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Chamber Awards

We have had several nominations for our Awards Banquet on March 22 – at St. Johns – there are still tickets available only $25 – don’t miss out see who was nominated and the winners—what a great way to recognize all our hard working community members.

Nominees for Business of the Year are The Journal, Main Street Jewelers, Little Caesars, Mike Schuldt, James Owen, Plattsmouth State Bank, DC’s Waterhole, Cornerstone Bank, Hy-Vee, Henry Chevrolet, Woodhouse and Schmidt OFC.

Nominees for Business Person of the Year are Brian Harvey, Jane McDaniel, Tom Lahoun, James Owen, Roger Schmidt, Lori Schneider, Jeff Henry, Craig Todd and Russ Kathol.

Educator of the Year nominees are Cheri Larson, Jeff Wiles, Niki Campin, Ann Alberts, Charlotte Urbauer, Linda Monahan, Wendy Morrison, Dr. Richard Hasty, Mrs. Warrick, Joel Dix, Mikayla Rhone and Laura Phillips.

Booster of the Year nominees are The Journal, Hy-Vee, Traci Krauth, Jake Jamison, Stacie Kragness, Plattsmouth State Bank, Richelle Sievers, Becky Headley, Henry Chevrolet and Nebraska Public Power District.

Home-Based Businesses candidates are Bling by Zing and Cruise Planners.

Small Business Award nominees are Shelter Insurance, Accelerated Graphix, Charter Title, Cruise Planners, Herban Coffee Lab, All Natural Landscape, James Owen Law, Main Street Jewelers, Absolute U Health and Medspa, Brown Floral and Riverhouse Soda Fountain Café.

New Business nominees are Little Caesars, Charter Title, Cruise Planenrs, Herban Coffee Lab and Cornerstone Bank.

Most Avid Adult Volunteer candidates are Patti Peterson, Stacie Kragness, Julie Noll, Traci Krauth, Dave Steinkrueger, Brian Harvey, Heather Weaver, Deanna Pohlmeier and Tony Cruse.

Most Avid Youth Volunteer nominees are Aiden Kragness, Alyx Curran-Lewis and Caleb Weaver.

Ambassador of the Year nominees are Deb Walton, Michael Levermann, Tony Cruse, Brad Ksiazek, Dennis Brown and Charles Jones.

Brick and Mortar Award nominee is Casey’s.

Most Spirited Chamber Member nominees are Patti Peterson, Heather Weaver, Plattsmouth State Bank, Stacie Kragness, Michael Lennen, DC’s Waterhole, Rex Goracke, Traci Krauth and Craig Todd.

Non-Profit Organization nominees are Under his Wings, CASA, Rotary, Harvest Festival, One Life church, Plattsmouth Community Foundation, POPS, PACK, Keep Cass County Beautiful and Tobacco Free Cass County.


Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce welcomes its newest member, First Baptist Church.

Parent information night for all prospective students and parents for First Baptist School is 4-7 p.m. March 1, at First Baptist School, 814 Main St.

Kindergarten Roundup

St. John the Bapstist Catholic School Kindergarten Roundup is 7-8 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the school, 500 S. 18th St., Plattsmouth.

Miss Plattsmouth

Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce is looking for Miss Plattsmouth 2018. The winner receives a $500 scholarship and competes in the Cass County Queen pageant. Applications are available by emailing Cindy at or at the High School front desk.

Job Fair

Plattsmouth Public Library is having a job fair 3-6 p.m. Thursday. Representatives from Hy-Vee, Midwest Hops Producers LLc, Plattre River Rentals, Slattery Vintage Estates, SERVPRO of Sarpy County, city of Plattsmouth Public Works and Plattsmouth Community Center will be at the job fair.

Fish Fries

Lenten Fish fries Don’t miss Church of the Holy Spirit’s Lenten Fish Fries 5-7:30 p.m. every Friday through March 23 in St. John the Baptist School Gym. Live entertainment is offered every Friday.

CASA Training

Cass County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) speak up for the best interests of abused and neglected children. Training starts April 2018. It consists of 15 hours of online training and 15 hours on in-person training. If you are interested please contact Angie Neumiller at 402-296-9521 or email

Power Days

Plattsmouth Power Days – Blue Devil Academy is 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 9 with – Wall Climbing and more. Climb the Hitchcock Rock Wall. Lunch and other activities are included for $5. Contact Cherie Larson at to register

Happy Anniversary

OneWorld Plattsmouth is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with an open house birthday party 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at 122 South Sixth St., Plattsmouith .

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