The James River Genealogy Club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Northern Plains Electric Cooperative in Carrington. Members will share their experiences from the 41st Annual Family Workshop. Cathy Paulson will be the host. Visitors are welcome to attend. Northern Plains Electric Cooperative is located at 1515 W Main in Carrington.
The OK Club met at the Legacy Center at noon Sept. 20 with eight members present. President Marlys Boughton opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Janet Van Bruggen gave a reading titled "Life." The secretary and treasurer's reports were approved as read. Boughton won the meal ticket door prize drawing. Members signed a card for Gerald Van Bruggen, a surgical patient at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.
The Jamestown Classic Car Club will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today at the James Valley Career and Technology Center. Discussions will be starting for the Winter Wheels Car Show in January. A mock poster may be approved. Committees will begin to be established. There will also be a report on the flag.
Jamestown Rotary Club member Austin Bauer introduced Kyle Blumenshine, a physical therapist who has a doctorate in physical therapy, from the Apex Physical Therapy & Wellness Center at the recent Rotary meeting. Apex Physical Therapy & Wellness Center is a private practice outpatient physical therapy clinic offering patients high-quality care with a personal touch, Blumenshine said. Apex believes in treating the whole issue, not just the symptoms, he said.
Jamestown Kiwanis Club member K.C. DeBoer introduced Dr. Timothy Volk at the Sept. 19 Kiwanis meeting. Volk is originally from Bismarck, and he recently completed his residency before moving to Jamestown. He is an orthopedic surgeon who is bringing the newest and most innovative techniques to the area, he said. "I'm excited to get out into the community," Volk said about relocating with his family to Jamestown.
The Elkettes started their 43rd year with a meeting at the Jamestown Country Club with President Judy Perleberg having members introducing themselves and telling a little about their summer activities and adventures. Perleberg introduced Felicia Sargeant, associate development director at the Anne Carlsen Center. Sargeant offered thanks for the Elkettes and Elks for their efforts for a successful Concert for Care event held on July 20 at the Elks Lodge. Sargeant also invited the members to the 75th anniversary of the Anne Carlsen Center, which was held Friday.
Jamestown native Tessa Gould will be the keynote speaker at a barbecue pork roast and pie auction event at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Bunker in Jamestown. Local and statewide candidates will be present, and entertainment will be provided following the meal at 5 p.m. Gould is the chief of staff for Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. In that role, she serves as the chief adviser to the senator on day-to-day operations of her congressional office with more than 50 employees located in Washington, D.C., Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot, Bismarck and Dickinson.
AAUW Jamestown Branch will travel to Bismarck Saturday for the monthly meeting. The meeting will be held in lecture room B (near the auditorium) at the North Dakota Heritage Center on the state Capitol grounds. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. with the program. Jean Gehrz, scholarship winner from the University of Mary, will share her experiences from the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders that was held on the University of Maryland campus. The scholarship is sponsored annually by the AAUW Jamestown Branch, and Gehrz is the eighth recipient.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion released updated SuperTracker nutrition lesson plans for high school students. This cross-curricular nutrition education resource for teachers, schools and health educators helps students in grades 9-12 learn how to build healthy eating styles using SuperTracker, an online food and physical activity tracking tool.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Sept. 26: * 11 traffic citations * 14 traffic warnings * 5 accidents investigated * 10 criminal arrests * 4 juvenile referrals * 3 warrants served * 19 crimes investigated * 2 disturbance calls * 67 public assistance calls * 7 animal calls Statistics for the Stutsman County Sheriff's Office for Sept. 26: * 1 accident * 3 animal calls * 4 assist other agencies * 8 civil process services * 3 suspicious activities * 1 security check