The Huntley Farmside
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0bz Kutitlen JFarmsfde Your Home Town Newspaper USPS 580-360 THURSDAY, APRIL 18,1985 VOLUME 26 - NUMBER 3 ^ y^lji-ZUZ<>t^ SEBVINOTHt PEOPLE OF HUKTlEy SINCE I960 25C pCt COpy ^• •^•^^ ••••••••••••••************ tion may call Linda Borchardt at 669-5980, Cindy Goehl at 669-3339 or Gail Wasserstrass at 669-5803. Entry deadline is Salmonella Patient Recovers Easter Seal Physical Therapist Marge Swanson assists Home Health Care patient Ray Rippy with arm exercises. When Ray Rippy first completed complicated bypass surgery after having contracted a stubborn salmonella infection, a bacteria affecting the circulatory system, doctors gave him a 20% chance for recovery. "We were aftaid he would have to have his legs amputated because of the lack of circulation," Rippy's wife, Lila, said. Today, after several months of hospitalization and two months of treatment and physical therapy with Easter Seal's Home Health Care program, Rippy is able to resume his daily walk to the mailbox at the end of the Iriveway, a distance of one-half mile. Rippy. 77, experienced exces¬ sive bleeding and very high fevers during his hospitaliza¬ tion. He found himself faced with a loss of memory. The salmonella infection affected Rippy's circulatory and diges¬ tive systems. Eventually, he required bypass surgery, the removal of his left kidney, and a section of aorta. Rippy's muscles became weak and he lost a great deal of weight during his illness. Since his discharge from the hospital, Rippy has been given a clean bill of health conceming the salmonella infection, but the process of rebuilding his muscles and neurological functions has been slow and painful. Rippy began a limited physical therapy program dur¬ ing his hospitid stay and Easter Seals picked up where they left off following his discharge. Easter Seal Physical Thera¬ pist Marge Swanson developed a program to condition and re¬ train Rippy's muscles in both his arms and legs. Exercises for strength, balance and coordina¬ tion, and fine hand coordina¬ tion, became an integral, became an integral part of Rippy's therapy program. Weights, anerfball, marbles, pegs, and writing utensils were all used by Swanson to accomplish her goal of improv¬ ing Rippy's coordination and strength. Donna Jones, a registered nurse with Easter Seals, care¬ fully monitored Rippy's condi¬ tion, administering medication to insure his blood was clotting correctly, making sure his remaining kidney was function¬ ing properly, seeing to it that his nutritional needs were met. and checking on his response to the Continued on page 2 Revenue Sliaring Meeting Held at Grafton Garage Eight organizations had representatives at the Township Revenue Sharing Hearing meeting asking for funds for their respective organizations. Township Revenue Sharing Monies are available to a not-for-profit organization which has been in existance at least one year. June 13th. is the date set for the Budgeting of Revenue Sharing Monies. At this time the Board of Trustees will act on such requests. Of course not everyone wBl recieve Revenue Sharing Money or possibly not the amount requested. Request added up to over $40,000 including the requests in writing which were in front of Supervisor Ruth. Mr. Ruth stated that the amount in the Revenue Sharing Fund totaled a little over $20,0(K) and it was impossible for ail requests to be filled. Present at the meeting were: Jim Bond representing The McHenry County Sherrif s Snowmobile Patrol; Linda Hart¬ land for "Head Start"; Carol Louise for "Family Alliance"; Lou Ness for "Tuming Point"; Steve Krause for the "Easter Seal Sodety"; Scott Lindsay for the "McHenry County Defend¬ ers"; Louise Kreutzer for the "Senior Citizens"; Fred Ahrens for the "McHenry County Historical Sodety" in Union with moral support from Mrs. Marlowe and Mr. & Mrs. Donahue; and Don Tessmer asking for funds for the Road and Bridge Fund for resurfacing of portions of Grafton Roads. Approximately 14 other requests had been made in writing and all are under consideration. lioness Looldng For Beauties For Miss Huntley Contest It's that time of year again, when the Huntley Lioness are hard at work preparing for this year's Miss Huntley Pageant. The annual contest is slated for May 22nd. and this year will be held in the Music Room of Huntley High School. Contest Chairman, linda Borchardt has been to the high school to arrange for a meeting with the girls who may be interested in entering. Entry forms may be obtained at tiie high school office for girls between the ages of 16 and 21 and residing in Huntley. Those wishing more informa- School Board Minutes April 26,1985. Lynette Fettes Wins District FFA Spealdng Award Lynette Marie Fettes, a member of the Huntley FFA Chapter was selected as District 2 FFA winner in Extemporane¬ ous Public Speaking. The title of Lynette's speedi was "The Duties and Responsibilities of a Flower Shopworker". Lynette was selected in competition with ten FFA members ftx>m District 2. Distrid 2 comprises five vocational agriculture sections in North Eastern Illinois including 72 schools in 14 counties. Winning tiie Distrirt H FFA Extemporaneous Public Speak¬ ing Award nasies Lynette eligible to compete in the State Preliminary Public Speaking Contest at Springfield on May 4. That day three FFA merabers will be seleded to compete in the State Finals to be held during the Illinois Assodation FFA State Convention on June 11-13, 1985 in the University of Illinois Assembly Hall. Steps to this award include Lynette winning the chapter and section FFA Extemporaneous Public Speaking Award. Other vocational agriculture and FFA honors won by Lynette include Star Greenhand, 1st place, Joliet Junior College Horticulture Contest, and 2nd place Section 6 Horticiihure Contest. Lynette Fettes is the daughter of Marilyn & John Fettes of Huntiey, Illinois. Mr. Chester Nelson is the vocational agriculture teacher and FFA Advisor at Huntiey Hi^ School. The regular meeting of the Board of Education of School Distrirt #158, Huntley Consoli¬ dated Schools, Huntiey, Illinois was held in the High School building on March 14, 1985 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting was called to ord^r by the President at 7:37 ip.m. Upon roll call the following members answered present: Mrs. Basel, Mr. Heavy, Mr. Greve, and Mr. Bauman. Absent: Mr. Free¬ berg, Mrs. Schadt, and Mr. Zirk. All present joined in the Pledge to the Flag. 1. Mr. Greve moved Mr. Heavy 2nd to approve the minutes of the February 28 regular meeting as written. 4 Yeas - 0 Nays, Motion carried. 2. Mr. Bauman moved Mr. Greve 2nd to approve the minutes of the February 28 Executive Session as written. 4 Yeas - 0 Nays, Motion carried. 3. Mrs. Basei moved Mr. Heavy 2nd to approve the minutes of the Referendum Committee meeting as written, held on Feb. 19, 1985. 4 Yeas - 0 Nays, Motion carried. Mr. Frenz presented a review of the High School Sodal Studies Curriculum and Text¬ book recommendations. Mr. Booth presented the Elementary/Junior High Sodal Studies Curriculum Review. Mrs. Schadt, and Mr. Zirk joined the meeting at 7:92 p.m. 4. Mr. Zirk moved Mr. Heavey 2nd to approve payment of the monthly agenda of bills. Education Fund $11,038.19 - Building Fund $19,064.43 - Transportation $4,468.28. Yeas: Zirk, Heavey, Schadt, Bauman - Nays: None - Pass: Basel, and Greve. 4 Yeas - 0 Nays - 2 Pass, Motion carried. 5. Mrs. Schadt moved Mrs. Continued on next page Deans Helps Jewel Pirtured above are trucks from the Jewel Tea Company loading up with Dean's Milk from Huntley, the Friendly Village With Country Charm. Jewel came to Deans after they had to shut down their Melrose Park Plant due to possible poisoning which may have resulted in the death of two people.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
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