Fischer Congratulates Circle C Market for its national recognition
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 13:16
U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) released the following statement congratulating Stacey Adamson, Tracee Ford, students at the Cody Kilgore High School, and the entire Cody community for Circle C Market’s national recognition as American Graduate Champion: “The tireless efforts of Stacey Adamson and Tracee Ford to lead their neighbors and build a student run grocery store have revitalized their entire community. Their dedication to Cody and the students of Cody-Kilgore High School has transformed a clever idea into a valuable educational tool and an economically important reality. I congratulate Stacey and Tracee for their national recognition as American Graduate Champions and thank them for their work to empower students and enrich their community.” “American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen” is a public media initiative supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting dedicated to recognizing and promoting efforts to keep youth on track to graduation. More information on Circle C Market is available on their website: http://www.circlecmarket.com/
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Old West Days and Nebraska Cowboy Poetry Gathering Just Around the Corner
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 12:57
Approximately 40 outstanding daytime performers are scheduled to gather from all across the Midwest for Valentine's Old West Days and Nebraska Cowboy Poetry Gathering, set for October 9 - 12, 2014. In addition to the daytime performers, other featured artists include Bill Barwick, Brooke Turner, Miss V the Gypsy Cowbelle, THe Plains Folk, D.W. Groethe, and Elizabeth Ebert.
Tickets are on sale now for the featured performances, along with the Old Time Melodrama. Tickets are available at Young's Western Wear or the Valentine Visitors Center, or by contacting one of the Old West Days board members.
Activities kick off on Thursday afternoon, October 9th, with a BBQ and live entertainment at Security First Bank's parking lot at 4:30 pm Central. The cost is $5 for hamburgers, chips and a soft drink. The first performance of the Melodrama is Thursday evening at 7:30 pm at the high school. Tickets are $5 per person and are available at the door as well as the places mentioned above.
On Friday, Poetry and Music sessions will take place all day at the high school beginning at 9 am. In the gym, the western art, quilt and trade show will open at 10 am. A variety of western-themed artists and vendors will be selling their wares. The Lady Wranglers will also be present to shine boots in the sit and visit area in the middle of the gym. Featured performances start at 7:30. Tickets are $12 for the featured performances.
Saturday's activities commence again with Poetry and Music sessions at 9 am, with the trade show opening again at 10 am. On Saturday, there are two featured performance sessions, at 1:30 pm and again at 7:30 pm. A surprise guest will be selected from all of the outstanding daytime performers to be featured in the evening performances.