Daily Life (May 25, 2011)

Zion Church plans June 12 auction


Zion Lutheran Church, Hillsboro, will be conducting an auction at 2 p.m. June 12 in the Community Building at the Marion County Fairground.

Van Schmidt will be leading the auction, and the proceeds will go toward the church?s revitalization program.

Homemade bierrocks, cinnamon rolls and pies will be available.


Vendors sought for Tampa?s market


The Tampa Farmers? Market begins at 6:30 p.m. June 1 and organizers are looking for vendors.

For more information or reserve a spot, call Cheri Bentz, 785-366-0454.


Local artwork diplayed at library


Hillsboro Public Library is exhibiting the work of local arts through the month of May.

The artists are from Letty Enns? painting group and the artwork is in the medium of pencil, oil and watercolor.

Artists featured include Geneva Becker, Doris Guhr, Shirley Reusser, Billy Kueser, Mary Summers, Jean Ratzloff, Joan Heinrichs and Enns.

For more information, call 620-947-3827 or stop by the library at 120 E. Grand Ave.


County Lake group meets June 4


The Marion County Park and Lake Chat and Dine Club will hold its next potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. June 4 at the lake hall.

Organizers encourage those attending to bring a guest and enjoy a fun evening.


Wildflower tour planned at refuge


Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, six miles north of Canton on the Prairie Trail Scenic byway, is having its annual Spring Wildflower Tour beginning at 10 a.m. June 4. Visitors will board a tram for a guided prairie tour of the wildflowers and buffalo with calves. The cost for tickets is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-12.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 620-628-4455. For those wanting lunch, one option is Three Sisters, 620-628-4484.


Marion farm, art market Wednesday


Marion PRIDE?s Farm and Art Market is from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Central Park.

Organizers encourage others to stop by and see what?s available. Some items from last week?s event included parsley, sage and rosemary, herbed focaccia, all kinds of breads, cinnamon and raspberry rolls, doughnuts and granola.

Farmers, artists and non-profits interested in participating each week are asked to call Diane Costello, 620-382-3993, or e-mail: diana@marionks.net.


St. Luke plans an ?All Physical? day


St. Luke Physician Clinic will have an ?All Physical? day from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 7.

Any students who visit the clinic that morning will receive a physical for $10. One-hundred percent of the cost will be donated back to the students? respective school or organization to be used for a health-related activity.

The exams are not relegated to sports physicals. Boy Scout, camp and other physicals will be given along with the sports physicals.

The cost is $10 per exam. If a student were to get a sports and Boy Scout physical, the total cost, and donation to the school, would be $20, split by the two entities.

The clinic recently completed 69 sports physicals for USD 397 Centre. All $690 was donated back to the school for a health-related activity.

Physician Richard Brown and Nita Bittle,physician assistant from St. Luke Physi?cian Clinic will conductg the physical exams. No appointment is necessary. For more information, contact Mary Harrison, Clinic Coordinator, at 620-382-2033.

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