|THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS|
|Written by Wauneta Breeze|
|Thursday, 01 September 2011 19:51|
Area businesses will be closed for Labor Day
The Wauneta Breeze will join other area businesses in closing Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day.
Deadlines for submitting news and advertising items advances to noon Friday due to Monday’s planned closing.
Enders Dam open for traffic over Labor Day
Highway 61 over Enders Dam will re-open Sept. 1-5 to accommodate Labor Day traffic before closing again to complete maintenance work on the bridge across the dam spillway. The highway will remain closed Sept. 6-20 to finish maintenance activities.
Craft fair & farmers market coming up in Palisade Sept. 10
A craft fair and farmers market are coming up Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Palisade Park. Garden produce and baked goods will be among items available for purchase. Proceeds will go to the Palisade Swimming Pool.
Cowboy Country Chorus featured at historical society banquet
Good fun, good music and good company will be on tap at the Country House in Champion when the Chase County Historical Society holds their annual banquet there next week.
The banquet will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11, beginning at 5:30 p.m. MT. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased by Sept. 7 from board members: Carol at 394-5348; Byron at 882-4601; Vicky at 882-2147; Diann at 882-5700 or at the museum in Champion. Featured entertainment this year will be provided by the Cowboy Country Chorus of Ogallala.
‘Bras for a Cause’ to lift cancer awareness
Chase County Community Hospital is launching a new cancer awareness campaign dubbed “Bras for a Cause.” They are asking area community members to help boost cancer awareness by “blinging out” a bra in decorating contest.
Entries of blinged out bras along with a free-will donation in lieu of an entry fee will be accepted through Monday, Sept. 26. They can be dropped off at the radiology department at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial. Entry forms are available online at www.chasecountyhospital.com.
There are five different categories in which to enter and each category will have one winner. Categories include:
1. Let’s hear it for the Boys — entries created by boys/men.
2. Little Diva Award — entries created by girls ages 16 or under.
3. Corporate Wear Award for the flashy, fancy entries created by businesses.
4. Shock Effect Award for the most unique or creative.
5. Cancer Awareness Award for entries created to promote awareness for any type of cancer.
Designs should be created and named in good taste and participants are asked no to include any live or perishable elements in their design.
Bras will be on display throughout the month of October and will be voted on by the public viewing them on the hospital website or visiting either the Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial or the Wauneta Chase County Clinic.
Winners will be announced on Monday, Oct. 31. Contest organizers reserve the right to refuse any entry that does not meet guidelines, that is offensive or in poor condition.
Winners are guaranteed appreciation and a heaping dose of good karma.
For more information or to request an entry form and set of rules contact the Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial at 308-882-7306.
Mini Health Fair coming up this month
Blood draws in Wauneta are slated for Sept. 15 for the Chase County Community Hospital and Clinic Mini Health Fair.
Blood draws will be taken from 7 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, in Wauneta, and from 7 to 10 a.m. in Imperial on Sept. 12, 13, 19, 20, and 22.
Visit the hospital’s website at www.chasecountyhospital.com to download a registration form or call 882-7111 for more information.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 01 September 2011 19:54|