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july 19, 1978

Everything from arts and crafts to a “kissing” game will be featured Saturday at the July Jamboree, a promotional event sponsored by the Marion Chamber of Commerce. Theme of the jamboree is “A day of carnival atmosphere!”

Three local businesses were presented with “First Dollar of Profit” plaques Friday afternoon by Dorothy Varenhorst and Herb Wullschleger. Receiving the awards were The Small Fry, The County Seat, and Harrington Photography.

Les Byer, Marion High School art instructor, is having a one-man graduate show of ceramics at the University Art Gallery in Emporia July 24-Aug. 4.

Bob Hett, boy’s summer activities director, presented “most improved” awards to Jeff Makovec and Brady Krom following the annual Pee Wee tournament. Most valuable player honors went to David Hett and Brian Dannenfelser.

Births announced this week were those of Andrew Adrian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Hardey of Florence; Douglas Lee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brant Bergren of El Dorado; and Priscilla Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Olsen of Poway, Calif.

Bernie Waner of Florence and Leo Blackman of Marion each had 18-hole 74 scores at the conclusion of regular play in the Marion County Golf Tournament held Sunday at Hillsboro. Waner took the honors in a playoff to determine the winner.

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