Bids and Dibs will kick off its 10th anniversary celebration on Thursday December 8th at 8 AM by hosting a Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce Coffee and Open House.
There will be refreshments and a full coffee and hot cocoa bar.
“We will also have a drawing for several door prizes to be given away that morning,” owner Angela Simon said. “The celebration will continue December 8 through the 10th.”
“The first 50 customers in-store all three of those days will receive a scratch off ticket with discounts up to 30% off,” she said. “Consignors will receive an extra 10% off when they use their account credit to pay. All Customers will receive a free gift with every purchase and an entry to win a filled, giant Christmas Stocking valued at over $100!”
The shop will be open Christmas Eve day from 8 AM to noon.
“We will re-open the day after Christmas on the 26th for our annual half price sale,” Simon said. “Everything in the store is 50% off nothing is held back. That sale runs for two days the 26th through the 27th.”
“After the year end sales are finished we will close until the second week of January to implement our new consignment system,” she said. “We will start the 2023 consignment year then. Please watch for updates on our policies and procedures.”
Harold Leroy Hull, age 76, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died early Tuesday, December 06, 2022, in Groves, TX. Services for Harold Hull will be announced by the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main.
Philip Ray Hinderliter, 74, of Fort Scott, passed away December 4, 2022 at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kansas. Funeral arrangements for Philip Ray Hinderliter are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Safe Kids Kansas Announces new Take it from a Teen Video Challenge
Kansas teens will have an opportunity to win $100 and help spread awareness about road safety
TOPEKA – Safe Kids Kansas, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and program sponsor State Farm announce an opportunity for Kansas high schoolers to share their knowledge on safe driving and passenger practices. The Take It from a Teen video challenge is a unique way to hear from teenagers on how to reach teens with important road safety information that can prevent injuries and save lives. Each winning applicant/team will receive $100.
“The video challenge will be a great way for high schoolers in Kansas to use their creativity while spreading a positive message that could help save lives,” said Cherie Sage, Safe Kids Kansas State Director. “We look forward to seeing what interesting, fun and humorous videos Kansas teens can create!”
Students can create a 45-60 second video that answers one of the following questions:
- How would you tell your friends to slow down while driving?
- How would you tell your friends to buckle up?
- How would you tell your friends not to text and drive?
- How would you tell your friends not to drive under the influence?
- How would you tell your friends not to drive with too many teens and not enough seatbelts in the vehicle?
Videos must be submitted to Safe Kids Kansas via email by Friday, January 20, 2023. Submissions must include age, address and the county of the participant. The videos will be judged based on the relevancy of the content, creativity, adherence to the time limit and contest rules. Six winners will be chosen and notified by email, and presentation of the check will be worked out Winning videos be shared on Safe Kids social media in the coming weeks.
About Safe Kids Kansas
Safe Kids Kansas is a non-profit coalition of partners and local coalitions across the state dedicated to prevention of unintentional childhood injuries. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment serves as lead agency of the coalition. Safe Kids Kansas is part of Safe Kids Worldwide network. For more information, visit safekidskansas.org or follow @safekidskansas on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.