Happenings (Week of Nov. 14, 2007)


Karl Reimer to mark 100th birthday


ReimerKarl100thBirthday.jpg Karl C. Reimer will celebrate his 100th birthday with an open house from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 at Bethesda Home. He requests no gifts.




Muriel Christiansen to celebrate 90th


ChristiansenMurial.jpg Muriel Christiansen of Durham will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 at the First Baptist Church in Durham.

She was born Nov. 20, 1917, in Norcatur. On May 25, 1940, she was married to Irvin Christiansen.

Her children are H. Robert Christiansen of Washington DC, Mona and Don Herbers of Leoti, Gordon and Pat Christiansen of Durham, Dale and Renee Christiansen of McPherson, and Jan Skiles of Hillsboro. She has 13 grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Cards can be sent to 3045 Chisholm Trail Road, Durham, KS, 67438.


Doris Crowther to celebrate 80th

CrowtherDoris80thBday.jpg Doris Crowther of Durham will celebrate her 80th birthday
with an open house from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at the
Durham Community Center.

She was born Nov. 16, 1927, and was married to Glennon Crowther on June 9, 1946.

open house will be hosted by her nieces and nephews, Gary and Katie
Weis, Gabe Decker, and Karen Sutton, all of Salina; Wendell and Karleen
Burch of Gypsum; Steve and Lynnie Crowther, and Jim and Darla Crowther,
all of Roxbury.

Christmas Creches to run Nov. 23, 24, 25


Goessel Mennonite Heritage Museum will present ?Christmas Creches? from 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 to 25.

From 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., visitors will experience ?lights out? with over 100 nativities illuminated by only Christmas lights. Admission is by donation.



Card shower for Reinhold Winter


A card shower is requested for Reinhold Winter to honor his 90th birthday Nov. 25.

He is a retired farmer/stockman who resided in Durham with his wife Helen, who is deceased. He currently resides in Marion.

His children are Irma and Jim Piper of Marion, Melvin and Diane Winter of Wichita, Linda and Jerry Horstick of Richmond and Marlene and Mark Swisher of Reading. He also has eight grandchildren.

Cards may be sent to him at 1500 E. Lawrence St., Room 115, Marion, KS 66861.


Chess lessons to be offered at HHS


Karpov International School of Chess will offer chess lessons to interested kindergarten through 12th grade students for five consecutive lessons beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12 in the Hillsboro High School ITV classroom.

Each hour-long lesson costs $7 and all skill levels are encouraged to attend. After five lessons, students will be ready to compete in the HHS Chess tournament Saturday, Dec. 8.

For more information contact Janet Whisenhunt at the high school, 620-947-3991.


Hillsboro Kiwanis to meet Nov. 20


The Hillsboro Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the city building. Lunch will be served by Fat N Sassy BBQ.

Stephanie Moss will speak about the past, present and future of the Marion County United Soccer Club. Soccer is the fastest growing sport in the United States, and Marion County United is trying to build on that popularity.


Bethel Concert Choir to perform Nov. 18


The Bethel College Concert Choir will sing at 10:35 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 at First Mennonite Church in Hillsboro

Dale Schrag will provide the morning message and a carry-in meal will follow the service.

The public is invited to attend.


Mom?s Day Out to be held Dec. 1


The Hillsboro Recreation Commission will sponsor a new program, Mom?s Day Out, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at City Hall.

The program, designed to provide an afternoon for parents to shop without children around, will offer crafts, movie time and cookies and milk with Santa. Children ages Kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to participate.

The cost of the program is $5, and the registration deadline is Nov. 26. Late registrations will not be accepted. Forms are available and can be turned into the school offices or Hillsboro City Hall. Extra forms can be downloaded from www.cityofhillsboro.net.

For more information, contact 620-947-3490 or e-mail recreation@cityofhillsboro.net.


P.E.O. Chapter DB to meet Nov. 19


P.E.O. Chapter DB will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at Marion Christian Church. Featured speaker will be Nita Bittle, physician?s assistant at St. Luke Hospital.


Soup supper to be held in Tampa


The public is invited to a Soup Supper and Silent Auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Tampa Senior Center. The menu will include chili, chicken noodle soup, sandwiches, relishes, dessert and drinks. A free will donation will be taken with supplemental funding provided by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

Marion County Fire District #7 (Tampa) received a FEMA grant to purchase a new tanker truck. Proceeds from the evening will be used to adequately equip the new truck. Various items will be available at the silent auction. If you are willing to donate items for the auction or have questions, contact Jesse Brunner at 785-366-0106 or Greg Berens at 785-965-2296.


Farm/city steak feed to be held Nov. 19


The annual Farm/City Appreciation Steak Feed will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the Marion City Building.

The event is sponsored by the Marion Chamber of Commerce and all area farmers and ranchers are invited and encouraged to attend.

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