The Taylorville Kiwanis Club held their monthly business meeting, during their weekly luncheon Tuesday at the club’s new meeting place, the Taylorville Moose Lodge.
Kiwanis members reviewed various committee efforts for children and youth in the Taylorville community.
The Kiwanis board agreed that the club will partner with HSHS Medical Group in Taylorville, to provide Christmas to the children of an anonymous local family.
Kiwanis Priority One chair Harriett Morrissey reported that some 36 Head Start children were supplied recently with coats, hats, boots, and gloves, with monies raised by the Kiwanis Club. It was Morrissey’s last year chairing the effort after 17 years, as she is moving out of state later this year.
Kiwanis Junior High Builders Club liaison Will Perkins reported that some 34 Taylorville Junior High students have joined the local Builders Club this school year. That club is sponsoring 2 major projects to benefit the Christian County Animal Shelter and the Loving Arms Crisis Pregnancy Center.
Perkins is also liaison to the Kiwanis Senior High Key Club, and he reported that some 60 Taylorville High School students have signed up for membership in the Key Club this year.
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 their new meeting location, the Taylorville Moose Lodge. For information on the club, go to taylorvillekiwanis.com.