The Taylorville Kiwanis Club honored the Kiwanis "Community Heroes of the Month", and received some district Kiwanis awards, all during their weekly meeting at the Taylorville Moose Lodge on Tuesday.
Amy Hagen and Pam Moses, co-Executive Directors of the Taylorville Food Pantry, were given the Kiwanis "Community Heroes of the Month" award for their leadership the last several years, especially thru the pandemic.
Hagen told the club volunteers make the Food Pantry work.
Moses shared with the club she helps process the thousands of pounds of food the Food Pantry receives each month.
The Taylorville Kiwanis Club was also awarded a couple of districtd awards at Tuesday's meeting. Past Kiwanis District Governor Charles Smith presented the Taylorville club the Distinguished Club Award for the 2020-21 Kiwanis year.
Smith presented former Kiwanis Lieutenant Governor and Taylorville Kiwanis member Martin Vota an award for his service in that post in the 2020-21 Kiwanis year.
The Taylorville Kiwanis Club is part of a 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.