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October 18, 2000

Annual food drive starts next week

Tonganoxie High School FCCLA will conduct its annual Trick-or-Treat for Canned Goods Drive.

The drive for non-perishable food items will be next Wednesday and on Oct. 30. Each evening, members will be at B&J Apple Market from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will go door-to-door between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

All donated items will be given to the Good Shepherd Thrift Shop pantry.

FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) formerly was known as FHA.

Historical society schedules meeting

The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society will meet Tuesday night.

Members will view scenes from Where Pigeons Go to Die that included the Reno church that has been relocated to the historical site. In addition, a forum will be presented on the upcoming ballot question of whether Leavenworth and Atchison counties should elect or appoint judges.

The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the historical site.

KDOT opens phones for publics questions

The Kansas Department of Transportation has established a toll-free telephone service for people to make comments or ask questions about transportation issues.

The line, called the KDOT Connection, will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The new telephone number is (877) 550-KDOT (5368).

GOP women to host luncheon Saturday

The Leavenworth County Republican Womens Club will sponsor a soup luncheon Saturday at Republican Headquarters, 406 S. Fifth, Leavenworth.

The luncheon, which is open to the community at no charge, will follow a candidate forum at city hall thats sponsored by Leavenworth-Lansing Chamber of Commerce.

The luncheon is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Republican candidates for office will attend the luncheon.

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