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Groundhog Day 2014 PDF  | Print |  E-mail

 

 

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Bob Brandt, the "Official" Groundhog Falcon, & Unadilla Bill

(Courtesy Michele Capps)


 

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Carl Ashman & the Groundhogs

(photo contributed by Bob Brandt)

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First Timer: Susan Schearer & the Groundhogs

(photo contributed by Bob Brandt)

 

 


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Darrel Draper portrays Daniel Freeman & his wife "Aggie"


 

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Waiting for the Lincoln Parachute Club jumpers

(courtesy Mark Czapla)

 

 

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Jumpers landing


 

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Jumper Duane Hansen

(courtesy Mark Czapla)


 

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American Legion & VFW Color Guard

 

 

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American Legion Auxiliary, Post #100, Officers

(courtesy Mark Czapla)


 

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Picking up candy

(courtesy Mark Czapla)

 

 

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Our two favorite Groundhogs!

(courtesy Mark Czapla)

 

 

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Mindy Liesemeyer & Midlands College Championship Volleyball Team

 

 

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2013 King Brian Zahn & Queen Bonnie Ebert Mertens

(courtesy Mark Czapla)

 

 

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Some of Central Groundhog Committee riding in Falcon owned by

Larry Beers. This car has been in every Groundhog Parade since

the beginning

 

 

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Falcon owned by Jeanie Steinkuhler


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Germanfest Entry from Syracuse

(courtesy Mark Czapla)

 

 

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Wilhelm Family Farms presents Pete Ricketts

 

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Lant for Otoe County Sheriff

 

 

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Steve Schutz's Lawn Service

 (courtesy Mark Czapla)

 

 

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"Freedom Forever" from Wilhelm Family Farms

(courtesy Mark Czapla)

 

 

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Chuck Bjork driving the Ford 8N tractor he completely restored

(courtesy Mark Czapla)

 

 

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The Paul Wallman family provides a sweet ride to anyone celebrating their

birthday on Groundhog Day

(courtesy Mark Czapla)


 

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Local U.S. Cellular agent Erin Brehm Velazco


 

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Candidate Pete Pirsch

 

 

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Candidate Beau McCoy

(courtesy Mark Czapla)

 

 

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Girl and Boy Scout Troops

(courtesy Mark Czapla)

 

 

 

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Turner & Jan Moore bring the Groundhog to life every year

(courtesy Mark Czapla)



CLASSIC CARS FROM THE JOHN MOSS COLLECTION

 

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Unadilla Rescue Squad

(courtesy Mark Czapla)


 

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Ma & Pa Walkers


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Jerky Judges: Matt Capps, Aaron Rule, Jason Hurt

(courtesy Michele Capps)

 

 

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Soup & Spam Judges

Harvey Vogt, Jimmie & Jill Cox

(courtesy Michele Capps)


 

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Winner of the Groundhog Loyalty Basket - Maureen Vogt


 

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Unadilla Village Chairman Dan Crownover

& Burr Village Chairman Bruce Gerking

(photo contributed by Bob Brandt)

 

 

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2014 Queen Kathryn Speth Romine

2014 King Roland Rodaway

(courtesy April Isaacs)



 

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Keith Kimbell, Bob Wilhelm, Craig Kimbell

(courtesy Mark Czapla)


 


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Lynn Schomerus, Todd & Corinne Zahn

(courtesy Mark Czapla)

 

 

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Nina Jean Rohlfs "tickling the ivories"


 

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Brody & Barry Brandt

(courtesy Mark Czapla)


 

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Larry Larson

(courtesy Mark Czapla)


GROUNDHOG DAY 2014

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UNADILLA, NEBRASKA GROUNDHOG DAY

26th ANNIVERSARY 1988-2014

25th ANNUAL PARADE @ 1:00 P.M. IN

"BEAUTIFUL DOWNTOWN UNADILLA"

FEBRUARY 1, 2014

"Get down with the Groundhog!"



ENTERTAINMENT

10:30 Darrell Draper will give an educational presentation

on Daniel Freeman, Nebraskas first homesteader.

Don't miss this special event!

Sponsored by the Unadilla Area Fund

and the Nebraska Humanities Council.



PARADE

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ALL ENTRIES WELCOME TO ENTER THE PARADE

Enter at Dan's Tire Shop by 12:15 p.m. for the

1:00 p.m. start

Parade will be kicked off by the Lincoln Parachute Club

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This year's Grand Marshal will be

Midlands College Championship  Volleyball Team

accompanied by the Official Groundhog Car - The Ford Falcon!

(Last year there were 30 entries and temperature was

35 degrees)

LAST YEAR'S WINNERS:

John Moss & Jason Newby, Antique Cars, Palmyra Action League, B & G Express, Girl Scout Troop 200 and Boy & Cub Scout Troops

Thanks to Perry Stoner, Bill Farmer & Donna Crownover for announcing and judging

 

COMMUNITY CENTER (SCHOOL GYM)

Bid on silent auction items and purchase your 2014

Groundhog shirts!

 

8:30 - 2:30 Craft Fair & Quilt Show 

9:00 Christian Church Bake Sale

10:30 Darrell Draper portrays Daniel Freeman

11:00 Momma Prelle's lunch starts

12:00 Silent Auction closes!

VENDOR RENTS TO THE UNADILLA LIBRARY

Thanks to Larry Larson & Peggy Leefers, organizers


ll:00 - 12:30 United Methodist Church Luncheon

(1/2 block north of the Co-op)

Menu: Drinks, Biscuits & Gravy, Sandwiches, Soup, & Dessert


WINE TASTING AT TR MART 12:00 - 6:00

 

 DUNCAN BUILDING ON MAIN STREET

10:00 A.M.

*Groundhog Shirts also available here

*Check out the Nebraska Nut Growers Pecan & Walnut Products

11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Grab a hot dog from the Boy Scouts and listen to

the music of Nina Jean Rohlfs


 

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SOUP CATEGORIES & LAST YEAR'S WINNERS:

Chili: Allison & Duane Hansen tied with Jen Bassinger

Vegetable: Allison & Duane Hansen

Other: Patty Beecham

JERKY CONTEST  LAST YEARS WINNERS:

Reagan Wilhelm

Brian Zahn

Pressley Wilhelm

Soup & Jerky contests are at the Duncan Building

on Main Street

 

Sponsored by the Unadilla Area Foundation

and Michele & Matt Capps.

Bring your entries between 11:00 and 12:30.

Stay & taste entries after 2:00 (donation required)



KING & QUEEN CORONATION

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2:00 at THE BAR

Reigning King: Brian Zahn

Reigning Queen: Bonnie Ebert

2014 nominations are:

King: Roland Rodaway, Doug Swanson, Mike Weyers,

Richard Lechner, Chris Dankleff

Queen: Rose Dankleff, Karen Hassler, Joni Hruby,

Jane Lewis, Kathryn Speth

 

VOTING:

At "The Bar" until 10:30 a.m. on Febr 1st

At Countryside Bank until Noon on Febr 1st


THE BAR

8:00 P.M.

Join "McKenzie & The Renegrades" for more music

Wear Orange!

It's the Official Color of Groundhog Day!!

 

 

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THANKS TO THE OTOE COUNTY VISITORS

COMMITTEE FOR THEIR

MARKETING SPONSORSHIP!

 

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Note: The Unadilla Area Foundation will sponsor

Unadilla Bill's Breakfast

at the Duncan Building on

Sunday Morning at 7:00 a.m.

Free Will Offering

  HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!