July 24, 2020

Latest events, news and specials in North Central Kansas!

The 2020-21 Mitchell County Directories have arrived! They are a great resource for visitors and those relocating to the area! We will have these available in the Beloit Area Chamber Office next week!

Leadership Mitchell County Postpones

2020 Community Service Award Recipient Banquet honoring John & Pat Cashatt

The Leadership Mitchell County Board has decided to postpone the upcoming 2020 Mitchell County Community Service Award banquet in honor of John and Pat Cashatt.  Due to the current environment and the best safety and health practices for all, LMC has decided to postpone the banquet event originally planned for Saturday, August 1st at the NCK Technical College conference room.

At this time, the LMC Community Service Award committee hopes to reschedule the event to celebrate the Cashatt’s and all that they have done for our community and region.  Future information for this event will be distributed throughout local area news media and via social media through the Leadership Mitchell County Facebook page. 

The event’s honorarium donation efforts will continue at this time and be awarded to Mr. and Mrs. Cashatt.  John & Pat have elected to help support Solomon Valley Transportation and the Perdue Hospitality Home.  Individuals and businesses can donate to the honorarium.  Please contact Curt Frasier for donation details at 785-738-5723.

The public is welcome to attend the shows, they must wear a mask and social distance, please bring lawn chairs to help spread out.

Free fares for OCCK in the month of August

Salina, Kansas –OCCK Transportation will continue free fares for all public transit services, including CityGo, 81 Connection, Paratransit, and City of Abilene through the month of August.

“It’s amazing that another month has come and gone already,” said Michelle Griffin, Mobility Manager.  “OCCK continues to provide the same great service for all passengers, even during this pandemic.  We know that the passengers appreciate all that we do for them so we’re happy to provide another month of free fares.”

Counties served include:  Saline, Ottawa, Cloud, Republic, Jewell, Mitchell, Lincoln, Ellsworth, Osborne, Smith, McPherson, Marion, Dickinson, Clay.

OCCK, Inc. provides services in north central Kansas to anyone with any type of long or short-term disability, starting as early as birth and following people throughout their whole lives.  OCCK provides an array of supports for success at home and in the community, including independent living skills and supports, employment and career training, Alzheimer’s supports, autism services, assistive technology, children’s services, transportation, specialized therapies, and home health care.

OCCK is committed to providing transportation services to the general public, seniors, and persons with disabilities, through a variety of programs, including a fixed route service in Salina, CityGo, a regional paratransit service that serves fourteen counties, non-emergency medical transportation for people with Medicaid, as well as non-emergency medical transportation for clients of Salina Regional Health Center, a regional fixed-route service, 81 Connection, KANcycle – the regional bike-sharing program, City of Abilene public transportation and the newest program, KanConnect.

For more information about OCCK, Inc., visit www.occk.com.  For more information about CityGo and OCCK Transportation, visit www.salinacitygo.com. Or, contact the OCCK Transportation Center at 785-826-1583.

Grilled Cheese of the Week: Spicy Italian Sausage Ragu with Mozzarella

Drink: Gnarly Head Pinot Grigio, $5/$18

Welcome to our newest Chamber Member 7M Lawncare. Owner Jesse Mudd is excited to serve the community with a variety of services. Contact him at (785) 282-4793 or find out more details on https://www.facebook.com/7mlawncarepestcontrol/.

Hear The Kansas City Royals Live in 2020

on KVSV AM1190 and Stereo 102.9 the Mix

Friday July 24th Regular Season Opener at Cleveland 5:30 pm

Saturday July 25th…3:30 pm at Cleveland

Sunday July 26th…..11:30 am at Cleveland

Mon July 27 ….at Detroit………..5:30 pm

Tuesday July 28 at Detroit ……..5:30 pm

Wed July 29 at Detroit……………5:30 pm

Thurs July 30 at Detroit…………5:30 pm

Friday July 31 CHICAGO WHITE SOX…6:30 pm

Calendar of Events

July 23 – 25 Mitchell County Fair 4 H Events Only

July 27 – Mitchell County Scavenger Hunt, ends at noon.

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