Plattsmouth Welcomes New Principal Sponsor SAC Federal Credit Union today June 1, 2011 - Jackie and her group are celebrating 65 Years supporting the Community, and we wish to thank them for sustaining our Plattsmouth Wednesday Community Newsletter.
I'd like to take a moment to introduce to you the new Principal Sponsor for the Plattsmouth/Murray Newsletters:
SAC Federal Credit Union
Please take a minute and click on the banner above and check them out! My family does our banking at SACFCU and had our vehicle loan there as well.
You will also find the banner in the top right corner of the Newsletter for quick reference.
WELCOME SAC Federal Credit Union, and
THANK YOU for becoming our Principal Sponsor!
Plattsmouth Community Foundation Fund releases initial assessment results of Phase I HomeTown Competitiveness (HTC) and announces Strategy Meeting date change.
The Retreat provided an opportunity where preliminary assessment results of the four pillar areas was shared. Attached is the presentation, as well as, general reactions/responses and our next steps.
Date change - To be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the Plattsmouth Senior Center, 308 South 18th Street, Plattsmouth, NE 68048. Join us for a meeting where the four pillar Task Force Members will present strategy options and recommendations based on the final assessment results. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.
Based on the Phase I Assessment outcome and community feedback provided during this meeting, the Plattsmouth Community Foundation Fund will determine next steps. We hope you’ll join us. For more information on the HomeTown Competitiveness (HTC) Strategy Meetings please contact Annette Wiles, information provided below.
Plattsmouth Public Library
Missoula Children's Theatre Auditions
The Lofte Community Theatre in Manley announces that they will be hosting a summer residency of the Missoula Children's Theatre from Missoula, Montana. Auditions for the summer production of, "Pinocchio" will be held at the theatre on Monday, June 13th at 10am. This is an open audition for all children entering the first through the seventh grade.
Approximately sixty local children will be cast. The audition will last approximately two hours. The first rehearsal begins 15-30 minutes after auditions. A detailed rehearsal schedule for each child will be distributed that day. Actors who are cast need to attend all required rehearsals during the course of the week. Children should bring their own sack lunch each day, including a lunch for June 13.
There will be two public performances of "Pinocchio" on Saturday, June 18. The first show will begin at 3pm; the second at 6pm. The cast will be called for a dress rehearsal 2-4 hours before the first performance. Tickets for the shows are $5 for children and $8 for adults. Please call the Lofte box office at (402) 234-2553 for advance reservations.
August Pope and Sophia Nkwocha starred in last summer's production of "King Arthur's Quest."
Adoption fees on all animals is $60, this includes spay/neuter and
vaccinations. Microchips are an additional $25 (well worth it)
Adult cats are a free adoption to Senior Citizens.
If anyone is interested in any of these pets please contact the shelter at (402) 298-8235
Cass County Fair Video Contest
The Contest will be to create the best overall video exploring the richness, excitement and variety of experience represented by a trip to the Cass County Fair Themed "Carnival Lights, and Country Nights"
Desirable Visual Elements will include:
Agriculture (Animals), Carnival, Parade, 4H, Food, Barbecue, Pie Judging, Young People, Seniors, Smiles, Dancing, Families, Traditions, Future
1) Overall Creativity
4) Sound / Music / Audio
5) Special Effects, Fades and Titling
Winning Videos will be announced August 17th 2011 and posted on the Fair Website; www.CassFair.com as the 2011 Winning Fair Video and credits will include the video creators.
Please send your announcements to
Due to the flooding in Plattsmouth, the Recycling Trailer
can be found in the North parking lot of
Rhylander Park. (By the baseball fields)
Midwest Living is looking for new or recently retooled Nebraska attractions, restaurants or lodging facilities that they might want to feature in their 25 Best New Places to Play (which will run in the Jan/Feb 2012 issue).
Don't delay-- she's going to start contacting places next week!
Twenty-six fiddlers and four acoustic bands, from Iowa, Kansas, MIssouri, and Nebraska, competed in the 13th Annual Monumental Fiddling Championship and Acoustic Band Contest on Saturday, May 28 at the Homestead Education Center in Beatrice, Nebraska.
Here are the results:
Junior Division: 1st Place: Emmi Moll, Seward, Nebraska
2nd Place: Gretchen Moll, Seward Neeraska
3rd Place: Chloe Pinkman, Lincoln, Nebraska
Senior Division: 1st Place: Amber rogers, Concordia, Kansas
2nd Place: Jason Shaw, Lincoln, Nebraska
3rd Place: Joseph Fedrizzi, Dearborn, Missouri
Acoustic Band Contest: 1st Place: Moll Sisters, Seward, Nebraska
2nd Place: Spitfire Spinoffs, Lincoln, Nebraska
3rd Place: High Strung, Nehawka, Nebraska
Left Handed Fiddler: Ella Moll, Seward, Nebraska
Oldest Fiddler: Pat Snyder, age 74, Nehawka, Nebraska
Youngest Fiddler: Riley Shaw, age 6, Lincoln, Nebraska
Winner of a Free Fiddle: Emmi Moll, Seward, Nebraska
The results of the Ninth Annual Nebraska American String Teachers Fiddle Tune Composition were announced, and the tunes performed, during the festivities. Entries were received from Arizona (Phoenix), Arkansas (Paragould), California (San Jose), Colorado (Fort Collins), Illinois (Oak Park), Indiana (Hebron), Massachusetts (Brighton), MIchigan (Romulus), Minnesota (Minneapolis, Saint Cloud, St. Paul), Nebraska (Bellevue, Hastings, Lincoln, Seward), North Carolina (Vilas), Tennessee (Murfreesboro), and Virginia (Arlington)
The results are as follows:
First Place: "Too Late Schottishe", David M. Barton, San Jose, CA,
Second Place: "The Hills of Clay County", Murray Therrell, Paragould, AR
Tie for Third Place: "John Beargrease", Murray Therrell, Paragould, AR
Tie for Third Place: "The Callipygian Lassie", Jim McKinney, Romulus, MI
Community Sustaining Sponsors 2011