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Garden City Telegram (Newspaper) - September 12, 2015, Garden City, KansasGo to a Telegram. Com to see a photo gallery from area football games. Saturday september 12, 2015 $ 1.25 volume 86, no. 218 4 sections 24 pages pumpkin Maders Gigantic Squash tops state records. Page a3 grounded buffs halt Maizes air attack in 21 7 win. Page d1 whats inside annies advice. B4 classified. C3 comics. C2 obituaries. A2 opinion. A4 police blotter. A2 state. A3 to listings. B4 weather. A8 Market prices weather forecast Grain prices at the Garden City Coop wheat. 4.17 Corn. 3.92 Milo. 3.37 soybeans. 8.06 Schwieterman inc. Reported Chicago live cattle futures oct. Dec. Feb. High. 140.57 144.35. 144.50 Low. 140.10 141.85. 142.22 stand. 140.57 142.52. 142.77 today partly Cloudy High 83, Low 56. Sunday partly Cloudy High 90, Low 60. To Days featured Agency Catholic social service director Debbie Snapp address 603 n. Eighth St. Phone 620 272 0010 website . Org employees volunteers 12 employees 3 volunteers Mission to serve All from Conception to natural death with equal value and work with others to strengthen and support our communities. Number of people served 49 United Way allocation $ 10,000 what the Money is used for the Money will allow for Catholic social service to continue its marriage for keeps program to bring healthy relationship classes and support to couples interested in enhancing or improving their relationships. From the director Garden City United Way has provided the local funding that has helped to meet Grant match requirements and allowed us to serve couples who May not qualify for the Federal program. The Federal funding is ending this fall. The United Way funding will allow for Catholic social service to continue the program that the Garden City Community has benefited from and appreciated. We will be Able to continue the program that will meet the Community needs. Next up big Brothers big Sisters of Finney and Kearny counties by Austin Fisher Fisher a Telegram. Com entering its 89th year dedicated volunteers organizing the Garden City Community mexican fiesta Are trying to balance the fiestas old traditions with a new generation of mexican americans taking part. This is about teaching our kids where their parents come from and making sure that they re aware of the culture said Angelica Castillo Chappel who has been president of the Garden City Community mexican fiesta association for the last seven years. The whole town makes the fiesta not just our Board. As a group of volunteers you have to put your heart soul and sweat into it. The fiesta started in Garden City in 1926 and continues today As a commemoration of Mexico is Independence from the Spanish Empire. The Holiday is officially observed on sept. 16. With the support of the City of Garden City Finney county the Finney county economic development corp., local radio stations the Finney county convention and visitors Bureau downtown vision and others a lot of behind the scenes work goes into putting on the fiesta. As part of the fourth generation of immigrant families that came to Kansas Castillo Chappel said the music and fashion on display at the festival has progressed from past generations. The people that have been Here for so Many years that go Back to those roots at the beginning cant relate with the new music coming in she said. The millennial i think want More of a fun atmosphere versus some of the Educa fiesta Volunteer works to bring new Edge to old tradition see fiesta Page a5 by Austin Fisher Fisher a Telegram. Com on april 9, 2012, Felip Orozco is relationship with his wife Brandi Becker was nearly ruined when their Only son Blackie was stillborn. That was the hardest thing i Ever went through Orozco of Garden City said. We named him after my dad. Orozco 36, is a recovering drug and alcohol addict. He relapsed on that Day in april. He said neither he nor Becker knew How to Cope with the loss or How to face much else in life after that. We almost did not survive our songs passing. Thatus More than enough to tear any couple apart really he said. We became strangers living in the same Home. I wanted to escape from my misery. In the process i was making her miserable. In september 2013, Orozco went to therapy at new Chance in Dodge City for four months which he said first put him on the path to getting clean and becoming a productive member of society. Then last year he and Becker fell behind on rent and lost their apartment when he got caught with marijuana and served a two month stint in the Finney county jail. They ended up living for five months at Emmaus House a local transitional housing project. While still in jail he heard about a program offered by Catholic social service that might help him pull his life together. I was Able to go to treatment and get my head screwed on straight become a better father for my children a better husband for my wife a better employee a better me Orozco said. Ass is requesting $ 10,000 from the Finney county United Way during the annual United Way fundraising Campaign. The Money will go toward marriage for keeps a program that Orozco and Becker joined to improve their communication. It can be difficult to open up pathways of communication even with the person with whom you re the most comfortable like a spouse Orozco said. Things break Down you begin to think they can read your recovering addict wife find help Catholic social service program that uses United Way funding helps Garden City Man learn life skills. James m. Dobson Telegram Felip Orozco smiles for a portrait in Stevens Park Friday. Orozco said he was greatly helped by the Catholic social services by participating in their marriage for keeps program. See program Page a5 by Angie Haflich Haflich a Telegram. Com five contestants battled it out for the Chance to be crowned 2015 s fiesta Queen at this years mexican fiesta scholarship pageant Friday night in the Pauline Joyce auditorium at Garden City Community College. Cristina Picazo 21, Jasmine Cavasos 21, Breyanna Avila 18, Jer Lin Lange 17, and Elizabeth Everett 16, danced Sang and tumbled for the Chance to win a $ 1,500 scholarship and to be automatically qualified for the 2016 miss Kansas pageant. The contestants were judged on Talent evening gown and their ability to answer questions from this years panel of judges which included Alicia Gian Macillus Sophia Hernandez Rebecca Juska and Mark Pamplin. During the evening gown segment the contestants were required to answer questions drawn from a hat and read by emcee Erik Juska. Picazo a Sophomore at a acc majoring in nursing wearing an off White gown was asked whether she thought America should be involved in wars. I believe America should not be involved in other countries. I believe that they should let them Settle their things and not get involved with it Picazo said. Cavasos a Sophomore at a acc majoring in science wore a Turquoise evening gown and was asked How social Media affects personal relationships. I feel that those social Media websites make people less communicative in person. They would rather be behind the screen than be upfront and personal Cavasos said. And As a Young woman i believe each and every person should make interpersonal relationships facets face and to learn about each other and create lifelong relationships. Avila a senior at Holcomb High school wore a Black and Silver gown and was asked Breyanna Avila crowned 2015 fiesta Queen. Brad Nading Telegram Breyanna Avila left is crowned by 2014 fiesta Queen Sophie Hernandez Friday after winning the 2015 title during the scholarship pageant at Garden City Community colleges Pauline Joyce Fine arts auditorium. A new Queen see Queen Page a5

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