KNEB News Extra - September 30, 2015

September 30, 2015

Tory, Jennifer and Ashtyn Schwartz join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Wednesday morning to promote the 5th annual Team Ashtyn Lil' Diva and Dude Day this Sunday, October 4th from 1 to 3 p.m. at Monument Mall in Scottsbluff.

Many activities for Lil' Divas and Lil' Dudes. A Silent Auction, Team Ashtyn Edition Kayak, Green Egg Grill and much more.

Get 10 tickets for $20, or 20 tickets for $30.

For more information call (308) 641-7526 or email .

KNEB News Extra - September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015

Region 22 Emergency Management Director Tim Newman and Scottsbluff Volunteer Center Director Jill Allen join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Friday morning.

Region 22 Emergency Management will be hosting a workshop on September 29th to develop a Community Organizations Active in Disaster group, or COAD. A COAD brings together leaders from voluntary, faith-based, civic, fraternal, business, non-profit, governmental and school-based organizations to develop plans to aid the community during times of disaster.

The workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on September 28th at the Gering Civic Center. A lunch will be provided.

Interested individuals, representatives from agencies, organizations or businesses that would like to attend must register by contacting Region 22 Emergency Management Director Tim Newman at or 308-436-6689.

KNEB News Extra - September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015

Nancy Bentley from Housing Partners of Western Nebraska joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

Nancy is on the program to discuss some of the myths and misconceptions associated with housing assistance.

KNEB News Extra - September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015

Trinity Burgner and Perry Mader from the City of Scottsbluff join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Wednesday morning.

The 5th annual Scottsbluff Parks & Recreation's "Harvest Night" will be this Friday, September 25th from 5 to 9 p.m. at Riverside Park in Scottsbluff.

Activities include hay rack rides, corn bins, smore's & hotdogs at the Firepits, a glow art wall, needle in a haystack, glowing floating pumpkins/bonfire, petting zoo, and an outdoor movie area.

This is a family event that is free of charge to attend, and is open to the public.

For more information, call 308.632.0059.

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KNEB News Extra - September 17, 2015

September 17, 2015

WNCC Foundation Director Jennifer Rogers joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

Jennifer is on the program to rally support for people to come out and cheer on participants in the 4th annual Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon, coming up on September 26, 2015.

KNEB News Extra - September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015

Lisa Peden and Hilary Wasserberger from DOVES join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Wednesday morning.

If you are looking to make a difference in your community, DOVES is looking for volunteers, which are essential to their program.

They are seeking volunteers to serve as on-call advocates, community ambassadors, board members and speakers.

Whether you want to work directly with survivors of sexual and domestic violence or lend your expertise to their board of directors, they have a place for you as well.

Learn more about all of their volunteer opportunities during their Open House this Thursday, September 17th from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Gering branch of Platte Valley Bank at 1850 10th Street in Gering.

Call DOVES at 866-953-6837.

KNEB News Extra - September 15, 2015

September 15, 2015

Father Jonathon Sorensen from Our Lady of Guadalupe Church joins Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Tuesday morning.

Fr. Sorensen is on the program to invite everyone to attend the Our Lady of Guadalupe Annual Fiesta and Mexican Dinner on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21 at the Guadalupe Center, 1200 East 9th Street in Scottsbluff.

The two day event is a celebration of independence and Mexican culture.

On Saturday, at the Guadalupe Center, there will be a talent show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prizes for the the top performers will be awarded. To enter the contest call Pam at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at 308-632-2845.

There also will be Karaoke from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Food and craft vendors will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be a fund day for the entire family. The cost is just two cans of food per family that will be donated to the food pantry.

On Sunday the Guadalupe Center will host the the Annual Our Lady of Guadalupe Mexican Dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy an authentic Mexican food dinner and entertainment provided by the Guadalupanos Dancers and the band, Los Alegres del Corrido. Carry out is also available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost of the dinner is just $10, with proceeds supporting the Guadalupe Center.

For more information on the event please call Father Jonathon Sorensen at 308-632-2845.

KNEB News Extra - September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015

Drew Littrell and John Hunzeker join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Monday morning.

They are on the program to promote the NEXT Young Professionals 9 Hole Golf Tournament to be held at the Scottsbluff Country Club on Sunday, September 20th from 3 to 6 p.m.

It will be a four man scramble. The cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members.

NEXT Young Professionals will donate money from selling mulligans and proceeds from 50/50 drawing to United Way of Western Nebraska.

KNEB News Extra - September 10, 2015

September 10, 2015

Western Nebraska Housing Opportunities President Ken Meyer, Sec/Treasurer Debbie Patrick and Twin Cities Development Executive Director Rawnda Pierce, also a WNHO board member, join Kevin Mooney on KNEB's News Extra program Thursday morning.

They are the program to announce that WNHO has purchased the Eastwood Apartments (formerly Cottonwood Apartments) and will be remodeling 12 units in the first phase of the project, with 32 to 34 total units in the building by the time the final phase is competed.

For more information, contact Twin Cities Development at 308-632-2833.