Daily Life, March 18, 2015

Health fair set for 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 E. 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.

AARP driving course offered

Richard and Marilyn Riemer will be leading a ?Smart Driver Safety Course? from 1-5 p.m. Mon?day and Tuesday, March 30-31, at the Hillsboro City Building, 118 E. Grand.

Developed by the Ameri?can Association of Retired Persons, the class, is intended for all licensed drivers. No actual driving will be required to complete the course. Participants will receive a workbook; the class is discussion-oriented with no pass/fail tests.

Participants must attend both four-hour sessions to receive a completion certificate, which in Kansas can be presented to insurance companies for a premium reduction. Every principal driver of a vehicle must complete the course to receive the reduction.

Those interested in taking the class can sign up at the senior center or call the Reimers at 620-947-3453.

 

Library quilt show begins March 23

Marion City Library, 100 Library St., is hosting a quilt show March 23 through April 4 in the Santa Fe Room.

The display features more than 30 quilts, wall hangings and table runners from local quilters. In addition, barn quilts will be exhibited.

Visitors will have an opportunity to win a quilt made by a library patron.

Library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Thurs?day; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tues?day, Wednesday and Friday; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, call 620-382-2442.

Donkey basketball fundraiser at CGHS

The After-Prom Commit?tee st Canton-Galva Junior/ Senior High School is sponsoring ?donkey ball? as a fundraising event starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29.

The show includes teams comprised of family, friends, teachers and community members riding donkeys while playing basketball.

Prior to the game, a potato bar with toppings, dessert and drink for $5 will be available.

Tickets are $8 prior to the game and $10 at the door. All funds will go toward the Canton-Galva After-Prom.

For more information, call Cheryl Boesker, 620-628-4901 or 620-628-4735.

Relay for Life event kickoff March 21

The kickoff event for the American Cancer Society?s Relay For Life of Marion County will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Marion County Health Fair in Hills?boro Elementary School.

Information about early detection, treatment and increased survival rates will be available.

Those who register for the Relay during the kickoff will receive a coupon for a free ticket to win a quilt at the event later this year.

GES kindergarten screening March 30

Goessel Elementary School is hosting a kindergarten screening Monday, March 30 at Goessel Mennonite Church, 109 S. Church St., Goessel.

All children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 are encouraged to attend the meeting.

The screenings will give both the parent and school important information on their child?s readiness for school.

For more information, call Denise Nickel at 620-367-4601 or stop by the school at 500 E. Main St., Goessel.

 

TEEN group will meet March 25

The Technology Excel?lence in Education Network will meet at 6 p.m. Wednes?day, March 25, at the USD 408 district office, 101 N. Thorp St., Marion.

For more information, call Lena Kleiner at 620-877-0237.

 

Preschool app fairs beginning soon

Hillsboro and Marion preschool application fairs will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 31 and April 2, respectively.

Children need to be 3 years old by Aug. 31; income-based or community positions are available.

Organizers invite parents to pick up an application.

For more information, call 620-947-3981 in Hillsboro and 620-755-4351 in Marion.

 

Author featured at Lifelong Learning

Alicia Snyder, author and illustrator from the Wichita area, will be the speaker at Tabor College?s Lifelong Learning program at 9:45 a.m., Friday, March 20, in the Wohlgemuth Music Educa?tion Center on campus.

Snyder will ask questions such as, ?Have you ever wondered if your life’s work was in vain? Do you fail to see the results of years of work and prayer??

Her book, ?Parables of Hope,? was published in 2013 and features some of her artwork. Snyder will have copies of the book available for purchase.

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 Miriam Kliewer at 620- 947-0294 or via email at miriamkliewer@tabor.edu.

 

Legislative coffee April 4 in Hillsboro

A legislative coffee, originally planned for March 2 has been changed to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Scout House, Memorial Park.

The event is sponsored by the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce and will include Kansas Rep. Don Schroeder and Kansas Sen. Jay Emler, who will answer questions

Everyone is invited to attend.

 

CHS plans benefit golf tournament

Centre High School is sponsoring a benefit golf tournament beginning at 9 a.m. April 25 at Herington Country Club Golf Course.

The event is a four-person scramble with a limit of 22 teams.

Entry fee is $45 per person or $180 per team, and includes lunch and green fees.

For more information or to register, contact Greg Wyatt, coordinating the event, at Centre High School, 2374 310th St., Lost Springs, KS 66859.

The deadline to register is April 22 and make checks payable to Centre High School.

 

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