Lexington, NE Area Chamber of Commerce
OPEN HOUSE COLOR BAYOU HAIR & NAIL SALON
Newly Remodeled. Come help us celebrate new expansion! Owner Amanda Villalon welcoming Stylist Jerrica Moler and Nail Technician Natalie Martinez (Nails by Natalie). Featuring vendors Thirty-One (introducing new fall catalog), Norwex cleaning products, Origami Owl & Signature Styles. And of course snacks and refreshments. Thursday, Sept. 11th, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
2014 PLUM CREEK COLLECTIBLES AVAILABLE
You can purchase your limited-edition Plum Creek Days belt buckles for $20 and also Plum Creek Mugs for $5 each. Stop by the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce to check them out.
IT’S “PAR-TEE TIME
You are invited to the Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce 3rd Annual Husker “Par-Tee” Golf Scramble. Saturday, September 13th, Overton Golf Course, 2 p.m. Shotgun Start, 18-hold, 2 person, $100/team (cover green fees & meal-cart extra). 3 places awarded for each flight. Burgers, chips & beans served at conclusion of tourney followed by the Nebraska Cornhusker vs Fresno State Bulldogs football game at 9:30 p.m. Come out to the Overton Golf Course for our own little “Go Big Red!” fun Husker Golf Scramble. Team registration due to Lexington Chamber by Monday, September 8th.
A volunteer reading tutoring program at Morton Elementary, is in need of volunteers beginning in Sept. Time slots are available Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 11:25 a.m. to Noon. For more information call Morton Elementary and ask for Tiffany at 324-3764.
The Dawson County Children’s Museum will present the program “G’ day Mates” Australia—Land Down-Under” at the library on Saturday morning, Sept. 13 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Children and their caregivers are invited to learn about the only country that is a continent—their unusual animals, food, sayings, and great people; and create Aboriginal art and boomerangs.
The Friends of the library will meet on Monday, Sept. 15 at 4:30. Come find out what is planned for this fall and support your library!
Wednesday, Sept. 17th, 3:30 p.m the library will be showing a movie just for students in grades 6-12. Teens are invited to join us for this afternoon entertainment.
Our next Family Night is Monday, Sept. 22 Join us for an evening of “Funky Beatz for kids,” information about eating right, and a great snack. Children and their parents are invited to this exciting and informative evening on Monday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m.
Novels for Knitters and other Stitchers meets on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. If you enjoy stitching—knitting, crocheting, quilting, cross stitch, needlepoint, or have another portable stitching project—join us at the library for 2 hours of stitching and visiting. We will meet on Tuesdays, Sept. 16, 23 and 30th from 3 p.m to 5 p.m. We would love to have you join us.
The library is hosting Story Time on Wednesdays this fall. Pre-readers and their caregivers are invited to share stories, finger-plays and other activities each Wednesday morning from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the library. Next story time will be Sept. 17th
The library will be hosting a coffee and cards on Fridays, Sept. 12, 19, and 26. You are invited to join us Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11 a.m. to play cards. The card players choose a game they know or want to learn. We play cards, visit, and eat. So come be a part of our Coffee and Cards group starting Friday, Sept. 12th at 9:30 a.m.
Do you need information about money and finances? Check out the display of new financial books at the library. Learn to make informed decisions of new budgeting, money management, saving for college, buying a home, retirement planning, and more.
During September, come to the library to check out the DAR display in the foyer showcase. We’re celebrating America!
If you are interested in a 1 on 1 class for Kindle, or I-Pad, call the library at 324-2151 or stop by the library and schedule an appointment.
DAWSON COUNTY ART GALLERY
Just a reminder that the Museum of Nebraska Art “Small Town Nebraska: “Past-time” exhibit at the Dawson County Museum art gallery will be ending September 30th. The exhibit is part of the Art Reach Program and portrays art with a summer-time theme. It expresses childhood memories and summers gone-by in vivid detail. Come and enjoy summer one last time before we welcome in Autumn with a new exhibit in October.
Lexington Chamber Business Education Fundraiser for Blanche Senior Scholarship will be prior to the Lexington Football game. The tailgate will be Fri., Oct. 10th starting at 5:30 p.m.
DIAMONDS IN THE GARBAGE
Is the theme for the Sept. 16th, 6:30 p.m. dinner meeting of the Lexington Area Christian Women’s connect at Kirk’s Rest. Special feature will be Sara Forsberg. She is from Park Rapids, Minn., and a former teacher an academic tutor for teens in a Chemical Abuse program. Her book, “Diamonds in the Garbage” Will be available for purchase. For reservations or cancellations call Sheri Giesbrecht 320-0952 or Julene Margritz at 324-4342.
Seven weeks – 7 sessions on Tuesdays at Central Community College, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. This class prepares students for the NEW citizenship test plus the interview – does not cover completion of application! For information or pre- register for these sessions – call Adult Education Office at 324-8483 or 324-8480 by Sept. 17th.
PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK
Sat., Sept. 27th, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m (Main Lobby) Lexington Regional Health Center will participate in the national Prescription Drug Take Back Residents can dispose of their unused and unwanted medications, thereby helping to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding local homes of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Simply bring your medications for disposal to the lobby of Lexington Regional Health Center between 10 a.m., to 1 p.m. on Sept. 27.
MOBILE SCREENING SERVICES
Bryan Mobile Screening Services available and brought to you by the Lexington Regional Health Center. Fri., Oct. 3rd, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Abdominal Aortic Ultrasound Screening: This painless, non-invasive screening detects the presence of an aneurysm in the abdominal aorta. Peripheral Arterial Disease: A painless, noninvasive test called the ankle-brachial index (ABI)Compares the blood pressure in the ankles to the blood pressure in the arms to determine how well blood is flowing. Atrial Fibrillation Screening: 2.2 Americans have atrial fibrillation and all women over age 75 should be screened according to AHA guidelines. To schedule or info. call Peggy at 324-8343.
Sell your homemade goods at our fall craft fair! First Presbyterian Church on 8th and Lincoln, Nov. 8th, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To reserve your table call the church at 324-5507.
75TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Contryman Associates, P.C., 707 E. Pacific St., will celebrate their 75th Anniversary with a Business After Hours. Tuesday, Sept. 23, Live Music, BBQ and Beverages and door prizes!. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your business and your friendship.
CCC’s Project HELP is hosting a free healthcare workshop. Monday, Sept. 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Grand Island at College Park, there are five continuing education hours, and lunch is Provided! You can register at this link – http://tinyurl.com/Heathcare-Disparities Deadline is Sept. 11th.