Florence picnic to support museum
Florence Historical Society is planning for its 15th annual “Picnic on the Lawn” from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Harvey House Museum, 3rd and Marion streets, Florence.
Fried fish and mountain oysters, homemade salads, side dishes and desserts will be served for donations that will support the Harvey House Museum.
Conceal and carry class set June 29
A Conceal and Carry class is planned from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 29 at the Florence gymnasium.
The cost to attend is $75 and registrations will be accepted the day of the class.
For more information, call or stop by the Florence City Hall, 511 N. Main St., 620-878-4296.
Marion grad earns OT degree from KU
Maggie Powers, daughter of Michael and Judy Powers and alumna of Marion High School, participated in the recent School of Health Professionals commencement exercises at the University of Kansas.
Graduating with a masters in occupational therapy, she participated in a hooding ceremony on the KU Medical Center Campus May 17 and recognition ceremony the next day at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan.
She has accepted employment in Topeka and will begin her practice in July.
Free child screening planned for Marion
Marion County Early Intervention Services is planning a free screening for children birth through 5 years old Tuesday, June 25, at the Marion Presbyterian Church.
Appointments will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
At the screening, development will be checked in the learning, motor, language and social areas. Vision and hearing also will be screened. This process usually takes at least one hour for a child to complete.
All children are welcome, but an appointment is necessary. To make one, call 620-382-2858.