Daily Life, March 25, 2015

Legislative coffeeApril 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 in Memorial Park.

The event is sponsored by the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce and will feature State Rep. Don Schroeder and State Sen. Rick Wilborn.

Everyone is invited to attend.


Relay collecting food for weights

The ACS Relay For Life of Marion County is collecting canned food to use as luminary weights.

After the event, the food will be distributed to food banks located in Hills?boro, Marion, Peabody and Goes?sel.

Ten-ounce to 16-ounce can sizes are preferred. Drop-off locations through Oct. 8 are St Luke Hos?pital, 535 S. Free?born St., Marion, and Kess?ler Kreations, 112 S. Main St., Hillsboro. To have your business added as a collection site, email Debbie Conner at dconner@barkmanhoney.com.


TC women to give concert March 29

The Tabor College Con?certo Bella Voce Women?s Choir will perform its annual home concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church with the theme ?Illumination.?

The choir is under the direction of Janie Broken?icky and accompanied by Jennifer Epp of Hillsboro.

?This year, the music in our concert focuses on the light of Christ, both literally and figuratively,? Broke?nicky said.

The choir is comprised of 20 women.


Tampa Game Night slated March 29

Game night in Tampa has been rescheduled to March 29 rather than April 5, which is Easter Sunday.

Everyone is welcome to attend the event at 7 p.m. at the Tampa Senior Center.

For more information, call 785-965-2639.


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.


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.

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