Southwest KS Area Agency on Aging Community Forum, May 22, 7 pm

SOUTH WEST KANSAS AREA AGENCY ON AGING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, RICK SCHAFFER, PRESENTING A COMMUNITY FORUM “STAYING CONNECTED” Wednesday, May 22, 7 pm St. Joseph Parish Hall The informative talk is free, everyone is welcome The forum is sponsored by St. Joseph parish as an ongoing way of connecting with and serving the residents of Ellinwood and surrounding area.

Ellinwood Area Churches Food Bank BBQ Benefit Sunday, May 19th 5 - 7 pm

Free will offering with all donations going to the Ellinwood Food Bank. Come join us for fellowship, food and supporting the mission of our Collective Bodies of Christ from the Ellinwood area. Each year our Food Bank and the dedicated workers change people's lives by serving them when they are in need. When: Sunday, May 19th Location: Immanuel United Church of Christ Church Time: 5-7 pm

Memorial Day hosted by American Legion Post 320

Memorial Day Hosted by the American Legion Post 320 Post 320 will begin its Memorial Day observation by mustering Legionaries, Auxiliary and SAL at the Post Home at 0700 Monday, May 27th and leave for St. Peter and Paul Cemetery about 0730 for a brief service at 0800. Afterward, the detail will leave for the Arkansas River bridge for a brief service for those lost at sea. At 1000 the detail will leave for Lakin-Comanche Cemetery for services at 1030 with Marine Capt. Kelly Streck the speaker. After the service, all in attendance will be invited to the Post Home for lunch prepared by the Legion and Auxiliary.

The Art, Science & Spirit of Nursing

YOU ARE INVITED! The Art, Science & Spirit of Nursing A historical view of nursing education and practice in Central Kansas during the mid-twentieth century. Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7 p.m. Location: Ellinwood District Hospital Education Room, 6th and Main A program presented by The Ellinwood Community Historical Society Local nurses presenters view the evolution of nursing during the 1940's thru 1971 in Barton and surrounding counties, many fun as well as serious episodes from the speaker's careers. Short business meeting precedes program. For more information, please contact Joyce Schulte @ 620-564-2886

April Shop Local Winner!

Joan Drees was our April Shop Local Winner! She won the Kansas Guidebook 2! (Larry Drees was a great husband and came and picked it up!) Thank you to Kansas Wetlands Education Center for sponsoring and donating the giveaway! Give back to your community - Shop Local!

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