Classes may keep bikers safer
Making May “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month” is a national initiative aimed at getting drivers and motorcyclists to share the road safely.
Nebraska Motorcycle Safety Training is offered to riders through the end of September at the Sarpy County Courthouse, 1208 Golden Gate Drive in Papillion.
To register, contact Nebraska Motorcycle Safety Training at 402-593-1564 or register online at sarpy.com/sheriff/safetyprogram.
Vigil draws attention to mental health of kids
A group of organizations will have a candlelight vigil at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to mark Children’s Mental Health Day. This free event will be on the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.
The vigil is to raise awareness about the importance of providing behavioral health services for children and support for their families.
NAMI Nebraska, Nebraska Family Support Network, Nebraska Federation of Families, A.S.K. (Alphabet Soup for Kids) and Voices for Children are sponsors.
Moms, daughters welcome at fiesta
Reservations are due Wednesday for the Mother & Daughter Fiesta Brunch. The 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday event will be at the Salvation Army Kroc Center.
Enjoy traditional Mexican entertainment and fun activities for $5 a person.
To RSVP, contact Joyce at 402-905-3522 or email@example.com.
Grant will spruce up roadway intersections
Keep Omaha Beautiful Inc. has received a $5,000 grant from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation.
The group will use the Lowe’s/Keep America Beautiful community improvement grant to help replace plantings that have died near the 72nd Street and West Center Road intersection and at the interchanges along Interstate 680.
Sessions focus on food to boost cancer fight
Two topics will be covered this month in the “Foods That Fight Cancer” nutrition series at Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center, 427 E. Kanesville Blvd. Suite 202 in Council Bluffs.
“Nature’s True Supplements: Fruits & Veggies” will be discussed Thursday. “Energy for Life: Whole Grains” will be the subject May 17. Both sessions will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
These free classes are for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Preregistration is required by calling 712-325-8970.
Compiled by Sue Story Truax