The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on October 12, 1997 · Page 17
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 17

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, October 12, 1997
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f Kite SALINA JOURNAL LIFE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1997 Bl VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ; Jthe Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Volun- t£er Center serves as a clearinghouse for volunteer opportunities in Salina. For more information 6'h these, or other, opportunities call the Center at 823-3128. ,;; • Make a Difference Day volunteers needed at four locations to help unload cans and papers for tne city-wide recycle project. Mon$y will be used to purchase books for four day-care centers. Hours ^te from 8 a.m. to noon. £.* Gift wrappers, volunteers, tilrganizations and service clubs iWajited to help with the gift wrap tiboth in the Central Mall during December. .^Computer entry volunteer Weeded to enter e-mail addresses fab Windows 95. Needs to be done lobn and can be worked into your schedule. Cjj* Drivers needed for local and |«t-of-town medical appoint- jmjents, also to drive volunteers to weir jobs. Reimbursement for gas op! some out-of-town trips. 5gi Devotions leader to lead 15 jtalnutes of devotions. Can be jifiriptures, inspirational or spiri- jfflal devotions (usually read from devotional material, Guide Posts, ipi.). Prayer and discussion if you frrt'sh. Second and fourth Mondays p;;io a.m. jjjlij Exhibit greeter/security: nj^ed to become familiar with cnapging exhibits, welcome visitors and monitor safety of art work. Three shifts per day. Openings available most anytime. j|U> Telephone counselors to re- qjive phone calls in their homes, listen and refer callers to appro- t iate services, if indicated. Staff ck-up always available. Sched- ijjes arranged. Training sessions parting in October. •.[[-,Afterschool volunteers to Supervise school homework for el- MEMORIALS ementary grade levels. Hours are 3:05 to 4:35 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday or 4 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Any time you could help would be greatly appreciated. • Aviary assistant to refill bird seed, clean windows and check water. It would take 30 to 45 minutes on Mondays and Fridays. • Fill orders for agency distributing food. Hours available: 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Two or three volunteers needed per shift. • Supplies needed: baby yarn, regular yarn, flannel yard goods, terry cloth (for baby bibs) and good sheets to make crib sheets. Bring your donation to the RSVP office. • Snuggle a baby on the first or second Tuesday morning of the month. Child care needed from 9 to 11:30 a.m. • Secretary to take minutes of board meetings and type up for review/approval. Meeting is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the fourth Thursday. Lunch provided. • Volunteers needed to help with mailings such as stuffing envelopes, tabbing and labeling newsletters. Hours are flexible and time can fit your busy schedule. • Deliver meals daily to homebound residents. It only takes an hour (11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) each day to bring a hot meal to a waiting client. Rotating schedule would be every six weeks. • Hosts to help with socials from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Wednesdays. Duties include serving refreshments, pouring coffee and making sundaes on Wednesdays. • Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers to provide light housekeeping, minor home repair and maintenance, tree and bush trimming, lawn mowing and garden work. Hours flexible. Roadside markers memorial to grief I •* M|ny little crosses {designate sites of fatal jautomobile crashes [By, FLORENCE SHINKLE iSt.tEouis Post-Dispatch H& ! ST LOUIS — The car headlights lat twilight outline the little memoirist'— a white cross on which jhajigs a worn felt cowboy hat. The jhat< characterizes the boy-man jwhd wore it, his stubborn individualism and his gaiety. There is so Imuch love, so much farewell, in }ttie j 'placing of that hat. So much ^sorrow released by a relic of a hat. ' -Why do these homemade roadside memorials exert such a pull? iWho builds them? Whom do they mourn? ; If you go on a country road trip, jmost likely you will pass one because, although no one can offi- 'cially document how many there are, there seem to be more and !mqre, springing up like sudden (tears. | TJie memorial with the lonely |hat'honors Thaddeus John Allen, younger son of Dr. Larry Allen and Anne Allen of Potosi. Thad Allen was killed April 13 about 2 'a.m. after he fell asleep at the wheel of his truck driving home along Missouri Highway P. i So many of his friends showed up at the funeral home that they 'couldn't all fit at once, but evidently the formal service left something unsaid or unfelt. "We don't know which of Thad's friends built the memorial. None low Woman" Custom Window Treatments By Appointment K 822-0912 Elizabeth Bryan Your Prescription Is Just A Phono Call Away. B&K PRESCRIPTION SHOP "People Helping People" 827-4455 • Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers for senior or physically or mentally challenged individuals. Provide one to two hours of respite care for the regular caregiver to run errands, etc. Hours flexible. « Sewers needed to sew blocks (already pinned in rows) together for quilt tops. Can be done in your home or at the Senior Center. These quilts are then tied and given to persons in need. • Client intake volunteer(s) to interview potential clients, complete informational form and determine client eligibility by comparing information against guidelines. Hours: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. one or more Monday or Thursday evenings per month. • Office receptionist to answer phone, make photo copies, greet and direct visitors, do light dusting, care for plants and do miscellaneous tasks as directed by staff. of them would tell us," Dr. Allen said. "One of the guys told us he left his house, planning to go to the site to build a cross, but by the time he got there, someone else had already done it." In general, these roadside markers commemorate the deaths of young people whose lives seem to have been stolen from them. Most of the memorials mark the site of fatal automobile accidents, simple testaments to sorrow. Salina: CARROLL HAMILTON 1 Roofing Company "The Mark of Excellent!" call 70S-452-9224 M/nneapoHs; c./i 705-392-2868 1-800-864-4637 FREE Estimate L Find u» In tht Ftltt Arttwltlt , to } tOUr Soon Resort of Salina e And Rehabilitation Center 44 Private Rooms and 8 Semi-private Rooms In-room climate control-heating and cooling controls, ceiling fans, and homelike amenities Professional Nurses (RN's/LPN's) around the clock Sub-acute, skilled, intermediate, and respite care. Short and long term care. We will be able to manage your needs from the simplest adult day care to the most complex vent, geriatric orthopedic rehabilitation, post-surgical and post-stroke strengthening and fulltime nursing care in a warm and friendly home-like atmosphere. 1 In-house physical, occupational, and speech full service therapies. Therapeutic Dining Services in luxurious surroundings. . prior tO OUr Opening. We are • We accept many insurances, Medicare, Medicaid and Private Pay. here to meet your needs* The most experienced, talented, well-trained, and devoted staff anywhere. Country Club Road Argonne Dr. - ; Parsons School Q: , ; Resort Dr. ,1* as 601 E. Iron Salina "3V H Pre-Holiday Sale! 40% off 156-AS. Santa Fe (across from the Fox Theatre) ALL custom frames Mon.-Frl. 9:30-5:00 Thure. Til 8 p.m. Sat. 10-3 .Hurry! Sale ends Sat., October 25, 50% deposit required J HIM Landscaping & Christmas Tree Farm Located on the NE side of Bennington Tree Spading services available whether ^K you buy from us or move one of your own. PP Fall Special! 3' IPO 5' Austrian or Scotch Pine Balled, Burlaped, and Planted WE PLANT WINDBREAKS! ^ 789-488.2276 1| ^V : ?;-'-?.vV pl Sfe for p a f In pt i liJl c/ d b 11 ' '' '' It's not about my rights or your rights. Or whether I smoke or quit It's about, smoking in the same room as my kids. And 1 won't do it I'll let al| the expel ts with all their numbers slug it out to decide just how bad secondhand smoke is In the meantime, I'll smoke out here. because 1 don't take chances with my kids. who inc. iecoiuihand smoke sulloi significantly hiyhei iatos IK: couuh than dnldien who bioathe smoke tiee molt; ('; KANSAS 11 i A i i 11 I o u N i> A i i o N Let s lake it outside

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