The four Great Bend chapters of Beta Sigma Phi celebrated Founder's Day April 25 with an evening dinner program in the Cavanaugh Room located at Barton Community College's Learning Resource Center.
The Barton County Association of Retired School Personnel will meet at 11:30 a.m. on May 10, 2013, at Montana Mike's, 906 McKinley in Great Bend. President Sally O'Connor will chair the meeting.
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met April 2 at Linda Jerke's home. President Jeri Brozek led the meeting with 12 members present.
Progress Club met on April 1 at the home of Judy Fox. Jackie Curtis and Maxie Hinkson were the co-hostesses. There were 18 members in attendance.
League of Women Voters of Great Bend will hold it's 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.
Twilight Stitchers of Ellinwood will host a Member Trunk Show at 7:30 p.m. on April 11 at the Ellinwood Hospital Education room. Members will choose 3 to 4 quilts from their personal collections to share. Friends and guests are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served.
Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met March 19 at Rosie Luthi's home. President Jeri Brozek led the meeting with nine members present.
On Saturday, March 23, five Barton County 4-H air rifle participants braved the weather and traveled to Cimarron to compete in the Gray County Air Rifle Match.
Local sculptor Chet Cale recently presented a program to members of the Progress Club at the home of Karen Becker. Using a variety of visual aids, he explained the processes involved in creating "The Gift," from early drawings to the casting and final installation of the three bronze figures in front of the Barton County Courthouse.
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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