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    SaysoSayso Expression is off on summer

    break and will return in September.Please visit the Sayso Expression Societypage on Facebook for updates. Have anExpressional summer everyone!

    CommunityImprov in the Park

    The Merritt Live Theatre Societypresents Brian Wiebe, Sarah Hyde, PaulMcLellan, Jim Bruce & Mil Juricic doingimprovisation in Rotary Park on Wed.,

    July 21st, 7pm, at the bandshell. Bringyour friends, a picnic & join them of an

    interactive comedy show. All ages, noadmission. sponsored by Q101.1

    Elders 2007 fundraiser saleThere will be a fundraiser yard sale at

    the Shulus Arbour, on Saturday, July 24.Tables are available to sell your treas-ures, please call Charlotte 378-5006,Gloria 378-8322, Gloria 378-2815.

    Live Theatre mtg & picnicThe Merritt Live Theatre Society is

    combining a general meeting with a pic-nic at Noon in Monck Park, Saturday

    July 24th. There will be a potluck lunch,with the Theatre Society providing some

    burgers and buns. Bring something elseto share. A short meeting will followwhere ideas for the future will beshared. Some skits and games will fol-low that. Some of the regulars are going

    to camp overnight, but those wishing acampsite should arrive with their tent orRV early! For more details contact JimBruce at 250-378-1614.NV Cruisers Car Club show & shine

    The 16th annual show & shine will beheld at Central Park on Sunday, July 25,8am-3:30pm. There will be everythingfrom Model Ato muscle car, as well as aswap meet, concession & door prizes.FMI call Abe 378-8175, Doug 378-5761.Navy League of Canada meeting

    The Navy League of Canada is com-ing to Merrit. All youth between theages of 9 & 13, and parents are invitedto attend a general meeting on July 28th,7pm at the Youth Cadet Hall onColdwater Ave. FMI call 315-8064 oremail [email protected]

    Call for artwork - August exhibitionWild animals of the Nicola Valley,accepted July 22-Aug. 5, during regulargallery hours: Thurs. 4-8pm, Fri & Sat10am-4pm. FMI, call Kathi 378-6515.

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    WEEKEND EDITION JULY 16, 2010 #2039Our beat is local... our bend, up! Box 2199, Merritt BC V1K 1B8

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    A RETROSPECTIVE OF THE ARTWORK OF

    EXHIBITION

    July 2 - 31, 2010

    RECEPTION

    July 9, 6-8pm

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 21ST Merritt Desert Inn (250)378-2254Presented by Merritt BC Elvis Presley Fan Club Tickets $35

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    NVHC to loseultrasound equipt.

    The BC Liberal health authority isremoving ultrasound services from theMerritt Hospital, rather than using them toserve the Nicola Valley and surroundingregion. Local residents who helped pur-chase the equipment through fundraisingwill be forced to seek services inKamloops, Fraser Nicola MLAHarry Lali.

    Merritt residents raised approxi-mately $150,000 for the purchase of theultrasound equipment. And nowInterior Health is relocating the unit to

    Kamloops. The move will also affectpatients from smaller centres such asKeremeos, Cache Creek, Ashcroft,Princeton, Lytton, Lillooet.

    IHA claims that it is shutting downthe ultrasound service because ofstaffing woes. But Harry Lali doesnt

    buy it:The BC Liberals health authority

    should be recruiting a full-time techni-cian to Merritt instead of relocating theunit to Kamloops, he said. To date,IHA has only advertised for a part-timeultrasound technician in Merritt, andnot a full-time position. And the NDPmaintains that this hiring strategy has

    been undermining the Merritt program,as professionals are more likely to relo-cate if a full time post is available.

    Letter to the editor

    Good Samaritansstill exist!

    This morning (Tuesday), a medicalemergency happened in our pharmacy. Iam writing to thank two customers who

    jumped right in and helped in thisunfortunate situation. These two indi-viduals dropped what they were doingand helped where they could. BobbyLee Chenail, thank you for your jacketand for comforting the partner of theinjured. Brad Hagan, thank you for yourhelp from the beginning to the end,including driving the partner to the hos-pital to be with the individual.

    Merritt, again you have proved that

    we all pull together when needed.Everyday I see little acts of pay it for-ward, and in this case, I believe the twoof you will be blessed with riches.

    Sincerely, Kelly Turchak, Pharmasave

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    G A R A G E S A L E S J U L Y 1 7 & 1 8

    Blonde Road RageA blonde had just gotten a new sports car and was out for a drive whenshe cut off a truck driver. He motioned for her to pull over to the side of the road. Whenshe did, he got out of his truck and pulled a piece of chalk from his pocket. He drew acircle on the road and told the blonde, "Stand in the circle and DON'T MOVE!" He thenwent to her car and cut up her leather seats. When he turned around, she had a slightgrin on her face, so he said, "Oh, you think that's funny? Watch this." He got a baseballbat out of his truck and broke every window in her car. When he turned and looked ather, she had a smile on her face. So he was really starting to get mad. He went and gothis knife back out and sliced up all her tires. The blonde started laughing and the truckdriver was really starting to lose it. He went back to his truck and got a can of gas, poured

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    it on her car, and set it onfire. He turned around andshe was laughing so hard,she was about to fall

    down. "What's so funny?"the truck driver asked theblonde. She replied,"When you weren't look-ing, I stepped outside thecircle 4 times!"

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