We have a fantastic school!
Seriously. There is always something entertaining to watch or attend in our community. Want to see some award-winning speeches and performances. Check out a Knight at the Oscars. Are you "into sports" then the Elmwood-Murdock Knights has something for everyone from basketball to baseball during the summers.
We have the BEST concessions stands around and the BEST nachos in the district. So even if you just want a bite to eat and don't want to cook look up the schedule on the school website and check out a game.
Our end of season tournament is this weekend for the 3rd through 6th-grade boys and girls. Attached are the following locations
of games and tournament brackets. All Championship games will be played in Elmwood on Sunday, February 25th - times included on attachments.
Admission fee is $4, which provides access to all games and locations on Saturday.
Entrance fee is also $4 on Sunday and provides access to all championship games Sunday.
Full concessions will be available in Elmwood.
See the following PDF files for team statistics and Brackets
School Events - Calendar Reminders
Spring Break (coincides with Girls Basketball tournament)
NO SCHOOL Mar 1 & 2
Spring Break (coincides with Boys Basketball tournament)
NO SCHOOL Mar 8 & 9
Speech Night at the Oscars
Open to the Public Speech Presentation
(more details to come)
For more dates and schedules of all school club activities visit the Events schedule on the Elmwood-Murdock website
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.
Check out the calendar on the Elmwood Website (it's to the right) ---->>>>
If the date is TAN (Beige) then there is something to do in town that day!!
Send me Elmwood-Murdock events you would like me to place on the calendar at email@example.com
Message from Anne (the new Director)
Did you know that your community library is a great source for technology?
The Elmwood Library has three desktop computers and one laptop ready for public use.
- Check your email!
- Do your homework!
- Read the news!
- Watch a YouTube video!
The library has headphones too. Plug them in and watch your Netflix movies in relative privacy. Just don't laugh out loud too hard or the librarian might get jealous.
The library also has free wifi. Bring your own laptop or mobile device and jump on the network. The password is readily available for anyone who asks.
Need to print something? The library has fax/scanner/printer/copier capabilities too. For a nominal fee, you can print documents, homework or even job applications. Our staff is glad to help.
- Need to scan an original document and email it to someone? We can help!
- Need extra copies of your birth certificate? We can help!
- Need to fax something to the social security office? We can help!
Are you unsure of your computer skills? Need a little insight into navigating a website. Our staff can help you get started.
We've helped patrons take online Defensive Driving classes and even find income tax documents. We might not know everything, but we know enough to be dangerous!
Oh, and we have books too.
Be Sure to stop by the library and say HELLO!!
Monday 3- 8pm
Wednesday 2 pm -6 pm
Thursday 10 am - 2 pm
Saturday 10 am - 2 pm
St Paul Methodist Church
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"
God Bless You All and I wish you joy on the St. Valentine's Day :)
Rev. Michael Lee Burgess
Elmwood Christian Church Update
Bits and Pieces 402-994-5755
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:00 – 4:00
Wednesday 9:00 – 12:00 Friday 9:00 – 5:00
Closed on Monday
The Elmwood Village Board and Library are seeking community feedback regarding how we can grow and improve our community and library. We value your feedback, so please consider completing these surveys to continue making Elmwood a great place to live!
The Elmwood Library is seeking feedback on how to better serve the community. The following survey contains questions regarding what the library does well and how the library can improve. Please be as thorough as possible with your answers so we may get the best results. Thank you for helping us improve the Elmwood Library!
The surveys can also be taken online outside of the newsletter by clicking on the categories below.
Elmwood Community Center
(right next door to Elmwood Inspired)
Morning Coffee Bar 8:00 am
Coffee, Tea, Milk
(Milk available, please ask the cook)
Free will offering - suggested $1.00
Noon MealsEat in or Take-out
Please call by 9:30 am to reserve
Suggested price for noon meal is $5.00
Don't forget to send me your news
I know it's January, it's cold, it's the post-holiday doldrums, but there are things happening. Who is in the news, who is making news? This is what I need for the upcoming year
Church Times of Service, dinners, meetings, Bible study
Baseball sign updates
Softball sign updates
Business special events or Open Houses
4-H meeting dates (photos from meetings)
School Accomplishments (high school, college)
Holiday Events & photos (Valentines Day, St Patricks Day, Easter)
SEND ME THE NEWS and PHOTOS to firstname.lastname@example.org
We are currently serving hard ice cream in dishes.
we have 8 different flavors to choose from.
Elmwood C Store
This is a reminder to PLEASE email me upcoming news and events. Or, if you happen to see an event happening, or something fun going on in Elmwood, take a photo and email it to email@example.com
Welcome to our newest community advertiser Burrows Real Estate.
If you would like to advertise your business on the Elmwood website just CLICK here
Prices started at just $25 per month
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.
Country Musc Theatre - Louisville
February 24 - Midnight Wanderers Band
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!
Our Assisted Living/Nursing Care Facility
Seeks caring, devoted individuals.
We have competitive wages & excellent benefits!
PT RN or LPN, 6 pm – 6 am
PT CMA 10 pm – 6 am
FT CNA’s, 2 pm – 10 pm
Weekends Only CNA’s, All Shifts
Weekends Only Housekeeper, 7.5 hrs/day
PT Dietary Assistants, 1-8:30 pm
Free single coverage medical, dental, vision; PayFlex; 401K Plan;
Educational Assistance, Competitive Wages
& Superior Working Environment
Apply in person at 1300 Avenue D, Plattsmouth, NE 68048
or call (402) 296-7330 for more information.
www.thenebraskamasonichome.org for an application – then hand deliver or mail.
Must pass pre-employment physical, drug test, and background checks.
***EOE***Immediate Job Openings
NEST ‘Why I Want to Go to College’ Writing Contest Announced
Lincoln, Neb. (January 8, 2018) – The 16th annual “Why I Want to Go to College” writing contest, sponsored by the Nebraska State Treasurer’s Office and the Omaha Storm Chasers, is getting underway with entries due March 2, 2018. The writing contest is open to seventh and eighth graders.
Twelve winners will receive contributions to Nebraska Educational Savings Trust (NEST) college savings accounts including $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place. Three winners will be chosen from each of Nebraska’s three Congressional districts, and thee winners will be chosen from outside Nebraska.
Nebraska winners will be recognized at home plate on May 6 at the Storm Chasers game at Werner Park in Papillion. Each Nebraska winner will receive four tickets to the game.
“Congratulating contest winners with a ceremony at Werner Park is one of the highlights of the year,” said State Treasurer Don Stenberg, Trustee of NEST. “I enjoy meeting the young people and hearing about their plans for their future, and I also enjoy meeting the parents, grandparents, and siblings who provide enormous support, encouragement, and inspiration to these young people. The writing contest provides an opportunity for young people to learn about saving for higher education and, at the same time, polish their writing skills for high school and later.”
Families can save for college for their children and grandchildren through NEST, the state-sponsored 529 college savings program that allows for tax-free investments and tax-free qualified withdrawals. Nebraska account owners qualify for up to $10,000 a year in state income tax deductions.
Students are asked to reflect in their written entries on the value of education and what they hope to achieve through higher education. Entries are limited to 750 words and must be typed, double-spaced on 8 ½- X 11-inch paper. They will be judged by students and faculty at Midland University in Fremont.
Details about the writing contest are available on the Treasurer’s website at www.treasurer.nebraska.gov/csp/scholarships/essay/college/2018/contest-announcement/.
Entries must be postmarked by March 2, 2018, and mailed to Becki Frishman, Omaha Storm Chasers, 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion, NE 68046.
NEST is a tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan and provides four plans to help make saving for college simple and affordable: NEST Direct College Savings Plan, the NEST Advisor College Savings Plan, the TD Ameritrade 529 College Savings Plan, and the State Farm College Savings Plan. The Nebraska State Treasurer serves as Program Trustee. First National Bank of Omaha serves as Program Manager, and all investments are approved by the Nebraska Investment Council. Families nationwide are saving for college using Nebraska’s 529 College Savings Plans, which have more than 254,000 accounts, including 79,000 in Nebraska. Visit NEST529.com and treasurer.nebraska.gov for more information.
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Nebraska State Treasurer's Office
Nebraska State Capitol, Suite 2005
Post Office Box 94788
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
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