Wednesday, September 6, 2006
Meersman earns teacher credentials
Joseph Meersman of Sunnyside has earned a Master of
Education, management and innovation degree from Western Governors University.
The university is a non-profit, on-line school that was
created by 19 western states governors to give access to education to
Benton County cattlemen to meet
PROSSER – The Benton County Cattleman’s Association will
hold its first meeting of the 2006-07 year next Tuesday.
The Sept. 12 meeting, open to all association members, will
begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Benton REA meeting room in Prosser (access via the
WSU Extension Agent Frank Hendrix is scheduled to present a
program on pasture management. Hendrix will also provide information about the
bull test sale managed jointly by Washington State University and the
Washington Cattleman’s Association.
Also at the Sept. 12 meeting an update will be provided on
recent legislative changes that may affect local cattlemen, as well as a
discussion on the local association’s annual banquet, slated for February 2007.
Parents of SHS seniors to meet
The first planning meeting of the year for the 2007
Sunnyside High School graduation party is scheduled to be held this Thursday,
Parents of all SHS seniors are encouraged to attend the 6
p.m. meeting, to be held in the Sunnyside High School commons area.
Dairy conference slated for Nov. 14
Snipes Mountain Restaurant in Sunnyside will be the site for
annual Central Washington Dairy Management Conference.
This year’s conference will be held Tuesday, Nov. 14.
The featured speaker at this year’s conference will be
Gregory Billikopf, a national leader in ag labor management employed by the
University of California.
Christian women’s luncheon Sept. 18
PROSSER – Story-teller and teacher Betty Barnett will be the
featured speaker at the Monday, Sept. 18, luncheon meeting of the Lower Valley
Christian Women’s Club.
Barnett will share her experiences on how to handle life when
it doesn’t go as planned.
Also scheduled to speak to the local group is Russ Boyd. He
will provide information about “Kids in Care,” a volunteer support group that
helps provide nurturing environments for foster children and their families.
Vocalist Bev Grow will provide the musical entertainment
The Sept. 18 luncheon meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. at
the Barn Restaurant in Prosser. Reservations can be called in to Diane at
894-4286 or to Lucy at 882-2365.