Events for January 2018
Ord Area Chamber of Commerce
Dec 31 - Jan 1    New Year's Celebration at the Ord Vet's Club

Don't miss the local favorite, Lost County Road, during the Ord Veteran Club's New Year's Eve Celebration on Sunday, December 31, 2017! 
Date: December 31, 2017
Time: 9:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Sunday, December 31 from 9:00 pm - 1:00 am 
Contact: (308) 728-5351
Date/Time Details: 246 South 15th Street, Ord
Jan 1    New Year's Day - Offices Closed

The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce and Valley County Economic Development offices will be closed Monday, January 1, 2018 in honor of New Years Day.
Date: January 1, 2018
Location: 1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Monday, January 1, 2018 
Jan 7    Sunday Brunch at Jubilee Events & Catering

Enjoy an upscale Sunday brunch with Jubilee Events & Catering. Brunch will include a salad bar with scrumptious toppings, delicious breakfast, dinner and dessert choices and will feature carved beef and pork loin. 

Space is limited. Please make your reservations by calling (308) 730-1466.

Sunday Brunch dates are listed through January 2018 but will continue each Sunday throughout the year!
Date: January 7, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Jubilee-Events-Catering-1694667643891058/
Location: Jubilee Events & Catering
1528 L Street, Ord
Contact: Melanie Boden (308) 730-1466
EMail: jubileecatering.ord@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Every Sunday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Jan 9    Chamber Action Planning Session

The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors will take part in their annual action planning session on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 as their regular monthly board. meeting. 
Date: January 9, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 5:30 pm
Jan 12 - Jan 13    Valley County Home & Ag Expo

Don't miss the annual Valley County Home & Ag Expo! Great connections with area businesses, door prizes, educational sessions and more.

Plus, free lunch tickets will be offered for attendees (a limited quantity of 200 meal tickets will be available each day). 

Follow the Facebook event for updates. 
Date: January 12, 2018
Location: Valley County Fairgrounds
801 S Street, Ord 
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Friday, January 12 & Saturday, January 13, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm both days
Fees/Admission: FREE Admission & FREE Lunch
Jan 12    Socially Inspired at Scratchtown Brewing Company

An evening with great friends, fun art and tasty beer! Find registration details here: https://besociallyinspired.com/scratchtown/
Date: January 12, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: 129 South 16th Street, Ord
Date/Time Details: Friday, January 12 at 6:30 pm
Fees/Admission: $30
Jan 13    VCHS Foundation Annual Charity Gala

Join the VCHS Foundation for the 2018 Gala! This is the Foundation's signature fundraising event, featuring heavy hors d'oeuvres catered by Elyria Gardens Catering, wine & beer tastings (featuring breweries and wineries from Nebraska), live and silent auctions, raffles and live music by Blue Skies Jazz Quartet (featuring Ryan Broker of Ord). 

Ticket pricing information:
$30/each or $55/couple until Nov. 23
$40/each or $75/couple until Jan. 1
$50 each at the door

(All white attire is encouraged, but not required.)

Follow the Facebook event
Date: January 13, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Trotter Event Center 
127 Trotter Ave., Ord
Contact: (308) 728-3011
EMail: foundation@valleycountyhealthsystem.org
Date/Time Details: Saturday, January 13 from 5:00-9:00 pm
Jan 14    Sunday Brunch at Jubilee Events & Catering

Enjoy an upscale Sunday brunch with Jubilee Events & Catering. Brunch will include a salad bar with scrumptious toppings, delicious breakfast, dinner and dessert choices and will feature carved beef and pork loin. 

Space is limited. Please make your reservations by calling (308) 730-1466.

Sunday Brunch dates are listed through January 2018 but will continue each Sunday throughout the year!
Date: January 14, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Jubilee-Events-Catering-1694667643891058/
Location: Jubilee Events & Catering
1528 L Street, Ord
Contact: Melanie Boden (308) 730-1466
EMail: jubileecatering.ord@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Every Sunday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Jan 17    Social Media Made Simple

All small business owners will benefit from this presentation that is designed to provide you with information about how to start using social media to grow your business. Mike doesn't mess around. He'll give you never before released tips and tricks he's learned along the way. You'll walk away knowing what to do to get started using free social media marketing tools. 

Mike's presentations are well worth the small investment of your time. Want to know more about Mike Bitter? Google his name. 

To register, call (308) 728-7875 or email info@ordnebraska.com. Secure your spot and register by January 15. 

This Social Media Made Simple session in Ord is being offered by the Nebraska Enterprise Fund, Affordable Social Media, Inc., Valley County Economic Development and Central Community College Ord Learning Center. 

Through a partnership with Affordable Social Media, Inc., the Nebraska Enterprise Fund is starting a workshop series on essential business concepts designed to help small businesses remain successful. This free business program, sponsored by the Nebraska Enterprise Fund during the upcoming Midwest Social Media Road Trip, will be introduced to small business owners. Stay tuned for more information. 
Date: January 17, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: CCC Ord Learning Center
1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: info@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, January 17 at 5:30 pm
Fees/Admission: FREE
Jan 17    Beer Supper with Scratchtown & Jubilee Catering

Each quarter Scratchtown is planning beer suppers in Ord and the surrounding area. Each event's theme will focus beer and cuisine pairings reflective of the seasons. They are returning to Jubilee Events & Catering in downtown Ord with Melanie Boden. They will be offering a multi-course meal with select beer pairings from 6-8pm, with a social hour until 9pm with beer on draught. 

Tickets for our event go on sale Monday, December 4th at 8am. A commemorative 6oz. tasting snifter will be included with the ticket price for each guest. UPDATE: TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT.

 
Date: January 17, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Jubilee Events & Catering
Ord, Nebraska
Contact: (308) 728-5050
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, January 17th from 6:00-9:00 pm 
Jan 20    Movie Night at The Golden Husk
Enjoy a classic movie night right here at home! The Golden Husk will be showing The Wizard of Oz on Saturday, January 20 at 7:00 pm. 

This movie night is sponsored by State Farm Insurance - Denise Wray Agency.
Date: January 20, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 129 South 16th Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 730-8133
EMail: goldenhuskarts@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Saturday, January 20 at 7:00 pm
Fees/Admission: $5/adults, $3/students, Free/5 years and under
Jan 21    Sunday Brunch at Jubilee Events & Catering

Enjoy an upscale Sunday brunch with Jubilee Events & Catering. Brunch will include a salad bar with scrumptious toppings, delicious breakfast, dinner and dessert choices and will feature carved beef and pork loin. 

Space is limited. Please make your reservations by calling (308) 730-1466.

Sunday Brunch dates are listed through January 2018 but will continue each Sunday throughout the year!
Date: January 21, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Jubilee-Events-Catering-1694667643891058/
Location: Jubilee Events & Catering
1528 L Street, Ord
Contact: Melanie Boden (308) 730-1466
EMail: jubileecatering.ord@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Every Sunday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Jan 24    Professional Network Gathering

Interested in intentionally connecting with fellow business owners, professionals and leaders in the community? All are welcome to attend a Professional Network Gathering on Wednesday, January 24 at 12:00 pm hosted by the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to...
> Share desired outcomes of being a part of a professional networking group
> Learn about others' business endeavors 
> Brainstorm ideas for growth for your business and community
> Share your business happenings 
> Explore personal and professional development opportunities 

This informal gathering will be facilitated by Kayla Schnuelle with Rural Futures will facilitate a conversation with attendees about the desired outcomes for this group moving forward. 

Free to attend and feel free to bring your lunch. All are welcome. No need to be affiliated with the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce.

 
Date: January 24, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Ord Area Chamber Office
1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, January 24 at 12:00 pm
Fees/Admission: FREE
Jan 24    Valley County Economic Development Board Meeting
Date: January 24, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 1514 K Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 728-7875
EMail: trevorlee@ordnebraska.com
Date/Time Details: Wednesday, January 24 at 7:00 pm
Jan 24    Sex Trafficking Awareness Month Presentation

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and you can help by becoming informed. Please join us Wednesday, January 24th at 7:00pm at The Golden Husk Theater. Learn from Paul Yates, executive director of I've Got a Name a nonprofit organization based out of Lincoln, and Valley County Sheriff Casey Hurlburt about current sex trafficking statewide and locally. During the presentations you will learn what clues to look for that someone is being sex trafficked? And steps you can take if you believe sex trafficking is occurring. 
Date: January 24, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
The Golden Husk Theater
Ord, Nebraska
Contact: (308) 730-8133
Date/Time Details:
Wednesday, January 24th 
7:00pm
Fees/Admission: Free
Jan 27    Ord-Elyria Ducks Unlimited Banquet
Date: January 27, 2018
Location: Elyria Hall 
Date/Time Details: Saturday, January 27, 2018 
Jan 27    Shall We Dance Event at The Golden Husk
Enjoy an evening of dinner, dance lessons and dancing at The Golden Husk in Ord. 

6:00 pm - Dinner & Cash Bar featuring Beef on Biertreberbrot with delicious sides catered by Jubilee Events & Catering. Cash bar includes Scratchtown Brewing Company beer and James Arthur wines. 

6:45 pm - Dance Lessons by You'll Be Dancin' featuring a modern swing dance and waltz or two step which can be used for country swing, 50's music, Big Band and more! Kirby & Ronda Andersen are your instructors. 

8:30 pm - Put your new moves to work with dance music by KING FM, The Mighty 1060 and Greatest Hits 93.3. JJ and Kaci Jo will play your favorite dance music requests from modern and classic country, 50's and 60's, classic rock, Big Band, salsa, polka and more. 

Purchase tickets by January 22 at The Golden Husk or Ord Area Chamber office. 
Date: January 27, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: 129 South 16th Street, Ord
Contact: (308) 730-8133
EMail: goldenhuskarts@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Saturday, January 27 at 6:00 pm 
Fees/Admission: $25/single, $45/couple
Jan 28    Junior Class Post Prom Soup Feed
Please join the Ord High School Junior Class on Sunday, January 28th from 11AM to 2PM at the Valley County Fairgrounds. They will be serving chili and chicken noodle soup along with sandwiches and cinnamon rolls.
Date: January 28, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Freewill Offering to support Ord High School Post Prom
Jan 28    Sunday Brunch at Jubilee Events & Catering

Enjoy an upscale Sunday brunch with Jubilee Events & Catering. Brunch will include a salad bar with scrumptious toppings, delicious breakfast, dinner and dessert choices and will feature carved beef and pork loin. 

Space is limited. Please make your reservations by calling (308) 730-1466.

Sunday Brunch dates are listed through January 2018 but will continue each Sunday throughout the year!
Date: January 28, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Jubilee-Events-Catering-1694667643891058/
Location: Jubilee Events & Catering
1528 L Street, Ord
Contact: Melanie Boden (308) 730-1466
EMail: jubileecatering.ord@gmail.com
Date/Time Details: Every Sunday from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Jan 28    Valley County Museum Soup Luncheon

Postponed to Sunday, January 28. 

Valley County Museum is putting on a Soup Luncheon to raise money for electrical maintenance. Please Join us at the Ord Fire Hall from 11Am to 1:30PM for soup, sandwiches and dessert!
Date: January 28, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Ord Fire Hall
Date/Time Details: Sunday, January 28 from 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Fees/Admission: Free will offering