August 19

Chamber Upcoming Events and Area News 8/19

Market on the Square - June 1 - Sept. 14

The Market on the Square will be held every Saturday morning from June 1st through Sept. 14th from 8 AM to 11 AM. For more information, check out their Facebook Page.  With only 4 weeks left make sure to stop and grab some goodies before the season is over!

Upper Big Blue Public Hearing - August 19

The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District will hold a public hearing and informational open house on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Holthus Convention Center (3130 Holen Avenue, York). Anyone with an interest in water usage and quality issues in the district area is encouraged to attend this event.

The purpose of the hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to District Rule 5 – Ground Water Management Area Rules and Regulations. Some changes proposed will apply to the entire district, while others will apply to only areas with high ground water contamination levels. Members of the public will have the opportunity to learn more about these proposed changes and their effects, as well as address members of the board of the NRD about their concerns or support.


The proposed changes would stipulate that an approved nitrification inhibitor must be applied at the manufacturer’s recommended rate with pre-plant nitrogen fertilizer in the following situations: The application of anhydrous ammonia prior to March 1; The application of all nitrogen fertilizers other than anhydrous ammonia after February 29. In addition to these requirements, in Phase II and Phase III areas pre-plant application of nitrogen fertilizer shall not exceed 120 lbs. per acre. The remaining nitrogen fertilizer may be applied post plant.  Prior to applying nitrogen fertilizer, but no later than April 1 of each year, each operator in the management area will be required to report information regarding the use of best management practices.


A complete copy of Rule 5 and the proposed changes are available at the district office and at the district website


The informational session will begin at 7:00 p.m. Citizens wishing to testify concerning changes to District Rule 5 will be given an opportunity to so on location, either verbally or through written comment. These statements will become public record.

Lake Day at Turtle Beach - August 24

Come out to Turtle Beach for an afternoon of fun! I'll host this event with my grandparents, Ron and Carol Kremer. They have a jet ski, tube, skis, kayaks, a paddle boat, pontoon boat and yard games.

You're welcome to bring a snack to share, or a side dish/salad for the meal. We'll probably roast hot dogs and/or hamburgers around 6pm.

To reserve your spot or get more information, check out their Facebook Event.

Empowered Parents: Healthy Lifestyles Made Easy - August 27

Dear Mom & Dad,

This year has been tough for many families when it comes to summer colds, coughs and contagious sniffles that just never seem to go away.

Getting your family back on track doesn't have to be rocket science, and we are here to help show you the way! We want to empower you to make INFORMED decisions about your family's care and how to starting them TODAY!

We've pulled together our best of the best team to help you FINALLY get answers to why your child can't seem to KICK the SICK! We also can't wait for you to meet the most amazing Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor, Anna McHargue of TriJuvenate, a natural health center; as well as Carly Reed, a mother of three with many years of experience with healthy living the easy way!

Together Dr. Luke, Dr. Anna & Carly, will go deep into reasons for stress on the Nervous System, inflammation in the gut, and how you can help your family! It doesn't have to be rocket science! Our focus will help you to decide on how to use more natural options to get the root of the problem, know when antibiotics and medical interventions may be needed, and when not!

Drinks & Appetizers will be ready for you as we dig into Key Topics!

1. We will give you tools in order to start making a difference in your home NOW that are simple, yet effective!

2. We'll give you step by step help that you can use to start making a difference for your family. Together we help you learn how to MINIMIZE the tough days and MAXIMIZE the good days for your family.

3. The proof is in the parents...who have been where you are. We'll share with you stories of parents who no longer struggle with the symptoms of sleepless nights from coughs, colds & allergies. It’s time to make ear infections and late night runs to the drugstore a thing of the past!

We can't wait to help you and your family!


- Parents who are worried about their family’s immune system and are always feeling less than their best.

- Parents who have children who are struggling with being sick so often that it is impacting the entire family.

- Parents who are feeling burnt out and have tried everything to help their family feel better.

Bonus - When you attend, you will receive an action plan for your family! You will leave feeling EMPOWERED to make informed decisions that are right for your family instead of feeling bullied into something you aren't comfortable with!

We can't wait to help your family find the answers you've been looking for!

To reserve your spot or get more information, check out their Facebook Event. 

Soaring with Eagles 5K and Family Mile Fun Run and Walk 2019 - August 31

Join Hampton Lutheran School and The Leadership Center for the third annual Soaring with Eagles 5K and Family Mile Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Everyone is welcome!

The event takes place at The Leadership Center in Aurora, Nebraska.

-Registration opens at 8 AM
-5K at 9 AM
-Family Fun Run and Walk at 10 AM

Early Bird Registration at a reduced fee is available before Aug. 23. Registration fees are as follows:

-Early Bird Registration: $15
-Registration at the event: $20

Family Fun Run and Walk
-Early Bird Registration: $8
-Registration at the event: $10
-Early Bird Registration for a family of 3 or more: $25

Early Bird Registration payments can be sent to the Hampton Lutheran School office by Aug. 23. All proceeds raised will be used to support the students at HLS. Please call the school office with any questions. Registration forms are available at The Leadership Center and the HLS school office, and online at:

Please complete the registration and drop it off at or mail it to Hampton Lutheran with your check, payable to Hampton Lutheran School.

5K prizes will be awarded for overall winners for men and women 18 and over, as well as girls and boys under 18.

Please note: Bicycles, skateboards, baby strollers, roller skates or rollerblades, and animals are not allowed in the race.

Read more about the event here:

Labor Day - September 2

The Aurora Chamber of Commerce office will be closed on Monday September 2nd for Labor Day. We wish everyone a safe and fun Labor Day. 

The weekly eblast that is sent on Mondays will be delayed to September 3rd that week. 

This event is FREE to the public, and JAM-packed with activities, demonstrations, refreshments and fun! On Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, from 1-4pm there will be butter making, corn wagon rides, silent movies, schoolhouse games, ice cream and popcorn, and a home goods auction (pie, cakes, breads, jam). BUT THAT'S NOT ALL! Throughout the day there are also live demonstrations: Blacksmith Shop, Quilting, Civil War Medicine, Pottery, Swedish Dalmalning painting, Honey Extraction and MORE!


Pharmacy Clerk (Full-Time and Part-Time available)
Jim’s U-Save Pharmacy is seek­ing a part-time and full-time Pharmacy Clerk responsible for assisting customers, using the point-of-sale register system and over­seeing product merchandising. Candidates must be high­ly motivated and possess good organizational, problem solving and computer skills. Fun, challenging and fast-paced en­vironment. High school diploma required. Training provid­ed. Qualified candidates should submit an application (available onsite) with references to 219 Q Street, Aurora, NE 68818.

Aurora Mall is seeking employment positions in the following:

·       Full-Time Deli Assistant

·       Full and Part-time Checkers, Stockers and Sackers; Day’s, Nights and Weekends

·       Insurance and 401K available for Full Time Positions

Please come in and fill out an application.

Contact Vicki or Dalton for any questions on the positions. 402-694-6121

OTT Concrete Construction is NOW HIRING concrete laborers and finishers:

* competitive pay
* monthly bonuses
* paid vacation
* paid holidays
* 40+ hours a week
* no experience necessary
* valid drivers license required

Call Chad today 402-631-7119

Pickleball at the Bremer Community Center

Newcomers welcome, paddles provided. (Play will be outside on the tennis courts when weather permits.)

Mixed play on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 9:00. Contact Mike Allen at 402-631-3495 for more information.

Women's play on Monday and Thursday evenings at 7:00. Contact Claire Frevert at 402-694-3526 (home) or 402-604-0667 (cell).

Men's play on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 7:00. Contact Mike Allen at 402-631-3495 (cell).

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