Beloit High Orchestra to livestream Thursday
BELOIT – The Beloit High School will present an Orchestra Concert in the commons of the Beloit Jr.-Sr. High School at 7 p.m. with doors to open at 6:50 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25 under the direction of Michael Harbaugh.
This performance will be presented in person but is a ticketed event and not open to the general public. Each student will receive as many as four tickets as long as there is enough space in the commons area for proper spacing and everyone must wear masks at all times to attend the concert in person.
The performance will also be available livestream only on the Beloit Trojan Channel at team1sports.com/beloit/
BPR Youth basketball registrations due Feb. 25
BELOIT – The Beloit Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball Program will take place on March 6, 13, 20 and 27 (Saturday mornings) for a cost of $10 for players 1st/2nd grade and 3rd/4th grade.
Registration and COVID waiver forms are available online at www.beloitks.org or pick one up at the City Office.
Registration deadline is Feb. 25, at noon. Times of playing have yet to be determined.
Beloit Girl Scout Cookie Booth Line-Up
BELOIT – A Beloit Girl Scout Cookie Booth Line-Up will take place from 11-2 p.m. at Ace Hardware on Feb. 27 this month.
They will again line-up at the same times in March at Ackerman Supply on March 6; Dollar General on March 13; Ray’s Apple Market on March 20.
It’s Cookie Time!
Donations needed for Miller fundraiser
GLASCO – The Glasco High School Class of 1980 is asking for donations to assist their classmate, Kevin Miller, with renovations to help make his home wheelchair accessible.
Miller worked at Sunflower/ AGCO in Beloit for several years. He grew up in Glasco, assisting his parents at Miller Machine Shop most all his life. He is home now following surgery from complications of diabetes.
To help with these expenses, please mail your donation, made payable to “Class of 80” to Citizens State Bank, PO Box 515, Glasco, Kansas 67445. All donations will be given to Miller for needed expenses.
Senior Food Box program in Beloit
BELOIT – The Kansas Food Bank and the Beloit Senior Center have openings for the USDA program to help provide monthly food boxes to low income seniors. The Commodity Supplemental Food Program is available in Mitchell County to persons age 60 and above who qualify by meeting income requirements.
Interested seniors must fill out an application and provide the following: proof of ID, proof of income (Social Security Statement) and proof of address. Once approved, they will receive a monthly food box. Income guidelines are as follows:
Household Size / Gross Income: 1- $1,383; 2- $1,868; 3- $2,353; 4- $2,839
Applications are available by calling Debi at the Kansas Food Bank 316-265-3663. Food packages include a variety of foods, such as nonfat dry and ultra-high temperature fluid milk, juice, farina, oats, ready-to-eat cereal, rice, pasta, peanut butter, dry beans, canned meat, poultry or fish, and canned fruits and vegetables.
Friendship Meals will run as carry out services
BELOIT – Friendship Meals service will be offered through carryout, no inside dining. Pick-up for meals will be offered between 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 22, a meal consisting of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans and dessert.