Happenings (Week of August 22, 2002)

LTCU to hold fundraiser Aug. 23


The Hillsboro Long Term Care Unit will hold a fundraiser meal from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Hillsboro Farmer?s Market.

In addition to the meal, raffle tickets will be sold for a 50-year-old antique tablecloth as well as a crochet doily.

Funds raised from the event will go toward projects benefiting the LTCU residents.


Fellowship hall dedication Aug. 26


The Aulne United Methodist Church will celebrate the completion of their fellowship hall Sunday, Aug. 26.

Services will begin at 9:10 a.m. in the sanctuary, followed by a dedication service and noon meal in the new fellowship hall.

A free lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Singspiration to be presented Aug. 25


The First Southern Baptist Church of Hillsboro will present an old-fashioned Singspiration at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at the First Southern Baptist Church, 901 East C St., Hillsboro.

The evening will include an old-time southern gospel sing-a-long with guest artist, Frances Wilson, in a praise piano concert featuring famous hymns of the church.

The event is free.

For more information contact pastor Doug Bailey at 620-947-5953 or 620-241-4683.


10 steps to positive discipline workshop


A workshop focusing on 10 Steps to Positive Discipline: Conscious Discipline, will be available for parents and caregivers of 2 to 12 year-olds.

The workshop will be offered in five sessions from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 28, Sept. 4, Sept. 11, Sept. 25 and Oct. 2 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church, 105 Eastmoor Drive, Marion.

Cheri Ochs Wheeler, LSCSW Conscious Discipline Trainer, will facilitate.

The workshop is free and childcare is available. A light supper will also be served.

For more information, contact Linda Ogden at 620-947-3184.


Tabor asks for book contributions


Tabor College invites alumni, former and current faculty and administrators, former and current board members and friends of the college to submit a devotional for a book celebrating the institution?s centennial year.

The 500-word devotional may be about a Tabor memory, or about a spiritual life lesson, and should include a scripture verse or passage appropriate for the submitted devotional text.

The deadline for submissions is Nov. 21. Submissions should be sent by e-mail to devotions@tabor.edu, or mailed to Dr. Deborah Penner, Tabor College English Dept., 400 S. Jefferson, Hillsboro, KS, 67063.

For more information, contact Penner at 620-947-3121 x1021.


MC United Soccer opens registration


The Marion County United Soccer Club is opening registration for the fall season. The program is open to all youth in Marion County from Pre-K to grade 12.

The season runs from Sept. 4 through Oct. 20.

Practices will be held Monday and Friday in Hillsboro and Wednesday and Thursday in Marion. Each participant will practice one day per week, and will be contacted regarding practice date and time.

Beginning Sept. 8, games will take place Saturday mornings, alternating between Hillsboro and Marion.

New players can pick up registration forms at local elementary schools and at the MRC office in Marion. Registration deadline is Aug. 27.

For more information contact Margo Yates at 620-382-3425 or Stephanie Moss at 620-947-3713.


Tabor to offer community chorale


The Tabor College Music Department will offer a new choral ensemble this fall, the Tabor College Community Chorale.

The chorale, open to singers of all ages in the Hillsboro and Marion County area, will rehearse from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Monday evenings at the Wolgemuth Music Education Center on the Tabor campus. Rehearsals begin on Monday, September 10.

The chorale will perform two concerts per year. A $25 enrollment fee is required.

For more information contact Dr. Brad Vogel at 620-947-3121 x1403.


Oblander reunion held Aug. 18


The Oblander family reunion was held Aug. 18 at the Durham Senior Center.

Those attending were LaDell Riffel of Enterprise, Margarita Riffel of Enterprise, DeEtta Williams of Emporia, Ruby Smith of McPherson, Ronald and Mary Ann Oblander of Yukon, Okla., Sandy Fry of Marietta, Ga., James and Carol Hett of Marion, Robert and Shirley Schroeder of Newton, Gabe and Jessie Zapata with Alex and Olivia of Newton, Cindy Clark of Newton, Rita and Kenny Beemer with Gracelyn of Kansas City, Mo., Burtis Oblander of Newton, Wendy and Peter Daniel with Sarah of London, England, and Virgil and Jean Oblander of Hillsboro.


Parent support group to meet


The Parent Support and Advocacy Group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Eastmoor Methodist Church, 105 Eastmoor Drive, Marion.

The purpose of the group is to give support to parents of children with disabilities by creating a safe community and network system in which problems and victories can be shared.

Ongoing topics of discussion include education, social networking, community education, family life and advocacy.

For more information contact Jane Wiens at 620-947-2402.


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