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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their November meeting Sunday, Nov. 10.  They met at the Fairview Community Building. There were 19 members and 20 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by President, Walker Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumgartner. …

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the home of Mary J. Fleming, Seneca, with Betty Gleason, Seneca, and Mary J. Fleming as hostesses. President Betty Gleason, welcomed members, guest speaker Sandy Bartkoski, Seneca, and “Bo Raven,” …

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The Oct. 17, Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Nancy Prawl, with seven members and guests present.

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The last two Sundays the Scouts from Pack 117 and Troop 313 have been putting out flyers and collecting food for the food pantry. Sunday they collected over 1,440 pounds of food and delivered it to the food pantry at the First Baptist Church in Hiawatha.

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The Zion United Methodist Women’s group and guests met at the church at 6 p.m. Oct. 10. Guests were two district officers Cindy Ladd and Linda Montgomery, Joyce Brockhoff, ladies from Bellevue United Methodist Church, Dorothy Diveley, Betty Snyder, Eula Mae Drake and members of the Zion Circ…

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The Mount Zion Rustlers met for their October meeting on Oct. 13 at the Lock’s Farm north of Hiawatha. The meeting was called to order by Mason Ward. The pledge of allegiance and 4-H pledge were stated by the members. Minutes were read by Allison Arment, treasurers’ report was given by Addy …

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Chapter HU PEO met Oct. 25 at the Farm Credit Office meeting room..

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October meeting: Sorosis met at the home of Marilyn Sommers in Hiawatha on Oct. 22. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Sharon Mayhew.

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On Wednesday, Oct. 23, the Nemaha County Democrats held their annual fall dinner at The Willows. Among those present were US Senate candidates Usha Reddi of Manhattan and Robert Tillman, Wichita. A third, Dr. Barbara Bollier, Mission Hills, was unable to attend because of KS Senate work on t…

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The Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Buzz Cafe in Sabetha. Barb Chadwell and Joyce Fee were hostesses. Sue Miller of Hiawatha was inducted into the Alpha Kappa Chapter. President Betty Gleason and officers Barb Chadwell, Karen Bens…

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Seven members of the Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel assisted at the Earth Day event held at the Klinefelter Farm on Wednesday, Oct. 9.

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Sorosis Study Club met at the Morrill Library for their second meeting of the year. The meeting was called to order by Vice President, Sue Jamvold. The club collect was recited, roll call taken with 18 members present and the minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The Treasu…

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The regular monthly meeting of the Zion Lutheran LWML was at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9. President Lela Middendorf, called the meeting to order with 4 members present.

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The Kansas Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Auxiliary, through its Endowment Association, annually offers college and vocational school scholarships to the children and grandchildren of its membership. (Note: Great-grandchildren are not eligible.)

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The Hiawatha Music Club began their new year of activities on Sept. 10 at the home of Sharon Meyer of Powhattan. Eighteen members were present and enjoyed good music as well as the nice refreshments served by hostesses Sharon Meyer and Belinda Estes. President Valerie Tollefson led the busin…

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Sorosis met for their first meeting of the 2019-2020 year at the home of Marilyn Sommers in Hiawatha on Sept. 21. Following the reading of Sorosis Bylaws and the Constitution the minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. There were 15 members present. Following the business mee…

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The Sept. 19 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by President Nancy Prawl, with 9 members and guests present.

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Brown County was well represented at the Kansas State Fair by three 4H horse project ladies. Carlee Brown, Rilee Brown and Clarissa Jamvold qualified for the Kansas State Fair horse show June 27 at the District No. 5 show held in Topeka at the Expo Center.

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Department of Kansas of the Veterans of Foreign Wars annually offers a community service recognition program in three categories: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) of the Year, Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, and Firefighter of the Year.

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August Meeting: The Mt Zion Rustlers met for their August meeting at Sabetha swimming pool on Aug. 4. The flag salute and 4-H pledge was led by Lane Kesler and Owen Nioce. Roll call was taken by each member answering the question “What is your favorite restaurant.” After each member answered…

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Vintage Park was the site for the Zion United Methodist Women’s group Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. Hazel Steely, president, welcomed those in attendance. She read “Gift of Encouragement.” All repeated the UMW Purpose. Hazel led in prayer for those on the joy and concern list. Hazel also read from the …

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The regular meeting of the Zion LWML was at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17. President Lela Middendorf called the meeting to order with 6 members present.

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Members of the Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel were honored this past spring at the state KARSP convention for the number of volunteer service hours they had contributed to their communities in the preceding calendar year.

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The monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4H club was Sept. 8 at the Powhattan Methodist Church. Acting president Landry O’Bryan called the meeting to order, Devynn Wenger led the 4H pledge and Pledge of Allegiance. Roll call was answered with “things that make you grouchy” by eight membe…

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel (BCARSP) met on Monday, Sept. 9, at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. Two guests and 20 members enjoyed the meal that was catered by The Bake Shop in Everest.

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their September meeting Sunday, Sept. 8. We met at the Community Building in Fairview. There were 11 members, 1 guest and 9 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by acting President, Megan Brockhoff. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery…

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The Willis All-Stars had the September meeting on Sunday the 8th at 6:30 p.m. at the Horton Christian Church. Josie Baker led the pledge and roll call was your name, age and favorite thing about 4-H. Our leader Julie Jamvold told us about upcoming activities.

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The Gray Lady Volunteer quarterly luncheon was held Aug. 22 in the Hospital Conference Room. Hostesses were Brenda Thornton and Jeanette Ward who had beautifully decorated the tables with rope covered vases containing yellow and white flowers. Chairman Janice Elliott thanked the hostesses an…

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July meeting: The monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4H club was held July 12 at the Horton Blue Building. President Chelbi Peters called the meeting to order. Austynn Wenger led us in the pledge of allegiance and 4H pledge. Roll call was answered by “your favorite 4H project at the fa…

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June Meeting: The Mt Zion Rustlers met for their June meeting at Ag Partners in the conference room on June 9. The flag salute and 4-H pledge was led by Brenna Ward and Levi Olson. Roll call was taken by each member answering the question “What is your favorite summer activity?” After each m…

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The Aug. 15 Brown County Genealogical Society meeting was opened by Vice President Charles Carr, with 10 members and guests present.

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The monthly meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4H group was held on June 9, 2019 at the Powhattan Methodist church. Acting president Landry O’Bryan called the meeting to order. Deyvnn Wenger led the Pledge of Allegiance and 4H pledge. Roll call was “your favorite activity for summer.” It was a…

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Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel (BCARSP) welcomed teachers and staffs of USD 415 and USD 430 back to school by delivering trays of homemade cookies and trays of meat and cheese to all of the schools and the board offices in both districts and to the special education off…

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Members of the Zion United Methodist Women and guests Joyce Brockhoff and Mary Lou Moore met at Vintage Park at 9 a.m. on Aug. 1. Hazel Steely, president, welcomed those in attendance. She read the “Five Finger Prayer.” All repeated the UMW Purpose. Pastor Darlene Sheffer led in prayer for t…

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The regular meeting of the Zion LWML was held Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. President Lela Middendorf called the meeting to order with eight members present.

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The Executive Board of the Silver-Haired Legislature held its annual mid-summer issues meeting on Wednesday, July 31, in Salina, Kansas. The Board is composed of the SHL Chairpersons of the 11 PSA (Public Service Areas) districts across the state, plus officers of the overall SHL membership.…

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There is a sign-up for Cub Scouts Pack 117 for all boys and girls age kindergarten through fifth grade on Thursday, Aug. 22.

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American Heritage Girls Troop KS2315 is hosting a Family Fun Night at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29 featuring this year’s program theme, the chrysalis. Girls of all ages are invited to learn along with current troop members about the chrysalis and how their lives as young, Christian women a…

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The monthly meeting of the Willis All-stars 4-H club was Aug. 4. The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. at the Sabetha Aquatic Park by President Kailea Smith.