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The Taylorville Kiwanis Club held their monthly business meeting, at their weekly luncheon Tuesday at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.

 width=Kiwanis committee heads gave an overview of projects to benefit children and youth in the Taylorville community.

Dillon France and Nathan Hall, both seniors at Taylorville High School, were announced by Kiwanis president Chris Weittenhiller, as Taylorville Kiwanis Scholarship winners.  Weittenhiller told Regional Radio News about their selection:

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It was announced that clean-up day at Kiwanis Park will take place Wednesday at 2pm, with volunteers welcome.

Membership chair Dean Ray announced that a membership recruiting drive is underway, with team captains to be appointed in coming weeks.

Key Club chair Jody Mink reported that she brought pizza and Girl Scout cookies to a recent meeting of the Kiwanis High School Key Club, as the Kiwanis Club's way of saying thanks to the Key Club for their help during Peanut Days and the annual Pancake and Sausage Day.

Publicity co-chairperson Randy Miller announced that the Taylorville Kiwanis Club now has a Facebook page to promote the club's many activities and weekly meetings.

And, president of the club Chris Weittenhiller announced that the club will celebrate it's 60th anniversary of service to the Taylorville community, during its annual installation of officers banquet in October.

The Taylorville Kiwanis Club is part of global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.  Weekly meetings are held Tuesdays at noon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.  For information on the club, go to taylorvillekiwanis.com.

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