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Page 4 Wednesday, January 25, 2012 The Adams County Retord COMMIINIIY BULLETIN BOARD The Community Bulletin Board is designed to give readers information about upcoming events and allow folks to make announcements of general community interest. Items of 50 words or less from non-profit groups and community organizations will be printed once free of charge. The rate for further runs or items over 50 words are $5 for 50 words. To submit a community bulletin board item e-mail record@ ctcweb.net, call 253-6961 or stop by our offices at 100 Illinois Ave. in Council. Clubs & Community Servic.s Council Brief Health Clinic Closure The Adams County Health Center, Inc. will be closed from 12:30 to 4:30 PM on Feb 2, 2012 and Feb 13, 2012 for the installation and testing of new software. The clinic will reopen the following morning at its regular time. This closure will affect the Clinic portion only. Family Movie Night There will be a family movie night at Families for Christ located in the basement of the Tater Tots Daycare on Friday, ,January 27th. There will be food beginning at 6:30 p.m. and the movie will start at 7 p.m. For more information, please call 741-0410 or 741-0084. dana Kemp is coming to Council! Join internationally recognized author dana Kemp from the University of Idaho and participate in Part 2 of meeting skill development on Thursday March 8, 2012 at 6:00 P.M. If you did not attend the 1st session this meeting will still be very useful in any meeting setting you are in. Meeting leaders and meeting participants will beneft from the tips and tools that can create meaningful and timely meetings. Some of the things we'll cover: Agenda Setting Recap from Part 1; Keeping Meetings on Track; Getting conversations back on track; Parliamentary Procedure Basics; 4-H Club Meeting Leadership roles; Club/Community leadership - as the youth members; Leadership roles in clubs & community organizations - as the adults; Q & A to tackle your tough meetings. RSVP to 253-4279 or adams@uidaho.edu, by March 1. Please plan to be at least 5 minutes early, as our meeting will begin promptly at 6pm at the Adams County Extension office in Council. For more information see above contact information. Book Signing Elizabeth Fields is proud to announce the debut of her first novel Best Friends Forever, now available in book stores and on line at elizabethfields.net, Aberdeenbay.com Elizabeth is the daughter of Ed and Janet Fields, currently of Council, and previously of Los Alamos, CA. Elizabeth will begin a bi-state book tour, kicking off the events with a Premiere Launch Party in Council at Council Coffee Company, 108 Illinois Ave on Saturday, February 4th from 11:00 to 1:00. Come and meet the author and grab a free treat. All book purchases will be autographed for you personally and will come with free gifts. This should be an exciting event; we hope to see yo u all there. Veterans Sewice Officer Meeting ,Jacques Chung Hee, State Service Officer with the Idaho Division of Veterans Services, Office of Veterans Advocacy meets with Veterans throughout west-central Idaho monthly to assist Veterans and other "eligibles" (such as Veterans' family members) in applying for VA disability claims, upgrading claims, answering questions, and providing other assistance. As a reminder, we can also assist with questions that family members of deployed service members have. Or if you are contemplating Military Service please stop by, we can address your questions or concerns. Mr. Chung Hee and American Legion Post 72 Veterans Service Officer will meet Veterans in the Adams County Courthouse Jury Room on the afternoon of Feb 1, 2012 from 1 pm to 4 pm. Individuals wishing to meet Mr. Chung Hee in Council should call Roger Meyer at 257- 3418 to schedule an appointment. Blood Donors Needed We are gearing up for our first blood drive for 20121 January is National Blood Donor Month. The purpose is to raise awareness of the constant need for blood donations, which traditionally decline during the holiday season. This is a great time to revive an old tradition or start a new one to become a regular donor for our community blood drives. Several folks are not eligible to give blood at this point in time, and if you are one of those, please fend someone to take your place so we can keep up the supply for a time that one of our friends or family members will be in need of that precious gift of blood. Our drive will take place on Monday, January 30th from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Council Senior Center. Please call Marj Freedman at 253-6461 to make an appointment. I am waiting to hear from YOU! New Meadows Bingo at New Meadows Senior Center Come play BINGO at the New Meadows Senior Center on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday's of every month at 6:30 PM. Only a quarter per card per game. The final game of the night is blackout and is a $1 per card. This is FAMILY FUN!I! Down Below Attention Pest Management Enthusiasts! The University of Idaho Extension Office in Washington County is offering a Pest Management Conference for home growers, commercial growers, and pesticide applicators. Eight (8) Idaho and seven (7) Oregon Pesticide recertification Credits are available. February 7 and 8, 2012 at Weiser Vendome from 8-4:00 p.m. Special guest speakers traveling from the toxicology lab at Oregon State University and The IPM program Coordinators from Idaho and Utah, among other University of Idaho Extension Researcher's and educators, are on the agenda. Space is limited to 50 participants. Please register through the Washington County Extension Office in Weiser at 208-414-0415, email registration form available. A $55 fee includes lunch and breaks. No refunds after Feb. 1. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, those requesting reasonable accommodations need to contact Tony McCammon by January 27, 2012. The unNerslty of Idaho provides equal opportunity in education and employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disabilities, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran, as required by state and federal laws. TVCC Performing Arts Faculty Recital Friday, January 27 th, 2012 the faculty for TVCC's Performing Arts Department will hold a recital to showcase their talents in their areas of discipline. They will be on the Meyer-McLean Theatre stage on the TVCC campus, located at 650 College Blvd. in Ontario, Oregon, starting at 7:30 PM. Admission is $5.00 per person; sorry, no dis- counts or passes as this is a scholarship fundraiser for the department students. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information: 541-881-5950. Events & Activities Adams County Still Leads Idaho in Unemployment by Bob Ftck--Idaho Department of Labor The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped from November to December in 27 of Idaho's 44 counties, following the decline in the statewide rate to 8.4 percent. The number of counties with double-digit rates fell to 13 from 14 in November and 17 a year earlier while six coun- ties had jobless rates of 6 percent or less, up from five in November and only two in December 2010. Caribou County, where there were recent mining layoffs, was the only county with a higher rate at 7.6 percent this past December than in December 2010, when the rate was 6.4 percent Kootenai County, the one metropolitan area in the state MENUS Council Senior Center All meals served at noon with milk & coffee. All ages welcome. New Meadows Senior Center All ages welcome. Cambridge Senior Government ill ages are welcome. Council School Lunch All meals served with milk & Fruit New Meadows School Lunch All meals served with fruit MONDAY Ham. Fried Sweet Potatoes. Green Beans, Salad Bar. Corn Bread. Coconut Pie Enchiladas, Salad, Corn Mini Corn Dogs, Chips W/Cheese. Vegetable TUESDAY Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce. Green Beans. Garlic Bread. Tossed Salad. Raw Apple Cake Beef & Noodles. Green Beans, Roll Burritos. Corn, Whole Wheat Cookie "that had posted double-digit unemployment rates for 19 straight months, dropped half a percentage point in December to 9.8 percent. Adams County continued to have the highest rate at 17 percent in December while Franklin County again had the lowest at 5 percent. Fifteen mostly rural counties had average 2011 unem- ployment rates in double-digits, led by Adams at 16.6 per- cent. But that compared to 18 counties in double-digits in 2010. Owyhee County had the lowest average rate at 5.3 per- cent. up a tenth of its 2010 lowest-in-the-state rate. WEDNESDAY THUDAY FRIDAY Cabbage Rolls, Rice, Baked Potato, Beets, Muffins, Potato Roll, Tossed Salad, Salad, Dream Salad Custard i Menu Not Available At Press Time Upside Down Sunshine Cake I Soft Tacos W/All Spanish Rice, Ice Cream Menu Not Available at Press Time Chicken Patty, Biscuits / Country Gravy, Corn Fruit & Bar, dding Orange Chicken, Council Lions Club First Monday at 7:30 pm in the Legbn Hall. Third Monday at 6:30 pm in a "o- tating local restaurant. Call 253-002 for more information. Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry Disti- bution First Tuesday 3-5 pm at Nazarae Church. Indian Valley Improvement Leagae First Wednesday, Locations vary. Call 741-9099 for info. International Order of Odd Fellors First Wednesday of the month at 8 m, South Fairfield Street in Council Council Mountain Quilt Guild First Thursday of the month, 4 )m (general) & 6:15 pm (business) at he Council Senior Center. Cuddy Mountain Ramblers Meets the first Thursday of each morth at noon at Lakey's Cafe. Beta Sigma Phi Second Wednesday at 7 pm rotatilg venues Quilt Show Committee Third Monday 1:30 pm at 108 S. MAn in Council. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly: Every Wednesday at I0 am in Iae Council Valley Free Library Pinochle Every Tuesday at 1 pm in the Courfl Senior Center. Yoga with Misty Every Saturday at 9:00 am and evy Thursday at 5:30 pm in the Couril Valley Free Library Exercise Class Every Wednesday at 10:30 am in tie Council Senior Center Blood Pressure Clinic Second Tuesday of every month in tie Council Senior Center. Wter;s' Meeting I First & Third Thursdays at 7 pm in tie Council Chamber Of Commerce. IV Ladies Auxiliary Potluck Third Saturday at 6:30 pm in the h- dian Valley Fire Hall. Parks & Rec Board Meeting First Wednesday of the month at 6: pm at City Hall. N. Adams County Search & Rescm First Thursday of each month at 7 pn at the MV Emergency Services Bufll- ing The American Legion Meets the first Thursday of event month at the American Legion Hall t 7:30 pm. Council School Board Second Monday of every month at 5 pm at the Council High School Librarr. Adams Soil & Water Conserv. Dist Second Monday of the month 6:00 pn at the Adams County Extension Office. Adams CWMA Meeting Second Tuesday of each month at 3 pm at the Adams County Weed Contrd building For info call 253-4669. Adams Co. Sheriff Reserve Officers Second Wednesday at 7 pm in the Ad- ams County Courthouse Council Valley Free Library Board Second Wednesday at 4 pm in the li- brary. Indian Valley Fire Department Second Thursday at 7 pm in the Indian Valley Fire Hall Alcoholics Anonymous New Meadows Every Friday at 6:30 pm in the United Methodist Church. Council Every Mon. & Wed. at 8 pm in the Council Valley Free Library. Natural Resource Committee Fourth Monday at 7 pm in the Adams County Courtroom. New Meadows City Council Second Monday of every month at 7 pm at New Meadows City Hall. Council City Council Second Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm at Council City Hall. Adams County Commissioners Second. Third & Fourth Mondays at 9:00 am in the Commissioners Room. County Courthouse