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Community News: May 9, 2019

Friday, May 10

Free Community Health Screening at Cass County Public Library

Cass Regional Medical Center will provide free health screenings from 9 to 11:30 a.m. May 10, at the Harrisonville branch of the  Cass County Public Library, 400 E. Mechanic 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.

 

Saturday, May 11

Town Hall meeting slated

Mayor Judy Bowman, Alderwoman Judith Reece and Alderman Dave Doerhoff invite area residents to join them for a Town Hall meeting at 9 a.m. May 11 in the HUB at the Harrisonville United Methodist Church, 2600 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville.

Shawna Thompson-Walker, animal control officer at the Harrisonville Animal Shelter, will be the presenter.

Thompson-Walker will share some of the stories of rescued pets and will also be sharing information about the services offered at the shelter and the events that it sponsors every year.

Those attending will also have the opportunity to hear what’s happening in the city.

Refreshments will be provided and all Harrisonville residents are welcome to attend.

 

Monday, May 13

Brown Bag Book Club to meet

The Brown Bag Book Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. May 13 at the Harrisonville branch of the Cass County Public Library.

Bring your lunch and enjoy a discussion of the book of the month, “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fire,” by Gail Honeyman.

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

For more information, call 816-884-3483.

 

Monday, May 13

Monday Night Book Club to meet

The Monday Night Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 13 at the Harrisonville branch of the Cass County Public Library.

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

For more information, call 816-884-3483.

 

Tuesday, May 14

Mystery Book Club to meet

The Mystery Book Club will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 14 at the Harrisonville branch of the Cass County Public Library.

Enjoy a discussion of May’s book of the month, “Body Snatchers Affair,” by Maria Muller.

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

For more information, call 816-884-3483.

 

Tuesday, May 14

Alzheimer’s Support Group to meet

Cass Regional Medical Center will host an Alzheimer’s Support Group at 6 p.m. May 14 in Conference Room 1, located directly inside the main entrance of the hospital at 2800 E. Rock Haven Rd., Harrisonville.

For more information, call the Alzheimer’s 24-hour information and support line at 800-272-3900.

 

Wednesday, May 15

Blood drive scheduled

Cass Regional will host the Community Blood Center blood drive from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 15, in Conference Rooms 1, 2 and 3.

To donate blood, bring a photo ID (such as your driver’s license), eat well and drink plenty of fluids prior to your donation.

For medical eligibility, call 800-245-7035.

Book an appointment at savealife-now.org/group, enter group code, KCW6.

For more information, call Stacy Sample at 816-887-0751 or email ssample@cassregional.org.

 

Thursday, May 16

Teens invited to matinee

There will be a teen movie matinee featuring “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure” at 3:30 p.m. May 16 at the Harrisonville branch of the Cass County Public Library.

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

For more information, call 816-884-3483.

 

Thursday, May 16

Diabetes Support Group to meet

Cass Regional Medical Center will host a free Diabetes Support Group meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. May 16, in Conference Rooms 1, 2 and 3, located directly inside the main entrance of Cass Regional, 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, call Diabetes Educator Liz Whelan at 816-380-5888, ext. 6010 or email lwhelan@cass-regional.org.

 

Friday, May 17

Free Community Health Screening at Commerce Bank in Harrisonville

Cass Regional Medical Center will provide free health screenings from 9 to 11:30 a.m. May 17 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. 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.

 

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 persons are invited to join.

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