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    FOUR - Heppner Gazette-Times, Heppner, Oregon
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Clemens, Young
exchange vows in
June wedding
Healthy Youth
Answers to questions about adolescent well care exams
Editor’s note: This is
part of a series of messages
brought to you by your
Morrow County health care
What standard practice
of care is recommended?
The American Medical
Association’s Guidelines
for Adolescent Preventive
Services, the federal Bright
Futures Guidelines, and
the American Academy of
Pediatrics all recommend
comprehensive annual
check-ups for adolescents.
Bright Futures is a na-
tional health promotion
initiative dedicated to the
principle that every child
deserves to be healthy and
that optimal health involves
a trusting relationship be-
tween the health profes-
sional, the child, the fam-
ily and the community as
partners in health practice.
The Bright Futures Guide-
lines provide theory-based
and evidence-driven guid-
ance for all preventive care
screenings and well-child
Why are exams for youth
Physical, social and
emotional changes dur-
ing adolescence increase
the need for continuous,
comprehensive preven-
tive services. Adolescents
are laying the foundation
for lifestyle and behaviors
that persist into adulthood
(promote healthy behav-
ior and reduce risky be-
havior). Ultimately, this
leads to healthier students,
workforce, community and
What does a typical exam
During an adolescent
well care exam, your health
care provider conducts a
risk and strength assess-
HHS student runs
coastal classic
Bruce and Toni Young.
Toni Clemens and
Bruce Young were married
on June 11, 2016 at the First
United Methodist Church in
Pendleton, OR with Pastor
Cara Osmin officiating.
The bride is the daugh-
ter of Vickie Clemens and
the late Mac Clemens of
Lakeview, OR and the
groom is the son of the late
Harley and Helen Young of
Denise Griffiths, friend
of both the bride and groom,
served as maid of honor.
She lives in Prineville, OR.
Bridesmaids were
Becky Young, daughter-
in-law of the groom, from
Turner, OR and Kelly Bag-
well, friend of the bride,
from Alturas, CA.
Luke Young, son of the
groom, was best man. He is
from Heppner.
Groomsmen were
Brandon Young, son of the
groom, from Turner, OR
and Matt Young, also son
of the Groom, from Spring-
field, OR.
All five of the bride
and grooms’ grandchildren
played a large role in the
ceremony, with Emerly
Young, granddaughter of
the groom, acting as ring
bearer. Chloe and Elliott
Young, also granddaughters
of the groom, were flower
girls. Taetym Albertson,
granddaughter of the bride
carried a special sign an-
nouncing the arrival of the
bride, while six-week-old
grandson of the bride, Liam
Albertson, was an honorary
A very special part of
the ceremony to both the
bride and groom was when
all four of their sons, Bran-
don, Matt and Luke Young,
and Taylor Albertson es-
corted the bride down the
Family and friends
enjoyed a fun reception
with dinner and dancing at
Hamley’s Slick Fork Sa-
loon with DJ Matt Howard
providing music.
The bride wore a floor-
length, sleeveless ivory lace
gown with a v-neck and
key hole back by Galina.
She accented with tear-drop
diamond earrings, necklace
and a diamond bracelet. Her
bouquet was made up of
red roses, sunflowers, wax
flower, fern and hyperi-
cum berries with a broach
from the groom’s mother
and wedding ring from
the bride’s grandmother
As a surprise to the
bride, a loaded Bruce
Young logging truck with
“Just Married” painted on
the back of the logs awaited
the couple as they exited the
church, and made for a fun
get-away ride.
Toni is a medical as-
sistant at Pioneer Memo-
rial Clinic and Bruce is a
self-employed logging con-
tractor and owner/operator
of Bruce Young Logging,
They are back home in
Heppner and are planning
a honeymoon to the Cay-
man Islands and Bahamas
in October.
ment (e.g. bike helmet
use), listens to parent and
youth concerns (e.g. age
appropriate limits), con-
ducts necessary screening
(e.g. growth and develop-
ment or body image) and
provides guidance on key
health promotion priorities
such as family support,
healthy weight, nutrition
and physical activity, men-
tal health, healthy sexuality
development, safety and
injury prevention, and oral
health. Your local health
care providers care about
you, your family and your
community and will make
clinical decisions regard-
ing care utilizing individual
judgment brought to each
clinical situation. The pa-
tient should always feel
comfortable, ask questions
and be able to discuss the
exam with their provider.
The exam will include,
if necessary, an evaluation
for clearance to participate
in school sports/activities
and completion of the re-
quired OSAA form.
How can families prepare
for adolescent well care
For guidelines: https://
b r i g h t f u t u r e s . a a p . o rg /
Please schedule an ado-
lescent well care exam or
call today to ask questions
or request information from
your local health care pro-
viders—Pioneer Memorial
Clinic, Heppner, 541-676-
5504; Ione Community
Clinic, 541-422-7128; Ir-
rigon Medical Clinic, 541-
922-5880; or Columbia
River Community Health
Services, Boardman, 541-
From the G-T Archives
Sept. 14, 1950
Heppner sophomore Trent Smith ran the Tillamook
Bay Run Aug. 13 on Tillamook’s Bay Ocean Spit.
This race is touted as one of the most unique long
distance runs around, with wet sand, dry sand, gravel,
hills and flats. The yearly 5K/10K walk/run brings run-
ners from around the state for its unique terrain, as well
as splendid ocean and bay views.
With nearly a hundred runners in the race, the Mus-
tang ran well with the big horses from many Portland
and Salem schools, placing third in his age category of
Chamber lunch
The next lunch meeting of the Heppner Chamber
of Commerce will be an all entities report on Thursday,
Sept. 1, at noon in Heppner City Hall conference room.
There will be no meeting Aug. 18 due to the Morrow
County Fair.
Cost of lunch is $10. Chamber lunch attendees are
asked to RSVP at 541-676-5536 no later than the Tuesday
before to guarantee a lunch.
DA’s Report
Morrow County District Attorney Justin Nelson has
released the following report:
-Amy Riley, 34, was convicted of Attempt to Commit
a Class C/Unclassified Felony – Possession of Metham-
phetamine, a Class A Misdemeanor. Execution of the
sentence of 180 days jail time was suspended and the
defendant sentenced to 24 months bench probation. Pro-
bation conditions include 40 hours of community service.
Fines, fees and assessments totaled $200.
Community lunch
Heppner United Methodist Church volunteers will
serve lunch on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at St. Patrick’s
Senior Center. Lunch will include ham and hash brown
casserole, green beans, broccoli salad, bread sticks, and
strawberry parfait.
Milk is served at each meal. Suggested donation is
$3.50 per meal. Menu is subject to change.
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