Gov. Ricketts to speak at Chamber event

October 10, 2018

Gov. Pete Ricketts will speak Thursday at the annual North Platte Area Chamber of Commerce and Development Corp. banquet, and will hand out incentive checks to four housing developers.

The developers are constructing houses in the Nebraska Rural Workforce Housing Fund/Shot in the Arm — Phase 2 program, according to information from the Chamber.

The banquet is Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Quality Inn & Suites.

Checks will be presented to Wilk Builders LLC of North Platte and developer Daren Wilkinson; RCR Properties LLC of North Platte and developer Randy Richards; Grizzly J’s Woodworks LLC of Brady and developer Brady Johnson; and Keith Hinrichsen Construction of North Platte and developer Keith Hinrichsen.

The banquet begins with a social at 6 p.m., and the annual meeting begins at 7 p.m. Omaha comedian and magician Joe Cole will provide the evening’s entertainment, according to the Chamber.

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