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Help Wanted: RCIL seeks Case Manager

Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. (Osage City) is seeking an energetic, positive, organized team member to fill our Case Manager position. Welcome and on-board new consumer customers while supporting them as they self-direct their home care services including the hiring, training and managing their home care workers plus other duties as assigned. Must have great customer service skills and be an excellent communicator especially by the telephone. This is a full-time, Monday-Friday position with competitive pay, health, dental and vision benefits, employer funded life insurance, 401 K Retirement Plan with generous match and bonus programs. Paid Time Off, ten paid holidays, private office, company vehicles and more. Driver’s License required. RCIL is a non-profit organization that provides programs and services for people with disabilities. Request an application or submit cover letter, resume and references to hr@rcilinc.org. Questions? Please call Becky Brewer or Deone Wilson at 785-528-3105. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Help Wanted: Osage City Aquatic Center – Manager, Asst. Manager, Swim Team Coord.

The Osage City Aquatic Center is seeking applicants for positions of Osage City Aquatic Center Pool Manager, Assistant Pool Manager, and Swim Team Coordinator for the 2023 swimming season.

Job Applications

Applicants must complete a City of Osage City Job Application. Applications are available at Osage City Hall, 201 S. Fifth St., Osage City, KS 66523, or can be sent out by request. For more information, contact Osage City Parks and Recreation Director Corey Linton at 785-528-4610 or rec@osagecity.com.

See Position Descriptions Below:

Help Wanted: Ottawa Coop seeks full-time ag tech at Overbrook

We are looking for an individual with Agriculture experience to join our Overbrook location. The Ottawa Coop is a full-service organization supporting the local farmer’s operations which includes but not limited to: Feed, Fertilizer, Chemicals, Fuel, Grain, and Seed. This is a full-time position with full benefits which are listed below. Typical work schedule is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday with weekends and extended hours during peak times of the year with overtime opportunities.

Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $15-$20 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Health savings account options
  • Paid Time off
  • Retirement Plan

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience

  • Agriculture: 1 Year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Complete application via online at ottawacoop.com or submit resume to ottawacoop@ottawacoop.com.

Online Auction: Greenhouses on 10 Acres, Overbrook, Kan.

Auction: Greenhouses on 10 Acres, Overbrook, Kan.
Online-Only Auction

Description:
Greenhouses Plumbed for Hydroponic on 10 Acres in Osage County, Kansas
Bidding Ends: December 8, 2022 • 6 PM
Property Location: The SE Corner of East 109th St. and SE Croco Rd., Overbrook, KS
Property Inspection: December 1 • 1:00 PM

Attention Horticulturists and Growers, take a look at this business investment parcel opportunity. This 10± acre property in Osage County, KS, has been developed into a manageable greenhouse that is plumbed for a hydroponic growing operation. Set up to grow hemp, plants or vegetables – take advantage of this opportunity and bid today to start or expand your business!

Highlights:

  • (7) 100’x20’ greenhouses
  • Each has an outdoor hydrant & electric panel
  • (1) 8’x 40’ Steel Storage Container
  • Rural Water
  • 2 – 400 AMP meters
  • 1” & 2” water lines
  • 1” geothermal lines
  • 1” hydroponics lines

Less than 30 minutes to Topeka, 40 Minutes to Lawrence, and just over an hour to Kansas City


Register & Bid: BidHeritage.HiBid.Com

Heck Land Company
Call Brian Pine 785-423-1220
UCRE | Heritage Brokers & Auctioneers

877-318-0438

Richard Shawn Terrel, Broker
License #2012000450

Seller: Medicine Man Pharms LLC.

Visit website for full auction terms.
Franchise office is independently owned and operated.


OCPR Update: Time for indoor recreation – youth basketball signup

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is setting up for indoor fall sports, scheduling signup for youth basketball for third to sixth grade boys and girls. OCPR teams participate in the Scott Brown Youth Basketball League.

Youth Basketball
3rd-6th Grade Boys and Girls

OCPR teams participate in the Scott Brown Youth Basketball League. League divisions are single grades 3rd-6th grade for boys and girls. Team practice can begin the week of November 28, if a head coach has been assigned.

  • SBBL Season, Saturdays, Jan. 7-Feb. 18.
  • SBBL League Divisional Tournaments, Feb. 25.
  • OCPR players receive a team uniform (jersey and shorts). Uniform is to be returned at the end of the season.
  • Cost, $30. OCPR coach-player discount available and OCPR scholarship forms available.
  • Signup deadline, November 7

OCPR Basketball – K-Ball and 1st/2nd grade information will be available in December.


See OCPR online at www.osagecity.com
*Click City Departments, then Parks & Recreation for program information,
printable signup forms, schedules and more!
Also visit Osage City on Facebook.

OCPR Update: Youth volleyball camp sign up deadline approaches

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is setting up for youth volleyball camp in September and October. The camp, for third through sixth grade players, will teach the fundamentals of volleyball. See details below.


Youth Volleyball Camp

Open to all area 3rd-6th grade students. Players will learn the fundamentals of volleyball.

  • Camp format – one hour skill camp, 30 minutes team court time.
  • Camp location – OCHS Gym.
  • Camp dates – Sept. 21, 28 and Oct. 5, 12; all sessions are 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Each camper receives a shirt.

Cost – $20 per player. Checks payable to OCHS Volleyball.

Signup deadline, Sept. 16.

OCPR Update: Cool off just in time for summer football and golf

OCPR-logo-redIt’s hot and Osage City Aquatic Center is open for cooling off this summer with water aerobics, swim lessons, or just soaking in the refreshing pool. Activities are also heating up for Osage City Parks and Recreation, as it’s time to gear up for youth football and youth golf, with deadlines getting closer. See details below.

OCPR Update: Osage City offers free swim on Fourth of July

OCPR-logo-redSummer is here and Osage City Parks and Recreation is lining up some fun for the season. The Osage City Aquatic Center is open for cooling off or to participate in swim lessons or other activities at the pool. In addition, the aquatic center is offering a Fourth of July swim with free admission 1-5 p.m. on the holiday. Other upcoming activities include youth golf camp and youth football camp.


City of Osage City: American and Union Cemeteries Decoration Policy

City of Osage City
American and Union Cemeteries

Decorations placed upon graves will be removed 15 days following Decoration Day of each year. After this date any decorations that remain will be removed by cemetery staff.

Flowers which are placed in urns which are part of a headstone and are embedded in a concrete base may be permitted at all times.

For more information, contact Osage City Hall at 785-528-3714, 201 S. Fifth St., PO Box 250, Osage City, KS 66523.

Public Notice: Spring 2022 Burning Dates, Osage City, Kansas

The City of Osage City will allow the burning of grass, weeds, leaves, small limbs and small branches in waterways, yards, gardens, and fence lines, which shall be permitted between the days of Wednesday, March 9, 2022 through Tuesday, May 31, 2022, provided conditions are favorable; the County does not have a burn ban in place; wind speed is not more than 10 MPH; a water hose is securely fastened to an operable water faucet, and the length of the hose available is sufficient to reach the area where the controlled burn is occurring; no fire is left unattended; and no burning is to be performed on or intersect the sidewalks, streets or gutters of City streets.

For more information, call Osage City Hall at 785-528-3714.

OCPR Update: Water is warming up for aquatic center recreation

OCPR-logo-redSpring is here and Osage City Parks and Recreation is blooming with activities that will get underway as soon as the water starts to warm up. The Osage City Aquatic Center, including swim team, swim lessons, and water aerobics, and youth golf and youth football camp are on the roster.

OCPR Update: Swimming season is almost here

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is counting on summer finally getting here, scheduling lifeguard and water safety instructor certification. Also announced are swim team tryouts and swim camp. The change of seasons also means spring baseball is upcoming, beginning with OCPR Tee-Ball for younger players.

OCPR Update: Gearing up for spring and BBQ

With spring just around the corner, Osage City Parks and Recreation is getting ready for spring sports and barbecue. Baseball and softball leagues are forming this month. The Osage City community is preparing for the annual pilgrimage of BBQ cooks and judges, and BBQ lovers to the town for Smoke in the Spring 2022. The event starts off April 8, 2022 with the Taste of Osage City, a giant barbecue party in Jones Park, where everyone is invited to use their BBQ Bucks to taste the fare offered by a select group of competition chefs. The next day, April 9, will be the championship BBQ contest, celebrating its 19th year.

OCPR Flint Hills League Youth Baseball & Softball
Baseball and Softball Divisions – 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 15U

  • Players who are not 5 years old by May 1, 2022, are too young for the 6U Boys/Girls Divisions.
  • The 6U and 8U Divisions – Coach Pitch
  • All other Baseball/Softball Divisions – Kid Pitch

$30 per player (Baseball/Softball). Signup forms can be found online at www.osagecity.com and the City of Osage City Facebook Page or sent out by request.

Signup deadline, March 27.


Smoke in the Spring, April 8-9, 2022
Jones Park, Osage City, Kan.
For updated event information, visit our Facebook page:
www.facebook.com/smokeinthespring

Taste Of Osage City, Friday, April 8
5 p.m.-“Until The Food Runs Out”
Presented by Edward Jones

Live Music, April 8, 7-10 p.m. OCPR Building
Sponsored by the Osage City Fraternal Order of Eagles #3890
The Party Rock and Guitar Chaos of “Chance Encounter”
Bringing 80s and 90s hard rock covers!

Firework Demo Display, April 8, 9 p.m.
South area at Jones Park
Provided courtesy of Garrett’s Fireworks, Osage City, Kan.

Community foundation announces $12,700 in grants issued to local organizations

Osage County Community Foundation has announced that $12,700 was awarded to three non-profit entities in the Osage County area for the 2021 fourth quarter grant period. All grants issued will be used to benefit many youth and senior citizens in the area.

The foundation is now accepting applications for the first quarter grant period of 2022, which runs from January through March. OCCF makes grants for innovative and creative projects and programs that are responsive to changing community needs in the areas of health, social service, education, recreation, and cultural affairs.

The foundation offers grants through its general fund, which is made up of unrestricted donations to the foundation, and donor advised funds, which are designated for a specific purpose by the donor. As a donor supported foundation, OCCF also continues to seek donations to continue its work in supporting Osage County organizations.

For more information about donating to the Osage County Community Foundation or the grant application process, contact Perry Thompson at 785-528-3006 or contact one of the foundation’s board members, Joe Humerickhouse, Casey Mussatto, Janet Steinle, Jodi Stark, or Mike Pitts. A grant application is available here. Completed applications should be mailed to the Osage County Community Foundation, PO Box 24, Osage City, KS 66523.

OCPR Update: Sign up for underway for youngsters’ basketball

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation is accepting signups for K-ball and first and second grade basketball. These programs are for boys and girls and teach basketball fundamentals.

K-Ball
Pre-K & Kindergarten Basketball (Coed)

K-Ball is an instructional program for Pre-K and Kindergarten boys and girls. The program is designed to teach basketball fundamentals, shooting, passing, and dribbling.

  • Sundays, Jan. 9-Feb. 13 (skip Feb. 6).
  • 5-6 p.m. at Osage City MS/HS gyms.
  • Players receive a shirt and participation award.
  • $20 per player.

Signup deadline – Jan. 7


1st and 2nd Grade Basketball (Coed)

The program is designed to teach basketball fundamentals, shooting, passing, and dribbling, plus good sportsmanship through team practice and game play.

  • Sundays, Jan. 9-Feb. 13 (skip Feb. 6).
  • 6-7pm, Osage City ES/MS Gyms
  • Boys practice (ES Gym)
  • Girls practice (MS Gym)
  • Players receive a shirt and participation award.
  • $20 per player.

Signup deadline – Jan. 7

OCPR Update: Applicants needed to fill advisory board vacancies

OCPR-logo-redSignup deadline is near for Osage City Parks and Recreation youth basketball. Youth basketball is for third through sixth grade boys and girls, and teams compete in the Scott Brown Youth Basketball League. The OCPR parks advisory board is also seeking applicants to fill three at-large board positions. See details below.


Youth Basketball
Third-sixth grade boys and girls

OCPR teams participate in the Scott Brown Youth Basketball League. League divisions are single grades 3rd-6th grade for boys and girls.

  • Team practice can begin the week of Nov. 29, if a head coach has been assigned.
  • SBBL Season, Saturdays, Jan. 8-Feb. 19.
  • SBBL League Divisional Tournaments, Feb. 26.
  • OCPR players receive a team uniform (jersey and shorts), uniform is to be returned at the end of the season.
  • Cost $30

Signup deadline Nov. 8.

OCPR coach-player discount available and OCPR scholarship forms available.

OCPR Basketball, K-Ball and 1st/2nd grade information will be available in December.


Parks Advisory Board Openings

OCPR is accepting applicants to fill three at-large advisory board positions.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must reside within the USD 420 School District.
  • Meetings are the third Thursday of each month.
  • Complete a Citizen’s Board Application; it can be picked up at Osage City Hall or sent out upon request. Return the Citizen’s Board Application to Osage City Hall or to Recreation Director Corey Linton.
  • The board position is a two-year term, with an option of up to two consecutive renewals.
  • Open until filled.

Questions, contact Corey Linton, rec@osagecity.com or 785-528-4610.

OCPR Update: Basketball season is right around the corner

OCPR-logo-redOsage City Parks and Recreation has scheduled youth basketball for third to sixth grade boys and girls; signup deadline Nov. 8. More information will be available soon for K-Ball and first and second grade basketball.

OCPR Update: Youth Football Day Saturday at Osage City

OCPR-logo-redFall is here and Osage City Parks and Recreation is gearing up for fall youth sports – volleyball camp will start up in October, and youth football day is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at Osage City High School football field. See details below:

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