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Dec. 10 meeting of Sorosis met at the home of Marilyn Sommers with Connie Bent and members of the Social Committee assisting as hostesses. Following opening comments by President Sharon Mayhew, the minutes were read, attendance was taken with 16 members present, the treasurer’s report, and C…

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The December meeting of the Modern Sunflowers 4-H Club was called to order at 5 p.m. on Dec. 8 by President Carolyn Schuetz. Flag salute and 4-H pledge led by Boomer Ross. There were 16 members answering roll call, “Who’s your favorite teacher?”

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Hiawatha Music Club met Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church with Cindy Barnes, Carla Wenger and Nita Zeit serving as hostesses for the evening. President Val Tollefson conducted the business meeting before turning the program over to Kim Nolte, program coordinator for t…

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The regular meeting of the Zion Lutheran LWML was at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10. President Lela Middendorf called the meeting to order with four members present. Lela opened the meeting with devotions entitled “Sweet Season.”

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Hiawatha American Legion Post 66 has for years gathered and transported items to the Veterans Hospital located in Leavenworth.

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The Mount Zion Rustlers meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Carwell Building. The meeting was called to order by club president Allison Armet. Lainey Lock and Henley Shoemaker led the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H pledge. The role call question was ‘’What is one state …

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The Fairview Willing Workers met for their December meeting Sunday, December 8th. They met at the Fairview Community Building. There were 19 members and 14 parents in attendance. The meeting was called to order by President, Walker Lowdermilk. Roll Call was done by Secretary, Avery Baumgartn…

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Many friends and family gathered on Saturday to wish Mary Helen Bodenhausen a happy 90th birthday. A delicious lunch was served with cake to follow. Her birthday was actually on Sunday the 8th. She was able to visit with a few classmates who were able to attend. Happy Birthday, Mary Helen!

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Chapter HU, PEO met Friday, Dec. 6 at Paula Starr’s beautifully decorated home.

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The Gray Lady Volunteer quarterly luncheon was held Nov. 21, in the Hospital Conference Room. Hostesses were Janet Rhoton and Rosemary Schooler. They had decorated the tables in a Thanksgiving theme and they were beautiful. Chairman Janice Elliott greeted everyone present and offered prayer.…

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On Saturday, Nov. 16, the Nemaha County Democrats gathered for their last meeting of the year; they will reconvene on their regular schedule of the third Saturday of the month on Jan. 18. Meetings are held at the annex of the Seneca Public Library at 10 a.m..

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The Brown County Association of Retired School Personnel met on Monday, Nov. 11, at the Carwell Building in Hiawatha. Carol Bunning played, God Bless America on keyboard, while all sang along in honor of Veteran’s Day. President Betty Robison led all in the Pledge of Allegiance, and a blessi…

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Chapter HU PEO met Friday, Nov. 8 in the meeting room of Farm Credit Office.

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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. R…

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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.