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Valley County Tourism Announces 2015 Photo Contest

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Valley County Tourism is excited to announce details for the 2015-2016 Valley County Photo Contest. Whether you have been a life-long resident or are visiting for the weekend, you are welcome to submit photos that represent what you love …

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Rural Opportunities Fair Creates New Opportunities for Valley County

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In a recent survey of UNL students conducted by the Rural Futures Institute, Central Nebraska was the second rated rural Nebraska region students desired to relocate to following their college graduation. Based on that information, the Rural Futures Institute will …

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Statewide Magazine Features Scratchtown Brewing Company

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NORFOLK, Neb., August 21, 2015The September/October 2015 issue of Nebraska Life Magazine features Scratchtown Brewing Co. in Ord.

In the 7-page story “Nebraska Six Pack: Half a Dozen Breweries Tapping Into History,” Nebraska Life’s assistant editor, Alan Bartels, …

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VCED Exploring Child Care in Valley County

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Child care is a critical component of livable communities and contributes to the overall quality of life for area residents. Accessible, affordable and quality child care benefits both parents and children while contributing to our local economy by supporting parents …

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Governor Ricketts Visiting Ord

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts will be returning to Ord on Thrusday, August 20 for a public town hall meeting with area residents. The event will take place from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. at the Chamber Office, located at 1514 …

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Support Junior Chant Pride

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The new school year is just around the corner and what better way to be a part of this time of new beginnings than by supporting Junior Chant Pride, a character education program designed by Ord Public Schools that encourages …

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Summer Sidewalk Sales in Downtown Ord

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Buy local this summer during the Downtown Ord Summer Sidewalk Sales on Thursday, August 13th and Friday, August 14th. Participating Chamber members will be offering great savings just in time for back-to-school shopping and the beginning of fall activities. The …

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Duck Race Winners Announced

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The ExtraORDinary Duck Race took place on August 5th as a part of the Valley County Fair activities. The Ord FBLA and Nebraska X Volleyball 13’s team combined efforts to make an extraordinary race. A total of 986 ducks were …

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By-Way Guest House – August 2015 Chamber Member Spotlight #2

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The By-Way Guest House in Ord is approaching their 15 year anniversary; however the Guest House was not the first entrepreneurial venture of owner Elinor Koelling. Elinor’s first business was her creation of Superbly Done, one of the first, …

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Professional Eyecare – August 2015 Chamber Member Spotlight #1

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The past 40 years for Professional Eyecare and the Eyewear Gallery are certainly worthy of celebration. Dr. Roger McCartney opened Professional Eyecare on September 1, 1975. Twenty-five years later in 2000, Dr. Brandon Blair joined the team. The most recent …

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