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Larned Briefs
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City calendar

Monday — Ask The Expert, Pawnee Valley Hospital, 9:30 a.m.; Pawnee County commission, 10 a.m.; Fort Larned USD 495, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday — Chamber of Commerce, 921 Broadway, 11:45 a.m.
Wednesday — Pawnee County Economic Development, 502 Broadway 5:30 p.m.
Thursday — Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, 502 Broadway, 11:45 a.m.
Saturday — Fort Larned Christmas Open House, 1-4:30 p.m.; Kiddie Day at Jordaan Room, 9 a.m.

USD 495 calendar

Monday — Penny War, library; Stuco executive, 7:30 a.m.; HCC visit, seminar; LHS Scholar’s Bowl at Lindsborg; Morse’s class to Great Bend; USD 495 board, 6:30 p.m.; Keady Basketball Tournament, Macksville vs. Hoisington girls, 2 p.m.; Macksville vs. Hoisington boys, 4 p.m.; St. John vs. Ellinwood girls, 6 p.m.; St. John vs. Ellinwood boys, 8 p.m.
Tuesday — IEP, 8 a.m.; LHS freshman basketball at Dodge City; Keady Basketball Tournament, Kinsley vs. Spearville girls, 2 p.m.; Kinsley vs. Spearville boys, 4 p.m.; Larned vs. Kiowa County girls, 6 p.m.; Larned vs. Kiowa County boys, 8 p.m.
Wednesday — Stuco, 7:30 a.m.; FCA Core, seminar; Students dismissal, 1 p.m.
Thursday — International Club, 7:30 a.m.; Keady Basketball Tournament, 2 p.m.
Friday — FCA, 7:30 a.m.; IEP, 2:30 p.m.; Keady Basketball Tournament, 2 p.m.; Humane Society dinner, 5-7 p.m.
Saturday — LHS JV wrestling at Great Bend; LHS Debate at Pratt; LHS freshman basketball at Dodge City; Keady Basketball Tournament, 2 p.m.

Quilters meet

LARNED — The Quilting Bee Guild met for a potluck and Christmas gift exchange Tuesday in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church.
Following a welcome from the president Colleen Wolf, Diann Morell led the group in prayer.
Following wassail and snacks, the meal was served amidst a room with holiday decorations.  
A card was signed for Ann Hicks.  
Announcements included the taking of a meal to the Hicks family, two prayer quilts made this month and the quilt show at BCCC in the art gallery through the early part of December.  
Members enjoyed the annual gift exchange which included notions, fabric and hand-made items.  There will not be the second regular guild meeting in December.  
The next regular meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7 at the church.
Members need to bring fat quarters and dues for 2014.  Guests are welcome. For information, call the church at 620-285-6033.

Sleep apnea clinic
scheduled Dec. 12

LARNED — Pawnee Valley’s sleep and diagnostic center will scheduled its monthly sleep apnea clinic at 5 p.m. Thursday at the large conference room at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital.
Sleep apnea patients and others are welcome to the clinic, which will feature a surprise Christmas party and door prizes for sleep apnea patients.