The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on October 28, 1996 · Page 24
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 24

Salina, Kansas
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Monday, October 28, 1996
Page 24
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10 "MONDAY^ QSfTOpER 28; : t996- • THE SALINA JOURNAL- ORGANIZATIONS FROM PAGE 9 ed at WaKeeney. Our next meeting will be spent sewing items for the use and comfort of veterans in the three Kansas Veterans Hospitals. There will also be a gift and monetary collection for veterans. Following the meeting the club members had a behind-the- scenes tour of the Salina Post Office learning how mail is sorted and prepared for delivery. •SILVER-HAIRED LEGISLATURE: The 14th annual session of the Kansas Silver Haired-Legislature met in Topeka from Oct. 16-18. DeVere Blomberg, Salina, represented Saline County and was elected through the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging. At Friday morning's closing session, more than 120 members of the SHL heard Governor Bill Graves pledge to work toward reducing the state-wide 35-mill levy for education without simply raising other tax rates, pointing out that "when you rob Peter to pay Paul, you then have to support Peter." The SHL, which met in the chambers of the Kansas House of Representatives, considered IS^measures, ranging from concerns for the longterm care system in Kansas to consumer health care, juvenile justice, and the divorce laws. Other topics of consideration . were violence in the schools, adequate funding for programs of Kansas Department on Aging and the Long Term Care Ombudsman, school finance revenue reform, and support for lasting marriages and the enduring family. Blomberg was a member of the Ways and Means committee, which considered measures involving reinstatement of life insurance policies in case of mental incapacity. During its period of activity in Topeka, the body heard remarks from Attorney General Carla Stovall, Senator Alicia Salisbury, House Minority Leader Trai Sawyer, other members of the Kansas Legislature, representatives of the office of Senator Nancy Kassebaum, Insur- Ask Me For A F^ee Hearing Ti HEARING AIDS 827-8911 1-800-448-0215 Alan Grigsby 234 S. Santa Fe 21 Years Experience Salina SPOTLIGHT Back row, left to right: Linda Weis, Glen Rhea, Einar Johnson, Jim Bell and David Antrim. Front row, left to right: Betty Anderson, Charlotte Regan, Karen Hoeffner and Cecelia Anderson. Realtors receive awards The Kansas Association of Realtors announced the 1996 Honor Society recipients Sept. 11 at the Awards Luncheon at the Wichita Airport Hilton in Wichita during its annual convention. Of the 6,800 association members in Kansas, just two percent have qualified to receive this prestigious Honor Society Award. Ten of them are members of the Salina Board of Realtors. They include: Betty Anderson with Coldwell Banker, Antrim-Piper- Wenger; CeCelia Anderson with Coldwell Banker, Antrim- Piper-Wenger; David Antrim with Coldwell Banker, Antrim- Piper-Wenger; Jim Bell with Millwood Realty; Karen Ho- effher with Millwood Realty; Einar Johnson with Millwood Realty; Peggy Piper with Coldwell Banker, Antrim-Piper- Wenger; Charlotte Regan with Coldwell Banker, Antrim- Piper-Wenger; Glen Rhea with Re/Max Riverside, Inc.; Linda Weis with Coldwell Banker, Antrim-Piper-Wenger. The Honor Society is a yearly designation that recognizes professionalism and participation in our local board, state association, and the National Association of Realtors educational activities over and above the state licensure renewal requirement, and community and ancillary participation. year of a two-year term. SOD-BUSTERS: The monthly meeting of the Sod-Busters 4-H Club was held Oct. 6 in the Braddick Building. Roll call was answered by how many brothers and/ or sisters you have. There were 20 members and five guests present. The guests were: Margie Criss, Andy Erickson, Natalie Skalla, and Jessica and Bobby Schwerman. Rita announced that the awards banquet will be on Nov. 19. Shelly Laubhan announced pizza sales again this year, and Ashlea Nicholson said that there will be a bake sale at Wal-Mart in January. Talks were given by: Terri Nicholson,' wildlife; Rita and Rebbeca Dunlap, foods; Kelly Erickson, rockets; and Shelly Laubhan, home environment CONTINUED TO PAGE 11 ance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius, and Secretary on Aging Thelma Hunter Gordon. In his remarks to the group, Graves noted that he had not visited with the group in 1995, pointing out that the first day of the 1995 Silver Haired Legisla- ture coincided with the arrival of his daughter, Katie, and graciously acknowledging the receipt of a resolution by the 1995 Session welcoming the arrival of the infant into the family of Kansas. 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