Happenings (Week of Aug. 6, 2008)

Advocate training to be held Aug. 28


Families Together Inc., will hold an Education Advocate Training from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at the Independent Resource Center at 3033 W. Second St., Wichita.

The training is designed to outline and explain the special education process and the education advocate?s and/or parent?s role.

Education Advocates volunteer to represent children with disabilites in the education decision-making process.

The training is free. To register, call 785-233-4777 or toll free for parents and adoptive/foster parents, 1-800-264-6343.


Hamm family plans reunion for Aug. 10


The Hamm family reunion will be Sunday Aug. 10 at the Marion County Lake Hall.

The hall is reserved from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the meal will be a basket dinner. Drink will be provided. Bring your own table service.


Wildflower walk to be held Aug. 9


The Marion County Lake Wildflower Walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 9 outside the Lake Hall. The morning will begin with an introduction and with directions to the wildflower walk area.

Participants will learn about wildflowers and wildlife, and will be informed about a new school project.

The Walk will be led by Valerie Wright, Konza Prairie Naturalist from Manhattan and assisted by Margaret Norton, Marion County Lake resident.


Lighthouse Quartet to perform Aug. 10


The annual Spring Valley Mennonite music program will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10 at Springfield Park, located five miles north of Goessel.

Music will be provided by the Lighthouse Quartet.

The public is invited. Please bring chairs.


Durham to hold burger fry Aug. 10


The Durham community will have a hamburger fry with homemade ice cream at 6 p.m. Aug. 10 in the Durham City Park.

If the weather is unfavorable, the event will be held in the Community Center.

Please bring lawn chairs.


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