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Archive for Thursday, August 20, 1998

ADOPTION MEETING SET FOR FRIDAY

August 20, 1998

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An international adoption information meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Tanger Factory Outlet Center, 1035 N. Third.

The meeting will be held in Suite No. 102 and is free to any family interested in obtaining information on international adoption. The meeting is informal and will give a brief overview of the international adoption process, including home study information as well as the paperwork required by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services.

For more information, call local field representative Kim Burghart at (785) 862-6131.

Quilt show set

for September

The 21st annual Kaw Valley Quilters Guild quilt show will be on exhibit Sept. 9-13 at the Watkins Community Museum, 11th and Massachusetts.

Quilts and wall hangings made by guild members will be shown. The guild's 1998 opportunity quilt, ``Celtic Medallion,'' made by guild members, also will be on display, and tickets will be sold during the show.

Included in the display will be two controversial quilts previously displayed at the Ronald Reagan Museum. Also on display will be the Local Seamsters Union No. 925 cat quilt donated to the Lawrence Humane Society's Annual Benefit Auction to be held Oct. 16 at Liberty Hall.

Lectures and demonstrations will be given by guild members during the show Saturday.

Miniature quilts made and donated by the guild members will be sold at a silent auction during the show. Proceeds from the sale will benefit Watkins Community Museum and other local charities.

Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 9, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 11 and Sept. 12, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13.

The guild requests a donation at the door to help defray expenses.

For additional information, contact Pam Mayfield at 841-4817 or Roseanne Smith at 842-3845.

Penn House closing

next week

Penn House, a local social service agency, will be closed next week.

The agency, 1035 Pa., will reopen on Sept. 1 and will resume its regular hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Agency officials ask that people wanting to make donations do so only when Penn House is open.

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