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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Page 3 The Adams County Record Cambridge Senior Chatter Don't take a break from staying healthy It's been really hard you to get up and move• to drag myself to our Try it for a month and exercise class lately. I see if it doesn't make a think it has something huge difference in your to do with the cold, outlook• but more to do with Many of you have the break we took over been receiving letters Christmas. What is from RIdley's Family amazing to me is how Markets thanking you quickly a person can go for your participation from looking forward to in their Hometown an activity to making advantage program mental excuses to not and with this letter is a participate. I am suiting form for you to fill out up and showing up, but and mail back to them, lately my enthusiasm asking who you want to has been lacking; I know donate your points to that this will change and whether you want and once again I will to donate for the entire be actually enjoy the year. I hope that you process of getting and will respond with your staying healthy but boy continued support for it sure is hard right the Cambridge-Midvale now. How are your New Senior Center. Ridley's Year health resolutions Hometown advantage coming along?, program has been the If you are having single most important a hard time getting fundraiser that we have started, why not join in terms of keeping our group here at the our doors open and senior center? When you continuing to serve our have others counting on areas seniors and we you it helps to motivate are very grateful for your New Meadows Senior Center We need more Community Participation Things here at the Center are going well, but as always we could use more of our com- munity to join us for our meals and other activi- ties! I want to invite everyone in our com- munity to come, come, come!! Everyone needs to support our center. It only costs $7 per person for a wonderful home cooked meal, just $3 for kids up to 12. We have Bingo the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, starting at 6:30 p.m. Bring your by Janice Cawyer 257-3358 past and continuing support. If you would like, you can drop off the forms here at the center and we will take care of the postage to mail them back. Should you have any questions, please contact Patty Heldt at 257-3564 or you can call me here at the center 257-3358. Friday, February 3rd will be our next fundraiser. We decided to have an "all you can eat taco feed" and we hope you can plan on being here. Fve called Lois Sutton of the Council Jammers and I'm hoping that they aren't already booked. It will be a fun evening and we may even be able to round up some door prizes 'for the occasion. Mark your calendars, we will start serving at 5:00 and continue until 7:00 or until the food runs out. I hope to see all of you there! by Penny Dreyer families out!! The cost is 25 cents per card per We are going to be game, $I for our black- having our Annual out. Valentines Dinner on Game Fridays, come February 11, 2011 at and play any game we 6 pm. We are selling have from 3:00 to 5:00 tickets now; you can p.m. We have pinoch- purchase them from le, board games, the the center or from our Wii and a puzzle you seniors that come here. can build• We encour- The price is $15 per age all seniors to come person or $25 a couple• into their center any- Tickets are limited so time we are open, which buy them soon. is Monday, Wednesday Hope everyone has and Fridays from 11:30 a wonderful week and to 6:30 p.m. and enjoy I hope to see you at each other as well as the seniors!! things we have to do. 100rhere's The Water saying Thompson had been doing a wonderful job. Ken Sievert was present and expressed interest in becoming a member of the Airport Commission to fill the remaining two years of Jeff Henning's term. The council approved Siervert's addition to the commission• Vicious Dogs Mayor Gardner brought up the fact that there have been increasing incidents lately involving "dogs at large" and vicious dogs attacking people's pets. He said, "In my capacity as the local veterinarian I've had three of these cases that I've had to deal with; one of them ended up being fatal--one animal being responsible for two of them, and another repeat at-large offender being responsible for the other." Gardner quoted the city ordinance, which Continued from front page RC&D would like input on projects by "their January 25th meeting when they will be finalizing their plan. Dan Huter agreed to represent Council on the RC&D council. New city employee, Whitney Kamerdula, has been doing well and selling lots of dog tags-- 50 so far this year. The council discussed, at length, the pros and cons of abandoning the part of an alley running • north and south next to :Andy Goold's property. ; Adjacent property '- owners are agreeable, ' and it seems to pose no • problems for the city, so the abandonment was • approved. Dick Thompson " expressed his desire to be reappointed as Airport Manager for another three- , year term. The council i immediately approved :. his reappointment, Unlimited/ Wireless ! ! says the definition of a vicious dog:.is a.dog that 'attaeks, scratches, kills, wounds, bites, or otherwise injures any human or domestic animal." The ordinance speciies in what kind of facilities vicious dogs must be kept. Gardner said he thought the ordinance had not been enforced as sternly as it should be. One repeat offender had two dogs in the pound over the weekend and had to pay a $120 tme. "We've got a potential for some pretty stiff fines, so I think we need to start stiffening up what we are citing them because it's getting to be a real problem. We've had some injuries resulting from it, fortunately not human yet, but that's coming too." Gardner expressed the concern that ff this situation isn't improved, it may open the city to lawsuits• Call or stop by today for more details 257-3314 Add an Integrated DSL Wireless Router starting at $80 eOMMUNffY CHURCH SERVICES SCHEDULE St. Jude's Cadk Church * Council 1st & 3rd Sunday of the Month - 3:30 pm * Friday Mass - noon. .... : Church of die Nazarene * Contact: Pastor John Schaffer * 1025. Exeter * 208-740"7351 Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. • Children's Church i 1:00 a.m. ° Sunday Fellowship 12:00 P.m. In,an Va,,y Comm Curch Pastor: Brian Gladhart 355-2020 * Associate Pastor: Isaac Ward 257-3812 : Sunday School 10:00 a.m. * Worship Service 11 : 15 a.m. * Wed. Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Church of Jesus chdst of Latter Day Sahtts Bishop: Jason Hansen * 253-4330 * S Fairfield, Council Morning Worship 9:30 a.m. Coundl Bible Qurdt • 253-6923 • 190 4th Ave. Interim Pastor Roger Hayden * Worship Services at 7:00 p.m. 1 st Lutheran Church of Coundl Communion 2nd & 4th Sundays * Information: 253-4486 Worship Service 5:00 p.m. Sunday, St Judes' on Hwy 95 * Bible Study Wednesday 7:00 p.m. C, ommunKy churdt * 253-6461 • 105 California Ave., Council Co-Pastors: Wayne Freedman & Les Sheneberger Morning Worship 10:00 a.m. * Wed. Bible Studies 7:00 and 7:30 pm Mon. Women's Bible Study 7:00 pm * Friday Men's Breakfast Bible Study 7:00 am New Meadows United Medtodlst churdt * 347-2427 * 210 N. Heighho Pastor Letha Essinger * www.gbgm-umc.org/newmeadows Adult Class 9:00 a.m. * Morning Worship 10:30 a.m * Children's Church held during worship Oxmdl Va=/Assenddy of God * 253-6430 * Pastor: Geoff Cole Sunday School 9:45 a.m. * Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Power & Light Company Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. * Bible Study Thursday, 7:00 p.m. House of Prayer Meeting at 340 Commercial Street, Weiser, Idaho Pastors Stephen and Debbie Blount * 208-318-8660 or 208-549-0669 Sunday School 9:30 AM, Services 10:30 AM & 6:30 P.M * Bible Study Thursday 7:00 PM Fand6es For Christ (rlstlan FeSowshlp Meeting Basement of Tater Tots Daycare Pastor: Jon Sorg * 208-741-0410 Services Sunday 11:00 a.m. Pastor's Comer How Big is Your God? by Jon Sorg When we pray, I wonder how often we ask "God, ff you can help me, or ff you can do this big thing for me." Sometimes, I think we ask as though we believe we serve a God that might not be able to do handle something as big as we are asking. So, how big is our God? If you open your Bible and start in Genesis we see God creating the entire world• From darkness to light, water and land, sun and moon and starts, plants and animals, and man and woman. What an awesome God! In the days of Moses, we see God's great power as He set His people free from captivity. David sang songs of praise to God for the mighty ways God saved Ask the Editor his llfe• If we jump forward to the New Testament and we look at the life of Jesus, we see the story of Jesus feeding 5000 with 5 loaves and 2 fish• We read about the many times that Jesus healed the sick• Then we read about Jesus' death on the cross for our sins and of God raising him for the dead• What a great GodlI And when you first believed and asked Jesus into your heart and God saved you, He placed His Holy Spirit in you. What an awesome and big God we serve Ephesians 3:14-19 says, "I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will give you mighty inner strength through his Holy Spirit. And I pray that Christ will be more and more at home in your hearts as you trust in him. May your roots go down deep into the soil of God's marvelous love. And may you have the power to understand, as all God's people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love really is. May you experience the love of Christ, though it so so great you will never fully understand it. Then you will be filled with the fullness of life and power that comes from God." God still answers prayed He IS a big Godl And it is not /file can answer your prayers, but when He will answer your prayers. Trust Him, and keep believing. He has not changed. He is your Father and your friend and He hears you. Don't give up! In,,a,ti.me when agencys a uir00 ; make cut backs, why is F&G making a 82 million land purchase? The Record had an "Ask the Editor" question this week. The question was, "Schools and other agencies have to make cutbacks; why is the Fish & Game Dept• spending $2 million on land near Boise?" I contacted Fish & Game, and the following is what they sent back• Fish and Game Statement on the Sale of Hammer Flat Southwest Idaho's deer, elk and pronghorn herds have a much brighter future because of the Boise City Council's decision Tuesday, December 20, to sell Hammer Flat to the Idaho foothills west to Lake Fish and Game plans Lowell in Canyon County. to use $4•23 million in "Hammer Fiat's purpose wildlife mitigation funds is to provide critical provided by Bonneville wildlife habitat and Power Administration to wildlife-based recreation purchase Hammer Flat. A opportunities, including closing date hasn't been hunting and wildlife set. viewing," Fish and Game Mitigation funds are Director Virgil Moore designed to help offset said. "But we are willing impacts on wildlife to consider other outdoor habitat caused by recreational activities, hydropower development including hang gliding." in the Northwest. Idaho Fish and Hammer Flat is Game will develop a adjacent to Fish and management plan for Game's 34,000 acre the property with public Boise River Wildlife input. The process could Management Area. start sometime next spring. 4-H Club report Department of Fish and Game• The 700-acre property east of Boise is an important remnant of historic winter range that once extended from the Death Notice Ltz Wright The Record has just learned that Elizabeth "Liz" Wright, of Council, died January 17, 2012. She was 76 years old. The Record featured Liz and her husband of 57 years, Ken, in our "Community Spotlight" by Deb Wilson in the October 26, 2011 issue. In that article, Deb mentioned that Ken & Liz have a son, Mike. Liz suffered from a rare bleeding condition, and couldn't make mature red blood cells. Arrangements are under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home, Weiser. Condolences may be sent to the family at www. lienkaemper-thomason. com Cuddy Mountain Clovers by Alden Fisher, Club Reporter On December 2nd we made tabletop Christmas trees and giant snow- flakes for the Senior Center. We had fun try- ing to get the trees to stand and glittering. It made a mess! We had our' monthly meeting on December 14th. We decided to go Ice Skating in McCall on December 22nd. The Ice Skating was fun. Thank you to Manchester Ice and Event Center for all the fun! Our January meeting was on Jariuary 9, 2012. We have many commu- nity service ideas and fundraising ideas for the year. - Burial Services . Cremation Services - Pro-planning Options - Monuments 221 E. Court St Weteer, ID 83672 (2O8) 414-1234 www, LienkaempeoThomason. co m MONUMENT CO --- CALDwELL .... .k 7,-_ .,-.,.-._,, 343-0471