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WHAT’S INSIDE APRIL/MAY 2013

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06 Best of Bonners CROP Hunger Walk

07 Business Spotlight

PlayWorks Counseling Center

08 Idaho Gives

Willing to Lend a Helping Hand?

10 Healthy Living

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Again, thank you to all who worked so hard to make the 2012 CROP Hunger Walk such a resounding success. Special kudos to Brad Buerge who raised $1,739.00, our number one CROP Walker in 2012 and all the businesses that supported our walk.

CROP Hunger Walk - Fighting Hunger Locally and Worldwide

Whether volunteering, walking, or donating -- we all have shown that citizens of Bonners Ferry are truly citizens of the world. Mark your calendar for this year’s CROP Hunger Walk on June 8th at the Bonners Ferry High School Track.

Mark your calendars for this year’s June 8th walk. CROP Hunger Walks help children and families here in the U.S. and worldwide to Thank you Bonners Ferry! The 2012 Bonners have food for today, while building for a Ferry CROP (Communities Responding to better tomorrow. Our local efforts are making Overcome Poverty) Hunger Walk was a huge a huge difference, and you are part of it! success. A total of $8,428.16 was contributed by our neighbors and friends to support the hunger-fighting efforts of Church World 1 Chiropractic Care Service, both here at home and around “Healthy posture is a must. Chiropractors the world. Our local food bank received help adjust!” Chiropractic care for the whole family! Men, women, pregnant, mothers, approximately $2,100.00 to aid fellow Bonners teens and children. Make your appointment Ferry residents in need, and approximately today! Dr. Pamela Svec, D.C. $6,300.00 will make possible the global work Bonners Ferry—6514 Main Street of Church World Service. 208.267.7355 The funds raised here in Bonners Ferry and in CROP Hunger Walks across the U.S. will make a difference in the lives of people around the world – from supplying clean water to thirsty villages in Kenya, to aiding dairy farmers in Bosnia, to assisting earthquake survivors in Haiti as they rebuild their homes and lives following massive devastation.

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SPOTLIGHT PlayWorks Counseling Center Behavioral Health Solutions and Play Therapy Susan Falck, MSW, LCSW, PC

Play is becoming less valued in our culture for multiple reasons, not limited to busy parents and high-tech video games. So can a field of mental health focusing on therapy through play survive? Experts in the mental health field agree and believe “play is as important to human happiness as is love and work” (Schaefer 1993). Play lifts our spirits, expands self-expression, and brightens our outlook on life. Play stimulates creative exploration and thinking, relieves stress, positively connects people, regulates emotions and supports greater self-confidence (Landreth, 2002). According to experts, play allows us to practice skills and roles needed for survival as well as learning and development (Russ, 2004). There is more to play therapy than just playing. It is a specialized area of practice requiring extensive training and experience. Play therapy helps children express their emotions, thoughts, and experiences. “Toys are the child’s words and play is their language” (Landreth, 2002). Along with a safe and trusting relationship, play therapy provides a corrective emotional experience necessary for healing. It brings resolution of inner conflicts; the learning of adaptive behaviors; provides insight and promotes cognitive development (Gil, Landreth, Moustakas, Schaefer, O’Connor Pedro-Carroll & Reddy). The Association for Play Therapy (APT) defines play therapy as “the systematic use of a theoretical model to establish an interpersonal process wherein trained therapists use the therapeutic powers of play to help clients prevent or resolve psychosocial difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development.”

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Play therapy is especially appropriate for children 2-12 years; however, everyone can benefit from play therapy. Play therapy interventions are used to address grief, loss, family dissolution, and trauma. It is used to help children with academic and social development, anxiety, depression, anger management, ADHD, autism or developmental, physical and learning disabilities. The research supports the effectiveness of play therapy in helping children with life stressors such as hospitalization, divorce, death, relocation, physical and sexual abuse, domestic violence, chronic illness, and natural disasters (Gil, Landreth, Sweeny, Ray, Homeyer & Glover, Schaefer). Play Therapy benefits children who have involvement in the school system, family courts, and criminal justice systems. Susan Falck was in Graduate School in 1997 when she first learned of play therapy. She studied in the Applied Psychology Dept. at Eastern Washington University. Although Susan was pursuing her degree in Clinical Social Work, she fell in love with this powerful way to work with children. Play Therapy and helping children would become her passion. Susan has extensive training in child development and play therapy, trauma, grief and bereavement. She is a certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a certified Clinical Social Work Supervisor. Susan utilizes cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, narrative approaches along with client-centered, solution focused and strengths perspectives. Her style of service delivery is creative and unique. Susan believes a therapeutic alliance with her clients is paramount to achieving goals. April 2013 | Bonners Ferry Living Local   7


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Willing to Lend a Helping Hand? Join Idaho Gives on May 2nd Article by Patty Hutchens

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n a community this size, word spreads quickly when there is someone in need. We have a vast array of organizations that help those friends, neighbors and colleagues who may have had a recent cancer diagnosis or lost a job. People need help with medical bills and are often forced to make the decision of spending what little money they have on either medication or groceries. It is a choice no one should have to make, but many times that is the reality. There are also the younger members of the community who may need a safe place to live to escape an abusive home life. Whatever the need, there are always people and businesses stepping forward to do what they can to make a difference in the lives of those around them. It is an observation echoed throughout this community. On May 2nd, people statewide will have an opportunity to go online and donate to a nonprofit of their choice, provided that organization has signed up for this special event. The day has been designated as Idaho Gives and is a day hosted by the Idaho Nonprofit Center which represents the interests of the 4,800 nonprofit organizations in the State of Idaho. In an effort to maximize the amount raised, a portion of every dollar donated will be matched with funds from the Idaho Gives award pool. There will also be an opportunity to receive bonus grants ranging from $250 to $3000.

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Setting aside a specific day for donating to organizations whose sole mission is to help others, enhances the focus on various needs throughout the state. Organizations have an opportunity to share their mission and how they have made a difference in their communities. “This day is a unique celebration of the important role that our many nonprofits play in our communities,” said Lynn Hoffmann, Executive Director of the Idaho Nonprofit Center. “By focusing the public’s attention on the great work our nonprofits do, we hope to spur people into action on May 2, allowing them to pick their favorite charity, learn about other charities, and make a donation through the Idaho Gives web site.” This inaugural day of Idaho Gives is not unique. It is modeled after philanthropic giving days in states and cities throughout the United States. In some instances there has been millions of dollars raised in a period of just 24 hours. According to Hoffmann, social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are critical tools in getting people, even those who don’t regularly contribute to nonprofits, to quickly and easily make a donation to their favorite organization. Hoffmann notes that the goal for this inaugural Idaho Gives day is to attract more than 5000 donors and to be able to give a


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combined total of more than $500,000 to hundreds of nonprofits. Idaho Gives takes place primarily online and is driven by a central website, idahogives.org. It is there where donors can educate themselves on various nonprofits and designate funds for specific categories, including arts and culture, children and youth, environment, humanitarian aid, education, animals, and religious organizations. According to organizers of Idaho Gives, people are curious as to how much of the donation will go directly to the nonprofit they select. The answer is over 93 percent. The remaining amount is used to fund the technology platform as well as administrative costs associated with the organization and promotion of the event. The importance of the inaugural Idaho Gives day is in part due to the economic challenges of the past several years. People have turned to nonprofits more than ever and those agencies have increasingly been asked to play an ever-growing role in serving communities and are often trying to do so with shrinking resources. The driving force behind the Idaho Nonprofit Center is to provide resources to build strong and accountable nonprofits as well as providing those agencies with a platform to gather community involvement and support for the nonprofit sector. According to organizers, an event like Idaho Gives serves that mission by shining the spotlight on Idaho’s nonprofits and the great work that they do. It also assists them by hopefully expanding their base of donor support.

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The matching funds and bonus funds are funded by Idaho Gives sponsors. There will be several opportunities to multiply donations through hourly competitions, random drawings, and other giving incentives. The Idaho Nonprofit Center encourages any nonprofit with an IRS-certified 501(c)(3) designation to participate in the day. Idaho Gives offers nonprofits a unique opportunity to increase their profile, expand their online and social media presence, educate others on the work they are performing in their community, and perhaps most important, to raise the funds they need to continue the critical work they are doing in communities throughout the state. “Idaho ranks very high for the amount of time our citizens give to nonprofits. Idaho Gives will draw the entire state’s attention to the key role our nonprofits play in our communities and the importance of sustaining them with donations,” said Hoffmann. Interested nonprofits can find more information and register at the Idaho Nonprofit Center’s web site: www.idahononprofits.org. For more information, go to www.idahogives.org, or look for Idaho Gives on Facebook and Twitter.

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over the long term. Intakes of calcium below recommended levels have health consequences, such as causing low bone mass (osteopenia) and increasing the risks of osteoporosis and bone fractures. Women should aim to get between 1,000 and 1,300 milligrams of calcium per day, depending on age, making calcium rich foods vital.

According to the American Heart Association, a healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons to fight heart disease. Unfortunately, many women may not always recognize the warning signs and symptoms of a heart attack because they sometimes appear more subtle when compared with those typically experienced by men. “Women need muscle, especially as they age. By about age 40, women gradually start to lose muscle mass,” explains registered dietitian, Marie Spano, MS, RD. “In general, it is recommended that 10-35 percent of your daily calories come from protein.” Digestive issues are another health concern for women. More than 4 million Americans have issues with constipation, making constipation one of the most common gastrointestinal complaints in the country, and those reporting constipation most often are women and adults ages 65 and older. Here are Spano’s tips to help women maintain good health as they age: • Reduce your risk of heart disease by practicing healthy lifestyle habits — exercise regularly, control blood pressure and cholesterol levels, eat well, maintain a healthy weight and don’t smoke. • Make sure you get enough calcium,

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• Unless instructed by your physician, avoid diets that call for eliminating certain food groups completely; this can result in a nutrient deficiency. When dieting or cutting calories, choose nutritious foods that deliver sufficient vitamins, minerals and fiber. • To avoid digestive issues, drink enough fluids throughout the day to stay hydrated, exercise and eat fiber. Daily fiber recommendations are 25-38 grams for adults 50 and under and 21-30 grams per day for those 51 and older. Women tend to be more constipated than men, and fiber can help keep you regular. “Even women with healthy habits will sometimes experience occasional constipation. But it doesn’t have to interfere with your daily life. I recommend a product that contains a natural vegetable laxative ingredient, such as Senokot Tablets, which can be an effective choice to treat occasional constipation,” says Spano. Log onto www. senokot.com for more advice on relieving occasional constipation.


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After a long winter, this is the day we have been waiting for - the opening day of The Farmers Market! Come down to the City Parking Lot and visit your local vendors. Plants, produce, kettle corn, baked goods, crafts and more! bonnersferryfarmersmarket.com. April 26 & 27 – Community Yard Sale The Father of All Yard Sales, 9 am to 3 pm at the Fairgrounds Memorial and Exhibit Halls. Booths are $25. Great deals, lots of variety, food and fun! To find out more call Sandy Schneph at 208.267.7041. Email bcfair@boundarycountyid.org. May 18 – Pawsitive Works Mutt Strut The third annual Pawsitive Works Mutt Strut, a 5K dog/human run/ walk, 8 am registration, 9 am run at the Boundary County Fairgrounds. $10 human/dog team or $25 for the whole family. After the run there will be contests for best dressed dog, dog that looks most like his human and best one trick. To find out more, visit www.pawsitiveworks.com or call 208.610.9062. June 8 - Bonners Ferry CROP Hunger Walk The Bonners Ferry CROP Hunger Walk is at the Bonners Ferry High School track from 8:30am-2pm. 75% of funds raised go to the world-wide hunger relief organization, Church World Service. 25% of the funds go to the Food Bank of Boundary County Community Action Partnership. For supplies (including sponsor forms), contact Rev. Larry Nelson, larrydeannelson@gmail.com. 208.267.2175. For questions and general information, contact Judy Dirks, judydirks@meadowcrk.com, 208.267.3859.

April 20 – Free Community Breakfast Free Community Breakfast. New date and new location! Join us from 7am to 10am at the Valley Event Center at the Boundary County Fairgrounds. Sponsored by the Bonners Ferry Rotary Club, food is prepared by the Badger Boosters. April 22 - Earth Day APRIL 25 - California Guitar Trio Di Luna’s in Sandpoint, 7:30pm. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 day of the concert. If you heard this trio last time they were in town, you probably have your ticket already. Everyone was blown away by this group of master guitarists. Here’s a link to their website where you can hear for yourselves. www.cgtrio.com. You don’t want to miss this. Dinner will be served beginning at 5:30pm, before the show. April 26 - Arbor Day April 26 & 27 – Community Yard Sale The Father of All Yard Sales, 9 am to 3 pm at the Fairgrounds Memorial and Exhibit Halls. Booths are $25. Great deals, lots of variety, food and fun! To find out more call Sandy Schneph at 208.267.7041. Email bcfair@boundarycountyid.org. April 27 – Bonners Ferry Farmer’s Market Opening Day After a long winter, this is the day we have been waiting for - the opening day of The Farmers Market! Come down to the City Parking Lot and visit your local vendors. Plants, produce, kettle corn, baked goods, crafts and more! bonnersferryfarmersmarket.com.

May 3 - Second Annual Greek Farm to Table Dinner At Di Luna’s in Sandpoint, guest Chef Tasos Garanziotis will be sharing with us the foods of his native Greece using locally produced meats and vegetables. Greek Easter is May 5th, so foods will be those served in a traditional Greek Easter meal. Vegetarian options are available. Last year this dinner sold out, so don’t wait too long to make your reservations. Dinner is $35 (tax & gratuity not included). May 4 - TR Ritchie Concert 7:30pm at Di Luna’s. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 day of concert. Acoustical folk performer TR Ritchie is an award winning songwriter who is a fantastic wordsmith. www.trritchie.com/sitemap. htm. Dinner will be served beginning at 5:30pm, before the show. May 4 – Customer Appreciation Day Moose Valley Farms, 138 Latigo Lane (Highway 95, milepost 495.5), will host its Customer Appreciation Day from 8 am to 6 pm. Great gardening specials, local art, food, demonstrations and a lot more. To find out more, call 208.267.5108. May 18 – Pawsitive Works Mutt Strut The third annual Pawsitive Works Mutt Strut, a 5K dog/human run/walk, 8 am registration, 9 am run at the Boundary County Fairgrounds. $10 human/ dog team or $25 for the whole family. After the run there will be contests for best dressed dog, dog that looks most like his human and best one trick. To find out more, visit www.pawsitiveworks.com or call 208.610.9062. June 8 - Bonners Ferry CROP Hunger Walk The Bonners Ferry CROP Hunger Walk is at the Bonners Ferry High School track from 8:30am2pm. 75% of funds raised go to the world-wide hunger relief organization, Church World Service. 25% of the funds go to the Food Bank of Boundary County Community Action Partnership. For supplies (including sponsor forms), contact Rev. Larry Nelson, larrydeannelson@gmail. com, 208.267.2175. For questions and general information, contact Judy Dirks, judydirks@meadowcrk.com, 208.267.3859.

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Electrical Boundary Electric 208.267.4114 | Cell: 208.290.4363

Farm & Home General Feed & Grain 7128 3rd Street | Bonners Ferry 208.267.3185

Furniture Beck’s Furniture 6443 McCall Street , Bonners Ferry, ID. 1.888.267.0914 or 208.267.7267.

Home Improvement PROBuild Cabinets, decking, doors, millwork, siding & trim and windows. 1411 North Division Street Sandpoint, ID. 208.263.8224. Thick ‘n’ Thin Your hometown sawmill for builders, remodelers and do-it-yourself-ers. 4355 Cow Creek Road, Bonners Ferry, ID. 208.267.1330.

Also selling complete lines of animal feed.

Medical/Pharmacy Chiropractic Care Chiropractic care for the whole family! Dr. Pamela Svec, D.C. 6514 Main Street, Bonners Ferry, ID. 208.267.7355.

Phone: 208.267.3185 Fax: 208.267.2612 P.O .Box 1359 | 7128 3rd Street | Bonners Ferry Email: gfgfeed@frontier.com

Personal Care Vapor Depot All of Your E-Cig Needs for Less! 300 Bonner Mall Way, Ponderay, ID. 1.877.867.0965. www.thevapordepot.com.

Under NEW Ownership Easy - Fast - Convenient!

Phone Service E.T. Wireless - Verizon Wireless 6665 Main Street, Bonners Ferry, ID. 208.267.7100.

Restaurants 505 Steak & Sushi 5952 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. 208.267.7268. www.dodgepeaklodge.com.

Spa/Salon Mane Street Hair Full service salon. 6451 McCall Street, Suite A Bonners Ferry, ID. 208.267.1170.

Tax/Payroll Services James Hutchens, Certified Public Accountant 6769 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. 208.267.1665. 1211 Michigan Street, Suite B, Sandpoint. 208.265.2500. hutchenscpa.com.

Variety Store Huckleberry Variety Things for everyday and those special occasions. 7214 Main Street, Bonners Ferry, ID. 208.267.3286.

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April Showers Bring May Flowers! Dog looks at human and thinks: “My hero, my friend, my buddy.” Cat looks at human and thinks: “My can-opener.”

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——— Two elderly women were out driving in a large carboth could barely see over the dashboard. As they were cruising along they came to an intersection. The stoplight was red but they just went on through. The passenger turned to the other woman and said, “Mildred! Did you know we just ran a red light! You could have killed us!” Mildred turned to her and said “Oh, am I driving?” ——— There’s a little fellow named Junior who hangs out at Tim Alley’s Grocery Store. The owner Tim doesn’t know what Junior’s problem is, but the boys like to tease him. They say he is two bricks shy of a load. To prove it, sometimes they offer Junior his choice between a nickel and a dime. He always takes the nickel, they say, because it’s bigger.

“You must take the loyalty oath first,” responded the passport clerk. “Raise your right hand, please.” The old gal raised her right hand. “Do you swear to defend the Constitution of the United States against all its enemies, domestic or foreign?” was the first question. The little old lady’s face paled and her voice trembled as she asked in a small voice: “Uhhh... all by myself?” ——— A couple drove several miles down a country road, not saying a word. An earlier discussion had led to an argument, and neither wanted to concede their position. As they passed a barnyard of mules and pigs, the wife sarcastically asked, “Relatives of your’s?” “Yep,” the husband replied, “In-laws.” ———

One day after Junior grabbed the nickel, Tim got him off to one side and said, “Junior, those boys are making fun of you. They think you don’t know the dime is worth more than the nickel. Are you grabbing the nickel because it’s bigger, or what?”

When Jerry’s daughter, Dani, was about 5 years old, she was thoroughly impressing her grandparents with her knowledge of insects while they were out for a walk. She readily identified ants, grasshoppers, crickets, ladybugs and such.

...Junior said, “Well, if I took the dime, they’d quit doing it!”

When they happened upon a small beetle she did not immediately recognize, she looked at it thoughtfully, raised her foot and stomped it into oblivion on the sidewalk.

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An old lady had always wanted to travel abroad. She began by going in person to the Passport Office and asking how long it would take to have one issued.

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