Roundup Briefs

1/26/2014

Fiddle music program set for Tuesday

Fiddle music program set for Tuesday

A musical program of old-time fiddle music featuring Joe and Jon Irsik will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Garden Valley Retirement Village, 1505 E. Spruce St. The public is encouraged to attend at no charge. For more information, call 275-5036.

GCHS freshmen begin enrollment today

Today and Tuesday, Garden City High School counselors will be working with eighth-grade students during science classes at the middle schools to enroll the students as freshmen for the 2014-15 school year.

Counselors will be at Horace J. Good Middle School today and at Kenneth Henderson Middle School on Tuesday.

The counselors will be finishing up the enrollment process on Wednesday at Horace J. Good Middle School and Thursday at Kenneth Henderson Middle School.

For more information about freshman enrollment, call Garden City High School at 805-5448.

Get help navigating Affordable Care Act

A program designed to help the community navigate the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is being offered from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Feb. 7 at Garden City Community College.

The Urban League of Kansas and Liberty Benefit Consultants is offering the program. This partnership aims to supply clients with correct information regarding their specific needs, educate them about the products available, tax credits and subsidies, as well as assist with enrollment.

"We are seeing a lot of apathy in Garden City and western Kansas concerning the ACA enrollment. The deadline is getting near, and many people will face penalties from not getting informed or enrolling for health coverage. We hope to stop that with the two events scheduled this month and next," said Frank Taylor, marketing manager with Liberty Benefit Consultants.

The program is free to the public and no appointment is needed to attend. Those who do attend should plan to bring a valid, state-issued ID and their last year's tax returns.

For more information, contact Samantha Raulsten at (316) 440-9246.

Fun Night features Mexican dinner

St. Mary School will have its annual Fun Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the parish center, 510 N. 12th St.

The event will feature a Mexican dinner with enchiladas, tacos and tostadas, a silent auction, raffle prizes and games for the kids.

Deadline nears for Sampler registration

The registration deadline is nearing for exhibitors wanting to participate in the 25th Annual Kansas Sampler Festival, May 3 and 4 at Wamego City Park. For exhibitors to be assured a spot in the festival and in the official program guide, registration must be made by Friday. Registration and general festival information can be found at www.kansassamplerfestival.com.

The primary purpose of the festival is to provide the public a sample of what there is to see, do, hear, taste, buy and learn in the state.

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