Elks Country Club, Naomi-Ruth Circle, Lane Brickey, United Way and
Logan County Dept. of Public Health in Close Up
By Mike Fak
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Elks Country Club Lodge 914
will conduct a cooking class Tuesday, April 27, led by clubhouse
manager Ron Nailer. Class will be in the ballroom, with a maximum
class size of 60. Sign up in the lounge or call 732-9362, ext.
111. The cost is $25 and includes appetizer-style samples of the
food presentations and one glass of wine.
ladies are invited to the upcoming Naomi-Ruth Circle-sponsored
"Women in Friendship" Spring Tea that will be held on Sunday, April
25, at 4 p.m. Elaine Ray of Lincoln is featured for the program,
which is entitled, "Kutz Cloz & Hats" (pronounced Cutzie Clothes and
Hats). Ladies are also encouraged to wear a hat or Easter bonnet to
the event and share the story behind their hat. A freewill offering
will be accepted. Please call Erin Eeten, 642-5328, or Kathy Rohlfs,
376-3120, for reservations.
Lane Brickey, daughter of Doug and Jennifer Brickey, was
named student of the month for March at Chester-East Lincoln.
Brickey, who is a fourth-grader, was chosen from a list of nine
The others up for the honor were Evan Maynard, Devyn Fry, Zachary
Fuller, Brookelyn Roach, Robbie Gaston, Avery Birnbaum, Brock Bunner
and Kiersten Meagher.
The program encourages students to display qualities of
self-control, self-discipline, respect, leadership and a positive
following people are members of the 2010 board of directors of the
United Way of Logan County: Mary Beth Jackson,
president; Angie Bossingham, vice president and campaign chair;
Sandy Meinershagen, campaign co-chair; Mary Elston, recording
secretary; Mike Fak, treasurer; Sheila Nelson; and Wally Reifsteck. Patti
Becker, Heidi Brown and Dave White are new to the board this
year. Lois Leonard is director. Her office is located in the Farm
Bureau Building, 120 S. McLean in Lincoln. The United Way looks
forward to an eventful year. You will see them at the Logan County
Fair, Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival and selling raffle tickets
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The Logan County Department of Public Health celebrated the 16th
National Public Health Week April 5-11 with an employee appreciation
lunch on April 8 in the Alumni Room at the Lincoln College dining
hall. This year’s National Public Health Week theme was "A Healthier
America: One Community at a Time." The theme underscores the almost
inseparable bond linking healthy individuals and healthy communities
to a healthy nation. Healthy communities can improve the quality of
life for all who live, work, worship, learn and play there -- so
that every person can make healthier choices.
During lunch, health department employees were
honored for their public health service to the community, and those
reaching service milestones were presented with certificates of
The employees receiving service certificates were
(back row, left to right) Suzie Billington, CNA, 20 years; Heather
Vose, five years; Debbie Hoover, R.N., MA-C, 20 years; Kenda Jones,
R.N., 20 years; and Jan Hashman, 15 years. In addition, Marcia
Dowling, R.N., (front) received a certificate of excellence for
her 25-year contribution to the Community Health Fair.
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