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    V 01.45 No. 8
Christmas Is For Giving
Because of those who share, Christinas will be brighter and
happier for many Every Christmas season, a
Manheim farm family packs boxes with all the fixings needed for a
traditional holiday meal: turkey, corn, peas, applesauce, potatoes,
cranberry sauce, biscuits, and pie. Two other families fill large
laundry-sized bag* with practical ip jfts such as kettles, tea towels,
pot holders, cooking utensils, pfaSic ouckets, bathroom tissue,
and so forth. These generous givers do not know the families who
receive the food boxes and the gifts. Instead the boxes are distri
buted through the Expanded Food and Nutrition Educational
Program (EFNEP) adminstered through Penn State Extension.
EFNEP advisers work with low-income families on a daily basis to
teach them how use limited food resources to prepare nourishing
meals. The advisers distribute the gifts to people who will most
benefit from the items. Above, Tatyan Pereyaslav, right, receives
gifts distributed by EFNEP adviser Brenda Stallman. The farm
family, who wish to remain anonymous, said, “We know there are
hungry people who don’t have what we have. We like sharing
because God gave his greatest gift Jesus Christ to us, so in
return we give to others.” Turn to page 814 to read more about
families who believe Christmas is for “giving, not getting.”
Photo by Lou Ann Good.
Newest Staff Writer Is
True Dairy Person
EPHRATA (Lancaster Go.)
At age Eve. she began feeding
calves after her brother broke his
collarbone. By age 12, she was a
regular milker oh her parents’
150-cow dairy. At age 18, she was
crowned dairy princess, and, at age
22, she married the milkman.
You could say Lancaster Farm
ing’s newest staff writer grew up
in the heart of the dairy industry.
Editor Everett Newswanger
annouced this week that Jayne
Sebright of East Berlin has joined
staff of the Lancaster Farming as
a reporter. She will cover dairy,
government, and environment
news for the paper.
“Jayne brings a balanced mix to
the paper by being both a farmer’s
wife and a public relations profes
sional,” Newswanger said. "She
will provide a firsthand perspec
tive on the issues that farmers face
in the 21st century.”
Jayne has worked in all aspects
of the dairy industry’, from milking
the cows to marketing the pro
ducts. She studied nutrition and
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Four Sections
Jayne Sebright joined Lancaster Farming this week as the
newest member of the news staff.
Lancaster Farming, Saturday, December 25, 1999
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Deadlines Set For
Holidays, Farm Show Issue
Lancaster Farming has scheduled special sections in the next sev
;ral weeks, up to and including the state Farm Show. In addition,
>ecause of the holiday schedule, new deadlines have been established.
For the first two issues of 2000, special reports are planned for not
mly the state Farm Show but the annual Keystone Show as well. The
Ceystone Farm Show issue is Jan. 1.
The state Farm Show issue is Jan. 7.
Deadlines are as follows:
Jan. 1 Issue (Keystone)
Public Sale Ads: Monday, Dec. 27, 5 p.m.
Mailbox Markets: Monday, Dec. 27, 5 p.m.
Section D Classifieds: Tuesday, Dec. 28, 5 p.m.
Farm Equipment Ads; Wednesday, Dec. 29, 9 a.m.
All Other Display Ads: Monday, Dec. 27, 5 p.m.
Jan. 7 Issue (Farm Show)
Public Sale Ads: Monday, Jan. 3, 10 a.m.
Sections E and F and Keystone: Friday, Dec. 3.
Section D Classifieds: Tuesday, Jan. 4, 5 p.m.
Farm Equipment Ads: Wednesday, Jan. 5, 9 a.m.
All Other Display Ads: Monday, Jan. 3, 5 p.m.
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