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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - July 4, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba A3 JULY 2002 LOCAL GOT A NEWS TIP You can reach us at 5717430 or tollfee 18777865786 Fees worry Keystone users BY CURTIS BKOWN Brandon Sun While Keystone directors have been taking first tentative steps in the plan ning users of the centre have firm marching orders in The thing about a planning session is you talk about a lot of and hopefully you end up says president Don in the middle of yesterdays board planning We feel this is the first step in a larger The board has yet to come up with concrete initiatives even after the seven hour but the president didnt expect them to do certain users are clear on how the board must deal with two issues that directly affect them parking and rising ice If they start charging for well move our hockey tournament to warns Darryl co ordinator for the Sports Excellence AAA Hockey Challenge at the Keystone Centre The former Keystone board made a motion last year to begin charging for parking this They have delayed implementation of the but may begin charging vis itors to the facility beginning Green says the board has discussed parking alongside other but he adds theres no push to start charging for parking right I dont see it as a decision were going to make right Were certain ly not going to have a motion on parking happening If the Keystone does decide to charge a parking Brandon Youth Hockey Association president Glen Parker says they will be gouging the people who make use of its Its an absolutely ludicrous Parker I think its like inviting people to a social or a and then charging them to park once they get In its not a bad idea for ticketed But they shouldnt be charging the parents whose kids use the The other concern is that ice rental costs will rise as the facility keeps losing The Keystone Centres deficit is pro jected to be this As a one of my concerns is that they will raise and Im afraid theyll lose users if they continue to raise the says Lori whose 10 yearold daughter Jennifer Mykle uses the ice with Skate The Keystone should be marketing themselves more aggressively to get money from events instead of charging the people who use it more The Keystone Centre charges Skate Brandon around per hour to rent Thats about what theyre charging the AAA Hockey Challenge to rent ice in the Kinsmen and Keystone Wolski says thats more than considering what he feels his tournament brings to the facility and the There are 100 teams playing in the and organizers believe it will bring approximately people from Canada and the United States to Brandon this the board expects to have a budget and action plan in place in six Green hopes the community can be This is a longterm and we want to do it he The board has not set a date yet for its next planning COLIN SUN Taralynn Williamson cleans her bull Max yesterday afternoon at the Keystone Williamson bottlefed the animal since it was a calf and plans to care for it until she can sell 4H club marks anniversary BY KYLA DUNCAN Brandon Sun Consistency is the watchword as mem bers celebrate 50 years in the Brandon South Carroll United 4H We think this is a really big says Lois head leader of South Brandon at the Keystone To have lasted 50 years and to keep going like this lots of 4H clubs have not lasted this Its hard to keep them McRae has been joined by past and pre sent members of South Brandon 4H at the Keystone for a special cattle show to mark the clubs The past 50 years have been really good for this club there are a lot of great mem says Gordon founding member of South Special memories of 4H come back to each past member celebrating the clubs 50 The year I won the Grand Champion was my best says Dana a former 10year South Brandon I got stuck with this roan steer that my brothers didnt so the joke was on them when I won Grand Champion I really Gordon Ferguson rubbed that John Williamson was a member of South Brandon for six Hes now a with his four children members of South I volunteered because I wanted to give a little back to 4H what it gave says There arent a lot of clubs that can say theyve been around 50 A lot has to do with the kids and a lot has to do with the par ents keeping it His daughter Taralynn now experiences what Williamson did at the same age in My calfs mother so I bottle fed him says 10 yearold who admits shes going to miss her steer once its Doug a judge at yesterdays 4H celebrations for South says he doesnt think 4H has changed much because it doesnt need I think a lot of the same values 4H teaches are The only thing different is the kids get to travel a bit says now a cattle I definitely took a lot of 4H years with Public interacting with and how to treat Ferguson says the only thing really differ ent about the club is the The group started with black a white shirt and bow tie and now wear green tshirts and South Brandon currently boasts 25 mem Pets quickly get too hot BY CURTIS BROWN Brandon Sun Nothing makes Tracy Knickle angrier than to see a pet owner leave a dog or cat unat tended in a vehicle on a warm manager of the Brandon Humane Society shel says people need to realize it doesnt take much for a dog to get too hot in the especially with temperatures as warm as they have What people dont realize is that animals dont sweat like we she They need fresh air so they can cool down through their respiratory It doesnt even if its only 22 degrees Celsius above If the suns your dog will get too Brandonites seem to be listen ing to the call not to leave their pets unattended in their So far this the Brandon Hills Veterinary Clinic hasnt treated a single animal left in an unattended Usually we only have one case a says Jay a veterinarian at the I think people are probably a little more aware of what they have to do with the climate we have in the Its been the same case at the Brandon Animal Sandy Barclay says shes had only one case of an overheated dog and that was a dog that was outside for too long dur ing the Canada Day long week We havent had any specific cases of animals being left in cars at my but know its been a concern in she It is definitely a We hope people will leave their pets at home if theyre going to the mall or something like Thrush says theres no rule for just how quickly a car can heat He says it depends on several It depends on if the window is rolled the colour of the and how much direct sunlight there he But even if its fairly mild it only takes five to 10 minutes for the temperature inside the car to get over 30 Knickle doesnt think pet owners who leave their animals in the car are trying to hurt their She just doesnt think they realize what theyre I dont think theyre being They love their Theyre just not using their CUPE vote results due today BY SHELLEY VIVIAN Brandon Sun Healthcare support including those in find out today whether theyll walk the picket line to support demands for a new The which number about 900 in Brandon and throughout southwestern voted yesterday on strike The Canadian Union of Public Employees announces results this Nancy CUPE rep resentative in said early yesterday evening turnout has been steady throughout the In the Marquette Regional Health Authority she turnout was almost 100 per Negotiations between the province and the union broke down June 14 over the issue of wage CUPE represents about heathcare support work ers in the In the workers are employed at Brandon Regional Health Fairview Home and Rideau Park Personal Care Among the services per formed by healthcare support workers are feeding and transporting patients and clean ing and maintaining healthcare You Could ON VIRTUALLY ALL 2002 VEHICLES CASH GIVEAWAY Just Purchase a new or preowned vehicle and your name will be entered in a draw for a total of Cash 7260130 SERVING WESTERN MANITOBA SINCE 1926 Western Manitobas Largest Selection of New and Used Vehicles 150O Richmond Avenue MB OUR REPUTATION IS YOUR GUARANTEE MondayThursday 8 am 8 pm Friday 8 am 6 pm Saturday 8 am 5 pm The 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