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PAGE 6 THE PRESS AUGUST 10, 2011 -: ELCA CONVENT Park River, the church sponsored her trip to the convention. She vol- unteered to attend in order to bring back information about what the national WELCA is doing and find out what the Bible Study starting in September will consist of. Simon Went with eight women from Grand Forks and Ruth Clemenson from Hooplc. There were women from all acoss the United States to attend the four-day event. The main speakers were three female au- thors, including Leymah Gbowee, who spoke about the war and viO- lence going on in her native Liberia. "It was an eye-opener on issues that are happening around the globe," said Simon. There was a trade show with hand-made crafts from places such as Ethiopia and Liberia. "It was awesome to see women from different countries working together.'" said Simon Simon attended worship serv- ices and workshops where she learned of the programs that are available to start within the church. Although there is already a knitting program at Our Savior's in Park River, there are other options such as journaling and an to help get younger women involved in this organization. Simon plans to attend the next convention, as it will take place in Charlotte, N.C. The Women of the ELCA is the women's ministry organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. In thousands of con- ION FROM PAGE 1 Top: Monica Simon (right) had the opportunity to meet up with her friend Jan Nelson in Spokane, Wash., during the convention. Bottom: As a part of the conference, these women worked to make quilts to be distributed by Lutheran World Relief. gregations across the United States and the Caribbean. women gather in community in local groups of Women of the ELCA to grow in faith and live their thith through ministry and action Bucks for bats a hit with Park Board Above: Representatives from Park River Park~s and Rec: and the Park River baseball program accept a check from the Bucks for B~ats promotion Park River Square ran this summer to help support the Park River baseball and softball programs. (Photo: Submitted) Park River Elementar~ office to open early PARK RIVER, N.D. The Park River ~vellas Before and After School Registration forms. Elementary Office will be openAugust 15th through " ,~ /nfyOu are new to Park Ri'~'er Elemental%d~lease the 19th for parents who would like to pay school fees do t hesitate to stop by and tour the school an your (lunch, milk, activity tickets, etc.) prior to the first day child's classroom. Our hours are from 8:00 AM to of school. We would like to encourage all parents to try to come in before the first day of school. 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Free and reduced lunch forms will be available as We look tbrward to seeing you! ~C ll4[-- TO -- PRICES GOOD JULY 27th THROUGH AUGUST 20th Two Pocket Portfolios 81S1.00 Copy Paper 8.5xll - 500 Sheets 21$7.00 Locker Mirror Magnetic Mesh Frame Assorted Colors 6.8" x 5.5" $3.99 Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Ass't. - 35 ct.. $2.00 Kleenex Facial Tissue 200 ct. 31$5.00 Standard Binders Vinyl Covered, Black or Blue 1/2" & 1" 1-1/2" & 2" 21$3 2/$5 1 O-Pack Stick Pens 2/$3.00 i #2 Wood Pencils 10-ct. 2/$1.00 II Pencil Case See-thru colors $1.00 Solar Powered Scientific Calculator $9.99 Blow-Off Duster 10 oz. $3.99 Ziploc Sandwich or Snack Bags 100 ct. Value Pack. 2/$5.00 I Elmer's School Glue 4z 2/S1.00 I Plan Ahead Planner 5"x8". Weekly/Monthly Schedule. 2 year reference calendar, more. $2.99 Jumbo Book Cover STRETCHABLE 88 80 ct. Wireless Notebook $1.00 Crayola 24 ct. Crayons 3151.00 L I 10 ct Classic Fine Or Broad Tip Markers $1.88 Crayola 12 ct. Colored Pencils 70 ct. Notebooks 4/sj.oo 5" Kids Scissors 2 pack $1.99