Daily Life (July 27, 2016)

Free screening

for children

A free screening for children birth through 5 years old will be held Tuesday, Aug. 9 in Hillsboro.

Appointments will be available from 9-11:30 a.m.

At the screening, development will be checked in the areas of cognitive, motor, speech/language and social/emotional. Vision and hearing will also be screened. This process usually takes at least one hour for a child to complete. All children are welcome, but an appointment is necessary.

The screening is sponsored by Marion County Early Intervention Services. Call 620-382-2858 for an appointment.

Meal in Tampa

cancelled Aug. 3

Tampa organizers will not have the “Dinner Together” event scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 3.

Special meeting

for TEEN board

The Technology Excellence in Education Network Board will hold a special board meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at the USD 410 District Office conference room at 416 S. Date in Hillsboro.

Farmers market

changes venue

The Hillsboro Farmers Market is moving from Me­morial Park to Olde Towne at 126 N. Main St.

Vendors or visitors with questions can call the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce at 620-947-3506 or stop by the office at 120 N. Main St.

Donations sought

for school items

Marion County Food Bank & Resource Center, Butler Community College and other community partners are sponsoring a school supply drive.

The supplies will help deserving children in the community by those wanting to contribute items.

Families may access these donations at the Marion County Food Bank & Resource Center, 1220 E. Main, Marion. The hours of operation are 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4; 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, Aug. 8; 4:30-7 p.m. Aug. 11; 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 15 and 4:30-7 p.m. Aug. 18 or Marion Elementary School after school starts.

For more information, contact Amy Kjellin at 620-382-2183.

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