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News of Note.............

  • The 2021 Book of Golden Deeds award for community service was presented posthumously to Steve Thompson.   See  Gallery 4.

  • We are proud to announce the first-ever awards recognizing outstanding service to our community:

    • Medical Person of the Year                          Melissa Paholke

    • Policeman of the Year                                  Alex Hesse

    • Fireman of the Year                                      Ronnie Spurgeon

    • Medical Volunters of the Year                     Sharon Fox and Jacqui McKibben

                                     See photos in Gallery 4 and  Contratulations to All!

  • 2021 winners of the Club's annal Mattoon High School Student of the Month, Student of the Year, ACE and Scholarship awards:

    • Students of the Month - Maggie Uphoff, Gracie Croy, Richard Wright

    • Student of the Year - Callan Halderson

    • Accepting the Challenge of Excellence (ACE) - Miaya Johnson

    • Scholarships - Callan Halderson, Maggie Uphoff and Richard Wright

See photos in Gallery 4


  • Though many events over the past year have had to be canceled due to the pandemic, the Club was especially pleased to again give out small American flags at the 2020 Fourth of July and Veterans Day parades in Mattoon.  This activity, Give A Kid A Flag To Wave, is part of our Americanism emphasis.

See photos in Gallery 3​

Supporting Our Community

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Donations to Reader's Bridge...

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...Kemmerer Village...


...and Shop-With-a-Cop...

...One-Stop Community Christmas...

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