The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 22, 2001 · Page 69
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 69

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, April 22, 2001
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National judges • Paul Newman, philanthropist and founder of Newman's Own Inc. • Justin Timberlake, member of 'N Sync and founder of The Justin Timberlake Foundation, a member of the Giving Back Fund's family of charities • Doug Flutle Sr., NFL quarterback, and founder of the Doug Flutle Jr. Foundation for Autism • Marcia Bullard, President, CEO & Editor, USA WEEKEND Magazine • Robert K. Goodwin, President & CEO, Points of Light Foundation the establisliments. (Minneapolis) Star Tribune. 125 Girl Scouts, ages 7-13, drawn from the Greater Minneapolis Girl Scout Council of West Tonka-Orono, divided into 12 teams and made 47 quilts in 3 hours for need5' families. The quilta, along with "birthday bags" filled with children's party supplies (put together during breaks in quilting), were donated to the Westonka Community Action network. (Rochester) Post-Bulletin. 75 citizens age 8 and up, reciniited by 'Wnona Communities in Schools, cleaned up an environmental ai-ea near an elementary school. A nature trail that had become overgrown was restored and covered with wood chips, seedling trees that had been taken over by raspberry bushes were rescued, a pond was cleaned and overgrown pi-aiiie grass was control-burned. St. Cloud Times. Rocori Community Pai-t- ners in Service spurred 45 walkers and runners — ft-om toddlers to senior citizens — to raise $325 in a 1-mile fun run/walk to help keep the heat on for needy families. (Virginia) IMesabi Daily News. In an aiea hit hard by layoffs in the steel industi-y, 10 youth members at St. Mark's Lutheran Church brightened the holiday season for 5 needy families. With a $500 gi-ant from the Aid Association for Lutherans and the names of economically struggling families given by school principals and members of the clergj; they bought Christmas presents and laundiy baskets full of household items for each family. Missouri $2,000 state awards St. Joseph. 50 volunteers led by Neighborhood Housing Services of St. Joseph repau-ed, landscaped and painted the homes of 4 elderly residents. 1 homeowner was on the verge of lea\'ing, fearing her roof was about to collapse. The volunteers — from the housing seiTices office, Lafayette High School, Caring Communities/Youth Alliance of St. Joseph, Zion United Church of Christ, Ameri- CoiTJs'VISTA, a Catholic confirmation class and a Benedictine seminary — fixed roofs, replaced rotting wood, built steps, added porch rails and uncovered brick sidewalks. Sedalla. More than a quarter of the city's 19,000 families collected food and clothes for the Salvation Army and other chaiities. Residents from preschoolers to seniors collected 4,200 food items, 400 blankets and 500 winter coats. Volunteers also passed out 500 smoke detector batteries, flipped mattresses at nursing homes, painted over graffiti, cleaned and landscaped yards, signed up organ donors, served hot meals, made potpourri for Continued on page 16 USA WEEKEND • April 20-22,2001 13 Once A Day, On Your Way Lowering your blood sugar just got more convenient with NEW GLUCOPHAGEyp. (metformin HCI extended-release tablets) ^N(^AI^ Now the #1 prescribed pill for lowering blood sugar Is available in a once-a-day dose. Along with diet and exercise, Glucophage XR can help lower your blood sugar, so talk to your doctor, today. Important Information: Glucophage XR is not for everyone. In rare cases, Glucophage XR may cause lactic acidosis (buildup of lactic acid in the blood) which is serious and can be fatal in half the cases.This occurs mainly in people whose kidneys are not functioning properly. Tell your doctor about your alcohol use because it can affect your risk. You should not take this drug if you: have kidney problems, are 80 or older (unless your kidneys are tested), are taking medication for heart failure, are seriously dehydrated, have a severe infection, or have or have had liver disease. The most common side effect is diarrhea.. Please see additional Important patient information on the next page. Ask your doctor about GLUCOPHAGE \ For more information call toll-free 1-877-285-0749 or visit our website at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company GLUCOPHAGE Is a registered trademark of LIPHA s.a. Licensed to Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. ©2001 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Princeton, NJ 08543 F5-K267C Issued: March 2001 Printed In USA

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