Whether thinking about getting involved in a non-profit organization's board of directors or already serving on a church council or school board, there are many ways you can help guide that ship. Some ways work better than others.
Members of Preceptor Pi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi took special pride in attending the December grand opening of My Backyard Playground on the grounds of the Great Bend Recreation Commission Activity Center, 2715 18th, knowing their contributions helped make the playground a reality for their community.
The Golden Sheaf Chapter #226, Order of the Eastern Star, Great Bend, meeting at Hoisington Masonic Hall will be honoring 50 and 60 and other year pin recipients at 7 p.m. on Feb. 1. These pins will be presented by our Worthy Grand Patron, Richard Short of the Grand Chapter of Kansas. Worthy Grand Matron, Pam Able of the Grand Chapter of Kansas and other Grand Officers will also be present. A soup and sandwich supper will be held from 6 to 6:30 p.m. in the dining room with the Pin ceremony at 7 p.m., in ...
A Soup Sampler Meal sponsored by the Daughters of Isabella Circle #744 will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 17, at the St. Patrick Parish Center. Public is invited to come and sample different soups for $7/person, age six and under free, includes drink and dessert.
Each year the Barton County Thread Bender's quilt guild makes a quilt as a fundraiser to raise money for projects during the year. This years winner of the quilt is Shawna Hughes from Hoisington. The winning ticket was drawn at the December meeting. Shawna was able come to the meeting to pick up her quilt. This year's quilt was designed and created by Eloise Winkleman.
Pawnee Rock Lions Club has been a Lions club since Aug. 22, 1949. The amount of club members has varied over the years. The Lions Club raises money for local charity and betterment organizations in the community. They are looking for new people to join the club, which is down to only seven members. If you are a giving person who would like to be a part of a fun Lions organization that is world wide, contact Janice Schmidt or President John Schmidt at 620-982-4436