Murray Newsletter - April 7, 2021
The sun was warm but the wind was chill.
You know how it is with an April day.
When the sun is out and the wind is still,
You're one month on in the middle of May.
American farmer, educator, philosopher, poet and author
A special session of the Murray, NE Village Board of Trustees was held March 31, 2021. Click HERE to read the latest.
ONE and DONE!
Conestoga High School will be hosting a covid-19 clinic with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, along with Sarpy/Cass Health Department, for those 18and older on Monday, April 12, from NOON to 4 PM.
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You may read her complete obituary HERE.
SPRING CLEANING SEASON HAS OFFICIALLY ARRIVED!
YOU'VE WAITED ALL WINTER FOR THIS!
TIME to GET THAT STUFF OUT of the HOUSE and GARAGE on SATURDAY, APRIL 24th!
ELECTRONICS and APPLIANCE RECYCLING EVENT for ALL CASS COUNTY RESIDENTS!
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS of the
KEEP CASS COUNTY BEAUTIFUL EVENT!
ABOUT MURRAY SWIMMING POOLS
The Murray Village Ordinance 150.02 on swimming pools directs that a resident must FIRST get a permit through the Cass County Zoning Office, (402) 296-9359. Once the County Permit is obtained, it must be presented to the Village Clerk's Office, either in office or drop box outside, for review. As long as the pool is constructed WITHIN the resident’s property line, it will be approved through the Village. There is no building permit application fee for swimming pools.
Click HERE to read the Keep Cass County Beautiful Spring Newsletter and for info about upcoming recycling events!
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Do you want to see what our elected Nebraska officials are doing? Think of them as your 'employees', because they are paid with your tax dollars. As with any employer, you should want to see what they are doing to earn their pay.
On the left side of the 'Home' page you can see a variety of topics to check out. You'll find 'Bills and Laws', 'Senators', 'Reports' and a lot more. You'll find links to your representatives, too, so you can contact them directly. On the right side of the 'Home' page is also a link for live streaming sessions from NET.
Here's an example of what you can find. Concerning voter fraud, LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION 3CA, 2021, (LR3CA), is a proposed constitutional amendment that would require verification of identity prior to voting at general elections. The proposed amendment would require poll workers to review a photograph or digital image of each voter to verify his/her identity in a manner determined by the Legislature prior to allowing said person to vote. Read about it HERE, where you can SUBMIT COMMENTS ONLINE to your representatives for LR3CA and also READ RELATED TRANSCRIPTS of the FLOOR DEBATES held so far.
Educate yourself with information directly from the source where our laws are made at the State Capitol in Lincoln. Stay informed and vote at each election. This knowledge, and acting upon it at the election booth, helps to preserve our precious democracy.
EAST CASS PIONEER CEMETERY DISTRICT (ECPCD)
MEETINGS FOR 2021
All meetings open to the public.
Murray Town Hall
IN ELMWOOD, NE - CASS COUNTY FOOD BANK!
To Schedule Your Upcoming Blood Drive Donation, click HERE or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767):
Wednesday, April 21
Louisville High School
202 West 3rd Street
Louisville, NE 68037
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
First Baptist Church
16220 Highway 75
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
Thursday, May 6, 2021
101 W Eldora Ave
Weeping Water, NE 68463
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Church of the Holy Spirit
520 S 18th St
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
Noon - 6pm
Monday, May 17, 2021
VFW Post 2543
510 1st Ave
11:30 - 5:30pm
All children need a secure place to learn and grow. The ideal place should be in their own home, however many kids are not that fortunate.
In times of neglect or abuse, a child must sometimes be removed from their home at a moment's noticed and placed in a warm, safe place. Kids of all ages, from birth through high school, sometimes need the help of the Child Saving Institute.
CSI helps foster parents and biological families learn the skills they need for a safe, well-cared-for, and loving family life.During this unsettling time of covid-19, the Murray Christian Church is collecting essential cleaning items for the Child Saving Institute.
If you would like to donate, here are some things they could use:Pine Sol, Lysol Disinfectant Spray, sanitizing wipes, latex and powder-free disposable gloves, (L & XL), and hand sanitizer.
Please bring items to Murray Christian Church, 304 W Young St, Murray, NE on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, between the hours of 10 - 2:00. You may call the church ahead of time, 402-235-2527, to be sure someone will be there to assist you.
Thank you for helping to keep these children, (and the CSI staff), healthy and happy!.
Even during the summer and amid the Covid19 crisis, the Conestoga Backpack Program continues to furnish food to local families in need. The program serves the Murray, Nehawka, Union and Beaver Lake areas in southeast Nebraska, and will not turn anyone away.
Just by adding a few of the items listed below to your shopping list and picking them up, you'll be helping someone in a big way. Keep in mind that some of the children are very young and are possibly 'preparing' their own meals, so easy-to-open containers are a good option for little hands.
Canned or boxed pasta
Dry soup mixes
Canned meat (chicken, tuna)
Boxed prepared meal kits (Hamburger Helper, Rice-a-Roni)
Canned fruit and vegetables
Also needed are hygienic supplies, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, cotton swabs, tissues and toilet paper.
To make a monetary donation instead, a check made payable to 'CONESTOGA BACKPACK PROGRAM' may be mailed or deposited at Cornerstone Bank, 102 W Main St, Murray, NE 68409. 100% of all monies collected is used for food and hygienic supplies for the families.
To have the items picked up, call Jill at 402-660-3543 to make arrangements. As another alternative, you may drop them off at Cornerstone Bank in Murray or at their Beaver Lake location.
Your help is greatly appreciated. Thank you!
If you have a compromised immune system or do not feel safe going out to a public grocery store, we have 4 volunteers available to help. Please call the church office to request their services 402.235.2527.
Worship this week will be through Facebook Live.
Pastor Mike and the Murray Christian Church Board
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ARE YOU 55+
LOOKING FOR PART-TIME WORK?
The following is an employment opportunity available to older adults in Cass County.
Experience Works is a national, non-profit organization funded by the US Dept of Labor to administer the Senior Community Service Employment Program, which assists people 55 and older in getting updated training to assist in returning to the workforce. This is a federally funded program and offers a no-cost employment service to older adults who qualify.
Once accepted into the program, individuals are placed in a training site in or near their community, where they gain on the job experience while working 20-21 hours/week at $8/hour.
We also help with skill assessments, computer training, resumes, cover letters, job search, etc.
The goal is that through the training and job search assistance we gain help older adults gain good jobs in or around their communities.
Stephanie MahonyEmployment and Training CoordinatorExperience Works, Inc.
1111 "O" Street Ste 205
American Job CenterLincoln, NE 68508
Phone: 402-441-1654Fax: 402-441-6038
Nebraska Toll-free Number: 1-877-314-7526.
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