April – October 2014
Pillow Cleaning at the American Legion, 114 McCall Road on Tuesday, September 30th from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. ONE DAY ONLY. Make feather beds into pillows or renovate pillows (feather or foam) with new ticking. Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #17. If you have questions call Wanda Jepsen at 785-539-4816.
Dig out the old shoes and round up your friends and family — it is time for One Wicked Run 2014! On Saturday, October 11th at 9:00 am, the Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce will partner with Wamego High School’s Kansas Honor Flight program to host this year’s race, a 5K obstacle course run in Wamego. Runners will venture through many obstacles that are challenging and fun! Hurdle limestone rocks, wade through the mud, climb over hay bales and scale old cars to conquer this race and provide a local fund that assists veterans and students as proceeds benefit the Kansas Honor Flight. Awards go to the top male and female overall runners, and the top male and female runners in each age group. New to this year–runners can register and run as a team! For more information, call the Wamego Chamber at 456-7849. Registration is available at wamegochamber.com. Register now to ensure your spot in the race and to receive the official race t-shirt. This run is wicked FUN!
The City of Manhattan is hosting a community Q&A event to address questions about changes to the area’s flood maps and flood insurance requirements. This event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Tuesday, September 30th at the Manhattan Fire Station Headquarters, 2000 Denison Avenue.
Kansas State University Military Affairs Presents a Military Book Lecture with Phil Klay, Redeployment, on Wednesday, October 1st at the K-State Alumni Center from 4:00 – 5:30 pm. There will be a book sale and signing session at 3:00 pm. Public response following the lecture.
Larry Kendall, founding partner of The Group Inc, and author of “Ninja Selling,” will be the fall 2014 speaker for the Kansas State University College of Business Administration’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Kendall’s lecture will be at 9:30 am on Thursday, October 2nd, in the ballroom at the K-State Alumni Center. The event is free and open to the public.
The workshop “Basic iPad” will be held on Tuesday, October 7th at 2:00 pm, the first of two iPad workshops this fall. Although all levels are welcome, this class is designed for beginners with very little experience with their tablet, and focuses on exploring the basic setup and navigation of this popular device.