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Pictured front row, L to R: Jim Acock, John Crist, Terry Wright, and Bill Wagner. Standing L to R: Len Hempen, Steve Robinson, Dan Raab, Adam Vocks, Ron Dallstream, and Ron Spears.
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Optimist Club held its regular meeting on Thursday, October 14, 2021, in the conference room of the People’s Bank & Trust. President Ron Spears called the meeting to order for the final time of his two year tenure, with the Pledge of Allegiance. Pastor Steve Robinson then gave the morning prayer. After brief reports of the upcoming mostaciolli dinner and the
annual Christmas for Kids, Ron introduced Bill wagner, Immediate Past Governor of the Illinois District, who pro- ceeded to present the new slate of officers and board members. Bill then adminis- tered the oath of office and welcomed the new officers to their elected posts.
Officers for the upcoming year are: John Crist, President; Terry Wright, VP; Jim Adcock, Sec./Treas. (28th consecutive term).
Board members are: Ron Spears, Immediate Past President; Adam Vocks, Ron Dallstream, Dan Raab, Steve Robinson, and Len Hempen.
The mostaciolli dinner is rapidly approaching. It will once again be by drive-thru only at the rear of Florinda’s Italian Restaurant on the East side of the square.
The date for the dinner is Monday, October f18th, between the hours of 5:00- 7:00. Cars should enter the
parking lot behind Florinda’s off Walnut St. and follow the signs to the pick-up window in the back. Please exit to the North onto E. Main Cross. Tickets are still available from any club member, at the counter in Florinda’s, or may be pur- chased at the time of pick- up. Proceeds from the event go to help support the “Christmas for Kids” pro- gram coming up on Dec. 16.