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6 - Hinton News Tues. Jan. 24, 2017 West Virginia Program to Hold Public Interest Meeting in Ripley On Tuesday, iIanuary 31, state on those traditions and tradition folklorist Emily Hilliard brings the bearers valued by local people." The West Virginia Folklife Program to Ripley with a public interest meeting at the Senior Citizen Center at 121 S. Court Street. Hilliard will present a free public talk titled "What is Folklore?" at 10:30 a.m. Hilliard is conducting a statewide fieldwork survey to assess and document current folklife activity in West Virginia. "Folklife traditions are community based creative expressions," she said. "Those can include traditional music and dance, Ripley meeting follows similar events in Charleston, Williamson, Wheeling, and Sandyville, and in the coming months, Hilliard will hold gatherings in other communities across the state. The West Virginia Folklife Program is a project of the West Virginia Humanities Council and is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Folk & Traditional Arts Program. West Virginia Folklife is dedicated to the foodways, material culture, faith- documentation, ~preservation, based expressions, occupationallore, prese~atlon, and support of West and more. Hilliard will give a brief Vir~ia's vibrant cultural heritage presentation on the discipline of and:living traditions. , folklore and her current work in Emily Hilliard may be reached at West Virginia, and take feedback or (304) from the audience on local ~46-8500. The Folklife Program also traditions, traditional artists, and has a toll-free Folklife Hotline, 1- tradition bearers in their 844-618-3747, where the public may community, share information about local Hilliard stresses the importance traditional artists, craftspeople, of community involvement in this musicians, home cooks, or elders, or folklife survey. "This work is about contribute a song, story, or other honoring and supporting the piece of folklore or community creative contributions of West tradition. Virginians. We welcome public input Notice, ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Open meetings in the basement of Ascension Episcopal Church, corner of 5th Ave. & Temple St., Hinton at 8:00 p.m. every Tues., Thurs., & Sat. For more information call 1-800- 333-5051. (NAPS)--Telestroke lets neu- rologists at Certified Stroke Cen- ters remotely evaluate people who've had acute strokes and make diagnoses and treatment recommendations. Doctors com- municate using digital video cam- eras, Internet telecommunica- tions, robotic telepresence, smartphones, tablets and other technology. For more about stroke, visit strokecall911. Notice LAMP LAMP also offers free group and one-to-one tutoring by trained instructors and tutors to prepare adult learners to pass the West Virginia High School Equivalency test. Group evening classes are available from 4:00 - 8:00 pm in math on Tuesdays and Thursdays and reading and writing on Wednesdays. For more information, call Shalom at 304-466-4490 or visit us on the 3rd floor of the Library. We look forward to helping you reach your goals for a better life! Gill Awarded Safe and Sound Security Employee of the Year Pictured left to right; Shawn D. Gill, Employee of the Year 2016, and Thomas Conway, Jr. Safe and Sound Security excellence that he exhibits in all of Systems, Inc. is proud to announce his endeavors, both personally and that Shawn D. 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Shawh never fails to do his company. I intend to continue to best to provide great service and his grow as a technician and win this outstanding efforts on commercial award again in the future." camera systems as well as fire If you see Shawn, out and about, alarms and security systems, is an congratulate him on doing a great example of a commitment to job. Nations will rise and fall but equality remains the ideal. The universal aim is to achieve respect for the entire race, not for the dominant few. --General Carlos P. 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"This to bring the CSFP program to the funding will go a long way in helping Mountain State. Under the the Mountaineer Food Bank and agreement, funding is allocated to Facing Hunger Food Bank provide the West Virginia Department of these important services to West Agriculture and the food banks Virginians struggling to keep food on distribute the CSFP food to the table for themselves and their participants. In 2015, these food families. In March of last year, I was bmlks were able to distribute nearly proud to push for robust funding for 13 million pounds of food to West these food banks, so they can Virginians who are food insecure. 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