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12 - Hinton News Tues. June 27, 2017 THEMED VBS The War Ridge Free Will Baptist Church will be holding Vacation Bible School from Monday, July 17th to Friday, July 21St from 6-8 pm with a final program on Saturday, July 22nd at 4 p.m. with a picnic to follow. Our theme this year will be "Over The Moat Drawbridge To The King" and is available free of charge for ages 4 to adult. Our program will consist of singing, Bible study, puppets, crafts, games, and a snack. Advance registration is required For additional information or to register call Bonnie Galford at (304) 466- 4283 or Amy Bender at (304) 466- 0291. HHS CLASS REUNION The Hinton High School class of 1977 will be having a 40 year reunion the weekend of June 30 - July 2, 2017. The cost is $35.00 per person. Please contact Lisa Ellison Bragg at 304-466-1832 for more information. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Vacation Bible School will be held July 10-14 Time 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Pence Springs Community Church. All Ages Welcome! Theme: Over the Moat (drawbridge to the King). PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Drug overdoses have become the leading cause of accidental death in the United States with heroin and other opiates being the largest contributor. If your loved one is struggling with drug abuse of any kind, now is the time to get them the help they need. Learn more about the signs of heroin addiction. If you believe one of your loved ones is abusing drugs, learn how you can make a difference by visiting http:// www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/ drug-rehab/ Addiction Screenings Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your familY. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1- 800- 431-1754. SALE OF PECANS Pecans for sale, One pound shelled bag $5. Call Joyce Ritter 466- 1135 or Cleo Mathews. 304-466- 1515. COURTHOUSE CLOSED The Summers County Courthouse will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Indepedennce Day. GOSPEL SING DINNER Jumping Branch/Nimitz Senior Community Center will be having a Gospel Sing on July 1, 2017 at 6 p.m. Singer's will be Larry Rowley an& Rich Campbell New Covenet. The Center is located on Rt. 3 behind the Jumping Branch Tabernacle Church and beside J. B. School Please bring a covered dish. All ages welcome. BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING A Board of Health meeting has been scheduled for Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:00a.m., at the Summers County Health Department. If you have questions concerning this meeting or would like to be placed on the agenda, please call the health department at 304-466-3388. BE AN LPN IN ONE YEAR Summer County School of Practica? i~ ~ing. 304-466-6040 Ext. , dsi .tb Summers County ~, ~ http:// be e. . wv. us/ for a esting date. . . ohibited on the basis color, religion, disability, age, and national origin. i ' FARMERS MARKET The Summers County Farmers Market is now open. Market hours are Friday starting at 8 a.m. until noon or until the farmers sell out. The Market is located in the Lifeline Church Parking Lot, 505 Stokes Dr. Hinton. Please visit Summers County Farmers Market on facebook to learn more or contact, the Summers County Extension Office, 304-466-7113. BOARD MEETING The Southern Conservation District Monthly Board meeting will be held July 31, 2017 at the Southern Conservation District Building, 463 Ragland Road, Beckley WV. The Meeting will begin promptly at 9:45 a.m. The agenda will be posted at the SCD office. For any questions concerning the above mentioned meeting please call 304-253-0261. BALLENGEE FARM CLUB & COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION JULY 6TH MEETING Ballengee Farm Club and Neighborhood Association will have it's July pet luck dinner and meeting at the Community Building at 1408 Ballengee Read on Thursday, July 6th at 6 P.M. The program for the evening wi!l ~ a. representative of Sprouting Farms in Talcott. So come join us and find out what is happening there on Route 12/3, and what they have to offer you and what you can do to help them. Bring a potluck dish and come see and enjoy our newly upgraded Community Building. Everyone from Ballengee and surrounding communities are welcome to join us. We originally were founded in 1948 when the community was made up of mostly farmers, thus the name. However, we are now just a group of local people that like to come out for a wonderful potluck dinner and an evening of fellowship with our neighbors. Our meetings include special programs of music, education, and community activities such as picnics at Davis Lake and Hayrides. For more Information call: 304466-0050. HOT DOG/BBQ SALE ' A Hot Dog/BBQ Sale will be held on Friday, June 30, and Saturday, VETERANS MUSEUM HOURS July i from i0 a.m. until 3 p.m. at The museum will be open each the Kroger Parking Lot. Saturday from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. The sale will be held for the Historical Displays range from our Summers County Loving Hearts Early frontier days, the Team. Revolutionary War, the Civil War, All proceeds will be Used to World War I, World Way H, Korea, benefit local cancer patiens. Viet Nam and to the Present Mideast. Tour guides are present. Admission is free. Tips For A 100 Percent Hassle-Free Move (NAPS)--Moving can be a hassle, stressful and emotional. If you're considering a move, know you're not alone. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 40 million Americans moved in 2016. That's a lot of moving, "Every year, people take on the frustrating experience of moving," said Adam Domn, CEO of Unpakt, an online platform designed to eliminate stress from the moving experience. "What many don't realize is that moving doesn't have to be difficult. 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You know you are on the road paid for it. to success Beware of little expenses; a small leak will Latest Survey Reveals Large Majorities of Older Voters Across Party Lines Oppose Age Tax, Removal of Pre-existing Condition Protections, Medicare & Medicaid Cuts AARP West Virginia today includes 90% of Republicans, includes 72% of Republicans, released new survey data. 91% of Independents, and 95% of 81% of Independents, and 87% of highlighting the deep divide Democrats. Democrats. betweenAmericausandWashington Medicare Cuts: 89% of West Medicaid Funding Cuts: 78% of politicians over health care policies Virginia voters age 50+ opposeWest Virginia voters age 50+oppose important to older Americans. cutting funding for Medicare and cutting funding for Medicaid, while "Health care is a deeply personal increasing premiums for current just 19% support the harmful cuts. issue that has a real and immediate and future seniors, while just 8% The proportion of age 50+ impact on American families across support the harmful cuts. voters who oppose Medicaid cuts the political spectrum. The proportion of age 50+ includes 70% of Republicans, These survey findings are voters, who oppose Medicare cuts 76% of Independents, and 85% of very clear - people don't support includes 79% of Republicans, Democrats. legislation that would mean 84% of Independents, and 93% of Methodology: AARP higher costs and less coverage for Democrats. commissioned a telephone survey thousandsofolderWestVirginians," Removal of Pre-existing among 602 likely voters age 50+ in said Gaylene Miller, AARP West Condition Protections: 86% of West West Virginia. Virginia StateDirector. Virginia voters age 50+ opposeThe sample utilized an age- "AARP urges Senator Shelley charging people with pre-existing targeted registered voter landline Moore Cap ito to oppose any bill conditions more for their coverage, and cell phone list who were that would raise premiums, price while just 12% support doing so. contacted between June 2 and June people with pre-existing conditions The proportion of age 50+ 13, 201% out of coverage, weaken Medicare voters who oppose removal of The data were weighted and make cuts to Medicaid that this protection includes 77% of by age, gender, race/ethnicity would reduce services for those Republicans, 87% of Independents, and geographic region and are most in need." and 91% of Democrats generalizable to registered voters More details from the survey: Tax Breaks for Big Drug and in West Virginia age 50+. The Age Tax: 92% of West Insurance Companies: 80% of West The survey has a margin of Virginia voters age 50+ oppose Virginia voters age 50+ opposesampling error of +4 percent The charging older Americans five providing tax breaks for insurance survey annotation will be made times more than others for their and drug companies, while justavailable at wwwaarp.org/2017he healthcare plan, while just 5% 14% support such breaks, althcaresurvey. WVRO Remembers and Renews its Commitment to West Virginia The Federal Emergency and more resilient." more than $5 million to survivors Management Agency (FEMA) The WVRO's mission is to and their families by connecting Region Ill continues to be on support flood survivors, theirthem with state, community and the ground supporting state and families, neighbors and the state nongovernmental organizations local officials, communities, and of West Virginia in the 18 counties which help servers create recovery individuals in their recovery from included in the federal disaster plans tailored to their individual the June 2016 severe flooding that declaration for West Virginia. struck WestVirginia. "A key part of our work has On June 23, West Virginia been to support the state and lOcal Recovery Office (WVRO) employees communities as they identify grant and their West Virginia Division of projects to repair, restore or replace Homeland Security and Emergency flood-damaged facilities that best Management (WW DHSEM) support their communities' needs," needs. West Virginians also received more than $213,160 under Disaster Unemployment Assistance program. The program provided temporary unemployment benefits to survivors colleagues paused from their work Ward said. whose employment or self- to remember those whose lives Since the declaration, 4,950 West employment was lost or interrupted were lost and the communities that Virginians received $42 million for ]J c'ause Of tli i ister. were devastated, individual and households. "We're also marking the Of that total, $35.5 million was anniversary of the federal disaster provided for housing assistance declaration to remember those who and $6.6 million was provided for died and to renew our commitment other expenses such as furnishings, to the people of West Virginia," said transportation and medical. WVRO Director Steve Ward. Communities have received more WCe'll continue, working with than $106 million to rebuild their our State and local partners, infrastructure and for emergency to help flood survivors recover work projects. from the disaster and help their Additionally, the Disaster case communities rebuild stronger, safer Management Program provided if you would do your job, and not be --Oprah Winfrey sink a great ship. ' --Benjamin Franklin o Andrew Magee is the only golfer in PGA history to make a hole in one on a par:four hole during a regular PGA Tour event. RUSSELL REUNION O.H. and Bessie Russell Family WV Medicaid Patients Closely Reunion will be held on Sat. July 1 Bellepont.at the Little League Park in Watching U.S. Senate All family, relatives and friends are invited to attend. Despite Sen. Shelley Moore makes sense for everybody to have would have the same impact. Please bring a covered dish an Capito's promises to defend their coverage, not just rich people." "The progress that's been made drinks, health care, some folks covered Capito did not respond, to with the Medicaid expansion Faye Miller, President. under the Medicaid expansion in requests for comment, would be lost over time, and then West Virginia are frightened by the She has said she thinks people the coverage levels that were even health care bill in the Senate - and who enrolled when Medicaid was in place pre-Affordable Care Act COMMUNITY LUNCHEON they haven't even seen it yet.expanded, such as McComas, would be rolled back as well," Park First Presbyterian Church Capito initially said she would should go through a transitionsaid. (corner of Ballengee St. and Third defend the expansion. But moreperiod as Medicaid funding is cut. The Congressional Budget Office Ave.) is having a Community recently, she's said she would vote Supporters of the reduced funding estimated the Medicaid cuts in the Luncheon on Thursday June 29th. for the expansion to be phased out call it necessary for the program's House bill would cost 14 million at noon. under the Senate legislation now stability, people their health coverage. Everyone is invited!! being drafted behind closed doors. Edwin Park, vice president Park said the Senate bill would That's disturbing to Allison for health policy at the Center on eventually arrive at the same McComas from Charleston. She Budget and Policy Priorities, said result. *** gets emotional remembering what the little information that has 'Tiith the same outcome as it was like before the Medicaid been leaked about the Senate bill the House bill: that is, very large As the traveler who has once been from expansion, when she ran up indicates it generally resembles Medicaid cuts and millions of low- home is wiser than be who has never thousands of dollars in unpaidthe one that passed the House. He income individuals, who would left his own doorstep, so a knowledge medical bills while working low- said both would cut a quarter of otherwise be on Medicaid, losing of one other culture should sharpen paid restaurant jobs. Medicaid funding to make room for their coverage," he said. our ability to scrutinize more steadily, "People get sick from not having tax cuts benefiting the wealthy and About 170,000 West Virginians to appreciate more lovingly, our own. --Margaret Meadhealth insurance, and they let it the health care industry, signed up when Medicaid was **~ go too long, and they can't work," He s~ ~le ~)re~,!?~r,, the Senate expanded, one of the highest rates "-~,--~,~ ~a~d. '%11 h~, all, it ~';~ ..... .... ~ ~i~:; i~e will be slower, but in the country. "Some of our WVRO staff are Mountaineers working to help their fellow West Virginians," Ward said. "Some of us volunteered from other states to deploy here, away from our families and communities, because we wanted to make a positive difference here. "It's a service we embrace and a responsibility we honor with dignity, dedication and humility." Muscles in the human body (640 in total) make up about half of the body weight. t t