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Pa00e 12 Community U.S. Military Academy opportunities available Sen. Franken seeking young Minnesotans interested in appointment to a U.S. Military Service Academy Deadline for applications to be Marine Academy and the U.S. future leaders who have all gone nominated is Monday, Nov. 1. Coast Guard Academy. In order through a very competitive process Sen. Franken&apos;s office is now to attend a service academy, can- to get an appointment. I am happy acceptingappiicationsffomyoung didates must be nominated by a to help any eligible Minnesotan Minnesotans interested in attend- member of Congress. Applications with the nomination process. ing one of the nation's five mili- tary service academies including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Cost shouldn't keep you from scheduling a cancer screening that could save Thursday, October 21, 2010 Tri-Coun News * Kimball, MN curricular and athletic activities, physical aptitude, leadership abil- ity, and medical qualifications are all considered. Please visit <http:l/ franken.senate.gov/?p=service_ graduating in 2015, the deadline is Nov. 1, 2010, at 5 p.m. To apply for a nomination, send a completed application by e-mail to <service academies@franken.senate.gov> , are due by 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1. To be considered for an appoint- academy>, to view sp c f : require- or by mail to: Sen. AI Franken, "Each year I nominate several merit to a service acadetti,' an iriensandtogetatn)pi lion. Attn: NominatioCoordinator, very talented young Minnesotans applicant must m the :eligibili   : academ) tLs  enter:  6) role, a j, Ste. 220, st. to our five U.S. Se,academies/' requirementsestablishedbylaw.An ii;   summe o :, Hand i ;510; " ::: said Sen. Franken:,ese:are our applicant' academicYecord, eXtra- - ; .... : : " ;: - "' : :   Application For EducatiOnal rht:eyoulookingforav'aYtosave r accept- a few dollars each monl h? Would ing and receiYing fe or reduced yotl liketo be sure your school-age meals,  the distieceives more children i :eive a good, healthy, in subsidy from the state and fed- hot meal every school day? Have era] governments than they do you completed an Application from the student paying full price for Educational Benefits with the for their meal plus that 38-cent school district? subsidy. We know that sometimes faro- In addition to benefiting the ilies are not interested in apply- lunch program, Title I funding is ing for or even accepting free or based on the number of students reduced meals for their students, qualifying for free or reduced it's because they don't meals. If a family qualifies for free , need the assistance, or reduced meals, but for what- they feel they don't ever reason chooses not to accept ard en the district with the benefit, the school would still that expense, and sometimes it's just too much paperwork! How- ever, receiving free or reduced meal benefits does not burden the district financially at all; in fact, it is quite the opposite. The cost to prepare a meal is about $3. The district receives 38 cents of sub- sidy for a full-priced meal plus the student pays$Lg0 = $2.28 received toward that $3 meal. When a stu- dent receives reduced price meals, the district receives $2.44 in sub- sidy plus the student pays 40 cents - $2,84 pe  eal, an t  hen a-stu, : a:e i is,fre, e IS rti: irlc( recewes $2.84: all inub. sidy. The full cost of preparing the meal is near recouped, that Cost is made up elsewhere in the food service program through areas receive the additional Title I fund- ing because the APplication for Educational Benefits has been completed. So, fill out those Applications for Educational Benefits and ask for assistance from the District Office staff if necessary. Bene- fit your children, your wallet, and the District ali at the same time! Contact lhe DistrietOffice of Kim- ball Area Public SchoolSby calling (320) 398-5585, ext. 30. (All applications must be com- plete and accurate and must meet ne6i tii shed by the federal governmert, lleal ben- efits are not available for the  la carte line. Meal pri.used in this example is for a sefidary school lunch.) www.tricou ntyn ewS. M N Paynesville Area Health Care System has artr w Sage, a cancer screening program offered through the Minnesota Deparlme of to offer free mammograms ar red diagnostic services to wolTlert who are un-insumd or under-insured. If you*re a woman 40 or older a. m the tnco  ou lines listed in this ad, you may be eligible for free breast and cervical cancer screenings through the Sage Cancer Screening program. Even if you have health insurance, yOU can sill qualify  you  an -rnet deductible or co-payment that is an obstacle fo you, or if your pta does 11ot covet eanoat senerttngs. !