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Page 6 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3,2015 taking care of old inventory from the previous store and remodeling the former salon and office spaces into a larger room for the items she has acquired. The inventory is constantly changing -- dishes, collectable Barbies, Americana, Scandinavian trinkets, collectables, clocks, hats, lamps, candles, figurines, purses, thimbles, wallets, sunglasses and more. The rule is if you see some- thing you like, don't wait because it may not be there long. Daphne has items from eBay, rummages, estate sales, yard sales, auctions, online wholesalers and more. "I've always waned a shop like this," she said. "It's my passion. I love collecting stuff." Daphne is excited about the fu- ture of her store. She said that be- sides offering sales in-store and on- line she also would be offering her expertise for those in need of an es- tate sale coordinator. One person's sale is Daphne's treasure hunt and Accen'trique's gain. "I just want it to be a fun place for people to come in and have a look," she said. Accen'trique is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Also look for updates online on the Accentrique page on Face- Fighrir g words Accen'trique stocks unique Relay for Life fimdriaser By Allison Olimb of The Press PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Besides collecting all things vintage, an- tique and just plain cool for her new store Accen'trique, another pas- sion project for Daphine Fallis is raising money for the American Can- cer Society Relay for Life. Her Relay team, Cancervivors, is known for their unique fundraising ventures including donation rum- mages, raffles, and a memorable haunted house to name a few. Last year they raised over $12,000 and this year they have a goal of $15,000. She said that one of her sisters had lung cancer.four years ago and now is cancer free and another sister had skin cancer. Every little fundraiser is their way of fighting back. She now has a permanent fundraising fixture in her store. Those interested in helping the cause can visit the book by donation shelf in Accen'trique. Those who find an interesting read can take the book and leave a donation in the jar. Or if you have a collection you are looking to downsize she accepts book donations to add to the shelf. All mon- etary donations go to Relay for Life. Walsh County Relay for Life is scheduled to light up Leistikow Memorial Park in Grafton with hope for a cancer-free future at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 5. "It's fun to see all of the different rhubarb items," she said adding that on the menu are jams, a variety of sweets and a few unique ideas. "I'm hoping to make pickled rhubarb... I thought 'hmm maybe something different,'" sloe said. There even are dish- towels embroidered with the rhubarb theme. Rhubarb Fest is one of the many locations listed on the Park Riv- er City Wide Rummage Sale map. "We're hop- ing people who are out and about going to the rummage sales keep us in mind and stop for lunch from l 1 til 2." Photo: Submitted Above: This combination of embroidery and rhubao will be a featured item for sale at the First Care Health Center Auxiliary Rhubarb Fest. Lifetne The eaar In Personal Response andSupport Services How Lifeline Works To Get You Help Fast If you r;ed lleip, push your personal help button, wilici 8ut;om, atically dials theLifeline Response Center, Trained Personal Response Associates who have instant access to your" pertinent inforn]ation will contact you immediately to see what help you need, Even if you can't answer, Lifelhe ,,,/i!! s,nrd the help you need right away and v,/i', f:ollovv  to ensure that help did arrive and you are being cared for. (;fXX| :YU&RE/TRISKCALL T" I  1" L:_'.D ,(['  S0,m3rir;.u ). , .... 284-7115 t : Rv;:, Good Samaritan Campus .............. II II State Parks plan National Day events, June6 CAVALIER, N.D. -- National Trails Day is being recognized by North Dakota State Parks on Sat- urday, June 6. National Trails Day encourages people to step outside and be active. Take time to walk, hike or bike and explore the many urban and off-road trails of North Dakota. Remember to thank the many individuals, groups, organ- izations and volunteers that con- tinuously work to sustain and de- velop our trail systems. Icelandic State Park near Cavalier is one of the locations across the state that are participating. Icelandic State Park staff are planning to guide three hikes on the new Hillman (which is a 1 mile extension of the multiuse trail) and Bluebird trail. The new trails allows visitors to access the Pioneer Heritage Center Complex from the campground. These three hikes, using the new Hill- man loop, start at the trailhead north of the primitive camp- ground. The birding hike will be- gin at 9:30 a.m. This hike will of- fer the chance to view many different bird species throughout the region while walking through the Hillman loop and onto the Bluebird trail. In the afternoon, meet at 4 p.m. with bikes to ex- plore various trail riding tech- niques. Please, remember to bring your helmet and comfortable rid- ing shoes. Use all five senses while participating in the fun night hike which will begin at 9:30 p.m. Parents please accom- pany children during this excur- sion. Door prizes will be awarded at all hikes! 701-265-4561 Further information can be found on the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department web- site at Free fishing weekend BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota anglers are reminded they can fish for free June 6-7. That is the weekend North Dakota residents may fish without a li- cense. All other fishing regulations apply. Refer to the 2014-16 North Dakota Fishing Guide for season in- formation. II *our ad II goes here! Call 284-45333 today for rates. RRRC, Cavalier Homing Rehabilitation Project seddng applicants CAVALIER, N.D. -- Financial support is still available to low and moderate income homeowners seeking assistance with health and safety-related repairs on their homes. Applications are currently being accepted. The Cavalier Housing Rehabil- itation Project assists low and mod- erate income families and individ- uals that would not otherwise be able to afford the cost of repairs of their homes. The goal of the program is to bring homes into compliance with federal health and safety standards, as well as state and local building codes. In addition, the program helps preserve and improve the structures to increase longevity and value in the community. There is no cost to eligible homeowners. Common repairs include roofing, windows, doors, plumbing, heating, electrical, and safety items. Feder- al funding sources also reqe]ead paint, floodplain, and historic preser- vation issues be addressed. Based on previously completed rehabilita- tion projects, it is anticipated an av- erage of $12,000 will be invested in each home. There is a graduated claw back provision in the program for repayment of grant funds if homeowners sell their home with- Please VOTE on June 9 Valley-Edinburg School Board Linda Thorson *Retired. PrelK-12 Special Education in five years of project completion. As the project sponsor, the Red River Regional Council (RRRC) was awarded $163,278 from Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of Des Moines for funding in the 2014 Round of the Affordable Housing Program (AHP) for the Cavalier Housing Rehabilitation Project. The funds were accessed through a FHLB member bank, United Valley Bank. This brings the total award- ed to the project to more than $360,000. The City of Cavalierhas contributed $11,500 to the project. Funds have also been awarded by the RRRC and ND Department of Commerce through the Communi- ty Development Block Grant pro- gram as well as USDA Rural De- velopment Housing. Preservation Grant Program. With the award of FHLI3 funds, a total of 22 homes are expected to be rehabilitated as part of this proj- ect. At least 12 more applicants are being sought to fulfill the grant award. "We are very pleased to be awarded these funds to assist in helping even more residents with much needed rehabilitation to make their homes safe and energy effi- cient," said Drew Olafson, chair of the Cavalier Housing Committee. The Cavalier Housing Rehabil- itation Project is being led by the Cavalier Housing Committee, which is chaired by Olafson. Other mem- bers of the committee include Tom Ford, Darold Johnson, Rachel Mor- rison, Wayne Puppe and Corene Vaughn. RRRC staffLori Estad and Stacie Sevigny work closely with the housing committee to establish policies to manage the project, oversee implementation, and award construction bids. Interested residents are encour- aged to apply as applications are be- ing reviewed and accepted in the or- der in which they are received. To apply, a two-page application must be completed. The application is available on the RRRC website at Applications can also be picked up at the Cava- lier Administration Building locat- ed at 301 Division Avenue North. In addition, applicants must provide: A copy of 2014 property tax statement to prove ownership. If homeowners have already paid 2014 taxes, a copy of the receipt should be included. A copy of 2013 income tax statement, if applicable. A copy of documentation show- ing proof of current social security benefits, if applicable. If employed, copies of pay stubs for the past three months. All of the information is neces- sary in order to determine eligibil- ity for the program. Interested Cav- alier homeowners can call RRRC staff members Stacie Sevigny or Lori Estad at 701-352-3550 to seek information on eligibility. OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY JUNE 7 3:30-5:oo 31o Wadge Ave S, Park River 2 Story home with recent improvements and projects unfinished. =-00ST of GILEATER oAHD FORKS h Hosted by David Blumkin RealtorABR, CRS, GRI Cell: 701-741-3415 7Ol-772-10oo Dr. Joshua Britten, Podiatry, now cares for patients at First Care Health Center in Park River. Dr. Britten offers diabetic foot care and treats all foot, ankle and heel conditions. He will help you focus on preventive health to keep you on your feet and moving. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Britten in Park River, call Altru Clinic in Grand Forks at 701.732.7700. UiFI00sTCAR00 HEALTH CENTER 00Altru CL!NIC altru,org/britteny Looking for a new home? 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