Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 14 August 2012 12:59SCMC to fete vets from WW II, Korea
The board of directors of Senior Citizens of Marion County is seeking nominations of veterans who served during World War II and the Korean War.
The board intends to honor veterans of the two wars during the organization’s annual meeting Oct. 18 in Hillsboro.
Nominees should meet the following criteria:
• be a Marion County resident or be an active participant in a Marion County senior center;
• received an honorable discharge from the U.S. military;
• be willing to attend the SCMC annual meeting in October.
Anyone can submit a nomination. Forms are available at local senior centers or through the Marion County Department on Aging, 620-382-3580.
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Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 August 2012 15:16Labor Day rally at Lake Perry
ABATE of Kansas, a community-minded motorcycle organization, is having its 37th annual National Labor Day Rally Aug. 31 through Sept. 3.
Organizers said there will be camping areas available, music and bike events all weekend.
For more information, call Vickie M. Boose, corporate secretary, office manager, at 785-597-5140 or toll-free, 800-657-5763.
Those interested can also visit the website at www.abateks.org or email email@example.com.
Marion library plans reception Aug. 14
The Marion City Library is having a reception to celebrate the Santa Fe Depot’s 100th birthday and the Marion City Library’s 10th birthday, being at the depot, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 14.
Everyone is invited to...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 August 2012 15:13Hamm family holds reunion July 8
The 26th annual Ed and Bertha (Hill) Hamm family reunion was July 8 at the Hillsboro Scout House.
The Ted Hamm family served as host family this year.
Relatives from Hillsboro in attendance were Alan and Bonnie Hamm, Harold and Sandra Bezdek, Terry Hamm, Dennis Hamm, Howard Hamm, Chad Hamm and daughter Chris Hamm and family.
Lonnie and Donna Hamm, Larry and Ruth Hamm, Wayne and Carol Ollenburger, Danny and Candy Tucker and Wesley, Cherie and Tim Goossen, Wilber and Florence Hett, David and Krystal Paper and Duane and Shirley Hamm also attended from Hillsboro.
Those from the Marion County area included Clayton and Wanda Hamm and Sondra and Jasmine Wilson, all of Marion; Nick, Rebecca and Derek...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 August 2012 15:10
Schroeder birthday set for Aug. 12
A 90th birthday party is planned for Irv Schroeder of Hillsboro from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Hillsboro Scout House in Memorial Park.
Party organizers request no gifts.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 August 2012 15:09
Delk to celebrate 90th Aug. 12
Elmer “Bob” Delk, born Aug. 7, 1922, will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house dessert reception from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church, 1498 Kanza Road, Hillsboro.
The reception is being hosted by his family. Friends and relatives are invited at attend.
Joining him at the reception will be his wife, Dorothy, and daughters Donna and husband Dan Dalke, Barb and husband Dick Koontz, Shirley Delk and son Robert and wife Tina Delk.
Those unable to attend the birthday reception may send cards to: 1302 Mustang, Marion, KS 66861.
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