Friday, Sep. 28, 2012
L.I.F.E. Academy host
The Sheryl Johnson L.I.F.E. Academy, Belton’s 18-21-year-old transition program, will host a garage sale Sept. 27-28 AT 111 W. Walnut. For more information, contact Missy Goffoy at 816-348-1036 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Austin Bean Eatin’
The 35th Annual Austin Bean Eatin’ festival is Saturday, Sept. 29th beginning at 10:30 a.m. The event is being held at Austin Baptist Church. Ham, beans, corn bread, coleslaw and homemade pie will be served.
Live music will begin at noon. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children under age 12. For more information, contact Debbie Morgan at 816-214-1098 or John Morgan at 816-862-6549.
Council on Aging dinner
The Cass County Council on Aging will be hosting their semi-annual Ham and Turkey dinner 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 at the Harrisonville Community Center, 2400 Jefferson Pkwy. Cost is $9 for adults and $3.50 for children. Proceeds assist with homebound meals.
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 67 of Butler will be at the Masonic Lodge at 709 Old Seven Highway, Garden City, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Thursday Oct. 2, to assist veterans in applying for their benefits. If you have any questions please call Larry Truman at 816-518-3264 or by email at email@example.com.
Ryan Succup to
speak at FCA event
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting a “Fields of Faith” event 7 p.m. featuring guest speaker Ryan Succup of the Kansas City Chiefs. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Memorial Stadium in Harrisonville. The event is free and is open to all Cass County Students and the general public.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), Chapter 1012, will hold a luncheon meeting at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct.5, in Holmes Hall, Foxwood Springs Living Center, 1500 W. Foxwood Dr., Raymore. The optional lunch is $10. Ron Miller from Blue Cross Blue Shield and Kelly Brehmer from GEHA will present information relating to the 2013 insurance plans. Call Margaret Dixon at 816-322-9314 for reservations. Current and retired federal employees and the public are invited.
Harrisonville celebration planned
The Cass County Historical Society is planning a celebration of the founding of Harrisonville 175 years ago. The celebration will be during the Burnt District Festival Oct. 5-6. If you are a descendant of one of the founding fathers, please contact the office at 816-380-4396.
Grin & Bear It 5K
The Cass Regional Medical Center Foundation will host the third annual Grin & Bear It Run, a 5K run/walk, on Saturday, Oct. 6. The event is held in memory of Cara Roberts, a young wife and mother who passed away in 2008. Cara’s nickname was “Care Bear,” which is how the event got its name. Proceeds from the run/walk benefit the Patient Assistance Fund at Cass Regional. The run will begin at 8 a.m. on the north side of the Harrisonville square (100 block of East Pearl St.). Registration fees are $25 to $30 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. To register online, visit www.enter2run.com. A mail in registration form can also be downloaded from www.cassregional.org, or call 816-380-5888, Ext. 4810, to request a paper entry form or more information.
Fish fry and
The First Baptist Church of Peculiar will be hosting a fish fry and silent auction 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the church, located at 216 E. Broadway. Donations will be accepted toward the church’s building fund. For more information, contact the church at 816-779-5512.
PHHS 1972 reunion
The Pleasant Hill High School Class of 1972 is planning their 40th reunion for 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Hoot’s Hollow at County Creek Golf Course. Classes of 1971 and 1973 are also invited. Cost is $20, and include dinner. Cash bar will be available. Reservations and payment due by Sept. 30. For more information, contact Tim and Susan Lowry, C/O T-n-T BBQ, 304 N. 7 Highway, Pleasant Hill, 64080, and/or calling 816-987-4198 or 816-289-6384.
The Belton High School class of 1977 will celebrate their 35th year class reunion Saturday, Oct. 6, at Frankie & Johnnie’s in Belton. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. BHS classes of 1975 through 1979 are invited to attend, as well.
HELP Humane is sponsoring a low cost vaccination clinic for dogs and cats on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 1-5 p.m. at Man’s Best Friend located at 329 S. Mullen Rd. in Belton. Distemper & rabies vaccinations will be available for $30. No appointment is necessary. Bordatella and flea treatment will be available at additional charge. Micro-chipping also available for $25. Please bring cats in carriers and dogs must be on a leash.
The VFW Men’s Auxiliary Post 4409 of Harrisonville will be hosting a boiled shrimp dinner 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Cost is $12 for 1 pound of shrimp, $20 for all-you-can-eat shrimp, or $8.50 for pork roast. The dinner is open to the public. The shrimp dinner is held the first Saturday of every month.
The annual Ducks Unlimited membership banquet will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Cass County Elks Lodge in Harrisonville. Ticket are $50 for couples, $35 for singles, and $15 for Greenwings. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner begins at 6 p.m.For tickets or more information, contact Bill at 816-380-4111 or Phil at 816-250-2185. Tickets can also be purchased at Green Lamp Furniture.
There will be a car, truck, and bike show benefit in honor of Delbert Hammond Oct. 5-7 in East Lynne at the City Park. For more information, contact Derric Hammond at 816-258-0336.
Evening church services
Faith Baptist Church of Harrisonville, 23705 E. State Route 2, will begin offering evening worship services Sunday, Oct. 7. The hour-long evening services will begin at 6:30 p.m. The first series of messages will be looking at what the Bible teaches about “Making Good Relationships, Even Better!” For more information, call 816-884-5500 or visit their website at www.cometofaith.net.
The VFW Post 4409 Harrisonville invites all members to attend their monthly meeting held the third Monday at 7 p.m. at the Post Headquarters, 1804 N. Commercial. The next regular is Monday, Oct. 15. For more information, call Larry Truman (816-518-3264 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 67 of Butler invites all disabled veterans to attend their held monthly on the third Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Bates County Museum Next meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 17, For more information, call Larry Truman (816-518-3264 or email@example.com).
Belton High School’s PTSA is seeking crafters for their annual Craft Fair to be held Saturday, Oct. 20. The cost of a both is $30 for one booth, or $50 for two booths. Set-up will be Friday, Oct. 19. Please contact Debbie Rearick at 816-348-2703 to reserve a booth or for any questions.
Blaine Whitworth fundraiser
A fundraiser for Blaine Whitworth will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Eric’s Rockin C Bar & Grill, 217 Main St., Garden City, for a “Go Big Or Go Home Poker Tournament.” iAll proceeds will be donated to the Blaine Whitworth UCM Scholarship Fund. There will be a $25.00 buy in and you must be 18 years old or older to play in the tournament. An all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet for $15 will be served. There will also be a raffle, T-shirts and wristbands for sale.
Preregistration will be available at Rockin C, if you are not able to travel until the event please let us know and we can direct you from there. For questions or to make donations, contact Jennifer Ross at 816-738-5940, Nicole Bailey at 816-217-3503, or Eric’s at 816-773-2099.
The Peculiar Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their first People’s Choice Chili Cook-Off at the Harvest Moon Festival Saturday, Oct. 27. Tasting will be 2-3 p.m., and an awards presentation at 3:30 p.m. The event is a fundraiser to benefit the Chamber of Commerce annual scholarship and Boys and Girls State Sponsorship. Entry registration is required by Oct. 19.
A Harrisonville-wide Trunk-or-Treat event will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 on the Historic Harrisonville Square.
Participants of all ages are invited to dress up in their Halloween costumes and enjoy Trick-or-Treating before dark.
Admission is free, but all guests are encouraged to bring at least one can of food for the local food pantry.
Parking is available in city lots south of Wall Street and east of the square.
AT&T, Lucent Tech.
Retirees of Western Electric, AT&T, Lucent Technologies meet for coffee at Wendy’s in Harrisonville at 9 a.m. the first Monday of every month. For more information, contact Ken Kurtz.
The VFW Men’s Auxiliary Post 4409 of Harrisonville hosts Taco Tuesday every week from 5-8 p.m. The authentic Mexican tacos are $1.50 each. Dinner is open to the public.
West Line Opry hosts
The West Line Opry will have a dance from 7-10 p.m. the second Saturday of every month throughout its season.
A country show will be from 7-10 p.m. every other Wednesday. Organizers invite all area residents to come have fun. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.
Cass County Women
Democrat Club meets
The Cass County Women Democrat Club meets at noon the second Thursday of each month at the Democrat Headquarters at 109 S. Lexington, Harrisonville. Lunch is provided. Call Patty Johnson at 816-322-4466 if you have questions.