Daily Life News (1-16-19)

TEEN meeting Jan. 16 in Marion

The Technology Excellence in Education Network (TEEN) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the USD 408 District Office at 101 North Thorp, Marion, Kansas 66861.

Cheerleading Clinic Jan. 22-25

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will be sponsoring a Youth Cheerleading Clinic for all boys and girls grades K – 6. Conducting the clinic will be the Hillsboro High School Cheerleading squad.

Participants will learn cheerleading basics. The clinic will take place from 3:45-4:45 p.m. on Jan. 22, 23 and 24 at the Hillsboro Elementary Gymnasium

Participants will also perform at halftime of the Hillsboro High School Boys’ Basketball Game vs. Sterling on Friday, Jan. 25, at Brown Gymnasium.

Each participant will receive an official clinic T-shirt. The cost for this program is $15 and the deadline is at 5 p.m. on Jan 18 at 5 pm. Our

HRC programs are all now converted to online sign up at https://hillsboroks.recdesk.com/ Community/Home. You will be able to register for this activity, and all of the HRC programs, on any computer, tablet or smart phone as long as you have a credit card or check card. If you need to pay with cash or check, you are still able to go down to City Hall and register for any of our programs with cash, check, or card.

For additional information or a sample copy, Contact: Doug Sisk at the Hillsboro Recreation Commission at 620-947-3490, email recreation@cityofhillsboro.net, or visit the Hillsboro Recreation Commission Facebook page.

2S2S Coat Drive for January

The Second Saturday to Serve group is having a Coats, Covers and other Warm Things event.

As you’re cleaning out your closets, please consider giving your gently worn coats and jackets (any size) that you no longer wear.

If you have like-new blankets or covers, we’d love to have those also. If you don’t have those items, but would still like to help, we would love new socks or cold weather boots for kids.

Boxes for donations are at the Hillsboro Library, USD 410 District Office and Hillsboro MB Church. We will be collecting through the end of January.

Help us help others prepare for the Kansas Cold weather! Thank you for serving your community!!

Relay For Life meeting Jan. 22 in Hillsboro

Relay For Life of Marion County will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the Hillsboro Chamber Office.

Aug. 10 will be our 25th Relay For Life event and this will be a year to Reflect, Regenerate, and Renew.

Volunteers are needed at all levels from Event Leadership to day of event activities. Without the heart and passion of volunteers this event would not be possible. Please help us sustain and build our event and the opportunities it gives us all to fight back against cancer.

Museum meeting on Jan. 20

The Mennonite Heritage and Agricultural Museum of Goessel will hold its annual meeting on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 2:30 p.m. at the Goessel Mennonite Church. The event will begin with a business meeting of yearly reports, activities, and budget approval. It will then move on to the program portion.

Brian Stucky, President of the Friends of the Cherokee Trail– Kansas will present a program on the “Cherokee Trail in Kansas.” This trans-continental Gold Rush trail passes through the Goessel community within 1 mile south of Goessel.

Stucky was invited to speak at the National Convention of the Oregon-California Trail Association. He recently published an article in the “Wagon Tracks” magazine, the national journal of the Santa Fe Trail Association, titled, “Why the Cherokee Trail is Important” which just came out in November 2018.

New information never before presented will discuss the Cherokee Trail connection to the naming of Emma Township, the Emma Creeks, and the possible site of the grave of Emma, the young lady buried along its banks.

Refreshments will follow the program. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

Farewell Reception for Boehm on Jan. 22

The public is invited to a farewell reception for Marion County Attorney Courtney Boehm from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Jan. 22 on the top floor of Marion County Courthouse.

Boehm is leaving to become a district judge.

Coffee, punch and cookies will be served.

InstaPot class in Marion Jan. 30

Did you just receive an Instant Pot for the Holidays and don’t know what to do with it? Are you interested in learning more about how to use your instant pot?

Join us, at the Marion City Library at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30 in the Santa Fe Room, as Doug prepares an Instant Pot meal and will show several different recipes. Following the demonstration, samples will be offered for everyone to enjoy.

Registration is required. Please call the Marion City Library at 620-382-2442 or stop in to register at our circulation desk.

De-Clutter workshop Jan. 26 in Marion

Do you struggle to clean up your act, reducing the amount of clutter you have in your life, and keeping it that way?

In this interactive workshop, you’ll discover ways to get organization to stick, fast and easy clutter short cuts, what to do if you need help, and how to make some change and get rid of things.

Jill D. Miller is passionate about joining people together and creating a fun space to learn from one another and will present her program on how to de-clutter and simplify your life.

De-Clutter your Life will be from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Marion City Library in the Santa Fe Room,

Call the Marion City Library to make reservations. 620-382-2442

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