Program on local business

COLUMBUS -- The September meeting of the Platte County Historical Society will be held 2 p.m. Sept. 10 in the west building meeting room of the museum, 2916 16th St.

Cyndi Jarecke will present a program on the Anderson family and Anderson Floral. The public is invited to attend. Admission is free for PCHS members, and $3 for nonmembers.

CART meeting focuses on trails

COLUMBUS -- Those interested in trails for biking and walking are invited to attend the Columbus Area Recreational Trails meeting (CART) at 5:15 p.m. Sept. 3 at Dusters in the upstairs conference room.

The topic will be fund allocations for a new trail.

Forklift course offered at CCC

COLUMBUS -- A forklift certification training course will be offered 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 12 in the West Education Center, Room 179, at Central Community College-Columbus.

The class meets Occupational Safety and Health Administration for powered industrial trucks. It will cover prestart inspections, safety procedures, handling and transporting hazardous materials and federal regulations. Participants also will gain driving experience by using the college’s forklift before taking a driving test.

Class size is limited, so preregistration is required by Sept. 5 to reserve a space. The cost is $70. Students must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license.

For more information or to preregister, contact Susan Baer at 402-562-1425; toll-free at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 1425; or email sbaer@cccneb.edu.

Knights holding pancake feed

COLUMBUS -- The Knights of Columbus Council 938 invites the public to a pancake breakfast from 7-11:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 3115 Sixth St.

Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, hash browns and trimmings. Cost is $6.50 for adults and $4 for children. Proceeds will support seminarian. Carry-out will be available.

Hazmat course at Central CC

COLUMBUS -- Central Community College-Columbus will offer a Department of Transportation (DOT) hazardous materials course from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 19 in the West Education Center, Room 177.

The workshop is designed for people who transport hazardous material, prepare shipping papers or labeling for packages to be transported, select or purchase packaging or handle finished hazmat packages. It also will cover hazardous materials regulations and fulfill the tri-annual DOT hazmat refresher requirement.

Class size is limited, so preregistration is required by Sept. 12 to reserve a space. The cost is $175.

For more information or to preregister, contact Sue Baer at 402-562-1425; toll-free at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 1425; or email sbaer@cccneb.edu.

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