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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Page 6 WESTBROOK SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES August 1-5, 2011 Senior Nutrition Services serving at the Westbrook Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. each operating day. Monday: Liver/onions or pepper steak, parslied pota- toes, Scandinavian blend veg., bread, blondie bar, milk Tuesday: Chicken salad, fruit cup, three bean salad, bread, lemon bar, milk Wednesday: Roast pork, mashed potatoes/gravy, beets, bread, rosy applesauce, milk Thursday: Beef tips/ gravy, noodles, carrots, cole slaw, bread, fruit cobbler, milk Friday: Salisbury steak, whole potatoes/gravy, green beans, bread, pineapple, 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 contract with the Southwest Agency on Aging. GLANCES IN THE PAST TEN YEARS AGO July 25, 2001 Thirty eight children from ages 10-18 tumed out on Monday, July 16, to com- pete in the Youth Open held at Rolling Hills. First place winners were Andy Lathen, Worthington; Abby Oakland, Fulda; Derek Eichner, Dovray; and Kenny Willers, Slayton. The Westbrook Public Library, in conjunction with the Plum Creek Library System and Wolfen-Down Books, presented the original theatrical production, "The Wolf Who Cried Boy". The play was written and per- formed by three SSU stu- dents who are all active in theatre. TWENTY YEARS AGO July 24, 1991 Monday morning workers at the VFW Club discovered the front door had been forced open. The only thing found missing was some spare quarters for the luke box and a cash bag with an undetermined amount of cash and checks. There was also an attempted break in at the Hktlorn Inn. Last Thursday patrons of the Farmers Elevator of Avoca and Westbrook were treated to a best-shot tourna- ment for the golfers, fol- lowed by a grilled pork chop supper for all patrons. The tournament was won be Gene Lindaman and Jr. Severson. Heritage House raffle win- ners were Irene Pederson, quilted wall hanging; Dale O. Nelson, pheasant painting. Johanna Wilson and Stella Cohrs provided the prizes. THIRTY YEARS AGO July 23, 1981 Brenda Horkey was among students who graduated from Canby AVTI on July 22. She received a diploma in the Dental Assisting Course. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Horkey. The weatherman cooper-t- ed with planners of tne Dovray Street Dance last Friday night. A large crow d was on hand to dance to the music of "Posse". The school board accepted the resignation of high school librarian Ruth Schmidt. Librarian aide Doris Vaupel will be offered the position. A full-time aide will be hired to help in both schools. COTTONWOOD COUNTY 4-H EVENTS July27 Practice, Sun Valley Gun Summer Evening Horse Club, 2 p.m. Clinic, Windom Arena, 7 16 p.m. - General Entry Judging August - Clothing Day (all Day, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. clothing - including non-gar- 17-20 Cottonwood ment and fashion revue judg- County Fair ing), American Lutheran 21- Church, 12 p.m. County Fair Release of 4-H 1 - Fashion Revue Public Exhibits, 7-11 a.m. Showcase, American 22 Lutheran Church, 7 p.m.- General Exhibit Building 3 - Summer Evening Horse & Food Stand Clean Up Clinic, Windom Arena, 7 25-28 State Fair p.m. Livestock Encampment 7- Shooting Sports SMALL PRICE RESULTS 's Westbrook Location Only! 602 First Avenue, 507-274-6354 Hosiery Ladies' Lingerie Store Fixtures Priced To Go! Stationery Housewares Batteries i-8 Sewing Fil~reeting Cards t Notions , Fabrics ifie" thing Infant Clothing ~, hh Ale and & Accessories ~ Relim Bedding Towels Ladies, Clothing Reg. Price toys Everything in our store is 30% off regular price. You will receive an additional 30% offmerchandise that is already marked down. Not good on merchandise advertised at other Dueber locations. All sales final. 228912 WESTBROOK NEWS Bring news items to the Sentinel Office in Westbrook; mail to the Sentinel Tribune in Westbrook at P.O. Box 98; or sent by Fax to 507- 274-6137 or by e-mail at sentrib@ ncppub.com. Deadline for social news is 9:00 a.m. on Monday. Marilyn Wolfe and Mary Cushley of Chicago, Amelia Hubin and Iris Marshall visit- ed Darrell and Marlene Gleason in Currie Tuesday and Merlyn and Sandy Hubin in the afternoon. David and Marilyn Wolfe and Mary returned to their homes Thursday. MURRAY Co. 4-H EVENTS July 27 - Final Summer of Fun session, 9-11 am, 4-H Building August 1 - 4-H Scholarship applications due in office August 8 - 4-H Clothing/ Fashion Revue Judging, 8 am, 4-H Building August 8 - 4-H Fashion Revue, 7:30 pm, 4-H Building I Lu The "ottonwood County 4-H Fashion Revue mem- bers will show off their fashion sense as they model their garments at the Fashion Luau on Monday, August 1 at 7 p.m. at the American Lutheran Church in Windom. The public is invited to see county 4-H members showcase their work in the clothing project area. The 4-H members will model the outfits that they have either purchased for the clothes you buy project or sewn for the clothes you make exhibits. Judging of exhibits will take place Thursday after- noon beginning at 12:30 p.m. Members will be judged on construction, their knowledge of their garment and ability to sew a quality garment. In fashion revue, members are judged on fashion, the ability to accessorize and how the outfit looks on the member. Awards for each division will be announced at the public fashion revue. For more information on to get involved with the 4-H program, please contact the Extension office at 831- 4022 or 1-800-967-1763. A sweepstakes seam which conned a consumer in Roanoke, Virginia recently leads back to Duluth, Minnesota. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) was contacted by the BBB of Western Virginia last week after a consumer in their area reported mailing a money order to someone in Duluth to pay fees on pur- ported sweepstakes winnings of $1.5 million dollars. The winnings were non-existent and the consumer lost the money they sent to the Duluth address. The BBB advises consum- ers to be extremely leery of letters, faxes, emails or phone calls telling them they've won prizes, lotteries or sweepstakes. "Sweepstakes seams are prevalent nation- wide and they tantalize peo- ple with promises of instant wealth for relatively low upfront payments," said Dana Badgerow, president and CEO of the BBB. "For a chance at a big payday, many people figure laying out $500 to $3,500 of their own money is worth any risk. We're here to tell you it's not." In the case of the Roanoke consumer, they were contact- ed by phone and told they had won the prize of $1.5 million dollars. Originally, they were told they would need to pay $3,500 upfront to receive their winnings, but the consumer told the scam- mers they couldn't afford that. After settling on a fee of $250, the consumer mailed that amount to a Duluth address. According to the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), which investigated this mat- ter, there is an individual in Duluth actively participating in this seam. This individual is believed to be keeping a small portion of payments they collect and wiring the rest to Jamaica, a hotbed for scams targeting Americans. This person has been warned their mail will be monitored and that they run the risk of being arrested if they contin- ue to process payments from victims of this scare. "Postal Inspectors want to remind individuals if you are contacted by anyone that directs you to send money to pay for a prize or sweep- stakes that you have won, odds are it's a scam," said U.S. Postal Inspector Jeffery Long. "Before you send money away, run the offer by a friend or family member to see if they think it's a good idea. Always be sure to do your homework first." Sweepstakes and lottery scams steal millions of dol- lars from unsuspecting peo- ple every year. Legitimate lottery or sweepstakes com- panies will never ask you to pay money upfront in order to collect your winnings. They will also not ask you for personal information. If you receive any form of noti- fication that you are a prize winner in a lottery or sweep- stakes, contact the BBB (www.bbb.org) and check it out before you become the next victim of this type of scheme. If you fall victim to a sweepstakes scam, report your experience to local law enforcement. If the mail ser- vice was involved, you should contact the USPIS at https://postalinspectors. uspis.gov/. The BBB is also warning consumers not to take part in perpetrating sweepstakes scams. People sometimes respond to job postings they find online offering employ- ment processing payments or shipping merchandise from Do your glasses? ears need You'd get your eyes checked if your vision became blurry So why ignore your ears when they ask fbr a little help? Hearing loss can cut you off [rom people you love and take the joy out of li~e.. Go see a hearing health lzrrofessional to find out the options available to return you to the worlcl of sound. BETTER. When ~our ears H EARI N G Y ask for help, listen. I N S r a r U T E Get a J)'ee "Guide tn Better Hearing" and other help at betterhearing, org 1 -800-EARWELL ~32007 E~etter Hearing Ir~titute their homes. They often don't realize they're going to work for seammers and their 'job' involves forwarding pay- ments from seam victims or reshipping stolen merchan- dise (or merchandise paid for with stolen credit cards) out of the country. Worse, their compensation is a small por- tion of the illicit proceeds they forward on to the opera- tors of the seam or a flat pay- ment for each order they re- ship. According to the USPIS, people who assist criminals in schemes like this are committing a felony. To avoid becoming tangled up in a reshipping seam, consum- ers are advised to steer clear of any questionable employ- ment offers and not to accept packages at their address for people they don't know. If you've been tricked into participating in one of these reshipping seams, you should: Cease communication with operators who try to solicit your help in reshipping items. Keep all correspondence (emails, faxes, etc.) related to these seams. If you already have mer- chandise from such an offer, don't mail it. Contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455. They'll help return stolen items back to the rightful 0wners. Reporters: For more infor- mation or to schedule an interview with a BBB spokesperson, contact Dan Hendrickson at 651-695- 2463 or dhendrickson@the- firstbbb.org. To speak with a USPIS spokesperson, contact Jeffery Long at 612-349- 4703 or jdlong@uspis.gov. 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