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UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

THE NEVADA HOUSING AUTHORITY HAS ANNOUNCED THE CRAWFORD HOUSE IS BEING TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.  THE HOUSING AUTHORITY IS STILL TAKING CALLS AND SETTING APPOINTMENTS AND THE DROP BOX IS STILL AVAILABLE AT THE FRONT DOOR FOR PAYMENTS.  THEY APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.  FOR QUESTIONS, CALL THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AT (417) 448-2730.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26TH

THE NEVADA V-F-W, WEST OF NEVADA HIGHWAY 54, WILL BE HOSTING A TACO NIGHT STARTING AT 6:00 PM.  THERE WILL BE HARD OR SOFT TACOS, TACO SALADS AND LOADED NACHOS.  CALL-IN ORDERS ARE ACCEPTED AND IT’S OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  PROCEEDS SUPPORT LOCAL VETERANS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (417) 381-9276.

COTTEY COLLEGE WILL BE HOSTING A PERFORMANCE BY HYPNOTIST, EVAN GAMBARDELLA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26TH AT 8:00 P.M. IN THE COTTEY COLLEGE AUDITORIUM.  EVAN’S COMEDY HYPNOSIS SHOW IS KNOWN AS A FUNNY, FAST-PACE AND TASTEFULLY DELIVERED EVENT DESIGNED TO GENERATE POSITIVITY AND WONDER THROUGH AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION AND HYPNOSIS.  TICKETS ARE $4.00 OR $5.00 AND FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT KRIS KORB IN THE CAMPUS ACTIVITIES OFFICE AT (417) 667-8181 EXT. 2186.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 27TH

THE CEDAR COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN EL DORADO SPRINGS WILL BE ADMINISTERING THE MODERNA COVID-19 VACCINE AND BOOSTER THURSDAY, JANUARY 27TH FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 NOON.  THE MODERNA VACCINE IS CURRENTLY APPROVED FOR THOSE 18 AND OLDER.  TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT OR, FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (417) 876-2511 AND ASK FOR THE COVID-19 VACCINE EXTENSION.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST

EVANGELIST JAYLON TAYLOR WILL BE SPEAKING TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST AT 6:00 PM AT THE WORD OF LIFE CHURCH AT 8492 NW BENTON ST. IN AMSTERDAM, MO.  HE’LL BE SHARING HIS TESTIMONY OF DELIVERANCE FROM DRUG ADDICTION.  YOUR INVITED FOR A SPECIAL EVENING OF MUSIC, TESTMONIES AND PREACHING.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PASTOR HANK ROBERTS AT (660) 464-0293.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH

THE VERNON COUNTY HUSTLER 4-H CLUB WILL BE HOSTING A PROM DRESS SALES EVENT AS A FUNDRAISER SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH AT THE VERNON COUNTY FAIRGOUNDS IN NEVADA.  USED PROM DRESSES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FROM 10:00 AM TO 3:00 PM.  SELLERS WILL REGISTER FROM 8:00 AM TO 9:30 AM WITH A $5.00 FEE FOR EACH DRESS DISPLAYING FOR SALE.  BUYERS WILL BE ABLE TO TRY ON DRESSES AND SHOULD BE PREPARED TO PAY IN CASH.  PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE HUSTLER 4-H CLUB.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH THRU FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH

THE AMERICAN RED CROSS WILL HOLD A NEVADA AREA BLOOD DRIVE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH FROM 10:00 A TO 3:00 PM, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH FROM 12:00 NOON TO 6:00 PM AND FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH FROM 9:00 AM TO 2:00 PM.  THE BLOOD DRIVE WILL BE HELD AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH RECEPTION HALL AT 301 E. HIGHLAND AVE. IN NEVADA.  TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT CALL 1-800-REDCROSS (800-733-2767) OR GO ONLINE TO REDCROSSBLOOD.ORG AND ENTER “NEVADAAREA”.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH

THE CITY-COUNTY COMMUNITY CENTER AT 200 N. ASH ST. IN NEVADA WILL BE HOSTING THE ANNUAL FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH FROM 5:30 PM TO 8:00 PM.  TICKETS FOR “A NIGHT IN FAIRYLAND” ARE $3.00 PER PERSON AND ARE AVAILABLE AT THE CITY-COUNTY COMMUNITY CENTER.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (417) 448-5110.

RECURRING COMMUNITY CALENDAR EVENTS

THE HOUSE OF PRAYER AT 115 E. CHERRY ST. IN DOWNTOWN NEVADA HAS PRAYER FOR THE LOCAL AREA EACH FRIDAY NIGHT AT 6:30 P.M.  FOR MORE INFORMATION FIND THEM ON FACEBOOK UNDER VERNON COUNTY HOUSE OF PRAYER.

CHRIST CENTERED RECOVERY MEETINGS (DRUG & ALCOHOL RECOVERY PROGRAM) ARE HELD MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS AT 6:00 PM AT THE NAZARENE CHURCH IN BUTLER AT 110 W. NURSERY ST. THEY ARE ALSO LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN GIVING THEIR RECOVERY TESTIMONY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT JOHN MANNING AT (816) 654-2567.

THE VERNON COUNTY REPUBLICANS MEET AT 5:30 P.M. AT THE METZ BANK COMPANY THE FIRST MONDAY OF EACH MONTH.  MEETINGS TYPICALLY INCLUD UPCOMING EVENTS, STATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS, GUEST SPEAKERS AND CANDIDATE SUPPORT.  THE MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

THE NEVADA ADULT EDUCATION AND LITERACY HAS RELOCATED TO THE NEVADA REGIONAL TECH CENTER AT 900 WEST ASHLAND IN NEVADA. NEVADA AEL OFFERS FREE CLASSES TO HELP YOU PREPARE TO TAKE THE HISET (FORMERLY GED) IF YOU NEED TO EARN YOUR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA, PLEASE CALL SHEARL SCISM AT 417-448-2090 EXTENSION 2246 FOR ENROLLMENT INFORMATION.

NEVADA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP ANSWER PHONES, DIRECT PATIENTS, OR WORK IN THE GIFT SHOP.  TYPICALLY, VOLUNTEERS SIGN UP FOR ONE 4-HOUR SHIFT PER WEEK.  OF COURSE, THEY ARE ACCEPTING WHATEVER HELP THEY CAN GET.  FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO VOLUNTEER, CALL 417-448-3801.

ON MY OWN INC. AT 428 EAST HIGHLAND IN NEVADA WILL HOLD SEVERAL CLASSES THROUGHOUT THE MONTH.  THERE WILL BE JOB SKILLS TRAINING, SELF DETERMINATION CLASSES, SOCIAL & LIFESKILL CLASSES, BUDGETING CLASSES, HOUSEKEEPING & COOKING CLASSES, & MORE.  THEY WILL ALSO HAVE A CANCER SUPPORT GROUP & A PARENT SUPPORT GROUP.  FOR DATES & TIMES OR FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL ON MY OWN AT 417-667-7007.

THE VERNON COUNTY OATS TRANSIT SYSTEM IS AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, ANY AGE OR ABILITY. VANS ARE HANDICAPPED & WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE, & THE DRIVER WILL ASSIST IN LOADING & UNLOADING & WITH PACKAGES AS NEEDED. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE OATS SERVICES, CALL 417-667-5847.