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Thursday, January 15, 2009 Community Page 5 Tri-County News Kimball, MN Kimball schools Menu Jan. 19-23 Breakfast Monday: In-Service, no school. Tuesday: Sausage patty &amp; cheese on English muffin, juice choice, milk. Wednesday: Scrambled eggs & ham, slice of toast, juice choice, milk. Thursday: Breakfast pizza, juice choice, milk. Friday: Pancake, sausage patty, juice choice, milk. Lunch Monday: In-Service, no school. Tuesday: "Spaghetti Bolog- nese" spaghetti with meat sauce or marinara sauce or corn dog, jicama slaw, garlic toast, milk. Wednesday: Turkey b la king over biscuit or ham & Swiss wrap, herbed vegetable blend, sliced wheat bread, watermelon, milk. Thursday: Chicken parmesan over pasta or egg salad sandwich, honey glazed carrots, sliced wheat bread, fresh cantaloupe, milk. Friday: Pork chow mein or tur- key BLT wrap, chow mein noo- dles/rice, marinated vegetable salad, sliced wheat bread, pear slices, milk. Kimball senior D!nincq Jan. 19-23 Monday-"500" Senior Club, Presentation from "Ride Net" rep- resentative: Swiss steak, paprika potatoes, corn, wheat bread, orange smiles. Tuesday-Euchre: Crispy chicken, whipped potatoes w/ gravy, mixed vegetables, dinner roll, custard pudding. Wednesday: Chili, coleslaw, corn bread w/honey spread, frosted cake. Thursday: Chicken wild rice casserole, green beans, lettuce salad w/dressing, wheat bread, peanut butter cookie. Friday: Tater-crust fish, Rose- mary roasted potatoes, broccoli, wheat bread, lemon pudding w/ topping. 1% milk is served with every meal. Menu is subject to change. Suggested contribution for per- sons 60+ and volunteers is $3.25, or what you can afford. New pric- ing began Jan. 2009: Guests under 60 pay $6.50. REMINDER: When there is a choice of entree on the menu, you will receive the first one listed UNLESS you notify us. The coffee pot is on by 11:15 a.m. every Wednesday. For reservations, call Rosa- lea Hoeft (320) 398-2211 between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. the daybefore you plan on attending. Gift dining booklets are available at the Senior Dining Site and the State Bank of Kimball. This program is funded in part under a contract with the Central MN Council on Aging as part of the Older Americans Act Program. Montgomery bus boycott subject of exhibition The Smithsonian Institution, After Parks' arrest, professors, 50 have independence, choice and in collaboration with the Troy doctors, lawyers and preachers control inways that are beneficial University Rosa Parks Library and stood alongside students, domes- and affordable to them and society Museum, presents an American tic workers and blue-collar labor- as a whole. The organization pro- story of bravery, honor and ide- ers and refused to board the buses, ducesAARP The Magazine;AARP alism. The exhibition, "381 Days: A volunteer-based transportation Bulletin; AARP SegundaJnventud; The Montgomery Bus Boycott system was developed and effec- NRTALive&Learn;andaWebsite, Story," commemorates the events tively shut down the public transit <www.aarp.org>. AARP Founda- of 1955 that became the genesis of system. The boycott, which lasted tion is an affiliated charity that the modern civil rights movement. 381 days, evolved into a strategic provides security, protection, and The exhibitwillopenat the Stearns act of faith and determination that empowerment to older persons History Museum in St. Cloud, Jan. galvanized a people who refused in need with support from thou- 31. "381 Days" will remain on to give up hope. sands of volunteers, donors, and view through April 14, before con- Photographs, quotes and his- sponsors. tinuing on a 14-city national tour torical text are combined in a mul- Situated on the historic site of through 2009. It is made possi- tidimensional collage to convey Rosa Parks' arrest, the Rosa Parks ble through the generous support the dynamism of the civil rights Library and Museum was built in of AARP. Funding for the exhibit movement. Visitors immerse tribute to both Parks and the civil showing in St. Cloud comes from themselves in the language, imag- rights movement in Montgom- the Central Minnesota Commu- ery and emotional response to the ery. This state-of-the-art museum nity Foundation and RBC Wealth nation's growing awareness that- is committed to educating audi- Management. its founding tenet "all men are cre- ences about the boycott's momen- The exhibit opening event will ated equal" could possibly apply to tous turning point in our country's be held Saturday, Jan. 31 from the entire population. "381 Days" history and its continued effect on noon to 3 p.m. at the Stearns His- documentsakeyvictoryfortheuse society. Visit the museum online tory Museum featuring the New of non-violent action to,empower at <http://montgomery.troy.edu/ Way Missionary Baptist Choir of social and political change that museum>. St. Cloud and storyteller Nothando influenced subsequent, power- SITES has been sharing the Zulu. ful events such as the Woolworth wealth of Smithsonian collections "Rosa Parks' extraordinary act lunch counter sit-in in Greens- and research programs with mil- was a profound turning point in boro, N.C., the Freedom Rides, the lions of people outside Washing- the civil rights movement," stated Birmingham demonstrations and ton, D.C., for more than 50 years. Anna Cohn, director of the Smith- the eventual passage of the Civil SITES connectsAmericans to their sonian Institution Traveling Exhi- Rights Act of 1964. shared cultural heritage through a bition Service (SITES). "We are "AARP is pleased to under- wide range of exhibitions about extremely proud to share this write '381 Days: The Montgomery art, science, and history, which are American story of 50,000 coura- Bus Boycott Story,'" said Dr. Per- shown wherever people live, work geous people who forced a segre- cil Stanford, AARP's Chief Diver- and play. For exhibition descrip- gated bus system to open its doors sity Officer. "As an advocacy orga- tion and tour schedules, visit to equality." nization for social change, we <www.sites.si.edu>. The boycott was initially a one- hope that our participation in this day protest to mark Parks' Dec. exhibit will serve as a reminder 5 court appearance and to reg- that activism is an American tra- GoSo cookies are ister the weariness of those who dition -- one that many of our 2  endured daily assaults to their members who lived through this coming humanity. African Americans who era experienced, and one that we Girl Scout cookies are coming rode Montgomery's buses were want to pass down to future sen- so get your order in. Orders are considered second-class, defense- erations." being taken starting Jan. 17. Please less against humiliation and unde- AARP is a nonprofit, nonpar- contactAndreaThompson at (320) serving of basic respect from driv- tisan membership organization 398-6031 to order. This is for Troop ers and white passengers, that helps people over the age of 83 of Kimball. At Meeker Memorial Hospital, we believe in providing the sort of care we'd like to receive: personalized attention focused on getting the patient back to their active lifestyle. That's why we're currently in the midst of a 75,000-square-foot expansion, from updated emergency and surgery departments to enhanced patient rooms and rehabilitation services. So go ahead, live a little, and leave your healthcare to us. MEEKER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 612 South Sibley Ave. / Litchfield, MN 55355 / (320) 693-4519 / meekermemorial.org