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"Josie is a beautiful orange and white, short-haired girl ready and waiting to be picked for adoption. She and many other young cats and kittens are waiting for just the right people to come and make them part of their families at our shelter," a volunteer said. Josie is immunized, vet-checked and ready for adoption. Kitten Rescue of Mason County can be reached in the evenings at 426-2455. Adopt-a-Pet Adopt-a-Pet is a nonprofit vohm- teer group whose placement services, kennels and spay-neuter assistance program are financed thtx)ugh month- ly garage sales held on the second Saturday of the month at 210 Grove Street. All dogs are vet-checked and spayed or neutere(i. Call 432-3091 to set up a kennel visit, To donate items call 426-4269. tion fee includes spay-neuter service, feline AIDS test and parasite control, To adopt a kitten or adult cat, call 877-9563 or 360-866-0599. Donations are accepted at P.O. Box 27, Shelton, 98584. City of Shelton Animal Shelter Adoptions cost $75 plus $5 tbr a Woldens celebrate 65 years Ken and Ann Marie (Lemke) Wolden recently celebrated their 65th wed- ding anniversary. The couple was married in Shelton on November 16, 1941. Mrs. Wolden is the daughter of the late Archie and Marguerite Lemke. Mr. Wolden is the son of the late Eli and Bella Wolden. The cou- pie has three children: Gary and his wife Donna Wolden of Shelton; Carol and her husband Richard Hakus of Las Vegas; and Bill and his wife Peg- gy Wolden of Olympia. Mr. and Mrs. Wolden also have 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great- great-grandchildren. AARP offers safe i J I I I l I' ! I I I I city license. New dogs are brought in all the time. Call 427-7503 or visit the shelter at 902 West Pine Street. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. t(; 1 p.m. For spay-neuter assistance call 426- 5523, More intbrmation is awdlable at www.adoptapet-wa.org on the Internet. Saturday. ttere's a listing of some of the dogs awfilable this week: Rottweiler nlix, Inale, l year ohl. Pit bull mix, male, 1 year old. Spaniel mix, female, 2 years old. Pit bull, male, 3 years old. Labrador, male, 4 months old. driving class again ty, detbnsive driving and recenti changes in traffic laws. AARP is an organization for- i merly known as the American As" I sociation of Retired Persons. Tu, ition fbr the class is $10 per perso and preregistration is required. Reservations may be made by calling 426-5239. 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on both days, with attendance required on both days for those who would like to receive a certificate of completion. Persons completing the class may be eligible for a discount on their automobile insurance premium. The class is open to drivers un- der age 55, but students should check with their insurance provid- ers to determine their qualifica- tions for a discount. Membership in AARP is not required. Classes are designed to help experienced drivers cope with age- related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Special atten- tion is given to the proper use of anti-lock brakes, safety belts, air- bags and child-restraint systems. Helpful guidance is given in lligh Speed Satellite / Internet ANYWltERE / the ability to assess one's own and other's driving skills. Intbrmation is shared concerning vehicle safe- END OFYEAR SPECIAL ' $50 off Installation l and FREE XM Radio t At'tivtlti::),Rtil/dred [ W'00m, flmmCammmimliomLLCI (360) 655-5555 I www.widowthorn.com "Hobby Losses"& the IRS Feline Friends Feline Friends is a nonprofit vof unteer group whose mission is rescu- ing and finding homes tbr homeless, abused or abandoned eats and kittens, The group provides foster care in vol- unteers' homes until t lw animals (:an be placed in permanent homes, Adop- Elks celebrate children at Christmas party AARP will oflbr its Driver Safb- ty Class in Shelton on Monday and Tuesday, January 22 and 23. Classes will take place at Mason General Hospital, 901 M()untain View Drive in Shelton. The eight-hour course runs fi'om contributed to the cause, among them: the local Elks, who chipped in $300; Loyal Order of Eagles, $357; Shelton Wal.Mart, $300; the Shelton Emblem Club, $100; accountant Don Gardner, $100; Kimmel Escrow, $100; Dr. Collins, $50; Peninsu- la Credit Union, $50; and the Pine Tree, $20. Several members of Shelton Elks Lodge became holiday elves, helping to bake cookies, serve food, volunteer in the kitchen, greet guests at the door, serve beverages, give donations and run errands. Children won six bikes at the recent Children's Christmas party hosted at the Elks lodge. Those who won the bikes were Jessica Roberts, Dylan Colby, Am- ber Lynn Keen, Jacob Jensen, Kayala Talbert and Ethan Halliday. Every child won a stuffed toy, too. Santa Claus ap- peared after entertainment by Stormy and Professor Buzzy. All the children were able to visit with Santa and re- ceived a filled stocking. Everyone filled up on hot dogs, homemade cookies and a soda. A number of local organizations The recently released IRS strategic plan for 2005-2009 emphasizes the importance of en- forcement efforts and assuring that tax practi- tioners adhere to the law. The IRS is hiring and is stepping up audit activity, especially for high-income and self-employed taxpayers (Sch. C fliers). The IRS estimated that over 5109 billion of the underreporting gap came from understated net business income - underreported receipts and overstated expenses. The IRS has implemented a new initiative to identify and disallow hobby losses, reported as Sch. C businesses. It appears that the IRS is making pre- sumptive determination of any business which has consistent losses. This is a big risk to taxpayers who consistently operate a business venture at a loss. Some hobbies generate substantial income. In these cases you want to qualify as a business (with the required profit motive) so that deductions can be claimed art Sch. C. Call for an appointment today! 1635 Olympic Hwy. N., #102A taxfx@hctc.com 360.462.1040 E)eadline is on Monday St) that we can get your news to all the readers of these community pages, please submit stories and information be,'e the deadline of 2 p.m. Monday. Making exceptions isn't fair to those who meet the deadline, or to the production staff'at T]u, Journal. We're happy to print announce- ments of meetings, sales and pub- lic events. All press releases, if they're not typed, should be print- ed or hand-written carefully with all names, times and dates printed clearly. Please include the name of a contact person and telephone number in case 77e.Journal needs more information. * Permit Administration . Steel, Wood or Hardi-Plank Siding - Steel or 3 lab Roofing Lifetime Warranty on Steel Avail. Free Building Design H Sequim 990 E Washington St. In the QFC Sh!qdfinq (;It (il) 6, t f)16,l * I 577 241,0S72 d iscounts on models from$2995 now thru Jan 9th Visit us online at www.alkistove-spa.com Siiverdale 9445 Silverdale Way (360) 692-4303 } h)urs: Mon -*l burs 9:30-6 hli 9:30-8 Sat/Sun 9;30-6 Page 16 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, January 4, 2007 "Josie is a beautiful orange and white, short-haired girl ready and waiting to be picked for adoption. She and many other young cats and kittens are waiting for just the right people to come and make them part of their families at our shelter," a volunteer said. Josie is immunized, vet-checked and ready for adoption. Kitten Rescue of Mason County can be reached in the evenings at 426-2455. Adopt-a-Pet Adopt-a-Pet is a nonprofit vohm- teer group whose placement services, kennels and spay-neuter assistance program are financed thtx)ugh month- ly garage sales held on the second Saturday of the month at 210 Grove Street. All dogs are vet-checked and spayed or neutere(i. Call 432-3091 to set up a kennel visit, To donate items call 426-4269. tion fee includes spay-neuter service, feline AIDS test and parasite control, To adopt a kitten or adult cat, call 877-9563 or 360-866-0599. Donations are accepted at P.O. Box 27, Shelton, 98584. City of Shelton Animal Shelter Adoptions cost $75 plus $5 tbr a Woldens celebrate 65 years Ken and Ann Marie (Lemke) Wolden recently celebrated their 65th wed- ding anniversary. The couple was married in Shelton on November 16, 1941. Mrs. Wolden is the daughter of the late Archie and Marguerite Lemke. Mr. Wolden is the son of the late Eli and Bella Wolden. The cou- pie has three children: Gary and his wife Donna Wolden of Shelton; Carol and her husband Richard Hakus of Las Vegas; and Bill and his wife Peg- gy Wolden of Olympia. Mr. and Mrs. Wolden also have 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great- great-grandchildren. AARP offers safe i J I I I l I' ! I I I I city license. New dogs are brought in all the time. Call 427-7503 or visit the shelter at 902 West Pine Street. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. t(; 1 p.m. For spay-neuter assistance call 426- 5523, More intbrmation is awdlable at www.adoptapet-wa.org on the Internet. Saturday. ttere's a listing of some of the dogs awfilable this week: Rottweiler nlix, Inale, l year ohl. Pit bull mix, male, 1 year old. Spaniel mix, female, 2 years old. Pit bull, male, 3 years old. Labrador, male, 4 months old. driving class again ty, detbnsive driving and recenti changes in traffic laws. AARP is an organization for- i merly known as the American As" I sociation of Retired Persons. Tu, ition fbr the class is $10 per perso and preregistration is required. Reservations may be made by calling 426-5239. 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on both days, with attendance required on both days for those who would like to receive a certificate of completion. Persons completing the class may be eligible for a discount on their automobile insurance premium. The class is open to drivers un- der age 55, but students should check with their insurance provid- ers to determine their qualifica- tions for a discount. Membership in AARP is not required. Classes are designed to help experienced drivers cope with age- related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Special atten- tion is given to the proper use of anti-lock brakes, safety belts, air- bags and child-restraint systems. Helpful guidance is given in lligh Speed Satellite / Internet ANYWltERE / the ability to assess one's own and other's driving skills. Intbrmation is shared concerning vehicle safe- END OFYEAR SPECIAL ' $50 off Installation l and FREE XM Radio t At'tivtlti::),Rtil/dred [ W'00m, flmmCammmimliomLLCI (360) 655-5555 I www.widowthorn.com "Hobby Losses"& the IRS Feline Friends Feline Friends is a nonprofit vof unteer group whose mission is rescu- ing and finding homes tbr homeless, abused or abandoned eats and kittens, The group provides foster care in vol- unteers' homes until t lw animals (:an be placed in permanent homes, Adop- Elks celebrate children at Christmas party AARP will oflbr its Driver Safb- ty Class in Shelton on Monday and Tuesday, January 22 and 23. Classes will take place at Mason General Hospital, 901 M()untain View Drive in Shelton. The eight-hour course runs fi'om contributed to the cause, among them: the local Elks, who chipped in $300; Loyal Order of Eagles, $357; Shelton Wal.Mart, $300; the Shelton Emblem Club, $100; accountant Don Gardner, $100; Kimmel Escrow, $100; Dr. Collins, $50; Peninsu- la Credit Union, $50; and the Pine Tree, $20. Several members of Shelton Elks Lodge became holiday elves, helping to bake cookies, serve food, volunteer in the kitchen, greet guests at the door, serve beverages, give donations and run errands. Children won six bikes at the recent Children's Christmas party hosted at the Elks lodge. Those who won the bikes were Jessica Roberts, Dylan Colby, Am- ber Lynn Keen, Jacob Jensen, Kayala Talbert and Ethan Halliday. Every child won a stuffed toy, too. Santa Claus ap- peared after entertainment by Stormy and Professor Buzzy. All the children were able to visit with Santa and re- ceived a filled stocking. Everyone filled up on hot dogs, homemade cookies and a soda. A number of local organizations The recently released IRS strategic plan for 2005-2009 emphasizes the importance of en- forcement efforts and assuring that tax practi- tioners adhere to the law. The IRS is hiring and is stepping up audit activity, especially for high-income and self-employed taxpayers (Sch. C fliers). The IRS estimated that over 5109 billion of the underreporting gap came from understated net business income - underreported receipts and overstated expenses. The IRS has implemented a new initiative to identify and disallow hobby losses, reported as Sch. C businesses. It appears that the IRS is making pre- sumptive determination of any business which has consistent losses. This is a big risk to taxpayers who consistently operate a business venture at a loss. Some hobbies generate substantial income. In these cases you want to qualify as a business (with the required profit motive) so that deductions can be claimed art Sch. C. Call for an appointment today! 1635 Olympic Hwy. N., #102A taxfx@hctc.com 360.462.1040 E)eadline is on Monday St) that we can get your news to all the readers of these community pages, please submit stories and information be,'e the deadline of 2 p.m. Monday. Making exceptions isn't fair to those who meet the deadline, or to the production staff'at T]u, Journal. We're happy to print announce- ments of meetings, sales and pub- lic events. All press releases, if they're not typed, should be print- ed or hand-written carefully with all names, times and dates printed clearly. Please include the name of a contact person and telephone number in case 77e.Journal needs more information. * Permit Administration . Steel, Wood or Hardi-Plank Siding - Steel or 3 lab Roofing Lifetime Warranty on Steel Avail. Free Building Design H Sequim 990 E Washington St. In the QFC Sh!qdfinq (;It (il) 6, t f)16,l * I 577 241,0S72 d iscounts on models from$2995 now thru Jan 9th Visit us online at www.alkistove-spa.com Siiverdale 9445 Silverdale Way (360) 692-4303 } h)urs: Mon -*l burs 9:30-6 hli 9:30-8 Sat/Sun 9;30-6 Page 16 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, January 4, 2007