The Taylorville Kiwanis Club and Taylorville Memorial Hospital are co-sponsoring a free bicycle rodeo in the hospital’s west parking area in front of Springfield Clinic, on Saturday, October 15th from 9 to 11am.
The event is also sponsored by the Taylorville Police Department and the Lincoln Prairie Trail Conservancy.
Children and youth are urged to bring their own bike and helmet. All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a new bike.
The bike rodeo will also feature a bike maintenance station, a skills/obstacle course, a helmet-fitting station, Safety and Rules of the Road bookles will be provided, and there’ll be giveaways and refreshments.
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.