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June 20, 2007

Happy Father’s Day!
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Unknown Celebrations of the Week

Monday, June 18 – Evacuation Day (Egypt)
Tuesday, June 19 – World Sauntering Day
Wednesday, June 20 – UN World Refugee Day
Thursday, June 21 – World Go Vegan Day
Friday, June 22 – Take Your Dog to Work Day
Saturday, June 23 – Great American Backyard Campout
Sunday, June 24 – Celebration of the Senses

Booster Club Stadium Seats - Attention all E-M Knight Fans: The E-M Booster Club is now selling sturdy framed stadium seats. Get them now while they're hot and be the first to show off your new E-M stadium seat! The cost will be $40.00 per seat and they will come with the Knights logo in-printed on the back of the seat. You may get your order forms at both the elementary and the secondary sites. For more information call and speak to Tim Allemang at 867-2341 or e-mail him at

Elmwood-Murdock Great Bike Race – September 8th. The Cass County Visitors Promotion Committee will be assisting with the promoting of the race again this year, but a large number of volunteers are needed to help with the race the day of activities. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Judy Cline, president of the Elmwood Murdock Merchants’ Association (EMMA).

Flying Wheels Fun Center - Flying Wheels is no longer open on Tuesday NIGHTS through the summer. New schedule below.
NEW Summer Schedule as Follows:
Tuesday, 1-4pm, regular roller skating and activities. Cost $3.00 plus skate rental.
Thursday – 1-4pm, skating, games, crafts, activities, and/or movies. Cost $4.00 and there is no skate rental cost this day due to less skating and more of other activities.
Saturday, 10:00am – Noon, 6:30 – 10:30pm
Sunday – 5 – 8:30pm

Vacation Bible School (VBS) - Elmwood Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), St. Paul United Methodist Church, and Ebenezer United Methodist Church invite you to bring your children to our joint Vacation Bible School (VBS) during the week of June 18-22 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at the Elmwood Christian Church, 311 North Fifth Street, Elmwood. VBS is open to children who have just completed preschool through children who have just completed 6th grade. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 18. Registration fee is $7.50 per child or $10.00 for two or more children. Scholarships are available for those in need. Dinner for the children will be provided each evening!

Get a Clue @ your Library – 2007 Summer Reading Program
Come and join your friends at the Elmwood Public Library for the 2007 Summer Reading program. You can “Get a Clue @ your Library” on July 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th. Pre-school thru 3rd grade will met from 9:30 am to 11:00 am, and 4th thru 6th can participate from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. Both groups will be exploring the public library, checking out Nebraska Wildlife from the Nebraska Games and Parks Commission, and learning about Geo-Cashing with the GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) Units from the Gretna 4-H camp. Mark your calendars and plan to join in the fun at EPL.

Get a Clue @ your Library Special Event – As a part of this program, a puppet show will be presented at 12:30 on Monday, June 25 at the Community Center! The Urban Prairie Puppeteers will be entertaining us with “The Case of the Missing Goodies!” Come and join the FUN!
April Andersen, Director
Elmwood Public Library

ELEMENTARY BASKETBALL CAMP – Boys in Grades 3rd-6th (Fall 2007) are eligible to attend the camp. Basketball Skills Camp will be held July 12th and 13th from 9:00-11:30am at Murdock Gym. You may download an entry form for the school website. If you have any questions feel free to call Terry Warner, at 994-2125 (School) & 867-4132 (Home).
Elmwood Electronic Sign (Fire Station) - If you would like to have something posted on the electronic sign outside the fire station please send your requests to: Signage is for non-profit use to include birthdays, anniversaries, etc.

Colorado Peaches! - The Elmwood Lions Club will take your order BEFORE July 15th. These will be delivered in August. Contact number 994-4895.

Bess Streeter Aldrich House - The Aldrich House is open every Weds., Thurs., Sat. & Sun. from 2:00-5:00 p.m., or by appointment for group tours. Visit our website,, for additional news and information.

Other Cass County Happenings:

Upcoming REAP Meeting! - May's monthly meeting of Cass County REAP, known as CCASH, was held on May 15, 2007 at 6:30pm at the Plattsmouth State Bank. One of our visitors provided some great insight on developing new sources of revenue and ideas on how to incorporate our businesses into a partnership as an outreach to the community. If you missed our discussion, you really missed out! Do not miss out again this month. Mark your calendars with our next meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 20th beginning at 6:30pm at the Plattsmouth State Bank. This will be an opportunity for members and guests to discuss networking plus we will be covering some management training. We will also be highlighting our upcoming speakers. We are currently planning two separate training sessions geared to address the myriad concerns all our businesses face in today's corporate climate. Please come out and join us! You will not be sorry you did. If you have questions or cannot make it to our meeting, please feel free to contact our chairperson, Angie Neumiller at 296-4040. We are looking for people who are interested in seeing our community businesses grow and prosper. If you believe in the economic future of this community, REAP is ready for you! You and your vision and ideas are what will make your business district exceptional. Encourage economic growth and development in your community by supporting your local and area business owners...See you Wednesday!

Independence Day Celebration – July 4th will be here before we know it, but what is going on here in our neighborhood to celebrate? The parade will start the day’s activities in Murdock, with step-off at 11:00 a.m. Following the parade, sites around town will provide food, games, and other activities for your enjoyment!

Weeping Water
Weeping Water swimming pool is open!
Hours: Sunday-Friday 1-8, Saturday 1-6
Admission Prices:
Daily-$4.00 - 5 and under FREE
Family Season Pass - $125.00
Single Season Pass - $75.00
10 Punch Ticket - $35.00
Family Passes are for immediate family only!
Immediate family includes husband, wife & children living in one household.
Children in diapers must be in swimming diapers.
For Swimming Lessons (dates and times), please contact Mary Mozena @ 267-7525


1st Annual Louisville Boosters Golf Tournament 2007
Sunday, June 24th

TIME: 8AM Shotgun Start and a 1PM Shotgun Start
PLACE: Lake Ridge Golf Course, Beaver Lake, NE
FORMAT: 2 Person Scramble (teams may be Male only, Female only, or both)
Cost: $55.00 per person ($110 for team)
Mulligans: Can be bought at the tournament: 3 for $5
LIMIT: Open to the first 44 teams to sign up (22 to each time slot)
PRIZES: We will give prizes to the top 3 place winners in the first flight and top 3 place winners in the second flight per tee time. There will also be flag prizes and door prizes.
LUNCH: Will be provided at the golf course starting at 11:45 AM.
Sponsorship Opportunities
*Hole Sponsor: $50 for a half hole sponsor or $100 for a full hole sponsor, signs will be made for your company. Please include a card of what you would like on the sign. If you sponsor a full hole and sign up a team you will save $10 on your entry fee ($200).
*Donations: Donations for prizes for the golf tournament would be greatly appreciated as this is a money maker to help support the Louisville MS/HS athletes and athletic programs
All proceeds for this golf tournament will be going to the Louisville Booster Club.
You can register to play by emailing your information (name and partner’s name) to
Dan Huber -
Sign-up soon for the Louisville Boosters Golf Outing ASAP as it is first come, first served!
Please indicate which time you would prefer to play as the first to sign up will get their choice. We will notify you of your tee time when we set them.

Also, if you would like to be a hole sponsor or donate prizes you may
email: or Call Kim Roecker @ 402-690-2874, Christy Lemmers @ 402-944-7783 or Dan Huber @ 402-429-1860.

We will also make arrangements prize donation pick up. Any questions feel free to call either one of us!
Thank you for any and all support!

B.U.I. L.D. is marching on! - Third Annual Last Hot Sunday in July!!!
Auto/Truck Show- N -Shine
Main Street, Louisville
Sunday, July 29th
Noon - 4:00
No fees, No classes, No judging or trophies
Register at 11:00 a.m. on Main Street or on line
Click Here:
DJ sponsored by Main Street Cafe
Main Street Businesses open
Shop, Eat, Drink and Relax
Questions? Call Nancy 402-234-3715 or Dee 402-234-7705
Sponsored by B.U.I.L.D. and supported in part by a grant from Cass County Visitor Promotion Committee

Sierra Ronhovde


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