12 Thursday, November 16, 2006 – Alliance Times-Herald ANNIVERSARY, WEDDING, ENGAGEMENT Photos Courtesy of Steph’s Studio RUBY ANNIVERSARY — Norma Brunkhardt was married to Howard Romick on Nov. 20, 1966, in Immanuel Lutheran Church at Alliance. They will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a card shower hosted by their children, Lora and John Herian, Amy Nielson and Chris and Leslie Romick and their families. Cards may be sent to the couple at 2550 CR 62, Alliance, NE 69301. Courtesy Photo CHILDREN FOR PEACE — Hemingford School had 33 entries in the Alliance Lions Club Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Pictured from left, are Nicole Schekall, first place; Lions Club member Alan Danbom; Brady Horstman, second place; Blake Hansen and Paige Phillips, honorable mention; and art teacher Cindy Lanik. Lions Club International is sponsoring the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere. The posters were selected for originality, artistic merit and portrayal of the contest theme, "Celebrate Peace." The first place posters at each level will advance to district, multiple district and international rounds of competition. One grand prize winner and 23 merit award winners will be selected. The grand prize includes a cash award of $2,500 plus a trip for the winner and two family members to New York City, for the awards ceremony at Lions Day with the United Nations. The 23 merit award winners will each receive a certificate and a cash award of $500. Courtesy Photo Laeger, Dahl Engagement HEMINGFORD — Alice Laeger of Hemingford, is engaged to marry Arne Dahl of Siloam Springs, Ark. The couple is planning a Jan. 7, wedding at Gentry, Ark., and plan to reside at Siloam Springs. Please, Pick Up Your Pictures Today! Courtesy Photo Mr. And Mrs. Nicholas Harpold ALLIANCE — Tara Bastron, daughter of Tana and Dan Fillis of Alliance and the late Terry Bastron, was married to Nicholas Harpold, son of Connie and Ivan Harpold of Gering, on Sept. 2, in an evening double ring service at the Alliance Methodist Church, with Rev. Doug Griger officiating. The bride was given in marriage by her stepfather, Dan Fillis, and her grandfathers Ron Meter and Alvin Bastron. Tatum Bastron of Chadron, twin sister of the bride, was the matron of honor. Maslynn Yardley of Alliance, niece of the bride, was the flower girl. Cameron Harpold of Scottsbluff, brother of the groom, was the ring bearer. Ivan Harpold, father of the groom, served as best man. Ushers were Gus Wilkinson, cousin of the bride, and Jay Johnson, brother of the bride. Ron and Ruthe Meter, grandfather and step-grandmother of the bride, attended the guest book. Jade Johnson, cousin of the bride, and Becca Dobry, friend of the couple were personal attendants. Candle lighters were Kayla and Tyler Harris, cousins of the bride. A dinner and dance reception at the Eagles followed the ceremony, with Esther Bastron, grandmother of the bride, Penny Benson, aunt of the bride, and Kayla Harris, cousin of the bride as servers. The scripture reader was Tiffany Naylor, cousin of the groom. Cynthia Horn was the organist and Deb Williams was the soloist. The bride is a 2001 graduate of Alliance High School and holds a Bachelor of Science and Nursing degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She works in the surgical unit at Regional West Medical Center at Scottsbluff. The groom is a 1998 graduate of Scottsbluff High School. He is employed as a conductor for Union Pacific Railroad. Girl Scouts, Coming Events OGALLALA — Guiding Star Girl Scout Council will host a Junior Jubilee at Bayard this month focusing on financial sensibility. Also in November, Guiding Star Girl Scout Council will host its annual dinner-theater trip to Denver for a performance of "Phantom." Girl Scouting provides a wide variety of girl-planned and centered activities from those that occur in troop meetings to many councilsponsored events and trips. Spring events will soon be announced. They will kick off with a celebration of Girl Scouting's 95th Anniversary with a food drive service project at Girl Scout Nights at NPCC's and WNCC's Women's basketball games. For information about Girl Scouting opportunities, contact Guiding Star Girl Scout Council, 1-800-458-4467; email, [email protected] com; or visit, gs4girls.com. Do you have a special event in the works? If you have a press release for publication, please have it to the Times-Herald one full week prior to the occasion. Courtesy Photos THEATER ARTS LESSONS — Junior Girl Scout Sarah Schleicher of Alliance, second from left, applies a base coat of make up to Davina Berg of Alliance, during Junior Jubilee's "Act It Out" at Mullen on Saturday, Nov. 4. Tory Vandremmilin of Curtis and Elena Reza of Alliance, far right, check out a storybook to find the traits of different characters in a workshop exploring stepping into a role. The daylong event was hosted by Guiding Star Girl Scout Council, with 41 girls and 13 adults from the Western Nebraska communities of Alliance, Curtis, Gothenburg, Maxwell, North Platte, and Wallace attending. Margaret “Sooky” Marks of Mullen served as the event's director, with ninth-graders Lauren Boyer, Kasey Brown, and Kelsey Porath helping to organize the event as the project to complete their Girl Scout Silver Award. The theme of this Junior Jubilee focused on the theater arts and earning the Junior Girl Scout Theater badge. Those attending from Alliance were Saige Benton, Davina Berg, April Garret, Bethany Grant, Elena Reza, Sara Schleicher, Jaycie Sward, Olivia Vogel, Marti Schleicher and Dorothy Berg. Today is Thursday, Nov. 16, the 320th day of 2006. There are 45 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight In History: Two hundred years ago, on Nov. 16, 1806, Moses Cleaveland, the land surveyor for whom the city of Cleveland is named, died in Canterbury, Conn., at age 52. On This Date: In 1776, British troops captured Fort Washington during the American Revolution. In 1933, the United States and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations. In 1959, the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical ‘‘The Sound of Music’’ opened on Broadway. Thought For Today: ‘‘Men are more apt to be mistaken in their generaliza tions than in their particular observations.’’ — Niccolo Machiavelli Italian political philosopher (1469-1527) Today’s Birthdays: Actor Clu Gulager is 78. Blues musician Hubert Sumlin is 75. Journalist Elizabeth Drew is 71. Blues musician W.C. Clark is 67. Actor Steve Railsback is 61. Actor David Leisure is 56. Actress Marg Helgenberger is 48. Rock musician Mani is 44. Country singer-musician Keith Burns is 43. Tennis player Zina Garrison is 43. F o rmer baseball player Dwight Gooden is 42. Jazz singer Diana Krall is 42. Actor Harry Lennix is 42. Actress Lisa Bonet is 39. Actress Tammy Lauren is 38. Rhythm-and-blues singer Bryan Abrams is 37. Actress Martha Plimpton is 36. Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal is 29. Pop singer Trevor Penick is 27. Actress Kimberly J. Brown is 22. Actor Noah Gray-Cabey is 10.
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