Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3111 and its Ladies Auxiliary met on Sept. 28 at the Post Home.
Great Bend League of Women Voters will hold their monthly meeting at noon on Tuesday at The Club at Stone Ridge. Lunch will be from the menu.
TLC Discoveries invited Berny Unruh and Donna Krug to talk to the children about 4-H in honor of National 4-H week. The children were also surprised with a basket of goodies each for all the help they give to the club and community. Phyllis Brack started a club at TLC about 10 years ago so the kids that were there and loved doing projects would have a place to showcase them and learn some important life skills. "It is an excellent program that I have seen help many kids with speaking in front of people and learning to do things ...
The Sept. 21 PEO Founders Day fall social for area Chapters HR, DU, FS and IV was enjoyed by a good turnout of members. Guest speaker was Karla Jo Farmer of Ft. Scott, past president of Kansas State Chapter. Shown with her are current Chapter Presidents: Nancy Sundahl, IV; Becky Hill, HR; Karla Jo Farmer; Sharon Mauler, DU and Jan Keeley, HR & current Secretary of Kansas State Chapter.
API will meet on Oct. 13 The Club at Stoneridge. Social hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. with dinner served at 7:30 p.m.. followed by the meeting. Guest speaker will be Mr. Russell Opfer.
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Sept. 21 at the home of Brenda Black. Linda Jerke served as co-hostess. President of the chapter, Black led the chapter meeting.
Martin Miller, manager of the Great Bend airport, was guest speaker for the September luncheon meeting of Golden Belt NARFE. He was introduced by Charles Waknitz, vice president of the group.
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Nancy Swafford gave the September program on "Easy Tips for Living Green" when she received highlights from two new program
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Sept. 7 at the home of Jeanne Schmitt. Brenda Black served as co-hostess. Attending the meeting were 13 members. President Brenda Black led the meeting.
The League of Women Voters of Great Bend will hold the monthly meeting at noon on Sept. 14 at The Club at Stone Ridge. Lunch will be from the menu. The speaker will be State Senator Ruth Teichmann, Republican from Stafford. She will be addressing the issues and problems the shortfall will have on the state and local programs funded by the state. Lunch will be informal, and time will be allowed for questions from the floor. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Come prepared to ask questions. They will be answered it possible.
TLC Twisters 4-H Club met on Aug. 29. Sayler led us in the Pledge of Allegiance and the
The Hoisington Jets 4H Club's August meeting
Lions District Governor Rev. Kerry Hookstra will make an official club visitation to the Great Bend Evening Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 13, at the First Presbyterian Church, 2400 Washington St. in Great Bend. All club members are encouraged to be present for this important meeting with the District Governor and other visiting Lions leaders.
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.
Parnassus Club held their annual piano and voice auditions on March 1 at the Barton Community College Fine Arts Building. Twenty-three piano and voice students participated in the auditions open to all Barton County music students. The voice students perform two art songs memorized and piano students perform one memorized solo for an adjudicator who then writes an evaluation of the student's performance and gives awards in both the Junior category,(6th grade through 8th grade) and senior division (high school). The adjudicator for both voice and piano was Ms. Tiffiney Harms, McPherson College music instructor.
Brain Awareness Week is March 10-16. BAW is a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Public outreach that propagates breakthroughs in recent brain research can help children and adults learn how to live a more brain-healthy lifestyle and, by increasing the public's awareness, also increase their support for funding further research. With these benefits in mind, the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives (DABI) created Brain Awareness Week in 1996. Pilot International is a partner in bringing the BAW to the public. You can follow the action on Twitter (hashtag #brainweek) and ...
On March 1, the parents of Barton County 4H Air Rifle kids braved the winter weather conditions and traveled to Hays so the 4H'ers could compete in the Ellis County 4H Air Rifle Match.
The Barton County Association of Retired School Personnel will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at Montana Mike's, 906 McKinley in Great Bend. President Sally O'Connor will chair the meeting.
The Progress Club met on March 3, at the home of Karen Becker with Janet Engelman and Pat Halbower as co-hostesses. Fourteen members attended. Judy Fox presided in the absence of Norma Ward and opened the meeting with the Lord's prayer. Roll call was followed by the reading and approval of the previous month's minutes. Treasurer's report was given by Darlene Mathers. There was no correspondence or any committee reports. In new business, the topic of officers for the coming year was discussed. Judy Fox will advance to President, Pat Klusener will remain secretary, and Darlene Mathers ...
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.
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