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Thursday, March 4, 2010 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 3B Courtland grad to present program on Amish in America Jana Hawley, department head for apparel textiles and inter design at Kansas State University, will present a program about Amish culture for FeE recognition morning coffee at the Beileville Li- brary at 10:30a.m. Monday, The pub- lic is invited to at- tend. Hawley is a Pike Valley High School graduate and the daughter of John and Judy Blackburn. Courtland. The old order Amish have co-ex- isted alongside rural Americans for more than 300 years yet many people know little about their culture and so- cial life. Hawley lived among the Amish for year when.she collected data for her dissertation. She will share her insights about what it means to remain AmishJn today&apos;s modern world. Hawley has published several articles about the Amish and is con sidered an expert on Amish business practices. culture and social life. Beloit will host tractor safety class A federal law requires safety train- ing for youth ages 14 and 15 before they can preform "hazardous" farm work for anyone other than a parent or legal guardian. Post Rock District's Hazardous Occupation Training ful- fills the law's requirements. The class will begin Monday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. and continue all-day Saturday, March 27, All sessions will be held at Carrico Implement in Beloit. Along with information presented by extension agents and local volun- teers, Jeff Sutton with Kansas Farm Bureau will present a safety program Monday night from 7 until 8. Anyone with an interest in farm safety is en= couraged to attend this section of the training. Saturday"s schedule will in- clude classroom, demonstrations and a driving course. Registration is re- quested by March 15 to insure ad- equate materials. Organizers planning Burr Oak Booster Club, activities Members of the Burr Oak Commu- nity came together last Tuesday to plan and organize club that will provide social activities and positive efforts in promoting the community. Twelve people attended the first meeting. They suggested several ideas for sponsoring activities in the future. including card games, soup, spaghetti. and pancake suppers, and having a cook-0ut. Other things considered were continuing the Mother and Daugiater Banqud{'as ,a,a's held for 90 years, plan- ning a 140th Burr Oak Anniversary celebration in 2011. hosting a Valentine's dance, sponsoring exer- cise classes, line dancing classes, a movie night and helping with the an- nual Easter egg hunt. A community bulletin board was noted as being a positive feature to keep residents up- dated on events. It was noted the Burr Oak and White Rock Alumni Banquet is being planned for the Burr Oak Community Center building. Discussion followed on keeping the Burr Oak website up- dated. It was decided to host a soup supper at 6:30 p.m. Friday. March 12. In keep- i ng with a St. Patrick's theme. "Wearin' of the Green" was suggested. Card and table games will be held following the supper. Those attending the meeting added that the activities would be a family event for all ages. Those willing to help decorate for theMarch 12 event are to contact Cheryl Hillman. Plans are to decorate on Thurs- day. Those willing to help with the sup- per are to contact Peggy Wilson, Cheryl Hillman. Glennys Barnes. Colleen Jeffery or Mary Ann Foley. A future meeting date will be decided March 12. The group welcomes ideas and participation. i i dewell Cemetery Tuesday, March 9 9a.m. Jewell City Office Jewell, Kan UTE THEATER-1 Friday, Saturday & Sunday March 5, 6 & 7 * 7:30 p.m. When in Rome Disillusioned with romance, an ambitious New Yorker travels to Rome, where she plucks magic coins from a special fountain The coins attract an assortment of odd suitors, including a sausage mer- ] chant, a street magician and an I artist i Rated PG-13 for some sug- gestive content Mankato. Kan. 785-378-3172 Friendship Meals March 8 through March 12 Monday: Beef tips in gravy, boiled potatoes, summer squash, wheat bread. pear compote, milk. Tuesday: Baked chicken, parslied potatoes, carrots, wheat roll, grapes, milk. Wednesday: Turkey slice, turkey gravy, mashed potatoes, mixed veg- etables, wheat bread, pineapple chunks. milk. Thursday: Swiss steak with toma- toes. baked potatoes, corn. wheat bread. Jell-O with fruit, milk. Friday: Liver and onions. (alt) tur- key slice, AuGratin potatoes, beets, wheat bread, fruit crisp, milk. Meals delivered by RebeccaCircle. Emotional eating program March 23 at Lebanon Center Emotional Eating has been de- scribed as eating when not physically hungry. Have you ever eaten because you were stressed, bored, sad, excited, tired or angry? If so, you may be an emotional eater. If interested in assess- ing your eating habits plan to attend the Emotional Eating presentation at 5:15 p.m. March 23 at the Lebanon Senior Center. Tanda Kidd. nutrition and physical activity specialist at Kansas State University, will help her audi- ence become more familiar with fac- tors that influence/hod chomes, emo- tional triggers, stages of emotional eat- ing and signs of physical hunger ver- sus emotional hunger. The program is sponsored by K-State Research and Extension offices in Mankato and Smith Center. PTL band clinic, concert Monday The Annual Pike Trail League Band Clinic and Concert will be held Mon- day at the Rock Hills High School, Mankato. There will be 130 band stu- dents representing the five school dis- tricts which compose the Pike Trail League. Rehearsal for the concert will begin at 2 p.m. The public ts invited to attend the concert set for 7 p.m. The clinic and concert are under the direction of Ton Kerstetter. clarinet professor at Kansas State University, Manhattan. He also teaches music theory and woodwind techniques. Six selections will be featured at the PTL Band Concert. one of which will be Mission hnpossible. Another selec- tion will a patriotic song, American Heritage Maz'h. Small groups will share special numbers. Schools participating will be Pike Valley, Southern Cloud. Lakeside. and Rock Hills. Band instructors from the PTL schools include Kirk Gallion. Pike Valley, Kathy Urband, Southern Cloud. Diana Mills. St. Johns, Katrina Long and Barb Elbracht. Rock Hills. Study Club program features travelogue GFWC of Kansas Progressive Study Club met at the Jewell Apartments Feb. 16 with Karen Matteson as host- ess. Several guests came from the apart- ments. Jan McCollough gave a travel- ogue of the McColloughs trip last year through Mexico with a recreational vehicle group. After shewing theiritin- erary on the map, she explained the places visited and the people of the area. Lunch was served by the hostess followed by the business meeting con- ducted by Nancy Buser, president. Roll call was answered with "'my love.. Sev- eral letters and emails were shared. Federation is collecting funds for Hai- tian relief which is divided among CARE. Heifer Project. International, Plan USA. Save the Children and UNICEF. Nancy Simms and Nevada Verier plan to attend International Conven- tion in Omaha this summer. Jenny Finney has completed six more quilts for the VA hospital and 22 back packs for the military to give to children in lraq and Afghanistan. DKF's Pi Chapter meets in Scandia Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International met Feb. 2 in Scandia. Hostess were Sally, Splichal. Jackie Ramsey and Judy Keller. The tables were decorated with heart napkins and microwave popcorn packages deco- rated as Valentine favors. Leora Rundus introduced the speaker. Laine Rundus. an attorney witl Steve Graber's taw firm in Man- hattan. Laine spoke about trusts, wills and estate planning with an emphasis on wills and trusts. Laine's purpose was to educate, inform and help the members see the need tbr making plans for securing assets and making sure wants are carried we intend. Fellowi ng the program, Judy Keller called the business meeting to order. Roll call was answered by nine mem- bers with one guest present. The min- utes of the previous meeting were read and approved as corrected. The treasurer's report was given. Provid- ing table runners for the local chapter money making venture were Janet Nelson and Judy Keller. Leora Rundus will be responsible for the March do- nation. Thank you notes were read from Belleville East Elementary Courtesy Committee for the school supplies given to the school Members are to bring baby board books to the March meeting. The state convention will be April 9 through 11. Posters for Sister Margaret's Human Trafficking Project prepared by Pike Valley computer st u- dents were taken by Janet Nelson and Kathleen Stump to distribute. Thd'Mti:ch 6 fiie!4ttng will be held in Believe"lie with Ra mond Raney as the featured speaker. Officers will be elected at the meeting. THANK YOU Thank you to each and everyone of you for remembering me on my 90 th birthdav. Marvin Hamilton Birthday Card Shower Kathy Pierce Bryan Reinert (right) presents a plaque to Wayne Broeckleman for his 40 years of service as financial secretary fc r the Esbon Council 1148 Knights of Columbus Ted Thummel was absent but will receive a plaque for 47 years as treasurer. Mankato iii i Pauline Relier has received word of the death of Martha Abram. 81. Jack- sonville, Fla. She died' Feb. 13. Survi- vors include her husband. Willis of the home; three sons. Darrell, Donald Dean and Ronald Dale: eight grandchildren: and nine great-grandchildren. Dick Weltmer presented informa- tion about the work of Gideons Inter- national during morning worship Sun- day at Harmony United Methodist Church on Sunday. The Chancel Choir sang the anthem "In Quiet Understand- ing," directed by Pat Grout. Pastor grandchildren play ice hockey. Bran- don, who is on the Amarillo ice hockey travel team. also played Albuquerque, N.M., in Amarillo. Although Amarillo only won one out of three games. Bran- don scored or had assists on all goals that were made by Amarillo. Catherine Grimes' granddaughter, Kathy Grimes. Medical Lake. Wash.. was in Mankato visit|ng her grand- mother and other relatives over the .weekend. The Rock Hills High School girls basketball team won the 2A sub-state quarterfinals game held Monday night at the Rock Hills High School. The girls won m overtime against Sacred Heart. Salina. They will play Ell Saline TessaZerhingbasedhersermon.titled Thursday night at Bennington. The "Celebrating God." on the gospel of Rock Hills Luke 13:31 through 35. She began by using the chant "God is Good all the time. All the time--God is good." She .concluded saying"in quiet understand- rag, we know that God is love and God is good." Joann Davis was pianist. Acolytes were Anna and Emma Menhusen. Butch and Betty Thompson went to Pratt to visit Richard, Pam. Riley and Cale Thompson. While they were there. they watched Riley perform with the Spirit Sparklers and cheerleaders at the half time of the Skyline basketbal] game. Butch and Betty went on to Amarillo. Texas. fo visit Tate. Amy, Brandon, Taran and Stephanie Kerst They helped Amy and family get their house ready to sell. They plan to move to Dallas, Texas, this summer. While they were there, they watched all three boys team played Bennington Tuesday. Everyone will be welcome at the Harmony United Methodist Churchs annual dinner Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A fine menu will be served. The weather may not show it but the Rock Hills track and golf practices started Monday. Rock Hills High School will host pantry located at the Jewell County United Methodist Parish office. Man- kate. Supper guests Saturday evemng of Bert and Audrey Diamond were Joan Diamond, Greg and Donna Diamond and their son, Zach Diamond, all of Webber, and Richard Diamond. They celebrated Greg's birthday. Bert and Audrey Diamond visited her sister and husband, Eileen and Dale Erickson. Courtland. A surprise birthday dinner was held for Stephan Saathoff. Guests were Stephan. Tiffany Saathoff, Glasco. Sean Saathoff, Alton, Seth and Skyler Saathoff. Beloi. Elizabeth, John. Daniel. Caleb. Cadence Einspahr. Miles Bauer. Natasha Tisdale and Michael Bauer. both of Webber. Randy Gars,: Ashley Bauer, Salina, Laura Tanner Noah and Caitlyn Engle Shipman, Chris Saathoff. James and Letha Garst. All Gospel Sing at Mankato March 13 The annual All Gospel Sing will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 13, at the Rock Hills High School's Little Theatre. Mankato. This event has grown since it was first started and now will include talent from Smith Center. Mankato, Burr Oak. Northbranch. Olive Hill, Formosa. Jewell and Beloit. All ai'e welcome to attend. Admisison is free. More talent is being scheduled and those interested may contact Earl Buckley, Mankato, or Ken Smith. Burr Oak. The All Gospel Sing was previ- ously held at the school building m Burr Oak but was moved this year to Rock Hills High School, because of the Burr Oak building being sold. Jewell County FCE members collect friendship pennies Doris Worm. president, presided when members of the Jewell County FeE met at 1 p.m. last Monday. The monthly business meeting was held in Mankato at the extension meeting room. Members answering the 'some- thing Irish' roll call were Nola Bess Atwood. Irene Brainard. Velma the Pike Trail League Band Concert Garman. Wanda Howard, Bonnie Langer and Barb Rannebeck. Wanda' Monday night. There are 130 band , Thummel. Doris Worm and extension members ex petted to participate with about half of those being from the agent Deanna Sweat presented "Pen- Grizzly band. The Jewell County Fo,od Pant U is presently full y stocked thanks to gen- erous gilts over the holidays and re- cently provided. Hams and turkeys are now being accepted to be given to families this month for Easter season. For more information contact the food nies forFriendship." Pennies were col- lected for each letter of a green veg- etable or fruit. Velma shared as the thought for the da5 "Life is like a good book - the further you gel into il the more It begins to make sense" Barb Rannebeck and Doris Worm reported from the state and national Community Bridal/ShoWer Hilary Revell and leremy Bledsoe Sunday, March 14 2 p.m. Randall Community Church Randall, Kan. Thank You We would like to thank everyone who sent get well wishes while Jeanine was recuperating from surgery. Your cards, phone calls and prayers meant the world to us. A very special "Thank YOU" to my parents, Cleo and Geneva Hiltgen and the rest of the family for being there with love and support. We love you all. ; Gary Mayes and Jeanine Mayes-Hiltgen ,, J Sunday, March 7 Jewe:;CU;un:TiL,;n;rT;:, m Care Severe Weather 000000,enestttgr; Progra./ . P O Box327, Mankato, Kan 66956 Storm Spo ella# ........ ........... <;:ii Tuesday, March 9 6:30 p.m. Thank You Jewe,l County Courthouse Meeting Room Mankato, Kan a Jewel/County Emergency Preparedness We want to thank Mary Lanning Hospital Staff and Brodstone Medical Staff for Doris's care and after returning home to those who brought food, telephone calls, cards gifts and flowers It is nice to ave friends God Bless all of you wonderful eople g5 Doris and Newell Alexander o m Harmony United Methodist Church Annual Dinner 109 South High Mankato, Kan. Saturday, March 6 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. ~ MENU ~ Pork loin, mashed potatoes & gravy, rolls, barbecued g teen beans, salad bah pie & drinks Free Will Donation For delivery, in advance call 378-3267 or 378-3348 On March 6 call 378-3269 Public Reception for Rob Wasinger who is running for Republican Nomination for the First Congressional District Critters Mankato, Kan Monday, March 15 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. newsletters about national conference in Grand Rapids July I1 thorugh 21. Spring tea will :be hosted by Odessa Homemakers on March 15 at the Esbon Senior Center. A potluck salad lunch will be /bllowed by a quill program presented by Thelma Beam. Cultural Arts contest entries need to be checked by 11 a.m. The AreaFCE Recognition Day will be hosted on April 26 in Concordia at the Lutheran Church. The program will feature the Orphan Train. The next meeting will be prior to Spnng Teaat 11 a.m. on March 15. 3 receive CCCC music scholarships Three students were awarded a music scholarship of $500 last week from Cloud County Community Col- lege. Patrick Sieben, director of the Rolling Thunder band. and instrumen- tal music professor, awarded the schol- arships based on the student's playing abilities and performance in the instru- mental program at the college. Those students receiving the schol- arship were Sara Bauer, majoring in early childhood education, Samantha Wunderle. majoring in psychology, and Emily Trent. majoring in music and nursing. They will be living on campus during their freshmen year. All three students plan to transfer to a tour-year college at the completion oftheirclasses at Cloud County Community College. Nutrition expert speaks at Mankato nutrition center By Patsy Warner Mary Higgins. human nutritional specialist from Manhattan. spoke at the nutrition center.about the "Fatsin our Diet." Dale Park brought in a mind teaser quiz. Alter taking the quiz. some of us at the center are not sure we are as smart as a fifth grade pupil. We reminisced at the center about the 1987 snow when Doris Kennedy brought m pictures taken at tltat time. Golden Years is Friday and we are eating with the senior Congregate. Receive degrees from Fort Hays Completing degree requirements during the 2009 tall semester at Fort Hays State University were Christo- pher Hancock. Esbon, bachelor of sci- ence degree in justice studies: Kayla Dunstan. Formosa. bachelor's degree in general studies: Jamie Barrett. Scandia, associate degree in general studies, B.B.A. in management: and Renee Garman. Scandia, bachelor of science in justice studies. T [ _L Shankyou to !hekli:dtcal:S!afffor the I [x ' care and concern I received while in the /'P<]  cards, phonecallsand food. " ' " " ) Patrick "All Gospel Sing" Saturday, March 13 7 p.m. Rock Hills High School Little Theatre Mankato Kan If anyone cares to provide special music contact Earl Buckley;785-378-3828 or Pastor Ken Smith 7/35-647-5030 ' i i Dleagw'Jilltlg)rtl Bridat Shower Honoring Sara Ledy.,00Jacob Greene., Mankato City Library Presents Jerry Barlow t. In Concert Saturday, March 20,7 p. m, Mankato City Library Jerry Barlow is an acclaimed Celtic Fingerstyle Guitarist regarded as a warm, accessible performer and storyteller This performance is the first in the Robert Turner Performance Series established bythe Mankato City Library