Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, November 27, 1993, Image 62

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    MfrUncaHw PwrrUnfl, Saturday, November 27, 1993
Grange Calls For Reform Of Act
National Grange has called on the
President and Congress to make
reform of the Endangered Species
Act (ESA) a major priority in
1994. Grange members believe
that ESA reform should balance
human costs with ecological bene
Grange delegates, meeting in
Cleveland, Ohio recently at the
127 th annual convention of the
National Grange, adopted several
Stores, Shoppers
Help Fight Hunger
,-caster Co.) Four of
Lancaster County’s
largest independent
grocers—Shady Maple
Farm Market, Willow
Valley Market, Fergu
son and Hassler, and
Oregon Dairy Farm
Market have joined
with Water Street Res
cue Mission to help
Feed the Hunggry.
Beginning November
22 and concluding at
Christmas, these stores
will offer shoppers a
convenient way to do
nate the cost of one
meal for a homeless
person at Water Street
Rescue Mission.
At the cash registers
of each store, customers
will find a sign encour
aging them to “Feed the
Hungry” and a tablet of
coupons. Those who
want to give can tear off
a bar- or number-coded
coupon and hand it to
the cashier along with
their other groceries.
The cashier will scan
the coupon into the cash
register (or enter several
numbers) and $1.46
the average cost of one
meal at Water Street
Rescue Mission will
be added to the custom
er’s grocery bill.
Shoppers who wish
to give- more than the
cost of one meal can ask
the cashier to multiply
$1.46 by as much as
they want, just as simp
ly as if they were pur
chasing two or more
bottles of soda or cans
of soup. The coupon
along with the grocery
receipt can be used to
prove that the gift was
made to the mission.
The Rescue Mission
of Syracuse, New York
originated the program
last year in connection
with Wegmans, a gro
cery chain in the Syra
cuse area.
The money raised to
feed the hungry in Syra
cuse exceeded the pro
gram organizers’ ex
pectations, and this year
Wegmans encouraged
the Syracuse Rescue
Mission to plan on rais
ing $lOO,OOO.
guidelines to reform the ESA.
They called for focusing on key
stone species that are critical to the
stability of the ecosystem. They
opposed the adoption of the Bio
logical Survey Act to And and
catalogue new endangered spe
cies. They called on the federal
government to rely primarily on
public lands to maintain critical
habitats. They opposed the auto
matic designation of any water
source that supports a population
Bugher, Director of De
velopment at Water
Street Rescue Mission,
“the program is just be
ginning in Lancaster
County, but we expect a
lot of.shoppers will take
advantage of the oppor
tunity to help.
Water Street Rescue
Mission will use the
10” Sediment filters for grit,
sand, particles, dirt, etc.
Micron Sizes
1. 5, 10, 20, 30. 50. 100
128 qty. - $1.99 ea. case lot
80 qty. - $2.25 ea. BS3
40 qty. - $2.50 ea.
742 E. Lincoln Ave.
Myerstown, PA 17067
WATgW IYSTgMa J Call (717) 866-5388
proceeds to meet the
needs of the homeless
for food, shelter, and
clothing. Last year the
Mission served ap
proximately 148,000
meals and gave away
over 13,000 items of
clothing and more than
1,100 pieces of furni
of threatened or endangered spe
cies as an outstanding resource
water under the Clean Water Act
The Grangers called for greater
voluntary species protection ef
forts by private individuals. They
oppose further taking of private
property for special preservation
under the ESA and they support
compensation for landowners for
the loss of use or value of their
property due to the designation of
an endangered species.
(Continuod from Pago B 19)
Grim for G & T Fanners.
Champions of the4-H beef fitter
competition were Ashley Stine,
junior; Sarah Grim, intermediate;
Mandy Hilbert, advanced; and
Gene Hunt, senior.
The Adams County 4-H Beef
Sale cake was sold to Morrell
Myers and Kelly Myers, represent
ing Byron Waggoner, General
Contractor, for $3OO. The proceeds
go to support the show and sale.
JoAnne Boyer, center, presented the annual Adams
County 4-H Beef Sale cake to Morrell Myers, right, and Kelly
Myers, left, representing Byron Waggoner, General Con
tractor. The cake sold for $3OO with the proceeds going to
support the show and sale.
grand champion steer at the Adams County 4-H Beef Show.
The steer was purchased by Donald Stine, left, and the tro
phy was presented by Greg Grim, right, for G & T Fanners.