Kiwanis elects officers

Marion Kiwanis Club members elected new officers at their meeting Tuesday. Taking the reins as president is Todd Heitschmidt. Others elected included president-elect Mackey Taylor; president-select Al Ash; past president Tom Kimbrel; secretary Pauline Holub; and treasurer Gene F. Winkler.

Directors taking seats include Feebie Holdeman, Marlin Buchholz, Casey Case, Mickey Lundy, Mike Powers, and Jim Hefley.

For the program, Ash showed a video on the history of Crazy Horse Memorial Mountain, located 17 miles from Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Member Lee Leiker reminded others of the “Tunnel of Lights,” Dec. 2, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Marion County Lake.

Nov. 6

At the meeting Nov. 6, Greg Bowers was recognized for 31 years of service with the group.

Jeremiah Lange shared thoughts on the Alternative Gift Market that occurred Saturday. He described one exhibit titled “Yaks for Children.” The artists made small replica yaks from hair.

Lee Leiker informed the group that the annual “Tunnel of Lights” will be Dec. 2 at Marion County Lake.

Todd Heitschmidt announced that the District 5 Conference will be 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Marion Community Center. The dinner will be catered by Carlsons’ Grocery.

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