WinCycle, the Windsor non-profit that refurbishes and recycles computer equipment, has moved its retail store to a new location: the Firehouse at Windsor at 147 Main Street. This new location, one flight down from street level, increases the size of our store and combines it with our recycling operation. Well be able to receive and process computer equipment in one building so there will be more for sale and more available for donation.Business hours have also changed. We are now open Thursdays from Noon to 8pm and Saturdays from 10am to 1 pm.WinCycle was founded in 2002 to address three important issues:” the growing volume of computer equipment in the waste stream,” the growing need of local schools for computer equipment, and” the need for education in basic computer skillsIt seems that every individual and business in the Upper Valley has old computer equipment that they no longer use. This equipment contains heavy metals and toxins that do not belong in landfills or in the air we breathe. In addition, while that computer may be obsolete to its original user, local schools and non-profits could use it. So dont throw that computer away, bring it to WinCycle! Our volunteers wipe hard drives clean of information and make any necessary repairs. Working computers are either sold in our store at low cost or are donated to local schools and non-profits. Computers that we cant fix are disassembled and recycled in an environmentally-friendly manner. WinCycle charges a recycling fee of $0.30 per pound on all equipment given to us. This fee covers the cost of preparing equipment for recycling, donation, or sale, and covers the recycling costs that WinCycle has to pay.Need a computer? Buy it used! Youll get good equipment for less money; youll reduce the volume and toxicity of waste going to our landfills or into the air we breathe; youll decrease the environmental destruction caused by mining, manufacturing and distribution; and youll support the local economy, local schools, and area non-profits.VolunteersWinCycle relies almost completely on volunteer labor. Volunteers of all skill levels are welcome on Thursdays from 4pm to 8pm. Come and enjoy learning more about computers while helping a good cause. Volunteers may also work towards earning a free computer 50 hours of work earns a volunteer a $200 gift certificate at our store.Announcing: WinCycle Youth Night to begin Monday, May 16Mondays from 4-8PM area youth can come to WinCycle to help with dismantling computer equipment, under adult supervision. Youth may work towards earning a free computer.Find us online at www.wincycle.org(link is external), or give us a call: (802) 674-6320.
By Ben DeatherageBANKS, Ore. (June 17) – Round six of the Wild West Modified Shoot Out at Sunset Speedway Park resulted in Kellen Chadwick’s third win of the Pacific Northwest Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified Tour.Chadwick outran fellow front row starter and 2012 race winner Ken Schrader for the 35-lap victory. Schrader was making his sole appearance on this year’s tour.The tight ¼-mile bullring in Banks is the smallest track of the 2016 tour and provided stellar action all night long. Forty-six cars made the journey, representing the states of Oregon, Washington, California, North Dakota, Montana, Colorado and Missouri as well as the Canadian province of British Columbia.Chadwick went right to work on the initial start, establishing a straightaway lead over Schrader in a matter of a few laps. Just as traffic was coming into the picture, however, a lap 10 caution was thrown for debris.The rest of the feature would be stop and go for several laps before the final restart on lap 28. Chadwick continued to set a rapid pace and had absolutely no issues.Schrader held on for second with Tripp Gaylord ending his night in third. Mark Carrell was fourth while Ryan Gaylord got fifth after coming out of his “B” main.The final event of the Wild West Shoot Out is Saturday at Elma, Wash.’s Grays Harbor Raceway. Front gates open at 5:30 p.m. with racing beginning at approximately 7 p.m.Admission is $16 for adults, $11 for juniors ages 7-17, seniors ages 62 and over and military, and kids six and under are free. Premium seating is $21.Feature results – 1. Kellen Chadwick; 2. Ken Schrader; 3. Tripp Gaylord; 4. Mark Carrell; 5. Ryan Gaylord; 6. Rob Ireland; 7. Craig Cassell; 8. Collen Winebarger; 9. John Campos; 10. Jeremy Martin; 11. Doug Lockwood; 12. Brad Martin; 13. Matthew Drager; 14. Bubba Foster; 15. Mark Reser; 16. Jeremy Schram; 17. Aaron Elwess; 18. Jeff Lovell; 19. Chris Beaulieu; 20. Mark Wauge; 21. B.J. Wild; 22. Travis Peery; 23. Lance Mari; 24. Alex Stanford.
Mr. Ramiro Lorenzo Victor Gomez, age 42, of near Moorefield, Indiana, entered this life on May 27, 1977, in Lexington, Kentucky. He was the son of, Ramiro Gomez, Sr. and Mary Francis Stewart. He was raised in Owenton, Kentucky and attended Carroll County High School. He attended Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma for anthropology. Ramiro was united in marriage to the love of his life, Helen Olivia Ann Higgerson. This happy union was blessed with five children, Carlotta, Zaria, Raymond, Brent and Caleb. Ramiro and Olivia shared 20 loving years of marriage together until his sudden death. Ramiro was employed as an engineer 3 for Belterra Casino & Resort in Florence, Indiana, for 11 years. He was formerly employed in construction for George Altepeter in Vevay, Indiana for several years and for Meritor near Ghent, Kentucky. Ramiro will be lovingly remembered for his love of fishing, gardening, camping, hiking and playing video games. Ramiro will be deeply missed by his heartbroken family and friends. Ramiro passed away at 7:00 a.m., Monday, July 29, 2019, at the Belterra Casino & Resort in Florence, Indiana.Ramiro will be missed by his loving wife of 20 years, Helen Olivia Ann (Higgerson) Gomez of near Moorefield, IN; his children, Helen Carlotta Hamilton of Rexville, IN, Zaria Renee Gomez of Madison, IN, Raymond Lawrence Victor Gomez and his fiancée, Diana Wieczorek of Lexington, KY, Brent Mikael Gomez of near Moorefield, IN and Caleb Mathiew Gomez of near Moorefield, IN; his grandchildren, Greyson Scott, Raven Gomez, Penelope Scott, Garrett Scott, Lylith Gomez and Eleanor Scott; his father, Ramiro Gomez, Sr. of Shawnee, OK; his mother, Mary Francis Stewart of Carrollton, KY; his brother, Billy White of Bedford, KY; his sisters, Maria Gomez of Carrollton, KY, Yolanda Cullison of Shawnee, OK and Julia Horn of Shawnee, OK; his nephew, Gabriel Gomez of Carrollton, KY and his nieces, Jessika Higgerson of Carrollton, KY and Miranda Frazier of Warsaw, KY.He was preceded in death by his grandchild, baby Hamilton, died January 1, 2016 and his sister, Melissa White, died August 30, 2011.Celebration of Ramiro’s Life and Remembrances will be conducted Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.Friends may call 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Thursday, August 1, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.Memorial contributions may be made to Mr. Ramiro Lorenzo Victor Gomez Memorial Fund % Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com