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Health & Safety THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, October 22, 2009 - A5 lives un" With the 2009 campaign fully underway, Stillwater Area United Way is more thankful than ever for com- panies and individuals who annually show their passion and support by "LIVING UNITED." "Many people in our area are unaware of how much our local leaders have shaped how our United Way campaign runs each year," said Sheri Carter, Stillwater Area United Way Director. Carter says the Day of Caring is a perfect example. Many don't know that the idea for an annual campaign kickoff with hundreds of volunteers improving the community was sparked at the suggestion of Jerry Moeller, Stiltwater Medi- cal Center's Chief Execu- tive Officer. "Stillwater Medical Center and so many of their employees truly embrace United Way year after year," Carter said. "They are a great example others of how to LIVE UNITED," Carter said. "The employees of Still- water Medical Center not only contribute to United Way through donations, but they also give man hours to make the special events we host possible," Moeller said. "We have a silent auc- tion, bake sale, sell pizza by the slice and provide park- ing for Homecoming, all of which is made possible by the employees." In addition, Stillwater Medical Center annually sponsors the cost of the materials for Day of Caring projects. This year's mate- rials totaled more than $5,000. The Juke Joint Jog hosted by Stan Clark Com-" panies is another United Way fundraising event supported annually by Still- water Medical Center. Each year the hospital sponsors the Juke Joint Jog's Family Fun Zone, providing inflat- ables and entertainment for children. "The needs are greater than ever in our community, and we need to help support those who are hurting," said Moeller. "With the current recession, now is a great time for companies to step up and support United Way." ,'Stillwater Area United Way is very fortunate to have the support of Still- water Medical Center and other local companies, who not only donate financial support, but also provide volunteers who give their time, talents and services for our community," Carter said. For more information about Stillwater Area United Way or how you can contribute to this year's $800,000 campaign, please visit ww w. stillwaterunitedway.org or call 405-377-2161. men c In By Patti Weaver credit card. Journal Correspondent Both women were sent a Two women were charged letter Wednesday advising together Thursday with using them that if they failed to a Perkins man's card -- that appear in court on or before he left inadvertently in an Oct. 28 for arraignment on ATM machine -- to conduct the felony charge, a warrant transactions totafing $654.46 would be issued for their at various places in Payne arrest, court records show. County. The case, which was inves- Courtney Ranea Lumpkin, tigated by the Perkins Police 21, of Agra, and Monica Department, alleges that the Elaine Simmons, 20, of Still- Perkins man's card was ille- water, could each receive as gaily held by the defendants much as a three-year prison on Aug. 21, according to the term and a $3,000 fine if charge filed by Payne County convicted of holding or Assistant District Attorney concealing a lost or mislaid Tyson Branyan. LEI ;AL NOTICE Get Your News Online TheJoumai0Lcom In print Online Amtime 24/7 I-.i.1:ar.=.~a~l~-r~M~If.~.-i-=r~ w.l:xll I ,=ii.Ii 1 1 ~ 11m Stillwater Medical Center employees volunteer during Day of Caring. Pictured are (I to r) Shyla Eggers and Denise Webber donating their time to landscape Stillwater Domestic Violence Services' main office. Drive Stillwater Medical Center be available for the 2010 com- and the Payne County Health munity Drive Thru flu shots. Departrnent regret to announce The funds for the program are the cancellation of the Drive exhausted each year and with Thru Flu Shot Event, originally rising cost and the complexity scheduled for October 29. of the vaccine, the Foundation "We are very disappointed Board of Directors feel very that we have not received strongly about the continued the vaccine that we ordered efforts to support the program," for this event," said Jerry said Hopkins Moeller, CEO. "Stillwater The PCHD received the Medical Center orders vaccine majority of their order from for this event over 9 months in the State Health Department; advance, so it is certainly not a however, they are quickly run- lack of planning on our part." ninglow because the public has Each year, SMC and the been more proactive about get- Health Department team up to ting their vaccine this year. provide over 6,500 flu shots to "The drive thru has been the community, working hard a great opportunity for the totarget those high riskgroups PCHD to get a jump start on and those who would not oth- vaccinating the community erwise be able to pay for a shot and we are very disappointed elsewhere, that we will not be able to "The drive thru flu shots work with SMC to provide are a free service provided to this service," said Annette our community with funds O'Connor, PCHD Adminis- raised by the Stillwater Medi- trative Director. "Stillwater cal Center Foundation," said is fortunate to have a hospital Moeller. "Providing these willing to purchase 5000doses shots keeps many people out to administer to our community of the ER during flu season." each year. This is above and Funds raised for the Drive beyond what our health depart- Thin Flu Shots w'dl be carried ment can provide." over until next year's event The health departtnent has according to Teresa Hopkins, scheduled flu vaccination clin- SMC Foundation Director. ics in Stillwater on Mondays "While the money from the and Fridays from 8 am-6 pm "Tin Cup Golf Classic" corpo- each week through the month rate and individual donations of October. For more informa- will not be nsed this year. itwill don. call 372-8200. Legal notice published in The Perkins Journal on Oct. 22 2009 Invitation to Bid October 14, 2009 The Iowa Tribal Housing Authority is seeking bids for the installation of 15 to 20 underground storm shelters located on scattered sites. The bid packets my be obtained, at no cost to general contractors, at the Housing Authority office located at the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma, 3560 West Worthy Road. 3 miles south of Perkins, Okla. Sealed bids will be accepted, by mail or hand delivered, at the Housing Authority office until 10:00a.m. Thursday, November5, 2009. Sealed Bids will opened and read aloud by the Iowa Tribal Housing Authority Executive Director and members of the Tribal Business Committee in the Tribal Conference Room. The Iowa Tribe Housing Authority reserves the right to cancel all or any portion of these projects within thirty (30) days from the date of bids, for any reason and at its sole discretion. Contracts for work under this proposal will obligate the contractor not to discriminate in employment practices. Contractor will be expected to show goo(~ faith compliance with Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 USC 1701 u). ndian Preference in the award of contracts will be given to the lowest responsive, responsible Indian Contractor. Davis-Bacon Wage Rates shall apply. Section 1606 of the Recov- ery Act requires all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors on projects funded directly by or assisted in whole or in part by and through the Recovery Act to be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on prolects of a character similar in the locality as determined by the Secretary of Labor (Davis-Bacon wages). This proposed activity of providing underground storm shelters will be completed in accordance with the Recovery Act Indian Hous- ing Block Grant and Indian Community Development Block Grant Program Guidelines. Award of this contract is sub/ect to a determination by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that the contractor is eligible to contract for federally-funded activities. s man By Patti Weaver Journal Correspondent A Perkins man who is on probation for possession of a drug and drug paraphernalia in Creek County has been charged with possession of heroin and drug parapherna- lia in Payne County. Johnny William Odle Jr., 34, who was jailed for a week in Payne County on $10,000 bond, was released two weeks ago when his bail was reduced to a personal recognizance bond, court records show. Odle was ordered to return to Payne County District Court on Nov. 9 when he can ask for a preliminary hear- ing on his heroin possession felony charge, which carries as much as a 10-year prison term and $10,000 fine on conviction. If convicted of a misde- meanor count of possession of a syringe and spoon as drug paraphernalia in Payne County, Odle could receive an additional one-year incar- ceration and $1,000 fine, court records show. Odle was arrested in the 2100 block ofE. 6th Avenue in Stillwater about 9 p.m. Sept. 30 on an outstanding Creek County bench warrant for his failure to appear in court in June for probation violations in a 2007 drug case, court records show. Stillwater Police Officer Andrew Wilson wrote in an affidavit "Subsequent to the arrest, I discovered a black sock in Odle's left front pocket that contained a syringe, a spoon without the handle and a cellophane wrapper from a cigarette package. "I saw several small white flakes and a larger brown flake in the plastic. Odle claimed he had been shoot- ing up Oxycontin, but the flakes returned a positive result for heroin," in a field test kit, W'dson alleged in his affidavit. Odle has also been ordered to appear in the Bristow divi- sion of Creek County District Court on Oct. 30 regarding his probation violations in his 2007 drug case there, court records show. Today's Weather 63/46 Few show- ers. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the upper 30s. Sunrise: 7:40 AM Sunset: @44 PM 48139 Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 30s. Sunrise: 7:41 AM Sunset: 6:43 PM 57138 Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 40s. Sunrise: 7:42 AM Sunset: 6:42 PM iii Z 64145 More sun than clouds, Highs in the low 60s and lows in the upper 40s. Sun,so: 7~3AM Sunset: 6~1PM 63147 Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 60s and tows in the upper ,COs. Sunrise: 7:44 AM Sunset: 6:40 PM Oklahoma At A Glance Area Cities Antlers 68 57 rain Oklahoma City 63 47 rain Ardmore 70 56 rain Okmulgee 66 52 rain BartlesviUe 65 50 ram Pauls Valley66 49 rain Broken Bow 68 62 rain Perry 65 47 rain Claremore 66 50 rain Sallisaw 68 57 rain Cordell 61 45 rain Sapulpa 65 50 rain Duncan 64 46 rain Shawnee 65 48 rain El Reno 64 46 rain Snyder 64 46 rain EIk City 61 43 rain Stitlwater 65 47 rain Enid 64 47 rain Tahlequah 67 55 rain Guymon 52 38 rain Tulsa 65 50 rain Lawton 62 45 rain Watonga 61 44 rain McAlester 63 51 rain Weatherford 58 41 rain Miami 66 54 rain Wewoka 64 50 rain Muskogee 65 51 rain Woodward 59 41 rain National Cities [~--.;. iIIIn'I INIr. trI'l, lllll] l I I : _ .-_ _--;.~.:.-, __ Atlanta 72 51 sunny Minneapolis 45 36 rain Boston 61 48 pt sunny New York 66 52 pt sunny Chicago 63 48 rain Phoenix 84 61 sunny Dallas 68 58 rain San Francisco 71 54 ptsunny Denver 46 32 mixed Seattle 56 48 rain Houston 80 71 cloudy St, Louis 70 56 ptsunny Los Angeles 60 60 sunny Washington, DC 72 53 sunny Miami 85 78 rain Moon Phases New First Full Last Oct 18 Oct 26 Nov 2 Nov 9 UV Index I I Thu Fri Sal Sun Men 10/22 10123 10/24 10/25 10/26 Low Low Moderate Moderate Moderate TwhjeUV Index is measured o~ a 0 - 11 number scale, 0 :++:++:+:*+++:~:~~ 1 1 a higher UV Index showir~g fire need for greater ::~::~:~:~ii~i~:~ ~ ;- ~-_ skin prot~t,-tion. 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