Pancake breakfast

The Admire United Methodist men will have their monthly pancake breakfast on from 7 - 9:30 a.m. today at the church fellowship hall. Menu items include pancakes, biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage, juice and coffee. A freewill donation will be accepted. Proceeds go toward church and community projects.

Alastair Heim postponed

The event with author Alastair Heim scheduled for today at the Lyon County History Center has been postponed to Feb. 15.

Cornhole and chili

Harry & Lloyd’s 2nd Annual Indoor Cornhole Tournament and Chili Cook-off starts 2 p.m. Saturday in downtown Americus.

This will benefit the North Lyon County Food Pantry. Nonperishable food items along with clean or new coats, gloves, socks, etc. will be accepted through Saturday at the restaurant. Fill the Harry & Lloyd’s Bus with donations from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday. Donations will be picked up if needed.

Participate in one or both events, payouts to winners. For more information, call 620-443-5066.

Donuts with DOGS

The Chase County Elementary School Watch DOGS will host its first Donuts with DOGS event from 7:15 - 8:15 a.m. Wednesday at CCES in Strong City.

All male role models are invited. Grandpa, uncle, dad, cousin, best friend or any positive male role model a child may have.

Lyon County

Republicans meet

The Lyon County Republican Precinct Committee will host multiple Republican Senatorial candidates on Tuesday. Each of the candidates will present their campaign goals along with addressing specific issues during a Q and A. Opportunity for visiting with the candidates before and after the meeting will also be available. Save the date for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lyon County Courthouse Annex, 402 Commercial St..

Pancakes fundraiser

Southern Lyon County’s USD 252 Honor Flight program is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake fundraiser at 5 p.m. Jan. 17 before the Olpe vs. Hartford basketball game in Hartford. Suggested donation is $5 for children up to 12 years old and $7 for adults. All proceeds benefit the USD 252 Honor Flight program.

Biscuit and gravy breakfast

The Verdigris Valley Foundation will be serving a biscuit and gravy breakfast from 7 - 10 a.m. Jan. 18 at the Madison Sauder Center. Proceeds from this event support the operation of the center and projects for the community.

Superbowl II

The Girl Scouts’ 2nd Annual Superbowl at Flint Hills Lanes is 1 - 3 p.m. Jan. 25. Come out dressed in your best “SuperFAN” or Super Bowl attire. Prizes will be awarded throughout the party for various plays and the best dressed SuperFAN. Bring the whole family for an afternoon of fun. Cost is $20 and includes bowling and shoes. Register by Jan. 18 on UltraCamp.

For information, call Gwen Harris: 342-3609 or

Quarter Mania at the Legion

American Legion Post No. 5 invites everyone out for Quarter Mania on Jan. 25 at the Legion, 2921 W. 12th Ave. Enjoy an evening of fun night of bidding on lots of prizes, food and drinks. Quarter Mania is a mix of an auction and bingo. Doors open at 6 p.m. and first round starts at 6:30 p.m.

Plumb Cold Chili Feed

Plumb Place invites the community to the Plumb Cold Chili and Soup Feed from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Emporia Recreation Center, 313 W. 4th Ave. Bring the whole family for delicious chili, savory soup and all the fixings for $5. All funds raised will go toward supporting the women of Plumb Place.

South Fork Band at the VFW

The South Fork Band will return to VFW Post No. 1980, 932 Graphic Arts Rd., 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. Jan. 18 for a benefit dance. Bring an appetizer and your dancing shoes.

Entry is $5 per person. All are welcome to attend.

Super Bowl Sunday Bierocks

St. Anthony Parish in Strong City will be making homemade bierocks for Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2. Anyone who would like bierocks must pre-order by Jan. 24.

Pickup will be Feb. 1 at St. Anthony Hall. The cost is $30 for a dozen bierocks and $15 for a half-dozen. Orders can be made on Facebook, but be sure to click on the original post when ordering. They can also be ordered by contacting Kanas Graphics at 620-273-6111. Proceeds will go toward the new parish hall, which is under construction.

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