Parkview to host hymn sing Sunday
Parkview Church, 610 S. Main St., Hillsboro, will host a hymn sing at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 28.
Glenn and Sheila Litke will be leading the singing. Participants can request hymns of their choice. The public is invited to attend.
Information May 25
about foster care
KVC Behavioral Health representative Pam Loewen will lead an informational meeting from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, 610 S. Main St., Hillsboro (northwest door).
Couples and adults over age 21 who are interested in learning more about Kansas foster care licensure and the required TIPS-MAPP foster parent training are urged to attend.
Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Loewen, 620-947-3960.
Hillsboro car show planned for June 10
The 19th annual Route 56 Classic Cruisers Car Show will be 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 10, in Hillsboro Memorial Park.
Registration will be from 8 a.m. to noon. Entry fee is $15 plus one can of food, which will be donated to Marion County Food Bank.
Admission is free for spectators. An awards ceremony is planned for 3:30 p.m. with awards for Top Ten, Motorcycle and Sponsors Award. Dash plaques will go to the first 75 entries. Food and drink will be available in the park.
‘13 Reasons Why’ is Prairie View focus
Adults wanting to know more about the Netflix show “13 Reasons Why,” bullying and teen suicide can attend a presentation provided by Prairie View clinicians Allyson Krehbiel, Sara Kopper and Kylie Moore.
The presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 5, at First Mennonite Church, 102 S. Ash St., in Hillsboro.
Time will be made available to ask the clinicians questions. A summary of each episode, as well as questions to begin a conversation, also will be available.
“13 Reasons Why” looks at the life and death of Hannah Baker, a high-school girl who dies by suicide, and a series of tapes she left to her perceived bullies that unravel the mystery of her choice.
Parents, educators, coaches, youth pastors and anyone who works or lives with teens are encouraged to attend the free presentation.
Young children are not encouraged to attend, and childcare will not be provided.
MC Substance Abuse
Prevention to meet
The Marion County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition will meet at noon May 24 at the USD 410 district office in Hillsboro.
Input is being requested on a grant application for capacity, readiness, mobilization and learning how to get involved in building health in Marion County
For more information, call Joy Mark, executive director of FACT, at 620-947-3184 (ext. 1011).
Relay for Life needs
The Marion County Relay for Life is collecting canned food for luminary bag weights at the Aug. 5 event in Marion.
Following the event, the food will be distributed to the four Marion County food banks.
Drop off locations are at Hillsboro State Bank, Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, Fast Realty in Hillsboro and St. Luke Hospital in Marion.
For more information or to be a drop off location, email Debbie Conner at: email@example.com.
Penner book signing
June 6 at Marion
Marci Penner is presenting a program and book signing. Her new book, “Kansas Guidebook 2,” will be available at Marion City Library at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 6.
Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 620-382-2442.
Hillsboro library is featuring local art
Hillsboro Public Library is featuring an exhibit of local artists through the month of May.
The artists are from Letty Enns’ painting group, and the media are pencil, oil, acrylic and watercolor.
The featured artists are Billy Kuesser, Teresa Rammers, Jeanie Funk, Delores Funk, Roxann Ewert, Regina Olge, Jay Steiner, Doris Maltbie, Pam Riesen, Sherri Sells and Phoebe Janzen.