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The students at Dickinson's Trinity High School have a voice on the issues involving campus life. Student Voice is an organization of students which serves as an intermediary between students and the administration. "Basically, it's to make our school more positive. We bring concerns of our fellow students to the administrators and teachers," said Amy Grinsteinner. Trinity also has a Student Council, which is elected by the student body.
Members of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program in Dickinson are being recognized for their service during the annual recognition luncheon. The luncheon is at noon on Thursday, Oct.
Guests who attend the first ethnic taste at the Dickinson St. Luke's Home canl enjoy the cuisine of seven different ethnic groups. The fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, in the Park Avenue Villa dining area. A freewill offering is being taken. "We're very excited about this. Not only are we enjoying the food, but we're capturing the history of these people," said Joan Brew, director of St.
Wanda Bonicelli and Bryan Erhardt have teamed up to make two Italian dishes for the upcoming ethnic taste, sponsored by the Dickinson St. Luke's Home. Bonicelli and her husband, P.M., live at Park Avenue Villa, while Erhardt works with St. Luke's environmental services. Bonicelli learned to make Italian recipes as a child at home, while Erhardt prepared gourmet Italian dinners as a professional chef in Boston and Denver. Erhardt is making risotto, which features aborio rice with shallots, Parmesan cheese, cloves of garlic and chicken stock. "It's a rice side dish.
Art instructor Cherie Roshau starts the day at Dickinson's Trinity High School with greetings to students in her classroom, as well as students in Flasher and Turtle Lake high schools. The "Introduction to Art" class is among the first courses being offered by Trinity through its newly installed interactive television system with the Great Western Network. Trinity is among the newest members of the ITV system, which includes over 30 schools in a wide area from Belfield to Ashley, from Kenmare to Solen. Trinity superintendent/principal Kelly Koppinger said the school signed on with the Great
Venetian-style masks add mystery, color and fun to the 24th annual Charity Ball sponsored by the Dickinson St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation. The ball, described as the formal social event of the year in Dickinson, is Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Dickinson Elks Club. The theme for the gala is "Unmask Your Generosity: A Masquerade." Project co-chairman Kathy Bren said the theme provides a different twist to the fundraisers in Dickinson.
Area residents have the opportunity to participate in a simple, hands-on mission outreach to children around the world. Through the Operation Christmas Child drive, shoe boxes are filled with small toys, school supplies and hygiene items for boys and girls from ages 2-14. Dickinson's St. John Lutheran Church is the shoe box drop-off site for this region. The national collection week is from Nov. 12-19. "It's such an easy outreach to help children across the world," said local coordinator Jodeen Myers.
The Southwest Coalition of Safe Communities, Dickinson, won a national award from the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program during its national conference Aug.
A Badlands Right to Life chapter is being organized in the greater Dickinson area, and organizers are extending an invitation to people of all denominations to become involved. Chapter President Marlo Nelson of Dickinson is heading a committee to seek new members and to educate the community about life issues. "October is Respect for Life Month. That's when we are having a big membership drive," said Nelson said. "We need to keep this interdenominational.
Glenice Hansen of Dickinson observed primitive hospital facilities, few health care providers and a shortage of medication on a fact-finding trip to the Central African Republic Sept. 16-26. Hansen was part of a four-member health care team from the Lutheran churches in North Dakota who visited a region served by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Central African Republic (EELRCA). "Our mission was to visit and develop a plan to bring health care to the village of Gallo," she said.