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.. n F 4555 Jl ."" "TronRRftPHICS L COMMERCE cQl.T LAKE Lin n41el7 -- 43'c 7 More LOCAL news 1 1 tm II 1 1 V- 111 f 'l than any other source! - Vol.20, No. 43 Wednesday, October 28, RoSoVoP By Julie Loveridge 1998 ("J SO I J For cents a single copy 756-766- Polls IS X discover the magic of the written word. Gayla Muir, Director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.) which ;r'v, J . ' ' N, , .:.: v - Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 3, to voice their opinion on both state and county races, as well as for the school board in District 5, which includes the American Fork, Lehi, Highland, and Alpine area. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. . : - .Hl : Candidates for the State Senate in District 4 are: i Photos by Julie Loveridge Edward (Ted) Black, Democrat, Sandy; and Howard A. Stephenson, Republican, Draper. Stephenson is the incum- bent. District 4 includes Lehi, Highland, Alpine and Cedar Hills. In House District 56, which includes Lehi and part of American Fork, candidates are: See ELECTIONS on pg 12 Writers sought for New Utah coverage ' Want to get to really know your community from the ground up? New Utah! Lehi Free Press edition is looking for writers who are interesting in covering news of Lehi City government. Meetings of the city council are held on the first, second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, with meetings of the Planning and Zoning Commission held on the second and fourth Thursdays of each (L-- 229-380- fund-raisin- Hospital The annual boutique sponsored by members of the Volunteer Auxiliary at the American Fork Hospital will be Nov. 6. The boutique will be in the hospital Education Center, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and continuing until 4 p.m. or until everything is sold. Featured will be many handmade items ideal for gifts or early Christmas fund-raisin- g . open state, county elections "Reading Grandmother" Karma Whimpey listens as first grader Miranda Pratt reads at Sego Lily Elementary. The Reading Grandmother program at Sego Lily is now in its 17th year. A recent monetary gift as part of the Bank of American Fork's 85th Anniversary Celebration will be used to purchase additional teaching and reading materials for use in the "Reading Grandparent" program at the school. week) and the day that works of the volunteers who come to use. best for them. their school throuh the week. Several years ago, Sego Lily "We've found that people "The children love them," had a tutor program funded who volunteer are healthier said Smith of her tutors. "They through Title One. When both mentally and physically," come up to them and talk to school demographics changed says Muir. "Human beings are them when they see them, and they lost Title One fundsocial creatures and being out even when it isn't their turn to ing, the Reading Grandmoth' ers program was created. among others is a terrific read." anecdote for loneliness and Muir said this is one of the Sego Lily's Reading Granddepression." parent program received a great strengths of R.S.V.P. Karma Whimpey, another special surprise last week in They are able to step in and . V' volunteer in' Sego Lily's pro- the form of a gift of money, to pick up where funding has cut back. gram, says she's always loved purchase much needed readR.S.V.P. gives volunteers a working with children. After ing and literacy supplies. her husband passed away, she The money was gifted unique opportunity to serve '' V finds joy in helping tutor through the United Way from their community with assign' ' the Bank of American Fork as ments that match their special young readers. V' "They love complements," part of its 85th Anniversary interests and talents. she says of her readers. "At celebration. It is part of the Corporation first they may struggle with a The bank's goal this year is for National Services which word, but by the third time to give away $100 a day for 85 also sponsors such programs In behalf of the Bank of American Fork's 85th days to worthy charities and as the Foster Grandparent Anniversary they read it, they get it." Both Principal Glenn Mar- Thursday's recipient was Sego and Senior Companion proCelebration, Gayla Mulr, Director of R.S.V.P., presents a $100 check to Sego Lily. Accepting the check with Principal Glenn tin and Kaye Smith, first Lily. grams. Martin are Volunteers can receive more According to Principal Margrade teacher and supervisor Reading Grandmother Karma Whimpey, of the tutoring program at tin, the gift came at a good information by contacting supervisor and first grade teacher Kaye Smith, and coordinator for the Alpine School District Sharon Smith. Sego Lily; speak with fondness time and would be put to good Gayla Muir at ! 9 Tuesday for V E sponsors the Reading Grandmothers, speaks with admiration of the volunteers she has come to know through the mentary. years. Clara isn't alone. According "Other volunteers come and to Sharon Smith, Reading go," she said. "Schooling Grandparent Coordinator for changes and the young ones Alpine School District, Sego move on, they get married, Lily is one of 24 schools they move away. But the the throughout District, grandparents stay for a long including Lehi Elementary, time. Children recognize who enjoy the services providthem. They learn their names, ed by community senior citiand the grandparents in turn zens. learn the names of the chilThey form a gentle army of dren. It's a benefit both directutors, some 200 strong tions." R.S.V.P. works around the throughout Utah County, who enter first and second grade needs of the volunteers, findhalls each day to help children ing the hours (usually two a !! home delivery call or see our web site at www.newufah.com - ! Local grandmas return to classroom as tutors Seventeen years ago, Clara Jorgenson returned to school, not as a student but as part of a very special program called "Reading Grandmothers." Ever since that day, she's been faithfully helping new readers learn at Sego Lily Ele- I J 0. month. boutique slated for November 6 g shopping, as well as cakes, pies, cookies, candies, homemade bread and other goodies made by the good cooks in the Volunteer Auxiliary. Shoppers are invited to stock up on various types of nuts for their Christmas baking. Available will be a variwalnuts, including ety pecans, cashews, pistachios, mixed nuts and almonds. All proceeds from the bou tique go to help purchase needed items for the hospital. of the event are Florence Evans, Betty White-leMarianne Hampton and Co-cha- ir y, Maybelle Lowe. The Volunteer Auxiliary is made up of women and men from American Fork, Pleasant Grove, Lehi, Alpine, Highland and surrounding areas who give of their time to make hospital life easier for both patients and staff. They serve in nearly all areas of the hospital, serving as messengers or in specific areas including the Pink Shoppe, pharmacy, medical records, emergency room, information desk, and others. Shifts are four hours each, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing until 8 p.m. The Pink Shoppe is open from 8 a.m. to p.m. on Saturday. The information desk is also operated for part of the day 3 on Saturday. More volunteers are need- ed with most shifts available Monday through Friday, said Carol Ann Durfey, Volunteer Auxiliary Director. Anyone interested in volunteering for this good cause may contact Durfey at the hospital weekdays. Payment is made based on the number of column inches of published articles, photographs and an hourly wage for time spent attending meetings. Additional writers are also being sought for similar positions in the communities of Saratoga Springs and Eagle Mountain. For more information or .to apply for this position, please contact Managing Editor Marc Haddock, send 756-766- 9, ext. 12, or to Taking Care for Business Greenwoods open second assisted living center to expand care options The first, located at 296 E. er home. This time they were By Julie Loveridge 950 North, is a nine-beunit able to incorporate in the There's nothing institutional in either the looks or the which they converted from a design everything they feel of the new Greenwood residential home initially wished they had in the first Assisted Living Center which built for Greenwood's brother. home. So the new center, in When he was unable to essence, is their dream assistopened recently at 855 West move to Utah, the Greened living center. 1500 North, Lehi. woods decided to turn the And part of that dream, The new center is a home into a private facility includes a shaded patio overfacility designed with a homelike atmosphere and the pri- specializing in the care of looking fields in the back vacy of individual bedrooms aging citizens. It seemed the yard, extra large showers ideal enterprise for the designed to accommodate and bathrooms. The main living area boasts Greenwoods. Clint is an RN wheelchair-bounpatrons who specializes a fireplace, large screen telein home with ease, a jetted tub for resbeauident's use, an vision and piano. The private health care. In the bedrooms include individual years ty salon and a large living heat and air conditioning con- since they opened their first center as well as a separate trols, nurse's call lights, and home to residents, the numrecreationlibrarygame room. private telephone lines and ber of interested occupants According to the Greenoutgrew the number of avail-- , woods, everything is designed carpeting throughout. to provide a home This center is the second able beds. a comThat was when they decidone owned and operated by home fortable, dignified Heidi and Clint Greenwood. ed it was time to build anoth See GREENWOODS on pg. 12 d 12-be- d " d lf OR COPY .mfJ ,T ' ':' ':' 'V'- - V.; Photo fay Julie Loveridge Annette Sanderson reads a novel to Audrey Goodwin at Greenwood Assisted Living Center. Sanderson is the recreation specialist for the center, which Is owned and operated by Clint and Heidi Greenwood.