Hopefully this week will be drier than the last one, especially since the Fourth is next week. Just in case, though, here are some events to be aware of.
Centennial High School will be the site of a blood drive for the Nebraska Community Blood Bank Monday, June 24, from noon to 3 p.m.
Hope you signed up for a workshop day. Four Corners Health Department, the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Center for Agricultural Safety and Health will present a day of mental health workshops Tuesday, June 25. Programs start at 9 a.m. and finish at 4 p.m. at the Seward Family Medical Center Vahle Conference Room. Workshops are designed for people in human resources, leadership and wellness roles, agriculture and safety. Topics include stress and employee health, substance use issues, identifying risks for violence, the employer’s role in preventing suicide and more.
Jill Engel, a dietician with Aging Partners of Lincoln, will talk about “starting your day off right,” why breakfast is important, strategies for the meal and recipe ideas. The program will be Tuesday, June 25, at 12:30 p.m. at the Seward Senior Center.
Heartland Park in Seward will host bingo Friday, June 26, at 1 p.m. at the Utica Senior Center to help celebrate June’s birthdays and anniversaries.
The Seward Senior Center will hold its monthly potato bake Thursday, June 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A suggested donation will include a large potato, toppings, homemade dessert and coffee or tea.
Fourth of July did you know?
John Hancock was the only member of the Continental Congress to formally sign the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Most of the signers of the Declaration did not formally sign until Aug. 2, 1776. (from Odyssey Online)