Catholic Charities is hosting the 16th Annual Charity Wine Tasting Event on April 28th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Great Bend Event Center in Great Bend KS. The evening features a broad selection of wines, craft beers and spirits from around the world, delicious hors d'oeuvres prepared by The Club at Stone Ridge, live entertainment by Classical Guitarist, Richard J Falcon Jr. and a large silent auction of interesting and creative items. At 8:00 p.m. a live auction kicks off with our auctioneer for the evening, T.R. Esfeld. Admission is $50 per person, or $450 for a table of ten. In addition to support from Standard Beverage and Chlumsky's Liquormart, some of the sponsors for this year's event include Curt's Oil Operations, Great Bend Tribune, Robert J Schmisseur - Attorney at Law, Larry and Kathy Schugart, the Dominican Sisters of Peace, First Kansas Bank, Great Bend Farm & Ranch Expo, and Keenan Law Firm. This major annual fundraiser helps us serve the community through pregnancy and teen mom support, infant adoption, addiction and mental health counseling, relationship education and family support services, emergency assistance, non-food pantry supplies, housing assistance, immigration and refugee support, and disaster relief. For more information visit http://CatholicCharitiesSWKS.org/wine-tasting-event, or contact Rebecca Ford at 620-792-1393, or by email at rford@CatholicCharitiesSWKS.org
The Kansas Wetlands Education Center, along with Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks & Tourism, The Nature Conservancy, Great Bend Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Kansas Birding Festival, Inc., hosts this 2-day birding festival every other year on odd numbered years.Paid registration for the festival includes three or four guided birding fieldtrips with transportation, workshops and seminars, breakfast, 2 dinners, and snacks. Events take place at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center at Cheyenne Bottoms and the Best Western Courtyard in Great Bend.
Our next show "Exit Laughing" will be April 27-29 at 7:30 pm and April 30th at 2:00 pm. Tickets $12. We will have a special wine night prior to the April 29th performance from 6-7pm tickets $10"Exit Laughing"When the biggiest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the girls, what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you are Connie, Leona,and Millie, three southern ladies from Birmingham, you plan the most exciting night of your lives which involves a police raid, a stripper, and a whole new way of looking at all the fun you can have when you are truly living.
Barton County Young Professional members will enjoy the artistic ambiance of the Shafer Gallery while networking with fellow members over drinks.
Mark your calendars and be sure to check out the upcoming Collective Goods (previously known as Books Are Fun) Sale that will help to aid the Clara Barton Hospital Foundation and Auxiliary.Collective Goods offers hardcover books, gifts, and educational products at savings of up to 80% off retail prices. Stop by and enter for a chance to win a free item. No purchase necessary to be entered in the give-away.
Features work by current BCC students.