Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 14 May 2013 13:36Eighteen piano students of Beverly Richards presented a recital April 28 at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro.
Performers included Ariana Armstrong, Keighlee Armstrong, Maleiah Bartel, Joshua Diener, Sarah Diener, Kelli Dyck, Quinton Hett, Claire Heyen, Mary Elena Heyen, Jenna Hinerman, Abby Kliewer, Lydia Kliewer, Grace Major, Charlie Major, Ellie Noble, Emma Noble, Eva Noble and Macy Priest.
Assisting the duets were Tammy Armstrong, Jennifer Bartel, Glen Diener, Gail Dyck...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 May 2013 14:13The Hillsboro Police Dept. will be receiving vests thanks to a nationwide GROUPON EVENT. An animal related campaign through Groupon Grassroots to outfit police K9s with bullet and stab protective vests is running from March 13 through March 20 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Vested Interest in K9’s, Inc., is the non-profit organization and charity partner selected by Groupon Grassroots to participate. The online $10 donation suggested interested persons purchase a GROUPON (a tax deductible donation) through the secure website where all funds were allocated to purchase ballistic vests for our four-legged crime fighters who put their lives on the line for the community and their partner.
The 8 day campaign raised over $155,000...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 May 2013 14:03
Marion City Library received a shipment of hanging flower baskets at a cost of $15.
In addition, the library’s book sale continues this week with cookbooks, children’s books, non-fiction and fiction, videos, audio-cassettes.
All books are being sold by donation.
For more information on the book sale or plant sale, call 620-382-2442.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 May 2013 14:01Artist Sheri Lauren Schmidt from Marion donated a watercolor painting, “Autumn Harvest,” for a silent auction that will benefit the Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts in Newton.
The silent auction began at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 4. Bidding will close at Tanya Tandoc’s “Cooking for the Arts” program at 6 p.m. Friday, May 10 at the Senior Center, 122 E. 6th, Newton.
Tandoc will demonstrate recipes for her famous specialty soups. including Tomato Basil Bisque, Chicken Curry with Chutney, Shrimp and Corn Chowder and Cuban Black Bean.
Tickets to the event are $45 and attendance at this event is limited to the first 60 guests.
Proceeds from the silent auction and the Cooking for the Arts fundraiser will help BCAPA to...
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 07 May 2013 14:00
Jeri Klose, president of the Hillsboro Community Hospital Auxiliary, presented Hillsboro High School senior Maci Kelsey with a $500 scholarship check last week. Klose said applications for the scholarship were requested last month and open to anyone at HHS interested in the health-care field. Kelsey said she plans to attend Hesston College this fall to pursue a nursing degree, and the funds will be useful toward that goal.
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