Calendar

Jan
20
Wed
EWC extended hours
Jan 20 all-day

With the start of the spring 2021 semester, the Eastern
Wyoming College Fitness Center will have expanded hours beginning tomorrow, January 20th . New hours will be 5:00 am – 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Monday – Friday. The Center will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

Gering Landfill closed due to high winds
Jan 20 all-day

Due to high winds, the Gering Landfill will be closed for all residential and commercial loads except garbage trucks on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The Gering Landfill will not be accepting any loads of loose garbage.

Jan
21
Thu
2021 Panhandle Planning Workshop
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am

Panhandle Area Development District will host their annual planning workshop on Thursday, January 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Gering Civic Center. This workshop is open to local elected officials, clerks, planning commission and board of adjustment members, and anyone interested in or involved with community development in the Panhandle. Sessions will include planning and zoning basics, best practices for planning commission and board of adjustment meetings, informational presentations from local professional planners and a hands-on mock planning commission meeting. Lunch will be provided and beverages will be served throughout the day. Registration is $35 and is open until January 14th. To register, visit www.panhandlepartnership.com/events. For more information, contact Julia Hertaus at juliah@nepadd.com or 308-633-6829.

2021 Panhandle Planning Workshop Scheduled
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Panhandle Area Development District will host their annual planning workshop on Thursday, January 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Gering Civic Center. This workshop is open to local elected officials, clerks, planning commission and board of adjustment members, and anyone interested in or involved with community development in the Panhandle. Sessions will include planning and zoning basics, best practices for planning commission and board of adjustment meetings, informational presentations from local professional planners and a hands-on mock planning commission meeting. Lunch will be provided and beverages will be served throughout the day. Registration is $35 and is open until January 14th . To register, visit www.panhandlepartnership.com/events. For more information, contact Julia Hertaus at juliah@nepadd.com or 308-633-6829.

Jan
22
Fri
Emerson Water Main Break
Jan 22 all-day
A water main break has occurred leaving residents without water from the 1400-1600 block of Emerson. At this time, we are unsure of the length of time it will take to repair the water main. We will update our Facebook page @CityofAlliance with additional information as it comes in.
Please contact the City Administration Offices at (308) 762-5400 for any questions or for more information.
MLK Food Drive in Alliance
Jan 22 all-day

RSVP will be holding their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day food drive thru Friday, January 22, 2021. In the past, volunteers collected
donations at the Alliance Grocery Kart. This year due to COVID-19, volunteers will be going door to door using a contactless approach to collecting donations. On Monday, January 18, you can have volunteers pick up donations by calling RSVP Director Angie Flesner with an address where items may be left outside and picked up after 1:00 p.m. Donations can also be left starting today thru next Friday at the Alliance Senior Center, located at 212 Yellowstone Avenue, in the front of the building, again to remain contactless. All donated items will be taken to local food pantries. Please contact RSVP and Handyman Director Angie Flesner at (308) 762-1293 with questions.

Drive-Thru Food Pantry Fresh Food Boxes
Jan 22 @ 7:45 am

Drive-Thru food boxes being handed out at CAPWN Commodities Warehouse, 940 Crescent Drive in Gering January 15th, 22nd, and 29th starting at 7:45am until the food runs out. Please remain in your vehicle. Only 2 households per vehicle and must be present.

Jan
23
Sat
Alliance Sandhills Drive In Concert Postponed
Jan 23 all-day

Make plans to attend a live concert held at the Sandhills Drive In in Alliance this spring! Originally planned for October 24th, this event has been postponed until Spring 2021. Made possible by a partnership with the Santee Sioux Nation’s Society of Care program. Bands include Aubrey Garrett, Kalin Krohe Reference, Tanner Johns and the Canadian Tuxedos, and the main act; Plain Faraday. There is a need for more foster families in the Panhandle. Learn more about becoming a foster parent on the DHHS website. Mark your calendars for Spring 2021 and help support our foster care system!

Homeschool Information Meeting in Chadron
Jan 23 all-day

Nebraskans can home school through high school. Classical Conversations makes homeschooling easy. Learn more about classical education and how we redeem our own education as we learn independently from mandates and required testing.

Email mseay@classicalconversations.com for more information!

Jan
25
Mon
Donate used durable medical equipment
Jan 25 all-day

Let Independence Rising give your extra, gently used durable medical equipment a home.

Your donation allows Independence Rising to rent durable medical equipment to individuals who have a disability or are recovering from illness or surgery. This assistive equipment provides essential support necessary for individuals to live independently in the community.

Please contact Jamie Schweda @ Independence Rising 308-633-7025

EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2020

Independence Rising will be moving to:

1807 Avenue A
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
308.633.7025

Independence Rising is an Independent Living Center serving individuals with a disabling condition to achieve their community-based living goals.

Knights of Columbus Monday Bingo CANCELLED TFN @ K of C Hall -- Scottsbluff
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm

The Knights of Columbus Council #2681 have cancelled their Monday night Bingo until further notice due to the COVID virus. Thank you for your support.

Jan
27
Wed
Point In Time Count Meal To Go
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Point-in-Time (PIT) Homeless Count is an annual street and shelter count to determine the number of people experiencing homelessness during a given point in time. The count is a part of a national effort to identify the extent of homelessness throughout the country.

If you are experiencing homelessness, we want to hear from
you and see how we can help. Join us at the Knights Hall at 1719 1st Ave in Scottsbluff for a “drive through” dinner of chili and rolls!
Questions? Call 308.765.5286

Jan
29
Fri
Drive-Thru Food Pantry Fresh Food Boxes
Jan 29 @ 7:45 am

Drive-Thru food boxes being handed out at CAPWN Commodities Warehouse, 940 Crescent Drive in Gering January 15th, 22nd, and 29th starting at 7:45am until the food runs out. Please remain in your vehicle. Only 2 households per vehicle and must be present.

Jan
31
Sun
Cancelation of the 2021 Wine Tasting Fundraiser
Jan 31 all-day

The 2021 Wine Tasting fundraiser for the West Nebraska Arts Center has been canceled. We find it unfortunate that we are having to take this action; however, we feel it is in everyone’s best interest to take health precautions. We still encourage donations. We are hoping to find other avenues to pique interest and support for the West Nebraska Arts Center and the arts. Keep an eye out on our website and Facebook page for coming attractions and events!

EWC Sagebrush and Roses cancelled
Jan 31 all-day

EWC Sagebrush and Roses event canceled (Torrington, Wyoming, December 1, 2020)….Eastern Wyoming College officials have announced the cancelation of the 2021 Sagebrush and Roses event scheduled for January 31, 2021 at the Goshen County Rendezvous Center. This popular black tie, blue jean gala is held each January by the EWC Foundation. Funds raised benefit the agricultural programs at the College. “This was a tough decision for us as we know our community loves this event as much as we do,” said Tami Afdahl, Director of College Relations. “The health and safety of our students, employees, donors, and community drove our decision. As a committee, we will put our focus on making the January 2022
event a special one to remember!” The 2022 event will be held on January 30, 2022.

Feb
1
Mon
Donate used durable medical equipment
Feb 1 all-day

Let Independence Rising give your extra, gently used durable medical equipment a home.

Your donation allows Independence Rising to rent durable medical equipment to individuals who have a disability or are recovering from illness or surgery. This assistive equipment provides essential support necessary for individuals to live independently in the community.

Please contact Jamie Schweda @ Independence Rising 308-633-7025

EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2020

Independence Rising will be moving to:

1807 Avenue A
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
308.633.7025

Independence Rising is an Independent Living Center serving individuals with a disabling condition to achieve their community-based living goals.

Lied Scottsbluff Public Library closed during Carpet Install
Feb 1 all-day

The Lied Scottsbluff Public Library will be having new carpet installed beginning February 1, 2021. The library will be closed for the duration of the project, expected to last roughly one month.

Knights of Columbus Monday Bingo CANCELLED TFN @ K of C Hall -- Scottsbluff
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm

The Knights of Columbus Council #2681 have cancelled their Monday night Bingo until further notice due to the COVID virus. Thank you for your support.

Feb
5
Fri
Emerson Water Main Break
Feb 5 all-day
A water main break has occurred leaving residents without water from the 1400-1600 block of Emerson. At this time, we are unsure of the length of time it will take to repair the water main. We will update our Facebook page @CityofAlliance with additional information as it comes in.
Please contact the City Administration Offices at (308) 762-5400 for any questions or for more information.
Lied Scottsbluff Public Library closed during Carpet Install
Feb 5 all-day

The Lied Scottsbluff Public Library will be having new carpet installed beginning February 1, 2021. The library will be closed for the duration of the project, expected to last roughly one month.