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PAGE 8 THE PRESS NOVEMBER 30, 2011 @ PARK RIVER, N.D. -- This year the P.E.O. Tour of Homes will feature a range of Park River houses that feature personal style and a little holiday flair. Three families are opening their doors to show that there is more to their homes than meets the eye. Roger and Linda Seim 13325 Hwy 17 The home of Roger and Linda Seim, located on the west side of Park River at 13325 Hwy 17, is an example of how a basic three bedroom ranch-style home can be updated to suit a family's changing lifestyle. The house, built in 1972, has undergone some planned and unplanned changes. A screened patio and deck were added offthe dining area in 1987. Ten years later the living space was expanded and exterior look updated with the addition of a four-foot vaulted space to the living room, a front porch and a second stall on the garage. An open stairway to the lower lever was created. The home was gutted to the exterior walls in 2002 after a fire caused major smoke damage. Minor changes were made to the floor plan including conversion of a small bedroom into a laundry room, a walk-in closet and addition of a half-bath and small mud room at the back door. The home's decor is traditional, incorporating heirloom furniture with new. Kerry and Larrisa Schmitz archway. French doors open to 607 BriggsAve S both the nursery and master Kerry and Larrisa Schmitz's bedroom where the ten-foot bungalow located at 607 Briggs ceiling was also restored. Ave S was built by a Briggs The family enjoys the new family in 1882. Ten-foot ceilings with the old. A china hutch once and a bay window provide an air smothered in layers of paint, of spaciousness to the open living rescued from Larrisa's aunt's and dining area where an interior summer kitchen, now displays wall was removed to reveal an family china. Chad and Julie Sunby 121 Kensington Ave Chad and Julie Sunby's 2600 square foot, four-level home at 121 Kensington Ave is loaded with rich oak cabinetry and woodwork crafted by Julie's father, the late Howard Wendelbo. The den reflects the family's love of hunting and the outdoors the lower level is the man cave.7 Kitchen and living with dramatic view toward the rive are the third level. Julie' Precious Moments collection, own ceramics and treasures frorn. great grandmothers on all sides of the family are displayed. The fourth level includes three bedrooms. Good Samaritan Center ' Park Street West The staff at the Good Samaritan Center has gone "extra mile" to decorate for Christmas season. Tour goer may enjoy refreshments provided; by Chapter Q, P.E.O. in activities area and dining room at the Center. An apartment holiday array in the north end addition will be featured. Built in 1999 this complex hag 12 units with one and two bedrooms. Tickets now are available for : purchase at Jim's SuperValu and Ye Olde Medicine Center. Tickets: also will be available at tho: Holiday Mall and the homes orr Saturday, Dec. 3. PARK RIVER, N.D. The mission of the P.E.O. tions form EE.O. chapters throughout the U.S. and P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund is a revolving loan tablished in 1973 to provide need-based grants tq Sisterhood, anintemational philanthropic educational Canada and gifts and bequests from EE.O. members fund established in 1907 to lend money to worthy women whose education has been interrupted and. organization, is to promote educational opporttmities and others, women students to assist them in securing a higher ed- who find it necessary to return to school to support for women, and education continues to be the primary Applications for the grants or scholarships are made ucation, themselves and/or their families. philanthropy, through a local EE.O. chapter. Anyone interested in in- Cottey College is an accredited liberal arts college P.E.O. Scholar Awards was established in 1991 to. Nearly 80,000 women have been recipients of over formation about the philanthropies may contact Ann for women at Nevada, MO, owned and supported by provide substantial awards to women who are pursu4 $170 million in financial assistance of grants, loans, Pohanka, president of Chapter Q, or any EE.O. mem- the EE.O. Sisterhood since 1927. ing a graduate degree or are engaged in graduate re scholarships and awards through EE.O. philanthropies ber. Chapter Q, which was formed in 1928, annually EE.O. International Scholarship Fund was estab- search. including the Program for Continuing Education, Ed- awards two scholarships to Park River High School lished in 1949 to provide scholarships for intema- The STAR Scholarship, established in 2009, is a ucational Loan Fund, Intemational Peace Scholar- graduating senior women, tional women students to pursue graduate study in the nonrenewable scholarship for graduating high school ship, Scholar Awards and the STAR Scholarship. The The EE.O. Sisterhood maintains six educational U.S. and Canada. senior women which must be used in the academic: grants are made possible from voluntary contribu- philanthropies: EE.O. Program for Continuing Education was es- year following graduation. - introducing... Whole-Home DVR lets you watch recorded shows in any room by giving you DVR capabilities on all other set-top receivers in your home! 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Schedule of Events: 9:00AM - 3:00PM: HOLIDAY MALL - Park River City Hall / MANY vendors! Sign up for the PR Bucks Drawings at the Holiday MalH Sunshine Kids Center: Serving Lunch at the Holiday Mall....Join Us![ 10:00AM-NOON: Free Sleigh Rides, on Main Street Sponsored By First United Bank - coffee, hot cocoa, and cookies served in our Iobbyl 10:00AM-2:00PM: Nativity Display - "Nativity- It Began With a Family" at Federated Church (4th Street West) Sponsored by the VVestem Walsh Ministefium 11:00AM-1:00PM: Visits with Santa at Citizen's State Bank - Sponsored by CSB Please bring a perishable food item to fill Santa's Sleigh. Will be donated to the Walsh County Food Pantry. Noon - 4:00PM - PEO Chapter Q Tour of Homes - Tickets $10 Self-guided tour of 4 beautiful and unique homes in Park River, some,already decorated for the holidays! 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