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Claus to visit Ellinwood


Santa Claus will visit the Ellinwood Fire Department, 209 W. 1st St., from 2-3 p.m. on Dec. 11.

Children will have the opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap and tell Santa what is on their list.


Ellinwood chamber to have Christmas Lighting Contest


The Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce will hold a Christmas Lighting Contest.

Prizes awarded in different categories in residential and commercial.

Judging will be Dec. 15 to 19. winners will be announced Dec. 21.


Ellniwood District Hospital Foundation raises funds


The Ellinwood District Hospital Foundation is raising funds to renovate the emergency room at the hospital.

New cardiac monitors, exam tables, trauma lights and other items are needed. This year, nearly $8000 has been raised.

In the past, they have purchased a new x-ray machine.

EHS juniors to offer babysitting


The Ellinwood High School Junior Class will offer babysitting from 1 to 5 p.m. on Dec. 18. The cost is $10 per child.

A permission slip will need to be signed when the child is dropped off. For more information, contact


Immanuel U.C.C. to hold holiday cookie and candy sale



The Immanuel UCC, 7th and Fritz, in Ellinwood will have a holiday cookie and candy bake sale with over 75 varieties. They will be sold by the pound. A percentage of the proceeds will be given to the Ellinwood Community Food Bank.


Sale to benefit CBH


There will be a "Books Are Fun" sale to aid Hoisngton’s Clara Barton Hospital Foundation and Auxiliary on Monday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clara Barton Hospital Turnbull Safe Room.