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V Cox was one of 350 oustanding National Scholars attending Leaders Conference. student attends National Leaders Conference Cox was selected to at- the National Young Lead- held February 4 Washington, DC. The Young Leaders Con- is a unique leadership program for high students who have dem- leadership potential merit. a junior at Cloverdale was among 350 out- National Scholars at- the conference from theme of the National Leaders Conference is of Tomorrow Meet- the Leaders of Today. the six day confer- Cox interacted with key and newsmakers from branches of govern- the media and the diplo- corps. of the program in- welcoming remarks from of the United States and a with prominent the National Press visited with for- s and received pol- briefings from senior officials. flement these special briefings Cox par- in a number of leader- !Skill-building activities. In "If I Were Presi- students role-played the members of the Cab- and representatives from Hill who responded to an crisis involving Russia. The National Young Leaders Conference culminated with the "Model Congress", in which Scholars assumed the roles of United States Represen- tatives by debating, amending and voting on proposed legisla- tion for an official language and immigration reform. The National Young Leaders Conference is sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council, a nonprofit, nonparti- san educational organization. Founded in 1985, the Council is committed to fostering and in- spiring young people to achieve their full leadership potential." Over 375 members of the United States Congress join this com- mitment as members of the Council's Honorary Congression- al Board. of Advisors. Each.year, only 7,000 out- standing youth nationwide may participate in the 20 sessions of the National Young Leaders Conference. Cox was one of four nominees selected by Cloverdale High School Counselor Eric Neel for his academic achievements and strong leadership potential. "The conference provides the opportunity for students like Brady Cox, to distinguish them- selves as tomorrow's leaders," said Michael Lasday, Council Executive Director. "Scholars not only gain knowledge and experi- ence in the nation's capital, they leave with a sense of accomplish- ment and an increased ability to face the challenges of the fu- ture.  driver improvement program nets auto insurance discount age 55 and better with good driving records can take approved Responsible Driver Course Home Study Edi- up to 10% discount off their auto insurance premium, every three years. The curriculum for this course has reviewed and by the California Department of Vehicles, M0113), which has authorized the issu- Mature Driver Improvement Certificate complete the course satisfactorily. certificate is honored by all insurance companies under 1675 of the California Vehicle Code. Individuals should t with their insurance company to determine eligibility and amount. additional information on the Responsible Driver Course Study Edition call 1-800-233-0226. mature driver classes are available from some local AARP community colleges and hospitals throughout Califor- 10% Discount for First Time Customers Senior Citizen Discounts 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE can make sure you miss your job bore than you miss your paycheck. Social Security has certainly seen better times. And who knows what :: the future might bring. I can show you how to plan for a secure financial future with or without Social Security. Call or stop by today for the details. Ted Etheredge 101 Plaza St., Healdsburg (707)433-7827 Jonei February 26, 1997, Cloverdale Reveille, Page 3 alroort Committee outlines ambitious work schedule The newly-appointed Airport Committee has outlined an am- bitious scope of work and a time frame in which to complete it. At its organizational meeting, committee members selected Jim Kneisler as chairman and Colin Medalie as vice-chairman. The committee intends to meet every two weeks for three months and will then prepare a report for the Economic Development Commission and the City Coun- cil. The work schedule includes a review of the airport master plan and budget, surrounding land uses and current fixed base op- erations. The committee will make rec- ommendations regardingchang- es to the master plan and cur- rent operations; ways to enhance revenues for the airport, and potential economic development alternatives. Other committee members are Robin Andersen, Aerocrafters employee and former member of the Sonoma County Airport Land Use Commission; Michel Bouch- er, aircraft owner and business man, and Wes Daniels, pilot and building contractor. Kneisler is an attorney and a former army officer and advisor to a reserve flight detachment. Medalie is owner ofSkydive Clo- verdale, an enterprise located at the airport. Alan Furber, ST. wins Wine Center plane ride raffle Alan Furber, ST., of Clover- dale, won the Wine and Visitor Center raffle at the Citrus Fair and as a result he will enjoy a plane ride over the beautiful Al- exander Valley, the City of Clo- verdale, and other points of in- terest in the area. The plane will be piloted by Rick Thomas, Economic Devel- opment Commissioner and a member of the Wine Center cor- mittee. 'q'he seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words: Know thyself... Seize the occasion... Industry is all.. The mean is best... Look to the end of life... The most of men are evil... Haste, if you would'st fail." Robert South John M. Yepiz Yepiz inducted into AIImerica Select Inner Circle John M. Yepiz, a financial rep- resentative with Associated Se- curities Corp., has been inducted into the Allmerica Select Inner Circle in recognition of outstand- ing client service. Yepiz has been selected for this award from among thou- sands of financial professionals nationwide. Allmerica Select is a division of Allmerica Financial, a diver- sifted group of insurance and financial services companies headquarted in Worcester, Mass. since 1844. The holding compa- ny, Allmerica Financial Corpo- ration (NYSE: AFC) is ranked 384th among the Fortune 500, a listing of the nation's largest ser- vice and industrial companies. / C00re District to host meeting 3 t8 Fire Chief Jack Rosevear reports a neighborhood meeting for Wilson road and North River Road residents has been scheulded for Tuesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at 1330 Wilson road, the home of A1 Giordano, a retired Oakland city firefighter. The meeting will include a presentation from the Sonoma County Office of Emergency Services on the status of Sulphur Creek and information regarding disaster and emergency preparedness, Rose- vear said. Sulphur Creek threatened homes in these areas during the heavy January storm. The Cloverdale Fire Protection District will also assist local residents with disaster planning and home safety information, Rosevear stud. The Fire District will be preparing to organize and assist in the formation of neighborhood disaster teams in an effort to be better prepared for the survival of a major disaster, such as an earthquake or flood. Disaster teams are neighborhood based and consist of residents trained in the fundamentals offirefighting, first aid, and dealing with hazards, such as a building collapse. Neighborhood disaster teams have been successfully organized in many California communities. Those interested in organizing such a team for their neighborhood can contact Captain Al Delsid "at 894-3545. Taxpayers' group supports fire district tax The Sonoma County Taxpayers' Association reviewed the bud- gets of Cloverdale, and six other districts seeking approval of a special tax March 4, to determine if the taxes requested were truly needed. "We felt, since we were responsible for the passage of Prop. 218, the right to vote on taxes, we should be the ones to take on the task of reviewing those taxes being affected by this proposition," said Cal Stead, President of the organization Stead said that the findings of the Board of Directors were that these districts are certainly in need of the requested tax in order to provide their services of fire protection and education. Other fire districts reviewed included Goldridge, Kenwood, Rancho Adobe, and Bennett Valley. Occidental Community Ser- vices District and Kenwood School District were also included. All of these districts will be part of a consolidated election March 4. Cloverdale Fire Protection District's polling place will be the firehouse on Broad Street. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. TAX SEASON IS HERE! CLOVERDALE OFFICE SUPPLIES Your One Stop Tax Store! We do Tax Returns, ! 099's and W2's Forms, F orms, Forms! 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