9-20 Community Calendar

September 20, 2013 

Ladies Night Out

There will be a Ladies Night Out event 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Mill-Walk Mall in Harrisonville.

Medical imaging professionals from Cass Regional Medical Center will be available to answer questions and promote mammograms.

A nurse will also be available for blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol screenings.

Raymore Quilt Guild

The Raymore Quilt Guild is presenting a Quilt Show for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21, at the Raymore Christian Church. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Exhibits include entries from members, guests, a featured quilter and boutique gift items. Vendors include area quilt shops, Tri-Country Art League exhibitors, upscale crafts, wearable art and home decorating booths. On-site sharpening service will also be available.

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest will be 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Turners-German American Hall, 512 Bong Ave., Belton.

Admission and parking is free. Celebrate an evening of gemutlichkeit. Enjoy the authentic German beers and food available for purchase. Listen/dance the polka to the sounds of the 10-piece Festhaus Musikanten.

See special performances by the Liederkranz singers and Blauthaler dancers. For more information call 816-322-4202.

Cancer Benefit

There will be a family fun night 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at North Park, 1500 Jefferson Pkwy., Harrisonville, benefitting cancer patient Mackenzie Peoples.

Tickets are $5 a person, or $15 a family. Activities include hay rides, bounce houses, old-fashioned picnic games, concessions, cake walk, hula hoops, family dancing, pie auction and campfire songs. Peoples, 11, has been fighting a rare form of cancer for two years.

Duck Blind drawing

The city of Harrisonville is currently taking registration for a Duck Blind “drawing” of sites at Lake Harrisonville. The drawing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Harrisonville Community Center, 2400 Jefferson Pkwy., Harrisonville.

The first 10 names will be drawn from Harrisonville residents and the remaining names will be drawn from a combination of city and Cass County applicants. A request for a site must be accompanied by proof of residency or property ownership in Harrisonville or Cass County, and a $100 fee ($50 of which is a deposit).

The $100 fee must be given to the City before you draw for the Duck Blind.

The $50 deposit will be forfeited to the City if the blind is not removed prior to April 1, 2014.

Registration for a blind must be received by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the community center. To register, visit the Harrisonville Community Center or call 816-380-8980.

Health screening

Cass Regional Medical Center will host a free health screening at Hawthorn Bank, located at 100 Plaza Drive in Harrisonville, 9-11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27.

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 Elaine Tschudi at 816-619-3000.

Square dancing

Classes are still forming at the Belton Christian Church to learn to square dance.

Registration will be taken until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24.

For more information, contact Peery at 816-322-0518, Dorothy at 913-236-4440, or Lyle at 816-331-2648.

Food Distribution

There will be a Love’s Outreach Community food distribution 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Cass County Fairgrounds, 308 W. Commercial, Pleasant Hill. Call 816-246-7625 or visit www.cotroc.org for more information.

Belton Clean-Up Days

Belton Clean-Up Days will be held 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-29. Bulky trash items can be dropped off at the Belton Freshman Center, 801 W. North.

There will be pickup assistance for seniors and disabled residents on Saturday. Requests for assistance must be made by Sept. 20 by calling 816-331-4331.

Vehicle batteries accepted. Tires with no rims will be accepted for an additional charge. Citizens or groups willing to volunteer should call 816-331-4331. For further information about clean-up days, call Dave Frazier at 816-331-9455.

Plant sale

Cass Regional Medical Center will be hosting a plant sale noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the hospital in the Memorial Garden, near the gazebo.

The plant sale proceeds benefit the Cass Regional Medical Center Gardens. If you have plants to donate or have questions, please contact Martha Sims at 816-210-3554.

NARFE meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1012, will hold a luncheon meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at 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 about the 2014 insurance plans.

Call Lois Patten at 816-318-9808 for reservations. Current and retired federal employees and the public are invited.

Homecoming tailgate party

The Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation invites alumni to a tailgate event 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 at the Panther Stadium parking lot prior to the Homecoming game.

Grin & Bear It run

Cass Regional Medical Center Foundation will host the fourth annual Grin & Bear It Run, a 5K run/walk, on Saturday, Oct. 5.

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 is held as part of the annual Burnt District Festival and will begin at 8 a.m. on the north side of the Harrisonville square (100 block of East Pearl Street).

Registration fees are $25 to $30 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. To register online, visit www.sportkc.org.

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.

Civil Air Patrol

meetings

The Civil Air Patrol-Cass County Composite Squadron is holding weekly meetings on Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. at 208 W. Pearl St., Harrisonville.

The organization consists of cadets 12-21 years of age. Participants have the opportunity to participate in a Cadet Programs, Emergency Services and Aerospace Education. Contact Squadron Commander, Major Tony Belto, for more information at 816-308-3267.

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