Daily Life (Aug. 31, 2011)

NAMI to meet in McPherson Sept. 1

NAMI McPherson, an organization that offers support, education and advocacy to those with mental illness and their families, will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 at Crossroads Assembly of God Church just south of McPherson.

The program will be ?In Our Own Voice,? a presentation where two people with mental illness tell their stories and show a short video of interviews with people living with mental illness. Everyone is welcome.

Community Bible study begins soon

The community Bible study for women will begin at 10 a.m. Sept. 8. This nondenominational group will study the book of Esther.

The group will use Beth Moore?s handbook as its guide. Moore is an American evangelist, author and teacher.

All studies will be in the Hearth Room at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe. Babysitting will be available upon request.

For more information, call 620-947-3144.

GHS art exhibit features drawings

With the start of the school year, a new art exhibit is now on display at Goessel High School?s Emil Kym Art Gallery.

Pen and ink drawings by Virgil Penner of North Newton are being shown. Penner is known for his detailed renderings of buildings and farm scenes, and has exhibited at several shows.

The exhibit will be up until Sept. 16. For more information, call GHS art instructor Brian Stucky at 620-367-4722.

Kids soccer opens registration for fall

MC United Soccer Club is opening registration for its ninth season of soccer in Marion County.

Registration forms can be picked up at both Hillsboro and Marion elementary schools, with Margo Yates at the Marion Chamber of Commerce and the city of Marion website, or by contacting Stephanie Moss at soccerfamily.sm@gmail.com or 620-877-7454.

Deadline for registration is Sept. 9, with practices beginning Sept. 12 and games beginning Oct. 1.

The cost for players remains the same: $40 for pre-kindergarten through second grade, $60 third grade through 12th grade. The fee includes a full year of play.

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