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SENTINEL TRIBUNE mmun ity Wednesday, February 3, 2010 Page 6 GLANCES IN THE PAST WESTBRO0 SENIOf, Kiley-Gertnerwedding NUTRITION 00ERVICES afternoon. The vehicle apparently left the road and hit an approach, flip- ping it over on its top. Kenneth and Lorraine Wahl will be celebrating their 50th wedding anni- versary February 5. In honor of the event, their children will be taking them on a cruise to the Bahamas. An open house will be held at a later date. TEN YEARS AGO February 2, 2000 There was a good turn out for the Red Rock Sportsmen Club annu.- al Ice Fishing Contest. Although there were not many fish caught, most of the fisherpersons seemed to be enjoying themselves. Since there were no fish caught, the prizes were drawn for. In front of a jam packed audience in Round Lake last Friday night, the boys basketball team eeked out a 1-point win over the Raiders 39-38 .with 3 seconds remaining in the hard-fought game. TWENTY YEARS AGO January 31, 1990 The Westbrook Christian School Warriors, girls and boys basketball teams, hosted their first Westbrook Basketball Roundup Tournament last Friday and Saturday at the Storden gymnasium. Other teams represented were Christian Schools from Mankato/New Ulm, Granite City, Coon Rapids, and Rochester. Heading east on Highway 30, two per- sons were injured as they were ejected from their 1994 Ford pick up truck about 3-1/2 miles west of Westbrook Saturday THIRTY YEARS AGO January 31, 1980 Don Lindley of Springfield has thrown his hat into the ring for the District 28 Sate Senate seat in MN. He is pres- ently serving as Mayor of Springfield. Lindley was born near Walnut Grove, and attended the public school in Westbrook. A Bowl-A-Thon was held in Westbrook for the benefit of Retarded Citizens of Cottonwood County. Raising the most money were Lynn Dibble, $371.90; Alison Cohrs, $180.30; Brad McDaniel, $136.16. A large group of junior and senior classmates of Joan Vosberg were early Friday morning breakfast guests to wish her abon voyage, as she left Friday for Australia. WESTBROOK NEWS were Saturday din- ner guests of Roger and Marian Kopperud. The Fosliens were returning from vacationing in OK and TX with custom har- vester friends, Aunt Jane and Bob IQein, Crystal Foslien, Mankato, and Jill and Mark Pankratz, Butterfield. Bring/call news items to the Sentinel Office 274-6136 in Westbrook; mail to the Sentinel Tribune in Westbrook at P.O. Box 98; sent by Fax to 507-274- 6137 or by e-mail at sentrib@ Deadline for social news is Monday noon. Marilyn Wolfe of Chicago and Iris Marshall visited Bonnie Fogel at Country View in Walnut Grove last Wednesday afternoon. Tim and Nita Foslien 0 0 • • • • • • • • • • • 0 0 • Sentinel Tribune Tip Line o • If you see news happening or have a • story idea call our News Tip Line. • 2"/41-6136 or " • 1-800-410-1859 • • Due to stafflimitations we may not always be • • able to respond to your tips or ideas. However • we will do our best to give every call full regard. • Thank you for your help and consideration.. • January GOOD SAMARITAN STAR EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH Shirley Hames February 8-12, 2010 Senior Nutrition Services serving at the Westbrook Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. each operat- ing day. Monday: Hamburger tomato casserole, Scandinavian blend veg., Mandarin orange whip, bread, peanut butter cookie, milk Tuesday: Oven fried chicken, mashed pota- toes/gravy, creamed corn, dinner roll, fruit cocktail, milk Wednesday: Chicken vegetable soup, roast beef sandwich, cole slaw, crackers/margarine, blondie bar, milk Thursday: Roast pork, mashed potatoes/gravy, CA blend vegetables, bread, cream puff dessert, milk Friday: Salisbury steak, parslied whole potatoes, squash, bread, blushing pears, milk For reservations call Angle at 274-6583 by noon one day in advance. You may also call the Tracy kitchen at 1-866- 985-8512. Lutheran Social Services is funded in part under the Older Americans Act under con- tract with the Southwest Agency on Aging. Giving daffodils saves lives One of the first flow- ers of spring, the daffo- dil is the symbol of hope. To the American Cancer Society, this flower rep- resents the hope we all share that cancer will one day be eliminated. To participate in Daffodil Days, make a donation to receive beautiful daffodils or share them with some- one special. Simply place your order for one of the many available Daffodil Days products with an American Cancer Society volunteer. Call Toni Sletten at 274-5609 or Janie Singer at 274-5350. Daffodils arrive and are delivered in mid-March, coinciding with the begin- ning of spring. Upcoming H1 N1 clinics Cottonwood-Jackson Community Health is sponsoring the following H1N1 Flu Clinics: Thursday, February 11 Nursing Office, 235-9th St., Windom, 3-7pm Thursday, February 18 -- Family Support Center, 1616 Prince St., Mt. Lake, 4-6pm Thursday, February 25 -- Westbrook Community Center, 849-5th St., 3-5pm Monday, March 1 -- Nursing Office, Windom, 3-6pm There is no charge for the H1N1 flu shot. First come first serve basis as vaccine allows. Mist and injection available. All ages are welcome. Doing business with the Corps of Engineers workshop planned A workshop, Doing Business with the Corps of Engineers," will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17 in the Lyon County Courthouse, Conference Room 6. Tom Koopmeiners, Deputy of Small Business for the St. Paul District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will be the keynote speaker of the event. The workshop will cen- ter on doing business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Attendees will gain information on the Electronic Bid System; plan holders lists; awards and abstracts; upcom- ing projects; government registrations and certifi- cations; and general and technical specifications. Cost includes, course materials and refresh- ments.-Pre-registration is due by Friday, Feb. 12. To register online, go to: The workshop is spon- sored by the Minnesota Small Business Development Centers, the St. Paul District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Metropolitan Economic Development Assn. For further informa- tion, call 507-549-3193. CLASSIFIED ADS - CALL 274-6136 OR 1-800-410-1859 . Open Wuke00l!!! ',Saturday, Feb. 6, 9am- Spm Sunday, Feb. 7, l pm-Spm Ok, by eppelntment .ell t74.H78 Pare & Brian Busswitzs Farm = [: 2.5 miles west of Westbroook ,,.,, Elizabeth Kiley and Corey Gertner were mar- ried October 9, 2009 at Calvary Lutheran Church, Green Bay, WI. Pastor Bill Klavetter offi- ciated at the 3 p.m. ser- vice. Organist and soloist was Kent Paulsen. Matron of honor was Kristin Baye, bridesmaid was Jamie Mitchler, both friends of the bride. Best man was Kyle Gertner, brother of the groom. Groomsman was Andrew Struthers, friend of the groom. Ushers were Justin Graft and Shaun Mitchler, friends of the couple. Parents of the couple are Mary Kiley, DePere, WI and Brad and Deb Gertner, Westbrook. A reception and dance was held at Comfort Suites, Green Bay. A reception was held in Westbrook, October 24, 2009. The bride is employed at siI Investments, Inc. and the groom works for H & R Block. They are living in Appleton, WI, where both are employed. Hezekia Griggs I to Spea h /I at SMS Hezekiah Griggs III, called "America's Youngest Media Mogul," will give a talk at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 8 in the Conference Center Ballroom on the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University. Griggs' appearance kicks off Black History Month activities at SMSU. Griggs, 20, founded HG3 (Hezekiah Griggs III) Media in 2003 and has since grown the busi- ness into a multimillion- dollar enterprise, manag- ing 20 different corporate operations and 45 collec- tive media properties. He also serves as chair- man of "The Hezekiah Griggs III Foundation, which provides assistance to community youth pro- grams throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Griggs was born into poverty and homeless- hess. He was raised in the inner cities of northern New Jersey and has prov- en that his talent, drive and ambition can lead to success. He was just seven years old when he was paid to videotape a church ser- vice. Each week follow- ing, he would videotape the Sunday sermons and sold copies for $15 each, averaging 100 tapes sales each week. He later would found Griggs Cinematography, a company he ran for three years. He started consulting for companies, and helped them connect and market to youth like him. At the age of 14, he founded Justice Inc., an organization focused on bringing, attention to the economtc, political and social issues around the world. With the launch of TRUE (Teens Reaching for a Unified Era), a monthly journal modeled after Time magazine, .he gave voice to his peers with news articles written by teen journalists living in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Africa. His appearance is sponsored by the Office of Cultural Diversity at SMSU. For further infor- mation, call 507-537- 7121. Sanford Westbrcx Medical Center invites the Community to welcome the newest member of our Medical Provider Team - Shana Tutt, PA-C Date & "nine: Wednesday, February 10 2:30-4:30 at the Sanford Westbrook Medical Center Clinic Lobby Join us as we welcome our new healthcare provider to our clinic and our community 175352 Dietary Aide lnves00ors Choice Financial Services Inc. 1-800-472-6495 2648 Broadway Ave. Slayton, MN • 244 W. Main Marshall, MN James Goedtke, RFC, CSA 8 Carla Goedtke, RFC, CSA Securities offered through American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC Advisory Services through American Portfolios Advisors, Inc. SEC Registered Investment Advisor Investors Choice Financial Services Inc. is independent of ,4PFS and APAI