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CITY WIDE STREET CLEANING
MAY 15-17, 2013
Please help expedite the process by making sure your vehicles are not parked on city streets during this time frame. Thank you!
The Alumni Banquet is May 25th at Gibson Hall, 101 W Eldora Ave.
Social Hour starts at 5:30 with the banquet to follow at 6:30. Tickets are $20.
Member's of the classes of 1957 and 1959 are welcome to stop by the Rhodes home at Weeping Water, May 25th anytime between the hours of 1:30pm to 5pm.
THE POOL WILL OPEN MONDAY, MAY 27TH!!!
Don't forget to stop by the city office and license your pet. Pet licenses were due May 1st. Citations will be issued on or around the 20th of May for those who fail to license their pet.
Reminder to all citizens that you must obtain a permit before adding a deck, fence, or shed to your property. Miscellaneous building permits are available at the city office. Office hours are 8am-4pm. Thank you.
If you own or operate a UTV or ATV, please be sure to stop by the city office to register your vehicle. You must have a current drivers license and proof of insurance.
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.
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 15, 2013
May 17, 2013
May 20, 2013
May 22, 2013
ham & beans
With summer right around the corner, many people are now planning their summer activities and vacations. After all, summer is a time to create lifelong memories. When eligible donors give blood with the American Red Cross, they can also give others time to make their own memories - watching fireworks, having a picnic, sleeping under the stars, taking a dip or rooting for the home team.
Blood donations often decline during the summer, when schools are out and vacations are in. The Red Cross encourages donors to make an appointment to give now to help ensure a stable supply in the weeks and months ahead, giving patients a chance to create a summer of stories.
Donors who present to give blood between May 23 and 31 in honor of Memorial Day could win one of five $1,000 American Express gift cards to create their own summer of stories. In addition, their donations will honor those who gave their life for our country and support those in need of care. The Red Cross serves about 3,000 hospitals and transfusion centers across the country, including many Veterans Affairs medical centers.
Upcoming blood donation opportunities in Cass County:
May 20 from 1:30-6:30pm at the Fire Hall, 601 N Fourth, Elmwood
May 20 from 11:30am-5:30pm, VFW Post 2543, Plattsmouth
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 25, 26, 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.
The 2013 Monumental Fiddling Championships will be held at the Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice, Nebraska on Saturday, May 25th. Registration opens at 10am, and the contests start at noon.
The Junior Division is for folks who have fiddled less than 5 years. Each fiddler will play 2 tunes.
The Senior Division is for folks who have fiddled 5 years or more. Each fiddler will play 3 tunes....a hoedown, a waltz, and a tune of choice.
The Legends Division is for folks who have won first place in the Senior Division in previous years. Each fiddler will play 3 tunes...a hoedown, a waltz, and a tune of choice.
-a Hoedown (upbeat danceable tune in two or four),
-a Waltz (danceable tune in three)
-a Tune of Choice (other than a hoedown or waltz, such as jigs, pollkas, rags, blues, etc)
All contest tunes must have been in existence when the Homestead National Monument was established in 1936.
Contestants may play with one or two backup acoustic musicians, neither to be playing melody. a backup guitartiest is available for fiddlers who need one.
Contestants will be judged on pitch, tone, rhythm, and presentation (showmanship, interpretation, flair, creativity, charisma, adherence to the rules, etc).
Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in the Junior, Senior, and Legends Divisions.
First place winners in the Junior and Senior Divisions will be able to choose wither the prize money or a new fiddle.