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News for 7/22/20

Congrats Kids! The Busy Bees had a busy week and weekend at the Smith County Free Fair, July 16-20.  All the kids did a terrific job showing their projects. Fair time is a great experience for youth to learn the benefits of hard work and good effort, giving back and being good role models. So many life-long skills can be taken away from a childhood in 4-H.

Brennan Kirchhoff awarded Reserve Grand Champion with her Market Steer.

Gideon Nelson received Junior Grand Champion in Entomology for his amazing bug collection. TRHS KAYS to Host Blood Drive Sign up is open for the next blood drive scheduled on July 23rd!  Details: call Kathi Boden at 785-282-0387 to schedule your appointment between 9:00am and 3:00pm Thursday, July 23 at the St. John Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 708 N Main St. You can also email Kathi at or visit Through September, the Red Cross will be testing all donations for COVID-19 antibodies. Donors will be notified within 7-10 days. SAL Raffle SAL Post 166 is having a raffle to help with scholarship funds and will be raffling off a wood and metal American flag with second prize being a $100 certificate to the Kensington locker. This will coincide with the Old Fashioned Saturday night celebration in Kensington, Kansas on August 15. Please let any SAL member know if you have any questions or would like to purchase tickets. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. The flag will likely be set up for viewing at many local businesses around the community. Thank you and hope to see you there! Weekly Inspiration Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans. - John Lennon Remove negative people from your life. The people you spend time with influence your attitude, thoughts and success more than you think. - Unknown No one saves us but ourselves, no one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. - Teachings of the Buddha ISO NEWS Send your info to Erica Barnes at with subject line: NEWS; or feel free to call 785-476-8185. For the full, in color edition, visit -- 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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