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The regular business meeting of P E.O. Chapter EE, Horton, was held on July 8th, 2019, at the Arbor Knoll Community Center. Darlene Rake served as Hostess and Glenda Torkelson was Co hostess. A Fourth of July theme graced the table of delicious dessert. Fourteen members responded to Roll Call.

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The regular meeting of the Zion LWML was at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9. President Lela Middendorf called the meeting to order with 7 members present.

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel (BCARSP) met on Monday, July 8, at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. Two guests and 16 members enjoyed the meal catered by Rachel Bruning of the Bake Shop in Everest. Mary Finley provided the table decorations, and Sue Carwell supplied…

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Members and guest Joyce Brockhoff of the Zion United Methodist Women met at Vintage Park at 2 p.m. for the June meeting. Hazel Steely, president, welcomed those in attendance. All repeated the UMW Purpose. Joys and concerns were listed with Pastor Paul offering prayer. From the Prayer Calend…

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The Willis All-Stars 4-H Club had their monthly meeting on June 9 at the Horton Pool. Karson Linck led the pledge and roll call was name your favorite 4-H project. Our leader told us about different day camps being offered by the extension office, they include: arts and crafts, photography a…

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Jamie Carwell, of White Cloud, was elected as the 152nd Grand Commander of the Knights Templar of Kansas at the Annual Session of the York Rite Masons of Kansas in Emporia on May 1, 2019.

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The Mount Zion Rustlers Club met on Dec. 9 at The North Pines to begin Christmas Caroling. After singing for this group they continued on to Maple Grove, where they walked the halls singing a variety of Christmas tunes.

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The regular monthly meeting of the Zion Lutheran LWML was at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 11. President Lela Middendorf called the meeting to order with five members present.

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their June meeting Sunday, June 9. We met at the Community Building in Fairview. There were 13 members and 12 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by President, Hunter Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumgartner. Roll …

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The May 16, 2019 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Nancy Prawl, with 11 members and guests present.

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The Gray Lady Volunteer quarterly luncheon was held May 23, in the hospital conference room. Hostesses were Linda Holt and Cora Lee Rahe, who had decorated the tables for spring including May basket favors. Chairman Janice Elliott thanked the hostesses and offered prayer before we ate box lu…

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Zion United Methodist Women met at Vintage Park for the May 16 meeting at 2 p.m. Hazel Steely, president, welcomed those in attendance. She read a prayer from the Prayer Calendar and also an enjoyable story about Jake. All repeated the UMW Purpose. Joys and concerns were given with Hazel lea…

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The Hiawatha Music Club met May 30 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church with Nita Zeit and Carla Wenger as hostesses. President Laura Thacker conducted a short business meeting.

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The monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H group was Sunday, May 5 at the Powhattan Methodist Church. Acting President Carolyn Schuetz called the meeting to order. Anna Selland led us in the pledge of alliance and 4-H pledge. Roll call was answered by “ a good roll call for next year.”…

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American Heritage Girls Troop KS2315 celebrated their End of Year Court of Awards earlier this month. The girls earned 23 badges and 63 patches this year and participated in two service projects. Girls earning honors included Evanny Crawley, Alexis Crawley, Millie Stoller, Liesl Gigstad, Lei…

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The monthly meeting of the Willis All-stars 4-H club was May 5. The meeting was called to order at 2 p.m. at the Mission Lake County Club in Horton by President Jaden Speer. The Flag salute and 4-H pledge was led by Tiffin Lanter. Roll call was answered by “Where are you planning to visit th…

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel (BCARSP) met on Monday, May 13, at the First Baptist Church in Hiawatha. Two guests and 18 members enjoyed the meal that was catered by The Bibber Catering from Hiawatha. Betty Robison provided dessert for the meal, Janice Elliott supp…

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The monthly meeting of the Willis All-Stars 4-H club was May 5. The meeting was called to order at the Mission Lake County Club at 2 p.m. in Horton, by President Jaden Speer. The Flag salute and 4-H pledge was led by Tiffin Lanter. Roll call was answered by “Where are you planning to visit t…

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their May meeting Sunday, May 5. We met at the Community Building in Fairview. There were 10 members and 10 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by President Hunter Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary Avery Baumgartner. Roll call…

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Saturday, May 4 at Vintage Park, Hiawatha. Eleven members answered roll call by naming a relaxing song. Those present were Betty Gleason, Mary Jane Fleming, Seneca; Carol Bishop, Axtell; Barb Chadwell, Fairview; Joyce …

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their April meeting Sunday, April 14. We met at the Community Building in Fairview. There were 11 members and 11 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by Acting President, Walker Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumgart…

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The monthly meeting of the Modern sunflowers 4H club was Sunday April 14, at the Powhattan Methodist church. President Chelbi Peters called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance and 4H pledge was led by Lyndzee Wamsley. Secretary Carolyn Schuetz took roll call it was “What is your f…

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Zion UMW met at 2 p.m on April 11 at Vintage Park in Hiawatha. President Hazel Steely welcomed members and opened the meeting by reading from the UMW Prayer Calendar.

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The Willis All-Stars 4-H meeting was on Sunday April 24. Addie Welch led us in the pledge. Roll call was name a 4-H project you have started on. Our leader gave results of Regional 4-H day, they were: Our chorus got a purple, Lyttia Linck got a blue on her demonstration, Grete Olson got a bl…

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The April 18, 2019 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Nancy Prawl, with 13 members and guests present.

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The final Sorosis Meeting for the 2018-2019 year was April 16 with 18 members meeting for the annual Spring Luncheon in the dining area of the First Methodist Church of Hiawatha at 11:30 a.m. A delicious box lunch was enjoyed by all, followed by the business meeting presided over by Presiden…

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Saturday, April 6 at the Buzz Café in Sabetha, with hostesses Barb Chadwell, Joyce Fee and Ardis Huston.

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Sorosis met at the Morrill Public Library Tuesday, March 26. Vice President Sharon Mayhew served as hostess and also conducted the business meeting. Ruby Knudson and Janis Henry shared the duties of secretary. They reminded members that the Spring Luncheon will be held at the Hiawatha First …

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Member Recognition Night was held March 5, for the presentation of 25-50-60-65-70 year Emblems and Certificates by Hiawatha Lodge No. 35, Mt. Horeb Chapter No. 43 RAM, Washington Council No. 2, Cryptic Masons and Hiawatha Commandery No. 13 Knights Templar. Approximately 60 Masons and guests …

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The monthly meeting of the Willis All-stars 4-H club was held March 10, 2019. The meeting was called to order at the Christian Church at 6:30 p.m. in Horton, by President Tatum Lockwood. The Flag salute and 4-H pledge was led by Chloe Rice. Roll call was answered by “What is your favorite sp…

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The Hiawatha Music Club met Tuesday evening, March 19 at the Hiawatha Elementary School. Hostesses for the evening were Heidi Diller and Ashley Olson. President Laura Thacker conducted a brief business meeting. Highlights of the meeting focused on the upcoming Spring Program which will be at…

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The Gray Lady Volunteers first quarterly luncheon was Feb. 28 in the hospital conference room. Hostesses were Julia Thompson and Janice Elliott, who had decorated the tables with snowmen which were very appropriate for the season. Chairman Karla Williams thanked the cooks and offered prayer …

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The regular monthly meeting of the Zion Lutheran LWML was at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12. Lela Middendorf, called the meeting to order with four members present.

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel (BCARSP) met on Monday, March 11, at the Lentz Community Room in Horton. Four guests and 20 members enjoyed a meal that was catered by Tim Lentz and his staff from Lentz Catering. Patty Bevis provided the St. Patrick’s Day table decora…

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Sorosis met Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the home of Marilyn Sommers with fifteen members present. Marilyn was assisted by co-hostesses Eileen Covert and Shauna Nye. President Joyce Hjetland conducted the business meeting with members responding to roll call by indicating their intention to a…

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their February meeting Sunday, March 10. We met at the Community Building in Fairview. There were 13 members and 11 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by Acting President, Walker Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumg…

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The monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4H group was March 9 at the Hiawatha High School. President Chelbi Peters called the meeting to order. Austynn Wenger led the club on the pledge of allegiance and 4H pledge. Secretary Carolyn Schuetz took roll call. Roll Call was “your favorite sp…

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The Hiawatha Music Club met Tuesday, Feb. 12 at Bethany United Church of Christ. Hostesses for the evening were Kim Nolte and Belinda Estes. Following a short business meeting, the coordinator for the evening Rita Spellman began to introduce the numbers performed that evening.

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Hiawatha Lodge No. 35, A.F. & A.M., Mt. Horeb Chapter No. 43, Royal Arch Masons, Washington Council No. 2, Cryptic Masons, and Hiawatha Commandery No. 13, Knights Templar will present 25-50-60-65-70 year Emblems and Certificates Tuesday, March 5, at the Masonic Temple, 601 Utah, Hiawatha…

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The Willis All-Stars monthly 4-H meeting was Sunday, Feb. 10 at the Christian Church in Horton. Noah Fassnacht led the group in pledge. Roll call was “What is your favorite winter activity.”