Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - January 18, 2012

WHAT’S NEW IN SPRINGFIELD, NE

 

JANUARY 18, 2012

 

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KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

FREE THROW SHOOTING CONTEST

 

The annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Shooting contest will be held on Friday, January 20th at 7:00 p.m. The contest will be held at Platteview High in the front gym.

The contest is open to boys and girls ages 9-14. Boy and girl winners from each age division will receive a basketball and will advance to the next level of competition in February. Nine year old age winners will receive a basketball, but will not advance to the next level of competition.

Please feel free to come 15 minutes early to register for the contest. This event is free of charge. If you have questions, please contact Joe Boro at 402-490-8697.

 

 

DRIVER EDUCATION

Plattview-Springfield NE - 339-3606

Instructors:                Kelly Boren

Classroom dates:       Jan  28, February 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th

Classroom Time:       8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Behind  the Wheel:    January 28th - May 1st

Call Plattview with additional questions. 339-3606

Driver Education is available for beginning drivers at Platteview High School.  Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicle Records show that students who take Driver Education have fewer accidents and fewer violations than those choosing not to take Driver Education.  The course is approved by the Nebraska Department off Motor Vehicles and is taught by DMV approved teachers.   Students successfully completing the course will be elgible for a Provisional Drivers License without taking a written test or the DMV road test.

Classroom begins January 28 at 8:00 AM and is held on five consecutive Saturdays January 28 through February 25.  Driving times for each student are arranged individually.  Students may sign up at the High School.

 



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BIRTHDAY CARD SHOWER

MARY ELLEN NIELSEN'S 90TH BIRTHDAY

JANUARY 29TH

ADDRESS:

522 W LINCOLN, APT. 215, PAPILLION, NE 68046.


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 Sarpy Agricultural Society

Annual Fish Fry

February 24th, 2012

4-H Bldg on the Sarpy County Fair Grounds

 

 

 

LIFE LINE SCREENING

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012.

Consider This:
* Every 45 seconds someone has a stroke, Every 3 minutes someone dies of a stroke.  
* Stroke is the #4 reason for deaths in the US  
* 80% of all Strokes Can Be Prevented!!  
  
Life Line Screening takes pride in the services we provide.   
8 - 10% of all screening result in ABNORMAL to CRITICAL Findings. The Screenings are Effective and are Saving Lives!!   

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8igGrkVcBc

If you wish to register for the screening online go to:

www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners

 


 

 

 

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SUBSTANCE ABUSE POSTER CONTEST

Here’s a chance to win a Bo Pelini and Tom Osborne autographed football! The Springfield Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a Substance Abuse Awareness Art Contest for any student in grades 3 through 6 who live in the South Sarpy School District #46 or who attends St. Joseph Catholic Church in Springfield. We hope everyone eligible will enter! Every entry received by January 19th will get a chance to win the football and several other great prizes. The drawing, a display of all the posters, and a surprise speaker will be held at the Springfield Elementary gym on Thursday January 19th starting at 6:45 p.m. Entry forms and 11x17 paper can be picked up at Springfield Elementary School, Westmont Elementary School, St. Joseph Church and the Springfield Library. You can return completed posters and entry form to either school or the church

 


SPRINGFIELD LEGION AUXILIARY

 MONTHLY MEETING

 JANUARY 19, 7PM



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VFW PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Springfield VFW Post 9558 extends an invitation to join them for the monthly community breakfast. Held at the Legion Hall in Springfield, breakfast is served from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. the last Sunday of the month from October through April.  That will be January 29, 2012.  The cost is $6.50 ($5 for breakfast and a donation of $1.50) for adults and kids aged 5 to 12 eat for $3.00.  The breakfast includes pancakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, hash browns, ham and sausage (links and patties.  Also included is coffee, orange juice and milk.

 

 

 

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YOTES BBQ PIZZARIA


"Home of the Bigger, Better Pizzas"
167 MAIN STREET
402-253-2755
DINE IN OR CARRY OUT

WINTER HOURS:
MONDAY THRU THURSDAY 11AM TO 9PM
FRIDAY/SATURDAY 11AM TO 10PM
SUNDAY 12 NOON TO 7PM

LOOK FOR OUR DAILY SPECIALS!!
 

 

 

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SPRINGFIELD ARTWORKS

183 MAIN STREET
SPRINGFIELD, NE 68059 

402-301-9162

We will be closed January to allow us to work on new art projects. Consignments welcome during that period of time.

Open by appointment only in January.

Friend us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

www.springfieldartworks.com

 

GALLERY HOURS

TUESDAY – FRIDAY

1-6 PM

SATURDAY

11AM – 4:30PM

402-301-9162

 

 

 

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MAIN STREET

NANA’S CLOSET WILL BE CLOSED THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF JANUARY FOR A FACELIFT, REOPENING ON FEBRUARY 1, 2012.

FOR ALL CONSIGNMENT INQUIRIES, CALL 402-990-6680.

 HOURS:

Tuesday 12 Noon – 7PM

Wednesday –Thursday 10AM – 6PM

Friday 10AM -5PM

 

 

GOING OUT TO THE MOVIES?

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

MARCUS THEATRE MOVIES PASSES

PLATINUM TICKET (anytime) -$8

SILVER (anytime except after 5:30 Saturday) $6

ON SALE AT SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY

 

 

SOARING WINGS VINEYARD

17111 S 138th St

Springfield, NE 68059

402-253-2479

We're OPEN year round!

 We are starting First Friday!  Come out the first Friday of the month December - March for your chance to kick-off the weekend with extended hours until 9:00 p.m.!  Some dates may be excluded due to other winery events, so please call to confirm.

Chili Dinner

January 21st from 5-8 p.m. we will have a come and go Chili Dinner. For just $10 per person (plus tax) you can come out and enjoy up to 2 bowls of mild or spicy chili and a glass of beer or wine. This is a new event with no reservations required but we’d really appreciate a call letting us know you are planning to attend.

Wine Wednesday

Come out on a Wednesday and when you purchase a cheese to enjoy with a bottle of wine, you’ll receive a FREE loaf of fresh bread! Not only that, but are extending our hours on those Wednesday evenings to 7:00 p.m. Some dates may be excluded due to other winery events, so please call to confirm you’re evening by calling us at 402-253-2479.

Sunday Acoustic Music

January 8 - John Stokely

January 15 - Mark Irwin

January 22 - Mitch Armstrong

January 29 - Stephen Monroe

 

If it's nice outside, just bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy!  If the weather isn't nice outside, we do music in the Party Room!  Either way, what a great way to end your weekend, especially with no cover charge!

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WINTER SPORTS –

BOYS & GIRLS BASKETBALL, WRESTLING

GO TROJANS

FOR ALL THE NEWS ON PLATTEVIEW SPORTS

LOG ONTO:

http://www.goplatteview.com

 


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY

 Springfield Memorial Library is accepting applications for a part-time Library Assistant (approx. 16 hours per week, daytime hours, no weekends).   Applications are available at Springfield Memorial Library, 665 Main Street, Springfield, NE. Phone: 402-253-2797.



TIME TO  GET MOVING

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Susan Sherman helps with moving books and cleaning. Thanks Susan!

Moving into the new addition begins this week at Springfield Memorial Library. Some areas of the library may not be available. Library staff will assist with finding needed materials during the process.


 

HAPPENING NEARBY

 

MAHONEY GRILLE @ MAHONEY STATE PARK

OPENING

FEBRUARY 6, 2012,

SUN-THUR 11AM-9PM,

FRI & SAT. 11AM-10PM

EVERYDAY FOR CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 7:30-10AM

 

HELP WANTED

 

Mahoney Grille @ Mahoney State Park is currently taking applications for servers and cooks day or night.  You can pick up an application at the Mahoney Restaurant Tuesdays-Fridays, until restaurant opening, then daily.

 

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Lofte Community Theatre

15841 Manley Rd

PO Box 62

Manley,  NE  68403

(402) 234-2553

www.Lofte.com

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Lofte Theatre Adds Visiting Artists to Schedule

 

The Lofte Community Theatre in Manley is proud to announce that it will be hosting two visiting artists in 2012.  Back by popular demand, Nebraska native, Joseph Hall will amaze you with his life performance as Elvis Presley.  Last year, Mr. Hall's Lofte concert sold out so quickly, that many did not get the opportunity to see him.  This year Lofte has two opportunities for you to attend this event.  On Saturday, February 18, you can see Elvis at either 2pm or 7pm.  All seats are reserved and tickets are $20.  Be advised, this event has been selling very well.  We strongly suggest that you make your reservations soon.

Another popular touring show is coming to the Lofte on April 21st.  "Rave On!" features America's premiere Buddy Holly tribute artist and Nebraska native, Billy McGuigan.  In this electrifying show, audiences will experience the thrills of a Buddy Holly concert re-imagined with hits such as "Peggy Sue," "It's So Easy," and "That'll Be the Day."  

"Rave On!" has run for sold-out crowds several times in Omaha and we're proud to bring this popular show to Cass County.  Showtime is 7pm on Saturday, April 21st.  All seats are reserved and cost $28.  As of the end of December, there are only 200 tickets left.  We strongly suggest that you make your reservations today.

 

The Lofte Theatre is located just east of the village of Manley.  If you have any questions or wish to purchase tickets, please call the box office at (402) 234-2553.


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   -Marilyn von Savant

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Connie Manzer

   

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Fri Dec 08 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Springfield State Bank Xmas Open House
Sat Dec 09 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Breakfast with Santa
Sat Dec 09 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Library Cookie Walk
Sat Dec 09 @ 5:00PM - 07:30PM
Springfield at Heart Community Dinner
Sun Dec 10 @ 8:00AM - 01:00PM
Springfield Community Blood Drive
Thu Dec 14 @ 6:30PM -
Family Cookie Decorating Party @the Library
Sat Dec 16 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Santa arrives at the Fire Station
Sun Dec 17 @ 4:00PM -
FUMC Blue Christmas Service

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