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8 - June 21 r 2006 Kuna Melba News An Open House to honor Eileen McGuire Shelley on the occasion of her 80th birthday will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2006from 2 to 5p.m. at the Nampa First United Methodist Church, 2717 12th Avenue Road, Nampa. The party will be hosted by her children, Jane and Dan Raynor and Rick and Linda Shelley and their children who say, "Your friendship is a treasured gift. We request no others." Eileen attended grade school in Wilson, Idaho, high school in Melba and was the first telephone operator at the Melba facility. Relentless Cravings for Chocolate Sabotaging Your Weight Program? Discover how EFT Easily and Effortlessly clears unyielding cravings for chocolate, chips, cookies For more information phone 922.3000, and visit the website at www.keenehealth.com. Convenient, Cost-effective Evening Groups Now available T-Th 7-9 p.m. Private Sessions by appointment An Assisted Living Community ! Kuna Living Center is a licensed, assisted living community offering an alternative to nursing home care. See the difference experienced health care professionals make. Affordable Monthly Rent Includes: Medication Management Home Cooked Meals 24-Hour Staff Laundry & Housekeeping Services Medicaid Certified Utilities ;-Social Activities Emergency Call System Assistance with Bathing, Dressing & Grooming 15-Bed Buildings foPmore Individual Attention Free On-Site Assessments to Ensure Appropriate Placement Assistance With Filling Out Medicaid Applications Great Community Medical & Dental Support Staff of 45 Employees, Most Local Our New 15-Bed Facility is Scheduled to Open the First of July! Reserve Now. Our company was founded to care for our own parents, and they are now residents of our facility. They are doing better than even we expected. They enjoy the company of peop!e their own age, Who have common interests and experiences. Don't your parents deserve the same wonderful, rewarding lifestyle? Call 922- 3536 today tO tour our beautiful facilities at 194 W. White Way. -- Pat Gooding, Administrator Kuna Fire Fills the The citizens of Kuna helped the Kuna Fire Department raise $6532.62 for "Jerry's Kids" - Muscular Dystrophy Association - Fill the Boot, during the weekend of June 2-3! We at the fire department would like to thank the community for their support and for making it the best year ever for Fill the Boot in Kuna! We exceeded our total from last year by more than $25001!1! The weekend was a great success. We would also like to thank Confetti's for hosting a boot to be filled in their store, Super C for donating water bottles to the boot holders, Pizza Hut for donating lunch, US Bank for the use of their grassy area. Pictured are boot holders: Greg McPherson, Mark Bice, Shannon Bice, Jeff Job, Sean Stear, Tyler Bryner, Aaron Brubaker, Joe Link, Doug Newcomb. Also participating [not pictured] were: TJ Lawrence, Jon Titlman, John Charlton, and Margaret Scherer. Third Annual Main Street Mile: A Road Race for Men's Health, June 28-30 Road Race and Free Prostate Cancer Screenings BOISE, ID :- The Main Street Mile, a unique family event, brings much needed attention to a cause most men neglect - their health. About 150 Idahoan men will die of prostate cancer this year, as the state is without a law mandating that insur- ance companies cover pros- tate cancer screenings. De- spite the bad news, there is hope through awareness and early detection. That's why St. Alphon- sus and other local sponsors have teamed up with U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo (a pros- tate cancer survivor) and the National Prostate Cancer Coalition to create the third annual Main Street Mile, a Mile for Men's Health. At the end of the third day of free screening, the Main Street Mile Road Race starts 6:20 p.m. and offers every- one the opportunity to par- ticipate, regardless of skill level. There's even a half mile race for kids - chasing the ice-cream truck. WHAT: Free Screenings onboard the Drive Against Prostate Cancer and Road Race WHERE and WHEN: June 28 Lowe's of Nampa (parking lot) 1400 Nampa Caldwell Blvd Nampa, ID 83651 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 29 Les Schwab Tire Center (parking lot) 6017 W Fairview Ave. Bosie, ID 83704-7794 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 30 Boise City Hall 150 N Capitol Blvd. Boise, ID 83702 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Road Race June 30 - 6:20 p.m. - Downtown For more information about the screenings, log onto fightprostatecancer.org and for more information about the road race, log onto mainstreetmile.com. What is the Drive Against Prostate Cancer? It's big, it's purple, it's the Drive Against Prostate Can- cer - a mobile screening unit where local licensed physi- cians conduct a two-part screening procedure, which includes a complexed Pros- tate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test and physical ex- amination. The screenings are conducted in a 39-foot Airstream Land Yacht XL, owned by Thor Industries and designed specifically for prostate cancer screenings. The exams are free, in part, thanksto Bayer Diagnostics for donating the test kits. About the National Pros- tate Cancer Coalition The National Prostate Cancer Coalition sets the standard for rapidly reduc- ing the burden of prostate cancer on American' men and their families through awareness, outreach and ad- vocacy. Free confidential on-line screenings for depression/anxiety Now you can access a completely confidential free screen- ing for Depression or Anxiety in the privacy of your own home by going to our website: www.kunacounselingcenter. com, and clicking on the "Self-Assessments" tab in the left- hand border or at the bottom of the page. After completing the questionnaire, your results will be calculated immedi- ately and you will receive instant feedback. The results will indicate from your responses you give, how likely you are to be suffering symptoms Depression-or Anxiety.