The 2020 Norfolk Public Library Summer Reading Program called "Imagine Your Story" is going virtual this summer. Sign-up for read-to-me's and readers of all ages begins on May 18th on the library website, www.norfolkne.gov/library. If you do not have internet access call the library at 402-844-2100 to sign up. Reading records, contest forms and the program booklet can be printed at home from the library website or can be picked up near the lockers on the east side of the library during regular library hours.
Atkinson Presbyterian Church will open Church on Sunday, May 31 at 11:00 for Biker's Sunday. The worship service will be outside and will include communion, followed by a blessing for the bikers. Those who attend are encouraged to wear masks and use 6 foot dintancing between families.
May 26-29 & June 1-5
There will be a Vacation Bible School Camp at Camp Assurance May 26th - May 29th and June 1st - June 5th. Teams will go in to parks in Northeast Nebraska to put on Bible Schools and gather at Camp Assurance for meals, lodging, and recreation. For more information call Shannon at 712-301-1268 or go to www.camp-assurance.com.
There will be a Scott Leisy Family Benefit on June 7th from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Atkinson Community Center. A Baked Potato Bar will be available for a free will donation. There will also be a silent auction open from 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. To donate new items for the silent auction please call or text Wendy at 402-340-5999.
Kari Jobe will be in concert at the Denny Sanford Event Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on June 8th. For more information go to www.karijobe.com
Heartland Youth Ranch will be holding their summer camp June 8-12. Application forms can be found on their website: heartlandyouthranch.org . Applications need to be mailed or delivered to Heartland Youth Ranch, 80997 Hwy 11, North Loup, Nebraska 68859. If you have questions call Susan at 308-496-4348.
There will be a Drive up Windosor Loin Supper at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Orchard, Nebraska on June 12th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Meals can be picked up North of the Fellowship Hall. The meal consists of Windsor Loin, Hash Brown Casserole, Homemade bun, Salad and Dessert for a suggested donation of $10.00 per plate.
MercyMe will be in concert on October 4th at the CHI Health Center in Omaha.
- Several businesses in O'Neill have begun a fundraiser to help Kevin and Jolene Lichty cover their cancer related medical expenses. You can leave a donation at the following O'Neill businesses -- Sunrise Flower and Gift Shop, Dougals Street Coffee Company, Tri-County Bank and O'Neill Family Pharmacy. When you leave a donation you will receive a gourmet lollipop. Help the Lichty's lick cancer. Make a donation today.
- Single Adults Living Truth (S.A.L.T.) is a young adult Christian singles group for ages 21+. They meet once a month in O'Neill for a devotion, food, games, and community building. For further information you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The American Red Cross will be accepting donations at various locations across our listening area. For a compete list of those donation sites visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-RED-CROSS.
- The Basic Needs and Food Pantry of O'Neill, located at the United Methodist Church, is requesting donations of winter clothing for men, women, and children. Items needed include winter coats, sweaters and boots. Donations can be dropped off at the east door of the United Methodist Church between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Tuesday - Thursday.