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THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, October 16, 2003-A3 cal News Party at the Den Join us for our 3 rd annual party. It's after the Alumni Banquet on Nov. 1 at the Lion's Den & if you went to school in Per- kins, you're welcome! Casual dress is fine, we just want you to be there. You do not have to attend the banquet to come to our party. We will have an honored guest, great oldies music, snacks & drinks, old photos, scrapbooks, prizes, lots of great visiting & dancing (if anyone is brave enough). Party starts alter the banquet, hopefully by 8 p.m. and is over when the last person leaves. We always have a good time, so stop by! [Fireman visits Ipreschool. storytime ghters "" dayc V1Slt are Perkins Volunteer Fire Department visited EduCare Daycare on Friday, Oct. 1 O, to speak to the children about during Fire Prevention Week. by the firetruck are (front row, I to r) EduCare Director Betty Weems (kneeling), Haden Hazelbaker, Tori Jones, Parker ah Green, Zachary Frazier, Lucius Ownbey, Nathan McFee, Alexis Anderson, Logan Crawford, and 'Baylee Washington; Firefighter Leon Lewis, Keira Mann, Nate Barta, Kyle Davis, Colby Anderson, Layne Johnson, Hunter Harkey, Chelsea Kaylee Washington, April Hunt, and Assistant Fire Chief Bill Hunt. Journal photo by Cindy Sheets Fireman David Westfall very important. visited preschool storytime at Children, ages 2 and up the Thomas-Wilhite Memo- are invited to storytime each rial Library on Oct. 7. week on Tuesdays at 12:30 The preschool children enjoyed listening to Fire- man Westfall tell about the procedure to get ready for fire fighting. The children were impressed by his uniform. A discussion of fire safety rules geared to the children's age level was also done. Some of the children said they plan to be firemen when they grow up, due to the influence of this fireman and the realiza- tion that the profession is p.m. The following schedule will be followed during Octo- ber and November: Oct. 21 - FALL VACATION! ENJOY! Oct. 28-Autumn Harvest Nov. 4 - Gobble ! Gobble! Nov. 11 - Yum! Yum! Pop- corn! Nov. 18 - Thanksgiving Blessings Nov. 25 - HAPPY THANKS- GIVING! AI Denson gives concert Ji tons of cookie dough Of Perkins Builders Supply unloads 6554 Ibs. of cookie dough Friday morning at School while Diane Bridenstine of Partners In Education watches. Students cookie dough to pay for approximately half of the new playground equipment at the School Campus. Other funds raised will support projects including the 2nd grade the Christmas Store and Track & Field Day. Rains & Son Express picked up the nine dough in Okarche, delivering it to Perkins. Journal photo by David Sasser You Can Count On opportunity to interact with the wonderful people in community, young and old, is a blessing to my life." ' (:SSandra Johnson, 8-year employee - Teller You Can Payne county Bank OW Us! Main Bank 202 S. Main, Perkins, OK Convenience Branch 41"7 E. HWY 33, Perkins, OK (405) 547-2436 www.paynecountybank.com Drive-up ATMs and Night Deposit Drop available at both locations 24 hours a day Member FDIC FARMERS"   Auto Home Life, Business Don Wooldridge, Agent 505 E. Hwy. 33 Perkins (405) 547-5126 National Feral Cat Day is Wednesday, Oct. 15 What is TNR? TRAP-NEUTER-RETURN (TNR) is a full management plan in which stray and feral cats already live outdoors in cities, towns, and rural areas are humanely trapped, then evaluated, vaccinated and sterilized by veterinarians. Kittens and tame cats are adopted into good homes. Healthy adult cats too wild to be adopted are returned to their familiar habitats un- der the lifelong care of volunteers, "Whenever a community embdrks on a major spay/neuter program, the number of unwanted animals "Rescued" decreases annually." -Joyce Briggs, PETsMART Charities Spay/Neuter Saves Lives! Christian singer AI Denson, performed a free concert Oct. 8 at the Perkins High School gym. Denson spoke at Perkins- Tryon High School prior to the concert, talking about charac- ter. His visit was sponsored by First Baptist Church of Perkins and KLVV Christian Radio. Journal photo by David Sasser "' ld(;00 Pr|lrles e lestaurant ,4  Daily Lunch ' Specials Mon.-Thurs. I lam-8pm -Sat. 11 am-gpm 2 S. Main Perkins / 405/547-5810 ",