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SENTINEL TRIBUNE C 0MMUNITYweanesaay, ovember 3, 2010 Page 7 MIRROR OF BYGONE DAYS WALNUT GROVE SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES TEN YEARS AGO November I, 2000 Brad and Julie Nelson, and Randy and Michele Gilb recently purchased the Cactus Bar from Shirley Matson. The new owners have changed the name to The Outlaw Bar and Grill and have been doing remodeling and painting in the business. Four have filed for three positions in the Walnut Grove election. Bob O'Donnell is a candidate for mayor. Council candidates are Michael G. Anderson, Thomas V. Noram, and Steve West. The North Hero All Stars 4-H Club went Trick or Treating for UNICEF Monday, October 23. WWG Chargers put a knock out blow to the Raiders as they scored the first four times they touched the ball in play-off action. The Chargers went on to win 40-6. TWENTY YEARS AGO October 31, 1990 Workmen were "on top" at the Walnut Grove school Tuesday morning waiting for the crane to lift materials to them so they could make repairs to the roof. There were no vampires in sight on Monday when the blood mobile visited, but they were draining blood never- theless. Clowns, witches, and goblins that resembled Amicus Club members helped the Red Cross workers during the day. SSU Senior Patricia Hay of Walnut Grove has been awarded three scholarships for the 1990-91 year. Hay is one of two SSU students to receive the American Hotel Foundation Award. Hay is a hotel and restaurant adminis- tration major. THIRTY YEARS AGO October 31, 1980 Last Friday night someone broke into the English room at the high school, cut the side of a file cabinet, and stole part of the receipts from the high school musical "Oklahoma". There is no indication of any other dam- age or missing articles in any other rooms or offices. Snow has been in the fore- cast for the past week, but so far we have had only rain and cooler temperatures with some sharp winds. Walnut Grove took the measure of Comfrey last Tuesday in a battle for first place in the Red Rock Conference. The two teams were in a tie coming into the game. The Loggers took the win with scores of 28-10; 7-18; and 18-4. The wingave Walnut Grove its third straight conference title. lCLASSIFIED ADS WORK FOR You ] Augustana College Band Festival November 8-12, 2010 Senior Dining serving at Country View Senior Living Community at 11:30 a.m., Monday thru Friday. Monday: Chicken Alfredo, California Medley, fruit sauce Tuesday: Turkey/gravy, mashed potatoes, dressing, cranberry salad, dessert Wednesday: Chili, ham salad, sandwich, dessert Thursday: Ham, sweet potatoes, baked beans, des- sert Friday: Salmon loaf, mashed potatoes, creamed peas, dessert For reservations call 859- 2133 one day in advance. Senior Dining is a joint partnership of your commu- nity and Lutheran Social Services, funded, in part, under the Older Americans Act. National Volunteer Week Do you assist a loved one with everyday tasks such as bathing or eating? Does a loved one count on you to get him or her to the doctor, pharmacist or the grocery store? Do you manage a loved ones finances or medications? Do you have a loved one being cared for in a nursing home or assist- ed living facility? Are you a long distance caregiver, trying to help manage a loved oneis care across the miles, whether it is 50 or 500 miles? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Caring Connection Adult Day Health Program and Redwood County Volunteers has an event to honor you. November is National Family Caregiver Month. Caring Connections and Redwood County Volunteers has planned a Caregiver Appreciation Tea to thank, support, educate and empower you as a fam- ily caregiver. The event will be held Thursday November 11, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Education room of the RedwoodArea Hospital. Guest Speaker will be Chaplin Mary Paulnk from St. John's Lutheran Home. Her presentation will focus on Caregiver self Care and Prevention of Caregiver Burnout, as well as con- gratulating Caregivers for a "job well done." Entertainment will be pro- vided by the Red Hat Granny Readers The afternoon will be one of pampering, relax- ation, humor, information and assistance. Resources from organizations in the area that assist caregivers will be available for you. Caring for loved ones will also be made available on-site through Caring Connection Adult Day Center. If you are interested, or know a caregiver who needs an afternoon to be nurtured call Lynn at 637- 4508 or Karen at 627-1016 to register. Registration for event and on-site care of loved required no later than 3:00 Pm Tuesday November 9. Amy Nelson, Kelsey Mischke, Chanel Madson, Jarett Herder and Katie Dusek have been chosen to represent Westbrook Walnut Grove High School at the 53rd Augustana College Band r~estival, November 12-13, On the Augustana College campus. About 300 high school instrumentalists and 70 band directors repre- senting schools from IA, MN and SD will attend the two- day event. Mrs. Brenda Derickson will accompany her student musicians to the festival. Up to twelve students from each school may be nominated for the festival, and the top musicians from the five-state region are cho- sen for the event. Those selected spend their weekend attending rehearsals, clinics, recitals, and recreational activities. A Grand Finale Concert will be held Saturday, November 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Washington Pavilion. The concert will feature the Augustana Band, conducted by Dr. Bruce T. Ammann and the three festival bands. The Grand Finale Concert is open to the public and family and friends are encouraged to attend. There is a charge for this concert. CLASSIFIED ADS SMALL PRICE - BIG RESULTS CALL 274-6136 1-800-410-1859 Augustana Band Festival participants from left: Jarret Herder, Kelsey Mischke, Chanel Madson, Katie Dusek, and Amy Nelson. COUNTRY VIEW WEEKLY By Kim Rolling Exec. Director/Nurse Manager Country View had a busy week of activities this week. PoKeNo, J-I-N-G-O, BINGO, SkipBo, 500, Wii, Good Morning Stretches with Ashlee Duerksen, Bone Builders and Root Beet Floats in the afternoon. The bus went to Marshall with several tenants enjoying the shopping trip. We enjoyed birthday cake with Faye Hansen on Friday. Friday the tenants made some Halloween deco- rations to hang for the trick- or-treaters. Cindy Wahl from Oleson Merchantile was kind enough to donate an entire box of greeting cards for our tenants. Edith Swenson continues to keep the senior dining area decorated for all seasons. November birthdays include Beth Kohls on the 7th, Audrey Sehroeder on the 9th and Eldora Maas on the 10th. Please extend your best wishes to those tenants when you see them. We are appreciative for the Walnut Grove Legion club donating a new flag for out front of the facility and for Clair Baker making the request. Our old flag was very tattered from the wind. That's the news from the country. Enjoy your week! Walnut Grove Area Foundation announces request for Grants 2010 The Walnut Grove Area Foundation (WGAF) is announcing request for grant considerations for2010. The WGAF is a non-profit orga- nization that assists organi- zations within the Walnut Grove community to com- plete projects through grants. WGAF also offers two (2) scholarships to Walnut Grove area students at Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School. Most recently, the WGAF has participated in the matching grant com- petition with the Otto Bremer Foundation, where the Otto Bremer Foundation would match raised money up to $25,000. Each year, the WGAF asks for grant requests, past projects within the Walnut Grove Area , include; Walnut.~Grove Fire Department for' l~0i'table lights, Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum for a landscape project, WWG Middle School Science Club for sci- ence fair awards, Walnut Grove Neighborhood 'Watch Program for their annual neighborhood night out, Walnut Grove Activity Club for equipment, Country View Senior Living Community for activity equipment for tenants and Walnut Grove Cub Scouts for gifts for families, This year, the grant applications can be picked up at the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Elementary School office. The applications are due back to the WGAF by December 6. To qualify for the grants, the organization must be a 501(c)3 organiza- tion and the organization must serve the Walnut Grove area. Grant priorities are given to projects that receive matching funds or challenge grants, encourage more effective use of community resources, promote volunteer participation in community affairs, benefit children and the elderly, demonstrate new approaches and techniques in the solution of community problems, and are developed with other agencies and pro- mote~ coordination,, cogpera- tion and. eliminate, duptiea- tion'.of services. Grafits ~e not made to support operat- ing expenses of well estab- lished organizations, in response to fund drives for sustaining support, to estab- lish or add to endowment funds, for churches or sectar- ian religious purposes and to individuals. If you have questions please contact the WGAF Board of Directors; Buddy Baumann, Dale DeSmith, Andy Foster, Jeff Hamack, Mary Hewitt, Marv Kleven and/or Jason W. Swanson. Savings up to: $1 200 l Rebate" +$1,500 $2,700 Savings It's impossible to save too much money, but this is pretty close. 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