Murdock Newsletter 3-29-2017
Murdock Nebraska News
Murdock Volunteer Fire Department Spring Pancake Feed
Time for the 10th annual Murdock Volunteer volunteer fire department pancake feed.
It was the place to be last Sunday and over 400 people came through to support the fire department and enjoy the most amazing pancakes and sausage.
Pancakes, sausage, and eggs, along with coffee and orange juice!
I must not have won the raffle, I didn't get a call, so congratulations on whoever won the television. Actually you can check out the Fire Departments Facebook page for a list of the winners.
Brad Jones and his daughter enjoy a second helping of pancakes. The appetites of little girls, where do they put it all? Ok, I had seconds on sausage. Where did they get that sausage? It's amazing!
Professional Pancake chef Mike Fritz
Jeremy McHugh at the raffle table
A full house even as the churches dismissed.
DONATE LIGHTLY USED
BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL GEAR
TO E-M BASEBALL/SOFTBALL
Items will be sold at affordable prices during the pancake feed.
Saturday April 1st
8:00 am - Noon
Proceeds to pay to replace team equipment
and field improvements.
Equipment donations are being accepted at:
American Exchange Bank in Elmwood and
Corn Growers Bank in Murdock.
Joy of Music Annual Concert at the Ebenezer United Methodis Church
Local Murdock Student Goes on a Mission Trip
During February 18-25 Kate Zakaras went on a misstion trip to Saint Mary's Parish in Jaimaica.
While there she helped built 2 houses for people in need and a chicken house for a school.
She also visited a school several times teaching and leading devotions.
She was able swim in the Caribbean and meet many people. She attended with Pastor Ra Drake from the Murdock Methodist Church.
For the Love of Junk
This Saturday in Murdock, it's spring and time to repurpose some great finds and do some fresh decorating!
Lenten Church Services
March 29 - 7:00 pm
Lenten Wednesday Night Services Ever Wednesday in Lent from
March 1 - April 5th
Visit Trinity Murdock Website.
The 125th Anniversary
This is the year of the 125th Anniversary of Trinity Lutheran Murdock and the congregation is planning for a large community event in October (more on that later)
We are looking for original photos of the church before the fire.
If anyone has any original photos in their basement, attics, or in boxes please email Dawn Romine (editor).
Photos will be returned unharmed and in original condition after scanning.
We are thankful for the many years of support and participation in the community.
Conceal Carry Class Sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church
A conceal carry class is scheduled to be held this spring at Trinity Lutheran Church.
The date will be determine based on number of sign ups and registrations. This will be similar to the class held last year.
Listen to the weekly sermon anytime at Pastor Brent Kuhlman's Blog?
Give Blood with the Red Cross during
National Volunteer Month
LINCOLN, Neb. (March 20, 2017) – The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors togive blood during National Volunteer Month this April. Donating blood is a simple way to make aprofound difference in the lives of patients.Nearly 2.8 million generous people donated blood through the Red Cross last year. The RedCross salutes these volunteer blood donors who helped fulfill its lifesaving mission and invitesothers to roll up a sleeve and join them.Bill Parr has been donating blood for more than 30 years. “I think it’s one of the most rewardingthings you can do, knowing that such a simple act can have such a positive impact on anotherhuman being in a time of need,” he said.Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for those in need of transfusions.Donors of all blood types are needed this spring.Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App,visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800- RED CROSS (1-800- 733-2767).
Upcoming blood donation opportunities:
Louisville-4/15/2017: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Louisville High School, 202 West 3rd Street
Murdock-4/10/2017: 2:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., Elmwood-Murdock High School, 300 Wyoming
Veterinary Camp for Kids
Junior Vet Camp
For students completing 2nd - 5th grades
The Oxbow Junior Veterinarian Camp is designed especially for children who have a passion for animals and veterinary medicine.
The 4-day camp includes many hands-on activities involving live animals, games and unique crafts.
Elmwood-Murdock Elementary School (Elmwood, NE) June 5 - 8
For more information and registration visit the Oxbow Academy website.
HOW TO SUBMIT ARTICLES TO THIS NEWSLETTER...
Below is a list of categories that we are happy to post, (at NO COST to you!), in the weekly Murdock online newsletter:
Letters to the Editor
Cards of Thanks
Lost and Found
and So Much More!
That's right! These are all items that can appear FREE of CHARGE in each Wednesday's Murdock Newsletter and/or Calendar!
All YOU have to do is send the information to us - it's that simple!
DEADLINE for submissions to each week's Wednesday Newsletter is NO LATER THAN NOON on the preceding MONDAY.
There are 2 ways you can submit your articles:
1) You may call your information to 402-669-8616 and leave a voice mail with your name and phone number.
Send photos in .jpg format, no larger than 450 pixels wide e-mail address above with your story in plain text.
Remember to include 'who, what, when, where and why', along with any other helpful details, such as a contact person and phone.
Again, you must have your name and contact information included with the information.
Thanks for helping to keep YOUR Murdock Newsletter fresh and up-to-date!
EASTER EGG HUNT
SATURDAY, April 15, 2017, 11:00 a.m.
(Inclement Weather Make-Up Date:
Saturday, April 22, 11:00 a.m.)
FOR TODDLERS-FOURTH GRADE
SPONSORED BY ELMWOOD-MURDOCK FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS
OF AMERICA & ELMWOOD-MURDOCK MERCHANTS’ ASSOCIATION
Contact Jacob Shaffer at
402-604-0517 or Laura Rikli at
402-580-4384 with questions.
Bess Streeter Aldrich Spring Banquet 2017
Greenblatt & Seay's Schoolhouse Performance Series features a Harmonica Workshop on Sunday, April 9, at 2:30 PM, in the Old Avoca, Nebraska Schoolhouse.
David Seay will provide an introduction to the 10 hole diatonic harmonica in the key of C Major.
Each adult and student admission includes a free harmonica for those 6 years old or older. The workshop will be downstairs, and followed by light refreshments, and a chance to chat and even jam with Greenblatt & Seay. David Seay is a Master Artist with the Nebraska Arts Council's Artist-in-the-Schools program, and participates in Humanities Nebraska's Speakers Bureau.
Avoca is in southern Cass County, Nebraska, on the 13 C Spur, one mile south of Highway 34.
The historic Old Avoca Schoolhouse was built in 1925, and has been the home of the Schoolhouse Performance Series since 1990. Music lessons, workshops, fiddle camps, and field trips are offered by Schoolhouse residents, Greenblatt & Seay, and are available by appointment.
Murray Nebraska Armed Bank Robbery
A cash reward is offered for information on the bank robbery that occurred in Murray, NE on Saturday morning, March 25. Two suspects robbed the Cornerstone Bank at gunpoint, but thankfully, no one was injured.
One suspect is identified as a black male, the other a light-skinned black or Hispanic male. A black Hyundai and a maroon Ford Escort are the possible getaway vehicles.
If you have any information that results in an arrest, please call the FBI at 402-493-8688, Crime Stoppers, 800-527-3699 or the Cass County Sheriff's office, 402-296-9370.
2017 SHOWS at CORNHUSKER COUNTRY MUSIC THEATER:
* FREE, 2 p.m., SUNDAY, April 9 ,
Palm Sunday Gospel Music Show, anybody can join in.
Just bring an instrument and your favorite gospel music.
*(See note below about monthly jam session.)
April 15 - Ken Brinton & Friends
April 29 - Jeanette Hill & August Moon Band