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

Committee chairs reported on projects to benefit children and youth in the Taylorville community. Treasurer Dan Sneed reported that the club's January Pancake and Sausage Day netted the club nearly 26-hundred dollars for the Club's Foundation. Park Committee chair Jerry Woodard reported that the club will be working this spring on replacing the fence at the park, as well as pour 2 12-foot-by-12-foot concrete pads for additional picnic tables. Shelters will be built over those 2 new pads, in future years.

Kiwanis Spiritual Values chairperson Dick Wamsley reported that the club's 25th annual Prayer Luncheon is scheduled for May 12th, with former Kiwanis International president and former Kiwanis district governor Paul Palazzolo of Springfield as guest speaker.

The Kiwanis Club has set Tuesday, May 19th, as the date for the club's annual cookout at the Kiwanis Park Pavilion. A Social Hour begins at 5:30 with dinner at 6. Kiwanis members and spouses, and prospective members and spouses, are invited.

It was also announced that the club, thru weekly cash donations in February, donated some 218-dollars as well as several boxes of food stuffs, to the Taylorville Food Pantry.

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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