Murdock Nebraska News - May 12, 2021
Welcome to Murdock
Glimpse into Murdock History
Continuing with our new series to the weekly news.
During the 1950s Pastor Heim would document his home visits with parishioners by taking a photo. These are no ordinary photos, but COLOR photographs. In the 1950s this was almost unheard of then. It was cutting edge "technology". Thank you to Ramona Oehlerking for the video/images.
Many people have commented to me that Pastor Heim probably wasn't responsible for all these photos. Seems Ed Niemeyer (from the previous photo series) also took photos during this era. The photos were given to Maxine Cline.
Here is Fred, Carolyn,...and...._______ the video I took these too had her name cutoff. So of course, I need help on this too. I love Carolyns' smile.
Congratulations to Norah Green, a current UNL student from Elmwood, who was selected to be part of Jacht (pronounced like yacht), UNL’s student-run advertising and public relations agency through the College of Journalism and Mass Communications.
Jacht provides students with real-world experience that extends beyond classroom instruction by giving students opportunities to work in a real advertising agency setting.
Students use their skills and knowledge to work with real clients in areas of brand strategy, graphic design, photography and videography, social content creation and strategy, and public relations.
Check out the calendar on the Elmwood Website
We offer two divine services: 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
The 10:30 divine service is live-streamed every Sunday via Robin Kuhlman's Facebook Page.
9:15 am - Sunday School for children and adults
10:30 am Divine Service
To Listen to last weeks Sermon Visit Pastor PodCast
Sermons are streamed on various podcasts including Spotify
Tails and Tales (Summer Reading Program)
Lions and tigers and bears and . . . KIDS! The Elmwood Public Library will be hosting the Summer Reading Clubs during the month of June and this year’s theme is “Tails and Tales” (animal literature)!
The clubs will meet on Thursdays during the month of June (3, 10, 17 & 24). Little ones aged 4-7 will meet at 10:30 am. Older kids ages 8-11 will meet at 1 pm. Each session will last approximately one hour. Parental supervision is not required, as we will have some volunteer coordinators on-site to help.
We have a lot of fun things in store including presentations and live animals on-site! We’ll also get our hands dirty with some crafts and kick back with some animal crackers and watch a cartoon or two! Between all of these fun activities, we’ll discover some great animal stories and integrate them into the weekly activities. Earn tickets towards prizes by reading books and attending our meetings. Prizes will be awarded on June 24.
Elmwood Farmers Market News
Look Look, we have Elmwood Farmers Market bags too!
They are only $15, and two dollars from each purchase goes back to the Farmers Market for future supplies.
There is still room for MORE VENDORS - No fee, no mandatory number of times to set up. Just show up on Saturday morning about 7:30 am to get your spot and set up.
Bike Share in Elmwood Nebraska
What is the bike-share program? Quite simply there are five bikes available for the public to use for FREE! Yes, you heard it. Just drop into Bits and Pieces and sign one out!
In coordination with St Paul Methodist Church, United Methodist Health Fund, Hutchinson, Kansas, and Bits & Pieces five bicycles are available to check out (just like a library book) and ride around town, to the park, or on the trail.
- To check out a bike, you must sign a waiver. General bike share program rules-
must show a drivers license at check out
- 12-17 can rent bikes with a parent at check out. Parents take full responsibility and sign a waiver for their child.
- The bike is due back by the next Bits and Pieces business day. Plans are in the works to get a key dropbox. (Stay tuned.)
- The condition of the bike is checked at check out and when it is checked back in
when you check out a bike you are responsible for the bike. Any damage will result in a fee.
failure to return the bike by the due date will result in the suspension of your ability to check out bikes.
- No holds/reservations on bikes will be allowed
- We do not provide helmets. You can bring your own helmet to use while riding the bike.
- Have fun!!!!
Funding for this project was provided in part by the United Methodist Health Fund, Hutchinson, Kansas.💗 About 30 people attended the official ribbon cutting on April 12th and I was even the first person to check out a bike. It's easy and once you are registered you just add the next date and time to the notebook.
Elmwood St. Paul UMC Cass County Food Bank
There is a new location for the Cass County Food Bank.
They have a new space at the previous Village Board building!
Parking is improved and there is now more space and room for freezers, food storage, and a permanent distribution site. Please let people know about the new location who could use this service.
New Summer Hours
Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun
1:00 - 4:00 pm
The Bess Streeter Aldrich House started its new summer (extended hours) today.
We can also schedule a private tour on different days for groups of five or more.
Louisville Food Pantry
OPEN: every Thursday, 6:00-7:00pm
LOCATION: 304 Main Street, Louisville
Please come and pick up what you need for your household or a friend’s.
We have canned goods, boxed meals, breakfast items, frozen meats, bread, eggs, baking ingredients, cleaning supplies, personal care items, diapers, and wipes.
Dan Witte, PT, DPT, OCS
Witte Physical Therapy
1268 E Henry St Ste 1
PO Box 68
Louisville, NE 68037
205 S 23rd St Ste 1
Plattsmouth, NE 68048
111 Main St
Hooper, NE 68031
CORNHUSKER COUNTRY MUSIC THEATER
Saturday, May 15th, 7:30 pm, the PLUM-TUCKERED BAND will entertain young and old alike.
Admission $4; FREE for kids 13 and under!
Sunday, May 16th, our monthly jam session will commence starting at 1 pm.
Bring your instruments and join us for a fun afternoon!
Masks required unless you're performing on stage. FREE fun for all ages!
Our nonprofit theater is located at 211 Main, Louisville, NE.
Call 1-800-480-8797, ext 211, for updates.
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KCCB Annual Membership Drive
(Join, Donate, Volunteer)
Demolition of the old railroad bridge on Highway 1 in Murray started March 1st. One lane traffic is being electronically controlled, so please be patient at the lights when waiting, then driving through. Work is expected to continue through the summer months, so plan your travel accordingly. Be careful, watch for workers and machinery and make safety the priority.
Bidding open May 8 - May 15 online
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