• Erica Barnes

News for 8/12/2020

OFSN Canceled  It was decided that the 2020 Old Fashioned Saturday Night on Aug 15 be CANCELED due to COVID concerns.  We are saddened but also want everyone to stay safe.   We hope to be able to have a bigger and better event next year.  Themes will remain the same - so save those ideas!!!   Letters will be sent to sponsors giving options about your donations.   Commercial Club has many future events in the works and hopes to be able to hold them this year!!   We appreciate all your support and pride in the Kensington Community. Kensington Senior Community The Kensington Senior-Community Center is serving coffee three mornings a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) at 9:30am. There are about 12 people each day. We would welcome more! It is a great time to catch up on community news and enjoy some friendly fellowship. We take turns bringing treats to go with our coffee. Please feel free to join us between 9:30 and 10:15am. We also wish to thank Lee for opening the Center for us and getting the coffee going. So wonderful of Diane to open the Center back up for all kinds of activities on any day. Greatly appreciated! We play lots of card games, dominoes, ping-pong, pool and just good old fun. We plan to start our potlucks in September. Watch for more information.  Retirement Party for USD 110 Employees There will be a retirement reception for several Thunder Ridge employees on Sunday, August 16, from 2:00-4:00pm in the elementary cafeteria. Employees honored are Steve Wangrin (computer tech support for the district), Kindra Hrabe (K-3 Title), Marcia Bose (school nurse), Wanda Rahjes (K-3 Para), and Kathy Higdon (elementary speech and language). All five employees have dedicated many years of service to our district and students. They will be greatly missed. Please plan on attending the reception to honor them and their service to our students! Mat Makers Mat makers will meet again Thursday, August 13, from 12:30-4:00pm at St. John Lutheran Church. Please come if you can!


Weekly Inspiration  Forgiveness is not about releasing someone from accountability for their actions. It is about us letting go of our anger and resentment. - Unknown The American Legion would like to that this week's volunteers who worked the Friday night supper:  Doug & Wanda Rahjes, Bill Winters, Armi McPherson, Don Rahjes, Tim Behrns, & Mark McClure, bnb couldn't have done it with out your help.   -- Erica Barnes Library Director; K-3 & HS Librarian Kensington Community/School Library 785-476-2219 or 8185 (cell) Fill your mind with truth; fill your heart with love; and fill your life with service. - Thomas S. Monson


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GO LONGHORNS!!!