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NEWS Thursday, June 11,2015 Photo by John McCallum Pictured from left to right above: Cheney Garden Club representative Karen Smith, June Yard of the Month homeowner Justin Ulbright and Kiwanis Club repre- sentative Pat Isbell. Ulbright's home named as Cheney's Yard of the Month The home of Whit- said the award is really worth University lecturer a tribute to the original Justin Ulbright and fam- owner, former Eastern ily at 354 Noland Brown Washington University Place has been named librarian Jay Ray. the Cheney Garden Club The Ulbrights receive June Yard of the Month. a $25 Jarms gift certificate Ulbright bought the for being selected as Yard home two years ago, and of the Month. continued from page 1 safety instructions, such as the proper way to wear a jacket and how the jacket should fit to be most ef- fective. The National Guard will be bringing a rock- climbing wall along with other activities. There will be music and free food as well, although Best said they are still looking for a food sponsor. In the pool, free open swim runs from I - 5 p.m. During that time there will be pool basketball with hoops set up for swim- mers to choose up teams and have some friendly competition. At 2 p.m. there will be a cannonball contest open to anybody who passes the swimming test for entry into the pool's deep end. "We'll have people alongside judging from 1 - 10 on how good their can- nonball is," Best said. At 3 p.m. is the life- The department has also guard noodle jump, with partnered with the Make- lifeguards grabbing as A-Splashorganization, and many of the squiggly foam will be giving out passes tubes as possible and then along with noodles, towels jumping into the water and swim suits to low- from the diving board. At income families who can 5:30 p.m. is an aqua fit- show income qualifica- ness demo, at 6 p.m. pool tion. safety instructions, 6:15 Best said there would p.m. swim testing and as- be a.number of new fea- sessments and at 6:30 p.m. tures at the pool this sum- a water aerobics demo. mer. All of the benches in Best added that kids the pool house are being passing their swimming upgraded, and some play- assessments can have their ground-style equipment name logged into a book has been added to a fenced so that when they come to off portion of the pool deck swim they automatically area where parents can are allowed to swim in the take their toddlers and pool's deep end. The les- preschool age children to sons also feature a 10-min- play while siblings are in ute swim assessment prior the pool. to signup so parents can Open swim times have have a better determination some new promotions as oftheirchild'sabilitiesand well, beginning with a what level of lessons they $1 off admission during should enroll them in. Father's Day, June 21. On Best said they have re- Tuesdays there will be a ceived a donation for pool two for the price of one spe- passes, and will be giving cial along with a "Buddy out free passes as prizes, for a Buck" special dur- ing open and teen swims where if one "buddy" has a pass the other buddy can swim for just $1. Finally, the "Splash and Dash Youth Triath- lon" is set for July 18, with registration taking place through the Parks and Recreation office. John McCal- lum can be reached at ymac@cheney epress.com. Sm dng the West Wains Locally owned & operated Tank pumping & maintenance Baffle inspection System inspection for home sale ; Drain cleaning Drain field installation License #602872994 LANDSCAPING INVESTMENTS INSURANCE INSURANCE .\ I I Family is why I WE DO IT ALL. AMERICAN FAMILY I WEST ALL YOUR PROTECTION UNDER ONE ROOF. I Let us protect your dreams! I g~:i;i~',