Daily Life, April 8, 2015

Relay organizers asking for helpers

The ACS Relay For Life of Marion County is still looking for volunteers to join its event leadership team in the following four areas:.

? Experience lead, which works to ensure participants have fun, are engaged and enjoy their experience.

? Youth champion, which builds youth engagement for the event.

? Accounting, which ensures there is an accurate record of money raised.

? Luminaria, which promotes awareness and sales of luminaria bags.

? Mission & ACS CAN, which educates participants about the ACS mission, patient services and programs.

Anyone interested in helping with the event should contact Bryn Mecum at 316-616-6506 or bryn.mecum@cancer.org.

 

TC choir to present post-tour concert

The Tabor College Con?cert Choir will perform its annual post-tour home concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 12 at the Hillsboro Menno?nite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe in Hillsboro.

The choir, under the direction of Brad Vogel, professor of choral music, will perform with the theme ?His Holy Presence.?

The program features several unique components, including accompaniment by sophomore harpist Hea?ther Loewen and the premiere performance of Vogel?s own composition, ?Bread and Wine,? with seniors Krista Neifert on piano and Natalie Wiens on cello.

 

Fall-prevention classes to begin

Marion County Depart?ment on Aging will offer the fall-prevention class, ?Matter of Balance,? later this month at Florence and Hillsboro.

The class in Florence will begin at 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 23, in the Carriage Manor community room. The class in Hillsboro will begin 2-4 p.m. April 23 at a location to be determined.

The cost for the eight-week class at each site is $8. To register for one of them, call 620-382-3580.

 

Chat and Dine Club to meet April 11

The Marion County Park and Lake Chat and Dine Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. April 11 for its first potluck dinner at the Marion County Lake Hall.

Steve Hudson will discuss upcoming activities for 2015 and bring us up to date on other things going on at the park. Everyone is encouraged to attend and bring a guest.

 

Marion Library sets Lego event April 13

The Marion City Library is having a Lego event from 4 to 5 p.m. April 13 in the Santa Fe Room at the library.

Children in grades kindergarten through fifth will have an opportunity to make their own unique creations from Legos.

The event is free and no registration is necessary.

For more information, call the library at 620-382-2442.

 

Radio announcer to lead LL session

Richard Schroeder, a former radio announcer from Denver, Colo., will be the speaker at Lifelong Learning at 9:45 a.m., Friday, April 17 in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center on campus in Hillsboro.

People who cannot attend Friday?s session can hear the presentation from 9:30-11 a.m. Thursday, April 16. in the WMEC.

Schroeder?s program, titled ?C.S. Lewis, Pearl Harbor and The Rest of the Story,? will take the form of an old radio broadcast. Schroeder will share historical sounds to enhance the stories of C.S. Lewis, the days of Pearl Harbor and other areas of interest.

?Finally, we?ll tie all the pieces together with the thread of why a loving God allows such intense suffering in the world,? Schroeder said.

The public is welcome to attend all Lifelong Learning sessions and may register at the door. Fees are $5 per session. Attendees may enjoy lunch in the Tabor College cafeteria after the session at the discounted price of $4.

For more information, contact director Miriam Kliewer at 620-947-0294 or by email at miriamkliewer?@tabor.edu.

 

HES?Kindergarten screenings slated

Kindergarten screenings at Hillsboro Elementary School will take place Thursday and Friday, April 9-10.

Anyone who has a preschooler who will be eligible for kindergarten in the 2015-2016 school year, contact the elementary office at 620-947-3981 to set up an appointment for the round-up.

Children will need to be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 to be eligible for kindergarten this fall.

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