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Vermillion Area News — 8-31-2015

Ten Tops members weighed in and all stayed for the meeting Monday evening, August 24.  Lois Jean Harper earned the diet basket.   Phyllis had the program.  She gave a quiz on Nutrition Knowledge.  Janet read an article on the Dynamic Duo.

Mrs Gary Waltkamp from the state of Washington, visited Thelma Gaddis one day last week.

The Vermillion Community Church service was held on Sunday, August 30.  Guest were Treyton Beckenhauer and Nhu Dang of Lincoln.  The delicious potluck dinner was held after the services.
The Library Board will meet on Wednesday, September 2 for their monthly meeting.
The Wednesday After School Program started on August 26 with 15 children in attendance.  Each child chose his Lego craft and all enjoyed putting their Lego together.  Debbie Evans read to the children during the afternoon and all were treated to a snack before they headed home.

Kelli Massie and Jannett Argo of the Vermillion Library read to the Kinderprep and Three Year Old Students on Tuesday of this last week.  After the Story Hour each child checked out a book to take home and read.

Vermillion Area News – July 20, 2015

Nine Tops member weighed in and eight stayed for the meeting Monday evening July 12. Lois Jean Harper earned the diet basket. Marylyn Wenzl won the Calendar Drawing for June. Election of officers was as follows: leader0Janet Ronnebaum, Co-Leader- Martha Thompson, Treasurer-Phyllis Hasenkamp, Secretary-Jennifer Raub and Thelma Gaddis and Lois Jean Harper-Weigh Recorders. Jessica Wrosch had the program on Pinocchio Syndrome. We will have snacks for Past Officers July 27.

Five Hotsie Totsie Red Hat ladies and three guest had supper at Summerfield’s new Border Line Gar and Grill Friday evening, July 17. Our guest were Lyle Wenzl, Charlie Ross and Jim Harper. It’s a very attractive place and the food was good.

Mabel White and Carol Worden attended funeral services for Ronald White at the Methodist Church in Axtell Saturday afternoon. e was from Bella Vista, Arkansas and was a cousin to Carol. He was buried at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Axtell.

Vermillion Area News– August 21, 2015

On August 14, 2015, Bob and Sharon Polson were hosts to three of Sharon’s former classmates who graduated from Axtell High, and all were celebrating a ‘milestone’ birthday this year! Dorothy (Wilhelm) Klamm, Bonner Springs, Gail (Bergman) Deitz, Topeka, Karen (Nanninga) Owings, Hays met at the Polson home last Wednesday. They chose the Ace’s cafe in Axtell for lunch, then most of the afternoon was spent driving around the area to reminisce and look for homes and familiar buildings that would have been standing when they lived here years before. The ladies stopped at Terry Nanninga’s where he and his wife were gracious enough to invite them into their remodeled home for a brief tour. In the early evening Alf and Marsha Engelken came up to meet the ladies before they left for the Willows in Seneca. Waiting to welcome them at the restaurant were Don and Leah Wassenberg, Marysville, Sharon (Strathman) Schmelze, Seneca, who were also classmates, and Olivia Huddleston joined them as well. The three who came from a distance, were overnight guests at the Polson’s where old pictures were shown and many good memories were shared, accompanied by a generous amount of laughter, until well past the usual time for retiring to bed. Guests were served a late brunch on the patio the next morning before returning to their individual homes. All agreed it was a special occasion!

The Vermillion Library Board met on Wednesday, August 12 with all but one member present. The Kinder Prep and three year old reading program will begin on August 25. Marylyn Wenzl and Jannett Argo have been busy cleaning and repairing the books for the children to check out. Audrey Broxterman attended the Baker and Taylor workshop and Directors meeting which was held in Marysville on August 13th.

Vermillion Area News–August 3, 2015

Deloris Melk, Milwaukee, Wisc., was a guest at the Bob Polson home from July 23-29. She flew in to the Manhattan airport where she was met and driven back to Vermillion to spend a week with the Polson’s and interacting with people she has met on previous visits. To celebrate her birthday during her stay, she was accompanied by Sharon Polson, Olivia Huddleston, Marsha and Alf Engelken who enjoyed their evening meal at the new restaurant in Summerfield, Ks. Deloris has been a regular visitor in coming back to Vermillion, Kansas since 2010, as she appreciates the friendship, lifestyle, and beauty of our state!
Marsha Engelken and Audrey Broxterman took the Welcome Basket to the Agg home on Friday, July 31. The library prepares a Welcome Basket for families moving to Vermillion. The baskets include children’s books and school supplies from the library, a flash light from Alf’s Custom Fab, a church bulletin and devotional book from the Christian Church, a plant from the Friends of the Vermillion Community and the Welcome Mat booklet. The booklet, which is prepared by the library, consists of a listing of necessary information about the utilities, local businesses, park, depot, history rooms and area churches and businesses in surrounding towns.
Audrey Broxterman and Marylyn Wenzl attended the annual NCKL board meeting held in Manhattan on August 6.

Ten Tops members weighed in and all stayed for the meeting on Monday evening, August 10. Marylyn Wenzl earned the diet basket. Edna Marshall had the program on “Five Unusual Reasons You Can’t Loose weight”.

Vermillion Area News — July 27, 2015

Nine Tops members weighed in and all stayed for the meeting Monday evening, July 27. Mary Johnson earned the diet basket. Thelma Gaddis had the program on “Well Worn Dollar Bill” and “There Were Two Elderly People”. We had snacks in honor of our new officers.

Six Hotsie Totsie Red Hat ladies attended their regular monthly meeting at Lee’s Cafe Saturday morning, August 1. Betty Wenzl and Martha Ross furnished snacks. We will go to Freddy’s in Seneca for supper Saturday August 22.

Bill and Audrey Broxterman attended the 25th wedding anniversary celebration of Troy and Laurie Kramer on Saturday evening, August 1, at the Corning Community Hall.

Jannett Argo and Carol Worden left on Thursday to spend a few days with their families in Denver, CO. Carol’s granddaughters are keeping her busy.

Bill and Audrey Broxterman attended the couples wedding shower for Carrie Sensibaugh and Dustin Beckenhauer in Lincoln, NE on Sunday, August 2. The couple will be wed on September 12.

The Vermillion Library will meet August 12 at 9:00 am for their monthly meeting.

Vermillion Area News — July 27, 2015

The Vermillion Community Church service held July 26, was well attended. Church services are held at the Community Church the last Sunday of the month, April through October. When there are five Sundays in the month the church holds a pot luck dinner after the morning worship service. There will be a pot luck dinner the last Sunday in August.

Ten Tops members weighed in and all stayed for the meeting Monday evening, July 20. Martha Thompson earned the diet basket. Our new elected officers will take their office August 3.

Larry (Dugon) Fairchild Overbrook visited Thelma Gaddis Thursday afternoon.

Lois Jean Harper, Larry, Landon and Thelma Gaddis visited Dean Loughary at Archie, MO. Saturday, July 25. We honored Dean on his 90th birthday. His daughter Jill and husband were also present. We all had lunch at the Fishing Dock in Archie. We enjoyed birthday cake and snacks at his home later in the afternoon.

The library board will meet on August 12 at 9:00 a.m.

Vermillion Area News – July 13, 2015

Nine Tops member weighed in and eight stayed for the meeting Monday evening July 12. Lois Jean Harper earned the diet basket. Marylyn Wenzl won the Calendar Drawing for June. Election of officers was as follows: leader0Janet Ronnebaum, Co-Leader- Martha Thompson, Treasurer-Phyllis Hasenkamp, Secretary-Jennifer Raub and Thelma Gaddis and Lois Jean Harper-Weigh Recorders. Jessica Wrosch had the program on Pinocchio Syndrome. We will have snacks for Past Officers July 27.

Five Hotsie Totsie Red Hat ladies and three guest had supper at Summerfield’s new Border Line Gar and Grill Friday evening, July 17. Our guest were Lyle Wenzl, Charlie Ross and Jim Harper. It’s a very attractive place and the food was good.

Mabel White and Carol Worden attended funeral services for Ronald White at the Methodist Church in Axtell Saturday afternoon. e was from Bella Vista, Arkansas and was a cousin to Carol. He was buried at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Axtell.

12/1/14

There were 21 children and five adults who attended the Vermillion Public library After School Program pumpkin decorating party. All of the children left with their pumpkin and a big smile. Each proud of the pumpkin they had decorated.

Brenda Murrow from Los Angeles California came on Thursday and spent Thanksgiving with her parents John and Carol Worden and her grandmother Mabel White. We all attended the White family Thanksgiving together at the home of Gail White at Fairview, Kansas on November 30th. Brenda will leave to go back to her home on Monday December 1.

The Vermillion Christian Church was well attended. Lynn Schafer sang “Be Not Afraid” during the service. A pot luck dinner after the church service on Sunday, November 30.

The Vermillion Community Club Pancake Feed will be held on December 13 from 6 am to 1:00 pm. The Club will service pancakes and eggs, sausage and biscuits. Chances for the raffle are now being sold. The Club members all have tickets and chances can be bought at Lee’s Cafe© and Dutch’s Station. The Club appreciates the donations of items for the raffle by the area merchants.

Four generations

Four generations recently got together on July 4th for a reunion.
Great grandparents are Lyle and Marylyn Wenzl of Vermillion, KS.
Grandparents Cindy Wenzl Hamel and Allen Hamel of Northwood, NH.
Parents Luke and Brittney Hamel of Amhurst, VA.
Baby Luke Allen Hamel of Amhurst, VA and born in October of 2009.