Check out the calendar on the Elmwood Website (it's to the right) ---->>>>
If the date is TAN (Beige) then there is something to do in town that day!!
Send me Elmwood-Murdock events you would like me to place on the calendar at firstname.lastname@example.org
Let's give a shoutout to the Elmwood Rescue Squad for their accomplishments and everything they did to support the Elmwood surrounding area in 2017
One of the First BLS services to carry Narcan in the State of Nebraska
All of our members are now able to provide CPAP, Advanced Airways, Epi-Pens, obtain blood sugars with Glucometers and administer Albuterol to our difficulty breathing patients.
iPads were purchased and installed in our ambulances to help facilitate communication with our local dispatch center.
Some Statistics From 2017:
•117 requests for our Ambulances
• 72 – 911’s
• 56 Patient’s transported
• 25 – Standbys (Runs, Races, Fires)
• Harvest Moon Hustle, Market to Market, Home Football Games, Eagle Raceway
• 20 – Mutual Aids (assist other departments)
•Average Notified Time to Enroute Time – 3 minutes 50 Seconds
•Busiest Day – Tuesday
•Busiest Month – July
•Total Miles logged on Ambulances – 3,762.2
•Total Hours logged on Ambulances – 182.1.
•6 Different times both ambulances were utilized at the same time.
•An estimated 1,200 hours of donated time (On calls, standbys, fundraisers, Training, etc.)
•2 new members currently in class to obtain their EMT license
If you see any of these people in the picture, go up to them and say THANK YOU!! This doesn't even begin to acknowledge the time they spend on continuing education, meetings and time away from family.
Get your library magnet and head over to the library to borrow not only books but also movies for the whole family.
You can also borrow e-books right from your Kindle or tablet. Ask for a tutorial on how to log in and use the library website.
Do you have a review of a book at the library, submit them by emailing email@example.com
The new exhibit for the month of January recognizing the Depression Era.
In spite of it being a tough period in our history, some beautiful things resulted: the house is decorated with depression glass, an apron collection, vintage quilts, banking equipment and documents, a shaving kit collection, and many other period pieces.
Don't miss this exhibit that will be open 1 to 4 p.m. every weekend through February.
16th Annual Short Story Contest
Start thinking of ideas for the 16th Annual Bess Streeter Aldrich short story contest.
The goal is to generate a fictional short story that is written in the wholesome spirit displayed by Bess Streeter Aldrich in her works while incorporating a theme that focuses on Nebraska’s economy, history, cultural diversity, and/or geography (past, present, and/or future).
Writers are encouraged to focus on historical and/or realistic topics. This year the Aldrich Foundation is paying tribute to Mrs. Aldrich’s novel The Rim of the Prairie and believe it would be an excellent resource.
Eligibility (Four divisions):
Adult: 1st Prize $100; 2nd Prize $50; 3rd Prize $25
High School (Grades 9-12): 1st Prize $50; 2nd Prize $25; 3rd Prize $15
Middle School (Grades 6-8): 1st Prize $50; 2nd Prize $25; 3rd Prize $15
Intermediate School (Grades 3-5): 1st Prize $25; 2nd Prize $15; 3rd Prize $10
Complete rules are found at the Bess Streeter Alrich Website
Stories can be submitted on online. Deadline is February 17, 2018
Elmwood Murdock sports isn't just about learning athletic skills, it is also about growing as a person. This past month Tommy Eggert exhibited an act of kindness that has reverberated across the state and the internet. You can watch the story below on WOWT
Post Prom Fundraiser
Post-Prom has started a new fundraiser where you are able to purchase gift cards through Post Prom to all of your favorite restaurants and stores at no extra cost to you. For every card you purchase, a percentage goes to Post Prom with you still getting the full value of the card you purchased.
Please consider using the cards not only for Christmas gifts and shopping but also for your dining, weekly errands, and grocery shopping. Please see the attachment for a complete list of cards available. E-Scrip is also available on select cards for a convenient shopping option. For any questions please talk to Annette Eggert, Theresa Hansen, or Diane Neels or stop and see us at our table at home basketball games. You can find us at the fresh baked cookies!
See the attached the order form (2 pages) if you would like to purchase some cards but are unable to make it to a home basketball game. You can mail your form with your payment to Diane Neels. PRINT VERSION CLICK HERE
The Elmwood Village Board and Library are seeking community feedback regarding how we can grow and improve our community and library. We value your feedback, so please consider completing these surveys to continue making Elmwood a great place to live!
The Elmwood Library is seeking feedback on how to better serve the community. The following survey contains questions regarding what the library does well and how the library can improve. Please be as thorough as possible with your answers so we may get the best results. Thank you for helping us improve the Elmwood Library!
The surveys can also be taken online outside of the newsletter by clicking on the categories below.
Elmwood Community Center
(right next door to Elmwood Inspired)
Morning Coffee Bar 8:00 am
Coffee, Tea, Milk
(Milk available, please ask the cook)
Free will offering - suggested $1.00
Noon MealsEat in or Take-out
Please call by 9:30 am to reserve
Suggested price for noon meal is $5.00
Don't forget to send me your news
I know it's January, it's cold, it's the post-holiday doldrums, but there are things happening. Who is in the news, who is making news? This is what I need for the upcoming year
Church Times of Service, dinners, meetings, Bible study
Baseball sign updates
Softball sign updates
Business special events or Open Houses
4-H meeting dates (photos from meetings)
School Accomplishments (high school, college)
Holiday Events & photos (Valentines Day, St Patricks Day, Easter)
SEND ME THE NEWS and PHOTOS to firstname.lastname@example.org
Trail Ride Development Update
Only 5 lots still left!! Elmwood is growing, do you know someone who wants to live in our community? Time is running out. They can have the house they desire on the west side of town with amazing sunsets right out their window.
Listing provided by Burrows Tracts Real Estate 402-819-9198 — with Bj Burrows.
We are currently serving hard ice cream in dishes.
we have 8 different flavors to choose from.
Elmwood C Store
Bits and Pieces 402-994-5755
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:00 – 4:00
Wednesday 9:00 – 12:00 Friday 9:00 – 5:00
Closed on Monday
This is a reminder to PLEASE email me upcoming news and events. Or, if you happen to see an event happening, or something fun going on in Elmwood, take a photo and email it to email@example.com
Welcome to our newest community advertiser Burrows Real Estate.
If you would like to advertise your business on the Elmwood website just CLICK here
Prices started at just $25 per month
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