Photo exhibit at Post 366 Nov. 11,14
The photo exhibit ?Remem??bering Our Fallen,? honoring the sacrifice of the more than 70 Kansans killed in the war on terror in Afghan?istan or Iraq, will be coming to American Legion Post 366 in Hillsboro from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Veterans Day, Nov. 11, and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Satur?day, Nov. 14.
?We will have an opportunity to remember those service members from Kansas who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms that we have, and also for the Gold Star families who have given their loved ones for us,? said Randy Frank, 4th District Kansas American Legion.
The exhibit was created by Bill & Evonne Williams of Patriotic Productions in Omaha, Neb., and is sponsored by Bellevue (Neb.) University.
The exhibit is open to the public. More information is available at remembering?ourfallen.org or patrioticproductions.org.
Free child screening in Goessel Nov. 10
Marion County Early Intervention Services is offering a free screening for children birth through 5 years old Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Goessel.
Appointments will be available from 12:30-3 p.m. At the screening, development will be checked in cognitive, motor, speech and language, and social and emotional areas. Vision and hearing also will 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.
TV meteorologist to speak Friday
Ross Janssen, KWCH Channel 12 meteorologist, will be the speaker at Life?long Learning, 9:45 a.m., Friday, Nov. 6, in the Wohlge?muth Music Education Center, Hillsboro.
Janssen will bring his fan-favorite dog, Millie. The twosome will be available for pictures before the session.
Janssen will cover ever-changing weather and technology. He will preview the 2015-16 winter forecast and take questions from the audience.
The public is welcome to attend all Lifelong Learning sessions and may register at the door for $5. Participants may enjoy lunch in the Tabor College cafeteria after the session at the discounted price of $4.
For more information, call Miriam Kliewer at 620-947-0294 or email email@example.com.
Marion plans blood drive Nov. 9
The American Red Cross is having a blood drive from 2:15-6:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 415 N. Cedar, Marion.
Appointments may be made online at redcrossblood.org or calling 800-733-2767. A blood donor card or driver?s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in.
Wrestling club meeting Nov. 10
Parents of children age 5 through 18 interested in participating in the Hillsboro Wrestling Club are invited to an information and sign-up meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the technology lecture hall on the south side of the high school.
The agenda includes signing up wrestlers, collecting fees and discussing the upcoming season.
Starting its 23rd season, HWC had about 40 active wrestlers and seven USA Wrestling bronze-level certified coaches a year ago.
Wrestlers compete in many area tournaments as well as the annual home tournament. Numerous wrestlers have qualified to compete at the state level.
Parents unable to attend the information meeting should contact Scott O?Hare, club director and coach, to make arrangements to sign up and pay fees prior to the first practice Monday, Nov. 16.
O?Hare can be reached at 620-947-3991 (school), 785-470-1086 (cell) or at scott.ohare@?usd410.net.
PBHS fall sports recognition Nov. 5
Peabody-Burns High School will have its annual Fall Athletic Recognition Ceremony art 7 p.m. Thurs?day, Nov. 5 in the Brown Auditorium.
Athletes will be recognized in football, volleyball and football cheerleading.
Families are asked to bring a dessert?such as cookies, cake, brownies, pie, cheesecake or other?at 6:45 p.m. The desserts will be placed on a common table.
The athletic department will supply the drink, napkins, eating utensils, plates, cups and a couple of tubs of ice cream.
The desserts will be available until 7:15 p.m. with the coaches? presentations to follow. Participants are asked to dress in banquet attire.
A winter sports meeting will follow immediately after the banquet.
FACT offering free class for parents
Families and Communi?ties Together Inc. will be offering a free parenting class for parents with children age 10-18 years from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Hillsboro Elementary School, 812 E. A St.
Parents will learn appropriate responses to their children, effective communication, setting healthy rules and consequences, brain development during these years, self-regulation skills and connecting positively with their children.
The class concepts are from Becky Bailey?s Con?scious Discipline program. Free child care, lunch and snacks will be provided.
To register, contact Rachel Boden at 620-327-4198 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding for the class is provided by the Kids Fund Grant award to FACT Inc.
HUMC turkey meal planned for Nov. 6
Hillsboro United Metho?dist Church is planning its annual turkey dinner and silent auction for 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6.
The menu is turkey, dressing, potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll, cranberry sauce and pie.
Carryouts are available through the south doors of church at 905 E. D St. The silent auction ends at 7 p.m. Proceeds will used for missions and church projects.
offered Nov. 14
A free six-hour parenting class is being offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Hillsboro Elementary School, 812 East A St.
The class is based on concepts from Becky Bailey?s Conscious Discipline program.
To register, call Rachel Boden at 620-327-4198 or email her at: email@example.com.
Women?s health night set Nov. 17
The 10th annual Women?s Health night begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Trinity Mennonite Church in Hillsboro.
Speakers are presenting at 7 p.m.
Door prizes will be given away and those planning to attend are encouraged to have cards initialized at local stores between now and Nov. 17.
For more information, call Myrna Hamm at Greenhaw Pharmacy, 620-947-3784 or Jeanne Rziha at 785-965-2651.