Jim Rochford, 2015-16 Kiwanis International vice president, spoke to council at the Aug. 24 meeting and thanked them for welcoming a Kiwanis club in Edgerton. Rochford said Kiwanis bring many benefits to communities, mentioning a youth program called ‘bring your grades up’, that helps build self esteem. There were about a dozen Kiwanis members at the meeting. Photoby Rick Poppitz