Printer-friendly version 0 comment(s) found! Leave a comment!Alert us to inappropriate commentsInappropriate comments include those which:• infringe upon or violate the copyright, trademark or intellectual property rights of anyone• are libelous or defamatory• are obscene, pornographic or sexually explicit; substituting characters for letters is not acceptable• violate any local, state, national or international law • degrade others on basis of race, gender, class, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or other classification• are predatory, hateful or intended to attack, intimidate or harass writers or other commenters.• contain advertising or solicitation• misrepresent your identity or affiliation• impersonate othersAlso:• please don’t hijack comment threads to controversial topics; keep comments relevant to the topic. • please don’t make the same comment in more than one thread or repeat yourself in the same thread. if you accidentally double-post, our moderators will likely catch it.Click here to read the entire policy last updated 11/13/2010 11:49 PM Reno County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the auditorium of the Hutchinson Public Library. The program will be, “What’s in a name? Nicknames and Short Names.” The public is welcome to attend.
Central Kansas Thread-Benders Quilt Guild will meet Friday at the first Presbyterian Church, 24th and Washington in Great Bend, with a Snowman workshop from 9 a.m. to noon. The business meeting starts at 1 p.m. for more information on the workshop, call Sandra Dunavan or Susan Gray. Members are to bring holiday items for a trunk show in the afternoon.Altrusa International Club of Hutchinson met Nov. 9 at Rice Park Community Center. Guest speakers were Bill Murphy, World War II veteran of Hutchinson, and his son Joe Murphy, who was in the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. both attended one of the Prairie Honor Flights to Washington, D.C., where they viewed the World War II, Korean Conflict and Vietnam War Memorials. Altrusa members and local personalities will be reading Wednesday at McCandless, Faris, Lincoln, Avenue a and Graber Elementary Schools. Altrusa members will be ringing bells for the Salvation Army Dec. 4 at K-Mart, and will also be helping with the Remember Me Tree for Hospice of Reno County at The Mall. The next meeting will be Dec. 14 at Crossroads Christian Church. Members will bring items for first Call for help Teen Christmas.
The Hutchinson Chapter of Sweet Adelines met Nov. 4 at new Covenant Presbyterian Church. Special guests were Ila Haskard, Dee Swafford, Hutchinson, Carol Neufeld, Arlington, and Virginia Fitzpatrick, Lake Dallas, Texas. Practice was for Christmas music and the trip to new York City next April.
The group also met Nov. 8 at the church. Guests were Dee Swafford, Ila Haskard, Kathie Howell, and DeAnna George all of Hutchinson. The cookie dough orders and money were turned in and the next fundraiser will be “Butter Braid sales.”
Anyone interested in joining the chorus for the new York trip should contact Phyllis Brian at 663-7883 or for performance information call Pat Pflughoft at 662-8076.Laureate Rho Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Nov. 1 at the Hutchinson Art Center. Hostess was Sherye Parks. Guest speaker was Mark Ressette, director of the Art Center. he spoke on the history of the Center and the many activities including the seasonal art camp for student artists and the annual outdoor art fair. The Preferential Tea sponsored by the City Council was Nov. 4 at the Delos Smith Senior Center with 35 members attending. Guest speaker was Kathy Voth and her program was “The beauty and enjoyment of personal quilting. The next meeting will be Monday at the home of Linda Graves.
The Hutchinson Piano Teacher’s League met at the home of Susan Asberry for the November meeting. The following teachers had students who performed in the Fall Celebration of Music Nov. 6 at Stringer Fine Arts Center: Eunice Arndt, Susan Asberry, Joleen Hale, Priscilla Hearn, Linda Law, Ramona Nicholson, Martie Parks, Melinda Schowengerdt and Mora Lee Weber. The next meeting will Dec. 1 at the home of Martie Parks.Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met for brunch Nov. 6 at Wesley Towers. Mickey Jones was welcomed as a recent transfer member. Kent Blessing, career development facilitator for USD 308, presented the program on Career Education. Members brought items for Food Bank backpack for kids. The next meeting will be Dec. 5 at Wesley Towers.
The Women’s Civic Center Club met Nov. 5 at the Delos Smith Senior Center. Hostesses were Martha Bloom and Bethe Rimmer. Joyce Hellar and Deanna Marshall gave an art presentation on making Christmas greeting cards. each member made a card. The next meeting will be at 1 p.m. Nov. 19 at Delos Smith Senior Center. Hutchinson Civitan Club met Nov. 4 at the Hutchinson Town Club. Becky Warner, director of the Delos Smith Senior Center, spoke on the life of Delos Smith, and of all the activities and free services provided by the Center for senior citizens age 60 and over.
The Royal Clover 4-H Club met Nov. 5 at the Center a.M. Church. Kaylee and Avery Guffey presented a program showing how a pumpkin turned Jack-O-Lantern resembles the Christian Life. a donation was made to the Angel Tree project and plans were discussed for Christmas caroling at 6 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Hutchinson Care Center and the Golden Years Senior Care Center, followed by a meal at Crossroads Christian Church. Hutchinson Iris Club met Nov. 8 at Delos V. Smith Senior Center, with 14 members present. a complete report of the American Iris Society Region 18 Fall Regional meeting was given. this was hosted by the Hutchinson Iris Club. Lyn Wilson reported 34 attendees from Missouri and Kansas were present and the monetary reports of the silent Auction and the auction of the Louisiana iris that were bought and donated. She also expressed appreciation for Robert Treadway from Arkansas for his judges training session in Louisiana iris. President Evelyn Henricks thanked everyone for all their efforts and she especially expressed appreciation to the Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce employees for their help with the “goodie bags” that were presented to all in attendance. “My Choice of Companion Plants” was given by Norva Snay and Sheryl Bradley, following which refreshments were served by Norva Snay and Betty Hill. The new iris from one of the hydridizers was won by LaDeana Hindle.
Twelve V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary members met Nov. 4 at the V.F.W. Post Home. Jeanette Cox from the Department of Kansas Treasurer, was a guest. Donations were given to first Call for help Teen Christmas, National Military Services and the Kansas Food Bank. It was announced that there would be no Chicken Fry Steak night for the months of November and December.
The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Post Home.
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