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April 3, 2003

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The Cuba Free Press April 3, 2003---9A Chamber seeks award nominations it up a Notch!" is the theme of the Cuba area Chamber of Commerce Banquet, which is scheduled for Friday, at the Knights of Columbus Hall. begin at 6:30 p.m., with social hour, and music by The Pseudo Blues Cuba's own Dr. Don Fuchs. are $20 and available through the Cuba office and the public is invited to residents and chamber members are to nominate individuals and bust- following awards: In The Spotlight--presented to the high school student who has shown a to both the community and his or her Award--presented to a member (individual, business or cor- has demonstrated true enterpris- in the creation or retention of jobs in area. Award--presented to a Chamber owner that began operating a in Cuba during the period of Jan. 1, Jan. 1, 2003. Award--presented to a current or owner who is currently or has Chamber member and has operated, or a business in the Cuba area for at least Beautification Award--presented to a Chamber member who is an individual, compa- ny or organization that has worked to enhance the image or appearance of the Cuba communi- ty. Volunteer of the Year--presented to an individual or organization that has continually provided support to the Chamber and to the Cuba community. Citizen of the Year--presented to an indi- vidual or organization that has continually pro- vided support to the Chamber and to the Cuba community. Those who are making a nomination may do so by simply sending a typed or legibly written letter to: Chamber of Commerce, 106 Downey Place, Cuba, MO 65453 no later than April 14. For a reservation for this years banquet, please also mail your check to the Chamber office in the amount of $20 per person to be received no later than April 28, 2003. No tickets will be issued. All guests will be placed on a guest list and will be asked to check in upon arrival at the banquet. If you are a business owner and would like to make a donation to the silent auction, please call the Chamber office at 885-2531. Thank you for your sincere consideration of nominations and we hope that you will help "Kick It Up a Notch!" at the Awards banquet on May 2! Electric to cele[alLe Arbor Day from the Department of will offer special to Crawford uring the co-opis Day celebration 4. Gartner, field pro- aUpervisor with the Department, will Tree Line USA util- during a brief to begin at 11 a.m. 4. Tree Line USA by the National Foundation in coop- With the National of State Foresters. promotes the utility service and abundant, healthy trees in America's communi" ties. "It's a great honor to receive this recognition," said Joe Ritchie, a professional forester and arborist who is Crawfordis right-of-way superintendent. Only 97 utilities nationwide have received the Tree Line USA designation. To receive the honor, a utility must demonstrate superior efforts in promoting quality tree care, annual worker training, tree planting programs and public education. Crawford becomes only the second electric cooper- ative in the state to earn this distinction. Besides the Tree Line USA ceremony, Arbor Day activities at the co-op will include PowerTown electrical safety demonstrations, displays explaining the cooperativeis right-of-way program and information about proper prun- ing techniques. Members will receive a Tree Line USA T-shirt and a shortleaf pine eedling while supplies last. Craw ford Electric Cooperative is a locally owned, non-profit rural electric utility serving 17,500 meters along more than 3,200 miles of distri- bution lines in Crawford, Franklin, Gasconade, Washington and Dent counties. New Kubota Trodor'Now! .._.. 0% APR Up to 36 Months ,d ............ ;- .............  - ,.. Uewiththe mob RI Deal. t )o't tO buy a I JAMe.gDq Wait =. BX, B, L, or M I es Compact Tractor. Y k now and take up to 72 ,q. to pay! Choose the lea d H,-pro,. ." tllle you vant to pay and t k 'oaatage of great rates right now. 60 MONTHS [ 2.99% A.P.R. ] 72 MONTHS ] 4.49% A.p.R. j WAY' DE S EQUIPMENT C0. 297 E. Hwy. 8 - SteeMIle, Mo. 65565 573-775-3575 ~ www.waydesequip.com .................. K, sbol'00. ................. EVERYTHING YOU VALUE dealers. Minimum 10% down payment. BX, B, L and M Series Tractor$. No matter who you are, we can help. 31TION NO. 1 IS NOT A TAX INCREASE ,Pril 8, 2003, voters will be asked to vote on reinstating the existing one-half cent Capital Sales Tax. This is not a new tax nor a tax increase. It was approved by voters in 1985, in 1993 and 1998. 85% of this will go to the maintenance of county roads, bridges and 15% will go to the maintenance of the Courthouse and other County buildings and the Act for handicap access facilities. This is not a property tax but a sales tax which anyone spending money in Crawford County. It actually helps to keep your property tax COmmission feels that a sales tax is more fair to everyone since everybody shares the cost. ,r this tax the last three years was $648,395.00 in Road and Bridge and $114,422.00 1house and American Disability Act. This amounts to over 40% of the total Road and Bridge and 100% of the Courthouse and American Disability Act. Very vital part of the County budget. This Commission is committed to no tax increases for residents but we encourage you to vote yes on April 8th to keep what we already have, CRAWFORD COUNTY COMMISSION ED WORLEY, NElL SWYERS AND ED MITCHELL PROPOSITION NO. 1 Shall the County of Crawford extend a County-Wide Capital Im- provement Sales Tax at the rate of one-half of one percent be- ginning January 1,2004 and ending December 31,2009 for the purpose of: Roads and Bridges and Road Equipment - 85% Courthouse and Jail Improvements and ADA Requirements- 15% YES NO INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTERS If you are in FAVOR of the Proposition, punch a hole opposite the word YES. If you are OPPOSED to the Proposition, punch a hole opposite the word NO. cfp/ss 3/20, 27 4/3 6 16 6 6 Come rain or shine this spring you don't want to miss a minute of news in the Cuba Free Press and Steelville Star. Subscribe or renew your subscription now and save 20%. 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