Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.
The 2014 4-H Shooting Sports season has started. The Barton County 4-H Air Rifle Program has been represented at two matches already this season.
The Progress Club met on Feb. 3, at the home of Linda Dougherty with Judy Turner and Pat Klusener as co-hostesses. Eighteen members attended. Kathy Schugart introduced the guest speakers: Sisters Anita Schugart and Cecilia Ann Stremel of the Heartland Center for Wholistic Health. They presented a program on Homeopathy and Natural Healing. Several remedies including vitamins, probiotics and the promotion of healthy living were discussed.
League of Women Voters of Great Bend will hold the monthly meeting at noon on Tuesday, at Montana Mike's in the north room. Lunch will be from the menu and can be from their "quick serve" menu.
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Jan. 21 at the home of Cindy Meitler, president, who led the meeting.
The annual Mid-Winter Rally of Kansas Lions will take on an international flavor as they play host to Lions International Director Dr. Hauser Weiler of Virginia, on Jan. 17-19, at the Ramada Convention Center in Salina.
On Jan. 14, The Parnassus Club met at Coralie Button's residence. It was announced that the annual Parnassus auditions for local students in voice and piano will be held on March 1.
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi started 2014 with a dinner meeting on Jan. 7 at the Classic Inn. President Cindy Meitler led the meeting with ten of the chapter's twelve members present.
League of Women Voters of Great Bend will hold the monthly meeting at noon on Tuesday at Montana Mike's in the north room. Lunch will be from the menu and can be from their "quick serve" menu.
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.
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi honored its president Cindy Meitler as Valentine Queen during a special dinner attended by members and their guests on Feb. 8 at Great Bend Coffee Company.
On Feb. 13 the TLC Twisters 4-H Club delivered bird feeders they made to Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation residents. They were made from combining gelatin and bird seed and forming them in cookie cutters in the shape of hearts for Valentines Day.
4-H'ers from across the state traveled to Great Bend on Feb. 15, to compete in the Barton County Winter Classic Air Rifle Match.
At their Feb. meeting, 17 members of Great Bend Garden Club learned of the far reaching legacy of the legendary Johnny Appleseed during a program given by Alice Young.
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