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AUGUST 10, 2011 THE PRESS PAGE 3 ~l Walsh County ~ - ~ Spotlight ~ ~ Tile merchants below are Proud to announce: .RALA) LUNCHEON St. Mary's Altar Society will be holding a Salad Luncheon Wednesday, Aug. 10 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Park River. Hours are 11 AM to 1:30 PM. Everyone Welcome. BECOME A SPOTLIGHT SPONSOR $20.00 A MONTH/ CALL THE PRESS 284-6333 TooA~! 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R I ' fkS ecreation PARKS AND REC REPORT BY TODD 'KJELLAND VVVVW.PR-PARKS,COM Finding the way to fall It seems like summer just began and now it is time to talk about fall activities. Before we get into that, I do wish to compliment my summer staff. On both the parks side and the pool deck. I an: impressed at the way these young people have matured intc~ responsible adults. Without their willingness to put in long hours for minimum pay and minimum respect, I could not possibly cover all the demands that gives this community new programs, clean parks and safe facilities. Summer jobs are a training ground inwhich society can mold and nurture tomorrow's workforce. As adults we are ALL responsible in being valuable citizens by helping these young people be the best they can be. I encourage all citizens to vohmteer their time to help guide our future and be an even greater example for the betterment of our community. As the school year is just around the comer, PRPR invite all 5th and 6th grade students to come out for our youth football program. Registration will be Aug 23rd at the PRHS Football Concession Stand. 5th Graders can register between the hours of 6p-7:30p, 6th Graders may register from 7:30p - 9p. Cost is: PR Resident - $50, Non-Resident within PR School District - $55, Non-Resident - $60, plus an equipment security deposit of $75. PRPR is planning a "Hot August Nights" 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. More intbrmation can be found online at PR-Parks.com. PR Gymnastics Acro program will be having a final registration for the 2011-2012 season on Monday August 15th from 5p-7p at the City Community Room. Registration is $160 to]" residents, $165 for PR School District, and $170 for non-residents. Registration forms are available online. Ongoing discussions include ideas tbr new playground equipment in the Little Park, A city campground, An outdoor Ice arena and various other fall classes. Visit our website lbr details, schedules and registration forms. Reach Kjelland at - 701 284 6005 or p~parksandrec@live.com DVAC FROM PAGE 1 On Aug. 6, they held the first ever Zumbathon in Langdon. ~'If you take care of yourself physically and emotionally, then you will make healthy choices in relationship as well," said Tami Rostwet, victims advocate for Cav- alier County. The goals for the future of DVAC are to expand fundraising and increase awareness. According to Halldorson, the advocates have become more active in the com- munity in educating about domes- tic violence and abuse. The shelter has been open since 1994 and has helped house bat- tered men, women and children. They provide counseling and 24 hour emergency services. DVAC has two full-time em- ployees in Grafton and one part- time employee in both Grafton and Cavalier. They also have eight vol- unteer advocates and three on-call house parents. Do you want your:news noticed? Do you: or your group hav6 a'~'Or-y to tell?~ We're here to help. Contact The Press- (701)284-6333 Your hometown paper in the heart of Walsh County. Calling all amateur photographers CAVALIER, N.D. -- Amateur photographers of all ages are in- vited to submit entries to the photo contest being held in conjunction with the Key Ingredients: America by Food exhibit activities. The images must be of food or agricul~ral activities - a pan of rolls just out of the oven, the swirl of frosting on a cupcake, a farm field, or a new born farm animal are just examples. Cash prizes ot" $100 for first place, $50 for second place, and $25 for third place will be awarded for both adults and youth under age 18. In addition, a People's Choice prize of $50 will be given. All awards will be announced Sept. 11 at the 18th Annual PiQneer Ma- chinery Show held at the Pembina County Historical Grounds. Images must be at least 5x7 and unframed but can be matted. En- trants can enter two photos in each category; photos must have been taken by entrant. Entries must be received at the Pembina County Historical M~seum between Aug. 15 and Sept.5; Museun: hours are 11-5 daily. The entries will be on exhibit until Dec. 4. Winning images will become the property of the Pem- bina County Historical Society; other entries can be picked up or returned with a SASE. For further information about the photo contest, call 701-265- 4941 or pchsm@p01arcomm.com. The Key Ingredients: American by Food Smithsonian Exhibit will open Oct. 22 with the North Dakota tour opening and will be.at the Pembina County Historical Museum until Dec. 4. The Pembina County Historical Museum is located 5 miles west of Cavalier. Gate City Bank donates to area organizations PARK RIVER, N:D. ~ In the past several months, Gate City Bank has donated $327,000 to area organizations as part of its commitment to support communities and causes. Local donations included a contribution to Park River 'High School. Additional donations: were made to regional organizations including the Alzheimer's Association, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, American Red Cross, Autism Speaks, Campus Crusade for Christ, Huntington's Disease Society, Junior Achievement, LifeSmarts, North Dakota Association of the Blind, Northern Lights Council- Boy Scouts of America, .Prairie Public Broadcasting, State Historical Society, Williams Syndrome Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes North Dakota, North Dakota Leadership Seminar, Special Olympics, American Cancer Society, North Dakota Museum of Art and The. Salvation Army. Seven Rustlers hold meeting By Andrew Ternquist WALSH COUNTY, N.D. -- A short meeting was held after park cleaning at Matejcek Dam on Monday, July 18th. Twenty mem- bers and two leaders were present. Meeting was called to order by Vice-President Riley Francis. Roll Calf and Secretary's report Was read. No Treasurer's report. Old Business: Congratulations to the club for winning the skit at the 4-H Variety Show and for getting Club of the Year. New Business: Park Cleaning schedules were handed out to members. Lori announced to the club that our fearless leader, Todd Knudson, has been inducted into the North Dakota 4-H Hall of Fame. We, as a club, are lucky to be. able to share in such a great honor and are even luckier N:-.~Ve ,:,i; Todd as Our leader: C~ula: tions Todd, you truly are deserting of it! Meeting adjourned. Next meeting TBA. Editor's Note: Ternquist is sec- reta~'for Seve, Rustlers 4-1t club. Park River Fall City-Wide Rummage If You Can't Find What You're Looking For... WE'LL HND IT FOR YOUH EH E~R EILET ~t,,l(:. @ Bu,o~ Hwy 17 W. or 110 W. 5th St.. Grafton 0pen 8:00- 5:30 Mon,- Fri.&8:00- NoonSot. 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