Daily Life, May 20, 2015

Seniors can use market vouchers

The Marion County Department on Aging has farmers market vouchers available for senior citizens.

Individuals eligible to receive the vouchers must be age 60 or older, live in Marion County and meet the following gross monthly income guidelines: $1,815 for a household of one; $2,456 for a household of two; $3,098 for a household of three and $3,739 for a household of four.

The vouchers are worth $30 and can be used at any Kansas farmers market for fresh and unprepared vegetables, fruits, honey and herbs.

Individuals will need to complete some paperwork before receiving the vouchers.

Contact the Marion County Department on Aging about vouchers at 620-382-3580 before coming to the office at 309 S. Third St., Marion.

Parkside plans BBQ for vets May 22

Parkside Homes, 200 Willow Road in Hillsboro, will host a pre-Memor?ial Day barbecue for all local area veterans from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 22.

The menu will be grilled hamburgers, pulled pork and sides.

An RSVP are requested by Thursday, May 21, by calling 620-947-2301.

Lunch, Learn, Live program May 27

The Lunch, Learn and Live series begins with Gail Boaldin, CNO, presenting ?Telemedicine: A Look Into the Future of Health Care at St. Luke.?

This first in a series of programs is from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at St. Luke Medical Clinic basement.

The event is open to the public and lunch is provided at no cost.

Boaldin will discuss information about future health care and answer any questions related to telemedicine. At the conclusion of the program, and for those interested, Boaldin will provide a short tour of the telemedicine equipment.

The presentation, question-and-answer session and tour will last about one hour.

For more information, call Roger Schroeder at 620-382-2177 or email him at: roger.schroeder@slhmarion.org.


Discounts available for Chingawassa

Chingawassa Days planned for June 5, 6 and 7, will have three days of food, games, shopping and entertainment, officials said.

Those buying buttons from now until May 31 will pay only $25. Buttons starting June 1 and at the gate are $35 each.

In addition to a three-day pass, families also can enjoy a $6 day pass.

Buttons are available at Ampride, Carlsons, Marion Chamber of Commerce, Marion City office, Tampa State Bank, Marion National Bank, Western Associates, Lanning Pharmacy and Central National Bank.

For more information, call 620-382-3425 or visit: chingawassadays.com.

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