STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Norwegian Enough for Lefse, but Not Lutefisk
I got to hang out with the Sons of Norway on Saturday as 15 members of the group made lefse, and it was a lot of fun. I think there were only two or three pure-blood Norwegians in the group, and the r... Posted on 11/6/11 at 9:52 PM
The Jamestown Lions Club honored four of its members with the Lions Club International Melvin Jones Award. This award is the highest honor a Lion member can receive. From left, they are Dick Hall, Gary Speidel, Fran Romsdal and Dwaine Heinrich, who all received the award on May 15.
The 40 & 8 Voiture 688 held its nurses night May 14, honoring two nurses it has helped sponsor and awarded two new $500 scholarships. Nurses graduating are Ashley Richard and Garrett Hillius of Jamestown, both recent graduates. Hillius spoke to the Voiture about his experiences on a class mission trip to Vietnam.
Kent Horton introduced Don Bentz at last week’s Kiwanis meeting to speak on his 33 years of employment with KSJB. Bentz delivered a humorous talk on some of the things that happened to him during these years. He was in sales and did a great deal of traveling. He said rock and roll was harder to sell. When country western music came in, it was easier. When he was working, rates were $7 for a 30-second commercial. A saturation package, which was 100 spots, was $100.
Eric Monson introduced Todd Hudspeth, CEO of Jamestown Regional Medical Center, who spoke to Rotary members on the process of the affiliation with Sanford’s Cancer Center. The goal and purpose is to provide cancer care in Jamestown and save the patient miles of driving. The JRMC has an oncology department but does have space to provide a more complete service through the Roger Maris Cancer Center program. Hudspeth said he is looking forward to this added benefit for the region.
The Ypsi 50+ Club members’ monthly meeting was held April 25 at the senior center in Ypsilanti. Sixteen members and two guests enjoyed a noon potluck.
The business meeting was called to order by President Harriet Lien with the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Jamestown Lions Club is hosting its first Lions International Peace Poster contest with students at St. John’s Academy. The contest is open to students who will be 11, 12, or 13 years of age on Nov. 15.
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