The Kiwanis Club of LaGuardia Airport was presented with the Frank G. Brewer Civil Air Patrol Memorial Aerospace Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of youth in aerospace activities in 2021 by the New York Wing, Civil Air Patrol.
Lt Col Pat Magee, Wing Vice Commander, New York, Civil Air Patrol presented the award to Cheryl Jones, President of the Kiwanis Club of LaGuardia Airport for contributions highlighted by its signature program, the annual Kiwanis Kids Day. This program, organized in partnership with the Port Authority of NY and NJ, is a family day at LaGuardia Airport that allows children and their families to participate in on-airport field activities, including tours of military, commercial, and private aircraft, fun rides, food, drinks, and family fun. The purpose is to introduce the world of aviation to kids through hands-on activities, tours of static aircraft, and having them meet aviation professionals, including CAP senior members and cadets.
The Brewer Awards are presented by a Civil Air Patrol wing in commemoration of Frank G. Brewer, Sr., and his lifelong interest in aviation, youth, and education. Recognition is given to individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions, out of selfless devotion, to the advancement of youth in aerospace activities.