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October 6, 2009 The Press Page 5 wins poetry (L-R) Alyssa Gourde and her fifth grade teacher, Tracy Forbord, glance in the "A Celebration of Poets" anthology in search of her poem. (Photo: Submitted) Earlier this year, Alyssa Gourde, Celebration of Poetry." Each winner daughter of Mark and Bernicereceived a complimentary copy of Goude, submitted a poem to a con- the anthology and a $50 savings test that was held for young poets, bond. Poems are selected for their Her poem, "Waterfalls," was select- literary merit, creativity, and social ed from thousands of entries as one significance. of the top ten in her grade division. The top 10 poems were finalized Goude is currently in sixth grade through an online voting system. at Centa'al Middle School in Grafton. Creative Communication's judges She was in fifth grade when the first picked out the top poems and poem was submitted, then they were listed online. The contest was held for students Thousands of students and teachers in grades K-12. The top 10 poets in registered as online judges and voted each division (grades K-3, 4-6, 7-9 for the top 10 poems. and 10-12) received special recogni- www.poeticpower.com tion in the poetry anthology "A ~.~ Above: (L-R) Roberta Jurgens and Shanna Erickson massage the feet of Wanda Heck at a stress relief station during the Health and Welness Fair at the Collette Fitness Center in Grafton on Tuesday, Sept. 29. At Right: Janice Kern (left) examines her hands under a black light. The activity was to encourage people to wash their hands in the proper manner or else not all germs and bacteria are taken care of dur- ing the process. Amy Suda (right), FNP-C at Midgarden Family Clinic in Park River, was in charge of this= station at the 2009 Health and Wellness Fair. (Photos: Larry Biri) On Tuesday, Sept. 29, the North Dakota Developmental Center sponsored their 2009 Health and Wellness Fair at the Collette Fitness Center Gymnasium in Grafton. It wasn't just a health fair where people just picked up a brochure., it was very interactive with many hands on activites in which the public was able to participate. Some exhibits included healthy food choices with portion size examples, visual demonstra- tions of muscle versus fat, and what blood ves- sels look like when clogged with plaque. Particpants included First Care Health Center and Midgarden Family Clinic of Park River, and Unity Medical Center of Grafton, along with rnany more organizations in the area. ~i~9~ ~, ~F~ i~~ ~i~~ seg$ Co Te mmunity icatlon a O Northland Community and Technical College Guest speakers will include: President Dr. Anne invites the public to an Open House and Temte; Vice President Kent Hanson; Facilities Dedication Ceremony at the East Grand Forks Program Manager for the Minnesota State campus, Friday, October 9, from 1 - 4 p.m. Colleges and Universities System, Kent Dirks; Northland College recently finished a $10 mil- CEO, Altru Health Systems, David Molmen; lion building project Which included a new nursing NCTC Director of Nursing, Barb Fon'est; and addition and remodeled space for a surgical techni- NCTC student, Michelle Stadstad. clan laboratory, learning resource center, corn- In addition to the dedication and ribbon cutting mons/cafeteria, bookstore, and a new outside ceremonies, the college will also celebrate and entrance and reception area. accept the donation of a fire truck from the East The Dedication Ceremony will take place in the Grand Forks Fire Department for use in the NCTC Commons at 1:00 p.m. followed by a ribbon cut- Fire Technology Program ting ceremony. 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