Daily Life (June 28, 2017)

Movie set for July 5

at Marion library

A movie will be shown at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 5. at the Marion City Library.

Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

This week’s movie is about a strong-willed daughter of a chief of a Polynesian tribe, who is chosen by the ocean itself to reunite a mystical relic with a goddess. When a blight strikes her island, she sets sail in search of Maui, a legendary demigod, in the hope of saving her people.

The movie is rated PG and runs 107 minutes.

SAPC to meet June 29 at USD 410

The Substance Abuse Prevention Council is meeting at noon on Wednesday, June 28, at the USD 410 District Office, 416 S. Date St., Hillsboro. Lunch is available by donation.

The agenda will include a brief recap of the Coalition workshop sponsored by DCCCA, which is a service to improve the safety, health and well-being of those served.

Other items include the roles of members, commitment cards, nominations and elections for chairperson, co-chairperson and secretary and motion to replace grant facilitator office with treasurer.

For more information, call Joy Mark, FACT executive director, at 620-947-3184 ext. 1011.

Planning commission reschedules meeting

Because there wasn’t a quorum, the Marion County Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals is rescheduling its meeting.

The new time, date and location is at 7 p.m. June 29 in the chambers of the Marion County Com­mis­sion.

Those planning to attend are asked to note the change in location.

Agenda items include a special exception request filed by David and Isabel Scott for the placement of a single-wide manufactured home as a second residence to allow for care of their elderly parents on Indigo Road in Hillsboro.

In addition, the board will also review and discuss any concerns related to the Marion County Compre­hen­sive Plan.

For more information, call Sharon Omstead, assistant, at 620-382-2945 or stop by their office at 230 E. Main, Marion.

Merritt to speak on First Amendment

W. Davis Merritt Jr., editor of The Wichita Eagle from 1975-98, will lead a discussion about the First Amendment at 2 p.m. Satur­day, July 1, in the Santa Fe Room of the Marion City Library, 101 Library St.

The event is sponsored by the Marion County Demo­crats, but is open to all interested persons. Seating is limited; people can register by contacting Eileen Sieger at 620-382-2032 or by email at sesieger@gmail.com

Monetary donations will be accepted for the Marion County Food Bank.

Public invited to McHomes meeting

Marion County Home Educators (McHomes) invites the public to a homeschool information meeting from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 15, in the East Room of the Hillsboro City Building, 118 E. Grand Ave.

Brunch will be served.

Information about homeschooling and the McHomes organization will be presented. For more information, call 620-877-0053 or 620-947-2899.