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    Easter Egg Hunt

    Saturday April 4th at 11:00 am hop on over to the Haven High Football Field on for an Easter Egg Hunt. Bring a basket to put your goodies in. Sponsored by Haven Recreation Commission & LaCadena.

    Source: City of Haven Facebook page

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    Message from Mayor Scott

    The City of Haven announces some staff changes  effective April 1:
    Rob Pell will become the Director of Public Works. His office will be located in the City Maintenance Shop (beside the Community Building). His contact phone number is 620-664-3195. Please contact Rob for all utility emergencies and outages as well as all issues relating to public works and maintenance; he will coordinate and assign specific tasks to the Public Works staff. The full time Public Works staff will consist of Allen Blake; Chad Swartz; John Loehr; and Christopher Scott. Public Works will facilitate the issuance of building permits and perform building inspections as needed.

    Cole Rush will become the Chief of Police. His office will continue to be in the Police Dept office (adjoining the city office). His contact phone number is 620-465-3415. The city is actively recruiting for a Patrol Officer to fill Cole’s former position. Until that position is filled, Cole will utilize current and part time officers to provide adequate police protection.
    Leslie Atherton will continue as City Clerk, with her current duties and additional administrative duties as assigned by the Mayor and Council. Her office is in the City Building, and her contact phone number is 620-465-3618. She will continue to supervise city office staff.

    Andrea Williams will become the Assistant City Clerk, with her current duties and additional administrative duties as assigned by the City Clerk. Her office will remain the same in the City Building, and her contact phone number is 620-465-3618.

    There will be no disruption in city services, and we expect these changes will be relatively seamless to citizens. Please contact the city office at 620-465-3618 if you have any questions. Thank you.
    Source: City of Haven Facebook Page

     

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    Upcoming Vote

    Haven EMS will be hosting an open house for the public to view the existing facility; staff will also be available to answer questions.


    Saturday, March 28, 2015
    10:00 to Noon
    102 S. Kansas Avenue

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    Full-time patrol officer

    The City of Haven is seeking a full-time Patrol Officer. Must have or be willing to obtain KS-CPOST Certification. Must reside in Haven or be willing to relocate. Minimum two years experience preferred. Excellent salary and benefits package. Apply at the City Office, 120 S. Kansas Ave.

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    Ronald McDonald Scavenger Hunt

    Haven High School students will be going around town March 19th at 5:30 p.m. to collect the following items:

    Napkins
    Straws
    Masking Tape
    Styrofoam Cups
    Plastic Silverware
    Shampoo
    Conditioner
    Mouth Wash
    Shaving Cream
    Cooking Spray
    Vanilla
    Saran Wrap
    Fabric Softener
    Light bulbs
    Paper Plates
    Toothbrush
    Hand Whipes
    Sponges
    Bath Towles
    Dishwasher Detergent
    Aluminum FoilShower Curtain
    Box of Sandwich Bags
    Toilet Paper
    Kleenex

    Donations can be dropped off at the Haven Public Library.

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    Hardware Store for sale

    Small town hardware store for sale! Continuously operated for over 100 years. One person operation. Complete inventory, land, building, fixtures, equipment. 3700 sf store 3000 sf backroom. Ornate tin ceiling.. Willing to stay on to train. Pipe threader, glass cutter, chainsaw sharpener, tire changer, compressor, chain cutter, screen and window tools, paint shaker. Business has been owned 23 years. Please contact Haven Economic Development: 620-664-8298

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    Accepting applications

    City of Haven is accepting applications for Pool Manager and lifeguards until April 3, 2015, 5:00 pm.  Application forms available at the City Office, 120 S. Kansas Avenue, at www.havencityhall.org, or call (620) 465-3618.

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    Candidate Forum

    Sponsored by: Haven Chamber of Commerce

    Tuesday, March 17th at 6:30 p.m. at the Haven High School Auditorium

     

    3 Haven City Council Candidates
    2 Haven Mayoral Candidates

    Candidates will be asked about topics to help you decide who to vote for in April.

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    National History Day

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – National History Day (NHD) announced this morning the 24 teachers selected as Behring Teacher Ambassadors for the 2015–2016 academic year. Haven High and Haven Middle School Gifted Teacher Mrs. Vicki Galloway was selected to represent Kansas. Congratulations to Mrs. Galloway!

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    Winter Eye Care Tips

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    Ways to avoid dangerous foggy conditions

     

    (Family Features) When the cold of winter settles in, it can bring a wide range of problems – especially for individuals who wear glasses.

     

    Having a prescription that addresses vision issues is critical, but equally important are the glasses you wear to correct those problems. Without properly considering how certain lenses will perform as you go about your daily activities, you may encounter new vision challenges that are bothersome and sometimes even hazardous.

     

    Activities as ordinary as entering warm to cold environments or simply experiencing the winter weather outside can fog up your lenses. Foggy glasses are more than a simple annoyance – they cause temporary blindness and can lead to truly dangerous situations.

     

    Other conditions

    Beyond the exposure to cool winter temperatures, there are many other everyday situations during which fog can be annoying or even dangerous, such as:

     

    • Walking or running outdoors
    • Getting out of the shower or bath
    • Preparing food over the stove
    • Walking down the stairs
    • Playing sports or exercising

     

    Keep your lenses free of fog

    You don’t have to avoid your daily activities to fend off fog from your lenses. Here are three ways to minimize or avoid the fog this winter:

     

    • Dress less. While outdoors, be careful not to overdress. Wearing too many layers of clothing can cause your body to overheat and sweat more, creating fog on your lenses as your body heat rises.

     

    • Talk to your eye doctor. Ask about lenses specially designed to protect against fog, such as Optifog lenses, which have patented fog repellant properties on both the front and back side of the lens. Simply cleaning Optifog lenses with the Optifog Activator Cloth provides long-lasting protection against fog.

     

    • Wear a headband. When involved in physical activity, condensation can build up on your lenses. Wear a headband to absorb any sweat produced by your body to potentially help reduce fog.

     

    The problem of fog can be minimized or even eliminated by choosing lenses that are specially designed to correct common problems and can help your vision regardless of the season. Learn more about how to protect your eyes and eyewear from fog and other annoyances at optifogusa.com.

     

    Source: Essilor

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