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TAYLORVILLE —The Taylorville Kiwanis Club received a $3,500 donation from People’s Bank and Trust, and donated $525 to Camp New Hope during their weekly meeting Tuesday at the Taylorville Moose Lodge.
People’s Bank and Trust provided the $3,500 donation to the Kiwanis Club Foundation, towards the fund raising efforts towards replacing the aging concrete floor in the Kiwanis Park Pavilion on Lake Taylorville. The club is working towards raising a total of $7,000. Then the Kiwanis Foundation will match with another $7,000 towards the $14,000 total cost of replacing the Kiwanis Park Pavilion floor. PBT Consumer Banking Officer Noah Likes presented the check to Kiwanis president Brad Davis.
The Taylorville Kiwanis Foundation also presented $525 to Camp New Hope, located near Mattoon, to enable one Christian County developmentally disabled youngster to attend a week of summer camp. This camp is especially designed for developmentably disabled children and adults. Eric Jostes accepted the Kiwanis grant which was presented by Kiwanis president Davis.
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.