Happenings (Week of April 18, 2007)


Enrollment day for Head Start

Marion County Head Start will hold an application fair for its free preschool program from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Marion Senior Center.

Income-qualifying families must bring the following items to enrollment: income verification, verification of birth, Social Security verification, health insurance card and immunication record.

Enrollment space is limited. For more information, call 620-241-9590.

Hillsboro High prom set for April 21

The Hillsboro High School Junior/Senior Prom will be held Saturday, April 21.

Promenade begins at 6:45 p.m., with the banquet starting at 7:30 p.m.

Promenade will be canceled in the case of rain or snow.

Farmerettes plan April 20 meeting

The Farmerettes will meet at 2 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the home of Myrta Bartel.

Lesson is playing games. Roll call is a favorite game.

Hodson attains Eagle Scout rank

Paul Wesley Hodson will be honored for attaining the Eagle Scout rank with a 2 p.m. ceremony Sunday, April 22, at Marion Presbyterian Church.

Hodson is a member of Troop 102, sponsored by Eastmoor United Methodist Church, and has served as assistant patrol leader and senior patrol leader. He has earned 27 merit badges locally and at various camps.

Hodson, 18, son of Tonya Hodson and Don Hodson of Marion, is a senior at Marion High School and a member of the National Honor Society. He plans to major in computer engineering at Kansas State University in Manhattan.

Fund-raising supper at Goessel center

A barbecue pork supper, catered by Bob and Connie Boese, will be served at 6 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the Goessel Senior Center.

The fund-raiser will also feature music by Ann Dunn, violinist, and Wanda Ratzlaff, pianist. Cost is by donation.

Call 620-367-2275 to make reservations.

Women’s retreat April 28 in Peabody

Peabody Main Street’s “How Does Your Garden Grow?” women’s retreat will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Senior Center in historic downtown Peabody.

Titled “A BeauTEAful Spring for Hats,” the retreat will feature presentations, entertainment and a luncheon. Ladies are invited to come wearing their favorite hat.

Independent vendors will attend. Limited booth space is available for an additional $5. Registration costs $12.50.

For more information, to reserve booth space or to register, contact Kristen Hooper at 620-983-2174 or at pmsa@peabodyks.com.

Goessel library to thank volunteers

The Goessel Public Library is celebrating National Library Week by paying tribute to volunteers who staff “Tuesday Volunteer Nights.”

Volunteer staffing allows the library to be open about 104 more hours per year, said library director Laura Dailey.

The library will place bookplates in purchased books, chosen by each volunteer—and add them to the library’s collection.

Regular Tuesday night Volunteers include Angela Base, Patsy Dirksen, Joan Epp, Nancy Plenert, Nancy Schmidt, Susi Shipp and Elaine Unruh.

Tabor bands to give concert April 29

The Tabor College Concert and Jazz bands will give their annual home concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in the Chapel-Auditorium, located in the H.W. Lohrenz Building on the Tabor campus.

"Tabor's band hopes that the music performance will provide inspiration, enjoyment and musical appreciation for a variety of styles," said Richard Cantwell, professor of instrumental music.

The public is invited to attend this free event.

S-N-C to perform at Hillsboro High

Spirit-N-Celebration’s Night "On The House" will be Thursday, April 19 at 7:30 in the Hillsboro High School Auditorium.

The public is invited to attend.


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