Document 432321

Nov. 16, 2014
Family album
Clubs and meetings
• Prayer hour, 7 p.m. at St. Michael Episcopalian Church, 29th and Canal.
• Options: Domestic and Sexual Violence
• VICTORIA — Prayer hour, 7 p.m. at
Services support groups in Hays are for
the Boniface of St. Fidelis. All faiths are
people in or who have been in abusive rela- welcome.
tionships. Call for time and location, (785)
• Chapter EC PEO will meet at 7 p.m.
625-3055 or (800) 794-4624.
Sue George is the hostess and Virginia Kraus
• Need help with addiction? Call (800)
is the co-hostess. The program title, “Who
Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?” is being
presented by Linda Beech, Extension Agent
for Ellis County Family and Consumer
• Meal Site reservations for seniors age
60 or older must be made the day before
eating at the Meal Site, 2450 E. Eighth.
Cost is $3.25 or contribution. For reserva• La Leche League of the Western Plains,
tions or cancellations, call (785) 628-6644
6:30 p.m. at Ellis County Health Departbetween 9 a.m. and noon.
• Support for caregivers coffee break, 10
to 11:30 a.m. at Center for Health Improve• Hays Rotary Club, noon, Rose Garden ment.
John and Josie Braun
John and Josie Braun,
Victoria, will celebrate their
60th wedding anniversary Nov. 23 with an open
house from 2 to 4:30 p.m.
at Victoria VFW Hall. The
event will be hosted by their
children. No gifts please.
Children of the couple
are James Braun and wife,
Sandy, Janet Giersch and
husband, Larry, Judy Brummer and husband, Stephen,
Ashley Montgomery and
Josh Visocsky were married
Nov. 1, 2014, at St. Catherine
Catholic Church, Catharine
with Father Pat Sullivan of
Annunciation Parish, Frankfort, officiating.
Parents of the couple are
Will and Pam Montgomery,
Hays, and Keith Visocsky,
Topeka, and Allison Salsbery,
The bride was escorted by
her father.
Honor attendant was
Amanda Montgomery, sister
of the bride. Attendants
were Laura Montgomery,
sister of the bride, and
Danielle Cooper and Sabina
Hoffman, both friends of
the bride.
Best man was Tyler
Kruse, friend of the couple.
Groomsmen were Chase
Polifka, Nathan Braun and
Joseph Reid, all friends of the
groom. Ushers were Luke
Montgomery, brother of the
bride, and Wesley Visocsky,
cousin of the groom.
Candlelighters were
Morgan Werth and Kacey
Bryant, both cousins of
the bride. Flower girls were
Magdalyn Ross and Isabella
Ross, both cousins of the
groom. Ringbearer was William Visocsky, cousin of the
The bride is a 2009 graduate of Hays High School
and a 2014 graduate of Fort
Hays State University with a
bachelor’s degree in agriculture (agronomy). She is
a soil conservationist for the
The bridegroom is a 2009
graduate of Oskaloosa High
School. He is a corrections
officer at Tecumseh Nebraska State Prison.
The newlyweds are at
home in rural Marysville.
and Jerry Braun, all of Hays,
Joseph Braun, Wamego,
Joan Rourke and husband,
Kevin, Russell, and John
Braun and wife, Connie,
The couple have 12
grandchildren and five
John and Josie (Riedel)
Braun were married Nov.
20, 1954, at St. Ann Catholic Church, Walker.
Karen Seirer and Luke
Keller were married May
31, 2014, at St. Mary Queen
of Angels Catholic Church,
Russell, with Father Michael
Elan officiating.
Parents of the couple are
Kent and Cheryl Seirer,
Russell, and Mark and Gwen
Keller, St. Francis.
Grandparents of the
couple are Nora Hammerschmidt, Plainville, the late
Ernie Hammerschmidt,
the late Galeland and Edna
Seirer, Tobies and Ann Dirks
and John and Karen Keller,
all of St. Francis.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Russell High School
and 2009 graduate of Fort
Hays State University with a
degree in medical diagnostic
The bridegroom is a 2004
graduate of St. Francis Community High School and is
attending FHSU.
Following a wedding trip
to Maui, Hawaii, the newlyweds are at home in Salina.
Mr. Larry and Dr. Cathy
Taylor, Chanute, and Mr.
Gene and Mrs. Luanne
Theleman, Natoma, announce the engagement of
Melissa Noel Taylor to Clayton Lewis Theleman.
The bride-elect is a 2006
graduate of Chanute High
School. She graduated from
Kansas State University with
a bachelor’s of science in
human nutrition (2010) and
a master’s of public health
(2012). In 2013, she completed an accelerated BSN degree
at MidAmerica Nazarene
University. She is a pediatric
intensive care unit nurse at the
Children’s Hospital of Illinois.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2005 graduate of
Natoma High School. He
graduated from Kansas State
University with a degree in
biology in 2010. In May, she
graduated from the University
of Kansas School of Medicine and is completing his
general surgery residency at
the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria.
An April 25, 2015, wedding is planned in Manhattan.
Stork Club
Andrew Joel Pyle, son
of Christopher and Melissa Pyle, was born Sept. 19,
2014, at
Hays Medical Center.
He was
7 pounds, 8
ounces. He
was 20.5
inches long.
He has a
sister, Abigail Pyle, 4.
Grandparents are Marvin
and Jane Whitney, Kensington, and Patricia Spencer,
Forney, Texas.
Great-grandparents are
Vilta Merrifield, La Crosse,
Ruth Jones, Hill City, Kenneth and Mary Gibson,
Mesquite, Texas, and Bo
and Linda Pyle, Edgewood,
is Jessie Yocum.
Steak Haus and Catering Heritage Room,
230 E. Eighth.
• TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No.
416, Hays, weigh-ins, noon, Via Christi
Village basement. Attendees should use the
assisted-living facility’s front entrance, 2225
Canterbury (lower level). Call Beverly, (316)
755-1055, or email [email protected] for more information about the
group. Everyone is welcome.
• Weight Watchers meeting, 6:30 p.m.,
First United Methodist Church, 305 W.
Seventh. Weigh-ins, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
• High Plains Zen Skype discussion
group meeting, 6 p.m. Contact Liz Lawlor
at (785) 798-3703 or email [email protected] for more information
about the group.
• Hays Optimist Club meeting, noon,
Golden Corral, 383 Mopar Drive.
• Kiwanis Club of Hays meeting, noon,
Rose Garden Steak Haus and Catering
Heritage Room, 230 E. Eighth. For more
information about Kiwanis Club, visit www.
• Open-door Alanon family meeting,
noon, 410 Oak.
• Narcotics Anonymous, 8 p.m., 410
Oak. Phone: (785) 625-9860, Josh at (785)
625-0991 or Mary at (785) 432-2428.
• New Beginnings open-door Alanon
meeting, 7:30 p.m., St. Michael Episcopal
Church, 29th and Canal.
• Hays High Plains barbershop chorus
and quartets meeting, 7:30 p.m., Trinity
Lutheran Church basement.
• Sunrise Rotary Club of Hays meeting, 7
• Hays Lions Club meeting, noon, Rose
a.m., Victor E. Tiger Lounge, Gross MemoGarden Steak Haus and Catering, 230 E.
rial Coliseum at Fort Hays State University.
• Prairie Garden Club will meet at 1:30
• TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) No.
p.m. at Centennial Towers Community
818 meeting, 6 p.m., Trinity Lutheran
Room, 2502 Sherman, Hays. Hostess: Pat
Church basement, (lower level) 2703 Fort.
Thibault. Leader: Glenda Tholen will presCall Beverly, (316) 755-1055, or email
ent the program on “Growing a Rainbow.”
[email protected] for more
For more information, contact Brenda at
information about the group. Everyone is
(785) 650-1532.
• Hays American Legion Auxiliary Unit
• Open-door Alanon family meeting, 8
No. 173 will meet at 6:30 p.m. at American
p.m., 410 Oak.
• Western Kansas Human Resource Man- Legion, 1305 Canterbury.
agement Association will meet at Thirsty’s
Banquet Room, 2704 Vine, Hays. Registration is between 11:15 to 11:30 a.m., with a
• Narcotics Anonymous, 10 p.m., 410
short business meeting starting at 11:30 a.m.
Oak. For more information, call (785)
The November program is “Shooter in the
625-9860, (785) 625-0991 or Mary at (785)
Building” presented by Trooper Tod Hile432-2428.
Hays Recreation Commission calendar
Visit us at www.haysrec.
org, where you will find
online registration, entry
forms, weather cancellations,
schedules and more.
The HRC office hours
are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (until 6
p.m. Wednesday). The HRC
phone number is (785) 6232650.
Upcoming events
• City Lights Sleigh Ride
tickets are available. Rides
are Dec. 13 and 14. You
must come to the HRC
office to pick a ride time.
Again this year, the rides will
be free thanks to Waddell &
the height of the goals and
the distance of the free
throw lines are modified to
fit each age division. These
simple modifications permit
the players to learn the fundamentals of the game and
develop their ball-handling
skills with regard to their
age and physical abilities.
Practices are conducted by
volunteer coaches, at the
time they choose, two times
a week for one hour, and
games are played Saturdays.
Entry deadline: Wednesday, with no registrations
after Dec. 3. Entry fee: $25.
Practice begins: The week of
Dec. 8. Play will begin Jan.
10. Grade divisions: Thirdand fourth-grade girls,
fifth- to seventh-grade girls,
third-grade boys, fourthgrade boys, fifth-grade boys,
sixth- to seventh-grade boys.
Location: Recreation Center.
Coaches meeting: 7 p.m.
Dec. 4.
day shopping. We will hit
stores such as Hobby Lobby,
Dollar Tree, Big Lot and
the mall. Have your walking shoes on and enjoy the
day buying or just browsing.
Your meal is not included
in your entry fee. Entry fee:
$10. Date: Saturday. Depart
at: 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Depart from: Recreation
Center. Limitations: Minimum five, maximum 20.
IDD programs
To participate in these
activities, a person must:
• Be diagnosed with intellectual disabilities.
CONCORDIA — StuAn article by Carrol R.
• Have a significant learnHaggard, associate professor of
dents have been accepted to
ing or vocational problem.
communication studies at Fort
Cloud County Community
To sign up for the activiHays State University, and two
College for the 2015 fall seties by the deadline, you can
mester. New CCCC students collaborating faculty members
was the lead article in a recent
for the academic year are as
If a class is full, put your
• Haley Nixon at HRC
follows: Tresta Urban, Colby; issue of the Journal of Internaname on the waiting list. at [email protected] or
tional Business Research.
Samuel Dreiling, Gorham;
We always do our best to
(785) 623-2650
“Impact of Gender and
Ashlyn Parrish, Hays;
accommodate everyone, so
• DSNWK members
Courtney Schneider, Logan; Political Ideology on Chinese
if you are not on the waiting
can contact Scott Stults at
and U.S. College Student’s
Trenton Baalman, Oakley;
Responses to Climate Change list and we add an additional Tiny T.A.S. (ages 2 to 5) [email protected]
Natashia Rothenberger, OsYoga jam tiny
class, you will miss out. or (785) 625Advocacy Advertisements”
borne; Lucas Meitler, Smith
looking for a way 5678
Center; and Sierra Swart,
for your child to work on
Youth sports
• ARC members can
Dr. Qingjiang “Q. J.” Yao, a
balance, coordination, and
contact Beth Pfiefer at
Cloud County Communi- former FHSU faculty member
Team up with your child
flexibility? We have designed [email protected]
ty College is one of 26 public who now teaches at Lamar
and shoot baskets to win a
a class to meet those needs.
or (785) 628-6512
two-year community and
Thanksgiving turkey. The
Each session we will focus
• Visit and
technical colleges in Kansas.
event will match a parent
on a theme in which yoga
sign up online.
Teachers’ College of Foreign
and child together. Parents
moves will be part of. Entry
Language and Arts, Guangcan enter with more than
fee: $1 per class (pay each
zhou, China.
one child but can only
time you come). Date: SesThe article compares
Thanksgiving gifting
nnouncement uidelines
sion 2: Mondays Nov. 24
Chinese and U.S. students in
celebrate the holiday
to Dec. 15. Emotions time:
their responses to and percep- Everyone will walk home
birth, and weight and length
• Engagement, wedding and
we will put
tions of advertisements which
anniversary forms are available of the infant. Also include the
together art projects, crafts
at the newspaper office, 507
names and ages of any siblings
and more. You can keep
child. Date: Nov. 20. Grades: tion: Recreation Center.
the climate change issue. The
Main. Anniversary information
and the names and addresses
these items for yourself or
article examines the effect gencan be submitted before or
of parents and grandparents.
gift them to someone special
maximum 12.
The publishing fee of $10
after the event.
der and political ideology have an adult. Time: First- to
for the holidays. Entry fee:
includes one picture
Electronic forms are acceson the positions the students
$3. Date: Thursday. Times:
Actively 55 club
fourth- to to sixth-graders,
sible by clicking on “Society” at
• Clubs and meetings notices
selected to support.
5:30 p.m. Ages: All ages.
7:30 p.m. Location:
can be submitted on forms
The results indicate U.S.
Location: Recreation Center.
Forms and pictures must
available at the newspaper
liberals are more likely to agree
Limitations: Minimum five,
you can’t find? Travel with
office. The deadline is 11 a.m.
be submitted before noon
climate change is happening
maximum 20.
Wednesday to appear in Sun- Thursday. They are published
and indicate a personal intenday’s paper.
Sunday. Notices might be
tion to do something about it
Fees are as follows and
edited because of space limitaof this exciting basketball
than are conservatives. This
include one picture: $30 for
tions. There is no charge.
league. The size of the balls,
study, in contrast to previous
• Community news, such as
wedding; $25 for engagements;
research, did not find a sex
club, 4-H and scouting activiand $25 for anniversaries. An
difference in environmental
50 and 120 seating capacity
anniversary announcement
ties and birthdays over age 70
attitudes in the U.S. In China,
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also can include the couple’s
and accompanying pictures,
results indicated males were
also can be submitted. They
wedding picture for an adCall 785-628-8284
more likely to agree climate
ditional $15 charge.
are published on Tuesday’s or
Audio • Internet • Video
is changing and express a
• Birth announcements should Thursday’s Community page.
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personal intention to do someinclude birth date, place of
There is no charge.
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thing about it.
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