Dorchester Student Reading Program Begins May 31: If you can't read well -- or fail to comprehend what you read -- you're going to struggle in life. That's why Dorchester area kids are encouraged to take part in the "FlaminGO to Summer Reading Program" at the Dorchester School Library. The reading program will run May 31 - June 21. For students who've finished grades 3, 4, 5 and 6, there will be an afternoon reading program Mondays through Fridays, noon to 3 p.m. For students K-2, there will be story time Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. All students can take part in book checkouts Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. to noon. For more, call the school at 402-946-2781.
Longhorn Volleyball Camp Set For June 5-6: There will be a Longhorn Legacy Volleyball Camp at Dorchester Public Schools on June 5 and 6. Girls who are in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades will go from 9:30-11:30 a.m., while girls in 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grades will go from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Cost is $30, which includes a t-shirt. For more information, contact DHS Volleyball Coach Ty Peteranetz at 402-946-2781.
Dorchester Volunteer Fire Dept. Blood Drive Is June 19: The Dorchester Fire Dept. is partnering with the Nebraska Community Blood Bank for its Hometown Heroes Blood Drive. If the fire department reaches its goal, the fire department will be awarded monetary funds to help modernize DVFD equipment. If you are interested in donating blood at the Dorchester blood drive on June 19, call Tim Stehlik at 402-641-8544 as soon as possible. He will call back later for exact times closer to the donation date.