The Taylorville Kiwanis Club inducted a new member, and held their monthly business meeting, during their weekly luncheon Tuesday.
Mellisa McMillan, manager of the Christian County Farm Bureau, was inducted as the newest Kiwanis Club member, by Kiwanis president-elect Sarah Van Huss.
Perfect attendance awards were presented by Kiwanis member Dick Wamsley, to Larry Kemner for 6 years of perfect attendance; Will Perkins for 3 years of perfect attendance; and Harriet Morrissey for one year of perfect Kiwanis meeting attendance.
Morrissey, who is also the club’s “Priority One” chair, announced that the Kiwanis Club’s annual “Coats for Kids” will benefit the local Head Start program later this month.
Kiwanis Builders and Key Club chair Will Perkins announced that this year’s Taylorville High School Kiwanis Key Club has some 33 members. The Key Club is doing their annual UNICEF “Trick or Treat” fund drive for overseas children.
Kiwanis Park Committee chair Jerry Woodard reported that further improvements are being made at the park restrooms.
And, Kiwanis treasurer Judy Prasun reported that last weekend’s Kiwanis Peanut Days fund-raiser grossed the club before expenses, over 3-thousand dollars with more donations coming in.
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.