Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - November 19, 2014
KODY KRAPP MEMORIAL BENEFIT
Friends and family of Kody Krapp, 6-year old son of Chad and Kelly Krapp of Gretna are hosting a benefit pancake feed and silent auction in memory of Kody, who passed away November 6, 2014 after complications from open-heart surgery.
Memorial benefit will be held Sunday November 23 at the Fire Hall, 512 Washington Street in Dorchester, NE from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm with free-will donations at the door. Alternately, donations any be made at any Pinnacle Bank in the state of Nebraska or mailed to:
C/O Kody Krapp Fund
Crete, NE 68333
TRIBUTE TO SPRINGFIELD NATIVE
MARINE STAFF SGT. MIKE BOCK
Senator Larry Metz of Florida presented a Bill to the Florida legislator to honor the Fallen Heroes. The Governor signed the Bill to dedicate part of a State Highway “SSgt Michael A Bock Memorial Highway”.This ceremony is scheduled January 30, 2015.
For more information on Mike, go to SSgt Michael A Bock on Facebook.
There are videos that shares information of Mike growing up in Nebraska, receiving Mike back to Nebraska at Offutt, and still pictures of Mike being awarded the "Silver Star" by the President of the United States in Omaha.
To learn more about SSgt. Mike Bock’s Marine career,
For the 5th year in a row the Springfield St. Joseph Knights of Columbus are participating in a worldwide program to give away New Winter coats to children in need. The coats vary in size and typically fit Girls and Boys from Elementary thru Middle school children. If you have a child or children or if you know of someone who has a child or children in need of a new Winter Coat and cannot afford to purchase one please call me and we will try to get you fixed up. (402-707-8426) (This is strictly a confidential activity run by the St. Joseph Knights of Columbus)
THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE
NOVEMBER 26, 6:30PM
OUR REEDMER LUTHERAN CHURCH
305 NO. 3RD ST. (3RD & ELM)
VFW COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30
All you care to eat pancakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, hash browns, ham and sausage links and patties. Orange juice coffee or milk included. Price is $6.50 which includes a $1.50 donation. Serving from 8:00 a.m. until noon.
MARGIE TREMBLEY CHAPEAUX HATS
TRAVEL TO FRANCE
Margie Trembley, co-owner of Springfield Artworks recently was selected to have three of her Margie Trembley Chapeaux creations photographed in Paris, France for Ish magazine, a new web magazine out next year.
Camille Renee, architectural photographer from Des Moines, IA took Margie's hats with her for the photo shoot which included the Eiffel Tower, The Opera House, a Paris Hotel and other locations.
"I was so excited to be asked by Camille to take photos of my hats in Paris," Margie said when describing the invitation from Camille. "I look forward to sharing those pictures soon." A couple have appeared on the Margie Trembley a Chapeaux and Margie Trembley Facebook pages.
CELEBRATES 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Springfield Artworks continues to celebrate its fifth anniversary in business in Springfield all this month. Stop in to wish them continued success. Platte River Christmas, a celebration of the importance of the Platte River continues through December. Special art demos and art talks will be given in December on Saturdays.
LOCAL AUTHOR WINS CONTEST
Ruth Ann Nordin of Springfield received first place for the first 1,000 words of her upcoming romance, His Convenient Wife, in the Heart of America Christian Writers Network contest of Overland Park, Kan., last week. Janet Syas Nitsick of Springfield placed second in that same contest for her recently released romance, Courtships and Carriages.
SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY
TREE DECORATING CRAFT DAY
DECEMBER 4, 3:30 – 4:30PM
MAKE ORNAMENTS TO DECORATE THE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE
ALL AGES WELCOME
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
DECEMBER 4, 7:00PM
URBAN PARK, 2ND & MAIN
SPRINGFIELD AT HEART COMMUNITY DINNER
Save the Date
December 13, 2014
First United Methodist Church
Turkey, Ham, and all the trimmings
Free will donations accepted at the door split among the churches in town
COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
Please mark your calendars for Sunday Dec. 14th for the next Blood Drive in Springfield. It begins at 8:00am and runs till 1:00pm at the Springfield Fire Dept. To make an appointment, you can call 402-253-8301 or signup on line @ www.redcrossblood.org sponsor code 0099111. Hope to see you there.
-Your Springfield Knights of Columbus (sponsor) and the Red Cross.
SOARING WINGS VINEYARD
17111 S 138th St
Springfield, NE 68059
(Nebraska Law stipulates that no outside alcohol can be brought onto the premise.)
COMING UP …
Sunday Acoustic Music!
No cover charge - music is from 2-5 pm.
2nd - Sam Swerczek
9th - Daniel Christian
16th - Ken Sitler
23rd - Adam Richardson
30th - Ken Sitler
Check out upcoming performers and events at www.soaringwingswine.com!
See You at the Winery!
~All glory comes from daring to begin.
-Eugene F. Ware
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