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Volume XIV Issue XIII The Ogden Valley news Page 5 April 1, 2007 Eden Youth Wins Regional and National Awards Drew Peterson Eden’s own Drew Peterson, 14, recently won an essay contest sponsored by the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars (VFW). He was awarded a $100 U.S. savings bond from the regional post of VFW. His essay then proceeded to the national level where he placed 21st in the nation. The national VFW office will provide Drew with a $1000 savings bond. Drew is the son of Lynn and Maureen Peterson. He attends Snowcrest Jr. High part time and also Polar Star Youth Group where he attends weekly classes in Shakespeare and drama, the U.S. Constitution, leadership, history, social dance, music, and writing. Drew has many talents and interests and hobbies, including drama, piano, voice, ranching, skiing, and being out of doors. Turn to page 10 to read Drew’s winning essay. Snowcrest Junior High Student Art Show The Weber County Library’s Ogden Valley Branch is pleased to present a new art exhibition featuring the artwork of Snowcrest Junior High students. The show includes works in various media, and depicts a broad range of subject matter. This show also features a wide variety of pieces exploring the theme of “Becoming an American” and “The American Experience.” These striking and energetic works will be on display in the Lorna Wattis Swanson Gallery from April 5 to May 5. For more information about this exciting new exhibit, call the Ogden Valley Branch Library at 745-2220. Ski Utah Seeks Epic Photos of the Greatest Snow on Earth® Ski Utah is looking for the season’s best action and winter imagery. An annual tradition, this year’s contest promises to be bigger and better than ever with top notch prizes from Ski Utah sponsors and members. Many of the photos received in the contest will also be considered for publication in Ski Utah’s 2007-08 Winter Vacation Planner, on SkiUtah.com, and in other printed marketing and sales materials. Professional and amateur photographers are encouraged to submit their best Utah powder shots, scenic, action, or lifestyle photos for a chance to win great prizes and garner exposure. “Featuring exceptional photography in Ski Utah collateral is essential for us to convey the Greatest Snow on Earth® and to entice skiers and snowboarders to visit our 13 world-class resorts. The Photo Contest is also a fun and creative way to include locals and visitors in our marketing efforts by inviting them to submit their photography,” said Nathan Rafferty president of Ski Utah. Last year, more than 500 entries were submitted to the Photo Contest. Ski Utah’s Web Producer Tim Roberts commented, “Every year the Ski Utah Photo Contest receives more entries and better images. A considerable amount of thought and work is involved in choosing the winner. We love sifting through the images, a process that helps keep us excited for next ski season during the long, hot summer.” The deadline to submit images is April 30, 2007. Some of the best storms often hit in April, so keep those cameras ready. For contest details, visit <http://www. skiutah.com/photocontest/> GREATEST SNOW cont. on page 14 Touched By Luck! “When my name was selected,” Beverly recalls, “I felt my heart drop to my feet.” Several people have asked Beverly Most of us have entered our names in a random exactly what her plans are now; what is drawing at one time or she going to do with a new 2007 Logan? another. Four wheelers, “Of course, I will keep it!” Beverly claims never to have won anysnowmobiles, and new cars or trucks are first on the want list. I know I have entered thing in her life—not to mention something drawings with a prayer hoping that my new! What makes this story extra special name would miraculously be pulled from the thousands who entered. One Ogden is Darrian—the boy that drew Beverly’s name is part of Valley resident the Make-A-Wish beat the odds Foundation. It is and her name appropriate to say was chosen. the timing couldn’t She is now the have been better, proud owner either, since she of a brand new won the trailer 2007 Logan around St. Patrick’s horse trailer. Day. It seems that The winner, sometimes there Beverly Mays, really is a pot of moved to the gold at the end of Valley from the rainbow . . . Pennsylvania, . Congratulations finding security Beverly; maybe and a pure love New 2007 Logan horse trailer won by Beverly your next stop should for the area in Mays of Liberty. be Wendover! 2001. With an Beverly works unconditional love for horses, Beverly had no way to for John Lewis at Destination Eden. Her transport her two horses. After the death husband J.D. says that he couldn’t be hapof her mother, losing her job, and several pier with the prize because now he can additional strokes of bad luck, she gave up transport his dirt bike. Along with Beverly, on wishful thinking. Still, she figured she her son Chris also loves to ride horses, as had nothing to lose when she put her name well as her daughter Kara. Beverly is also involved with in for a chance at winning the Logan horse trailer at a drawing held at the Stallion Backcountry Horseman, which participates in preserving trails for horseback riding. Review in Ogden. By Krista Lyons Annual Save to Serve Dinner at Valley Elementary School Gym Wednesday, April 18 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 100% of your donation goes to local charity. Entertainment, program, & fabulous dinner Served by 6th graders. Door prizes!