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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Bates County Youth Advocacy Potato Day: Don’t Be a Dud! Buy a Spud!

If you like baked potatoes and homemade cookies, don’t miss the BCYAC Potato Day on Monday, November 9. For the price of $5.00, you can have a large, baked potato(choice of ham or chili), sour cream, a cookie and a water delivered to your home, business or school. 

Deliveries will be made in Butler from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunchtime deliveries will be made in Rich Hill and Adrian. You must be within the city limits for delivery! You can also place pick-up orders. These can be picked up at the United Methodist Church, 205 W Ohio Street, Butler.

To get your potato feast, you can order between Friday, October 30 and Thursday, November 5. Call the Get Fit Gym in Butler at 660-200-2100 or place an email order at bcyouthadvocacycouncil@gmail.com. Cut off on orders is Thursday, November 5. Be sure and give location, time and a contact number for your delivery. Also make your choice of ham or chili.

There are a limited number of potatoes available, so “Don’t Be a DUD! Order a Spud!” Order forms will be delivered the week of November 2 to schools and businesses that have previously purchased from BCYAC.

Proceeds are used to finance BCYAC projects including: county-wide Advanced Placement classes(college credit) scholarships, two $500 scholarships for Bates County seniors enrolling in technical or trade school, the Butler Youth Center and the Pool Pals program. The BCYAC is a not-for-profit that provides programs and opportunities for the youth of Bates County.










Hume Community News 10/20/15

The Annual PTO/Hume School Carnival was held on Friday evening, October 16. Congratulations to Carnival Prince and Princess Tucker Madison and Dalley Steuck and to King and Queen Adriene Harris and Alexis White. The carnival was great and hats off to the PTO, Teachers, Parents and Students for a great evening!


On Saturday, October 17 Wilma Swarens, Pam Swarens and Tyler, Adam Swarens & Wyatt, Karen Irwin, Jean Zinn and Diana Morrison joined a host of family and friends to help celebrate the 40th Wedding Anniversary of Bill and Cheryl Gillette in Nevada. Games were played with the Gillette’s choosing their players to play such games as Family Feud, Name that phrase from a song and Minute to win it. Delicious soups, breads and crackers were served along with cake.


On Saturday, October 17 several attended the wedding of Ryan Herda and Kylie Kirchhoff in California, MO. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Herda. The Herda’s reside in Hume.


Don’t forget the Annual Lord’s Acre Day BBQ and Auction on Saturday, November 7 with the free will donation meal to start at 11:00 a.m. with the auction to start at 1:00 p.m. at the Hume United Methodist Church in Hume.