Tag: American Red Cross

Kiwanis add scholarships, seek new members after taking on blood drive

The Arkansas City Kiwanis Club is on the hunt for new members. Like many civic groups in Ark City, the Kiwanis are attempting to find members of all ages. The mission of Kiwanis International is to improve the lives of children worldwide. However, each club works in its own community […]

Turney, Biggs newest Rotarians; club hears Alzheimer’s, child care efforts

Sarah McNay, events coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association Central and Western Kansas Chapter, addressed the Arkansas City Rotary Club on May 8. She discussed the disease, explained the association’s purpose and urged club members to support the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sept. 30 in Cowley County. Sarah Griggs, club […]

Central Christian Church to host blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. March 3

Central Christian Church will be host to an American Red Cross blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. March 3. The church is located at 206 W. Central Ave. There currently is a critical shortage of blood, partially due to illnesses this season. To make an appointment to give, call […]

Five upcoming blood drives at four locations offer opportunities to give

There will be a quintet of opportunities to give blood to the American Red Cross in the next few weeks in Arkansas City. Potential blood donors must be at least 17 years old — or 16 with parental consent — and weigh at least 110 pounds. They also must be […]

Blood donations being accepted Nov. 4 at Central Christian Church

Central Christian Church, located at 206 W. Central Ave., will be host to a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 4. The American Red Cross will be on hand to handle the blood donations. To schedule an appointment, call (800) 733-2767. The blood will be delivered to a […]

Cowley College collects 30 units Oct. 10 at American Red Cross blood drive

Cowley College recently conducted its annual American Red Cross blood drive on Oct. 10 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The annual blood drive saw 33 people give 30 units of usable blood, according to figures released by Lea Newman, health services coordinator. Each unit of blood has the […]

Kiwanis Club hard at work on preparations for Arkalalah fundraisers

The Arkansas City Kiwanis Club already is hard at work planning for Arkalalah. Most citizens know Kiwanis for its annual pancake feed and the food booth that serves chicken and noodles during Arkalalah. Both of these food-centered fundraisers will celebrate 70 years as part of Arkalalah this year. Preparations for […]

Ireland Hall has long, complicated, varied history in education

There are many beautiful and historic buildings in Arkansas City, one of which is the old Arkansas City High School, now known as Cowley College’s Ireland Hall. Plans to build a new high school were announced in the Daily Traveler on Feb. 26, 1890. The building process started April 3, […]

Blood drive planned July 15 at Central Christian

Central Christian Church will be host to a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. Friday. To make an appointment to give, call (800) 733-2767. Blood donors must be in good health and feeling well at the time of donation. They also must be at least 17 years old — […]