Chamber welcomes

Tabor students

A reception to welcome Tabor students and meet the fall athletic coaches and players will be held at 9 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, at the intersection of Main Street and Grand Avenue.

The event is sponsored by the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, and musical entertainment will be provided by Rod Jost.

Drawings for Chamber gift certificates totaling $100 will be awarded to students during the reception. At the end of the evening, the grand prize for one student will be a microwave oven.

The Chamber is providing free snacks and drinks for all attending the event. The public is invited.

For more information, call 947-3506.

Centre Jr./Sr. High

to hold vision tests

Centre Jr./Sr. High School will be conducting vision screening tests for students in the sixth, eighth, 10th and 12th grades on Friday, Aug. 30, at the school.

For more information, call 785-983-4321.

Veterans rep coming

Sept. 3, 17 in Marion

Richard Hayward, veteran’s service representative for the Kansas Commission on Veteran’s Affairs, is scheduled to be at the Marion County Health Department from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, September 3 and 17, at the courthouse in Marion.

Any veteran, their dependents or survivors who have received an eligibility-verification report or any inquiry from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, should contact Hayward for assistance.

If possible, those seeking an appointment should call the Emporia office at 620-342-3347 ahead of time so all files will be available.

Prairie View to host

speaker Sept. 24

Rich Handley will present “The Power of Emotional Intelligence” from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Wohlgemuth Music Education Center on the Tabor College campus.

The presentation is part of the Prairie View “Food for Thought” series. Handley will discuss how emotional intelligence affects the ability to maximize potential and deal successfully on personal and professional levels with other people.

Handley is a national motivational speaker who has authored a paper titled “Leveraging Corporate Performance Through Human Capital Profiling” and co-authored the book “The Last Corporate Secret: Optimizing People.”

“We may be very smart people, but without emotional intelligence, we will never realize our full potential,” Handley said.

The registration fee is $12.50 per person, which includes a meal.

Reservations are required and must be made by noon, Friday, Sept. 20.

For reservations or more information, call 1-800-362-0180, ext. 6412, or visit the Website at www.


Veronica Powers

attends pageant

Veronica Powers attended the Miss Kansas American Coed Pageant July 19 to July 21 at the Marriott Hotel in Overland Park.

Veronica, 11, participated as a state finalist representing Goessel. She is the daughter of Dena and Craig Schmidt of that community.

She received a 3rd-runner-up trophy for the Most Recommendations contest, a sash for Advertisements, a trophy for Outstanding Program Participation and a trophy for being a state finalist.

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