Written by Nicole Suderman Tuesday, 04 December 2012 18:04Free child screening Dec. 11 in Florence
Marion County Early Intervention Services will offer a free screening for children birth through 5 years old Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Christian Church, 334 W. 5th, Florence.
Appointments will be available from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At the screening, children will be checked in the learning, motor, language and social areas. Vision and hearing also will be screened.
The 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.
Library offering used books for sale
Hillsboro Public Library will be having a used-book sale in the hall outside of the library through Dec...
Written by Nicole Suderman Tuesday, 27 November 2012 14:33Hillsboro blood drive set for Dec. 7
A community blood drive is planned for 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 S. Main, Hillsboro.
Citing the increased demand for blood because of recent natural disasters, organizers encourage people age 17 and older to make an appointment to donate by visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767.
Tabor College band to perform Nov. 30
The Tabor College Symphonic Band and Chamber Strings will present a concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.
The theme for the concert is “Lauda,” which is Latin for “praise.” The band and strings will each perform and then come together for an...
Written by Nicole Suderman Tuesday, 20 November 2012 15:55
The Marion County Department on Aging is providing assistance to older adults interested in comparing and enrolling in 2013 Medicare prescription drug plans.
Open enrollment ends Dec. 7.
Staff will be available to take appointments from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, by appointment. Walk-ins are welcomes Thursday, Nov. 29 and Dec, 6 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Marion Senior Center.
Ratzlaff will be at the Hillsboro Senior Center Friday, Nov. 30. Call Brenda Moss at 620-947-2304 to set up an appointment.
Ratzlaff will be at the Peabody Senior Center from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Nov. 26. Call Ruth Lott at the Peabody center to set up an appointment.
Written by Nicole Suderman Tuesday, 20 November 2012 15:49Hymn sing planned Sunday in Hillsboro
The monthly community hymn sing begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at First Mennonite Church, Ash and Grand streets, Hillsboro.
This month’s theme, “Jehovah-Jireh: the God Who Provides,” will include singing, prayer and scripture reading.
Those attending will also have an opportunity to select favorite hymns to be sung.
Coordinating the hymn sing is Steve Vincent. Vocal music will be provided by Susan Jantzen, pastor, and Holly Swartzendruber.
Marion to celebrate Christmas Dec. 2
The city of Marion is having its Christmas celebration Dec. 2 beginning at 12:30 p.m. Highlights include Gallery 101 showcasing acrylics by Janessa Woods and dozens of other artists, the...
Written by Nicole Suderman Tuesday, 13 November 2012 15:28Marion library to sponsor home tour
Marion City Library will sponsor its annual Christmas Home Tour from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.
Homes on the tour include Garry and Sharlyn Dunnegan, 41 Lakeshore, Marion County Lake (formerly Kingfisher’s Inn); Scott and Rolana Heidebrecht, 219 N. Third St.; Vickie Kraus, 307 Elm St.; Bruce and Belinda Skiles, 1914 Quail Creek Road, Highway 256 and refreshments at the library, 101 Library St.
Tickets are $5 and available at the library or at each home the day of the tour.
For more information, call the library at 620-382-2442.
Trombonist to play senior recital
Cody Schroeder, a Tabor College student from Goddard, will perform his senior trombone recital at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19...
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