‘Day for Deanna’ benefit set Feb. 23
Owners of Big Scoop, 616 E. Main St., Marion, are sponsoring a benefit from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 23 for Deanna Snyder, 6, who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and is undergoing treatment.
Her parents are Jessica and Trinity Snyder of Marion.
The benefit will include cotton candy, kettle corn and a silent auction ending at 6 p.m. Donations for the silent auction and volunteers are also needed.
All proceeds will benefit Deanna and her family.
For more information, call Big Scoop owners Rusty Stenseng, at 316-251-1594; Leann Stenseng, 315-215-1592; or the store at 620-382-3838.
Lifelong Learning to feature Vincent
Steve Vincent, Hillsboro, will sing and perform on the piano and handbells at the first session of Lifelong Learning’s spring semester Friday, Feb. 22.
Lifelong Learning begins at 9:45 a.m. each Friday in the Tabor College Wohlgemuth Education Center in Hillsboro.
After moving to Hillsboro from Riverside, Calif., in 2007, Vincent became involved in music ministry in area churches.
For a time he served on the staff of First United Methodist Church of Wichita, where he directed choirs and played piano and organ for Sunday morning worship, broadcast on KAKE-TV Channel 10.
Lifelong Learning meets regularly through the fall and spring semesters. Fees are $4 per session or $15 per semester ($29 per couple), payable at the door. Registration allows for optional lunch at a discount in the cafeteria following the session.
For more information, contact Connie Isaac, coordinator, at 620-947-5964 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCMC board offers student scholarship
The Senior Citizens of Marion County Board of Directors will award a $400 scholarship to a 2013 Marion County high school senior.
The award is given to encourage young people who are interested in pursuing a degree in an aging-related field: medicine, nursing, social work, therapies (physical, occupational, speech) or gerontology.
Interested seniors can pick up an application from their school counselor or from the Marion County Department on Aging, 309 S. Third, Marion, or call 620-382-3580.
The application must be returned by April 12 to SCMC, 309 S. Third, Marion, KS 66861.
Daddy Olympics to be held March 2
Daddy Olympics is planned from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. March 2 at Marion Aquatic Center and Sports Complex, 104 N. Thorp. The event is for dads, grandpas, uncles, friends and children ages birth to 5.
Highlights include free swimming, sports centers in the Mezzanine area, door prizes and sports book.
Sponsored by Marion County Parents as Teacher and Marion County Head Start, the event is come-and-go with games and more.
Dads with young children are asked to leave pool toys behind, but bring little swimming diapers, towels and dry clothes.
For more information, call Lori Soo Hoo, PAT coordinator, 620-947-4041.
Monthly hymn sing planned for Feb. 24
This month’s community hymn sing begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, with Steve Vincent coordinating.
The theme of the evening, “Principles of Inheritance,” will include singing, scripture reading and prayer.
Those attending will have an opportunity to select their favorite hymns.
Free workshop set in starting business
A free workshop about starting a small business will be offered from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 27 in the meeting room at Hillsboro City Hall, 116 E. Grand Ave.
The workshop will provide information about marketing, management and money that will help assess the feasibility of an idea, and writing a business plan.
The workshop also will show participants how to access free assistance from the Butler Community College Kansas Small Business Development Center.
For information or to register by March 20, call 316-218-6311 or e-mail email@example.com.
Adjunct faculty to perform free recital
The public is welcome to attend a free recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, presented by adjunct faculty members of the Tabor College music department.
The recital, which will include voice, wind and string instruments, will be in the Tabor College Chapel-Auditorium.
Daniel Baldwin, director of bands and orchestra, said the program will include diverse selections.
“We have a very talented adjunct staff here in the music department and this recital is a great opportunity to feature a few of them in solo performance,” he said. “The program is a beautiful representation of music from the 19th and 20th centuries.”
Performers will include Holly Swartzendruber, Doug Beyer, Dennis Danders, Susan Mayo and Aliyah Richling.