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Friday, October 25, 2019Community Event

Gorilla Pantry Food Drive

Gorilla Pantry Food Drive

Gorilla Pantry Food Drive October 21st – November 11th

Requested Items:
Canned Fruit
Canned Vegetables
Canned Soup
Dry Pasta or Rice
Cooking items such as Flour, Sugar
Peanut Butter
Jelly, Jam
Cereal, Oatmeal
Other Nonperishable Foods
Baby Food, Formula
Baby Wipes
Diapers


When:
from Friday, October 25, 2019 12:00 AM
thru Monday, November 11, 2019 12:00 AM
Where:
Evergy, 1909 S. Olive, Pittsburg, KS 
For More Info:
Kimberly Ruhl
620-215-4890
kruhl@gus.pittstate.edu

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Four State HR Conference

Four State HR Conference

When:
Friday, October 25, 2019 8:00 AM thru 03:15 PM
Where:
Pittsburg State University
Kansas Technology Center
909 East Ford Street, Pittsburg, KS 66762
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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Trunk or Treat Ment

Trunk or Treat Ment
Join the Crawford County Mental Health Saturday October 26th at the Pittsburg Meadowbrook mall from 11 am- 1pm for it's annual Trunk or Treat Ment Mental Health Awareness Day. Costume contest, Health/Wellness Booths and Trunk or Treat for the kids. Presented by Families and Children Together Inc.

When:
Saturday, October 26, 2019 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Meadowbrook Mall
202 E Centennial, Pittsburg KS
For More Info:
Heather Spaur
620-235-7143
hspaur@cmhccc.org
cmhccc.org

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Pic & Treat

Pic & Treat
Pic & Treat is back! Pittsburg City Hall and the Pittsburg Public Library are excited to co-host our third-annual trick-or-treat event.

Come to the "haunted" City Hall on Thursday, October 31, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm for sweets, treats, giveaways and more! Then, stop by the Pittsburg Public Library for even more fun surprises and strike a pose in our Halloween-themed photo booth! Pic & Treat is free and open to everyone. We hope to see you there!

For more information, contact Tammy Crays at (620) 231-4100.

When:
Thursday, October 31, 2019 3:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
City Hall
4th & Pine
Pittsburg, KS
For More Info:
Tammy Crays
620-231-4100

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Friday, November 01, 2019Community Event

Plan for Succession While Building Value: A workshop for bus

This conference will address critical components that are involved in building the value of your business and planning for succession. Presentations will be relevant to sellers, buyers and those looking for creative business transition opportunities.


Features of the conference include:

  • Two optional boot camps early in the morning.
    • One to familiarize attendees with terms and the typical steps involved in a business transition
    • and one on business valuation.
  • Keynote address by John H. Brown, the founder of Business Enterprise Institute, the oldest and largest provider of Exit Planning education to owners and advisors in North America.
  • Two educational sessions on:
    • Planning Your Succession - Presented by Jack Harwell, Kansas SBDC
    • Buildling Value in Your Business- Presented by Stephanie Landis, Kansas SBDC
  • Breakout sessions on specific transition opportunities, including:
    • family transitions,
    • non-family transitions
    • selling to third parties
  • Round tables on various educational topics, and a panel of business owners who have successfully transitioned ownership of their business

Continental breakfast and buffet lunch are included in the registration fee.


When:
Friday, November 01, 2019 7:30 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd

Overland Park, KS 66210 

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Saturday, November 02, 2019Community Event

Coffee, Bagels, & Tailgates

Coffee, Bagels, & Tailgates

Come check out the newly renovated Axe Library and Axe Grind (Starbucks coffee shop) and grab coffee for you and your crew! 

Axe Grind will be open for the last two home football games of the season on November 2nd and November 16th from 11:00am until kickoff. We will be offering our full Starbucks menu as well as coffee to go for 10! Also available will be Einstein Bros. bagel boxes (including 13 bagels and 2 shmears).

For advance orders or questions, call the Sodexo offices at 620-235-4995. 


When:
Saturday, November 02, 2019 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Axe Grind in Axe Library at Pittsburg State University
For More Info:
Kristina Taylor
620-235-4995
kdtaylor@pittstate.edu

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Thursday, November 07, 2019Community Event

RMHC Gift of Light Gift of Love Tree Lighting

RMHC Gift of Light Gift of Love Tree Lighting

The traditional Tree Lighting Ceremony to kick off the 18th Annual Gift of Light, Gift of Love Fundraising Campaign for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Four States will be on November 7th at 7:00 pm.

Each year the 20-foot Christmas tree is decorated with a new design and theme.  This year’s theme is Once Upon a Christmas, symbolizes the storybook nostalgia we have today for the past. Our holiday traditions are written in the stories of our charity's families, donors, volunteers, staff, and the medical community. The tree will showcase ornaments, furniture, and decor which reflect a modern take on mid-1900 century times. You'll spot kiddie car, hula hoops, brightly wrapped presents, and even Santa Claus. During the tree lighting event, the display will come alive! Don't miss seeing a special family participate in their favorite holiday traditions, inside the display, around the tree.  

Immediately following the event, there will be an ornament and holiday decor sale in the former Gymboree store location featuring items from past years' tree-lighting events.

Funds raised from this fundraiser enable us to operate our Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Room at Mercy Hospital. 

To become a part of the holiday tradition of giving, individuals may give online at www.rmhjoplin.org or by calling 417-624-2273.


When:
Thursday, November 07, 2019 7:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Joplin's Northpark Mall in the Macy’s Women’s and Men’s Courtyard
For More Info:
Annette Thurston
417-624-2273
annette@rmhjoplin.org
rmhjoplin.org

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Friday, November 08, 2019Community Event

Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls

Help us fight hunger one bowl at a time.

Each handcrafted bowl was created by a local artisan to help Wesley House feed others.

Purchase a bowl on November 8th for $20 and we'll fill it with soup. Vegetarian options available.

$5 soup only option.

$25 presale bowls starting October 28th, 9AM - 4PM at Wesley House

Visit www.wesleyhouseumc.org


When:
Friday, November 08, 2019 11:00 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:

411 E 12th.

Pittsburg 

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Friday, November 08, 2019Community Event

Kiwanis Holiday Sip and Shop

Special pricing, discounts at participating merchants, spirits tasting, and grand prize drawing for $400 in gifts certrificates. First 100 registtered participants get a swag bag. The cost is $20.00, Venmo: Angela-Radell or call 620-704-3727.

When:
from Friday, November 08, 2019 5:00 PM
thru Saturday, November 09, 2019 6:00 PM
Where:
Pittsburg area merchants
For More Info:
Angella Radell
620-704-3727
angela1dawn@gmail,com

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Sunday, November 10, 2019Community Event

An Unappreciated Skeptic: Emanuel Haldeman-Julius & Religion

An Unappreciated Skeptic: Emanuel Haldeman-Julius & Religion

Join us this Sunday, November 10 at 2 p.m. at Miners Hall Museum in Franklin, KS for this special program. The program will be presented by Dr. Don Viney.

Dr. Viney’s presentation will examine E. Haldeman-Julius’s history of skepticism about religion and how as a key figure of his time this was reflected in his work, writings, and Little Blue Book publications.

This special program is being presented in conjunction with the special quarterly exhibit “Little Blue Books 100 Years!” hosted by Linda Knoll. MHM is proud to display this special quarterly exhibit.

Program begins at 2 p.m. (doors open at 1:45) and admission is free. We would appreciate a call if you plan to join us so we can plan for adequate seating (620-347-4220). Donations are accepted and appreciated. After the program you are welcome to view the special quarterly exhibit.

When:
Sunday, November 10, 2019 2:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

Miners Hall Museum

701 S. Broadway

Business 69 Highway 

Franklin, Ks. 66735 

For More Info:
Linda Knoll
620-231-0499
lindaoknoll@swbell.net

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Project Warmth

Lunch:11am-2pm
Dinner: 4:30-5:30 (Carry-Out Only)

Carry Out Available
To preorder, please call
(620) 231-0752
by Monday, November 11th

$7 per person

Keep families warm. Become a supporter.

When:
Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:00 AM thru 05:30 PM
Where:
Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium Lower Level
For More Info:
620-231-0752

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Friday, November 15, 2019Community Event

3rd Annual Apprenticeship Forum

Guest speakers include local educators Holley Goodnight from Carthage Technical Center, Elsie Morris from Franklin Technology Center, Dr. Oscar Carter from Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Tracy Roberts from Mercy & MARDY LEATHERS – Director, Office of Workforce Development, Missouri Division of Higher Education and Workforce Development – plus others…

 

Only $15 to attend and includes lunch and materials…..

 

They will speak to apprenticeship programs and their effectiveness in helping employers with staffing and more….


When:
Friday, November 15, 2019 9:00 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:

The 3rd Annual Apprenticeship Forum is coming to the Joplin Holiday Inn on Friday, November 15th from 9am-1pm

You can get more information and register at http://www.workforcezone.net/apprenticeship_forum/

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Saturday, November 16, 2019Community Event

Health & Wellness Expo

Health & Wellness Expo

Health & Wellness Expo

Free event to the community

Giveaways and local  health education

Come and go from 10am-2pm 


When:
Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:00 AM
Where:

Frontenac Senior Center

113 N. Crawford St. 

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Saturday, November 16, 2019Community Event

Coffee, Bagels, & Tailgates

Coffee, Bagels, & Tailgates
Come check out the newly renovated Axe Library and Axe Grind (Starbucks coffee shop) and grab coffee for you and your crew! 

Axe Grind will be open for the last home football game of the season on November 16th from 11:00am until kickoff. We will be offering our full Starbucks menu as well as coffee to go for 10! Also available will be Einstein Bros. bagel boxes (including 13 bagels and 2 shmears).

For advance orders or questions, please call the Sodexo offices at 620-235-4995. Advance orders are due bye Friday, November 15th at noon.


When:
Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Axe Grind in Axe Library at Pittsburg State University
For More Info:
Kristina Taylor
620-235-4995
kdtaylor@pittstate.edu

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

The Foundation for CLASS 32nd Annual Ball

The Foundation for CLASS 32nd Annual Ball
Everyone is invited to join us at the Bicknell Center on the Campus of Pittsburg State University, November 16, 2019 for the 32nd Annual CLASS Ball. This year it is a Masquerade event with silent and live auctions. Formal dinner and band.  CLASS Supports individuals in SE Kansas who are intellectually or developmentally disabled and this is our biggest fundraiser of the year.

The Trip Raffle is new this year. $50 gets you one chance to win. $100 gets you three chances to win a $3,000 trip voucher. You pick where you want to go!

Tickets are available by calling 620-429-1212 or by purchasing through Eventbrite.com

Sponsorships, donations, items for silent and live auction are all welcome and appreciated.

For questions, please contact Laura Samford at 620-687-5088.

When:
Saturday, November 16, 2019 6:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:
The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts
1711 S Homer
Pittsburg, KS 66762
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Sunday, December 01, 2019Community Event

Gunn Family Legacy & Its Influence on the Little Blue Books

Gunn Family Legacy & Its Influence on the Little Blue Books

Join us this Sunday, December 1 at 2 p.m. at Miners Hall Museum in Franklin, KS for this special program. The program will be presented by Holly Reed.

The presentation by Ms. Reed explores Ben and John Gunn’s local newspaper publishing business, 

John’s work on Little Blue Books, his relationship with both Marcet and E. Haldeman-Julius, and the impact this had on the publishing of pocket size books.

This special program is being presented in conjunction with the special quarterly exhibit “Little Blue Books 100 Years!” hosted by Linda Knoll. MHM is proud to display this special quarterly exhibit.

normal">Program begins at 2 p.m. (doors open at 1:45) and admission is free. We would appreciate a call if you plan to join us so we can plan for adequate seating (620-347-4220). Donations are accepted and appreciated. After the program you are welcome to view the special quarterly exhibit.


When:
Sunday, December 01, 2019 2:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

Miners Hall Museum

701 S.  Broadway

Business 69 Highway

Franklin, KS 66735 

For More Info:
Linda Knoll
620-231-0499
lindaoknoll@swbell.net

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Monday, December 09, 2019Community Event

Mount Carmel Foundation Remember Me Tree Ceremony

Mount Carmel Foundation Remember Me Tree Ceremony
The Remember Me Tree is a beautiful way to honor a loved one during the holiday season.  Two trees will be on display this year. In addtion to our usual tree at the Meadowbrook Mall, we will have one in the hospital at the Community Entrance.  The trees will be on display November 25th and names will be read at the ceremony.  To purchase your ornament online or to download a form for an ornament, visit our website at www.viachristi.org/mtcarmelfoundation.

When:
Monday, December 09, 2019 6:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
 Meadowbrook Mall

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Saturday, December 14, 2019Community Event

Breakfast with Santa

Pittsburg High School performs a great Christmas show and breakfast is provided for all guests.  Santa will be on site and other special treats are planned.  There is no cost for this event and reservations are not required.

When:
Saturday, December 14, 2019 9:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:
 Pittsburg High School

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Sunday, December 15, 2019Community Event

Mother to Mother Gift Wrapping Fund raiser

We will wrap gifts for anyone during these dates. We ask for a donation, typically $2.00/package.  All proceeds benefit Mother to Mother Ministry.  Wrapping paper, bows, ribbons, boxes, etc. are provided for the customers.  We will also have some "Thank you to a caregiver cards" available for sale at this event.

When:
from Sunday, December 15, 2019 1:00 PM
thru Monday, December 23, 2019 9:00 PM
Where:
We will be set up in front of JCPenney at Meadowbrook Mall.  Volunteers needed to fill wrapping spots.
For More Info:
Cheryl Mayo
620-605-2565
M2MMinistry@hotmail.com

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Sunday, December 15, 2019Community Event

Red State: Socialism and the Free State Press

Red State: Socialism and the Free State Press

Join us this Sunday, December 15 at 2 p.m. at Miners Hall Museum in Franklin, KS for this special program. The program will be presented by Matthew Thompson.

The presentation by Mr. Thompson will discuss the rise and fall of the Socialist press in Kansas, as well as its causes, leaders, and detractors, and explore the role of the free press. Funded by Humanities Kansas.

This special program is being presented in conjunction with the special quarterly exhibit “Little Blue Books 100 Years!” hosted by Linda Knoll. MHM is proud to display this special quarterly exhibit.

normal">Program begins at 2 p.m. (doors open at 1:45) and admission is free. We would appreciate a call if you plan to join us so we can plan for adequate seating (620-347-4220). Donations are accepted and appreciated. After the program you are welcome to view the special quarterly exhibit.


When:
Sunday, December 15, 2019 2:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

Miners Hall Museum

701 S. Broadway

Business 69 Highway    

Franklin, KS 66735       

For More Info:
Linda Knoll
620-231-0499
lindaoknoll@swbell.net

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