A card shower for Dorothy Scharenberg is requested by husband Leo and their children in honor of her 80th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 24.
Her children are Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Alexander of Lincoln, Neb., Jerry and Micki Siebert of Cedar Point, Dennis and Phyllis Scharenberg of Hillsboro and Leon Scharenberg of Newton.
Cards may be sent to her at Box 138B, Cedar Point, KS 66843.
CLC kick-off set
for Aug. 28
The Christian Life Club of Hillsboro United Methodist Church will hold a kick-off at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 28, in the fellowship hall of the church at 905 East D.
Children are asked to bring a pre-washed white T-shirt, and parents are invited.
CLC is a program for children in grades four through six and meets weekly on Wednesday nights.
The program includes choir, crafts, recreation and monthly discovery projects as part of an experience-oriented ministry.
Registration fee is $5.
For more information, call the church office at 947-5643.
McHomes to hold
Marion County Homeschoolers-also known as McHomes-will hold a kick-off picnic at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30, at Marion City Park.
The dinner will be potluck, and participants are asked to bring their own table service.
Visitors are welcome.
Free health fair set for Aug. 28
The Marion County Health Department will hold a Mini Health Fair beginning 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Durham Senior Center.
The health department will take blood pressures and do lab tests for hemoglobin and dextrose between 10:30 a.m. and noon. Lunch will be served at noon followed by a short presentation on nutrition by Nancy Pihl of the Marion County Extension Office.
The tests, lunch and presentation are free of charge.
For more information, call Jan Moffitt at 620-382-2550.
Art reception honors
Brian Stucky Aug. 24
Brian Stucky, art and photography instructor in the Goessel School system, will be honored with a public reception from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, at Goessel High School’s Emil Kym Art Gallery.
The come-and-go reception commemorates Stucky’s exhibit titled “Pieces of My Life.” The show opened Aug. 15, and the art will be on display through Sept. 6.
The exhibit is a retrospective of Stucky’s career beginning in the first grade through his current work. Displays include oils, print making, drawing, graphic art and photography.
The public in invited.
set for Bible study
An information and enrollment meeting for Explorer’s Bible Study classes is scheduled at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4, at First Mennonite Church, located at 102 S. Ash.
The classes are designed for women who are interested in non-denominational scripture study in a group setting.
For more information, call Malinda Nikkel at 947-2795.
to present mystery
Harvest Community Theater will present the murder-comedy mystery “Death by Chocolate” at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31 and 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 1 at Burdick Methodist Church.
The Saturday-evening presentation will be a dinner theater.
Proceeds will go to the Centre High School drama department.
For tickets and more information, call 620-924-5553.
HHS boosters plan
fall sports kick-off
Hillsboro High School boosters will hold a fall sports kick-off and membership meeting at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 26, in the HHS Commons.
The meeting will include the introduction of the fall sports coaches for the 2002-03 school year.
Refreshments will be served.
Memberships are $10 per person or $15 per couple.
Prospective and current members are invited.