Dakota County Connections Updates
What: 29th Annual Tri-State Early Childhood Conference
Who: Child Care Providers, Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten and 1st grade Teachers, Child Care Administrators and Directors, Parents of young children
Where: Delta Hotel, Fourth and B Street South Sioux City Ne
When: Oct.13th 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
What: Nebraska FWD> Future Workforce Development: All are invited!
Who: Wayne State College and others request the honor of your presence for a business and industry community roundtable event. (explore the potential areas of workforce needs)
Where: The College Center 1001 College Way SSC
When: Oct. 22nd noon to 1:30 a light lunch will be provided Please call Joni Backer at 402 375 7200 by Oct. 15th to register as a light lunch will be provided.
What: Human Trafficking 101 and Trauma Informed Care Training: training by Tonya Bauman Building Blocks Foster Care (Free)
Where: Wayne Ne at Our Savior Lutheran Church Social Room
When: Oct. 18th, 2018 – call NNPHD at 402 375 2200 to RSVP
What: Siouxland Sleepout for the Homeless
Where: Explorers Ball Park
When: 7 pm Oct 18th Free movie at Sioux City Community Theater 7 pm. Sleep out Gates open at 4 pm Nov. 2nd
What: Suicide TALK session (Free)-90-minute info session on saving lives from suicide builds awareness and encourages open discussion.
Where: Northeast Community College 1001 College Way-SSC
What: Education Exhibit on Human Trafficking on Display at the College Center
Who: Public is welcome
Where: South Sioux City College Center, 1001 College Way
When: Now through 9am Friday Oct. 19th. 7:30-7:30 Mon.-Thur.
What: Working with Multiple Cultures-Jackson Recovery Centers (Through this training and discussion, we aim to prepare participants to leverage our diversity into opportunities that will help our community grow. Registration due by Oct. 17th-call Jackson at 712 234 2300.
Where: 3500 W. 4th St. Sioux City 51103
When: Friday Oct. 19th 8:45 -12 noon
What: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (Wear Jeans in OCT and donate in support of CSADV services)
Where: CSADV would like to invite everyone to join their efforts by promoting a “Jeans Day” at your place of employment during the month of Oct.
When: Pick a day or several where employees can wear blue jeans to work for a $5.00 donation to CSADV
Why: Can’t do Jeans day? Consider going purple, the traditional color for Domestic Violence Awaarness Month! And or let us put together a display for you or provide a speaker. To participate contact Shelli by phone at 712 277 0131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Congregational Health Ministry Workshop-Looking at Health through a holistic lens Mind-body-Spirit (presenter Rev. Dr. P. Morgan Gordy)
Where: Salem Lutheran Church- 1753 G Ave. Dakota City Ne
What: Trunk or Treat
Who: Heartland Counseling
Where: 917 W 21st St. SSC Ne 68776
When: Thursday Oct 25th 5:30-7:00 pm
Why: Free trick or treating for all. Also, if anyone would like to have a car to give out info and candy contact Haley- email@example.com
What: Designer Trick or Treat Bags!
Who: Anyone- 15.00 per adult>bring as many children as you can supervise at no additional charge.
Where: Northeast Community College South Sioux City 1001 College Way
When: Oct 26th 1-2:30 pm There is no school so let’s have some fun!
What: Craft Fair/Bake Sale
Who: First Lutheran Church
Where: 3601 Dakota Ave South Sioux City
When: Saturday Nov. 3rd 9 am to 3 pm
Why: If you would like a table/booth the cost of each space is 30.00 each and each vendor needs to provide a $10 gift card or an item of that price for a raffle. The doors will open on Friday from 5-7 pm to set up. Please Contact Rita Todd 712 574 1769 if you are interested or firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Blood Drive
Who: First Lutheran Church Bloodmobile
Where: First Lutheran Church
When: Saturday Nov. 3rd 9-noon
What: Siouxland’s Coffee Extravaganza
Where: Sioux City Convention Center
When: Nov. 3rd 2018 11:00 am -4:00 pm
Why: Celebrating the region’s coffee culture with all thing’s coffee, coffee sampling, tasting, latte art, live entertainment and so much more- all for a good cause.
Venue phone: 712 279 4800
What: Optimist’s Soup & Dessert Luncheon, bake sale and raffle
Who: South Sioux City Optimists (Soups: Cheeseburger, Chili, Chicken Noodle)
Where: American Legion/VFW 109 19th Street
When: Thursday, Nov 15th 11:00-1:30
Why: Proceeds go to support the youth of the South Sioux City community (Cost $7.00)
What: 2nd Annual Trivia Night
Who: Heartland Counseling Services, Inc.
Where: Covington Links Golf Course-497 Golf Road
When: Saturday Nov. 17th 6-10 pm
Why: Teams of six, chili feed, fun, 5 rounds of 15 questions, raffle and more. Suggested donation $10.00 Sign up on Facebook Event
What: Community Thanksgiving Worship
Who: Dakota County Ministerial Alliance
Where: St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1977 A St. SSC
When: 11/18/ 2018
Why: Free will donation to support Dakota City Residents that need , gas, food, or a hotel stay.
The money is distributed by the South Sioux City Police
What: Fundraiser for the Food Bank of Siouxland
Where: Buffalo Alice 1022 4th Street
When: Sunday November 18th from 4:30-7:00 pm
$11 for Adults, $4 for kids 4-12, kids 3 and under are free ($27 household maximum)
100% of your tips go to the Food Bank of Siouxland
What: Show us Siouxland! Talent Show
Who: anyone with a talent- young or old or not so young who wants to share their talent with Siouxland.
Where: Heelan Performing Art Hall
When: Dec 15th, 2018 6-10 pm
$30 entry fee- 1st place wins $1,000 cash!
Call Kristine at Women Aware at 712 258 4174 for more information
What: Delivery of Cardinal Christmas Baskets
Who: Call Bill Garvey at 712 301 7835
Where: SSC Fire Hall 16th & First Ave
When: Saturday, Dec. 22nd 7:45 am
Why: We will have approximately 365 baskets to deliver. Many hands make for light work. Please consider donating 1-2 hours to our project
What: Tyson is announcing the Nonprofit Summer Job Program
Who: All non-profits
Where: More information about the Program and a link to the application can be found at – https://iacampuscompact.org/resource-posts/nonprofits-eligible-tyson-community-internship-funding/.
- The Program provides 22 nonprofit organizations with a grant of $3,000 to hire a qualified college student to work eight weeks during the summer.
- This is a competitive program – nonprofits must apply in the next several weeks to participate.
- Tyson Foods has awarded a grant to Campus Compact to administer the program on our behalf. All questions about the application should be directed to Justin Ellis at 515-235-4681.
- The nonprofits have sole discretion for choosing which college student they hire. Tyson Foods does not get involved with employment choices.
What: Dakota County Health -Living Well – Take control of your health
Interested in Hosting a class get your family and friend together!
Call today 402 987 2164