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WWG JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH CONCERT PAGE8 TOY STORY EIGHTH GRADE COLLECTS TOYS PAGE 14 hl),l,llltl|hlitlilttiUill,h,llli,U,hllmlltlh,'liqtl,Ii *************** AI)C 502 09/i3/99  r 217 W COTA ST \\;' $HELTON, WA g-2263 6 Wednesday May 18, 2011 $1.00 VOLUME NO. 26 NUMBER 38 14 PAGES Plus supplements in local edition Benefit for Clay Peters0n Saturday WWG seniors e Clay Peterson is adapting don caps and well to life from a wheel chair. He has an extremely positive affitude about his situation By Tom Merchant Sentinel Tribune JEFFERS After a serious snowmobile accident this past win- ter Clay Peterson, a Junior at Red Rock Central, will be honored at a benefit in his behalf Saturday May 21. In talking with Peterson and his family, they said the benefit has been done by their friends and co-workers. "We have not been involved at all" said Clay's father Warren. They offered to help but were told it was not necessary for them to help. Clay's mother Nicki comment- ed, they are very grateful for the family and friends that have donated their time and effort for Clay's benefit. Both Warren and Nicki men- tioned how caring people are in the community and how much has been donated for the benefit. The support they have been given is a reflection on how Clay is i Clay Peterson and his family from left: Nicki, Warren. and Cassie in front of the new ramp at their home north of Jeffers. seen by his peers and others, m0vehis legs. Having some knowl- Warren said, "he's a good student, , and was very involved in athletics. _eage or spinal injuries he knew ................ ---,,u. to not try and move. He Some times bad things happen-to then called his dad and told hm good people." where he was. and Warren called Clay and his family talked 911 for an ambulance. Peterson about the day of the accident said his dad was there within 10 Saturday, January 8. Clay was out riding in the ditch near Highwater Lutheran Church when he hit a small very hard drift. He said, "I flipped over and landed on my butt." After collecting himself Peterson realized he could not minutes. The Westbrook EMT's arrived shortly after and transported Clay to the Sanford Westbrook Hospital. After stabilizing him, he was sent to Sioux Falls Sanford Hospital by helicopter. Clay said, "I remember getting on the helicopter, but I was so drugged up I didn't remember much after that." .....  ._ ._. _._  . . Benefit co...o00d o. poo00 WALNUT GROVE  The club was organized at the home of McDonald, Secretary, Mrs I.E. Lantz. The club went on to select their Century Club as its name. The Zinnia Gloria Jacobs Show, and County Rally. Jacobs said, "we supplied workers Pioneer Festival grounds. the Spirit. club had many programs at their meetings th a different person program. Some ed: book speakers issues na unaate the museum. I7t cmo msc ]ints of } places. declined to nine members. Several members served on the ether in able ex " " " penence, satd Jacobs. Jacob " " S stud, we had hopel to make it to 95, but with met aav- fired raising events. gowns Sunday Debra Kuehl to give commencement address to Westbrook Walnut Grove seniors at graduation Sunday afternoon By Tom Merchant Sentinel Tribune WWG Sunday afternoon fifty seniors will put on gowns, mortar board caps, flowers will be pinned and the past 13 years of education will come to a close. It will be an emotional day for the graduates, their friends and families as the seniors participate in their final assignment. It is the end of a long road, and the beginning of a new chapter in each of the seniors lives. Ceremonies begin in the high school gymna- sium at 2:00 p.m. The Prelude will be played by Kaylee Mischke, and Amy Nelson. The seniors will march in two by two to the strains of Ployhar & Elgar's Fanfare and Processional played by the WWG band. The band will then play the National Anthem, following that the band will play the school song, Go U Northwestern. Next on the program is the senior slide show produced by Nathan Olsem, Taylor Elzenga, Abby Hoffrnan, Amber West, and Molly Jarmer. Senior speakers Kelsey Mischke and Brennan Beaty will give their reflections of their journey to graduation. The vocal number Seize the Day will be per- formed by the high school choir. It will be fol- lowed by the Senior Ensemble performing Seasons of Love. Next on the program the high school band will perform Pirates of the Caribbean. Principal William Richards will then intro- duce the High Honor students. Seniors -- Continued on page 8 No Memorial Day program at Revere Due to ever declining membership, Francis Hamack American Legion Post 582 of Revere will no longer be hosting a Memorial Day pro- gram. They would like to thank all those who have supported the post so faithfully over the years. They urge you to attend a similar program in a neighboring town of your choice, thereby keeping the Memorial Day tradition alive. Help our disabled Veterans The Westbrook VFW Auxiliary Post #5098 will be selling Poppies on May 20. Help us help our disabled Veterans and their families by buy- ing a poppy. Holiday deadline changes Because of the Memorial Day Holiday, the deadline for all classified ads will be Thursday, May 26 at 9 a.m.; Peach display ad deadline will be noon on Thursday, May 26; Sentinel Tribune display ad deadline will be Friday noon, May 27. News Copy deadline for will be Friday noon, May 27. 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