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The Taylorville Kiwanis Club reviewed committee work being done for children and youth in the Taylorville community, during their Tuesday luncheon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.

Various committee chairs reported on their activities, including Kiwanis Park chair Jerry Woodard who reported that a new small pavilion in the park has been completed, thanks to work by several Kiwanis members.  Woodard added that picnic tables and a grill have yet to be installed.

The new small pavilion joins the large pavilion built by the Kiwanis Club in 1995, which has been the anchor for Kiwanis Park.

Kiwanis Lieutenant Governor and Taylorville Kiwanis member Dick Wamsley, reported that the Illinois-Iowa District Convention is next month in Bloomington-Normal, with several local Kiwanis officers signed up to attend.  Wamsley added that the Illinois-Iowa Kiwanis District is forming 4 new clubs, including one in Mt. Zion.

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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