Thursday, May 8, 2014

Around Town May 13

Around Town

           Congratulations to the following Russell area 
High School Graduates:

From Wayne Community High School: 
Faith  Sibert, will be attending Indian Hills Community College, 
Kelly McCurdy, enrolled at AIB 
Lorenzo Baker-Martinez will attend Grand View University in Des Moines.  
From Chariton Community High School:
Chasen Blue will enroll at Graceland 
George Collins is selecting between Indian Hills or DMACC 
Madison Feehan will attend Iowa School of Beauty 
Dusty Simmons is enrolled at Indian Hills 
Stephen McCurdy is enrolled at William Penn University
Alex Reynolds plans include attending Indian Hills  
(If any of this is in error or we have omitted anyone we apologize and urge you to  contact us and we will print corrections. (e-mail or call 641-535-2402)
Area Medical Personnel on Mission Trip to Africa
  On May 5th , Mark McCurdy departed with a group of EMT’s, firefighters, nurses and other medical professionals on a mission to Zambia, Africa. They will be gone for ten days to help the community of Kalele, Zambia. He has a objective of getting an updated fire engine to the community and helping to train the firefighters in Kalele, Zambia on how to use the fire engine. The group will work with the local EMT’s and help develop efforts to treat patients in the field and in the local hospital.
Russell Museum/Library Thanks Community
  The Russell Museum/Library  wishes to thank the community for their support in a successful breakfast fundraiser held on May 3.  Over half of the bill for the furnace repair was met. If you haven't ever been there, come see what your local volunteers are doing to provide service to the community.
  Wednesday, May 28th ,  6:30 p.m. First Baptist Church will  be holding a closing program for Kids4Truth. Each class will be performing, kids will be promoted,  and they will also be kicking off  VBS . Refreshments will be served after the program. Parents are encouraged to attend as well as others who may be interested in joining next year.
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