Hometown Happenings

4/14/2021 – HOT HOMETOWNS on Hot Country 93.1

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 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.

Meals at the Senior Citizens Center are served Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at noon and Thursday at 6:00. Please call the senior center at 402-388-2365 at least 2 hours in advance to be signed up for a meal. The senior center plans to reopen on Monday, April 19th with lunch, and BINGO will restart in May. To-go and delivery meals will still be available.

The Senior Center is having a cleaning day on April 16th to get ready for reopening day. They will sweep, mop, scrub, dust, and polish. If you have time and would like to help, please join them at 1pm on Friday, April 16th. Bring your favorite cleaning products and rags.

The Senior Center is planning a fundraiser night on Thursday, April 22nd. They will have chicken for dinner with some special little surprises and ask for an additional donation of cash or some items needed. Contact the senior center for a list of requested items. They will have limited seating in order to maintain social distancing, so make your reservation for the fundraiser night early!

The Crofton Softball Fields will have a Field Clean Up Day on Saturday, April 24th, at 1pm. Bring your rakes, gloves, leaf blowers, and other lawn care equipment.

Crofton Community blood Drive, Wednesday, May 5th from 12:30 to 6:00pm at the Crofton Auditorium. Set up your appointment today by visiting lifeservebloodcenter.org or calling 800-287-4903.

The Knights of Columbus are planning a pancake breakfast benefit for the Thoene family on Sunday, April 25th. Kendall has been hospitalized in Omaha for several weeks, and the Knights of Columbus want to help the family with travel, lodging, medical, and other expenses incurred.

City of Crofton is having an informational presentation and meeting with Miller Engineering & Associates on Thursday, April 15th at 6:30pm at the City Auditorium to discuss the sewer project. Topics include: state requirements, mechanical vs lagoon, possible financing, and the timeline.

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 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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