The Women’s Connection guest speaker will be Cindy Walter whose talk will be “Beauty From Ashes,” about a propane explosion that burned family members in 1988.

Three of her family members suffered severe burns. She shares the story of how her family recovered.

Walter is from Colorado Springs.

The After 5 Connection will meet on at 7 p.m. Monday, May 14 at the Parkview Community Church, 1802 N. Jeffers in North Platte. $7 includes a full meal, with special music by John and Carol Townsend.

Reservations are needed by Friday, May 11 and can be made by calling Kathy Gove; 530-4655, or by email to [email protected], or Donna Beardsley at 532-5252. Cancellations are essential and should be phoned to Kathy by 10 a.m. on Monday May 14.


The Tuesday Morning Brunch will meet at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15 at the First Christian Church, 220 N Vine (back door) in North Platte. $5 includes brunch, with special music by John & Carol Townsend.

The special feature is “Gardening” by Paul Huebner from Huebner’s Nursery, Lawn & Garden Center.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling Konnie Wemple, 532-4268;  Darlene Small, 532-2971, or Bev Larsen, 539-0719 no later than Sunday, May 13. Cancellations are needed by 9 a.m. Monday May 14 to Darlene or Konnie.


The Grant and Ogallala Wednesday Afternoon Outreach will meet on May 16 at the Westview, 1 Westview Dr, Grant NE at 2:30 p.m. MDT. $5 at the door includes refreshments.

The special feature will be “Springtime Flowers” by Alicia Patrick from Country Gardens. To make a reservation, call Wanda Poppe at 353-1715 or Evelyn McGregor at 289-5801 or email: [email protected]


— By Kathy Gove, the After Five Chair and contact person; 308.530.4655; [email protected]