MCDA assisting with prescription plans
Marion County Department on Aging will assist individuals during the open enrollment season for prescription drug plans.
Gayla Ratzlaff, department coordinator, can assist in comparing plans as well as enrolling in a new plan.
“It is important to do a comparison every year since plans change premiums, their formulary and deductible,” she said.
Ratzlaff will be at Hillsboro Senior Center from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov 30. Call Brenda Moss at 620-947-2304 to make an appointment.
Tabor, HAMA offers
The Tabor College choral ensembles and Hillsboro Area Ministerial Association will join forces for its annual fall concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Point.
“With Praise & Thanksgiving” as the theme, the concert features the Tabor College Concert Choir, select group Chamber Voices and women’s choir Concerto Bella Voce. Congregational singing is also a part of the event.
An offering will be gathered for support of HAMA. Food donations are also welcome for Main Street Ministries Food Bank.
HAMA exists to coordinate ministries within Hillsboro-area churches, including providing assistance to people in need with funds that are given to HAMA.
The concert is free and open to the public.
Metal bottle caps sought by Parkside
Parkside Homes is asking the community to look for metal bottle caps for a Christmas craft project during “Down Home Christmas.”
The bottle caps may be any kind, but they are needed on or before Nov. 20.
Anyone who would like to contribute caps for this craft project is asked to drop them off at Parkside Homes, 200 Willow St., Hillsboro.
For more information, call 620-947-2301.
Library promotes reading event
The Marion City Library encourages everyone to stop by the library at 101 Library St., and register for the free book, “The Napping House,” by Audra Wood.
The book promotes reading to children under age 5 through the annual event “Kansas Reads to Preschoolers.”
For more information, call 620-382-2442.
Goessel museum open house Nov. 18
The Mennonite Heritage and Agricultural Museum invites the public to an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov, 18.
Guests can enjoy hot chocolate and a professional bow-making lesson. The museum is located at 200 N. Poplar, Goessel.
For information, go to www.goesselmuseum.com.
Centre FFA to host
blood drive Nov. 21
The Centre FFA Chapter will be hosting its fall blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 in the main gymnasium at Centre K-12 Schools. For an appointment call 785-983-4321 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.
Alexanderwohl has Thanksgiving event
Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in Goessel, is having a Thanksgiving service starting at 9:45 a.m. with an organ prelude, and the service at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 23.
Everyone is invited to enjoy the music and inspirational message for others to have greater gratitude in our lives from new pastor Caleb Yoder.