August 16, 2017
Blue River BUZZ
Do you have an important event to share with the community?  Let us know by emailing  Suzanne!
Don't Miss Thursday @ 3!
  Would you like to learn more about your local businesses and claim some great promotions at the same time?  Join us as we present our new series "Thursday at 3" on Facebook!  This innovative series is presented as a Facebook Live event where you'll get to meet one local business each week and have the ability to interact with the live segment!  The special guest this week is Pat Coldiron from Liberty House B&B Antiques and Gifts, and she will be ready to share her love of Liberty House and introduce you to her upcomign tours!  Just go to our Facebook page at 3pm tomorrow and see what Pat has going on!  See you then!

Click here to follow the SCCDP on Facebook!
  We hope SCCDP Members will plan on attending the next Membership Luncheon coming up on September 7th.  It will start at noon in the East Basement Room at the Civic Center.  You'll hear more on happenings in the community and have an opportunity to network with your peers!

Members will need to RSVP by September 5th to save their spot.  You can sign up and pay for your lunch using the link below.  

See you there!

Click here to sign up!
SCCDP Ambassadors welcomed staff "Back to School" at Seward High School and Concordia University over the past week.  Pictured here with Buster the Bluejay are Ambassadors Adam Greenquist, Greg Zabka, Jonathan Jank, Julie Klimm, Nancy Dolezal, Suzanne Gligorevic, Ryan Burger, Phil Banger, Jane Rehmer, and Gary Rolf.  Thanks to our Ambassadors who consistently support our community and the SCCDP!

Thanks to all who stopped by and said hello at the Seward County Fair this weekend!  The SCCDP and the Seward County Visitors Committee partnered on booth space and shared community information with the fair goers.  Big thanks to those staffing the booth including Clark Kolterman, Pat Coldiron, Jerry Meyer, Suzanne Gligorevic, Stefan Gligorevic, Jayden Germer, Mary Meyer, and Sue Imig.
Sidewalk Sales!
Are you ready to shop?  Seward Sidewalk Sales are coming your way August 18, 19, and 21!  Save the date and don't miss your chance to take advantage of some great sales and support your local businesses!
Be Safe While Watching the Eclipse

NASA has issued guidelines on how to watch next week's Total Solar Eclipse.

The government agency noted the only safe way to look directly at partially eclipsed or uneclipsed Sun are via special-purpose solar filters, including "eclipse glasses" or hand-held solar viewers.  Please take a few minutes to read the article below and understand how to watch the eclipse safely!

Click Here to See What NASA Says About Solar Safety!
The Eclipse is Coming!

You don’t want to miss out on this amazing opportunity to view a total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017! This is the first total eclipse on American soil since 1991, first on the mainland since 1979, and first to sweep across the entire country since 1918!


In Seward, Nebraska you can experience approximately 1 minute and 35 seconds of totality starting at 1:01 p.m. (CDT).  The official viewing locations in Seward County offer a wide variety of events and activities for many different ages and interests.

Find the Viewing Locations!
Bottle Rocket Hosts Some Great Food Vendors!
  Your friends at Bottle Rocket and serving up some great brews and some great food every weekend in August!  Take a look at who's up each week.  This week you'll find Motorfood back in town bringing tasty items your way!

Find Bottle Rocket on Facebook!
Labor Day Weekend Antiquing with Liberty House!
Liberty House continues to bring you new adventures, and this time it's a Seward County Antiquing Tour.  Pat has hand picked these spots and has lined up a great tour with lots of fun places to visit.  Spots will go fast, so sign up today and claim yours!

Email Pat for More Information!
Rejuvenate Aesthetic Skin Studio is offering FREE Skin scanner skin evaluations by appointment please call or text 308.530.1082. Saturday, August 19 and Monday, August 20!
Milford Chamber Welcomes New Residents!

The Milford Chamber of Commerce is still collecting items to put in Welcome Bags for new residents moving into Milford.  You can drop off the items at InsureNebraska (517 1st Street, Milford) or at Milford Physical Therapy.  The original deadline was Tuesday 8/15 but can extend to Friday 8/18 if needed!   

Follow the Milford Chamber on Facebook!
Interested in Car Seat Safety?
Did you know...

The Seward United Methodist Church will be celebrating its 150th anniversary! 


On Sunday, September 17,  2017:

*a video featuring the history of the church will be shown at 9:15 am in the church sanctuary

*Bishop Saenz will be the guest speaker at both the 8:15 and 10:30 AM services

*new quilt, stain glass window and tree will be dedicated

*50 year plus members will be recognized at both services

*handbell mass concert

*dinner will immediately follow the 10:30 AM service

*Seward cross makers are designing a special cross in honor of the celebration

Langworthy Watercolor/Watermedia Contest Entries on Display!

Stop by the Langworthy Gallery at the Seward Civic Center to see the competition entries that will be on display through September 30.  An official event of the Nebraska S150, this event honors and thanks Jessie T. Langworthy and Nebraska Sesquicentennial Committee.  The GFWC Seward Women's Club will be serving refreshments on Sunday, August 6 from 2pm-4pm, and the public is encouraged to attend this reception!  The event is sponsored by the Seward Civic Center, Seward Arts Council, and Red Path Gallery.

The BUZZ on events...
Want to know what's happening in Seward County in the next few weeks?  This is place to look!

Click here for the SCI events page!
Looking for Employment?  There are some great opportunities in Seward County!

For a current list of jobs, be sure and check out the 
Seward County Chamber & Development Partnership's website: 

Another website for job opportunities:

Blue River Buzz Trivia Triumph
See if you can guess the answer to our weekly trivia question.  Email answers to Suzanne by Monday at 5pm.  Correct answers will be entered into a drawing to win bragging rights and special place of honor in next week's edition! 


By 2017 what small U.S. city will have been in the path of three total solar eclipses in less than 100 years?

We heard from several of you with the correct answer to the question: What was George Strait's first number one hit

Answer: Fool Hearted Memory!

LAST WEEKS WINNER IS...Patrick Checketts!  

Thanks for playing!

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