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Many Give Blood in Honor of Local Man l Tickets Now on Sale Opry Offers 'Youth Revue' A big success with a better- units of blood, the folks in and ing blood, and she said the than-expected turnout, around Coldwater turned out group was very appreciative of That's what the local Ameri- better than expected an 56 units the Pastor Chet Mendenhall and can Red Cross volunteers dis- were donated Wednesday. the congregation at the Chris- covered here Wednesday when Sharlyn Jackson, co-coordi- tian Church for the use of the they tallied up the results of the nator of the local. Red Cross church fellowship hallwhere the blood drive held that day at the group said that the last blood blood drive was held. Coldwater Christian Church. drive here netted 40 units of She said they also appreci- The blood drive was held in blood donated, and that she ated all the volunteers who do- honor of Raymond Affeldt who could remember a drive produc- nated their time and energy in recently had need of 10 units of ing more than 44 units in recent putting together the drive and blood as a result of an accident times, making it a success-- as well as at his place of business here in So, the 56 units collected those to donated blood. Coldwater. That amounts to a Wednesday (while it may not Those local volunteers on complete new set of blood since have been an all-time record) hand Wednesday included the the body only has about 10 units was a very pleasant surprise for two co-coordinators, Mrs. Jack- of blood circulating around in it. the group, son and Marjorie Overocker, as Affeldt was on hand through Cindy Miller, form the Ameri- well as volunteers Ellen Sherman, much of the day Wednesday at can Red Cross Regional Office Mary Sherman, Betty Jackson, the blood drive, was in town Wednesday along Bert Malone, Martha Lamb, Jane With a goal set at getting 50 with the Red Cross crew draw- DeewaU, and Vi Bliss. Pioneer Lodge Receive Award for No Lost Time Pioneer Lodge in Coldwater and work together for the ben- dend to members who qualified was recently given an award for efit of all and the elders we from six previous policy, years. no indemnity(no Iost time) work- serve", said Kevin D. During the past twelve years ers compensation claims for the McFarland, executive vice presi- members that qualify have re- 2005-06 policy year. Administra- dent of the association, ceived over $5 Million in divi- tot Diana Thompson received a "The most important compo-dends. plaque and a caslt award to be nent of the success of KING is KING's safety program is co- used for their employees our members' ability to prevent ordinated by Earnie Steen, Such awards was made work-related injuries." KAHSA Director of Safety and across the state each year by the KING recently completed six- Loss Control. Kansas Association of Homes teen years of operation A total "Diligence in loss control has and Services for the Aging In- fo 65 KAHSA members partici- helped KING members reduce surance Group (KING). pate in the KING group funded work-related accidents and lost "KING is a wonderful example workers compensation pool.time which has ultimately led to of how independent, non-profit This winter, the KING Board of safer working environments," organizations can come together Trustees released a $275,000 divi- McFarland said. by Vanita BlundeH The Wilmore Opry will be at the Heritage Center in Medicine Lodge with a "Youth Revue" show Saturday, July 8. The Heritage Center is on Highway 160 east of Medicine Lodge, just across the highway from the Peace Treaty entrance and at the Isabel turn off. We are delighted to be at the Heri- tage Center. and hope you will enjoy the new building and the wonderful large soft seats. No more hard folding chairs for you to sit on. The Opry is gearing up for the show on July 8 at 6 p.m. It will be a youth revue, featuring those who are seniors in high school or below. The show is a benefit for the Heritage Museum in Medicine Lodge and the Wil- more Opry Hurting fund. The Heritage Museum group is try- ing to get what they need to fin- ish up with the museum. The Wilmore Opry has established a fund to help those who are in need. We have helped many in Ducky R Ashland Fi The Ashland Community Foundation will host the Fourth Annual Lucky Duck Race this year on the Fourth of July, fol- SUMMER 2006 DELIVERY IMPORTANT NEW PROCEDURES Orders by June 27 for DELIVERY OF 2006 WE HAVE CHANGED THE WAY FUTURE DELl LIVERIES WILL BE HANDLED. Orders Must Now Pre- Paid. Please use the ORDER FORM for submitting your order to your group representative for fruit and freezer jam instead of this brochure. We will use your order form to fill your order when the truck arrives at your location. The drivers will no longer collect payments at the truck, and each order when submitted must be accompanied by a check or your credit card information If using a credit ca~rd, please note that the V-CODE entry refers to the last three numbers on the reverse of your card. Besides your personal check or money order, we accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. To assure delivery all orders should be received by us during the June ordering period. Please return the order form and your form of payment to your representative as soon as you determine what you want to order. Please note the deadline date for orders to be turned in is in the top portion of this adver- tisement. There are some advantages to you from this change: You no longer have to wait in two lines to pick up your order. The driver will already have your prepaid order form. This should greatly reduce waiting time. There will be far less shortages at the end of the deliv- ery. No sales at the truck mean less chance of inventory errors. You can now use your credit card prior to delivery. Group Representative Susie Thompson Call for Order Sheets 582-2110 or leave message or bring to the LazyT Berry Purees 14# Buckets Marion Blackberries $33.00 Red Rasberries 33.00 Boysenberries 33.00 Strawberries 33.00 Loganberries 33.00 BITHELL FARMS, INC. Putting the world at your fingertips 28355 SE Kelso Road Boring, OR 97009 www.bithellfarms.com 5031663/6182 Fax 503166310965 E-mail info@bithellfarms.com ORDER DEADLINE: JUN E 27, 2006 r Good Old Fashioned Freezer Jam Case Pack 12-one pound containers of the same variety freezer Blackberry jam in one case. Choose your favorite flavor from our six delicious varieties. Raspberry 12/16 ounce $33.00 Per Case Boysenberry Gift Pack This pack of six different Berry Freezer Jams: (Straw- berry, Blackberry, Boysenberry, Blueberry, Red Raspberry and Lo- Blueberry ganberry) lets you see just how delicious our berries are when the Bar- is not cooked out of them. One each of six favor, for your table or Strawberry others. 6/10 ounce $18.00 Per Pack Loganberry J Individually Quick Frozen Fruit Marion Blackberries Red Pie Cherries These are out mosl versatile berry, They are fantastic, individually quick large size and rich in Blackberry fla- frozen, pitted, red in color and supe- vor. nor .in quality. 14# Box $33.00 14# Box $33.00 Red Raspberries Our meeker Raspberries are excellent [n flavor and are the best we have found for the fresh-frozen Raspberry lover. 14# Box $36.00 Boysenberries Boysens were developed in Califor- nia. Our Oregon grown variety is large, plump and delicious. 14# Box $33.00 Blueberries Oregon Blueberries are very large. Try them with cream & sugar, in pies cakes, muffins or like candy from the freezer. 14# Box $38.00 Strawberries-Sliced with Sugar Sugar is added to these sliced berries, 4 parts berry to 1 part sugar, to help preserve the luscious flavor and tex- ture. 14# Bucket $29.00 Strawberries Whole without Sugar Whole Strawberries without sugar are available. 14# Box $33.00 Loganberries These flavor rich, large, red, tart lo- ganberries are a traditional favorite. They make outstandingly delicious jam, jelly and pies. 14# Box $33.00 Dark Sweet Cherries They are "naturally" sweet, pitted, individually frozen and ready for eat-, ing, sauces, desserts and jam. 14# Box $36.00 Peaches - Sliced Beautiful IQF Peach slices are picked Firm Ripe primarily for baking and preserves. They ore not Soft Ripe, which tend to breakdown when cooked. 14# Box $33.00 Apricot Halves Each half is individually quick fro- zen. They are yellow-orange in color with sweet juicy flesh. A time saver for the apricot lover. 14# Box $33.00 Apples - Peeled & Sliced Ready to use for your favorite apple recipe. No core, no peels. It's ready when you are. 14# Box $29.00 Red Rhubarb "Crimson Red" Rhubarb put in indi- vidually quirk frozen half inch slices, is ready for sauces pies and cobblers. 14# Box $29.00 the past and with your help we can serve many others. . We will lfive kids from all over performing: Greensburg, Winfield, Dexter, Pratt, and Medi- cine Lodge, just to name a few. We even have some kids from out of state. We have fiddle players, guitar players and one who will do a little rope play, along with some outstanding soloists. This will be a show not to miss. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for children ages 5-12. Tick- ets may be purchased at the Sunflower Consignment Shop 312 South Main Street in Pratt. Or you may call Jean and Daryl Schiff(620) 886-3608 or Vanita'Blundell (620) 582-2542 or you may can order by e-mail at jvblundell@carrollsweb.com Willl Help re Fighter= lowing the Turtle Race at the Ashland Elementary School. The foundation has joined efforts with the Ashland Fire De- partment and will contribute $1 from each duck sold to the fire department to assist in the build- ing of a new fire station. The Ashland Community Foundation is proud to assist the fire department in reaching their financial goalof$ 300,000 the total cost of the project. The new fire station will be located on West Highway 160. The firemen will be having breakfast the morning of the Fourth at 6 a.m. for a flee-will donation, with proceeds also going to their building fund. As in the past, the Worlds Largest Turtle Race and the Mountain of Money along with Sno-cones will precede the Lucky Duck Race which will start at approximately 11:45 a.m. Prizes for this years duck race include a John Deere 102 Lawn Tractor, Apple IPOD Nano, Sharp 26" Flat Screen TV, Dell E1505 Laptop, Pentax Digital Camera, Weber Gas Grill, $500 Cash, and an XBox 360 Bundle. Duck tickets can be pur- chased at Stockgrowers State Bank, Home Lumber and Supply Co Citizens State Bank, and D & B Pharmacy, all in Ashland. Pt~t~ Dl~a to FIt ht Internet Service 582-2217 h Coldwater i