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Agenda KEARNEY

A PUBLICATION OF

BUSINESS

THE KEARNEY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

2011 CHAMBER LEADERSHIP PARTNERS HOLIDAY INN HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER, HELLMAN MAIN COSLOR & KATHOL PC , FIVE POINTS BANK, EDWARD JONES, EATON CORPORATION, NEBRASKA NATIONAL BANK , WELLS FARGO BANK , GREAT WESTERN BANK, PLATTE VALLEY STATE BANK & TRUST, FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS, NPPD . KEARNEY HUB, NORTHWESTERN ENERGY, GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL, CASHWA DISTRIBUTING, INTELLICOM, KEARNEY ACCOMMODATIONS, VIAERO EVENT CENTER & TRI-CITY STORM, BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD OF NEBRASKA, TYE & RADEMACHER PC LLO, CENTURY 21 MIDLANDS, KEARNEY IMPLEMENT, COLDWELL BANKER TOWN & COUNTRY REALTY, KEARNEY CLINIC, STATE FARM INSURANCE, AGENTS CORY KRUSE & MATT PAWLOSKI, WARD LABORATORIES INC, MIDWAY AUTO GROUP

4-H SALE

TUESDAY, AUG. 9 • 8:30AM

BUFFALO COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

Each year the final event for the Buffalo County Fair is the 4-H Livestock Auction. There are many volunteers who put in long hours to make this event a success, by doing everything from setting up panels to soliciting buyers. One of the highlights of the auction is the presentation of the most outstanding volunteer. On Tuesday, August 9th, Roger Wolford will be recognized for his many years volunteering at the 4-H Livestock auction. Without dedication and hard work like his, this event could not be a success. “Roger Wolford has been involved in the Buffalo County 4-H livestock sale committee for decades.” says committee chair Ron Horst. “He has served as chairman of the committee and also helps with many behind the scenes tasks. Roger is always willing to help and I consider him a “corner-

post”, as you can count on him. Thanks Roger for your service to the 4-H youth.” Along with volunteering for the 4-H Livestock Auction, Roger has volunteered on the Wells Fargo Advisory Board for over 18 years. Roger has also served on the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Board, and has also been very involved with Gateway. He served as Gateway’s Chairman in 1999. The 4-H Livestock Auction is sponsored by the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce. The annual event is the culmination of many months of hard work by the 4-H youth in Buffalo County. Businesses interested in purchasing 4-H livestock should contact Jennie Nollette at the Chamber. Thank you Roger for all your hard work!

Ribbon Cutting The Nebraska Affiliate of Susan G. Komen For The Cure UNK Lot 9 Wednesday, August 3rd • 12:00 – 1:00 PM Social Marketing Roundtable Country Inn & Suites, 105 Talmadge Rd. Tuesday, August 9th • 9:00 – 10:00 AM Open House Prince of Peace Catholic Church 2275 W. 56th St Tuesday, August 9th • 5:00 – 8:00 PM Coffee Connection Wednesday, August 10th • 7:30 AM Sponsored by Northwestern Energy Open to general public Chamber Board Room Business After Hours Good Samaritan Cancer Center 10 East 31st Street (located on the Good Samaritan Campus) Wednesday, August 10th • 5:00 – 7:00 PM Business After Hours/Ribbon Cutting Legacy 272 Restaurant 110 2nd Avenue (located inside the Kearney Holiday Inn) Thursday, August 18th • 5:00 – 7:00 PM Ribbon Cutting Boys Town Foster Family Services 124 W. 46th Street, Suite 106 A Wednesday, August 24th • 12:00 – 1:00 PM

NewMembers Lighthouse Academy Child Development Center, LLC Brandi Redinger 1930 W. 40th Street • Kearney, NE 68845 (308) 627-8467 • www.lighthouseacademycdc.com Child Development Center

SmartYield, Inc.

Troy Nielsen 1917 Central Avenue • Kearney, NE 68847 (308) 234-6805 • www.mysmartyield.com Commodity Brokers, Risk Management

KRave Underground

Gary & Steve Barth 2202 Central Avenue, Suite 1 • Kearney, NE 68847 (308) 234-6502 • www.KRaveunderground.com Teen/youth center

Legacy 272

Mike Hendrickson 110 2nd Avenue • Kearney, NE 68847 (308) 237-0272 • www.legacy272.com RIBBON CUTTING • Tile Warehouse

RIBBON CUTTING • Kearney Media

Restaurant

CommitteeMeetings All meetings at Chamber Center unless noted.

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS • United Farm and Ranch Management

BUFFALO CO UNTY

Membership Happenings

The annual 4-H Livestock Auction is set for Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds. Annually sponsored by the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, the Ag Committee and the 4-H Livestock Auction Committee, the event will kickoff at 8:30am on the 9th as the Buffalo County Fair comes to a close. We encourage you to get involved, buy a 4-H animal and support 4-H youth. It is a great opportunity to show these young ag producers your support. We also encourage you to consider purchasing a 4-H animal. To learn how you can become a bidder, contact Jennie Nollette at the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, jnollette@kearneycoc.org , or call 308-237-3168.

4-H Livestock Committee Recognizes Wolford

UpcomingEvents

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS • Yellow Van Cleaning Services

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THURSDAY, AUG 4 5-6:30pm: Free Community BBQ 5-6:30pm: Galaxy of Stars Spectacular 6:30pm: Mutton Bustin 7:00pm: Bull Riding Chute Out 9:00pm: Cactus Hill

FRIDAY, AUG 5 7:30pm: Gary Allan Opening by Thompson Square 9:00pm: Switchbak

SATURDAY, AUG 6 Noon: Ranch Rodeo 7:30pm: Three Days Grace opening by My Darkest Days 9:00pm: Paisty Jenny

SUNDAY, AUG 7 5:00pm: Crash for Cash Demo Derby 6:00pm: Joseph Hall Elvis Rock'N Remember Tribute For more Fair information call 866-301-1201

UNK Move In Day

Residence Halls will open at 8:00 am on Friday, August 19th. Students will move in from 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Leslie Means at (308) 237-4671 or lmeans@kearneycoc.org

Hilltop Mall, managed by Dial Properties Co. of Omaha, is Central Nebraska’s premier enclosed regional shopping center. Conveniently located on North 2nd Avenue in Kearney, Hilltop Mall has been a member of the community for 27 years. During that time, Hilltop Mall’s commitment to the Kearney area community has remained consistent and strong. Since opening in November, 1984, with Wal-Mart and Herberger’s as the center’s anchor stores, Hilltop Mall has seen many changes and expansions. Today, Hilltop Mall is home to 40 great businesses – including JCPenney and Old Navy - and is over 97% occupied. Hilltop Mall's stability reflects the character and support of the people of Kearney and surrounding retail trade area. How many parents have taken a child to see Santa at the Mall? How many kids got that "must-have" pair of jeans from the Buckle? How many special occasions started with a card from Ruter’s Hallmark? Hilltop Mall is proud to be a place for making memories. As summer comes to an end, remember that Hilltop Mall has everything you want for Back-to-School…all from the stores you love. From basic denim and t-shirts to backpacks, athletic shoes to eyeglasses, Hilltop Mall stores can help you and your family start school the right way. Be sure to check out Hilltop Mall’s website at www.shophilltopmall.com for upcoming sales and events, as well as job opportunities and more. Hilltop Mall also looks forward to connecting with you on Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare.

LEADS A: Thursday, August 4 • 8:30am LEADS B: Monday, August 8 • 1:00pm COLONELS: Tuesday, August 9 • 4:00pm SPORT AND REC: August 10 • 4:00pm Best Western Mid-NE Inn and Suites EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE: August 11, 8:00am • Sunrise Middle School (Teacher baskets will be filled) HOSPITALITY: August 17 • noon BUSINESS COMMITTEE: August 17 • 4:00pm LEADS A: Thursday, August 18 • 8:30am LEADS B: Monday, August 22 • 1:00pm SENIOR COALITION: August 23 • 10:00am ENVOYS: August 12 • 11:00am Golf Tournament YPN: August 6 • Outdoor Movie

1007 Second Avenue • P.O. Box 607 Kearney, NE 68848-0607 1-800-227-8340 • 308-237-3101 Fax 308-237-3103 www.kearneycoc.org

Chamberpack Don't miss this great marketing opportunity. Reach your fellow Chamber members with the Back to School edition of the Chamberpack. We mail out approximately 1000 mailers to Chamber members. Insert your sales piece, flyer or brochure for just $150.00. Bring us 1000 copies of the insert no later than 5pm on Friday, August 5th. The pack will go out early the week of August 8th. Great timing for all your Back to School specials!!! Contact the Chamber at 237.3101 to reserve your space in the Chamberpack!


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