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Valley News & Views iiiiiiiiiiiiii Page 5 Ju ne 3, 2010 "Happiness is when what naps in the peaceful comfort Near the stage stood a you think, whatyou say, and of nature's embrace, majestic Oak tree which whatyou do are in harmony." In addition to various through the years has been - Mahatma Gandhi bands playing on the center deemed the Giving Tree. This past weekend I was stage, around every corner, People brought a variety of able to take a few days to re- there were gifted musicians items they didn't need and lax with friends and family displaying their talents with left them at the base of the at Harmony Park in Geneva, different types of music. One tree. If you needed one item Minn., for an annual music gentleman even brought his or another, you simply took festival. My cousin Danny upright piano and was play- it with the good faith you has been asking me to go for ing it just as the sun went would leave something in quite some time and I was down and the full moon lift- return. I found the tree to finally given the opportunity ed into the sky. be a symbol of what the fes- to spend the weekend with I walked the paths several rival was all about, a time to him and some of his amaz- times throughout the day just share not just material items ing friends, to experience the sites and but friendships as well. Our We had beautiful sounds of the park. Theretent neighbors let me bor- weather all three days, even was an excellent Blue Grass row some cooking utensils though the sun was shining, band set up directly outside one day to peel potatoes and the temperature was perfect the main stage gate; theywhen I finished cutting them and I truly enjoyed meeting played into the night oneup I saved some to give back so many new people I hope evening. As I stood there by for their kindness. The en- to keep in contact with. Be- myself listening to the music, tire weekend was like that, tween seven and ten thou- I couldn't help but feel a great filled with the generosity and sand attendees gathered sense of peace. Even though beauty of the human spirit. throughout the weekend and the park was filled with peo- My 16-year-old niece there were tents set up on ev- ple, everyone there had such made several colorful brace- ery piece of open ground, a giving, generous spirit. I lets with medallions of Awalkingpathranthrough watched as a few danced to Saints hanging from them the entire camp and at one the music and felt the grace for my cousin's friends who point my cousin brought of freedom sweep around passionately prayed for my me into the woods near the me. There is so much morebrother Mike while he was water to show me the oldest to life then the struggles and in Rochester. As I handed tree in Harmony Park. It was difficulties we tend to focus each one the bracelet I said, a beautiful Willow tree with our attention on. Embracing "Thankyou so much for your many large branches flowing the moment is the greatest prayers, they helped in more from every side. Some peo- gift we can give back to the ways than any of us will ever ple tied hammocks on the world. It is when we are able know." branches and were taking to feellovethe most. Continued on Page 7 Senior Meals Through Friday June 18th Thursday June 3rd Salmon Loaf, Mashed Fish, Boiled Potatoes, Potatoes, Creamed Peas, Stewed Tomatoes, Grapes Cantaloupe andWWBread-2 and WW Bread-2 Thursday June 10th Friday June 4th Swiss Steak with Onions and Chicken and Noodles, Tomatoes, Baked Potatoes, Parslied Carrots, Coleslaw, California Blend Vegetables, Fruit and WW Bread- 1 Watermelon andWW Bread- 1 Monday June 7th Friday June 1 lth Breaded Chicken, Parslied Hamburger Hotdish, Corn, Potato, Squash, Strawberries Fruit and WW Bread- 1 andWWBread-2 .... Monday June 14th~ ..... Tuesday June 8th Pork Chop with Gravy, Beef Stew, Biscuit, Cabbage Mashed Potatoes, Winter and Pistachio Pudding Blend Vegetables, Fruit and WW Bread- 1 Wednesday June 9th Tuesday Iune 15th Cabbage Rolls, Baked Potato, Green Beans, Applesauce and WW Bread- 1 Wednesday June 16th Turkey, Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Yams, Cranberries, Pumpkin Dessert and WW Bread- 1 Thursday June 17th BBQ Ribbettes, Baked Potato, Broccoli, Grapes, andWW Bread- 1 Friday June 18th Beef Tips and Gravy, Noodles, Lettuce Salad, Carrots.Fruit and WW Bread- 1 All meals served with margarine and 1% milk Suggested donation is $3.50. Under 60, $6.00. Pembina County Meals and Transportation - 454-6586. Lindsey and Brandon Miss Aufenkamp, Culver set date for Aug. wedding Lindsey Aufenkamp and Brandon Culver have an- "laounced their engagement and wedding set for Aug. 21. Lindsey is the daughter of Leroy and Bev Aufenkamp, Drayton. She is employed as office manager at Lakewood Park Bible Camp, Devils Lake. Brandon is the son of Greg and Jacci Culver. Brandon is also employed in Devils Lake As I write this note it seems I'm without suitable words to express to the people of Drayton our gratitude and appreciation for the constant flow of beautiful cards, well- wishes, visits and so many helpful acts of kindness, These are only exceeded by the comforting stream of prayers on my behalf from all you special people. Your kind, thoughtful and constant support helped us in so many ways to keep focused the last several months while on this medical journey. We are very glad to be HOME and may you all be abundantly blessed Robin and ]on Brosseau Thanks for the bag on May 20. to Kelly Dakken of groceries I won Phoebe Anderson Thank you to Carol Rest and Cindy Watts of the City Tree Committee for planting the flower pots. They look great! These ladies, and the rest of the Tree Committee, volunteer their time and talent to make our city blooming beautiful! Give pat on the back! Drayton City Council David L. Petersen General Practice of Law Emphasizing: at the Holiday Inn Express Estates and Elder Law Planning. Wills and Trusts. , ~ .............. Business Or,.anizations and Services, Aar cultural aa me sales a.u lllatl~ctxlx ~ " " -" . .... " :" ... ?];;, : ., :,: "' dlrector." Both are actlvel" La~, Pel serial, and Farm Tax Services Drayton Lutheran United Methodist Teien Evangelical Parish Covenant Church Church Rev. Peter Schiefelbein Pastor Steve Grosz Pastor Gary Johnson Skjeber9 Lutheran Church 218-455-3868 Joliette Rural East Drayton Sunday Worship 8:30 a.m. Worship 9:30 a.m. Sundays: Drayton Drayton Lutheran Church 9:00 a.m. Family Worship 203 North Main Street 209 South Main Street Celebration Sunday Worship at 10:00 10:00 a.m. Fellowship and a.m. Worship 11:00 a.m. Refreshments Broadcast on KXPO Bible Study, Wednesday 10:15 a.m. Sunday School for 1340am at 10:15 a.m. Evenings 7:00 p.m. and All Ages Humbolt Friday Momings 10:00 a.m. at Tisdale Manor. St. Edward's Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m. Pembina Catholic Church Sunday Worship at 10:30 a.m. Fleece Assembly Rev. Fr. Anozie Joseph A. of God O,o ba Trinity Lutheran Saturday, 5:00 p.m. Mass Church Rev. Leroy Aufenkamp Sunday, 8:00 a.m. Mass Assembly Schedule: "Church of the Lutheran 10:00a.m. Sunday School Assumption Hour" Rev. Bernhard Setter (age 2 through adult) Catholic Church of 9:30 a.m. Worship Services 11:00 a.m. Morning Worship Service Pembina 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 7:00 p.m. Evening Service Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Mass 7:00 p.m. First Wednesday of the month, LWML These Announcements Sponsored By Kelly's Country Drayton State Bank 701-454-3317 Adamson-Austin Funeral Home 701-454-3333 Market Dr 11 - -- ....... 701-454-3811 . om uunnam Moze Northdale Oil Optometrist Drayton 701-454 3342 17.(I S Lawn ;are I 701-454-3340 701-454-6464 " 701-360-3256 Larson Semi-Trailer David L. Petersen Drayton Insurance Valley News Sales Attorney This Space for Rent Agency and Views i 218-455-3341 701-454-3315 701-454-3317 701-360-3005