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 width=The Taylorville Kiwanis Club met in regular session this past Tuesday in the Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auditorium. Andrew Nelson was the club’s guest speaker on Tuesday. Nelson is currently the Christian County Jail Administrator and a retired New York Police Department Sargent and the city wide Patrol Supervisor on 9-11. Nelson shared his thoughts and feelings about that day which become one of the eeriest days of his life. Talking about that tragic day isn’t something he does often, but does so in memory of all who lost their lives.

Dan Sneed, who is the treasurer of the Kiwanis Club, gave an update on Peanut Days and informed the club about the Annual Coats For Kids Day coming up next Tuesday, October 25th and Car Seat Safety Day, as they’ll be helping out the Taylorville Police Department on Saturday, October 29th.

Next week’s program will be presented by Erica Borggren, who is the Director of Illinois Department of Veterans Administration.

Taylorville Kiwanis Club meets each Tuesday at noon in the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium. If you would like more information about joining Kiwanis contact Fred Ronnow at 824-4919. For the latest news on Kiwanis you can log onto their website at taylorvillekiwanis.com.

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