Category: Daily Life

Happenings (Week of Jan. 2, 2008)

Storytime to begin Jan. 16 and 17 The winter session of Story?time at the Hillsboro Public Library will begin Jan. 16 and 17. The 40-minute sessions of reading, activities and crafts are available for 3-year-olds through kindergartners. Classes are offered on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. to 10:55 a.m., and on Thursdays from 10:15 a.m. […]

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Kiwanis pledges $3000 for fund
Kiwanis pledges $3000 for fund

Kiwanis pledges $3000 for fund

KiwanisClub.jpg Mike Kleiber (right), chairman of the Hillsboro Community Foundation board, accepts a $3,000 pledge from Bryce Wichert, treasurer of the Hillsboro Kiwanis Club, to go toward Hillsboro Area Impact Fund drive which concludes Dec. 31. To date the campaign has raised $236,729 in contributions and pledges toward its $250,000 goal.

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Happenings (Week of Dec. 26, 2007)
Happenings (Week of Dec. 26, 2007)

Happenings (Week of Dec. 26, 2007)

HRC plans aerobics start for Jan. 8 The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Melanie Johnson will be offering an aerobic class for the intermediate-level participant who is looking for a fun and challenging workout. The format will vary from standard hi/low impact aerobics, step aerobics, kickboxing, strength training and circuit/interval style classes, with an emphasis on overall wellness, safety and enjoyment […]

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Kiwanis contributes to soccer club
Kiwanis contributes to soccer club

Kiwanis contributes to soccer club

KiwanisHanschoMossSoccer1.jpg The Hillsboro Kiwanis Club presented a $250 check to the Marion County United Soccer Club this month. Accepting the check from Hillsboro Kiwanis president Jayson Hanschu is Stephanie Moss, MCUSC representative and coach. The money will be used to support children who would otherwise be prevented from participating in soccer for economic reasons. ?This donation is just one example […]

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Happenings (Week of Dec. 19, 2007)

First Mennonite to collect blankets First Mennonite Church of Hillsboro is currently taking new blanket and towel donations for the Mennonite Central Committee. Upon collection, MCC distributes the donations to people in need around the world. The Trinity and First Mennonite junior high youth group, SALTeens, have set a goal to collect 100 blankets by Christmas Eve. If you would […]

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Happenings (Week of Dec. 12, 2007)

HCF now collecting grant applications The Hillsboro Area Impact Fund, the unrestricted endowment fund of Hillsboro Community Foundation, has now begun its inaugural year granting process. Grant applications can be picked up from Brad Bartel, HCF secretary-treasurer, at Emprise Bank, 104 E. Grand, Hillsboro. Applicants can also call Bartel at 620-947-3464 (ext. 104) to request an application. The quickest way […]

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Area charities receive Toy Run checks, bicycles and toys
Area charities receive Toy Run checks, bicycles and toys

Area charities receive Toy Run checks, bicycles and toys

ToyRunChecksPC014839.jpg Click to buy photo Organizers of last month?s Marion County Toy Run presented checks totaling $10,100 to representatives from four community charitable organizations Saturday at Hillsboro State Bank. The proceeds, which will be used to buy Christmas presents for children from homes with significant financial needs, were divided in proportion to the number of free lunches provided within the […]

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Children have fun while mom’s shop
Children have fun while mom’s shop

Children have fun while mom’s shop

MomsDayOut_1676.jpg A roomful of 18 Hillsboro-area youth were busy with crafts, games and other activities during the first ?Mom?s Day Out? sponsored Saturday by the Hillsboro Recreation Commission. The activity entertained the youth and gave their parents time to shop without the little ones around. The group finished two craft items while listening to a few Christmas stories in between. […]

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Happenings (Week of Dec. 5, 2007)
Happenings (Week of Dec. 5, 2007)

Happenings (Week of Dec. 5, 2007)

Sylvester Vinduska to celebrate 90th? VinduskaSylvester90thBday.jpg Sylvester Vinduska of Marion will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at St. John Nepomucene Church in Pilsen. The event will be hosted by his children, Diana and Larry Landsverk, Lisa and Ken Wittrig, Bill Vinduska, Rebecca Vinduska and Martin Vinduska. Cards can […]

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Local EMS crew sports a warmer look
Local EMS crew sports a warmer look

Local EMS crew sports a warmer look

EMSjacketsPB264737.jpg Click to buy photo Members of the Hillsboro Emergency Medical Services crew model the new cold-weather coats purchased for them by the City of Hillsboro. It was the first purchase of coats for EMS workers in 15 years, according to crew members. Pictured above are (standing from left) Rachel Pederson, Mike Wadkins, Sue Wadkins, Wes Crowe; seated is Delores […]

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