Springfield Wednesday Newsletter - July 29, 2015

 

LOCAL RIDERS EXCEL

 

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Madison Nash, 13 of Springfield and her Quarter Horse gelding were the Champions in the Two-Year Old Gelding Lunging Halter class at the Fonner Park State 4-H Horse Expo.  Madison is the daughter of Bob and Tammy Nash.

Photo Credit:  ©2015 Faye Zmek Photography, All Rights Reserved

 

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Hannah Wiese, 14 of Papillion and her horse, Im Blistering Hot were the Champions in the Junior Showmanship, Junior Western Pleasure and Junior Western Horsemanship classes at the Fonner Park State 4-H Horse Expo in Grand Island. Hannah is the daughter of John Wiese.  She is a member of the Riverview Riders 4-H Club. Her trainer is Lisa Hathaway Performance Horses.

Photo Credit:  ©2015 Faye Zmek Photography, All Rights Reserved

 

The Fonner Park State 4-H Horse Expo in Grand Island hosted 418 exhibitors ages 10-18, showing 673 horses with 1362 entries.  Over 50 counties were represented at the 5 day event

Competitions included Hippology, Horse Judging, Halter, Showmanship, Western Events including Pleasure, Horsemanship, Trail, Western Riding, Reining, Advanced Pleasure and Horsemanship; Speed Events including Barrel Racing and Pole Bending; English Events including Elementary Dressage, Hunt Seat Equitation, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunter Hack, Advanced Hunt Seat Equitation and Advanced Hunter Under Saddle;  Ranch Horse Events -  Ranch Horse Pleasure and Working Ranch Horse; and Roping Events including Break-A-Way Roping, Calf Roping, Dally Team Roping Heading and Dally Team Roping Heeling.

 COMPLETE RESULTS CAN BE FOUND AT:
http://animalscience.unl.edu/anscdistrictstate4-hshowresults

 

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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

 

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SPRINGFIELD UNITEDMETHODIST

BIG GARDEN MARKET

SATURDAY AUGUST 8

9:30 – 11:00AM

IN THE PARKING LOT – 480 MAIN STREET

 

 

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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.

August

2nd – The Wildwoods

9th – Sue Murray

16th – Jeff Tomes

23rd – Tracy Skretta

30th – Katie Logan

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Friday Night Music

7:00 – 9:30pm

August

7th- Out of the Fire with Rick Spurgin

14th – Swampboy Blues Band

21st – Soldiers of Soul

28th – Outloud

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 68046, 4023394334 x201, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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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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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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~ If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

-Milton Berle


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Connie Manzer

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