1st United Methodist Church is having a huge garage sale to raise money for local and regional missions. It will take place Friday, Marhch 6, 2015 from 7 am – 7pm and Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 8am – noon. 823 Merchant Street in Emporia.
The Emporia Lions Club will be hosting an (all-you-can-eat) Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast on Saturday, March 7 from 7:30 – 11:30 AM at the Emporia Senior Citizens Center, 603 E. 12th. Biscuits and gravy, fruit cups, juice and coffee will be served. Advance tickets are $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under the age of 10. Adult tickets at the door will be $6. Tickets are available from any Lions Club member or by calling 343.3210. Proceeds from the breakfast are used to fund the club’s service projects throughout the year.
Daylight Savings Time is Sun. March 8th. Before you head to bed Saturday Night be sure to set your clocks 1 hr. ahead. Also, remember to check the batteries in your smoke & carbon monoxide detectors.
Logan Avenue Elementary is sponsoring its second annual blood drive from 2 – 6 pm Monday, March 9, at the school. Anyone interested in donating blood can call the school at 620-341-2264 or register online at RedCrossBlood.org. On the website in the “Find a Blood Drive” field, type the 66801 zip code, select the Logan Avenue event and pick an appointment time.
SPRING FORWARD ON SUNDAY, MARCH 8TH FROM 1PM TO 3PM.
SPRING BREAK, MARCH 16-20. THE CLASSROOM WILL BE OPEN DAILY FROM 10-4. Come meet our outreach animals and enjoy some spring activities.
The Emporia Area Chamber and Visitors Bureau Government Matters Committee along with the League of Women Voters will again host the 2015 Legislative Dialogues with Senator Longbine along with Representatives Ron Highland, Don Hill and Peggy Mast.
The dates for this year’s Legislative Dialogue Series have been set for February 21, March 28 and May 16. Coffee and pastries will be available at 8 a.m. with the dialogue discussion beginning at 8:30 a.m. Locations will be announced at a later time.
Dialogues are a series of community political forums organized each year by the Chamber’s Government Matters Committee and the League of Women Voters. All Dialogues are free to attend. This series of dialogues provide a great opportunity for the public to voice their concerns and ideas to their elected officials.
The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization of 450 area businesses that join forces to accomplish collectively what no one business could do individually. The mission of the Chamber is to be proactive in creating an environment for business and community success. The organization is currently focusing on business advocacy and development, and leadership and membership development.