1-3 Community Calendar

January 3, 2014 

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.

Community education

The Harrisonville Police Department will offer two free classes on Monday, Jan. 6 to help local businesses recognize and deter certain types of crime that can go unnoticed without proper precautions. The classes, “Recognizing Counterfeit Money,” at 3 p.m., and “Checking ID’s for the Purchase of Alcohol or Tobacco,” at 4 p.m., will be at the Harrisonville Community Center.

Each class will last approximately one hour and will include a question and answer period. There is no charge to attend either class and there is no limit to the number of employees a business can send. However, the HPD requests individuals to RSVP. For more information, or to register, contact Stacy Bennings at 816-380-8929.

Square dancing

Classes begin 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7 at Belton Christian Church, Westover. For more information, contact Peery or Mary Lindsey (816-322-0518) or Jerry or Dorothy Claussen (913-236-4440).

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


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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