Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 15 January 2013 14:13National Yellow Dot program kits free
The Hillsboro Lions Club is providing free Yellow Dot kits at its pancake feed from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 26.
The program is designed to provide first responders with information critical to treatment in the event someone is incoherent or unresponsive following an automobile accident or other medical emergency.
The critical “Golden Hour” following an accident is where essential medical information is required for appropriate and safe treatment.
The National Yellow Dot program can save lives with participants displaying the yellow dot sticker on their vehicle’s rear window, which will direct first responders to look for the yellow envelope in the glove box.
The information sheet...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 08 January 2013 15:25Florence Chess Club to meet Jan. 12
The Florence Chess Club will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 12, at 726 Marion St., Florence (the old Catholic School).
All ages and skill levels are welcome.
For more information, call Holly Pereillo at 316-305-1780.
Huelskamp to stop in Hillsboro Jan. 9
Marion County is included among the first round of stops for Kansas First District Congressman Tim Huelskamp’s town hall meetings.
Huelskamp, recently sworn in for his second term to the U.S. House of Representatives, will meet with constituents from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at the Hillsboro Civic Center, 118 E. Grand.
In the 112th Congress, Huelskamp represented 69 counties; following the decennial redistricting...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Monday, 31 December 2012 11:37Next NAMI meeting set for Jan. 3
The next meeting of the McPherson chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 3. at Crossroads Assembly of God Church, 1064 14th Ave., McPherson.
Kate Mihlan, vice president of the local chapter, will lead a “share and care” session.
For more information, call Roxi at 620-755-5563 or e-mail her at email@example.com.
Signup begins for Storytime at library
Children age 3 years through kindergarten can sign up for the next session of Storytime at the Hillsboro Public Library.
Storytime is a 40-minute class where children read books and enjoy activities and crafts led by children’s librarian Delora Kaufman. Classes begin Jan. 16 or 17.
Classes are offered...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Monday, 24 December 2012 14:51Free child screening in Hillsboro Jan. 8
Marion County Early Intervention Services will offer a free screening for children birth through age 5 on Tuesday, Jan, 8, at Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 905 E. D St.
Appointments will be available from 12:30 p.m. to 3 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.
New Year’s Eve hymn sing planned
A New Year’s Eve community hymn sing is planned for 7 p.m. Dec. 31 at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 11 December 2012 14:17Library offering used books for sale
Hillsboro Public Library will be having a used-book sale in the hall outside of the library through Dec. 21.
All books are priced at $1 each. Selections will change on a daily basis.
“Hillsboro public library believes a book is a gift you can use again and again,” said librarian Cathleen Fish.
Proceeds from the book sale will be used to purchase new books for the library.
Silent auction to benefit charities
A silent auction for gift baskets benefiting local charities is taking place until Dec. 15.
Baskets are located in businesses around Hillsboro. A list of locations is available in participating businesses.
Proceeds will be donated to the winner’s choice of Main Street...
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