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/" Thursday, December 11,2003 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 3B liealth departmen sponsors clinic Jewell County Health Department are sponsoring a clinic at Senior Center, Wednesday, 17 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. offered are hemoglobin ring, blood pressure check a toenail clinic. For more information contact the health department. Seniorettes Christmas greeting cards The Esbon Seniorettes met Dec. 3 noon with 12 members present and One guest Joan Broeckelman. The host- Ses were Betty and Bud Niles. The flag salute and Lord's Prayer led by Ida Peroutek before the dinner was served. The meeting followed with prizes and won by Joan Broeckelman, Ida Peroutek, Mabel h. Lillian Fogo won the prize the most snowfall in one November. Minutes were read Violet Baker and the treasurer's by Betty Niles. was reported a water heater had ordered for the center. Nineteen Christmas cards were sent Friendship Meals Dec. I$ through Dec. 19 Monday: Goulash, peas and on- ions, garlic bread, pears. Tuesday: Ham and beans, corn bread, coleslaw, strawberries, peach gelatin. Wednesday: Roast beef, potatoes and gravy, broccoli and rice, wheat roll, peach crisp. Thursday: Sweet and sour pork, rice, cauliflower, carrots, wheat roll, applesauce cake. Friday: Liver and onions or salisbury steak, potatoes and gravy, green beans and onions, wheat roll, pineapple. Meals delivered by VFW Auxil- iary. Call by 9 day of meal. Center phone 378-3385. Mankato Chamber of Commerce meets Seventeen members and one guest were present when the Mankato Cham- ber of Commerce met Dec. 1. Officers for the coming year are Gary Tordrup, president; Brian Shulda, vice president; Lori Carter, secretary- treasurer. Paul Wilson, C.P.A. and Dave Bothwell were recognized with a plaque for their "Business Improve- group merits". ive $25 to the Silver Hair Legis- It was decided that State Exchange Betty and Bud Niles donated a Bank and Town & Country Variety to the center. The same will be recognized with the "Business as last year were retained for Improvement" awards. Dick'sTV and Farm Bureau will also be added to the list for the award. in the Senior Center back Starting February one business per month will be awarded the Business The next meeting will be Jan. 7 with Improvement award. Chamber offic- Ken Johanek and Leland Bartley. ers will receive the recipients. at Jewell Dec. i 1. Keith Roe announced there would be a Dickens Christmas at the City Shawna Robbins (left), 2004 Jewell County Junior Miss, presents Pastor Laura Fricher with coats, hats, scarves and mittens at the Jewell County Food Pantry office. The donation is a result of Robbin's Junior Miss community service project - a county wide "Winter Necessity Drive". 4-H Foundation president retires Bill Riley, Kansas 4-H Foundation president, recently informed the Kan- sas 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees of his desire to retire as president of the Kansas 4-H Foundation, effective with the annual meeting in April. He made the announcement to al- low the board time to implement the transition process for the future. Marilyn Galle, Kansas 4-H Foun- dation Board of Trustees chairperson, said the board has asked Riley to con- tinue to serve the Foundation in an advisory role as past president. His career with the Foundation be- gan in 1965 through 1977 where he served in a variety of capacities includ- ing director of camping facilities and managing editor of the Kansas 4-H Journal. Riley returned to the Founda- tion as executive director beginning in 1986 and in 1999 he was named presi- dent. The Kansas 4-H Foundation is widely recognized as the largest state 4-H Foundation in the nation with more than 150 employees managing the op- erations of Rock Springs 4-H Center, the Kansas 4-H Journal, fund develop- ment, scholarships, investment man- agement, Clovia Scholarship house and award programs for 4-H members. Christian Gleaners hold annual Christmas party The Mankato Christian Church Gleaners Christmas program and party was held Dec. 1 with 17 in attendance. Ruth Clegg had planned the pro- gram with each one in attendance par- ticipating with either a reading or mu- sical number. Refreshments were served by Bobbi From Deanna's Det By Deanna Sweat, Jewell County Extension Agent Reduce risks from flu A visit to the doctor and a quick shot can reduce the risk of death and serious health complications from in- fluenza, the highly contagious respira- tory infection commonly called the flu. The Mankato Quiz Bowl team placed second at the Clifton-Clyde meet Dec. 2. Above, team members display their medals and plaque. Pictured from left are Sasha Roe, Liz Wilson, Reba Liggett and Jenna Bleecker. Mankato Quiz Bowl team qualifies for state semi-finals Mankato Varsity Quiz Bowl team competed in a 14 team meet held Dec. 2 at Clifton-Clyde High School. Mankato emerged from pool play with Struttin' Dusters hold turkey seminar The Waconda Struttin' Dusters Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation hosted its cond annual Turkey Calling Seminar on Nov. 23. Ralph E. Anderson, Tucson, Ariz., the general population age six months entertainedthegroupthateveningwith and up, but is not recommended for variouscallingtechniquesandhunting a4-2 record and qualified for the semi- finals. In the semi-final round, Mankato defeated Concordia and played Hanover for the championship. In a close round, Mankato lost to Hanover and finished second. The 14 schools at the meet were Clifton-Clyde, Centralia, Marysville. Concordia, Linn, Pike Valley, Bennington, Clay Center, Frankfort. Hanover, Beloit, Mankato, Valley Heights, and Washington. The Mankato varsity team was com- posed of JennaBleecker, RebaLiggett, Sasha Roe and Liz Wison. The next meet for the varsity will be Monday at Jewell. Saturday the Mankato quiz bowl team entered a 13-team meet at Tescott. people who are allergic to eggs. tips. Anderson is an eight time Arizona Mankato ended the day with a 2-4 The virus used to make the vaccine State Turkey Calling Champion and record, so they did not qualify for fi- is grown in eggs and some egg protein owns and operates a full service pro- nals. may remain. October and November fessional hunting guide and outfitting Teams at the meet were Tescott, are considered the optimum time to get service. He also a pro-staff member of Salina South, Wakefield, Wilson. Randall school Library on Sunday. Pastor Hinkle and andDeannaFreeman.Christmasgames Yet in any year, only about two- a flu shot because, in Kansas, flu sea- several hunting organizations includ- Bennington, Mankato, Lincoln, Min- Pastor Little will also be there. The were played followed by a gift ex- thirds of those who should get the son usually begins around the first of ing Quaker Boy Game Calls. neapolis, Quivera Heights, Clay Cen proceeds will be for a new printer for change and cookie walk. Each one immunizationdo, saidMikeBradshaw, December and continues through A qualified instructor for hunters' ter, Centre. & ut'e' program use with the micro fish reader, went home with a gift and cookies. Kansas State University Research and March. Shots given later in the season education, Anderson spoke on various Because of cancellations, Tescott A clever play with music was per- Betty Thompson announced thatCookies were packaged to be taken to Extension health and safety specialist, can still be beneficial. It will take one topics including safety, camouflage entered three teams. Team members !ed by Randall elementary students onDec. 19 Central National Bank will others at their home. The immunizations usually cost $15 to two weeks for the vaccine to take clothing, guns and calls as well as forMankatowereErickaMelby, Sara Monday evening. Cherubim, Sera- be hosting a Customer Appreciation to $30 and are generally recommended effect, telling several personal hunting sto- Christie,Whitney Hurd, Sammy Roush and Herald's Angels along with and Retirement Party honoring Dave for people age 50 and older, those who ries. The seminar was well artended by and Rob Wilson. Bothwell. adults and children. At the end of the )r and minor prophets provided Gary Tordrup mentioned theFormer Muslim sufferformasthma, diabetes, heartdis- background music. Pupils with may compromise the immune system. )r speaking and singing pats were Courthouse s open house planned for to teen group ease and other chronic illnesses that 6 make mission evening, all children attending were Isey Greene William Lienberger, Monday. Sunflower growers are in- " A former Muslim, Mujahid el- Women who are more than three trip to Mexico JAKEsSigned UPortOjuniorthe NWTFAcquiringgrOUPKnowl_Called ( #uruer / r McMillan: Brittany Joerg, Mat- vited to attend a meeting from 8:30 Masih, will speak at the North Central months pregnant also should consider Six Jewell and Republic county resi- edge, EthicsandSportsmanship.These homemade a.m. to noon Friday at the Buffalo KansasTeensforChristSaturday, Dec. being immunized. Health-care work- dents were at Reynosa, Mexico, Nov. memberships were donated by Ander- w Peters, Heather Thompson Lane .. Ster and "]'yler Eilert. Leta sills was tcoam.. _ e rted on the "Wel 20 at 7 p.m. at the Brown Grand The- ers, including those who work in nurs- 15 to 22. Dan and Lynn Dempsey, Bob son Wtllmeth, Tart Walden, Lynette ,etor t,on Garter r po ,, - ater, Concordia. ing homes, as well as teachers and " " QuakerBoyboxcalls, also donated cand',, tra,,s. " b, Anderson, w___ o .............. ~l"l- m7 The fifth grade band played several come to Ml nk:tOntSlg; Eld;n Masih born in alittle town in Paki- others who routinely come intocon- Swanson and Coralyn Kaufman were v ere Divert ,n Andr,~,.x, Has be . p start, which is 97 percent Muslim. He tact with a large number of people at the volunteer members of the Mission Krier, Tanner Weidenhaft, Max Tho- Iday uny , numbers under the direction of ~w n Illil~, l~ellHi:lll racey, r_a tJeoesls, tmca Stephens. Each wore reindeer motor mene iorMiss Shawnastudied Islam for many years. When work, school or sporting events also team that worked at Children's Haven .................. Call Carol Wakefield lets during the final number "A ... Jeweut..ountyJu s al er She hewas25heattendedaChristianmeet- are advised to get the immunization. Internat|onal. . Debesis, John Gengler, Katie Wedel, 785-378-3290 or Fern _ Th s o hanage cares for 50 chd ristmas Slei ,h Ride"' r oomns, was tHe guest pe . ing and was converted He graduated The flu can be soread through -'. rp " " Annie Wildfong and Justin Hicks.Reed 785-647-7911 from Btble colic e and helped estab cou h or sneeze dren ages 6 to 16 While there the " has had a busy year so far with parades " g .. - g before symptorffs of' ' "" " ' h Mike Thomas, Beloit, donatedtwo team dtd constructton work at t e deWell Garden and other activities to attend. She will lish 50 churches in Afghantstan. theillness--headache, chills, body ache, " , of his handmade box calls. He has been S almus c sb the Rogers Fam stuff nose or r . handcrafting box calls for several years. The be entering the state Junior Miss Con- pec " " Y , . , - y so e throat--are appar- school and the volunteers dorm as - .. Jewell Garden Club Christmas testheldinMarchatBelleville. Shawna ily, Concordia. Praise and worsHip ent. well as interacting with the children .... .r xr-vr:. I. .... "I"1. .... . . "; Last ____ ____ _ _ They also helped d stnbute rood ano l er Thursday at Mankato. There is also gathering blankets, coats and will be conducted by John Ward. The The flu also can be transmitted for . . Box Call to represent the State of Kan- cl.othmg to 1he restdents of one of i l ashortbusiness meetingandagift gloves to give to the parish office, audience participation game for stu- several days after symptoms become,. , .... sas in a auction .package containing ,.O. T,o,a.,,meetin.w,,be o,a emor , toco e, ........... .on,..,.r , .... 72 ~]~r'~arsha Eric',or/'i The sou~d, hri6r ' ,te'msofintere,.itwasdecided,ohave ,;. ~.. .... i ~rhnand ..TI;~ trip sl~ti~sored by the United j~hnstOn and Miehaela Hymarl were |__ Methodist Church. " the winners. llbc Jan. 18. ......... a speaker at every other monthly meet- I Showtl .'7 0~.rn Showtlme: 7:30 p.m. Junior Clio Club exchanged secret The Centers for Disease Control I Elf _ Beloit concert is Sunday sister Christmas gifts and drew names and Prevention estimate that in the .rhe Annual Beloit Community Willing workers fornext year when they met recently at United States as many as 100,000 axistmas Concert is Sunday at 3 D m Craft project members of thethe Buffalo Roam. people will be hospitalized from the I the Beloit Municinal Buildin ' Formoso Willing Workers 4-H Club Eighteen members attended. Host- flu this year. Thirty-six thousand .Theprogramincludesamass iaoir, have been making Christmas crafts, esseswereJudyHeskett-Binghamand people are expected to die from it. The a unitv orchestra, Beloit Eiemen- Theprojects will be used to decorate Margo Baird. immunization is considered safe for SuperSingers, the Christmas story, the tree at the old fire station,and to J As a baby~ ate San~o~'0 ana is by area cler ,v, and a Christmas give to the friends of the club. r = ....... I 0, a a g-a-long " Working on potpouri ornaments,l ' "r " j "u 0 p e 'o ----- " clothespin reindeer, angel and elf kits, .~I~ 1 ]~.dL~ I Apolo' iz ' " 1 when ou and painting Christmas molds were I I ~e father and a o/n~al ten-year-old Stel~ro~er who doesn'~ ,,: g e immediate y y ........... __._ : [ J beUev0in~nta~ep/oneseemst0havolorgotlen Your temrmr e neciallv to chil- JacKi 3ouray, Jacme Jensen, Mct..aeta I hult'~r and some language ten. ..... " ..... " Nelson and Clifford Massey. I The Jewell County Soli e entis I , -, I currently accepting appl fo.r a full-tim.e I Please join us ChristmasfOra [ employee. Successful appHcant rnusthave a High l I I School Diploma or equivalent and possess a cur_rent I etirement Open House J and clean Commercial Driver's License for the State I _Dr,n9 6" for Dave B0thwell anda Open House j of Kansas. A complete job description_and J j Friday, Dec. 19.9 a,m.-5 I application maybe picked he eJ w.e]l County I Christmas | Solid Waste Department, 100 W Hwy 36, Mankato, l central " ...... J Monday's through Saturday's.Sa.m. until 4.p.m. J J to the . [ daily. Aplications will be til pos'ffion is J Sunday, Dec. 14- 4 p.m. ' I] Natiioinial Bank J filled. Jewell County is an EOE emplo:er, i =...208 E. South St.,Mankato, Kan. 6956.785-378-316: - '- . ......... a! - ........ II ommumty Br (6mileseast tI C -"-- idal Shower. 2003 .... Christmas Horn--- " "" "'--e Tour" .... "-2- ublicinvite "Ch a.d Griethff and "~ Laura Tinning" ~ :~ Sunday,Mankato,DeC.Kan.21 ~o,7) .. ~ -.~ >.. + Refreshments after concert, . : "~, ,,,J~ ... at 9.30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20 at.thejewel] Trinity Umted Methodist -- Lm ! Register at tlle.l lmgeUeal I,atheran Ch=h k ch ~.k l.a0 to 3.30 p.m. ~ka~ Church basement ll9E. 8outh, Mankato, F a. D1C .,.. , 0. ,, Tlekets are [ lper person or 7.85-.378-3308 or eon ct any : ' : Sunday, Dec. 14 Tour Includes the Mankato homes of: "I " . ikeanaPho I, tt;C,e.oy ear ,Mar an;ta . .a Ma k tUo ' an.l 4 p.m.- 5:30 p:m. Teleflora's Holly would hke to thank the ofhce ChadandLortCarterandme/'umerant;nurcnta~u~' , . Bowl Bouquet staff and everyone for the {Refi~shment~ following tour at the ehttreh) Mankato City Library " Check Out our selection of "__ and cards that I .... Victorian Christmas cai ol rs vtmn, flowers, aa fresh arrangements, gifts, Performance of Charles Dickens , . Just arrived: Cmvedh ,,,r, t,,lupn my ~sretirement'-'-" t ~lYUr ~~~ ~, wreaths and much more. t " readings by Pastor Steven Little and Clm, d County Teas . Jellies and Cordial -.ouo-.t,.mess ar, r, recm.e-. Mankato Ministerial Alliance Pastor Thaddeus Hinkle We also have the Thank you, Hoverdisc and other Janice Schumacher ! @oe The family of Mona Pletcher would like to celebrate her 95th birthday with a card shower on Wednesday, Dec. 17 Please send greetings to: Mona Pletcher Route 1, Box 142 Lebanon, Kan. 66952 presents A Service of Remembrance in honor of those who have died in 2003 at i Harmony United Methodist Church Mankato, Kansas 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, A.D. Refreshments after the service provided courtesy of Melby Mortuary Refreshments including hot cider and Christmas cookies ] FREE WILL DONATION TO ASSIST LIBRARY IN PURCHASE OF MICROSOFT READER PRINTER., Door Prizes Thank you for supporting your public library great Christmas ideas!!! Flowo~, Patch 102 S. Commercial. Mankato, Kan. 66956 785.378.3950