Noted in Brief 09.13.17

•  FAYETTE AREA COMMON FUND accepting grant applications through Sept. 15.  Applications available at Commercial Trust Company, for more information, contact Paula Thies or Judy Thompson at 248-2222
• CORNER STORE AND BRAUN AGENCY OPEN HOUSE Wednesday, Sept. 13, 12 – 2 p.m.  food, games, everyone welcome, for more information contact Stephanie at 248-3333
•  WHITE-BELL AMERICAN LEGION, POST 273 AND AUXILLIARY will meet Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. in Schnell Hall.  Dessert at 6, followed by program presented by Girls State and Boys State Citizens.  All veterans and spouses encouraged to attend.
•  THE HOWARD COUNTY DEMOCRAT COMMITTEE will meet Thursday, Sept. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Flaspohler Law Office, 112 E. Morrison, Fayette.  The public is invited to attend.
•  ICE CREAM SOCIALS sponsored by CMCA, Head Start and Parents as Teachers.  Friday, Sept. 15th from 11 a.m. to noon at the Fayette Housing Authority Family Site Playground Area on James Road.  Will move to Schnell Hall on Villers Drive if inclement weather.  Sept. 15 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Armstrong Community Center.  While these are geared toward families with young children, all are welcome.
•  SANTA FE TRAILS DAYS in New Franklin, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15 & 16  Event schedule on page 12
•  ST. PAUL UMC PANCAKE BREAKFAST Saturday, Sept. 16, 7:30 – 11 a.m. adults $6, children 4-12 $3, 300 E. Davis, 248-3340
•  The Fayette  Area (BARKER)Community Trust is accepting grant applications for grants to be awarded at the meeting of the Fayette Area Community Trust Advisory Board meeting in early Nov. 2017. Any tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization in the Fayette area may apply. Organizations that have received grants in the past are welcome to apply again. Applications, should be completed and returned by Friday, Sept. 15, and may be picked up at Commercial Trust, which serves as Trustee of the trust. Organizations may also request a grant application by e-mail by contacting Janet Jacobs  jlj@commercialtrust.com or Judy Thompson  jmt@commercialtrust.com or calling the bank at 660-248-2222.
•  PEO CHAPTER AU will meet Monday, Sept. 18, at 7:15 p.m., at St. mary’s Episcopal church.  Rachel Hanson will serve as hostess and Deborah Marshall will present the program.  ELF will give the report.  Please sent regrets to Rachel.
•  FAYETTE CITY COUNCIL will meet Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at City Hall
•  FAYETTE OPTIMISTS CLUB BLOOD DRIVE at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, 306 S. Cleveland, Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 2-6 p.m.
•  FAYETTE SCHOOL BOARD will meet 6 p.m.,Wednesday, Sept. 20 in the administration building.
•  NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet Wednesday Sept 20 at 6 p.m. in the Library
•  ANNUAL HIGBEE FAIR Sept. 20-23 – Blue Jeans & Country Dreams, visit us at www.higbeefair.bravesites.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/higbeefair/ or by email higbeefair@gmail.com
•  HOWARD COUNTY CHAPTER DAR “Luncheon on the Terrace” at noon Thursday, Sept. 21; 200 S. Route 0, Rocheport. Regrets only 248-9891
•  FACT COSPLAY 5K Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., registration $35, preregister by Saturday, Sept. 16 for free T-shirt.  To pre-register email factcosplay5k@gmail.com.  For more information contact Josh at 660-888-3486.
•  THE MMM CLUB will hold it’s “Kickoff LUNCHEON” at 12 noon on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 303 North Linn St., Fayette.  Regrets only 248-9891.
•  MESSY PLAY FOR TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOOLERS at St. Joseph’s Church Hall, 300 S. Cleveland, Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 6-7 p.m.  CMU students will be offering a variety of fun and messy activities for toddlers and preschoolers.  Be sure to wear clothes that are okay to get messy!
•  VISION AND HEARING SCREENINGS FOR CHILDREN on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 5-6 p.m. at the  Play Center at FHS.  MU School of Health Professions, Head Start and Parents as Teachers are partnering to offer hearing and vision screenings for families with children through 6 years of age.
•  FACT WINE WALK Saturday, Sept. 30 from 4-7 p.m. on the courthouse square in Fayette. Discounted advance tickets on sale now $15 each at www.eventbrite.com or see FACT Wine and Spirits Facebook page.  Tickets $20 day of event
• ARMSTRONG FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BOARD will meet Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the fire station
•  ARMSTRONG VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER HOG ROAST, silent auction fundraiser, Saturday, Oct. 7, from 4-7 p.m. tickets for AR-15 raffle $5 each or 5 for $20
•  NEW FRANKLIN CITY COUNCIL will meet Monday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
•  HOWARD COUNTY FAIRGROUND DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION  Annual Dinner and Auction, Oct. 14 at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Hall
•  SOUTH HOWARD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Museum at 110 Broadway, in New Franklin will be open Saturdays 1-4 p.m. now through October or by appointment.  Call 573-673-3157 or 573-569-0452
•  THE ASHBY-HODGE GALLERY OF AMERICAN ART: Passion vs. Reality: Three for the Fall – Paintings by Gary Cadwallader, Ceramics by Geoff Graham, Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection. Aug. 27- Nov. 16.  Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. CMU Classic Hall  660-248-6304 or 6324
•  NRCS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Application deadline Nov. 17, contact http://www.mo.nrcs.usda.gov
•  INFANT AND TODDLER STORY HOUR is hosted on Fridays, 11 a.m. at the Howard County Public Library. The stories are geared toward infants and toddlers, but all story lovers are welcome.
• MOBERLY AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL holds regular meetings in Fayette and Glasgow. Fayette MAEDC meetings are held fourth Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at Walker Winter Insurance, 122 S. Main St. Glasgow MAEDC meetings are held second Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at Glasgow Public Works Building, 705 Washington. Business owners and individuals in Howard County are encouraged to arrange appointments with the MAEDC by calling 660-263-8811.
• THE OUTREACH LIBRARIAN will be at the Armstrong Community Center from 2-5 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month and at the New Franklin Senior Housing from 2-5 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday.

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