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Page 4 TheLeadr ..... The Week of April 20, 2015 JeweU Co00ty .fields 2 teamstfor Beloit youth soccer There are two teams of Jewell County youths participating in the Beloit Parks and Recreation soc- cer, held during the month of April. Organizer is Nic Marcotte, Beloit. All of the  games will be played (April 1 I, 18 and 25) on the fields south of Beloit High School. Parks and Recreation provides the teams with soccer balls and cones. There is a fee for the youths to play and they receive a T-shirt and socks. Students from Beloit middle and high school referee the games. They can either be paid or use the time for community hours. Jewell County will field a first and second grade team consisting of Jada Eilert, Cooper McDill, Eli Vance, Aaron Underwood, Mat- thew Rice, Ally Beck, Dacey Beck, Trinity Ruthstrom, Caleb Saathoff, Cadence Einsphar, Noah Shipman, Cody Cleary, David Cleary, Ellie Callaway. Coaches are Amy McDill, Jessie Eilert and Nickia Vance. April 18, the first and second grade teams will play at 8 a.m. on field I and then again at 10 a.m. on field 1. April 25, the same grade teams will play at 9 a.m. on field 1 and then at 10 a.m. on either field 1 or 2. The fifth and sixth grade team will consist of Conner Cosand, Jensen Eilert, Daniel McDill, Ysabel Fry, Kole Vance, Jake Underwood, Mason Higer, Roger Meier Jr., Tanner Shipman, Caden Slate, Eva Cleary, Seth PennelL Coaches are Dan Higer and Joel Broeckelman. April 18 the fifth and sixth grade team will play at 9 a.m. and then again at 11 a.m. April 25 the team will play at 9 a.m. and then again at 11 a.m. Both teams practice Tuesday and Thursday after school at the Mankato City Park and on the field south of the elementary school. : : .::: Burr Oak Auxiliary launches several new projects American Legion Auxiliary Emory Clemons Unit No. 263, Burr Oak, is offto a busy start this year with several projects they have been working on finally coming to frui- tion. The group adopted two miles of highway for cleanup of litter in the spring and fall. They adopted the mile south and the mile north of Burr Oak. The first work day was March 28, and a group of both senior and jtmior members partici- pated. This is one of the group's Americanism and community ser- vice projects. Another project is a Vida Knight Memorial. Vida was a member of the auxiliary, and her family do- nated money to the group with the request that it be used for a sign on the edge of Burr Oak announcing the little town to entering vehicles. The group has worked on this try- ing to figure out the exact kind of sign that would fit into the commu- nity. This past week plans were finalized and the organization should have the sign up sometime this summer or fall, so be on the lookout for that. The sign will be located no rof town on property owned by/tlPtek family. The third pjt is another com- munity project. The group wanted a bench for the Gazebo Park in Burr Oak, and have purchased a granite bench with a solid seat and back. After the meeting April 6 the group went to the park to select the site for the bench. It should be in place before Memorial Day. The junior girls havebeen busy this past month with the Easter egg hunt in Burr Oak. They went to the senior center in Mankato and had After school, fifth and sixth grade Rock Hills Elementary students session for soccer started the first part of April. the Seniors help with stuffing the eggs: They had such a good time that they will be returning to the senior center to have them help with the May baskets they make each year. Work has started on Memorial Day plans at the Burr Oak Cem- etery. It always takes your breath away seeing more than 100 flags flying at the cemeter)y. Poppy Day in Bum Oak will be May 22. The auxiliary willl select their scholarship recipient at the May 4 meeting. Crossed 'Era Up Owner: Got away did he? Did you guard all the exits? Policeman: Yes, but we think he must have left by one of the en- trances. Congratulmted First Student" "So the president just expelled you, eh? What did you say to him?" Second Student:"Icongratulated him for turning out such fine young men." practice at the Mankato City Park. According to Dan Higer, coach, the spring After school, Cadence Einspahr, a Rock Hills first grade student, attends soccer practice. She intently concentrates on kicking the soccer ball into the net past the goalie. Benefit held for Lehrling family The Rick Lehrling family ben- efit was held Saturday, March28, starting at 5 p.m. with a free will donation supper served by the Mankato Class of 1972 in honor of their classmate, Rick Lehrling. A total of 222 guests signed the guest book. Hamburgers, hot dogs, baked : beans, potato salad, pasta salad, chips and various other items were served. The auction of donated items began around 7 p.m. with Matt Becker as the auctioneer. There were 91 auction numbers handed out. The highest priced item sold was a quilt made by Angelia Reiter, "Stepping Stones," and it went for $425. Various other items brought lots of attention, varying from 100 pounds, 20 pounds and 10 pounds of ground beef to a talking Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse and match- ing chairs, various gift certificates from local businesses, Barbie dolls, a single bottle of beer and much more. The auction lasted until around 9:45 p.m. .:.i':,: :':: , ' ..... -. ....... ed those attendinq Rick's Benefit held recently. Fellow " " f1972 oTwnicl'lHicKLerrllngwueNHu' o, . . . A ortionoftheMankatoHihblC!ass. ' Keith'lqoe Ro er Neilson, Moundndge, Fred Edert classPmCates (from left) are: Ron Simon, Jorm arvey, Carne Ann (W eltmer) Mayhew, Lawrence, , g and Phillip Esslinger.