Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Little Apple

 

The annual Community Block Party, sponsored by Ellett Memorial Hospital and A.C. Clinic, will be 9:00 – 2:00 Saturday, September 30, 2023.

Affordable lab tests available include: BMP/TSH, BMP/Lipid Panel/TSH, Hemoglobin A1C, and PSA. Prices range from $15-$30 per test. In addition, several healthcare vendors will have booths. There will be a variety of foods available to satisfy any craving, including: EMH Auxiliary – free-will donation bake sale, EMH – free snow cones, ACHS Junior Class – walking tacos, ACHS FBLA – Andy’s Frozen Custard, Christian Church – nachos, GFWC Achievers – funnel cakes, water, tea, lemonade, Maws Kettle Corn & More, Sam’s Bakery and Salmon Enterprises – beef snacks. Kids can enjoy a petting zoo, bounce house, face painting, and get up close to a real ambulance and fire truck.  KC Wolf will make an appearance and be available for photos. It’ll be a fun day for the whole family. Follow them on Facebook for more info at EMHCommunityBlockParty

--Ellett Memorial Hospital Respiratory and Radiology Departments are sponsoring a Scarecrow Decorating Contest. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and judging at 10:00 a.m.  Judged age groups are 12 and under and 13 and up.  1st and 2nd place prizes will be given in each age group and one Best of Show prize will be awarded. RULES: Scarecrows must be at least 3 feet tall, must be suitable for outside display but do not need to be free standing. No electrical outlets are available for displays. They must be family-friendly and not contain anything considered lewd, crude, or offensive.

--Ellett Memorial Hospital Business Office is sponsoring a Pie Baking Contest 11:30 a.m. with 2 categories, 1-crust and 2-crust. Participants can enter one pie in each category. There will be a $25 AC Chamber Bucks prize for each winner.

--The GFWC Achievers of Appleton City will be selling their funnel cakes, a fundraising effort that helps support the local Back Pack Program.

 

During the ACHS Homecoming, Hailey Oehring was crowned Queen and Landon Oehring as King. Peyton Long was crowned princess and Hayden Bock as Prince.  The Varsity Football team beat College Heights Christian 82-48.  The Bulldogs are now 4-1.

 

There will be an article in the September 28 AC Journal about Deion Sanders’ connection to Appleton City. Deion's high school coach, Ron Hoover, graduated from ACHS 1951. The article mentions Deion’s comments about him and facts about his life in AC.

 

A Pulled Pork Fund Raising meal for the Rockville Cemetery will be held at the Rockville Methodist Church Fellowship Hall starting at 5:00 p.m. on September 30. Free will donations will be accepted. There will be a raffle for either a quilt or a gift certificate for a gun shop. Raffle tickets are $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00. The drawing will be at 7:00 p.m. You do not have to be there to win.  For more information, please call 660-679-1809.

 

On Saturday, October 14, Valley Center Church will host their annual Oktoberfest. It promises to be a most delicious evening with serving a German home cooked meal from 3:00-8:00 p.m.  There is also a country store and musical entertainment from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Adults eat for $15.  Children ages 6-12 eat for $3.00. Their address is 930 NE 1126 RD. Deepwater MO. The church is located 3 miles North of Lowry City or 12 miles South of Clinton off of 13 HWY. Bring non-perishable food items and receive $1 off of an adult meal and help support local food pantries.

 

Ellett Memorial Hospital will have their 6th Annual Breast Cancer Wellness & Awareness Day 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 21. Come receive your pre-registered annual 3-D mammogram by Diagnostic Imaging Center Mobile Coach and receive a special gift. Walk-ins will be worked in as time allows. Appointments can be made at 913-344-9989. There will be door prizes awarded, fellowship, stories from survivors, caregivers and support will be shared. A light lunch served and treats to indulge! Vendors will be set up for your guilty pleasures and essential information available.  Stay connected to our Girls Day Out Facebook event to receive more updates. Uninsured women 40-49 that meet the guidelines can apply for funding of a mammogram through our "Show Me Healthy Women Program". Call EMH 476-5216 for info or help scheduling a mammogram.

 

St. Clair County Cattlemen will meet 6:30 p.m. October 10 at the Osceola School District. Meal by Osceola FFA. Sponsored by Heiman Inc.

 

FarmHouse Kitchen and Sumo's Pub will close temporarily on September 29 and re-open as soon as possible.

 

Coy Stephens and friends from Branson and around will be playing live old time and bluegrass entertainment 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 30 at Rustic Duck. Come on out and enjoy the live music with perhaps a little square dancing.

 

MU St. Clair County Extension Council is hosting their last Barn Quilt class of 2023 on October 26 from 9:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Optimist Building in Osceola. Cost is $45.00 for 2ft x 2ft or $25 for 1ft x 1ft. The cost includes all necessary supplies to make a Barn Quilt. The 1ft x 1ft board is intended for indoor hanging and is not durable enough for outdoors. There are limited 1 x 1 boards available, so register early to reserve your board! To register call the St. Clair County Extension office at 417-646-2419 or email [email protected].

 

The AC FBLA will host Pink Night this year at the Volleyball Game on October 5, the Football Game on October 6, and the Basketball Game TBD. The theme this year is: "Beat Out Cancer, Keep the Music Going". The theme for their Community Service Project was chosen to honor Jeanette Hill, who has given many years of service to the school and community. All proceeds this year will go to her to assist with expenses as she continues her treatment against this disease. If you wish to order a t-shirt or hoodie, please place your order by September 22 by contacting Mrs. Freemyer at [email protected]. FBLA is also putting together a picture tribute board to honor Jeanette and they welcome any pictures that you would like displayed. Please e-mail pictures to [email protected] no later than September 30. Thank you for your support in the fight against cancer.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Sept 30     Ellett Memorial Hospital Block Party 9:00 – 2:00

Sept 30     Pulled Pork Fund Raising meal for the Rockville Cemetery at the Rockville Methodist Church Fellowship Hall

Oct 3        St. Clair County Democrats meet at the county courthouse on the Osceola square at 6:00 p.m.

Oct 4        Hudson R-IX students will sing in the Gym at 7:00 p.m.



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