News for 7/13/22


Never too Young to make a Difference!

Over the weekend, a young family in Kensington made it their mission to make a difference. Tiffany Glaze and her children stepped up to show love and support for their beloved babysitter, Gracie Rice, and her family after the unexpected passing of Gracie’s mother, Angel. Riley (12), Hayley (10), Annamarie (5), McKenzie (3) and baby Wesley (6.5 months) with help from mom and dad, put on a Rice Family Fundraiser Friday, Saturday and Sunday. All donations collected to be given to Gracie’s family during this difficult time. Kensington is fortunate to have this generous and giving little family. Thank you David, Tiffany and Glaze children for this beautiful act of kindness.




Blood Drive Tribute On Wednesday, July 6, the TRHS KAY organization hosted a blood drive in Kensington. This drive was dedicated to Angel Rice, who had passed away suddenly on Friday, July 1st. Angel worked for the American Red Cross Blood Services in the Central Plains Region for the past year and a half as a Tech II in collections. Angel loved her job and took great pride and joy in being able to help save numerous lives with each blood drive. This Drive held on July 6 needed 25 units to meet the goal and had 27 units donated in loving memory of Angel Grace Rice.


Condolences

Sympathy and prayers to the family and friends of Angel Grace Rice. She passed away Friday, July 1, 2022 at the age of 43. Angel's service will be held on July 21st (her birthday) at the United Church of Kensington, KS, at 10:30 am. The "theme" will be anything Disney or KU basketball or George Strait or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or even Red Cross related. Please come comfortable and wear whatever reminds you of her. Please feel free to share both this announcement with others as well as any story with us that you wish.

Wreaths Across America Join us at the American Legion in Kensington this Saturday for the Wreaths Across America Benefit. 11am-1pm serving lunch of pulled pork sandwiches, salads, baked beans, and desserts is open to the public. Free will donations welcome. Also, raffle items will be available for a silent auction. Come and bid on the baskets, need not be present to win. American Legion Friday Night This Friday the Legion will be serving a special of Philly sandwiches, choice of beef or chicken, with macaroni and cheese, and a 7 layers salad with dessert. Regular menu items available as well. Please call ahead any to-go orders at 785-476-3204. Be looking out for more info to come on the July 29th Fish Fry! Mark your Calendars! Old Fashioned Saturday Night events are in the works. Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 20, 2022. There will be lots of great fun to be had in Kensington. Keep your eyes peeled for posters listing times and events, coming soon. Weekly Inspirations There is a time for action and a time to stay patient. We have to trust ourselves and the process. Look for cues. Timing is everything. May today be a day when you realize that it's okay if you don't have it all figured out. Trust that you are divinely guided and doors can open even where there were once only walls. News items needed Send your news to Erica at ebarnes8185@gmail.com (put NEWS in the subject line please!) or call 785-476-8185. To see the full, in-color edition, visit the Kensington website online at www.Kensingtonks.net.


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