Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - July 22, 2015

LOCAL DANCERS ATTEND THE ALL STAR DANCERS NATIONAL CONVENTION

Maya Madden (Platteview High School), Brenna Milius  and McKenna Jones (Louisville High School) recently attended the ALL STAR DANCERS National Convention in New York City.  They were selected to participate in the convention when they performed a jazz large group routine at the Rainbow Dance Competition in Omaha, NE.  Brenna, McKenna and Maya have been students at the 5678 Dance Studio in Springfield for 10 years.  The five day convention included a dance workshop and "mock audition" taught by the World Famous Radio City Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall.  They also attended classes at New York's premier dance studio, The Broadway Dance Center and Workshops with Broadway Show Performers taught by a member of the Wicked dance cast from Broadway.
Brenna is a freshman at Louisville High School and is the daughter of David and Tracy Milius.
McKenna is a freshman at Louisville High School and is the daughter of Logan and Cheryl Jones.
Maya is a sophomore at Platteview High School and is the granddaughter of Kathy Diesing.
Ms Crystal Arch, owner of 5678 Dance Studio in Springfield attended the convention with her students.

 

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McKenna Jones, Brenna Milius, Maya Madden, Ms Crystal Arch

 

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McKenna Jones, Brenna Milius, Maya Madden

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AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT IN SPRINGFIELD

Springfield American Legion Post 143 will host the Area B- 2 Seniors baseball tournament starting on Friday, 24 July.  In addition to the Springfield team there will be teams from Waverly, Plattsmouth, Platte Valley (players from Ashland and Yutan), Concordia, Swain Construction (players from Omaha Roncalli). and Schwisow Construction (players from Lincoln Lutheran).  Springfield's first game is at 8:00 p.m. on Friday.  Games will be played at 2:30, 5:30 and 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Other first round games are Schwisow Construction and Swain Construction at 2:30, followed by Concordia and Platte Valley at 5:30.  Games will be played Monday, 27 July at 5:30 and 8:00 p.m. and the championship game is Tuesday, 28 July at 5:30 p.m.

 Admission is $5.00 for adults, Seniors and Veterans is $3.00, Students age 8-18, $3.00.

 

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SPRINGFIELD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

BIG GARDEN MARKET

SATURDAY JULY 25

9:30 – 11:00AM

IN THE PARKING LOT – 480 MAIN STREET

 

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Award-winning author Janet Syas Nitsick of Springfield will sign copies of her recent release, Courtships and Carriages, a Christian historical romance, as well as previous works of Lockets and LanternsSeasons of the Soul, and anthology with Ruth Ann Nordin titled Bride by Arrangement, from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 28; 4 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 30 and July 31; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2 during the Sarpy County Fair, Commercial Building, Springfield, Neb.    

Janet Syas Nitsick,
author of Best of Year book, Seasons of the Soul, inspiring-historical romance, Lockets and Lanterns, and historical western romantic anthology, Bride by Arrangement, and sweet, Christian-historical romance, Courtships and Carriages
http://www.JanetSyasNitsick.com

 

SPRINGFIELD MEMORIAL LIBRARY

 

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EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT #3

DRIVER EDUCATION

2015 Fall SCHEDULE

PLATTEVIEW

14801 S 108th Street

Springfield, NE 68059

402-339-3606

INSTRUCTOR:                    TBA

CLASSROOM DATES:       September 19th, 26th, October 3rd, 10 and 17th

CLASSROOM TIME:           8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

BEHIND-THE-WHEEL:       September 19th November 21st

 

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ASK THE MASTER GARDENER

Springfield Fair Master Gardeners will be available to answer your gardening questions from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. every Thursday morning at the Sarpy County Fairgrounds garden (barring rain) now till October.

 

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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.)

Sunday Acoustic Music!

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

.July

5th – Tim Koehn

12th – April Manning

19th – Sue Murray

26th – Jason Hinze

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Friday Night Music

7:00 – 9:30pm

July

3rd- The Toons

10th – Outloud Band

17th – Plainsong Jane

24th – The Rock Rescue
31st- Wildfire

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

See You at the Winery!

 

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Sarpy County Representative for Sarpy/Cass Board of Health

The Sarpy/Cass Department of Health and Wellness is currently seeking candidates for an opening to serve as the Sarpy County representative on the Sarpy/Cass Board of Health. Functions of the Health Board include: 1) providing policy guidance on the development of

appropriate public health programs; 2) working to educate the citizens of both counties regarding public health issues; 3) providing Board oversight on the Department’s budget and the Health Director’s performance; 4) and ensuring that priority public health needs are being addressed by the staff of the Department.

A letter of interest and background qualifications should be submitted no later than August 6, 2015 to:

Erin Ponec, Office Coordinator

Sarpy/Cass Department of Health and Wellness

701 Olson Drive, Ste. 101
Papillion, NE 68046402
3394334 x201
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HAPPENING NEARBY

 

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GODSPELL CAST

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Pictured : Back row L-R:  Josh Parker, Piper Monson, Noelle Bohaty, Matt Bailey, Wade Mumford, Ellie Kroeger, Ross Mumford

Front row L-R:  Jessie Kellerman, Aaron Spracklin and Catheirne Bobst

 

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Bubble Soccer 2015

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FIDDLE WORKSHOP

Internationally acclaimed fiddler, Julie Lyonn Lieberman, will be giving fiddle workshops in November in the Old Avoca (Nebraska) Schoolhouse.  On Friday , November 13, starting at 7 PM, the subjects will be  "Six Approaches to Jamming", and "Modal Improvisation".  On Saturday, November 14, starting at 9 AM, the topics will be "Gypsy Jazz" and "One Tune, Five Styles".  These workshops are appropriate for any string player who desire to open their ears to new ways of making music.

JULIE LYONN LIEBERMAN has helped develop the alternative string field over the last thirty-five+ years through her work as an educator, author, radio producer, composer, recording artist, journalist, and performer. Her former students have toured with Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Celine Dion, Billy Joel, and one of her former students plays regularly on Dancing with the Stars.

Pre-registration is required.  For more information, and to register, click on the following link:

http://greenblattandseay.com/workshop_fiddle_lieberman.shtml

For questions, contact
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       -Will Rogers

 

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Springfield State Bank Xmas Open House
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Breakfast with Santa
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Library Cookie Walk
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Springfield at Heart Community Dinner
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