The next meeting of the Pawnee Mental Health Services’ Board of Directors will be on Tuesday, September 27th at 4:00 pm, in the Conference Room of Pawnee’s Clay Center office. The meeting is open to the public.
The Body 1st Kids Fitness Challenge will be Saturday, October 1st starting at 9:00 am. It will be held in the south end of Anneberg Park. This event will result in $12,000 donated from area business to be distributed to physical education programs at local elementary schools based on children participating in running distances from 1/4 mile up to 2 miles.
St. Luke Lutheran Church in Wheaton will have a Fried Chicken & Ham Supper on Sunday, October 2nd. Serving begins at 4:30 pm. This will include mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, salads, coleslaw, homemade breads and pies. Carry outs available. Adults: $8.00 – Children (Ages 5-12): $3.00 and ages 4 and under: FREE. Homemade goodies and crafts will also be available.
The 19th Annual Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, October 7th with a Shotgun Start at 1:00 pm at Colbert Hills Golf Course. This annual golf tournament honors Rob Regier, a K-State grad in pre-dentistry who died of cancer at age 26. It is hosted by Rob’s parents Les & Sandy Regier, and his brother and sister-in-law, Randy & Juli Regier. It’s a 4-person scramble and includes prizes and inneer. Started in 1998 in Kansas City by some of Rob’s Sig Ep fraternity brothers, the tournament is now held in Manhattan.
Local Masons are hosting a free cancer screening on Saturday, October 8th, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Public Health Department in Marysville. It is one of 26 free cancer screenings the Kansas Masonic Foundation is sponsoring across the region in 2016. The event will include skin, prostate screenings as well as bone density tests and facial sun damage assessments. For more information contact Kevin Throm at 785-713-1512 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RCGS researchers have looked into the distant past of a Manhattanite’s family. Jay Nelson’s genealogical past will be featured. Come hear the fascinating story that can be traced back to the 1500’s — including a Dutch grain merchant, a foster family, and other colorful characters. This event will be held at the Manhattan Public Library on Sunday, October 9th from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. This presentation is free and open to the public.