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Weekly Fun Fact

November 20th in history:

1866 - US patent (#59,745) for a yoyo, called a "Whirligig" or "Bandalore" in the paperwork, was issued to James L. Haven and Charles Hittrick of Cincinnati, Ohio.

1973 - A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving aired on CBS for the first time.

1985 - Microsoft Windows 1.0 was released.

 (courtesy of https://popculturemadness.com/)

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Vaping & Juuling in Our Community

Cessation Week: November 18-22

 (Papillion, NE) – In the past have you tried to quit smoking, but slipped up? You aren’t alone. Quitting is hard work! In Nebraska, more than half of adult cigarette smokers report having made a quit attempt in the past year. Now is the perfect time to give it another shot, and there’s help available!

The week of November 18-22, Tobacco Education & Advocacy of the Midlands (T.E.A.M), the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline and other organizations across the state are teaming up for Cessation Week. Cessation Week is an entire week focused on increasing Nebraskans’ awareness about the many resources available to help tobacco users successfully quit tobacco for good. 

“It is commonly known that tobacco use can lead to nicotine dependence and serious health problems. During Cessation Week, we are focusing on the many resources that exist to help Nebraskans beat the addiction,” Autumn Sky Burns, T.E.A.M. Coordinator said. 

During Cessation Week, T.E.A.M. and CHI Health Midlands is offering “Vaping & Juuling in Our Community” on Thursday, November 21st from 6-7:30 PM. A panel of experts will discuss about vaping devices look like; how they work; how they are addicting and what our community can do to protect our children. Free resources and a light buffet dinner included; register at https://www.CHIhealth.com/VapingPanel .  

The Nebraska Tobacco Quitline is also offering a free two-week supply of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to all qualified callers. Trained quit coaches are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669), and for Spanish services, 1-855-DÉJELO-YA (1-855-335-3569). For additional resources and to learn more about the free NRT promotion visit www.QuitNow.ne.gov.

For more information, call T.E.A.M. at 402.593.3022, email info@TEAMTobaccoFree.org or visit www.TEAMTobaccoFree.org .

 

Estate and Transition Planning Workshop

Ag Land Transition . Estate Planning Workshop 2019

“Retiring or passing the farm to the next generation is difficult to think about and is an admission of your own impending demise,” said Allan Vyhnalek, extension educator in farm succession. “However, it is a necessary step and, with good planning, can be made as painless as possible.”           

The workshop will be free, but registration is requested and can be completed by contacting Nebraska Extension in Cass County at 402-267-2205, or in person at the Extension office, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

At the Nov. 20 workshop, Vyhnalek will cover the importance of having a plan, proper family communications and proper family negotiations. The Dec. 4 session will be led by Nick Montague, an attorney with Goosmann Law, and will cover end-of-life documentation, tax considerations at death and tools for estate planning like wills, trusts, LLCs and other business entities. The Dec. 10 workshop will be led by Randy Nesbit, a consultant with Protective Distributors, and Brent Connelly, a financial advisor with Edward Jones. They will cover the use of insurance products, investment strategies, buy/sell agreements and other transition strategies.

“Reactions from past participants can be summarized into one comment: most wished that they had attended this workshop years earlier,” said Vyhnalek. “This program gives a good outline of the process farm and ranch businesses need to take to start or restart that process.”

For program information or assistance, please contact Allan Vyhnalek, extension educator, at 402-472-1771 or avyhnalek2@unl.edu. For registration questions, please contact Nebraska Extension in Cass County at 402-267-2205. For more information on Extension resources for transition in Nebraska, visit https://agecon.unl.edu/succession.

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 What else is happening in and around Cass County ?

Check out the following events...

Living Nativity Flyer 2019

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Fall Activism Summit

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Fall Activism Summit

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Memory Lane

WEEPING WATER'S 
MEMORY LANE MUSEUM'S
NEW DAYS/HOURS

The Memory Lane Museum in Weeping Water has a new schedule as follows:
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays, 11:30 am till 3 pm.

This year will feature Kevin Brack's personal exhibit, 
SALUTE to the OSCARS' 90th ANNIVERSARY!

Stop in to see costumes, props and scripts from Oscar winners!
Anthony Hopkins' suit from the movie 'Nixon' will also be on display!

Click HERE for the Facebook link!

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 Area Food Banks

The Louisville Area Food Bank will be open on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 6-7 p.m. The food bank is located in the First Christian Church 304 Main St. next to Copple's in Louisville. Low income residents are welcome to come to the twice a month give away. Please bring a box to put items in. This food bank is for residents of the Louisville Public School District.

Questions contact Pastor Cathy at 402-677-9606 or Pastor Bob at 402-234-2055. The Louisville Area Food Bank is always looking for donations of food as well.

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Cornhusker Country Music Theater

Corn. Music Theater

CORNHUSKER COUNTRY MUSIC THEATER

(a NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION)

Located at 211 Main St. in Louisville

Call, 1-800-480-8797, ext 211, or email cornhuskercountrymusic@gmail.com for more information.

You can try out our new dance floor or just sit back and enjoy the music!

We're a nonprofit 501 c 3 organization.

Like us on Facebook @ Cornhusker Country Music Theater!

Coming events:

7:30 ~ Saturday, Nov 23 ~ Cornhusker Jammers Band

7:oo, Saturday, December 7th ~ Annual Children's Xmas Show.  Ask your child, 16 years and younger,  if he or she would like to be in the show.  They are welcomed to bring friends to join them on stage!

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