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Weekly Fun Fact

 This week we are going to have a little trivia fun.  There are a few hints throughout the newsletter about an item.  See if you can guess what it is before you reach the final answer later in the newsletter.

Hint #1

 Created by French electrician Andre Cassagnes in the late 1950’s and originally marketed as the “Télécran." 

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Food Sack Program

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Red Cross Joins Forces with WONDER WOMAN 1984 to Save the Day for Patients in Need

Give blood July 1-31 and earn a chance to win an epic prop replica giveaway from

the new Warner Bros. Pictures film, in theaters October 2
 

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (July 6, 2020) — This July, the American Red Cross and WONDER WOMAN 1984 are joining forces to save the day for patients in need of lifesaving blood transfusions. The Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donors this summer, as the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented supply challenges amid this uncertain environment. Additionally, despite states lifting stay-at-home orders and reopening, many blood drives at businesses and community organizations continue to be cancelled as these locations remain closed or restrict the number of individuals at any location.

As part of the partnership, the Red Cross is organizing an epic prop replica giveaway from the new Warner Bros. Pictures film WONDER WOMAN 1984, due to hit theaters nationwide on October 2, to thank those who roll up a sleeve and help patients battling illness and injury. Those who present to donate July 1-31 will automatically be entered for a chance to win an authentic WONDER WOMAN 1984 movie prop replica package, which includes the Golden Lasso and a pair of Gauntlets, identical to WONDER WOMAN’s from the film

Now is the time to help patients fight back. If you are feeling well, please make an appointment to give by using the Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

“In times of crisis, new superheroes often emerge, and new alliances are forged. The Red Cross is thrilled to partner with WONDER WOMAN 1984 to encourage and thank fans and blood donors alike for being superheroes for patients in need by giving blood in July,” said Paul Sullivan, senior vice president of the American Red Cross Biomedical Services. “Blood donors have a unique super power—lifesaving blood. Blood cannot be manufactured, and donors are the only source for patients in need.”

Be a SUPERHERO
Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood—kids battling cancer, accident victims being raced into emergency rooms, and new moms with complicated childbirths. Unfortunately, superheroes are in short supply as only 3 out of 100 Americans donate blood.

While tens of thousands of donors gave blood in response to an initial blood shortage caused by this coronavirus outbreak, it’s important to remember that red blood cells must be transfused within 42 days of donation, and platelets within just five days, so they must constantly be replenished.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities, July 6-20:

Cass County
Weeping Water
7/9/2020: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., City Building, 102 W Eldora Avenue

 

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Eagle Farmers Market

The Eagle Farmers Market is open 4pm to 6:30pm at 5th and hwy 34. It is every Thursday thru Sept 3. Anyone wishing to set up a booth for a month or more can contact Trisha. Stop by the market or look for our facebook page or postings on Eagle Echo.

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Hint #2

 First appeared in toy stores in 1960 and became an immediate must-have in kids' letters to Santa.

Dear Santa

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Hint #3

Originally designed with a joystick and considered one of the greatest toys ever made by many.

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Outdoor events
The LOFTE Community Theatre

The Lofte Community Theatre Barnyard Concert Series continues this Friday with:

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Barnyard Brilliance Variety Show

July 11 @ 7:30PM                  Admission: $40 per vehicle

Hosted by our very own Scott Pope and Doug Rothgeb, we invite you to join us for an evening of live entertainment provided by the Born-in-a-Barn Players!

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CCMT Opens Again!

CCMT 

CORNHUSKER COUNTRY MUSIC THEATER

211 Main St.,  Louisville, NE 68037

Are you anxious to get back to some good ol' country music!  We sure are!

We know you want to be safe and others do. too.  Not only yourself, but also for others, please be aware that social-distancing and wearing of masks will be MANDATORY in our small theater for the time-being.  Thank you for understanding.

Saturday, July 11th, 7:30 p.m., HOME GROWN band, $4 Admission

  Sunday, July 12th, 1 p.m., JAM SESSION.  Bring your favorite instrument and join us!

Free admittance for kids under 13.

For more information, call 800-480-8797, ext. 211, and leave a message or email cornhuskercountrymusic@gmail.com

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July 12th - National Etch A Sketch Day!

Some may still have their original Etch A Sketch laying around.  If you do, pull it out and enjoy some nostalgic creativity. If not, they are still in production so you can still get your hands on one. Show your kids and/or grandkids what screens were like for kids growing up in mid to late 1900's.  They may actually accept the challenge to create something different.  Good luck explaining no 'Save' button!

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 For more interesting facts and to see some amazing art check out the links below.

Toy Hall of Fame

Mind blowing etch a sketch art

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 We know that some fortunate Nebraskans are not desperate and might consider helping struggling small businesses, Churches and Non-Profit organizations with a donation or better yet buying Gift Cards. We encourage restaurants, bars, basically any small businesses to get a Gift Card account from companies like Square. This is a convenient way for fortunate Nebraskan's to inject life saving cash into the business, in echange for Goods and Services later when the storm passes. None of this is possible, unless you add your business or Organization to www.CassLocal.com free.
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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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