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SENTINEL TRIBUNE COMMUNITY Wednesday, November 9, 2011 .Page 6 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 50% 274-6137 or by e-mall at sentrib@ ncppub,com. Deadline for social news is 9:00 a.m. on Monday. Marlo and Kim Hubin and Iris Marshall attended the funeral for Gladys Gleason at the La Canne Funeral Home in Windom Tuesday noon. WESTBROOK SENIOR NUTRITION SERVICES November 14-18, 2011 Senior Nutrition Services serving at the Westbrook Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. each operating day. Monday: Swedish meat- balls/gravy, paprika potatoes, green beans, pudding, bread, milk Tuesday: BBQ pork chop, scalloped potatoes, mixed vegetables, pears, bread, milk Wednesday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes/gravy, car- rots, dinner roll, fruit cobbler, milk Thursday: Chicken chow mien/noodles, ricw, oriental vegetables, mandarin orange gelatin, cookie, milk Friday: Creamy vegetable soup, turkey on bun, peaches, crackers, brownie, milk For reservations call Angie 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 November 7, 2001 Drivers and passengers in vehicles were checked com- ing onto school grounds one hour prior to school start at WWG High School for seat belt use. Results were 180 seat belts, 130 no seat belts. The check was done by SADD members. The kindergarten students across Cottonwood County were treated to a puppet pre- sentation put on by "Sammy Soil" and the "Three Billy Goats Gruff", sponsored by the Cottonwood Co. SWCD. It tells the story of how prop- er land management would keep our land from wind and rain erosion problems. ; ,TWENTY - YEARS AGO November 6, 1991 It turned out to be one of the worst early storms in modem history, dumping from a dozen inches to over 30 inches of snow throughout the state. By early Friday, winds picked up, gusting to 50 miles per hour, blocking roads throughout the area. In a move to bring natural gas closer to Westbrook resi- dents, the city council approved an amendment to Ordinance 100 to include natural gas as one of its func- tions. They also granted a non-exclusive franchise to Westbrook Public Utilities, to installation and distribu- tion of natural gas in Westbrook. THIRTY YEARS AGO November 5, 1981 Westbrook residents were treated to a "galloping break- fast" last Thursday, put on by Hospital Unit #3. The unit served all kinds of goodies at the home of Norma Cohrs Members dressed up in Halloween costumes and drove around town picking up people on a "come as you are" basis. The fundraiser took in over $200 for the unit. Westbrook high-flying Wildcats moved into the quarter finals of the State 9-Man Football tournament with a decisive 40 - 6 win over previously unbeaten Lake Benton of the Buffalo Ridge Conference. At the last council meeting Mayor Menk reported to the group that he has received a resignation from Run Sletten, who worked with the street department, effective imme- diately. 00!00HOLIDAY Monday through Saturday November 14th - 19th *Bags are available at the store & in your mailbox/ 2tl%oF ,r STORRI0000;Dr;S;LE! v,,q,,-h;,-g Vo ca,, ,gg ;,, g/7 Z, aS" Monday through Saturday, November 14th - 19th *Excludes sale items, prescriptions, diabetic test strips, gift cards, tobacco, State Lottery and designer fragrances. Offer applies to in-stock items only. Enjoy coffee & cookies at the store, our treat to you! Also... Bring in Two Cans of Food for the Hungry and We'll Give You a Dozen Roses for Only $10! All Donations Go to Mary & Martha's Pantry. " i 15 m ANNUAL CARING ROSE WEEK NOVEMBER 14-19 Severson - Metz Wedding Ashley and Matthew Metz announce their marriage to each other on September 4, 2011, at the Chapel at Shetek Lutheran Bible Camp, with Pastor Bill Klavetter of Redwood Falls, MN, and Pastor Jeff Linman of Orlando, Florida officiating. Parents of the bride are Steve and Dixie Severson of Westbrook, MN. Parents of the groom are Barbara Metz of Aurora, CO and Dick Metz of Hudson, WI. Grandmothers of the bride and groom are Anita Rhubee of Jeffers, MN and Marjorie Brunk of Aurora, CO. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. Megan Klavetter of Rochester, MN (friend of bride) served as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Megan Banick (college room- mate of bride from St. Paul area), Kerry Carter (college roommate of bride from Minneapolis area), Paarnaq Strum Larsen (Greenlandic sister of bride from Nuuk, Greenland), Amber Rhubee (cousin of bride from Jackson, MN), and Anna Falk (friend of bride from Sioux Falls, SD). Flower girls were Bridget and Brooke Metz (nieces of groom from Michigan). The groom was attended by his best man and brother Rich Metz of Michigan. Groomsmen were Jed Brunk (cousin of groom from Denver, CO), Jake Severson (brother of bride from Mankato, MN), Byron Carney (friend of groom from Denver, CO), David Claibome (friend of groom from Denver, CO), and Joel Wiechmann (friend of groom from Denver, CO). Junior groomsman was Richie Metz (nephew of groom from Michigan). ' Chris Olsem (Minneapolis, MN) and Josh Winter (Washington, D.C.) friends of the couple served as ushers. Natalie Petersen of Amery, W1 (cousin of the bride), and Bridget Metz (Goddaughter of groom from Michigan) shared the scripture readings during the ceremony. Special music for the ceremony was provided by Mark Johnson (cousin of the bride of Minneapolis, MN), and Brianna Bernard (cousin of the bride of Minneapolis, MN). String Trio was pro- vided by the Homandberg sis- ters of Slayton, MN. Wyatt Christians (Godson of bride of Westbrook, MN) began the ceremony by the ringing of the bell at the chapel. A reception and dance were held following the cere- mony at Key Largo on Lake Shetek. Rachel Christians and Katie Steen (both cousins of the bride) were dining room hostesses with their daughters Macie Christians and Halle Steen running as the "cup- cake girls." Following a honeymoon to coastal Maine, the couple resides in Orlando, Florida, where Matthew is employed at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church, and Ashley is employed at the American Safety Council, both of Orlando. Thank Youl The Westbrook Kiwanis would like to take this opportunity to THANK everyone who donated to our CMN Walk-a-Thon. This year's total was $6,743 which brings our 15-year total to $91,823. Also thank you to everyone who purchased roses and attended our Fall dinner. This money is used for various community projects involving children. Thanks again for your support of our projects. 228513 535 1st Ave., Westbrook Knakmuhs Agency Stop in to see our new Westbrook location and warm up with a bowl of chili at our Open House November 15 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. 228529 Sanford program tackles heartburn "Heartburn: Is there any- classroom at Sanford thing else I can do?" will be Worthington Medical Center. the topic for Sanford's A question-and-answer ses- November Health Insight sion will follow. program. Refreshments will be Presented by Dr. Gaddum served. Reddy a general surgeon at RSVP is requested by call- Sanford Worthington Clinic, ing 507-372-3305. the program will begin at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 in the hospital Holiday Craft Bazaar The Holiday Craft Bazaar sponsored by the Fulda Women of Today is fast approaching. The bazaar is scheduled for November 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fulda High School gymnasi- um. This year the Women of Today have teamed up the American Legion Auxiliary. The Auxiliary will be manag- ing the cafeteria for the bazaar, offering some great food for all to enjoy. On their menu will be turkey or bar- beque sandwiches and a salad bar. Be sure to visit the cafe- teria for a great lunch. Child care services are also back by popular demand. The Fulda FCCLA will be offering these services for all the busy parent,s out there who want to shop and enjoy the day. Come early and stay late and try to win a door prize. This year, the door prize donation request has changed to the Murray County Christmas Project. This group collects and buys toys for kids in need within Murray County. If you give a monetary donation or an unused toy to the Christmas Project, you will receive a ticket for the door prize draw- ing. Let,s try to make it a very happy Christmas for all the local kids this year. The Women of Today are looking forward to another great year. They are hoping you will join them. Proceeds from the vendor rentals are donated back to the commu- nity in projects such as the Fulda Elementary playground equipment, computers for St. Paul's Lutheran School, the Fulda Community Pool, FCCLA, and the DARE pro- gram. For more information on the craft bazaar, send an email to fuldacraft@gmx. com or call Brenda at 507- 425-3360. All vendors are welcome to participate. Penny Program announces board appointments The MN State University Student Association (MSUSA) and the Penny Program Board would like to announce the appointment of seven members to its Board of Directors. Carla Goedtke, of Slayton, MN, will join the Board to serve in a Community Professional seat. Carla is currently the Chief Financial Officer for Investors Choice Financial Services in Slayton and Marshall and a graduate of MN State University, Mankato. As a student, Carla was active in MSUSA and served three years as a stu- dent senator. She was part of a team of students that started the first student-run Credit Union in the state and was integral in the state bonding and funding process for the MN State University System. Carla is married to James Goedtke, recipient of the first Penny Fellow awarded in 1989. The Penny Program is named in honor of former Congressman and member of i MSUSA, Tim Penny, and in .... memory of his wife, Barb Penny. The program awards MN state college and univer- sity students who participate in public service internships and show a commitment to community service. Since 1987, The Penny Program has awarded more than $177,000 in awards. The Penny Program will be cele- brating its 25th anniversary in 2012. 38th Annual Holiday Craft Bazaar Fulda High School Gymnasium College Avenue, Fulda, MN SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19-9 AM TO 3 PM We've combined the vendors for one easy stop for you! Bring an unused toy or monetary donation tar the Murray Co. ghris.tmqs Project and get a ticket tar the door prize drawing JOIN US EVERYYEAR THE SATURDAY BEFORHHANKSGIVING Sponsored by the Fulda Women of Today, PO Box 411, Fulda, MN 56131