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6 - Hinton News Tues. March 27, 2012 Area Host Famili Needed Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester program homestays, and the sponsoring organization, Pacific Intercultural Exchange (P.I.E), needs a few more lo.cal hosts. Americans mentor international teenagers and provide a caring environment, a room and daily meals. P.I.E. area representatives match students with host families by finding common interests and lifestyles through an informal in- home meeting. Prospective host families are able to review student information to select the perfect match. There is no such thing as a typical host family. One can be married, single, retired, with children or no children. The international teenagers are ages 15- 18 years old, have their own spending money, are academically strong, speak English well enough to attend a public high school, and are waiting to hear from a friendly American. The international students have accident and health insurance and are anxious to share their cuitural experiences with their new American families. P.I.E. currently has programs to match almost every family&apos;s needs, ranging in length from a semester to a full academic year, where the students attend local high schools. Families who host for P.I.E. are also eligible to claim a $50 Hinton First United Methodist Women Meet The Hinton First United Methodist Women met Thursday, March 15 at 1 p.m. with Martha Gilbert on Temple Street. The meeting began with the reading of our Purpose in unison. President Matha Gilbert intrpu.el,:the program, United Methodist Women's History "Month. The opening prayer was given. Mrs. Gilbert read the scripture from Hebrews 12: 1-2. Readers were Joy Stone and Nancy Shrader. Members read responsively and the closing prayer was given. For the business session Mrs. Gilbert announced that there will be a Spiritual Growth Retreat at Cedar Lakes April 19 and 20. Janie Thompson and Sue Wygal will attend from our church. TheDistrict Spring meeting will be May 19th at 9:30 a.m. at Union. We will be collecting household goods and food for our WV home missions and these will be turned in at the COME event in April. Meeting adjourned. The Rachel Circle met fbllowing the Methodist Women. Secretary Sue Wygal read the minutes of the last meeting. It was announced that we should be saving Box Tops For Education for our local schools (General Mills) and upc's from (Campbells) products for our District United Methodist Women. Treasurer Nancy Shrader gave her report. Pledges and Sunshine were collected. Meetings for the summer were planned. Meeting adjourned. Refreshments were served to: Elizabeth Huffman, Mary Hutchison, Mary Cantrell, Nancy Shrader, Janie Thompson, Sue Wygal, Joy Stone and Martha Gilbert. BAG SALE Loaves and Fishes is having a $6 Bag Sale. Come see our new Spring Stock. per month charitable contnDutmn deduction on their itemized tax returns for each month they host a sponsored student. For the upcoming school year, P.I.E. has students from Germany, Hong :Kong, Venezuela, Belgium, Brazil, South Korea, Mexico, Norway, China, Denmark, Thailand and other countries. P.I.E. is a non-profit educational organization that has sponsored more than 20,000 students from 40 countries since its founding in 1975. The organization is designated by the United States Department of State and is listed by the Council oh Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET), certifying that the organization complies with the standards set forth in CSIET's Standards for International Educational Travel Programs. Families are encouraged to contact the program immediately, as it will allow the proper time for the students and hosts to get to know one another before they actually meet for the first time. People interested in learning more about student exchange or arranging for a meeting with a community representative may call P.I.E., toll- free, at 1-888-743-8721. The agency also has possibilities for community volunteers to assist and work with area host families, students and schools. Sheriff Edward Dolphin West Virginia Professional Women's Club The West Virginia Professional Women's club met for their monthly meeting in February. Our guest speaker was Sheriff Edward Dolphin. He gave us some interesting information about our county. He has made several trips to Charleston trying to get money for more policemen and quiet a few other things for our county. A Business meeting followed to finalize the plans for the Candidates Forum. Present were: Delda Furrow, Cindy Gill, Pauline Meadows, Barbara Wykle, debbie Sherwood, ,Eloise Furrow, Cindy Garrett, Romanda Madison, Cleo Mathews, Sheriff Edward Dolphin and wife Judy Dolphin. *** The best we can do is size up the chances, calculate the risks involved, estimate our ability to deal with them, and then make our plans with confidence --Henry Ford ne00i100gb/inexPeY 00Da.pe00 aa00e' C, all 13 S adults tool'- ---.dn: 13se: 8 ot lo ":r advertising resm " acUOn as a in the past 3 o days. ;--ed a coupO  advert'sed 54% c'vrf.f,t somem , 46 % t) .u'a a store "-as .coin \\;,iSltcu .... nilg ltlc -.-o " a " . _. ,tn SVuVY" m, Fut'-- _cr/ niCKUU r ,^ite to to,- 3'3/,., r. *-d a xt:,o 37 % claecv, c Ittl011 reaaersq' m wrote ivu ...... hang r 01[ 1= _, ,,r m " WWW.w'00v'" Pictured (left to right): Brittany Myr., .Kth ord==. I=ft, =rid ru;n,;o Jimenez, 4th grade. Jumping Branch Elementary Showcasing Talent in The fine Arts Mrs. Susan Newsome, music teacher, has been emphasizing the arts in education through incorporating musical rhythmic intelligences with reading and long term memory skills. Working with many talented students, Mrs. Newsome held a singing competition at the school. Brittany MyOrs played rock music on her electric guitar as the judges were deliberating. The winner of "The Voice" was Quinnie Jimenez, and she will be the featured soloist during halftime at the first elementary basketball game on March 20 at Summers Middle School. The school wishes to thank Wayne Ryan, athletic director, for helping the school on this matter. Council on Aging This is a weekly publication of the Summers County Council on Aging Inc., 120 Second Ave., Hinton. Funded in part by the WV Bureau of Senior Services, Appalachian Area Agency on Aging, other grant and local resources and donations. Any older persons is encouraged to participate in the program regardless of race, creed, handicap or national origin. The Summers County Council on Aging is an equal opportunity employer. a.m. Friday, Marcia 30, Salisbury Steak, Oven Browned Potatoes, Green Beans, Sliced Peaches, Whole Wheat Bread, Margarine/Milk. Activities: Gospel Snging. Menu changes may occur due to availability of food or due to circumstances beyond our control. SEEKING FAMILY INFO Wednesday, March 28, BBQ Looking for information onl Macarom/Cheese, Chicken, Peas; ......... Anct:cw Jefferson Bennettwho iivel Fruit Mix, Whole Wheat Bread, in Bellepoint and died in an accident Margarine/Milk. Activities: on the railroad, Jan. 29, 1914. His Swimming At Pipestem State Park Please Sign Up If You Plan To Go. Thursday, March 29, Pinto Beans, Chopped Onions, Cabbage, Apricots, Cornbread, Margarine/ Milk. Activities: Dale Usey, With the State Auditor's Office Topic: The with, Mariah Louisa Wills died June 7, 1913. They had two children that I'm aware of, Araminta (spelling could be wrong) who married Lafayette Ward Graham and Edmond or Edward. Any infbrmation would be apl)reciated Latest Investment Seams And Contact Fred Long, Hinton News, FraudsAt 11:00 a.m. BingoAt 10:15 Ph: 304-466-0005.  ..... ......... .:.:.=.:...::...... ::m.:: ,=,:<:. :... :::::::::::::::::::::: ............... =:==: , ........ , =- ... == :==:. 100% WOOD HEAT. NO WORRIES. Whether you've been heating with wood for years or are new to the idea, a Central Boiler outdoor wood furnace is the safe, efficient and affordable way to heat your entire home and eliminate high heating bills. Works with your existing heating system.. Easy and hassle-free installation. Whole-house comfort and warmth. Set your thermostat where you want ,i with no worries. *" Dealership Name iJii iii i .... iii lil ii!ii!iliiiiii:i iii#ii!iiiiiiiiii! 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Charlie Swiney,, Nathan Wills, Samantha Wills, Megan Wills,, Joseph Swiney and Missy Ward. Not pictured EMT Timmy " Morrison. SERVICES The 2nd, Baptist Church of Talcott Church services are held every 1st. and 3rd. Sunday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Gerry Bradford officiating. Sunday School is every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. The community is invited tc attend. Contact Ms. Kenni Pierce fb information at 304-466-4618. Change your thoughts and you change your world --Norman Vincent Peele BARN BOOKS & CALENDARS Due to popular demand, Barns of Summers County book and the 2012 Barns Calendar, both by Phyllis Campbell Whitley, are still available at the Library. The book is $42 and :: the calendar is $10. Due to Phyllis Whitley's generosity, all proceeds of both items go to the Summers County Public Library. 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