Archive for Wednesday, October 25, 2000

News Briefing

October 25, 2000

Meeting scheduled on foster parenting

The Kaw Valley Center will host an information meeting for prospective foster and adoptive parents on Thursday.

The session will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper, Lawrence.

It will feature a documentary, "No Place to Call Home," as well as opportunities to talk with agency representatives and foster and adoptive parents.

In addition, a training for prospective and adoptive parents will begin on Nov. 2. The free training will be offered from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. through Jan. 11.

For information, call Kursten Smith, (785) 331-4200.

Program centers on family fun

A program on family fun will be presented Nov. 1.

The program, presented by Denise Sullivan, Leavenworth County extension agent for family and consumer sciences, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Lansing 4-H Building, which is at the intersection of Kansas Highway 7 and 4-H Road.

It will center on how to have fun without spending much money.

Pre-registration is requested, so adequate materials are prepared.

To pre-register, call the Leavenworth County extension office, (913) 684-0475 by next Monday.

Basehor church sets annual soup dinner

The Basehor United Methodist Women`s Organization will hold its annual Chili and Chicken Noodle Soup Dinner on Sunday.

The event, which also includes a crafts and bake sale, will run from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the church`s educational building, 2826 N. 155th Terrace.

Prizes will be given for children dressed in Halloween costumes.

Funds raised from the event will help finance the cost of youths attending church camp and to support global ministries.

In addition, the group will collect canned goods to support Round Up for Hunger.

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