The Murray Freedom Festival Board of Trustees wishes to thank EVERYONE who attended our fundraising events and volunteered to help by either donating their time, supplies, money and/or manpower. We apologize to anyone whose name is inadvertently left off. This list shows that it really is through combined efforts, whether large or small, that an event like this can be made possible. Again, THANK YOU!
APRIL & CHAD SCHMECKPEPER
BEAVER LAKE BP
BILL & CONNIE FARIS
CASS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
CASS COUNTY TOURISM
CASSGRAM, STEVE WARGA
CATHY & KEVIN SMITH
CONESTOGA HIGH SCHOOL ART STUDENTS
DAVE & MARY NIELSEN
DAVE & TRACY MORTON
DeWayne & LYNNE WHITMER
DIANE & RUSS BAXTER
ERIC DENNIS/CONESTOGA ELEMENTARY
FASTENAL, PLTSMTH, J.VALLERY, MGR
FORTERRA, DAVID WILSON
GEORGE BLESSING, JR.
IDONA & WAYNE PLYBON
JEFF HENRY CHEVROLET
JILL BEDELL/PLATTSMOUTH JOURNAL
JIM & DIANE GIACOVELLI
JULIE BEAR & ROB BEEBE
KATE & CHRIS HALL
KEEP CASS COUNTY BEAUTIFUL
KUTTER’S DEN, AL JOHNSON
LIBERTY ENTERPRISES/ MIKE GILLOTT
LIQUOR at the LAKE
LOREN & SANDY JORGENSON
LTD OUTDOORS, LLC
LUCAS MINOR and the COUNTRY MILE band
MATT, ANDREA & MADISON ZEIGLER
MINNIE MAE SAYERS
MURRAY BUILDING & SUPPLY
PASTOR MIKE NJUS/MURRAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH
MURRAY GIRL SCOUTS
STACEY & PASTOR BILL McConnell/MURRAY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
MURRAY VOLUNTEER FIRE & RESCUE
N & W TRANSFER, D. HOBSCHEIDT
NEHAWKA BAR & GRILL/BRIAN MINER
PATTI PETERSON/PLATTSMOUTH JOURNAL
PAUL & SUSAN RICE
PRO CHRYSLER DODGE JEEP RAM
ROLLIN & KARYL TERRYBERRY
ROSE & LYNN GERNERT
SHELLI & ROBERT HAYES
STAN & DONNA FLAK
TED JOCHIM TRUCKING
TIKI TIME BAR
TIM, COURTNEY & NOAH GROBECK
TWO GYPSIES QUAINT GOODS
VILLAGE of MURRAY TRUSTEES
WES REDDEN, THE PANCAKE KING
WITTE PHYSICAL THERAPY
FROM: Cass County CASA ProgramCass County Courthouse346 North Main StreetPlattsmouth, NE 68048
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cass County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program Welcomes Two New Volunteers
Cass County CASA program is a 501c3 program that is funded by donations, grants, Keno funds and fundraisers.
Debbie GreenVolunteer Coordinator, Cass County CASA ProgramAdditional information can be found at www.casscasa.org , www.nebraskacasa.org or www.casaforchildren.org
Picture: Kay McMahon, the Honorable Judge Steinheider and Karie Kirkland McKinley
Quest for ‘SPAMALOT’ at Lofte Community TheatreQuest for ‘SPAMALOT’ at Lofte Community Theatre
Manley, NE [July 10, 2017] - King Arthur and his knights are on a quest to find the Holy Grail and their search begins at the Lofte Community Theatre!
The Broadway smash, ‘Monty Python’s SPAMALOT’ opens on the Lofte stage Friday, July 21. The stage musical is lovingly ripped from the 1975 cult classic film, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Winner of three Tony Awards, ‘SPAMALOT’ retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. But, in true Monty Python style, their adventure takes a silly spin. The production features beautiful show girls, cows, killer rabbits, plague-ridden peasants and rude Frenchmen. ’SPAMALOT’ originally ran on Broadway for three years and was seen by more than two million people. Popular songs from the show include, “The Song That Goes Like This,” and “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.”
Directed by Kevin Colbert, the production features Chris Berger of Louisville as King Arthur and Catherine Bobst of Lincoln as Lady of the Lake. In 2016, they played leads Harold Hill and Marian Paroo in the Lofte’s production, “The Music Man.” Sir Lancelot is played by Wade Mumford of Lincoln. Aaron Spracklin of Elmwood shines as Sir Galahad. Brave Sir Robin is brought to life by Matthew Parker of Papillion and Lowgaen Schmidt of Louisville is the humble Sir Bedevere.
“These are some of the best voices in the area,” said Colbert. “We’ve got a great cast and that should translate into a great show this summer. Python is sort of check-your-brain-at-the-door humor, so folks can come and just laugh.” Colbert does mention that there is some mild adult humor and suggests a PG-13 rating.
Show dates for ‘SPAMALOT’ are July 21-23, 27-30 and August 4 and 5. Tickets are $19. Sunday, August 6 is already sold out so those interested in tickets should make their reservations soon. The Lofte is also offering a Medieval themed pre-show luncheon, complete with games and entertainment available for purchase on Sunday, July 23 and 30. Advance reservations are required for the meal. The Lofte box office can be reached at 402.234.2553, or tickets can be purchased online at Lofte.org.
Pictured on Attachment:(From Left) Chris Berger, Aaron Spracklin, Benjamin Pettiford, Matthew Parker, Lowgaen Schmidt, Wade Mumford and Matthew Hansen are King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table in the Lofte Community Theatre’s upcoming production, “SPAMALOT."
Solar Eclipse 2017
GREENBLATT & SEAY
Saturday, July 22, 11 AM & 2 PM, David, In Concert/Harmonica Workshop, Ash Hollow, Lewellen, NE
Avoca is in southern Cass County, Nebraska, on the 13 C Spur, one mile south of Highway 34.
The historic Old Avoca Schoolhouse was built in 1925, and has been the home of the Schoolhouse Performance Series since 1990. Music lessons, workshops, fiddle camps, and field trips are offered by Schoolhouse residents, Greenblatt & Seay, and are available by appointment.