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Crook County Homemakers' Council Neighbors September 27, 2012 Veterans outreach in October The Crook County Homemakers' Council met on Monday, Sep- tember 10, 2012, in the Community room of the Courthouse. President Pat Liebsack called the meeting to order at 10:35 elm. Doreen Meier led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call showed two members present from Aladdin club, five members present from Give and Gain club and three members present from Inyan Kara club. The minutes of the last meeting on April 2 were read and they were corrected to change the word 'CD' to 'Savings'. Zona Unruh moved to approve the minutes as corrected; Marilyn Rogers sec- onded the motion and the motion carried. Treasurer Susan Rice gave the treasurer's report. Ruta Gartman moved to approve the treasurer's report, Peggy Symonds seconded and the motion car- ded. Standing approval reimbursements were to Give and Gain as hostess and Aladdin as responsible for decorations'. Pat donated the hostess reimbursement back to the Council. The only communication was the email from Pat to club mem- bers regarding Food Bank donations. Club news included the donation of $1OO by Inyan Kara club to the Library Foundation. Inyan Kara had a ield trip' to Newcastle in place of their regular meeting with stops at the Visitor Cen- ter, Museum, County Courthouse, with time for lunch at Don- na's Diner. The Aladdin club reported about the recent Political pot-luck they hosted. An upcoming event is the Aladdin Club Pie Social to be held at the community hall on Sunday, October 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. The Aladdin club plans to return to the Summer Solstice for next year's Craft Fair. Give and Gain group was busy with fair; it seemed as ff fair attendance and fair participation was down this year. The group plans to do a Gallery Walk at the new 1875 Gallery with lunch after. They donated the potholders they had made to the courthouse community room. Old business: The proposed Club Duty Rotation for council meetings was discussed; Ruta moved that the new rotation be adopted; Zona seconded the motion and the motion carried. This rotation will begin in 2013. JoAnne requested that all forms be dated for ease of knowing which form is the most cur- rent. Clubs are reminded to provide updated contact informa- tion to the Extension Office. Fair awards to homemakers were: first place to Marjorie Goodson with thirteen entries, second place to Vivian Kipp with five entries and third place to Thelma Glover with three entries. Pat thanked the club members who helped with booth watch at the fair; it was agreed that having the scheduled times arranged ahead of time is a good thing. New business: Club dues, Pennies for Peace and Nickles for Leadership donations are due at the December council meet- hag. The Audit committee consists of Ruta Gartman and Pat Liebsack. They will report to council at the December meeting, as moved by Susan and seconded by Ruta. The motion carried. The Nominating committee of Jessie, Doreen and Susan report- ed that the following have agreed to serve: Ruta Gartman as President, Peggy Symonds as Vice-President, and Vivian Kipp as Historian. Susan moved that the slate of officers be accepted as presented, Zona seconded the motion and the motion car- ried. Installation of the new officers will be after the December counCil meeting s adjourned. 15af asked that .we tOlp , is cusslon-a5ouf te ounc/i donatmn to the Library Found o until the December meeting. Concern about the' loss Of mere - bership in our clubs was discussed; no action was taken. The Fair Board meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m.; be sure to call ahead if one wishes to be on the agenda- 283-2644. Susan reminded the group that if we go around the by-laws, we need to amend them. The next Council meeting will be December 3 at 10:30 a.m. Hostess club is to be Inyan Kara; Decorations club to be Alad- din; Program andor Entertainment to be Give and Gain. The meeting was adjourned at 11:23 a.m. Our expected guest to our meeting just then arrived and Denny McGirr gave a report about the Food Pantry. He appreciates the food donated by the Council. He gave an overview of where monies come from to the Food Pantry. They will accept donations of new or gently used and clean warm clothing and school supplies; of course, mon- etary donations are accepted as well. After lunch was enjoyed, a very interesting program was given by Brian Sebade, the NE WY Extension Educator. Submit'fed by JoAnne Moore Medical/Emergency Medical Volunteers needed to Wyoming citizens during disasters! HELP WYOMING PREPARE! , REGIR TODAY! /',' De,rtmm 00','YeR00L ..... www.wyeroll.org Monday - Chicken Tortilla I Tuesday - Lasagna II Wednesday - Cheeseburger Chowder II Thursday - Cheddar Potato II Friday- Chicken Pot Pie !! Saturday- Country Potato II Sunday - Chicken Vegetable Ii Chili Available Each Day I Sundan00enter A representative from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach meetings in Wyoming cities throughout October. Alisa Cochrane, a state veterans service officer, will be conducting outreach to assist veter- ans and their families with their state and federal benefits, claims, and healthcare. Veterans or family members who have questions about eligibility or need assistance in filing claims, obtaining ben- efits, training and education or medical treatment, are en- couraged to attend. The meetings are scheduled for the following locations and dates: Sundance - Oct. 2, at the Crook County Courthouse, 309 Cleveland, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Newcastle - Oct. 10, at the Weston County Courthouse, 1 W. Main, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. During periods of inclement weather, please check with the staff at the outreach locations to ensure the service of- ricer will be available. Cochrane is available to meet with veterans and their families in their homes and after hours. Please contact her for more information and to schedule an appointment at 307-696-5048. Order of the Eastern Star Electa Chapter #5, OES met September 6, 2012 in the Masonic Lodge at 7:30 p.m. with Janel Couture, Worthy Matron presiding. The minutes of the June 7 meeting and Installation of Officers were read and ap- proved. The Auditing Com- mittee found the Secre- tary's books and Treasurer's books balanced and were in order. The following cor- respondence was read and placed on file: a letter from the Grand Chaplain, Ran Wagner, regarding death notices; a letter of apprecia- tion from the Right Worthy Grand Conductress, Mari- anne Shenefelt, for all the support she has received. A Memoriam for Past Grand Matron, Shirley Rannells, from Saratoga #12 on Sep- tember 14, Hanna #46 on September 15, Pinedale #39 on September 28, Gentian #23 for the Montana/Wyo- ming Exchange on October 27, Alcyone #27 celebrat- ing the Centennial of Alcy- one #27 on September 30, registration information for the Wyoming/Tex Jambo- ree November 6, 2012 and information on the cruise from Ft. Lauderdale on Jan- uary 20, 2013. The following bills were presented: Grand Chapter for dues receipts, History Books updates, and 2012 Grand Chapter Proceedings. Motion made and carried to pay the bills. Lorna Shev- ling was installed as Star Point Esther. Norma Ollila who died May 22, 2012 in movedtha w harease.our.. :,Basii; 'Wyom, g; an::iac-! yearty dueS $5O0.,'The See-:: > knowledgement form the WESC fund for our donation from the Birthday/Anniver- sary container. A thank you note from Rita Pickerd for the check from the Official Visit coin march in accordance With the Worthy Grand Ma- tron's charities; a letter an- nouncing the candidacy of Andrea Storjohann from Idaho, for Right Worthy As- sociate Grand Conductress; Official Visitation invitations POWDER RIVER MANUFACTURED HOMES 1300 W 2 " St. Gillette WY LARGEST SELECTION OF HOMES IN THE TRI-STAllE AREA MODULAR CUSTOM DEALER Custom Floor Plans WelcomeI Design Your Homel Call Usl BUILDING YOUR DREAMS ONE HOMEATATIME (307) 687-0333 307) 687-0505 TOLL-REE 1-888-468-0333 KARRIE JO TRACY SUZANNE NESS ve.wderdverh0meswy.c0m retary will prepare a By-Law change letter to the Worthy Grand Matron for approval. Under Sickness and Dis- tress it was noted that Beulah Lanning had back surgery. Hopefully this will take care of the problem and she will have a quick recovery. Birthdays and Anniversaries were ob- served by Alice WiIley, Beu- lah Lanning and Chester Hejde. Plans for Friendship Night on October 4 were discussed. We will have a potluck supper at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 p.m. Invitations will be sent to neighboring chapters and Grand Officers. Norma Ollila, P.M., Nor- ma Bryan, Lorna Shevling and Nadine Fidler, PGM sang a song to Worthy Ma- tron Janel for being elected Associate Grand Conduc- tress at the Grand Chapter Session in Casper in Au- gust. The meeting closed in Regular form and mem- bers enjoyed refreshments provided by the Worthy Matron. Next meeting will be Friendship Night on Octo- ber 4 with supper at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 p.m. THIS NEWSPAPER ALWAYS STRIVES FOR ACCURACY AND FAIRNESS. If you think we have failed on either count, please call us immediately so we can discuss the issue. If you are dissatisfied with the outcome, please feel free to contact the office of the Wyoming Newspaper Ombudsman at (307) 766-5437. Rare Element @ Resou rces 2209 E. Cleveland Ave., RO. Box 40, Sundance, WY 82729 PHONE: 307-283-3500 For updates and current information, please go to: www.bearlodgeproject.com I IIII Ill I I I I I Gaines receives award Elizabeth Gaines, the Hulett Public Librarian, was selected by the WLA Awards and Grants Committee to receive the 2012 Unsung Heroine Award. The Award will be presented at the WLA (Wyoming Library Association) Awards Banquet on Sep- tember 27 at the Parkway Plaza in Casper. This award recog- nizes someone who works in a library, and is essential to the organization. This can be for an achievement, something un- usual, or even a noble deed. Mel/ssa Beans phc Liz Gaines, Hulett Public Librarian has received the 2012 i Unsung Heroine Award. , This Week at Your Library BY JILL MACKEY It's BOOK SALE time again! The Friends of the Library have  been hard at work sorting books in preparation for the big event,; which will be held on October 1 and 2 - Monday the 1st from 9  ) a.m. to 7 p.m. and Tuesday the 2nd from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Library Programming: LIBRARY CLOSED for Columbus Day,  Monday, October 8. FOL ANNUAL BOOK SALE on October 1 and' 2 - book donations may be dropped off anytime. HUMANITIES  PROGRAM, Friday, October 5, 7 p.m. Nathan Bender presents  a program on "Jeremiah Johnson." PROGRAM/BOOKSIGNING" by Wyoming author C.M. Wendelboe, Saturday, October 20, 5  p.m. TECHNOLOGY CLASS: EAUDIOBOOKS, Monday, October' 22, 7-9 p.m. LUNCH BUNCH BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP meets * every third Thursday at 11:30 a.m. For October they will be  reading"A Nun4r.i. the Closetby Dorothy Gilman.Their October neeting will be on Tuesday, Oct. 16. The FEEDER READER " DISCUSSION GROUP will be reading "The Egg and I" by Bet - ty MacDonald for October. CROOK COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD  usually meets every first Wednesday after the first Tuesday of  each month (usually). Location rotates between the libraries in ! Sundance, Moorcroft, and Hulett. Meetings open to the pub - lic. CROOK COUNTY LIBRARY FOUNDATION BOARD usually ! meets every third Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Location rotates among the three libraries. Their October meeting will be on Wednesday,  Oct. 17 in Sundance. SUNDANCE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY" meet every second Tuesday, September through May, at 11 a.m.,  new members always welcome. Major projects include the annu- ' al book sale, Valentine's bake sale, and Open House luncheon. ; Staff Reads: Jill is reading THE TOMBS by Clive Cussler and THEODORE ROOSEVELT'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES.  i Violet is reading THE BODY FARM by Jefferson Bass. Tanya' is reading HAVEN by Kay Hoopor. Bonnie just finished reading (and hihly recommends) BIRTHMARKED, a Young Adult book' by Caragh O3rien. i New Fiction: TUESDAY'S CHILD by Fern Michaels. A young woman wrongly found guilty of murder receives the gift of a" second chance... YOU DON']" WANT TO KNOW by Lisa Jack- son. A mother's worst fear is oniy the begh3ning of a terrif3dr  nightmare... BODY COUNT by P.D. Martin. FBI agend Sophie'-' i Anderson has been trained to crawl into the sick minds of se- rial killers...but when she begins to have psychic visions she must learn to trust them and use them... HAD A GOOD TIME:  STORIES FROM AMERICAN POSTCARDS by Robert Olen But-  ler. Fifteen stories which explore America by finding artistic  inspiration in an uniikely and fascinating place...the backs of" postcards from a bygone era. TIGERS IN RED WEATHER by  Liza KIaussmann. The dark thread of a family's history slowly starts to unravel... SHADOW OF NIGHT by Deborah Harkness.  As the net of Matthew's past tightens around them, Diana &? Matthew embark on a journey, one that takes them into the- heart of a 1500-year-old vampire's shadowed history and se- crets. A TENDERING IN THE STORM and A MEDING AT THE EDGE by Jane Kirkpatrick. NewYoung Adult: HIT AND RUN by Lurlene McDaniel. Events surrounding the hit and run accident of a popular high school  student are told from the viewpoints of those involved, includ-'" ing the victim. YOUNG WARRIORS: STORIES OF STRENGTH/i edited by Tamora Pierce and Josepha Sherman. Fifteen origi-i ned short stories by various authors relate the exploits of teen-  age warriors who defeat their enemies with cunning and skill as they strive to fulfill their destinies. LIFE STRATEGIES FOR TEENS by Jay McGraw. First guide to teenage life that won't  tell you what to do, or who to be, but rather how to live life"- best...whether dealing with the issues of popularity, peer pres-" sure, ambition, or ambivalence. :t Books Donated by Crook County Sheriff Steve Stahla: THEA STILTON AND THE DRAGON'S CODE by Geronimo Stilton. THEA STILTON AND THE MOUNTAIN OF FIRE by Geronimo Stilton. MAX THE MISSING PUPPY by Holly Webb. ELLIE THE3 HOMESICK PUPPY by Holly Webb. SKY THE UNWANTED KIT-b TEN by Holly Webb. LAWN BOY RETURNS by Gary Paulsen.d MY SISTER THE VAMPIRE: LUCKY BREAK by Sienna Mercer. JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREA-d SURE HUNT by Megan McDonald. THE WAMPANOAG by ) Kevin Cunningham and Peter Benoit. A true book about the Wampanoag Indians, who were here before the Pilgrims ar-,I rived. HOW TO DRAW MORE MANGA by Katy Coope. DOGS. 101 by Rebecca Paley. Your ultimate guide to man's best friend. THE ULTIMATE PET GUIDE by Jean Coppendale. How to look s after your first pet. i