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Murray Newsletter - November 3, 2010

Cass County Election Results to be available after 8pm and updated throughout the evening:

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DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS

THIS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2010

Move your clocks back one hour the night before!

 

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FROM TOWN HALL...

The October Board minutes are now posted. 
Go to the 'Village Office' tab above and click on 'Minutes'

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NEED 2 PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS

The Murray Planning Commission is in need of two new members.
You must live within the city limits of Murray to qualify. 
Please contact, Eileen, our town clerk for more information or if you have any questions at 235-2119.



 

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YOU'RE INVITED!


Join 4-H families from all across Cass County for an afternoon of recognition, great food and fun at the annual 4-H Achievement Party on Sunday, November 7, 3 to 5 p.m. in the Expo Building on the Cass County fairgrounds.

Meat and beverages are provided.

Each family attending should bring a salad or dessert and a non-perishable food item(s) for the food pantry.

This event is sponsored by the Cass County Bankers Association
and the Cass County 4-H Council.

Non 4-H families are welcome -- this is a good way to see what 4-H is all about.

No reservation required.

Dress is casual.

For more information, contact the Cass County Extension office at 267-2205.

 


 

Sometimes, I'll receive something for the Newsletter too late for that week's edition, so be sure and check the
"Latest News"
under the clock at the top right of the
'Home" page for updates throughout the week.

 


 

 

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FREE VETERANS DAY SALUTE at the LOFTE

The Lofte Community Theatre near Manley announces that for the fourth consecutive year, it will hold a free public concert in honor of Veterans Day.

On Sunday, November 7th at 2pm, the United States Air Force's Heartland of America Band group, The Noteables, will take the stage. 

With their extensive repertoire of specially tailored standards, energetic favorites and Big Band classics, highlighted by instrumental and vocal soloists, The Noteables is sure to please audiences of any age. The seventeen-member group has appeared in concert and on national television with Bob Hope, jazz trumpeter Bobby Shew, composer/arranger Frank Mantooth, former Tonight Show
band leader Doc Severinsen, pop singer Lee Greenwood and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon.

The Noteables honorably represent more than 325,000 Air Force professionals around the world who diligently watch over the skies protecting and defending all those who cherish freedom. Wehope you afford us the opportunity to share the messages of excellence, sacrifice, courage andcommitment of our brave men and women...the deployed Airmen of the United States Air Force.

This concert is free and open to the public.

The Lofte is located near the intersection of Hwy 1 and Hwy 50 near the town of Manley.  For driving directions and more information about the theater, please visit their website, www.Lofte.com.


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USAF's Heartland of America Band, "The Noteables"


The Lofte Community Theatre is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization supported in part by
The Cooper Foundation, The Midlands Community Foundation, and the Cass County Visitors Promotion
Committee.  The Lofte Community Theatre is dedicated to providing opportunities for area residents of
all ages to participate in the creation process and companionship of live theatre in rural Nebraska and to
enjoy the social, artistic, and educational benefits of this art form.


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ROAD TRIP!!

http://www.visitnebraska.gov/component/myplanner/search/events


Now through
Dec 31
The Secret Life of Howard Hughes
Strategic Air & Space Museum, Omaha

Nov 4-7 Nebraska One Box Pheasant Hunt
Broken Bow

Nov 5-6 Annual Nebraska Governor's Pheasant Hunt
Beatrice

Nov 6 Nebraska Book Festival - Plains Writers, Great Readers
Lincoln

Nov 6 Nebraska's Official Veterans Day Parade
Bellevue

 


 

Otoe County Genealogical Society will host its November 11th meeting at 7:00pm at Harmony School, which is the rural country school located at 6265 'Q' road, which is 7 miles south of Nebraska City on Highway 75, and ½ mile west on 'Q' road.

There will be a class on the new book,
"Googling Your Family Tree",
given by OCGS president, Curtis Wolbert.

 



2011 Medicare Part D Plan Comparison/Enrollment

Events in Cass County


Medicare beneficiaries should take advantage of the opportunity to discuss 2011 drug plans available to them.  Call Cass County Extension at 267-2205 to schedule an appointment with Mary Ann Holland, Extension Educator and trained SHIIP Professional.


Cass County Extension, Hwy 1 & 144th St, Weeping Water fairgrounds

Monday, November 15 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 16 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday, December 3  1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 8 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Monday, December 13 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday, December 17  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday, December 20 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Plattsmouth Public Library, 400 Avenue A, Plattsmouth

Friday, November 19  9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 14 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Clements Insurance, 160 N. 4th St., Elmwood

Tuesday, November 30 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Bring along your Medicare card and a printed list of the prescription drugs you are currently taking.

Open Enrollment for 2011 will available between November 15 to December 31, 2010.

 


 

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PLATTSMOUTH ANIMAL SHELTER ENTERS HOLIDAY CHALLENGE
and
YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!

Go to www.amimalrescuesite.com and click on the button on the right, "Click Here To Give - It's Free" -
at this point you are giving free food to animals at many shelters.


Now you'll get a message "Thank you your click has been counted!"

In the middle of the screen you'll see - "Ready for the Holiday Shelter Challenge?"
Click on the line that says "Vote Every Day After You Click".


The first time you vote you will need to enter all the information -
Shelter name: Plattsmouth Animal Shelter
Country: USA
State: Nebraska
City: Plattsmouth
Click on "search"
It will locate the shelter and display the name and location - when it does click "VOTE"
.

One more step ...... Confirm your vote (name the animal) and you're done.
After you do this the first time, you can save it in your favorites (it will retain all the shelter info) and the voting is much quicker the next time!


IMPORTANT: Please remember to vote every day and help us gain on the leaders - thanks!

 


SOUP SUPPER



Christ Lutheran Church

(Located on Hwy 66 & 84th Street)

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Saturday

November 6, 2010

4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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Adults $7, Children (4-11) $3

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Homemade soups, sandwiches and desserts

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PARADE OF VETERANS


FAIR CENTER, SYRACUSE, NEBRASKA


NOVEMBER 7 - 13, 2010


SUNDAY 12:00 - 4:00 PM

MON, TUES, WED, FRI   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

THURSDAY (VETERAN'S DAY)   9:00 AM - 8:30 PM


PLEASE JOIN US FOR A LIGHT MEAL & LISTEN TO THE
SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY BAND PERFORM FROM 6:00 - 8:00 PM 

Items for display need to be taken to the Fair Center on
Friday, November 5, 2010, 8 am - 2 pm)


SPONSORED BY:

MASSIE-RICHARDS AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT #100

 

 


 

 

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Wedding Music You Should

and

Shouldn't Invite to Your Wedding!

Greenblatt & Seay's next Schoolhouse Performance Series will feature
"Wedding Music You Should and Shouldn't Invite to Your Wedding".

Sunday, November 14
2:30 PM,
downstairs in the Old Avoca, Nebraska Schoolhouse.

Greenblatt & Seay and a small ensemble of Schoolhouse Music Students will share some wedding classics by Handel, Pachelbel, Mendelssohn, etc.  The performance will also feature some songs that should never be played at weddings (i.e. "Beware Young Ladies", "The Mother-in-Law Song", "Hit the Road, Jack", etc.).

The concert will be followed by light refreshments, and a chance to chat and jam with the performers.

Admission is $5.00 for adults, and $1.00 for children and students.

For more information, write to;
Greenblatt & Seay
The Old Schoolhouse
P.O. Box 671
Avoca, Nebraska, 68307

You may also call 402-275-3221 or e-mail them at
g-s@greenblattandseay.com.

The historic Old Avoca Schoolhouse was built in 1925, and has been the home of the Schoolhouse Performance Series since 1990.  Music lessons, workshops, fiddle camps, and field trips are offered by Schoolhouse residents, Greenblatt & Seay, and are available by appointment.


Avoca is in southern Cass County, Nebraska, on the 13 C Spur,  one mile south of Highway 34.


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SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLE WORKSHOP
for
FOLKS WHO HAVE NEVER FIDDLED


For folks who have never played a fiddle or violin, and are brave enough to try, come to the Schoolhouse Fiddle Workshop for Folks Who Have Never Fiddled. Championship fiddler and fiddle book author, Deborah Greenblatt, will share some hints about beginning fiddling, shopping for a fiddle, reading music, playing by ear, etc.

Fiddles will be available for participants to play, and source lists and advice for further study will be provided.

The Workshop takes place on Saturday, November 20, 2010, 1 PM - 3 PM, in the
Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, Nebraska.

Pre-registration is required, enrollement is limted, and there is a $20.00 fee.

For more information, call 402-275-3221, or send an e-mail to debby@greenblattandseay.com.


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JAMMING WORKSHOP


The Old Avoca (Nebraska) Schoolhouse

Saturday, December 11, 2010

1 PM - 3 PM

Championship fiddler and fiddle book author, Deborah Greenblatt will share some
hints to help you play in a jam session with minimum stress, and maximum music.

Pre-registration is required, enrollment is limited, and there is a $20.00 fee.

For more information, call 402-275-3221, or send an e-mail to debby@greenblattandseay.com.

 


 

 

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The CASS COUNTY GOING GREEN recycle trailer will be located in the
southwest corner of the Murray Rural Fire Dept.'s parking lot the following dates:

November 6 - 12
November 27 - December 3
December 18 - 24


(The Waste Management recycle bins located behind Town Hall are for
Murray residents only, although Murray residents may also use the
Cass County Recycle Trailer.)

 


 

 

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