Around Our Town, April 22, 2020

Today’s Obscure Holiday: National Jellybean Day
The jellybean dates back to at least the 1860’s when they were promoted as morale boosters for army troops during the Civil War. Today, jellybeans are more popular than ever and 16 billion a year are produced.

Niobrara United. Stand Strong. Stand United. The goal is to connect people who have needs with people who want to help. There are volunteers to help with things like running errands, getting mail, grocery shopping and more. To get help or to volunteer, call or visit: 307-216-0150

Where Would We BEE Without Pollinators? Free downloadable student educational materials are available on the National Association of Conservation Districts website at to celebrate the theme of pollination. Also, the Niobrara Conservation District will be accepting posters from grades K-12, through April 24, for the Stewardship Week poster contest.  A presentation on pollinators, contest rules and entry forms are available on the Niobrara Conservation District Facebook page. Winning posters will be on display at the Post Office during Stewardship Week, April 26 – May 3.

Birthday Club
April 23: Larry Mohnsen, Donna Parmely, Linda Miller
April 24: Dixie Blaney, Dennis Vetter
April 25: Cindy Cisneros, Kari (Johnson) Williams
April 26: Steve Kant
April 27: amdon Fitzwater
April 28: Samantha Woodington
April 29: Amanda Phipps, Leo Pavone, Aldene Norris, Dee Norris

(If you would like to give a Birthday shout-out, or let everyone know what’s happening, send your info to [email protected] or call at (307)-334-2867)


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