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4B THE JENA TIMES Olla-Tullos-Urania Signal [ WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012 Jena Giant Booster Club The Jena Giants Booster Club will have their meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at the LaSalle Golf & Country' Club starting at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Small Spurs Rodeo Playdays LaSalle Riding Club, LLC has announced the last date for Small Spurs Rodeo Playdays, held on Friday night, August 17. Sign-up starts at 5 p.m. Sign up for 0-6 age groups closes at 6:30 p.m. and these events will begin first. Sign up for all other age groups will end at 7:30 p.m. Please contact Kayla Paul at 481-5489 or Jennifer McClure at 374-0814 with questions. JHS Alumni Assoc. Volunteers The Jena High School Alumni Association needs volunteers to assist with the Annual Homecoming and Hall of Fame Induction Banquet scheduled for October 18, 2012. Please contact Marcia Francis at 337-250-8550 or contact the JHS Alumni Association via the web- site at www.jenahighschoolalumni.com if you are willing to help. Introduction to Online Business The LSU AgCenter and the LaSalle Parish Library are offering a free clam on "Introduction to Online Business:' Dave Woerner, LSU AgCenter Information Technology Assistant Director, will be conducting the program. Kim Evans, LaSalle Parish Extension Agent, is coordinating the class. "Introduction to Online Business" will be held on July 31 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Jeua Branch of the LaSalle Parish Library. This program will present the powerful economic & social media forces shaping e- commerce, the basics of designing great websites & blogs and how social media such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are driving business online. The class is free but registration is requested. Call the LSU AgCenter at 992-2205 to pre-register prior to the workshops. Donations Accepted The Town of OUa is now accepting tax deductible donations for the completion of the lighting and con- cession stand at the recreational complex in Olla. Any size donation will be greatly appreciated. For more information, you may email town off- cials at townofolla@centurytel.net. Donations can be mailed to Town of Olla, P. O. Box 223, Olla, LA 71465. Summer Bookmobile Route July 25: Nebo, Rogers, Hwy. 460, Hwy. 28, Blade Loop, Hwy. 84 East. July 26: Jena, Hwy. 8, Belah, Midway, Tarver Park, Green Terrace, Hwy. 84 West. August 1, 15 & 29: Summerville, Aimwell, Hwy. 459, Jena Nursing & Rehab Center. August 2, 16 & 30: Olla, Tullos, Urania. August 8: Nebo, Rogers, Hwy. 460, Hwy. 28, Blade Loop, Hwy. 84 East. August 9: Jena, Hwy. 8, Belah, Midway, Tarver Park, Green Terrace, Hwy. 84 West. Food Preservation Materials A wide variety of educational brochures on cor- rect procedures for freezing and canning fruits and vegetables is available from the LaSalle Parish office of the LSU AgCenter. This office is located in Room 1 of the LaSalle Parish Courthouse. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed for lunch) Monday through Friday. Contact Kim Evans, Extension Agent, for specific questions at 992-2205. National Night Out in Olla National Night Out is an annual event where the community gets "to know their neighbors and part- ners with local law enforcement to prevent crime. Olla will host their event at the YMCA on Saturday, August 4th from 6-8 p.m. The theme is "Ollapalooza, Make a Wave Against Crime". Food, drinks, door prizes and good- ie bags will be given to participants. Lots of fun activ- ities such as emergency personnel speaking on safety along with the pool open for families to enjoy. This event is free and everyone is welcome. To volunteer or for more information, please contact Olla Police Chief John Stott at 495-51.28 or Deputy Jenny Parker, LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Office, Community Relations Officer at 992-7364. Co-Ed Softball Tournament The Georgetown Community is hosting a Co-Ed Softball Tournament on July 27th in memory of Rendi NugenL Entry fee is $150 per team and all proceeds will go to medical and funeral expenses. Donations for concession stand items would be appreciated. There is also an account at Homeland Bank if you would like to make a personal donation. For donations or to enter your team in the tour- nament, please call Rodney and Rena McClendon at 312-2168, Alan Fife at 374-0083, Amanda Sinclair at 374-0093 or Tract Gray at 481-5724. Your support is greatly appreciated. t National Night Out in Jena Mayor McMillin and Chief Smith would like to invite LaSalle Parish residents to attend National Night Out in Jena at the City Park Amphitheater on Tuesday, August 7th, from 6-8 p.m. National Night Out is an annual event where the community gets to know their neighbors and partners with local law enforcement to prevent crime. This year's event is called "Giving Drugs and Crime a Going Away Party!" Food, drinks, door prizes and goodie bags will be given to participants. Residents can visit with city and parish officials as well as their neighbors. This event is free and every- one is welcome. To volunteer or for more information, please contact Kristy Ford, Jena Police Department at 992- 5111 or Deputy Jenny Parker, LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Office, Community Relations Officer at 992-7364. Horseback Riding Lessons Basic Horseback Riding Lessons will be taught by Millie Deloach and April Paul on Tuesdays at the Unbridled Pen. The cost is $30 per lesson and horses are provid- ed, and all funds will go to Unbridled Equine Experiences. To sign up and for more information, please call April at 316-1103 or Millie at 729-2734. Rendi Nugent Memorial Fund A memorial fund for Rendi Nugent has been set up at Homeland Federal Savings Bank in Jena. All donations will help with medical, funeral and other expenses. Anyone who wishes can make a donation at Homeland Bank in person or by mail to: Homeland Bank, P.O. Box 2870, Jena, LA 71342. All donations are greatly appreciated. 4-H Calendar Of Events July 30-August 3: 4-H LOST Camp for grades 7 and 8. For details on these activities, contact the LSU AgCenter in LaSalle Parish at 992-2205 or visit our website at www.lsuagcenter.com/lasalle. VBS at Mt. Sinai Vacation Bible School at Mt. Sinai Baptist church will be held July 28th from 9 a.m. until 12 Noon. Lunch and waterslides will follow. All children ages Pre-K through 6th grades are invited to attend. Hair Cemetery Donations The Hair Cemetery is seeking donations new fence around the cemetery. If you would like to make a donation towards our new fence, pleuse send donations to: Tammy Ford Adams, P.O. Box 163, Trout, LA 71371 or deposit into the Hair Cemetery account at Southern Heritage Bank in Jena. For questions, please call Sonny Smith at 992- 5667 or Tammy Adams at 992-5049. Any donation is greatly appreciated. Senior Get-A-Way Day Bellevue Baptist Church sent out letters to vari- ous churches in and around Jena announcing a "Senior Get-A-Way Day". Seniors can choose if they want Tuesday lunch or supper, or Thursday lunch or supper, with special diet needs considered. Call the church at 992-5150 to make your reser- vation. For $10 per person, the seniors will get a hot meal, a gospel concert of the old gospel songs and hymns performed by Pastor Richard Arceneaux, a free gift and a copy of the pastor's most recent gospel CD. Summer BBQ Cookouts Bellevue Baptist Church will host a summer bar- becue cookout on the last Friday of each month for the lunch crowd. The cost will be $7.00 per plate, whidt will con- sist of an entree and two sides and deliveries will be made to homes or offices in the Jena area. All money received will go into Bellevue's special fund to carry on the ministry of the church. Call the church office at 992-5150 to place your order. JJHS Football Players/Parents Summer workouts for Jena Junior High School football players will be held through July 31st every Tuesday and Thursday only! Players may be dropped off at Jena Junior High School at 8 a.m., and pickup is at 11 a.m. sharp. If you are unable to attend any workout dates, contact Coach Taylor. 2012-13 JJHS Football Practice begins Monday, August 6th and will be held 6-8 p.m. daily, except on Fridays. Homecoming at LHS LaSalle High School would like to announce that Homecoming 2012 will be held on Friday, September 21st this year. Please make plans to enjoy the festivities and class reunions! Operation Graduation 2013 The July Operation Graduation 2013 planning meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 31st at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria of Jena Elementary School. All parents of 2013 Jena High School Seniors are encouraged to attend. Olla Memorial Brick Program The Town of Olla has re-initiated the Menmrial Brick Program for those who would like to perpetu- ally honor a loved one or family member. The memorial bricks will be placed in the Dixie Center Courtyard in front of the Stage area in down- town Olla. All memorial bricks are tax deductible and all proceeds will be used to nmke improvements to the courtyard. If you or someone you know would like to honor a loved one with a memorial brick, please contact the Town Hall at 495-5151. NE LaSalle YMCA The YMCA offers many camps, such as swim- ming lessons, soccer, football and cheerleading. The YMCA is looking for bowlers! Come on in and join a league! August 11, 2012 is National Bowling Day. Log on to www.GoBowling.com and download a free game coupon. This event is for all ages. Immunization Clinic The LaSalle Parish Health Unit will have a spe- cial Immunization ONLY Clinic on July 30 from 8- 11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:30 p.m. No appointment is needed and walk-ins are welcome during these times only. Please bring the child's medical card. If you do not have a medical card, there may be a $10 charge based on your income. If you have any questions, please call us at 992- 4842. Remember: School starts in August...don't for- get your child's immunization! Benefit Co-Ed T-Bali Tourney The Jena Community is hosting a benefit co-ed t- ball tournament on August 10th and llth in memory of Rendi Nugent. Entry fee is $200 per team and all proceeds will go towards medical expenses. To enter your team in the tournament, please call Taylor Gray at 452-8650, Kacee Cockerham at 374- 0680 or Kevin Allen at 729-5079. Your support is greatly appreciated. Revival at Harmonia B.C. ttarmonia Baptist Church, located at 1249 Woodyard Road, in Olla, will be having Fall Revival services Monday-Wednesday, August 13-15, begin- ning at 7 p.m. each night. There will be a special guest speaker for eacll service. Monday, August 13th, guest speaker will be Rev. Donald Sibley, pastor of New Evergreen Baptist Church of Jena. Tuesday, August 14th, guest speaker will be Rev. Eddie Jackson of St. Peter Baptist Church of Columbia. Wednesday, August 15th, guest speaker will be Pastor James Smith, pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church of Columbia. Concordia Electric Meeting Concordia Electric's next regular board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 9th at 5:00 p.m. Shady Grove UPC VBS Our annual VBS will be held July 30th through August 3rd for ages 4-11, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. nightly. We will have registration/kick-off rally on Sunday, July 29th at 6 p.m. in our Family Life Center. Come join us for a fun-filled week! Aim-Well Archery Tourna00 lent On Saturday, July 28, the Aim-Well Archery Club will be hosting a 3D Archery Tournamet The club is located on Shooter's Lane off of Hwy. 459, approximately 6.7 miles from Jena. Gate ill open at 7 a.m. Divisions include P Je.iior, Open, Hunter, Women, Junior, Youth and tb For more information, call 447-6111 or 729- 0569. Computer Classes in Olla The LSU AgCenter and LEDD will be conduct- ing a class on "Selling Online", August 7th. Another class that small business owners or individuals nmy be interested in attending is "Social Media" which will be taught August 28th. Both classes will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Centennial Cultural Center in Olla. Wireless internet is available - please bring your laptop if you have one. If not, a limited number of laptops will be available for class instruction. Pre-registration is required. There is no fee for the classes. Call the Centennial Cultural Center at 495-7988 to register. The Cultural Center is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For additional infornmtion, contact Cynthia Pilcher Cockerham, Ed.D., Executive Director, LEDD and Area Agent, LSU AgCenter, 374-0117 or ccockerham @ agcenter.lsu.edu. Fifth Sunday Singspiration On Sunday, July 29th, Bellevue Baptist Church in Jena will be hosting a Fifth Sunday Singspiration. Directly after the morning worship at 11:00 a.m., a fellowship lunch will be served in the fellowship hall followed by the Singspiration at 1 p.m. Special musical guest will be gospel group "Heavenly Journey" Everyone is invited to be a part of this event - mark your calendar! The church is located at 515 Bellevue Street in Jena. For more information, please call the church at 992-5150 or 374-9389. Attn: ULM-NLU Alums All ULM (NLU) alumni from LaSalle, Catahoula and Caldwell parishes and friends of the university are invited to attend the first local ULM Alumni Association event, which begins at 6 p.m. onl Thursday; August 30 at the Dixie Center in down- town Olla. The event is a kickoff for the new ULM alumni chapter that covers the three parishes. The event's special guest will be ULM President Dr. Nick Bruno to update attendees on what is going on at the university. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. and catered by Catfish Cabin out of Monroe. Ticket prices are to be announced. Door prizes will also be drawn. For more information, visit w_,ulm.a]um= ni/events or contact Tommy Walpole at (318) 342- 3620 or walpole@ulm.edu. JHS Band Fundraiser The JtIS Band Boosters will be holding a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, August llth, from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., in the parking lot of Ace Hardware. Please come out and support your JHS Band members. Please call Mike Doughty at 613-5746 with any questions. 32nd Church Anniversary Antioch Baptist Church will celebrate their 32nd Church Anniversary on Sunday, August 26 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to come worship as the church family rejoices and lifts up the name of Jesus. VBS at East Jena Baptist East Jena Baptist Church will be having their Vacation Bible School "Sonrise National Park" July 30 -August 3, 2012 from 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm, for ages 4 years old to 6th grade (completed). At Sonrise National Park, children will enjoy the thrills of daily treks where they can face extreme challenges and learn to depend on the promises of Jesus - promises each of us can cling to. They will discover the true treasure described in Philippians 4:19 - "My God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus" Pre-registration fun day will be held Saturday, July 28 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Jena Town Park. Please join us for pre-registration with some great lbod & fun games. Please contact East Jena Baptist Church at 992- 4460 for further information. GPMS Open House Good Pine Middle School will host an Open House on August 13th at 6 p.m. in the gym fr 3rd grade and August 14th at 6 p.m. in the gym for 4th and 5th grades. All parents and students are urged to attend. Fun day/VBS at Searcy Baptist Fun day and Vacation Bible School registration will be held at Searcy Baptist Church on Saturday, July 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to come enjoy a day of water- slides, food, and fellowship. For more information contact Darla Boyd at 992-6959 or Connie McCann at 992-8685. VBS at Searcy Baptist Church Searcy Baptist Church will be having Vacation Bible School Monday, .|uly 30 through Friday, August 3 from 6:00 until 8:30 p.m. All children ages 3 through 6th grade are invited to come and experience "The Adventures of Daniel in Babylon." For more information contact Darla Boyd at 992-6959 or Connie McCann at 992-8685. WOW Lodge 1145 Meeting WOW Lodge 1145 will have their regular meet- .g on Monday, August 13th beginning at 6:30 p.m. This will he a potluck supper. Make your favorite dish and come and enjoy some good, clean fellowship. All members are encouraged to attend. LASALLE YMCA EVENTS Football Camp is here! Sign up your children to learn the basic plays of football and the skills that will prepare them to be better players. Camp begins on July 30 & children ages 8-10 are welcome for tack- le & ages 5-7 welcome for flag football, 6-8 p.m. Dance, tumbling and cheerleading camp will be held Augst 6-10. We have openings left. The YMCA will open at 8 a.m. for adults ONLY! Grab your swimsuits and come swim or workout. Thursday is still free bowling for our members and youth bowlers are wantedl Sign up to join a league and bowl every Tuesday with an awesome instructor, Mrs. Kathy Franklin. She will teach you the proper techniques of bowling while having a great timel Mark your calendars for August 4th - America's Night Out Against Crimel "OUapalooza - Make A Wave Against CrimeV will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the YMCA. The LaSalle Parish Sheriff's Office and the Olla Police Department are hosting an informative fun-packed night with free swimming, free hot dogs, live music, door prizes and goodie bags! Everyone is invited. Contact the YMCA on Facebook, lasalleymca.org or nelaymca.org or 318-495-5212.