Kiwanis

Congratulations to local Kiwanis Club of Glens Falls President Matthew Taormino, who recently received the "Distinguished President" award by Kiwanis International's New York District at their Annual Conference in Albany!

Matthew is also a longtime member of our Chamber Board of Directors, currently representing Kiwanis Club of Glens Falls. We’re familiar with his level of leadership and dedication to the causes he serves, so this statewide honor comes as no surprise to us!

The Kiwanis Club of Glens Falls is a service organization 75 members strong and still growing! Our club has been in operation for over 95 years and is one of the oldest civic clubs in the Glens Falls area. 

The club conducts numerous community events and projects including:

  • Duck Race and Family Fun Day
  • Golf Tournament
  • Taste of the North Country
  • Spirits in the Trees
  • Brooks House of Bar-B-Q Chicken Dinner Drive-Thru

Read more in this press release below:

Matthew Taormino, of Queensbury, was honored with their “Distinguished President” award by Kiwanis International’s New York District at their Annual Conference in Albany on February 11th.

Taormino served as Kiwanis Club of Glens Falls’ President for the year 2021-2022.  During his term he began and continues to edit the Club’s monthly newsletter, the club grew with six new members, Matt chaired the club’s popular Duck Race and served on the first-year committee that developed the “Spirits in the Trees” event.  In addition, he serves on the Kiwanis Club Foundation board and is a Key Club (Kiwanis’ high school leadership program) Advisor.

He joined Kiwanis in 2012 and has been influential in determining and participating in club activities and community participation.  He also serves on the board of the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB, and has served as General Manager of the Dunham’s Bay Resort (now Bayside Resort), in Lake George, for the past several years.

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