September 2013 – October 2014

Cardiac Screening Day @ KSU Alumni Center
Sep 29 all-day

The Anthony Bates Foundation is coming back to Kansas in a big way!  On Sunday, September 29th we will be hosting our 13thannual Cardiac Screening Day at the K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan, KS.  Attached is our flyer and below, a link to our PSA video with Coach Bill Snyder promoting our program.  Please help us spread the word by watching our video, adding it to your website (if you have one) and sharing the flyer with your friends, too!

The screening is open to youth 12 & up & their families.  Even adults are eligible to have a heart test.  The program is FREE but we do ask for a nominal $20 suggested donation to keep the program going and support our efforts year round.  Your help in sharing the word with your friends, family & co-workers would be greatly appreciated.
Appointments are highly recommended.  We anticipate a full house and would like to accommodate everyone as quickly and smoothly as possible.  Below is the link to set up appointments:
Clay Center Free Dental Mission @ Clay Center Family Dental Care
Apr 27 @ 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

WHERE:           Clay Center Family Dental Care; 714 Liberty St. – Clay Center, KS

HOW:               First come, First Served – Tickets available beginning at 5:30 am –
Services begin at 7:30 am

                 **** You MUST have a ticket to be admitted ****
WHAT:             Exams, X-Rays, Fillings, Extractions and Cleanings
WHO:               Adults only who have no dental insurance and who are struggling
financially and have no other means to pay for dental care
QUESTIONS: - Do NOT telephone the office
Pillow Cleaning @ American Legion
Sep 30 @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm

Pillow Cleaning at the American Legion, 114 McCall Road on Tuesday, September 30th from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.   ONE DAY ONLY.  Make feather beds into pillows or renovate pillows (feather or foam) with new ticking.  Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #17.  If you have questions call Wanda Jepsen at 785-539-4816.

Community Meeting @ Manhattan Fire Station
Sep 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The City of Manhattan is hosting a community Q&A event to address questions about changes to the area’s flood maps and flood insurance requirements.  This event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Tuesday, September 30th at the Manhattan Fire Station Headquarters, 2000 Denison Avenue.

Military Book Lecture @ K-State Alumni Center
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Kansas State University Military Affairs Presents a Military Book Lecture with Phil Klay, Redeployment, on Wednesday, October 1st at the K-State Alumni Center from 4:00 – 5:30 pm. There will be a book sale and signing session at 3:00 pm.  Public response following the lecture.

Larry Kendall Lecture @ K-State Alumni Center
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

Larry Kendall, founding partner of The Group Inc, and author of “Ninja Selling,” will be the fall 2014 speaker for the Kansas State University College of Business Administration’s Distinguished Lecture Series.  Kendall’s lecture will be at 9:30 am on Thursday, October 2nd, in the ballroom at the K-State Alumni Center.  The event is free and open to the public.

Tech Tuesday @ Manhattan Public Library
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The workshop “Basic iPad” will be held on Tuesday, October 7th at 2:00 pm, the first of two iPad workshops this fall.  Although all levels are welcome, this class is designed for beginners with very little experience with their tablet, and focuses on exploring the basic setup and navigation of this popular device.

Disaster Responder Boot Camp @ Topeka Red Cross Office
Oct 10 – Oct 11 all-day

When disaster strikes, Kansans respond generously to help their friends and neighbors who are suffering.  to help equip people with the skills necessary for disaster response, the chapter is offering a Disaster Boot Camp event on Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 11th at the Topeka Red Cross office.  Anyone interested in becoming a local disaster volunteer is invited to the free event.  The only requirement is a desire to help those in need.  Disaster Boot Camp is free and open to anyone age 18 and older.  To register, call 785-234-0568 or email

Chef Alli’s Project Pot Roast @ St. George Elementary School
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Chef Alli’s Project Pot Roast will be held on Saturday, October 11th from 9:00 am to noon at the St. George Elementary School.  Learn the three essential ingredients God placed in us to make our marriage all it was meant to be! For women only.  RSVP by October 6th to  There will be Fellowship, Learning, Giveaways & Fun!  Bring a cutting board, sharp knife & we washcloth in a baggy.

Hydrofracking Impacts on Water Resources @ Throckmorton Hall
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Nationally recognized geoscientist Susan Brantley will present the 31st annual Roscoe Ellis Jr Lectureship in Soil Science at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, October 15th in 1018 Throckmorton Hall on the Kansas State University campus.  The title of the lecture is “Water Resource Impacts During Unconventional Shale Gas Development with Hydrofracking: The Pennsylvania Experience.”  The lecture is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be provided before the lecture at 3:30 pm in the lobby of Throckmorton Hall.