Lorrie Hollaway will talk about her trip to Haiti with the Star of Hope in a free program at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. She will describe her tour of the schools and taking supplies to the town of Hess. This is an informational session on the current culture in Haiti.
Great Bend High School A Cappella Choir will hold a garage sale from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Panther Athletic Center. The sale is to help raise funds for the Washington D.C. trip in March.
This weeks Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by USD #428, 201 Patton Road, at 9:30 a.m., today. Ambassador in charge will be Eric Gotsche with greeters Chad Premer and Brett Middleton. Coffee, doughnuts and door prizes will be available.
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Command Spanish for the Community, a course offered by Barton Community College, will provide a quick and easy way to learn limited amounts of everyday Spanish.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will host a free Stop 'N Learn Session titled "The Deer Of Kansas," today and Friday. Educator Eric Giesing with the Kansas Wetlands Education Center/Fort Hays State University will be the presenter.
Beautiful Beginnings store in Great Bend also provided clothing that was modeled Monday at the Senior Center's fall fashion show.
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will hold its next study session at 4 p.m. Thursday in room U-219, on the upper level of the Student Union. The board will receive the latest financial statement, prepare for its upcoming retreat, and discuss strategic planning and upcoming "linkage" meetings.
PAWNEE ROCK - Commodities from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service will be distributed from 10-11 a.m. Thursday at the Pawnee Rock depot. For more information call Judy Welch, 620-786-4444.
A legal aid representative will be at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave., from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, to give legal advice to senior citizens 60 years of age and over.
"Communication: The Art of Listening and Conveying Your Message" is the topic of a Continuing Nursing Education seminar at Barton Community College. The class will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, in the Fine Arts Building Seminar Room, F-30. Speaker will be Jenni Reling, M.S., B.S.
The Cemetery Board will meet at 4 p.m. on Thursday at the Great Bend Cemetery Office.
The Great Bend Board of Realtors will meet at noon on Thursday for their business meeting and lunch. Reports to consist of Curb Appeal selection, proposed budget, discussion, announcements. Scheduled speaker will be Tom Vernon, Superintendant of schools.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission is now accepting enrollment for the fall programs.
The Barton County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. on July 21, at the Barton County Courthouse. The agenda will include a report on the Region E Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, report on volunteer recruitment from the Barton County Health Department, discussion on Emergency Support Function (ESF) 10 – Oil & Hazardous Materials of the Barton County Emergency Operations Plan, and a report on exercise activities from Barton County Emergency Management.
The First Church of the Nazarene's children's ministries will hold a car wash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, at the Great Bend Appliance and Furniture Store parking lot, 2301 10th St. Lunch of grilled hamburgers and hot dogs will also be available.
An Otis woman was injured Tuesday evening on a Barton County road, 4 miles north and 3 miles west of Galatia.
An attempted fraud was reported to the Barton County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday. Someone called a Barton County resident saying her grandson was in trouble in New Mexico and needed help. The woman hung up before finding out what kind of "help" was wanted, and instead called her grandson, who said he was fine.
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