President Lloyd Chapman called to order the Jan. 14 Ottawa Kiwanis meeting at First Presbyterian Church. Members recited the Pledge of Allegiance and Kiwanis Pledge. Judy Wilkinson gave the prayer. Minutes of Jan. 7 were accepted.
Guest Blake Baker just moved here from Peoria, where he was a member of Peoria Kiwanis Club. He has taken a job in Ottawa at Edward Jones Financial Services where he will be working as a financial adviser.
Wilkinson talked to the members about helping to build a Habitat for Humanity home on the South Side of Ottawa. There is going to be an informational meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Trinity Lutheran Church for volunteers interested in helping.
The next meeting will be at noon Monday, Jan. 21, at First Presbyterian Church in Ottawa. Prospective new members are welcome. Call Chapman for more information at 815-433-2111.