Daily Life, November 19, 2014

HHS students to rake leaves Nov. 25

Hillsboro High School students plan to rake leaves as a community service project from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25.

Organized by the student council, the intent is to assist people who would have difficulty doing the work themselves.

To arrange for student volunteers to rake your lawn, contact Jakob Han?schu, student body president, by email at jakob.hanschu@usd410.net, or call the high school office at 620-947-3991.

Free help offered for Part D review

The Marion County Department on Aging is will be helping individuals in the Goessel area compare and enroll in Medicare Part D prescription drug plans starting at 8 p.m. Nov. 24.

Gayla Ratzlaff, department coordinator, will be available at the Bethesda Home conference room until her last appointment.

?If you are wanting a comparison done, please bring a list of your medications and dosages to the appointment,? Ratzlaff said.

To step up an appointment for Nov. 24, call 620-382-3580.

The Marion County Department on Aging uses the Medicare website, which is used to do comparisons by all those who assist. The department does not charge for this service.

Farm/City banquet Nov. 24 in Marion

The Farm/City Appre?ciation banquet, sponsored by the Marion Chamber of Commerce, will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at Marion Community Center.

Each year, the event serves an estimated 200 area farmers and ranchers.

Chamber?s silent auction under way

The Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce?s annual silent auctioning of gift baskets to benefit Main Street Mini?stries Inc., Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Hillsboro Senior Center is now under way through Dec. 6 at the Chamber office, 111 W. Grand Ave.

Members of the public can come in during office hours to see the baskets and place a bid. Winners of the baskets will be notified Monday, Dec. 8.

Retired pastor to share his journey

Retired pastor Paul Klassen will describe his post-retirement journey during the third session of the Life?long Learning program at Tabor College.

The session will begin at 9:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center on Tabor campus.

Formerly a Mennonite Brethren pastor in Edmond, Okla., Klassen says his journey since retirement has been ?mind blowing, comfort-zone smashing and faith stretching.?

His ?show and tell? presentation will address his involvement with wood art and as an FBI chaplain in Oklahoma City.

The public is welcome to attend all Lifelong Learning sessions and may register at the door. Fees are $5 per session. Participants may enjoy lunch in the Tabor College cafeteria after the session at the discounted price of $4.

?For more information, contact Miriam Kliewer, director, at 620-947-3121 ext. 1706 or miriamkliewer@?tabor.edu.

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