Appleton City Little Apple

April 6, 2022

Unofficial election results from the St. Clair and Bates Co. Clerks:

Mayor: Holt  84    Alderman Ward II: Winters  37          School Board: Brownsberger 112   Siegismund  137  Frost  61  Campos  154

The 2022—2023 Appleton City Kindergarten Enrollment and Screenings will be held on April 7. Call the Elementary Office for an appointment at 660-476-2161. If your child will be 5 before August 1, now is the time to begin thinking about Kindergarten enrollment requirements. The following items are required for enrollment: immunization records, state issued birth certificate, social security card and proof of residence. Your child can receive the immunizations that are needed to attend Kindergarten anytime on or after his/her fourth birthday.  You do not need to wait until age five. They encourage you to have your child fully immunized now and bring the immunization record to school on the day of Kindergarten screening. If you have questions regarding required immunizations, please feel free to contact Nikki Piepmeier, School Nurse, at 660-476-2161, option #7.

The monthly Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Appleton City Church of God will be 7:00 a.m. Saturday April 9.  All the men of the community are invited to join them for a time of great food and fellowship.  Marcus Cumpton will have a short devotional. 

The Knights of Columbus will have their monthly pancake and sausage breakfast at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose on Sunday, April 10 from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.  Treat your family to a hot breakfast you don’t have to cook or clean up.  A free will donation will be greatly appreciated

Ellett Memorial Hospital Auxiliary announces a Collective Goods Book Fair to be held at the Hospital outpatient hallway on Tuesday, April 12 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Shop a wide variety of books, cook books, DIY’s, kids’ reading and activity books, home décor, kitchen items, electronics and outdoor/indoor games.  These make gifts for any age range. Everyone welcome to come shop right before Easter weekend.

Come support the AC Track Project Saturday, April 16 with a night of Mouse Racing, Mouse Roulette, amazing auction item, and a gun raffle. Only 300 tickets will be sold, which includes entry into the event, dinner and two drinks for only $25. Because ACHS co-ops with Montrose HS for 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 a race. The Field of Pride & Track Project is in the final stretch of fundraising and funding for the track is over 60% completed prior to this event.

The AIM Club will be sponsoring their Easter Egg Hunt 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2022 at the Montrose Ball Park.  Kids ages 0-4th grade are welcome to participate.  The Easter Bunny will be there to deliver candy and for pictures. 

The AIM Club will be sponsoring their 2nd Annual Dirty Bunny Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday evening, April 16, 2022.  50 tickets will be sold before the event at $20.00 apiece.  First place prize is $250.00, second is $150.00 and third is $75.00.  Check in will be at the Montrose Ball Park from 7:30 – 8:15 p.m. The hunt will begin at 8:30 p.m.  You must be 21 to participate. To get your ticket, contact either Kristina Klass at 660-492-3436, Gennifer Fischer at 816-805-6194 or Paula Schussler at 660-351-2158.  Come join the fun and win some cash! 

Appleton City First Baptist would like to invite widows of our community to “Young at Heart Widows Event”, a fun day out April 23 at 11:00. They will meet at the church and go to lunch and then go to Powell’s Botanical Gardens in Kingsville. This is a free event. They just ask you RSVP by April 11. You can RSVP 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, with  AC and Ballard would like to thank all of the individuals and businesses that helped sponsor their calendar fundraiser to help pay for expenses for the team. They had a successful fundraiser and they couldn’t have done it without the help of all the sponsors. They are looking a great season going forward. Come out and watch them play sometime!

The AC Spring City Wide Garage Sale dates are set for April 29 & 30. Permits are $5 and can be purchased at City Hall beginning April 11 – 26. Permits to set up in the AC Park are $25 for the pole shelter, $15 for the stage, $10 for lawn permits & these fees cover both days. Park permits can be purchased at City Hall on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved by phone. Maps will be available at Food Fair, Powell’s True Value and Caseys beginning Thursday afternoon and at Fika beginning Friday morning. House of Joy Ministry will be at the City Park Saturday from 3:00-5:00 to pick up donations. For questions, please call Dianne Foster at 660-679-1125.

In conjunction with the City Wide Garage Sales, County Wide Disposal will have trash containers at the City Barn for big item disposal May 3-5. If you need a big item picked up at your home, you must call County Wide Disposal at 660-679-0717 to request it. There will be a fee for this service.

Ellett Memorial Hospital offers outpatient specialist services for 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 Enrollment and Screenings

April 9      Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Appleton City Church of God 7:00 a.m.

April 10    Knights of Columbus pancake and sausage breakfast 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose

April 12    Collective Goods Book at Ellett Memorial Hospital outpatient hallway 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.