KWO Timeline

2024
Boy Scout Help at the Pantry

Thank you very much to the Killingworth Boy Scout Troop 18 for reinforcing the pantry shelves, and painting the pantry sign. They did great work, which really helped the community!

Healthy Brain Series
Healthy Brain Series

KWO and the Healing Ministry sponsored the Healthy Brain Series.  There were five sessions April 3, 10, 24 and May 1 and 8.

Murder Mystery
2023
KWO Annual Holiday Party
KWO Annual Holiday Party

The KWO ladies met for food, drinks, and gift giving at their annual holiday party.

Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday

KWO read to all the classes at Killingworth Elementary School on Giving Tuesday.  They also brought breakfast to the teachers and staff from Bittersweet Bistro and Dunkin Donuts.

Town Wide Tag Sale
Town Wide Tag Sale

KWO coordinated the yearly Town Wide Tag Sale.  There were 16 locations throughout town.  KWO had their own table of donated goods that they sold to raise money for the Scholarship fund.

20th Anniversary Celebration
20th Anniversary Celebration

What an incredible journey it has been! The 20th-anniversary celebration of the Killingworth Women’s Organization was nothing short of magical, filled with laughter, reminiscence, and a profound sense of community.  A heartfelt thank you to everyone who contributed, attended, and made our 20th anniversary celebration an unforgettable event. Here’s to the next 20 years of empowerment, camaraderie, and positive change!

Read & Eat
Read & Eat

A weekly summer event at the Killingworth Library. Children were invited to visit the library and listen to stories while they enjoy a picnic lunch. Lunches were provided by the Killingworth Women’s Organization.

Lottery Tree Donation
Lottery Tree Donation

The Lottery Tree was donated by the KWO for the Killingworth Library fundraiser held at the Clinton Country Club.  It was the most favored basket overflowing with raffle tickets.

Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament at the Library
Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament at the Library

KWO coordinated the first jigsaw puzzle tournament that was held at the Killingworth Library.  It was a 500 piece puzzle and the winners completed it in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

2023 KWO Scholarship Recipient
2023 KWO Scholarship Recipient

The Killingworth Women’s Organization is pleased to announce that Sage Murray is the recipient of our 2023 KWO Scholarship.  Sage is a Haddam-Killingworth High School graduate and Killingworth resident. In the fall, she plans to attend University of New Hampshire and study recreational therapy and animal studies. Of Sage’s many achievements, our scholarship committee was especially impressed that her volunteering with 1BigCircle and young adults with special needs helped her determine her future career path. We wish her all the best on this exciting new chapter!

2023 Annual Meeting
2023 Annual Meeting
District Day
District Day

Every year some members from KWO attend the GFWCCT District Day.  This year Joan Gay was honored at the General Federation of Women’s Club at the luncheon for all of her contributions to Killlingworth.

Murder Mystery Night
Murder Mystery Night

The members of KWO do so much throughout the year we decided to have a night of fun with a “Murder Mystery Night”

2022
KWO Holiday Party
KWO Holiday Party
Helping Hands During the Holidays
Helping Hands During the Holidays

(Clockwise from top) Volunteers (from left) Kelly Leach, Holly Perry, Eileen Blewett, Nancy McCormick and Lucinda Hogarty prepare for a day of holiday meal distribution; pies on hand courtesy of the Congregational Church; the pantry is open 2 days a week; bagels were donated by Cohen’s Bagels; shelves are stocked for self-shopping; organization is key to maintaining a friendly shopping experience; bread is abundant thanks to Robert’s grocery; drinks are lined up and ready to go

Supporting Women Veteran’s on Veteran’s Day!
Supporting Women Veteran’s on Veteran’s Day!

KWO collected new clothing for Home of the Brave in Bridgeport, the only women’s veteran shelter in the Northeast.  Items were delivered to honor the Veteran’s in time for Veterans Day!

Trunk or Treat
Trunk or Treat

Another successful KWO Trunk or treat that provided a safe place for children to trick or treat.  These events are a fun way to bring families in our community together to celebrate Halloween.

trunk or treat ghost busters

trunk or treat bee car

trunk or treat KWO ladies

trunk or treat scarecrow

Trunk or treat courtyard

trunkortreat cookie monster

Trunk or treat fire truck

trunk or treat Joan

trunk or treat kids

trunk or treat car