LIMA — Lima Kiwanis Club long time member Don Sadler received a proclamation and was granted May 1 as the official Don Sadler Day.
Sadler was a member of the club for 40 years and has received a distinctive recognition for his admiration and gratitude of the Lima club, according to Kiwanis club of Lima president, Millie Hughes.
During the Kiwanis club meeting on Tuesday, Lima City Police Chief Kevin Martin, on behalf of Mayor David Berger, presented the proclamation.
Sadler joined Kiwanis International on May 1, 1978, and since joining the organization participated in providing food, shelter and comfort to those in need. He has also fought for education and participated in community service, held leadership and administrative roles.
From 1984 to 1985, he was the President of the Kiwanis Club of Lima. He served two terms as lieutenant governor from 1988 to 1989. Over the years he also received various honors.