Photos often speak louder than words.
North Platte's Playhouse
The North Platte Community Playhouse provides quality entertainment and a beautiful venue for live theatre and community events in the historical building of the Neville Center for the Performing Arts. The Community Foundation administers the North Platte Community Playhouse Fund that provides financial support for the Playhouse.
Dr. Kim Baxter will receive Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation's "Above and Beyond Award" at the Foundation's "Red & Black" recognition event Friday night, February 3, 2017.
Community Foundation president Larry Stobbs praised the personal qualities of Baxter along with his long-time commitment to the Community Foundation and to many other community organizations. "His volunteer service in the community is extraordinary."
Baxter served 6 years on the Community Foundation's Board of Directors, including serving two years as President. "He and his wife Nancy established a charitable fund that has helped many worthy community projects," Stobbs said.
Dr. Baxter is a lifelong resident of North Platte. After earning his Doctorate in Optometry, he returned to North Platte to practice his profession with Compete Eyecare Associates.
Prairie Arts Center
In 2008, Creativity Unlimited Arts Council acquired the historic 1913 Post Office Building, now registered with the Nebraska State Historical Society and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many dollars and volunteer hours have been donated to turn the building into the beautiful and exciting Prairie Arts Center. The Community Foundation administers the Prairie Arts Center Building Fund that provides financial support for developing the Arts Center.
North Platte Recreation Center
The North Platte Recreation Center provides a wide variety of recreation, sports and exercise opportunities to residents and visitors, including an indoor pool. The Community Foundation administers the North Platte Recreation Center Fund that provides financial support for the Recreation Center.