Free child screening in Hillsboro May 7
Marion County Early Intervention Services will be providing a free screening for children birth through age 5 on Monday, May 7, in Hillsboro. Appointments will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
At the screening, development will be checked in the areas of cognitive, motor, speech and language, and social and emotional. Vision and hearing also will be screened.
This process usually takes at least one hour for a child to complete. All children are welcome, but an appointment is necessary. To make one, call 620-382-2858.
dance set May 4
Marion County FACT will be hosting the third annual Daddy-Daughter Dance from 6:30-8 p.m. May 4 at the Marion Community Center.
Dads and father figures are invited to bring their special girls, age 3 and up.
The evening will include a DJ and dancing, a photo booth and food and beverages.
Registration is required by April 30. The cost is $15 per daddy/daughter couple; bring an additional $5 if bringing multiple daughters.
Registration can be turned in with payment at Ampride locations in Hillsboro or Marion, or it can be mailed to: FACT Inc., 416 S. Date St., Hillsboro KS 67063. For more information, call Ashley Gann at 620-877-0197.
Relay for Life meets
May 8 in Marion
Relay for Life of Marion County is meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, in the basement of St. Luke Hospital, 535 S. Freeborn, Marion.
Agenda items include business sponsorships and event details such as games and other activities.
Luminary supplies will be available and the Relay for Life Leadership team will be available to answer questions.
Participants and teams are encouraged to register now for the Aug. 11 event by going online: relayforlife.org/marioncoks.
For more information, contact Debbie Conner at email@example.com.
U.S. Sen. Moran seeking fall interns
Applications for internships in U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran’s Washington, D.C. and Kansas office for fall 2018 are due no later than Friday, June 15.
Congressional internships are open to qualified undergraduate and graduate students who have an interest in public service and have achieved academic excellence.
While preference is given to Kansas residents, students from all states are encouraged to submit a resume, a cover letter, academic transcript and two letters of recommendation.
The cover letter should highlight a policy problem before Congress and the applicant’s suggested course of action to address the policy problem.
Email internships to: moran.senate.gov or call 202-224-6521 and ask for the intern coordinator.
TC concert to honor 250 project donors
Tabor Arts will conclude the 2017-18 year with Dan Forrest’s “Requiem for the Living” for chorus and orchestra at 7 p.m., Sunday, May 13, in the Richert Auditorium.
The concert is dedicated to the more than 250 donors of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts who passed away before the completion of construction.
“Dan Forrest’s ‘Requiem for the Living’ is a stunningly beautiful and expressive work and has proven to be an immensely popular work since its introduction in 2013,” said Brad Vogel, conductor and professor of music at Tabor.
The work will be performed by the concert choir and will feature soprano Jen Stephenson, assistant professor of music, as soloist.
Hoy to present Kansas folklore
Tabor College’s Lifelong Learning program will conclude its spring semester series with a presentation by Jim Hoy at 9:45 a.m., Friday, May 4, in the Heritage Lobby of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts.
A teacher of folklore and literature at Emporia State University, Hoy will enlighten learners about the Kansas folk tales that have shaped the state and its local communities.
The public is welcome to attend all Lifelong Learning sessions and can register at the door for $5. Attendees may enjoy lunch in the Tabor College cafeteria after the session at the discounted price of $4.
Democratic forum to meet May 5
The public is invited to attend a forum of Democratic gubernatorial candidates at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Marion County Lake Hall.
Hosts will serve a lunch. Donation appreciated.
These candidates plan to attend: Alden Anderson, Robert Klingenberg, Jack Bergeson, Josh Svaty, State Sen. Laura Kelly and State Rep. Jim Ward.
Democrat Jo Schwartz of Abilene, who is running for state representative for the 70th District seat, also will attend.