Tag: Jill Hunter

Ark City chapter of Soroptimist International celebrates 70 years in 2017

The local Soroptimist International chapter in Arkansas City is celebrating its 70th year of existence as a club. On April 28, 1947, Soroptimist of Ark City’s installation meeting was held at the Osage Hotel, where 25 charter members celebrated a new civic club in Ark City. The local club wished […]

Soroptimists seek clothing, supply donations for Wichita Children’s Home

Soroptimist International of Arkansas City is seeking donations for the Wichita Children’s Home. “Since (Cowley County) Safe Homes isn’t around anymore, we’ve decided to give to the Wichita Children’s Home,” said Soroptimist Jill Hunter. “They have extended their services to help (people) in our area.” The Children’s Home is in […]

Arkansas City Soroptimists receive Lucy Keller Dreams in Action Award

Soroptimist International of Arkansas City was awarded the Lucy Keller Dreams in Action Award at the South Central Region Conference in April at Rockwell, Texas. The Dreams in Action Award recognizes an outstanding service project in each district of the region. This award was named in honor of Helen “Lucy” […]

Ark City Girl Fun Day promises fun, educational event April 8

The third annual Ark City Girl Fun Day is right around the corner. This event, sponsored by Soroptimists of Arkansas City and Power of the Purse, is put on for elementary school-aged girls. Some of the things to be emphasized during the event are activities in which the girls will […]

“State of Higher Education” Noon Networking Luncheon with Rittle planned

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce will be host to a Noon Networking Luncheon featuring the “State of Higher Education” with Cowley College President Dennis Rittle. “Part of our purpose is to provide networking and leadership opportunities for our members,” said chamber president and CEO Kammy Downs. “The Noon […]

Soroptimists of Arkansas City work to assist Kansas Veterans Home

Soroptimist International of Arkansas City had a meeting Dec. 14 in Cowley College’s Wright Room. Members brought hygiene items for the Kansas Veterans Home in Winfield, such as denture cleaner, mouthwash, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, razors, aftershave and lotion. “Our veteran men and women do not have enough of these items […]

Last Run Car Show weekend chock-full of exciting events for drivers, ladies

With the first day of fall on Thursday and cooler weather, it is time for the Last Run Car Show weekend. AC Tumbleweeds will sponsor the 41st annual Last Run Car Show on Sept. 23-25. Car Show events will begin Friday at the Agri-Business Building at 712 W. Washington Ave. […]

SKAIFA Charity Golf Tournament seeking participants, sponsors

The Southern Kansas Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (SKAIFA) 2016 Charity Golf Tournament will take place at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 7 at Quail Ridge Golf Course, located at 3805 Quail Ridge Drive in Winfield. This year’s tournament will benefit local organizations in Arkansas City and Winfield, such as Eagles […]

Soroptimist hear from Angels in the Attic at August meeting

Soroptimist International of Arkansas City had its meeting Aug. 25 in the Cowley College President’s Dining Room and Angels in the Attic, Inc. was the guest. The Soroptimists brought food for Angels in the Attic’s food pantry. The organization now is helping more than 90 families locally with its food commodities program. […]