Dr. Robin Durrett, DO, will be the guest speaker when the Touched by Cancer support group meets at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Heartland Cancer Center. His topic will be "A Cancer Diagnosis can be a Blessing."
A benefit fund to help with medical expenses for Weston Contrerez has been established at the Credit Union, 4708 10th Street in Great Bend.
Beta Nu Chapter of ESA will sponsor a Thankful for Chocolate tasting event from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Best Western Angus Inn Courtyard.
Heartland Farm will have a day-long program on making bread and jam on Saturday, Nov. 16. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be taught by Sister Imelda Schmidt, OP of El Dorado. For more information call 620-923-4585 or email email@example.com. The workshop is $75, which includes lunch. Participants will take home their own loaves of bread and jars of jam.
Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will show the 2006 movie "Strike" at 6:15 p.m. Friday at the Dominican Sister Motherhouse, 3600 Broadway. Refreshments will be served, and there will be discussion time after the movie. A freewill donation is requested.
The Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist School will start this year's citrus fruit sales next week.
NARFE will meet at noon today at the Highland Hotel Gold Room. Speaker will be Pam Maxwell, with the Federal Blue Cross Blue Shield.
This week's Chamber of Commerce Coffee will be hosted by Hometown Brand Center, 4908 10th Street, at 9:30 a.m., Thursday. Host will be Marty Steinert with greeters Cindy Parr and Curtis Wolf. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will be available.
USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 South Patton Road. Items on the agenda include approval of Title VI B and Early Childhood flow-through budget; approval of money awarded to the district in the federal E-Rate program; State Board of Education assessment update; Certificates of Merit recipients; Curriculum Day report; Focus EduVation online tutoring update; and project updates for Riley Elementary School HVAC, Great Bend High School track and Great Bend Middle School gym construction.
Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will show the 2006 movie Strike in the continuing program Movies with a Message series. The movie begins at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, at the Dominican Sister Motherhouse, 3600 Broadway Ave. Refreshments will be served, and there will be discussion time after the movie. A freewill donation is requested.
Myers Chapel AME of invites the public to come celebrate with its members at a chili or bierock dinner in Simpson Hall at the church, 1511 9th St., on Saturday, Nov. 16. Serving will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
OLMITZ - The Olmitz Knights of Columbus Annual Soup Supper will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 at the K of C Hall in Olmitz. They will be serving beef vegetable soup, chili, turkey noodle soup, and homemade bread and pies. Donations will also be accepted for a drawing for prizes.
A board appointment is on the agenda for the next Great Bend Recreation Commission meeting, set for 4 p.m. Monday at the Carl Soden Recreation Center, 1214 Stone St. The new at-large member will fill the position held by Leonard Kaiser, whose term expires Dec. 31.
RUSSELL - The Deines Cultural Center, 820 North Main, Russell, will host a musical performance and reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, for its latest exhibit. Wood engraving prints and engraved blocks by E. Hubert Deines will be on display through the end of the year.
This month's meeting of the Barton Community College Board of Trustees will move to a different time and location. The meeting is set for 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, in Room A-113, the conference room of the Administration Building.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission will offer an American Red Cross lifeguard certification course March 16-21 at the Barton Community College pool. GBRC offers the ARC Water Park Lifeguard training class. This class includes CPR for the professional rescuer, AED, and first aid. This is a 24-31-hour course.
Barton Community College will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 in the Technical Building in room T-186, the Case New Holland Training Building. All types of blood are needed.
Auditions for the Great Bend Community Theatre production of "Becky's New Car," by Steven Dietz, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9, and 7 p.m. Monday, March 10, at the Crest Theatre, 1905 Lakin Ave. Note this is one week later than previously announced.
St. Mark Lutheran Church in Great Bend will host its annual Roast Beef Dinner"on Sunday, Feb. 23 in the Church Fellowship Hall, 2101 Jackson St.
The First Baptist Church, 1600 19th St. in Great Bend, will host a women's Bible study from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 7. The subject will be "Becoming a Woman of Grace."
GALATIA - St. Paul Lutheran Church in Galatia is hosting a Soup Supper/Bingo night on Saturday, March 1 starting at 5:30 p.m., with bingo following at 7 p.m. Chicken noodle/butterballs, green bean dumpling, chili and homemade desserts will be served.