SVT to celebrate National Transportation Week

BELOIT — Solomon Valley Transportation (SVT) has announced a celebratory week of events for the National Transportation Week of May 14-18. 

The SVT organizations in the three-county service area of Jewell, Mitchell and Osborne will hold various activities to promote and support the work of local transportation efforts.

This National week is annually recognized by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) with priority and commitment to ensure the safety of American’s transportation system. Jewell, Mitchell and Osborne counties will recognize the week by hosting a Tri-County Challenge raising matching funds to support local transportation.

The activities taking place in Jewell County, include a 50/50 Raffle on May 1-18. Tickets can be purchased from any Jewell County Development Team member or employee.

Bobs Inn will be donating $1.00 for every pizza sold on May 15-16. Sweden Crè me will be donating $1.00 for every meal sold on May 17-18, and a bake sale will be held on May 17 at the Mankato Pharmacy, starting at 9 a.m. until they are sold out.

Prior to National Transportation Week, the Mitchell County Development Team and board members took pre-orders for homemade bierocks from April 23-30.

The activities taking place in Osborne County, include a Meat Bundle Raffle on May 1-18, with tickets being purchased from the Osborne Development Team or at OCMH. The Osborne Subway will donate 15 percent of all day revenue on May 16.  The Osborne Pizza Hut will donate 15 percent of all day revenue on May 17. Bake sales will take place from 1-4 p.m. on May17 at Downs Pharmacy and at 9 a.m. at Girard's IGA on May 18, until sold out.      

For more information on National Transportation Week contact Tammy Kimminau at (785) 534-2050.

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