Join us at the Village Board Meeting
The results are in from the 28th Annual Groundhog Classic
Golf Tournament held at the Syracuse Country Club.
First Flight (64) Allan Young, Chris Clark, Bon Khanthasene
Second Flight (63) Jim Wickham, Tom Kozisek, Wayne Milton
Third Flight (63) Don Ferguson, Tim Heckenlively, Lee Anderbery
Putt-Putt-Putt Contest: Mark Czapla, Rob Gerweck, Kim Koluch
Closest to Groundhog: Dick Stock
Closest Team to Pin #5: Kelly Egle, Mike Nelson, Richard Baier
Longest Drive: Jacob Enenbach
Longest Putt: Bon Khanthasene
Closest to hole in 2 shots: Jacob Enenbach
SPAM Shoot Out: Leo Knowles, Mark Enenbach
Guess the Score of the Featured Team: Judy Mays
Kristi Buller & Barb Brandt kept the records
Bob Brandt explains the rules
Bob Wilhelm, Lynn Schomerus, Bret Fritsch
Over $3000 in prizes were awarded and $2160 was donated to
the Boy Scouts of America, Nebraska Children's Home, and the
Syracuse Lifter's Club. A 15% discount was provided by
Scheels for the purpose of prizes. Mark your calendars for the
Unadilla Groundhog Day Celebration on Saturday,
February 3, 2018. The parade starts at 2:00 p.m.
Get well wishes and prayer for Steve Vampola,
husband of Judy (Luff).
Barn Quilt Classes scheduled in the Resource Room of the
Community Center: Saturday morning, 9-23, at 9:00 a.m. and
Wednesday evening, 10-4, at 7:00 p.m. Cost: $25 to complete
a 1' X 1', for $40 for a 2' X 2'. Instructor: Sharon Demaree.
Contact Sue Saathoff at 269-5748 or Peggy Leefers at
828-5725 for more details or to register. Proceeds benefit
the Unadilla Community Library.
Did you know...books are an inexpensive entertainment that
can transport you to new places and introduce you to new
people? Your Unadilla Library has books to please everyone:
adult fiction of all types, biographies, books for all ages of
children. Many new books were just added. Stop in
and check it out!
Bob and I celebrated our 47th anniversary over the weekend
with a trip to Kansas City to see the WWI Museum.
What an amazing place!
Entrance to the Museum
It was designated as America's official WWI Museum by
Congress in 2004. It was completed and dedicated on
The entrance floor is made of glass where visitors can look
down into a field of poppies
They have displays from every country's branch of
service involved in the war. The price is very affordable.
The U.S. supplied more than 20,000 motorcycles like this
1917 Harley-Davison for use in reconnaissance,
communications, and medic operations.
WWI Surgeon's kit
We learned from Nina Jean Rohlfs that the museum
houses some of her WWI sheet music!
At our hotel, they were celebrating the formation of the
35th Infantry Division in 1917; a lot of the men were from
Kansas and Nebraska, and their headquarters was at
It was a new experience for me to get around downtown
through the LINKS (above street level covered walkways),
and of course there's lots of places to shop, and
Union Station. All in all, a great 3 days!
"No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world,
is so formidable as the will and moral courage
of free men and women." - Ronald Reagan
Sunday, September 24th
11:30 - ???
Join us for a picnic style lunch at the Park
Bring your dish of choice & lawnchairs,
and your own tableservice.
Depending on the pumpkin harvest, all children will
receive pumpkins to decorate that day
& there will be some large pumpkins that will be raffled
Entry fee: $1.00
Fall Soup Contest
Fall Pie Contest
Larges Ear of Corn contest
The crowd will judge the soup & pie contests
All proceeds will go towards a scholarship fund based
on the applicant's community service.
Also, games for the children
BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES
9-13 Jenn Hitzemann, Rylee Seelhoff,
Lee & Mary Margaret Clark, Andy & Brenda DeGolyer
9-15 Bill Timblin
9-16 Tonya Johnson, Chris Kimbell
9-17 Nathan Kimbell
NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO
Friday, 9-14-1917, The Otoe Union:
There were 136 women who registered for the War Effort
in Russell Precinct. One woman was 72 and another 81.
The first six ladies in line were born in Germany.
"A.H. Soflin was building two large barns on the Kimmel
farms occupied by A. Beckard and Otto Koch."
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NEBRASKA FOOTBALL 2017
9-2 Arkansas State @NE WON 43-36
9-9 Oregon LOST 35-42
9-16 Northern Illinois @NE
9-23 Rutgers @NE
10-7 Wisconsin @NE
10-14 Ohio State @NE
11-4 Northwestern @NE
1-18 Penn State
11-24 Iowa @NE
12-2 Big 10 Championship Game
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Have a GREAT week!
"May the work I have done speak for me."