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Fort Scott Area
Chamber of Commerce
231 East Wall Street
Fort Scott, KS 66701
800-245-3678
620-223-3566
FAX 620-223-3574

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR - FEBRUARY 2014

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February 2014 Events

1

4-H Club Day (County 4-H Day), Uniontown High School (Unconfirmed Date)

1 FSHS JV Wrestling Tournament, here 9am
1 Care to Share/Sharing Bucket, Quarterly Meeting, 10:30am, Mercy McAuley Room, Guest Speaker:  Kathy Manning Gronau, Author of Eat Ice Cream for Supper, a guide for your journey, dedicated to her husband, a book that gives guidance when fighting cancer or supporting someone.  The meeting is open to anyone interested including those who are cancer survivors, their caregivers, families friends, anyone.  Refreshments provided by Mercy.  For more info. contact Joy 224-6174, Lavetta 224-8070, or Teresa 620-362-3042.
1 Pool Tournament, 11-Handicap, Open Scottish Doubles, Holmtown Pub:  Calcutta will start at noon, play starts at 1pm.  Entry fee is $25 per team, 100% payback with a 16 team limit.  Money will be added to the payout if the bracket is full.  The first 16 paid teams will be accepted.
2 SUPER BOWL!
3 FSHS KU Honors Banquet, Auditorium, 6:30pm
4 FSHS Basketball vs Pittsburg, here, 4:30pm
4 City Commission Meeting, City Hall, 6pm
5 Holmtown Pub presents live music on the enclosed & heated patio every Wednesday from 7 to 9pm, featuring BJ Pruitt & special guests periodically.
6 Chamber Coffee -- Bourbon County Soil Conservation District, 8am.
6 Bourbon County Spelling Bee, 1pm, Fort Scott Christian Heights, 6th-8th grade from around the county.
6 FSHS Bloodmobile Drive, 8:30am
FSMS Boys Basketball at Iola, 3:30pm
6

Cooking Class at Miss Jamie's:
Cupcakes with Kelli
Miss Jamie's very own Cupcake Fairy:
Kelli Woodring
Come join us for an evening of sweetness, entertainment and humor.

This is a hands-on class so be prepared  to sport a little creativity of your own.
6:00 p.m.
$20.00 per person/$35.00 per couple

Hearty snacks will be served.
Class limit:  16

Deadline:  Friday, February 1

7 FSHS V Wrestling at Rose Hill, 11am
FSHS Basketball at LCHS 4:30pm
7 YPL Business Luncheon, 12pm, Papa Don's, order lunch when you get there or call in ahead, Anyone interested in being involved in YPL (Young Professional's League) is welcome to attend.
7 Bourbon County Relay for Life Kick-off, 8pm to ?, Holmtown Pub, live music, raffles and auctions, contests, and great giveaways all night!  All door proceeds and tips will be donated to Relay for Life.  Theme is "Superheros", so dress up for the cause!
7 "Life in a Jar" performance at South Middle School in Joplin, MO, for more information visit www.irenasendler.org.
8 "Women in War", special FREE program at the Fort, 2pm 
Letters written by women during our nations’ wars including the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam and our most current conflicts. The show speaks of enduring war from a women’s perspective. Performed in a reader’s theater format by the FSCC Drama students and Fort Scott NHS volunteers.
8 FSHS Regional Piano
FSMS Boys Basketball at Pittsburg, 8:30am
FSHS JV Wrestling at Blue Valley, 9am
FSHS V Wrestling at Rose Hill, 10:30am
9 Senior Dance @ Holmtown Pub with Cotton Westhoff, 2-4pm, 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month.  Public of any age welcome!
10 FSMS Boys Basketball vs Parsons here 3:30pm
FSHS/FSMS BAnd Concert, FSHS Gym, 7:30pm
10 USD-234 Board of Education Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
11 Kansas Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner, Kansas Expocentre, Topeka (Unconfirmed Date)
11 FSHS Talent Show, FSHS Auditorium, 7pm
Admission - $3, Doors open at 6:30
Sponsored by FSHS Thespian Troupe
12-13 TIAK (Tourism Industry Association of Kansas) Day on the Hill, Topeka, KS
12 Holmtown Pub presents live music on the enclosed & heated patio every Wednesday from 7 to 9pm, featuring BJ Pruitt & special guests periodically.
13 Chamber Coffee -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of BB County, 8am
13 Small Business Owners Counseling, by Kansas Small Business Development Center, FSCC Admin. Bldg., 9am to 12pm. Free, confidential assistance to owners of existing businesses facing challenges, growth plans, or wanting help evaluating the "wellness" of their business, and to individuals planning to begin a business.
13 FSHS V Wrestling Tourney at Chanute, 3pm
13 Fort Scott Community Visioning Community Conversation, everyone welcome, dinner provided!  Dinner served 5:30pm, Conversation/Program 6pm, Ellis Fine Arts Center
14 Happy Valentine's Day!
14 FSHS Basketball vs Coffeyville, here, 4:30pm
14 YPL Happy Hour (each Friday), 5:30pm, different location each quarter, all YPL members welcome to attend & network with other Bourbon County Young Professionals! If interested in joining YPL, contact Jamie Armstrong (913) 244-4300.
15-22 National FFA Week!  Support your future farmers!
15 USD-234 Recreation Dept. Annual Spelling Bee, FSHS Auditorium,
15 FSHS State Scholars Bowl
FSHS V Wrestling at Burlinton, 9am
15 4th Annual Dancing With Our Stars, presented by Fort Scott Rotary, Danny & Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center.
15 FSHS State Scholars Bowl
FSHS V Wrestling at Burlington 9am
15 Valentine's Dinner at Miss Jamie's, Music by Cody Toll, Seatings at either 6pm or 7:30pm, Call 224-2300 for reservations, $30 (plus tax & gratuity) per couple, $5 discount for FSHS couples.  Menu:  Appetizer, Chicken Parmesan, Alfredo Noodles, Sweet Red Sauce, Bread, Dessert, Includes Beverage.
17 USD-234 All Staff Meeting in the morning, Health Fair in afternoon
No School - Inservice Day
17 President's Day -- Holiday -- Chamber Office closed, Visitor Center open 10am to 4pm.
17 FSMS Fun Night, if you are a parent interested in helping, email sgeorge@usd234.org.
18 FSHS Basketball at Parsons, 4:30pm
18 Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting, 12 p.m.
18 City Commission Meeting, City Hall, 6pm
19 Holmtown Pub presents live music on the enclosed & heated patio every Wednesday from 7 to 9pm, featuring BJ Pruitt & special guests periodically.
20 Chamber Coffee -- Gene's Heartland Foods, BEACON presentation, 8am.
20 FSHS/FSMS Orchestra Concert, 7:30pm
21
The Hospitality/Community Relations/Outreach Committee of the First United Methodist Church, 301 S. National, will be sponsoring a Friendship Soup lunch on Friday, February 21st from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall. A variety of soups, chili, desserts, and drinks will be served for a free will donation. Proceeds will be used toward booking a Blackwood Brothers Concert with the
date and time to be announced.
21 FSHS Regional Wrestling
FSHS Basketball at Indy, 4:30pm
21 YPL Happy Hour (each Friday), 5:30pm, different location each quarter, all YPL members welcome to attend & network with other Bourbon County Young Professionals! If interested in joining YPL, contact Jamie Armstrong (913) 244-4300.
22 Rummage Sale to benefit Hammond Community Center, 8am to 1pm, Hammond Community Center, Household, Plus Size Maternity Clothes, Toddler Toys, Books, Games & Much More.  Contact Angela Christy for more info.
22 Regional 4-H Day, Allen County Community College
22 FSHS Regional Wrestling
22 Kansas Rocks Recreation Park Annual Frostbite Event, visit www.ksrockspark.com for details, registration deadline February 5th. (Unconformed Event Date)
22 Showing "The Abolitionists", special FREE program at the Fort, 1pm
A film that vividly brings to life the struggles of those who led the battle to end slavery.
22 MMA Fight, Memorial Hall
22 Sharky's Pub & Grub presents "The Hull Experience", popular DJ in the area.
23 Senior Dance @ Holmtown Pub with Cotton Westhoff, 2-4pm, 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month.  Public of any age welcome!
24
2014 Bourbon County Shrine Club Ladies night & Divan Visitation dinner & Meeting at the Fort Scott Inn in Fort Scott.
 
Social hour 6:00 PM through 7:00 PM
Dinner 7:00 PM; you could be introduced just before dinner or stay for the meeting
Meeting after dinner
 
Bring your brother and/or daughters if you like.
24 FSHS Choir Concert at FSMS 7:30pm
25 FSHS Basketball vs Chanute, here, 4:30pm, Senior Parents Night
FSHS Music Dept Potato Feed, 4:30pm 
26 Holmtown Pub presents live music on the enclosed & heated patio every Wednesday from 7 to 9pm, featuring BJ Pruitt & special guests periodically.
27 Chamber Coffee -- Mayco Ace Hardware, 8am.
27 Small Business Owners Counseling, by Kansas Small Business Development Center, FSCC Admin. Bldg., 9am to 3pm. Free, confidential assistance to owners of existing businesses facing challenges, growth plans, or wanting help evaluating the "wellness" of their business, and to individuals planning to begin a business.
27 FSHS Basketball at Pittsburg, 4:30pm
USD-234 Elementary PTO Mtg at Winfield Scott, 5:30pm
28 FSHS State Wrestling @ Salina


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