League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters will have a presentation How Does the Kansas Legislature Work..Actually? on Saturday, February 28th at the Grosbeck Room at the Manhattan Public Library.  Coffee will be at 9:30 am with the presentation from 10:00 to 11:30 am.  What are the forces that drive the laws of Kansas? How does the process differ from the past? Please join them for this important information.  Dr. Roger Reitz will be one of the presenters.  (Dr. Reitz has served as a Kansas Senator, Representative, Mayor of Manhattan, and many other public offices.)

Boy Scout Chili Feed

Boy Scout Troop #223 will have a Chili Feed on Saturday, February 28th at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.  All the chili you can eat, relishes and a drink.  Donation: $5.00;  children under 6 eat free.  Call 776-8074 for tickets and information.

Career Transition at Fort Riley

As Soldiers transition from active-duty service, they typically look for civilian employment in their hometowns or in areas near their current duty station.  A seminar to help with this transition will be held in Building 210, Custer Avenue from noon to 1:30 pm on Thursday, March 5th.  This seminar is sponsored by Orion International, an organization that recruits former military members into a variety of positions for well-known employers and is taught by an Orion Army officer recruiter.

Career Transition at Fort Riley

As Soldiers transition from active-duty service, they typically look for civilian employment in their hometowns or in areas near their current duty station.  A seminar to help with this transition will be held in Building 210, Custer Avenue from 9:00 to 11:00 am on Thursday, March 19th.  This seminar is hosted by Ingram Marine Group, an organization that recruits and hires prospective applicants who enjoy being a part of a team, and who value progression during their career.   The Ingram marine Group provides logistical services on our nations; waterways.

Career Trasnsition at Fort Riley

As Soldiers transition from active-duty service, they typically look for civilian employment in their hometowns or in areas near their current duty station.  A seminar to help with this transition will be held in Riley’s Conference Center, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Wednesday, April 22nd.   The career fair features opportunities for Wounded Warriors, ill, injured, veterans and transitioning military, their spouses and primary caregivers.  Department of Defense and other federal agencies and private-sector recruiters will be on-hand for the event, which provides opportunities for people to network and find out about future opportunities in civilian career fields.

Career Transistion at Fort Riley

As Soldiers transition from active-duty service, they typically look for civilian employment in their hometowns or in areas near their current duty station.  A seminar to help with this transition will be held in Building 210, Custer Avenue from9:00 am to noon on Thursday, April 23rd.  This seminar is sponsored by Werner Enterprises and Logistics.  Mr. Rick Bucholz, The Government Hiring Manager, will discuss career paths and job security opportunities with Werner.  This event is designed for transitioning soldiers and veterans.

Desk Job Fitness

For your good health, DO NOT chain yourself to a desk for 8 hours a day.  Experts from the Manhattan community will teach you about: The dangers of sitting at your desk too long;  Easy ways to move more at work;  Ergonomics for your health;  Healthy eating habits for an office worker;  Balanced lifestyle outside the office.  This event will be held on Wednesday, March 25th from 7 – 8:30 pm at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Professional Development Center, 3rd Floor, 1823 College Avenue, Manhattan.  For more information call 785-587-5413.

Flint Hills Home Show

The Flint Hills Area Builders Association presents the Flint Hills Home Show on Saturday, March 7th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and on Sunday, March 8th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at the National Guard Armory.  For more information go to flinthillsbuilders.com or call 785-532-9080.

Rock Creek Pancake Feed

Rock Creek FFA Alumni will have a Pancake Feed on Sunday, March 1st at Flush Hall at 4:00 pm.  They will be serving pancakes & sausage.  Also a silent auction, raffle and much more.  All proceeds benefit the Rock Creek FFA Alumni Scholarship Fund.