The Little Apple

Vol 30 no 15

April 13, 2022

Appleton City PTO will host its annual Easter Bake Sale 8:00 a.m. Saturday, April 16 in front of Fika (FI CA).  Donations will be accepted and can be dropped off all day on Friday at Little Apples Learning Center/Sarah Eye from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. They may also be dropped off by 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning in front of the coffee shop.  Please come out to support Appleton City PTO.

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! 

Holy Week services at Immaculate Conception (Montrose) and St. Patrick (Butler) Catholic Churches are as follows:  Holy Thursday – 5:00 p.m. at St. Patrick Church and 7:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception; Good Friday – 3:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception and 6:00 p.m. at St. Patrick; Holy Saturday – 8:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception; Easter Sunday – 8:00 Immaculate Conception and 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick.

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 Casey’s 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 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.   

The Appleton City Museum will open for its 19th summer season Friday, May 6 from 1:30-4:30. Visiting hours will be every Friday afternoon and the first Saturday of each month May through September. The location is 503 N. Maple, one block north of caution light.  They hope you will make the museum a place to visit this year. Encourage children, family members and friends to step back into time at the Appleton City Museum. 

The Appleton City High School Senior class panels have been updated at Farmhouse Restaurant to honor this year’s special anniversary years.  Included are the 50-year class of 1972, 60-year class of 1962, 65-year class of 1957 and the 70-year class of 1952.  Stop by to see who you recognize and who you may have forgotten.  The Appleton City Museum thanks Farmhouse Restaurant for its support in honoring the ACHS Alumni.

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

David Kelsay, Republican candidate for state representative’s Campaign Kickoff will be 6:00 p.m. Friday April 22, at the Clinton Senior Center (970 E Sedalia, Clinton). Dinner begins at 6:30. Food will be provided by Kickin’ Chicken. Gospel Music Featured with Kevin Griffey and Enid Rauh.

In the last week’s Little Apple there was a typographical error.  In the school board election, Campos got 154 votes, not 144.


April 15-18     No School at Hudson R-IX

April 16     Appleton City PTO will host its annual Easter Bake Sale in front of Fika

April 16     AIM Club Easter Egg Hunt 1:00 p.m. at the Montrose Ball Park

April 16     AC Track Project 5:00 p.m. at the Montrose Community Building

April 16     AIM Club 2nd Annual Dirty Bunny Easter Egg Hunt 8:30 p.m. at the Montrose Ball Park

April 23     “Young at Heart Widows Event”, 11:00 a.m. at the AC First Baptist Church