Mitten Monday, a mitten and glove drive for the FIT Closet will be held on Monday, December 11th, for new and gently used pairs. The FIT Closet is located at 1609 College Avenue in the “White House” behind the College Ave. United Methodist Church. They are open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday morning from 9:00 until noon and Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:00 to 5:30. Donations are welcome at that time. You can call Barb Hartnett, the FIT Closet coordinator at 785-236-9944 to make arrangements to drop off donations, volunteer, or if you have questions.
The Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley-Manhattan will participate in the annual Wreaths Across America program with a ceremony on Saturday, December 16th at 11:00 am. Family, friends and the public are cordially invited to attend this ceremony. Please dress warm as the Committal Shelter is not heated and some attending will either be sitting or standing outside the Committal Shelter.
You are invited to a Community Christmas Dinner on December 25th, Christmas Day, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Peace Lutheran Church. All are invited! All are welcome! Free to the community!
The Walking the Heartland Support Group will be meeting on Tuesday, January 23rd at 5:00 pm at 2800 Claflin Road. If you are a heart patient or a caregiver for a heart patient, come to our support group meeting to network work others who have experienced this life changing event.