RECEIVES GRANT — Nikki Linn is the recipient of a $1,000 financial grant to assist her with the expense of her upcoming People to People trip this summer. The grant is from the Thomas E. Gianarelli Memorial Trust. I-O Photo by Buck Traxler
Shari M. and Todd E. Gianarelli, the trustees of the Thomas E. Gianarelli Memorial Trust have announced that Nikki Linn of Conrad is the recipient of a $1,000 grant to assist her with the expense of her upcoming People to People trip during this summer.
The Trust was formed by the parents of Tommy Gianarelli with funds donated after his death to provide financial assistance to young people wishing to attend the People to People ambassadorship program.
At the regular meeting of the county commissioners on Wednesday, one part of business was to approve an audit contract.
On a unanimous vote commissioners approved the standard audit contract with Denning, Downey and Associates, (DD&A) CPA’s, PC for an audit period from June 11, 2009 through June 30, 2012.
The annual audit of the county, including the Port Authority, is anticipated to be a federal audit in each of the three years at the rate of $22,500 for FY-09/10; $23,320 for FY10/11 and $24,175 for FY11/12.
DIVISIONAL CHAMPS — The UMS wrestling squad won the divisional tournament in Shelby over the weekend. From the left in front are the stat girls, Danielle Moritz, Krisha McKinley, Alex Nesbo and Schuyler Shirley. In the second row are Parker Slezak, Garrett Moritz, Tyler Padilla, Morgan Koenig, Tyler Schultz, Hunter Mycke and Chris Morano. In the third row are Blaine Berg, Clark Judisch, Tyler Richter, Brandon French, Javan Carroll, Tristen Diedrich, James DeBoo, Dakota Suta, Hunter Nesbo and Coach Kevin Moritz. In the top are Austin Padilla, Assistant Coach Doug Moritz, Blake Underdahl, Dawson Berg and Cooper Dailey. Not pictured are Parker Larson, Colby Clark, Luke Fowler, Chaise Arrowtop and C.J. O’Connor. I-O Photo by Colleen Moritz
Once again the UMS wrestling team stepped up to the mats and the storied program brought home yet another first place trophy from the divisional meet.
Before the divisional meet, the team went down to Belt for a matchup tourney that included Fort Benton, Stanford/Geyser and Great Falls wrestlers. No team scores were kept.
Saturday the Buckaroos were in Shelby for their divisional meet with teams from Belt, Browning, Cascade, Chester, Cut Bank, East Glacier, Fairfield, Fort Benton, Heart Butte, Stanford/Geyser and Valier.