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 Ben’s Brigade would like to thank all the athletes who ordered baseball or basketball photos and supported our fundraising efforts.

We would like to invite Elmwood-Murdock Student’s and Staff to join us at the Star City Buddy Walk on March 17, 2018, at Gateway Mall in Lincoln.

Walkers can walk anytime between 8 am until noon, but our team is planning to walk a few laps as a group at 10:45.

Because of your generous support, we would like to buy a button registration for any EM Staff or Student’s who would like to walk on Ben’s team.

Each walker who participates will earn a raffle ticket they can use to try to win a fun prize. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your button and register.
Thank you for your continued support.
The Willey Family

 

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Children's Sunday School: 9:55-10:30

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Our Lenten Study for the next six weeks.

Weeks One and Two are at St Paul Elmwood United Methodist Church

Feb 21: "You Were Made for a Miracle"
Feb 28: "Miracles Come with a Cost"

Weeks three and four are at the Elmwood Christian Church Disciples of Christ
March 7: "The Miracle of Love"
March 14: "Activate the Power of Faith"

Weeks five and six are at Murdock Ebenezer United Methodist Church
March 21: "Activate the Power of Prayer"
March 28: "Activate Health and Healing"

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FCCLA Nebraska Peer Education Conference

On February 26, 2018, Kate Zakaras, Josh Lockman, Spencer Koehn, and Thomas Hynes, members of the Elmwood-Murdock FCCLA chapter attended the Nebraska Peer Education Conference in Kearney.

This year’s theme was Spinning Your Way into FCCLA Peer Education. Approximately 460 students and advisers from across Nebraska attended to learn about the Peer Education program in Nebraska. Nebraska Peer Education consists of 3 teams of students that focus on various FCCLA National Programs.

This year the team’s focus areas are Student Body- teaching students to make healthy choices in regard to their physical, emotional and mental wellness; Financial Fitness- helping students learn how to save, earn and spend money wisely; and Families First-showing students how to build healthy relationships with their family.


As a service project this year, the State Peer Officer Team encouraged chapters to host a local food drive that would directly benefit an organization in their area. (Insert information here about your local food drive.


The conference featured outstanding speakers this year including keynote Kimberly Barrett, the assistant director of wellness services and fitness programs for UNL Campus Recreation. She spoke about stress and well-being, including the impact of stress on the mind and body. She shared techniques that students could use to manage their stress and build overall wellness.


The break out sessions featured the State Peer Officer Team session which was broken down into the three national programs. Officers shared information with students about areas of Families First, Financial Fitness and Student Body as well as project ideas that students could do in their chapters to promote the goals of these national programs.


Additional breakout session speakers were Jackie Freeman and Kevan Heuftle. Jackie Freeman’s presentation “Money Talks” was all about her journey to debt freedom.Jackie and her husband began their journey in 2010 and became completely debt free in 2016. She gave the students tips on ways to save money, by using coupons and budgeting.

After a hunting accident claimed his left foot and he became an amputee, Kevan Hueftle felt a sense of failure in several areas of life for quite some time. During his session, Kevan shared how he handled the failure and overcame it to become the husband, father, rancher, and businessman he is today, all while maintaining hope to compete in the Paralympics in Track and Field in 2020.

This year Elmwood-Murdock FCCLA’s Kate Zakaras is running for a Nebraska FCCLA State Peer Officer Team position. We wish her all good luck as she competes in a state for a position. 

For more dates and schedules of all school club activities visit the Events schedule on the Elmwood-Murdock website

NEW ELMWOOD-MURDOCK SCHOOL WEBSITE

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There is a wealth of information on the new Elmwood-Murdock website. It is updated on a daily basis by various teachers and department heads. 

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Post-Prom has started a new fundraiser where you are able to purchase gift cards through Post Prom to all of your favorite restaurants and stores at no extra cost to you. For every card you purchase, a percentage goes to Post Prom with you still getting the full value of the card you purchased.

Please consider using the cards not only for gifts and shopping but also for your dining, weekly errands, and grocery shopping. Please see the attachment for a complete list of cards available. E-Scrip is also available on select cards for a convenient shopping option. For any questions please talk to Annette Eggert, Theresa Hansen, or Diane Neels or stop and see us at our table at home basketball games. You can find us at the fresh baked cookies!


See the attached the order form (2 pages) if you would like to purchase some cards but are unable to make it to a home basketball game. You can mail your form with your payment to Diane Neels. PRINT VERSION CLICK HERE

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Ash Wednesday Service 7:00 PM (02/14/2018)

Lenten Services Every Wednesday in Lent 7:00 pm

9:15 Sunday School & Bible Class

10:30 am Divine Service  

Listen to the weekly sermon anytime at Pastor Brent Kuhlman's Blog 

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Welcome to a new section of the Elmwood and Murdock weekly news. Senator Rob Clements will be submitting a regular summary of what is happening in the Nebraska Unicameral.  If you ever wanted to know how Nebraska is run, how decisions are made he is the one to ask. 


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Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! There’s a special on Irish-inspired books at the Elmwood Library. These and many more titles can be yours for TWO WEEKS at no charge! That’s right! Hurry into the Elmwood Library today!

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Be Sure to stop by the library and say HELLO!!

Library hours

Monday 3- 8pm

Tuesday 2-6pm

Wednesday 2 pm -6 pm

Thursday 10 am - 2 pm

Saturday 10 am - 2 pm

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Country Musc Theatre - Louisville

March 10 - Elaine Behrends & Friends

** SUNDAY, March 25 - FREE ADMISSION! Gospel Show

March 31 - Kathy Dovel & Friends

*** 2 PM SHOW! April 7 - Cornhusker Jammers Show, (NOT a jam session)

April 14 - Jeanette Hill & August Moon Band

April 28 - Rayne Magill & Friends

May 12 - Down Home Band, Fred & Dorothy Techau & Friends

May 26 - Bill Hill & Fine Wine Band

June 9 - Alex Vanderbeck & Friends

June 23 - Al Kelley & Reilly Creek Band

July 7 - Kenny Briton & Friends

July 21 - Rodger Roberts & Friends

August 4 - Irish Donahoo & Friends

August 18 - Terry Hovey & Friends

September 1 - Steve Jensen & Friends

September 15 - Larry Hanson & Friends

September 29 - Fred Larson &Friends

October 13 - FREE ADMISSION! CCMT Anniversary Show!
October 27 - Frank Bigelow & Friends

November 10 - Warren Brewer & Friends

November 24 - Josh Krohn & Dirty River Ramblers

December 8 - Christmas Show,

(Young musicians, up to 16 years old will be entertaining!)

** 7 PM, Monday, December 31, New Year's Eve Party!

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Mahoney State Park Activities

Looking for something to do with the kids during the winter. We have a wonderful "playground" right in our own backyard with Mahoney state park offering ice skating, ice fishing, and indoor birthday parties at the playground. So if your kids are getting cabin fever let them run off some energy in the ball pits and climbing wall and not your furniture.

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Cass County CASA
Court Appointed Special Advocates in Cass County speak up for the best interests of abused and neglected children.
Training starts April 2018.
It consists of 15 hours of online training and 15 hours of in-person training.
If you are interested, please contact Angie Neumiller at 402-296-9521,
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Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property Tabloid to Be Published in

Nebraska Newspapers, Beginning Sunday

Lincoln, Neb. (February 27, 2018) – The 2018 Unclaimed Property Annual Report will be published in 16 Nebraska newspapers in the coming weeks, as required by state law, beginning March 4 in the Omaha World-Herald and the Scottsbluff Star-Herald, Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg said today.

Stenberg said the 40-page tabloid includes 30,865 names that were turned over to the Treasurer’s Office in 2017. The pages of names include individuals, businesses, organizations, institutions, schools and colleges, and governmental entities. 

“I want to emphasize the tabloid contains only new properties turned over to the Treasurer’s Office in 2017 by banks, insurance companies, and other holders and is only a small portion of the total 350,000 names in the Treasurer’s unclaimed property database,” Stenberg said. “By law, we are required to publish these names in newspapers across the state and to send follow-up letters to the last known addresses of the owners. These efforts, along with our outreach booth at the Nebraska State Fair, account for the largest number of filed and approved claims each year.”

In 2017, the Unclaimed Property Division of the Treasurer’s Office returned more than $15.3 million to owners, the second largest amount returned in one year in the history of the program. In 2016, the Treasurer’s Office returned $16.3 million to owners, setting a record for the program. In 2017, a total of 16,748 claims were paid for an average of $914 a claim.

“As in the past, this year’s tabloid features stories of five families and one organization that received unclaimed property from the Treasurer’s Office last year. We thank the people for sharing their stories, which encourages others to contact our office and to realize that the process is pretty simple and the rewards can be great,” Stenberg said.

Stenberg also praised his staff. “I appreciate the staff’s continued hard work and diligence in locating hard-to-find owners who are oftentimes scattered across the United States and abroad and the staff’s friendly assistance to people who visit our office. Many times, the owner information we receive is out-of-date or inaccurate, and we depend on a variety of research tools and contacts to find and document proper owners,” he said.

“As more Nebraska companies engage in global business and as more international students attend Nebraska colleges and sometimes relocate here for a while, the unclaimed property staff is now searching for owners not only from across the United States but also internationally,” Stenberg said. In 2017, the Treasurer’s Office paid claims to owners throughout the United States as well as in the United Kingdom, Gambia, Japan, France, Australia, Germany, and Switzerland.

Other interesting facts from 2017 include the following:

  • The largest claim paid was $341,364 to an Omaha estate.
  • Seventeen claims paid in 2017 exceeded $100,000 each; 28 claims ranged between $50,000 and $99,999,
  • The most voluminous claim paid totaled 35 pages and included 231 properties for a descendant of a Nemaha County pioneer family.
  • Among the owners claiming property in 2017 was television personality Dick Cavett, who received $682 from his parents’ estate.
  • Altogether, the Treasurer’s Office is holding more than $170 million in unclaimed funds for more than 350,000 owners.
  • There is never a charge for searching or filing a claim with the Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property Division.

Stenberg reminded owners that they may search for unclaimed property online attreasurer.nebraska.gov. In instances in which property is $500 or less, owners may file claims online through the Treasurer’s website. Common forms of unclaimed property are uncashed paychecks, refunds, rental deposits, utility deposits, stocks, dividends, insurance payments, savings bonds, matured CDs, and lost IRAs.

The 2018 tabloid will be published in the following newspapers on the following dates:

March 4 – Omaha World-Herald and Scottsbluff Star-Herald

March 17 – Beatrice Daily Sun, Columbus Telegram, Fremont Tribune, Norfolk Daily News, and York News-Times

March 18 – Lincoln Journal Star

March 30 – Holdrege Citizen, McCook Gazette, and Sidney Sun-Telegraph

March 31 – Alliance Times-Herald, Hastings Tribune, and Kearney Hub

April 1 – Grand Island Independent and North Platte Telegraph

Ways to search for unclaimed property and file claims include the following:

  • Check the Nebraska State Treasurer’s website at treasurer.nebraska.gov. Type a name in the search box on the home page or click on the Unclaimed Property tab at the top of the page.
  • For an amount less than $500, an owner may file a claim online through the website, with the required information.
  • For an amount greater than $500, an owner may complete the claim form found on the website and in the tabloid and mail to the State Treasurer’s Office, Unclaimed Property Division, 809 P St., Lincoln, NE 68508-1390. The form must be notarized.
  • Call the Unclaimed Property Division at 1-877-572-9688 toll-free outside of Lincoln or 402-471-8497 in Lincoln. Calls are taken 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., CT, weekdays.
  • Visit the Unclaimed Property office at 809 P Street in Lincoln or in the Treasurer’s Office in Suite 2005 of the State Capitol. Hours at both locations are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. An owner should bring a driver’s license and Social Security card.
  • If filing on behalf of a deceased family member for an amount greater than $500, the owner must provide documentation to establish legal authority to file the claim including a will, death certificate, obituary notice, and personal representative documents.

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