|Children unite for Vacation Bible School|
The Pender community Vacation Bible School was held last week from July 17-19, hosted by St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. The theme this year was “Maker Fun Factory.” The program ended with a performance by the children and camp organizers on Wednesday, July 19, that was open to the public. In this photo, children perform actions as they sing.
|Skeleton of the clinic gives shape to project|
|The new Pender Medical Clinic is rising from the ground adjacent to Pender Community Hospital. The projected completion of the facility is set for the spring of 2018, around either March or April. Hausmann Construction is in charge of the project, which will be 26,000 square feet of which about 17,000 are on the main upper level. The project was designed by Davis Design.|
|Neihardt Center will raise funds, celebrate|
Beer, Wine and Limerick Festival
The Beer, Wine and Limerick Festival will be held in Bancroft on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 6-10 p.m. Enjoy an evening of specialty brews, wine and appetizers paired with limericks at the Bancroft Community Hall at 502 Main Street.
|Free tree planting offered again - only half a dozen of this year's remain|
A quest by the Pender Tree Board and the village board called the Pender Community Street Tree Revitalization Initiative – to ensure that Pender has a healthy tree canopy now and well into the future – has led to a program that is open to all local residents.
|Bridge on HWY 9 south of Pender will be down to 1 lane soon|
Weather permitting, repairs on a bridge located one half mile south of Pender on Highway 9 will begin the week of July 17, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.