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2012 Media Releases


Date:
June 27, 2012
For More Information Contact:
Diane Gonzolas, Citizen Information Center, 402-441-7831
Susan Epps, Red Cross, 402-441-6388
Lynn Johnson, Parks and Recreation, 402-441-8265

City, Nonprofits Provide Extended Evening Hours

Mayor Chris Beutler urged residents to continue to take steps to protect themselves during the high temperatures. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a heat advisory effective until 9 p.m. tonight.

The Mayor thanked the local chapter of the American Red Cross for providing staff to keep the Belmont Community Center, 1234 Judson, open until 9 p.m. tonight. The Center normally closes at 7 p.m. Red Cross staff also will assist at the "F" Street Community Center, 1225 "F" Street, until its usual weekday closing time of 9 p.m.

The Salvation Army Community Center, 2625 Potter Street, also will be open until 9 p.m. tonight.

Those without air conditioning also can cool off during regular hours at senior centers, libraries and other recreation centers. Hours for City facilities can be found at lincoln.ne.gov.

Information on local weather, the heat index and safety precautions is available at the NWS Web site weather.gov. More health information can be found at the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cdc.gov.


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