The 28th annual Sunflower State Games will be held July 14th – 30th. The Sunflower State Games is Kansas’ largest amateur sports festival. With over 45 different events there is something for people of all ages and skill levels. In 2017 they will be adding Cornhole (Bags) and Drone Racing to the list of events. Registration for the Sunflower State Games opens on March 1st, deadlines to register vary for each sport. Complete event information and registration procedures can be found at www.sunflowergames.com.
Local Masons are hosting free cancer screenings during Dwight’s Summerfest on Saturday, August 5th. It will be held from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Dwight Library & Community Center. The event is open to the public and will include free skin and prostrate cancer screenings, colon cancer home screening kits as well as BMI tests and facial sun damage assessments. Diagnostic Imaging Center mammography services will also be available at the event. Cost of a mammogram is covered for those who quality through the Early Detection Works program or have insurance coverage. Otherwise, a fee may apply. Participants can call 913-344-9989 to learn more or to pre-schedule a mammogram for August 5th.