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  • Area Events, Tuesday, January 22

  • YMCA Senior Day, PATH

    Pittsburg Family YMCA will have its annual Senior Day. Senior Day will also be the January PATH event.

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  • YMCA Senior Day, PATH
    Pittsburg Family YMCA will have its annual Senior Day. Senior Day will also be the January PATH event.
    This special day is designed to allow all active older adults to participate in activities at the YMCA at no charge. All YMCA Active Older Adult members are encouraged to bring a guest, and any adult aged 55 or older from the community may attend.
    Several activities are planned from  9 to 11 a.m. There will also be a free water aerobics class at 9 a.m. and a free land exercise class at 8 a.m. for anyone wishing to try out these classes.
    Free blood pressure testing will be offered, along with body fat testing, fitness testing and other health tests. YMCA staff and volunteers will be available to give tours of the facility.
    A special lecture on “The History of Pittsburg” will be presented at 10:30 a.m. by Randy Roberts, curator of Special Collections at Axe Library, Pittsburg State University, and PSU archivist.
    Displays and informational booths will be presented by the Via Christi Auxiliary, Via Christi Cardiac Rehab, Via Christi Cancer Center, Via Christi Medical Equipment, Via Christi Sleep Lab, American Heart Association, Sam’s Club, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, Kanaar Vision, Homer Cole Community Center, Crawford County Health Department, Services for the Blind, Pittsburg Fire and Police  Departments, Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department, Via Christi Village, Crawford County Extension Office, Girard Medical Center, PSU health and human performance department, Pittsburg Public Library and Via Christi Nutritional Services. Other agencies from the community will also offer information.
    Refreshments will be available and there will be door prizes and drawings.
    Scottish Rite
    FORT SCOTT — Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 8 a.m. every Tuesday at the Scottish Rite Center, 110 S. Main, Fort Scott.
    There will be no set agenda or predetermined topic, simply conversation among friends. Everyone is welcome to attend,  and need not be Scottish Rite members or Masons.  Men attending are welcome to bring their wives or friends.
    Sunflower Kiwanis
    Sunflower Kiwanis Club will meet at 6:45 a.m. in dePaul Hall, Via Christi Hospital. President Lindy Lawson will conduct a short business session, and the program will be presented by Jim Specht of Gypsum Recycling.
    Guess wishing to learn more about the club and its service to Pittsburg area children are always welcome.
    Mirza Nobelle
    Mirza Nobelles will meet at 11:30 a.m.  at the Corner Bistro.
    Chapter CP, PEO
    Chapter CP, PEO, will have a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. at Crestwood Country Club. Hostesses will be Pam Phalen, Patty Martin and Hazel Coltharp.
    Mary Kay Hill will report on requirements of the Kansas Cottey Scholarship Program. The Founders Day program will be given by Anne Marie Hudson.
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    Pittsburg Rotary Club will meet at noon in dePaul Hall, Via Christi Hospital. Mike Gullett, Pittsburg State University photography teacher, will present the program.
    Ken Burbach will give  the invocation, and Bryan Wyckoff will be song leader. Karl Kunkel will have introductions, and serving as sergeant at arms will be Becky May.
    Pittsburg Lions
    Pittsburg Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. in the Sheridan Room, Via Christi Hospital. Susan Faucett, president, will preside.
    Program will be presented by Emily Krysaztof on Big Brothers Big Sisters of Crawford County.
    Dance/music night
    Dance and music night will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Homer Cole Community Center, 3003 N. Joplin.
    Area musicians provide music for listening and dancing. Those attending should bring finger foods and potluck. The center will provide coffee and punch. There is a $1 admission fee. Anyone needing additional information may call the center at 231-9773.
    ARMA — The ARMA TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays.
    Chapter meetings include private weigh-in, information on good nutrition, educational programs and moral support and encouragement to help members reach their weight loss goals.
    Annual membership is $28. Anyone interested in finding out about this chapter may call 620-347-4021 or 620-235-1790.  Those wishing to learn more about TOPS, a non-profit organization with more than 200,000 members worldwide, may call 1-800-932-8677 or visit the web site at www.tops.org.
    Arma bingo
    ARMA — Arma American Legion will have bingo night, starting with early bird games at 6:30 p.m. Regular games will follow immediately after the early bird games.
    Elks bingo
    Pittsburg Elks Lodge will host bingo night, open to the public. Doors will open at 5 p.m., with card sales at 5:30 p.m. and mini games at 6 p.m.  Regular games begin at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverages will be available.
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