Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - November 19, 2014

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KODY KRAPP MEMORIAL BENEFIT

Friends and family of Kody Krapp, 6-year old son of Chad and Kelly Krapp of Gretna are hosting a benefit pancake feed and silent auction in memory of Kody, who passed away November 6, 2014 after complications from open-heart surgery.

Memorial benefit will be held Sunday November 23 at the Fire Hall, 512 Washington Street in Dorchester, NE from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm with free-will donations at the door.  Alternately, donations any be made at any Pinnacle Bank in the state of Nebraska or mailed to:

Pinnacle Bank
C/O Kody Krapp Fund
Box 66
Crete, NE 68333

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TRIBUTE TO SPRINGFIELD NATIVE

FALLEN HERO

MARINE STAFF SGT. MIKE BOCK

Senator Larry Metz of Florida presented a Bill to the Florida legislator to honor the Fallen Heroes. The Governor signed the Bill to dedicate part of a State Highway “SSgt Michael A Bock Memorial Highway”.This ceremony is scheduled January 30, 2015.

For more information on Mike, go to SSgt Michael A Bock on Facebook.

There are videos that shares information of Mike growing up in Nebraska, receiving Mike back to Nebraska at Offutt, and still pictures of Mike being awarded the "Silver Star" by the President of the United States in Omaha.

To learn more about SSgt. Mike Bock’s Marine career,

Click here:

Mike Bock ABV Story

 

 

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COAT GIVEWAY

For the 5th year in a row the Springfield St. Joseph Knights of Columbus are participating in a worldwide program to give away New Winter coats to children in need. The coats vary in size and typically fit Girls and Boys from Elementary thru Middle school children. If you have a child or children or if you know of someone who has a child or children in need of a new Winter Coat and cannot afford to purchase one please call me and we will try to get you fixed up. (402-707-8426) (This is strictly a confidential activity run by the St. Joseph Knights of Columbus) 

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THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE

NOVEMBER 26, 6:30PM

OUR REEDMER LUTHERAN CHURCH

305 NO. 3RD ST. (3RD & ELM)

SPRINGFIELD

402-253-2893

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VFW COMMUNITY BREAKFAST

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30

All you care to eat pancakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, hash browns, ham and sausage links and patties.  Orange juice coffee or milk included.  Price is $6.50 which includes a $1.50 donation.  Serving from 8:00 a.m. until noon.

 

 

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MARGIE TREMBLEY CHAPEAUX HATS

TRAVEL TO FRANCE

Margie Trembley, co-owner of Springfield Artworks recently was selected to have three of her Margie Trembley Chapeaux creations photographed in Paris, France for Ish magazine, a new web magazine out next year.

Camille Renee, architectural photographer from Des Moines, IA took Margie's hats with her for the photo shoot which included the Eiffel Tower, The Opera House, a Paris Hotel and other locations.

"I was so excited to be asked by Camille to take photos of my hats in Paris," Margie said when describing the invitation from Camille. "I look forward to sharing those pictures soon." A couple have appeared on the Margie Trembley a Chapeaux and Margie Trembley Facebook pages.

 

SPRINGFIELD ARTWORKS

CELEBRATES 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Springfield Artworks continues to celebrate its fifth anniversary in business in Springfield all this month. Stop in to wish them continued success. Platte River Christmas, a celebration of the importance of the Platte River continues through December. Special art demos and art talks will be given in December on Saturdays.

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LOCAL AUTHOR WINS CONTEST

Ruth Ann Nordin of Springfield received first place for the first 1,000 words of her upcoming romance, His Convenient Wife, in the Heart of America Christian Writers Network contest of Overland Park, Kan., last week. Janet Syas Nitsick of Springfield placed second in that same contest for her recently released romance, Courtships and Carriages

 

 

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SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY

TREE DECORATING CRAFT DAY

DECEMBER 4, 3:30 – 4:30PM

MAKE ORNAMENTS TO DECORATE THE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE

ALL AGES WELCOME 

XmasTree

SPRINGFIELD COMMUNITY

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

DECEMBER 4, 7:00PM

URBAN PARK, 2ND & MAIN

 

 

 

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SPRINGFIELD AT HEART COMMUNITY DINNER

Save the Date

December 13, 2014
First United Methodist Church
5:00-7:30 pm
Turkey, Ham, and all the trimmings
Free will donations accepted at the door split among the churches in town
Door prizes
Everyone Welcome!

Questions: 402-990-9933

 

 

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COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Please mark your calendars for Sunday Dec. 14th for the next Blood Drive in Springfield. It begins at 8:00am and runs till 1:00pm at the Springfield Fire Dept. To make an appointment, you can call 402-253-8301 or signup on line @ www.redcrossblood.org  sponsor code 0099111. Hope to see you there.

-Your Springfield Knights of Columbus (sponsor) and the Red Cross.

 

 

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FoodDrive

 

 

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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.)

COMING UP …

Sunday Acoustic Music!

No cover charge - music is from 2-5 pm.

November

2nd - Sam Swerczek

9th - Daniel Christian

16th - Ken Sitler

23rd - Adam Richardson

30th - Ken Sitler

Check out upcoming performers and events at www.soaringwingswine.com!

See You at the Winery! 

 

 

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HAPPENING NEARBY

Night in Bethlehem Flyer 2014-2

 

 

 

 

Advent Service schedule 2014

 

 

 

 

Holiday Extravaganza Schedule

 

 

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Parade of Homes 2

 

 

 


Cass County Food Pantry for Thanksgiving

 

 

 

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~All glory comes from daring to begin.

-Eugene F. Ware

 

Thanks to all Springfield E-Newsletter readers.

 Connie Manzer

   

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Fri Dec 08 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Springfield State Bank Xmas Open House
Sat Dec 09 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Breakfast with Santa
Sat Dec 09 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Library Cookie Walk
Sat Dec 09 @ 5:00PM - 07:30PM
Springfield at Heart Community Dinner
Sun Dec 10 @ 8:00AM - 01:00PM
Springfield Community Blood Drive
Thu Dec 14 @ 6:30PM -
Family Cookie Decorating Party @the Library
Sat Dec 16 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
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Sun Dec 17 @ 4:00PM -
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