Hometown Happenings

05/08/2019 – HOT HOMETOWNS on KK93

The Crofton Community Club in partnership with Crofton Community Schools will be holding a community clean up day this Friday, May 10th. Join us at about 12:20pm to help clean up the parks, city signs, city cemetery, softball fields, highway, and area next to the elementary school to prepare it for the summer months. You will want to bring garden tools, rakes, and gloves. Extra help could be used at the flower bed east of the elementary school, the North Park, and the South Park. This is a fun partnership for the community and the schools.

Senior Center News:
May 8th-the Caregivers Support Group meets at 1:30
The Senior Center has Bingo every Monday and Friday.
Vial of Life updates Thursday the 9th.
Birthday luncheon bingo party the 15th
Board meeting the 21st
Closed Memorial Day

St. Rose News:
Wednesday, May 8 — Spring Concert & Raffle –7:00, Matinee @ 2:30
Thursday, May 9 — Campus Clean Up Day
Sunday, May 12 — 8th Grade Graduation Mass 8:30
Tuesday, May 14 — Preschool Graduation @ 7:00
Thursday, May 16 — Last Day of School

Attention Lake Area Residents:
Come on down and meet the Crofton Fire and Rescue along with Yankton County Search & Rescue and Knox and Cedar County Sheriff’s Departments at a meet and greet. Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at Lewis & Clark Visitor Center Picnic Shelter on Highway 121. Equipment demos, grilling hot dogs, and cool trucks.

Healing Hope Ministries presents the Walk to Remember on Sunday, June 23rd from 5-7pm at the city auditorium. Check in at 5pm, walk begins at 5:30pm, and meal and raffle from 6 to 7pm. T shirt orders are due by May 31st. Go to www.healinghopes.com. This walk is to honor and remember children gone too soon and to build communities to support one another.

Crofton Community Club’s Annual 4-Person Scramble Golf Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, May 19th. Start getting your teams ready! This tournament supports the Crofton Community Club’s scholarships. We will give 2 – $500 scholarships to Crofton graduates.

Crofton Annual Assisted Living 5K Fun Run/Walk is Saturday, May 25th from 7:30 to 10:30am. Hosted by Crofton Assisted Living. Pre-registration fee is $20. Registration fee the day of the race $25. Free t-shirt is included with entry. Registration begins on May 25th at 7pm with the 5K walk starting at 7:30 and the 5K run starting at 8am. Prizes will be awarded for each age group and a special prize will be awarded to a walker by drawing.

The annual baseball and fireworks with the Crofton Blue Jays playing the Wynot Expos is scheduled for July 3rd at 7:30pm.

The Crofton Class of 1974 is hosting the 54th annual Crofton High School Alumni Banquet on Saturday, July 6th at St. Rose Hall. Social time is at 5pm and Dinner and short program will follow at 7pm.

Start your training, and get your teams together for the second annual Crofton’s Dam Race, scheduled for July 27th. It’s a new triathlon at Lewis & Clark Lake. Competitors kayak 1.5 miles on the lake, run a 5K through the Weigand Campground, and bike 12 miles into downton Crofton for a BBQ celebration. Individual participants or teams are welcome! New this year are a half marathon, 5K, and a 12-mile bike ride as individual events. Register at www.allsportscentral.com.

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. Main Street Treasures is open Wednesdays 10am to 8pm, Thursdays and Fridays, 10am to 6pm, Saturdays 10am to 2pm, and the first Sunday of the month 10am to 1pm.

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 are 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! Please download the PDF membership form for both individuals/couples and businesses – HERE

Erin Dennis

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