Daily Life

MSM requests

beef, other items

Main Street Ministries? Food Bank freezers have been empty for more than a month. Leaders are inviting local farmers to consider donating beef.

The ministry will cover processing fees. Venison, turkey or fresh produce also would be welcomed.

For the Transformation Program in the MSM apartments, the following items are needed: a twin bed, pots and pans, Tupperware, bath towels, pillows, Christian videos and DVDs, wall clocks and clock radios.

For more information, call Kimberly Swaney, MSM director, at 620-877-0482.


Commodities to arrive March 12

The U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities are to arrive at Marion County senior centers and Hillsboro Main Street Ministries Wednesday, March 12.

Each site will distribute to the public according to its schedule, which may not be the same day as arrival.

Check with the local distribution center in your community for the day and time of distribution to the public.

If no commodities are left at your site, call the Marion County Department on Aging at 620-382-3580 to find out where commodities are available.


Wiens to lead HRC photo class

Gerald Wiens, a nature and wildlife photographer from Marion, will be leading a digital photography class for adults sponsored by the Hillsboro Recreation Com?mission from 7-8:30 p.m. March 24 and 31 at city hall.

Wiens will teach basic digital photography techniques and procedures.

The cost is $20 and the deadline to register is Friday, March 21. A flyer about the class is available at cityofhillsboro.net/hrc/.

CKRSW board to review 5-year plan

The Central Kansas Regional Solid Waste Authority board will meet to review 5-year planning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. at the McPherson County Transfer Station, 1431 17th Ave., McPherson.

TEEN board to

meet March 19

The Technology Excel?lence in Education Network will convene its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the USD 408 district office, 101 N. Thorp, Marion.

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


HRC brochure available online

Copies of the Hillsboro Recreation Commission?s summer activities brochure were distributed in Hillsboro elementary and middle schools in late February, but copies can be downloaded from the HRC website at cityofhillsboro.net/hrc/.

For additional information, contact Doug Sisk at recreation@cityofhillsboro.net or call 620-947-3490.

Library plans quilt

show March 17

The Marion City Library is having its annual quilt show March 17 through March 29 during regular library hours in the Santa Fe room.

Over 25 quilts or wall hangings will be on display.

For more information, call the library at 620-382-2442.


Fish fry March 15

at Hillsboro AL

A fish fry begins at 5:30 p.m. and continues until food is gone, Saturday, March 15, at the Hillsboro American Legion, 405 Floral Drive.

The cost is by donation with all proceeds going toward scholarships.

Members and guests are welcome.


screening slated

Marion Elementary School is looking for students who will be enrolling in kindergarten this fall.

These children must be 5 years of age by Aug. 31.

The kindergarten screening evaluation will take place March 24 and March 25 at Marion Presbyterian Church.

Parents who would like to enroll kindergartners in the fall must call Deb Shipman at MES at 620-382-3771 to set up an appointment for the screening.


Burns church plans

bible conference

Burns Countryside Church is hosting its Winter Bible Conference with Wally Long, an ex-Marine, father of eight and popular conference speaker and bible teacher.

The theme is ?It?s All About Christ.?

The sessions include at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 15, ?Why We Fail in the Christian Life;? March 16, a small group study and discussion, at 10:30 a.m. service, ?Are There Noodles in Your Lasagna?: The Greatness of Love,? and ?The Why of Suffering, Trials and Affliction.?

The church is 1.5 miles west of U.S. Highway 77 on 20th and Yarrow or visit: http://burnscountrysidechurch.org/.

HCH scholarship

deadline April 15

The Hillsboro Community Hospital Volunteer/Auxiliary is inviting Hillsboro High School seniors going into the health care field to apply for its $500 scholarship.

Application forms are available through HHS Counselor Diana Holub or at the HCH business office by asking for Rhonda.

Those interested in varied medical, research, physical therapy, nursing, counseling and dietary fields are urged to apply by April 15.

Mail applications to HCH, in care of Jeri Klose or Velma Hadley, 701 S. Main, Hillsboro, KS 67063.

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