The USD 413 Annual Art Fair will be held in the high school commons area on April 27-29 from 6-8pm. Works from grades 1-5 will be on display. A formal critique of Middle and High School works will be on Wednesday at 6:30
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood this May in honor of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day on May 8 – the birthday of International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement founder, Henry Dunant.
Last year, about 3.1 million volunteer blood donors rolled up a sleeve to help the Red Cross meet the needs of patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals nationwide. Donors of all blood types – especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative – are needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this spring.
Upcoming Blood Donation Opportunities:
5/7/2015: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., American Legion, 301 N. Evergreen
5/8/2015: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., American Legion, 301 N. Evergreen
5/15/2015: 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1201 Madison St.
5/11/2015: 2:45 p.m. – 6 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 211 S. Montgomery
Individuals interested in increasing pecan yields through grafting, should plan to attend a grafting school on Tuesday, April 28th at 1:30 pm near Erie. Bill Reid, Extension Nut Crop Specialist for K-State Research and Extension, will conduct the training. The school will be held at the Lewis Heady farm, located at 12900 160th Road, Erie. From the intersection of Hwy 59 and 160th Road (Shaw Road), go three miles west and the farm is on the north side of the road. No pre-registration is necessary. For more information, please contact Krista Harding with the Southwind Extension District at 620-244-3826.
Iola Spring City Wide Garage Sale will be June 6th.
April is Autism Awareness Month – please join in a community wide effort to “light up blue” during the month of April. Main Street Chanute will be selling shirts with the logos shown while the supply last. $10.00 to $13.00 depending on size. All proceeds will go to the Chanute Autism Hope for Families.
“Light up Blue” in April.