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Bazaar raises funds for strays Eight Perkins 4-Hers attended the Youth-in-Action Conference held Oct. 17-19, at Fin 'n Feather resort near Gore, Okla. Those in back are: Conner Carroll, Michael Pace, Caleb Carroll, Cody Wehr, and Megan Beam. In front are: Garrett Dollins, Josh Wehr, and Tanner Bridenstine~ Perkins 4-Her's active during National 4 H Month By Josh Wehr Reporter The Perkins 4,H Club members competed several " activities during the National 4-H Month of October. Early in the month six members erected 4-H signs in their yards to help recruit new members into the organization. On Oct 17, during fail break; eight older mem- bers attended Youth-in-Action Conference held at Fin 'n' Feather resort near Gore, Okla. The theme for this yeaFs northeast district leadership was Oklahoma Centennial - A Hun- conference " " dred Years - A MiUfon Opportdnities." Twenty- e ght delegates from Payne CounWparticipated in educational sessions and workshops on the topics of communication, decision- making, self-worth, and building character. On Oct 22, all nine of the 2007-08 officers took part in an officer training session led by the oSU Collegiate #-H officers. These leaders were Gayle Buellesfield, Kate Chambers and Melanie Skaggs. The Perkins officers attend- ing were: Tanner Bridenstine. Conner Carroll, Toil and Will Clay, Garrett Dollins. Michael Pace, Carlee Robbins, Cody and Josh Wehr. Monday, Oct 29, approximately 12 members delivered cookies to the teachers at all four Per- kins Schools. The goal during the month was to make the Perkins Community aware of 4-H. Cassia Bridenstine (above right) sacking cookies to give to Perkins teachers during National 4-H Month. Josh Wehr {right) is erecting a sign in front of his home to promote 4-H during National 4-H month. Photos provided By Nancy Titus, Piersma Perkins Animal Shelter vol- unteer Dozens of people visited the Old Station Statuary on High- way 33 Saturday, Oct. 27, to participate in a fall bazaar benefiting the stray dogs and cats of Perkins. More than $900 was raised on that beautiful fall day, with all proceeds going to the Perkins Animal Shelter Winterization Fund and Betty Ottaway's Cats Are Treated Special orga- nization. Logan Hall, donna (Bostian) Crane, and Savannah Titus (I to r) The funds raised for the shelter are shown with Cowboy Jacks, a dog available for adoption at the are in the capable hands of the Perkins Animal Shelter. Cowboy Jacks visited the Old Station Statu- Perkins Community Founda- ary west of Perkins during the 'Purrfectly Howling Bazaar' on Oct. tion, which will ensure that the 27. Hall and Titus are Perkins-Tryon High School students who work danger of frostbite on the paws part time for Jonna and David Crane, owners of Old Station. Photo provided of Perkins pooches living at the shelter will become a thing of held for a beautiful quilt, eral of her poetry books and the past. Jonna Bostian Crane and angel sculptures. Many, many Betty Ottaway of Cats Are David Crane, owners of the people donated gently used Treated Special (CATS) was Old Station Statuary, were gra- items for the garage sale. presented with $150 of the total cious hosts of the event on their Volunteers included Susan raised. CATS has successfully lovely grounds, decorated with Stromberg, Carol Lyons, Beth spayed, neutered and cared for more than 100 pumpkins. Sev- Skye, Rodney Bostian, Joan scores of stray cats across the erai local businesses donated Bostian, Jonna Bostian Crane, town of Perkins. services, gift certificates, gifts David Crane, Clara and Seven- Activities included a silent and cash to make the event a nah Titus, Sue Dodrill, Astri auction, pumpkin sale, garage success. They include: Doggie Wayandande, Marl Kinzer, sale and on-site adoption oppor- Doe, Putterveal Farms of Still- Logan Hall, Art BiNges, Ruth tunities for four shelter dogs. water, Visions Hair Salon, The Lavorne, Constance Thomp- While Jasper, Babe, Cowboy Hair Cottage, Burt's Jewelry, son, Leah Aufill, Rite Veal; and Garfield all received plenty Laura Gann Photography, Betty Ottoway arid family, of admiring gazes, Jasper (aka Sandstone CoffeeHouse and Ashley Bedford, Stacy Smith, "Jazzy"), alively and affection- Deli, Bloomin" Botanicals, Daniel Webb, Daniel Stroud ate female dog made her way Jalopy's, Cimarron Trails Golf and several others. into the heart of a child named Course, Tanline andthe Wagon Thanks to the Perkins corn- Shelby Johns. Mrs. Johns Wheel Restaurant (Perkins Sale munity for pulling together to said; "We adopted Jazzy (the Barn Caf6). Friends Chapel make Perkins an even better Monday after the event) and donated the use of their sound place for its citizens and four she did excellent last night, system. Local artist and poet legged friends. We had a great time with her. Catherine Fowler donated sev- I surprised Shelby (my daugh- ter) and greeted her at the bus Win a Ham and Warm a Dog with Jazzy. She nearly tipped the door off the bus to get to By Nancy TRus-Piecsma her. They went for a walk and Perkins Animal Shelter volunteer played most of the evening. The fundraising continues Jazzy s.lept with my daughter all for the winterization of night. Shelby was so excited to the Perkins Animal find her still in her room when Shelter. If you were she got up. She has a wonder- unable to attend the ful spirit about her. Thanks for 'Purrfectly Howling putting her in our path!" Bazaar' on Oct. 27, here,s Fabulous pork burgers,another chance to help warm the shelter dogs this winter. chorizos and Italian sausage Volunteers for the Perkins Animal Shelter are hosting a drawing sandwiches (the meat was from for a succulent Ralph's Ham paid for by an anonymous donor. Raiph's, so you KNOW it was Tickets for the drawing are $1 each. Many people are buying fantastic) fed many a hungry their tickets in groups of 10 and20. The winning ticket will be visitor, and added to the funds drawn by David Sasser of the PerkinsCommunity Four datioh on raised. Blue Skye Berry Farm Nov. 16, just in time for Thanksgiving. The lucky winner will be donated many pounds of freshly announced in Thanksgiving's newspaper. picked green beans, which sold Tickets can be purchased at the Old Monument Statuary on in generous bags for $2 apiece. Hwy 33 at Western (across from Perkins sale Barn), the Sand- Betty Ottaway sold brownies, stone Coffee House and Deft, Doggie Doe and at Antoine's Auto fresh pecans from her own trees Repair in Perkins or by calling Skye at 405-249-5998or Jonna and tickets for a drawing to be at 574=5454. MI Club enjoys stained glass presentation The Mutual Improvement ting and grinding was gwen Club met Oct. 25 in the home and a variety of finished pieces ofJo Hyder with Judy Bartram were displayed and passed serving as co-hostess, around. Rudd has been ere- Guest speaker for the eve- ating stained glass art for 23 ning was Max Rudd, pastor of years and has several pieces Lost Creek Methodist Church. displayed in the church sane- His presentation was on the art mary. Some of his artwork of making stained glass. He will be available to purchase explained the different pat- at the church bazaar. terns, textures, limitations and Refreshments were served precautions ofhandling glass, after the business meeting. A demonstration of glass cut- Members that enjoyed the evening were Jo Hyder, Judy Bartram, Fern Downey, Loft A TOPS Walk was held on Gill, Cassandra Johnson, Nov. 3, at Boomer Lake in JoanMcDaniel, Judy Moor- Stillwater. Members from the man, Virginia Sasser, Darla evening chapter TOPS OK13, Woody, and LaNell Harris. Stillwater, morning chapter walk held at TOPS OK488 Stillwater andand fun was had by all. TOPS OK207 Enid arrived TOPS is a national non, before 9 a.m. ready to go. profit weight loss support Awards were given for the group. TOPS stands for Take distance Walked. Chapters OffPounds Sensibly. 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