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Valley News & Views iiiiii~i iii~iiiii iiiiii~ili iiii~i[ Page 7 June 17, 2010 The Pastor's Column A potentially serious confrontation is brewing in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Gaza. Hamas, the terrorist organization controlling the Palestinians regularly seeks to smuggle arms and rockets into the Gaza Strip. To prevent Hamas from acquiring these weapons Egypt and Israel have established a blockade offshore. They stop, board and search all incoming ships. The ships are then escorted to the dock, and the relief supplies are unloaded and taken by land to the Palestinians. But recently six ships originating in Turkey came with the sole purpose of breaking the blockade and stirring up trouble for Israel. Now Iran is threatening to get involved. The DEBKAfile ran a headline that read: "Iran's Gaza-bound ships ready for clash with Israel". According to DEBKAfile the Iranian vessel will carry "volunteer marines" from the Revolutionary Guard who, quotig Ahmadinejad, "will teach the Israelis a lesson". Iran intends to either break the blockade or stir up more trouble for Israel or both. Joel Rosenberg's website quoted a headline from "Israel National News," which read: "Rabbis: Flotilla clash similar to Gog and Magog prophecy", in Ezekiel 38-39. And David Horowitz, one- time radical leftist turned conservative reported that Hamas claims they intend to go to war with Israel this summer. Hopefully this is just talk, but Horowitz suggested the flotilla incident may be the first round in that war. The war referred to by the rabbis begins when a Russian-ledarmysweepsinto Israel "like a storm". Troops, planes, tanks and weaponry of all types will come "like a cloud to Cover the land", Ezekiel prophesied. Iran's radical leaders will join in, along with Libya, Ethiopia, Turkey (which is becoming increasingly radicalized), and a host of other nations. The war's timing is uncertain, but present-day events show how quickly circumstances can come together. by pastor leroy aufenkamp The Cavalier Community Foundation presented Pembina County Meals & Transportation with a donation of $760.00 to be used for local match for a new transportation vehicle in the Cavalier area. The new van will have a fold out ramp, like the van we have in Drayton. This makes the vehicle ADA accessible and allows for easy access for individuals who use wheelchairs, scooter, walkers or have other mobility problems. We are thankful that the Cavalier Community Foundation recognizes the importance Cittze" " n Upda iiii: Pembina County Meals and Tran~~ of transportation for our elderly and individuals with disabilities. We also received a donation from the Drayton Area Community Foundation for $44?.00 towards the purchase of a new commercial refrigerator for our meal program. Individuals who may be looking for a place to make a donation should consider donating to the Community Foundation in their town. All money donated to the individual Foundations is matched bythe North Dakota Community Foundation up to $10,000.00 per year. So, if you were to donate $1,000.00 to the Drayton Area Community Foundation, it would be matched by the state foundation, making your donation $2,000.00 These Community Foundations help support non-profit groups and agencies in their respective communities. Donating to your local foundation is a great way to support your home town groups such as senior citizens, summer rec programs, boy scouts and girl scouts, and other non- profit groups. Senior Meals Through Friday June 2Sth Thursday June 17th BBQ Ribbettes, Baked Potato, Broccoli, Grapes, and WW Bread- 1 Friday June 18th Beef Tips and Gravy, Noodles, Lettuce Salad, Carrots, Fruit and Bread- 1 Monday June 21st Breaded Chicken, Scalloped Potatoes, Squash, Mandarin Oranges and WW Bread-2 Tuesday June 22nd Egg Salad with WW Bun, Vegetable Beef Soup, Lime Sunshine Salad and Cookie Wednesday June 23rd:: ~,, . Roast Beef with Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Peaches and WW Bread-2 Thursday June 24th Meatloaf, Baked Potato, Beets, Strawberries, and WW Bread- 1 Friday June 25th Chicken Alfredo with Black Olives, Tomatoes and Noodles, Lettuce Salad, Fruit and Garlic Toast Aft meals served with margarine and 1% milk Suggested donation is $3.50. Under 60, $6.00. Pembina County Meals and Transportation - 454-6586. Support Available in Drayton for Weight Loss Surgery Patients Altru Health System, Grand Forks, ND - In order to help patients achieve their weight loss goals, Altru's Bariatric Center is now offering support and follow up appointments for weight loss surgery patients in Drayton, North Dakota. Shellie Wright, PA, of Ahru's Bariatric Center is now seeing patients at Altru Clinic-Drayton on the third Thursday of each month. Continued on Page 9 Obituary Walter "Laddie" Kalka, 83 Walter "Laddie" Kalka, 83, of Drayton, ND passed away Tuesday, June 08, 2010, at Valley Eldercare Grand Forks, ND. Walter "Laddie" Kalka was born May 23, 1927, at Auburn, ND to Dan and Mary (Mlodzik) Kalka. He attended school in the Drayton area. Laddie farmed on the family farm with his father and later worked in Pembina and retired from Motor Coach Industries in 1992, after 30 years of service. Laddiewas amember of the Pembina Fire Department, the Assumption Catholic Church, Pembina and St. Edward's Catholic Church, Drayton. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. On+ October 19, 1955, he married Dorothy Jerome in Pembina. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; children, Jon Kalka, Pembina, Mary (Craig) Knutson, Hudson, WI, Jan (Peyton) Stanlake, Parkers Prairie, MN, Diane (Joel) Muir, Hallock, MN, Jerry (Lisa) Kalka, Cottage Grove, MN; grandchildren, Carl and Greta Knutson; Mariah, Christina, and Nicholas Tvrdik; Madison Muir; Kassidy and Colton Kalka; step grandchildren, Chelsey, Chase, and Alexis St~inlake; sister, Zenobia Smith, Austin, TX; brothers, Ray (Mary) Kalka, Ilion, NY and Chester (Donna) Kalka, Drayton, ND; brother-in-law, Edward Efta, Greenbush, MN. Preceding him in death were his parents; great grandson Andrew Tvrdik- Walker; sister, Leona Efta; and brother-in-law, Bob Smith. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, June 12, at the Assumption Catholic Church, Pembina, ND. Celebrant was Father Joseph Okoba, Reader, Joe Kalka and Caskez Bearers were Bob Humble, Dennis Humble, Mark Humble, Bill Jerome, Greg Kalka and Paul Kalka. Burial was in the Pembina Cemetery. Online guestbook at www. Thanks to Vacation Bible School Crew! June 1-4 was a very"Buzzy" week in Drayton as children and adults Zipped, Zapped and Zoomed for Jesus. Everyone had a great time! It takes many people to put an event like this on so I would like to give a huge thank you to all of them. First of all our teachers... Bryanna Funaiole, Amanda Parker, Emily Schuster, Kristi Quibell, Katie Twamley, Tami VanCamp, Brittney Funaiole, Rebecca Juhl, Trista Heiser, Rachel Juhl, Laura Brosius, Tracy Kasprowicz, Morgan Hill, Sonni Wenaas, Janell Hatloy, Gary Johnson and Cheryl Gjevre. GaryandCheryl alsohelped to organize the school, order the materials and pitched in where ever needed. Erica Schumacher and Stacey VanCamp started off our evening with a group opening that consisted of music, a skit, Bible verse and prayer. They then had individual classes. They closed the evenings with music, a skit, Bible verse and prayer. Our craft department consisted of Cheryl Parker and Barbie Steenerson. They have been doing this for so long that everything just falls into place. Baylie Karboviak joined them this year and did an awesome job. Special thanks Barbie for all the additional things you did to help me. I really appreciated them. Our lunch crew, Karen Schumacher, Tracie Prigge, Tracy Emanuelson, Lyle and Lesa VanCamp has also worked together foz many years and once again did a great job. Saralee Hoselton was buzzing around helping where she was needed, Derek Bratlie, was our recess person and drink carrier. Amber, thank you for the thought. Betty Staskivige and Drayton Lutheran Church members, a huge thank you for letting us use your church, having it ready for us and maintaining the building for daily activity. Rob and Ron Boll, thank you for bringing us and returning the picnic tables. Thanks also to the group that let us use them. Thank you Larry for the articles and coming at the last minute for a group picture when I forgot to call you. Thank you to everyone who brought food items and provided monetary donations. Thank you to the area churches for sponsoring this and to Cheryl Gjevre and the Trinity Lutheran Church who financed this year's event. Thank you to our families for fending for themselves for the week. Last of all a HUGE THANK YOU to the children for coming. Without you we wouldn't have this. We look forward to seeing you next year. Kerri VanCamp fi Big Thanks to District 5 Voters Thank you for your support in the June Primary Election. ! would appreciate your support in the upcoming general elections. continued November Andy Adamson (Paid for by Andy Adamson On His Own Behalf) G Attorney at Law" 910 Hill Av~. PO Box 70 Graflon ND 58237 (701)352-0916 Far:roland Sales and Leases Real Estate and Business Planning Estate Planning, Probate and "Fax Licensed in North Dakota and Minnesota i Drayton Lutheran Parish Rev. Peter Schiefelbein Skjeberg Lutheran Church Rural East Drayton Worship 9:30 a.m. Drayton Lutheran Church 209 South Main Street Worship 11:00 a.m. Bible Study, Wednesday Evenings 7:00 p.m. and Friday Mornings 10:00 a.m. at Tisdale Manor. Fleece Assembly of God Rev. Leroy Aufenkamp Assembly Schedule: 10:00 a.m. Sunday School (age 2 through adult) 11:00 a.m. Morning Worship Service 7:00 p.m. Evening Service Teien Evangelical Covenant Church Pastor Steve Grosz 218-455-3868 Sundays: 9:00 a.m. Family Worship Celebration 10:00 a.m. Fellowship and Refreshments 10:15 a.m. Sunday School for All Ages St. Edward's Catholic Church Rev. Fr. Anozie Joseph A. Okogba Saturday, 5:00 p.m. Mass Sunday, 8:00 a.m. Mass Assumption Catholic Church of Pembina Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Mass United Methodist Church Pastor Gary Johnson Joliette Sunday Worship 8:30 a.m. Drayton 203 North Main Street Sunday Worship at 10:00 a.m. Broadcast on KXPO 1340am at 10:15 a.m. Humbolt Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m. Pembina Sunday Worship at 10:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Church "Church of the Lutheran Hour" Rev. Bernhard Setter 9:30 a.m. Worship Services 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 7:00 p.m. First Wednesday of the month, LWML - I Rock ..... B~h Mapel is the new on has updated its ~ule as orris) follows: Mondays Grades 7-12 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Lutheran Parish. Tuesday and . . Bible Study at Tisdale Manor, Wedn ay Padsti Help VVi~ Hom~ and Tutoring 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays Grades 7 - 12 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 Announcements Drayton State Bank 701.454-3317 Adamson-Austin Funeral Home 701.454-3333 Dr. Tom Dunham Optometrist 701.454-3340 l .arson Semi-Trailer ] Sales L_ 218-455-3341 Motel 66 Drayton 7o i .454-6464 I David L. Petersen Attorney 701.454-3315 Northdale Oil 701-454-3342 This i[ Draytn Insurance Space for Rent Agency ] 701.454-3317 J Kelly's Country Market 701.454-3811 Ed's Lawn Care 701-360-3256 Valley News and Views 701-360-3005