Day: November 15, 2017

Alderbrook plans Festival of Wreaths fundraiser Dec. 16 for blessing boxes

Alderbrook Village will be host to a holiday fundraiser this year called the Festival of Wreaths. The event, which will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 16, features wreaths that have been donated by local businesses. “(The) wreaths will be auctioned during our festive event and proceeds will benefit the blessing boxes of Arkansas City,” said Alderbrook’s director of sales and marketing, Cindy Kegley. The blessing boxes were set up throughout town courtesy of the Soroptimists of Arkansas City. Residents who are in need of help can pick up items from the boxes as needed. “Take what you need, leave what you can,” is the program’s motto. “(They’re) designed to be like the cup of sugar or egg that you borrow from your neighbor,” said Soroptimist Brandy Williams. The boxes are located at: Central Christian Church, 206 W. Central Ave.; First United Methodist Church, 2448 Edgemont Drive; Northwest Community Center, 615 W. Birch Ave.; Shepherd’s Grace Church, 1125 S. Summit St. Community members are welcome to leave non-expired, non-perishable food in the blessing boxes, as well as toiletries. “We’re excited for the opportunity to support our blessing boxes of Arkansas City,” Kegley said. Hors d’oeuvres will be served during the event and attendees will be able to immerse themselves in the “sights, sounds and tastes of the holiday season.” “We are reaching out to our most trusted business...

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Daily Bytes looks to highlight upcoming events in new video series

Ark City Daily Bytes is looking to highlight upcoming events in a new video series that we plan to start in 2018. The series, “Weekend Download,” will go live on Thursdays and feature events happening during the upcoming weekend and into the next week. It will be available to view on all Daily Bytes social media feeds, as well as on our website, Readers are invited to submit their community events to be included by emailing event details to or calling (620) 660-3284. Please submit events one week prior to the date the events will take place to ensure their inclusion. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new...

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