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CHENEY FREE PRESS Thursday, July 23, 2015 WHAT'S HAPPENING ON THE WEST PLAINS All events are free unless posted otherwise. To get your event or meeting in the weekly What's Happening section send an email with date, time, location and event to City of Cheney • July 24, Baby Play and Learn Storytime (ages 0 - 18 months), community library, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. • July 24, 2015 Movie Series presents: "Big Hero 6," Sutton Park, starting at dusk. • July 27, Dance Class, Wren Pierson Commu- nity Center, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. • July 28, Senior Light Fitness, Wren Pierson Community Center, 9 -- 10 a.m. • July 28, Farmer's Market, City Hall Parking Lot, 2 - 6 p.m. • July 28, City Council meeting, City Hall Coun- cil Chambers, 6 p.m. • July 29, Toddler Play and Learn Storytime (ages 1 1/2 - 3), community library, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. • July 29, 2015 Summer Concert Series pres- ents: Ticking Time Bomb, Sutton Park Gazebo, 6:30 - 8 p.m. • July 29, Dance Class, Wren Pierson Commu- nity Center, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. • July 30, Kiwanis meeting, Sessions Village Commons, 7 a.m. • July 30, Senior Light Fitness, Wren Pierson Community Center, 9 - 10 a.m. • July 30, Preschool Play and Learn Story- time (ages 3 - 5), community library, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. City of Airway Heights • July 24, 2015 Summer Moonlight Movie Se- ries presents: "An American Tale," Sunset Park, starting at dusk. • July 25, Friends of the Airway Heights Library Book Sale, Hicks Open Market, 12435 W. 13th Ave., 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. See What's Happening page 8 HORSE DAY CAMPS July 13-17 and Aug. 3-7 9 am - 12 pm ENROLLING NOW! Register Online: www'relati°nalridingacademy'c°m Emaih Call: 509.290.4301 RELATIONAL RIDING ACADEMY 3714 W. Anderson Rd., Cheney, WA 509-290-4301 % f OF CABBAGES AND KINGS By LUELLA DOW Contributor his is the true story of some events that hap- pened when I was very young. I grew up on my father's dairy farm that was exactly one mile from the country school. My mother decided one mile was the perfect distance for me to walk to school even though t was not yet old enough to be in first grade. She decided as well that one mile would use up a lot of my energy, which would be helpful for teachers and other children. I guess she meant they wouldn't get too tired if I moved slower. My sister, several years older than I, had to walk part of the way as my guide on that first day. The first business at school, at least it was the first in my mind, was to notice some of the other girls had removed their old-fashioned wool stockings. I didn't dare laugh. If my mother saw that, she would have been embarrassed all day. I was delighted to discover our teacher was a friendly woman. She even took time to have me jump on a chair so that she could be sure there were no ticks or lice and other obnoxious creatures in my hair. At least, that's what the teacher said. I found a place to sit in the sunshine and looked for other children to be my playmates. Here came three about my size. I gave each of them a nice smile. They sneered at me and said something naughty. Now I was mad. Who did these idiots think they were? They walked so close to me I stuck out my leg and gave each one a shove. Oh oh, here came a different teacher. She wasn't smiling. She grabbed my arm and pinched me. "You'd better be good, little girl or you're in trouble." Me in trouble?" "But teacher, they -," I began. The teacher was See Cabbages page 8 OBITUARIES Virgil Dean Bonk Virgil Dean Bonk passed away July 17, 2015 in Spokane, Wash. He was 86. Virgil was born March 31, 1929 in Sprague, Wash. to Carl A. and Lyda E. Bonk and was the youngest of three children (Ted and Evelyn). Virgil was raised in Sprague and graduated from Sprague High School in 1947. He married the love of his life, Iva Ruth Lefebvre, March 26, 1955 and moved to Cheney. There they bought their first home and had two daughters, Lori and Teresa. ed working for the Cheney post office in 1956 andretired after 30 years of service in 1986. Shortly after his regrement, Vir- gil and his wife purchased their dream home on Liberty Lake where he resided until 2007. They loved to travel and went on many cruises until the passing of Iva in 1993. "Cormm~ted to Excellence" We offer residential re-roofs, tear-offs, new construction and comm ercial work We specialize in: - Composition -.Steel - Flat roofing - Aluminum - Copper Call Brad Hemenway at 509.991.4667 for a free estimate today! License No. BJROOR*885LG After her passing he continued to travel with his brother Ted, sister Ev- elyn, and brother-in-law Jack. When he was unable to care for his home he sold it and moved closer to family. He then resided in the Wandermere area of Spokane until his passing. Virgil loved being close to his family and especially loved spending time with his great-grandchildren. His family would like to We Provide Family Peace of Mind! thank all the kind and won- derful nurses at Regency Care Center who cared for virgil. Virgil was preceded in death by his wife, brother Ted Bonk, brother-in-law Jack Spurgeon and son- in-law Steven Hand Sr. He is survived by his two daughters, Teresa Hand and Lori Swanson both of Spokane; sister, Evelyn See Obits page 7 How may we serve you? We are available 24/7 for: • Meal prep, light housekeeping • Grocery shopping, errands • Personal Care • Medication Reminders • Companionship • Transportation Cheney Church Cheney ¢ h e It @ y Community of the Nazarene Church FA|TH 338 Betz Road, 235-6261 ~ ~ n t O [' Sundays, 10 a.m. .,~.... Worship and Discipleship A Foursquare Church Services 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Children's Ministries C H U R C H ,-.:~, Awana: 2 yrs. - High School Nursery - 5th Grade N A Z A R E N E Weeknights - studies Youth Group Sundays - Prayer groups 8:30 am Thursday Night 7 p.m. Adult Sunday School 9 am Connexion Groups 300 N. 2rid, Cheney, WA Worship Service 10:30 am235.4841 ° 1307 3rd Street Tuesdays - Youth Group 6:00 pm 235-4282 Wednesdays - Kid's Konnections 6 pm Emmanuel Lutheran Church 639 Elm Street Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m: Sunday School 9:00 a.m. 235-6300 (Next to the Cheney Medical Center) • Growing Great Through Serving 8 FELLOWSHIP f" BAPTIST i ..... CHURCH• Meeting at 2206 First St. (across the street from Bi-Mart) Sunday School 10:00 am Worship Service, Sunday 11:15 am Wednesday Mid-week Service 7:00 pm For More Information Call 235-3787 Rick Huguenin, Pastor Four Lakes Community Church Third & Spokane Street '~ Bible teaching, Christ-centered church for your whole family" SUNDAY Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Additional Bible Studies meet throughout the week Pastor Steve Powers 455-9969 St. Paul's Episcopal Church 625 "C" Street • 235-6150 SERVICE • Sunday • Holy Communion 11:00 a.m. Rev. Christine Soule Community Priest Child Care Available SAINT ROSE CHURCH North Sixth and Annie Place WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS OF THE EUCHARIST Reconciliati6n ... Saiurday 3:30-4:15 Mass .................. 5:00 p.m. Religious Education Class" .............. Sunday Morning Mass ...8:00 & 10:00 Sun. Eve. Newman Center 7:00 p.m. CNC Office 509-235-8402 Roy. Paul Heric, Pastor Office Hours Mon.-Thurs. 9am-lpm Parish Phone: 509-235-6229 UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST God is still speaking Sunday Worship 10:00 a.m. Sunday School, Nursery David Krueger-Duncan Pastor 423 N. 6th 235-4193 UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF CHENEY 4th and "G" Streets 235-4600 Rev. SERVICE 10:00 a.m. Alissa Bertsch Johnson Lake City Assembly of God 400 East Grace Medical Lake, WA 99022 299-3139 Discipleship Classes for All Ages 9:00 a.m. Sunday Services 10:00 am., 6:00 p.m. Sunday Kid's Church 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Family Night 6:45 p.m. Lead Pastor - Nick Hawkins Senior Associate - Dennis Noble Youth Pastor - Alex Hall MEDICAL LAKE Community Church Traditional Worship Service 8:30-9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45-10:45 a.m. Contemporary Service 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. AWANA Wednesday 6:00-7:35 p.m. 203 N. Washington 299-3286 Pastor Mark Hudson ST ANNE CATHOLIC CHURCH 708 E. Lake St. P.O. Box 125 Office 509-723-1459 Rectory 509-675-2071 Weekend Masses Sunday Vigil (Saturday) 5:00 p.m. Sunday 10:30 a.m. Pastor, Father Gus Also Pastor at Mary Queen of Heaven in Sprague, WA Sunday, 12:30 p.m. St. Michael's in Reardan Sunday 8:30 a.m. St. John's Lutheran Church 223 S. Hallet St., P.O. Box 639 Medical Lake, WA 99022 509-299-4114 Winter Worship 11 a.m. Adult Education 9:30 a.m. Kid's Church 11 a.m. Summer Worship 10:30 a.m.; no SS Feed Medical Lake 2nd Monday each Month Everyone is Welcome Rev. Steve Gutzman To Advertise in this Call 509-235-6184 [ i