Tuesday, June 21

Sunflower Kiwanis

Sunflower Kiwanis Club will meet for breakfast at 6:45 a.m. in dePaul Hall, Via Christi Hospital.

Tuesday, June 21

Sunflower Kiwanis
Sunflower Kiwanis Club will meet for breakfast at 6:45 a.m. in dePaul Hall, Via Christi Hospital.

Mike Willis, president, will call the meeting to order with the Kiwanis defining statement. Robert Hurt will introduce the speaker, Mark Turnbull, director of economic development for the City of Pittsburg, who will give an update on the city’s economic development.

Rotary Club
Pittsburg Rotary Club will meet at noon in dePaul Hall, Via Christi Hospital. Tim Lankford will present the program on the Pitsco robot program.

Mike Hart will give the invocation, and song leader will be Kathleen Flannery. Sergeant at arms will be Jeff Elliott.

Telephone Pioneers
CHANUTE — AT&T SEK Telephone Pioneers will meet for their quarterly luncheon at 11 a.m. at Opie’s Pizza and Grill, Chanute. No reservations are necessary. Anyone needing additional information may call JoAnn Goedeke, 620-421-2389.

Computer class
Pittsburg Public Library will offer a free public computer class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the library computer lab.

Topic will be Facebook, and the class will provide an introduction to the popular social networking site. Library staff can help participants set up a new account or make the most of their existing social network profile. Privacy settings will also be discussed.

Burger night
Pittsburg American Legion Post 64 will have burger night from 5:30  to 7 p.m. at the post home. It will be open to members and guests only.

Legion Riders
American Legion Riders will have a business meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Pittsburg American Legion post home, 2815 N. Joplin.

Book discussion
Pittsburg Public Library will have its monthly book discussion at 6:30 p.m. Title to be discussed is “Scent of Rain and Lightning” by Nancy Pickard.

Although it is recommended that participants read the book prior to the discussion, this is not a requirement.

Next book discussion will be July 19.

Rob Morris OES
Rob Morris Chapter No. 74, Order of the Eastern Star, will have a stated meeting at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Center, 3105 N. Joplin.

Meeting will open in short form  with Ro Jean Ward, worthy matron, and Dee R. Ward, worthy patron, presiding in the East. Practice conferring of degrees will be observed, and fathers will be honored.

Refreshments will be provided by Eva Gartner and Ruth Shock following the meeting.

Aglow Lighthouse
Pittsburg Aglow Lighthouse will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Homer Cole Community Center.

Speaker will be Jean Criddle, who has traveled the country preaching and singing since the age of 16. A Joplin native, she ministered for nearly 20 years until her husband, David Roach, died. After 10 years of being a widow, she married the Rev. Jerry Criddle, Bryan, Texas, in 1999. Both are independent Pentecostal preachers who are also singers and musicians.

Mrs. Criddle recorded a project in the 1980s that has been re-released on CD, and now has a new CD titled “A Lifetime of Precious Memories.”

Mrs. Criddle is a public school teacher in Bryan, and received her bachelor of science in education from Pittsburg State University. She also holds a master’s degree in education from Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, and holds principal’s certification.