Daily Life News (9-5-18)

ServSafe Food Handlers class

A ServSafe Food Handlers Certification Class will be offered from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on September 12 and 26 from at the Marion Community Building (203 N 3rd St).

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.

The ServSafe® program is a national certification program designed to teach safe handling practices to people who handle and serve food to the public.

This is a FREE class for Marion County Residents! Please sign up by Sept. 10 at: https://tinyurl.com/MarionCoServSafe or by contacting the Extension Office.

2S2S at Schaeffler House

2nd Saturday 2 Serve will be working on the Schaeffler House grounds 8-11 a.m. on Satuday, Sept. 8.

Anyone is welcome to come and help! Please bring your whole family and your own yard tools. We will be serving from 8-11. We are looking for period appropriate perennials and shrubs to plant.

If you have peonies or other plants you would be willing to donate, please contact Steve Fast at Hillsboro Museums, 620-947-3775, or Krista Heinrichs, 620-877-0638. Shop locally and get your plants from Serenity Gardens where Jana can help you choose the best plants for this project.

2S2S is a community group that is doing service projects the 2nd Saturday morning of each month. If you know of needs in the community or would like to join us, you can find us on Facebook or contact Krista.

Free Developmental screening Sept 11

A free developmental screening for children birth through age five years old will be held from 11 a.m-12 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in Peabody.

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 appt is necessary. Please call 620-382-2858 for an appointment.

The screening is sponsored by Marion County Early Intervention Services.

Creative Writers Fellowship Sept 8

The Creative Writers Fellowship will meet at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept 8 at the Hesston Public Library.

A read around will be shared on the topic “Interesting Job Experience.”

Big Truck Night at HES Sept. 13

Marion County Early Chidhood Task Force will be having the 14th Annual Big Truck Night on from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 13. It will be held at the Hillsboro Elementary School.

In addition to lots of big trucks of all types, the event will have activities geared towards children birth to five years old. There will be sensory activities, a tricycle riding course, games, toy trucks, free refreshments and more.

Contact 620-947-4041 for any questions or more information.

Family History and Genealogy Group

The second Monday Family History and Genealogy Group will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10 in the Goessl City Building Community Room.

Karen Wall will present “Voices of Freedom, the Story of the McWorter Family” sharing the research she did in discovering her great grand-daughter’s heritage.

Preschool Storytime at Goessel Library

The Goessel Library will have Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays.

Join them for stories, crafts and other activities related to different themes each week.

These will run from Sept. 14 to April 26. If USD 411 does not have school due to weather or holidays, there will be no story time.

Preschool Storytime at Hillsboro Library

Hillsboro Public Library plans to begin sign-up for Fall StoryTime on September 1.

StoryTime includes stories, crafts, music and games for children 3 years old (by Sept. 1) to preschool, for a one-time $4 fee.

Parents may come to the library to sign up for either the Wednesday 10:20 am or Thursday 10:20 am session.

Beginning September 19 and 20, the 40 minute sessions take place at the library in the Hillsboro City building.

Creative Writers Fellowship Sept 8

The Creative Writers Fellowship will meet at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept 8 at the Hesston Public Library.

A read around will be shared on the topic “Interesting Job Experience.”

Take a moment and save a life.

Gift of Life Marrow Registry will be in Hillsboro on from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 for a bone marrow drive.

The event will be held at the State Farm building at 114 N. Main. Refreshments will be provided.

All it takes is a fast and easy mouth swab.

Donations for Corey Burton and Gift of Life will be accepted at that time or any time up until the event.

For questions or alternate collection times, please call 620-947-5900.

Lake Chat n Dine Club Sept. 8.

The September Marion County Lake Chat n Dine Club will be held Saturday, Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Marion County Lake South Hall.

Joe and Barbara Tajchman will be our host for the meeting. Our program for the meeting will be a presentation on the history of Marion County Lake, by Peggy Blackman.

All present and past Marion County Lake Residents and Marion residents are invited to attend.

Please bring your service and a dish to share. We look forward to seeing you there!