Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - April 23, 2014

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SPRINGFIELD VOLUNTEER FIRE AUXILIARY PLANT SALE

Please join us for the annual Springfield Vol. Fire Auxiliary plant sale on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Time: 7 am - 2 pm Located at 505 S. 1st Street (Springfield Fire Station on the corner of 1st and Spruce Streets). No pre-orders.  Thank you to local landscape company, Jensen Gardens for supplying plants for us this year! For more on the services they proved check out their website http://www.jensengardens.com/

This year's sale proceeds will go to help with the restoration of the 1947 Rio Fire Truck that was originally purchased new by the department and has returned home after 37 years!

For more info, check here:

Annual Springfield Vol. Fire Auxiliary Plant Sale

 

 

 

BOND ISSUE INFORMATION Q&A MEETING

APRIL 24 - 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.


Community members and school district patrons are invited to learn more about the upcoming school bond issue.

There will be a Q&A-style meeting on Thursday, April 24th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Springfield First United Methodist Church (480 Main Street, Springfield). 

School board members, and S.A.F.E. Committee members will be available at that time to answer any questions people may have.

It's an open-house style meeting, so people don't have to be there right at 6:30 or stay until 8:00.

 

 

 

SPRINGFIELD DAYS PLANNING MEETING

THURSDAY APRIL 24 @ 7:00PM

SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY

JOIN US TO HELP PLAN THIS YEAR’S EVENT

ANY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION IS INVITED TO PARTICIPATE

THIS IS A GREAT FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITY

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR:

SPRINGFIELD DAYS: JUNE 6 & 7, 2014

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“CLASSIC CARS, CLASSIC ROCK, CLASSIC SPRINGFIELD”

 

 

 

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VFW BREAKFAST

April 27, 2014

VFW Post 9558 Community Breakfast the last Sunday of each month, in the Springfield Legion Hall from 8:00 a.m. until noon.  For $6.50 which includes a donation of $1.50 you get all you care to eat pancakes, French toast, hash browns, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, juice and coffee.

 

 

 

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SPRINGFIELD CLEAN UP DAY

SATURDAY MAY 3

8AM – 3PM

NORTHEAST CORNER OF 1ST & PLFUG

What to Bring:

The city will be accepting household refuse, junk, trash and rubbish; household furniture; appliances and metal items; used motor oil; tree limbs and yard waste (must be free of garbage and bags must be removed).

Do NOT Bring:

The city will NOT accept tires; liquids (except for used motor oil); hazardous waste such as paint, thinners, inks and flammables; computer components.

MUST SHOW PROOF OF RESIDENCY

PLEASE BRING YOUR APRIL WATER BILL

Volunteers will be available to assist with proper disposal.

 

 

DESTINATION IMAGINATION FUNDRAISER

Please help Westmont 5th grade students. A fundraiser will held assist the Destination Imagination team in attending the Global finals in Knoxville, Tennessee to compete with students from across the globe!!!

Pizza Hut Night on May 5th from 5-8 PM at the Walnut Creek location (96th and Hwy 370). A percentage of the proceeds from dine in and carry out will be a great help to these 7 students on this creative team!

In order to help raise funds for this trip the team is also raffling off a 6 day fishing trip to Ontario, Canada.  Please see flyer.  If interested in purchasing tickets please contact Vanessa Miller, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  402-575-8629

 

DI fundraiser 2014

 

 

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ANNUAL MOTHER DAUGHTER BANQUET

MAY 7, 6:30PM

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Reservations needed by May 5th

Call Shirley: 402.253.2270 or Donna: 402.253.2629

Adults $8 -Children under 8, $5 - under 3, free

 

 

 

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SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY

SPRING PRESCHOOL STORY TIME

MARCH 3 – MAY 5

9:30AM

Bring your little ones on Monday morning for stories & fun activities.

Drop-ins are welcome!

 

 

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Friends of the Springfield Memorial Library Fundraiser

FLOWER POWER

Order flowers and have them delivered right to your door!

http://www.flowerpowerfundraising.com/i/t/414585/y8hGF0108hsA

 

 

 

 

SOARING WINGS VINEYARD

17111 S 138th St

Springfield, NE 68059

402-253-2479

(Nebraska Law stipulates that no outside alcohol can be brought onto the premise.)

 

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Friday Night Music Series

7:00pm – 9:30pm

Outdoors weather permitting, otherwise in the party room

April (Acoustic - No Cover!)

4th - Katie Logan

11th - Tracy Skretta

18th - An Evening

25th - Jeff Tomes

Sunday Acoustic Music

No cover charge

2:00 -5:00 p.m.

April

6th - Stephen Monroe

13th - April and Friends

20th - CLOSED (Hoppy Easter!)

27th - Rick Spurgin

 

 

 

HAPPENING NEARBY

 

 

Aldrich Quilt Show

 

UMW Spring Salad Luncheon2

 

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NEHAWKA-CONESTOGA ALUMNI DINNER 

SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014

NEHAWKA COMMUNITY BUILDING 

6 P.M. 

Covered-dish dinner

(Table service and drinks will be provided.)

Honored classes include:  75 year-1939;  60 year-1954, 50 year-1964; 25 year-1989; and 10 year-2004.

Please spread the word to those in the honored classes! 

Any questions, please call Susan Rice, 402-227-3855.

 

 

FIDDLE CAMP

Registration is now open for the 2014 Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps, in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse, in Avoca, Nebraska. Deborah Greenblatt, championship fiddler, author of many fiddle collections, will help the campers get in touch with their inner fiddler. The course of study during the Schoolhouse Fiddle Camps will be designed specifically for the individual campers who sign up.

The June Camp (Monday, June 9 - Friday, June 13) is for folks who consider themselves beginners. The July Camp (Monday, July 14 - Friday, July 18) is for folks who consider themselves intermediate or advanced. Enrollment is limited to 10 fiddlers for each week, so that everyone will get individual attention.

For more information, e-mail Deborah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To register on line, log on to: http://www.greenblattandseay.com/schoolhouse_fiddle_camp.shtml

 


~Smile, it’s free therapy:)

-Douglas Horton

 

 

Thanks to all Springfield E-Newsletter readers.

 

Connie Manzer

   

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