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} I Winthrop News Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2003 Page 5 Winthrop Schools Alumni Association 'WSAA member, Thelma on behalf of the pays this tribute to Rose We said goodbye to Rose 16th, the oldest member of p Alumni Association. died in her sleep, peacefully, as lived. Rose came to Winthrop as a and remained interested in pupils and young people. friendships were also with many of the other teach- here at the time, and they continued to meet SUmmer to reminisce as well as share recent S. As a teacher, Rose was known to always have a new or old, being read to her students, encour- tng them to love books as she did. Those of you Were recipients of her cards will know how she birthdays, showers, weddings, gradua- and congratulations for accomplishments. No ne Was more grateful for the smallest act of "THANK YOU" was her favorite She was blessed with a long life, still enjoying nple pleasures--- a visit or call from family, a a card game, a surprise visit, a culinary Rose was always happy when good things in the lives of her friends. And yet she was Ctant to be honored herself. But on her 90th she was celebrated. For this occasion I poem of friendship. To Rose...On Her 90th rny favorite flower that grows special friend is Rose when selection was made to teach the Winthrop 3rd grade to be a permanent place the start of her long friendship with Grace guided the students to write and spell never raised a voice to yell of books she did instill In every child who had the will My sister, Jean was in her class And Bob and I met her at the Gibbon mass We were also among those in the search For Catholics to start our Winthrop church. For And with Halvor romance Then married and home From which she didn't care to roam Her son, Earl seemed very smart As a teacher she gave him a head start A thoughtful boy, in manner mild Special to me as my god-child. fun, I knew she loved to dance she soon found moved to a ne'w You couldn't find a friend more true Joy is always her wish for you She likes to share a coffee treat And sometimes just go out to eat Always she says the encouraging word Never a criticalone is heard A trusted friend to young and old With none of their secrets ever told. We strolled the streets for many walks And always enjoyed the countless talks Even took in a few good shows Concerts included those "in the know" In bridge she could always take a trick In crosswords choose the word to fit Today friends will come by the dozens Including relatives and cousins It's a time for memories, a time for praise And ask God's blessings on all of her days! Love on your day from Thelma October 1996 princess 'l'he American Dairy for Sibley County is candidates to participate in Year's dairy princess program. princesses serve as goodwill for the dairy industry at various promotion- and speaking to con- the media. The princess t will be held Saturday, April '3 at the Sibley County Candidate must be a high graduate by July 1, 2003 and 24 years old by July 1, or her parents must be :ngaged in the production sale to a licensed plant current year. A candidate if she or her parents and ambassador candidates sought are employed on a dairy farm in a The Sibley County American Eligible donors urged to give The American Red Cross has to the service men and women of signed an agreement with the this country." says Red Cross Department of Defense's Armed President and CEO and retired US Services Blood Program Office Navy Rear Admiral, Marsha J. (ASBPO) for Supplemental supply Evans. "With this agreement, the of blood products in the event that Red Cross promises to continue its requirements for blood products this critical service whenever and exceed Department of Defense's wherever it is needed." collection capabilities. Through its Congressional With the possibility of military Charter, the Red Cross has a long action in Iraq, the agreement will history of supporting the military in help ensure that blood is available times of need. Through the Armed to American troops if needed. The Forces Emergency Services, the Department of Defense operates its Red Cross plays a key role in relay- own Armed Services Blood ing messages between families and Program Office, but according to service members in times of cele- Col. Glenn Fitzpatrick, Director bration and of loss--good news Armed Services Blood Program about the arrival of a baby, a seri- Office, "The need for blood prod- ous illness in the family or the ucts increases significantly as new death of a loved one. When operations begin or the current American troops are deployed operations tempo increase. In such overseas, the American Red Cross situations, the ASBPO historically goes with them, sending ordinary has contracted to obtain blood from men and women who provide civilian agencies." extra-ordinary support to the men The agreement brings on board and women of the armed forces. the Red Cross, which provides The Red Cross relies on the nearly half of the nation's civilian generous donations of individuals blood supply, and will be an impor- to help ensure that blood is avail- tant source of supplementary blood able when needed. The Red Cross products to the military if needed, has scheduled the following blood- "The Red Cross is proud of its his- mobile(s) in your area: tory of providing life saving blood March 5, 1-7 p.m., Winthrop, at up-coming bloodmobiles VFW. 102 N Carver of age. weighs at least 110 pounds, March 6, 1:30-7:30 p.m., and is considered to be in good Gibbon, Community Center, 100 health may be eligible to donate. Park Dr. There is no upper age limit. For March 7, 1-7 p.m., Green Isle,more information, contact the Red St. Paul Lutheran Church, 200 Cross at 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or visit Cleveland Ave. the website (www.yourbloodcen- Anyone who is at least 17 years ter.org). ' 'V " --W Tanning, Candles, Jewelry, Craft Items. PACKAGE THE GETAWAY $ 599 5 sessions-- 1 $ 499 FUN IN THE SUN 10 sessions 2 PROM SPECIAL 15 sessions-S3299 GOLDEN BROWN Monthly Tan--S3899 New items arriving: New lotions, Toe Jewelry Come check it out for Proms, Vacations, Weddings. Weekly Drawings! Located in the Home Center Building, Downtown Winthrop 4-H Share the Fun 507-647-3443 Hours: M-F 8-5, Sat 9-Noon evenings by appt. Sibley County Will be having its ":reo:,:ts annual Share-the-Fun on Friday, April llth at 7 p.m at the GFW J High School in Winthrop. The ( County Ambassadorswhoacldtheir ( Solved Inside Sales Positioll share of excitement will host this 1. Leaky Basements Made Dry ])| Guidecraft USA, a leader in Early Childhood toys year's program. (No digging up yard) "~ and furniture, seeks an energetic inside sales Share the Fun is an event where 2. Buckling Walls Straightenedj clubs and individuals present skits, 3. Crumbling Walls Restored ~ person. This person would be responsible for musical numbers or other forms of entertainment. It is more than a tal- ) contacting existing customers and establishing new ent contest. It is an opportunity for 4-H members to develop poise, self confidence, and disqipline. The activity also expands inter- est, knowledge, and the pertorming arts. It includes the fun of working together with others and sharing the results of work with an audience. Judges will be from Nicollet Over 35 Years of Service Proven Systems www. d~L(obase m~n t. qom 1-800-348-6247 customers. Hours are Monday --Friday 8-4:30 p.m. Wage is hourly/plus commission structure. Previous sales experience preferred, but not required. Please mail resumes to Guidecraft USA, PO Box U, Winthrop, MN 55396 or apply in person Highway 19 East, Winthrop, MN. dairy-related capacity. Dairy Association is also looking County 4-H. One act is then select- NO phone calls will be accepted. County dairy princesses are eli- for Dairy Ambassadors. ed to represent Sibley County at the gible to attend a statewide promo- Ambassadors may be girls or boys Minnesota State Fair. There is no ............................................. tion training seminar to be held this between the ages of 13-18 years of admission. Come join us and (:!~ii!iiiiiiiiii~.'~ spring and may apply to be consid- age and their parents have to be ' Share the Fun"! " " ~ ;:iii~:~ ' ered as a finalist for the Princess active dairy farmers. Kay of the Milky Way title. Twelve Ambassadors will help at cer- IIWil[~llJM.~lilJm! :!]!:i~ ~j::::~E~i:!'":i" :::::::::::::::::::::::: "::i::""-' ' :::::: ;:i::::!:::ii::i :~ finalists will be selected to compete tain events to help promote the : for the Princess Kay title in August. dairy.industry. Events they partici- Top DoIlar ii!!i !i!ii!i!iiii!!! i!ii!i!i!iiiil K k, okingw but acres of farmland. canwtlh ra ed EXSTED REAgTY At all levels of competition, contestants are judged on their communication skills, personality, enthusiasm for dairy promotion and general knowledge of the dairy industry. For a complete rules brochure and application fbrm, con- tact Sarah Schmidt at 507-237- 2759. Deadline lor returning the application form is March 19,2003. pate in include county parades, serving dairy products at social events and many more fun and interesting events. Anyone interested in being a dairy ambassador can also contact Sarah Schmidt or any of the other ADA board members: Curtis & Teresa Olson, Vance & Jolene Bode, Robert & Gina Schuft, Karl & Rosemary Dieball, and Dan & Jennifer Ahlers. 320-864-5544 Glencoe, MN Get Your Share of the Government's $350 Billion Our Government Gives Away Each Year! Get FREE MONEY to start a business, go to school, train for a new ob, buy real estate, travel the worldat government expense, become a singer, dancer or artist or do just about anything you can imagine! You'll learn how to become an insider.., work smart, not~ard.., get what you can for nothing and get it all right NOW! 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