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Archive for March 2011

"Light It Up Blue" for World Autism Awareness Day

Newton, Kan. – In “light” of World Autism Awareness Day, people are being invited to “Light It Up Blue” April 1 and 2. Autism Speaks, a national organization dedicated to funding research, raising public awareness and bringing hope to those affected by autism, encourages individuals and families, retail locations, schools and universities, restaurant and others…

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Documentary of Prairie View's early history to be shown March 15

Newton, Kan. – Raber, a longtime Newton resident, hasn’t let retirement slow him down. Instead, he produced a two-hour documentary outlining Prairie View’s early years, titled “Eyewitness to Prairie View History: 1954-1984.” It has been a love of labor for former Prairie View staff and board member Merrill Raber: years of preparation, many miles traveled and…

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