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Community News: April 18, 2109

Saturdays through May 4

GriefShare to meet in Archie

GriefShare seminars will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays through May 4 at the Archie Baptist Church, 302 S. Missouri St., Archie.

GriefShare is a special 13-week seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after the death of a loved one.

There is a $15 registration fee that covers the workbook, journal and refreshments.

For more information, call 816-430-5515.

 

Thursday, April 18

Teen Iron Chef competition slated at library

Students in grades six through 12 are invited to enter the 2019 Iron Teen Chef competition from 3:30 to 5 p.m. April 18 at the Harrisonville branch of the Cass County Public Library.

Those participating compete in teams of up to three for a chance to win the title. Registration is required.

The library is located at 400 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville.

For more information or to register, call 816-884-3483.

 

Thursday, April 18

Diabetes Support Group to meet

Cass Regional Medical Center will host a free Diabetes Support Group meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 18 in conference rooms 1, 2 and 3, located directly inside the main entrance of Cass Regional at 2800 E. Rock Haven Rd., Harrisonville.

Monthly, Cass Regional’s Diabetes Education team presents topics on current trends in diabetes treatments, lifestyle modification options and topics of interest for those who have diabetes or who have loved ones diagnosed with diabetes.

The Diabetes Support Group meetings are free to the public. For more information, contact Diabetes Educator Liz Whelan, at 816-380-5888, ext. 6010, or email lwhelan@cassregional.org.

 

Friday, April 19

Free community health screenings at Commerce Bank

Cass Regional Medical Center is pro-viding free health screenings from 9 to 11:30 a.m. April 19 at Commerce Bank, 1301 S. Locust St., Harrisonville.

Receive free blood pressure, blood oxygen and blood sugar screenings and obtain a free total lipid profile, which measures total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides. For most accurate results, screening participants are asked to fast for at least 12 hours prior to the screening and take medications as usual (with water only). No appointments are necessary.

For more information, call Kacee Gregg, MA, at 816-619-3000 or email-kbaldwin@cassregional.org.

Friday, April 26

Free Community Health Screenings in Garden City

Cass Regional Medical Center is providing free health screenings from 9 to 11:30 a.m. April 26, at Sherwood Community Bank, 89 Old Highway 7, Garden City.

Receive free blood pressure, blood oxygen and blood sugar screenings and obtain a free total lipid profile, which measures total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides. For most accurate results, screening participants are asked to fast for at least 12 hours prior to the screening and take medications as usual (with water only). No appointments are necessary.

For more information, call Kacee Gregg, MA, at 816-619-3000 or emailk-baldwin@cassregional.org.

 

Wednesday, May 1

Arthritis seminar scheduled

Cass Regional Medical Center is offering a free arthritis seminar from noon to 1 p.m. May first,

Orthopedic surgeon Kenneth Peterson, DO and rheumatologist Kevin Latinis, MD, PhD, will share opinions for relief. They will also walk participants through everything from diagnosis to treatment options.

Lunch will be provided.

CRMC is located at 2800 E. Rock Haven Rd., Harrisonville.

For more information, call Brittney Sexton at 816-380-3474, ext. 4811 or email bsexton@cassregional.org.

 

Saturday, May 18

Swap plants at the library

The Harrisonville branch of the Cass County Public Library will have a houseplant swap from 10 to 11 a.m. May 18 at the library. Start now getting starts ready to swap.

  • Bring as many as five starts.
  • For each one you bring, take one home.
  • Starts must be rooted.
  • You can bring them in water or soil, but each start should be in individual containers.
  • Houseplants only.

The library is located at 400 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville.

For more information, call 816-884-3483.

 

Saturday, May 18

Take a tour of the square

In celebration of National Historic Preservation Month, the Love the Harrisonville Square organization will be hosting a historic walking tour led by David Atkinson at 10 a.m. May 18.

Those attending should plan to meet on the south side of the Cass County Courthouse.

There is no cost to join the tour, but donations to the non-profit are welcomed and appreciated.

Attendees can also have their photo taken with historical props for a small fee.

 

Saturday, May 18

Scharlie Foundation golf tournament slated

The third annual Scharlie Foundation golf tournament will be held May 18 at the Shamrock Hills Golf Club, 3161 S. State Route 291, Lee’s Summit.

The tournament benefits the foundation which was established in honor of Scharlie Cantrell, who took her own life, and is an advocate for mental health and animal abuse.

Registration for the tournament is at 11 a.m. with tee time set for 1 p.m. Dinner will be provided after the tournament.

The entry fee for the four-man scramble is $65 per player or $260 for a team. Hole sponsorships are available for $50 and up.

Monetary donations, prizes and promotional gifts are also being sought.

For more information, call Ronda Miller at 816-809-9530 or Kathy Cantrell at 816-809-3281.

 

Tuesday, May 21

Taco Tuesday at VFW

Taco Tuesday has returned for a limited time at VFW Post 4409, 1804 N. Commercial St., Harrisonville.

Tacos will be available while supplies last from 5 to 7:30 p.m. May 21,

Deep-fried tacos are $1,50 each and the public is welcome to dine in or take their orders to go.

Call Norma Baldridge at 816-916-2666 for more information.

Steak Night is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month.

 

Tuesday, May 21

Vietnam Wall meeting slated

The monthly meeting of the Bringing the Vietnam Moving Wall to Harrisonville will be at 7 p.m. May 21 at the American Legion building, 303 E. Pearl St., Harrisonville.

All interested people are invited to attend and become involved in the huge community project. There is a place for anyone wishing to help.

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