An aviation youth camp for kids ages 10-17 will be held at Red Oak Municipal Airport Saturday, June 22 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Enrollment is free of charge.
Aviation youth camps provide children hands-on experiences in the world of aviation and connect aviation to history, science, math and communications. The aviation youth camp is hosted by the Red Oak Municipal Airport.
During the camp, children will have the opportunity to learn about airplanes and aerodynamics, airports, weather, the language of aviation and careers in aviation.
Montgomery County Memorial Hospital honored the members of its Auxiliary at the 52nd May breakfast Tuesday, May 7, at Red Coach Inn.
Traditionally, the highlight of the annual meeting following the breakfast is the presentation of the Auxiliary’s gift to the hospital. The Auxiliary’s 2013 gift to the hospital, a check for $31,000, was presented to MCMH CEO Allen Pohren.
The Auxiliary has been working on a two-year $40,000 pledge to help equip patient rooms with new recliners. This year’s donation purchased 10 recliners.
First Edition will be performing at the Wilson Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. along with the Red Oak High School Jazz Band.
The IWCC show choir “First Edition” consists of 30 singers that are energized by a back up band, singing and dancing pop/hip hop music. The “First Edition” is a great recruiting tool for the college as they perform for many area schools and community functions. Scholarships are available for music and nonmusic majors who perform in this ensemble.
RED OAK — Join the Wilson Performing Arts Center for some romantic and not so romantic melodies of the season Saturday, Feb. 16.
Songs by Gershwin, Porter, Arlan and Brown will be on the Wilson stage with Susie and her band, some of Omaha’s finest: Ron Cooley on guitar, Andy Hall on bass, Joey Gulizia on drums and Darren Pettit on tenor sax.
“She hails from Nebraska - but she swings like a big city girl!” That’s what critics are saying about Susie Thorne!
Warrant Officer 1 Cole D. Norris, son of Ronda VonDielingen and David Ganley, of Red Oak, and Michael Norris, attended
Army Reserve basic training the summer of 1999, just before his senior year of high school, He was called to duty immediately following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, and served two tours in Iraq.
In Aug. 2007, Norris joined an active duty Army unit. He then served another year in Iraq as a general’s driver. Upon returning to Savannah, Ga., he continued his driving services for General Chris Hughes of Red Oak.
The fifth graders at Stanton Community School, under the direction of teacher Robin Wright, organized a holiday food drive to assist area families. In an effort to increase participation, they ran the donation drive as a contest between the elementary grades.
From Nov. 19 to Dec. 21, classes could earn points based on an assigned point system for items donated. The fifth graders added each classes points daily and kept a running tally on display in the front lobby of the school.