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West Bend Journal (Newspaper) - September 25, 2003, West Bend, Iowa THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY Should Give see page 3 Wolverine Words see page 4 y Thoughts see page 5 West Bend 503 50319 SINGLE ISSUE 500 VOLUME CXXXIV Pete Nessen Is New WBM School Board President j repare students to be citizens COB Pete Nessen R accepts the School Board gavel from Linda Nessen officially began his duties as School Board President at the Sep tember 15th Linda was presented that evening with a gift and plaque in recognition of her years of the WBM School Caution Watch What You Sign Entering contests and giveaways may expose you to unwanted calls or scams or even cancel your Dp Not Call Sweepstakes and prize entries have long been used to build calling solicitors and sometimes to cheat Example You sign up hoping to win a trip but the fine print on the back side of the entry card authorizes them to switch your long distance service to a dif expensive Moral of the story watch what you Here are some of the bad things that can happen with free prize signups and some tips to help you avoid being The latest variation of this ploy is aimed at canceling the effect or registering for the national Do Not Call The Do Not Call list pro hibits most commercial ing calls if you sign In this a sweepstakes has touted a but you are much more to win the booby prize telemarketing Why The entry form contains line By complet ing this you agree that spon sors and cosponsors of this sweep stakes may telephone even if number is on a Do Not Call The Not Call Reg permits telemarketers to contact you if they already have a business with and some may claim a sweepstakes or prize entry meets that Its a special new rea son to watch what you You may be inviting unwanted Even without deceptive fine prize entries are used to build consumer You are un likely to win a prize but very likely to receive more solicitations by or even at your Your name may be bought and sold by list brokers to honest businesses or to Your telephone long distance could be slammed switched to a different long distance company which could be far more expensive than your chosen Study both sides of any entry form to be sure there is no fine print that changes your phone signs you up for a buyers club You may be asked for private fi Dont give credit card pr checking account in formation or your Social Security You may also want to keep private your date of marital household and Consider taking a sweepstakes and always read the fine If you have a complaint or contact the Attorney Generals Consumer Protection Di Hoover Moin Iowa Phone 515281 Log on to the Attorney Generals website at September 2003 NUMBER 39 ATTENTION MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENTS Strengthening Family Program will be held in the West lard Middle School in October and This program is sored byt collaborated efforts of ISU Palo Alto Community and Partners In Drug Aware ness There will be 7 ses held on Monday October 6th through November 17 from Palo Alto County has received a Stale Incentive Grant through work done by the Partners In Drug Aware ness Committee in response to con cerns of citizens in Palo Alto This program will include spe activities designed to Help learn nur that support dren Teach how to k effectively discipline and guide their youth Give a healthy orientation and an increased appreciation of their and improve within Teach youth skills for dealing with stress and peer Some comments made by youth at past programs were I liked the liked the crafts and the fam ily did Another student The best thing was way you guys taught How you set and kept the ground and used some fun ways of Adults have also This program made it easier to open up the lines of We have seen ways to deal with good or bad Another adult participant com I thought it was an awe some and I think it would be very beneficial for any or foster There is no charge for attend A meal will be provided at followed by the first hour of and then a second hour of family ac Childcare will be There will be drawings for door prizes provided at each with the final grand prize drawing for a Sioux Falls Preregistration is To register please call Denise Palo Alto Extension at or Melanie Palo Alto Community at 712 Registration deadline is October Space is so register early Homecoming Court 2003 West Bend Mallard Homecoming Pictured front LR Ashley Crystal Erin Whitney Daniell Mallory Back LR Brian Jacob Mike Kyle Anthony Brian Class attendants not pictured are Jun ior Class Krisa Schmidt and Mike Myer Sophomore Class Tiffany Bonnstetter and Calvin Bruellman Freshman Class Brand Goeders and Nick Homecoming Week is September 29th thru October look to the Wolverine Words for a complete listing of West Bend Library Story Hour SignUp Story Hour is a one hour pro gram for three to five year They visit the have an opportunity to check out listen to stories being read to participate in an enjoy a and make new Story Hour at Bend Public Library is scheduled to begin on October Parents may call stop in to sign up their The number of children will deter mine if there will be one or two ses If there are two sessions they will be at and and it will be divided by Those children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2004 will attend the later after noon Children need to be 3 years of age and Parents are asked to provide snacks for at least one If you have please visit or call the library at Community Park Project Donations Received Goal West Bend organizations are working together to enhance the rec opportunities for our com The next phase of the com munity park project is the shelter The estimated cost of this phase is So far we have received If the funds are the WBM High Construction Class will begin work this towards the West Bend Community Park Project have been received from Gene Ag Forey and West Bend Mallard Volunteers are needed to put up the fence around the bas court Contact Greg Blair or Joe Montag if you are interested in helping with this For a complete listing of contributors see the window ai Pro Advantage Services or check the West Bend website at We will continue accepting donations to reach our Do nations can be mailed to West Bend Chamber of PO Box West Bend IA 50597 or dropped off at City Hall in West Contact Joe Greg Blair or Julie Bargman if you have questions about this t tries her hand at the Ring Toss during and Paul Harvest i i Peter Sam tries to gitess the stop at the and Paul and Harvest 300 jar wers donated for this rain did not deter people from
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