Dakota County Connections Updates
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: Speed Networking Happy Hour
Who: South Sioux City Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism
Where: Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
When: Thursday Nov 15th, 5:00-7:00pm
Why: Perfect Opportunity to make new contacts and build new relationships
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: Trees of Hope
Who: Heartland Counseling Services
Where: 917 W21st St. SSC NE 68776
When: Dec.1st-21st, M-F
Why: Free Christmas trees for those in need. Also- you may donate a tree if you have one you can drop it off at Heartland Counseling.
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
You can bring can good too that will go to local food pantries
What: 16th Annual March to Honor Lost Children Educational Conference
Who: Briar Cliff University
Where: Briar Cliff University
When: Monday-Nov. 19th, Race the Power of Illusion and Fatherhood is Scared
Tuesday Nov. 20th, Educational workshops
Wednesday Nov. 21st, March from War Eagle Monument
Register on line at Briarcliff.edu/march-to-honor-lost-children/registration
What: Health Fair
Who: Everyone is welcome, especially newcomers
Where: Sugal Consulting-3900 Dakota Ave.
When: Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 2-5 pm
Why: Health information, flu shots, diabetes and blood pressure screening
What: 2018 Winter Gathering (Crafts, food, info booths etc…)
Who: Hosted and Coordinated by Winnebago Housing and Development commission a long with Ho-Chunk Community Development Corporation.
Where: Whirling Thunder Gym-Winnebago NE
When: Dec. 7th, 2018, 8 am set up for vendors 9am start until 4 pm.
Contact: Michelle Parker for more information firstname.lastname@example.org, 402 878 2192
What: Annual Christmas Auction Fundraiser
Who: Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland
Where: Hard Rock Anthem
When: December 11th, 5:30 pm
Why: Raise Money for ongoing club programs. Donations of Auction Items are welcome.
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- 1stplace 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: Earth Day Celebration 2019
Who: Looking for volunteers for a steering committee to plan the first annual Earth Day Celebration.
Contact:Pam Miller email@example.com or Dawn Kimmel at Kimmel@simpco.org
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.
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
- Leave a message Siouxland is a local awareness campaign about planned giving. This effort is aimed at benefitting the entire Siouxland area. If you are interested in know more please go to www.LeaveAMessageSiouxland.org.
- Please make sure that the organizations know about our Parent Corner the South Sioux City Library, and that there are spots available for flyers! They can be printed and brought in or emailed to Odessa.