April 6, 2022
Unofficial St. Clair and Bates Co. Clerks Election Results:
Mayor: Holt 84 Alderman Ward II: Winters 37 School Board: Brownsberger 112 Siegismund 137 Frost 61 Campos 154
2022-2023 Appleton City Kindergarten registration and screenings will take place on April 7. Call the elementary office to schedule an appointment at 660-476-2161. If your child will be 5 years old before August 1, now is the time to start thinking about the requirements for kindergarten registration. The following items are required for registration: vaccination record, state-issued birth certificate, social security card, and proof of residency. Your child can receive the vaccines needed to attend kindergarten any time starting on or after their fourth birthday. You don’t have to wait until age five. They encourage you to have your child fully immunized now and to bring the immunization record to school on the day of the kindergarten screening. If you have any questions regarding required vaccinations, please do not hesitate to contact Nikki Piepmeier, school nurse, at 660-476-2161, option #7.
The Monthly Men’s Community Breakfast at Appleton City Church of God will be held at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 9. All the men in the community are invited to join them for a moment of good food and fellowship. Marcus Cupton will have a short devotional.
The Knights of Columbus will have their monthly pancake and sausage breakfast at Knight’s Hall in Montrose on Sunday, April 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Treat your family to a hot breakfast you don’t have to cook or clean up. A voluntary donation will be greatly appreciated.
The Ellett Memorial Hospital Auxiliary announces that a Community Goods Book Fair will be held in the hospital’s outpatient hallway on Tuesday, April 12 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Purchase a wide variety of books, cookbooks, crafts, reading and children’s activity books, home decor, kitchenware, electronics and outdoor/indoor games. These make gifts for any age group. Everyone is invited to come and shop just before the Easter weekend.
Come support the AC Track project on Saturday April 16th with an evening of mouse races, mouse roulette, amazing auction items and a gun raffle. Only 300 tickets will be sold, which includes event admission, dinner, and two drinks for just $25. Because ACHS is cooperating with Montrose HS for the track, it will be held at the Montrose Community Building. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are available at Powell’s Tru Value Hardware and various community members including: Brittanni Turner, Tricia Swaters, Jana Wareham, Amber Strope, Ashley Deel, Brooke Powell and Cindy Beebe. Check the AC Athletic Boosters, Inc. Facebook page for more details, including how to name a mouse or run. The Field of Pride & Track project is in the home stretch of fundraising and track funding is over 60% complete before this event.
The AIM Club will be sponsoring their Easter Egg Hunt at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at Montrose Ball Park. Children from 0 to 4 years oldand grade are invited to participate. The Easter Bunny will be there to deliver candy and for photos.
The AIM Club will sponsor their 2n/a Annual Dirty Bunny Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday evening April 16, 2022. 50 tickets will be sold prior to the event at $20.00 each. First prize is $250.00, second is $150.00 and third is $75.00. Check-in will be at Montrose Ball Park from 7:30-8:15 p.m. The hunt will begin at 8:30 p.m. You must be 21 years old to participate. To get your ticket, contact Kristina Klass at 660-492-3436, Gennifer Fischer at 816-805-6194 or Paula Schussler at 660-351-2158. Come have fun and earn money!
Appleton City First Baptist would like to invite widows in our community to the “Young at Heart Widows Event”, a fun day on April 23 at 11:00 am. They will meet at the church and have lunch and then go to the Powell Botanical Gardens in Kingsville. It is a free event. They simply ask you to confirm your presence before April 11th. You can respond by calling the church at 660-476-5512. Please leave a message with a name and phone number so they can contact you
The Montrose HS Baseball Team, along with AC and Ballard, would like to thank all of the individuals and businesses who have helped sponsor their fundraising schedule to help pay for team expenses. They organized a successful fundraiser and they couldn’t have done it without the help of all the sponsors. They are looking forward to a great season ahead. Come and watch them play sometimes!
Dates for the AC Spring City Wide Garage Sale are set for April 29-30. Permits cost $5 and can be purchased at City Hall from April 11-26. stage, $10 for lawn permits and this fee covers both days. Park permits can be purchased at City Hall on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be reserved over the phone. Cards will be available at Food Fair, Powell’s True Value and Caseys from Thursday afternoon and at Fika from Friday morning. The House of Joy ministry will be at City Park Saturday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to pick up donations. If you have any questions, please call Dianne Foster at 660-679-1125.
In conjunction with citywide yard sales, Countywide Disposal will have bins at the city barn for disposal of large items from May 3-5. If you need a large item picked up from your home, you should call County Wide Disposal at 660-679-0717 to request it. There will be a charge for this service.
Ellett Memorial Hospital is offering outpatient specialist services for the month of April. Call 660-476-2111 for appointments. April 7–OB/GYN–Dr. Kallberg, April 8– Ortho-Dr. Gray, April 13 – upper GI, colonoscopy-Dr. Vardakis, April 14-Rheumatology, Dr. Tay, April 20-Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, April 21 – Podiatry-Dr. Ciaramello, April 27–Ophthalmology–Dr. Soni, April 27–Ortho-Dr. Gray, April 28 – Rheumatology, Dr. Tay.
April 7 Appleton City Kindergarten Registration and Screenings
April 9 Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at Appleton City Church of God 7:00 a.m.
April 10 Knights of Columbus Pancake and Sausage Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Knight’s Hall in Montrose
April 12 Public Goods Book in the outpatient hallway of Ellett Memorial Hospital from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.