Know a great caregiver? Nominate the person
Help Adult Services wants to honor caregivers. To nominate someone, visit helpadultservices.org/4th-annual-caregiver-recognition-event/. The deadline is Sept. 30.
Every caregiver nominated will be invited to a 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 event at the Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine St. Caregivers and their families can attend free.
Missouri Valley hosting county fair this week
The Harrison County Fair in Missouri Valley, Iowa, begins today and runs through Sunday at City Park.
The event includes a festival, 4-H events, parade, tractor pull, demolition derby and motocross. The rodeo will be Wednesday and carnival rides will be open Thursday through Sunday. For more information, visit harrisoncofair.com/.
Caregivers can find out about resources for help
Caring for someone can be an enormous responsibility, but no one should have to go it alone. Powerful Tools for Caregivers and CaringConcepts Inc. will host a fun and educational event for caregivers to learn about available resources.
Respite Care and Resources Across the Lifespan will run from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 30 at New Cassel Retirement Center, 900 N. 90th St. A light picnic dinner will be available and activities are planned.
Advance registration is suggested, at $5. Download the registration form at caringconcepts.org cq; website to activate, click on “Resources and Tools.” To learn more about the Tools and Resources event or to register for the July 31 to Sept. 4 Powerful Tools for Caregivers class, contact Ruth Hamlin at 402-650-7132 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teen parenting to be topic for girls-only Chat Circle
Teen Chat Circle for girls 13 and older will run from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday with the topic Teen Parenting: The Real Deal.
Participants will talk with a teen parent about the issues young parents face. The event is free and lunch is included.
RSVP to Tonya Moore at email@example.com or 402-451-0787. The event will be at Nebraska Children’s Home Society, 3549 Fontenelle Blvd.
Compiled by Sue Story Truax