Daily Life

Alaska is topic of Lifelong Learning

Author Naomi Gaede-Penner will speak about Alaska at the next Lifelong Learning program at 9:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18, in the Wohlgemuth Music Educa?tion Center in Hillsboro.

Penner has written four non-fiction books about Alaska. Her program is titled ??A? is for Anaktuvuk, Alaska, Anna, Antlers: First Teacher to the Last Nomadic Eskimos.?

?I?m excited to tell the story about the schooltea?cher my father introduced to the most remote area of Alaska,? Penner said. ?She changed Alaskan history.?

The public is welcomed to attend all Lifelong Learning programs and may register at the door. Fees are $5 per session, $15 per semester ($29 per couple).

After the sessions, participants may eat lunch in the Tabor College cafeteria at the discounted price of $4.

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

Sunday meal to benefit teen girls

A benefit Sunday meal is planned for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Trinity Parish Hall in Ramona.

Proceeds from donations will go toward Main Place Youth, a Christian ?home away from home? for girls age 12-18 who are struggling with destructive lifestyles. The Main Place mission is to change lives and restore families.

Thrivent Action Team has contributed $250 as seed money for the fund?raiser.

For more information about the organization, visit mainplaceyouth.org.

MHS?students plan

annual service day

Students at Marion High School will have their annual Community Service Day on Thursday, Sept. 24.

They are looking for businesses interested in needing help with a project. No job is too small.

For more information, call Lisa Johnson at MHS, 620-382-2168 or email her at: johnslis@usd408.com.

Painting workshop offered in Marion

Marion Rec is offering a painting workshop intended for participants age 13 years and older from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the basement of the Com?munity Center.

Titled ?That Paint Thang,? participants will create a ?Happy Scarecrow? on a 16-inch by 21-inch stretched canvas.

The workshop costs $15. Space and supplies are limited. RSVP to Alisha at that.paint.thang@gmail.com or call her at 620-282-0737.

Hillsboro block party set Sept. 22

Hillsboro is having a community block party from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 22 downtown. The event is sponsored by the Hillsboro Chamber Promotions Committee.

Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

All students, including children not yet in school through college (with a Tabor ID) will be free for their first hot dog or hamburger.

Hot dogs are $1 and hamburgers are $2.50 for adults.

In addition, downtown stores are open, along with home-based businesses and entertainment available.

For more information, call 620-947-3506.

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