Hometown Happenings

1/20/2021 – HOT HOMETOWNS on Hot Country 93.1

Hello Crofton! We have experienced many changes in the past several months, and the Crofton Community Club is working hard to keep you up-to-date with public service announcements, closings, cancellations, and postponements. While we plan to continue with social distancing to protect the most vulnerable, we hope to connect with you via radio, social media, email, and phone. Please call your neighbors and loved ones and make sure they have what they need. Remember your local charities, churches, and businesses, and look for ways to support them, even if you cannot patronize them at this time. Be kind and be patient with service providers. You may want to call ahead before going places to make sure that they are accepting visitors. While we may not all be together, know that we are not alone.

The Crofton Community Sign would love to announce your special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, retirements, thank you, and congratulatory messages. Please contact Erin Dennis at 402-388-4204 to get information on how to get messages for your loved ones on the community sign. Announcements for nonprofit entities and for church and school events and activities are free.

Lewis & Clark State Recreation Area has Valentine’s Day Getaway packages – reserve your cabin from February 12th to the 15th to unlock a 30% discount for a minimum two-night stay at one of the 10 cabins, and check out the $25 add on including early check in, late check out, complimentary champagne, wine, or cider, sausage and cheese snack platter, bouquet of assorted flowers, cheesecake, drink tickets to CJ’s at the Lake, and more! Call 402-388-4169 to book today!

St. Rose of Lima’s Unity Supper and Grand Auction is Covid Style this year. The Virtual Grand Auction will be Saturday, February 13th, the silent auction will be February 12th, 13th, and 14th, and the Unity Supper Meal will be drive-through on Sunday, February 14th from 5 to 7pm. Meal tickets are $25 each and must be purchased in advance. Tickets are available at Uptown Style, Town & Country Insurance, Main Street Treasures, and St. Rose School/Parish Office. Auction Items are needed – Call Joyce Stevens or Curt Arens by January 23rd to be included in the Grand Auction. Contact Wendy Wieseler to be included in the Silent Auction.

The Crofton Senior Center is doing a soup fundraiser for February. They will be taking orders for Chili and Chicken Noodle Soup. $5 for a 32-ounce container. Pick up is Saturday, February 20th from noon to 4pm. The senior center will need your order by noon on Friday, February 12th.

Meals at the Senior Citizens Center are served Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at noon and Thursday at 5:30. Please call the senior center at 402-388-2365 at least 2 hours in advance to be signed up for a meal.

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.

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 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 or Alicia Thunker 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 2021!

Erin Dennis

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