AROUND THE COUNTY

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital

MASONIC LODGE TO HOLD DRAWING FOR HANDGUN

Wah-Sha-She No. 110 Mason Lodge is selling tickets to raffle a 22 Gen 4 .40-caliber. Tickets are $20 each and available at Big County Pawn & Gun or by calling Randy Haddon at 918-640-3635 or Daniel Mooney at 918-604-1504.

The winner will be drawn on Feb. 23. Need not be present to win.

PHS HONORS BANQUET SET FOR MARCH 7

The 27th Annual Honors Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 7 at the Elks Lodge. Tickets to the event will be available in February at a price of $8, which includes a delicious meal.

This year’s theme is Aviation, “Soaring to Success.” The speaker will be Commander William F. Wright, son of Fred and Nelda Wright.

OSAGE BALLET ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS

Wahzhazhe, an Osage Ballet, will be holding auditions on Jan. 23 at the Dance Maker Academy, located at 400 Palmer Ave., Pawhuska.

Auditions for acting parts will be held in the following schedule: Ages 5-12 will be from 1-1:30 p.m.; Ages 13 and up will audition from 1:45-2:15 p.m.

Dance auditions will be from 2:30-3:30 for ages 5-12 and from 3:45-4:45 for ages 13 and up.

There will be a $10 fee for the live auditions. Those who are unable to attend the auditions may send resumes and video links to osageballet@gmail.com.

Performances of the ballet will be held Aug. 6-7 in Santa Fe, N.M., and on Aug. 13 in Bartlesville.

For more information, call 918-704-4668.

PAWHUSKA UMW TO HOST TURKEY ‘CARRY-OUT’ DINNER

The Pawhuska United Methodist Women will host their 2nd Annual Turkey “carry-out” Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 21 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Cost is $10 per dinner which includes turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll, cranberries and pumpkin dessert.

Call advance orders in to 918-287-2818.

Beginning at noon Jan. 21, order may be called in at 918-287-3360.

LUNCH AND LEARN SET

Helpful interaction between the area business persons and professionals will be promoted Thursday as part of the latest offering in the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce “Lunch and Learn” Series.

Tonya Foreman and Tara Gotwalt have planned an upbeat hour of teaching useful techniques for improving one’s work and life. The event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pawhuska Business Development Center, 1225 Virginia Short St. Lunch is to be provided by the Sooner Cattle Company.

Interested persons should please respond to Cindy Helmer @ cindyhelmer@tricountytech.edu or 918-287-3357. Save your spot for January 21, 2016 from

HOME DOLL EVENT SET

HOMINY — The Drummond Home will host its annual Doll Exhibit throughout the month of February.

The exhibit features a large array of German-made dolls from the late 1800s and early 1900s — including creations by Arman Marseille, J.D. Kestner, Heubach Koppelsdorf and Heinrich Handwerk. There also will be porcelain and antique china dolls on display as well as a wide selection of paper dolls.

A new supply of books by Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, have arrived and are on sale at the Home.

Located at 305 N. Price, Drummond Home is open Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and Sunday between 1-4 p.m. Telephone 918-885-2374.