Daily Life (February 7, 2018)

Relay For Life plans

to meet Feb. 13

Relay for Life of Marion County is hosting a planning and information meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the basement at St. Luke Hospi­tal, 535 S. Freeborn.

The discussion will in­clude event kickoff, canned food drive, business sponsorships, and team and participant recruiting.

Anyone interested in learning more about Relay for Life or suggesting ideas for the event is welcome to attend.

For more information, email Debbie Connor at djcrfl­mnco@gmail.com.

Tabor ‘Spirit Night’ set for Feb. 10

Tabor College will host its annual Spirit Night Feb. 10 during the Bluejay basketball games versus Oklahoma Wesleyan University.

The women’s game will start at 5 p.m. followed by the men’s game at 7 p.m.

Churches in Marion County, plus the churches in the Central and Southern districts of the Mennonite Brethren Conference (Kan­sas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Colorado, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana and Minnesota) are invited to attend.

The evening will include raffles, crowd activities and food. After the men’s game, the post-game gathering in the cafeteria will serve ice cream cups, snacks and drinks along with the chance to win prizes.

Admission to this event is free when visitors sign their name and church name at the door. Churches are encouraged to promote Spirit Night to their respective congregations.

‘Just Mercy’ is book for discussion soon

One Book, One Community book read, “Just Mercy,” will be discussed at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Marion City Library in the Kansas Room.

Everyone is invited to attend (whether they read the book or not) to discuss their feelings and thoughts about this book, the author and the events.

For more information, call 620-382-2442.

Extension offering health program

Marion County K-State Research and Extension will offer an eight-week program called “Stay Strong, Stay Healthy,” which emphasizes simple strength-building exercises that will improve balance, health and state of mind.

Instruction will be led by Tristen Cope of the Marion County K-State Research and Extension office, and Anne Pitts of the Harvey County K-State Research and Exten­sion office.

The program will run from 3-4 p.m. on Mon­days and Thursdays, Feb. 26 through April 19, at Alexan­derwhol Mennonite Church at 1304 K-15 Highway near Goessel. The fee is $20 for the eight-week series.

To register, call the Exten­sion Office at 620-382-2325 or visit the website at www.marion.k-state.edu.

An information session about the program is planned for 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the church. No registration is required to attend the information session.