Genealogical Society

The Finney County Genealogical Society will meet from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the meeting room at the Finney County Museum, 403 S. Fourth St. (use the north door entrance).

Bernard Strasser will give the program “Finney County In The 1800s.”

Visitors are welcome.


Senior center cards

John Bunnell won high in the three tables of pitch played Tuesday at the Senior Center of Finney County, 907 N. 10th St. Maybelle Bowen took second place. Third went to Alva Burch.

In the three tables of double pinochle played Monday, Dawn Thiel won high, Donna Preston took second, and Carol Bradford was third.

Bowen won high in the two tables of pinochle played Jan. 31. Bob Baker was second, and Preston took third.


Phi Sigma Alpha

Carlene Schweer was hostess of the Jan. 11 meeting of Phi Sigma Alpha sorority, with Sandy Rodgers as co-hostess. Nine members answered the roll call question “What would your name be if you were born the opposite sex?”

January birthday honorees were Sue Keeny and Norma Nolte.

Ellen Eichhorn’s devotion told the story of John Morris, who started a fire in his fireplace and declared that it would never be allowed to go out. After his death, a friend continued the tradition that ran for 200 years. Eichhorn closed with a New Year’s prayer.

Members shared their holiday activities and other happenings in their lives.

Rodgers presented the program on the importance of water, “The Forgotten Nutrient.” She noted that you should have two quarts of water daily and she conducted a quiz about the percentages of water in various foods. She also talked about the advantages of walking, noting that it’s the surest way to fitness.

The meeting this month, to be announced, will be a dinner out.