Daily Life (Dec. 28, 2011)

Blood drive Dec. 30 at Goessel church

A blood drive is planned from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at the Mennonite Church, 109 S. Church, Goessel.

Everyone who comes to donate will receive a free T-shirt.

Those wanting to give can call 1-800-733-2767 or log on to redcrossblood.org.

A blood donor card or driver?s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Donors must be in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old, or age 16 with a completed parental consent form.


NAMI to meet in McPherson Jan. 5

The McPherson chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 5 at Crossroads Assembly of God Church just south of McPher?son.

Janel Clary, a registered nurse from Prairie View, will speak on ?The Importance of Taking Your Medications.? Clary will be available to answer medication questions.

For more information call Jane McIrvin, 620-241-4770.


Frostbite 4-Mile set for New Year?s Day

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission is sponsoring the seventh annual Frostbite Four Mile run/walk at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 1.

The original registration deadline for the event has passed, but enrollment will be accepted up to race time.

Participants should meet at the Hillsboro Scout House located in Memorial Park. The certified course winds through Hillsboro.

For a registration form, call 620-947-3490, e-mail recrea?tion@cityofhillsboro.net or down?load a form at box.com/s/ z8h6bf6plc0ndbgp7b4c.

The entry fee is $10. Every pre-registered participant will get a commemorative prize.

For more information, call 620-877-7512, or in the evening call 620-947-2409 or 947-3342.


Community hymn sing set for Dec. 31

A special community hymn sing begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.

The theme for the event is ?Looking Back, Looking Forward,? with Steve Vincent overseeing. Trumpet music will be provided by Lewis Hagen.

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