FPL will hold fund-raiser on June 10
The Florence Public Library will be holding a fundraiser at 5 p.m. on June 10 at the library.
The menu will include hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, chips and dessert for a freewill offering.
Proceeds will be used to purchase community Main Street banners.
MCL will begin summer reading program
Blast off to a great summer of reading fun at the Marion City Library.
Summer Reading Program will begin June 10 and continue through July 12 for children pre-school through 8th grade (completed).
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Lunar Landing, we are celebrating with a “Universe of Stories” theme.
Participating in Summer Reading is a fun and engaging way for students of all ages to keep their reading skills sharp and get ahead in school.
Read books and Win Prizes!!
Stop by the Marion City Library to register your child. Call 620-382-2442 for more information
Blood Drive will be at HUMC on June 17
The next American Red Cross blood drive will be 12-6 p.m. on Monday, June 17 at the Hillsboro United Methodist Church at 905 E. D St.
The event is hosted by the Hillsboro High School cheerleaders.
To schedule your life-saving appointment visit redcross.org (use sponsor code: HillsboroHS) or call 800-RED-CROSS. Walk-ins welcome as well.
Peabody Farmers Market opens June 17
The Peabody Farmers Market will begin on Monday, June 3.
Vendors will have a selection of home-baked goods and early season produce. Booths will set up on the west side of Walnut Street in historic downtown Peabody from 4:30-6:30 p.m. each Monday throughout the growing season.
Senior citizens who qualify for assistance may apply for vouchers issued by the Marion County Department of Aging to be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables.
These “Farmers Market Checks” come in $5 increments with a total of $30 for the summer. Two produce vendors at the Peabody Farmers Market are prepared to accept the vouchers. For more info, contact the Marion County Dept. on Aging, 620-382-3580.
Additional vendors are welcome, including fruit growers, craftspeople, and musical talent. Kaylyn Thiessen may be contacted for further information at 620-983-2731, firstname.lastname@example.org.
HRC offers a water
The Hillsboro Recreation Commission and Holly Nickel will be hosting a water aerobics class.
Holly is a certified group instructor with a Silver Sneakers background. You will receive a low impact workout that is for all fitness levels.
A one-hour class, at 8 p.m.m every Tuesday and Thursday evening, begins June 4 at the Hillsboro Family Aquatic Center.
Cost for each session is $5 and can be paid at the class. The session will run 4-6 weeks depending on interest. For specifics on the class, email Holly at email@example.com.
Free tetanus shots available
Due to the recent flooding within Marion County, tetanus is a potential threat through exposure to contaminated water.
Tetanus which is a serious toxic condition that can prove fatal is “virtually 100% preventable with vaccination” according to the CDC.
Whether you are responding to victims of the flooding or you yourself are a victim of the flooding, please take time to check your tetanus vaccination status. On your record it may be recorded as DTaP, Tdap or Td. If it has been longer than 8 years since your last vaccination you would be eligible to receive a FREE vaccination.
If you have had an injury and have been exposed to contaminated flood waters, check with your physician as some physicians recommend repeating the immunization if it has been greater than 2-5 years.
The Marion County Health Department has received a limited supply of Tdap vaccinations from KDHE to administer FREE of charge to flood-related responders and victims. Please contact the Marion County Health Department, 620-382-2550, to schedule your appointment to receive the vaccination.
.Goessel city-wide garage sales June 15
The city of Goessel will be have the their city-wide garage sales beginning at 8 am on June 15.
Please contact the City Office at 620-367-8111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, June 13 if you would like to have your address listed on the map.
12th Annual Antique Show in Goessel
The 12th Annual Antique, Classic Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show will be from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 hosted by the Mennonite Heritage & Agricultural Museum in Goessel.
In addition, enjoy a free admission day to the museum along with the museum store sidewalk sale.
Requesting vehicles & Motorcycles 1900-1990 in any condition. If you would like to exhibit a car or truck, there is a $10 entry fee (motorcycles exhibit free).
The Mennonite Heritage & Ag. Museum is located at 200 N. Poplar, Goessel,KS. For details call 620-367-8200 or go to www.goesselmuseum.com.
Relay for Life meeting will be June 11
Relay For Life of Marion County will be meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11 at the Hillsboro Chamber Office at 110 N. Main.
Luminary supplies will be available.
The RFL T-shirt quilt is under construction. Raffle tickets will be available when it is complete.
Business Sponsors, for recognition on the event shirt, these donations due by July 1 please.
Silent auction items are also welcomed.
Leadership Team Members will be available at the meeting to answer questions.
2S2S to serve on Saturday, June 7
2nd Saturday 2 Serve will be working at the Adobe House in Hillsboro from 9-11 a.m. this Saturday, June 7. This is a change from the original plan of the Schaeffler House.
The Schaeffler House grounds are still soaked. With a chance of rain all week, Steve has asked that we work at the Adobe House instead. He has a whole list of things for us to work on from 9-11 AM. The more that come out, the more we can accomplish! Can you help serve?