Daily Life (Jan. 15, 2014)

Solid waste group to meet Jan. 15

The Central Kansas Regional Solid Waste Author?ity?s regular quarterly meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the McPherson County Transfer Station, 1431 17th Ave., McPherson.


HMS seeks area alums for project

Hillsboro Middle School is inviting Trojan alumni in the area to participate in a College and Career Readi?ness project planned for 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 29 at the middle school.

Participants will sit on a panel with other Trojan alumni to describe the path that led them to their current career.

Alumni interested in participating should contact Anne Janzen at anne.janzen@usd410.net or 620-947-3297.


Stucky to speak at museum event

Area historian Brian Stucky will be the speaker at Mennonite Heritage & Agri?cultural Museum?s annual meeting Sunday, Jan. 19, at Alexanderwohl Menno?nite Church, rural Goessel.

The event will begin at 2:30 p.m. with a business meeting followed by Stucky?s reflections on ?Why the Stories Are Important.?

The year 2014 marks the 140th anniversary of Russian Mennonites settling in south central Kansas and the 40th anniversary of the dedication of the museum.

The meeting will end with faspa, which is a traditional light Low German Mennonite meal.


Yellow Dot program to begin

The Hillsboro Lions Club is making the Yellow Dot Program easier for participants by taking photos and printing them at various events in town.

The way the Yellow Dot Program works is to inform emergency medical personnel and first responders about health information and proper treatment when the recipient is involved in a vehicle accident.

The first event using a camera and printer to take photos will be from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Hillsboro Lion?s pancake feed at Hillsboro Senior Center, 212 N. Main.

For those who have a Yellow Dot envelope and have yet to complete the information, they are encouraged to bring it along. However, there is a good supply of information available for those wanting to participate.


Health insurance enrollment set

Affordable Care Act navigators will be offering assistance with health insurance enrollment from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Prairie View Hillsboro Office, 508 S. Ash.

Appointments are also available on different dates by contacting Health Ministries Clinic, 209 S. Pine St., Newton or calling 316-281-7329.

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