KRVN @ Junk Jaunt

KRVN will be at Junktion 2 & 11 on Friday, September 25 from 9-11, their is a giveaway for a 2020 Chevy Blazer, the drawing will be a couple of weeks from now. Anyone is able to register for the giveaway. Stop by and register to win!

It’s Nebraska Junk Jaunt Week

It’s Nebraska Junk Jaunt week in Cairo, Nebraska.

Christ Lutheran Church is serving brisket again. Be sure to venture up to the Lutheran church at least once if not twice to eat in person or take some to go.

There are concessions at the Community Center and a full house of vendors.

The Cairo Ball Association is operating the North Ballfield. Lots of vendors this year.

The Village has been notified there are bargains and treasures galore at Planter Paradise.

Junk-tion 2&11 has rounded up KRVN radio to be on site. KRVN is bringing out a fancy new blazer, car not jacket. Be sure to stop by for more details.

Baklava has been baked according to the Big Fat Greeks so be sure to stop in to get some. Located by Baasch Welding.

The Vault and the Watering Hole are both putting out special Junk Jaunt edition menus.

The Big A*# Shed is operating again this year.

Special entertainment happening at the Veteran Memorial Park starting at 9 am on Saturday morning. Watch the amazing and talented Cairo Volunteers pull pipe and install sprinklers. Bring a shovel and assist so you can forever drive by the park and say “I had a piece of building that.”

Executive Director of Housing Authority position open

Executive Director of Cairo Housing Authority.  This is a part-time position of 15-20 hours per week.  Works hand in hand with HUD so must be knowledgeable with computer programs, detail oriented and able to meet deadlines. Ability to communicate with a positive attitude with residents in this 18 unit complex is a must.  Please contact Lorene Culler at 308-379-5352 for an application.

Cairo CornStalk Festival Cancelled

It has been decided by the festival committee with the recommendation by the Village of Cairo board to cancel the festival that was planned for June. We feel for the safety and well being of the community it is best to just cancel for this year. If you have any questions you can contact Christy Osburn the chair of the festival. Thank you and be ready for a big celebration next year!!

Job Posting: Executive Director of the Cairo Housing Authority

Executive Director of the Cairo Housing Authority.  Duties include but are not limited to: The management of 18 units of rental assisted independent living apartments. Ability to understand and adhere to HUD government regulations and reporting.  Have  knowledge of federal, state and local  housing laws. Be responsible for all financial management including rent collection, payroll, insurance, budgets, grant documentation, audit preparation, filing of tax reports, accounts payable and receivable and inventory control.  This is a part-time position requiring 15-20 hours per week and available 24/7. A High school diploma is required however a college degree and/or previous housing experience is preferred. Must have strong computer skills, strong leadership and interpersonal skills with an outgoing, participative style and be motivated and able to multi-task.  Will require supervision over other staff and report monthly to the Board of Commissions with regular monthly meetings. Please call Lorene Culler at 308-379-5352 to have an application sent to you.

Cairo Junk Jaunt Planning Meeting March 24th

Cairo is planning Junk Jaunt a little differently this year. Jaime Rathman and Christy Osburn are accepting Junk Jaunt vendor applications in the office. A group of dedicated volunteers are planning events and entertainment to coincide with the Nebraska Junk Jaunt event held September 25th through the 27th.

Vendor booth rentals support Christ Lutheran Church, Cairo Community Center, and the Cairo Ball Association.

Cairo Junk Jaunt Action planning meeting is scheduled for March 24th at 7:00 pm. To volunteer for Nebraska Junk Jaunt in Cairo or attend this meeting call 308-485-4400 for more details.