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Page Twelve, Monitor, Monroe, Wn., June 3, 1971 i iiilii ,i A SMILE and a little reassurance go a long way in the care and comfort given Valley General patients by volunteers. As part of her morning schedule Virginia Fyke helps ready Harold Franke of Mon- roe for X-rays and then will step back as the radiologist, right, assisted by Ken King, chief technician, center, perform their work. --Staff Photos A FRIENDLY cup of tea and a bit of small talk are part of the volunteer's important services. Here Volunteer Erma DuRall Spends a ew minutes with Mrs. Ernest Mann of Sul- tan. (From Page I) mending gowns and ironing, helping extended care patients with craft work and lending as- sistance with X-ray. "In X-ray for example," Mrs. Elmore ex- for under 50 hours service were the Mes- dames Frances Brown, Davis Chaney, Jack DuPraw, Robert Houck, Richard Robbtns, Jos- eph Borek, Cecil Gainer, John Heichel, Joseph Keenan, George Lang, Lyle Oelke, Arthur Poier, CRAFT WORK is an important part of volunteer service in the extended care facility. Volunteer Elizabeth Bledsoe shows patient Minnie Sigurdson of Sno- homish the "how to's" of her project MENDING and ironing are the less glamorous but essential lervices performed by hospital volunteers. Sharon Coffman 3trates the inside story in the linen room. AUTHORIZED SALES & plain cl, "a patient may be scheduled for a Harold Shelton, Bruce Stewart and George Wrona s Rv , series of X-rays such as in picturing the pass- and Miss Nancy Angell. age of a dye solution. The volunteer stays with "We have been very happy with the way .the 1205 NORTH AVE. D SNOHOMISH the patient, giving him whatever care he needs volunteer service program has progresseo," se v,ce Au ReASONA.Le R,*,ES oe nt re u, re ro,e ,oo more eare to , ,,.,.,. cedure is the same throughout the mbrning of extend the program to include a book cart I I I I Ill l eaoh X-r,. w,t voW- , t Emerson, | unteer helping to ready the patient, assistingShe invited any woman who has a few hours him througn the procedure ana seeing him back a week for this much needed type of service PHON| 568=5344 [] to bed. : to contact one of the guild members or leave s o.o ,s, cou ,v "The hospital gives excellent care and ser-her name at the hospital. : II I aid "The main func- vice," Mrs. Elmore s . == ttOnonthefcake."thevolunteer is to provide the frosting V--FW P[ Since the program began, 25 volunteers have ans gone through orientation. A dozen are active at this time and nine of them recently re- (From Page 1) ceived pins for more than 50 hours of ser- vice. They include the Mesdames Kenneth Spann of Everett, 134 hours; George Laz of Snoho- mish, 95 hours; John Horde of Monroe, 91 hours; Annette Stewart of Snohomlsh, 79 hours; Ernest Aberle of Monro.e 73 hours; Vernon Fyke of Monroe, 70 hours; Ernest Aberle of Fyke of Monroe, 70 hours; Harry Coffman of Monroe, 66 hours; Kenneth DuRall of Monroe, 63 hours, and Clarence Bledsoe of Monroe, 55 hours. Those receiving certificates of appreciation ECC To Open Summer Class will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cent- ral School on South Ferry Street. There, with the help of Mon- roe Boy Scouts, the VFW will supply strips of refelcttve tape to bicycles to make them more easily seen by motorists. Huge Selection of Monroe Branch Bank Everett 503 E Main 794-7611 Monroe "THE BANK THAT SERVICE BLJILT" Now On Sale at POIER OLDS 568-418i 2nd & B Sn( '252-6116 2814 Rockefeller Everett Everett Community classe ts from Mon- College will offer day, June 14 through more thanl00 different Saturday, June 19. day and evening cours- Complete information es during the Summer ts available from the session from June 21 registrar's office, to August 13. 259-7151, Extens ton Registration for the 256. while patients Agnes Blanken of Monroe, left, and Marie Reese of Sultan work with the help of Edie Harlan, trained aide and assistant occupational therapist. Evergreen Fair Grounds June35-(Saturday)--4-Hto :UU Horse Clinic 9:30 Fibre 8's & Foreign Stocks Evergreen Speedway T.T.. 7 Racing 8 Admission Adults $2.50, 10-16 $1.50 Un- der 10 FREE June 6 (Sunday)'-Evergreen Speedway Open Competition June 10 (Thursday)--Snohomish High School Graduation, Arena June 12 (Saturday)--Evergreen Speedway Celebrity Race Radio-T.V. Personalities Newspaper Writers & Others Roosevelt Rough Riders Pony Ring June 13 (Sunday)--Roosevelt Rough Riders Pony Ring NASCAR Auto Races Evergreen Speed- way T.T. 1:00 Racing 3:00 Adults $3.00 Jr. HighS1.00 Sr.High$2.00 *No admission charge Swap Meet ever weekend 10 aom. - 6 p.m., Commercial Bldg., admission. For additional information call 794-7832 or 568-6144 Fair Office now open 7 days a week. diments of: