Daily Life

Heritage Museum

meeting Jan. 20

The annual meeting of the Mennonite Heritage Museum will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, one mile north of Goessel on Kansas Highway 15.

The agenda will include a short business meeting to review the events and accomplishments of 2001, elect 2002 board of directors and approve the annual budget.

The program will feature author James D. Yoder of Hesston. He has published six historical novels.

Museum memberships may be renewed before and after the meeting. Free baby-sitting will be provided.

The program is free and the public is invited.

For more information, call 620-367-2575.

MCSEC board meets

Monday, Jan. 21

The Marion County Special Education Cooperative Board of Directors will meet for its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 21, in the Marion County Special Education Cooperative conference room at 302 W. Eighth in Florence.

Kenneth Dyar receives awards

Kenneth A. Dyar has been inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

He is the son of Donna and pastor William Dyar of the Florence and Aulne United Methodist churches.

Dyar attends Tulane University in New Orleans, La.

He received the Clara B. Michaels Junior Year Abroad Scholarship and was selected by Tulane to spend his junior year at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland. He will return from his trip abroad in July.

A scholarship from the McClaren Clan of Scotland was also awarded to Dyar because his mother’s maiden name was McClaren.

Casey Baliel receives

award in math

Casey Baliel received a certificate for outstanding academic excellence in math from the Kansas State Board of Education on Jan. 4 during a half-time ceremony at the Cheney High School boys basketball game.

Baliel is 10 years old and is a fifth grader at Cheney Elementary School. He is the son of David and Karen Baliel of Marion and Shane and Tiffany Harper of Cheney.

He attained the Standard of Excellence on state assessments taken in February. In each subject tested, only the top 15 percent of students from each grade state-wide were chosen for this award.

EMB church supper

to benefit missions

Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church is having a soup & pie supper from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the church.

The menu includes chicken borscht, chili, crackers, bread, homemade pies, coffee, tea and water.

Proceeds will benefit the missionary work of Scott and Jennifer Proffitt of Main Street Ministries and Dan and Angie Krebs on a mission in China.

Tania Penner chosen

for Who’s Who

Tania Penner has been selected for the 35th annual edition of Who’s Who Among American High School Students.

Penner, a junior at Hillsboro High School, is the daughter of Gary and Terri Penner.

Final selection for Who’s Who is determined on the basis of criteria that includes high achievement in academics, leadership in school activities, athletics or community service.

Goessel Lions Club

meeting, Jan. 21

The Goessel Lions Club will meet at noon, Monday, Jan. 21, at the city civic center.

Anyone interested in attending should make reservations by Friday, Jan. 18.

For information and reservations, call 620-367-2335.

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