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TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard from the new Executive Director of the Christian County Economic Development Corporation at their weekly meeting on Tuesday at the Taylorville Moose Lodge. Taylorville native Matt Hart was named to the position on September 25 and has hit the ground running.
Hart told the Kiwanis Club about his upbringing in Taylorville and added it’s an exciting time to be in business and economic development in the county.
Hart said the C-C-E-D-C’s goals are twofold: To grow the existing job base through local employers and to attract new industries and jobs to the county.
He added that over a hundred Economic Development organizations are competing for industries and jobs statewide. Hart is upbeat about the county’s prospects for economic growth.
The Taylorville Kiwanis Club is part of a global organization of volunteers. They are dedicated to improving the world, one child, and one community at a time. Weekly meetings are held on Tuesdays at noon at the Taylorville Moose Lodge. For information on the club, go to taylorvillekiwanis.com.
PICTURED ABOVE: Taylorville native Matt Hart and the new Executive Director of the Christian County Economic Development Corporation addressed the Kiwanis club at Tuesday’s meeting.