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Weeping Water Newsletter - May 29, 2013 PDF Print E-mail

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Please subscribe to the newsletter to keep up on current events and happenings around town.  If you have any news you would like to share, please email it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Thank you.

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Pet citations were mailed out Friday, May 24, 2013.  Please be sure to stop by the city office between the hours of 8am-4pm to pay your pet fine and get your pets licensed.  The City thanks you for your cooperation.  Remember you must pay the $10 per pet fine PLUS the $7 per pet license fee.  

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 Mark your calendars!

Limestone Days will be held on Saturday, June 29th.

There will be lots of activities going on all day with a wonderful fireworks display in the evening.

A more detailed list of activities will be coming soon.

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THE POOL IS NOW OPEN!!!!

Pool hours are:

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday 1-8pm

Tuesday & Thursday 1-7pm, 7-8pm adult fitness swim

Friday & Saturday 1-6pm

 

Prices are:

Family Pass $125

Single Pass $75

10 punch $35

Daily Pass $4

The pool is available for rental at $50 an hour.  Contact Mary Mozena for any additional details @ 402-267-7755.

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World Blood Donor Day is June 14, and the American Red Cross is joining blood centers around the world in reminding eligible donors that giving blood year-round is vital to ensuring a sufficient blood supply to meet patient needs.

No matter the season, the need for blood is constant.  Every two seconds someone in the US needs a transfusion, and around 44,000 pints of blood must be donated every day to meet patient needs.

To emphasize the importance of giving blood year-round, and timed with World Blood Donor Day on June 14, the American Red Cross encourages those eligible to become regular donors, especially during the summer.

Summer is a challenging time to collect enough blood donations to meet patient needs.  If at least two more donors give blood at every Red Cross blood drive this summer-above what's expected-it will help ensure blood is available for patients at a moment's notice.

A stable blood supply is vital for treating trauma victims, cancer patients, organ transplant recipients, premature babies, sickle cell disease patients and many others.

UPCOMING BLOOD DONATION OPPORTUNITIES IN CASS COUNTY: 

June 4 from 11am to 4pm at Nebraska Masonic Home, 1300 Ave D, Plattsmouth

June 13 from 1-7pm at Gibson Hall, 101 W Eldora Ave, Weeping Water

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Senior Citizen Meals at the Community Center

101 W Eldora Ave  Suite 3

start serving at 11am

Contact Ruth Vogt at 402-267-5303 to reserve a meal

or schedule a delivery 

May 29, 2013

chicken breast in gravy

mash potatoes

carrots

jello w/fruit

cookie bar

May 31, 2013

Goulash

green beans

cottage cheese

lemon bars

June 3, 2013

BINGO

POTLUCK

join us for an afternoon of fun

June 5, 2013

roast beef/gravy

mash potatoes

carrots

bean salad

fresh fruit

cookie bar

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The Louisville Legion Post 353 SRs won the annual Roadkill Memorial Tournament played over the Memorial Holiday weekend.  The team is comprised of players from the Louisville and Weeping Water communities.  Pool play began Friday evening with the boys taking on host Waterloo-Valley Post 58.  The game went in to extra innings and ended with a 4-2 victory.  Saturday evening the boys faced Arlington and recorded a win with the score of 2-1.  Sunday the boys played Springfield Post 143, which went undefeated in its pool.  Post 353 was ahead 2-1 going into the final inning.  Louisville/WW scored 3 runs with Springfield having the final at-bat.  Springfield scored 3 runs and with the bases loaded and 2 outs, Louisville/WW was able to get the final out securing a 5-4 win.  In addition to the Championship, Sloan Mozena was named the tournament's MVP.

 ballgame

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4-H fun_night

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Dixie Swim Club Opens Lofte's 37th Season

The Lofte Community Theatre in Manley is excited to open its doors for its thirty-seventh season on Saturday, May 25th with the female comedy, "Dixie Swim Club."  Written by the team of Jones, Hope and Wooten, 'Dixie' is the story of five southern women whose friendship began while on their college swim team.  Now, years later, they set aside one long weekend every August to recharge relationships and meddle in each other's lives.

Directed by Kevin Colbert, the five 'Dixie' women are played by Allison Bauers of Louisville, Sharon Strassler Kryger of LaVista, Betty Colbert of Weeping Water and Dawn Holdorf and Hope Hibler both of Manley.  Production dates are May 31, June 1, 2 and 6-9.  All seats are reserved and tickets are $17.  Season ticket packages are on sale through June 9 for only $65.  A season ticket includes one pass to each of the upcoming shows in 2013 including 'Dixie Swim Club', 'The Producers', 'The Boys Next Door', 'Nunset Boulevard', and 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever'.

The Lofte is located just east of the intersection of Highway 1 and 50 near the town of Manley.  You can reach the box office at 402-234-2553 or visit www.Lofte.com

LOFTE SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

The Lofte Community Theatre near Manley has many opportunities for volunteers to come and see the productions free of charge.  Specifically, they are seeking individuals to help usher and direct parking lot traffic during the run of 'Dixie Swim Club'.  Production dates are May 31, June 1, 2 and 6-9.

Volunteers are required to arrive 45 minutes prior to show time.  They work for the 30 minutes prior to curtain and then are asked to stay and clean the auditorium after the show is done.  Clean-up usually takes approximately 30 minutes.

Volunteering at the Lofte is a great way to meet new people and contribute to Nebraska's only barn theater venue!  Those interested may call Lofte Volunteer Coordinator Carly Moore-Sird at 402-616-5987 or email her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Children's Auditions at Lofte Theatre

Auditions for the Missoula Children's Theater production of 'The Frog Prince,' will be held Monday, June 10 at 10am at the Lofte Community Theatre near Manley.  These auditions are open to all children who will be entering first grade through entering seventh grade this fall.  Approximately sixty children will be cast.  The auditions will last approximately two hours with roles and rehearsal schedules being distributed by noon.

The actors cast in the production will rehearse 10am-2pm each day that week.  It is important that the children be able to attend all of their scheduled practices.  There will be two public performances of 'The Frog Prince', on Saturday, June 15th.  The first is at 3pm and the second at 6pm.  Adult admission is $8 and children age 12 and under are only $5.  Lofte season ticket holders are admitted for free.

The Lofte is proud to host the 2013 summer residency of the Missoula Children's Theater for the eighty straight year.  This year's residency is sponsored by the Home State Bank in Louisville and the Plattsmouth State Bank.  MCT is a non-profit organization based out of Missoula, Montana.  Their mission for nearly fifty years has been to help children develop life skills through the participation in the performing arts.  Over the course of this year, their organization will reach nearly 60,000 children worldwide!

Please call the Lofte at 402-234-2553 if you should have any questions.

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Entries for the Eleventh Annual Nebraska American String Teachers Fiddle Tune Composition Contest were received from California (San Jose), Connecticut (Columbia), Illinois (Oak Park), Maine (Mount Desert), Missouri (Kansas City), Nebraska (Bellevue, Lincoln, Omaha), North Carolina (Asheville, Chapel Hill), New York (Westfield), Oregon (Eugene), Tennessee (Chattanooga), Virginia (Arlington), Wisconsin (Fond Du Lac), Canada (Nova Scotia), and Switzerland (Zurich).

the results are as follows:

First Place:  Tom's Waltz, Peggy Ann Contos Harvey, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 5 Westgate Road, Columbia, CT  06237

Second Place: Brambly Dance, Rebecca Edmondson, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 9 Echo Pines Road, Mount Desert, ME  04660

Third Place:  Yellow Truck Waltz, Paul Hoegemeyer, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 5018 Greenwood St., Lincoln NE  68504

Third Place:  Rowen's Choice, Claudia Rowen, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 11231 Tylor St. Omaha, NE  68164

Best Viola Tune:  Rowen's Choice, Claudia Rowen, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ,  11231 Taylor St., Omaha, NE  68164

The winning tunes will be printed in up-coming issues of Stringing Along, our Nebraska ASTA newsletter.  For more information about subscribing to Stringing Along, contact Mindy Hunke at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  The Best Viola Tune will be made available on the American Viola Society website as part of their American Viola Project at http://americanviolasociety.org/resources/scores/american-viola-project/.  For information about next year's Nebraska ASTA Fiddle Tune Composition contest, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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