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COVID claims 9 lives in weeks at local home

October 20, 2020 | By Tammara Fogle

By Mary Clarkin COVID-19 made a rapid, deadly march through the 106-bed Meridian Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, claiming nine lives and infecting 78 people in a matter of weeks. The long-term care facility at 1555 N. Meridian, which has a history of health inspection problems, was identified last month as Sedgwick County’s second-deadliest COVID-19 […]

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Spring showstoppers

May 1, 2020 | By The Active Age

Yes, everything got cancelled last month. But as if on cue, nature put on an even more spectacular spring show than usual. Redbuds and tulips exploded. Whole fields looked like they’d been painted violet by Monet. The biggest moon of the year drifted overhead. All you had to do was step outside and look (observing […]

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Editorial: Time for county to step up

July 1, 2019 | By The Active Age

An editorial from the board of the active age: It’s time.  Over the past decade, the governing bodies of Wichita and Sedgwick County have made impressive investments in projects designed to improve the quality of life. Prime examples are Intrust Bank Arena, a new main library and a $75 million minor league ballpark to be […]

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Clubs & Organizations

July 26, 2017 | By The Active Age

AARP 2614, Country Cafe, 2804 S. Seneca, 3rd Wed: 11 am, mtg/ program, 440.6931. African Violet Study Club, Botanica, 3rd Fri: 1 pm. Visitors welcome. After 5 Christian Women, Rolling Hills Country Club, 223 Westlink, 4th Thu: 6:30-8 pm, $15. RSVP 529.3472. Air Capital Active People, Grace Presbyterian Church, 5002 E Douglas, 3rd Sat: 11 […]

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Senior Centers

| By The Active Age

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] There are 36 senior centers or senior gathering places within our three county area. To find the one you want, go to the Calendar of Events in the current issue’s online version of the active age. Organizations on Aging Butler County Department on Aging, 2101 Dearborn, Ste. 302, Augusta, KS 67010, 316.775.0500. Toll Free: 800.279.3655 […]

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Dances

| By The Active Age

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Augusta Sr Center, 640 Osage St. Country Jam & Dance, 7-10 pm.  Donation. Bring covered dish, dessert or snack to share. 755.1060 Derby Sr Center, 611 Mulberry. 7-9:30 pm TBA: 1st Tue Honky Tonk Time Band; 3rd Tue TBA. $3 donation, refreshments. El Dorado Sr Center, 210 E 2nd. 6-10 pm every Thu: Dinner 6:30, CD Dance 7 pm. $2 suggested donation, […]

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