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December 11, 2003     Bath County News - Outlook
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The Bath County News-Outlook Thursday, December 11, 2003 .Count Fterita Y I B-l! / Season for giving m The Salt Lick Depsoit Bank made a donation to Christian Social Services this week to help needy fam- ilies this holiday season. Pictured during the Seated: Anna Laura Barber and Beulah Crouch; standing: Dr. Victor Ballestero and Opal Burton RSVP attends meetirig ersity, ihdshd teaches English ..... as a Second Language at Mont- On Tuesday, November 25, the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), along with KY Seniors Saving Medicare and the Montgomery County Recreation ,Commission, hosted an RSVP wellness event for all Gateway Counties at the Civic Center in Mt. Sterling. There was a dual program with both a presentation about our Hispanic neighbors and discount prescrip- tion drugs. During this season, when we are historically reminded of the unity of differing cultures, RSVP planned last month's pro- gram to incorporate a presenta- tion by a Hispanic couple, Dr. and Mrs. Victor Ballestero. He gomery County High School. While the Ballesteros led the program, sharing very interest- ing information about the cul- ture of their homeland of Costa Rica, many questions were directed to them as well, so that the interchange was very enlightening. This included information about the geograph- ical area, a temperate climate where the temperatures stay in the 70s most of the time. The primary religion is Roman Catholic, which then is taught and practiced in their schools, though students of other reli- gions can opt out of such specif- ic segments. Schools have a great deal of teaches in the Education Depart- discipline, and teachers, as well ment at Morehead State Uni- as the elderly, are hel.._d i L hig.__h anta .laus will be at the from t to a p.m. ,,'r - tu w  ..... ',"i !: ;::i .... i iir.: " check presentation are Vicki Evans, Bobby Trent, Director of Christina Social Services Marcelle Doggett, Jacky Watson, and Gary Lewis.(News-Outlook photo, Kirby Haskins) esteem. There are larger families than is the norm in the U.S.. and medical care is provided for everyone. They have no mili- tary. Their dietary staple is rice at every meal, along with meat or fish and lots of tropical fruits and vegetables, so obesity is uncommon. Dr. Ballestero takes groups periodically for tours of Costa Rica, which sounded very inviting. In addition to the above pro- gram, a special effort had been made to invite community seniors who may not usually attend the RSVP Wellness events, to come this day, if they would have inquires about dis- count prescription drug help. Multiple small-group informa- tion sessions were held for those who had this concern or Medicare-related quesnons. Ethel Howard, Project Coord- inator with KY Seniors Saving Medicare, distributed lists of pharmaceutical companies who have discount programs, as well as Personal Health Care Journals to keep track of medical related information. There are several volunteers in Montgomery County trained by KSSM. who are available to help Medicare recipients sort out their Medi- care Summary Notices or ques- tions with issues about these matters. Those having received Medicare-training from Bath County are Ada June Thompson and Lon Wells. The central num- ber to request Medicare help is either 1-606-783-5125 or toll- free, where you can leave a mes- sage for call-back, 1-866-275- 5772. Part of the welcoming com- mittee for the seniors were Kaye Henry and Peggy Pierson, Menit'ee County clowns. Fol- lowing the program, a nice lunch was served by the Mt Sterling Recreation Commission; there- after, door prizes were awarded amidst some readings of a Thanksgiving poem and touches Turkey centerpieces  The OES school-age child care center pre-schoot class created turkeys for table centerpieces for OES Thanksgiving dinner, November 19. Left to right: Garrett McMakin; Cecilia Willian Allison Dezarn; Jordan Adkins; and school class teacher Wanda Corey. Outlook photo, Harry D. Patrick) Police and Fire Department . -- Week Ending December 7 Owingsville Poiiee Dept. stop at IGA. Everman and in Sharpsburg; Monday, December t, Chief Highley were dispatched to^ traffic accident in made a traffic stop on Main Avenue. Asst. Cheif Everman to a one-vehicle " " Street, and Officer Highley responded accident o Wednesday, December 3, to a complaint at Mr. View and -Saturday, December Sgt. Tout was dispatched to a made a traffic stop on Cecil BCSO responded to a prowler complaint on Slate Avenue with three citat property Avenue behind the Church of given. BCSO served tWO civil God. Sgt. Tout Was sent to an mons in Salt Lick alarm drop at Dairy Queen. Bath County Sheriff's Dept. served one sunpoena Cheif Toy was dispatched to the ,Monday, December 1, Peasticks; Officer Sutherland worked a cious vehicle parked on the side patched on Bath Count patrol. 'S: Jay, December6, All of humor. Those attending from Bath County were Carl and Armina Bailey, Opal Burton, Gladys Myers, Raymond and Hattie Lovely, Elan Bartley, Dale and Willa Crabtree, Sudie Curtis, and Anna Laura Barber. The next Wellness Event is planned for February 19 at Carl Perkins Center in Morehead. 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