Hometown Happenings

Hot Hometowns 06/05/2024

W 5th St from Hwy 12 to Iowa St is closed for construction. Please use the 6th St entrance to access the St. Rose parking lot.

The Crofton Senior Center will have a “Walk in the Park” plant fundraiser on Saturday, June 8th, from 10am to 1pm at Crofton’s South Park. Stock up on your flowers and support the senior center. Special thank you to Diane’s Greenhouse for donating her beautiful plants.

Birthday Bingo at the Senior Center is Wednesday, June 19th, at 1pm. This month’s bingo is sponsored by the Volunteers at Main Street Treasures, and the cake is sponsored by Farmers & Merchants State Bank.

HAWAIIAN FUN DAY: Thursday, June 20th @ 5:00pm, the Senior Center is celebrating the Summer Solstice, the official start of the season. Wear your favorite Hawaiian attire or summer clothing and join them prior to the evening meal for some fun, laughs, and a refreshment.

Mass will be held at St. Rose on July 6th at 4:30pm for all CHS Alumni with special intension for the Class of 1984. They will remember those classmates that we have lost, and the first couple of church pews are intended for alumni of the class of 1984 and their family members.

Crofton’s Alumni Banquet is Saturday, July 6th, at St. Rose Hall. If you haven’t already done so, send in your dues and your meal reservation soon to help with the planning. 5-year anniversary classes will be honored and have reserved seating.

Crofton’s Dam Race is Saturday, July 27th. Register yourself as an individual, or put together a team. If you don’t feel like racing, volunteer to help with the race. It’s a lot of fun and brings a lot of people to Crofton.

Meals at the Senior Citizens Center are served Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday at noon and Thursday at 5:30pm. Please call the senior center at 402-388-2365 at least 2 hours in advance to be signed up for a meal. Dine in, to-go, and delivery meals are available. Coffee and Conversation is every Monday starting at 8:30am. Bingo is played on Mondays and Fridays from 1 to 3pm, and Exercise Classes are held on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30pm and Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30am.

The Crofton Community Sign would love to announce your special messages such as birthdays, anniversaries, retirements, thank you, and congratulatory messages. Please contact Erin Dennis at 605-760-4470 to get information on how to get messages for your loved ones on the community sign. Personal messages are $5/day plus tax. This money goes to Main Street Treasures to pay for electricity and maintenance at the sign.

CHS Alumni Books are available for sale at People’s Grocery, and School Lunch Cookbooks are available at Main Street Treasures. Buy yours while they last!

Visit Crofton Community School’s events calendar at croftonschools.org for information about upcoming school events.

Crofton Community Club meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at 6:30pm. Join us! Meetings are held at various locations throughout the community. Be sure to join in 2024!

Main Street Treasures is a non-profit thrift store operated by volunteers. The store sells clothing, housewares, small furniture, small appliances, lawn & garden items, toys, baby stuff, hunting accessories, and other items. Proceeds benefit the Crofton area. The store is open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 10am to 6pm, and Saturdays 10am to 3pm.

Crofton Community Club members: If you have an update or information to send to the public, please email us at croftoncommunityclub@gmail.com or message us on Facebook, and we will try to share your information. Continue to watch our social media pages and website at www.crofton-nebraska.com for more information.

Crofton Community Club Bucks make GREAT gifts for teachers, pastors, employees, grown children, & friends! They can be redeemed at any of our member locations, keeping dollars right here in our community. A full list of members is available on our website www.crofton-nebraska.com. Please call ahead to order: Larry Cooper at Farmers & Merchants State Bank. 402-388-4344. These “Bucks” work just like a check and cannot be redeemed for cash, so it is best to order in small increments of $10-$20

The Crofton Community Club is always looking for individuals and businesses to strive for the future of Crofton. Dues are reasonable and help support activities in and around the Crofton area. Visit our website or like us on Facebook and print off a new member form, or ask a current member for information. We would love to add you or your business to our list of members in 2024!

Watch our community calendar on www.crofton-nebraska.com for information about things happening in Crofton. 

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