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.
The public is invited to a Soup Sampler Supper sponsored by the Daughters of Isabella from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. today at the
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 ...
Sixteen members of Garden Club were recently treated to a fascinating journey through the way the world has envisioned one of our most beloved plants, trees.
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 Barton County Association of Retired School Personnel met on Dec. 13 at Montana Mike's in Great Bend. President Sally O'Connor presided over the meeting. There were 46 members present.
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.
Each year, the Great Bend Pilot Club supports the efforts of Pilot International through a multitude of activities. The original Foundation - Pilot International Foundation was established in 1975 to support the community-based work of Pilot Clubs by promoting the awareness and prevention of brain-related disorders, and improving the lives of those affected by such disorders, through education, volunteerism, financial support, and research.
Stan Jantz of Hoisington was honored Saturday by being presented with the to his chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. Stan is the Americanism Chairman for the Sons of the Plains Chapter which meets in Hutchinson. Stan is a member of the Color guard and has participated in events at every opportunity and initiated opportunities when none were scheduled. Stan has been instrumental in getting joint involvement with the DAR Chapter in Ellsworth.
During their September meeting, 16 members of the Great Bend Garden Club travelled to the Kansas Wetlands Education Center to hear about the progress of the center's butterfly garden.
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