Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 22 May 2012 15:18
Food distribution planned for May 25
The Kansas Food Bank, along with the Marion Advancement Campaign, will host a mobile pantry food distribution from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday, May 25, at the Eastmoor United Methodist Church parking lot in Marion.
The pantry is open to anyone residing in Marion County who is in need of food assistance. Participants will be asked to complete a card with their name, address and number of people per household.
To ensure fair and equitable distribution, there is a limit of one visit per household. Participants should bring along a box or laundry basket to pack their food in.
Volunteers are needed to assist with the food distribution as well as helping carry boxes to vehicles. Interested persons should contact Gene Winkler at 620-382-7111.
Church concert May 27 in Durham
The First Baptist Church of Durham is having a “SONrise” concert at 7 p.m. May 27. The event will feature gospel music by a husband and wife team, Harlow and Jarene Rudolph, of Dallas, Ore.
The Rudolphs are members of the Pacific Gospel Music Association. Offerings will be accepted for the SONrise ministry and everyone is welcome to attend.
The church is one block west of the former Red Barn Cafe, 725 Abilene St., Durham.
For more information, call pastor Curtis Wiens, 316-732-3683.
Family film night begins June 1
The Hillsboro Convention and Visitors Bureau and Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church invite everyone to the first Friday family film night at 8:30 p.m. June 1 at Memorial Park.
The film, “Dolphin Tales,” is a story about a lonely boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a trap. Concessions will be available and everyone is encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs.
For more information, call 620-947-5631.
Vendors sought for Tampa market
The Tampa Farmers’ Market will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. beginning June 6 and organizers are looking for vendors.
For more information, call 785-965-2639.
The market will be at the Tampa Senior Center.
Local artists display work at library
An exhibit of local artists is on display at Hillsboro Public Library, 120 E. Grand Ave., through the month of May.
The artists are from Letty Enns’ painting group and the work is in the medium of pencil, oil and watercolor.
Featured artists are Geneva Becker, Doris Guhr, Shirley Reusser, Bill Kueser, Mary Summers, Joan Heinrichs, Jeanie Funk, Pam Risen and Enns. For more information, call the library at 947-3827.