Daily Life (October 5, 2016)

HHS value cards now on sale

Hillsboro High School Band and Concert Choir have begun selling value cards as a fundraiser for their May 2017 trip to Colo­rado Springs to compete in the Cavalcade of Music.

Cards can be purchased for $10 from any band or choir student; discounts are good Oct. 1 through March 31, 2017.

A list of students can be found on the choir page of the school website.

Hillsboro businesses offering discounts to card holders this year are Am­pride, Dale’s Super­market, The Cut Above, Instaboro Movie Box, Kessler Krea­tions, The Lumberyard, Midway Motors, Norel Farms Bakery, Odds ’N Ends, Rod’s Tire & Service, Serenity Gardens, Shear Ambitions, Tangles and True Value.

Seniors to honor instrumentalists

Senior Citizens of Marion County Inc. invites the public to help celebrate its 56th year Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Marion Senior Center.

Registration will begin at 11 a.m. The friendship meal will be served at noon and the program will begin at 12:45 p.m.

Speakers will be Mike Ward and Mike Martin, musicians from Wichita. The SCMC Board will be honoring 15 local instrumental musicians.

The offering this year will go toward establishing a scholarship for a Marion County 2017 senior going into fields related to aging, such as medicine, social work, therapies (physical, speech, occupational, recreational), gerontology and psychology.

To register, contact the Marion County Department on Aging (620-382-3580) or your local senior center by Oct. 11. The cost is $5.25 per person.

Goessel benefit walk is Oct. 9

The annual Goessel Area Harvest Giving Walk will take begin at 1:30 p.m. Sun­day, Oct. 9, at Tabor Menno­nite Church, rural Goessel.

Funds raised will benefit Mennonite Central Commit­tee’s food programs, as well as the Tabor Mennonite Church Food Pantry.

To participate in the walk or to donate, contact Kevin or Yvette Nickel, area coordinators, at 620-747-0819.

PBHS festivities set for Oct. 7-8

Peabody-Burns High School will celebrate its annual homecoming Oct. 7-8 with a variety of activities.

Class games and homecoming candidate games begin at 1:25 p.m. at the high school practice field. The public is invited to attend.

The homecoming parade will start at 2:25 p.m. at the high school and proceed to Walnut and 2nd streets for a pep rally.

Crowning will be at 6 p.m. at the football field before the game with Oxford. The candidates are Tony Adams and Mallory Harris, Austin Purk and Samantha Frye, and Austin Reynolds and Anna Lubbers.

The homecoming formal will be 9-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in Brown Gymna­sium. Tickets are $3 before Oct. 6 and $5 at the door. No tickets will be sold Oct. 7.

World beads topic for LLP program

Kathy Richardson, co-owner of Small World Gallery and founder of IBISwoman Jewelry Design in Lindsborg, will present the program, “Collectible World Beads: Trade, Crafts and Cultures on a String,” Friday, Oct. 7, during the Tabor College Lifelong Learning Program.

The session begins at 9:45 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Centre on the Tabor campus.

“If you believe collectible beads appeal only to women, you haven’t heard from me on the subject,” Richardson said. “Bead history appeals to the scientist, geographer, craftsman, sociologist, economist and trader in everyone.”

Due to current campus construction, participants are encouraged to park in one of the south parking lots where golf cart shuttle service will be available to the Wohlgemuth Center.

The public is welcome to attend all Lifelong Learning sessions and may register at the door for $5. Participants may enjoy lunch in the college cafeteria after the session at the discounted price of $4.

HMBC blood drive

planned Oct. 24

Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe, will host an Ameri­can Red Cross blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24.

Organizers encourage donors to make an appointment by calling 800-733-2767 or visiting redcross­blood­.org.

Hazardous waste

trailer in Goessel

The Marion County Hazardous Waste trailer will be in Goessel from 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 15 in the parking lot south of the city building, 101 S. Cedar.

For more information on what qualifies as hazardous waste, call the city office at 620-367-8111.

HPD to collect old prescription drugs

The Hillsboro Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administra­tion will give the public an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs Saturday, Oct. 22.

Pills should be brought for disposal to the Hillsboro Police Department at 414 N. Ash St. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps; only pills or patches are accepted.

The service is free and anonymous; no questions asked.

Hodson to speak at Chat and Dine

The Marion County Lake Chat and Dine Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Marion County Lake Hall.

Physician Don Hodson will talk about his trips to Uganda with Medical Missions Foundation. In addition to doing medical and surgical work, the organization teaches art to children and firefighting and other skills to adults.

Hosts for the evening are Paul and Carolyn White and Charles and Bev Legros.

Everyone is invited to enjoy a potluck meal, fellowship and the program.

Free screening in Marion Oct. 11

Marion County Early Intervention Services will offer a free screening for children from birth through age 5 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 in Marion.

Development will be checked in the areas of cognitive, motor, speech and language and social and 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. To make one, call 620-382-2858.

Pancake feed to aid FBLA at CGHS

The Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Canton-Galva High School will host its annual pancake feed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in the high school cafeteria.

Money raised will help support student trips to the National Fall Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas, and other chapter activities.

The meal includes all the pancakes you can eat, plus scrambled eggs, sausage, juice and coffee.

Tickets can be purchased in advance from CGHS students, or upon arrival, for $5; tickets for children age 10 years and under are $4.

The event also includes a silent auction for food and craft items.

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