Community Days Forms Now Availalbe

The 125th Anniversary of Henderson will be celebrated during Henderson Community Days on July 13-15, 2012. We have a great line up of activities for the weekend and you can now print off the official brochure for the weekend and several of the registration forms for activities taking place that weekend be visiting the following...
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Zwieback Making Class Taught Valuable Tips

During the 125th Celebration of Henderson, the goal is to Honor the Past, Celebrate the Present and Explore the Future. Ethnic Food Demonstrations are being each month as a way to celebrate the food that is unique to the community of Henderson. During April participants learned how to make Zwieback under the direction of Mary Ellen Pankratz and Jill Weisheit at Mary Ellen’s home.  The various...
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Lifelong Educator Finds Quilting Hobby In Retirement

A life-long educator, Amy Friesen retired in 1986 and that is when her hobby of piecing quilts began. She taught country school for four years and spent 24 years teaching in the Henderson Community School system. She has made quilts for each of her three children as well as one for each of her seven grandchildren as college graduation gifts. Two of her original design “Grapes ‘n Common”...
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Zwieback Food Demonstration this weekend

      During the 125th Celebration of Henderson, the goal is to Honor the Past, Celebrate the Present and Explore the Future.  Each month there will be an opportunity to honor the past as Ethnic Food Demonstrations will be held one Saturday each month.  This month the students will learn how to make Zwieback from Mary Ellen Pankratz in her home at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 28. The...
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Meet the Quilters – Volunteering in their Blood

          Two of the quilters that will be featured in the Q125 Quilt Show later this month are also avid volunteers and were each uniquely involved in the recent Nebraska Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Sale. Wendy Janzen, who started sewing as a 4-H’er in her hometown of Milton, KS, served as the quilt chairperson for the sale this year.  Her responsibilities ranged from receiving...
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Zwieback Food Demonstration April 28

            During the 125th Celebration of Henderson, the goal is to Honor the Past, Celebrate the Present and Explore the Future.  Each month there will be an opportunity to honor the past as Ethnic Food Demonstrations will be held one Saturday each month.  This month the students will learn how to make Zwieback from Mary Ellen Pankratz in her home at 10:00 a.m on Saturday, April...
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