Events

Coleridge Community Blood Drive

Monday, February 15th 2016 - 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
at Coleridge Community Center
111 S. Main St.

Coleridge Community Blood Drive, Monday, February 15, 2016 from 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM at Coleridge Community Center, 111 S. Main St.

Creighton WIC and Immunization Clinic

Tuesday, February 16th 2016 - 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
at NENCAP Building
808 Chase Ave

Creighton will hold the Creighton WIC and Immunization clinic on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm at the NENCAP Building 808 Chase Ave Creighton, Ne.  For an appointment or for more information regarding the WIC or Immunization Programs please call (402) 385-6300.

NENCAP’s WIC Program provides nutrition education and supplemental foods to income eligible pregnant, breast-feeding or postpartum women, infants, and children to age 5 years.

ILLINOIS PASTOR TO SPEAK DURING NWC CHAPEL SERVICE

Tuesday, February 16th 2016 - 11:00 am
at Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW

Pastor Wanzette Ann Bilbrew, who leads a branch of the Living Springs Community Church in Riverdale, Illinois, will speak during a chapel service on Tuesday, February 16th, at 11:05 a-m in Christ Chapel.  The event is free and open to the public.

A social worker for the Cook County court system, Bilbrew is particularly interested in meeting the needs of women and families in crisis.  She leads a team of volunteers in the Circle Ministry to offer help to people in a way that is empowering, not enabling.

Dementia Caregiver Group

Tuesday, February 16th 2016 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
at The Center
900 Whiting Drive

The Dementia Caregiver Group meets each month on the 2nd Tuesday from 4-5:30pm.  The group is open to the public and free of charge.  Call The Center for more information.

United Way & Volunteer Services of Greater Yankton Meeting

Tuesday, February 16th 2016 - 5:15 pm
at Mount Marty College
1105 W 8th St

United Way & Volunteer Services of Greater Yankton will hold its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Mount Marty College Boardroom at 5:15pm.

The Annual Meeting consists of United Way Partner Agencies sharing their program year in reviews and the impact they have on the community.

Recognition of retiring board member Brad Dykes; last year’s officers retiring from their respective leadership positions, including 2015 Board President, Jeff May; and introduction of 2016 officers, new board members and incoming 2016 Board President Jay Gravholt will also be shared.

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Annie’s Project: Education for Farm Women

Tuesday, February 16th 2016 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
at Watertown Area Extension Center
1910 West Kemp Ave

Annie’s Project was designed to empower women by providing detailed farm/ranch management information and build networks between women. Over a six-week period women will learn how to develop financial records, learn key communication skills, ask questions about retirement and estate planning, expand marketing knowledge – all while having fun in a supportive learning environment.

Classes meet once a week beginning February 16 in Watertown at the Regional Extension Center, 1910 West Kemp Ave. The classes continue February 22, 29, March 7, 14, 21. Each session will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The cost is $125 per person and meals will be served at each session.

For more information contact Karlys Wells, Annie’s Project Volunteer at 605-884-6694, or Robin Salverson at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Lemmon, 605-374-4177. Pre-registration is due by February 5, 2016.

Brainstorming Event

Tuesday, February 16th 2016 - 6:00 pm
at Missouri River Associates
Missouri River Associates 124 Walnut St

A brain storming meeting for a downtown car show will be held at Missouri River Associates 124 Walnut St. Yankton on Feb. 16th at 6pm.  She has been in conversation with Darryl Livingston of Modern Body in regards to this idea but is looking for input to this to bring another event to our downtown.

1 Million Cups

Wednesday, February 17th 2016 - 9:00 am
at Discovery Church
205 West 3rd St

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee.

1 Million Cups meets every Wed. morning at 9am at the Gathering Grounds at Discovery Church in Downtown Yankton.

2016 Summit League Food Fight

Thursday, February 18th 2016 - All Day

The University of South Dakota begins competition in the 2016 Summit League Food Fight this week. The non-perishable food drive runs Feb. 18-24.

All nine Summit League institutions are competing to raise the most pounds of food and earn the food fight trophy. Cash donations are also accepted with a $5 donation equaling 13 lbs. of food. A year ago, the Coyotes collected enough cash and food donations to equal 13,485 lbs. of food and finish runner-up in the contest.

South Dakota is asking fans to bring non-perishable food items or to make a monetary donation at any or all of the Coyotes’ upcoming home athletic events with proceeds to be distributed to the Vermillion Food Pantry.

Upcoming events are listed below.

Basketball Games:

 

Thursday, Feb. 18: women’s basketball vs. Western Illinois at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 20: women’s basketball vs. South Dakota State at 2 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 21: men’s basketball vs. Denver at 2 p.m.

 

Other events:

 

Tuesday, Feb. 23: Food Fight Night at Buffalo Wild Wings in Sioux Falls (Louise Ave.) from 5-8 p.m.10 percent of all sales at the Louise Ave. location between 5-8 p.m. will be donated

Wednesday, Feb. 24: Food Fight Day at Mr. Smith’s in Vermillion 10 percent of all sales will be donated to the Food Fight

AIR FORCE BRASS ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM AT NORTHWESTERN

Thursday, February 18th 2016 - 11:00 am
at Northwestern College
101 7th St. SW

The United States Air Force Airlifter Brass will perform a concert in Northwestern’s Christ Chapel on Thursday, February 18th, at 11:05 a-m.  The event is free and open to the public.

The concert will feature a variety of musical styles, including military marches, jazz and patriotic songs

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