90th birthday for Ray Cornelson

Ray Cornelson of Garden City will celebrate his 90th birthday on Oct. 27, 2017.

Friends and family are invited to help him celebrate from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Garden Valley Church Family Center, 1701 N.Third St.

If you are unable to join, cards and a note may be sent to him at 4640 E. U.S. Highway 50, Garden City, KS 67846.


Senior center cards

Bob Ellis won high in the three tables of pitch played Tuesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Carol Klaus took second place. Third went to Alva Birch.

In the two tables of double pinochle played Monday, Carol Bradford won high, Ellis was second and Bob Baker took third.


Sherlock Strivers 4-H

Sherlock Strivers 4-H Club met Oct. 1 at Holcomb Elementary School. 

Officer reports were given, and the club installed officers for the new 4-H year. They are: Kyle Hammond, president; Emma Mangels and Rebecca Roth, vice presidents; Elizabeth Mangels, secretary; Adison George, treasurer; Andrea Brown, reporter; Kendrick Wallace, historian; Morgan Hammond, 4-H Council representative; Rebecca Roth and Morgan Hammond, junior leaders; Paige and Halle Jones, Adison and Kayla George, song leaders; and Cole Brown and Ryland Wallace, recreation leaders. 

Members were reminded that record books and pin applications are due to leader Delaina Hammond. Members also were informed that online enrollment for 2017-18 started Oct. 2. There is a $15 fee for each 4-H’er. Three Garden City businesses have offered to sponsor the fee for each 4-H’er in Finney County.

Members and leaders discussed National 4-H Week, which was Oct. 1 to 7. It was noted that there will be an officer training Nov. 7 at the Finney County Fairgrounds. The 4-H Ambassador applications were due Tuesday.

Members were reminded that Livestock Premium Qualifications start over this month. Members must present a project talk at a club meeting, take part in Club Days, participate as an ambassador or junior leader, hold an office, lead a community service project and attend at least four meetings. 

The club discussed several possible community service jobs, including Stockings for Soldiers and stocking the Cancer Center’s refrigerator. They also talked about starting a meats judging team.

August and September birthdays were celebrated.

The next meeting will be Parents Night and a potluck meal Nov. 5 in the cafeteria at Holcomb Elementary School. It was decided that there will be a potato bar and members’ families will bring side dishes and desserts.