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Lyle News for Sept. 20

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Mildred Lykens, 365-0060

Vern Harpole will be speaking at 11 a.m. on the subject of "High Fructose Corn Syrup, The Good, The Bad and the Ugly," at the upcoming Health Fair Trunk Show. The event is Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lyle Activity Center, corner of 3rd and Klickitat St. Skyline Hospital will be offering lab services from 9 to 11 am. CBC and chem panel includes cholesterol check $40, PSA (Prostate test) for men $20. Come Fasting. Also on the agenda are free massage demonstrations and functional medicine therapies.

For all the artsy, crafty people; the Columbia Gorge Arts & Culture Alliance supports and promotes a large, diverse, and highly creative arts, culture, and heritage community in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington. To learn more about it, the organization is inviting everyone to a general meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Springhouse Cellars in Hood River. There will be food and a no-host bar.

Mike Madden and representatives of Skyline Hospital as well as Bob Hansen with Renee Tkach, manager of the Towns to Trails Program, will share the spotlight at the Sept. 24 Lyle Community Council meeting at 7 p.m. The public is urged to share any questions or concerns about either or both of these organizations at that time.

Wednesday, Sept. 26, flu Shots will be available from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lyle Lions Community Center. The Lyle Lions are assisting MCMC in providing adults 18 years and older an opportunity to get a flu shot. Cost: Free with Medicare or Medicaid card-Must bring card; $20 all others; please bring cash or check. No private billing available; hosted by: Visiting Home Health Services -- a department of Mid-Columbia Medical Center.

Come out and enjoy the First NW Homesteading Fair on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lyle Activity Center and park. Fun for one and all, with workshops from canning to quilting to solar wind power for homestead living. If anyone from the community wants to have a booth at the fair please contact .

The OLESS organization as well as the general public would like to extend their appreciation to the new school superintendent Glennys Hill for reinstating the mowing of the grass at the park.


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