HCMC Souper Bowl set for Feb. 1

The ninth annual Hillsboro Community Medical Center Souper Bowl Lunch is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Hillsboro City Building.

Chicken noodle soup or taco soup, carrot and celery sticks, homemade bread and pie will be served.

Proceeds from the Souper Bowl go toward projects in the Long-Term Care Unit. Possibilities include “safety deposit” boxes in resident rooms and plates for the dietary department.

The 2006 Souper Bowl raised funds for the buffet in the resident dining room, which has proven so popular that it sometimes runs out of plates.

The public is invited to attend. A suggested donation of $5 per meal is requested.

Goessel museum meeting Feb. 3

The postponed annual meeting of the Mennonite Heritage Museum in Goessel will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Tabor Mennonite Church in rural Newton.

Annual reports, election of board members, other business and “What’s in A Name?” presented by Jeannine Stults from the Harvey County Historical Museum will be followed with faspa.

The public is invited. Call 620-367-2676 for more information.

Card shower request for Meysing’s 80th

Paul Meysing of rural Lincolnville will celebrate his 80th birthday Feb. 4.

He was born Feb. 4, 1927, and has lived his entire life in Clark Township. He is a farmer and stockman living west of Pilsen.

Friends and relatives are invited to join in the celebration by sending cards to him at 2871 Quail Creek Rd., Lincolnville KS 66858.

Tampa senior game night Feb. 4

Game night Feb. 4 at the Tampa Senior Center is canceled due to the Super Bowl.

Florence firefighter breakfast Feb. 4

Florence Volunteer Firefighters will prepare and serve pancakes, eggs, sausage and beverages for their annual “Groundhog Day” fund-raiser, planned for 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at the Florentines Building on Main Street.

Donations support purchase of a replacement for a 1979 brush truck.

Meeting Feb. 5 for community theater

Anyone interested in participating in a Marion County performing arts group should come to an organizational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Marion City Council Room.

All ages are welcome. This meeting is to discuss community theater and a variety of other performing arts opportunities for Marion County.

o prior experience is necessary. All areas of production including set design, costumes and performing will be needed.

For more information call Margo Yates at 382-3425, Jami Williams at 382-3703 or Teresa Huffman at 382-8830.

Country Stitchers plan Feb. 5 meeting

Country Stitchers Quilt Guild will meet at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Hillsboro United Methodist Church.

The program will be “Unique Easter Egg Treatment” by June Shreve. Please bring an eight-inch fabric square.

Guests are welcome to attend.

PEO chapter to meet Feb. 5 at Eastmoor

The next meeting of the P.E.O. Chapter DB will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at Eastmoor United Methodist Church.

Elora Robinson will give the program on “Down Under Travel Treasures-Australia.”

Veterans’ rep plans Feb. 6, 20 visits

Ken Morris, veterans’ service representative for the Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs, will be at the Marion Health Department from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 and Feb. 20.

Call 620-342-3347 to schedule an appointment.

Marion library plans Valentine’s storytime

The Marion City Library will host a special Valentine’s storytime from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9, for children ages 3 to 6.

The event will also include Valentine’s crafts and treats.

Call the library at 620-382-2442 to reserve a space.

Legion auxiliary now to meet Feb. 20

The American Legion Auxiliary Hillsboro Unit No. 366 has changed its meeting night to the third Tuesday of each month.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 20.

Marion library plans Feb. 5 movie time

The Marion City Library will host a movie showing at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, about a domesticated grizzly bear who meets a fast-talking mule deer and decides to leave the park ranger’s garage for a taste of the great outdoors.

Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a pillow to sit on the floor.

Call the library at 620-382-2442 to reserve a seat.

Europe trip open to girls of all ages

Girls or women in the Marion County area interested in taking a summer trip in Europe can do so this June through the Girl Scout Wheatbelt Council.

Girls must turn 14 by June 1.

For more information, contact Pam Bacon at 620-628-4738 or 1-800-495-5166.

Financial aid seminar Feb. 8 at Centre

A “Financial Aid Night” for seniors and their parents will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Centre High School, Room No. 3.

Grant Brubacher, director of financial aid at Tabor College, will give a presentation on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Electronic filing of the FAFSA is available by going to www.fafsa.ed.gov.

For more information, call Lacy Wallace at 785-983-4321.

Wellness classes at Parkside Homes

Wellness classes will begin Feb. 5 at Parkside Homes.

Offered Monday through Friday, classes will include strength and conditioning, balance and stability and individualized training.

Cost is $25 per month or $2 per class. For more information, call Anna Woods at 620-877-7503 or Parkside Homes at 947-2301.

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