Tampa’s big event this week was the homes tour and community Christmas party on Dec. 4. Many out-of-towners, as well as local people, attended the homes tour with 105 tickets being sold. Beautifully decorated for Christmas, homes on display included the residences of Walt and Lona Dietrich, David Mueller and Danny Williamson, David and Catarina Rziha, and Leo and Sue Yanda. Festivities continued at the senior center with a soup supper, visit from Santa, and games.
Tom and Dee Duggan attended a basketball game in Junction City on Dec. 5 to watch their granddaughter, Kaylee Hall, play.
Carl and Kathy Hubbard of Wellington brought dinner to her mother, Adeline Bernhardt, Sunday and put up her Christmas decorations for her.
Monica Svoboda took Alma Meyer on the homes tour Sunday.
Dinner guests of Russ and Julie Kerbs on Dec. 4 were Rustyn Kerbs of Hillsboro, Jesse and Ashton Smith and Sydney of Pilsen and Lucille Kerbs.
Mike and Jennifer Jay and Cody of Hillsboro, Brad Backhus and Paul and Edna Backhus attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony at St. Luke Hospital in Marion on Dec. 4 and toured the facility.
Mary Clemmer accompanied Leona Kleiber on the homes tour Dec. 4.
Members of the Red Hat Society met Dec. 2 at the home of Karolyn Schlesener of rural Herington. Those present included Anita Hummel, Ramona Goracke and Betty Schlesener of Hope, Alice Bell, Rosemary Deines, Barb Askew and Rhea Kolling of Herington, Ramona Beisel, Leona Kleiber and Dee Duggan. They enjoyed their traditional cookie exchange and dessert.
Tom and Dee Duggan were among those attending the friendship supper Nov. 30 at Morning Star Church.
Visitors of Adeline Bernhardt this week were Jane Vajnar, Don Witt, Donna Bundy, Leona Kleiber, Edna Mueller and Linda Ihde.
A number of Tampa people attended visitation Nov. 30 and funeral services Dec. 1 morning for Leiand Kaiser. Kaiser spent most of his life in the Durham area and had many friends here.
Tom and Dee Duggan were among those attending the Tampa High School alumni banquet Nov. 26.