Kiwanis of BENV welcomes new members


The Kiwanis Club of Bald Eagle and Nittany Valleys welcomed two new members at its Aug. 21 membership meeting. Tia Hilyer and Heather Riefer were inducted into membership by PA Kiwanis Region 4 Trustee and BENV member Matt Wise. Tia, a longtime friend of Kiwanis, is the Resident Initiatives Coordinator for the Clinton County Housing Authority and was sponsored by Penny Meyers. At the same time, Tia sponsored Heather, who is an AmeriCorps member working with the CCHA. She also volunteers in the community while working toward her Master’s degree at Lock Haven University. Club President Ginny Counsil said the club is delighted to welcome them into the Kiwanis family. Following the meeting, club members assembled at the Ice Shack in Mill Hall to enjoy some ice cream with the new members. Pictured, from left, are Division 12N Lieutenant Governor and sponsor Penny Meyers; new member and sponsor Tia Hilyer, new member Heather Riefer, Club President Ginny Counsil, and Region 4 Trustee Matt Wise.