Kaitlyn Embury and Harry Wallin: Conestoga Prom King and Queen.
The Missouri River Bridge
photo courtesy of the Plattsmouth Journal
The Missouri River Bridge in Plattsmouth will be closed to all traffic beginning 6:00 am Monday, April 26, 2008. The bridge will be undergoing a $3.2 million renovation that is expected to be finished November 1, 2008.
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 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.
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 Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding their annual dinner benefit and silent auction May 3, 2008. The benefit is to raise $100,000 for the St. John the Baptist School. The benefit will begin at 4:00 pm with a special mass at the church and the silent auction will begin at 5:15 pm.
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 band Dysfunctional Method will be holding a concert at Plattsmouth Public Library Friday April 25th, 2008 at 7:00 pm. There is no cost, but donations are Welcome.
Dysfunctional Method (left to right)Justin Richmeier, Kyle Jordan, and Jordan Richmeier
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.
The Plattsmouth Public Library will be accepting book donations for their book sale, which will run May 29th through June 1st. The Library does not accept Reader’s Digest condensed books, textbooks, or magazines but will accept all others.
The First Presbyterian Church in Plattsmouth will celebrate their 150th anniversary beginning May 4, 2008 with a public worship service and tours of the church from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Pastor Ronald Van Heukelon will deliver the worship service with the theme “Planted, Watered, Growing: 150 Years of Praise.”
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!
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 Book Club will also have a visit from Author Cyndi Salzamann June 7th, so mark your calendar.
Aaron James Bookseller will be holding a book signing fro Thomas Flagel’s New Book The History Buff’s Guide to the Presidents on May 3, 2008 from 12:00 pm to 3:00pm.
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 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.