Kiwanis Club of Temecula Valley installs officers, honors firefighters
By Staff report
The Kiwanis Club of Temecula Valley installed new president Tom Teagle and honored firefighters and awardees at its 39th annual installation dinner this fall.
Additional officers include: Lynn Effinger, President-Elect; James Stead, Secretary; Peggy Moore, Treasurer, and Steve Yung, Assistant Treasurer. Gregory Kind will serve as Immediate Past President. The newly installed Board of Directors include Grant Thurman, Ken Ray, Chuck Skaggs, Dale Qualm, David Gibbs, Debbie Hartman, Paul Rieker, and Rich Connington. Brandy Baez Colon and Paul Rieker will serve as an Alternate Directors.
Also at the dinner, Captain Hayes of Cal-Fire, which serves as Temecula Valley’s fire department, accepted the Kiwanis Club of Temecula Valley’s Jimmy Moore Citizen of the Year Award on behalf of local firefighters. Effinger, was named Kiwanian of the Year for his contributions to the club’s community service efforts. The President’s Award was given to Teagle for his service as a member of the club and for serving as President-Elect over the past two years.
The dinner was held Sept. 26 at 8-Bit Brewery in Murrieta.
The Kiwanis Club of Temecula Valley is focused on serving the needs of their community with emphasis on children.
Information: kiwanistv.org, or Lynn Effinger, 951-514-5699.