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 Elmwood St. Paul UMC Cass County Food Bank

There is a new location for the Cass County Food Bank.

The Food Bank has moved to the previous Village Office location. 

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Modern Waffle Coming to Elmwood

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Gourmet waffles from the Modern Waffle is our area's latest food craze!

The last fundraiser they held earlier this year was a sell-out!! 

"Pie Ride" Bike Ride

The next and LAST Pie Ride for the season is August 19th and will be held at the Elmwood Christian Church.

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The Elmwood Pie Ride 1st and 3rd Thursday, August
Join our Facebook group for themes and specials!

Pizza by the Slice, 5 pm - 9 pm
The Quonset Bar and Grill has drinks on sale, pizza by the slice, and a full menu.
Elmwood Convenience Store sells pizza slices plus grab and go items
DELICIOUS Dessert Pie, 5pm - 8pm

County Fair Update

Here are some photos from the County Fair, which is my FAVORITE time of the year. If you would like to share your county fair or State Fair photos please email them to editor@elmwoodnebraska.com 

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There were several young new 4-H'ers this year that showed goats. It was so much fun to watch their excitement and new families experiencing the fair in a whole new way. 

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Ben Wiley just loves his goat and his Goat "Deer" won Grand Champion for him. 

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Harrison Clements also won Grand Championship on his wooden cutting board. I absolutely LOVE this one made from cherry and walnut. I have a thing for cutting boards. 

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The county fair is all about friends and taking a step back to enjoy life. The Fair Board did a wonderful job this year and here is looking to next year. 

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Elmwood Farmers Market News 

New vendors brought their homemade sourdough bread and it was a big hit. 

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Why buy produce at the grocery store when you can get fresh local veggies right here in Elmwood. 

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We have an amazing collection of vendors with vegetables, produce, guacamole, salsa, tea, and artisan bread. 

 Produce is exploding and you can go grocery shopping right here in Elmwood. Food to table is a real thing here in Nebraska and is easy to accomplish. Everything in this photo was purchased or grown locally. Below is just a few of the items you will find. 

  • Potatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Peppers
  • Zucchini
  • Squash
  • Okra
  • Sweet Corn
  • Fresh Eggs
  • Cookies

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Stop by and get a glass of Iced Tea, spend some time visiting with friends and enjoy the park.

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Saturdays from now until October

There is still room for MORE VENDORS - No signup, no fee, no mandatory number of times to set up. Just bring your tables and join us!

Join our Elmwood Market Vendor group here for more details or contact Dawn via email 

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We are back with our annual Fall 5K Fun Run/Walk Fundraiser.
This year we have the option to have an IN-PERSON Run!

September 4th, 8 am

 Bess Streeter Aldrich Park in Elmwood.

 

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The virtual run will still be an option and you can do that anytime during the month of September!
$25 to sign up
Below is the link to register today!
https://runsignup.com/Race/NE/Elmwood/ElmwoodRescue5KRunWalk

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Easy Library Links

Online Card Catalog https://elmwoodpubliclibrary.follettdestiny.com/ 

Libby Library App https://help.libbyapp.com/index.htm  

 

Bike Share in Elmwood Nebraska

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In coordination with St Paul Methodist Church, United Methodist Health Fund, Hutchinson, Kansas, and Bits & Pieces five bicycles are available to check out (just like a library book) and ride around town, to the park, or on the trail. 

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  • To check out a bike, you must sign a waiver. General bike share program rules-
    must show a drivers license at check out
  • 12-17 can rent bikes with a parent at check out. Parents take full responsibility and sign a waiver for their child.
  • The bike is due back by the next Bits and Pieces business day. Plans are in the works to get a key dropbox. (Stay tuned.)
  • The condition of the bike is checked at check out and when it is checked back in
    when you check out a bike you are responsible for the bike. Any damage will result in a fee.
    failure to return the bike by the due date will result in the suspension of your ability to check out bikes.
  • No holds/reservations on bikes will be allowed
  • We do not provide helmets. You can bring your own helmet to use while riding the bike.
  • Have fun!!!!

Funding for this project was provided in part by the United Methodist Health Fund, Hutchinson, Kansas.💗 About 30 people attended the official ribbon cutting on April 12th and I was even the first person to check out a bike. It's easy and once you are registered you just add the next date and time to the notebook. 

 NEWSLETTER SUBMISSIONS

Did you know that the initial concept of this online town newsletter more than 15 years ago was supposed to be based around READER SUBMISSIONS!
Yup, that's right. Back then it was harder to send in news. NOW, you can just email news and photos to editor@elmwoodnebraska.com It's that simple. 
 
Remember not everyone has Facebook. Really they don't. 
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Even if you are on Facebook and subscribed to the local Stay in the Elmwood-Murdock Group, Facebook does not show ALL the content and you might miss out. So make sure to submit your news to editor@elmwoodnebraska.com for added exposure.
 
Many rely on the weekly Wednesday text message that links directly to the website. 
Even if they are subscribed to the local Stay in the Elmwood-Murdock Group, Facebook does not show ALL the content and you might miss out. 

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Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun

1:00 - 4:00 pm

The Bess Streeter Aldrich House started its new summer (extended hours) today. 

We can also schedule a private tour on different days for groups of five or more.

Our wedding exhibit goes through August 29. Are you responsible for planning a bridal shower? Why not consider hosting it at the Aldrich House which is already beautifully decorated. Check out some of the more than 20 dresses on display (as early as 1867)!

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Send your updates, announcements, and photos of the events, at editor@elmwoodnebraska.com  

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Village Updates

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 Village Board Meeting

Board meetings are open to the public and are held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.

The meetings are held at the new Village Board office located at the Learning Center on the south side of town. 

Official agendas are posted the day before at the Post Office, Gas Station, and Village Office. Prior to the posting of the agenda, meeting items can be added to the meeting. At the end of each meeting is a Public Comment Section. Attendees have three minutes to speak about anything at this time. Further discussion on the topic can then be added to the next board meeting.  

The agenda is posted at the Elmwood C-Store, the post office, and the Village office.

Minutes can be viewed at the Village office or can be found online.

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ELMWOOD VILLAGE BOARD MINUTES

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Chairperson and Village Board of Elmwood, Nebraska will be held at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at 221 S. 4th Street, which meetings are open to the public. The agenda, which shall be kept continually current, shall be readily available for public inspection at the office of the Village Clerk during normal business hours. Further, please be advised that except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be altered later than twenty-four hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting. The Board of Trustees shall have the right to modify the agenda to include items of an emergency nature only at such a public meeting.


The planning and zoning committee meeting will be held on Monday, August 16, 2021, at 7:00 pm located at 221 S. 4th Street.
Moriah Lenz
Village Clerk
7/21/2021

Wouldn't it be amazing if the board meetings were FULL every time? This is your opportunity to be involved, be "in the know" and learn how to influence how your community grows, how improvements can be made, and how you can participate in the steps needed to MAKE IT HAPPEN.

Village Office Hours

Monday 8:00 - Noon

Tuesday 8:00 - Noon & 12:30 -4:30

Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday 8:00 - Noon & 12:30 -4:30

Friday CLOSED 

Take It Or Leave It Pantry

The free pantry is here to serve our community. It is for neighbors helping neighbors. Take what you need or leave what you can.

Here are some ideas that may be useful:

  • Pasta
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Canned soup
  • Granola bars and snacks
  • Fruit snacks
  • Dry soup mixes
  • Canned meat (chicken, tuna etc)
  • Boxed prepared meal kits (hamburger helper etc) 

Elmwood Food Box

Elmwood #LittleFreePantry

The Little Free Pantry is located between Hufstader Chiropractor, the Elmwood Meat Market, and the Village Hall.  

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Online services are available on their Facebook page.

Sonshine daycare

 

400 West G Street

Elmwood, NE  68349

The daycare phone is 402-994-2384.

Pastor Michelle Chesnut

Cell Phone 402-314-7988  Church Phone: 402-994-6735

E-mail: stpaulelmwood@gmail.com

 Website:  elmwoodmurdockumc.com 

Elmwood Christian Church

Come on in at 9:30 am for some socializing and catching up.

Service starts at 10:00 am

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We are currently serving hard ice cream in dishes.
we have 8 different flavors to choose from.

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402-994-3305

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 Louisville Food Pantry

OPEN: every Thursday, 6:00-7:00pm
LOCATION: 304 Main Street, Louisville

Please come and pick up what you need for your household or a friend’s.
We have canned goods, boxed meals, breakfast items, frozen meats, bread, eggs, baking ingredients, cleaning supplies, personal care items, diapers, and wipes

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