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Murray Newsletter - July 25, 2018

Think you're too 'small' to make a difference?

Try sleeping with a mosquito!

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You can make a difference. 

Speak what's on your mind, but do so with dignity and civility. 

You don't need to yell or call names. 

Call a meeting, or go to one that's already scheduled, whether it's with a family member, your boss, town hall, your congressman or your child's teacher.  If it matters to you, voice your opinion, make yourself heard. 

BE THE MOSQUITO!

(By Pat Z.)

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NEWS FROM MURRAY TOWN HALL...

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**NEW HOURS**
MURRAY TOWN HALL

Beginning September 3, 2018 the Murray Town Hall office will be open

Monday through Thursday

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Closed Saturdays

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Click on the Village Office tab above to read the latest minutes from the Village Board of Trustees' meeting.

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PAYING CHILD SUPPORT?

Do you have your child's best interest at heart? 
Your child should not have to wait for the help you say you'll provide to them, just because you hold a grudge against their other parent.

The State of Nebraska has a way to help you make your payments on time which, in turn, helps your child.

It's time to PUT YOUR CHILD'S NEEDS FIRST.

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NOW OPEN in MURRAY!

2018 07 04 CROWS NEST

A big WELCOME to new owners, Spencer and Natalie Vampola, who opened the doors for customers to their new business, the

CROW'S NEST,

on July 2, 2018!   

Located at the the former home of the Firehouse Bar and Grill, 104 E Main Street, Murray, NE, the kitchen will be open

Monday thru Saturday, 11 am - 8 pm

Friday and Saturday, 11 am - 9 pm.

Closed Sundays.

The menu will be limited for a short time, but we can testify that the chicken sandwich, cheeseburger and fries were great!

Keno will be coming to the Crow's Nest, also,  as soon as the state gives its' stamp of approval to all the necessary red tape. 

It's always great when new business comes to our small towns and villages.  Remember that small businesses can only continue to survive when they're patronized.  When you stop in to welcome Spencer and Natalie to Murray, please wish them luck in their new venture.

For more information, call the Crow's Nest at 402-235-3300. 

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KEEP CASS COUNTY BEAUTIFUL!

CLICK the BANNER BELOW to READ the SUMMER NEWSLETTER 

and to FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN HELP KEEP OUR COUNTY BEAUTIFUL!

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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!

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Harvest Ale Festival is Coming on

October 13th!

The Nebraska Craft Brewers Guild, Nebraska Hop Program and Midwest Hop Producers present the inaugural Nebraska Harvest Ale Festival

The Nebraska Craft Brewers Guild, Nebraska Extension Hop Program and Midwest Hop Producers are thrilled to announce a new and exciting event that promotes community and the hop growing and craft brewing industries. The Harvest Ale Festival will take place on Saturday, October 13th at Midwest Hop Producers in Plattsmouth, Nebraska and will celebrate local hops and local beer with food, beer tastings, fall activities and music.

While we might be drenched in sweat under the summer sun busily preparing for harvest this fall, we can look forward to fall days with a nip in the air, crisp beers with fresh hop aromas, and gatherings with friends as the sun goes down. This unique outdoor festival will feature tastings of fresh hopped and harvest styled brews highlighting local hop and craft brew production in Nebraska, local food trucks, scenic views of the largest hop yard in Nebraska, and an afternoon you won’t forget among friends.

This event will bring people from all over the Midwest together and a portion of the proceeds from the event will be going to support the efforts of the Nebraska Craft Brewers Guild and the Nebraska Hop Program’s research and extension hop yard. Both of these organizations are working hard to better the craft brewing industry in the state!

For more information visit: //www.eventbrite.com/e/first-annual-harvest-ale-festival-tickets-47868222141?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Participating breweries: 5168 Brewing Co., Backswing Brewing Co., Blue Blood Brewing Co., Brickway Brewing Co., Code Beer Co., Empyrean Brewing Co., Farnam House Brewing Co., First Street Brewing Co., Infusion Brewing Co., Keg Creek Brewing Co. (IA), Kinkaider Brewing Co., Kros Strain Brewing Co., Lazy Horse Brewing Co., Lost Way Brewing Co., Lucky Bucket Brewing Co., Nebraska Brewing Co., Pals Brewing Co., Prairie Pride Brewing Co., Scriptown Brewing Co., Soaring Wings Vineyard & Brewing, Thunderhead Brewing Co., Upstream Brewing Co., and Zipline Brewing Co.


About the Nebraska Craft Brewers Guild

The Nebraska Craft Brewers Guild is a professional organization that fosters a Nebraska-centric community that is informed, enthusiastic and actively creating unity among its members on market and public policy issues to create the most business-friendly climate for craft brewers.

About the Nebraska Hops Program

The Nebraska Hop Program seeks to provide timely, research-based educational information, tools and resources for hop growers, brewers and the backyard enthusiasts in the Midwest region.

Questions about the Harvest Ale Festival may be directed to Gabby Ayala, Executive Director of the Nebraska Craft Brewers Guild at 402-649-5486 or by email at gabby@nebraska.beer.

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Bubble Soccer is coming back!

Mark your calendar now!

Get your teams together, it's a LOT of fun!

Elmwood Rescue's 4th Annual Bubble Soccer Fundraiser


Sunday, September 9, 2018

12-5pm


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MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

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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'.

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

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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.shtmpl.

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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

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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.

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ARE YOU 55+

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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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