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illlmilmm Illlillllll:INIlml ................ o . o- -+ ..+o+-++41-+ ...... PRESS-NEWS JOURNAL, CANTON, MO. Social News THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2009 - PAGE 6 All in the family PNJ photo by Jennifer Pegler Among 13 people who had their hair cut included this family. Cora, age 5, and her sister, Mariah Shaf- fer, age 13, (at right) stand beside their mom and step-morn Michelle Stevens who is seated. The girls had ten inches cut, while Stevens had 15 inches cut. Janet Bringer, who cut the hair, said 15 was the lon- gest she had cut for this organization. Hair donations go to Locks of Love Thirteen people re- ceived hair cuts from Janet and Samantha Bringer of Headquarters in Canton. These people all donated their hair to the Locks of Love Organization (LOL). LOL provides hair pieces to financialy disad- vantaged children under age 18 suffering from long term medical hair loss. They meet a unique need for children by using donat- ed hair to create the highest quality of hair prosthetics. The number of hair- pieces provided since 1997 has increased significantly. Over 2,000 children have been helped through the organization. Assisting Bringer were members of the Canton High School Key Club and Smokebusters. Janet Bringer has cut other customers hair in the past who also donated their hair to LOL. of Clubs and Organizations Auxiliary The Lewis County Nursing Home Auxiliary held their monthly meeting January 5 in the home. New administrator Sheila Pennington intro- duced herself and stated she's looking forward to working with the auxiliary. President Kay Bader called the meeting to order with 18 members present. Hostesses for January were Irma Jean Walker and Mary Moon. The 2009 program books were distributed. Members presented a gift and a heartfelt thank you to outgoing presidnet Sharon Slovinski. Happy Birthday was sung to Mary Warner, Kay iDodd, Nadine Singer and Sharon Slovinski. Activity director Carla Corbin reviewed the resi- dents activity calendar and thanked the group for pur- chasing a printer/scanner Copier for the activity de- partment and for helping purchase Christmas gifts for the residents. Audit committee Kath- leen Uhlmeyer and Katha- leen Miller reported the treasurers books were in good order. Garden chairman Betty Hendrickson reported she spoke with Tom Frye of Bergman Nursery and the group is looking forward to spring and continuing the garden project. The next meeting will be held February 2 at 2:00 p.m. La Grange Garden Club The LaGrange Gar- den Club met for their first meeting of the year in the home of Gloria Meyer with twelve members presen{ President Nancy Howe began the meeting with the club collect. Linda Hess, chairman, went over the year books for the new year. Pat Gar- rett was commended for her work compiling the booklet. The theme for the year is 'Keeping Our Planet Green'. The group planned their garden mismon for this goal. Yearly reports for the state are completed, Pen- nies for Pines were col- lected, and citation report given. The club will meet Feb- ruary 2 in the council cham- bers, 114 South Main, La- Grange, for a meeting and silent auction at 1:30 p.m. Red Hats The Red Hats ladies will meet at the Canton Methodist Church on Janu- ary 19 at 10:30 a.m. EXTRA COPIES OF THE PRESS-NEWS JOURNAL ARE AVAILABLE Lewis Co. Ambulance FFA Officers Members clue in on leadership Over 300 first year FFA members from Northeast Missouri had the opportu- nity to learn about being positive role models, mak- ing sound choices, becom- ing active team members and making positive dif- ferences in their school and community at the annual Greenhand Motivational Conference held in Kirks- ville, January 7, 2009. This conference was part of a series, held state wide, The State Officers of the Mol FFA Association con- ducted seventeen Greenhand Motivational Confer- ences in Missouri. Lewis County C-1 FFA members attended the conference held in Kirksville at Truman State University. Seated from (I-r) are: Vice Presi- dent Jacob Bryant, Macks Creek; Secretary Bever- ley Kreul, Republic; Vice President Dustin Mareth, Purdy; Vice President Katie Patterson, Advance; and 1st Vice President Cody Smith, West Plains. Stand- ing from left to right aere: Dalton Johnson, Alyssa .Walton, Landon Neisen, Miranda Hester, Julie Schul- tz, Nicole Kraft, Emilee Cramsey, Taylor Lay, Ste- phenie Wiegand, Aaron Olson, Cody Spangler and Lesleighan Kraft. presented by the State FFA Officers and sponsored by MFA Incorporated. Through interactive workshops and skits the State FFA Officers used the game of "Clue" as the theme to motivate Green- hands, who are first year FFA members. They helped the new agriculture students set goals for their education, careers and FFA experiences. The FFA is a national Extention council election to be held county will be by ballot boxes. Anyone 18 or older is eligible to vote. Ballot boxes will be placed at the following locations: Lewis County Exten- sion Office-January 21-27, will have regular office The names of four peo- ple will be on the January ballot for election of Lewis County University Exten- sion Council members. Council chairman Jim Ellison, said four (4) resi- dents will be elected from community development, youth development (4-H), and various continuing ed- ucation courses, seminars and workshops. University of Missouri Extension pro- grams are open to all. The county extension youth organization of over 500,000 student members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture with 317 chap- ters and more than 24,000 members in Missouri. The FFA strives to make a posi- tive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agriculture education. hours. Annual Lewis Co. Ex- tension Night, Highland High School-January 27, 2009; 5:30-9:00 p.m. The nominees for the Northern District are as follows: Donna Bringer, James Hudnut, Maribeth Lovell, and Dennis Welch. the Northern District (Red- dish, Lyon, Dickerson, and Canton Townships) to fill this year's vacancies. The new council begins its du- ties on March 1, 2009, ac- cording to state law. University of Missouri Extension offers education- al programs in such catego- ries as agriculture, family and financial economics, business and industry, council works with Univer- sity of Mo. Extension staff members in planning and making recommendations for educational programs. The Lewis Co. Exten- sion Council is composed of 16 members. Twelve are elected and four represent appointments by eligible committees and farm orga- nizations. Voting throughout the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department Soup Supper at the Fire House Homemade Soup and Desserts January 17th, 5 pan. - 7 p.m. Donations only Benefit for Justin Allison of Canton Saturday, January 24 beginning at 4 p.m. Caldwell building on Hwy. 16, (west of Canton) Schedule of Events p.m. meal service begins p.m. Auction 9 p.m. Entertainmnent provided by Missouri Breaks All proceeds to assist with expenses incurred from medical treatment. Cash bar provided by the Canton Eagles Club. Tickets: $10 for meal & auction $15 meal/auction/entertainment $20 at the door Call 573-288-5772 for tickets! wk3- BUBBA &DOC'S BAR & GRILL 407 State Street (near 4-way Stop) LaBelle, Mo. 660-213-5035 kzt. Jan. 17" - Live from St. Louis - one night only Black Dog and the Rainmakers 9p.m. - l a.rn. Fri. and Sat. Jan. 23 -24 Pat Liston solo show 7p.m.-lO:3Op.m. Dinner theatre atmosphere Pat will be signing CD's both nights No cover Charqe Ewing R-4 Fire & Rescue Auxiliary Annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast and Open .House at the "New': Ewmg Firehouse ..................... *: ............ : +:+ .... ......... .... + ................. ++:++ [ Support l  I yourlocal I F,re Fighters l[l + I Volunteers Saturday, January 31 Breakfast 6 a.m. - 1.'OOp.m. Donations accepted. Guest Speaker Patty and Link Sausage available for sale! During the annual breakfast we will have our 50/50 Raffle Drawing with prize being awarded at 1:00 p.m. Tickets will be available until the drawing - door prizes will be awarded. Proceeds to go towards the purchase of equipment. I