LS: Your Town Column October 05, 2008

My speaking career is starting to take shape.

I had a fun time talking to the folks at the American Legion Post 37 during their monthly luncheon last month. I shared some tidbits with the audience regarding The Daily Sentinel and its new format as well as the challenges the newspaper industry is rising up to meet, in answer to a tech savvy world.

We then launched into a fun and informative Q&A session on a variety of topics ranging from “how do we get the news?” to “how do the inserts get in the paper?”

I quickly realized that many of our readers have questions or concerns that I can answer. Would your club or organization in the Grand Valley would be interested in me coming to share a tasty tidbit or two about The Daily Sentinel and newspaper industry with your members?

Call 256-4232 or e-mail me at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
com and lets talk about it.

I won’t turn down lunch, either.

Speaking of tasty tidbits ...

• Rise and shine and take a drive to the Coats Creek School pancake breakfast fundraiser that will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, at the school on Glade Park, approximately 15.5 miles west of the Glade Park Store, on DS Road.
For $6 per person, you can get sourdough pancakes, eggs, bacon, ham, hash brown potatoes, juice, milk, coffee and tea.
Proceeds help maintain and preserve the historic landmark,
Call Betty Ann at 243-1205, Josephine at 858-1577 or Margaret at 434-8435

• Saturday is now even better.
Saturday Nighters, a non-profit dinner/dance club, is seeking new members (couples only) to join.
The group began in the 1940s as a way for wives of servicemen fighting the war to get together one evening a month.
Call Brenda Jens at 250-5471 or go to for information.



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