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I & Area News ',hamber gets the low-down n CareerTech Claudia Andrews !ributing Writer o cki Dearing, M,mager of and Industry Devel- with the Oklahoma artrn.nt of CareerTech, :ed valuable information :the Perkins Chamber LNrs on March 20. raining for Industry Pro- I (TIP) is a nationally gnized and multifaceted ,ag program for new and Ln wealth generating stated that compa- are able to keep on the leading edge of industry and their employees skilled up at no cost to qualified employers. More than 1,650 organizations from all business sectors were served last year. Safety and health training required by OCIA for companies with ten or more employees is ongoing with 31 classes every day at a low cost to companies. Man- agement development and small business management training is available in a vari- ety of instructive options. Bid assistance for procuring gov- ernment contracts is detailed -ttnarron Photography has ribbon cutting ibbon.cutt ng was held at Dave's Cimarron Photography, tl at 104 W Chantry, following the chamber meeting. Journal photo by Claudia Andrews The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Would like to announce new services being ) offered at the Perkins Family Clinic. Wen Woman/Well Baby Clinic  Will be offered every 2nd ) & 4th Wednesday. 9M' Please call for info. ((-- 405-547-2473 117 S. Main, Perkins through classes offered through the CareerTech program. There were approximately 82,000 enrollments last year in the adult and career development short courses and seminars utilized by individuals upgrading their training. "Full-time/daytime programs help students pre- pare for college or business," Dearing stated. Since 1968, the CareerTech options, now along with the TIP program, are known best for doing this type of economic development to raise the per capita income for everyone. Dearing shared that Perkins is fortunate to have Shawn Murray as its area CareerTech liaison. Harland Wells said that the guest speaker for the chamber meeting on April 17 would be Phil Tomlinson, Secretary of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. Tomlinson will be unveiling two por- traits, one of Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton and one of an Iowa chief, for the creation of two 12 foot bronze statues for a tourist 'turn-around" near the north entrance of Perkins. Wells advised members to come about ten minutes early in order to accomplish this presentation. Mel Campbell said the chamber golf tournament had room for one more team and is still needing hole sponsors. Kasey Longan reported that the deadline for chamber member- ship is April 1 and there are 41 members to date. The Town Wide Garage Sale will be April 19, the Town Wide Trash Pick up is April 26, and the Chamber Legisla- tive Golf Tournament will be held May 2. On Municipal Proposition April 1 NOT A TAX INCREASE! NOT A TAX INCREASE! C, )yle Alumni game set Don't forget!! Coyle Alumni Basketball Game will be Sat- urday, March 29. Women's game begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by men's game about 7:45 p.m. The games will be held in the Coyle gymnasium. Glenwood Cemetery Assoc. to meet The Glenwood Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, April 5, at 2 p. m. in the High Prairie Community Center. The agenda includes voting on updated by-laws. ACFC meeting held The American Coalition for Fathers and Children of Oklahoma invites you to join us in our efforts to provide public awareness and educa- tion of the problems parents face when dealing with State and Federal law, as well as their agencies. There will be a meeting March 27, 7 p.m. at the Sirloin Stockade, 208 N. Perkins Rd., Stillwater. The ACFC plans to be vis- ible in the media and to leg- islators, becoming lobbyist and children with advocates, in their misfortune against those who capitalize on divorce, and the destruction of family. To join us in bring- ing back honor to fathers and restoring them to their chil- dren call Darrell Romine, 580-724-9350 or Rob Cox, 405-547-5282 email: ACFC OK(alhotmail.com b r'):,: .ww ACFC, corn for the National Chapter. THE PERKINS OURNAL, Thursday, March 27, 2003-3 Nottingham celebrates 75th birthday Long-time Coyle resident, Glen Nottingham is celebrat- ing his 75 th birthday on March 26. After leaving the Stillwater family farm, and service in the U.S. Navy, Glen spent the majority of his adult life employed in the oilfields of Oklahoma and Texas. Now retired, he enjoys playing music at local events, and he can be found entertain- ing weekly at Senior Citizen Centers in both Perkins and the Stillwater area. He married Esther Boyce in October 1954, and the couple resides in Coyle. He is the father of six children, Larry Nottingham, E1 Rend; Karen Nottingham Sanzberro, Pawnee; Sharon Nottingham Taylor, Coyle; Janet Notting- ham Bentley, Perkins; Nita Nottingham Ools, Stillwater; and Rodney Nottingham, Glen Nottingham Stillwater. He is very proudly grandpa tc 10 grandchildren and 15 great- grandcildren. To honor their father, Glen's children are hosting a celebra- tion on Sunday, March 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. at thc Americar Legion Room, 611 S. Main (next door to Taylor's Barbe Shop) in Stillwater. Please come and share this day with us. Only the gift of your pres- ence is requested. Amanda J. Orr and Christopher w. Farmer Orr-Farmer we "Hold hands with me my dearest friend; it is you with whom my life I'll spend." Amanda and Chris exchanged their vows on March 13, in a small family ceremony attended by their parents; Michael Kolb, brother of the bride; flRona Stearl auot of the bride. Prets of the bride are Tom an'lonnie Kolb,Perkins. Parents of the groom are Brian Farmer, Stillwater, and Karen Anderson, Oklahoma City. Photo provided Earn money running baseball concessions Perkins Parks and Rec. is currently looking for an orga- nization to run the concession stand at Dickson Park during GRAND OPENING Sat., March 29 10-2 ;P00T00E David's Cimarron Photography will be taking Easter pictures (with bunnies!) from 10-2. FREE 4x8 re Parks and Rec. baseball and softball games this spring and summer. Games will begin the last week of April and will run through June. In the past, .organizations have earned in excess of $1,000 in profit from running the concessionstand. To get details about this fundrais- ing opportunity, please con- tact Parks and Rec. Director Larry Moorman, at 547-2445 during business hours. How beautiful it is to do nothing, then rest afterward. -Spanish proverb ime for Senior fJortraits ? Then call David! Oag. ia's Omarron PhotograPhy David Holbrook 405/742-2876 or 405/547-5468