Community Calendar

Red Cross Blood Drive is going on until 3pm Friday August 28th at the Veterans Building in Osborne.

Found, a set of keys with tweed cord and a padlock attached on N Poplar & 8th St in Beloit, it was taken to the Beloit Police Dept call 738-2203.

A benefit for Paul Seehoffer of Beloit will be held Friday evening August 28th at 5pm at Trapper's in Simpson. The benefit will also be on Saturday August 29th at 1pm. Enjoy food and music by different bands, $5 cover charge.

Starting Monday August 31st, "K" Road between 130 and 180 Road on the Tipton Blacktop will be closed to replace a bridge.

If you'll soon be getting Medicare - or just want to know more about Medicare - you have a special opportunity on Saturday August 29th at Lincoln's Senior Center, 116 W Lincoln Ave starting at 9:30am, and on Tuesday Sept 1st at the Belleville Public Library, 1327 19th St at 6pm. This free workshop focuses on the fundamentals of Medicare and is presented by the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging. Advance registration is advised, to reserve your place call 1-800-432-2703 or email marshar@ncfhaaa.com.

You've spent a lifetime working hard, when you retire, will you have enough money? To prepare for this stage of life, you are welcome to a free workshop at Zion Lutheran Church, 621 N Mill in Beloit on Wednesday Sept 2nd. A complimentary supper will be served at 6pm followed by the workshop at 6:30pm. Please RSVP for the free smoked pork chop supper by Friday, August 28th to Becky Ostermann, 785-526-7207 or email becky.ostermann@thrivent.com; or Carole Matter 785-428-3554 or cpmatter@wildblue.net.

The staff of the KIDS FIRST Program will be conducting a free screening for children birth to 5 years of age living in Jewell, Mitchell, Lincoln counties and parts of Osborne county that are in the Waconda School District. The screening will be conducted in Mankato during the morning of Friday September 4th at Rock Hills Elementary School in Mankato. Parents having any questions concerning their child ages birth through 5 may call the Beloit Special Education Cooperative toll free number 1-888-738-5275 before noon on Friday August 28th to make an appointment for your child. Approximately 30 minutes will be required to complete the screening.


Now is the time to sign up for Girl Scouts. Troops are now forming in Mitchell County for K - 12th grade girls. To join, go to Kansasgirlscouts.org or call 888-686-MINT. Anyone signing up on the web site by Sept 1st will be entered into a drawing to win tickets to Taylor Swift's concert in KS City on Sept 21st.




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