Great Bend City Slickers held their monthly meeting on Dec. 19, at the First Presbyterian Church. Members went Christmas caroling at Cherry Village. They returned to the church for a chili supper and club meeting. During the month of December the club brought Christmas gifts to the nuns, with some members providing them with table favors, and Poinsettia plants to the Senior Center. On December 14, the club rang bells at Walgreens and Walmart for the Salvation Army.
The Progress Club met on Jan. 6 at the home of Darlene Boley with Mary Ann Mull and Jeanne Gotsche as co-hostesses. Fifteen members attended. The meeting opened with a prayer followed by reading and approval of minutes. Darlene Mathers gave the treasurer's report. Correspondence included a thank you note for the club's donation to the Military Mom's project. Jackie Curtis shared a note from Skip Yowell who presented the Nov. program. Sharon Jones who will present the March program: The Victorians, invited members to bring a Victorian item to share at that time. Pat Klusener presented ...
The Food for Thought Book Club will meet at at 12 p.m. on Jan. 8 at the Great Bend Public Library. This month the club is reading books about "History". Any book that fits into the theme works whether its a nonfiction book recounting a historical event or a piece of historical fiction. This book club is open to anyone who wishes to participate. For more information visit the library's website at greatbendpl.info or call 792-2409.
The South Bend Jolly Workers 4-H Club met on Dec. 8, at the Walnut Bowl for their December meeting and Christmas party. After their regular business meeting, they wrapped gifts that the club purchased for a family from the Angel Tree. After wrapping gfifts, they had a gift exchange and enjoyed a game of bowling. Their next meeting is scheduled for Jan. 12th.
Tristan Mitchell was recently awarded the prestigious Eagle Scout award at a Boy Scout Troop 184 Eagle Court of Honor. The Eagle Scout award is the highest youth honor in scouting. Mitchell's Eagle service project consisted of refurbishing and painting the playground equipment, added a second wheelchair swing, put up 37' of chain link fence and built two soccer goals, at Eisenhower Grade School. He spent 127 hours on this project.
Golden Sheaf O.E.S. Chapter 226 of Great Bend met on June 15 at the Hoisington Masonic Hall for their last meeting before summer break. Kristi Hord from the Proficiency Team and Cindy Moore from the Membership Team for District 9 were present.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 27, Great Bend, hold their annual "Forget-Me-Not" fundraiser, Saturday July 4, at local businesses in Great Bend. Chapter 27 members will be stationed at both Dillons stores, WalMart, Waters True Value Hardware and Orschein Farm & Home Store.