2013-2014 Barton County Source
Guide to visiting and living in Barton County.
Club & Organizations 4-H and Youth Programs Berny Unruh, 4-H and Youth Development Agent, 1800 12th St., Great Bend, 620-793-1910 Kids who are 7 and not yet 19 by Jan. 1 of current year may join. Clover Buds are ages 5-6. 4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. Contact 4-H Junior Leaders Berny Unruh, 4-H and Youth Development Agent, 1800 12th St., Great Bend, 620-793-1910 American Cancer Society, Barton County Vickie Jo Miller, St. John, 620-549-3602 Barton County Fair Friends Barb Davenport 620-792-2647 or 620-797-FAIR Meet February through June on the first Monday of month at Farmers Bank, 1614 Main. Barton County Historical Society Beverly Komarek, P.O. Box 1091, Great Bend, 620-793-5125 www.bartoncountymuseum.org Meets at the Museum at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month. Check schedule for special dates. Check the website for changes or updates in meetings. Big Bend Bowhunters of Great Bend Brian Tiede, 620-792-3289 Call for info on monthly shoots. American Legion Post #180 1011 Kansas, Great Bend, 620-793-5912 American Legion Auxiliary, American Legion Riders, Sons of the American Legion Boy Scouts of America Arvin Fontarum, Dist. Executive of Quivira Council, 316-204-9811 American Legion Post #320 117 E. Santa Fe Blvd. , Ellinwood, 620-564-3252 American Legion Auxiliary Sons of the American Legion American Legion Post #286 204 N. Main, Hoisington, 620-653-4816 American Legion Auxiliary Sons of the American Legion Argonne Rebels, Inc., BINGO 12th & Main, Great Bend Wed. 7:15 and Sun. 1:45 A.R.M. (Arkansas River Muzzleloaders) Tim Wornkey, Ellinwood, 620-564-2066 Barton County Association of Retired School Personnel Sally O’Conner, 620-793-3103 Meets four times a year, call for meeting times. Central Kansas Photography Club Marion Lightfoot, 620-793-8064 or Wendell Hickson, 620-792-7875 Meets second Thursday of the month at CPI Employees Center, 1809 24th, Great Bend. Dues are $20.00 per year. Central Kansas Threadbenders Quilt Guild SandraVink, 620-792-2030. Meets the third Friday of the month at 1 p.m. at Presbyterian Church, 24th and Washington. Visitors welcome. Barton County Desk & Derrick Club Carla Yahne, Great Bend, 620-793-8231 Meets second Thursday of the month, 6 p.m., at The Club at StoneRidge. Ellinwood District Hospital Auxiliary Jane Fertig, Ellinwood, 620-564-2973 Ellinwood Garden Club June Stephens, 620-564-2852 Meets second Wednesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. in members homes. Ellinwood Public Education and Library Foundation 300 N. Schiller, Ellinwood, 620-564-3226 Central Kansas Piano Teachers League Rebecca Dudrey, 620-793-5603 Meets 1st Sunday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in members’ homes. Cheyenne Stamp Club Jim Cochrane, P.O. Box 2009, Great Bend or Lonnie Wright, 620-982-4519 Meets second Sunday of each month at North Main Pizza Hut, 2:30 p.m. In May they meet the first Sunday. Ducks Unlimited, John Ritchey, Senior Regional Director Central Kansas, 785-494-8898 (w) firstname.lastname@example.org Area Chairman,Trenton Suchy District Chairman, Charlie Suchy Wildlife Conservation. Meets at Knights of Columbus Hall in Great Bend on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. from August to October. Banquet is held in October to raise funds for wetland enhancement. Annual youth education/fun day each September. Ellinwood Community Historical Society Mary Jo Cunningham, 620-564-2242 Camp Hope Gail Moeder, 620-793-9052 Argonne All Stars Dance Team Amanda Schnoebelen, 620-617-2341 Daughters of Isabella, Immaculate Conception Circle #744 Jeanie Hapes, 620-564-3007. Great Bend, Ellinwood, Hoisington, Olmitz, Claflin. A Catholic women’s organization. Meets the second Monday of the month at St. Patrick’s Parish Center, 4100 Broadway at 7 p.m. Elks Lodge 1120 Kansas, Great Bend, 620-793-3651 Bingo every Monday and Friday at 7:15 p.m. Epsilon Sigma Alpha/Beta Nu Kathie Keller, 620-793-6397 Epsilon Sigma Alpha/ Delta Tau Lisa Baum, 620-793-6437 Etudion Club Barbara Steiner, 620-793-9614 Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month in members homes. Independent Order of Odd Fellows “The Best Deals on 4 Wheels!” 1301 10th St • Great Bend, KS 6730 Office : (620) 617-2978 Valley Lodge #95 Serving Great Bend since 1872 Fax : (620) 796-2250 Located at 2025 Forest (above Forest Ave. Antiques) Meetings - 7:00 p.m. Thursdays www.angels-auto-sales.com For more information call 620-792-8380 23 BARTON COUNTY SOURCE