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Thursday, August 26, 2010 Page 5 Tri-County News Kimball, MN Consider donating Kimball senior Di DI School supplies Aug. 30-Sept. 3 School is on the horizon, which means it is time to start thinking Monday-Euchre: Chicken & la king, baking powder biscuit, peas about back to school. One glimmer of excitement comes from getting brand new school supplies to use for a new school year. Studies say that students who are well equipped with school supplies for the first day of school are more likely to succeed throughout the school year. Unfortunately, for many chil- dren this is a luxury their families cannot afford, including those in our own community. This year, as you and your family are out buying supplies for the coming school year, please pick up a few extras supplies for those in need in our community. Donations can be dropped off at the Kimball Area Food Shelf or your local churches. ThankYou, Mary Mathies, KimballArea Food Shelf Coordinator & carrots, orange wedges, pud- ding. Tuesday-Euchre: Hamburger tomato casserole, corn, lettuce salad, oatmeal cookie. Wednesday-Pie of the Month: Beef tips in gravy, egg noodles, French-cut green beans, peach slices, Rocky Road pie. Thursday-Specials of the Day Friday: Baked ham, sweet pota- toes, vegetable medley, wheat bread, rice pudding. 1% milk is served with every meal. Menu is subject to change. Suggested contribution for per- sons 60+ and volunteers is $3.50, or what you can afford. Guests under 60 pay $7. REMINDER: When there is a choice of entree on the menu, you will receive the first one listed UNLESS you notify us. The cof- fee pot is on by 11:15 a.m. every Wednesday. For more information, call Rosalea Hoeft at (320) 398-2211 between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Gift dining booklets are avail- able at the Senior Dining Site and the State Bank of Kimball. Par- tially funded under contract with the Central Minnesota Council of Aging as part of the Older Amer- icans Act and administered by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud. Foundation awards $132,000 in scholarships Holy Cross School Stanz makes opens Sept. 7 hnrsr!! of Nancy Holy Cross School announces R'cha d son that the school year begins at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7. Dis- missal will be by 3:30 p.m. This Catholic grade school offers Pre-K through sixth grade and is located in Marty (Pearl Lake). An Open House is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2. The public is invited to visit and check out this wonderful school. The address is Holy Cross School, 10672 County Road 8, Kim- ball MN 55353; phone (320) 398- 7885, fax (320) 398-7873, e-mail , website is . and John Stanz, was named to the honor roll for spring 2010 at Brown College of Mendota Heights, Minn. He is pursuing a degree in Game Design and Development. Western square dancing in Monticello The County Line Square Dancers of Monticello invite you to learn this awesome American Folk Dance. The first lesson is free. For more information, call Abe or Carol at (320) 558-6386. St. Cloud National Marriage Encounter Are you looking to deepen your relationship with your spouse? Put life back into your loving rela- tionship by attending a Mar- riage Encounter weekend at the St. Francis Center in Little Falls! For more than 30 years St. Cloud National Marriage Encounter has enriched thousands of marriages in Minnesota. The next weekend will be held on October 23-24 this fall. To get further information, call (320) 252-3220, or on the Inter- net: . The Central Minnesota Com- munity Foundation (CMCF) has awarded $132,000 in academic scholarships for the coming school year to 100 students from around the region. "These scholarships are pro- viding students the financial resources and community sup- port they need to attend college and pursue their dreams," said Susan Lorenz, CMCF Director of Programs. "By awarding these scholarships, our donors are say- ing 'We're behind you. We're root- ing for you.'" CMCF administers 79 separate scholarship funds established by individuals, families, and busi- nesses to support area students to reach their educational pursuits. Among the recipients are four local women listed. It is noted that Alexa Bulau, the EV-W High School graduate who has been the intern at the Tri- County News for this summer is listed for two scholarships. Alexa Bulau, Eden Valley, - Donald B Schlangen Memorial Scholarship - $1,000 Alexa Bulau, Eden Valley, - Eden Valley American Legion Scholarship - $500 Kayla Hinkemeyer, Kimball, Evelyn Lenander Scholarship Fund - $2,500 Kristen Kuechle, Watkins, - VFW Post #5460 Scholarship - $500 Tara Serbus, Watkins, - VFW Post #5460 Scholarship - $500 HRS: Mon-Fri: 7:30-5:30; Sa North of Hwy. 55 on Hwy. 15 in Kimball Tim Ellis, Owner 7:30-:1 2 398-2200 III II I P RAM People who are currently participating in at least one of the following or have an annual income below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guideline can qualify for Lifetime Assistance: Medicare, Food Support, Minnesota Family Investment Program, Supplemental Security Income, Federal Public Housing Assistance, Low Income Energy Assistance, National School Free Lunch Program, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, or the Bureau of Indian Affairs Program Federal Poverty Income Guideline According to Number in Household: 1 $14,621 2. $19,670 3 - $24,719 Each Additional Person: $5,049 You may qualify! Ask us how we can help ti It Melrose Telephone Company Universal Service Advertising Description of Available Services and Rates. Melrose Telephone Company Available Services. Melrose Telephone Company offers the following local exchange telecommunications services to all consumers throughout its service area: Voice grade access to the public switched network Local exchange service including an amount of local usage free of per minute charges under a flat rated local service package Dual tone multi4requency signal Single party service Access to emergency service Access to interexchange service Access to directory assistance Toll blocking without charge to qualified low income customers Basic, local exchange residential monthly service rates, excluding EAS rates, are as follows: $14,00 plus surcharges and tax Subsidized discounts are available to customers meeting certain low income criteria. Information concerning these plans is available from your Melrose Telephone Company represenatitve at 320.256,7471, 320.597.3333 or 320.76&7600. Geographic Area Where Services Are Available. Melrose Telephone Company offers service in the following exchanges: Eden Valley, Greenwald, Grey Eagle, Kimball, Melrose, Richmond, St, Martin and Watkins.