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September 14, 2014 - Picnic Time

Scrap tire cleanup today

COLUMBUS — A throw tire collection will interpretation currently during 3400-3466 S. Ninth St., a intersection of Highway 81 and Highway 30 west.

Tires will be supposed usually from Platte County residents from noon-4 p.m. today. There will be a extent of one ton of tires per person. Rims and play tires won’t be accepted.

For some-more information, hit Keep Columbus Beautiful during 402-563-9223.

ALS travel slated today

NORFOLK – The ALS in a Heartland Community Walk will be reason currently during Skyview Lake, 1900 West Maple Ave., Norfolk.

Walk check-in and activities start during 1 p.m. with a travel commencement during 2 p.m. All travel routes are disabled permitted and pet friendly.

Beverage and snacks will be provided, there will be giveaway giveaways, and activities will be accessible for children. The travel will be reason sleet or shine, to lift recognition and supports for an classification that provides free, individualized services and support to patients and families pang with ALS.

All monies lifted will sojourn in a internal village and are taxation deductible. For some-more information or to register, revisit or call 402-592-2374.

Arc cruise set Monday

COLUMBUS — The Arc in a Park membership cruise will be reason from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15 during Pawnee Park East Shelter.

All stream members of a Arc of Platte County and their families, Columbus People First members and anyone meddlesome in training some-more about a Arc, a non-profit classification advocating for people with developmental disabilities, are invited to attend.

The Arc will yield a cruise dish and drinks as good as activities for all ages. This is a good approach to accommodate other families of people with developmental disabilities, share practice and rise a support system.

Registration information will be accessible for all of a Arc’s arriving programs this fall. RSVP to a Arc during 402-563-1699 or

Cattlemen to accommodate Monday

COLUMBUS — The Platte Valley Cattlemen will reason their annual Outlook assembly commencement with a amicable during 6 p.m. Monday during Wunderlich’s.

The dish will start during 7 p.m.

Featured orator for a night will be Steve Knuth from Holdrege. Knuth is a boss of Ag West Commodities LL, has been a protected commodity attorney given 1990, and started his possess association in 1999.

School holding open house

COLUMBUS — Columbus Christian School, 3418 15th St., will horde an open residence from 6:30–7:30 p.m. Monday.

The eventuality is in jubilee of 20 years of providing peculiarity Christian preparation to a larger Columbus area.

School tours will be available.

CCC golf tourney set

HASTINGS — Entries and sponsorships are now being supposed for a 24th annual Central Community College Foundation Pro-Am golf contest Monday during a Lochland Golf Course in Hastings.

The eventuality is singular to a initial 30 teams to pointer up.

Each group will include of 4 pledge golfers and one PGA professional. Golfers contingency be during slightest 21 years aged to attend unless accompanied by a primogenitor or guardian.

Sponsor levels operation from Tee Box to Green sponsorships. Proceeds will be used to support scholarships and programs during Central Community College.

For some-more information or to pointer up, hit Dean Moors during 402-460-2153 or or Chanda Essink during 402-460-2151 or

Women’s lunch on Wednesday

COLUMBUS — The Columbus Christian Women’s Connection invites all area women to a luncheon during 12:30 p.m. Wednesday during a VFW.

Cost of a eventuality is $10 with reservations due by Tuesday.

Nancy Carlson of Genoa will share some of a story of a Genoa Indian School. Cynthia Sheppard of Egan, South Dakota, will take a humorous demeanour during a English language.

For some-more information or to make a reservation, call Dorothy during 402-564-2965 or 402-564-4036. Cancellations are required. For those who are attending for a initial time, a giveaway sheet is being offering to a initial 5 to call 402-564-2965.

Parent training webinar slated

COLUMBUS – Parent Training and Information (PTI) for Families of Children with Disabilities will offer a giveaway webinar called “Journey to Adulthood” during 12:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

This seminar is dictated to assistance participants feel assured as they assistance their son/daughter learn about adolesence and a changes in adolescence that each child practice in life. Discussion is about sexuality, regulating genuine words.

Register during and click on a Webinars tab. Registration is required.

For some-more information, call 402-346-0525 or 800-284-8520.

‘Great Books’ eventuality Tuesday

COLUMBUS — Runza Restaurants will control a 12th annual Great Books for Great Kids fundraiser Tuesday.

Fifteen percent of sales on Tuesday from all locations will be donated to this effort. Proceeds will advantage internal libraries, schools and education organizations and be used to squeeze children’s books.

Last year, some-more than $39,000 was lifted to advantage children in communities with Runza locations.

Tomato salsa seminar slated

COLUMBUS — Columbus Public Library is partnering with Erin Schoenberg from a Center for Rural Affairs, to yield a canning category for tomato salsa and immature salsa.

The seminar will be reason from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday in a library auditorium.

Attendees will learn a canning routine and have a jar of tomato salsa or salsa to take home.There also will be recipes available.

This seminar is bilingual, and open to a public. For some-more information, call Erin Schoenberg during 402-822-0066.

Pals cruise scheduled

COLUMBUS — Big Pals~Little Pals will reason a tumble cruise for all members of a classification from 5:30 –7:30 p.m. Tuesday during a Pawnee Park East Shelter.

RSVP to Roxanne during a Big Pals~Little Pals bureau during 402-563-1081 or e-mail

This eventuality is being done probable by donations from Cargill Value-Added Meats of Columbus, Ramada River’s Edge Convention Center, and a extend from ADM.

Big Pals~Little Pals is a mentoring classification that matches adult volunteers with children ages 6-16 from singular primogenitor homes in sequence to yield them with an adult crony and purpose model.

Jazz unison on Thursday

DAVID CITY — A jazz and blues unison featuring a Gulizia Brothers will be reason during 7 p.m. Thursday during a David City High School Activity Center.

This unison is free, though donations will be supposed during a door.

This unison is suitable for all ages, and facilities several low-pitched styles, including American jazz of a Big Band era, contemporary jazz, and general song from South America, Africa and a Caribbean.

PEDV stating workshops set

COLUMBUS — The Nebraska Pork Producers Association along with a Nebraska Soybean Board will unite a PEDV (Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus) Reporting Workshop during 2:15 p.m. Friday during a Holiday Inn Express.

This seminar will immediately follow a NPPA Board of Directors meeting. Financial assistance is accessible to producers for outbreaks occurring from Jun 2014 to Sep 2015.

The seminar is free, and registration is accessible online during or by job 402-472-2563.

Apraxia travel on Saturday

GRAND ISLAND — Erin and Austin Schindler of Central City are coordinating a second Nebraska Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech eventuality on Saturday during Stolley Park in Grand Island.

On-site registration starts during 9 a.m. and a travel starts during 10 a.m.

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a neurological debate commotion that creates it formidable or unfit for children to accurately furnish sounds, syllables, and/or difference notwithstanding carrying a good bargain of language. The Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech is reason as a means to worsen recognition and funding.

All deduction will advantage apraxia programs and investigate of a Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA). The travel is open to all adults and children.

Anyone meddlesome in registering, creation a donation, or training some-more about a eventuality can hit or revisit

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