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 width=L to R:  Joe Meeks, John McClure & Jodi Heberling

The Taylorville Kiwanis Club met Tuesday at Taylorville Memoiral Hospital's auditorium. The program was presented by Jodi Heberling, President of the Christian County Historical Society. Their Annual Persimmon Days will be November 12th & 13th this year from 11:00 to 3:00 each day. The persimmon is a unique fruit.   They will have pulp for sale and recipes will be available.   This is one of the fund raisers they do each year.   She stressed the importance of volunteers to the success of the museum.   They rely on donations and memberships for financial support.  

 The clubs Annual Coats For Kids Day will be held Tuesday October 25th.  On Saturday October 29th they will be assisting the TPD with a car seat safety day.

 Next weeks program will be presented by Erica Borggren, Director of Illinois Department of Veterans Administration.

 “Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.”

 For the latest news on Kiwanis you can log onto their website at www.taylorvillekiwanis.com.        

 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.

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