Veterans should see service rep in Marion

Richard Haywood, Veterans’ Service Representative for the Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs, will be in Marion from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Health Department.

Any veterans, their dependents or survivors who have received an Eligibility Verification Report form, or any inquiry from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, should contact him for assistance.

If possible, contact the Emporia office at 620-342-3347 prior to Haywood’s visit so all files will be available.

Goessel museum

by appointment only

The Mennonite Heritage Museum in Goessel will be open by appointment only from Dec. 26 until March 1.

Please call 620-367-2676 to make an appointment.

Farmers’ workshop planned for Jan. 9

A workshop program titled “Winning the Game” and “Marketing Stored Grain” will be offered to area farmers from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Agri Producers Inc. meeting room in Tampa.

Jointly sponsored by API and Santa Fe Ag Services in cooperation with the University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension and the Nebraska Soybean Board, the workshops will include discussion of forward pricing and crop insurance.

The focus of the workshops will be a market simulation game using actual prices and yields that will give participants practice marketing their grain.

Lunch will be furnished by the sponsors at noon.

The workshop is limited to 25 participants. Reserve a spot no later than Jan. 7 by calling API at 965-2221, Todd Hein at 732-3675 or Santa Fe Ag Services at 1-800-875-6191.

Christian Endeavor Jan. 8 at Ebenfeld

A Christian Endeavor program will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church, 1498 Kanza, Hillsboro.

The public is invited to attend.

Farmerettes to meet Jan. 9 at Schmidt’s

The Farmerettes will meet at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, in the home of Darlene Schmidt.

Ruth Ann Penner will give a lesson on “Exploring Kansas History.” Roll call will be a fact about Kansas.

Girl Scout cookies to be sold Jan. 6 to 23

Girl Scouts will be taking orders for Girls Scout cookies from Jan. 6 to Jan. 23 in the Girl Scout Council of the Flint Hills area.

Eight varieties of cookies will be offered for $3 a box.

After paying the baker, proceeds will stay in the GSCFH area.

“Our annual Girl Scout cookie program helps us make the Girl Scouting experience available to any girl who wants to participate,” said GSCFH executive director Lynn Smith.

“Last year’s revenues were used to offer summer workshops, camp development and troop trips.”

If not contacted by a Girl Scout about purchasing cookies, call the GSCFH at 1-800-342-4532.

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