Ottawa Kiwanis met Feb. 12 in Scott Hall at First Presbyterian Church. President Lloyd Chapman called the meeting to order. Judy Wilkinson gave the prayer. Assistant Secretary Ron Olson introduced Brian Huebner, a new member Olson is sponsoring. Huebner spoke about his upbringing and schooling in Chicago and about his life in Ottawa. Chapman then installed Brian to the Kiwanis membership. Minutes of the previous meetings were discussed and accepted. Lana Gore presented the program. Gore is an investment adviser for Thrivent Financial, a faith-based asset management company. She went over information on the stock market and answered questions.
Chapman provided the program for the Feb. 19 meeting. He gave an update on the La Salle County Spelling Bee, which Kiwanis helps to sponsor. It was at Ottawa High School.
The next meeting will be at noon Monday, Feb. 26, at First Presbyterian Church. Prospective new members are welcome. Call Lloyd Chapman for more information 815-433-2111.