St. John hoedown benefit Nov. 5
The Saint John Hospital Guild Harvest Hoedown benefit dinner and dance will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m., Nov. 5, at the Riverfront Community Center, Leavenworth. Dinner will be served from 7 to 8 p.m. and music for dancing will be provided by Sonny Heller from 8 to 11 p.m.
According to Eileen Welch and Caroline Arter, Co-chairmen of the event, the guild committees are preparing for an exciting evening.
"This year's theme, 'Harvest Hoedown,' has really lent itself to creative and fun ideas," Welch said. "We hope everyone in the community will participate and not miss out on one of the great events of the fall season."
Crafts sale is Nov. 6
A wide variety of crafts will be available Saturday, Nov. 6, at the annual crafts fair at Father Quinlan Hall, Holy Angels Parish, 154th and Leavenworth Road, Basehor. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Twenty-five booths will feature items ranging from dried flower arrangements to woodworking and wreaths to jewelry and Christmas crafts. Refreshments will be available.
This event is sponsored by the Catholic Women's Organization of the parish and has been planned to coincide with the annual crafts fair held at Basehor High School.
There is no admission fee for the fair. Free parking is also available.
CROP walk a success
The annual CROP walk for the hungry was held at the VFW Park Oct 3. Walkers from the Sacred Hearth Catholic Church, the United Methodist Church and the United Church of Christ participated.
A check for $1,075 was sent to the Church World Service for the effort. This money will be used through the "transient fund" of the Tonganoxie Ministerial Alliance. This fund is used to provide meals or food for local people in need as well as those who are passing through.
Harty graduates ROTC
Jared B. Harty graduated from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Advanced Camp at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
At the camp, cadets complete a five-week course of intensive military leadership training and evaluation exercises in communications, management and survival training.
After successfully completing advanced camp and graduating from college, the cadet will be commissioned as a second lieutenant to serve in the U.S. Army, National Guard or Reserve.
The cadet is a student at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Mo.
He is the son of Marylee Greenlee, North Beach, Md.
His wife, Krista, is the daughter of Donald and Conny Young of 16953 182nd St., Tonganoxie.
He is a 1990 graduate of Northern High School, Owings, Md.
Project Grad shootout
The fourth annual Project Graduation shoot-out, will be held Nov. 27.
Eligible participants include alumni, their spouses and employees of USD 464. The eight team tournament offers a guarantee of three games. A $100 entry fee is required.
For additional information about the five-on-five tournament, call Phil Jeannin at 845-2693.
Fair association plans annual meeting
The Leavenworth County Fair Association will have its annual meeting at 8 p.m. Nov. 15, at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.