LaRae Day of Cotton Empire provided residents of Westview Retirement Community with festive shirts for Christmas.
The Perkins County first grade class were the lucky winners of the Chamber of Commerce’s light pole decorating contest held in November. Votes were held on social media via Facebook likes and the first grade class’s pole won with 244 votes. The class decided to do something special with their winnings and donated half of their $100 in Greenbacks to fill needs of the Perkins County Animal Shelter.
At their annual Chamber Banquet held on Thursday, Dec. 19, the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce voted in the board for 2020, pictured above are (r-l): board member Leslie Burge, board member Robin Quinn, Vice President Samantha Goff, past President (front) Michelle Ross, board member Jeff Wallin, President Tawna Holmstedt, treasurer Dawnya Dreiling and secretary Andrea Brueggeman. Also at the December chamber meeting, 2019 Chamber President Michelle Ross presents awards to: Outstanding business of the year, Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment, represented by Stephanie Miller, Deb Marshall and Amy Thelander; Outstanding organization of the year, The Perkins County Community Foundation Fund, represented by Dennis Demmel, Janet Lagler and Jeff Wallin; and Outstanding Chamber member of the year, Dawnya Dreiling.
Farmers in Perkins County banded together to win the honor of the “Most Profitable Farm” in this year’s University of Nebraska-Lincoln Testing Ag Performance Solutions competition.
Perkins County High School anatomy students have the opportunity this year to learn about different medical professions and what their jobs entail in a new activity called Medical Profession Monday