Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - July 22, 2015
LOCAL DANCERS ATTEND THE ALL STAR DANCERS NATIONAL CONVENTION
Maya Madden (Platteview High School), Brenna Milius and McKenna Jones (Louisville High School) recently attended the ALL STAR DANCERS National Convention in New York City. They were selected to participate in the convention when they performed a jazz large group routine at the Rainbow Dance Competition in Omaha, NE. Brenna, McKenna and Maya have been students at the 5678 Dance Studio in Springfield for 10 years. The five day convention included a dance workshop and "mock audition" taught by the World Famous Radio City Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. They also attended classes at New York's premier dance studio, The Broadway Dance Center and Workshops with Broadway Show Performers taught by a member of the Wicked dance cast from Broadway.
Brenna is a freshman at Louisville High School and is the daughter of David and Tracy Milius.
McKenna is a freshman at Louisville High School and is the daughter of Logan and Cheryl Jones.
Maya is a sophomore at Platteview High School and is the granddaughter of Kathy Diesing.
Ms Crystal Arch, owner of 5678 Dance Studio in Springfield attended the convention with her students.
New York skyline (left to right)
McKenna Jones, Brenna Milius, Maya Madden, Ms Crystal Arch
3 dancers on stage at Radio City Music Hall (left to right)
McKenna Jones, Brenna Milius, Maya Madden
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT IN SPRINGFIELD
Springfield American Legion Post 143 will host the Area B- 2 Seniors baseball tournament starting on Friday, 24 July. In addition to the Springfield team there will be teams from Waverly, Plattsmouth, Platte Valley (players from Ashland and Yutan), Concordia, Swain Construction (players from Omaha Roncalli). and Schwisow Construction (players from Lincoln Lutheran). Springfield's first game is at 8:00 p.m. on Friday. Games will be played at 2:30, 5:30 and 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Other first round games are Schwisow Construction and Swain Construction at 2:30, followed by Concordia and Platte Valley at 5:30. Games will be played Monday, 27 July at 5:30 and 8:00 p.m. and the championship game is Tuesday, 28 July at 5:30 p.m.
Admission is $5.00 for adults, Seniors and Veterans is $3.00, Students age 8-18, $3.00.
SPRINGFIELD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
BIG GARDEN MARKET
SATURDAY JULY 25
9:30 – 11:00AM
IN THE PARKING LOT – 480 MAIN STREET
Award-winning author Janet Syas Nitsick of Springfield will sign copies of her recent release, Courtships and Carriages, a Christian historical romance, as well as previous works of Lockets and Lanterns, Seasons of the Soul, and anthology with Ruth Ann Nordin titled Bride by Arrangement, from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 28; 4 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 30 and July 31; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2 during the Sarpy County Fair, Commercial Building, Springfield, Neb.
Janet Syas Nitsick,
author of Best of Year book, Seasons of the Soul, inspiring-historical romance, Lockets and Lanterns, and historical western romantic anthology, Bride by Arrangement, and sweet, Christian-historical romance, Courtships and Carriages
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY
EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT #3
2015 Fall SCHEDULE
14801 S 108th Street
Springfield, NE 68059
CLASSROOM DATES: September 19th, 26th, October 3rd, 10 and 17th
CLASSROOM TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
BEHIND-THE-WHEEL: September 19th November 21st
ASK THE MASTER GARDENER
Springfield Fair Master Gardeners will be available to answer your gardening questions from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. every Thursday morning at the Sarpy County Fairgrounds garden (barring rain) now till October.
SOARING WINGS VINEYARD
17111 S 138th St
Springfield, NE 68059
(Nebraska Law stipulates that no outside alcohol can be brought onto the premise.)
Sunday Acoustic Music!
No cover charge - music is from 2-5 pm.
5th – Tim Koehn
12th – April Manning
19th – Sue Murray
26th – Jason Hinze
Friday Night Music
7:00 – 9:30pm
3rd- The Toons
10th – Outloud Band
17th – Plainsong Jane
24th – The Rock Rescue
Check out upcoming performers and events at www.soaringwingswine.com!
See You at the Winery!
Sarpy County Representative for Sarpy/Cass Board of Health
The Sarpy/Cass Department of Health and Wellness is currently seeking candidates for an opening to serve as the Sarpy County representative on the Sarpy/Cass Board of Health. Functions of the Health Board include: 1) providing policy guidance on the development of
appropriate public health programs; 2) working to educate the citizens of both counties regarding public health issues; 3) providing Board oversight on the Department’s budget and the Health Director’s performance; 4) and ensuring that priority public health needs are being addressed by the staff of the Department.
A letter of interest and background qualifications should be submitted no later than August 6, 2015 to:
Erin Ponec, Office Coordinator
Sarpy/Cass Department of Health and Wellness
701 Olson Drive, Ste. 101
Papillion, NE 68046402‐339‐4334 x201
Pictured : Back row L-R: Josh Parker, Piper Monson, Noelle Bohaty, Matt Bailey, Wade Mumford, Ellie Kroeger, Ross Mumford
Front row L-R: Jessie Kellerman, Aaron Spracklin and Catheirne Bobst
Internationally acclaimed fiddler, Julie Lyonn Lieberman, will be giving fiddle workshops in November in the Old Avoca (Nebraska) Schoolhouse. On Friday , November 13, starting at 7 PM, the subjects will be "Six Approaches to Jamming", and "Modal Improvisation". On Saturday, November 14, starting at 9 AM, the topics will be "Gypsy Jazz" and "One Tune, Five Styles". These workshops are appropriate for any string player who desire to open their ears to new ways of making music.
JULIE LYONN LIEBERMAN has helped develop the alternative string field over the last thirty-five+ years through her work as an educator, author, radio producer, composer, recording artist, journalist, and performer. Her former students have toured with Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Celine Dion, Billy Joel, and one of her former students plays regularly on Dancing with the Stars.
Pre-registration is required. For more information, and to register, click on the following link:
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