Benefit supper to support HHS alum
The public is invited to participate in a benefit supper for Luke Moore, a 2012 Hillsboro High School graduate who recently was diagnosed with a form of cancer called Ewing Sarcoma in his right knee.
Moore and his family were to begin chemotherapy treatment July 8 in Kansas City.
Proceeds from the taco and cookie benefit, planned for 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, in the activity center at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 S. Main, Hillsboro, will be used to offset medical expenses.
For more information about the benefit supper or about making a donation, contact Tyler Ediger (620-877-7278) or Jesse Allen (620-877-7092).
Three to describe mission experiences
The public is invited to hear three people describe their experiences in mission outreach at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 14, in Eastmoor United Methodist Church in Marion.
Colin Eurit, a student at Kansas State University, traveled to Wales with “A Call to Greatness.”
The Chris Harbin family, who live and work in Tunisia, North Africa, will describe what it’s like to live in a predominately Islamic country.
Bob Priest of Marion will describe his recent experiences in Zimbabwe, southern Africa.
Homemade ice cream, cake and drinks will be available during the evening.
Chat and Dine Club to meet July 13
The Marion County Park and Lake Chat and Dine Club is holding a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the East Shelter House.
This is the club’s annual cookout and everyone is asked to bring a side dish to go with burgers and hot dogs.
Mid-summer hymn sing set for July 14
A special mid-summer community hymn sing will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.
Included in the event will be singing, scripture reading and prayer. Those attending will have the opportunity to select favorite hymns.
The theme is “First Response” with Steve Vincent coordinating. Choral music will be provided by Men in Harmony, a 20-voice group directed by Jim Ellis. The chorus is the Central Kansas Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society.
TEEN board will meet July 17
The Technology Excellence in Education Network will meet at 6 p.m.Wednesday, July 17, at the USD 408 district office, 101 N. Thorp St., Marion.
For more information about the public meeting, call Lena Kleiner at 620-877-0237.
Lake to sponsor paddle boat races
Marion County Lake is sponsoring its second annual paddle boat race at 10 a.m. Aug. 10.
The event will also include canoes and kayaks.
For entry forms or for more information, call Lake Superintendent Steve Hudson at 620-382-3240 or 620-382-2663.
Ventriloquist to visit Marion July 23
Marion City Library is hosting Kevin Horner, a ventriloquist, illusionist and comedian, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, at the Marion Community Center, 208 E. Santa Fe.
Horner’s program, “Dig Into Reading,” is free and for children of all ages. The performance will also include several puppets. Everyone is welcome.
For more information, call the library at 620-382-2442.