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SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2019 Cece Reid How long have you been in 4-H? 10 years. What projects are you most proud of and why? I am most proud of my Market Swine project because every year I have brought a finished hog to fair. I have 4-H member 0&A Info center What was your reaction to win- ning your awards? It has always been important for me to do well in Showmanship. Soto win that award was great. But it also left won Reserve Showmanship twice. Monday, March 4 The Sidney City Council meets at 6:30 pm. at City Hall. Sidney School Board holds committee meetings starting at pm. at the administration buildin . The Rich and County commis- sioners are in their office from am. to pm. in the courthouse Tue , March The Rich and County commisv sioners are in their office from am to pm. in the courthouse Thur" , The ’ siondi‘sfdde‘fi ,H from 9 am. to‘ 5pm. in the courthO‘usle, ‘ O O Scam using take State Auditor documents with the or similar documents, whichnottliiinclude people living in areas other than Bozeman. Rosendale cautions that the exact documents, names, and other details may be differ- ent as the perpetrator targets addi- State Auditor Matt Rosendale is warning Montanans to watch out for a scam that is using fake documents mimicking oflicial State Auditor legal agreements, including Rosendale’s signature and the name and email of a State Auditor attorney. The State Auditor’s office became aware of the scam this morning when a general contractor working in Big Sky contacted the attorney whose name and email appeared on fake docu- ments sent to one of her employees. The scam encouraged the victim to send $7,000 to the perpetrator in order to receive $70,000 from a fake “insur— , Around town The Sidney Kiwanis Club meets at noon at the Elks Lodge. Saturday, March 9 There will be a benefit chili din- ner to assist Dennis Albrecht with medical expenses from noon to 6:30 pm. at the Sidney VFW Hall. A live auc- tion starts at pm. The silent auction ends at 5:30 pm. Su , March 10 The pubic is invited to the Say. age Community Hall luncheon. The tree will luncheon will begin at 12:30 pm. immedi- ate following, will be the an nualmeeting, at which board directors and officers will be elected. All roceeds from the luncheon will go to the hall for operatiohs. . me wanting to improve my showman- ship skills with the goal of Grand Champion Showman. Sunday, March 24 The Sidney Plane Folks will have an indoor tun fly and static air show from 9 am. to 3 pm. at the Sidney-Richland Air rt. The event is sponsored by Richland Aviation and hosted in theBig Top hangar. Senior meals Meals at the Sidney Senior Center are H :30 am. on Tuesdays and Fridays. Meals at the Fairview Senior Center are 11:30 am on Mondays and Wednesdays. Meals at the Savage Senior Center are at noon on r Thursda 5. Meals att e Lambert Senior Center are at noon on Tues- days. tional victims. “When someone you don’t know calls or emails you and promises to send you money in exchange for you sending them some smaller amount of money, that should be an immediate red flag that it’s a scam,” Rosendale said. The sophisticated scam is using a mock legal settlement agreement that mimics publicly-available documents ance lottery "The 'scam targeted a ’0 ‘1 located on the State Auditor’s w site, worker looking for housing in the Boze- man area, promising money that would help secure a better living situation for the victim. The scammer identified his or herself as attorney “Benjamin A. Vines” with the fake law firm “Ben- jamin Law Firm LLC” and sent fake documents using real logos, signatures, and email addresses of the Montana In- surance Commissioner’s office, Liberty Mutual Insurance company, and the American Rental Association. Rosendale is warning all Montanans to be on the lookout, as it’s likely the scammer is targeting multiple people including the name and email a dress of a State Auditor attorney. It also in eludes a document promising a “lottery cash prize of $70,000.00 USD” featuring the logos of the Montana Commis— sioner of Securities and Insurance, the American Rental Association, Liberty Mutual Insurance, the State Seal of Montana, and Rosendale’s signature. The contractor whose employee was targeted also contacted the Bozeman Police Department, and the State Audi— tor’s office is working jointly with the Montana Department of Justice to investigate and address the scam. Montana Farm Bureau otters scholarships The Montana Farm Bureau Foundation and the Montana Farm Bureau Women’s Lead— ership Committee are offering several scholar- ships for students pursu- ing a higher education. These include: The 2019 MFB Founda- tion CYF&R Scholarship. The Montana Farm Bureau Foundation will award one $1,000 scholar- ship to a current mem- ber of the Collegiate Chapter of Young Farm- ers and Ranchers at MSU Bozeman, UM Western or Miles Community College. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist Collegiate Young Farmer and Rancher members in pursuing a degree from an accred- ited institute of higher education and enrolled at that institution for the fall 2019 semester. The scholarship is not limited to students seek- ing a degree or career in agriculture. The 2019 Bernard Greufe Honor Scholar- ship. This $1,500 scholar- ship assists Montana high school students in paying for higher educa- For Stainless Steel Glass with Eire, olesale Distributors cos a Mala 8t. Sidney o 433-2910 tion. The applicant must be pursuing a degree from an accredited insti- tute of higher education, although the award is not limited to students seeking a degree or ca- reer in agriculture. The 2019 Future of Ag- riculture Honor Scholar- ship. This $1,500 schol— arship, administered by the Montana Farm Bureau Foundation,_is made available through generous donations from Seed Source, Inc. of Toston. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students toward the completion of a degree in a field pertain- ing to agriculture. A special emphasis will be given to applicants who have shown ingenuity in agricultural produc- tion and advancement of small- scale agriculture. The applicant must be pursuing a major, minor or graduate degree in a field pertaining to agriculture from an Live Auction starts at 5:00 pm BENEH For Dennis Albrecht To assist with medical expenses Saturday, March VFW Sidney, MT 12:00-6230 PM or until gone Raffle Announced at 6:00 pm accredited institute of higher education. Stu- dents must be enrolled at that institution for the fall 2019 semester and achieved at least a sopho- more level of education. The Montana Farm Bureau Federation Scholarships: Two $1,500 scholarships are available through the sponsorship of the MFB Women’s Leadership Committee. The scholar- ships are available to young men and women. The applicant must be an incoming college freshman and must be a paid Montana Farm Bureau member. Appli- cations will be scored on scholastic achievement, ‘ future goals, community involvementtand school activities. The scholar- ship must be usedin the year it is awarded. * For more information and scholarship applica- tions, visit www.mfbforg or call 406-587-3153. Silent Auction, ends at 5:30 pm“ SlDNEY HERALD More about Cece Reid Age: 16 Occupation: Student, hostess at American Legion Hometown: Poplar Family: Wilbur & Eri- ca (parents), Kate (Cole) Gorder, Garrett, Lindsay, Dylan, Jack, Evyn and Quinn Hobbies: Rodeo, piano, Taekwondo, running, ranching Area health officials to present men’s health screening in March March is designated as National Colorectal Can- cer Awareness Month. During this month, hospitals and medical fa- cilities across the nation focus their attention on preventing, treating and curing colorectal cancer. According to the CDC, colorectal cancer, which occurs in the colon or rectum, is the leading cause for cancer death in Montana and the United States. This March, Sidney Health Center Cancer Care and the Richland County Health Depart- ment are teaming up to ' host a free Men’s Health Screening on March 15 from 3-5 pm. at the Can- cer Care Suite, located at 214 14th Avenue South- west in Sidney. This free colorectal and prostate cancer screening for men be- tween the ages of 55-75 years will include a PSA (prostate specific anti- gen) lab draw test, a DRE (digital rectal exam) by Dr. Ralf Kiehl, radiation oncologis,t and a com- plimentary FIT (fecal immunochemical test) take—home kit. No' appointment is necessary to take advan- tage of the screening. In fact, getting tested for colorectal and prostate cancer could save a life. On average, the lifetime risk of developing colon cancer is about one in 23 for men and women com- bined. And according the American Cancer So- ciety, about one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer dur- ing his lifetime. Prostate cancer can be a serious disease, but most men diagnosed with prestate cancer do not die from it. In fact, more than 2.9 million men in the United States whoahave been diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point are still alive today. “The key to improving healthcare outcomes is through routine screen- ing and early diagnosis of cancer,” Dr. Kiehl said. “Typically in rural areas, patients do not seek medical attention until they are late in the course of their disease. I believe we must provide opportunities for people living in the Mondak region to get evaluated on a regular basis.” The American Can— cer Society encourages people who have no iden~ tified risk (other than age) to begin regular colorectal cancer screen- ing at age 50. Regular screening can, in many cases, prevent colorectal cancer altogether. This is because some polyps, or growths, can be found and removed before they have a chance to turn into cancer. There are several different tests that can berused to screen for colorectal cancer. However, a colonoscopy is considered to be the “gold standard” for test— ing since all other tests have to be followed up is with a colonoscopy if anything is discovered. This type of screening is recommended every 10 years. The take-home FIT kit looks for tiny amounts of blood in the stool, because cancers in the colon and rectum sometimes bleed. To take this test, individuals will take the kit home and return a sample to the lab for testing. With recommended screening, colorectal and prostate cancer can be prevented or detected at its earliest stage. If you are 55 years or older, take time to attend the Men’s Health Screening on March 15. All participants will receive a complimentary drink card to a local establishment. . 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