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.
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.
The 13th Annual Bag Lady Auction will be held on Friday, April 17th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the St. Thomas More Community Room. Doors open at 5:00. This is a benefit for the Manhattan Emergency Shelter. For more information contact the Emergency Shelter at 785-537-3113 or go to www.mesikansas.org.
Run for the Hills! Fun Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, May 2nd starting at 9:00 am. Race includes a 5K run timed by Manhattan Running Company and an untimed 2-mile walk – both open to anyone. Featuring a flat race course. Medals for the male and female overall winners as well as first, second, and third place medals for five age groups of males and females. The race course will start and finish at the Flint Hills Center. Register by April 10th to be guaranteed a race t-shirt! Register by April 10th, entry fee is $25 per individual for chip timed 5K and $20 for untimed 2-mile walk. Register after April 10th, $30 for chip timed 5K, $25 for untimed 2-mile walk. Those under the age of 18 must have a guardian sign the waiver of liability. Dogs, skateboards, roller skates and motorized vehicles are not allowed on the race course. Register at: manhattanrunningco.com or call Amanda Martin at 785-776-9294.
Discovering the Last Dance: Several additional opportunities are available to visit a greater prairie-chicken booming ground. This time, FHDC staff will accompany you on a trip and provide all the insight you need! This unique experience is limited to five participants per session. Sessions are offered on Saturday, March 28th; Saturday, April 11th; and Sunday, April 12th, all from 5:00 – 10:30am. These events are open to both members and non-members and more information can be found at www.flinthillsdiscovery.org or call 785-587-2726.
Dig out your polyester bell bottoms and platform shoes, and boogie down with Disco Dick & the Mirror Balls, of Kansas City, at the fourth semi-annual Pink & Polyester Party April 10th! Vote for your favorite blinged-out bra in the Off the Hook bra art contest and enjoy scrumptious heavy hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, fun photo booth and crazy games! Party with your friends without doing any work…and help K-State fight cancer! Tickets are $60; reservations for a table of 10 are $500.
Friday: 3 PM – 9 PM Saturday: 9 AM – 7 PM Sunday: 10 AM – 4 PM
Sunday Morning in the Main Event Bleachers Donuts & Coffee 8AM to 8:30AM Service 8:30AM to 9:30AM The public is welcome!!! Dress to impress us with your camo!
Event Admission: 14 and over: $15.00 Youth (9 – 13): $9.00 Children 8 and under: Free Active and Veteran Military: $10.00 – Active or Veteran Military ID required at time of admission. *Paid admission is good for the entire weekend so attendees can come and go as they please! Each paid general admission will receive a wristband that must stay attached to arm to be good for all weekend. Buy your tickets at the box office when you arrive at the ExpoCentre.
Group/Corporate Ticket Pricing available. For group sales contact Brian Smith at 479-409-6252 or email@example.com Monster Buck Contest: Friday: 3 PM – 9 PM Saturday: 9 AM – 7 PM Sunday: 10AM-Noon
The event doors are not open to the public until 10AM on Sunday morning but those wishing to bring their buck in for scoring and/or to enter the Monster Buck Contest can do so starting at 9AM on Sunday morning.
2 PM Main Event to announce all category winners and to crown the Kings of Kansas should there be a buck that is better than our current King of Kansas bucks.
Monster Buck Classic main event will happen at 2PM on Sunday. To enter the Monster Buck Contest or have a buck officially B & C and/or BTR (Buckmasters Trophy Records) Scored. *Only Kansas Residents are eligible to enter the Monster Buck Contest. Anyone, resident or non-resident, can have a whitetail deer officially scored. King of Kansas Trophies In addition to the announcement of each category winner for the 2014-15 Kansas deer season we could crown a new King of Kansas Typical or Non-Typical should someone enter, qualify and win. In 2012 we crowned the first ever King of Kansas Typical and Non-Typical bucks, Rachelle Karl’s 182 1/8 inch monster as our King of Kansas Typical and Lucas Cochren’s 238 4/8 inch bruiser as our King of Kansas Non-Typical. In 2013 we saw Don Parr topple Rachelle Karl’s King of Kansas Typical with a stunning 194 6/8 inch monster. Then in 2104 we watched as Cade Hays brought in a new King of Kansas Non Typical that topped Lucas Cochren’s monster by a mere 2/8 of an inch with a net score of 238 6/8 inches!