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THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014 Page 3 X Walsh County  Spotlight /J 4 The merchants below are / / proud to announce: Open House Retirement Party, Lankin Ao n Open House Retirement Party will be held r Gale Beneda, Postmaster of Lankin Post Office onThursda)July 31 from 2-4 pm at the Lankin Post Office. Interested in becoming a spotlught sponsor-.- Contact the Press at 701-284-6333 COUNTY SS Park River PO Box 49 284-6333 [  [[ I - "  "  J Park River ] ;-r ''-- (XR1, ........ " - ' ::" ":::" ' '' samaritan ,301 Col.l Road 12,, 1 [:;i t' "; ; 2t54-lllb .... 1 I  Park River Implement i 284-631 6 i 'fR--i Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton - 352-3668 T UNITED Michigan ~ 259-2112 Bank&lnsurance Hoop-le ~ 894-6123 Crystal ~ 657-2168 \\; 110 4th St. E Park River 284-7221 Jim's Super Valu 284-6433 101 3rd St. W Park River For all your dinner needs! "Where #uality is Standard" RESID[H11AL & COMMi:IC]AL NEW Woe ol RooEt EMF|t;FNCY SFel AYAIIAIIF {gill TOI-BB 1-157g Scott Wedel, Owner l s a ele c_t d c. 1_4 @g mail.corn Veterans Ave. s,Park River, ND ift ca Lease Si iiii :i iiiii/i ........... iiii iii !/! ....... ii ''"  .... COU00 Park River, ND 1 and 2 Bedroom *Income Ba, *ALL Utilities Paid *No Steps *Laundry on Site Call Katie @701-331-9515 Professionally Managed by Prairie Homes ManagemeW 1-888-893-9501 -- toll free TTY: 1-800-366-6888 1 tnt Jl Pur Military Family Assistance Centers available throughout ND to help you Family Assistance Centers are operated regionally throughout North Dakota. They Provide Sup- port and assistance to Service Mem- ber and their families by offering in- formation about military, federal, state and local resources. Once of the issues that I refer veterans to the FAC for is ID cards and DEERS en- rollment. They do however assist with Tricare for Medical and Den- tal Programs, Financial information andrefenals, as well as referrals for legal and mental health, among others. Assistance is available 24 hours a day by called 1800 242-4940. The centers are located in the following communities in North Dakota: Bismarck Military Service Center 1850 E Bismarck Expressway (Bismarck Expressway & Airport Rd) Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm Becky Eberhardt, FAC Coordi- nator, (701) 333-4806 or by e-mail Suzanne Richards, FAC Special- ist, (701) 333-4808 orbye-mail Nikki Frohlich, FAC Specialist, (701) 333-4807 or by email Fargo Military Service Center 2219 12th St N. Suite B Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm JoAnn Czerwinski, FAC Spe- cialist (701) 451-6090 or by e- mail Toll Free: 800-460-1407 Grand Forks NDNG Armory 1501 48th Street South Hours 9:00am - 5:00pm Cary Forrester, FAC Specialist, (701) 792-4568 or by e-mail. Devils Lake Camp Grafion Building 5260 Room 105 4417 Highway 20 Devils Lake, ND 58301-8500 Bryce Crosby, FAC Specialist, (701) 665-7896 or by e-mail Minot Armed Forces Reserve Center 3420 2nd Street NE Hours 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Gary Siewert, FAC Specialist, (701) 420-5861 or by e-mail Valley City Valley City Armory 747 7th St SE Nikki Frohlich, FAC Specialist, (701) 333-4807 or by email If you have any questions about the Family Assistance Centers please feel free to give our office a call at 701-352-5030 or stop by for a visit at 638 Cooper Avenue Suite 5 Grafton, ND 58237. I will be out of the office from 11-15 August and again from 19-22 August. Thank you for your service. Chris Kratochvil * Walsh Coun- ty Veterans Service Officer Administrative Building, 638 Cooper Ave Ste 5, Grafton By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any advo- cacy organizations for seniors oth- er than AARP? I cut up my AARP card a few years back hen they supposed Obamaeare,.and'am now !oo"Mngfor another organization that better reresetk me. Conservative Senior Dear Conservative, There are actually quite a few senior advocacy organizations out there promoting themselves as con- servative alternatives to AARP. While AARP, with a membership of almost 38 million, is by far the biggest and most powerful advoca- cy group for people age 50 and old- TEEN BEAT er, there are millions of older Amer- icans that don't like or agree with their stance on various issues. Many believe AARP leans to far to the left spit i stated n0npan nat,/e,  For seniors that are anti-A/LR-,P.,, here are numerous onservat[;e ieg groupS that you Can join that may better represent your views, and most of them offer discount benefits too. Here are several to look into. The Seniors Coalition: Estab- lished in 1990, this nonprofit or- ganization has around four million supporters. Their key issues are to Cont page 5 BY EMILY LAAVEG INTERN, WALSH (OUNTY PRESS N .00rds unite: Media loves make for fast friends, connections I am a huge fan of the media. When I say this, though, I don't mean reading gossip magazines full of lies or spending 5 hours a day watch- ing TV or playing video games. When I say the media, I mean all of it: television, books, music, works of art, and other such things. I love how they can all bring together a bunch of people who might not think that they have things in common. There are a lot of places for these people to connect. At work, on a date, at a store, and of course you cannot forget the largest yearly gath- ering of nerds: Comic-Con. Now of course when I say nerds, I just mean people who LOVE things; I am not trying to insult anyone who does go and does not consider themselves a nerd. I think that it is excellent that people are willing to spend lots of time and effort just go to this event where they can meet all sorts of other people who love the same things as they do and learn about what is going on in their little king- dom of fans. Long story short, I like how people can get together and bond over whatever it is that they love in the media. Another thing that I like about the media is the aspect that isn't vis- ibly there, but is still in all parts nonetheless. You know you have an excellent piece of art when it really moves you through your thoughts and feelings. There are a lot of things out there that move a lot of dif- ferent people, and they all move people in ways that is just a little bit different between each individual. I may never go to San Diego to par- ticipate in Comic-Con, or go to some big fancy museum with tons of priceless works of art, but I can still be moved through songs, TV shows, and pictures that I see everyday without having to spend a ton of mon- ey to look at. Happy 40th Anniversary Paul and Colleen Paul and Colleen (Schanilec) Samson met on one destined, dance-filled evening as teenagers, at The Terra Cotta Ballroom in Pisek, North Dako- ta. Fast forward forty wonderful years later and they now have seven chil- dren and fifteen grand-children. Paul was born and raised in Park River, the son of Wesley and Mari- on Samson. Colleen was also born in Park River, the daughter of Gene and Irene Schanilec, and raised on a farm outside of Forest River. Paul currently owns Samsofi Electric, which his father Wesley Sam- son started in 1951. He is very involved with his business, but also takes advantage of opportunities to immerse himself in many great outdoor ac- tivities, to visit family, or play a classic 70's song on his guitar. Colleen is active with The Pregnancy Help Center of Park River and Saint Gianna's Matemity Home of Warsaw. She also enjoys traveling home and abroad to visit family and religious sites. Their children and grand-children would like to thank them for their unending example of love, perseverance, and kindness. They have taught us to keep trying to be better- in our marriages, in our lives, in our faith and in our society. They have also taught us to challenge ourselves dai- ly and those fruits will multiply into a beautifully blessed life. Congrat- ulations on forty years of happiness! Ries and Waechter to wed Kate Ries and Ryan Waechter announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Kate is the daughter of John and Paula Ries of Bismarck. Ryan is the son of Mike and Gloria Waechter of Park River. Kate and Ryan are both graduates of UND. Kate teaches fourth grade elementary for Divide County School in Crosby, ND. Ryan is a field su- pervisor for In and Out Oilfield Services. They reside in Crosby. The couple will be married on Sept. 5 at St. Mary'sCatholic Church followed by a reception at the Coliseum in Park River. I would like to thank everyone for attending my celebration of "60 years in the grocery business" and also for making it possible to raise $2673.02 to be donated in our community. A big thank you to Diana, Randy and crew for putting on this celebration and also for adding to the donation so that the Lyric Theater will receive $1500 and the swimming pool $15oo. Jim Mosolf Your community. Your paper. Walsh County Press 284-6333 Your Professional Prescription Service We offer... Mail-Out Prescriptions. Delivery Service. Blood Pressure Screening. Photo Kiosk. 10% off Sr. Citizen Discount. Zoovio Video Dealer. 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