Celebrate Medical Center Week today!

Story County Medical Center in Nevada is celebrating Medical Center Week, May 7-13, by hosting a Community BBQ on Thursday, May 11 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at all its Story County locations. Outdoor seating will be provided at Story Medical locations in Ames, Maxwell, Zearing and at the Nevada north campus. Lunch will also be served at the Nevada South Campus with indoor seating.

Breakfast in Cambridge

On Saturday, May 13, the Museum of Ag Heritage breakfast will be held from 7-10 a.m. at the Cambridge Community Center. Cost is $7 for all you can eat. Enjoy eggs to order, pancakes, coffee, and biscuits and gravy. Begin your weekend with friends and neighbors in Cambridge.

Genealogy program on war records

The Genealogy Plus! program, “Civil War Records,” is Wednesday May 17, 10 a.m. to noon at the Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave. The program is free and open to the public. The records of the Civil War hold vast genealogical value about soldiers of the North and South. Learn about these military records, what info they hold, where they may be found and how to access them. Sharon Avery, archivist, is our Genealogy Plus! guest speaker in May and will address how to find and use these valuable Civil War records.