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t3A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD REcOL-"~'----- -- ~eloit group holds ~nd annual banquet L More than 200 Heartbeat Pregnancy _.,,,.,,,,~nter Partners met in Beloit recently g0r the Second Annual Spring Ban- ta ~i uet. sp, ni CHOICES was the theme for the aen ~t vening. A drama that emphasized the tst ~aportance of a t'riend's presence in 9ur 9~ leface of critical decisions regarding ~gnancy was presented. Dr. Paul on ;ti avis, an obstetrician and gynecolo- st from Wichita, shared his insights on, ~ ato the need for pregnancy centers ..... fr~ his exper.icnces with patients. sh br Alice Thompson, director, reported on the activities of the center since its Thursday, April 24, 2003 d -lt~ning in August 2002. More than 30 [ng, cloth ng formu a furniture and I 'g ' ' d ~endshlp; parentmgclasses have been ax~tirVa~n; and abstinence ed.ucat,,.m pro- Hesting, ,~l~,ams nave oeen prov,aeu ,n two Hestings celebrate i~i ~rle~a~nlidPerp!ii~i?i~rg~i~iik" 50th anniversary Paul and Ruby Hesting, Esbon cel- ebrated their 50th wedding anniver- ttct ~ :erning HPC and pro-life issues. n p t Max Deers asked those present to )ro n ~ome involved at Heartbeat Preg- lancy Center. The response to the evening in- g ~01Ved several w~lunteering to help on ala( :ommittees and donations in the ~ount of more than $9,000 in cash ~l'! ~ pledges of more than $8,000 for !he remainder of the year. IS i Heartbeat sponsoredtheNonhCen- ,Mor~ ~1 Kansas Christian Choir in Beloit 'o re ce ~arch 9 which netted more than $ 1,020 'of K~r the center, ts mt~i.~lttle presen ~m t~pl.0 Gro~l~,_ gram at KSDAR ,+ Ka~, he Rev. Steven Little, pastor o1" .J,~ankato Lutheran Church, presented npion'l~!e program, "Pioneer Church Fur- , a fe+V~hings and Symbolism," when mcm- supers of KSDAR, Tobey Desire Sears ttion'S~Uhapter, met April 14. g the a|_ The program was at St. Luke's Luth- Ass$~n Church on Highway 28 east of that e~l~andall. Little explained basic church lemo~ll,erms and told some of the history of >ort 0fl~P.eehurch, built by immigrants of Scan- heat !=navian descent. It is a country church ;dthe~~d cemetery kept in repair by a fund tter 0 r0m a land gift many years ago. fffic Janelle Greene, regent, presided at forrr ~e meeting.. An scripture and prayer r pl~ 'ere by Pat Kemmerer, chaplain. ted t Other presentations were National ngui ~fense report, "North Korea and The ;me~ linton Years," Sherry Kostcr; Con- +ld le~_:.itution sidelight, "William sary with a 10 a.m. mass and a 2 to 4 p.m. reception Sunday, April 13, at Sacred heart Catholic Church, Esbon. The family presented a special pro- gram. Many friends and relatives at- tended. Paul Hesting and the former Ruby Tucker were married April 15, 1953, at Beloit. Paul retired from the navy in 1957 and they both retired from farm- ing in Jewell County in 1998. Their children are Patti Welsh, Loui- siana, George and Stanley, Colorado; Twila Whelchel, Esbon, Matt, Burr Oak, Theresa Stensaas, Concordia, Marry, Wichita and Shane, McCook. They have 21 grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. Deveh)pment members visit Topeka North Central Kansas Rural Devel- opment members visited with person- nel at [lle Kansas Department ol'Com- mercc and Housing in Topeka March 25. They received inlbrmation on avail- able grants, upcoming meetings and how to contact the various people within this agen+:y. Traveling to Topeka were Barbara Rathbun, Lincoln County; Fawna Barrett, Jewell County; Don Howard, Clay County, and two from Cloud County Community College, Joanne Balthazor and Ted Kalthoff. Randall UCW An Easter lesson was featured at a meeting of Randall United Church Will hold Healthy Cooking Workshop A "Healthy Cooking Made Easy" workshop will be held April 28 and May 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Jewell Community Center, Jewell. Class reg- istration is due Friday at the Jewell County Extension office, Mankato. The instructors will be Tandy Rundus, Republic County Extension Agent. Extension agents assisting will be Pat Gerhardt, Cloud County; Deanna Sweat, Jewell County; and Kathy Lupfer-Nielsen, Post Rock. The two sessions will include infor- mal discussions, recipes, cooking dem- onstrations and tasting of all recipes. The instructors are to show practical and easy methods to reduce sugar, fat, and sodium. Easy and simple recipes are to be made and sampled. The spon- sors advise those who may benefit from recipes lower in fat, sugar and salt should plan to attend the two sessions. Interested participants must register for the sessions. The first session will focus on desserts and the second ses- sion will be on main dishes and side dishes. Jewell Y-Teens host supper The joint Community Christian Women and Y-Teens supper, hosted by Jewell Y-Teens was in Jewell re- cently. A program of entertainment was performed by high school girls: Laura Butts, saxophone solo; piano duet, Butts and Emily Burgess; vocal trio, Ashley Lienberger, Jamie Sanborn, and Darci Gibson, accompanied by Laura Butts; Julie Hoel, forensic reading. Tracy Bohnert and Sarah Birdsell were awarded, by drawing, $100 schol- arships by CCW. A scavenger purse hunt was played with teams of four women and two girls. The members of the winning team were awarded plants. Gilts were exchanged with the revealing of secret sisters, daughters, and mothers. Mary Mayhew presided at the busi- ness meeting. Sheets were passed around lbr the ladies to sign up to bring items for graduation, promotion, and the awards. = ----- - Thank you cards were read from the FFA and the FCCLA. The group voted to pay the postage for the periodic table ordered for the school. Members of the group agreed the new Community Christian Women organization had a good year and plans are to continue the organization. Announce engagement Helm, Pumphrey Paul and June Pumphrey and Leonard and Jeannie Helm announce the engagement of their children, Sa- rah Jo Pumphrey and Ryan Nathan Helm. The future bride is a graduate of Mankato High School and is currently enrolled in Mr. Marry College, Yankton, S.D., as a nursing major. The future bridegroom is a graduate of Wessington Springs High School, Wessington Springs, S.D., and served in the US Air Force after graduation. He is currently employed by Primerica Financial Services, Sioux Falls, S.D. The couple will be united in the Sacrament of mamage on May 3 I, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Beloit. They will then reside in Sioux Falls. JC Friendship Meals VFW, Auxiliary meet for convention The Sixth District Veterans of For- eign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary Spring Convention is in Russell Sunday The Voice of Democracy program and the Patriotic Pen awards will be presented at the luncheon at 1 1:30 a.m. The business meetings will resume at I p.m... The V.F.W. Sixth District Com- mander Shane Petersen, Clyde, and Sixth District Ladies Auxiliary Presi- dent Sherri Boley, Maqkato, will pre- side at the V.F.W. and Ladies Auxil- iary business meetings. Towns in the Sixth District having V.F.W. Posts are Belleville, Beloit, Clyde, Concordia, Downs, EIIsworth, Glasco, Lincoln, Mankato, Minneapo- lis, Osborne, Russell, Salina and Smith Center. Stauffer celebrates birthday Makenna Stauffer, daughter of Mike and Stacy Stauffer, Glen Elder, cel- ebrated her second birthday April 12 with a Mickey Motise theme party at her parents' home. A'et~okout was held followed by cake and homemade ice cream. Attending the party besides her par- ents were Ashlee and Jessica Stauffer, Independence; John and Lila Frost, Vera Frost, Shawn, Therese, Megan and Paul Frost and Joe White, all of Esbon; Shannon, Sheila and Grant White, Belleville; Blake, Linda and Taylor Miller and Jessica Hake, all of April 28 through April 30 Monday: Meatloaf, baked potato, corn and tomato casserole, wheat bread, peaches. Tuesday: Liver and on ions or smoth- ered steak, creamed potatoes, carrots and celery, wheat bread, strawberry shortcake. Wednesday: Beef and noodles, green beans and onions, wheat roll, ambrosia fruit salad. Meals delivered by Rebecca Ci role. Call by 9 day of meal. Center phone 378-3385. Jewell County plans relay for Life The Jewell County Relay For Life Committee met last Monday to con- tinue making plans for the second an- nual event June 13 at the Mankato High School track field. Karen Figgins, committee chair- man, conducted the meeting. Packets were given to the six team captains present. It was noted more teams are needed for the event. Activities, enter- tainment and food booth plans were discussed. Anyonewanting to purchase a 17a- minary to honor a survi.vor or in memory of a friend or loved one may contact Terri Melby or Elaine Lippold, Mankato. Survivors may take part in the Survivor's Walk and may contact Vergaline Holdren or Kyle Lawrence. More volunteers are needed , The next meeting will bd held Tues- -day at the Pine Haven Meetin~ Room, Mankato. This event is sponsored by the Peters hosts club Elaine Peters was hostess for the April 15 meeting of GFWC of Kansas Progressive Study for Fine Arts Day. Karen Mclntyre was a guest. Lynell Sheahan had a display of wood crafts created by her husband, Richard. She explained the process of making multi-layer wooden bowls as well as steps in making science pic- tures on wood. She showed a recent oil painting she had done. Music was furnished by the music talent contestants, who performed their regional contest numbers, and Julie Hoel: Hoel, flute solo; Ashley Lienberger and Richard Shamburg, vocal solos; Laura Butts, saxophone solo. The latter three are private music students of Kristi Vetter, who accom- panied. Stories of quilting were given by Fawna Barrett. She displayed three quilts made by her mother, the late Ida Arasmith. She reviewed a bit about the secret code quilts from the Under- ground Railroad days. Peters conducted the business meet- ing. Correspondence was received from Jewell County Resource Coun- cil, international president and from FCCLA about their cookbook. Inter- national urged members to fly the flag on Armed Forces Day, May 17. Plans were made to do vorunteer work during Federation Week April 21 to 26. Flowers will be planted in the planters and possibly cooperate with 4-H cleanup day. May 3 the Sixth District Board will meet in Randall. The.noon menu was planned, which will be served by the club. District President Nevada Vetter stated the Sixth District fall conven- tion has been changed to Sept. 19-20 in Jewell. She reported on the state con- vention, which was held in Emporia. Certificates for 25 years of member- ship or more were presented to Faye Novak, Florence Jones, Theresa Baxa, Fawna Barrett and Vetter. The club received a certificate for their work with UNICEF and the yearbook re- ceived a purple ribbon. City of Mankato Utility Report Connects: JoAnn L. Viekers, Rt. 1 Box 107; Laurie A. Neilson, 323 S. High. Disconnects! ++Anna Morgan- Standley, 323 S. High. Ladies Night Out focuses on cancer The Second Annual "Ladies Night Out," breast cancer aware ness program will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at the Jewell Community Center, Jewell. This event is being sponsored by the Jewell County Rural Health Clinic; Jeweil County Health Department; K- State Research and Extension of Jewell County; Salina Regional Health Cen- ter; and with Avon-breast awareness grant funds. The guest speaker will be Kathleen Craig, RN, ARHP. The topic will be nutrition. There will be a free meal and door prizes will be given away. For reservations and information contact the local sponsors. Brownscreek Garden Club Brownscreek Garden Club met Thursday at the Zion Lutheran Church, Beloit with guest speaker Vaughn Studer, the director of Agriculture of the Kansas State University gardens. Members of the Beloit Garden club were guests. Studer showed slides and told us about the development of the gardens and on going plans to enlarge and improve them. They have a large visi- tors center that used to be a dairy barn. There are now several acres of flow- ers, garden walkways and tbuntains. They plan on adding more walkway,,+" and rellecting pool with flowers and public parking. Group tours are taker, through the gardens. On May 8, they are having a Garden Party in Manhattan open to all garden clubs. Time is 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Spaghetti Dinner at St. Theresa Catholic Church Mankato, Kansas Sunday, April 27 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Eree will offering ~vingston, New Jersey Patriot." and errmanPla ~rean WarCommemoration spots by Women. Several read articles relating Stafford receives scholarship Beloit; Rich and Peg Hartman, Glen American Cancer Society. For more ;ubcO~ ris Alexand~.r to the sacred celebration. Easter hats Jonah Stafford, Jewell, is the re- Elder; Russ and Louise Stauffer, information contact Karen Figgins, or Funds to help with remodeling project. mditi{t Peggy Sp rd, registrar , reported was the roll call. Two modeled hats cipientofan academic scholarship and Sabetha. Tami Kimminau, Mankato. ,ew member had been approved, and the others told memories of hats. an After Prom scholarship from Cloud _. . Greene reported entries at state and . Karen Matteson and Charlotte County Corfimunity College for the I mm Jtlthcentrnlrooi(mdldvervwel and Andersonaretocontactaposs,t>tepro- 2003-04academicyear. J,W. (Red) and Pat Lwnberger ats le has tl~c'nw,~rds t-o-n're'sent to the gram for guest night. A number of Jonah is a candidate for graduation I =nsio rltrants Pr'~)bablv around 100 stu- people were added to the prayer list. in May from Jewell High School. He 4"/ 1z ..__ ~nts ha'd entri,+s~ Betty Mayhew and Gaye Darnels is the sPn ofBruce and Glinda Stafford Jill l'~'l~"#'J~ ~I~iF'~P~'~4'4J4r~'~ nuaii~|li~ap erchan'' PeggYcll t endorseS pal:i'Orda nomineemved forthatstatethe andwas~ Norahhostesss.Were guests., Ruth Rhodes enceand-.pl'ans to major, in computer sci- I|'" ~,,,-jt,r~t~rl~__-++~ ~~ Idren ~ urarian or any other state office .... _ .... - _ ~__ -- - p~i',Je~] tlmKoster moved the chapter donate to easeC~a uSO Operation USO Care Pack- ~ .................... L___.J__ ~ /I Saturday, April 26, 2 - 4 p.m. ?ects ~ ge_for a member of our armed lorces; "m-illi~re l:lrendaDooleyandPeggySpaffora ~ I~-I~I??L~L2~ ~ /IJewell Community Center, Jewell, Kansas ~i~eLJ+i| l~ed on the State Convention. ~:~ ~11~ C~rUb~d/I? ?UUU ~:~ ~ The couple requests no gifts please. ndic~t~], reeneinstalledtheofficersfornext ~/J] el "~r rv. Yourthoualltulness oniroll~e_at: Brenda Dooley, regent; Doris ~ ~" +- +'_ ~-f--0 - --- "" bi JitY tl |~;~Xander' vice regent; Janis McDitl'~"~ h ~ ~een ~ reatlv al~l~rec Ja[e~l ~ I~ ,amO~p itSurer; Glada Isaacson, secretary; N ........ "~ " .~'' . .... N ...... |[at_Kemmerer chaplain; Eilene ~/~ (..'JOOd BleSS VOU all. mce,~.D]ll, corresponding secretary; ~ " ~/j] 7.4 ~1urd, registrar; Koster, historian; a'ciiv;t~ ~Bethany Roe, librarian. ~ Audrey Hamilton ~ Jlj~.~~ers and cards that we have received.lk~ank all of our family and friends The ~by ~ertificates of awards were received I all of those_ who attended our 50th : teleVi.~me chapter at state conference. II~ ann~en house celebrati?n: Wealso want to Ill~) ~ily for their efforts in mak- |~1~ ing this celebration possible. _.. |[~ll~ Thank you and God bless, Paul and Ruby Hesting II '~"I1~ I.I . r__ , , Phone785-F~.7-6171 E-Mail:momhillman@aol.com , h [ --dl I I or, qysBarnes, POBox33, BurrOak, KS66936 | I Available on Saturday, May 10 ,,-.fll14~..~mato, Kan..?85-378-31721~C~ll~++Jj [ oa [e I IPhone785-647-5301 E-Mail:glennysbarnes@aol.com I $6.00 per dozen l~o~J A~ pay when ordering --" II tL_ . - -''- - ------ I I IJU~OOnn~~~h;nnr~nhi. I rail/J~a~ia:c:e~?o~.ng~:ns!!~ilej To place an ordercontact t ic ii iil, il i ! a. Fr. Allen Scheer at 785-378-3939. etOrj 1 Orders taken until Monday,' May 5 85-7 Stuart Boyles, Nicole Jefery, Jake Hesting, Dustin Waite, Jessica Sudermann, Robert Whelchel Barb Elbracht, Belinda Jeffery or +" is= e211LI [ e, c,urc I ;Now Open,,[ [~dI Trinity United h Basement 1 The Antique Rose Floral Desi . Hd Gilts - ,04 r,a,[t \.Fresh and Silk Arr&ngements o Floral and Gift Baskets .~ (De//vefy in Jewel/ Coun~, and surround/hE area) | ~ ~ , Heartfelt greeting cards: s | ~ Graduation Mothers Day ~Jt ~',~w ~ 11 |Birthday, Sympathy .......... &~ JLt.~J, ~,~ JL l I ~''~ ....... , Sugar Shack. candles: al eoz -85.75 4-p~ckvo/ive.83.75 -II I r + +,,,~, .,~flr/C27 ~ 6/7.~. .BoydsBears Paddy Cakes from Colo. / Soaps and Lotions, handmade with goats milk -11 Tom and Louann Harris Farm ~j--~l 1 J Karla Fleming.at 785-378-3128 or Tra.ci? Dieh.1 at .785-64.7~8051. ;d ,i