Members of Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi ended their 2013-14 sorority year with various service projects and programs.
The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 27 in Great Bend will hold their annual "Forget-Me-Not" fundraiser, Friday July 4th at local business in Great Bend. Chapter members will be at both Dillons stores, WalMart, and Waters True Value Hardware.
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.
The annual State Convention of Kansas Lions will take on a "Down Under" Australian International Flavor as they play host to Lions International President Barry & Anne Palmer, June 5-7, 2014, at the Four Points by Sheraton Convention Center in Manhattan.
Parnassus met at Chari Manry' residence for the annual dinner this year catered by Kim Randell.
The Barton County Association of Retired School Personnel met on May 16, at Montana Mike's. President Sally O'Connor presided over the meeting. There were 42 members present, with one guest, Dr. Tom Vernon.
The "I Dare You" Leadership award was first offered in 1941 by the late William H. Danforth, founder of the Ralston Purina Company in St. Louis. He challenged young people to achieve their highest potential and to influence others through lives of service. The award is inspired by the book, I Dare You! written by Danforth, in which he commends the balanced life of mental, physical, social and spiritual development as the backbone of leadership.
Of all that can be gained in 4-H work, none is more prestigious that of the Kansas 4-H Key Award. To earn the Key Award, candidates must be 16 years of age and must be enrolled in the leadership project for the past four years.
Pilot international and local Pilot Clubs around the globe recognize the second week in November as International Care & Kindness Week, a week-long public awareness campaign meant to bring awareness to how simple acts can change a day, a life or the world by simply showing someone you care. International Care & Kindness Week encourages people to "Take time to Care and Be Kind."
The Parnassus Club met at the home of Sharon Jones with eight members present. The study of the Tone Poem continued with Becky Dudrey giving the program on Richard Strauss' composition 'Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks' Composed in 1895. 'Till Eulenspiegel' chronicles the misadventures and pranks of this German peasant. In this composition, Richard Strauss, uses the horn and the D flat Clarinet to bring to mind the folly of this prankster, Till.
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