Daily Life

Two blood drives remain for June

The American Red Cross is offering two opportunities for people in Marion County to donate blood during the last 10 days of June.

On June 26, donors will be welcomed from 1-6 p.m. at Trinity Mennonite Church, 211 S. Elm in Hillsboro.

The following day, from 2-6 p.m., the Red Cross will be at Goessel Mennonite Church, 109 S. Church.

The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to make and keep donation appointments to maintain the summer blood supply and help prevent a shortage.

Donors of all blood types are needed, especially those with type O negative, B negative and A negative.


CMBS announces summer hours

The Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies at Tabor College has adjusted its hours for summer.

Through Aug. 8, the archival center will be open from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. The center will be closed June 30 to July 4.

If the center is closed and assistance is needed, call Peggy Goertzen at 620-947-3691, Anita Boese at 620-947-2067 or Raymond Wiebe at 620-047-2456.


Goessel church plans movie night

Chisholm Trail Bible Church, 101 N. Wheat St., Goessel, is having a movie night at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 29.

The movie is ?Ring the Bell? with Casting Crowns and Steven Curtis Chap?man. Admission is free, and popcorn and pop will be provided. For more information, call 316-207-6329.


Marion library gears up for tour

The Flint Hills Garden Tour, sponsored by Marion Public Library, will be from 8:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 28.

The annual benefit, with proceeds going toward the betterment of the library, will again be providing a showcase for real gardeners.

Gardens on this year?s tour include Linda and Bub Lovelady?s, 747 S. Freeborn; Elora Robinson?s, 620 Hud?son and Julie and Dwight Nelson?s, 832 140th St.

Admission is $5 per visitor and for more information, call 620-382-2442 or stop by the facility at 101 Library St.

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