The next Women’s Connection guest speaker is Shirley Bervig from Alamosa, Colo. Her title is: “Who put me in this race and where is the finish line?”

After six children, the last being twins, depression overcame Shirley. Come hear how this opened the door for her to run marathons.


After 5 Connection will meet on Monday, June 11 at the Parkview Community Church, 1802 N Jeffers in North Platte at 7 p.m. Admission is $7, which includes a full meal.  Special music by Breta Schutte, Shirley’s daughter.

Reservations are needed by Friday, June 8 and can be made by calling Kathy Gove at 530-4655, or email; or Donna Beardsley; 532-5252. Cancellations are essential and should be phoned to Kathy by 10 a.m. on Monday June 11.


Tuesday Morning Brunch will meet June 12 at the First Christian Church, 220 N. Vine (back door) in North Platte at 9:15 a.m. Admission is $5 and includes brunch. Special music by Breta Schutte, Shirley’s daughter.

Special feature by Linda Logsdon from the Women’s Resource Center. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Konnie Wemple at 532-4268, Darlene Small at 532-2971 or Bev Larsen at 539-0719 no later than Sunday, June 10. Cancellations are needed by 9 a.m. on Monday June 11 to Darlene or Konnie.


The Grant & Ogallala Wednesday afternoon outreach will meet on Wednesday, June 13 at the Congregational Church, 302 N. Spruce, Ogallala at 2:30 p.m. MDT. Admission is $5 at the door and includes refreshments. Special Music by Breta  Schutte, Shirley’s daughter. To make a reservation call Wanda Poppe, 353-1715 or Evelyn McGregor, 289-5801 or email:


By Kathy Gove, After Five Chair and contact person; 308.530.4655;