Durham pancake feed set for Nov. 13
The Durham Community Center is having its annual opening day hunting season pancake feed from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13.
The menu includes pancakes with homemade syrup and sausage and the cost is donation only.
Centre High FFA plans blood drive
Centre High School?s FFA is sponsoring a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 23.
The drive will be held in the old gymnasium at Centre High School, 2374 310th St., Lost Springs.
According to blood drive officials, walk-ins are welcome.
HCF accepting apps for Impact grants
The Hillsboro Community Foundation is still accepting grant applications for funds to be distributed from the Hillsboro Area Impact Fund.
Organizations that are exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) and who serve Hillsboro and surrounding communities may apply.
Application forms can be downloaded from hillsborofreepress.com or cityofhillsboro.net, or picked up from Jayson Hanschu at American Family Insurance at 104 E. First St, Suite A, Hillsboro.
The deadline for submission is Nov. 16.
H-Club offering to clean up leaves
Hillsboro High School H-Club is planning its fall cleanup project from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20.
Anyone wanting to have their leaves raked and hauled to the city composting site can contact Dennis Boldt or Scott O?Hare at the high school by phone 947-3553 or by e-mail at dennis.boldt@usd?410.?net.
This free community service is sponsored by the school?s club for letter-winners in athletics. Yards are limited to the Hillsboro city limits due to liability.
Call or e-mail to make a reservation and provide name, address and phone number.
Help offered for senior drug plan
The Marion County Depart?ment on Aging will provide assistance to people enrolling in prescription drug plans or doing comparisons starting Monday, Nov. 15.
Walk-in times will be from 9 a.m. until noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Marion Senior Center.
This service is available for all individuals living in Marion County.
Gayla Ratzlaff, department coordinator, will be at the Peabody Senior Center Nov. 17, 22 and 29., at the Hillsboro Senior Center Dec. 2 and 9, and at the Goessel Senior Center Dec. 3 to meet with individuals.
Individuals can make appointment by calling 620-382-3580.
Book group meets Nov. 12 in Hillsboro
Hillsboro Public Library’s Book Discussion Group is meeting at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at Olde Towne Restaurant, 126 N. Main St., Hillsboro.
The book for this month’s discussion is “The Help,” by Kathryn Stockett.
Peabody plans first Thanksgiving meal
The first Peabody Community Thanksgiving dinner is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, in the Peabody-Burns Elementary School cafeteria. The menu will include turkey with all the trimmings. Meal delivery will be available by calling Luba Brinkman, 620-983-2202.
A special ?Community Thanksgiving? account has been established at Peabody State Bank for anyone who would like to make a meal donation.
Everyone in the Peabody community is invited to attend.
In addition, anyone with coats and blankets in good condition is asked to drop them off at either 609 N. Poplar or 208 E. Fourth St., Peabody. All items will be redistributed to those in need.
For more information about the dinner or coat/blanket drive, call Brinkman or Jim Pohlman.
Senior center plans fundraiser Friday
The Hillsboro Senior Center is planning a chili and pie supper and silent auction from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12. at 212 N. Main, Hillsboro.
Auction items will be on display at the Senior Center beginning Monday.
Farmerettes to meet Nov. 12
The Farmerettes will meet at Edie Ollenburger?s home at 2 p.m. Nov. 12.
The lesson will be Big Brothers Big Sisters with Jackie Rice as the leader.
Roll call is ?my favorite childhood game,? and there will be election of officers.
Veteran?s Day program planned
A Veteran?s Day program will be at 9 a.m. Nov. 11 at Centre High School gymnasium.
The program will include patriotic singing by the kindergarten through 12th grade. The Star Spangled Banner will be performed by the Centre Junior Senior High School band.
In addition, veterans in the audience will be introduced and asked about where they served, what branch and for how many years. The program will close with an audience patriotic sing-a-long.
Refreshments will be served in the CHS commons for veterans and their guests, said Lynley Remy, music instructor.
TEEN meeting planned Nov. 17
The Technology Excellence in Education Network is having its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Marion Central Office.
For more information, call 620-382-2168.