Archive for Wednesday, May 16, 2001

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May 16, 2001

Salvation Army sets distribution

The Salvation Army will distribute commodities in Tonganoxie next Tuesday morning.

The distribution will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Pleasant Village, 711 Pleasant.

People who have not received commodities this year will need identification, proof of residency and proof of income.

People who have received commodities this year only need identification.

Two county offices schedule open house

The Leavenworth County offices of K-state Research and Extension and the County Health Department will hold an open house from noon to 6 p.m. next Wednesday at their new office building.

Their new quarters are at 500 Eisenhower Road, Leavenworth.

At noon, the Leavenworth-Lansing Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new office building.

Santa Fe Trail topic of Tuesday meeting

"Finding the Santa Fe Trail in Leavenworth County" will be the topic for the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society at their meeting on Tuesday.

Delores White has researched the Santa Fe Trail, and Steve Woolf will present her research.

The Home School Chorus under the direction of Kathy Monahan also will sing three songs for historical society members.

The meeting gets under way at 7:30 p.m. at the Tonganoxie Historical Site, 301 W. Washington.

To reach the meeting site, turn west of U.S. Highway 24-40 at the south side of West Haven Baptist Church and travel to the site entrance gate, turn at the first right and go to the Reno Church building.

State GOP official to speak at meeting

Barbara Wells, president of the Kansas Federation of Republican Women, will speak at Monday's meeting of the Leavenworth County Republican Women's Club.

The gathering begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Ramada Inn in Leavenworth. All Republicans are welcome.

For more information, call Carolyn Tillotson, (913) 682-7790.

Family reunion set June 3 in Tonganoxie

Descendants of Edward W. and Ann Harness Freeman will hold a reunion June 3 at the Florence Riford Center in Tonganoxie.

Participants are asked to bring covered dishes. Meat, tea, and lemonade furnished. Lunch begins at 1 p.m.

For additional information, contact Dale Freeman, 845-2117.

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