Steering Meeting Recap

Our purpose is to create a strategic plan for future development, make beatifications and improvements, promote a sense of community and belonging, and foster unified and transparent communication. 

In keeping with our goal to foster unified and transparent communication, I would like to share what we discussed at the latest Steering Meeting.

The Point of Entry Committee (formed out of Steering) hopes to finish the Welcome sign at our East entrance this spring. We are holding a Bags, Brats and Beers Fundraiser at the Community Center on April 4th to finish funding for this project and help fund POE signs for our remaining entrances (South and West). More information on the Fundraiser will be shared separately on this page.

Other projects we discussed and that we will be moving forward with are a pickleball court and a sand volleyball court. We considered the tennis court as a possible location for pickle ball and north of the park on the golf course for sand volleyball. If anyone would be interested in helping with these projects and joining the SVP Committee, please let me know. We hope to get these knocked out quickly.

Mike Stutzman would like us to take full advantage of the Junk Jaunt and proposed an “event within the event” to promote Cairo and our businesses. There is a meeting on February 19th to discuss this further, along with the Junk Jaunt in general. This is an exciting opportunity to take full advantage of the droves of people that come to our town for the Junk Jaunt. 

If you have any questions, or would like to be involved with any of the above, feel free to call or email me (308) 390-4231 or

-Anna Rathke

Cairo Community Foundation Dinner and Golf Tournament

Mark your Calendars and get sign up for the Cairo Community Foundation Golf Tournament, July 18th at Centura Hills.

Not a golf not a problem.  Come out and enjoy a steak and/or lobster dinner and meet the celebrities.

Meal reservations are $49.95 per person.  Please indicate steak or lobster when you contact Centura Hills for a reservation.


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Planning Cairo Community Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament


The Cairo Community Foundation is planning its first ever Celebrity Golf Tournament.

The golf tournament is schedule for July 18th.

Celebrities who have been invited to attend include Husker Athletes and Local Media Celebrities

The golf tournament is a fundraiser for the Cairo Community Foundation.  The growth of the foundation is growth for Cairo.  The foundation’s mission is to promote develop and support community improvements, economic development and improve the overall quality of life for its residents.

Volunteers will be needed to help ensure the success of the golf tournament.  If you would like to participate by becoming a hole sponsor, provide flag prizes, donate a monetary gift or volunteer for the event please contact one of the committee members listed below or Charity Adams at 308-379-9119.

Committee Members:

  • Gordy Sorensen
  • Bill Heger
  • Tom Emerton
  • Ron Hargens
  • Teresa and Joe Grabowski
  • Kathy Baasch
  • Garrett Rathke
  • Charity Adams
Cairo Community Foundation

Cairo Community Foundation Meeting is Sunday


Do you wonder how surrounding communities’ Foundations are receiving donations for hundreds of thousands of dollars?  Do you wonder how other Foundations in communities of similar size and geographic area are building performing art centers, swimming pools, libraries and helping new businesses grow? Do you want to see Cairo grow in a positive way?

If you answered yes to any of these questions then plan to attend the:

Cairo Community Foundation Open House
When:  March 30th 2014
Where: Cairo Community Center
Time:  2-4 PM, Presentation at 2:30