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Ruthven Zipcode (Newspaper) - October 7, 1992, Ruthven, Iowa Library 600 -E Locust State Historical Society of Iowa Des Moines IA NATIONAL NEWSPAPER ASSOCIATION Iowa USPS Volume NO 41 400 October Fundraisers begin for new Ambulance The Community began their drive for a new Ambulance by holding a benefit breakfast last Sunday A goal has been scl for 000.00 with the Palo Alto County Hospital at Emmetsburg set aside for this purpose The public wi 11 be trying to raise the remaining the much needed ambulance According to sponsors of the breakfast it was considered a success The breakfast was held at the American Legion Hall from to In addition to the free will breakfast a worth of y groceries were given away in a drawing Anyone wishing lo make a donation to this worthwhile arid much needed cause may do so by sending them or leaving them at Nelson Farm Supply in Ruthven Palo Alto County Conservation Fundraisers update D i w f Friday with residents and workers in front Roslind Loder arid Ruby Hemmingsen Joyce Back Cathy Davis Janet Darlene Bernice Jones The Palo Alto County Conservation Board has announced that a fundraiser to benefit the Lost Island Nature Center in Houston Park near Ruthven is being by AAL Branches from Ruthven West Bend Cylinder and Emmetsburg Individual donations up to will be combined and as much as will be matched from available AAL Helping Hands funds that means each given could become towards purchasing furnishings for the Nature Center small donors to have a big impact on the overall fund raising efforts for the Center AAL is a Fraternal Benefit Society which provides financial services to Members of the public are encouraged to participate in this effort Donations may be mailed to Palo Alto County Conservation Board Iowa or lo Paula Iowa and made payable to AAL Branch with Nature Center noted in the memo section All donations are tax deductible In that the Nature Center's giving tree docs not individually recognize donations less than gifts to this fund raiser will all be combined as part of a single gift If this fund raiser is successful donors can watch for a single rock as part of the giving tree display which would recognize these combined Lost Betterment to Meet The Lost Betterment Association will be meeting on Thursday October 8 at p.m at the Community Care Center Anyone wanting lo help or have a game or business booth is asked to contact Dec Pyle indicated there is a need for demonstrators cake decorators etc This will be the end of Red Ribbon Week Everyone is welcome to attend the meetings and arc invited lo join this association that is working for the betterment of the community wins at Clay Co Fair the he Rock In Prevention Program Held at School By Mary Yanda On September 25 Community School held an program titled Rock In Prevention Pat DCS Moines introduced his program in conjunction with the Drug Awareness Program All of the students and some of the teachers were involved in the program as they talked about drug and other Pat McManus Certified Additions Counselor Level II had the students rocking and singing songs during and at the end of his programs The program has been going on for 2 years as of October 1 He has seen over kids and done over 200 sessions The program has taken off like wildfire thanks to the Variety Club and Broadcasters Association They really help promote his program Mary Sloan from Northwest Iowa Prevention Specialists and Jan Music teacher worked with Pat to get him to come to the school Mary works with 9 counties in Northwest Iowa Pat enjoyed the students and said they to work with He hud over 20 peer helpers and said that as many as stated that the high school kids helped out with the program a great deal Pat got his idea to do the program because he used to be a Patient Counselor Moines at a hospital for over 5 years He was using music for therapy and found oui he could get through to kids through his music He just kept on developing new ideas He got burned out in hospitals so decided to take his program on the road and continued on as a counselor He has been in counseling for 9 years Pat has been asked to present his program lo the Slate of California Assn of Peer Helpers He now works with the Slate of Iowa in schools youth camps church groups and slate fairs Pat's goals and objections are to try to establish truth about alcohol and drugs Pal docs tactics He talks to the students about living healthy and lives He said people need to look at the problems realistically His challenge is To try lo own best person Pat stated that the time to start working and talking with kids is as soon as they it Teach as soon as possible He also stated that We can have alot of fun without drugs and Sarah of rural Ruthven in the Clay County Fair 4-H Horse Show held in Spencer on September 18 19 Sarah received District Champion and Champion Supreme in the Pony Halter Class In Pony Pleasure she won District Champion and Supreme to the newspaper will no longer be getting a renewal card in the majl to tell you when your subscription is due If you will look on your label your expiration date is there If your label reads your will expire the 1st of October 1992 Take time to look at your label if it is due please remit before the due date In Palo Alto Emmet Clay Dickinson the renewal is others Outside of the mainland USA is Champion She also won Reserve District Champion and Supreme Reserve Champion in Western Pleasure Class She earned a blue ribbon for Horsemanship and a red ribbon for the Trail class Sarah is the daughter of Randy and Theresa and is a student at Community School Inc Receives Grant Congressman Grandy and Senator arc pleased to announce Upper DCS Moines Opportunity Inc has received a grant for the amount of It is awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services and will be used to serve an additional 17 children in their Head Start program for a total enrollment of 242 f
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