A reminder that a blood drive is going on in Wagner today from 12:30-6pm at the Wagner Fire Department. Coming up on Wednesday and Thursday a blood drive will happen at the Winner American Legion. On Wednesday it will run from 11:30am-6pm and then on Thursday it will go from 8am-12:15pm. To make an appointment you can call Annette at 842-1708.
A lunch and learn will be held on Wednesday, October 4th from Noon-1pm at the Long Term Care Chapel of Winner Regional Healthcare next week. It is a chance for you to get expert advice on prostate health from Urologist Dr. Stacy Childs. This will be a free event with a light lunch that will be served. Reservations are required as the class size is limited. To make a reservation call 605-842-7231.
The city of Gregory welcomes “The Fireball Run” to town! Everyone is invited to check it out on Friday, September 29th. 10am, a pancake feed will be held at the Gregory Fire Station. At 11:45, a pep rally will be held for the football game with Platte/Geddes. At 12:30, Gregory Mayor Scott Anshutz will present a key to the city to the Fireball Run host! Be sure to check it out next Friday in the town of Gregory!
Something to keep in mind for next weekend, the Colome Athletic Department will be putting on a carnival on Saturday, September 30th from 5:30-9pm at the Vet’s Hall. They will have carnival games, bingo, a cake walk and food provided by the South Dakota National Guard. Proceeds will go towards painting and refurbishing the Vet’s Hall.
The 23rd annual tailgate cookout will be held on Friday, September 22nd from 6-7pm before the Chamberlain vs Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central football game at Don Giese Field. Come out and help First Dakota National Bank show support to the High School and appreciation to the community! Go Cubs!
The Pink Posse 2017 neon walk/run will be held on October 7th at the Winner Golf Course. Registration will start at 5pm, the race will begin at 5:30 and a meal will follow. Registration includes a t-shirt, water bottle and meal. There will be a drawing for a quilt raffle donated by the Haukaas family along with a Yeti cooler and a one night stay at the Holiday Inn in Pierre. Please come out and help support breast cancer.
The Community Services Program at Northwest Community Action Partnership (NCAP) will sponsor a mobile food pantry with the food bank of the heartland this evening from 5-7pm at the Cherry County Fairgrounds in Valentine. Remember that the Winner and Gregory Bakeries have reopened! Stop by and grab your favorite fresh rolls and baked goods!
Just a reminder that the North Central Nebraska RC&D has changed their September meeting date to next Tuesday, September 26th beginning at 3:30 at the City Office Meeting Room in Bassett. Also for next week, the Springview Spit Fire’s 5K Color Run will be held on Wednesday, the 27th beginning at 6:30pm at the Springview Courthouse. This is a fundraiser for cancer research.
Donivan Lambley and the crew at Burke Livestock Auction will hold their 50th anniversary barbecue sale this Saturday, September 23rd with a free barbecue being served starting at 11am! The sale will get underway at 10:30am with the weighups followed by the feeders at 12:30 in the afternoon. Come congratulate Donivan and the family on 50 years of business, where they say “US Beef, its what’s for dinner!”. We will hear from Dillion Lambley later this week on Country 1260 during the Farm and Ranch Review too.
The Winner High School Class of 1977 invites you to help them celebrate their 40th class reunion by attending their free all-class reunion dance on Friday, September 29th after the homecoming football game at St. Mary’s Hall in Winner. Doors will open at 8:30pm and you can enjoy the sounds of the Black Water Band from 9-1. A cash bar will be provided by Sargent’s and a fundraising concession stand will be on site that will be run by the Spirit Gems. All honored classes, graduates and non graduates of Winner High School are welcome, but no one under 21 will be admitted.