Tri-State Child Care Provide Conference – October 3, 2015

We are excited for the 2015 Tri-State Child Care Providers Conference. This will be our 26th year and again we expect to have 300 participants. This year’s event is Saturday October 3, 2015 at The Marina Inn in South Sioux City, Nebraska.

Please consider being an exhibitor at this year’s conference. The conference gives you an opportunity to reach a number of providers in a short period of time with your product or services. Tables will be made available to you for $40 per table in the main floor lobby. Set up will be from 6:30 am until 7:30 am. (Tables in the speaker room will not be available this year.)

Please return your completed form along with your check payable to UNL Extension. To be included in the conference handout list of exhibitors, we need your information and check by September 11, 2015. Your application will need to include your business name, contact person and business phone number. If you want an e-mail or web site included on the participant handout of exhibitors, please include that on the application.

Please mail your check and contact information to:

UNL Extension, PO Box 129, Dakota City, NE 68731

Any questions may be directed to Monique Ortiz, CCR&R Training Specialist.

Phone: 712-786-3429        e-mail: mortiz@midsioux.org


Free Child Car Seat Check – August 3, 2015

Free Child Car Seat Check held by Northwest Nebraska Community Action Partnership

When: August 3rd, 2:00 – 6:00 pm by appointment

– Call Mandy at 800-445-2505 to schedule your appointment

Where: 2120 Dakota Avenue – South Sioux City, NE

This is a community awareness event. On site certified technicians will educate caregivers about proper car seat installation.

Event sponsors: Community Action of Nebraska, Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services, North East Nebraska Community Action Partnership


Free Early Childhood Screenings – August 3, 2015

Are you concerned about your child’s development?

South Sioux City Community Schools provides free screenings to children ages birth to 5 years of age. The screen will include the areas of overall development, speech/language, motor, hearing and health.

Please allow up to 30 minutes for your screening, no appointment necessary.

Please call (402) 412-2884 with questions and concerns.

When: August 3rd, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: South Sioux City High School Commons – Early Childhood Booth


Learn About Parent Child Interaction Therapy of Siouxland On YouTube!

Check out Parent Child Interaction Therapy of Siouxland on YouTube!

PCIT of Siouxland is an organization that utilizes the treatment of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for conduct-disordered young children that improves the quality of the parent-child relationship and changing parent-child interaction patterns. In PCIT, parents are taught specific skills to establish a nurturing and secure relationship with their child while increasing their child’s prosocial behavior and decreasing negative behavior.


Bike Ride for School Supplies – July 21st

Who: All kids, ages 14 and under!

What: Bike Ride for School Supplies

Where: Cardinal Park South Sioux City, NE (Kids register at the shelter in the Arboretum on Cardinal Drive. Registration begins at 5:00 pm)

When: July 21, 2015 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

This event is put on by the SSC Optimist Club. Optimist members will have a bike safety check station to make sure your bike is working properly and is safe to ride.

Riders will ride through a course with four safety stations on the bike trail. After completing the ride, bikers will be given a free bag of school supplies.