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May 24 2001 Quad Ci~ Herald , ,i,':,"~'~'i'ii:i'i:i:i ~" i~!ii:8~ , iiii::~i:i~iiiiiiiililiiiiiiiiiiii!? Cheq/I Schweizer photo A vendor demonstrates an owgen mnkor that can be p cad on the end of a finger. Maintaining good health from birth (obstetrics and breast feeding) to old age (extended care facilities) was the featured topic at the Health Fair Saturday, May 19, sponsored by the Three Rivers Community Alliance, The Btewstex High School commons was fdled with health providers from near and far, all with advice and information about getting and staying healthy. Healthbeat Fitoess Center employees brought exercise machines--that demand a lot of exercise. The brave souls who got on the stair climber ended up huffing and puffing. ChiropractorTracy Shrable hadapre- treatment chair that provides an automated back massage. Doctors, clinics, Okanogan Douglas Hospital had brochures and pamphlets on every aspect of a healthy life, and actually they startedbefore birth with lots of prenatal information. Alas, life is not without its challenges, health related and otherwise; participants provided information about a lot of the health-related ones, from physical therapy to organ donation to family planning. People who needed in-home care could find out about equipment and services. An insurance provider as well as public service agencies talked about their products and services. Okanogan County Fire District No. 5 ambulance personnel brought one of their vehicles; the Brewster Fire Department brought its new truck. Inland Northwest Blood Center personnel conducted a special kind of blood test; they were looking for potential bone marrow donors. The results will be entered on a nationwide registry, available to people Who need bone marrow transplants. The employees said they were hoping to test at least 40 people. There were door prizes and a real live clown (Pat Phalen, who is actually pretty funny in his regular clothes, too). The clown was accompanied by a stuffed monkey and a fake bottle of mustard, which he pretended to squirt on one startled woman. The event drew a healthy crowd; peoplecirculatedthronghthecommons, picking up brochures, talking todoctors and health care workers. Members of the Okanogan Douglas Hospital Guild provided refreshments. sys A new sprinkler system will be installed in Blue Stem Park, a joint project of the city of Mansfidd and the Mansfield Garden Club. Garden club officers asked the Mansfield City Council for help with the project; the council approved spending up to $2,500 for the sprinklers. Start or completion dates were not announced. In Other business at the regular council meeting Taesday, May 8, Don Kemp receivedrecognition for his many years working on maintenance at the i Mansfield Cemetery. Cindy Thomsen oftheMansfield Cemetery Association -, presented a plaque to Kemp. Eric Smith, one of the city's: engineers, reported that sidewalks are being installed along Mansfield/ Boulevard; the project completion deadline is June 1. Council membersl hired Hammond, Collier, Wade-; Livingstone, Chelan, to act as'. engineering consultant on a road improvement project on Wall Avenue. Jt~ % Pateros City Council members v'Yted toraise the rates forpeopleliving outs:.:k the city limits who buy water in bulk. Water users will pay $50 for the first 8,000 gallons and $30 for every 1,000 gallons after that. changes in the city's home Imsinessl ordinance. The new ordinance demit i the kind of businesses that will be , allowed to operate from a house, andi sets standards for parking and! operations. A number of people who live on Mooney said city officials plan to:: Harmony Heights and the hills around buytwobaskethal]hoopsandwillinstall; Pateros supply their homes or yards tbematthepablicboatlaunch.Chmently: with water from large tanks filled at the ' the only basketball hoops ownedby the: city's spigot, said Mayor Carol city are at the tennis courts, which? Mooney. The previous fee was $30 for make it hard toplay either busketb il 8,000 gallons. In other business at the regular council meeting Monday, May 21, council membersapprovedan amended ordinance for itinerant vendors. The new ordinance establishes a location for vendors to set up and sets standards for operation. They will be required to buy a city business license as well. Council members also approved tennis. She said she thinks the dty needs to provide more recreati opportunities for kids, ff possible: : City clerk Diane Winans said that street sweepers will be in town next week, beginning Tuesday, May 29. The first pri ities will be the streets on the hills and the downtown intersections. Most of the work will be done at nighL New officers :colvillecasinos.com Mill Bay Casino's 7th May 31st:-J une 3rd . Open to the General Pubhc Free ; dmission Parldr ' i,! ', TmdtUonal Food i, :; Drumming Corrl:es " Sticl a7 Tournaments Native mefican Dancing N ive, tcnerleanJewelr ,rt.s & Crafts 1.800.648,2946 ext. 4214 for morel TRIBAL MILL BAY CASINO COULEE DAM CASINO OI~kNO~N IIN~O-CASINO www.cx llo nos.eom MILLISAY INO Lake c.helan, WA CO LP P DAM CASINO Coulee Dam, WA 151N INO Started April 19 1982 Chevy Van . Down to 26050 HWY. 97 BREWSTER (509) 689-25331 1-800-972-5649 to be installed Okanogan County School Retirees Association will meet at the Cedars Inn in Okanogan at 11 a.m. on Friday, :Ma y 25. New officers will be installed at this meeting. Bring "treasures" for the 'etit auction to benefit the scholarship fund, Action Council to meet in Okanogan The Okanogan County Community Action Council Board of Directccs hold their Regular Board Meeting Wednesday, May 30, 5:00 p.m t Community Action, 424 S. 2 Okanogan, WA. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Douglas court to dose for holiday Douglas County District Court, Bridgeport Branch will be closed Monday, Me, modal Day, May 28. Court will resume normal working hours on Tuesday May 29. I What the Creator of heaven expects us to know --0- for business--" #37 In conUast to the unscriptural denominationalism, which is taking the pen-:l people by thousands, is thb: "All true churches are'churches of Go 'l Thess. I(~ Get rid of your " I 2: 14; 'churches of Christ,' Rum. 16: 16; 'churches of the saints,' 1 C.or. 14: I unwanted hair this ! 33."rhese are not called as distinctive appellations. "We thus have in the ] ' summer! I Scriptures not only 'churches of God,' 'churches of the saints'; but we have 'the church at Jerusalem,' Acts 8: 1; 'the church which is in Nymphas's house,' Col. PERMANENTLY!: 4: 15; 'the church that is at Babylon,' 1 'Pet. 5: 13; the,church in the I~ I wilderness,' Acts 7: 38; 'the church at Antioch,' Acts 131 1; the church of I Y(~ " call Mart~Xl Laodicea,' Col. 4:16 'the churchofEphesus,'Rev. 2: 1; the church that is in II 509-689-2243 :1 I their house,' 'churches of Galatia,' 'of Asia,' 1 Cur. 16: 1, 19; 'churches of " --- " Jusea,' Gal. 1: 22; 'churches of the Gentiles,' Rum. 16:4 &e &c." Churches> In all cases, 'that which is called out, PEOPLE! Box 1884, Brewster. Paid advertising 0]IIIF31 ~XOIP 525 W. Main Brewster 689-2507