The Bauer- Onnen family reunion will be held June 29th in the Fairbury Community Building with a carry-in dinner at noon. Each family is encouraged to bring a picture or item that has a special memory to them for a Show and Tell activity. Thank you!
The Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group will meet on Monday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room at Cedarwood assisted living, 828 22nd St., Fairbury. The meeting room can be accessed by entering the main entrance of Cedarwood, and turning left after the lobby. The meeting room is the first room on the right past the restrooms. For more information, please contact Lana Likens at 729-6855
Join us at the HOPE FOR JIM benefit for Jim Bugbee to defray medical expenses. On Saturday, June 21, 2014 in Washington, Kan. with Road Rally Starting at 1:00 pm. Free Will Offering Pulled Pork Meal Served From 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. and the 4-H will have a Food Stand also.
June 21, 2014 at the Fairbury VFW, 8:30 am. Registration Fee is $10.00.
Start drawing Poker Cards at 8:30 am with a safety briefing at 8:45 am. Ride starts at 9:00 am. The route is 54.1 miles long. Pick up your poker cards at Fairbury VFW, Powell, Gladstone, Gilead ( Lunch) and back to the Fairbury VFW. Food and refreshments available after drive . for more information contact ;
Kenneth G. Dodge at 402-239-8154 or Juliann Endrof at 402-446-7486.
The annual re-ride of the Pony Express trail will make a stop at Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site at 7 p.m. Friday, June 20.
The time is approximate; rider could arrive two hours earlier or later. Hollenberg station and the visitor center will be closed, but visitors are welcome to gather on the grounds and wait for the rider to arrive and exchange the mochila with the new rider and horse.
The Friends of Hollenberg Station will provide refreshments. The re-ride is hosted by the National Pony Express Association. Hollenberg Pony Express Station is located at 2889 23rd Road, Hanover. For more information, call 785-337-2635 or visit kshs.org/hollenberg.
The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) distribution clinic will be held in Fairbury at 512 3rd Street on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. An appointment is suggested.
CSFP provides nutritious foods to seniors who are age 60 or greater who live in Nebraska and are under the program income guidelines. Due to the signing of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (farm bill), women and children can no longer be enrolled in this program.
Foods given through CSFP include canned fruits and vegetables; bottled juice; 1% liquid and non-fat dry milk; hot and cold cereals; canned meat; peanut butter and dried beans; cheese; pasta or rice.
To schedule an appointment or obtain information on how to qualify for CSFP, please call Blue Valley Community Action at 402-729-2278.
To retire or not to retire. That is the question that over 15 percent of the population of Jefferson county are contemplating as they enter the age range of 55-64, thats approximately 1,186 residents.
Presently s U. S. workers can begin taking Social Security at age 62. But is it worth it?
A point made by Social Security experts such as Virginia Reno of the National Academy of Social Insurance based in Washington D.C. is, the longer you wait the better it is for you in the larger scheme of things.
If you need Social Security early, take ityouve earned it, said Reno. But waiting even a year or two can make a big difference in the long run.
She goes on to point out that what ever benefits a worker starts to draw are life time benefits. The only change is the cost of living raises that are automatic. The longer the delay in taking out the benefits the higher is the lifetime benefit. These increases in benefits stop at the age of 70.
Landon James Shrader, age 14 months, passed away June 17, 2014.
Survivors include his parents Trent and Karen Shrader of Manhattan, KS., grandparents Kurk and Kris Meyer Shrader of Elmwood, NE., great-grandfather Richard Meyer of Fairbury, numerous other family members.
At this time services are pending. Contact Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home for further service information.