Daily Life, Feb. 25, 2015

Fundraiser slated for Jason Allison

Florence and Aulne Methodist churches will have a soup supper fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 1, to benefit the Jason Allison family.

The event will be at the Florence Methodist Church and is by freewill donation.

Jason was diagnosed with ALS in October 2014.

All proceeds from the fundraiser will go to Jason and his family.

For those unable to attend, donations may be sent to Attn: The Jason Allison Family at Florence Methodist Church, 201 W. Fifth St., Florence, KS 66851.


Senior Center fundraiser Feb. 28

The Hillsboro Senior Center is hosting a community breakfast of waffles and Hillsboro sausage from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the center, 212 N. Main St.

The event is a fundraiser with all proceeds going toward center expenses and needs. The cost is $6.

For more information, call 620-947-2304.


Free child screening in Marion March 10

Marion County Early Intervention Services is offering a free screening for children birth through 5 years old from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in Marion.

At the screening, development will be checked in areas of learning, motor, language and social. Vision and hearing also will be screened.

This process usually takes at least one hour for a child to complete. All children are welcome, but an appointment is necessary. To make one, call 620-382-2858.

Flint Hills Rural Electric meeting set

The 77th annual Flint Hills Rural Electric Cooperative Association registration and meal begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at the Herington Community Building, 810 S. Broadway.

A safety demonstration and business meeting will follow the meal.

The meeting is open to all members of the Flint Hills Rural Electric Cooperative.


Charity auction set for March 8

The annual Holy Family Parish charity auction will be March 8 in the Pilsen Community Center.

A dinner will be served by the center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and all proceeds from the meal will benefit the center.

A silent auction will be under way when people arrive and the live auction will start after the meal. All proceeds from the auction will benefit Marion County Charities and families in need.


The public is invited.

For a look at some of the donated items, visit the church Facebook page: Holy Family Parish Charity Auction. For more information, call Kim Oborny at 620-732-2146.


Relay planning meeting is Feb. 24

The next planning meeting for the 2015 American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Marion County is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Luke Hospital basement.

Everyone is welcomed to attend.


Health fair slated March 21 at HES

The Marion County Health Fair is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Hillsboro Elementary School, 812 East A St.

For more information about the event, call Ken Johnson at 620-947-1460; Diedre Serene at 620-382-2550 or Roger Schroeder at 620-382-2177.


TC?Theater to present new play

Tabor College Theater will present ?The Secret in the Wings,? a new play by Mary Zimmerman.

Performances are planned for 7:30 p.m. March 11 and 12, and 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 14, in the Lab Theater in the basement of the H.W. Lohrenz Build?ing.

The play uses music and inventive storytelling to weave together centuries-old fairy tales, resulting in scenes that are often funny, sometimes strange and always captivating.

Admission will be $6 for general admission, $4 for students. Because of limited seating, tickets are available by reservation or at the door. Call 620-947-3121 ext.1033.

Chisholm Trail church series slated

A 10-week DVD series begins at 7 p.m. starting March 1 through May 10 at Chisholm Trail Bible Church, 101 N. Wheat St., Goessel.

The series, ?Truth or Myth,? will answer questions to include: What does the Bible teach about itself? What does Christ say about the New Testament? Are Paul?s writings inspired? and much more.

For other information, call 316-207-6329.

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