Earthquake Survivors’ Benefit @ St Thomas More Church
Sep 23 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Italian Club of the Flint Hills is hosting a benefit to raise money for earthquake survivors in Italy.  The event will be held on Friday, September 23rd, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm at St Thomas More Church, on 2900 Kimball Avenue in Manhattan.  The menu features a pasta dish mixed in a homemade tomato sauce with a salt cured and spiced, Italian bacon.  In addition to the pasta, the menu offers salad, homemade Italian pie and beverages.  The group is offering the meal to the public for a free will donation of $12 per person.  The money raised from this event will be sent to the National Italian-American Foundation for Earthquake Relief.  More details about the relief effort can be found at:

Free Cancer Screenings @ Health Department
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Local Masons are hosting a free cancer screening on Saturday, October 8th, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Public Health Department in Marysville.  It is one of 26 free cancer screenings the Kansas Masonic Foundation is sponsoring across the region in 2016.  The event will include skin, prostate screenings as well as bone density tests and facial sun damage assessments.  For more information contact Laura Long at or call 913-945-7533.