12-27 Community Calendar

December 27, 2013 

Health services

The Women’s Health Services Belton Clinics will be held Dec. 30-31. The clinic is located at 119 Congress St., Belton.

Other appointments are also available for supply pick-up.

Participants must call for an appointment and cancellations should be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Services include comprehensive well woman exams such as clinical breast exam, pelvic, Pap smear, HIV and STD testing and treatment, pregnancy testing, reproductive and contraceptive counseling, as well as the issuance of contraceptive supplies.

Charges for reproductive health services are based on a sliding fee scale according to household income. The clinic accepts all Missouri HealthNet, including Health Care USA, Missouri Care and Home State Health Plan, plus Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Health Care and Cigna.

Holiday hours

Harrisonville City Hall will be closed New Year’s Day, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. The Harrisonville Community Center will follow an abbreviated schedule on New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, open 7 a.m.-4 p.m., and closed New Year’s Day.

Stockholders meeting

The annual Harrisonville Senior Citizens Housing Stockholder’s meeting will be 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at the Foxcroft Community Building, 200 Pheasant Dr., Harrisonville. To participate in the meeting and vote on actions discussed, individuals must be a shareholder of at least one share. Shares may be purchased at the door for $5 each. Items on the agenda include election of board members and discussion items from attendees. For more information, call 816-884-6331.

GriefShare meetings

South Haven Baptist Church, 16800 Bel-Ray Blvd., Belton, will be offering a 13-week seminar/support group for people grieving the death of someone close. The meetings will be held 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesdays, from Jan. 8-April 23. GriefShare is a nondenominational program and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. GriefShare videos contain interviews with leading authors, counselors, speakers, and pastors with years of expertise in grief recovery. There will be no meetings on Feb. 5, March 19 and April 2. Individuals may join the group anytime during the 13-week program. For more information, contact the church office at 816-322-0409.

Trapping clinic

The Missouri Hunting Heritage Federation will host a Trapping Education Clinic Saturday-Sunday, January 11-12, at the VFW in Pleasant Hill. Participants will travel to a local farm to see demonstrations of different kinds of traps, for various animals and terrain. A follow-up session will be held Sunday morning to check traps, along with a skinning demonstration.

All supplies are provided, including a T-shirt. The clinic also includes classroom instruction and lunch. There is no charge to attend, but reservations are required. For more information, call Steve at 816-987-3336 or visit www.mhhf.us.

Holiday lights collection

Southeast Enterprises, a nonprofit sheltered workshop employing adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will be collecting non-working holiday lights for recycling at two Cass County locations through Jan. 26. Collection containers will be available at both the Harrisonville and Raymore Wal-Mart locations.

American Legion

meetings

The American Legion in Harrisonville, 303 E. Pearl St., invites all interested veterans to attend their meetings at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month. The American Legion motorcycle riders will meet at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Butch Pages at 816-430-5661.

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