Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Sept. 17 at the home of Susan Brown. President Cindy Meitler led the meeting with 12 members present.
Great Bend City Slickers 4-H club met on Sept. 12 at the Presbyterian Church. Nine members, three leaders and eight parents were present. It was announced that 4-H record books are due on Sept. 18. Election of officers will take place at the next meeting. 4-H week is Oct. 6- Oct. 12 and all members were asked to wear their 4-H t-shirts and bring friends to the next meeting. The club voted to pay half of the cost of the meal at the awards banquet. The group will be cleaning the Expo grounds after the Big Bend Bike Rally. Different ...
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. Each year, the Great Bend Pilot Club supports the efforts of Pilot International through a multitude of activities.
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Sept. 3 at the home of Judy Krebaum for its first meeting of the 2013-14 year. President Cindy Meitler led the meeting attended by 10 members.
Fifteen members of the Great Bend Garden Club enjoyed Pat Halbower's delightfully humorous personal account of the evolution of the forest of various trees, the ever changing flower beds and lawn, and the feeding of creatures, both winged and four legged, both wanted and unwanted, that have been the experience of the Halbowers over the past 40-plus years as they have worked in and enjoyed the outdoor spaces of their home. Arrangements for the program at the September Garden Club meeting were made by Delores Grose.
The Barton County Association of Retired School Personnel will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 13, at Montana Mike's, 906 McKinley in Great Bend. President Sally O'Connor will chair the meeting. Dues of $20 ($15 state, $5 local) for 2014 will be due and payable at this meeting.
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 Daughters of Isabella will have an Open Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at the St. Patrick Parish Center. All ladies of the parish are invited to come and see what D of I is all about.
The Great Bend City Slickers 4-H Club met on Aug. 8 at the Presbyterian Church. There were 10 members present, two leaders and five parents. A demonstration was given by Aubrey Likes. Stephen Crawford gave a project talk. The club took 3rd place in the 4-H BBQ ticket sales. The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the Presbyterian Church.
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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