Made possible in part by Community Sustaining Sponsor

What's New

Murray Newsletter - June 6, 2018

.

Plato
Greek~Philosopher
427 BC~347 BC

2018 06 06 Peace RFK

"What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness, but is love, and wisdom, and compassion toward one another; and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country......"

.


.

2018 06 06 Korean Medal Flyer 001 500

.


 .

2018 05 30 SEWING MOUSE

2018 05 23 MCC CRAFTERS

.


.

2018 05 23 LOGO TEAM Quit Tobacco

.

Tobacco Education & Advocacy of the Midlands:

Now is Your Time to Quit Tobacco

Keeping New Year’s self-improvement promises can be difficult. Tobacco Education & Advocacy of the Midlands and the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline want to help you make 2018 a tobacco-free year.

Through June 15 (while supplies last), the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline is providing extra assistance for those who are ready to quit with a two-week supply of no-cost nicotine replacement therapy.

"Quitting isn't easy, but with the Quitline, tobacco-users have a whole team of support on their side," Autumn Sky Burns, T.E.A.M. Coordinator said. "Get the tools you need to be successful by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW, talking with your healthcare provider, and building that support from friends and family.

Call the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline (available 24/7) and ask about the no-cost nicotine patches, gum or lozenges. This offer is available for Nebraska residents who are 18 years of age or older. Callers will be screened for medical eligibility to receive the medication, which is shipped directly to the caller’s home. All information provided to the Quitline is confidential.

“It is never too late to quit. Quitting brings immediate advantages to not just tobacco-users, but their families are well,” Burns said.

For help quitting, the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline is available at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669), and for Spanish services at 1-855-DÉJELO-YA (1-855-355-3569). Translation services are also available in more than 170 languages. For additional resources visit www.QuitNow.ne.gov.

Funding for this project is provided by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services/Tobacco Free Nebraska Program as a result of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.

.


.

2018 05 16 MCC Miss Murray 2018 Flyer 1

.


.
.

SAVE THE DATE-
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18!

2nd ANNUAL FUN RUN FUNDRAISER
for 
MURRAY FIRE DEPT 

Donations for prizes are needed for the top run finishers in male, female and youth categories. 
Ideas would be gift cards or monies to purchase awards or prizes.

Kids, ask your group, Scouts, 4-H, church youth group, or just a bunch of your friends to volunteer to cheer the runners on! 
It is a 'hilly' run so runners appreciate the encouragement!

Food and beverages are needed to supply the hungry racers after the race.

Also, can we get any volunteers to set up and tear down the course with cones, tables and water, etc.?

Spread the word by posting to your social pages and sharing with friends and family!

If you want to be part of this event in any way, please contact Theresa McClatchey at bradandtheresa@gmail.com or 402-651-6068.

Thanks so much!

.


.

2018 05 16 MRY CONESTOGA GOLF 1

.


tornado

Click on the photo above for tornado safety tips.


.

2018 05 16 MRY MVFD 1

.


.
2017 10 11 BACKPACK 1
.

.
2018 03 07 EAST CASS PIONEERCEMETERY DISTRICT MEETING SCHEDULE
.
.

Cougar

For Conestoga School Calendar, click HERE!

.


 .

2011 garage sale

Register your garage sale here, for area-wide,

FREE ADVERTISING,

courtesy of Nebraska Community Website Project,

who also brings you this weekly Newsletter!

GARAGE SALE REGISTRATION FORM

Please support our sponsors who are listed in each Newsletter. 
See all sales listings here:
.
.
DON'T STOP READING HERE! 
KEEP READING FOR MORE EVENTS AROUND THE AREA!
red arrow 1
.
FLORAL BORDER
.
EVENTS IN NEIGHBORING TOWNS:
.
2018 06 06 Lucas Minor Band Syracuse NE 1
.
.
2018 06 06 ELM fire rescue GrainBinSafetyWorkshop 1
.
.
FARMER'S MARKET in ELMWOOD, NEBRASKA!
2018 06 06 ELM Farmers Market Vendors wanted 1
.
.
2018 06 06 ELM FBLA GARAGE SALE HAMBURGER FRY 1
.
.
2018 06 06 ELM Farmers market 1
.

.
2018 06 06 EGL Fun Day
.
.
2018 06 06 PLT Library
.
.
2018 06 06 PLT Library AdultTeenFlyer
.

.
2018 06 06 PLT Library SRPdaily2018
.
.
2018 06 06 PLT Library SRP Family Yoga Zumba
.
.
2018 06 06 PLT PHF golf fundraiser 2018
.
.
2016 03 16 CASS COUNTY MUSEUM

Last Brown Bag Program

at

Cass County Museum

The last Brown Bag Program of the season at Cass County Museum will be Tuesday, June 12, at 12:00.

This will be an interview recorded in 2013 with Kenneth Johnson and Lyle
Wood about their experiences at Merritt Beach. The program is in conjunction with the current exhibit "Remembering Beautiful Merritt Beach".

The program is free and open to the public.
Coffee and cookies will be served.

For additional information, contact the Museum, 402-296-4770.


.
2018 05 30 4 H Quilters
.
.
2018 05 30 SO BND Fairweather Finds 1
.

.
2018 05 23 LOFTE Miracle Worker 1 

The Lofte Community Theatre, located in Manley, NE will stage William Gibson’s award-winning drama, The Miracle Worker, June 7 - 10.

Set in 1880s, Tuscumbia, Alabama this classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. The Miracle Worker dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen is violent, spoiled, almost sub-human and treated by her family as such. Only Annie realizes that there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark, tortured silence.

Over the years, the play has also successfully been adapted for screen and television. Most notably, the 1962 film adaptation which garnered Oscar wins for both Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke.

“Staging The Miracle Worker has been a labor of love.” said Lofte Community Theatre Executive Director, Kevin Colbert. “As plays go, The Miracle Worker is already a heavy piece of literature. Add to that, the complicated staging which must be timed perfectly, and you have some wonderfully challenging obstacles that any actor would love to sink their teeth into. It’s just been a lot of fun, and a lot of learning..”

The cast of The Miracle Worker includes Gary Williams, John Bell, Emma Johnson, Riley Perez, Rachel Radloff and Skyler Radloff of Omaha, Rosalie Duffy, Gabriella Bakirane, Cathy Apolot, Wade Mumford, Nicholas Roth, and Brenna J. Thompson of Lincoln, Kyler Jones, Beatrice Quam, and Sarah G. Riha of Louisville, Melinda Mead, and Addison Broderson of Plattsmouth, Kevin Colbert of Weeping Water, Lilly Frields of Nebraska City, and Lily Pope of Eagle.

Tickets for The Miracle Worker can purchased by calling the Lofte Community Theatre box office at 402-234-2553, or by visiting the theatre’s website at www.lofte.com and clicking on “Tickets”. Curtain time for the show is 7 pm and Sunday matinees are at 2 pm. For more information, call the Lofte Community theatre or visit www.lofte.com.

.

.
2018 05 16 LSV LTD Fish tourney SCHEDULE 2

.


.
2018 05 16 LOFTE Blackbeard Auditions 1
.
.
2018 05 16 WW UNL EXT TRACTOR SAFETY 1
.
.
2018 05 16 PLT St John Golf Tourney 1
.
.
2018 05 16 Brownville Village Theater
.
.
2018 05 16 Ride the Ridge
.

2018 05 09 CC FAIR Special QuiltBlock
.
.
2018 05 23 CORRECTED Fair Special Contests2
.

.
2018 05 09 Lewis Clark Center SUMMERHOURS
LEWIS & CLARK CENTER
SUMMER HOURS

MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

MON - SAT 9 - 6

SUN 9 - 5

.

.
2018 05 02 WW Memory Lane Museum

2018 05 16 WW MEMORY LANE memorabilia

Best Director, Miles Forman, signed photo and script from 'The People vs Larry Flynt'.  Jessica Lange's gray scarf and script from 'Rob Roy'.
Also, Lange's multi-color scarf worn in the movie 'Blue Sky', for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.

2018 05 16 JOAN FONTAINE evening gown

One of Joan Fontaine's personal evening gowns.

2018 05 16 JOSH BROLIN costume No Country for Old Men

Josh Brolin's screen-worn costume from the film 'No Country for Old Men'.

2018 05 16 Anthony Hopkins tux from Nixon

Anthony Hopkins' tuxedo he wore in the movie 'Nixon'.

.
.
2014 04 25 WW Memory Lane actors wanted
.

.

2018 04 11 ELM ECC Help Wanted 3

.


.
2018 04 11Wilber Czech Fest
.
.
2018 04 04 AVO SVE
.
.
GP auction062118Copy of Vehicle Auction Flyer Made with PosterMyWall 1 
.


.
violin fiddle

Registration is now open for the Schoolhouse Summer Fiddle Camps in The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, Avoca, Nebraska.

Summer Camp 1:

Wednesday, June 6 - Friday, June 8, 2018, 

9 AM - Noon

For folks who consider themselves beginners.

***

Summer Camp 2:

Wednesday, July 11 - Friday, July 13, 2017,

9 AM - Noon

For fiddlers who consider themselves intermediate or advanced.

***

Wednesday, August 1 - Friday, August 3, 9 AM - 12 Noon, Schoolhouse Scandinavian Fiddle Camp, for folks who are interested in exploring the music of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland 

http://www.greenblattandseay.com/schoolhouse_fiddle_camp.shtml.

.


.
pink sale label

UNADILLA, NE CITY-WIDE

GARAGE SALES

Saturday, June 23, 2018

8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

.

.
2018 02 14 CCMT Flier1
.
.2015 09 30 Lofte Barn Banter

2018 Audition Dates Announced at the Lofte Theatre

Show Audition Dates Production Dates:

Hilda's Yard - July 30 & 31,  Sept. 7-16
Guys On Ice -  Sept. 10 & 11,  Oct. 13-28
Nuncrackers -  Oct. 22 & 23,  Dec. 1-16

.

.
2018 01 24 PLT Lib Friday FriendsPlaygroupPoster
.

.

music note

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT LENDING PROGRAM

The Great Plains Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association has a wonderful instrument lending program, so please share this information with folks that you know. Here is the information from Jim Wood:

"We are in full swing looking for kids ages 5 to 16 who want to learn to play a bluegrass/old time instrument! 
The instruments we are lending include guitar, fiddles of different sizes, banjo, and mandolin, and have recently been gifted with a fine Dobro, thanks to Doug Van Horn. 
These instruments may be borrowed for a year as long as the learner has a mentor from our music association. 
The mentor will be selected by the student and parent. 
This mentor will give the Instrument lending committee a report of progress every three months."

If you wish to get an application to this Lending program, please contact Jim Wood at 402-397-4673 or jkwood@unomaha.edu.

.


 .

JOB OPENINGS at

.2017 10 11 Masonic Home logo


THE NEBRASKA MASONIC HOME

Our Assisted Living/Nursing Care Facility
seeks caring, devoted individuals.
We have competitive wages, excellent benefits
& a superior working environment.

FT CNA’s, 2 pm – 10 pm
Weekends Only CNA’s, All Shifts
FT Activity Assistant, M-F, 9 am-5 pm, (Some Saturdays)

FREE medical, dental & vision coverage
for Full Time employees.
We also offer PayFlex; 401K Plan; &
Educational Assistance.

Apply in person at 1300 Avenue D, Plattsmouth, NE 68048
or call (402) 296-7330 for more information.
www.thenebraskamasonichome.org for an application – then hand deliver or mail.

Must pass pre-employment physical, drug test, and background checks.
***EOE***

APPLY NOW!

.


 .

musical notes

UPCOMING EVENTS FROM

THE SCHOOLHOUSE

Wednesday, June 6 - Friday, June 8, 9 AM - 12 Noon, Schoolhouse Fiddle Camp for “Beginners”. 

Sunday, June 17, 2:30 PM, David, in “Train Songs”, Kearney Archway, Kearney, NE

Tuesday, June 19, 10:15 AM, David in “The Tradition in Traditional Music”, Omaha Public Library, Omaha, NE

Sunday, June 24, 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM, Greenblatt & Seay, Scandinavian Festival, Elmwood Park, Omaha, NE

Tuesday, June 26, 2 PM, David in “The Tradition in Traditional Music”, Kilgore Memorial Library, York, NE

Wednesday, June 27, 3 PM, David in “The Tradition in Traditional Music”, Geneva Public Library, Geneva, NE

Friday, June 29, 6:30 PM, David in “The Tradition in Traditional Music”, Gretna Public Library, Gretna, NE


Wednesday, July 11 - Friday, July 13, 9 AM - 12 Noon, Schoolhouse Fiddle Camp for “Intermediate and Advanced” players.

For more information, and to register for any camps or workshops, send an e-mail to Debbyatdebby@greenblattandseay.com.

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

.

FLORAL BORDER.

ONGOING EVENTS:

2018 03 14 LSV Witte massage therapy

.


.

2016 11 23 SPR library

.


.

2016 09 21 VFW


2014-05-28 Al-Anon

.


 .

2017 05 10 LSV hopes closet

Hope's Closet Hours:

M - F, 10-4

Saturday, 10-3

.


2015-05-06 SARPY_CASS_Safety_Seat_Inspect_copy


2016 09 21 Amer Job LOGO

2015 09 21 American Job Center

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.


2014-08-27 ELMWD_BNPMonthlySchedule.


 .

KCCBjpg 

http://www.keepcasscountybeautiful.com/index.php

***********************

HOW TO SUBMIT ARTICLES TO THIS NEWSLETTER...

Below is a list of categories that we are happy to post, (at NO COST to you!), in the weekly Murray online newsletter:

Weddings
Engagements
Anniversary
Births
Letters to the Editor
Birthday Greeting
Upcoming Events
Cards of Thanks
Lost and Found
Obituaries
Recipes
Photos
and So Much More!


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!

DEADLINE for submissions to each week's Wednesday Newsletter is NO LATER THAN NOON on the preceding MONDAY.

There are 3 ways you can submit your articles:

1) You may call your information to 402-235-2926 and leave a voice mail with your name and phone number.

2) Email your story with your name, contact info and story, in plain text to:

editor@murraynebraska.com

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

3) Send items via the U.S. postal service to:

Editor, Murray Nebraska Website

201 N How Ave

Murray, NE  68409-8403

Be sure to allow enough time to be received by Monday! Also, when mailing items you'd like to get back, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Remember to include 'who, what, when, where and why', along with any other helpful details, such as a contact person and phone.

Again, you must have your name and contact information included with the information.

Thanks for helping to keep YOUR Murray Newsletter fresh and up-to-date!

www.MurrayNebraska.com

**********

SUBSCRIBE to the MURRAY NEWSLETTER...

We're glad you're enjoying reading the FREE Murray Newsletter! Would you like to automatically receive it every week?

At the top of the 'Home' page, slide your mouse over the 'WHAT'S NEW' tab. When the drop-down menu appears with 'NEWSLETTER', slide the mouse to the right to 'SUBSCRIBE to NEWSLETTER', then fill in your e-address. Follow the instructions in the email that you receive and that's all there is to it!

It's absolutely FREE and no need to worry...we won't sell or distribute your address to anyone!


Community Sustaining Sponsors 2018

banner1 RL
2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

witte PT 05082015

2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

drMcGill banner1

2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

Burrows tracts

2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

ECS banner1

2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

louisvillecarecommunity
2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

methodist clinic 09282016
2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

jeffsbanner062910
2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

SHlogo banner

2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

banner buscard
2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

PRP housekeeping
2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

Hammons obituary
2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

nrd costshare
2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

TFCC
2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

AdCassCounty3
2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

Sarpy Cass banner
2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

Banner01a

2018 Community Sustaining Sponsor

.


 .

Read Our Neighbors' Newsletters!

Also FREE SUBSCRIPTIONS to theseNewsletters!

Click on any of the links below to subscribe.


Click to Read today's SpringfieldNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's PlattsmouthNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's WeepingWaterNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's NehawkaNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's CedarCreekNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's AvocaNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's ElmwoodNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's MurdockNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's LouisvilleNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's EagleNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's MurrayNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's UnadillaNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's UnionNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's AlvoNebraska Newsletter
Click to Read today's ManleyNebraska Newsletter

Latest Events

14 Aug 2018n07:00PM - nTOWN BOARD MTNG
16 Aug 2018n10:00AM - 02:00PMnCRAFT DAY!
18 Aug 2018n06:00PM - 11:59PMnBEACH PARTY!
21 Aug 2018n08:00AM - 01:30PMnSCHOOL STARTS!
03 Sep 2018n08:00AM - 04:00PMnNEW TOWN HALL HOURS
04 Sep 2018n07:00PM - nFREEDOM FESTIVAL MEETING
10 Sep 2018n12:00AMnLOFTE AUDITIONS
10 Sep 2018n07:00PM - nCEMETERY MEETING
10 Sep 2018n12:00AMnLOFTE AUDITIONS
11 Sep 2018n07:00PM - nTOWN BOARD MTNG
August 2018
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31

Murray Mobile

Type in your mobile number in the field below and click "Subscribe" to get newsletter link delivered direct to your phone ea Wed at 1:30pm.


STD SMS & Data Rates apply which means if you currently pay for TEXT messages you send: those that you send to 72727 will also count as TEXT messages. If like most folks you have unlimited Text's you will not see any additional cost for anything. You will probably receive up to 5 addtl. weekly Newsletter msg per month. Anytime you change your mind just reply STOP to 72727 and you will immediately be unsubscribed. No matter what you will still receive the good old Email version of the Newsletter.