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Senior center pinochle

Senior center pinochle

Stipp Rapp won high in the three tables of senior center pinochle played Oct. 3 at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Second place went to Donna Preston. Leonard Yardley took third.

High Plains program

The High Plains Country Music Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers will have its monthly program Sunday at the Memorial Building on Main Street in Lakin.

Sign-up will begin at 1 p.m., with the program scheduled to start at 2 p.m. All area musicians are welcome to come and join in and help provide the program for the afternoon.

There will be a short break for snacks. Feel free to bring a snack to share.

For more information, call Joe Coyne at (620) 355-6480, Jack Coyne at (620) 290-8701 or Katie Day at 276-7316.

Senior center bridge

Barbara Dunlap won high in the two tables of senior center bridge played Sept. 28 at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Pat Bird took second place. Third went to Grace Reimer.

Senior center double pinochle

Delores Atkinson won high in the three tables of senior center double pinochle played Monday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Second place went to Jeanette Taylor. Mary Joseph took third.

Kansas Lions

Leaders from Lions Clubs across Kansas will again gather at the Best Western Convention Complex in McPherson, Oct. 19 to 21, for planning, fun and fellowship as they move forward in the new Lions year in community service. The local McPherson and area Lions clubs will serve as hosts to the leaders from all corners of Kansas.

This will be the second meeting this club year of the State Council of Governors, and will be led by Council Chair Helen LeBlanc of Valley Center. The District Governors are Sheryl Brenn, District 17-L (far west); Bill Sanderson, District 17-I (north central); Beverly Nichols, District 17-O (north east); Mel Barnett, District 17-N (south central); and Bill Kincaid, District 17-S (south east). The Council of Governors is the official governing body of all Kansas Lions clubs, and meets four times each club year from July through June. In addition to official meetings of the Lions Council of Governors, most state committees hold planning and evaluation meetings of programs in place to assist local clubs in service to their hometown communities.

Some of the Adult Services Committees are Diabetes Awareness, Eye Bank Transplant information, Eyeglass Recycling, Environmental Photo Contests, and Public Relations Media. The Youth Services Committees include the State Band Program, Peace Poster Contest, Camps for Handicapped Children, and Grades 6 to 12 Leo Clubs for students in various community service projects.

Senior center pitch

Elvin Hazen won high in the two tables of senior center pitch played Tuesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Jerry Wallace took second place. Third went to Pat Bird.

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