Only three banks in
the state of Nebraska have participated in the National Teach Children to Save
day since its inception in 1997. Generations Bank in Exeter, is one
of those three banks.
This year Sharla
Dinneen represented Generations Bank to students at both the Exeter and
Dinneen emphasized to
the students that “We would like to encourage you to start young to have good
savings skills and to save more.”
Dinneen shared with
the students how money is made and told the students about the different United
States Mints. She explained that all of Nebraska’s money comes from the Federal
Reserve Bank in Kansas City.
The students learned
about the phrase that “Money doesn’t grow on trees” during Dinneen’s
presentation. Also during the afternoon session, Dinneen helped the
children understand the differences between needs and wants when shopping and
To emphasize the
point about money growing each student was given a plantable wildflower seed
bill made from recycled paper along with a snack and a drink courtesy of
This event is
scheduled each April during Financial Literacy Month.
Services for Betty
Papik (July 23, 1927 - April 24, 2013) will be 10:30 a.m. Monday,
April 29, 2013 at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cordova, Nebraska.
Burial will follow in the Zastrow Cemetery.
In the Youth Division of the Creative Writing
program of GFWC Exeter Woman's Club, Clint Oldehoeft, fourth grade student at
Exeter-Milligan Public School, was a First Place winner with his Short Story
entitled "Tom and Erick". His entry will go on to the National
GFWC Contest. He is pictured here with his grandmother, Elaine Oldehoeft,
President of the Exeter Woman's Club, presenting him with the Certificate he
received at GFWC Nebraska State Women's Club Convention held April 18 - 20.
Several 5th & 6th
grade students played solos, duets & trios on the KAWL Old Time Radio Show
on Wednesday, April 17. These students also participated in the
Bruning-Davenport Band Contest in February.
Participating were Blake
Steuben, Kayla Geiger, Anna Sluka, Caitlin Murphy, Peytan Brandt, Trever
Zelenka, Katherine White, Jacy Schlueter, Kate Jansky, Macy Due, MicKael
Halverstadt, Josie Kresak, Spencer Pribyl, Nick Hayek
students were selected to the Meridian Junior High Honor Clinic that was held
on Friday, April 5. Those selected to the Honor Choir were Katie Moody,
Katie Skinner, Ashley Benorden and Lucy Murphy. Those selected to the
Honor Band were Ella Wilkins, Alexis Uldrich, Tara Mueller, Trystan Brandt,
Samantha Horne and Haylee Sheffield.
Public Library and Gilbert Public Library in Friend finished strong in the
Southeast Library Competition “Library Madness.” Losing during the first
week of competition brought the two libraries into the consolation bracket
during the last week in March. Exeter edged out Gilbert by one point to
move to another bracket. In the alternate bracket Exeter romped on
Kilgore Memorial Library in York by 5 points.
This climb also brought Exeter the award for the
most improved week jumping a whopping 6.96 points from week one to week two.
They also received a constant climber award along with Gilbert Public
Library as neither library had a drop in check outs over the course of the
Exeter-Milligan Senior Volleyball standout
Taylor Erdkamp signed to play volleyball at Doane College in Crete on Thursday
morning, April 18th.