March 22 Calendar

March 22, 2013 

Free health screening

Cass Regional Medical Center will host a free health screening at Commerce Bank, 1301 Locust St., Harrisonville, 9-11 a.m. Friday, March 22. Take advantage of free blood pressure, blood oxygen and blood sugar screenings, and obtain a free total lipid profile, which measures total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides. For the most accurate results, screening participants are asked to fast for at least 12 hours prior to the screening and take medications as ususal (with water only). For more information, contact Carla Marchand ( 816-380-5888, Ext. 1603 or cmarchand@cassregional.org).

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Easter Cantata

The 42nd annual Easter Cantata presented by the Garden City Community Choir will be performed 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24, and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30 at Heart of Life Church in Garden City; 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 29 at Peculiar United Methodist Church; and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 31 at Harrisonville First Baptist Church.

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Veteran assistance

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 67 Service Officer of Butler will be at the Cass County Public Library, 400 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, March 25, to assist veterans in applying for their benefits. If you have any questions please call Darrel Rogers at 816-738-4536

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Spaghetti dinner

The Kiwanas and Golden Years are partnering to host a community spaghetti dinner fundraiser 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 at the Harrisonville Community Center. Cost is $5 and includes salad, garlic bread, beverage and dessert.

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Girls leadership training

The Harrisonville Business Women will reschedule their Girls Leadership Camp for junior and seniors 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, March. 27 at the First Christian Church in Harrisonville. The event is provided free of charge and the program includes interactive workshops on leadership and self improvement.

Professional women will present information on the following topics: Personal Finance, Networking and Presentation, Safety Awareness and Business Etiquette. Opened to students at Cass County schools or who is home schooled.

Lunch and snacks provided. Contact Carrie Stafford (816-884-4800 or Cate Kane (816-726-6003) for additional information or to assist with this event.

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Benchmark Healthcare egg hunt

Benchmark Healthcare will be hosting an Easter egg hunt for children at 11 a.m., Friday, March 29, at Benchmark, 2203 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville.

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Golden Years egg hunt

Golden Years’ annual Easter egg hunt for children up to age 10 will be at 3 p.m., Friday, March 29, at Golden Years, 2001 Jefferson Pkwy., Harrisonville.

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Easter egg hunt

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church will be hosting an easter egg hunt 9 a.m. Saturday, March 30. The church is located at 22500 E. 299th St., Harrisonville.

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Social media seminar

There will be a free Social Media Marketing Seminar 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at the Harrisonville Community Center, 2400 Jefferson Pkwy. Register by calling 816-297-8747 or online at MidnightProductionsInc.com.

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Town hall meeting

Senator Ed Emery, representing the 31st District (Cass, Henry, Bates, Vernon, and Barton counties), is holding a Town Hall Meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30, in Pearson Hall at the Cass County Library in Harrisonville.

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Easter egg hunt

Eagle Creek Church in Harrisonville will be holding an easter egg hunt following their service at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 31. The church is located at B&B Theaters at Mill Walk Mall, 2601 Cantrell Rd.

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Women’s health services

The Women’s Health Services Belton Clinic, 119 Congress St., Belton, will be held April 3, April 4, April 9, April 17, April 18, April 23, May 7, May 15, May 16, May 21, May 29 and May 30. The Harrisonville Clinic, 200 N. Oakland, will be open April 10, April 24, May 8 and May 22.

Participants must call for an appointment and cancellations should be made at least 24 hours in advance. Services include comprehensive well woman exams including clinical breast exam, pelvic, Pap smear, HIV and STD testing and treatment, pregnancy testing, reproductive and contraceptive counseling.

To make an appointment, contact the Woman’s Health Services division West Central Community Action Agency at 1-888-577-4640.X

Computer classes

The Harrisonville Cass County Library will be providing free intrductory computer classes at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 4 and 18.

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Mouse races

The Harrisonville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting mouse races Friday, April 5, at the Cass County Elks Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m., races begin at 6:30 p.m. Entry fee is $5 and includes food. Cash bar available.

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Senior mania

Harrisonville Senior Mania will host a spring bazaar 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Harrisonville High Schoool.

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Financial Peace

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2700 East Mechanic Street, Harrisonville, will be hosting Dave Ramsey’s “Financial Peace” seminar series. Classes will begin 6 p.m. Sunday, April 7. Contact Lynn Letzig at 816-380-5744 for more information or to register.

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Teen poetry contest

The Cass County Public Library is hosting a Poetic Voices 2013 competition. Teens are encouraged to submit a poem to their local library branch. Entries will be judged. Several entries from each branch will be selected from each branch, and finalists will present their winning poem in an oral competition 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30. Deadline to submit entries is Friday, April 12. For more information, contact Diane at 816-884-3483.

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Kindergarten screening

East Lynne Elementary will be hosting a Kindergarten Screening and Round-Up 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, April 12. Parents with children who will be 5 before August 1 may call the school at 816-626-3511 to schedule an appointment. The following items are required for enrollment: State-certified birth certificate, current immunization record, Social Security Card, Legal proof of custody in special circumstances and A Missouri eye examination form.

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NARFE meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association , Chapter 1012, will hold a business luncheon meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, April 12, in Holmes Hall, Foxwood Springs Living Center, 1500 W. Foxwood Dr., in Raymore. Lunch and the program will follow at noon. Randy Horn will present a program on “Long-Term Care.” Cost for the optional lunch is $10. Please contact Lois Patten at 816-318-9808 for information and reservations. All current and retired federal employees, as well as the public, are invited to attend.

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Combat Veteran’s course

The Cass County Veterans will be hosting a combat veteran’s course on the second Friday of each month. The next class is 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, April 12 at the VFW 820 in Belton, 144 W. Vivian Rd. Contact Charles Golden at 816-686-9252 for more information.

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Senior health and resource fair

The Cass County Senior Health and Resource Fair hosted by the Cass County Council on Aging and the Harrisonville Parks and Recreation Department will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the Harrisonville Community Center.

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DAV meeting

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 67 of Butler invites all disabled veterans to attend their next monthly meeting, 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 17at the Bates County Museum on Elks Drive. For questions, contact Laurence Truman at 816-518-3264 or notrbu89@yahoo.com.

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One act festival

Calvary Bible College is hosting a One Act Capstone Festival 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in the Liberty Chapel, 15790 Elmwood Ave., Kansas City. The performance will feature two theatre seniors directing and producing a one act festival.

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Orchestra performance

Calvary Bible College Orchestra will perform 7:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, in the Liberty Chapel, 15790 Elmwood Ave., Kansas City. The performance will feature a variety of instrumental music of different genres. Free admission.

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