Space is still available for women to enroll in the Women Involved in Agriculture series of educational meetings that will begin on Tuesday, February 3rd, in Manhattan. Space is limited to 25 participants, so women are encouraged to sign up soon. However, enrollment will remain open until February 2nd if the course doesn’t reach capacity sooner. Women Involved in Agriculture is a six-session course, with meetings held each Tuesday through March 10th. The series is for women in agriculture with a passion for business management. Farm owners, spouses, or women involved in any sector of agriculture are invited to participate. The cost is $75 per person. Supper and materials are included in the registration fee. Session date and topics are: February 3rd – True Colors (personality profile); February 10th – Understanding Financial Statements and FSA Programs; February 17th – Marketing; February 24th – Learning to use Quicken 2014; March 3rd – Kansas Lease Law & Determining Equitable Leases; March 10th – Estate Planning & Family Dynamics/Communication. Each meeting is scheduled to start at 3:00 pm and adjourn at 8:00 pm. Reservations can be made online at www.riley.ksu.edu. Or call 785-537-6350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pottawatomie County will have a Red Cross Blood Drive in Wamego on Tuesday, February 10th at West Elementary School, 1911 6th Street from 10:30 am – 6:00 pm. At Central Elementary School, 7th & Poplar, from 10:30 am – 6:00 pm. and at Mount Calvary Lutheran, 17535 Say Road from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients.