Daily Life (May 11, 2011)

GHS art exhibit to end Saturday

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The week-long Goessel High School art exhibit featuring the work of seniors Raney Schroeder, Shianne DeFreese and Shanna Klassen will be available for viewing through Saturday, May 14, in the school?s Emil Kym Art Gallery.

The three seniors are award-winning students showing a variety of media. They were featured at a reception May 10 following the school?s awards night in the auditorium.

The exhibit will be open before and after commencement, which is 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14.

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Auditions planned for ?Oliver!? roles

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Auditions for children’s roles in Tabor College?s 2011 homecoming musical, ?Oliver!,? will take place in May.

An informational meeting for interested children and their parents is planned for 5:30 p.m. May 18 in the chapel-auditorium located in the Lohrenz Building. Instructions and a sign-up sheet will be available at this meeting.

Auditions will be for the role of Oliver and for workhouse orphans. Boys and girls entering third through eighth grade next fall are eligible to audition. Boys must have unchanged voices.

Homecoming performance dates are Oct. 13-16.

For more information, call Judy Harder at 620-947-2510.

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Book discussion group meets Friday

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Hillsboro Public Library?s book discussion group will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, May 13, in the city council meeting room, which is a change in location.

The group will discuss the book, ?The Zookeeper?s Wife? by Diane Ackerman. Anyone is welcome to attend.

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TC flutist to give senior recital

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Tabor College flutist Megan Souter will perform her senior recital at 2 p.m., May 15, in the Tabor Chapel Auditorium. The public is invited to attend.

Souter, from Fairview, Okla., is a student of adjunct professor Joyann Brake. She will perform music by George Friedrich Handel, A.B. Furstenau, Gabriel Faure, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Claude Debussy and Franz Schubert.

?I wanted pieces that would push me as a musician,? Souter said.

Souter, daughter of Randy and Robin Souter, is a music major at Tabor. After she graduates in May, she plans to return to Fairview and continue her education.

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Alter Guild taking orders for fruit

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The Altar Guild of Zion Lutheran Church is taking orders for boxes of frozen fruit from Bithell Farms in Oregon.

Some of the fruits include frozen blackberries, red raspberries, boysenberries, blueberries, dark sweet cheeries, peaches, apricots, apples and more.

For more information or to place an order, call Marilyn Reimer at 947-3453; Jerri Klose, 947-3717 or Pat Nuss, 947-2000, before June 15.

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TEEN group meets May 18 in Marion

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The Technology Excellence in Education Network will meet at 6 p.m. May 18 at the Marion District office, 101 N. Thorp St.

For more information, call Brandi Hendrix, TEEN adviser, 620-877-0237.

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MCSEC meeting set for May 16

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The Marion County Special Education Cooperative board will meet at 7 p.m. May 16 in the MCSEC conference room, 1500 E. Lawrence St., Marion.

For more information, call 620-382-2858.

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Senior center gives up commodities

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Main Street Ministries will take over distribution of the U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities with the June order.

The Hillsboro Senior Center is currently responsible for the distribution and will continue to do so Friday, May 13, but the following month, volunteers at Main Street Ministries will handle the task.

One reason for the change, an official with Main?Street Ministries said, is because there were not enough volunteers at the center to pick up commodities at Council Grove and then bag the items.

For more information about eligibility or changes, call 620-947-3393.

USDA commodity distribution near

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities this month include beef in natural juice, green beans, mixed fruit, vegetable soup, orange juice, dried cherries and cherry apple juice.

Other items are ultra high temperature milk, cranberry sauce and applesauce. These commodities will be available May 12 at the senior centers.

Each senior center will distribute the items according to their own schedule, said a spokesperson with the Marion County Department on Aging.

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