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age 4 Thursday April 9. 2009 The Adams County Record OMMIINITY BULLETIN BOARD Council Nominate your person of the year Council Chamber of Commerce announces it is time for nominations for Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, Senior of the Year. Teacher of the Year, and Business of the Year. Please send a brief note as to which award you are nominating someone for and why you think the person deserves to receive the award. Please drop them at .the chamber office, Pins & Needles, mail to Chamber of Commerce. P.O. Box 527, Council, ID 83612 or email to Saturday Market coming The Saturday City Market opens this year at Council Floral and Garden on April 25 from i0 am to 2 pm. Local vendors have some special things in store for you this year. Vendors are always wel- come! Keep your eye open for the last Saturday of each month. Tables are only $5 each. Celebrating 60 years together Friends of Led and Marjorie Russell are welcome to attend a celebration commemorating their 60 th wedding anniversary on April 19 from 2 to 4:30 pm at the Council Senior Center. Alcoholics Anonymous Monday & Wednesday, 8:00 p.m. at the Council Library. 253-4366 Easter egg hunt planned Beta Sigma Phi is "egg"cited to host its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April I i. The festivi- ties begin at lpm with three hunting locations. 1-3 year olds will be at the football field, 4-5 year olds at the elementary field, and 6-8 year olds at Adams County Park (by Post Office). Prizes can be collected in front of the elementary school immediately follow- ing the hunts. The Easter Bunny will also be hop- ping by to pose for pictures. If needed we will have a camera available to take a picture for just $1 each. Hope you will hop by to join us for fun afternoon. Pig 4-H weigh in The 4-H/FFA market swine will be weighed on Saturday April I I at I0 am at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Pigs should weigh 50-70 pounds at weigh in. Call Gordon Keetch at 253-4279 with queaOons. Animal Hospital to close Heartland Animal Hospital will be closed Friday, April 17 through Monday April 20. It will re-open Tuesday April 21 at 9 am. Community Garden meeting There will be a meeting of anyone interested in the Council Community Garden on Thursday, April 16 at 6:30 in the meeting room of the Council Valley Library. Easter church ceremonies scheduled On Good Friday, services will be conducted at 7 pm at Council Community Church, includ- ing portions of the Easter Cantata. On Easter Sunday, there will be a Sunrise Service on Fisk Hill in Fruitvale at 7:15 am. A community breakfast will be held at the Assemblies of God church at 8:30 am and at 10 am, the Community Easter Service will take place at the Elementary School, including an Easter message, contemporary worship and an Easter cantata by the community choir. X-Club fish and chicken. fry April 19 is the annual Council X-Club's Fish & Chicken Fry. It is at the 7 Devils Caf6 from noon to 5 pm. Proceeds will go to the burnout fund. We need donations of any kind of fish, salads, or des- serts. For more information call 253-6073 or bring your food donations to the 7 Devil Caf6 on the April 19. Tickets for a $50 gas card are on sale now and there will be a 50/50 raffle at the Fish Fry. Community Quilt class to have guest speaker On Tuesday April 14, Ken Bell from Pins and Needles will be a guest presenter. He will be teach- ing new techniques in paper piecing so mark your calendar for that day from 6 to 8 pm. Class is in room 6 of the high school. Bring your own sewing tools and two or three fat quarters for yardage. You are welcome to use scraps from the school supply. Missofila Children's Theater to present Hansel and Gretel Extra! Extra! Big news from the Wildwoodl The mystery is solvedl Hansel and Gretel retum safely from their perilous adventure deep in the Woods and bring with them the age-old secret' of the Wildwood Witch! Don't miss a moment as the truth is revealed. It's amazing, it's shocking, and it's very very funny. Council students in grades K-12 will be audition- ing for parts in Hansel and Gretel on Monday, April 13, right after school in the CES multi-purpose room. Students will learn their parts, practice every day, and then Hansel and Gretel will be performed on Saturday, April 18. There will be two perfor- mances, a matinee at 3:00 p.m. and a 7:00 eve- ning performance, both in the Council High School gym. Don't miss it! This production is part of Missoula Children's Theatre's unique international touring project and is presented locally by Council Elementary School's PTSA. Tickets are available at the door. For more information, call the Council Elementary School office at 253-4217. Free oil changes for single moms The Council Valley Assembly Church and Jerry's Auto Parts have teamed up to give away free oil changes for single mothers later this month. The oil changes will take place on Saturday April 18 from 9 am to 1 pm. These oil changes will take place by appointment only. To make your appointment, con- tact Pastor Geoff at 253-0222. Rummage and bake sale Council Valley Library is having its annual rum- mage and bake food sale on Saturday, April 11, from 8 am to 2 pm at the library. If you have items that you would like to donate, please bring them m the library. Protest planned At noon on April 15 at the City Park, there will be a protest in conjunction.with similar protests across the nation. The events are being called a TEA party, with TEA standing for Taxed Enough Already. The event will be a protest against current actions in Washington. DC. Computer classes offered again If you missed it last time here's your chance to attend the Council Learning Center's newest class "Basic Care and leeding of Your Computer" taught by Mike Nourse on April 6, 7. 13 and 14. The class will cover introductory information on backup, security, spyware/viruses, file/folder organization, disaster avoidance/recovery, burning cd/dvds, disk maintenance/cleanup, using a flashdrive, getting pictures off a camera and storing them properly, and speeding up your computer. Classes are 840 per person. Please contact Mike Nourse at 256-4309 to register. Business basics course i Indian Valley , Plan ahead for the IV - Street Fair/FZea Market The 2nd Annual Indian Valley Fire Department Street Fair andFlea Market is scheduled for  Saturday, May 30 from 10 am to 3 pm) in the field i next to the IV Post Office. The entire community is .:. invited to participate and attend this event. If you : are looking for a 'place to offload items from your , spring-cleaning, this is the event! In addition to a concession stand, vendors of crafts, arts, antiques,., or other goods are most welcome. Spaces will be available for a minimum donation of $10 to the r, IVFD. Space is limited so it is suggested you call - either Bev Toomey (256-4316) or Fran Villano (256- -- 4588) to reserve a place or to arrange pick up of your , items for sale by and proceeds going to the IVFD. Indian Valley Easter egg hunt scheduled ,, All children up to the age of 10 are invited to the i annual Indian Valley Easter Egg Hunt and Bake r Sale on Saturday, April 11. Bake sale starts at 10 am and Egg Hunt starts promptly at 11 am. This gala event will be held in the field behind the IV ! Fire Hall & Post Office on Mundy Gulch Road. It , is recommended that the kiddies wear their boots. Student volunteers are needed to help hide the eggs and will receive a Certificate for their participation, l Also baked goods are needed fol: the sale. We are I asking that these be dropped off at the Fire Hall at 9:30 am. Proceeds from the Bake Sale will benefit ' the 1V Fire Dept. and Ladies Auxiliary. Every child wins a prize! When you're done in IV, hop on over to = Council for their Egg Hunt at 1 pm. New Meadows Fosdick scholarships available The Meadows Valley Benefit Golf Tournament. aka *The Fosdick", is offering an opportunity for future college students to apply for their scholarship. It is available to 2009 Meadows Valley High School graduating students or graduating GED students, a MVHS graduate attending college or a non-tradi- tional applicant who has previously graduated from MVHS or GED program and is a Meadows Valley resident. The second semester scholarship may be used toward the pursuit of a post-secondary academic. professional/technical, trade or business school edu- cation or an apprenticeship program. The Fosdick Scholarship Committee will select the recipient(s) based on need, community involvement, education- to be offered al/community achievements and future goals. .... ' .... : ' ; '  A16plIchIbfltrii6Idl(d fl "t Meadbws'Valley There will be a class in business, basics presented  1-1igliS12b5dr 't!ifCtiigg libet Fields''(208) by a SCORE volunteer counselor. The class will 347-2404. Completed applications may be left at the be held in Council. Saturday April 25 from 2 to 4 school no later than May 1. pm. For more information contact e-mail heartland- Legion Au.00liary to meet The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at the American Legion Building at 7:30 pm on Thursday, April 16. They hope everyone comes out. Kindergarten and ECSE registration and screening Friday, April 17, Council Elementary School will conduct registration and screening for new kinder- garten Students. At the same time. Mrs. Stoker will be providing Early Childhood Special Education screening for the 3-5 program. The Child Find ser- vice is designed to identify students "at risk" for learning and/or disabilities of any kind. Children who will be five years of age by September 1. 2009 would be eligible for Kindergarten (no exceptions). Students will be registered for school and will par- ticipate in activities that-will help the staff to recog- nize needs and help parents make decisions about school readiness and placement, Most of the sta- tions will be located ]n the elementary library. The speech and language station will likely be in the speech room adjacent to the multi-purpose room. Parents will be able to move from station to station when there is an opening. Station leaders will need to initial the tracking sheet to indicate that the stu- dent has completed that station before moving on to another location. Check in at the school office to start the screen- ing. At the end of the screening, Mrs. Dixon, our school secretary, will insure that all stations are initialed and accounted for and will ask to make copies of your child's official state birth certificate, social security card (or number), and immuniza- tion record. Parents should come prepared. They should bring their child's social' security card (or number), official state birth certificate, and immu- nizations records. (Immunizations are available at the Southwest Health District and at our local clin- ics.) Note: ,There have been some changes with new immunizations. Please call the school for an appointment for this screening process at 253-4223 between 8:30 amand 4 pm. School administrators look forward to meeting you and your child on Friday, April 17, 2009. plans get- together The monthly meeting of the Council Quilt Exhibit Committee will be on April 16th at 1:00 pm. at 102 South Main Street. We are working on plans for this summer's Quilt Show. Everyone is welcome. Call 253-6073 for more information. Library open house planned v .L t . You're invited to an Open House at the Meadows Valley Public Library, on Monday, April 20 from 5 to 6 pm to help celebrate National Volunteer Week & National Library Week. Join us for cake & refreshments and help us thank our GREAT vol- unteers: Julie Good, Sylvia Tinsley, Barbara Smole. , Hidee Anyan, Jeff Brown, Chris Peterson, DeEtte McCarty, Donna Hull, Alice Branstetter, Becky Levi, ? Darlene White, Linnea Hall. Tim Crogh, Philip Good. Kenny Crogh, Carolyn Chapman, Angie Choin, High Mountain Nursery, Ronda Gagliardi, Erica DeLaet. ,,, Jodie Jensen, Pete Walker. Dale Fisk, Gayle Dixon, ,, Bob Elston, Beth Loper. Lily Anyan, Abbie Crogh, ,. Ashley Whitney. and Ty Crogh. Learn about the local and organic food movement Join local farmers, Steve and Debra Campbell. of " New Meadows' Campbell Trinity C Ranch. to explore the nutritional potential of food and how steps along the soft-to-table journey impact that potential. This program will include information on the impact of food sources, how food is grown, and how to make ,! nutrient-rich choices. We will explore the organic and local foods movements, look at the differences ' between who|e and processed foods, and examine the worldwide food web. This program is free to ' J attend, but donations for the New Meadows Library Children's Reading Program will be accepted. For more information, please contact the library at 347- 3147. Cambridge Writers group to meet Rough Writers will meet April 16 at 1:30 pm at the Cambridge Library. Topic is either a free choice or rewrite a fable. Everyone' is welcome if interested in writing and sharing. No critiques given unless requested. For more info contact 257-3249. Midvale Substance abuse group to meet A WACSAC meeting will be held on Monday, April 13, at 7:00 pm at the Mtdvale Baptist Church. Weiser Weiser Valley Roundup Queens contest Residents of Adams County are welcome to par- ticipate in the tryouts for the Weiser Valley Roundup royalty, which includes a Junior Queen and a Princess. For more information and to sign up, con- tact Eva at 208-550-1706. ? I ,1