The Sandhills Prairie Refuge Association recently donated $100.00 to the Valentine Middle School staff in recognition and appreciation for their more than 30 years of picking up roadside trash along Highway 12 east of Valentine which borders the Fort Niobrara NWR. Way to go!

In the photo fro left to right: Jennifer Hicks, SPRA Boardmember; Candi Cronin, VMS staff; Jeff Sayer, VMS Princpal; Jody Hronek, VMS staff; Mark Lindvall, SPRA President; JJ Thorpe, VMS staff.