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Three Travel To Rodeo Finals

Glenwood News for Nov. 8

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GLENWOOD HOMEMAKERS

Billy and Alta Valdez are the proud grandparents of three contestants at the Indian National Finals Rodeo being held in Las Vegas this week. Siblings Cheyenne and Jordan Dove, from Centerville, and their cousin Courtney Frazier, from Touchet, will travel to Nevada to compete at the South Point Casino Event Center. The INFR action is slated to begin on Nov. 6 and culminate with the final seventh go-round on Nov. 10. Three performances of junior/senior finals will be held from Thursday through Saturday as well. Cheyenne is entered in breakaway roping in the junior finals; while her grandpa, Billy Valdez, narrowly missed qualifying in team roping for the senior finals! Jordan qualified in tie-down calf roping; and Courtney qualified in barrel racing and ladies breakaway. Best wishes to each of the Valdez' grandchildren at the 2012 INFR! Stay tuned next week for results.

Klickitat County Relay for Life has scheduled an organizational meeting in the Glenwood School Library on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. The actual race will be held on Sept. 7, 2013. Funds generated from Relay for Life events benefit cancer research. For questions regarding the meeting or race, please contact Kathy Dollarhyde at 773-6001.

A Veteran's Day program is planned for at the school on Friday, Nov. 9, at 8:15 a.m. in the gym. The community is invited to attend this annual event that teaches our children about the brave men and women who have served our military.

Just a reminder...there will be only a half day of school on Nov. 9; and no school on Nov. 12 in honor of Veterans Day.

Coming events:

Nov. 12: TLG high school basketball practice begins.

Nov. 13: Middle school basketball and high school cheerleader practices begin.

Nov. 14: Parent teacher conferences at the school

Nov. 16: Movie night at the church, 7 p.m. Free movie and popcorn -- everyone is welcome.

Nov. 18: Community potluck Thanksgiving dinner at the school, 4 p.m.

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