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THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014- Page 3 \\; Walsh County Spotlight / The merchants below are / / I proud to announce: I Pool Boosters Picnic in the Park, Park River The Park River Pool Boosters will be having a "Picnic in the Park" @ the Farmers Market in The "Little Park" in Park River on Thursday; August 28th from 5-7pm. Servinff Pork Roast on a bun, Potato Salad,"Randy&apos;s" Baked Beans, chips and water. Free will donations go toward the Park River Swimming Pool. RAEgs Park River PO Box 49 284-6333 ,_nP(h xd . ( p'.ll ..sitmantan t  oclcts ..... Park River J 301 County Road 12B 284 7115 Parg River! '" 1 Implement | 284-63161 FIRST UNITED Bank&lnsurance Park River ~ 284-7244 Adams ~ 944-2231 Grafton ~ 352-3668 Michigan ~ 259-2112 H oop-le  894-6123 Crystal 657-2168 110 4th St. E Park River 284-7221 I Jim's Super Valu 284-6433 101 3rd St. W Park River Forall your dinner needs! "ift Card! Lease Signing " C 0 UR T APARTMENTS Park River, ND , : .  , .,, 2 Bedroom Apartments Income Bas&l *ALL Utilities Paid ......   *No Steps .... *Laundry on Site <;: Call Katie @701'331-9515 Professionally Managed by Prairie Homes Management 1-888-893-9501--toll free TTY: 1-800-366-6888 ' ,: ............ Is4', .- <*'! , , <V  ...............  > { [ ; ] 2<. 17'- C{{7 ) i 77 t ; ";iiGir II ll" i i' ...... 7[7f i i FOR THE TROOPS -Walsh County Veterans Service Office VA Fights Agabtct Veteran Idenfity Theft The Department of Veterans Af- fairs (VA) has launched a new campaign to educate Veterans about identity theft prevention. The new campaign, titled More Than a Num- ber, references the personally iden- tifiable information that VA en- courages Veterans to protect. "We recognize that for Veterans, as for all Americans in the digital age, identity theft is a growing concern," said Steph Warren, VA's Chief Information Officer. "Our goal is to help educate and protect those who have protected this great country." VA's Office of Information and Technology recently announced the launch of a new website con- taining identity theft resources for Veterans and their beneficiaries. The website can be found at www.va.gov/identitytheft and fea- tures educational information, in- teractive multimedia and links to other online identity theft prevention resources. The campaign also in- cludes a toll-free help line offering support for Veterans, their benefi- ciaries and VA employees who have questions-and concerns about identity theft. The toll-free number is 1-855-578-5492, and it will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., EST. In defending against identity theft, VA understands that awareness is critical. With More Than a Number, VA aims to educate Veterans on the risk of identity theft and how to avoid becoming a victim. "Small changes can have big consequences," Warren added. "Lit- tle things like shredding banking statements before throwing them away or using strong and unique passwords for all of your accounts can make a significant difference in protecting your identity from thieves who may try to use your personal in- formation." VA takes seriously its obligation to properly safeguard any person- al information within its possession and has in place a strong multi-lay- ered defense to combat evolving cy- ber security threats. VA is commit- ted to protecting Veteran informa- tion, continuing its efforts to strengthen information security and putting in place the technology and processes to ensure that Veteran data at VA is secure. In the event of a loss of VA data, VA has safeguards in place to pro- tect against identity fraud. Acting out of an abundance of caution, VA's standard practice is to provide free credit protection service enroll- ment, monitoring services and re- ports, fraudulent charge alerts, and fiaud resolution and identity theft in- urance to individuals affected by a VA data breach with a reasonable risk for the potential misuse of any sensitive personal information. For additional information on identity theft, visit www.va.gov/identitytheft or contact the VA Identity Safety Service at vaidtheft@va.gov. The Walsh County Veterans Serv- ice Office remains committed to as- sisting veterans with accessing their benefits. If you have any questions feel free to call our office at 701- 352-5030 or stop by for a visit at 638 Cooper Avenue Suite 5 Grafton ND 58237. Thankyou for your service. Chris Kratochvil * Walsh County Veterans Service Officer Administrative Building, 638 Cooper Ave Ste 5, Grafion By Jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior,  :7: Medicare will pay.80 percentof What's the process for gettingthe cost, after she meets her $!47 Medicare to pay for an electric" Part B deductible. She will be re; mobility scooter orpower wheel- sponsib'l'_for e remaining 20 per- chair9 My 76-year-old mother cent. Here s a breakdown of how it works has arthritis in her knees and . htps and has a difficult ttme get Make an Appointment ' - Your first step is to call your ting around anymore. Searching Daughter Dear Searching, Getting an electric-powered mobility scooter or wheelchair for your mom that's covered by original Medicare starts with a vis- it to her doctor's office. If eligible, mom's doctor and schedule a Medicare required, face-to-face mobility evaluation, to determine her need for a power wheelchair or scooter. For your mom to be Saw/ Coat page 5 TEEN BEAT BY E,ILY LeVEG INTERN, ALSH COUNTY PRESS Year two at the Press This year has definitely been a learning experience at the Press. Look- ing back on last year, I feel like that was just the tutorial for this year. This year I feel like I've done a lot of expanding on experiences I leamed last year and learning some new experiences as well. At the end of last year, I got the opportunity to write an article. This year, I have been writing articles fairly steadily. Because of this, I have become much more familiar with what should go in every article. The who, what, when, where, and why, putting in as many details about something that you can, and making sure that you tie a story to the area. Another thing that should be mentioned is the fact that said is not dead; said is the sole dictator who executes any competitors who dare intrude into its empire. I also became more advanced in managing people. When I first had to answer phones, I had basically no idea what I was doing. Now I have become less of a pushover who is willing to pass the phone on to some- one else as fast as I can. Also, by answering phones, I now know a bit more about some of the problems that some of our subscribers go through and how to fix them. Of course I do realize that I am not the perfect employee, I'm only sixteen, but I do know quite a bit more about working in an office and newspapers than I did before. Baby girl born to Amy Agotness, Matthew Lee PRINCETON, N.J. -- Juliette Claire Sandra Lee was born on August 1, 2014 to proud parents Matthew Lee and Amy Agotness from Prince- ton, New Jersey. She weighed 8 lbs, 4 oz and was 20 1/4 in at birth. Her grandparents are Ronald Lee and Jeanette Lee ofHillsboro, ND and Mar- vin Agotness and the late Sandra Mryvik of Park River, ND, Johnson,: olin ........ 00e00agement = Mr. and Mrs. Stephen R. Johnson of Grafton, ND announce the en- gagement of their daughter Alexandra Laigh Johnson, to Walter Kenneth Champlin, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Champlin St. of Columbus, OH. Alexandra is expected to graduate this fall from the University of North Dakota with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work. She is employed at Development Homes in Grand Forks. Walter is a graduate of the University of North Dakota with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics. He is employed by the University as a Fight Instructor in Grand forks. The wedding is planned for Summer of 2015 in Grand Forks. Ford, Rehovsky to wed Courtney Rehovsky and Mitchell Ford are happy to annotmce their en- gagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Steve and Car- ol Rehovsky, and Tom and Pam Ford, both of Park River, North Dako- ta. Courtney is a 2010 graduate of Park River High School and a 2014 grad- uate of the University of North Dakota. She is currently employed as an administrative assistant for Appraisals & Real Estate Research, Inc. of Grand Forks. Mitch is a 2008 graduate of Cavalier High School and a 2012 grad- uate of Mayville State University. He currently maintains the position of an ag/business banker at American Federal Bank, also in Grand Forks. A Sept. 6 wedding is planned at Saint Michael's Catholic Church in Grand Forks with a reception and dance to follow. The couple will reside in Grand Forks, ND. Your Professional Prescription Service We offer... Mail-Out Prescriptions, Delivery Service, Blood Pressure Screening, Photo Kiosk, 10% off Sr. Citizen Discount, Zoovio Video Dealer, Gifts, Hallmark Cards Drive-up Window Ye Olde Medicine Center Drayton Drug Ye Olde Medicine Center Park River Drayton Cavalier 701-284-7676 701-454-3831 701 '265-3332