Weekly briefs — Aug. 22

Mobius Communications was host to an Open House event recently to celebrate being the Alliance Chamber of Commerce Spotlight Business of the Month. Mobius employees Amanda Chancellor, Tonya Mayer, and Joni Jespersen chat with Troy Unzicker and Susan Unzicker.     

HVFD in need of Supplies

Hemingford Volunteer Fire Department in need of supplies such as water, chapstick, eye drops...

Country Jamboree

The Alliance Eagles Club is hosting a country music jamboree on Sept. 1st.

The jamboree will be held at 1 p.m. There’s no cover charge and the public is invited to attend.

Box Butte Head Start Taking Applications

Sign up for Head Start, a free educational program for children ages 0 to 5 years old, and expecting mothers located in Alliance and throughout Box Butte County, serving low-income working and non-working families. Northwest Community Action Partnership Head Start features a program preparing children for Kindergarten success, well trained and caring teachers, healthy meals and snacks, resources for parents and families, and additional support for children who are homeless, in foster care, or those who have a disability. Prepare your child for school success by giving them a head start. Learn more about the options available by calling Early Head Start (308) 762-2563 (ages 0-3 & pregnant mothers) or Head Start (308) 762-2251 or 762-2734 (ages 3-5) or visiting www.ncap.info.

Alliance Public Library Hosts Adventure Book Club for Students

The Adventure Book Club is starting up again at the Alliance Public Library, where students do not just read about adventure, they experience it. Students in fourth-eighth grade are invited to the first adventure on Friday, September 6 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in the community rooms. They will participate in a scavenger hunt that will reveal the first book. The books will be available to check out from the library, as well as on Overdrive as an audiobook.

The club will meet on the first Friday of each month from 2:30-4:00 p.m. until December; in January, the club will meet on the second Friday of the month, due to school schedules. During the first meeting, participants will suggest books for future months. Each book will have an activity to go with it – past activities have included acting out survival scenarios, spy training, breakout boxes and live-action board games. This year, we will be traveling around the universe to experience a variety of cultures as well as fantasy and sci-fi.

For more information, please contact Elaine Connelly Bleisch, the Children and Youth Services Librarian, at 762-1387.

Bids Accepted for Football Parking Packages

The Hemingford Boosters are accepting sealed bids for 4 parking spots for the Bobcat Football field for regular season home varsity games ONLY. The 4 highest bidders will get the luxury of parking in their personalized parking spot for all regular season home varsity games. They also receive two tailgate meal passes and snacks from the Bobcat Concession stand.

Your check must accompany your bid to be accepted. Bids must be received by noon on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.

Winners will be announced at the Big Red Tailgate Party on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019.

Please drop off sealed bids at the Hemingford Credit Union or mail to: Hemingford Boosters PO Box 272 Hemingford, NE 69348.

Bobcat Enthusiasts invited to scrimmages, tailgate party

The Hemingford Boosters Club would like to invite everyone to an evening of scrimmages & a tailgate party on August 23rd.

4-5 p.m. Volleyball scrimmage/gym

5-5:30 p.m. Volleyball parents meeting/gym

5:30-6:30 p.m. Cross Country parent meeting in Coach Clark’s classroom (East Modular)

5:30-6 p.m. Football parent meeting/field

6-7 p.m. Football scrimmage/field

6:30 p.m. Tailgate meal at the football field concession stand. Concessions will be open for refreshment purchases.

*Please bring bottled water/Gatorade to any of the events for a donation to the teams

Memberships are $25!

All donations go directly to support Hemingford’s youth in ALL activities.

Thank you in advance for your monetary donations.

Football parking spot winners will be announced.

Please check hemingfordschools.org for up to date activity schedules.

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