Daily Life, August 19, 2015

HRC to offer flag football, martial arts

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will sponsor youth flag football and martial arts classes this fall.

Deadline to register for flag football is Aug. 21. Games will begin at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 26 and continue each Saturday through Oct. 24. Teams will be formed according to school class, first through sixth grade.

Martial arts classes will be taught by Sempai Mervin Lare and include various disciplines. The classes will be at the Hillsboro Elemen?tary School on Monday and Thursday evenings, with ages 8-13 meeting from 6-7 p.m. and age 14 through adult at 7-8 p.m. The price for this class is $40 a month.

For more information about both programs, visit cityofhillsboro.net/hrc.html or contact Doug Sisk at 620-947-3490 or by email at recreation@cityofhillsboro.net.

Hillsboro blood drive set Aug. 21

A blood drive is planned from noon to 6 p.m. Friday Aug. 21, at Hillsboro City Hall, 118 E. Grand.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 800-733-2767.

Shirley Kasper, one of the American Red Cross blood drive coordinators in Hillsboro, encourages people to give blood.

?An extra hour has been added for the convenience of the donors,? she said.

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