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Wednesday, November 9, 1994, The Sun 9 By Phil Hodgen actual membership in both should go a long way. gency response to medical crises %~Cial Writer, The Sun be discouraged. "Dual membership Rotary also dedicates monies to worldwide. When Willamina residents Steve results in divided loyalties and does Boy Scouts and the Sheridan Another program targets pre- and Alice Lacock made their origi- more harm than good," says Steve. schools. The club's "Ken-ducky schoolers for innoculations, seat ~1 vows "to have and to hold," "We happen to belong to different Derby" fundraiser helps fund scho- belts and car scats. The Lacocks little did they realize that one day clubs, but we are still spouses. So larships for a student exchange pro- indicate that they are exploring the "- they would be serving simultaneous we help each other." gram as well as other worthy corn- possibility of teaming up on this _" Presidencies of two area service Alice joined Kiwanis in 1990 and munity projects, project. ° clubs, has served as vice-president and The Willamina Kiwanis Club was In addition to addressing pediatric Both have held various offices in vice-president elect in addition to chartered in 1943. The organization safety and trauma, the president of • her stint as secretary. "I had the Kiwanis plans to work more closely pective organizations during their ascendancy to leadership of the impetus to do this because Steve is was re-dedicated in 1975 as the Willamina-Sheridan-Grand Ronde with area schools and the medical Sheridan Rotary Club and the Sheri- doing the same thing," she said. Kiwanis Club. Similar to Rotary, all staff of the Confederated Tribes of d an'Willamina-Grand Ronde chap- "Serving as president will be a lot money raised in the communitythe Grand Ronde, as well as Doern- ~t~r of Kiwanis International. of work. It's a privilege and it will stays in the community. Moneybecher Children's Hospital, in Involved in Rotary since 1979, be fun." raised through membership goes to implementing wellness programs. has served in every major The Sheridan chapter of Rotary the international fund. was chartered in 1939. Matching on Acknowledging that Rotary gen- l~sition except secretary. "But, in a Alice explains that the current erally consists of business owners ~ay he has experienced it through the local level the organization's international Kiwanis endeavor is and department heads while Kiwa- holding the position in Kiwa- international focus on trying to do the elimination of iodine deficiency his is made up of retired and Alice said. what governments cannot do, the disorders throughout the world, younger working people, they are in Admitting that at times their ser- club budgets 90-95 percent of its Noting that even the poorest of unison on the critical need for • Interests make for delicate funding to worthy local causes. American families now have iodized dedicated service club members. they agree that their Rotary International's Polio Plus salt in their diets, thanks to the "It's a focused thing," explains activities have generally program directed at innoculating the farsightedness of the Morton family, Steve. "We are facing some of the enhanced their skills and perform- world's children against polio is it is a lingering problem in many problems confronted by the bed- "Our only real competition is complemented in the West Valley by countries. Goiters, cross-eyedness room communities east of Salem. the computer," explains Steve. a generic innoculation and get-out- and mental retardation still plague When most residents of those corn- not on it, she is on it." the-word sponsored by the Sheridan areas with no access to this com- br"Any other competition is only Rotary. "Where in some parts of the pound. In cooperation with the munities work in Salem and have to the fun of it, adds Alice. Both world 100,000 children may bePeace Corps, Kiwanis is making drive back and forth, they quit volunteering and leave the service ~0te that spouses in either club innoculated in one day," explains iodization plants available to needy calling to only a few.. traditionally help each other. Steve, "one of the countries that has communities. While the Lacocks may be been left out is the good old USA." Closer to home, Kiwanis is one A vicious circle tehds to develop. ~facto members of the other's At 50 cents per child, the $7,000 the the largest supporters of Northwest "Without the volunteers, the quality ~anization, they believethat club has raised in recent years will Medical Teams that provide emer- of life starts to diminish. The result is a community not unlike the one they wanted to get away from." %~]:]i]ii IF The Lacocks vacation each year for four weeks in Hawaii so they have the added responsibility of planning accordingly. "Steve instilled the idea of having a strong team so that all could run smoothly in our absence," offers Alice. "Our mutual concept of teamwork has helped us assure that we were not going away leaving a group of neophytes." While there may be the occa- sional friendly spat over who gets to take the new car to their meeting or payback for having crossed the line ground for their involvement. to help sell "Ken-ducky Derby .... We believe you have to be a tickets, these two community lead- participant in your community in ers seem to have found a common order to enjoy it," Alice concluded. I aim aliBi liliIaliniia|enaalalaallimillm! un•• • Garde hints j% y OSUExte io Age • n m our ns n nt • • m B • • Put lime on western Oregon lawns. • • Check potatoes in storage and remove any going bad. • • Western Oregon: plant garlic for harvest next summer. • • Western Oregon: bait garden, flower beds for slugs during rainy periods. • • Fruit tree sanitation: to prevent possible spread of leaf diseases, rake and • destroy leaves from trees that were diseased this year. • • Place mulch around berries for winter protection. • • Tie red raspberry canes to wires; prune to l foot above the wire or wrap the canes around the top wire. Check for holes made by crown borers at • base of plant, treat with registered insecticides if seen. • • Western Oregon: good time to transplant landscape trees and shrubs. • • Prune roses to "knee-high" to prevent winter wind damage. • • Still time to plant spring-flowering bulbs, but don't delay. • • Renew mulch around perennial flower beds after removing weeds. • • Western Oregon: Take cuttings of rhododendrons and camellias; propagate • begonias from leaf cuttings. • • Place mulch of manure over dormant vegetable garden area. A 3- to 4- inch •• layer of leaves spread over the garden plot prevents soil compaction by rain. • • Cover rhubarb and asparagus beds with strawy manure. _a • Plan erosion control; use mulches, fir boughs, etc., to prevent compaction from • rain and from soil washing. • • Moss appearing in lawn means too much shade, poor drainage, low fertility, soil • compaction, or thin stand of grass. • • Watch for wet soil and drainage problems in yard during heavy rains. Tiling, • ditching are possible solutions. • • Rake and compost leaves. • • Provide winter protection to built-in sprinkler systems; drain the system, • insulate the valve mechanisms. • • Reduce fertilizer applications to houseplants. • • Prepare lawnmower, other garden equipment for winter storage. Drain and store • hoses carefully to avoid damage from freezing. • • Tie limbs of upright evergreens to prevent breakage by snow. • • Plant window garden of lettuce, chives, parsley. • ° Plant shrubs and trees that supply food and shelter to birds, such as sumac, • barberry, and holly. ~- • Clean .and oil tools and equipment before storing for the winter. • • Give winter shelter to tender evergreens; protect from wind and from • desiccation. • • Place a portable coldframe over rows of winter vegetables. • Recommendations in this calendar are not necessarily applicable to all areas and • varying climates of Oregon. Ifraore information is desired, contact your county • office of the OSU Extension Service. • ~ STA'I'E UNIVERSITY EXTE~ SERVICE B : and Steve Lacock head the" local Kiwanis chapter and the Sheridan Rotary y.--Photo by Phil Hodgen. 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