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Section A - Oakes Times, ThursdaY, May 5, 2011 First Community Credit Union donates tothe Oakes Fire Department. is Buffy Ryckman of FCCU and Dirck Nash of the OFD. FCCU to thank the Fire dedication to ional Federal/State Preliminary damage narymedicine. National Pet Week is widely cele- i, assessments underway brated throughout the United States during the first full week in May, Joint teams of disaster recovery been affected by the spring flooding. , experts from the Federal Emergency Stale and federal teams are meeting , Management Agency (FEMA), thewith local officials to look at roads, North Dakota Department of Emer, " bridges, culverts and other infrastruc- ,gency Services (NDDES) and local ture damages in addition to reviewing officials st~'ted Preliminary Damage flood-related expenses such as emer- Assessments (PDA) yesterday to de- gency measures and debris clean up. termine the scope and extent of this Currently, PDA teams are not as- year's food damages, sessing damage to individual homes In his April 20 letter to FEMA Re- and properties. People whose homes gion VIII Director, Robin Finegan, have been impacted by recent flood- Gov. Jack Dairymple requested FEMA ing may call the North Dakota Flood "Save a Life, Adopt a Pet" is the beginning on Sunday. A new theme theme that the AVMA Auxiliary is chosen every year and for 2011 will be spreading for National Pet the theme is "Save a Life, Adopt a week, May 1-7, 2011. Pet." The Auxiliary chose this theme to Ways to help celebrate National educate everyone, including young Pet Week -Save a life, adopt a pet children, that they would be saving -Volunteer at an animal shelter -Do- n life if they chose to adopt a pet. hate toys and blankets to your local Homeless animals cannot speak for animal shelter -Donate money to a themselves, shelter -Make a pet adoption poster The AVMA and Auxiliary createdand display it in your front yard, National Pet Week in 1981 tofoster window or car. -Join a pet club -Take responsible pet ownership, recog- your dog to the dog park -Take your nize the human-animal bond, and pet for a professional grooming increase public awareness of veteri- -Take photos of your pet and make a collage -Enter your pet in a photo contest -Attend a pet show Sponsored locally by Oakes Vet Service. Violin Soloist to perform,with the VCSU Concert Band The Valley City State University Music Department invites you to our end of the year Instrumental Show- case and Pops Concert, which Will take place on Saturday, May 7 at 3:00 p.m. in VCSU's Vangstad Au- ditorium. The Showcase, featuring The Concert Band will also fea- ture four upper-level VCSU Music Education majors as guest conduc- tors. Micki Buchholz, Oakes; Cdssie Klos, Plevna, MT., Kirci Phillips, Valley City and Sarah Rhyan, Oakes will each lead the band in a piece on By Martha Hagen MacLeod Last week was the Royal Wedding watch. Every news report had some mention of Prince ~William and his bride, Kate. Canine Charlie got in the mood for festivities with the rest of the world. He woke me up before five on Friday morning, just in time to turn on the "tellie" as they say in England and Watch the bride emerge from her car with her father. Charlie has a bit of a royal heritage. He is half shitzu. The shitzu is an an- cient breed of dog from China/Tibet. It was bred to sleep at the emperor's feet as a foot warmer. True to his heritage Charlie likes to sleep at my feet, a wel- O When it came to theyear old Westminster Abbey Charlie showed little interest. Although he comes from an ancient line of canines bred and groomed to look like little Chinese li- ons he is not that interested in the an- cient history of the British royals. Dur- ing the ceremony he fell asleep on the sofa while I enjoyed the splendid pipe organ and the choir. When the wed- ding bells rang and the happy couple emerged from the Abbey Charlie woke up. Not because he wanted to see the procession but because it was time for breakfast. He went to the kitchen and stood in front of his bowl, a clear indi- cation that itwas time to eat. After breakfast Charlie paraded through the house. Rather, he pranced through the house holding his head high and lifting his paws in a stylish fashion. I could see that he was smit- ten with Royal Fever as he cured his furry pompom tail over his romp and pranced toward the door for a walk in the fresh air. Charlie continued his Prince Charm- ing act throughout the weekend. He used his best manners to sit before he got a treat. His eyes were shining and his behavior was impeccable. On Sunday, May first, when we opened the door to find snow on the to send a PDA team to North Dakota. Damage Hotline at 1-877-212-0316 to the VCSU Percussion Ensemble and the concert. come gesture on a cold winter night, ground Charlie forgot the royal charm. ' " In that letter, he listed 40 counties and report their damages. Concert Band, will be the final per- The Percussion Ensemble will be On the Royal Wedding Day Ciaartie His spirits Soared as he ran out barking three Indian reservations that have forms of the academic year for these performing a variety of pieces from was freshly groomed. He had a bath at the elements. He rolled in the grass tll Wee . ensembles, variusgenres" Withaltfmallet and haircutthedaybefore. His mus- and snow. His ears flew behind him U' = The Concert Band will be per-focused works such as arrangements tache was trimmed perfectly and lined as he stuck his nose into the wind. He ers forming a diverse array of Works of the popular Blue Rondo a la Turk up with his long soft ears, also trimmed forgot about being a prince. He was a i F from the stage and silver screen, in- by Dave Brubeck, the Percussion to perfection following his jaw line. little royal boy dog having fun. a r m cluding music from Evita, The Mis- Ensemble will also play a few Steel He wore his red collar and looked as When he came inskie he raced into sion, and the haunting theme from Band arrangements of popular tunes. ,.j North Dakota Farmers Union de- clared the first week of May as Farm- ers Union Youth Week and used this opportunity to announce summer camp registration and introduce the new ~ summer staff. Youth leaders anticipate - a year of record-breaking attendance : across the state at Farmers Union sum- mer camps which get underway in June. Mor than 1,000 young people were invOlved with camps last year, learning about cooperatives, leader- ship, citizenship and community. "We wrap up a great deal of camp tradition like campfires, theme nights, dances, sports and swimming into an < part of the educational focus on coop- eratives. "Few organizations today are edu- cating young people on the importance of co-op business structures," said Norby. Schindler's List, featuring VCSU string professor Dan Italiano. Mr. Italiano currently performs in the Fargo-Moorhead Silver Strings and the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony. He has also performed with the Wauke- "Farmers Union Camp offers a tra- sha Symphqny, Grand Forks Sym- ditional camp setting for all North Da- phony, Milwaukee Civic Orchestra, kota youth grades 3-12," Norby said. and the Fargo-Moorhead Civic Op- "This summer, the senior campers will era Company. Before moving to Far- take on community roles such as may- go, he performed in the Symphony of You will hear arrangements of Down on the Corner by Creedence Clear- water Revival and Kokomo by The Beach Boys. Members of the en- semble include: Elissa Berg,' Graf- ton; Keith Hartwig, Mandan; All Jenson, West Fargo; Amber Olson, Mandan; Katelin Wadeson, Fingal and Taryn Wallace, McHenry. This will truly be an afternoon of diverse instrumental music, not to or and city engineer and'be faced with issues that their respective community roles must deal with through mock nat- ural disasters. The junior campers will learn about nutrition, the food-supply the Hills, the Great River Symphony be missed. The concert is appropri- the Symphony School of America, ate'for all ages, and families are wel- and the LaCrosse Symphony. We are come. Admission is $5 at the door," very excited to collaborate with a so- and VCSU students and staff may loist of such caliber, attend for free. summer. As with all Farmers Union camps, youth will organize and operate their own cooperative-a camp store-as interactive program tlua b lds team- chain, and the importance of agricul- ~fl~and leadership SI~tTS,'~idJosh' tfire." .................. ~-)t ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ , , ~ ,.,~.,~ ~ ~ ,,, ~ , , , , N0rby, North Dakota Farilaers Union The Farmers Union camp counsel- , [ i h l education coordinator. ,, ors follow a curriculum that encour- -It r r The camp theme is Explore Yourages campers to enhance their public ~ . --. Potential" and will focus on develop- speaking, cooperation, listening, and ~ ~ ,Ctuallt~.A..Qsutanee(t;~)IVlanager Y ing positive and constructive attitudes, interpersonal skills. Eighteen specially trained counselors As well as the camp program, the ~ ~m~:,nn~a,~n~,,n~,~a,m,,~na,,a.: Fam#y Pm~/-te,a~ ~e, Pension P/an, ~I" from all around North Dakota and Farmers Union youth program also -It SS:k,~t-~Ca~Pa~anaP~Wo,*Sa,~te. Minnesota will facilitate camp ac- includes county level day classes for tivities andsupervise the campers this youth grades 1-12. For more informa- ~ ~- 'tion, call 800-366-8331 or go to www. ndfu.org/youtheducation. ~ .111. ~t Contact us at wWw.nd.gov/ITDI - 701.328.1999 or TTY1.800.366.6888 /IIt [uAL opPoRIUttII"(" ' . REAL JOBs & INTERNSHIPs. Hours: M-F, Dr. Brian Dethlefsen 14th N 5th St. Certified Acupuncturist BCBS/Medicare Provider Saturday by appt. Call 701-742-2750 Fried Ave regal as any of the horses groomed to draw the carriage for Prince William and his bride. Speaking of horses, Charlie did enjoy watching them. He sat with his eyes fixed on the "tellie" as the royal wedding party paraded be- fore the world. the living room and jumped on his roy- al sofa pillow. He warmed his little feet by,awing at the plush pillow. Then he turned around three times in the very same spot and plopped down. "A dog's home is his castle," he declared. hearing exams. A Beltone Specialist will be available for a computerized hearing exam. If you have trouble hearing, there may be several solutions (with or without hearing aid's.) You owe it to yourself and your loved ones get help. Sanford - Oakes Tuesday, May 17, 9 a.m.- 1t a.m. 1-800-669-3171 Limited appointments. Call today. Larry Oberg National Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist 2011 Beltone Electronics Corporation "No hearing loss should be ignored. ~