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Written by Wauneta Breeze   
Friday, 29 April 2011 16:53

Tree City USA awards go to Wauneta, Palisade

The communities of Wauneta and Palisade were among the 109 communities honored with Tree City USA Awards in recognition for their work with tree resources during the Nebraska Community Forestry Conference and Tree City USA Recognition Day in Lincoln earlier this month.

This marks the 18th year Wauneta has earned the Tree City USA designaiton and the 17th year for Palisade.


Community Clean-up Day set for May 4

Wauneta’s annual Community Clean-up Day is coming up next week, with organizers making plans for a town-wide cleaning Wednesday, May 4.

Students at Wauneta-Palisade Schools will tackle trash pickup around town and property owners are encouraged to do likewise on privately owned land.

Those needing extra help can count on the crew from the Wauneta Utilities Department once again.

In order to assist homeowners and businesses with items that need to be hauled away, the Wauneta Utilities Department crew will be available on that day — free of charge — to pick up items like tree limbs, wood, household items and appliances. The Wauneta Chamber is covering the cost of disposal of these items.

To get your name included on the pick-up list sign up no later than 3 p.m. MT on Tuesday, May 3, at Valley Bank and Trust in Wauneta.

You must make arrangements for pickup services prior to the May 4 Community Clean-up Day.



Kindergarten Round-up set for Friday, May 6

Parents of children who are preparing to enter kindergarten are encouraged to come to the Wauneta Attendance Center on Friday, May 6, for Kindergarten Round-up.

The incorrect date was given in last week’s issue of the Wauneta Breeze.

Kindergarten Round-up runs from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. MT/1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. CT. You can contact WP school officials at 308-394-5427 with questions.


Spring concert coming up Tuesday night

Wauneta-Palisade Schools will hold the junior and senior high spring concert on Tuesday, May 3, at the Wauneta Attendance Center.

The program is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. MT/8 p.m. CT.

WP music students are also busy working on a musical production and set to take to the stage May 13, 14 and 15.