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    TEN - Heppner Gazette-Tunes, Heppner, Oregon Wednesday, October 22,1997
State FFA officers visit Heppner vo-ag classes
Heppner High School Cheerleaders perform a stunt during a pep rally
in downtown Heppner Oct. 9.
State FFA President Heath Curtiss (standing right), and state FFA Vice-President Keith Nantz (standing
left) speak to members of the Heppner High School vo-ag class taught by Lynn Harmonson. Students
are (clockwise from left) Heather Davis, Kristi Worden, Josh Hill and Josh Sharp.
State FFA officers, Heath
Curtiss, president, and Keith
Nantz, vice-president, visited the
Heppner High School vo-ag
classes Tuesday, Oct. 21.
Curtiss and Nantz and other
state officers are traveling to all
132 high schools in Oregon that
have agriculture programs and
explaining FFA activities and the
benefits of participating in FFA.
The pair, who took a year out of
college to travel, spend five days
a week visiting with high school
"One of the great benefits of
putting off their college is to get
invaluable experience in meeting
people. To do this for the love
Senior insurance
Bicycle stunt program at schools
Senior health insurance
consumers in Morrow, Umatilla,
Gilliam and Wheeler counties
can get local help with their
Medicare and private insurance
claims and questions. Eight new
volunteers from Morrow and
completed a training with
Oregon's Senior Health Insurance
Benefits Assistance (SHIBA)
Volunteers provide insurance
information, counseling, and
beneficiaries in the areas of
Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare
supplement insurance, long-term
care insurance and managed care
organizations. Their services
include: claims filing assistance,
policy comparisons, referrals to
appropriate state and federal
agencies and printed information.
Consumers in
Umatilla, Gilliam and Wheeler
counties who need SHIBA
CAPECO/RSVP of Eastern
Oregon at 1-800-752-1139 or
appointment with a volunteer.
SHIBA is designed to help
Oregon's seniors avoid insurance
pitfalls and enjoy all the benefits
to which they are entitled. The
program is funded by a grant
from the federal Health Care
Financing Administration and
limited funding from the state of
Oregon that supports a statewide
network of over 200 active
trained volunteers in over 30
Oregon counties. State officials
estimate that SHIBA volunteer
efforts have saved Oregon
Medicare beneficiaries over
$400,000 during the past four
years, according to a news
Throughout the state,
consumers who need assistance
or publications may call toll free
1-800-722-4134. The SHIBA
program brochure, "Free Help
with Medicare and Other Health
Insurance," describes SHIBA's
services and provides a county-
by-county listing of SHIBA's
statewide sponsors.
by Nova Rietmann
Thursday, October 9, High
Flying Wheels, a bicycle stunt
assembly was presented at the
lone Schools and at the Heppner
Elementary School.
assembly was performed by stunt
bicyclists William and Emmett,
who tour all over the country
stressing the importance of
prevention. William and Emmett
have been riding their bicycles
for 10 years, and tell the kids that
they are able to do stunts because
of perseverance and partaking in
non-opiated activities.
The students enjoyed the
MCGG annual meeting, Nov. 3
The Morrow County Grain
Growers annual meeting is sched­
uled for Monday, Nov. 3, at the
Morrow County Fairgrounds in
Heppner. Dinner will be served
by the Willows Grange from lone
at 6:30 p.m.
The meeting will include re­
ports from officers and the elec­
tion of directors. The six nomi­
nees for the four three-year direc­
tors’ positions are Jeff Cutsforth,
Mike Jones, Ken Klinger, George
Miller, Barry Munkers and Larry
Nominees for the associate di­
rector positions are Barney Lind­
say, Todd Lindsay, Bill Tews and
Bob Worden.
The featured speaker will be
David Goldman, the “Laughing
At the first 4-H meeting of
Ladles and Lace, members de­
cided when their next two 4-H
meetings will be. They will be
held on Nov. 11 and Nov. 28.
The next thing they decided
was who would have which of­
fice in the club. They decided that
Lilly Calvert will be president,
Sally Calvert will be vice presi­
dent, Stephanie Trachsel will be
treasurer, Jenny Atkins will be
reporter and secretary, Jeannette
Trachsel will be sergeant at arms,
and Michelle Hodgdon will be in
charge of the scrapbook.
Liz Allen (second from left) poses for photo with the staff at the
Salvation Army’s Greenhouse in Portland.
Allen, who recently completed her fifth coat drive for the homeless,
dropped off the coats, hats and scarves at the Salvation Army on Oct.
Colts beat
Simplot, 7-2
By Rick Paullus
The H eppner C olts beat
Simplot in Hermiston on Oct. 15
by a 7-2 score.
The Colts’ touchdown and ex­
tra point were scored by Jode
The Colts’ defense allowed
only 13 points all year and the
team finished the year with a 7-1
record. They were coached by
Kelly Fox and Craig Angell.
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Morrow County Grain Growers
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After they appointed officers,
they thought of a club name. The
club name members came up with
was “Ladles and Lace.” The last
thing the club did was to brain­
storm activities to do in the fu­
"There's a Bank
in my Phone!
plans craft
The Pilot Rock High School
Future Family and Community
Leaders will host a holiday craft
show on Saturday, Nov. 8, from
9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Pilot Rock
Elementary School gym.
All crafters are welcome at the
cost of $ 10 per table. Those in­
terested in having a table are
asked to RSVP to the school, 443-
2671, or evenings, Charlene
Hadden, 443-4340.
Ladles and Lace
By Jenny Atkins, reporter
Pilot Rock HS
(5 gal min-
your container)
$ 3 .9 5 / g a l
Allen completes fifth coat drive
and experience of FFA is a big
plus," said Lynn Harmonson,
HHS vo-ag teacher and FFA
Curtiss, who is from Joseph,
and Nantz, who comes from
Imbler, were hosted by the Bob
and Pam Worden family during
their stay in Heppner.
program, especially the grade
school children.
The stunts
included ground and ramp stunts.
Their bicycles are made
of aircraft metal for strength and
light weight.
Emmett does stunts on
ESPN specials. William does
commercials for the Drug Free
America foundation that air on
MTV, and he has done MTV
sports specials as well.
informative and presented the
information in an entertaining
assembly which had profound
impact," said students who
attended the assembly.
4-H News