Local News

The Taylorville Kiwanis Club held their monthly business meeting to review current Kiwanis Club activities for children and youth in the community, at their weekly luncheon Tuesday at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.

Kiwanis members will be assembling on April 15th for their annual spring clean-up of Kiwanis Park.  2 new 12-foot-by-24-foot concrete pads have been poured as additional locations for events in the park.  Further plans are to build covers over both of the pads.  The boat dock has also been put in the water for the season at Kiwanis Park.

Kiwanis Spiritual Aims Committee chair Dick Wamsley announced that the annual Kiwanis Prayer Luncheon is set for May 9th, will Bill Hope as the speaker.  Wamsley and his committee are accepting nominations for “Outstanding Spiritual Leader” that will be recognized during the luncheon.

The Taylorville Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Kiwanis Park cookout on May 16th at 5pm.  Kiwanis high school scholarship winners, along with Taylorville High School Kiwanis Key Club members, will be invited to this event which will take the place of the club's noon meeting that day.

And, in Tuesday's Kiwanis Club board meeting, the board approved holding their annual Radiothon fund-raiser on WRAN groovy 97.3.  Proceeds from this long-running event benefit local Kiwanis projects for children and youth.

The Taylorville Kiwanis Club is part of global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving 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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