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Dii I rex I KM - Wednesday. May 14 2014 Page A-5 a 7.41 1 e&e, \= i \Iiiiilir\'\\\'\\ • \\\\\\\\1 — 1\\\\ — \r\\\lit MOM= T - veal t:••••••••••••411P a Toill11111811111P. •i tidAirliee 1 - LIFESTYLE ••••71Pere , Serious business Beaverhead County emergency response units teamed together to give a demonstration for area high school students from Dillon and Lima. The mock accident scene was staged at Beaverhead County Fairgrounds on Monday morning. The drill em- phasized the terrible outcome of decisions to drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol or distracted driving from texting or talking on a cellular telelphone. J P Plutt photo Bicycle racers to pass through Dillon in June In June, bicyclists from all over the world will be passing through Beaverhead County. The Trans Am Bike Race and the Tour Divide Race are unsup- ported, nonstop bike races. They both follow routes established by the Adventure Cycling As- sociation in Missoula. For the Trans Am the racers start in Astoria, Ore., and ride to Yorktown, Va., a distance of 4233 miles. As of May 1, just over one hundred riders had signed up. While many cyclists have ridden the Trans America route this is the first \race\. The Tour Divide is an off -road mountain bike race from Banff, Canada to Antelope Wells on the Mexican border, for a total of 2,745 miles. UMW honors Alice Kennedy \The Tree of Knowledge\ window honoring Alice Ken- nedy is to be installed in the Lucy Carson Library tomorrow, Wednesday, May 14 at 4 p.m. Please join us for the dedica- tion of this spectacular work by major Montana stained glass artist Susan Kennedy Som- merfield. The 16 feet wide by 9 feet high leaded glass window is a gift from the Kennedy family. Alice Kennedy was well know for her work in children's the- atre at Montana Western. Balducci to speak at Kiwanis Bitty Balducci of the Ameri- can Cancer Society will be the featured speaker at the Wednesday, May 14 meeting of the Dillon Kiwanis. Balucci will speak on several topics including Relay for Life. The Kiwanis meet every Wednesday at 12 p.m. at the Dillon Elks Lodge in downtown Dillon. The Kiwanis Club of Dillon has been serving our community since 1940 Last year one hundred forty rid- ers took aim at the course record of 15 days. Both races share the distinc- tion of having no organizers, no entry fee and no prizes. They are simply agreed upon times for people to start riding an estab- lished route as fast as they can. The riders may not have out- side support and procure their own food, lodging and repairs. Typically, for the Tour Di- vide, over half of the starting racers do not finish. The two ul- tramarathon cycling races will share the eight miles of County Road 278 between Polaris and Bannock. This is the only place the courses converge. The Trans Am starts on .June 7th. Racers will have ridden almost a thousand miles before they come into Beaverhead County over Chief Joseph Pass. The route then proceeds through Wisdom and Dillon enroute to Twin Bridges, Ennis and West Yellowstone. The Tour Divide begins June 13. The track goes through Wise River, Polaris, past Bannock to Lima and Red Rock Pass. The racers usually spread out and travel solo, no pacelines as in regular bike races. Since the clock never stops they may ride 24 hours a day and can pass any point at any time, usually during daylight. The faster Tour Divide rid- ers may overlap the slower Trans Am riders in Beaverhead County around June 19th or so. Last year the Tour Divide route was washed out by floods in Canada and burned over by fires in New Mexico. One rider has been killed in an automobile accident. An- other was struck by lightning but still finished second. The race is a serious event. As one rider said, \It was miserable and painful and the best thing I've ever done.\ You may follow develop- ments at: Transambikerace. corn, tourdivide.org and, after the races start you may track the riders at trackleaders.com. If you see a racer remain calm, offer encouragement and food American Legion Post updated on outreach Last Wednesday evening Beaverhead American Legion Post 20 hosted Joe Warren, who spoke about the Army Survivor Outreach Services. He is a sup- port coordinator who explained the array of support provided to the survivors in the event of the death of an Army soldier. He will provide assistance to the survivors of other service mem- bers but the Army allows access to the service member's record. He will also guide the spouse of a retired service member when death calls through the paper- work necessary to navigate the systems. If you missed the session you can find more infor- mation on the MT SOS program at www.montanaguard.com/ html/survivor outreach.cfm or by call in (406) 324-5218 or through email at joe.g.warren. ctr@mail.mil. Jayden Child, a Beaverhead County High School student working through the Girl Scouts, talked to the Post about suicide prevention. The recent series of Butte teen-agers committing suicide, the numbers of active duty service men and women committing suicide, and large numbers of veterans commit- ting suicide every day made her talk especially relevant, accord- ing to Post *20 Commander Tom Straugh. Arts Council seeks Headhunters to meet May 20 board members The Southwest Montana Arts Council is seeking dynamic indi- viduals to be members of their Board of Directors For an application, please email swmarts.org@gmail.com by June 1. Call Mandy Maass at 406-865-6600 or visit swmarts org for more information. After Hours meets Mark your calendars to stop by Stockman Bank, Thursday May 15 from 5 to 7 p.m., for Business After Hours. Remem ber to bring your business card and be ready to network with other businesses and potential clients. -A.- Having known and worked with JAY HANSEN for many years. I encourage you to think carefully about what you want for Beaverhead County. If it is honesty, equality, willingness to go the extra mile, and integrity, I encourage you to vote for JAY HANSEN for Beaverhead County Sheriff Respectfully, Harold Forsman Former Beaverhead County Sheriff and Veteran Montana Highway Patrolman i st •• ‘ , 1 NI I - • • • l'he next meeting of the Beaver Head Hunters Genea- logical Society will be Thesday May 20 at 7 p.m. in the Museum Research room. This will be the last regular meeting before the summer break After we discuss summer volunteer help at the museum, plans for a summer outing and cemetery walk, we will have a program t) Michele Stephen-Hassard and Swede Troedsson. Come and learn how Swede's half-sister began doing genealogy research in Beaverhead county and found Swede, whom she didn't know existed. As always, the public is invited. NOW OPEN The greenhouse is full of flowers & trees. Stop in and check out the great selection! VIZ 700 N. Montana • Dillon, MT 683-2308 • 1400-750-230e Open 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. 7 days a week Visa • Mastercard • Discover • Cones Convenience Card An interment service for Larry L. Lloyd will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Mountain View Cemetery in Dillon. IT ik \ * *Get ready to • Congratulate 10 Your Grad • Publish your congratulations and good wishes to the 2014 graduate of your choice in the special Graduation insert in June. ONLY $15.00 for a 2 col. x 2\ Include a photo for $10 more in a 2 col x 4\ Watch next week for the form. Deadline for all information and payment is Thursday, May 29, 2014. Call Jan at the Dillon Tribune for more information; (406)683-2331. 0 , - ADVICE 70tAnniversary Ser 'mg uur C.ommunit, ince 1 . 944 CELEBRATE OUR 70' WITH Better Hearing! CALL TODAY! 1 -800 -NEW -HEAP (800-639-4327) HEARING CLINIC! FREE HEARING TESTS by appt. only • 11 am - 5pm FREE SERVICE ON ALL MAKES AND MODELS no appt. necessary • 9am - 11 am Wednesday, May 21° Dillon Chiropractic Clinic 221 S Idaho St., Dillon, MT Sound Advice Hearing 2339 Cobban St • Butte. MT 59701 Provtders for MT 8 VVY Farm Bureau 'Clear Value • American Hearing Benefits • Bozeman Deaconess • Federal Blue Cross Blue Shield • Thee Rivers CommunisAtion • rrRA ia x /et The family of John E. Maki would like to extend a THANK YOU for the wonderful care that John received from Dr. McIntyre, the Barrett Hospital doctors and all staff, Barrett Hospice. We also would like to say THANK YOU to Father Pins of St. Rose Catholic Church. To all the people who stopped by to visit, called, brought food to our home, gave memorials, sent flowers and all the cards. THANK YOU also for the wonderful luncheon that was served by the St. funeral ladies, who brought food, worked and cleaned up. are very much appreciated by our family. The family of John Maki Rose You ** ** ** ** ** EARLY DEADLINES ts. Due to the Memorial Day Holiday, editorial and * advertising deadlines for the Dillon Tribune * will he as follows: Display Ads: Friday, May 23,10:00 a.m. ; ( \ossified Line Ads: Friday, May 23, * 11:(X) a.m. Real Estate Ads: Thursday May 22, 11:00 a.m. Editorial: Friday, May 23,11:00 a.m. 22 S. Montana Street (406) 683-2331 •

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