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Th.' Adams County Record Obi:uary Elizabeth "Liz " Ann Wright Eli:abeth "Liz" Ann Wriglt of Council, Idah), died January 17, ,012. She was 76. She passed with her husland, Kenneth WriLht, and her dauthter, Rhondi, close by her side. Liz was born in Fennessee to Grace and Warner Forrester. Whel she was 12 ears old, the Forrester fami moved o M,,sa, Idaho. It vas here ,that she met Ken, the love of he: life. They were married in Cmncil after she graduated front Council ,High School in 1954 Km was servng in the U.S. Navy and Liz joined her new husland while he was statoned at Whidbey Islald, Washington and Millngton, Tennessee. Aftel leaving the Navy, Ken went to work for IBM and the Wrights' life adventure took then and their growing famty to Moses Lake, Wamington, Salt Lake City Utah, Weiser, and ,finaly Boise. While .living in Boise, Liz worled as the Agency i Colncil Senior Chatter Bookkeeper for Mutual of New York. After retirement, Liz and Ken moved back to Council to spend their golden years, where they both enjoyed many outdoor activities together, including hunting, fishing and exploring Idaho's Wilderness area. Each year, Liz loved to can all of the vegetables Ken grew in his garden. All in all, Liz and Ken spent almosl 58 wonderful years together. More than anything, Liz lived for the love of her family and friends. Those who knew her loved her, and those Wednesday, January 25, 2012 who loved her called her "Mom." She was a mother to all she met. Liz is survived by her husband, Ken Wright of Council; daughters Lori Cockerham of North Carolina and Rondi Murphy of Council; son Michael Wright of Missouri; brothers John Forrester and Dale Forrester, both of Emmett; and sister Mary Parks of Horseshoe Bend. She leaves behind many beloved grandchildren, g r e at grandchildren, nieces and nephews. It was Liz's request that there be no memorial service. It is the family's request that Liz's memory be honored in the hearts of those who knew her and loved her by spending some extra time with their own families and loved ones. Condolences may be sent to The Wright Family, PO Box 506, Council, Idaho 83612. Death leaves a heart ache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal. Page 3 COHHUNITY CHURCH f00E00VICEf00 !00CHE!00ULE St, Jude's C..hollc Church * Council 1st & 3rd Sunday of the Month - 3:30 pm * Friday Mass - noon. Church of the Nazarene 102 S. Exeter Discipleship 10 a.m. * Morning Worship 11 a.m. Sunday Fellowship 12:00 p.m. Children's Church 11:15 a.m. * Contact: Pastor John Schaffer 208-566-4264 Indian Vey Communl Church 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 Christ of Latter Day Bishop: Jason Hansen * 253-4330 * S Fairfield, Council Morning Worship 9:30 a.m. Coundl Bible Church * 253-6923 * 190 4th Ave. Interim Pastor Roger Hayden Worship Services at 7:00 p.m. 1 st Lutheran Church of Council 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 Council CommuniVj Church 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 Melhodlst Church * 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 Coundl Valley Assembly of God * 253-6430 * Pastorr 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 Families For Chrbt Chrbtlan FP..: Meeting Basement of Tater Tots Daycare Pastor: Jon Sorg * 208-741-0410 Services Sunday 11:00 a.m. Pastor's Comer Listen by Jon Sorg When we love our chil- dren so much that we would be willing to give our lives for them, we try our best to provide them with all our love and the instruction and wisdom they will need to live their lives without all the bumps and bruises we may have encountered along the road of life. As parents we just want the very best for them. Even when we punish them, it's because we love them. How often did you hear from your parents, " I am doing this because I love you!"? In Proverbs 4:10-13 our Heavenly Father does the same thing. "My child, listen to me and do as I say, and you will have a long, good life. I will teach you wis- dora's ways and lead you in straight paths. If you live a life guided by wisdom, you won't limp or stumble as you run. Carry out my instruc- tions; don't forsake them. Guard them, for they will lead you to a fulfilled life." He knows His children and He is speaking to each of us. Telling each of us that he wants the 00Council Senior Center Needs You very best for us. He sees our tears, our pain, our disappointments and keeps telling us to please listen and stay on the straight path so we won't fall or stumble. God's wisdom and knowledge is far beyond what we think we know. He is a loving Father that sent his only Son to die for us. He will walk with us and talk to us every- day ff we let him. Today could be your day to hear His voice. Rejoice that He calls you His child and LISTEN! by Tifani Holden I want to thank the" individual ill the community who domted a ham for our Chrstmas dinner, and Jaret at US Bank for 2Lhe poinsettias that our senDrs got to take home aft dinner, and the conmunity choir for the worderful Christmas cards. The center also had a gracious donation f Dod and cash from lvely couple here in .Cotncil. Thank you! Jmuary is our annual menbership drivel Yearly membership dus are $7.50. Membership helps the center is a large keep the center open, comfortable  sBce lights on, MOW's bus available anytime"for a running and funding small fee, for your'own our nutrition services, special events. At Council Senior The center needs Center we provide a volunteers in our host of activities for kitchen. Some of our all ages, including volunteers are going awesome lunches, to be down with Meals on Wheels, surgeries or finishing potlucks, crafts, up their schooling. outings, auctions, This volunteer position parties, health clinics, could possibly work chili feeds, information, into a position as a paid games, music and sub cook. I am looking Bingo. What else would for a very energetic, you like to see happen? friendly, happy and Just let us know, and helpful individual who lend a hand. In addition enjoys working with Cambridge Senior Chatter Big Fun in Cambridge To more weeks until the end of the first OUl next Taco Feed! month of 2012, and .The Jammers are going I've yet to start publicly to lay, so get ready for reminding you that ,an evening of good food its time to fill out new -and music. The dinner registration forms and will start at 5:00 PM pay your dues ($5 and run until 7:00 or per year) if you wish until the food runs out. to become a voting And the cost is still member. You can just $7 for adults and register for the center's $4 for children under programs and not be 12. I don't know about a voting member, but yor, but I'm ready for we would like all of a fan evening out with you to become voting friends and family. If members because you yoCre new to the area, should have a say in cone and meet your how your center is run neighbors and make and the direction in new friends. Join us which it is going. You won't you? can't hold office or Although open vote unless you have enrollment period for paid your dues. If you imaking changes to haven't made it in this your Medicare part D year, please come by for 'and Advantage plans lunch on Wednesdays is over, I just want to or dinner on Fridays to '.remind you that if you at the very least sign a ',hax'e any questions, new registration form. ,or are soon turning I forgot to tell 1:65 years of age and everyone the date of ',need to sign up for the food pantry this '.Medicare, I can help month, and luckily i.you with that chore. I'm in the phone book, ',If you are computer so people have called i!savvy, you can use me at home. Ursula i,one of our computers took the flyers around flat the center to sign this past week, so I'm ,yourself up online or hoping that everyone ,I can do it for you. got the message that '.iJust call me here at the pantry was on i',the center to schedule January 26th at 3:00 ',an appointment the p.m. In case this ever "i',number is 257-3358. happens again, that i' It's hard to believe my brain slips a gear, ' ithat we are almost to just remember that the pantry is always on the 4th Thursday of each month. February's food pantry will be held on February 23rd. Our next full day shopping trip to Ontario will be Tuesday, February 7th. You need to sign up in advance for the trip at the senior center. You can do it one of two ways: come in and sign the trip sheet, or call me and I will get your name on the list. Our day trip going only to Wal-Mart was successful with 6 people signing up. We will try it again this month on February 20th. There will be a separate sign up sheet to sign for this half-day trip and like all our trips it is open to the general public as well as seniors. The cost for either of these trips is $7 and if you're not too far out of the way, we will pick you up at your door and retum you to the same spot. If you need or want more information please call. Did you know that this year is a leap year? If I was born on Leap year's day, I would only be 17 years oldl If you have any ideas on how we could celebrate this occasion, I'd like to hear what they are. all ages. If you have questio Ieed*more informfltiol  pleas ',,Call me  here at the center on sday, "Wednesday and Friday's from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Reminder: Our senior bus goes down to Ontario the first Thursday of the month. Call to sign up. The first stop is Walmart, and then Don will usually take you where you need to go after that if it is reasonable. Snake River Transit is also available; they pick up and drop off passengers by Janice Cawyer 257-3358 February 29th falls on our Wednesday fried chicken dinner day, so let me know what you come up with...I could use some help. If any of you are into advocacy, there is an organization that is advocating for the continuation of the Older Americans Act, which funds our programs and keeps the funding flowing. It is called "One Away." Perhaps you may have seen ads on television, but you most likely haven't been exposed to them unless you have been involved in the National Council on Aging or a similar group. In this time of budget cuts it's important our congressmen and women not overlook the needs of the senior population. I would encourage all of you to visit their website at http://www. oneaway.org/Tell- congress, and support the continuance of this important legislation for our country's senior population. Well, I think I'm plum out of things to say this week so until next time be well and enjoy this wonderful snow we've been havingl at the Walmart parking 10t every hour. Just arrange with on where to pick you up. It's a great way to save money on gas and have a great driver to take you down below to shop and enjoy a good lunch at a restaurant of everyone's choice, we just ask for a small donation for the trip. If you need more information or want to sign up please call me here at the center. Don would also love to come and pick, you up so you can come to the center and have a wonderful luncli and catch up i'fh ' ........ friends/" L .: The next foot clinic is February 2 ". The cost is $15.00, a small price to pay to be pampered. Stephanie from McCall hospital starts taking appointments at 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Call the center now to make an appointment. Thanks to all the wonderful volunteers and those who have donatedl We appreciate all that you do. Have great weekl Death Notice Jim Hust The Record has just learned that Jim Hust of Indian Valley passed away on January 24th after a long illness. A memorial dinner will be held this Saturday, January 28th, at 2:00 p.m. at the Indian Valley Community Hall. The family invites Jim's friends, neighbors and co- workers to join them for the remembrance. Coke or Pepsi? by Dale sk In the past, the subject of vending machines and their contents at Council High School has led to long discussions at School Boal-d meetings. At the January 9 School Board meeting, Superintendent Murray Dalgleish said that five years ago the school signed a contract with Coke. That contract has now expired. At the time the school contracted with Coke, Pepsi had pulled all of their vending machines out of schools, but now the company has reentered that market. Dalgleish is exploring options as to which company will offer the best deal for the school. In the past, Pepsi was yielding $10,000 per year, including $5,000 in scholarships. So far, Mr. Dalgleish is leaning toward Pepsi, but will explore all options. Whichever the choice, Dalgleish said that there will be no sugared drinks in the machines, but a variety of sport drinks, water, juices, etc. will be offered. Burial Seces - Cmation Services . Monuments 221 E, Court Wei*, ID 836"/2 (208) 4161234 ws. Licnkaemp-Thomaaon.com !1 ': E II lll[IliII;itll|HI 1 I1BIIIIWIVIIIt|t|II |i I iiit:i',i IiiTIllfii]  il :i i ! i !tii 11 :III jill iil  1 ] Illiiit IllllIll/lliliiilliliaiiUll,| Ill !