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JEWEL COUNTY RECORD T l'~rsday, May 15, 2003 unce engagement Don and .h~d5 [.awrcnee, Mankato, Ev~,J~ and Marco Tavles. i',Jc,,', )(catand. announce Igag ~,i lhe~r daughter and I.+:wrcncc and Andrew ! The bridcgrot;m-to-be, a graduate ltiv.h School. received his m n~ecl+anical eng.ineer|ng Ihe Cent'r:.H h~stiluie of Technol- Wcltin,=,t,m. New Zealand. in [Ic wtwkcd ~Is a mechanical m NeW Zealand before he the United States three years During the p,,.st lhree years he throughoul the Midwest. as- :wit/+ hat',, es! and the production tp, acb.mcr.,,. g is May 31 at Univer- tChristiala (?hurch. Manhattan. ordained in ist church ~ftcr eight years ~ff preparation. Lyle Shipley will be o,r- dained as an Elder in Ihe United Meth- odist Church May 28 at St. Lt, ke's United Mclhodist Church ill O k I a h o m a City as part of United Methodist An- Cont'crencc. orlgiuall3 from Esbon. be- minisfry trek by faith fnlly serv- his home church of Union Chap'el, F.sbon. Upon answering the a ministry, he served for one ), ear )astor to !he Cawker City and J McihodislChurches. liptcy and Ills. wile.. Pennic. and 3rittany, moved dahomzt I~ begin his seminary Ilips Theok~gical Senti- Okla.. in Aug., 1996. He : the Aline. Un|ted :h as a student pastor. ipley J,+dua~ed from Phillips deal Scn|inary in December With ;.~ V,,]a,,lcr'~, of Divinity dc- ~llld v,,~l~, corn;his.stoned as a Pro- Elder al tilt: 2000 Oklahonm IICC. He COIl tilltleS serv- itcd Methodist Church" !l't)~.~.D in Lt|lelldance and Inen}- ,liid tricnds arc invited to the ~:rdill',Hlon ~ervtce al 7 p.m. _Sty Vetter's students place lng ntusic with Kristi he junior high league :COntest recently at White Rock. from Jewell aud their were Cecilia Relier, I. trum- Laurcn Slier. I. Clarinet solo. :er. Mankato. advanced lg with a trumpet solo, Potluck Lawrence-Tayles Bowersox receives nursing degree Michel le Bowersox, daughter of Dan and Linda Bowersox. Emporia. former Man- kate residents. is one of 48 baccalaureate nurse gradu- ates of the Washburn 'g ~!:?': University Saho61 of Nursing who will be honored during a recognition ceremony Saturday at White Concert Hall on the WU cam- pus. The School of Nursing commence- ment is at 9:30 a.m. the same day in Lee Arena. Petro Allied Health Cen- ter. While at Wasl~burn, she was a mem- ber of Student Nurses of Washburn. She isa member of Eta Kappa Chap- ter-at-Large of Sigma Theta Tau Inter- national Honor Society of Nursing. Michelle was a graduate of Man- kate High School.. Mankato Weather Bill Wood, observer Tuesday, May 6 59 44 Wednesday, May 7:70," 40 Thursday, May 8 68 50 Friday, May 9 na 43 Saturday, May 1052 52 Sunday, May 11 68 40 Monday, May 12 76 43 Moisture/'or week 1.62. Christian Gleaners meet The Christian Church,Gleaners met May 5 with nine in attendance. An acknowledgment was received for the OCCK, Inc. contribution. Audrey Hamilton tRanked every- one for the salads and guests they brought to the salad supper. A solici- tation was read from the Junior Miss Committee. to which Gleaners will contribute. Jerry Schaefer played a tape of the trio singing at long term care recently for devotions and program. RIBS holds spring music program Randall Elementary Spring Music program was Monday evemng with many in attendance. Dena Stephens directed the fifth grade band as they played eight num- bers. Between numbers, one or two students would give the reasons for selecting that specific number or would gtve historical data about the com- poser. Leta Sills directed the vocal part of the patriotic program "God Bless America." To begin, tile student body sang one song, led the Pledge of Alle- gmnce and the students and audience sang '+The star Spangled Banner." Eacil grade pertormed two songs alone and one number with two grades singing. Action and square dancing " .... "added interest to the program and it was obvious the students were enjoy- ing the action. At one, point they asked all veterans to stand and dedicated a number to them. All students gathered on the stage for the finale of two patriotic songs and "losed with the audience joining m singing "God Bless America." McDill presents lesson at WELCA "'1 have seen tile Lord" was.the focns of the lesson, presented by Janis McDill. when Lutheran Women of ELCA met May 7. Jeanie Blair gave the devotions. Verla Houser led us in the Purpose Statement. Faryl Lange reported send- ing greeting card fronts to St. Judes, Campbell labels to Nawijo Indian Mis- sion, cancelled postage stamps to re- hab a program for Veterans and a pack- age of Best Choice labels. Brenda Enyeart donated towels to the church kitchen on which Terry Melby had emhroidered church sym-. bols. Thrifl Shop workers for April were Verla Houser. Faryl Lange, Helen Ahlman and Doris Ann Kennedy. Verla Houser. BarbaraThomas. and Janelle Greene attended the Northern Lights Cluster meeting at the Scandia Lutheran Church. Greene is new Clus- tercoordinator. Money shower invita- tions for up coming ~vedding"~- i ng sent out lot Landon McDill and the bride-elect Amy Zadina, and Donovan Walton and his bride-elect Monica CornweH The Annual Convention of the Cen- tral States Synod is in Atchisonon Aug. 1-3. This years theme is"Listen God is Calling". April love gift will be given to Eli Hale, Concordia, and May love gift to Tyler Dunstan. Jeanie Blair was hostess. Food ~ " commndmes distributed Government Food Commodity dis- tribution will be in the following towns at the designated IDea!toils and times. Mankhto Armr-(),i Thu~r.'s'day, May 22, 9 to 10 a.rn. Jewell Apartments. Thursday, May 22, ! p.m. If you have any questions contact Thadd Hinkle. Mankato Christian Church, 378-3707 or Dan Daniels. Jew- ell Christian Church, 428-3657. ATTENTION JEWELL COUNTY RESIDENTSt The Jewell County Solid Waste Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 28 at 7 p.m. at the Transfer Siation. All members please attend. The public is invited. It is the ;+ope of this I department that at least one representative from each !own will attend. The state I of the Solid Waste Department will be discussed. If you re not currently a member[ ] and would like to become one, please"contact Jim Vaughan at the Transferl] Station. These annual meetings are required by state law. II t btankaro Dance Wo sbop Beginning Tuesday, June 10 ]~a~,,,V B{/U.~I~II'Iri - This class will introduce young dancers to movement by using creative play songs and movement games. For ages 3-4. DaH'~ .hl,l,,~ I - This class is a combination of classical ballet, tap techniques and mOdem jazz. The class wilt introduce students to the basics but will be more advanced than Baby Ballerina, For ages 5-9. ,DiHC~ JtvtlX i/I - This class will cover classical ballet, including terms and body Kevin Saunders, formerly of Downs, and now a wheelchair athlete and motivational speaker, will bein Mankato for the Mankato Junior-Senior High Athletic banquet and program Tuesday. He will speak in the afternoon as well as at the evening event. Wheelchair athlete +to speak in Mankato A 1974 Downs High School gradu- ate, wheelch~ir athlete and motiva- tional speaker, Kevin Saunders, will speak at the Mankato Junior-Senior High Athlete banquet and program Tuesday, May 20 at 6 p.m. at the com- mons area at the high school The booster club'Is glSonsoring the event and each family is reqxlested to -bring two dishes for the potluck sup- per. The table service and bread will be furnished. The program is at 7 p.m. in the little theater, Saunders, a"World Champion Wheelchair Athlete. was injured in a 1981 grain elevator explosion which cbmpletely destroyed the building he was in and left 10 coworkers dead. Suffering from a fractured skull, bro- ken back, collapsed lungs and massive internal and external injuries, doctors said he would not survive. According to i nibrmation provided, "Through faith, courage, perseverance and determination from deep within, he climbed heights no one ever imag- ined possible." Saunders rebuilt his broken body and ,went to thf~ly.mpic Games. He earned the title 0]""Be~t All Around Wheelchair Ath let&' in the world. He also worked with the Academy- Award winning director. Oliver Stone and actor Toni Cruise in "Born on the Fourth Of July." He has done hundreds of promo- tional commercials tor health and fit- ness across the nation. During the 1990s the Kansas State" University team experienced the big- gest turnaround in college lbotball his- tory. In 1993 Coach Bill Snyderestab- lished the :'Kevin Saunders Never Give Up Award" which is bestowed upon the player who displays the most cour- age and tenacity in pursuit of team goals. For the past decade Saunders served as the team motivator. He became part of our nation's hisr tory books by becoming the first per- son with a disability ever appointed to the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. working along side Chairman Arnold Schwarzenegger to educate the American people on achiev- ing and maintaining healthy life-styles. He was the only person~ reappointed by President Bill Clinton.t Saunders will speak to Mankato clemently chil'dw.,o,.at 1. p.m. and to junior and senic~lligh school students at 2:45 p.m. a60thWedding Anniversary nd Birthday Ope? H?use Fo,i i Sunday, may ,,4om II Randall Lion s Den, Randall, Kan. _~[ ~~____ The coup/e requests no gifts,,~_ __+ + ...... r LATIONS! To all Seniors in the Area and especially to our senior employee,. Evan Boyles positions and will introduce students to more advanced lap and jazz combination. For SU . ages 10-13. " IDEAL I!IAIIKET n d a y, M ay 2 5 These classes will be held for a five-week session starting Tuesday, June 10 and ending with a pert0rmance at.the dewell County Threshing Bee. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday mornings. ......[~ 12: 3 0 p. m. For questions, or to enroll call: --~ o~,: f+,,; ,+