Daily Life News (7-31-19)

Updated schedule for bricklaying project

The City of Hillsboro is continuing to relay the bricks on the two block stretch of Grand Street with the help of volunteers.

The two dates this week are Tuesday, July 30 at 7:30 a.m. and Friday, Aug 2 from 7:30-10:30 a.m.

All you need to bring is a willingness to help.

Event coming up at Mennonite Museum

Come celebrate the Schroeder Barn face lift at the Mennonite Heritage and Agricultural Museum 200 N. Poplar, in Goessel, KS.

The event will be held on the east side of the Barn on Sunday at 2 p.m. on Aug. 4, 2019 with refreshments being served. A special welcome goes out to any Schroeder family descendants able to attend. Bring stories of this barn or indeed any barn stories are welcomed.

Enjoy all of the Country Threshing Days events Aug 2, 3, and 4, 2019.

Threshing Days in Goessel Aug 2-4

Come enjoy Country Threshing Days Aug 2,3 and 4, Food, Parade, and Farming Demonstrations. Free Screening for up to 5 yo Hillsboro kids

A FREE screening for children birth through five years old will be held Tuesday, Aug 13 in Hillsboro.

Appointments will be available from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. At the screening, development will be checked in the areas of cognitive, motor, speech/language and social/emotional. Vision and hearing will also be screened.

This process usually takes at least one hour for a child to complete. All children are welcome, but an appointment is necessary.

Please call 620-382-2858 for an appointment.

The screening is sponsored by Marion County Early Intervention Services.

FPL will host a meal on Aug 12

The Florence Public Library will hold a German sausage meal with salad bar and dessert on Aug 12 at the library a 5 p.m.

A free will offering will be used to purchase more community main street banners. Come visit with you neighbors and enjoy the good food!

Lots of help made the band float a success

Thank you to all who performed with and/or supported the Hillsboro High School and Community Band in the 2019 Marion County Fair Parade.

The high school band members performing were Noah Bartel, Rylie Daniels, Malorie Hein, and Thelma Wilson.

Joining the high school band members were Paul Epp, Steve Hanneman, Randy Stepanek, Gregg Walker, and Joey Walter.

Thanks to all the musicians for contributing their time, energy, and talent to provide musical entertainment for the parade.

Thank you, too, to Kevin and Angie Jost of Jost Fabrication for graciously providing the truck and trailer for the band’s performance, and to Todd Weeks and Jorja Weeks for driving.

Finally, thank you to all of you along the parade route who showed your appreciation for the band. Your support was sincerely appreciated.

Bruce Major

USD 410 Band Director

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