The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 118, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 17, 2008 Page: 10 of 36
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THURSDAY 1 "7 APRIL 2DDB
THE CANADIAN RECORD
Keep Amarillo Beautiful Annual Recycling Day adds
e-waste" to event available for Panhandle residents
Keep Amarillo Beautiful will hold ts
Annual Recycling Day on Saturday, April
26th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Amarillo
Recycling Drop-Off Center located at 27th
and Hayes (just north of Llano Cemetery) in
Amarillo. Panhandle residents will be able to
drop-off many :tems for recycling and dona-
tion, including "e-waste."
A new addition to the recycle list is the
ability to donate used electronics. From
computers and game systems to cell phones
and VCRs, Goodwill Industries will be on
hand at the event to accept electronic waste
or "e-waste," which also offers a safe solu-
tion for residents. "You would never throw
your checkbook out on the curb in front of
your house or at the landfill" says Elizabeth
True Regional Program Specialist for the
Panhandle Regional Planning Commission.
"You should take the same care when dispos-
ng of your computer." If you have ever used
your personal computer to access your bank
account, order online or pay bills, you could
leave yourself vulnerable to identity theft if
you simply send your hard drive to the local
landfill. This event gives you the opportunity
to donate your e-waste and receive a certifi-
cate that the hard drive has been "scrubbed"
or cleaned by the same program used by
NASA. You will also be donating to Goodwill,
who will provide you with a donation receipt
for your 2008 taxes.
Goodwill will accept any electronic devise
(except non-working televisions), regardless
of condition, and either scrub the unit for re-
sale in their stores or send it for recycling of
all the separate components and destruction
of the hard-drive disks. Either way, your iden-
tity is safe and, you could help a low income
family obtain a computer for their home.
Goodwill Industries resells the computers
and other electronics n their stores; there-
fore, a family could obtain a complete com-
puter system including monitor and printer
for less than $200. "This is a Win/Win" for
everyone involved" says Ms. True.
The event will also play host to other or-
ganizations and agencies who will be accept-
ng donations from household appliances and
furniture, clothing, back packs and suitcases,
eyeglasses, egg cartons, paper bags and egg
cartons. The Amarillo Recycling Drop-Off
Center will also receive items for recycling
such as: aluminum and tin cans, automotive
batteries, newspapers, office and computer
paper, magazines and corrugated card-
"This event comes at a great time" says
True "You can combine spring cleaning,
April's designation of Earth Month and a
great start on tax deductions for next year's
If residents cannot make the trip to Ama-
rillo on the 26th, they can always make dona-
tions at their local recycle center for regularly
accepted items or at any Goodwill location for
Do you know someone who could benefit
from Meals on Wheels?
laser^1 medical skin care
R R R
Botox, Juvederm, Restylane
Hormone Consultations & Bio-Identical
Laser Hair Removal
"Weekend Laser Peels"
Spider Vein Treatment
Obagi & Skin Medica
Clarisonic MD Professional
Dr. Murphy will be
April 21 - 26,
Skin Care System
Your Veterans Service officer,
Nick Thomas, can help you with
any Veteran-related problems,
paper work or medical records.
New arrival in town: A son, Col-
lier Ellis, born April 2,2008 to Tony
and Wendie Cook of Canadian,
weighing 6 lbs, 10 oz. He is welcomed
by big brother, Everett, age 3. Proud
grandparents are George and Dixie
Cook of Canadian, Marilyn Murfee
of Lubbock, and Patrick Murfee of
In Hemphill County Hospital on
Wednesday: Janice Scroggins, One
Do Not Publish.
Dismissed last week: John Sutton
transferred to BSA in Amarillo, Two
Do Not Publish (April 9); Kathryn
Kent, Mary Sewell (April 10); Mary
Snyder (April 11); Babette Redbear,
One Do Not Publish (April 12); Nellie
Gatlin transferred to Edward Abra-
ham Memorial Home (Apr 13).
In the past week there were 21
Physical Therapy visits and 51 pro-
cedures; 52 Home Health visits; 8
Hospice visits; 96 Out-patients; 23
Emergency Room patients; and 9
Call to report criminal activity,
caller's identity remains anonymous.
Quality & Service Matter.
John Murphy, M.D.
215 Main Street Canadian, TX 79014
1-877-281-3376 (Toll Free) or 806-323-8365
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Brown, Laurie Ezzell. The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 118, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 17, 2008, newspaper, April 17, 2008; Canadian, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth252700/m1/10/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hemphill County Library.