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Murray Newsletter - August 19, 2015

 

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A large drop of sun lingered on the horizon and then dripped over and was gone, and the sky was brilliant over the spot where it had gone, and dusk crept over the sky from the eastern horizon, and darkness crept over the land from the east.

John Steinbeck
1902~1968
American author,Pulitzer Prize-winner
from "The Grapes of Wrath"



 

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Sunday, August 30th

6 - 7:30 pm

Murray Presbyterian Church

All girls age Kindergarten through 12th grade are welcome!

For more information contact:

Troop40201@outlook.com

Debbie South at 402-235-3837

Kim Colvert at 402-594-3067

 


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The FREEDOM FESTIVAL group will meet on 

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Murray Town Hall

7 p.m

Everyone's welcome and bring your ideas for next year's celebration.

We welcome your ideas!


 

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Effective, Monday, August 24, 2015, the mail truck will be picking up mail at the Murray Post Office and out of the blue box at 1:15.  Currently, the mail truck picks up at 2:10. This change is to help get the mail to the Omaha plant sooner and hopefully allow for faster turnaround of outgoing mail. This is the only change. The Post Office is not closing or changing the hours again.

Please call,  402-235-2166, or stop in at the Post Office if you have questions or concerns.



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Cass Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is currently recruiting CASA advocates to speak up for the best interest of abused and neglected children in Cass County. The next training session is scheduled for September 2015 for five weeks. The training consists of 15 hours of online training and 15 hours of in-person training. We are also seeking male volunteers for this class. If you are interested, please contact Angie Neumiller (402) 296-9520; emaildirector@casscasa.org or if you would like to learn more information about our program, please visit www.casscasa.org.

 

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 SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES' EVENTS.....


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JOB FAIR

SEPTEMBER 2, 2015

1 - 5 p.m. Wednesday

Comfort Inn & Suites

7007 Grover Street

Omaha, NE


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APPLEJACK FESTIVAL

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NEBRASKA CITY, NE 


FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY

SEPTEMBER 18, 19, 20, 2015


Crafts, car show, parade, carnival rides, food, fun

and MORE!


Don't miss it!

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WEEPING WATER FALL FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 26, 2015.

Desi Rae Nash is in charge of the craft show.

Contact her at 402-429-1896 if you would like to rent a table.

We will also be having the Scarecrow Contest, Pumpkin Spy and a Junkfest.

Look for more details coming soon.

 


 

  

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FIDDLING BEE

 

Greenblatt & Seay proudly announce the Nineteenth ANNUAL SCHOOLHOUSE FIDDLING BEE. This historical, hysterical event will take place on Sunday, October 11, at 2:30 PM, downstairs in the Old Avoca, Nebraska Schoolhouse. In the Open Division, fiddlers will play a hoedown, a waltz, and a tune of choice. There will also be other divisions of competition available for the adventurous fiddlers, including a Singing Fiddler's Contest, a Twin Fiddler's Contest, a Fee-Fi-Faux Fiddler's Contest (fiddle tunes played on any instrument other than a fiddle), and a Hocus-Pocus Contest (cross-tuning, sound effects, dancing, etc.), which will give fiddlers an opportunity to play tunes that are usually not allowed in any other contest.

Contestants can pre-register on line (http://www.greenblattandseay.com/schoolhouse_fiddling_bee_preregistration.shtml).

Admission is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students, and $1.00 for children. Fiddlers and their back-ups are admitted for free. The contest will be followed by a light snack and an acoustic jam session.

For more information, call 402-275-3221, log on to www.greenblattandseay.com, or e-mail debby@greenblattandseay.com. 


 


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INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED FIDDLER

TO OFFER FIDDLE WORKSHOPS

Internationally acclaimed fiddler, Julie Lyonn Lieberman, will be giving fiddle workshops in November in the Old Avoca (Nebraska) Schoolhouse. On Friday , November 13, starting at 7 PM, the subjects will be "Six Approaches to Jamming", and "Modal Improvisation". On Saturday, November 14, starting at 9 AM, the topics will be "Gypsy Jazz" and "One Tune, Five Styles". These workshops are appropriate for any string player who desire to open their ears to new ways of making music.

JULIE LYONN LIEBERMAN has helped develop the alternative string field over the last thirty-five+ years through her work as an educator, author, radio producer, composer, recording artist, journalist, and performer. Her former students have toured with Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Celine Dion, Billy Joel, and one of her former students plays regularly on Dancing with the Stars.

Pre-registration is required. For more information, and to register, click on the following link:

http://greenblattandseay.com/workshop_fiddle_lieberman.shtml

For questions, contact debby@greenblattandseay.com.


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CALL to PHOTOGRAPHERS

Hildegard Center for the Arts, in partnership with the Nebraska Tourism Commission and the Nebraska State Historical Society, is sponsoring a statewide "Call to Photographers" for the great state of Nebraska. The Call began June 1, 2015 and runs through January 4, 2016 and is titled "Bridges: Sharing our Past to Enrich the Future". It is calling photographers throughout Nebraska to highlight historic places and often over-looked historical treasures in all of the State's 93 counties ~ historical sites either found on the National Register of Historic Places OR places of community/personal significance to the photographer. i.e. historic properties, recognized historical landmarks, cultural activities/events with a basis in local history and in context with a historic place, or historic buildings that are representative or unique. From Adams to Antelope, Banner to Butler, Garden to Gage, Scottsbluff to Sheridan, and Dundy to Douglas, this juried exhibition is serving as a bridge to connect Nebraskans with their culture and heritage.
Photographs selected from this juried exhibition:
·Will be featured in a statewide traveling photography exhibit that coincides with Nebraska's sesquicentennial in 2017
· May appear in Nebraska Tourism travel guides, posters and calendars to promote this project and the State of Nebraska.
· Will be showcased in a digital catalogue.

· All submitted photos will be featured virtually on partnering websites. (Hildegard Center for the Arts, Nebraska Tourism Commission, Nebraska State Historical Society).

Photographs can be submitted online at the Hildegard Center for the Arts website, www.hildegardcenter.org, beginning now through January 4, 2016.

Entrants must be at least 15 years of age and need NOT be residents of Nebraska. Photographers may enter up to 5 images per submission for a non-refundable fee of $15. Multiple submissions are allowed. For a complete list of entry rules and judging criteria, go to www.hildegardcenter.org.

Questions: Contact Project Chair, Cathy Harrington | 402.730.6668; lettersfromhome51@hotmail.com.


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RECYCLE!

Do something good for your community and our earth!

The CASS COUNTY GOING GREEN recycle trailer will be located on these dates in the following towns:

GREAT NEWS!  Beaver Lake and Union now will have full-time recycling trailers!

Nehawka:

Aug 29-Sep 11

Sep 26 - 30 

 


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ONGOING AREA EVENTS and ACTIVITIES.....


If you think shopping or donating close to home doesn't matter, think again.
Under His Wings Thrift Store on Main Street in Plattsmouth is doing great things. Check this out:

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So stop in and see what's in store now.  You will probably find some great bargains and all the money they raise stays within Cass County to help those in need.

 



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ARE YOU 55+ and 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 Mahony
Employment and Training Coordinator
Experience Works, Inc.
1111 "O" Street Ste 205--American Job Center
Lincoln, NE 68508 

Phone: 402-441-1654

Fax: 402-441-6038

stephanie_mahony@experienceworks.org

Nebraska Tollfree Number: 1-877-314-7526

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That's right! These are all items that can appear FREE of CHARGE in each Wednesday's Murray Newsletter and/or Calendar! All YOU have to do is send the information to us - it's that simple! 

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There are 3 ways you can submit your articles: 

1) You may call your information to 402-235-2926 and specify that you want your info inserted in the Newsletter. Leave a voice mail with your name and phone number.     

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Send photos ONLY in .jpg format, no larger than 450 pixels wide to the e-address above with your story in plain text. 

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