Saturday, April 23 - Big Ten Picnic
Club members have received the picnic information in an
email. A RSVP is required. The RSVP can be completed via a link in
Saturday, April 30 - Las Vegas Nebraskans
Annual Night for Las Vegas 51s Baseball
FIRST PITCH: 7:05PM CASHMAN
FIELD TICKETS: $13 PER PERSON (Any Age)
Our annual night for Las Vegas 51s baseball is
Saturday, April 30, when the 51s, the top franchise of the New York Mets,
meet the Tacoma Rainiers, the AAA farm club of the Seattle Mariners. It’s
a promotion night at the ballpark and the first 2,500 patrons thru the
gates will receive a free 51s tee-shirt. All of our attendees will receive
a coupon, redeemable for a free 51s baseball cap. The tickets are only $13
each. Enjoy the game sitting in the Plaza section, which features theatre
seats. To order tickets, click-on "Newsletter"
on this web site. Then click-on "Baseball
Tickets." Please complete the form and mail along with your payment.
Jerry Ashenfelter 1937- 2016
Longtime Las Vegas Nebraskans Club member and former
president, Jerry Ashenfelter, passed away on Saturday, April 2. His health
had been declining in recent years, primarily due to a heart condition.
Jerry grew up in Hastings, Nebr but had been a Nevada resident for over 50
years. He was a retired Metro police officer.
Jerry served as president of the LVN from 2001 until
stepping down in 2006. He still remained very active in club sponsored
events including volunteering for the fund raising activities at the
football watch parties, the Holiday Food Boxes, the Computers For Kids and
the annual banquet. For several years, Jerry was one of our regular
travelers on the club's annual migration trips to Nebraska for a football
weekend. He also supported the radio broadcasts of Husker football in Las
Vegas through his annual membership to the Las Vegas Nebraskans Football
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, April 19 at
1:00pm at the downtown Palm Mortuary, located at 1325 N Main Street in Las
Vegas. His son Mark and daughter Debbie,both members of the LVN, are among
Migration Trip to Lincoln for a Football
The Las Vegas Nebraskans Club will again organize a
trip to Lincoln in the fall for a Nebraska football game and a fun-filled
weekend. Plans are being formulated to attend the Minnesota game, the
weekend of Nov. 10-13. Watch for future announcements.
Duane Irons – New Membership Chairman
The officers of the Las Vegas Nebraskans are pleased to
announce that Duane Irons has been named as the LVN Membership Chairman,
effective April 15. Duane is originally from Lincoln, Nebr. and has been a
Las Vegas resident for 20 years. He replaces Wayne Rothmeyer who steps
down following 10 years at the position. Our thanks to Wayne for the
dedicated and efficient service he gave to our organization. For questions
on membership, Duane’s contact information:LVHuskers1@yahoo.com
or 702- 684-3624 (evenings).
Sat., April 16 – Nebraska Spring Football Game
– 11:00am (Pacific)
No announcement on TV coverage. No local Las Vegas
Upcoming Big Ten Event – Watch for
Details in Future Announcements
Golf Tournament – No date announced but probably will
be held in mid-May.
Radio Advertisers Needed for Nebraska Football
If you or your employer would like to be an advertiser
on the Nebraska football radio broadcasts heard in Southern Nevada, please
call Gary Mouden at 702-378-8113. Thisunique marketing, with affordable
advertising rates, provides sports programming that reaches thousands of
listeners every game. Get your message to Nevada residents through a
targeted market that has a receptive listening audience. This fall will
mark the 27th consecutive season that Nebraska football can be heard on
radio throughout the Vegas Valley. The cost is extremely reasonable at
$700 for the season.
Las Vegas Nebraskans Football Booster
Individuals can support the radio broadcasts plus
assist with the financial supplements for the TV games of Husker football
by joining the Las Vegas Nebraskans Football Booster Club. The annual
membership is $300. Call Gary at 702-378-8113.