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(4ad..CJ. !'. May 7_ 1998 Pane 3 Family visitors from Anchorage Family came from Alaska for a week's visit in Brewster with Carol and Terry Shenyer. Here from Anchorage were daughter Tammy Culverweli and boys James and Jacob. A busy but fun week for all. Newgranddaughter Mark and Debbie Miller of Pateros have announced the arrival of a new grandbaby into the family. Brandy Rachelle Woodward was born Friday, April 24, 1998, in the Mid Valley Hospital in Omak. She is the first child of Jesse Woodward and Jessica Hale of Okanogan. Maternal grandparents are Wenda Gladden of Okanogan, and Steve Hale of Omak. N.M. end Johnye Cruee V.M. and Johnye Cruse to ,:Elebrate golden anniversary Johnye and N.M. Cruse of Pateros will celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary at an open house Satur- day, May 9. The affair which begins at 2 p.m. will be held at the Method- ist Church in Pateros. Hosting the event are the couple's children: Den. McDaniel of Wenatchee, Noel Cruse and April Everett, both of Everett, Rex Cruse, Seattle, and Connie Poirier from Chelan. Johnye Hicks and N.M. Cruse of Friona, Texas, exchanged wedding vows February 21, 1948, in the Methodist Church in Clovis, New Mexico. The newlyweds made their first home in Fri0na, later moving to South Dakota, then settling in Wash- ington state in 1955. After 20 years Jn Seattle and raising a family, they moved, in 1975, to Pateros whe, re their youngest child graduated frtJm high school. The couple are active members of the Pateros Methodist Church. 1948 N.M.,aretiredplumber, wasPateros rnayo; for ,four yes. Johnye.. who Was active offthe'Apple Pie Jambo- ree Board for many years, is an art- ist. They now run the Cruse Country Art Studio, Frame and Mat shop. National TOPS fifty years old COMMI. N1TY (ALENDER TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensi- bly) #WA 351 members of Brewster celebrated National TOPS 50th an- niversary "Go For The Gold" on April 21. The affair was held at the groups new location in the Calvary Baptist Church, 115 N. 5th Street. The grou reports a good turnout with several coming from the Omak club including a husband and wife who are members of KOPS (Keep OffPounds Sensibly). Brewster mem- bers served refreshments, passed out information packets, and entertained their visitors with a skit. Leader Lucille Harmon of Bridgeport explained the POTTY WAGON Subdivisions Road Construction Septic Systems Tree Removals Homesite Preparation 689-2482 or 689-2455 eve. purpose of the club. The door prize was won by Lorraine Cox. Winners of the Olympic "Go For The Gold" contest were Lucille Harmon, Gladys Still, and Gloria Thaut being the best loser. Siblings visit here Marge Bertram of Brewster en- tertained family for several days last week. Coming from Searcy, Arkansas, were Marge's sister and husband Mary and Kenneth Cook and from Flatwoods, Kentucky, her brother and wife Bud and Betty Feltrop. Joining the group on Sunday for a visit and dinner were family members John Edwards of Clarksto.n, Jenny and Gordon Kucera of Bridge- port, and Carole and Terry Paslay from Omak. Bill Kerr runs to a first and a second place Bill and Cathe Kerr of Methow traveled to Spokane Saturday stay- ing a few days with son Nell Kerr. The weekend included a second place in the Bloomsday '98 12K race for Bill in his age category. Time was 55:41. The week before Bill had run in the Apple Blossom River Run and took first with a time of 21:41 in his age category in the 5K run. Snowbirds potluck at Bridgeport Legion Post The Bridgeport American Legion Post 218 and auxiliary are planning a "welcome back snowbirds" pot- luck at the Legion Hall. Thursday, May 14, is the date, and 6:30 p.m., is the time. Those attending are asked to please bring your own table ser- vice, a hot dish, and salad or dessert. Club meetings will follow dinner. rter Excavation, Inc, Pump Installation & Service Grundfos Stainless Steel Pumps Longest service in NCW area dig Water! M,V,M; Quality Drilling "We Dig Water" Rt. 2 Box 197, Chelan, WA. 98816 1-888-682-1010 or 509-682-1122 Lie. #MVMQUDI38NO SENIOR NEWS- Menu - May 7 thru May 14 Members and friends if your birth- day is on or near the day of serving (lunch) you get to be first in line. Thursday, May 7 - Ham, red pota- toes, cabbage, bread, cherry bars. Monday, May 11 - Herb baked chicken, mashed potatoes, peas, bread, peaches. Tuesday, May 12 - Sausage & lentil stew, cole slaw, cornbread, cake. Thursday, May 14 - Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, string beans, bread, ice cream. Lunch is served in the Center on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday and is open to anyone over age 60, mem- ber or not. Individuals under the age of 60 can also eat (would be helpful if they called in first), the price of $4.70. Pinochle Fifteen players turned out for last Friday's card party at the Center. Max Heller, high; Dottle Finch, low; Fred Ellis, traveler; Ila Wilbur, door prize. Pancake Feed The Center sponsors a 'once a month' pancake feed which is open to the public. The feed is the last Friday of the month and the pro- ceeds go toward maintaining the Center. Sometimes due to holidays the monthly pancake feed is not held. Christian Women to meet in Methow The Quad City Christian Women's Club will hold its monthly luncheon Monday, May 11 at noon at the Methow Community Club (the old Methow School). Linda Zweigle, Bridgeport, will present a program about genealogy and tracing one's ancestors. Brad Stolzenburg of Chelan will sing and Cherry Jones of Coeur d'Alene will be the inspirational speaker. A nursery will be provided for children six months to six years of age at the Methow Community Church. Mothers are asked to pro- vide a sack lunch for each child. Reservations are required. They can be made by contacting Doris Gibbs in Pateros, Pat Milton or Dora Barnhart in Bridgeport, Nancy Kitzel in Brewster, Frances Haworth in Mansfield, Lucy Stewart in Twisp or Janet Hale in Manson. .Christian Women meeting in Omak Streams in the Desert Ministries will sponsor an interdenominational Christian women's group atThe Cor- nerstone Fellowship Church in Omak on Friday, May 15. The event, which begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 5 p.m., is open to all women. Kathy Gilbert of Kirkland is the guest speaker. For registration or more informa- tion contact Streams in the Desert Ministries, PO Box 544, Okanogan, WA 98840. Special Jewelry Saie[ Russel Stover 1/2 Price on assorted 14 karet Gold & Black Hills Candy Boxed - Already gift wrapped for Mom gloves & supplies fo00m Specially priced for this occasion! Bread Machine Pizza Ovens Blenders All on Special Ice Tea Makers - $29.99 Special Price! BREWsTER DRUG & TRUE VALUE HARDWARE (509) 689-2421 811 Hwy. 97, Brewster Vaneeea EkvellendTyeonWilley Brewster miss plans July wedding here Vanessa Faye Ekvall and Tyson Willey are planning a July 26 gar- den wedding at the home of her parents, Drs. Merlin and Jeanne Ekvall, Brewster. The groom-elect, son of Dick and Karen Willey of Willits, California, is a biology and physical education major at Southern University, Collegedale, Tennessee. The bride-to-be received her associate arts in nursing educa- tion at Southern University this month and plans to continue studies towards the bachelor of science degree. Missionary to speak at Bridgeport church Faith Baptist Church in Bridgeport will host Missionary Ruth Billings at the I l:00a.m, service on Sunday, May I0. Ruth, who serves with CBInternational (formerly CBFMS) of Wheaten, Illinois, will speak about her ministry in the Philippines. Ruth was appointed as a mission- ary with her husband Dave to the Philippines in 1963. She continued to serve there after his death in 1991. Her assignments have included fa- cilitating Bible studies in homes and offices, planning the appropriate music for all services, the program and activities for the week, and writ- ing and directing Biblical dramas to enhance the worship service. Ruth plans to return to the Philip- pines in October 1998. Ruth Billings May7 Brewstw:'blunteer Rrernen,AlcoholicsAnonymous, Lions Club Pateroe: Volunteer Firemen, School Board Bridgeport: Volunteer Rremen, West End Club Methow: Volunteer Firemen Manafleld: Lions Club May e lteroa: Alcoholics Anonymous May 10 Happy Mother's Day! May 11 Brewster: Alcoholics Anonymous, At-Anon, Chess Club, Fire District 5 Commissioners, Christian Women's Luncheon, United Cultures Bridgeport: Fire District #7 Commissioners, Masonic Lodge #193, Sports Boosters Mansfield: Chamber of Commeme Brewster: Narcotics Anonymous, Kiwanis, Circle of Hope Mansfield: City Council Bridgeport: Quad City Eagles & Auxiliary, Bar Belles May 13 Brewster: Spanish Alcoholics Anonymous, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, Chief Joe Gem & Mineral Club Bridgeport: City Council If you know era club that would like to be listed in the Community Calendar please call 689.2507 and let us know. Thank pou t . CAN WE FIND HAPPINESS- FULFILLING THAT PURPOSE? -- YES!  Come and dee AI  Why [veqonc Q TO EVERY CREATURE.  etv C-l'etament apt/,# Church J May 10.10:00 a.m. I' 689-2420 412 W. Hanson /