Hopkins Christian Church announces events

Posted February 5, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Ashley Snyder, a missionary in South Asia, will speak at 7 pm, Wednesday, February 10 at the First Christian Church, Hopkins, during the Ash Wednesday service. Snyder works with church planting ministries and a rescue and rehabilitation project for those victimized by sex trafficking.

The church is also having a Valentine’s Day Dinner at 6 pm, Saturday, February 13. The menu will have a choice of fried chicken or pork loin. Cost is $7 per person. RSVPs are requested at 660.254-4866.

    Free tax assistance available

     Tax time for 2015 is here! VITA and TCE trained volunteers, Sharelle Leick, Karla Rusco and Nina Schneider, will be available by appointment through April 12, at the Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 E. First Street, Maryville, to provide free tax help for any taxpayer with low to medium income. There is no age limitation. Returns will be e-filed at no cost to the taxpayer.

    Individuals seeking assistance must bring photo identification, last year’s tax return and verification of all income, including social security benefits,

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    Thank a Farmer Week celebrates agriculture

     It’s time to celebrate agriculture and all the things it provides. Missouri Farm Bureau Thank a Farmer Week, February 7-13, will be the focus of Farm Bureau members across the state to share messages about agriculture and the farmers and ranchers who produce our food.

    The Nodaway County Farm Bureau will be hosting an event from 10 am to noon, on February 10 at HyVee in Maryville.

    “Agriculture is a big part of our community, yet many

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    Northwest to host authors for Visiting Writer’s Series

     Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of English and Modern Languages will host authors Megan Kaminski and Phong Nguyen as guests of its Visiting Writer’s Series at 7 pm, Thursday, February 4 in the JW Jones Student Union Living Room.

    The event promotes creative writing and exposes students to contemporary literature and the value of creativity and encountering different world views.

    It is free and open to the public with the sponsorship of Kawasaki.

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    Civil Rights activist Zellner to visit Northwest for lecture series

     Northwest Missouri State University will host Dr. Bob Zellner, a prominent Civil Rights activist and Freedom Rider, as the next guest of its Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 pm, Wednesday, February 3 in the Charles Johnson Theater at the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building.

    As a natural leader and speaker, Zellner excites his audiences through stories of his travels and a continual pursuit of civil rights. He continues to travel to share his experiences and inspire others on the pursuit of civil rights.

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    SN holds silent auction

    The South Nodaway R-IV school district is holding a silent auction on wall mats, two corner mats, six panel mats and banners. Bid sheets are on the wall by the band room. Final bids are due Friday, February 5 at the end of the second quarter of the boys basketball game.

    Photos of the items are online at southnodaway.k12.mo.us.

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