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THIS WEEK'S BRIEFS: Computer class; Historical Society Banquet; Health Fair; Bras for a Cause; Cancer Walk; Co-op Oil Annual Meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 September 2011 18:58

Still time to join MCC computer class in Palisade

A user- friendly computer class for beginners offered by McCook Community College is set for three Thursdays in September in Palisade.

The classes will focus on the basic understanding of computers and computer language. Students will gain the confidence to understand basics and take home useful skills like using the task bar, creating folders for saving, sending, and receiving email.

The class runs three Thursdays in September, starting Sept. 15 and will be held at Wireless INet (the former Valley Pro building, 203 South Main Street in Palisade) from 1-3:30 p.m. CT each day.

Cost is $69 per person and computers will be furnished.

Class size is limited so registration is required no later than Sept. 12.

You can register by phone with the Center for Enterprise, 308-345-8122; in person at the Center for Enterprise office in McMillen Hall on the MCC campus, 1205 E. Third, McCook; or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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 this weekend.

The banquet will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11, beginning at 5:30 p.m. MT. Tickets are $15 per person and available through 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.


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 to download a registration form or call 882-7111 for more information.


‘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

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.


Pre-register for Cancer Walk by Sept. 16

Pre-registration for the Chase County Hospital’s ALL Cancer Walk is coming up Sept. 16 for the Oct. 1 event planned in Wauneta.MMC

To sign up stop by Valley Bank and Trust in Wauneta with your $15 entry fee. Participants will be given a free T-shirt and complimentary lunch on the day of the walk.

For more information go online to the hospital’s website at


Co-op Oil annual meeting set for Sept. 24

Wauneta Cooperative Oil Company with locations in Palisade and Wauneta will host their annual meeting later this month.

The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at the American Legion Hall in Wauneta. The pork chop supper will begin at 6:30 p.m. MT/7:30 p.m. CT with the co-op’s business meeting to follow.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 September 2011 19:01