Happenings (Week of June 11, 2008)


MCSEC board to meet June 16

The Marion County Special Education Cooperative Board of Directors will meet for their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, June 16 in the MCSEC conference room at 302 Est Eighth in Florence.

For information, call 620-878-4720.

Reading program targets adults

The Marion City Library will begin an adult summer reading program on June 16. The program will run through July 11.

For every book participants read, their name will be entered into a weekly drawing.

For more information or to register, call the library at 620-382-2442.

Local nurse receives national recognition

Dorothy Delk of rural Marion recently was inducted into the Cambridge Who?s Who for Excellence in Nursing for her years of service in Kansas as well as volunteer work to Central and South America.

Delk is employed by Westview Manor in Peabody and has cared for mentally challenged people for the past 10 years.

Her education includes completing coursework in psychology at Oklahoma University.

She is married to Bob Delk and is the mother of six children.

Plans set to celebrate 90th birthday

KaiserLeland90thBirthday.jpg Leland Kaiser will celebrate his 90th birthday with family June 15.

His family members are daughter Priscilla Unruh and husband Robert and grandchildren Shawn Springer and husband Shawn, Brent Unruh and wife Rebecca and Roby Pekarek and husband Brian.

Great-grandchildren are Josh and Molly Springer; Grace, Jack and Joey Unruh; and Seth Pekarek.

Birthday Greetings can be sent to Leland Kaiser at 701 S. Main in Hillsboro.

Craft Days to begin June 23 in Marion

The Marion City Library will begin ?Craft Days? on June 23. The craft sessions will be held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and are targeted for children ages 8 to 12.

There is a fee for each project and a class limit of 10 participants.

The schedule is as follows: Sand art, June 23, $5; String art, June 30, $3; Fused beaded keychains, July 7, $4; Kaleidoscopes, July 14, $5.

For more information or to register, call the library at 620-382-2442.

Goessel recycling day to be held June 21

The Goessel 4-H citywide recycling day will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 21 at the City Building parking lot. 4-H members will assist with loading and unloading items.

Items accepted by Stutzman Refuse are rinsed aluminum and steel food and beverage containers, rinsed no. 1 and 2 plastics, rinsed glass jars and bottles, newspaper, magazines, phone books and flattened or bundled cardboard. Do not bring caps, lids, plastic rings, ceramic bakeware, light bulbs, window glass, mirrors or broken glass.

Davidson graduates from Notre Dame

Sarah Rose Davidson, a 2004 graduate of Marion High School, and daughter of Greg and Rose Davidson of Marion, graduated May 18 from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Chemical Engineering. She accepted a position with Exxon Mobil in Houston, Texas, as a process engineer.

Mayor to address Kiwanis Club June 17

The Hillsboro Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Tuesday, June 17 at the city building.

Following a $7 lunch provided by Fat N Sassy BBQ, there will be a short business meeting. Hillsboro Mayor Delores Dalke will discuss a variety of issues related to the city of Hillsboro including the lagoon project and business developments.

If you are not a Kiwanis member and are interested in attending, please call Jayson Hanschu at 620-947-5686 so appropriate food and seating arrangements can be made.

MCC/CROP kick-off June 11 in Hillsboro

The MCC/CROP canvass kick-off meeting for Marion County churches will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11 at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, 300 Prairie Pointe.

Joe Hendrixson of Great Plains CWS/CROP Regional Office will speak about relief aid. All churches wishing to participate are encouraged to do so. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call 620-367-2358.

Hillsboro library begins movie matinee

The Hillsboro Public Library will show a summer movie matinee at 2 p.m. every Friday, beginning June 13.

Participants should bring pillows or cushions to sit on during the movie.

This week?s movie, produced by Dreamworks, is about a small ant named ?Z? who wants to win the heart of the beautiful princess Bala. The movie is rated PG and is 1 hour, 23 minutes long.

Zion Lutheran seeks updated contact info

Zion Lutheran Church of Hillsboro will celebrate its 125th anniversary during the weekend of Sept. 27 and 28.

In order to publicize the event, anyone who has updated names and addresses of former church members should contact the church office at 947-3522.

Information can also be given to Sharon Mueller, 947-3040, or left at Molly?s on Main St, 104 S. Main, Hillsboro.

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