Tuesday, December 30



Sunflower Kiwanis

Sunflower Kiwanis Club will meet for breakfast at 6:45 a.m. in dePaul Hall, Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center.  George Graham, president, will preside over a short business session.

Tuesday, December 30

Sunflower Kiwanis
Sunflower Kiwanis Club will meet for breakfast at 6:45 a.m. in dePaul Hall, Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center.  George Graham, president, will preside over a short business session.

Graham and Richard Wood will lead the club in making New Year’s resolutions. They will lead discussions on the club’s strengths and weaknesses, and what the club needs to do in 2009.

Wednesday, December 31

Sunrise Rotary
Pittsburg Sunrise Rotary Club will not meet  because of the holiday. Next club meeting will be Jan. 7, 2009.

Skating party
A New Year’s Eve skating party will be held from 7 p.m. Wednesday to 1 a.m. Thursday at Lowe’s Skateway Skating Center. It will be open to all ages.

Cost will be  $15, which includes skates, party favors and drawings for prizes. There will be a balloon drop at midnight, with prizes in many balloons.

This will be an alcohol- and smoke-free event. Adult supervision will be provided for youngsters, and the facility will be locked-down.

Joplin dance
JOPLIN, Mo. — Joplin Shrine Club will sponsor a New Year’s Eve dance at 1040 S. Joplin. Doors will open at 7 p.m., with the dance from 8 p.m. to midnight. Music will be provided by Bobby Russell and the Cherokee Country Band.

Cost will be $15 per couple, with hors d’ oeuvres. Anyone wishing additional information may call 417-782-6116.

Thursday, Jan. 1

Weir OES
WEIR — Kent Chapter No. 117, Order of the Eastern Star, will have a stated meeting at 1:30 p.m. Evelyn Platt, worthy matron, and Keith Carr, worthy patron, will preside, and the regular order of business will be conducted.