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Local THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, August 5, 2010 - A3 Fried Chicken At The VFW Friday Night The Ladies Auxiliary to the Leigh will be playing music during your dining experience and then Will be cranking up the volume at 8:00pro for a little dancing pleasure. The annual 4th of July pig roast was a huge suc- cess with over 200 people in attendance. This year the post roasted two whole pigs and not one slice was left and many in attendance did not get the usual bag of meat Perkins VFW Post 7322 will be serving hot fried chicken and mashed potatoes and gravy along with corn on the cob, fresh salad and hot cobbler and other desserts on Friday, August 6th at 6: 00pm. They ask that adults give a donation of $6 and chil- dren under the age of 10 years can eat for free. And as has become the custom Monte They' re still losers Saturday, August 14th in Stillwater. The theme will be "Stop Monkeying Around with Your Weight!" Chap- ter members will set goals. for the month of August at the next meeting. Come and check us out! If you would like more information about Fun Day or TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensi- bly) please contact Kathy Albright at 405.624.9995 or visit tops.org or TOPSWonders.com TOPS OK013 met on July 29th with 16 attendees; 13 TOPS and 3 KOPS. The week's weight recording had a net loss of 10 pounds! The biggest losers were Donna Dellavalle and Norma Smith. The program was presented by Patty Pappan who just recently returned from International Recogni- tion Days in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The chapter is preparing for a Fun Day, to be held fax: 405-547-2996 MANDEVILLE PROPERTIES, LL 'Leasing in the Perkins and Stillwater Area' Madge Kendrick 1202 Pogue, P.O. Box 364 | Perkins, OK 74059. i following the dinner. Awards were presented to a number of member and non-members. Monte Leigh received a non- member appreciation award for his tireless hours of vol- unteer work such as playing music at every Friday night dinner, the Valentine Steak Dinner, and other various nights along with mowing the grass and keeping the post looking so nice or just generally doing anything and everything anyone ask. Beth Evans received the Ladies Auxiliary appreciation award for her willingness to assist the post and auxiliary in numerous ways, such as volunteering countless hours to cover the canteen and keeping the canteen looking and smelling to clean. Bert Coffman received the VFW appreciation award for his ongoing effort to improve and increase the post by being on constant call to organize military services for fallen members, color guards at various events (Parades, grand openings, etc) and just generally being on call at the post for any and all duties as needed or requested. Zane and Malorie Brake along with their cousins received the young volunteer apprecia- tion awards for their contin- ued willingness to assist when needed, such as placing flags in the cemetery for Memo- rial Day, and cleaning the post and setting up chairs for large events being conducted at the Post along with other activities throughout the year. Jay Bjorgo won the Pie in the Face contest. Thank you to everyone that participated. Our appreciate to the follow- ing individuals and business for their contributions to the annual pig roast: Gary and Tess Crane (Ralph's), Larry Kimmel, Everett Dabb's sister Sue, Lyle Younker, Kenny Smith, Charlie Hutchinson, First Baptist Church, Monte Leigh and the community for attending. A special event is sched- uled for August 13, at 8:00 pm when Ryan Reid will be live in concert at the Post. The public is invited to attend and enjoy the music or dance a bit. The ladies enjoyed serv- ing an evening meal of Pork Loin, roasted potatoes, green beans, fresh salad and melon followed by cobbler and ice cream to the Perkins Lion Club on the 19th of July. Should you have additional questions please contact the post at 547-2102. Project Heart helps seniors, pets Project Heart, warms hearts for wet noses is a non-profit organization run by Dr. Wendy Murray, D.V.M. that donates pet food once a month to low-income seniors. Project Heart is designed to offset the cost of food and still give the pet good nutrition without affect- ing the seniors' financial life. She has been delivering food for 5 years to seniors in Stillwater and surrounding communities. In order for food to be received, the pet owner must be signed up with Project Heart of Okla- homa. Then once a month when the seniors have lunch at the community center the pet food is brought to them or if they are home-bound, the food will be delivered. On Saturday July 24, 2010, the two veterinary clinics, Perkins Road Pet Clinic and Perkins Veteri- nary Clinic along with the help of generous donators held a Bake Sale outside the Walmart on 6 th St. Many people donated homemade Dr. Wendy Murray (left) and Dr. Kimberly McKenzie (right) along with their staff raised over $1,000 for project Heart. bake goods, along with bags of dog and cat foods, and made monetary dona- tions. All proceeds went to Project Heart, which totaled $1,008.53! We do fundrais- ers like this twice a year but donations are always needed and welcomed and can be dropped off at either Perkins Road Pet Clinic or Perkins Veterinary Clinic. PHS Class of '65 Meets The graduating Perkins High class of 1965 celebrated their 45 m reunion on June 25 and 26. On Friday night, Glen and Sandy (Wells) McCauley hosted the catered banquet at the Vassar Community Center. The evening was spent reminiscing and remembering class- mates who are no longer with us, Susan Shelby Oldham, Genie Price, Warren Burrow and Bobbi Kastl Arthur. On Saturday night, Darrell and Kim Sadler hosted a casual cookout at their home. Everyone had a wonderful time getting reacquainted and hearing what each other had been doing. We were happy to learn that no one had aged a bit! Photo provided p+e+c++++++++, PaynYO. Ca. e Bank www.paynecountybank.com Moin Bank. 202 S. Moin Convenience Branch . 417 E+ Hwy 33 . Perkins, OK