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• Countr j Decor, Antiques, Florais, Unique Handcrafted Treasures & So Much More Salt Creek A tic LTo 106 S. Washington - Mr. Pulaski Tues-Fri 1 0-4 & Sat 9-q 792-5117 II Have power when the power goes out with our Guardian® Standby Generators When the power goes out.., and it will... You can depend on our Guardian® Standby Generators for automatic back-up power Fully Automatic ,( 24/7 Protection Permanently Installed Better Than Portables Now Installing Geothermal Heating & Cooling Geothermal heating & cooling uses the relatively con- stant temperature of the earth to heat & cool homes and businesses with 40% to 70% less energy. Geothermal heat pumps use electricity to simply move heat from the earth into buildings. A geothermal heat pump can move up to 4 units of heat for every unit of electricity needed to power the system, resulting in an equivalence of over 400% efficiency. Good News! The government revised Federal Tax Credits for homeowners who install geothermal heat pumps. The tax credit is up to 30% of the total cost of installation for home owners. Dave Bassett- John Wyss 105 E. Jefferson St. - North Side of Square Mt. Pulaski lic. #0518-1898 Caring for the Caregiver A program designed to help support family mem- bers and individuals who care for and/or advocate for an elder. A light meal will be provided. It will be 5:30 Pro, Thursday, Sep- tember 10 at Vonderlieth Living Center in the Activ- ity Room. Kay Meneghetti, Project Facilitator with St. John's Hospital, will be our guest speaker. Florence's Corner August 19 Tornado The storm came out of the southwest late on the afternoon of August 19. The tornado first hit Williamsville. There it caused extensive damage"The Cake" or destroyed an estimated There are cakes and 12 homes and two busi: then there are cakes. nesses, including the Angle and Steve's wed- Casey's and the Christian ding cake was not only church in the town. Esti- delicious, it was very mates are that damages unique and original. were over $15,000,000. The bottom layer was The tornado touched a large square, the next down several times as it layer was round, the moved from Williamsville middle layer was square, to Beason. Within min- the 4th layer was round utes of the tornado's pas- and the top layer was sage- square. It was made by Family, neighbors, and Linda's friend in Spring- volunteers were rushingfield, and received many to help. A rural resident '"ahs" and "ohs." I prom- commented that debris ise no more about the was still floating down, wedding. when a neighbor in his On the Lighter Side - pickup turned into the John is a cross country lane to help. The neigh- trucker. "How many cups bor had watched as the of coffee will this hold?" tornado ripped into thehe asked as he placed farmstead and was on his a large thermos on the way immediately, lunch room counter. "Six Debris from Williams- cups" advised the wait- ville businesses, in the ress. "Fine" replied John. form of business paper "Give me 2 cups regular, work, was found near 2 cups black and 2 with Kenney. extra cream." Food for Thought - Prov- erbs 11:28 The Righteous will flourish like a green leaf. P.S. Thanks to every- one who did such a good job oll our beautiful band stand. Also, to the musi- cians, who give of their time and talent. P.S.S. Thanks also to the crew that repaired the The power went out for electrical lines. about 23 hours between Williamsville and Mt. Tann r Pulaski. About a dozen .i. ~kl 1.P l.P I.I power poles were downed Red Hatters along Primm Road. On The Go... Mt. Pulaski Abe's .ideout' in Mechaniesburg played host to Topper Red Hatter on Tuesday, August 18, for its monthly luncheon News meeting. The food was very good, with a wide OOPS! variety of tasty concoc- Bojac was inadvertently tions available. left off our thank y0u list of Especially delicious, donations to the Summer the black bean soup was a Reading Program. They are particular treat. The price long time sponsors of the range is competitive with l/brary, and our summer most restaurants in the program would not be pos- area, and the service was sible without such dedi- good. cated sponsors.Thankyou In attendance, besides again to everyone who,regular members, were helps to support our chil- two guests for the day: Vera Harbarger and dren's programs. Maxine Downing. It was Book Sale most delightful to have The annual book sale them with us and they will be held from Tues- appeared to enjoy them- day, September 8 to Satur- selves as well. day; September 12. Hours A few members were are Tuesday, Wednesday, not able to attend this Thursday 10-7, Friday 10-5 time because Of health and Saturday 9-1. issues. They were all in We have a great selec,our thoughts and we tion of adult and chil- missed them. Hopefully, dren's books, videos and they will return to our audios. Hardback are 75c, midst as soon as possible. paperback 50c, audios/It is only a short drive videos 75c, or $4 a bag. to Mechanicsburg and a Saturday will be our lunch or dinner stop at "buck-a-bag" day. Abe's would be'a nice Storytime touch. Fall Storytime, for I'm sure another visit grades K-3, will start Octo- will be included in our ber 20 and run through future plans. P.S. You just have to try December 1. Join us every Tuesday after school for a their horseshoes.., wow! story, craft and a snack. Submitted by - Pat Straumann Red Hats September Meeting Information Topper Red Hatters will be traveling to Sullivan for its Sept. 22, luncheon-meeting. Reservations will he made at Jibby's, a favorite dining place just off the square. Long famous for "dining with the stars", after live theatre performances over many years, Jibby's is hard to beat for excellent fare. Other spots of interest include The Little Theatre on the Square, a museum, very interesting and unique shops, and the warmth and camaraderie of a tightly knit rural community. It's highly likely the Amish folks will be shopping in 4 various locations from time to time. Visiting with them is a welcome experience also. Please mark your calendars accordingly. Reserva- tions must be called in no later than Friday, September 18 to either co-hostess: Phyllis Hawk at 217/792-2552 or Madonna Boyle at 674-3709. Car pools will assemble at ~,~ the American Legion Parking lot and depart for Sul---~-- livan by 10:30A. with reservations made for ll:30a on the 22"d. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact~ either co-hostess. Our luncheons are lots of fun 'and it's so nice to be able to get better acquainted through the Red Hat group. Come join us! Submitted by - Pat Straumann Anderson Family Reunion Submitted By Sheila Anderson The Kelsey and Helen Anderson grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren gathered together July 23, 24, and 25 at Tan-Tar-a Resort, Osage Beach, Mis- souri. There were ninety in attendance from all over the United States. The reunion began at the Auditorium room Thursday evening with a meet and greet pizza party. Lots of visiting, hugs and catching up. Friday evening, hors d'oeuvres and sand- wiches at the Auditorium room with more family members arriving. Also, during the evening Tom and Judy Kindred cele- brated their 50th Wed- ding Anniversary with the family serving cake and punch• Saturday eve- ning, everyone met for photos and a sit down dinner in the Grand Ball- room. All three evenings a continuous slide show was shown with pictures of the family, past and present. Saturday evening, a special slide show in memory of those passed was shown. Judith Kindred read poems in memory of and that had been written by Sister Barbara. Don Kinert ]aassed along stories of the days when be was growing up and lived in the big house with his grandparents at Mt. Pulaski. A silent, give away, auction was held by Don Kinert with China items from the grandpar- ents home. Jeff Anderson did a salute to all veter- ans. Golfing, horseback. riding, swimming was enjoyed by some. While others just enjoyed visit- ing and relaxing. Grandchildren attend- ing were: Richard (Linda) Anderson, Tucson, AZ; Pare (Fred) Carlton, Bloomington, IL; JoAnn (Ron) Nault, Morris, IL; Mark "Anderson, Denver, CO; Jeff Anderson, Sul- livan, IL; Judith (Tom) Kindred, Ocala, FL; Kent (Sheila) Anderson, Sun- rise Beach, M0; Roy (Mar- ilyn) Kinert, Pittsboro, NC; and Don (Charlie) Kinert, Orlando, FL. Grandchildren not attending: Steve (Lei & Hannah) Anderson, Big Fork, MT. Deceased grandchildren: Arlene Kinert Diebert; Barbara Jo Anderson; Christy Anderson Bennett; and Carolyn Anderson Aschenbrenner. Great-Grandchildren and their families attend- ing were: Kelsey (Jamie) Anderson, Columbus, GA; Mark (Pat) Anderson, Chris and Mallory, Tucson, AZ; Robin (Jeff) Kaufman, Jacob, Laura, Jaxon, and Brody, Normal, IL; Leslie (Bill) Reimer, Lara and Robbie, Normal, IL; Greg Nault, Seattle, WA; Wesley Nault, Andy Nault, Morrisl IL; Doug (Sue) Kindred, Kai and Mitchell, Kendall, NY; Debbie (Dana) Barber, Devin, Mandy and Shelby, Ocala, FL; Samantha and Paige Kin- dred, Lewistown, MT; Debbie (John) Poiroux, Jordon and Wesley, Kirk- sey, KY; Stefanie Rent- meister Given, Sofia and Carina, Sonoma, Ca; Kim (Kevin) Keiser, Garrett and Justine, Angola, IN; Darren(Beth)Anderson,. Alex, Emma and Leah, • Broadwell, IL; Stacy(Pat)Bailey, Shanna and Seamus, Ballwin, MO; Cindy(Joey) Sutphin, Newport News, VA; Jim(Tracy)Bennett, Josh' and Zach, Woodriver, IL; Mark (Sam) Bennett, Brady, San Antonio, TX; Shelly(John)Turman, Cody and Hannah, Lib- erty Hill, TX; Drew Aschcnbrenner and Kyla, Springfield, IL; Gail(Bob)Millikiin, Josh, Greg, Brandon, and Chad, Alachua, FI; Tonya (John) Manning, Cedar Key, F1; and Kelsey (Gaylen) Buck, Denver, Co. Family members unable to attend: Katie and Nell Anderson, London, UK; Katelyn Anderson, Broadwell, IL; Mike (Tonya) Diebert, Travis and Shelby, Deca- tur, IL; Tom (Debbie) Kinert, Danielle and Max, Chapel Hill, NC; Rod (Patty) Kindred, Lewistown, MT; Lee (Ann) Niepagen, Ryan and Jared, Bloomington, IL; Karl (Lonny) LeGrand, Tyler, Kinsey, Bristow, VA; Adam Suphin, Harrisburg, VA; Ryan Sutphin, Richmond, VA; .and Maria Skaggs, Russell Springs, Ky. ,m Warning, From Jane OeWitt If you receive an email from the Department of Health telling you not to eat canned pork because of Swine Flu,. Ignore iti It's just Spam.