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Quad Ci~ Herald Dec 13:2001 Pnoe 5 The Wenatchee office of the De- partment of Revenue is holding a free New Business Outreach workshop to help new and small businesses un- derstand how to report their state taxes. The workshop will be held on January 15, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Douglas county Fire Sta- tion, 377 Eastmont Ave, East Wenatchee. Revenue staff members will explain the states excise taxes and par- ticipants will have the opportu- nity to ask questions about how taxes specifically apply to their businesses. Tax reporting classi- fications, deductions, and sales tax collection and record keeping requirements will also be discussed. Participants will receive a work- book, which answers, the most common questions asked by busi- nesses as well as copies of de- partment rules and regulations. New businesses will also have the opportunity to volunteer for tax consultation visits to ensure that they are reporting properly. To register or for more informa- tion, visit the Department's web site at or call .(509) 663-9714. New liaison Cont'd from page 1 their questions and listen to their concerns. The liaisons are close to the patients, Dunmead said, and can pass their concerns on to the TRCA members. In addition, it is important to know what the workers are thinking, and the li- aisons can help with that, too. Dunmead said part of TRCA's job is to encourage more coopera- tion between its member facilities. Better coordination in operation and procedures, things from purchas- ing to continuing education, would benefit everyone, she said. People want a hospital and doc- tors readily available in case of emergencies, she said, but many hospital district residents go out of the area for non-emergency care. But neither hospitals nor doctors can survive on emergencies alone. Patients need to know that. In addi- tion, there is an erroneous percep- tion, Dunmead said, that rural health care is not as good as that in cities. Patient education is an important part of TRCA's job; the ultimate goal is to provide superior care. About t51 kids (and most of the Brewster cops) came to the Rio The- ater in Brewster on Saturday after- noon for a movie, a visit with Santa and a lot of fun at the annual Cops and Kids Christmas Party. "'The cops had fun. I don't know about the kids," said Sergeant Tim Rieb. Cops and kids alike watched the movie (the kids said it was a really good movie, Rieb said); Santa came along later to hand out candy. Many children entered the winter safety poster contest and "'some of the post- ers were just awesome," Rieb said, showing a lot of creativity. About 54 sleds were awarded. Someofthe post- ers will be on display in the window at Hometown Pizza. "The kids were very well-be- haved," he said. "They just made it so easy and so fun." But it also took help from a number of teen and adult vol- unteers, including the owners of Rio Theater, 7 Street Market, Brewster Ace Hardware and Brewster Market- place. Brewster High School students from Pat Shelton's class helped stuff the candy, and made it possible to finish the candy-stuffing-in-bags project in about 45 minutes. Okanogan County Fire District No. 5 ambulance personnel allowed the candy-stuffing crew to use their hall. e Santa made an appearance at the Cope and Kids Party Saturday in Brewstar. Wm. E. Vallance photo The Okanogan County Commu- nityActiou Council Board of Direc- tors will hold their regular board meeting Wednesday, December 19 at 5:00 p.m. at Community Action, 424 S. 24, Okanogan. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. 't the Cont' d from page 4 prove the rooms in which they spend the most time. Since the bathroom is one of the most 'basic' areas of the house, it's a n~ural place to start." Environmental Graphics' new Stick'n Stile peel-and-stick design appliques are easily applied to tiles, shower doors, mirrors, and plastic or fiberglass tubs, creating a quality, three-dimensional ceramic look within minutes. Appliquts come in several popular sizes and are avail- able in trend-setting designs (such as Fiji Palms, Geo Squares, WaterWorld and Summertime) that reflect the lat- est colors and themes. Created with today's consumers in mind, they Residents of Hill Crest House. an assisted living facility, will hold an open house for family, friends and the community Saturday, December 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. Hill Crest House is located at 415 Hospital Way, next to Okanogan Douglas Hospital in Brewster. A drawing will he held for a crystal cake plate from the Princess House collection, a tray and other items. People who want more information can contact the facility's office in Brewster. Iose Vargas receives medal Army Pfc. Jose L. Vargas has been decorated with the Army Achievement Medal. The medal is awarded to soldiers who have served in any capacity in a noncombat area authorized by the Secretary of the Army. The recipients must distinguish themselves by meritorious service or achievement and accom- plish the act with distinction. Vargas is a track vehicle mechanic assigned to the 44'= Engineer Battalion, Camp Howz,Jori-Myon, South Korea. He is the former ward of Alfredo and Leticia Matin of Indian Ave Brewster, Washington. The specialist is a 1997 graduate of Brewster High School. Urgent news for people who took Doctors are concerned that these drugs have damaged your heart or caused Pulmonary Hypertension. Many injured people have no symptoms, while others have shortness of breath, chest pains, fatigue, or other symptoms. Doctors are urging you to have an echoca.:iiogram to determine what care you may need. Call us today to find out more about this test and be informed about your legal rights. Your legal rights have time deadlines, so please call us today (open 7 days/week) t011 free from anywhere in the U.S. at 1-800-THE-EAGLE for a free consultation. We practice law only in Arizona, but associate with lawyers throughout the U.S. to help people across the country. GOLDBERG & OSBORNE The Injury Lawyers. 1 - 800-THE-EAGLE. (1-800- 84 3-3245) What the LAMB of GOD expects us to know #62 "And I hear a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a,great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harpsi Rev. 14: 2. Can a creature touch anything that takes i Place in heaven? What voice of man has greater authority, greater knowledge, and has more impact then the voice's of all these heavenly entities? Like John, we ought to be listening to what heaven is saying; more importantly what the LAMB says. "This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; he, ar jm him." Matt. 17: 5. "This is my be! o,v, ed Son: hear h/mY Mark 9: 7. "This is my beloved Son: h/m Luke 9: 35. One Voice, one Shepard, one Pastor, one Text (the Scripture), one Name under heaven, one Counselor, one teacher of Truth, one Spirit, one everlasting gospel, one everlasting kingdom, one Truth, and this is the message that the LAMB wants us to know. Read Is. 42 and 43. There is no third empire of Christian denominations. Paid advertising color-coordinate with towels, bathmats, shower curtains and other bath accessories readily available at alnPSCale department stores, as well as ue stores like Bed Bath and Be- d. Equally important is that the cost- effective Stick'n Stile appliques fit well into today's tighter household budgets. "Many of those seeking to redecorate their bathrooms are con- centrating on ways to enhance what already exists, as opposed to remod- eling the entire room," says Imholte. The appliqu6s can dramatically change the appearance of a bathroom without requiring a costly renova- tion. Installation is a snap, since the appliqu6s are simply affixed to cleaned surfaces. A damp cloth and mild household cleaner are all that's needed to clean them, andnsm0valis just as easy with the help of a blow da, yet.$ticR'~hStile a~iq~ are~euf- rently available in many Bed Bath and Beyond stores. Making your home beautiful this holiday season (ARA) - When parents are work- ing, kids are in school and weekends are full of activities, holiday plan- ning can get a little harried. But who doesn't want to make their home warm and inviting this time of year? When time is limited, take a few Simple tips from the experts at The Art Institutes for making your home beautiful and comforting this holiday season. Take Advantage of Nature Judy Bolt, an interior design in- structor with The Art Institute of Houston, encourages you to look outdoors and use your imagination. Bolt. For something special but easy, Bolt cuts a wreath shape out of card- board then uses a hot glue gun to affix magnolia leaves to the circular shape. She then places dinner plates in the center for a simple look with a big impact. Ornaments to Remember When Donna Daley, interior de- sign instructor with The Art Institute of Philadelphia, gets ready to deco- rate her home for the holidays, she goes all out. "We have a spare design scheme during the year, but for Christ- mas, we pull out all the stops," says Daley. A particular favorite of her "Here in the South, we have pine family is its collection of Christmas cones everywhere. I collect them, ornaments. Daley saves homemade paintthem with a glittery gold spray decorations from when her children from a craft store and hang them on were younger, and combines them myClu'istmas tree," says Bolt. To withpurchaseddecorationsfromfam- finish tlhe tree, she makes a large bow ily vacations. "When we unpack our witfi, a beautiful:fabric and simply omaments and hang them on the tree, attaches it to the top with a glue gun. it's a wonderful way to remember Otfief 'favorites from nature ai'e" Special ?amily time ," she sa . magn0|ia leaves and branches, abun- For outside the home. Daley likes dantin manyparts of the South."They to pick a focal point. For her home. have beautiful, large, shiny leaves it's the front door. "We have an over- that are around all winter long," says sized front door, so I get a beautiful different-sized planters filledwith greens and then hang lots of gar- land," Daley says. By picking one focal point outside, your home will look classic, simple and set a wel- coming tone for family and friends. Small Trees for a Big Impact Consider small trees (three- or four- foot) to add style throughout your home. John Franke, an instructor in the interior design department at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, says a small kitchen tree placed in a pretty terra cotta planter could be decorated with cookie-cutters, miniature pans or cinnamon sticks. A small entrance hall tree, placed on a table, could be embellished with holiday cards tied with yarn. A family room tree, adorned with family photos, children's creations and family heir- loom pieces, will help preserve memories for years to come. Franke suggests considering the architecture ofyourhome whiledeco- rating for the holidays. A colonial home will look its best with classic Williamsburg-style adornments, and a contemporary home demands dra- $ 75 Ask your newspaper's ad rep for info. 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