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THE VVALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER I 0, 2014 Page . FOR THE TROOPS -Walsh County Veterans Service Office Sah,ation Army's Supportive Services for Veteran Program The Salvation Army in working with a grant through the North Dakota Coalition for the Homeless People has funding assistance for North Dakota Veterans who are homeless or at risk ofhomelessness. To receive supportive services un- der this program, you must be: 1. A person who served in the military and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable. 2. Not currently serving on active duty in the military. 3. Veteran Family: A Veteran order to seek housing more re- sponsive to needs and preferences. Service provided by Salvation Army 1. Case management 2. Assistance in obtaining Veter- an Administration benefits 3. Assistance in coordinating and obtaining other benefits which may include referrals to: a. Health care services b. Food pantries and other basic needs c. Personal financial planning services d. Transportation services family is defined as a single person V(IIsh Counl"y ] or a family in which the head ofthe e. Temporary financial assistance household or the spouse of the of time-limited payments to third head of household is a Veteran. parties for; Spol-ligh* / "/I 4. Very Low-income: Your .... 1. Rent The merchants below are / / ] household income does not ex- , d2" Utilities proud to anno [ceed 50% of the area median in- 3. Security and utility deposits come (as adjusted). For example, the income of a family of four living in 4. Transportation Park River Area M'eeting' River There will be a public meeting held on Thursda?; Sept II at 7:00 pm in theAlumni Room. A presentation will be made regarding a recent facility_ study done by FJJ Solutions. The board hired them this spring to look at all concerns regarding the Park River facilities and to make recommendations to help address the issues identified. Please contact Kirk Ham with any questions. COUNTY Park River PO Box 49 284-6333 ESS . J()(KI . '  ';;"  .......... : ...... " ' _ ('f,.7..samama n ...... aO!,.c.zyoad 12B ..... 284 7115 Il== Park River Implement 284-6316 Cuss County may not exceed $34,700 annually. See below for your regional income limits. 5. Current Housing Situa- tion: a. Currently residing in per- manent housing; (such as rental property, non-owner of property); or b. Currently homeless, sched- uled to become a resident of per- manent housing within 90 days pending the location or development of suitable permanent housing; or c. Exited permanent hous- ing within the previous 90 days in 5. Emergency supplies If you have any questions about this program you may contact the Salvation Army Directly or contact the Walsh county Veteran Service Office at 701-352-5030, or stop by for a visit at 638 Cooper Avenue Suite 5 Graflon, ND 58237. Thank you for your service. 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Softball tournament in memory of K3'00e Munoz to take place Sept. 20 GRAFTON, S.C. -- The fourth Annual Kyle Munoz Co-Ed Me- morial Softball Tournament will take place Saturday, Sept. 20 cost is $10 to sign up Sign up for this tournament will start at 11:30 am. Teams will be drawn at 12:15 pm. The games start at 12:30 pm Kyle's life was taken too soon on September 4th, 2011, Labor Day weekend, as a result of a car acci- dent. Kyle loved the sport of soft- ball! He was at the time of his death playing on the Market Place on 8th team of Grafton and, The Alibi out of Park River. Concessions will be available at the tournament. All proceeds from the touma- ment, silent auction & bake sale will be donated to Camp Good Mourn- ing at Park River Bible Camp, Galvan graduates basic training in South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Army Pfc. Joel Galvan has graduated from ba- sic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C, During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mis- sion, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received in- struction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marks- manship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises. Galvan is the son of Claudia and Joel Galvan of.Grafton, N.D. He is a 2012 graduate of Grafion High School' ffon, N.D. What are you celebrating? Let us help share your excitement. Charges apply for open house invitations. By jim Miller Dear Savvy Senior, to get it. How can you know when some- You should also know that while one has a gambling problem ? Since there are many gambling options for my father passed away a couple people to get ,hooked 0n today, years ago, my 76-year-oM mother lcasino slot machines are far spends a lot of time at an Indian ::away the most.l?opular among sen: casino hear her house playing slot iors. Slot madilfies are much more machines, addictive then the old machines of Troubled Son yesteryear with spinning lemons, cherries and melons. Many of to- day's slot machines offer intense sensory stimulation with large video screens, music and vibrating, er- gonomic chairs. Dear Troubled, It's a great question. Problem gambling among seniors is defi- nitely on the rise. Seniors have time and money on their hands, and I would like to thank all of you who made my retirement party such a success, and a special thank you to my First United Bank and Insurance family for taking the time and effort to make the day a huge success. In my 35 years at the bank and Customers their loyalty and my First United Bank and Insurance Family for making my life what it is. The Park River Community is a great place to live and do business. Larry E. Houser the influx of casinos across the Find Help ..................... country have made access to gain,- How can you know if your mom  % bling much more convenient. Heres has a gambling problem? Gamblers Toe Kwon Do Classes III what you should know, along with Anonymous offers a 20 question on- some tips and resources that can line test at gamblersanonymous.org are starting Sept. 4th III help your mom if she does indeed that your morn can take to help de- Mondays and Th u rsdays III have a problem, termine if she has a problem. In the m0an.me .ere some .u0s at Pa,00 00iwrs Oowntown III Problem Gambling tions you can ask to help evaluate For most older adults, gambling her situation. Youth Classes : III is simply a fun recreational activi- Is she preoccupied with gum- Need to be at least  , ,, Ill ty, but for those who become ad- bling, constantly talking about it, or 6-years-old to participate   III dictedto it, it canbeadevastating planning to gamble versus doing her From pm K III disease that can financially wipe normal activities? themout. Is she gambling more and Adult Classes / III Thereareanumberofreasons moremoneytogetthesamelevel From 8_9 ' III why seniors can be vulnerable to of excitement? gambling problems. For starters, Is she using her retirement For additional information: Ill seniors are often catered to by casi- funds or other savings to gamble, or contact Josh at TO1-331-4219 JII nos with free bus transportation, free is she pawning or selling personal or discounted meals, special rewards items to get money to gamble with? Complete hearing aid care Advanced Digital Technology 60 Day Digital Hearing Aid Trial Complimentary ,_ ak . Hearing Test & Eval. ,,, a  lIF1-- 34 years serving the area Richard Wakefield* Gary Chwialkowski ND, MN Licensed Board Certified H.I.S.* and other prizes as a way to entice them. In addition, many seniors use gambling as a way to distract or es- cape feelings of loneliness, de- pression, sadness, or even a chron- ic health condition. Some may have financial problems they are seeking to overcome. And some may have cognitive impairment that interferes with their ability to make sound decisions. Adding to the problem is that many seniors may not understand addiction, making them less likely to identify a gambling problem. Or they may be confused or embar- rassed that they can't control their urges to gamble and reluctant to seek help because they think that at their age, they should know better. And even if they recognize that they have a problem, they may not know that help is available or where Has she lost control to the point that she can't she set a limit of time and money to spend in the casino, and stick to it? Does she become uncomfort- able, angry or lie when you ask her about her gambling activities? If your mom answers yes to any of these questions, she may have a problem. To find help con- tact the National Council on Prob- lem Gambling (ncpgambling.org), a non-profit organization that op- erates a 24-hour national hotline at 800-522-4700. They can direct you to resources in your area, including counselors who have been trained through the National Certified Gam- bler Counseling Program. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, PO. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit SavvySeniororg. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of"The Savvy Sen- ior" book I First Care Health Center I Grafton Family Clinic I Tuesday, Sept. 16 I Wednesday, Sept. 17 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Ill 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. lt00lt 701-746-7000 1'800,658-3442 2514 S. Washington Grand Forks, ND 0% FINANCING AVAILABLE Insurance/Medicaid [ Your Professional Prescription Service .. 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 '.  ,: