Annual "Sunday Service in the Park"
Service will be held at the Union park pavilion starting at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 18th. Pastor Jim Cummings of the Union First Baptist Church will lead the worship.
Following the Sunday service, there will be a pot luck luncheon at the pavilion; all are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please feel free to bring a side dish.
Other news from Union United, Inc. . . .
First town sign installed (on the east end of town near the caboose) and the second sign (on the east side of town near the Village Office is scheduled to be installed this weekend
The 4th Annual Union United Inc.'s Golf Tournament was a success!
Another successful year at Grandpa's Woods. Thanks to all of the players, sponsors, and volunteers who made it possible! — at Grandpa's Woods Golf Course.
1st Annual Music Festival to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project at Plattsmouth, NE.
Plattestock is an event designed to be a fun way to raise money for those in the military who have protected us yet suffered some form of severe injury. The Wounded Warriors of our country deserve our respect, gratitude and help. Come out August 17, 2013 during the day, afternoon, or night and have some fun while donating to a great cause.
This event starts at 1:00 PM (gates open at 12:00 PM) and ends at 12:00 AM. There will be many food stands, cold beverages for all ages, four bands playing throughout the day and much much more!
This promotion is sponsored by the Event Organizing Group, which is solely responsible for its fulfillment. The ‘Wounded Warrior Project’ name and logo is used by permission.
More information about WWP may be found by visiting the website at
www.woundedwarriorproject.org or by calling WWP at 877-832-6997
Cass County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program Welcomes Two New Volunteers
The Cass County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program is proud to announce that two new CASA Volunteers were sworn-in by Judge John Steinheider on July 10, 2013. A brief reception was held following the ceremony to wish the new CASA Volunteers well in their advocacy for Cass County’s abused and neglected children. The new CASA volunteers are Lee Jameson and Mellisa Jewell.
There are a total of 17 Cass County children who are under the jurisdiction of the court because of abuse and/or neglect. Children range in age from two to 19 years old. Currently, we have ten active CASA volunteers advocating for these children.
CASA volunteers usually work with one case at a time. They get to know the children and write reports for the Judge, making recommendations about what would be best for the child. They become a stable, reliable presence in the child’s life during a very difficult time, and advocate for the child to have a safe and permanent home as quickly as possible.
The Cass County CASA program was started in 2005. CASA volunteers are ordinary people doing an extraordinary thing by having an impact on the lives of abused and neglected children. Most volunteers donate about 2 hours per week (or 8 hours a month) and all training is provided. A portion of the pre-service training expenses were paid for by a grant from the Nebraska CASA Association. If you are interested or want more information, please call or e-mail Angie Neumiller, Program Director at 402-296-9520 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director, Cass County CASA Program
Additional information can be found at www.casscasa.org , www.nebraskacasa.org or www.nationalcasa.org.
Pictured left to right: Honorable Judge John Steinheider, Mellisa Jewell and Lee Jameson.
First row: CASA volunteers: Rebecca Steube, Millie Trent, Program Director, Angie Neumiller
2nd Row: Board member, Gloria Sykes; volunteers, Kelly Linse, Lee Jameson, Board member, Angie Jameson and volunteer, Mellisa Jewell.