By Glenwood Homemakers
Glenwood News 

Eagles perform well at District meet


Despite the cold day, Glenwood Eagles track and field team members did very well at the District meet here on their home turf last Friday. Athletes had to place in the top three of their event to move on to regionals being held Thursday, May 18, in Peshastin. Kevin Bren placed first in both the 100 and 200 meter races. Nolan Ryan did not qualify for regionals, but set a personal record and placed 5th in the long jump at 14-04.25. He also placed 5th in the triple jump.

On the girls’ side, Brooklyn Emerson placed 2nd in the 100 meters, 3rd in the pole vault with a personal record of 8-0. And 1st in the long jump at 13-06. Kinley Troh placed 3rd in the shot put, 3rd in the discus, and 1st in the triple jump at 27-00. Carmen Guzman placed 5th in shot put. Bella Couch finished 9th in the long jump and 2nd in the triple jump at 23-08. Way to go Eagles. We will be rooting for you as you compete at Regionals.

State testing of the students at Glenwood school 3rd through 8th grades continues through May 25th. The school asks you to please check the testing schedule to ensure that any necessary absences for appointments do not fall on those days, if possible. It is important that the students get plenty of rest and eat a good breakfast on the days they will be taking tests.

We are including another reminder of the memorial service for our long-time Women’s Club member and dear friend, Bonnie Parsons Harris, on Saturday, May 20. The service will be held at the Husum Church of God at 11 a.m., with a luncheon to follow. For anyone wishing to donate to an organization in Bonnie’s memory, her family asks that you consider donating to the Husum Church of God to assist with their on-going building and remodeling project.

Bonnie lived much of her childhood years in Glenwood and continued to keep close ties to the community. In addition to Glenwood Women’s Club, Bonnie belonged to the Camas Prairie Pioneers, the Glenwood Rodeo Association, West Klickitat Historical Society, and both the Husum church and the Seventh Day Adventist church in White Salmon. She volunteered at the Senior Center and helped deliver Meals on Wheels. She will be greatly missed by all her knew her. Our deepest condolences go out to Bonnie’s mother Hazel Parsons, her son Steven, grandson Zack, and all the Parsons family.

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The Glenwood High School chapter of the National Honor Society will be hosting a blood drive at the school on Tuesday, May 23. Honor Society senior member Colton Troh is organizing the event. If the Glenwood chapter meets its goal of 40 pints, Colton will receive a college scholarship from the Red Cross. Please support two worthwhile causes, helping replenish the Red Cross blood bank and Colton’s opportunity for a scholarship. If you would like to add your name to the donor list, please contact Bridget McLaughlin or Colton at the school, (509) 364-3438.

2018 Glenwood Ketchum Kalf Rodeo queen tryouts are coming up. Would you like to be the 2018 Ketchum Kalf Queen? Columbia Gorge area girls ages 14-19 as of Jan. 1,, 2017 are eligible. Please contact Roxie Clemmer by June 1, 2017 at (509)364-3539 or email Tryouts will be held June 17 and 18, 2017 at the Glenwood Rodeo Grounds. The 83rd annual Ketchum Kalf Rodeo will take place Saturday and Sunday, June 17th and 18th, with the 2nd annual Ketchum Kalf Bull Bash to be held Friday, June 16th.

Members of the Glenwood Rodeo Association are reminded of the upcoming workday on Sunday, May 21, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The schedule of work includes piling limbs from the downed dead tree and burning some of the debris. Some members are requested to bring rakes and wheelbarrows.

For the last several years, Glenwood Grange 94 has set up a welcome table at the Mt. Adams Cemetery during Memorial Day weekend. The Grange will be there again this year, greeting visitors and providing a visiting area where old friends and acquaintances can sit and share memories of their families and of growing up in Glenwood. Coffee, juice, and cookies will be served and we encourage all Glenwood residents and visitors from out of town to stop by to visit and share their knowledge of Glenwood history. This year, any residents who would like to volunteer to help host are most welcome to come out and sit with the Grange members. It truly is a very rewarding experience.


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