5-30 Community Calendar

May 30, 2014 


Several Cass County business and community members are sponsoring a fundraiser at Katie’s Cafe from 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 30, for the six-year-old Peculiar boy who was severely injured after being hit by a car while on his bicycle. There will be food, activities, giveaways, raffle items, shirts, and more. All proceeds will be given to the family.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

ConnectCASS is partnering with Belton CARES and First Call to provide free Youth Mental Health First Aid training 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 31 at the Belton High School Freshman Center. Training will be conducted by Karen Schalker from First Call. Training in Youth Mental Health First Aid is suggested for police officers, educators, healthcare professionals, therapists, mental health care staff, support staff at schools, church staff and youth leaders.

Please RSVP to Sandy Clutter at sclutter@bsd124.org or Chris Molendorp at chrismolendorp@connectcass.org.

Garage sale

The Stacks Youth Project will be holding their sixth annual garage sale 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Saturday, May 31. The sale will be held at Stacks’ new location, 305 N. Scott. The event is a fundraiser to support the groups activities for area teens. Donations of usable merchandise in good condition is being accepted for the sale. Items may be dropped of at 305 N. Scott, between the hours of 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Memorial service

There will be a memorial service for Dick and LaVeta Sanders at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at Cass Midway School, 5801 2 Highway, Cleveland. Public is invited to attend.

Golf tournament

The fourth annual Raymore Relay for Life Golf Tournament will be Monday, June 2, at Creekmoor. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. Sponsors, donations, raffle items and golfers are needed. For more information, contact Robert at 816-331-3008.

Health services

The Women’s Health Services Belton Clinics will be held June 2, 3, 5, 10, 11, 17, 19, 24 and 25. The clinic is located at 119 Congress St., Belton.

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.

Belton Fall Festival

Downtown Belton Main Street will host the 11th annual Belton Fall Festival on September 12-13.

The organization is actively seeking crafters and artisans to rent booth space. The artists’ showcase will also be returning. Artists who are residents of Belton and Cass County are welcomed to enter one or two pieces into the showcase. They will be displayed during the festival and festival-goers will be able to vote on their favorite pieces. There will be a festival meeting 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, at Whistle Stop Antiques, 315 Main St., for individuals who are interested in serving as volunteers, sponsors, or have ideas to contribute. For more information, contact Sally at 816-322-0200.

NARFE meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1012, will hold a luncheon meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, June 6, in Holmes Hall, Foxwood Springs Living Center, 1500 W. Foxwood Dr., Raymore. Lunch and the program will follow at noon following the business meeting. Susan Mills-Gray, nutrition/health specialist with the University of Missouri Extension, will inform attendees about choosing and using probiotics. Cost for the optional lunch is $10. Call Lois Patten at 816-318-9808 for reservations. Current and retired federal employees, and the public are invited.

Clara Brierly WAM Festival

The Downtown Peculiar Arts and Culture District invites the public to the sixth annual Clara Brierly “Wine, ART, Music” Festival Friday, June 6-8 in downtown Peculiar. Hours of operation will be 5-10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. The festival will include a variety of art vendors, bands, kids’ activities, food, wine tastings, a talent show, a national country music talent search and open mic. Admission is free. A listing of events and times or to sign up for the talent show, country talent search or open mic, can be found on the Downtown Peculiar website.

Fishing derby

The Cass County Elks Lodge No. 2791 will be hosting a free fishing derby Saturday, June 7, for children up to 17 years old. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Harrisonville City Park Ampitheater. Fishing will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The first 200 children to register will receive a free Zebco fishing pole and Eagle Claw tackle box. No fishing license needed. Prizes will be awarded. Event open to the public. Hot dogs, water and soda provided.

Bring our children home

Cass County’s “Bring our Children Home” event will be 5-11 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Mill Creek Elementary in Belton. The event will feature live bands, a cake walk, and drawings. Proceeds benefit the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Walk for Health

The 20th Annual Walk for Health to benefit Cass County Dental Clinic is Saturday, June 7.

Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the walks begins at 9 a.m. At 10:30 a.m., a post-walk celebration is scheduled. To register, form a team, or support a walker, please call Cass Community Health Foundation at 816-276-4218.

Cancer survivors

Cass County Relay for Life would like to recognize cancer survivors during the annual relay event at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Harrisonville Middle School. If you are a survivor and would like to participate, contact Kara Philps at 816-218-7184 or Laurie Hill at 816-862-7013.

Kid’s cafe

Our Savior Lutheran Church’s Summer Kids’ Cafe sponsored in partnership with Harvesters will be held daily Monday-Thursday from 11:45-12:30 p.m. June 9-July 31. Kids ages 1-18 are welcomed. For more information, call 816-380-4800.

Poverty simulation

West Central Missouri Community Action Agency is sponsoring a poverty simulation 1-4 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at Harrisonville United Methodist Church, 2600 E. Mechanic St. RSVP by calling 816-380-5375 or 816-322-0502.

Golf tournament

The Harrisonville Area Chamber of Commerce’s 14th Annual Golf Tournament will be Thursday, June 19, at Creekmoor Golf Club in Raymore. The tournament will begin with registration and a putting contest at 10:30 a.m., lunch at 11 a.m. provided by Kurzweil’s and a shotgun start at noon.

Cost of the tournament is $400 per 4-man team. Cost includes green fees, a cart, full lunch, two beverage, tickets and chances for prizes. Teams will be flighted and cash prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place. Players can also compete for men’s longest drive, women’s longest drive, accuracy, closest-to-the-pin and a putting contest.

To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, for more information or to register for the tournament, call the Chamber office at 816-380-5271 or register online at www.harrisonvillechamber.com.

Golf tournament

The seventh annual Creekmoor Ladies’ Member-Guest charity golf tournament will be June 20-21 at Creekmoor Golf Club. The event will benefit Hope Haven of Cass County, a service provider for domestic and sexual violence. For more information about sponsorship, contact Dee Maier at 913-530-9230.

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