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Community Cleanup Day Set for April 25

April has been designated as Community Cleanup Month in Arnold, and volunteers will be working together on Monday, April 25, 2022, to make Arnold shine.

Arnold Rotary, Arnold Chamber, Arnold Public Schools, American Legion, and the Village of Arnold personnel will be volunteering their time and muscle to clean up properties within the village. If you need assistance cleaning your property, contact Patty Lamberty at 848-2228 or Becky Dailey at 848-2522 to be added to the list.

A roll-off container will be placed at the Village Street Shop for residents’ convenience when cleaning their properties.

Arnold Chamber will provide a meal for all volunteers.

Rain date is May 2, 2022.

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Annual Chili Cook-Off Set for March 5, 2022

Help the Arnold Chamber celebrate 33 years of yummy chili cooking and entertainment! This year’s event will be held at the Arnold Community Center on Saturday, March 5, 2022, with public sampling from 5-7 p.m. The awards program will begin at 7 p.m.

Along with sampling the homemade chili from the contestants, potato and chicken noodle soup will also be served. St. Agnes Catholic Church will be selling pies, just for some extra insurance that you don’t go home hungry.

Entertainment will be by Rascal Martinez, providing a challenging mix of rockabilly, folk, and country, with a subtext of Latin melodies.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the taste testing, People’s Choice, Mr. & Mrs. Congeniality, and Best Decorated Booth.

To help pass the time while the chili is cooking, contestants may participate in a corn hole tournament for free beginning at 1 p.m., with prizes awarded to the winners.

This is an Arnold Chamber-sponsored event. Contact Allison Goodenow with questions and for team registrations at (308) 870-3387. Team registration fee is $40, payable to Arnold Chamber.

Download the event flyer and rules »

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Attend the Community Vision Meeting and You Could Win Chamber Bucks

Make plans to attend the Arnold community vision meeting on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. at the Arnold Community Center. Refreshments will be provided.

Jana Jensen of the Nebraska Community Foundation will be the moderator for the meeting, which is hosted by the Arnold Community Foundation Fund (ACFF).

The goal is to generate a big picture of short-term and long-term community interests and needs so they direct their efforts into the right projects and funding opportunities.

ALL Arnold business owners, residents, and anyone with a vested interest in Arnold’s future are encouraged to attend. This is your opportunity to be heard.

Win Arnold Chamber Bucks Just for Attending!

The ACFF feels this meeting is so important that they are giving away $1,000 in Chamber Bucks! All you have to do is attend and your name will be entered into their drawing. They’re giving away TWO $250 PRIZES TO BUSINESS OWNERS and FIVE $100 PRIZES TO INDIVIDUALS. Use them for shopping, gas, utilities, almost anything in town.

Thank you in advance for your participation and interest in making our wonderful little community the best it can be!

Contact an ACFF board member for more info: Shane Cool, Gary Blevins, Becky Dailey, Cord Hesseltine, Jen Dalrymple, Joel Morgan, Renee Bubak, Holly Remund

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