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
Lathelda "DoDo" White of the Fort Larned Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution was awarded the Medal of Appreciation by Bobbie Hulse, WVP Kansas Sons of the American Revolution, for her referral of Justin Engleman as a prospective member in the SAR. Engleman was confirmed as a descendent of Phillip Engleman who served in the Virginia Militia during the American Revolution. He is now a member of the Society qualifying White for the award. The help of DAR member White is much appreciated. Men who feel that they may qualify for membership are urged to contact Engleman for additional information ...
The Progress Club met at noon on Dec. 7, for a Christmas luncheon at Flavored Celebrations. Hostesses were Pat Halbower and Kathy Schugart. Eighteen members were present as Becky Dudrey led the group in prayer. A brief business meeting was opened by president Sharon Mauler and donations were made to the Military Moms project.
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met on Nov. 17, at the home of Janis Link. Members decided to make a donation to Prairie Godmothers for Giving Tuesday. In addition, they will donate Christmas food items to the Barton County Food Bank during December.
The Golden Sheaf Chapter No# 226, Order of the Eastern Star met at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 16, at the Masonic Hall in Hoisington for a regularly stated meeting. Before the meeting, the membership shared together a tasty "Stone Soup Supper" and dessert. The chapter discussed the recent School of Instruction held at the Newton Chapter, the annual charitable donations and the regular chapter obligations for the ensuing months ahead. Golden Sheaf was able to serve cold water bottles last summer at the Great Bend Kilby Square park during many outside band concerts. In October, they participated in ...