Daily Life (Nov. 9, 2011)

Peabody library hosting art show

Peabody Township Library is hosting an art show featuring artists from Peabody-Burns High School.

Artwork will be on display until Nov. 15 from Karl Smith, Xavier Tincher, Tori Schroeder, Jessica Sayers, Kaden Gibson, Jon Sutton, Christa Elliott and Wiebke Weise.

In addition to the art show, a coffee, muffin and book sale is planned at the library from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 12, in the Ann Potter Meeting room downstairs.

Coffee and muffins will be available for a donation and hundreds of used titles will be available for purchase.


Marion library to host cooking event

The Marion City Library is hosting a ?Lunch ?n Learn? from noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 16. The program includes a $5 optional lunch, with Connie Weber demonstrating cooking techniques, showing unique gift items, sharing recipes and providing treats.

Everyone is invited to attend the luncheon, but space is limited, according to Janet Marler, library director.

For more information, or to make a reservation, call 620-382-2442.


USDA commodity distribution Nov. 12

The U.S. Department of Agriculture commodity distribution in Hillsboro is from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 12, at Main Street Ministries, 415 S. Main St.

For more information or qualification guidelines, call 620-947-3933.


CGHS to honor service personnel

To honor U.S. service men and women, the Canton-Galva High School National Honor Society will present a Veterans Day program at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in the CGHS gymnasium.

The program will include various tributes, including a video produced by the multimedia class, presentations by the forensics class and musical numbers by CGHS students and local musician Michelle King.

Floor seating will be available for the public. Everyone is encouraged to attend.


Penners to speak at Trinity meetings

The public is invited to hear Hillsboro native Don Penner and wife Sandy of Rocky Ford, Colo., speak at Trinity Mennonite Church?s fall renewal meetings.

The couple have served as pastor and missionaries for the past 37 years, four of those years as a missionary pilot in Honduras with Gospel Crusade.

The theme of the meetings will be ?Experiencing and Sharing our Faith.? The services will be at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16.

All men are invited to a breakfast with Don Penner at 6:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, and women are invited to a dinner with Sandy Penner speaking on the topic, ?Become all you are meant to be,? at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15.

All events will be at Trinity Mennonite Church, 221 Elm St. For more information, or to make reservation for the men?s breakfast or women?s dinner, call 947-3824 or 877-0179.


Peabody plans community meal

The second annual Peabody Community Thanksgiving Din?ner is planned for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, in the Peabody-Burns High School cafeteria.

Everyone in the community is invited to enjoy a turkey dinner with all the trimmings.

Anyone needing a meal delivered should contact Luba Holm Brinkman at 620-983-2202.

A special account has been established with Peabody State Bank for anyone wishing to donate to the Thanksgiving Community organization.


Parent meeting set for wrestling club

Parents of children between the ages of 4 and 16 years are invited to an information and sign-up meeting at 7 p.m. Tues?day, Nov. 8, for the 18th year of the Hillsboro Wrestling Club.

The meeting will be in the Technology Lecture Hall at Hillsboro High School. The agenda includes signing up wrestlers for the new season, collecting fees and discussing upcoming wrestling events.

If parents are unable to attend the Nov. 8 meeting but want their kids to participate, they should call Scott O?Hare at 937-2378. Fees need to be paid before the first practice, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14.


Africa director for group here Nov. 13

Steve Wiebe-Johnson, Africa director for Mennonite Mission Network will lead the Adult Sunday school hour and preach during worship Nov. 13 at First Mennonite Church, 102 S. Ash St., Hillsboro.

In his work, Wiebe-Johnson relates to international workers and partners in 11 countries of Africa. In addition, Ron Molo of Zimbabwe, currently residing in North Newton, will be present with his family to lead some congregational singing and provide music after the meal.

A traditional dinner will follow with cakes decorated with an African theme as the dessert.


Blood drive slated Nov. 11 in Marion

The American Red Cross is sponsoring a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in the Marion Middle School gymnasium, 125 S. Lincoln St.

According to officials, the goal is to receive 80 units of blood.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Janice Waner at 620-382-2168.


Durham group plans pancake feed

The Durham Community Activity Association is sponsoring its annual pancake feed from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, with pancakes, sausage and homemade syrup being served.

The event coincides with opening day of hunting season, and the cost is by donation only.


Peabody-Burns FFA to host breakfast

Everyone is invited to a ?Birds and Breakfast? sausage and pancake feed from 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in the Peabody-Burns High School cafeteria, 810 N. Sycamore St.

The event is sponsored by the Peabody-Burns FFA Chapter and all proceeds will benefit the organization.


Ramona to sponsor a meal for hunters

The Ramona Senior Center, Third and D streets, is having a Hunter?s Feed that includes breakfast and lunch Nov. 12.

Breakfast is from 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and includes biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage and beverages.

Lunch is from noon to 2 p.m. and includes chili and chicken noodle soup, cornbread, crackers and dessert.

The meal is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

The event is sponsored by the city of Ramona with proceeds going toward the Park Improvement Committee.

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