arrive Aug. 17
Government surplus commodities will arrive at senior centers in Marion County Wednesday, Aug. 17. Each site will distribute them according to their own schedule and may not distribute on the same day.
Those receiving commodities are asked to check with their local site for a distribution schedule.
Lehigh residents pick up commodities at Main Street Ministries, 415 S. Main St., Hillsboro.
If no commodities are left at a site, call the Marion County Department on Aging at 620-382-3580 to find out where commodities are available.
Commodities are available for those who are income eligible and should be picked up from your local distribution site.
To be eligible for commodities, a household’s total monthly income must be below $1,247 for one person; $1,736 for two; $2,184 for three; $2,633 for four; $3,081 for five and for each additional family member add $451.
MC Relay for Life
needs 700 cans
Marion County Relay for Life organizers said they are about 700 cans short of what is needed to keep the luminaria bags from blowing away.
The committee is asking for canned food donations by Aug. 11. Drop locations for the canned goods are at St. Luke Hospital, Marion City Building, Hillsboro State Bank, Fast Realty or Countryside Feed in Hillsboro.
All four of the Marion County food banks were grateful for the donations after last year’s event, and the Relay for Life committee would like to make this a tradition.
TEEN to meet in Marion Aug. 17
Technology Excellence in Education Network will have its regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the USD 408 district office, 101 N. Thorp St., Marion.
For more information, call Lena Kleiner at 620-877-0237.
Chat & Dine Club to meet Saturday
The Marion County Lake Chat & Dine Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Lake Hall.
Hosts for the evening are Coleen and Les Greenemeyer and Nancy and Martin Holler.
Tucker and Emily Kulas of Salina will lead “An Evening of Joyous Praise.” Get to know neighbors and newcomers at the lake.
Marion church plans music event
The Marion Presbyterian Church, 610 E. Lawrence, Marion, is hosting singers Taytum Miller and Adam Kjellin, who will share a variety of musical genres.
The event planned for 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, is also featuring cupcakes by Rachel Olsen and a variety of drinks will be served. All profits go to benefit the Marion County Resource Center and Food Bank.
For more information, call the church at 620-382-3257.