Noted in Brief 02.07.18

• NEW FRANKLIN SENIOR CITIZENS DANCES are cancelled until further notice
• THE ASHBY-HODGE GALLERY OF AMERICAN ART, new show: “The Cuban World” Photographs by Jerry Benner and “Charles Banks Wilson, Oklahoma Imprint” (57 works) Jan. 28 (reception) through March 15, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday; 1:30 -4:30 p.m. Information: 660 248 6304.
• ARMSTRONG FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT Board meeting 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7 at the Fire Station.
• FAYETTE R-III PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES Thursday, Feb 8, 1:30 – 7 p.m.
• HOWARD COUNTY DEMOCRAT COMMITTEE will meet Thursday, Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the Flaspohler Law Office. The public is invited to attend.
• FHS Pink-Out Basketball game and fundraiser, Fayette High School beginning at 6 p.m.
• P.E.O. CHAPTER NN will meet Friday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. at the Commercial Trust Community Room. If unable to attend, please RSVP hostesses Cathy Baxter or Gwen Wilder.
• PAWS “LOVE IS IN THE AIR” 3rd Annual Silent Auction and Benefit Concert, Saturday, Feb. 10, at 4 p.m., Fayette First Christian Church. To donate to silent auction calll Bekki at 573-864-2064
• GOLDEN STUDY CLUB will meet Saturday, Feb. 10 at 11:30 a.m. in the Commercial Trust Community Room – hostesses Brenda Mansfield and Peggy Wayland, please send regrets to Brenda
• NEW FRANKLIN CITY COUNCIL meeting Monday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at City Hall
• SINGING VALENTINES delivered by FHS Choir students Tuesday, Feb. 13 and Wednesday, Feb. 14 – $5 delivery at school or $10 off campus in Fayette city limits. Includes song by a quartet and a cake pop.
• ASH WEDNESDAY COMMUNION SERVICE at 12 noon at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church 104 West Davis St.
• AMERICAN LEGION White Bell Post 273 will meet Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Schnell Hall on Villers Drive in Fayette at 6 p.m. All veterans, guard, reserves, and active duty are welcome.
• FHS FFA AUCTION donations due Thursday, Feb. 15
• DAR AWARDS RECEPTION for Howard County Scholars Sunday, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. at Schnell Hall in Fayette. For additional information please contact Dee Woodward at 248-9891
• FAYETTE CITY COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20 at City Hall
• FAYETTE SCHOOL BOARD meeting Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in the High School library
• NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21 in the school library
• community choir hosted by Linn Memorial United Methodist Church Interested singers; Rehearsals at the church Wednesdays beginning February 21 at 7:45 p.m. Singers enter through the main church door. Performance will be March 29. Contact Barb Gregory at 660-273-2417 for questions.
• KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FISH FRY, Friday, Feb. 23
• FAYETTE FFA FUNDRAISING AUCTION Saturday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m., at the FHS Ag Building; consignments, donated items, FFA member labor (8 hours), complimentary lunch at noon – for more details to consign or donate contact Doug Chambers at 573-356-1464 or 248-2124 or email at dchambers@fayette.k12.mo.us
• HOWARD COUNTY PROGRESSIVES monthly potluck and discussion group meeting at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24. For more information call 248-9891
• BLOOD DRIVE Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. at New Franklin Elementary School, 412 W. Broadway, New Franklin
• BAKE SALE BY FRIENDS OF MIKE JACKMAN raising money to honor Mike’s ongoing service to the community – March 3 at C&R
• PANCAKE SAUSAGE BREAKFAST at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Hall – Sunday, Mar. 4
• WEATHER SPOTTING CLASS Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. at the Glasgow Fire Department by Meteorologist from Pleasant Hill, the public is welcome to attend
• PIE AUCTION fundraiser for New Franklin Music Arts and Drama Booster Club, Friday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Franklin High School gym
• KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FISH FRY, Friday, Mar. 16
• Attention Parents of PRESCHOOL CHILDREN: To schedule a Preschool Screening appointment for the 2018-19 school year call Lisa Gebhardt at the Daly Elementary; 248-3800. Screenings held at First Christian Church Multipurpose Building, Thursday, March 22; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Friday, March 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Attention Parents of KINDERGARTEN CHILDREN: It is time Fayette School District to identify children who will be five years old before Aug. 1. Missouri Legislature set this date as the eligibility determination date. Screenings will be held Thursday, April 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at First Christian Church Multipurpose Building. Contact Lisa Gebhardt at 248-3800 for more information and to schedule an appointment. Parking spots available next to the building and across the street (labeled ‘church’) in the CMU parking lot.
• RECOGNITION & APPRECIATION DINNER FOR MIKE JACKMAN on Saturday, Mar. 24 at Schnell Hall, 12-4 p.m.; tickets available at C&R Supermarket or from committee – adults $10, children $5
• FAYETTE PTSA meeting, Wednesday, April 4 at 6 p.m. in the Daly/Clark library
• THE OUTREACH LIBRARIAN will be at the Armstrong Community Center on the first Wednesday of every month from 2-5 p.m., and in New Franklin at the Senior Housing Community Center on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Additional community outreach is available, for more information call the Howard County Library at 660-248-3348
• ADDITIONAL COPIES of 1960 Fayette map are available at no charge at Commercial Trust, Fayette Library, and newspaper office. Size; 17×12-inches and includes artwork by Peggy Guest and listing of businesses and institutions.
• 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.
• the parents as teachers play center is open 9 to 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday when school is in session. We encourage parents to bring their children, babies through preschoolers, to play and meet other families with young children. We also offer a toy lending library as well as books on parenting that may be checked out. For more information, contact patfayette@gmail.com or call Nancy at 660-728-3686.

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