Programs to mark

‘MIOSM’ at Peabody

Several events have been planned at the Peabody-Burns schools to help celebrate “Music In Our Schools Month” during March.

Junior-high musicians will travel to Little River for the Heart of America League Music Festival on Tuesday, March 9. In addition to a performance by the PBJH Concert Band, many students will be performing solos and in ensembles.

A “Music In Our Schools Month” concert will be presented Thursday, March 11, in the Brown Building Concert Hall. This concert will feature the PBJH Concert Band, Peabody-Burns High School Concert Band and the PBHS Stage Band.

PBHS Voices will present its annual dinner theater at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 13, at the Peabody Elementary School. Tickets may be purchased from any PBHS Voices member.

The solo and ensemble recital by the PBJH soloists and ensembles from the Heart of America League Music Festival is planned for Tuesday, March 16.

The PES fifth- and sixth-grade bands will present a short “Music In Our Schools Month Concert” at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 17, in the PES Gymnasium.

The USD 398 faculty-staff recital will be held Thursday, March 18, at Peabody United Methodist Church. This year’s recital will feature faculty, staff, parent volunteers, board of education members and district substitutes.

March 2004 marks the 30th annual celebration of “Music in Our Schools Month,” sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference. This year’s theme is “Connect With Music!”

GOP women hold

February meeting

The February meeting of the Marion County Republican Women was held Feb. 25 at McGillicuddy’s Restaurant in Marion.

The guest speaker was Bob Hein, chair of the Central Committee. He shared his experiences at the Kansas Native Sons and Daughters meeting in January and his visit to Topeka in February for Kansas Government Day. He also opened the floor for questions and answers.

The next gathering of the MCRW will begin with registration at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, April 17, at Kingfisher’s Inn in Marion. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m., and lunch will be served at noon.

Schuler receives

K-State scholarship

Timothy Schuler, a senior at Marion High School, was awarded a Kansas State University Foundation Scholarship during ceremonies Feb. 6 at K-State.

The award was presented by Pat Bosco, associate vice president for institutional advancement and dean of student life.

Schuler is the son of Gary and Mary Schuler of Marion.

Wienck receives

appreciation award

Tonya Wienck of the Hills-
boro Noon Lions Club received a special award at the Lions District K-6 Convention, Feb. 21, in Emporia.

Wienck was presented the Lions International President’s Certificate of Appreciation by International Director David Roberts, who was the banquet guest speaker.

The certificate was awarded to Wienck in recognition of her enthusiastic leadership of the district and local Leo clubs. She was also recognized for other services at the local, district and state levels.

Wienck and husband David have one son, Evan. She is a counselor and teacher at Hillsboro Middle School and an active member of Hillsboro United Methodist Church.

Farmerettes to meet

Monday, March 8

The Farmerettes will meet at 2 p.m., Monday, March 8, at the home of Nellie Jost.

Roll call will be “A Tractor Experience.” The video “Square Dancing Tractors” will be shown.

Baize to speak

March 10 at Bethel

John Baize, of Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Christian Church in Hillsboro, will be one of the speakers at the Spring 2004 Life Enrichment program at Bethel College in North Newton.

Baize will speak at 10:35 a.m., Wednesday, March 10, at Krehbiel Auditorium in the Fine Arts Center at Bethel.

Baize will be one of three guest speakers donating their time to the program designed for ages 60 and over. His topic will be “The Faith, Once for all Delivered.”

For more information, call 800-522-1887, or visit the Web site at www.bethelks.edu.

Solid-waste board

to meet March 10

The regular meeting of the Central Kansas Regional Solid Waste Authority Board will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 10, at the McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility, located at 1431 17th Ave.

Board members representing Harvey, Marion and McPherson counties will be in attendance.

Agenda items will include claims and invoices, Waste Recycling and Reduction Committee report, discussion and manager’s report. The meeting is open to the public.

Elyria school hosts

dinner on March 4

Elyria Christian School of rural McPherson will host its annual community Chicken Noodle Dinner Day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, March 4, at the McPherson 4-H building, 710 W. Woodside.

This is one of the school’s major fund-raising events for the year. The cost for the dinner is a free-will donation.

The school invites the community to come out and enjoy a dinner of chicken noodles, mashed potatoes, slaw, rolls and homemade pie.

Entertainment will be provided by the elementary students performing over the lunch hour and students in grades seven through 12 during the dinner hour.

HES students offer

musical on March 9

Students in the first and second grades at Hillsboro Elementary School will present the musical “A Froggy Day in Lindentown” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, in the Hillsboro High School auditorium.

The public is invited.

Gaeddert to perform

senior piano recital

Kyla Gaeddert, Tabor College senior from Cordell, Okla., will present a piano recital at 7 p.m., Monday, March 15, in the Tabor College Chapel-Auditorium.

She will perform selections from Bach, Beethoven, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn, as well as a Brahms duet with freshman Sharon Toews.

Gaeddert is the daughter of Richard Gaeddert, Lawton, Okla., and Eugene and Aleta Jorgensen, Cordell.

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