Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 12 June 2012 16:15
Goessel car show set for Sunday
Mennonite Heritage & Agricultural Museum will have its fifth annual Antique & Classic Car & Truck Show from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 17.
Show grounds will be the museum parking lot at 200 N. Poplar, Goessel.
Vehicle owners may exhibit cars or trucks in any condition manufactured in any year through 1980.
The regular museum admission fee of $4 will be charged for exhibitors and visitors. The fee includes an optional self-guided tour of the museum complex; the complex includes eight buildings.
Opportunities to take home a 1962 Ford Thunderbird dealers promotional model will be available for purchase. The model features a working “swing-away” steering wheel.
In case of rain, the show will be rescheduled for June 24. For more information, call the museum at 620-367-8200.
Free child screening in Marion June 26
Marion County Early Intervention Services is offering a free screening for children from birth through 5 years old Tuesday, June 26, at the Marion Presbyterian Church located at Lawrence and Elm streets.
Appointments will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 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.
USDA commodities available June 15
Marion Senior Center will distribute U.S. Department of Agriculture food commodities from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 15 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday starting June 18.
Commodities are available to people who meet the income guidelines. The maximum monthly income is $1,211 for a one-person household, $1,640 for a two-person household, $2,069 for a three-person household, $2,498 for a four-person household and $429 for each additional family member.
Commodities is a first-come, first-served program. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Other senior centers will distribute commodities on their own schedules as long as supplies last. Contact Marion County Department on Aging at 620-382-3580 to find where commodities are available in your community.
Auxiliary plans annual potluck
American Legion Auxiliary Post 366 in Hillsboro is having its annual potluck and salad supper at 6:30 p.m. June 19 at 405 Floral Drive.
For more information, call Maggie Nichols, auxiliary secretary, at 620-382-2663.
TEEN to meet by phone June 19
The Technology Excellence in Education Network (TEEN) will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, via phone conference.
The meeting will originate in Hillsboro at the USD 410 office, 416 S. Date St. For more information, call Brandi Hendrix at 620-877-0237.
Community invited to join HHS band
The Hillsboro High School Band is inviting community members to join students during the Marion County Fair Parade Wednesday, July 25.
The band will ride a trailer during the parade, performing marches and patriotic music.
Rehearsal is planned from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 16 in the HHS band room. Contact Bruce Major at 947-5985 if you plan to perform or want more information.
GHS Class of 1992 meet and greet set
The Goessel High School Class of 1992 is having a “meet and greet” at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Goessel City Park.
All former teachers and friends of the class are invited to share memories and stories with everyone attending. For information, call Tina (Schroeder) Groening, 620-381-1221.