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Page Four, Monitor, Monroe, WA., December 16, 1976 Of interest to... By Shirley Smith Women's Page Editor II The Snohomish County Cooperative Extension Service is now recruiting new volunteers to become Master Garden- ers. Persons of any age, sex, race, color, national origin or religion, residing in Snohomish County who have experi- ence in gardening and a desire to serve others in their communities may obtain applications and further informa- tion from the Cooperative Extension Service in Snohomish County. Applicants who are selected will be given 64 hours of free classes in the basics of gardening and plant problem solving. The classes will be held in Everett one day a week for six hours a day, beginning January 17 through March 14, and will cover the basics of botany, landscaping, soils and lawns, culture and problems of lawns, vegetables, tree fruits, small fruits, houseplants and ornamentals, insect, disease and weed identification and control and pesticide laws and safety. Graduates of these classes will be called Master Garden- ers. Master Gardeners are expected to give a minimum of 50 hours of service in the Master Gardener Plant Clinics located in or near their communities. Expected locations for next year are Monroe, Everett, Snohomish, Edmonds, Lake Stevens and Marysville. Island County locations include Coupeville, Oak Harbor and Freeland. Master Gardeners will have frequent opportunities to upgrade their knowledge through experience in the clinics, conversation with other Master Gardeners, and further help from agents and specialists. Those persons interested in registering for classes may call or write the Snohomish County Cooperative Extension Service, 3001 Rockefeller, Everett, WA. 98201. The phone number is 259-9422. Monroe area residents can contact Cleo Bettenga 794-4029. "- ;Come" " - lh Experience Christmas I I : Snohomish First Presbyterian Church ~13th & Lakeview near Blackman Lake Sunday, December 19 [lilt Christ97:;;U;ld.::rship I gggl l "The Christmas Experience" by Pastor Robinson 9:30 a.m. Sunday Church School Christmas Choir Concert 7:30p.m. child care during the above services DECEMBER 24, CHRISTMAS EVE 11 p.m. Carol and Candlelight Service Eastors Kenneth Robinson- Thomas Salmon Orthopedic :ild Holds Mr. and Mrs. Truman Foster Annual Christmas Party Celebrate 50th Anniversary The traditional Christmas party gift exchange for the Maude Gray Clark Orthopedic Guild was held Dec. 1 at the home of Mrs. Charles Righetti with Mrs. George Ducich as co-hostess. In keeping with the holiday theme, the hostesses served the appropriate beverages and a delicious dessert, accord- ing to Mrs. Charles Gladish..Several prizes were offered to the individuals who could come closest to guessing the correct number of small items in various jars she said. Mrs. Ben (Lil) Magnuson proved her talent by walking away with two of four prizes. Before the evening festivities, a brief business meeting was held in which the results of the Holiday Bazaar were discussed. It was agreed that the whole affair was a huge Success. Mrs. Gladish said the gift exchange climaxed a most delightful evening attended, in addition to those mentioned above, by Mesdames David Brown, William Court, Robert Hall, George Hammond, Cecil Kerr, George Kopper, Jack Law, John Llewellyn, James Magelsen, Robert Ohlsen, C.J. Peters, James Pope St., James Pope Jr., George Valentine and Warren Weaver. ilill milmilmnil.mnmmmmmmilmi Ill |i Ilmi mill Ill Ilil. m.ii rail rail m.llmmil Iluue_ U - The parents of Mrs. H.M. Gering, Mr. and Mrs. Truman = = Foster, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, Dec. ~111111111 iUlilllilli~ 12, at the Bethel Church of Monroe where their son-in-law Ray and Linda Munroe of Monroe became the parents of a baby girl Nov. 8 at Valley General Hospital. The baby, named Angels Sharon, weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces. Charles and Rebecca Holmquist of Snohomish became the parents of a baby girl Nov. 9 at Valley General Hospital. The baby, named Megen Maria, weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. *** is pastor. The couple were married in Olympia in 1926 and made their home in Sumner, Wash. A family dinner was held followed by an afternoon reception at the Bethel Church. They have three daughters living on the west coast and one son in Minnesota and nine grandchildren. Ronaid and Patricia Miller of Sultan became the parents of " =,,urrav~"n~ CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY--Mr. and Mrs. a baby girl Nov. 9 at Valley General Hospital. Gerald Harris of Monroe received an early ounce.Thebaby, named Chastity Corrinna, weighed 7 pounds, ~/~ T/~ rl~r~o~l Christmas present last week in the form of 7 *** e "-F-- pound, 5 V2 ounce Michelle LouAnne, shown here Paul and Judyth Quinn of Woodinville became the parents snuggled in a warm stocking made for Christmas of a baby girl Nov. 10 at Valley General Hospital. babies by the Valley General Hospital Guild. The baby, named Elizabeth Faith, weighed 7 pounds, 12 Proud mother Barbara Harris and Mrx Harlan ounces. Rev. and Mrs. Kenneth Countryman and Rev. Jim Updike of Sultan recently traveled to Colville for the dedication [Jackie] Park, guild president, admire the new James and Carla Belgum of Sultan became the parents of a ceremony of the new United Methodist Church there. arrival The hospitalguild made the corduroy and baby boy Nov. 11 at Valley General Hospital. Rev. Countryman was pastor at that church from 1953 to white fur Christmas stockings for about 25 The baby, named Randy Dale, weighed 9 pounds, 3t/2 1963, at which time the congregation decided to buy land yuletide arrivals as a service project, Mrs. Park ounces. for a new church. Later, when Rev. Updike was pastor there, construction said. James and Karen Ontko of Snohomish became the parents began. of a baby boy Nov. 12 at Valley General Hospital. Bishop Choy spoke at the morning service and former The baby, named Clinton Ronald, weighed 5 pounds, 11 ministers were present for the afternoon dedication and ounces, burning of the mortgage. This was in fulfillment of a Cecil and Debra Reach of Sultan became the parents of a baby girl Nov. 15 at Valley General Hospital. The baby, named Jessica Leigh, weighed 6 pounds, 14 .~ ounces. * * * Kenneth and Helen Hayes of Monroe became the parents of a baby boy Nov. 16 at Valley General Hospital. Winter Concert featuring: oConcert Choir Choir Swing # Concert Band . . Barbe shop &rBeauty" Shop Quartets ounces.The baby, named Even Louts. wetghed 8 pounds, 4 Monde Dee. 20 8 .m. " *** Y, , P ~ James and Jeanne Connor of Snohomish became the (The concert is part of the 1~ parents of a baby girl Nov. 17 at Valley General Hospital. higl~ school open house night) ~/~,The baby, named Jodina Liane, weighed 7 pounds, 6tA NO ADMISSION CHARGE 1~ ounces. ,,, H gh School Gym George and Mary Barnes of Startup became the parents of ~~L..~-~ _,t~.~~ K~t~ a baby girl Nov. 21 at Valley General Hospital. ~~.l~]~uv~~~lh~~ The baby, named Roberts Leann, weighed 8 pounds, 6 If you are 65 right now, the maximum Social Security you could collect during the next year would be approximately $399 a month. Chances are, you would get less, and, while it's true that by the time you retire Social Security benefits will probably go up, so will everything else. 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The baby, named Jason Dale, weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. bicentennial commitment to pay off the mortgage two years ahead of schedule, according to Rev. Countryman. They were gone three days and enjoyed visiting with old friends. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Smith and boys Marty and Charlie have returned from a three-day pre-Christmas visit to her parents' home in Eugene, Oregon. Nicki's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Harkins. They visited with her brother and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Harkins Jr. while there also. She said the weather was nice when the fog lifted. The fog moved in on them at Portland, on their way down. Calenda.~ The Monroe Historical So- ciety will sponsor public Christmas caroling from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19. People wishing to carol are asked to meet at Wagner Hall. Following the caroling will be a potluck supper. Hot dishes may be left at the hall at 4:30 p.m. Carolers are The Monroe-Maltby School Christmas Program and Ba- zaar will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, in the multi-purpose room. The Sky Valley Academy school program will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17. requested to bring a flash- Lady Eagles Cascade Aux- light. Words to music will be iliary No. 2327 F.O.E. have provided, scheduled their annual * * * Christmas party for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, at The Tualco Grange Christ- the Eagles Club on N. Lewis mas party is at 8 p.m. St., Monroe. Saturday, Dec. 18. Members Each member is asked to are reminded to bring pot- brine "rinser foods" and a luck, sandwiches and Christ- $2 gYft. 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