Daily Life news (1-17-18)

Class will focus on

fermented foods

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Amelia Breugem are hosting a “Make and Take Kefir, Kom­bucha and Cultured Vege­tables” (fermented foods) class from 7-8:30 p.m. starting either Jan. 20 or Feb. 17 in the east room at Hillsboro City Hall.

Fermented foods, such as sauerkraut and trendy drinks like Kobucha tea, are gaining popularity as the new “super food.”

Breugem has been using recipes from Donna Schwenk’s book, “Cultured Food for Life.” She will be offering a sampling of recipes and introducing the 21-day plan for beginners.

The cost is $30 per class and the deadline is Jan. 15 or Feb. 12, respectively.

Registration will be taken at the Hillsboro City Hall.

For more information call Doug Sisk, HRC director, at 620-947-3490.

Rural health care is topic for program

“Rural Healthcare on the Great Plains: Nurses’ Train­ing and the Mennonite Deaconess Movement” will be the topic of featured speaker Rachel Waltner Goossen at the annual meeting of the Mennonite Heri­tage and Agricultural Museum at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 21.

The program will begin with a short business meeting followed by Goossen’s program. It will convene at Goessel Mennonite Church, 109 S. Church St. in Goessel.

This program is free and open to anyone interested. Faspa, a Low German light meal, will follow the meeting.

HRC offering clinic for cheerleading

The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will sponsor a youth cheerleading clinic for boys and girls in grades K-6.

The Hillsboro High School cheerleading squad will lead the class. Parti-cipants will learn cheerleading basics.

The clinic will be at the Hills­boro Elementary School gymna­sium Monday, Jan. 29, Wednesday, Jan. 31, and Thursday, Feb. 1.

Participants will perform at halftime of the Hillsboro High School boys’ basketball game versus Pratt on Feb. 2 at Brown Gymnasium.

Each participant will receive a clinic T-shirt. The cost for the program is $15; the deadline to sign up is 5 p.m., Jan. 26.

For more information call Doug Sisk, HRC director, at 620-947-3490.