Jul 312017

The Appalachian Construction Crew is part of the AmazonSmile charity. If you purchase through Amazon please use the Smile.Amazon.com, ACC will receive a portion of the sale. So far ACC has received $39.63. Every little bit helps build the house. If you want more information please read below or go to Amazon.com.

What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations?
Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.

Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile?
Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?
On your first visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

Can I change my charity?
Yes, you can change your charity any time. Your AmazonSmile purchases after the change count towards your newly selected charity. To change your charity, sign in to smile.amazon.com on your desktop or mobile phone browser and simply select “Change your Charity” in “Your Account.”

What charities can I choose from?
You can choose from almost one million eligible 501(c)(3) public charitable organizations.

What if my selected charity does not register to participate in the AmazonSmile program or becomes ineligible?
If your selected charity does not register to participate, becomes ineligible, or requests to be removed from the program, you will have a chance to select a different charity to receive the accrued donations that have not yet been disbursed to your charity. If you do not select a different charity, the accrued donations will be distributed to other organizations receiving donations.

If I represent a charitable organization, how can I learn more about registering my organization for AmazonSmile?
Go to org.amazon.com to learn how to register your organization to receive donations.

How much of my purchase does Amazon donate?
The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. From time to time, we may offer special, limited time promotions that increase the donation amount on one or more products or services or provide for additional donations to charitable organizations. Special terms and restrictions may apply. Please see the relevant promotion for complete details.

Can I receive a tax deduction for amounts donated from my purchases on AmazonSmile?
Donations are made by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible by you.

How can I learn more about AmazonSmile?
Please see complete AmazonSmile program details.

Apr 082017

The 2016 Bowl-A-Thon at Leopard Lanes was a success!

With at least 16 bowlers we have exceeded last years record.

We currently have $5,062.80. 

Great Job to everyone that came out and helped with this fundraiser.

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Oct 302016

Friends and Family, It is that time of year again.

The Appalachian Construction Crew had their drawing on November 16th at the Papillion Pizza Ranch.

Thanks to the generosity of the Pizza Ranch we had $100 more in certificates. Which gave us two more WINNERS!!

1st Place-$150:   Gus Gustafson

2nd Place-$100:  Jay Edwards

3rd Place-$50:    Laura Bowden

3rd Place-$50:  Lori Holloway

3rd Place-$50:  Kathy Hurt





Oct 182013

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8th Annual Outback Raffle (Oct-Nov 13):  The ticket price will again be $5.00.  Prizes will be:  1st:  $140; 2nd:  $80; 3rd:  $60.  An article and photo was in the Bellevue Leader. Tickets will be sold at No Frills on Harlan Drive, from 10 AM to 2 PM, for selling tickets.  The Drawing and Dinner date was set for Wednesday, 27 November 2013, at 6 PM.


A total of $1,185 has been rec’d for 237 tickets of the 239 sold.  The final anticipated total of $1,195 ranks 7th out of 8 raffles held.

    The Outback certificate winners of the raffle were:  1st ($140):  Mark Kizzie; 2nd ($80):  Bill Swick; 3rd ($60):  Craig Nordaker.
     Thanks for all your efforts on this year’s raffle.
Jan 072013

The 18th annual Bowl-a-thon was held at 1 PM,  Saturday 9 March 2013 at Leopard Lanes in Bellevue NE. The Bowl-a-Thon was very successful.  12 bowlers knocked down 1,831 pins.  Over $1,700 in pledges has been collected so far. If you would still like to donate please contact George Ziska at 402-292-5274.

Final total for Bowl-a-thon is $2,400, second only  to 2012 ($2,736).

Great job!

Bowlers present at Leopard Lanes on 9 March were:

DSC04703Marcel & Debbe Moreau, Ben & Mark White

DSC04700 Sharon Strawn, Peter Laski, Kathi Narlock



Jan 072013

2013 ACC FamilyHarry Wallace of the Good Shepherd Chapel has selected for Denny and Allyssa Phillips and their three young sons of Clark Hollow, Stearns, KY.  The Phillips Family lost their home to fire on Christmas 2011 and have been living with their parents. The Phillips Family have 3 sons, Jarrod- 6, Gavin- 5, and Trevor- 2.    Denny works as a logger.