Life Line to offer stroke screenings
Life Line Screening will offer health screenings on Aug. 30 at Trinity Mennonite Church, 211 Elm, Hillsboro. Appointments begin at 11 a.m.
The 10-minute screenings will involve the use of ultrasound technology to scan for health problems related to blocked arteries that can lead to a stroke, aortic aneurysms and hardening of the leg arteries as a strong predictor of heart disease.
A complete vascular screenings package costs $109, with an osteoporosis screening available for an additional $20.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-697-9721. Pre-registration is required.
Labor Day plans set for Burdick
The 34th annual Burdick Labor Day School days celebration will be held Saturday through Monday, Sept. 2-4.
The event is sponsored by the Burdick Council of Clubs and Corlberg-Smith American Legion.
Events for the three-day weekend include the following:
Saturday, Sept. 2
— 8 a.m. Co-rec softball at Burdick Ball Diamond, concession stand with bratwurst, hamburgers and hot dogs.
Sunday, Sept. 3
— 9 a.m. Community church service at the tennis court, message by pastor Rick Branson and community choir directed by Lynley Remy, refreshments follow the service, bring lawn chairs.
— 7:30 p.m. Musical entertainment by Routh Family of Augusta, performance by Lana’s Dance Troupe, homemade ice cream sold after program at Hageberg’s Garage.
Monday, Sept. 4
— 7:30 a.m. Registration for Fun Run, north end of Main Street.
— 8 a.m. Fun Run/Walk, pre-registration appreciated.
— 8:30 a.m. Coffee and rolls at fire station.
— 9 a.m. Bake sale at fire station, arts and crafts at shelter house at north side of Legion grounds, 4-H concession stand during the day at Legion grounds.
— 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free kids crafts at Legion grounds.
— 10 a.m. Inflatable slide for kids at three trips for $1.
— 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Kids games.
— 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Musical entertainment by Tony Carl of Wilsey.
— 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Barbecue lunch.
— 12:30 p.m to 1:15 p.m. Musical entertainment by Alex Stuchlik family.
— 1:30 p.m. Registration for Pedal Power at tennis court.
— 1:30 p.m. line up for parade at Burdick Methodist Church.
— 2 p.m. parade, homemade ice cream sold following parade in Hageberg’s Garage.
— 3 p.m. Pedal Power contest (shoes required) at tennis courts, horseshoe contest at horseshoe pits, parade prizes announced.
Ice cream social planned for Burns
The Burns United Methodist Church is inviting the public to an old-fashioned ice-cream social at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Burns community center.
Homemade ice cream in various flavors, baked desserts and iced tea will be served from the gazebo at the main intersection in downtown Burns.
Location will be moved to the Burns United Methodist Church in case of rain. Participants are encouraged to bring a lawn chair to relax and enjoy the food and fellowship.
Donations will be accepted to help support the Burns Community Pantry.
Lincolnville town meeting rescheduled
The Lincolnville town meeting originally planned for Sept. 4 has been rescheduled for one day later, according to Jane Pigorsch, city clerk.
The meeting is now planned for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, at city hall.
Pastor’s family will preach and sing
The Cottonwood Valley Independent Baptist Church, located at 114 S. Main in Hillsboro, is inviting the public to services on Sunday, Aug. 27, that will feature family members of pastor Plato Shepherd.
Son Farrell and grandson Daniel, 14, will be preaching during the 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. services. They live near North Wilkesboro, N.C., where Farrell Shepherd has been pastor for 18 years of a church his father started 28 years ago.
The family also will sing and accompany themselves on piano, guitar, violin and mandolin.
McLinden to speak at Chat and Dine
Dick McLinden, an accomplished Marion County pilot, will give an illustrated presentation called “Aeronautical Observations” for Chat and Dine at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at the Marion County Lake South Lake Hall.
The program will follow the monthly potluck dinner for the social gathering of Mariona County Lake residents past and present.
Hosting the event are Cara and Jerald Stockdale, Martha and Dick Pracht and Marjorie and Jerry Richardson.
Praise IV to perform at Alexanderwohl
The Praise IV quartet of Hutchinson will be in concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, in the fellowship hall of Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church near Goessel.
The public is invited to attend.
HGTV seeks homes for ‘Offbeat’ series
If you have an extreme, out-of-the-ordinary home or know someone who does, Home & Garden Television wants to hear about it for its new series, “Offbeat America.”
The series takes a fresh look at the lives and creations of some of the nation’s most awe-inspiring homeowners. Each half-hour episode features five to six homes from across the country.
For more information or to apply, contact Jaime Levi at 303-712-3106 or firstname.lastname@example.org.