Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 09 April 2013 12:39‘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...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 02 April 2013 11:45Expert to speak on antique glassware
Donavon Schmidt, rural Newton, will speak about and show antique glassware during the Friday, April 5, session of Lifelong Learning.
The session will begin at 9:45 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center on the Tabor College campus.
Schmidt invites those who have their own collection to bring a piece to hear his personal comments.
Donavon and wife Deloris operated DonDel Antiques at Walton. He is serving as chairman of the board of directors at the Mennonite Heritage & Agricultural Museum, Goessel.
He has a reputation as a glassware expert and is called on to give presentations and appraisals. The couple are members of the Wichita Glass Gazers Glass Club and the National...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Friday, 29 March 2013 15:45Hillsboro Easter egg hunt is Saturday
The Hillsboro Kiwanis Club is sponsoring its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at Memorial Park.
Organizers are encouraging participants to bring a camera and have pictures taken with the Easter Bunny.
Hymn sing planned for Easter evening
A community hymn sing is planned for 7 p.m. Easter, at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.
The evening will include singing, prayer and Scripture reading. Participants will have an opportunity to select favorite hymns.
Steve Vincent will lead the evening, which has the theme, “Easter Is Only the Beginning.” Vocal music will be provided by Parkside Voices and soloist Glenn Litke.
Easter egg hunt set...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 19 March 2013 13:32
Phil and Debbie Oelke of Hillsboro announce the adoption of their daughter, Lakin Alynne Oelke, from Guangzhou, China.
Lakin Alynne was 12 months old when she was adopted.
She was born Feb. 27, 2012, at Fengxin County, Jiangxi Province, China.
Welcoming her home were her two brothers, Nate, 4, and Beckett, 1.
Maternal grandparents are Tom and Miriam Krause of Overland Park.
Paternal grandparents are Frank and Joan Oelke of Osborne.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 19 March 2013 13:15Library seeks input on ‘open’ policy
The Hillsboro Public Library is seeking public input regarding its policy to close its doors when USD 410 is closed.
Some library patrons have suggested the library should be open when the city office is open, according to Steve Vincent of the Library Board of Trustees.
The board is requesting input from the community, especially from regular patrons. A brief survey is available at the library, or patrons may simply give their input to library staff.
HRC brochure posted on website
The Hillsboro Recreation Commission distributed its summer program brochure for 2013 in late February, but families needing a copy can download one off the city’s website, according to Doug Fisk...
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