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** The Knox County Pioneer Rangers Saddle Club will be hosting the 1st Annual Arena Challenge Series, including events such as Roping, Bridge, Turkey Blind, and more! The Challenge will be held in Novelty, MO on Friday, August 28th, Friday, September 25th and Friday, October 9th, starting at 7PM. For more information contact Betty by texting (660) 341-5122, Calling Larry at (660) 739-4368 or Karen at (660) 341-1126.


** The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. Blood donation appointments can be easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.


** The MOSI Art Guild will be hosting an Art Exhibition at the Truman Pickler Memorial Library August 17th- December 14th.


** The MOSI Art Guild will be hosting a Photo Exhibition August 14th-September 13th.


** The City of Kirksville Police Department will be holding a Kirksville Citizens’ Police Academy August 11- November 10th, 2015. Classes are held each week for 13 weeks on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-9:30pm. For more information contact Keri Rogers or Brenda Kelsey - (660) 785-6945.


**Are You or someone you know interested in learning Sign Language? Call Melinda at R.A.I.L at 660-627-7245 for more information. Beginning Sign Language class with Waneta Tilinski classes start August 18th at 5:30pm to 6:30pm and runs for 8 weeks at the Rural Advocates for Independent Living Office at 110 S Jamison in Kirksville. Cost is $5 per session and participants will receive a certificate of attendance.


**Missouri Veterans Commission office on the first floor of the Adair County Courthouse is now open. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm. 660-785-2460


**Make sure your child is ready and up-to date on immunizations for the 2015-2016 school year. Be sure to go to the Adair County Health Department’s website or facebook page and sign-up for text caster to receive information on free services and specials.



** The Kirksville Aquatic Center will have Children’s group lessons available this summer. Call 660-627-7665 for more information.

** NEW at the Schuyler County Nutrition Site - on Thursdays ONLY, Buffet Style Dining!! Starting August 1, 2015.


**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution Saturday August 22nd at the Hamilton Street Baptist Church (802 W Hamilton in Kirksville) starting at 11am. A number is required to receive food and be given out beginning at 9am. To receive food, please bring: a photo ID, Social Security of each family member living with you, and proof of residency – example: a utility bill or other mail with your name and current and address. Also bring a box, basket, or bags to carry the food home.


**Adair County Mobile Food Pantry distribution Saturday September 26th at the Hamilton Street Baptist Church (802 W Hamilton in Kirksville) starting at 11am. A number is required to receive food and be given out beginning at 9am. To receive food, please bring: a photo ID, Social Security of each family member living with you, and proof of residency – example: a utility bill or other mail with your name and current and address. Also bring a box, basket, or bags to carry the food home.


**Macon County Health Department – Open Mondays through Thursdays. 503 N Missouri Street in Macon, MO. 660-385-4711

**Still Caring Community Clinic is a student run physician overseen medical and dental clinic that can help you get the health care you need. The Clinic will be the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at the Gutensohn Clinic at 800 W Jefferson St in Kirksville. Signs will be posted at the main entrance. Clinic Phone is 660-525-7824 or email the StillCaringCommuntyClinic@gmail.com. Please contact them to set up an appointment or for more information.

**MOSI (Missouri and Southern Iowa) Art Guild created to serve local two and three dimensional artists. Monthly meeting on the second Thursday of each month at the Kirksville Arts Center at 5pm. Meetings provide networking, information, and information on what is happening in the arts for more information contact Colleen Wagner at 660-988-2694

**Schuyler County Health Department Open Clinic every Wednesday 8:00am to 4pm. Services we offer during clinic include: blood sugar screening, immunizations, lead testing, hemoglobin testing, pregnancy tests, T.B. Testing, and lab draws (with a physician order.)  No appointments needed.  Please bring current insurance information. Also provide Home Health services to clients who qualify.  Call with any questions 660-457-3721


** Ignite Children’s Ministry Wednesday night program TeamKid at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Kirksville at 6pm to 7:30pm. TeamKid is for kids K-5th grade and includes Bible stories, scripture memory, life application, missions, group fellowship time and food. Call 660-665-0633 to register.


**The third Tuesday of each month the Christian Motorcyclist Association local chapter Bondage Breakers #1013 will meet and eat in Kirksville at 6 p.m.  Call 660-342-8787 to get more info and find out where to meet.  The Bondage Breakers support all motorcyclists regardless of what they ride.


**Join the Adopt a Buddy program through the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.  Purchase a Buddy Pack for a student at Kirksville Primary or Ray Miller, Brashear, and Novinger Elementary and help a child get extra nutrition to support better growing and learning.  152 children at the school receive food every week as part of the Buddy Pack program.  All it takes is $15 per month or $180 a year to provide a Buddy Pack for the entire school year.  To adopt a buddy today, visit www.sharefoodbringhope.org/adoptabuddy or call The Food Bank at 1-800-764-3663. Help by mail by making checks payable to “Adopt-a-Buddy” and mailing them to Alliant Bank, P.O. Box 946, Kirksville, MO 63501. For more information, contact Susan Dublin at 773-719-7218 or email at susand@sharefoodbringhope.org


**Grief Share meets every Tuesday at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Kirksville at 7 p.m.  1701 Jamison Street.


**The Adair County Health Department is now accepting applications from citizens wishing to serve the community as a public health volunteer.  Volunteers will be trained and prepared to handle public health emergencies requiring immediate response and assist in community education on emergency preparedness.  Questions and concerns should be addressed to Jim LeBaron, Administrator of the Adair County Health Department.  Call 660-665-8491 or visit the health department’s website: www.adair.lphamo.org


**Lighthouse of Love Praying Hand Mission formerly Help Hands Mission at 111 E Harrison in Kirksville has a new phone number 627-6227.


** Relay for Life of Adair County will be having a Kick-Off BBQ on Thursday, September 10, 5-7PM at Rotary Park in Kirksville. For more information contact Lacey Scheurer at (660) 342-4266 or Brenda Snider at (660) 341-4354.


** The American Cancer Society if holding Bark For Life, a canine event to fight cancer. Bark for Life of Adair County will be September 12, registration beginning at 1:30pm, the event going from 2-4pm. To pre-register, or for more information, contact or go to www.relayforlife.org/barkadaircoMO or contact Colissa at (660) 626-4599 or Brenda at (573) 248-7502.


** Over There: Missouri & the Great War will be held at the Adair County Public Library on September 15th, 6:30-7:30 pm.  


** The Adair County Young Farmers Truck & Tractor Pull will be held September 19th, starting at 3pm at the NEMO Fairgrounds. For more information contact Jeff at (660) 216-5001, Kelly at (660) 642-3379 or Joe at (660) 341-3262.


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Monday, August 24th

--Kirksville Region—


** The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive today from 11am-4pm at the Northeast Regional Medical Center, 315 S Osteopathy, Kirksville, MO.  To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS ( 1-800-733-2767).    


** The Kirksville Buddy Walk, held to help feed school children in our town on weekends and holidays, will be held on Saturday, August 29, with registration starting at 8am and the walk starting at 9am. Early registration is due by August 26th, by 5PM. Contact Susan Dublin at (773) 719-7218 or email at susand@sharefoodbringhope.org for more information.

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Tuesday, August 25th

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Wednesday, August 26th

--Kirksville Region—

** The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive today from 2:30PM - 6:30PM at Ragan Hickman Post 477, 14390 State Street, Mercer, MO.  To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS ( 1-800-733-2767).   


----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----


Thursday, August 27th

--Kirksville Region—


** The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive today from 4PM - 8PM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2000 E Normal, Kirksville, MO.  To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS ( 1-800-733-2767).    


** The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive today from 2PM - 6PM at the La Belle Manor Care Center, 1002 Central, La Belle, MO.  To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS ( 1-800-733-2767).   

----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----



Friday, August 28th

--Kirksville Region—

 

**Downtown Kirksville Summer on the Square is going on tonight on the Courthouse lawn. Starts at 7pm with performance by Truman Steel (Steel Drum Band). Bring your lawn chairs and join in! Everyone is welcome.

----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----



Saturday, August 29th

--Kirksville Region—


**Putnam County Relay for Life will be happening this afternoon at 4pm at the Unionville City Park in Unionville, MO.  


** The Kirksville Buddy Walk, held to help feed school children in our town on weekends and holidays, will be held today, Saturday, August 29, with registration starting at 8am and the walk starting at 9am. Contact Susan Dublin at (773) 719-7218 or email at susand@sharefoodbringhope.org for more information.


----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----



Sunday, August 30th

--Kirksville Region—

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Monday, August 31st

--Kirksville Region—


** The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive today from 1PM - 6PM at the First Christian Church, 806 E Briggs, Macon, MO.  To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS ( 1-800-733-2767).    

----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----



Tuesday, September 1st

--Kirksville Region—


** The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive today from 2PM - 6PM at the Bevier Baptist Church,411 N Macon St, Bevier, MO.  To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS ( 1-800-733-2767).   


----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----



Wednesday, September 2nd

--Kirksville Region—

** The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive today from 2PM - 6:30PM at the Keller Community Building, 205 S King, Brashear, MO.  To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS ( 1-800-733-2767).   


----Hannibal/Quincy/Keokuk Regions----



Thursday, September 3rd

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Friday, September 4th

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Saturday, September 5th

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Sunday, September 6th

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Monday, September 7th

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Tuesday, September 8th

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Wednesday, September 9th

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Thursday, September 10th

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Friday, September 11th

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Saturday, September 12th

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Sunday, September 13th

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Monday, September 14th

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Tuesday, September 15th

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Wednesday, September 16th

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Thursday, September 17th

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Friday, September 18th

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VOLUNTEERS/ITEMS NEEDED:

**SENIOR CENTER OF MACON NEEDS PEOPLE TO DELIVER MEALS TO SENIORS AND THOSE UNABLE TO COME TO THEIR SITE TO EAT.  VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FROM 10 AM TO AROUND NOON.  VOLUNTEERS ARE ALSO NEEDED TO PREPARE MEALS ON SITE AND TO SERVE.  CALL 660-385-6411.

**HOSPICE OF NORTHEAST MISSOURI NEEDS VOLUNTEERS TO PROVIDE SUPPORT AND COMPANIONSHIP TO HOSPICE PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS. A TRAINING CLASS IS PROVIDED TO ALL INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS. CALL HOSPICE AT 660-627-9711 WITH QUESTIONS.

***HOPE'S KITCHEN, A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT PREPARES FREE MEALS FOR OVER 200 KIRKSVILLE RESIDENTS, NEEDS VOLUNTEERS FOR THE THIRD AND FOURTH SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH BETWEEN 9 AM TO 2 PM.  MOST WORK 2 1/2 HOUR SHIFTS.  CALL TIM TUCKER AT 660-626-2424 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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ART/MUSEUM DISPLAYS:

***ADAIR COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, WED-FRI 1-4 PM, 211 SOUTH ELSON, KIRKSVILLE.  DISPLAYS OF ARTIFACTS INCLUDING PIONEER ITEMS, NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS AND COLLECTIONS OF MILITARY OBJECTS.  CALL 660-665-6502.

***STILL NATIONAL OSTEOPATHIC MUSEUM, 800 WEST JEFFERSON, KIRKSVILLE.  DR. ANDREW TAYLOR STILL FOUNDED OSTEOPATHY MEDICINE IN KIRKSVILLE IN 1892.  MUSEUM COLLECTION INCLUDES ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS AND OTHER ARTIFACTS THAT SPAN OVER 150 YEARS OF THE EVOLUTION OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE.  INCLUDES A COMPLETELY DISSECTED HUMAN NERVOUS SYSTEM, ONE OF ONLY FOUR IN THE WORLD.  CALL 660-626-2359.


***EXHIBITION OF AMTRAK HISTORY, HWY 63, LAPLATA.  THE EXHIBIT IS INSIDE TWO AMTRAK BAGGAGE CARS.  INCLUDES CASES FULL OF TRAIN AND AMTRAK MEMORABILIA INCLUDING MENUS AND DISHES USED ON PASSENGER TRAINS THROUGH THE YEARS.  CALL 660-332-4669.


***MISSOURI CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT, NORTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICE, 3900 S. BALTIMORE, KIRKSVILLE.  EXHIBIT INCLUDES A LIVE BEE HIVE, AN AQUARIUM OF MISSOURI FISH, SNAKE DISPLAY, PELT STATION, FLY FISHING AND MANY OTHER NATURE EXHIBITS.  CALL 660-785-2420.


****MARK TWAIN MUSEUM EXHIBIT, MARK TWAIN MUSEUM GALLERY, 120 NORTH MAIN STREET, HANNIBAL.  LOCAL ARTIST TALENT SHOWCASE PLUS 15 ORIGINAL NORMAN ROCKWELL PAINTINGS INCLUDING “THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER AND HUCKLEBERRY FINN.”  MEMBERS FREE, $5 NON-MEMBERS.  CALL 573-221-9010.


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SERVICES:

**VISIT KIRKSVILLE.KLIFE.COM FOR K-LIFE EVENT INFORMATION.

**FREE PARENTING, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, JOB READINESS, & G.E.D.           

 CLASSES ANYTIME AT:

-THE KIRKSVILLE AREA TECHNICAL CENTER ON COTTAGE GROVE 8AM-3PM M-F.

-THE MISSOURI CAREER CENTER INSIDE THE MOBERLY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE- KIRKSVILLE CAMP US G.E.D/A.B.E. 2- 5 PM. M-Th

-MILAN'S CON-AGRA NELSON CENTER MON. & WED. 8am-NOON & 1-4:30 p.m. & TUES. & THURS.  1-9:30 p.m.

**IF PUTNAM, SULLIVAN, OR LINN COUNTY SENIORS NEED ASSISTANCE WITH FINDING  SERVICES AND RESOURCES, MEDICARE, MEDICAID, INSURANCE, OR TRANSPORTATION, ROBIN KNOWLES, THE AGING RESOURCE CONSULTANT IS AVAILABLE AT THE UNIONVILLE CENTER MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY--> 947-2529 OR 216-5270.

***NORTHEAST MISSOURI AREA AGENCY ON AGING, NEW PROGRAM TO HELP REIMBURSE DRIVERS OF PERSONS 60 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER THAT NEED HELP GETTING TO DOCTOR OR MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS.  CALL 660-665-4682 OR 1-800-664-6338.

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