Noted in Brief 02.28.18

• 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.
• CID – COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT informational forum Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Commercial Trust Community Room.
• 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, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Adults $9, kids 6-12 $4, pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, fried potatoes, raffle and country store
• PEO CHAPTER AU will meet at 7:15 p.m., Monday March 5 in the Commercial Trust Community Room. Election and installation of officers will take place. The committee on Continuing Education, Julee Sherman and Jennifer Spielbauer, will present their report. Please send regrets to the hostesses; Kathy Baylor and Lisa Cook.
• Howard County Unit of Missouri Retired Teachers and Public School Personnel will meet Tuesday, March 6, at 1:30 at Schnell Hall in Fayette. All retired teachers and school personnel are invited to attend. Information on legislative issues of concern to education and retirees, other pertinent information and programs, and fellowship time are part of each RTA meeting. For more information, call Don Arni, 338-2403.
• FAYETTE CITY COUNCIL will meet Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The public is welcome.
• SOUTH HOWARD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will hold their quarterly meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the South Howard County Historical Society Museum
• ARMSTRONG FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fire Station
• HOWARD COUNTY DEMOCRAT COMMITTEE will meet Thursday, March 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the Flaspohler Law Office, 112 E Morrison, Fayette. The public is invited to attend.
• GFWC GOLDEN STUDY CLUB will meet Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the Commercial Trust Community Room. Hostesses will be Lisa Cook and Ann Hendrix. Speaker is Rhonda Perry with Missouri Rural Crisis Center.
• WEATHER SPOTTING CLASS Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. at Glasgow Fire Department by Meteorologist from Pleasant Hill, the public is welcome
• pEO CHAPTER NN will meet Friday March 9 at 1:00 p.m. at the Commercial Trust Community Room, RSVP hostesses Brenda Dougherty or Judy Strodtman if unable to attend
• JOIN MISSOURI RURAL CRISIS CENTER at a free screening of the compelling and thought-provoking documentary Big Pharma: Market Failure on Saturday, march 10 from 1:30 – 3 p.m. at Commercial Trust Bank in Fayette. Stay after the film to ask our panelists questions and learn more about what we can do about pharma costs. For more information or to RSVP, call Dina at 573-449-1336 or email dina@morural.org
• HOCO Fair Ground Development Association Annual Meeting/Chili Supper, 6 p.m. Monday March 12 in the Basement of First Christian Church. Please come join us.
• NEW FRANKLIN CITY COUNCIL will meet Monday, March 12 at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The public is welcome to attend.
• PIE AUCTION fundraiser for New Franklin Music Arts and Drama Booster Club, Friday, 6:30 p.m. March 16 at the New Franklin High School gym
• KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FISH FRY, Friday, Mar. 16, 5 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
• ARMSTRONG FIREMEN’S SHAMROCK DANCE Saturday, March 17 from 8 to 12 p.m. at the Fire Station, $6/person, Clay Creek Band performing. Doorprizes and 50/50. See firefighters for opportunities for a 40” Smart TV or Whole Hog, $5 each or five for $20. MUST BE 21 TO ATTEND; BYOB
• FAYETTE CITY COUNCIL will meet Tuesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. in City Hall. The public is welcome.
• School Board Forum Tues. March 20th: at the FHS library, 7 p. m. Candidates will be asked prepared questions and open question session to follow. Hosted by AWE, Association of Women for Education
• FAYETTE SCHOOL BOARD will meet Wednesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Library.
• NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet Wednesday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in the school library
• 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.
• 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
• STEVEN MINNIS BENEFIT 4-7 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at Knights of Columbus, Glasgow, pulled pork dinner, freewill donation, carry-out available, silent auction Dance following from 7:30 p.m. to midnight, DJ Matt Campbell, live auction, 50/50 raffle (BYOB)
• MUNICIPAL CANDIDATE FORUM will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 22 in the Commercial Trust Company Community Room. Hosted by Fayette/Armstrong Area Community Betterment Group
• FAYETTE PTSA meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, Daly/Clark library
• HIGBEE KINDERGARTEN SCREENING Thursday, April 5 and Friday, April 6. Please call 660-456-77206 to schedule appointment.
• 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.
• Family Fun Day Sat., April 14th: at Fayette City Park. 1-3 p.m. Crafts, games and free fun for the whole family. Hosted by HCHWC.
• Health Fair Sat., April 14: at Fayette High School. from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Screening including Boone Hospital’s Wellaware, educational and fun activities. Hosted by Central MO Clergy Coalition and HCHWC.
• Town Hall Mtg #2 Sat., April 28th: concerning Water Recreation Opportunities will be held from 10-11 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Fayette. Fulton and Marceline parks personnel will discuss their splash park and pool projects.
• Fayette City Pool tours Sat., April 28th: from 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Open to the public. BBQ lunch available from HCHWC.
• 14TH ANNUAL HELPING HANDS BINGO Saturday, April 28
• 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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