Saturday, May 23, 2015

News from The Chronicle

Courtesy of the 5/21/15 edition of THE CHRONICLE.

EMS Week in Iowa
Gov. Terry Branstad signed a proclamation designating May 17 to 23, 2015 as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week in Iowa.

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) Bureau of EMS joins the Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association and the nearly 11,000 EMS providers in Iowa in recognizing the importance of those who provide emergency medical care.  This year's EMS Week theme is "EMS Strong."

“Without question, the men and women who serve as EMS providers embody this year’s EMS Week theme,” said IDPH Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services chief Rebecca Curtiss. “These selfless individuals respond 24 hours every day to patients and communities in need. Iowa’s EMS system is, indeed, strong.” Of the 10,981 EMS providers in Iowa, more than half are volunteer. Last year, EMS providers responded to 288,209 service calls.

We Salute Our Odebolt
Medical Service Volunteers
National EMS Month, May 2015

Members:  Tonya Dupre, Paramedic; Jackie Marron, RN/EMT-B; Kay Bloyer, AEMT; Vicki Beckman, Paramedic; Bill Tysor, First Responder; Joey Hoefling, Nurse Practitioner

Drivers:  Dick Bloyer, Brodie Veit, Marvin Christiansen, Jason DeJean, Rod Olerich

1st Responders:  Mike Hoefling, James Pierce, Mark Horsley

Thank You For Volunteering Your Time
For Our Area Communities.

Former Resident Tory Johannsen Remembered
The Sioux Central Community School District recently constructed a new sign in memory of Tory Johannsen through a donation from Tory's family in his memory.  Tory is a former resident of Arthur.  He was a fixture at Sioux Central activities supporting his children over the last several years.

Tory grew up in Arthur as the son of Roger and Edna Mae Johannsen and graduated from Odebolt-Arthur in 1988.  He passed away suddenly December 20, 2013 at age 43.

Come Join Us for the
Odebolt Community Center Fundraiser
Memorial Day, May 25
(following the Memorial Day Service at the Cemetery)
Grilled burgers, baked beans, chips & bars.
Help support our wonderful center so we can
continue to make improvements!
Monday, May 25th
12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
following the Odebolt Cemetery
Memorial Day Service
137 W. 2nd Street • Odebolt

Angel's Place
in downtown Odebolt
will be opening on Tuesday, May 26
to start serving
breakfast, lunch & bakery items!
Hours:  Monday through Saturday
6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Come join us for great food!

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