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Murray Newsletter - November 22, 2017

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2017 11 22 Thanksgiving quote

It's not what we say about our blessings,
but how we use them,
is the true measure of our Thanksgiving.

W.T. Purkiser
1910–1992
American Minister, Author

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THE WORLD IS MINE

Today, upon a bus, I saw a very beautiful woman
and wished I were as beautiful.
When suddenly she rose to leave,
I saw her hobble down the aisle.
She had one leg and used a crutch.
But as she passed, she passed a smile.
Oh, God, forgive me when I whine.
I have two legs; the world is mine.

I stopped to buy some candy.
The lad who sold it had such charm.
I talked with him, he seemed so glad.
If I were late, it'd do no harm.
And as I left, he said to me,
"I thank you, you've been so kind.
It's nice to talk with folks like you.
You see," he said, "I'm blind."
Oh, God, forgive me when I whine.
I have two eyes; the world is mine.

Later while walking down the street,
I saw a child I knew.
He stood and watched the others play,
but he did not know what to do.
I stopped a moment and then I said,
"Why don't you join them dear?"
He looked ahead without a word.
I forgot, he couldn't hear.
Oh, God, forgive me when I whine.
I have two ears; the world is mine.

With feet to take me where I'd go..
With eyes to see the sunset's glow.
With ears to hear what I'd know.
Oh, God, forgive me when I whine.
I've been blessed indeed, the world is mine.

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HolidayExtrav 2017

The theme for this year's Holiday Extravaganza, "The Silent Stars Go By"

The theme is taken from a story in Bess Streeter Aldrich's "Journey into Christmas and Other Stories." In this collection of short stories, the true meaning of Christmas emerges about reunited families, good fellowship, and restored faith. The book is available at the Elmwood Public Library. Check it out today and enjoy it with your family this Christmas season.

Visit the Elmwood-Murdock Merchants Association Facebook page to read more about the theme for 2017 

A few of the Activities for this year are the following. Some are new so make sure to pick refer to the schedule so you won't miss anything!

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UPCOMING EVENTS FROM THE SCHOOLHOUSE

Sunday, March 11, 2:30 PM, Schoolhouse Performance Series, Greenblatt & Seay & Friends, Irish/Celtic Music, in The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, NE

Wednesday, March 14 - Friday, March 16, 9 AM - 12 Noon, Schoolhouse Celtic Fiddle Camp, for fiddlers, violists, mandolinists, guitarists, records

Here’s a link to a video glimpse of our lives, as documented by Jared Kennedy-who-asks-hard-questions, Communications Manager for the Nebraska Arts Council:

http://www.artscouncil.nebraska.gov/news/artist-spotlight/greenblatt-seay.html

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HEY, COUNTRY MUSIC FANS.........

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2017 SHOWS at CORNHUSKER COUNTRY MUSIC THEATER:

November 25 - Plum Tuckered

December 9 - Christmas Show for Young Musicians

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GED - Adult Education finds new home at
First Presbyterian Church

Plattsmouth’s Adult Education Program, including Adult Education, GED, and English Language classes, have a spacious new home in the First Presbyterian Church CE Building at 701 Chicago Avenue, Plattsmouth. The CE Building is the smaller of the Church’s two buildings.

“We have two large and comfortable rooms for classes this school year. We feel very happy to have room to move around easily and keep learning materials where students can readily use them. We have additional student-use computers as well,” said Program Director Tallie VanWesten. “We are grateful for this excellent new space and the First Presbyterian Church’s welcome.”

Classes are held Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 6:30 to 9 p.m. each week. Classes will begin Tuesday, Sept. 5 with orientation sessions. Orientation for the morning class will begin at 9:30 a.m. and continue until noon. Evening class orientation begins from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This is a good time to complete the required paperwork, set up your computer-study accounts, and share your learning goals. Teachers will be available to answer questions during orientation. New students and returning students should attend orientation. Get your school year off to an excellent start at orientation.

Morning and evening classes at the same times listed above.

For more information about Adult Education, polishing your math, language, science and social studies skills; GED classes and testing; and English language classes; call Program Director Tallie Van Westen at 402-296-3174 Ext. 2315.

Classes are free. Everyone is welcome. Start your adult education classes in our new location. Now is the time!

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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 MahonyEmployment and Training CoordinatorExperience Works, Inc.1111 "O" Street Ste 205--American Job CenterLincoln, NE 68508
Phone: 402-441-1654Fax: 402-441-6038stephanie_mahony@experienceworks.orgNebraska Toll-free Number: 1-877-314-7526


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