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2B-Wedrw day, May 14, 2003 Serving the MonDak area since 1908 area ura BY VIOLET THARP tion, setup, luminaries, food and beverages, sur- Special to the Herald vivors' walk, publicity and cancer control. Cancer is not a pleasant word to hear from a doc- A couple of months ago, letters were sent to tor. However, many people in Sidney and the sur- many businesses asking for a corporate donation rounding area have heard this word firsthand, of $250 or $500. A team sponsorship requires a Although cancer research has made tremendous $100 donation, and teams of 8-12 people are progress in the last few years, cancer will strike formed with individual members collecting addi- one out of every three people. Cancer survivors are tional donations. Sixty percent of the money raised speaking out about lifestyle choices that can at this event will stay in the Sidney area to support reduce cancer, as well as becoming more responsi- local programs and services. The remaining 40 ble for health strategies and early detection. Sever- percent of the profits are sent to the national Amer- al Sidney residents have taken part in cancer ican Cancer Society and are then reallocated to fundraisers out of town, like the Susan G. Koman research sites around the country. Race for the Cure in Helena, and the Relay for Life Team registration forms are available from held in several Montana cities. Cecelya Keller "at the service center of County On Aug. 8-9, Sidney will host its first Relay for Market or from Healthy Smiles Dental Clinic. Life. The Relay for Life event is scheduled at the Team captains meet the first Monday of each Sidney High School track beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. month at 6 p.m. at St. Matthew's parish center, and 8 and ending at 7 a.m. Aug. 9. at 7 p.m. the rest of the committees meet. For more Members of the community are asked to form information regarding this event or to make dona- teams, and at least one member of each team must tions, please call Taylor at Healthy Smiles Dental be walking on the track 0t all times during the Clinic. event. The first lap of the relay will consist of only Free T-shirts are given to all cancer survivors cancer survivors. Luminaries will be lighted after who participate in the cancer survivor victory lap. dusk to honor cancer survivors or those who have All cancer survivors are asked to pre-register by died from cancer. Refreshments and entertainment July 1 to assure the shirt is the correct size. Entry will be continuous throughout the 12-hour event, in this lap is completely free, and prizes will be More than 30 people have volunteered to help awarded. Entry forms are available from Violet spearhead the event, with AnnDee Taylor as over- Tharp at Sidney J.C. Penney catalog department, all chairman. Chairmen serve in areas of team the service desk at County Market, or Healthy recruitment, sponsorship, entertainment, registra- Smiles Dental Clinic. ecla PHOTO BY BILl' VANDER WEELE Students of Sidney High School's Family, Career and Community Leaders of Ameri- ca group presents a $257 check to the Slera Baker family to help with medical bills. The money was raleed through a bake sale. Pictured are, front from left, Siera Baker and Ariel GIIbertson; back, Mandi Baker with children Jezlynn end Jaden Baker, Katie DaM, Mellasa Neumann and Darlan Rauschendorfer. I Spring is here/ So is Ferrellgas with super spring savings/ At Ferrellgas, we want to do business with all of our neighbors. And we're ready to prove id Date! & Details iil " For a limited time* this spring, your local Ferrellgas propane professionals are offering you incredible price discounts and tank offers designed with you in mind. Whether you're a new Customer or you've been with us for many years, whether you lease or own your tank, you can take advantage of these super savings offered by one of North Dakota's largest and most dependable propane providers. There has never been a better time to be a Ferrellgas Customer. But hurry, just like sprinb this offer will end soon/* Call Ferrellgas at 1-888-FERRELL (I-888-337-7355) and mention this ad, or code 6589ni, and ask about how you can take advantage of these super savings. We want your business/ 1-888-FERRELL www.ferrellgas.c0m [ EXCEPTION,~. ENERGY" *Offer expires June 30, 2003. Certain restrictions apply. Code 6589ni PHOTO BY BILL Mutual Rural Insurance secretary Becky Reidle presents a check to Fire Rob Gilbert. Mutual Rural Insurance Co., now celebrating its 90th eastern Montana, annually donates $1,200 to area fire departments in Roosevelt and Dawson counties. The National Operation through the media, schools and and wishes C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident safety presentations through- happy summer Reduction Effort) organization out the state of Montana. Be safe! Please has designated May 19-26 as The Montana Highway and drive. Drive "All America Buckle Up Patrol reminds motorists the your seat belts Week." upcoming Memorial Day holi- restraints. These are The Montana Highway day is the traditional start of can all live by! Patrol along, with other law the busy summer traffic season enforcement and civic agen- cies, will participate in this counseling for National Operation C.A.R.E. campaign. Veterans - The Billings Vet at no cost. Even Efforts during this campaign Center serves you and your fam- in rural Montana will include enforcement on ily with counseling in your corn- access to this the roadways as well as educa- munity at no cost. Vet Center in There is counseling available 657-6071 for tion and public awareness to veterans of war zone conflicts tion. Mark your calendar for an upcoming 2003 Montana Legislative Session lunch seminar, hosted by Liberty Northwest InsuranCe Corp. Larry Jones, Liberty Northwest senior attorney, will a summary of recent legislative activity and changes that may impact Montana business owners. Jones has represented both sides of the fence---injured workers and employers--over the past 20 years as an attorney focusing on employment and workers' compensation law. Employee Safety Orientation & Montana Safety Culture Act Requirements Liberty Northwest loss prevention cqnsultarlt Jennifer Rose will help your business put together an effective new employee safetY orientation program. You'll also learn ongoing employee training that employel must provide to meet Montana Safety Culture Act requirements. When? Thursday, May 15, 2003 Lunch seminar 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Afternoon workshop 1:45-3:00 p.m. Where? Sidney Elks Lodge 123 3rd Street SW Sidney, MT 59270 Cost? $20 for both sessions /! Member of IAbcrty Mutual Group For more information or to , register, call 800-929-0996. or visit Liberty Northwest on the Web at libertynorthwest.cor " Thurs'" Mav 15 iii iii Sat., Mav 17 .............. ....... BINGO ....... Sfipper Tues., May,20 6:30 p.m, early i; !iii iii!iiiiiiiiiii iiiii J;iiii!!i! ;iiiiii Sponsored by Dart League : W.O.T.M.Meetmg 7 p,m. regular iiii!iiiiiiiiii iii 7 p.m.