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SAR chapter installs members

The Sons of the Plains Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution hosted a Western Kansas Regional Meeting at the Lone Wolf Restaurant in Ellinwood on Saturday, Oct. 7. State Society President Dennis Nelson of Overland Park, Vice President Bobbie Hulse of McPherson, Western Vice President Stan Jantz of Hoisington, and Color Guard Commander Dewey Fry of Stilwell were on hand to help with installation of 15 new members. The rite of installation was conducted by President Nelson and the new compatriots were pinned with the society's rosette by their sponsor. Robert Yarmer, Ellinwood historian, gave the program ...

October 21, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Club News


Garden Club hears little-known facts about chrysanthemums

The beautiful chrysanthemum is the Flower of the Month for November in the United States. In China it represents cheerfulness. In Australia it is a popular Mother's Day gift. But in Japan and France and New Orleans the white mum is a symbol of death and is often used at funerals.

October 21, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Club News


4-H Shooting Sports organizational meeting Tuesday

We are very proud of the success of our 4-H Shooting Sports members. Three members qualified for national last year and the state of Kansas shooting sports placed second in the nation! However, the 4-H Shooting Sports program strives to develop more than just accurate marksmanship skills. The number one goal is to develop the five life skills in youth: develop a positive self-concept, learn to make decisions, develop an inquiring mind, develop a concern for the community and learn to relate to others. The second goal is to provide a safe, controlled environment for the learning of safe and ...

October 20, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Club News


Albert Sayler feted with grave marking ceremony

The Sons of the Plains Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution honored late SAR Compatriot Albert Lowell Sayler with a grave marking ceremony at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Great Bend Cemetery, 4500 Broadway, Great Bend. State President Dennis Nelson, State Vice President Bobbie Hulse and State Color Guard Commander Dewey Fry were on hand to provide honors. Justin Engleman, Great Bend, president of the Sons of the Plains Chapter, was master of ceremonies and delivered the memorial address.

October 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Pilot Club makes quilts for foster care

The Pilot Club of Great Bend begins the fall season with a variety of activities and projects that benefit several groups and people in the community and the county.

October 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Club Calendar

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October 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Judge Keeley to address LWV

League of Women Voters of Great Bend will meet at noon on Tuesday at Classic Inn.

October 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Beadles-Fry named the Pilot Club Ambassador

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.

October 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


P.I. Mary Ann Boyle speaks at Progress Club

Mary Ann Boyle, board certified genealogist and private investigator, spoke to Progress Club at the Oct. 2 meeting. She related an intriguing account of a "Case of Assumed Identity." Taking two years to unravel this identity mystery, is a story about a woman's determination to leave behind a previous life and begin a new life and identity. Taking many twists and turns and dead ends, Dr. Boyle recreated for the club the story of a woman born in the early 1900s and her successful incognito existence. Name changes, sex changes, and privacy laws have made it difficult to find ...

October 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


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September 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Daughters of Isabella celebrate 70 years

The Daughters of Isabella Circle No. 744 Great Bend recently attended a Mass celebrating the circle's 70th anniversary.

September 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Preceptor Pi starts year with plans for service projects

Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi began its 2017-18 year by joining the two other local chapters for their traditional Beginning Day meal at First Christian Church. Xi Delta Upsilon hosted the breakfast.

September 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Cheyenne/Quivira Ducks Unlimited to host annual banquet

Cheyenne/Quivira Ducks Unlimited (DU) chapter 007 will host its annual banquet, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at the Knights of Columbus in Great Bend to help raise funds for the organization's wetlands and waterfowl conservation mission.

September 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Garden Club elects new officers

During their September meeting, 13 members of Great Bend Garden Club voiced appreciation for the services of both Nancy Swafford as president and Fern Tompkins as treasurer; both are retiring this year after many years serving in those positions.

September 29, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Club News


Thread Benders do more than quilt

The Central Kansas Thread Benders began in 1983 and are still going strong. One of the enjoyable things about the CKTB involves learning new skills. On a recent Friday, the guild sponsored a workshop to learn how to sew a "stained glass" quilt, presented by David and Teresa Duwe from Derby.

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Club News


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Autism workshop was a success

Pilot Club of Great Bend hosted an Autism Spectrum Disorders Workshop Saturday, April 7. It was a successful event which was well attended and Pilots ...

April 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Club Calendar

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April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Alpha Kappa Master meeting

LARNED - Members of the Alpha Kappa Master chapter met at 2 p.m. April 9 at the home of Alice Clapsaddle for high tea.

April 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Perkins to explain dark web at League of Women Voters meeting

League of Women Voters of Great Bend will meet at noon on Tuesday at Classic Inn.

April 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Club News


Progress Club meeting

The Progress Club met on April 2 at the First Presbyterian Church. Guest speaker was Carol Anderson of the KBI forensic lab in Great Bend ...

April 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Club News


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April 07, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Club News


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