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Nathan Nichols (center), Mobility Manager for Central Illinois Public Transit in Christian County, was Tuesday's guest speaker at the weekly meeting of the Taylorville Kiwanis Club at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.  Raedena Ryan (left) was program chair; Will Perkins (right), is the Kiwanis Club president and presided at the meeting.




The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard about Central Illinois Public Transit, during their Tuesday luncheon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.

Mobility Manager Nathan Nichols told the club about the non-profit organization, that brought public transportation to Christian County nearly 2 years ago.  Nicols said drivers are based in both Taylorville and Pana, with the agency's main office in Effingham serving several counties.

Christian County public transit service is available Monday thru Friday, and provides low cost or free transportation to and from practically anywhere in the county.

Nichols said that planned trips are on the schedule to medical providers in Springfield, as well as Senior Day at next month's Illinois State Fair.

Central Illinois Public Transit is supported by a number of federal, state and local agencies.

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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