Daily Life

Kristin Mueller

to attend Girl’s State

Kristin Mueller has been chosen by American Legion Auxiliary Unit #372, Moffitt Crandall Post, to attend the 60th annual Sunflower Girls State on June 2 though June 7, at the University of Kansas, Lawrence campus.

Mueller is the daughter of Donald and Francie Mueller of Tampa.

She will join about 550 other young women, who have completed their junior year of high school. Students will “Learn by Doing” the political system involved in Kansas government.

Beginning at the city level and advancing to county and state levels, attendees will register to vote, file nomination papers, conduct political campaigns and make speeches.

Speakers will include Gov. Bill Graves and Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh.

Goessel library sets

reading program up

Goessel Public Library invites children to participate in the summer reading program, titled “Join the Winner’s Circle,” on Wednesdays and Fridays, June 12 through July 19.

Pre-readers are invited to join the program with a parent or helper who will read to them and keep their reading chart.

Children reading through the eighth-grade level can read any books they chose and keep track of the titles.

Prizes will be awarded as reading goals are met during the program.

Story times will meet according to the following schedule:

Preschoolers-9 a.m., Wednesdays and 10 a.m., Fridays;

Kindergarten through second-graders-10 a.m., Wednesdays;

Third-graders through fifth-graders-11 a.m., Wednesdays.

Sixth-graders through eighth-graders and those who do not want to participate in story time can also participate in the program by reading toward goals for prizes.

All programs are free of charge.

Ebenfeld MB Church

program June 9

Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church will offer a musical program at 7 p.m., Sunday, June 9, at the church.

The evening will include vocal duets, flute duets and instrumental solos.

Bible memory work will be offered, and Bob and the Boys will also be featured.

The public is invited.

Marion library plans book chain June 9

Marion City Library is asking for about 300 volunteers to form a book chain from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, June 9, between the current library on Santa Fe and the new library south of the courthouse at the Santa Fe Depot.

Volunteers will pass a few books at a time from the old library to the new one, and all ages are encouraged to participate.

The purpose of the chain is to promote the new facility, which will have a grand opening July 14. Not all books will be moved during the chain, and any remaining books will be transported at a later date.

For more information and to sign up, call the library at 620-382-2442.

Marion Manor hosts

community program

Marion Manor Nursing Home will host a community gathering at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, at the care home located at 1500 Lawrence St.

The featured speakers will be John Wood and Sherry Myers, who will discuss long-term care insurance.

Entertainment will be provided by pianist Elizabeth Bell.

The public is invited.

For more information and reservations, contact Kara Bell, executive director, at 620-382-2191.

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