Archive for Wednesday, August 29, 2007

McLouth Happenings

August 29, 2007

James and Sheila Snyder attended the annual Boy Scout fall preview dinner Aug. 12 in Onaga. The meeting featured training for School Night for Scouting, which will be Thursday at most schools in the area for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. This was followed by a banquet and an awards ceremony. James and Sheila both received the Scouters' Training Award for their efforts and accomplishments in the Oregon Trails district. James also received the Scout Master Award, which requires 3-year tenure; he has served 7 years in this position. The final award, the District Award of Merit, the highest issued at the district level, was presented to James for the dedication he has given the district over the past 8 years.

Ladies are invited for Fun and Fellowship at Countryside Baptist Church (10328 Wellman Road) at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3.

Parents As Teachers and the McLouth Public Library are joining forces, alternating "playgroup" and "story time" from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday mornings at the Library/Community Center. "Big Red Barn" is the theme for September.

The schedule is as follows: Sept. 6, Parents As Teachers playgroup; Sept. 13, Library's story time; Sept. 20, Parents As Teachers playgroup; Sept. 27, Library's story time.

Parents As Teachers is a fun, free, early learning program for parents of children prenatal through 3 years, sponsored by McLouth school district and the Kansas State Department of Education. Contact Jennifer Klamm, parent educator, for more information: bjklamm@msn.com or (913) 845-1519.

-- Please submit McLouth community information, announcements, and upcoming events to Beverly Muzzy: mclouthhappenings@isp.com or (913) 796-6935.

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