Daily Life News (1-9-19)

Goessel Town and Country Garden Club

The Town and Country Club will be meeting on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. The meeting wil be held at the Goessel Community Room. Ron Wedel will talk on bird watching. Everyone is welcome to attend. Call Luanne Soukup at 620-367-2410 for more information.

Successful Blood Drive in Hillsboro

Members of the Hillsboro High School girls basketball team hosted the Red Cross blood drive on Friday, Dec. 21 at Hillsboro City Hall.

Many new participants came to donate, including some having their first blood donation because of the team’s involvement.

Thank you to Dale’s Supermarket for donating Hillsboro Sausage for the Christmas meal that was served, Kiwanis members for helping with set up and the city of Hillsboro for the venue and help.

Donors all received a long sleeve T-shirt from the Red Cross.

In thanks for the team’s participation, they will receive $600 from Red Cross for helping collect 60 pints of blood to use for equipment or uniforms of their choice.

Thank you to everyone that came to support the team and help save lives!

FPL Hosts Soup Supper Jan. 14

The Florence Public Library will be hosting a soup supper fundraiser at 5 p.m. on Jan. 14. Bingo will follow the meal. Proceeds will be used to purchase an outdoor banner.

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.

Thyroid cancer raffle and benefit

Marion friends and community members are hosting a fundraiser for Jessica Slater Wyss to support her and her family in her fight against thyroid cancer.

The event will be from 6 p.m. – 12 a.m. on Jan. 12 at Willy J’s Sports Bar at 131 S. Tharp in Marion, behind Ampride. The band Justus will be playing from 7-11. Cover charge by free will donation. Raffle tickets sold separately. Visit FB @fundraiser for Jessica Wyss for raffe updates and t-shirt orders.