Community

Where can I volunteer?
  • The Hillsboro Recycling Center relies on volunteers during its open hours. Contanct Paul Jantzen at 620-947-5433 for more information.
  • The Hillsboro Lions Club is a community service organization that takes on many projects throughout the year. Contact Sue Funk at funklns@embarqmail.com for more information.
  • The Hillsboro Kiwanis Club: is a community service organization that takes on many projects throughout the year. Click here for more information.
  • The City of Hillsboro has several Boards and Commissions that are served by volunteers. These include Board of Zoning Appeals, Hillsboro Community Planning & Development Commission, Convention & Visitor???s Bureau, Hillsboro Airport Board, Hillsboro Housing Authority, Hillsboro Recreation Commission, Hillsboro Tree Board, Hillsboro Museum Advisory Board, Hillsboro Community Medical Center Board, Marion County Economic Development Council and Hillsboro Public Library. If you are interested in serving, contact the city office (947-3162) or Mayor Delores Dalke (947-2321).
  • For a list of more non-profit organizations in Marion County, click here.

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Where can I make food or clothing donations?
  • Et Cetera Shop
    • 109 N. Main St., Hillsboro
    • 620-947-3817
    • Donate lightly used clothing, toys, jewelry, appliances and more
  • Main Street Ministries
    • 415 S. Main St., Hillsboro
    • 620-947-3393
    • www.mainstreetministries.net
    • Donate nonperishable food items to Main Street Ministries’ food bank

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What social services are available?
  • 4-H Extension Office
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marion County
    • 101 N. Thorp, Marion
    • 620-382-3800
  • Community Planning Team/Communities in Schools of Marion County
    • 812 E. A, Hillsboro
    • 620-947-3981
  • Main Stree Ministries
    • 415 S. Main, Hillsboro
    • 620-947-3393
  • Marion County 4-H Horse Project
    • 620-924-5254
  • Marion County Food Bank
    • 620-382-3418
  • Marion County Home Care
    • 535 S Freeborn St., Marion
    • 620-382-3690
  • Marion County Substance Abuse Board
    • 620-382-2903
  • Morning Star Ranch
  • Prairie View



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Where are the senior centers?
  • Goessel Senior Center
    • 520 S. Main, Goessel
    • 620-367-2275
  • Hillsboro Senior Center
    • 212 N. Main, Hillsboro
    • 620-947-2304
  • Lehigh Senior Center
    • 111 S. Prospect, Lehigh
    • 620-483-4131
  • Lincolnville Senior Center
    • 216 W. Main, Lincolnville
    • 620-924-5439
  • Marion Senior Center
    • 309 S. Third, Marion
    • 620-382-2942
  • Peabody Senior Center
    • 106 Walnut, Peabody
    • 620-983-2226
  • Ramona Senior Center
    • 620-965-2250
  • Tampa Senior Center
    • 620-965-2278



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Where are the post offices in Marion County, and what are their hours?
  • Burns Post Office
    • 111 N. Washington Ave
    • 620-726-5217
    • Mon-Fri 8:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. & 12:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Cedar Point Post Office
    • 102 Main St.
    • 620-274-447
    • Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 12:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m., Sat 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
  • Durham Post Office
    • 508 Douglas
    • 620-732-3411
    • Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., Sat 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
  • Florence Post Office
    • 302 Main
    • 620-878-4447
    • Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Sat 8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m.
  • Goessel Post Office
    • 207 E. Main
    • 620-367-8401
    • Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
  • Hillsboro Post Office
    • 201 N. Main
    • 620-947-3631
    • Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Lehigh Post Office
    • 112 W. Main
    • 620-483-3592
    • Mon-Fri 1:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Sat 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Lincolnville Post Office
    • 319 Adams
    • 620-924-5225
    • Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m., Sat 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
  • Lost Springs Post Office
    • 125 Berry
    • 785-983-4813
    • Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., Sat 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
  • Marion Post Office
    • 423 E. Main
    • 620-382-2363
    • Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., Sat 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
  • Peabody Post Office
    • 105 W. 2nd
    • 620-983-2404
    • Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m., Sat 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
  • Ramona Post Office
    • 215 N. D St.
    • 785-965-7171
    • Mon-Fri 7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m., Sat 7:45 a.m.-8:45 a.m.

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Does everyone get residential delivery?

While residential delivery (homes, rural, and neighborhood collection boxes) is quite common in Marion County, there are some areas where ii is not available. Contact your local post office (see above) for your community’s details. Post office boxes are also available.

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Where can I take music lessons?

Contact the Tabor College (620-947-3121) Music Department for available lessons.
Or contact your local school district for music opportunities.

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What parades are conducted annually?
  • Marion County Fair Parade is located on Hillsboro’s Main Street.
  • Old Settler’s Day Parade is located on Marion’s Main Street.
  • Hillsboro High School Homecoming Parade is located on Hillsboro’s Main Street.
  • Marion High School Homecoming Parade is located on Marion’s Main Street.

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How can I get involved in local parent/child organized activities?

Hillsboro Public Library offers several programs throughout the year. Information can be viewed at the library’s Website.
Check with your child’s school for other upcoming events.

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Where, what and when can I recycle?

The Hillsboro Recycling Center is located at 112 N. Birch St., and is open Thursdays from 5-7 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The First Mennonite Church operates the facility and accepts community volunteers to run the center. The materials accepted include corrugated cardboard, glass food and beverage containers, aluminum cans, steel cans, tin cans, magazines and catalogs, newspaper, office paper and plastic bottles #1 and #2.

Find other Kansas recycling programs at www.kansasrecyles.com for more recycling options.

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Are there any churches?
There are several churches in Hillsboro:

 

 

Church-related Organizations
  • Main Street Ministries
    • 415 S. Main St., Hillsboro
    • 620-947-3393
  • Mennonite Brethren Foundation

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Are there assisted living facilities?
  • Bethesda Home
  • Grand Oaks Apartments
    • 506 W. Grand, Hillsboro
    • 620-947-2235
  • Hilltop Manor
    • 1501 E. Lawrence, Marion
    • 620-382-2218
  • Legacy Park of Peabody
  • Marion Assisted Living LLC
    • 200 Eisenhower Dr., Marion
    • 620-382-3000
  • Marion September Housing
    • 1500 E. Main, Marion
    • 620-382-2606
  • Oakwood Manor
    • 401 N. Ash, Hillsboro
    • 620-947-2734
  • Parkside Homes Inc.
  • Salem Home
    • 704 S. Ash St., Hillsboro
    • 620-947-2272
  • St. Luke Living Center
  • Sunrise Townhomes
    • Eisenhower Rd., Marion
    • 620-382-2763
  • Westview Nursing Center
    • 4th & Peabody, Peabody
    • 620-983-2165

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What is the population of Marion County?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2010 the population of Marion County is 12,660.

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