‘First car’ will be April 21 faspa topic
Interested people are invited to share their story of “My First Car” at the Sunday-Afternoon-Faspa-at-the-Museum April 21 at Mennonite Heritage & Agricultural Museum in Goessel.
The event will begin at 3 p.m. with an informal story-telling session. Faspa will be served at 4 p.m.
This event, free and open to the public, will be in the museum’s Preparatory School building.
MB Foundation CEO to speak to retirees
Jon Wiebe, president and chief executive officer of MB Foundation, Hillsboro, will talk about changes retirees are facing at the Friday, April 12, session of Lifelong Learning.
The session begins at 9:45 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center on the Tabor College campus.
Wiebe has more than 16 years of experience in stewardship ministry. He graduated in 1986 from Tabor College and went on to earn a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Denver. He joined the MB Foundation staff in 1996.
Lifelong Learning meets regularly during the school year. Fees are $4 per session or $15 per semester ($29 per couple) payable at the door. Registration allows for optional lunch at discount in the cafeteria after the session.
For more information, contact Connie Isaac, coordinator, at 620-947-5964, or email@example.com.
Centre screening date is April 19
The Centre school district will conduct kindergarten screenings Friday, April 19, at the Centre K-12 School, 2374-310th St., Lost Springs.
The date published in last week’s Free Press was incorrect.
The kindergarten class will not meet the day of screenings.
Children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 are encouraged to participate in the screening. For an appointment or for more information, call 785-983-4304.
TEEN board to meet via phone April 16
The Technology Excellence in Education Network board will meet via telephone conference at 5 p.m. April 16.
The phone call will originate in the USD 410 district office at 416 S. Date in Hillsboro.
For more information, contact Brandi Hendrix at 620-877-0237.
Class planned for near retirees
The Marion County Department on Aging will offer a class for individuals who are getting ready to retire in the next year.
This class will provide answers to those who are embarking into the world of Medicare. The class will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday April 16 in the Marion Senior Center.
Each participant will receive a Medicare Options Workbook for step-by-step decision making as they begin Medicare coverage.
The cost of the class is $3 to pay for the printing of the workbook. Registration is strongly encouraged to ensure there are enough class materials for each participant. Call 620-382-3580 to register by April 15.
Defensive driving course to be offered
The American Association of Retired Persons is offering a defensive driving course from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 16 and 17 at Hillsboro Senior Center.
The class is not for senior citizens only, but for any licensed driver. No actual driving is required to complete the course. Participants will receive a workbook, have an opportunity for discussion, and there is no written pass/fail tests.
Anyone planning to attend is required to be present at both four-hour sessions in order to receive a completion certificate to present to insurance companies.
Kansas is one of few states that allows any licensed driver who takes the course to qualify for a premium reduction. Everyone listed on the policy must complete the course in order to qualify for a premium reduction.
To sign up for the class, sign up is available at the senior center or by calling Richard or Marilyn Riemer, instructors, at 620-947-3453.
HCH Auxiliary offers $500 scholarship
The Hillsboro Community Hospital Auxiliary is again offering a $500 scholarship for a Hillsboro High School graduate planning any healthcare field of study.
Applications are available at the HHS counselor’s office or at the HCH business office.
The deadline to submit an application is April 15. Mail to: Velma Hadley, 701 S. Main, Hillsboro, KS 67063.
TC women’s choir to present concert
Tabor College’s Concerto Bella Voce women’s choir will present its home concert at 4 p.m., Sunday, April 14, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 S. Main, Hillsboro.
The choir recently returned from its spring tour in which it performed in Dallas, Texas, several locations in Oklahoma and finished with a performance in Wichita.
Under the direction of Janie Brokenicky, assistant professor of choral music, the women’s choir will perform with the theme, “His Guiding Hand.”