Daily Life (Aug. 17 2010)

Missionaries to talk about African life

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Missionaries Jack and Cathy Carlos will talk about their experiences in Africa at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, at the Zion Lutheran Church, 106 N. Lincoln, Hillsboro.

Everyone is welcome to the event, sponsored by Zion Lutheran Church.

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HRC to offer fall knitting class

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The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Karen Ehrlich are teaming up for a knitting class in Hillsboro.

The class is mainly for beginners or for those who might have been taught when they were younger but have forgotten what to do, according to Doug Sisk, HRC director.

No previous experience is necessary. Supplies will be provided for the first class. Participants will need to purchase their own supplies for the remaining classes. Participants should expect to work on their projects outside of class.

Classes will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Monday night from Sept. 13 through Oct. 18 in the council room at city hall.

The cost will be $30. The deadline to sign up is Sept. 8.

For more information call Sisk at 620-947-3482.

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Hett reunion held at lake hall Aug. 8

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The 92nd annual Hett reunion was held Aug. 8 at Marion County Lake Hall. A total of 98 family members and four guests attended the potluck dinner.

Slide shows were presented by Luke Rothman. The first consisted of the Brunk Cemetery where Heinrich and Katharina Hett are buried.

The second show was put together by Erica Demeritt. It contained pictures of the John Hett family. Members of the John Hett Sr. family also presented pictures.

Charles Hett shared a scrapbook containing his branch of the family tree. Anita Brookens shared a photograph of Heinrich Hett and her grandfather, August R. Hett.

President Shelly Stafford conducted the business meeting. Officers elected for 2011 were Jeremy Hett, president; Jeff Ensey, vice-president; Pam Hett, secretary; and Evelyn Hett, treasurer.

The next reunion will be held Aug. 14, 2011, at the Marion County Lake Hall.

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Legacy to sing at First Mennonite

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Legacy Quartet from Denver, Colo., will be in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at First Menno?nite Church in Hillsboro.

With a style in the Southern Gospel tradition, Legacy has performed in churches, banquets, retreats, athletic events, high schools, colleges, universities, radio and television, municipal auditoriums, fairs and many other events.

Legacy?s members live in Colorado. They are Chris Gaines, tenor; Mitch Rogge, lead; Steve Taylor, baritone; and Norm Huxman, bass.

Senior Center plans 50th-year event

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Bob Delk & the Boys will be the featured performers at a 50th-year celebration and fundraiser for the Hillsboro Senior Center at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27.

For a minimum donation of $5, participants can also enjoy ice cream dessert.

Organizers request that people interested in attending the event RSVP by Aug. 20 by calling 947-2304. The center is located at 212 N. Main in Hillsboro.

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