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Wednesday, March 31, 1999

Wal-Mart awards funds to school

The Pecos Wal-Mart store presented Bessie Haynes Elementary School with a grant in the amount of $500 recently.

The donation is part of the matching grant program funded by the Wal-Mart Foundation.

Bessie Haynes will use the funds for attendance and achievement awards for the students.

"We are thrilled to be able to support a variety of causes through funds raised by this organizations and our associates," said Tim Bernicke, Pecos Store Manager. "The money will be utilized for programs in our community and we are glad to help them out. It is just part of Wal-Mart's ongoing commitment to our communities where we conduct business.

In 1997, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., contributed more than $81 million to Children's Miracle Network, United Way agencies and local non-profit organizations in the communities they serve.

Lifeguard course offered

The American Red Cross of Southwest Texas is offering a lifeguard instructor training course Friday, April 9 through Sunday, April 11.

Course fee is $150 per participant. Participants need to sign up 48 hours prior to starting date.

Participants may register at the Midland Office, at 2306 Elizabeth or the Odessa Office, at 120 E. 2nd Street.

Pre-requisites for this course are that the participant must be 17 years of age.

For more information call 915-684-6161 or 1-800-378-6614.

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