MANLEY NEWSLETTER

AUGUST 30, 2017


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***Manley Board of Trustees meets the 2ND Thursday of the month in the Community Building at 7PM.  THE NEXT ONE IS THUR., SEPTEMBER 14TH.   AS ALWAYS, THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Please keep in mind that just merely contacting a board member does not fix a problem.  We invite you to the meetings to voice your input, whether you are a resident or not.   IF you would like a discussion with you about something, please contact the Village Clerk, at least 24 hours before the meeting to ensure it is added to the agenda, per Nebraska Law. 


*Please contact our Zoning Administrator, Betty Meyer (who is also our Village Chairperson) about any building projects.  You might need a building permit.  Better to check with her than to start a project and find out you needed one. 

Congratulations to Dan Timm for winning the BBQ contest at the Cass County Fair.

American Soy Scents would like to thank everyone who attended the Cass County Fair and stopped by to say hello!

Thank you to Denise Swenson who has put in so much time getting the flower beds ready.

Thank you to Mickey Dalton for getting our new flag pole and lighting up.

Thank you to all who helped with the parade handing out candy and our Pillage the Village flyers!

In case you haven’t been to the new website, please take a few minutes to look around.  We will be discussing this at the September board meeting and taking notes and ideas for changing this website.  It looks nice, however, we know we need to make some changes and value your input. 


VILLAGE OF MANLEY BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND CONTACT INFO!

CHAIRPERSON – BETTY MEYER 402.234.5232

VICE CHAIR – DENISE SWENSON  402.677.2587

WATER COMMISSIONER – MICKEY DALTON   402.234.2314

AT LARGE MEMBER – TIM GLAS  515.402.7185

AT LARGE MEMBER – ADAM ZIEROTT  402.234.2012

OUR VILLAGE OFFICE NUMBER IS 402.234.2304

JOLENE DALTON IS THE VILLAGE CLERK. 

THESE NUMBERS AND OTHER ITEMS ARE ON OUR WEBSITE!!!

JUST GOOGLE, VILLAGE OF MANLEY NEBRASKA!     

 


 

*Manley Residents and outlying Residents within the zoning area, if you are having a garage sale this summer and would like to announce it, please send an email to me!  Free advertising! or go to the link below for free!!!

FREE!!!!!  CHECK THIS OUT!!!  GARAGE SALE REGISTRY!!!

REGISTER YOUR GARAGE SALE HERE FREE!

https://goo.gl/7AwyC3 

AND VIEW THEM ALL HERE………….     

www.CassSales.com


 

Cub Scouts Wanted!

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The Louisville Area food bank will have new hours beginning Sept. 7th
The Louisville Area Food Bank will be open on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 6-7 p.m. beginning on Sept. 7th.
The food bank is located in the First Christian Church 304 Main St. next to Copple's in Louisville.
Low income residents are welcome to come to the twice a month give away. Please bring a box to put items in.
This food bank is for residents of the Louisville Public School District.
Questions contact Pastor Cathy at 402-677-9606 or Pastor Bob at 402-234-2055.
The Louisville Area Food Bank is always looking for donations of food as well.


Western Feeders 4-H club summer meetings

The Western Feeders 4-H club was very active this summer. They met a total of five times this summer. On May 25, 2017, they went to Dean and Judy's Iris Patch located in Elmwood, NE. The members walked around and toured the garden taking pictures. Carleen Dowling told the club about the Iris garden. There were reminders about tagging for sheep and goats and discussion at this meeting that the club would like to paint Barn Quilts for the 50th Anniversary of the Cass County Fair to be displayed at the Fairgrounds. On June 14, 2017, the Western Feeders 4-H club met at the Cupp-Whiteman home and after a supper of hotdogs and hamburgers designed two Barn Quilts to be painted for the Cass County Fair. They also painted boards for the livestock pens. A short meeting followed with reminders about entering animals in the Cass County and State Fair. The next evening, June 15, 2017, several members gathered around 6:30 at the Caddy home to continue painting one barn quilt that had a 4-H theme. On July 19, 201,7 another meeting occurred at the Caddy home to finish the two barn quilts that were to be taken to the Cass County Fair. The members also brought items to stuff backpacks for back to school supplies and these backpacks were voted to be given to District 145 for children that needed these items. Several reminders were given about state fair along with Cass County Fair. State Fair entries are due online by 11:59pm on August 31. Ak-Sar-Ben entries are due online then as well. The club was also reminded to keep collecting pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House. The Club decided their next meeting would be held on August 12, 2017 at the Cass County Fair. At the meeting held at the Cass County Fair before the Premium Sale members told everyone what their favorite things was at the fair. There were varied responses from showing animals to getting a ribbon at the static exhibits. Several members said their favorite things was seeing the barn quilts that they had worked so hard on exhibited at the fair. All members, parents and leaders celebrated the busy and productive summer with ice cream, pie and root beer floats. Respectively submitted, Olivia Cupp-Whiteman, club newsreporter.



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The Plattsmouth Harvest Festival

Where Corn is Still King

SEPTEMBER 7-10, 2017

4 days of pageantry, activities and celebrations for the entire family

Full Schedule Here

 


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Cass & Sarpy Coalitions Merge to Form T.E.A.M
For the last 15 years, Tobacco Free Sarpy and Tobacco Free Cass County have been educating, advocating, and fighting big tobacco to address the multiple negative impacts of tobacco in our community. In August, the two coalitions officially joined forces and created Tobacco Education & Advocacy of the Midlands (T.E.A.M).
Do you know how tobacco affects our community?
Our Health. Smoking is still the #1 cause of preventable death, killing 6 million people a year, including 2,500 Nebraskans. That’s more than the entire population of Ashland that dies every single year, right here in the good life. Families are losing their mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, and grand parents because of tobacco. There are walks in the park, job promotions, baseball games, home purchases, weddings, and graduations – all missed because of a product that if used correctly; will maim or kill you. 
Our Youth. The tobacco industry spends over a million dollars an hour on marketing. Internal tobacco marketing documents prove that the industry spends those dollars specifically marketing to ages 12-15. In Nebraska – 1,800 youth under age 18 become daily smokers each year. 
 
Our Budget. Businesses lose $532 million worth of productivity due to smoking, plus Nebraska spends $795 million on smoking-related health care costs per year. That means state tax payers are annually spending $727 per person, regardless of age, on smoking-related health care expenses and lost productivity. Nebraska also has the 9thlowest cigarette taxes in the U.S. 
 
Our Environment. Cigarette waste is the #1 littered item on the planet. These butts are filled with cancer causing chemicals that get into our soil, groundwater, lakes, streams, sidewalks, and playgrounds.
 
The coalition is led by Autumn Burns, T.E.A.M Sarpy Coordinator and Becky Smart, T.E.A.M Cass Coordinator under fiscal agent CHI Midlands Health. A Steering Committee representing multiple community sectors advocating for tobacco-free environments includes T.E.A.M Chair, Sarpy/Cass Health Department Assistant Health Director Jenny Steventon; T.E.A.M Chair- Elect, City of Plattsmouth Recreation Director Michael Lennon; Sarpy County CASA Program Director Paula Creps; Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce Director Cindy Cruse; Pavilion at Twin Creek Property Manager Cindy Dropinski; American Red Cross Disaster Program Manager Mike Francis; Novatis Respiratory Clinical Specialist Dee Humm; Bellevue Housing Authority Executive Director Carolyn Pospisil; and Sarpy Community YMCA Executive Director Katlin Wilson.
 
T.E.A.M meets every 4th Thursday of the month from 11:30-12:30pm at CHI Health Midlands in the Smith Suite. Please join us next month, we serve a light lunch. For questions please call 402-593-3022 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
 
Funding provided by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services/Tobacco Free Nebraska Program as a result of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.

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CASS COUNTY

VETERANS SERVICE OFFICE

MOBILE LOCATIONS:

1st Friday of the Month-Eagle (Community Center)- 1-5pm

2nd Friday of the Month-Weeping Water (Library)- 1-5pm

3rd Friday of the Month-Greenwood (Library)- 1-5pm

Please call our office @ 402-296-9368 to schedule an appointment


 

2017 SHOWS at CORNHUSKER COUNTRY MUSIC THEATER:

September 2 - Jamie Williams & Friends

September 16 - Irish Donahoo & Ty Seeger

September 30 -Fred Larson & Friends

October 14 - Anniversary Show

October 28 - Larry Hansen & Friends

November 11 - Warren Brewer & Friends

November 25 - Plum Tuckered

December 9 - Christmas Show for Young Musicians

* Due to the 2nd Sunday in April being Palm Sunday, our monthly

jam session is being moved up one week to April 2nd.

 


 

 Gifford Farm Fall Festival

Sept. 16th and 17th, 2017

Saturday and Sunday 10-4pm

Admission- $5.00 age 2 and up

Hayride, Gifford Farm Programs, & Outdoor Nature Classroom included in admission price!

“Come on Down to the Farm for a

Day of Old Fashioned Farm Fun!”

Proceeds to benefit Gifford Farm Educational Programs

Mini Horse rides for the lil’ cowboys and cowgirls,

offered by LaRue’s Little Pony Rides ($5 per ride)

Hay rack rides, Farm & Exotic Animal visits, STARLAB, Games, Raptor Presentations, Farmers Market, Hourly Raffles, Food Booths & More!

Come play in our

Outdoor Nature Classroom!

Food concessions available 11-3:00

Call for more information 402-597-4920

700 Camp Gifford Rd, Bellevue, NE 68005

(From Fort Crook Rd and Southroads Mall in Bellevue, go east on Childs Rd until it becomes Camp Gifford Rd. Continue east 1. 2 miles through Fontenelle Forest to Gifford Farm)

We accept cash or check only, please!

Look for us on Facebook at ESU#3-Gifford Farm Education Center


 

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