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FFA “Feed The Farmer” To Be October 3

September 26, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The local chapter of the Future Farmers of America will once again recognize Elgin’s agricultural community for their support.
FFA Advisor Julia Schwartz announced Monday the annual event known as “Feed the Farmer” will be held on Friday, October 3 this year.
The site will be at the Central Valley Ag lumber building. She said FFA members will be serving burgers, brats, chips, salad, bars/cookies, pop or water from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Farmers, ranchers, as well as ag businesses, etc. are all welcome to attend.
In a hurry? FFA members can pack a “to-go” lunch for you and your field crew!

Paper Drive Scheduled For Saturday

September 18, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Pope John students will hold a paper drive on Saturday, Sept. 20. Those in the Gonzaga and Isidore Houses are in charge of the project.  The following are contact persons:
Clearwater, Rural St. John & Ewing — Trey Baum (402-843-6683)
Neligh — Calli Krebs (402-887-5215))
Petersburg — Terri Seier (402-843-8643)
Raeville — Miles Schrage (402-843-0286)
Elgin — Liz Selting (402-843-6589) and Morgan Childers (402-843-6396) and Sister Pat (402-843-5461)
We will collect newspapers, phone books, paperbacks and shredded paper, magazines, slick papers and mailings as well as flattened cereal boxes, etc. of that quality.
Please note: If at all possible, please have papers bagged, (brown bags or plastic ones), but not put in cardboard boxes.
Items not to be collected are: corrugated cardboard boxes, hard covered books (unless the covers are removed), spiral notebooks, calendars, manuals, etc.
Please have the materials at the pick-up locations by 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, or placed in the protected area in front of the St. Boniface Gym no sooner than Friday, but no later than 10 a.m. on Saturday.

PJ Music Department To Hold Concert Tuesday

September 18, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Pope John music department will present a fall concert, “Come Away and Sing,” on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Boniface Gym. The concert will be a celebration of music that brings us together, featuring music of all genres.  Performing in the concert will be the high school choir, junior high choir, and junior high band.

Village Of Petersburg Recognized With Environmental Awards

September 11, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The community of Petersburg has something to celebrate. It’s almost like a holiday that it seems to come every year about this time.
Petersburg was recently presented the Deanie Anderson Oustanding Community Environmental Award during the annual awards banquet of Keep Nebraska Beautiful. The banquet was held Thursday, Aug. 28, in Lincoln.
The award was presented to the Village of Petersburg for an entry which was sponsored by the Petersburg Community Improvement Committee. In addition, the Village of Petersburg also was recognized with the Award of Excellence in the Great American Clean Up competition.
According to Bernie Cunningham, the coveted plaques are now on display at the Village of Petersburg office.
For their efforts, Petersburg won a gas trimmer for the detailed 27-page description of cleanup efforts conducted during the spring and summer of 2014. The trimmer will be donated to the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department.

Mobile Food Pantry Coming To Neligh

September 11, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The mobile food pantry, sponsored by various churches in Antelope County, will be dispersing food on Tuesday, September 16, from 5-6:30 pm, at the American Legion Club in Neligh.
The goal is to provide free food to those whose needs are great and resources are limited without being restricted by income guidelines.
Items include canned goods, fresh fruits and vegetables, pastries, and desserts. Gates open at 5 p.m.
Workers are needed to help unload the truck and setup tables at 2:30 p.m.
All other workers are asked to be there no later than 4 p.m. that day.

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