I rating, bloodmobile, melodrama, CP Ranch benefit

Rives earns I in State vocal
Saturday April 26,  Augusta High sophomore Natalie Rives received 1 ratings for both her solo performances and trio at the State Music contest held at Andover High School.
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Bloodmobile stop at church site Friday

The American Red Cross encourages Augusta residents to spring into action by donating at a bloobmobile from noon to 6 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, 2420 N. Ohio.
Those who are unable to give blood are urged to recruit another to donate in their place. Donors must be in general good health, weigh 110 pounds or more, and be at least 17 years old.
Please call 1-800-GIVE LIFE to schedule an appointment to donate.  Walk-in blood donors are also welcome.

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‘Prairie Election’ melodrama on stage Friday to Sunday

 Augusta’s ACT I Players will perform “Elections on the Prairie, or A?Woman For Mayor -- Are You Kidding?”
The play is written by Larry Johnson of Augusta and performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 4, all at the Augusta Historical Theatre.
Tickets are $7 each, with children under 3 admitted at no charge.
Following the play will be an Olio, an encore of various performances by the actors.
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Friday eve auction for area CP Ranch in Wichita Old Town

A benefit auction for the Kansas Jaycees Cerebral Palsy Ranch, north of Augusta, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday in the Courtyard-Marriott of Wichita’s Old Town.
Ten dollar bid packets will be available at the door and include snacks and a beverage cup.
The auction items include a pair of round-trip tickets for the continental United States from AirTran, two tickets to Las Vegas from Allegiant, Slumberland Furniture donations and gift cards, Kansas University memorabilia, and gift baskets.
For more information, contact CP Ranch Executive Director Cheryl Schmeidler at 316-992-8536.