The Taylorville Kiwanis Club inducted 5 new members during their weekly meeting Tuesday at the Taylorville Moose Lodge.
Lee Skinner, co-owner of Dear Yesteryear and a number of other local businesses. Skinner said his wife has been an intergal part of their businesses, and he's looking forward to serving the Kiwanis Club as well.
Noah Likes of People’s Bank and Trust, told Kiwanis members his boss and fellow Kiwanis member, John Gardner, asked him to join. Likes talked about building community in college and how that translates into him coming back home after college.
Chuck Martin, Executive Director of the Christian County Coal Miner’s Museum, also said it was a homecoming for him to come back to Taylorville.
Darin Buttz, Director of Community Health for Memorial Health and Taylorville Memorial Hospital, told Kiwanis members that the goals of both his position with Memorial Health, and the Kiwanis Club, were similar.
Jennifer Horner of HSHS Medical Group was also inducted but was unable to appear in person.
Each were given a Kiwanis Club membership certificate, a card, and a Kiwanis pin. They each gave some background and why they wanted to join the Kiwanis Club.
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 Moose Lodge. For information on the club, go to taylorvillekiwanis.com.