Newsletter

 
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The Band “Something New” from Salem, SD will be playing a the Spring Fling.

The new Plattsmouth Community/Senior Center will be the site of the “Spring Fling” dance on Saturday, April 26, 2008.  The dance is being hosted by the Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce. The band, “Something New” from Salem, S.D. has been booked to play the dance starting at 8:00 p.m. The band publicity states that they are “a musical ensemble that could work for people of diverse ages.” There will also be a cash bar, food, and auction items.  Get your tickets ahead of time for only $10.00 apiece, tickets are $12.50 at the door. Tickets are available at the Chamber Office, Cass County Bank, Plattsmouth State Bank, Plattsmouth Journal, Main Street Jewelers, and all chamber board members.  If your business would like to be a dance sponsor, tickets are included for your employees with the sponsorship level.  $500 sponsorship includes 20 tickets and event signage recognition, $300 sponsorship includes 36 tickets, $250 sponsorship includes 15 tickets, $200 sponsorship includes 24 tickets, and $100, 12 tickets.   Please call the Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce office at 296-6021 for more information.

 

 

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The Band “Disorderly Conduct” took 2nd place in Division F.  The band’s member are (from left) Cole Schuh, Dustyn Good, and Cooper Schuh.
 

We would like to congratulate the winner of the Plattsmouth Lions club talent show.  The winners are:

Division A (Solos and Duets by eight years and younger)
    1st Place Amber Warak “I’m Special
    2nd Place Haylee Heim and Marissa Sunerman “It’s Neat”

Division B (Solos and dues ages 9-11)
    1st Place Regan Hefner and Kyle Hefner “Musette”
    2nd Place Darien Floyd “Big Girls Don’t Cry”

Division C (Groups ages 11 years and younger)
    1st Place Payton Prall, Derek Baumfaulk, Samantha Washington “Jazz Dance”
2nd Place Jenna Schroeder, Hayley Wagner, Hanna Warak, Chloe Schwarting, Rebekah Warga “America We Love You”

Division D (Duets and Solos ages 12-14)
    1st Place Laura Newton “Sonata Op. 49, No. 2”
    2nd Place Michael Katalenich “Halo Medley”

Division E (Duets and Solos ages 15-18)
    1st Place Ryan Santos “Killing Me Softly”
    2nd Place Alex Burch, Alex Steinke “Tim McGraw”

Division F (Groups ages 12-18)
1st Place Jill Freeburg, Julia Freeburg, Emily Hagge, Amy Kerns, Denae Martin, Delayne, Kelsey Rhoades, Olivia Rhoades, and Hillary Stubbendick “Cry of the Celts”
    2nd Place Cole Schuh, Dustyn Good, and Cooper Schuh “Disorderly Conduct”



Plattsmouth Elementary PTO is hosting Bingo for Books with the Pancake Man Thursday, April 17.  The Pancake Man will be performing from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm, and the Bingo will run from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  The books were received from the profits from the last book fair.  Cost is $3.50 per person.

The Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce is holding their monthly Business Luncheon on Thursday, April 24th at 12:00 pm in the Community Room at Plattsmouth State Bank.  Mom’s Café will be catering the lunch and there will be a presentation by Lee Volmer entitled “Understanding Your Credit Report.”  Cost is $5 and no reservations are necessary.

The Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce will be holding their 12th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament May 30th at Bay Hills Golf Course.  More details to be forthcoming soon.

Plattsmouth Public Library is holding our very popular  Halo 3 Clan War tournament on May 31, 2008 utilizing the state-of-the-art Xbox360.   The Clan War will be open to teams of four people ages 10 and older.  The tournament will take place in the Plattsmouth community center and will begin at 10:00 am and will continue until there is only one team left. Competitors should arrive at lest 15 minutes before start time.  All signup sheets must be into the library by May 24, 2008.  Prizes will be awarded for the 1st-4th place teams.  Registration is $10 per person ($40 per team) and forms are available at the library.  If you have any question please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 296-4154.

We would like to congratulate the PHS Culinary Team for Qualifying for the National ProStart Invitational in Southern California.  The Team consists of Lauren Stewart, Dakotah Lepper, Angelica Mariscal, and Steven Applegate and are coached by PHS family consumer science teacher Lisa Micek-Johnson.

Plattsmouth Curves finished it’s eighth annual food drive with a grand total of 2,883 pounds of food collected for the Cass County Food Pantry.  This shatters the previous total of 1,650 pounds collected in 2003.

Bay Hills Golf Course is hosting Trivia Night every Thursday at 7:00 pm at the club house.  The event is open to the public.  Please call 298-8191 for more information.

The Cass County Museum will be hosting their Annual May Basket workshop for children ages 5 to 10 on Saturday April 26th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.  The event is open to the public and cost is $1.00 per child.

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #20 would like to announce the lodges first “Golf Scramble” May 9th at Bay Hills Golf Course. The entry fee is $200 per team.  Contact Deputy Doug Durban at 297-0535 for more information.

The new Plattsmouth Community/Senior Center is selling memberships for use of this beautiful new facility. There is daycare on site for a small fee while parents are using the equipment.  Please call Becky at 402-306-9629 for more information about membership levels and costs.

The Plattsmouth Early Childhood Center located at 902 Main Street is in the process of taking applications for the upcoming preschool year.  They have a variety of programs available in our center for young children in Plattsmouth.  Call the office at 296-5250 to request and application from to be mailed or stop by the center to pick one up.  We will be happy to show you the facilities and the options available.  Apply now while openings exist.

An Xbox360 Tournament will be held at the Plattsmouth Public Library on Saturday May 17, 2008.  The games featured include: Halo 3, Guitar Hero III, Call of Duty 3, Crimson Skies and many more.  The tournament will start at 10:00 a.m. and be completed when the winner is crowned.  The cost is only five dollars, which includes lunch.  Pre-registration is encouraged but not required, so sign up today!

The new Plattsmouth Community/Senior Center will be the site of the “Spring Fling” dance on Saturday, April 26, 2008.  The dance is being hosted by the Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce. The band, “Something New” from Salem, S.D. has been booked to play the dance starting at 8:00 p.m. The band publicity states that they are “a musical ensemble that could work for people of diverse ages.” There will also be a cash bar, food, and auction items.  Get your tickets ahead of time for only $10.00 apiece, tickets are $12.50 at the door. Tickets are available at the Chamber Office, Cass County Bank, Plattsmouth State Bank, Plattsmouth Journal, Main Street Jewelers, and all chamber board members.  If your business would like to be a dance sponsor, tickets are included for your employees with the sponsorship level.  $500 sponsorship includes 20 tickets and event signage recognition, $300 sponsorship includes 36 tickets, $250 sponsorship includes 15 tickets, $200 sponsorship includes 24 tickets, and $100, 12 tickets.   Please call the Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce office at 296-6021 for more information.

USDA Rural Development Representative Judy James will be at the Plattsmouth Public Library from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm every Thursday as part of the 502 Direct Home Loan Program.  The purpose of the program is to provide low income people the opportunity to own adequate, modest, decent, safe and sanitary homes in rural areas.  The loans are to acquire build rehabilitate, improve or relocate dwellings and provide adequate water and waste disposal systems.  Call Judy at 402-423-9683 Ext. 4 for more information or to setup and appointment.

The Plattsmouth Library Book Club will meet May 3rd at 10:00 am.  They will be discussing the book The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls.  New members are always welcome even if you have not read the current selection.

The Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce is selling Chamber Bucks at the Chamber office.  Chamber Bucks can be used just like legal tender in the city of Plattsmouth, come in $5 increments, and make great birthday, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day gifts.  Contact the Chamber at 402-296-6021 for more information.

The Murray Fire Fighters are hosting a Texas Hold’em Shoot Out Tournament on Thursday, April 17, 2008 at the Millard Social Hall, 10508 S. 144th Street, in Omaha. The tournament will be raising funds to replace the “Jaws of Life” equipment at the fire house.  New “Jaws of Life” are needed due to the age of the current equipment and newer cars being more difficult to enter.  Participants need to be at least 19 years old and the Fire Department is requesting a minimum donation of $50. Murray Firefighter Steve Gdovic said there will food, drinks, and raffle prizes.  He encourages spectators as well as players to attend.  The Grand Prize will be his/her choice of a one year lease on a 2008 Jetta or a two year lease on a 2008 Mazda3.  Tournament players are limited to the first 300 registered and are provided with two drink coupons and food.  Please call Steve Gdovic at 402-235-3040 for more information. Registrations may be sent to Murray Fire/Rescue, C/O Steve Gdovic 1124 Beaver Lake Blvd, Plattsmouth NE 68048.

The representatives for Girl’s State were chosen by the Hugh Kerns, Post 56 American Legion Auxiliary for the conference held June 1, 2008-June 7, 2008, in Lincoln. Dana Hansen and BreiAnne Wagner with alternates, Marcy Heim and Amy Kerns being accepted as the Plattsmouth delegates.  Tina Hartman was selected from Weeping Water American Legion Auxiliary Unit 237 as their delegate.  This is a big honor to be selected for this worthy program which runs nationwide for students who have demonstrated their interest in government and are leaders locally.  Congratulations to all the delegates!