Taylorville native Tim Calvert has recently been installed by the Fraternal Order of Eagles Illinois Worthy State President. This is the first time an Aerie member from the Taylorville Eagle’s Club 1425 has ascended to the position in its 105 years of history.
Calvert is currently the local’s secretary. He has served as an officer for many years. He served as president from 1991 until 2007.
On June 14th, Calvert was installed as the F.O.E 2011 – 2012 Illinois Worthy State President at the state convention held in Decatur. At the induction ceremony, Calvert chose his own theme and motif. He used Taylorville school colors, purple and gold, for the decorations.
This Saturday, July 23rd, the Aerie and Auxiliary Club are having a reception at 6:00 p.m. to congratulate Calvert.
The F.O.E. 1425 is located at 217 East Main Cross in Taylorville.