Butler County Times Gazette
  • Leon to host Monterrey Benefit Dinner May 10

  • Bluestem Elementary staff member to be honored
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  • The Leon Community is hosting a Monterrey Benefit Dinner for long-time USD 205 staff member. from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Bluestem Elementary.
    Di Remsberg is an administrative assistant at Bluestem Elementary in Leon. Remsberg is great with the students and a hard worker who is always willing to go that extra mile.
    The district was saddened recently to learn Remsberg was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
    Remsberg’s daughter, Candis, is a first-year student at Butler Community College and her other daughter, Jordan, is a junior at BHS. Remsberg’s husband, Rick, has volunteered his auctioneer skills in the school district many times.
    Bluestem Student Council and National Honor Society students are volunteering their time to help serve at the Monterrey dinner.
    The staff members in the district are donating homemade desserts. A local rancher donated the ground beef for the Monterrey’s. High school business teacher Mr. Campbell and his students donated their time, talents and supplies to make the Monterrey dinner tickets.
    Local Leon businesses have volunteered to sell the tickets: Fleming Feed & Grain, Leon Cafe. Prairie House Market and the Leon State Bank.
    Tickets for a Monterrey, drink and dessert are $10. Tickets can also be reserved by mailing a check to Bluestem USD 205 Central Office, 625 Mill Rd., Leon, KS 67074.
    Donations and proceeds from the Monterrey dinner will help defer medical expenses incurred. Questions can be directed to Cindy 316-218-5731.

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