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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012 2:50 pm

The AroundTown section of the Clipper-Herald is to notify the public of upcoming events and to publicize pertinent information from individuals, groups or organizations that are not for profit.


A card shower has been requested for LaVonne Hinkle, she is recovering from a stroke and would appreciate your kind words and encouragement. Cards may be sent to Good Samaritan Hospital, 10 E. 31st, Room 3297 bed 2, Kearney, NE 68845.

Jennie Gutierrez is at Brookstone Village in Omaha for a few weeks for physical rehabilitation. She would enjoy cards and letters. The address is 4330 S. 144 St., Room 304, Omaha, NE 68137.

The family of Elmer Anderson is having an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Overton Family Center to celebrate Elmer’s 80th birthday. No gifts please and everyone is welcome. If unable to attend a greeting may be sent to 501 A. St., Overton, NE 68863.

Harmon Barta will celebrate his 80th birthday on Aug. 12. His family is suggesting a card shower in his honor. Cards may be sent to Harmon Barta, 75138 Rd 429, Lexington, NE 68850.

The Velte Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 12:30 p.m., Grand Generation Center, 407 East 6th, Lexington. Use southeast corner door. Bring picnic dinner, old family photos, stores, names and dates of birth, marriages, deaths of family members to add to Velte Family Book. If not able to attend, email family information to kkmetzger@msn.com

An Open House will be held for Pauline Dodson in honor of her 100th Birthday at Plum Creek Care Center, Saturday, Aug. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.

The children of Steve and Linda Soundy are requesting a card shower for their parents’ 40th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage Aug. 19, 1972. Cards may be sent to: 880 W. St. Clair St., Minden, NE 68959.

There will be an Open House for Ione McHale-Pierce to celebrate her 85th birthday at the Methodist Church Fellowship Hall Sunday, Aug. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. If unable to attend cards may be sent to her at Park Avenue Estates 1811 Ridgeway Dr., Room 17, Lexington, NE 68850.

The family of Bob Reed “the younger” requests cards and prayers for him as he goes through this difficult time. Send cards to: 1215 N. Jefferson, Lexington, NE 68850.

A card shower is requested for Mr. Roger Lucas in honor of his 70th birthday on August 27. Cards can be sent t to: 1204 North Jefferson, Lexington, NE 68850.

Jorges/Puls family reunion, Sunday, Sept. 2, at the Elwood Legion Hall. Noon dinner, beverage and table service provided. Bring meat dish and side dish, items for white elephant auction and any family news. After dinner clean-up, business meeting and auction.


Miller Dances: (All dances start at 7 p.m. & free dance lessons begin at 6 p.m.)  Aug. 11: “Blaine and the 120 EZs;” Aug. 18: No Dance - Fireman’s Barbecue; Aug. 25: “Jim Calhoun.”

The VFW Auxiliary of Post 5136 will not meet in August but will resume its regularly scheduled meetings in September.

Grace Lutheran Preschool is Now Registering students for the 2012-2013 session. To register call the church office at 324-2496 or stop in at 105 E. 17th Street, Lexington to get registration forms. Request can also be emailed to jdaakeDirector@Yahoo.com. Classes for 3-6 year olds, with intro to Spanish available.

Lexington Farmer’s Market is held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. every Saturday at Opportunity Center Parking Lot. 

A Bell Choir director is needed at the First Presbyterian Church, 801 N. Lincoln. Application and job descriptions available at the church office. For questions call 308-324-5507.

Lexington Grand Generation Center will be sponsoring a dance on Friday, Aug. 17 featuring the bands Janet King and Valley Express Band. Cost is $5, bring finger food and a friend.

The 100th Meridian Museum, Goldenrod Antique Car Club and Cozad Tourism will be sponsoring a “Journey Back to the 50’s on the Lincoln Highway Cruise Night” on Saturday Aug. 18 beginning at 4 p.m. Ladies are encouraged to wear saddle shoes, poodle skirts and white blouses. Men are encouraged to wearing blue jeans and a white t-shirt. There will be burgers, hot dogs, fries and cold drinks vendor. The even will be held on the 8th street of Cozad (Lincoln Highway) at the city parking lot across from the 100th Meridian Museum. No registration necessary. 

“Whoa to WOW in 5 Minutes,” is the theme for the Aug. 21 noon luncheon meeting of the Lexington Area Christian Women’s Club at Kirk’s Restaurant. Special feature will be “5 Minute Makeover,” by speaker Penny Brown of Ankenny, Iowa. Music will be by Judy LeBrune of Lexington. Cost for the luncheon is $6.75 inclusive. Reservations and cancellations by noon Monday, Aug. 20. Call Julene, 324-4342 or Bonnie 785-2033.

Lexington Area United Way will host a business after hours on Thursday, Aug. 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Plum Creek Mall in Lexington. Come enjoy smoked pulled pork sliders with all the fixins’.


Various Lexington Chamber of Commerce businesses will be holding Free Lunch Fridays throuhout the summer. A list of the participating businesses and their dates are as follows: Aug. 17: Viaero; Aug. 24: Service Master.


Novels for Knitters and Other Stitchers, a new group at Lexington Public Library, will meet on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. Bring your needlework and we’ll provide book displays and refreshments.

Storytime begins on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. for ages 3-6.

Lapsit begins on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 10:30 a.m. for ages birth - 3.

For the month of August we will have 2 additonal Accu-Cut machines and more than 100 extra dies available to use at the library.

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