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Grilled Cheese: Classic Meat and Potato Dinner! Braised Beef with Brown Gravy and White Cheddar
Soup: Baked Potato
Drink: Primo Amore Sweet Rose, $5/$18
Appetizer is Wisconsin Cheese Curds with a marinara dipping sauce
Entree 1 is Chicken Fried Chicken served with mashed potatoes and gravy, chefs vegetable and a dinner roll. Choice of salad or soup or chili
Entree 2 is Blackened Salmon and Shrimp Platter served with a cajun cream sauce, rice, chefs vegetable and a dinner roll. Choice of salad or soup or chili.
Dessert is a Mini Bundt Cake with a home made caramel walnut sauce.
Salina, KS – OCCK Transportation held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, celebrating the start of construction on its transportation facility expansion at 340 N. Santa Fe in Salina.
The 16,000 square foot addition to the existing facility will provide additional maintenance facilities, vehicle parking, and expanded driver areas. The project is expected to be completed in mid 2021.
“This facility expansion will help us continue to serve north central Kansas with exceptional public transportation,” Michelle Griffin, Mobility Manager for north central Kansas, said. “The growth that OCCK has had in the past 15 years has been tremendous.”
In attendance for the ceremony and those who symbolically broke ground were members of the OCCK Transportation team, as well as representatives from both Hutton, the general contract, and DMA Architects, the design firm for the project.
The project has been funded through a grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation, with contributions from OCCK, Inc. and the City of Salina.
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 through 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.
Calendar of Events
- November 6 – Football Play Offs Games
- November 11 – Veteran’s Day, NO Parade or Meal.
- November 12 – Senior Bingo, Beloit Senior Center, RSVP required.
- November 13 – Krispy Kreme Delivery Day, order by Nov. 1, Heart Choices 738-3433
- November 14 – Kettle Brunch
- November 18 – Pet Connection Open House
- November 19 – The Show Off, Virtual Talent Show, NCK CASA
- November 25 – Opening Night for Isle of Lights!
- December – Jingle All the Way!! More details to come . . .