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Capito and Manchin Announce More Than $2.7 Million to Support Cancer Prevention Senators Shelley Moore Capito to those who need them most will Early Detection Program: Funding (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W. not only help us maintain healthy will be used to increase cancer Vs.) today announced that West communities, but it will help save screening rates by implementing Virginia will receive more than $2.7 lives of the many men and women evidence-based strategies and million from the Centers for Disease facing this horrible disease." population-level activities within Control and Prevention (CDC) to "Funding like this is extremely health systems and providing direct support programs to detect, control important to keep West Virginians screening services. and understand cancer, healthy and provide the quality $340,046 to implement the Specifically, the funding will be cancer screenings and treatment National Comprehensive Cancer used to implement the National they need. Control Program: Funding will be Breast and Cervical Cancer Early This funding will be used not used to assess the burden of cancer Detection Program (NBCCEDP), only to help detect cancer in its in jurisdictions, create cancer the National Comprehensive early stages, but also to create control plans to prioritize cancer Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) prevention programs and educate prevention and control strategies, and the National Program of communities about the importanee andleverageresourcestoimplement Cancer Registries (NPCR). of maintaining healthy lifestyles, cancer control interventions at the "Keeping West Virginians With continued support for state and local levels. healthy is very important to me," programs like this, we will be able $490,000 to implement the Senator Capito said. "One of the to keep more West Virginians from National Program of Cancer ways we can achieve that goal is being lost to this horrible disease," Registries: Funding will be used to through funding like this, which Senator Manchin said. support NPCR's efforts to collect will support cancer prevention and Individual awards include: data on the occurrence of cancer, its treatment programs. $1,900,000 to implement thetype, extent and location, as well as Makingtheseresourcesavailable NationalBreastandCervicalCancer the initial treatment. By Dan Heyman President Donald Trump was share of the benefits and poorer educationand food-assistance cheered in Huntington last night, Americans being comparatively left programs. but his tax proposals would do little out in the cold." "Under any realistic view of the for West Virginia and most people Proponents of Trump's proposal economic consequences ofthls plan, here, according to a new analysis, say all Americans will see their we're going to see larger budget The report from the Institute on taxes reduced, and claim the deficits," he adds. "First on the Taxation and Economic Policy finds move will create more revenue by chopping block would b~ federal aid the richest one percent of West stimulating economic growth, to low-income Americans." Virginians would receive nearly 40 Gardner disagrees, and notes The White House also has percent of the tax cuts in the plan, the nation's top earners would proposed cutting SNAP benefits, with the poorest 20 percent getting receive an average of $145,000 in the program once known as food less than one percent, tax breaks, compared with just $60 stamps, by 25 percent over the next Matt Gardner, a senior fellow for the bottom 20 percent of earners decade. But 70 percent of SNAP at the institute, says that trend is in West Virginia. recipients are children, seniors and echoed on a larger scale. Gardner adds there's no people with disabilities; and more "Richer states tend to do better, evidence to support the supply-side than 20 percent work full-time, poorer states tend to do worse," argument that tax cuts can pay for are caregivers or are enrolled in he says. "In a way, that mirrors themselves. He says the tradeoffon training programs. what's happening nationwide, with nearly $5 trillion in lost tax revenue W.Va. airman dies in non- richer Americans getting the lion's would likely be cuts in health-care, combat-related incident overseas National Scout Jamboree Leaves on Scouts and Park Boy Scouts of America (BSA) 2017 National Scout Jamboree took place July 19 -27 at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve located adjacent to New River Gorge National River in West Virginia. During the nine days, thousands of Scouts from across the country got to experience one of their national parks in a multitude of ways. Approximately 1300 Scouts participated in several service projects within the park. Over the course of three days, more than 1,110 Scouts worked towards the completion of the Camp Creek Trail, a steep two- mile trail, that when finished will provide a link from Rt. 25 near the town of Thurmond, up to a forested plateau. An additional 200 Scouts and DILAPIDATE STRUCTURE The Summers County Dilapidated Structure will meet Thursday, September 21 at 1 p.m. at the Summers Memorial Building. Please contact Stacy Ford for further information at 304-466-7113 or ,s ford2, Regular Meeting Agenda: Welcome and Determination of Quorum; Old Busines; Review and Approval of Minutes; New Business; Other Business; Adjourn. L ..... ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Open meetings in the basement of Ascension Episcopal Church, comer of 5th Ave. & Temple St., Hinton at 8:00 p.m. every Tues., Thurs., & Sat. For more information call 1-800- 333-5051. Tiles. COMMISSION MEETING The Summers County Commission will meet at 9:00 a.m. in the County Commission Office at the Courthouse on the second Wednesday of each month. The Session forAug, will be Wednesday, Aug. 9. Contact Mary Beth Merritt, County Clerk before Aug. 9 at 466- 7104 if you have any questions or if you have items for the agenda. COMMUNITY SUPPORT The Hinton Lions Club is asking for the Communities support in helping to provide those who need, eye examinations or eye glasses. The Hinton Lions have been providing assistance'for over 18 years and are asking community organizations and businesses as well as citizens for monetary donations to continue providing help to those in need in our community. As news spreads of the help being provided, requests are now outnumbering the Lions Club's ability to help. L- R: Charles Rollyson, Keatley, Shelby Morris The 1972 Class of Talcott High School celebrated their 45th. Reunion at Pipestem State Park with an afternoon luncheon. All in attendance received a gift bag. A Memorial Service was held for Once a request is received, the individual's application is screened to insure that other avenues of assistance are pursued before the Lions Club provides help. Donations can be mailed to: Lions Club, Sight Assistance Program, P.O. Box 1321, Hinton, WV 25951. Checks should be made out to: Hinton Lions Club. Manchin and Capito Announce more than $3 Million for West Virginia Head Start Programs U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D- WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced $3,325,622 in funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to support Head Start programs in Beckley and Oak Hill. "I'm excited to announce Aug. 8, 2017 Hinton News -5 Connie Blankenshlp, Wanda Mullln$, and Ernle Wheeler. ? eun,on deceased classmates: Linda Boone, Scotty Bowers, Mary Lou Boyd Lynch, Marlin Brooks, James Kincaid, Langford Wynes, Gary Crawford, and Charles Cantebury. An All Class Reunion is being planned for 2018 at Camp Summers. Check Your Dollars: You Could Have A $1 Bill Worth (NAPS)--lhey get shoved in pockets and run through the laundry. Jammed in and spit out of vending machines. And grasped by many hands as they make their way across the United States. Dollar bills take a beating. In fact, the average life span for a $1 in circu- lation is only 5.8 years, according to the Federal Reserve. Compare that to a $50 bill, which circulates for 8.5 years, or the $100 bill, which hangs around al- most three times as long as the humble single. Nevertheless, your hardworking dol- lars could be working even harder for you. That's the idea behind an online banking and investing financial services company's "Hardest Working Dollar" campaign. An anonymous shopper will these~ ........... Head Start grants ............................... to give ",-~,,~,~ravelthecou~ycspemtmg%~e~fthe ......... . : ,_ ,,., .. :* ( .-,, .. ~: :. ~. == ::;..~test-wor~tng;~Qiiars Ln,;mom:aiLo: leaders completed a large-scale within the Ng~bnal Park System as our cnu,,aren tne eaucatmn they pop shops, cafes, and other locations in aeserve, ~enator Manchin said. ~ 15 U.s. cities~..... service project at Grandview well as earn the BSA Backpacking "Earlyeducationisvitaltopositively Sandbar Campground and River merit badge, mold the minds of our young West Access Point along the New River. The other station offered hands- Virginians. These grants will This project was designed on activities and lessons necessary ensure the continued success of our to improve access for mobility to meet the requirements for local children's centers." impaired park visitors and earning the BSA Archeology merit "Our Head Start programs give community members. Utilizing badge. West Virginia children the strong accessible design standards, Scouts '~rhe 2017 Jamboree may be foundation they need to succeed," rehabilitated an existing picnic over but the positive impacts of the Senator Capito said. "Investing in area, created a new picnic location, Scouts' work in the park will last programs like these put young West and upgraded two campsites, for many years," declared Lizzie Virginians on the right path and Scouts, leaders, and visitors also Watts, New River Gorge National benefit the communities around had opportunities to connect with River Superintendent. them. I'm confident this funding National Park Service (NPS) staff The national partnership will help create bright and happy at the Jamboree site. between the NPS and BSA provides futures for the next generation of NPS employees staffed two Scouts with an opportunity to West Virginians." outreach stations at the Bechtel personally connect with one of their Individual awards are: Summit, reaching morethan 7,000 417 national parks, and allows $2,278,650 - Fayette County Scouts and others throughout the NPS employees to connect with Child Development Center event, the future stewards of our public $1,046,927 - Raleigh County One station featured interactive lands. Community ActionAssociation, opportunities to learn more about Inc. the variety of careers and parks Classes at Artisans Alderson Gallery ACWP Thanks to a grant from the Sept9, 2017 9:00-12:00 ACWP is a non-profit all HollowellFoundation, theAlderson Sept23,2017 9:00-12:00 volunteer group of individuals Artisans Gallery will be offering Class 2 whose goals are to rehome pets and some classes. Aug 23, 2017 9:00 - 12:00 sssist families who need help paying Please register at the Alderson Aug 30, 2017 9:00- 12:00 for spay and neuter of dogs and cats. Artisan's Gallery 304-445-7952. Sept 6, 2017 9:00 - 12:00 We will rehome entire litters of Stained Glass beginner and Sept 13, 2017 9:00 - 12:00 puppies who will receive veterinary intermediate classes, copper foil Class 3 care before going to their forever method taught by Jo Perez at Oct 20, 2017 9:00 - 4:00 homes. If you would like us to visit Dark Hollow Stained Glass Studio Oct 21, 2017 12:00.5:00 your educational event please give in Aldereon. $100.00 includes Learn How to Mat your Artwork us a call. 855-984-7387. materials taught by Fawn Valentine at the For spay/neuter assistance go to Class I Alderson Artisans Gallery. and fill out aAug 19, 2017 9:00 - 11:00$20.00 includes materials. Voucher Request Form. If you see a Aug 26, 2017 9:00 - 1:00 August 28, 2017. 1-4 p.m. dog or cat in a neglectful situation please call the sheriff. If you see a stray dog on the road please call the Animal Control Officer. I< & W Paving F i I $10,000 You may be holding a bill worth $10,000 and not even know it. ability to make any $1 bill the hard- est-working dollar. 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Costumed George Wash- The "Hardest Working Dollar" ingtons will thank employees on their sweepstakes kicks off the week of June 5 way to work, show their appreciation and runs through }'uly 31. for hardworking first responders, and Learn More honor dedicated volunteers at nonprofit For further information, visit www. organizations, and fol- Make Your Money Work for You low the hashtag #hardestworkingdollar :: Ultimately, every consumer has the on Twitter and Facebook. BINGO Bingo every Friday night at the Hinton Senior Citizens Building on TOPS Second Ave. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. Tops (take offPounds Sensibly) is starts at 6:00 p.m. a very affordable, nonprofit, weight loss support group. Meetings ~ire held at the Miller Memorial AL.ANON Are you troubled by someone's drinking? AI-Anon Family Group can help. To help them, you have to help yourself first. Meetings every Monday nights 7:00 p.m. behind the Child Advocacy Center at 411 Temple Street. For more information call: 466-2760. mers / Free Estimates Sum Raleigh / LETTERS POLICY Letters are welcome, but no more than one letter each month will be accepted from the same writer. Preference will be given to letters of 300 words or less. Longer letters may be shortened or rejected. Letters must be signed and must include an address and phone number. The telephone number will not be published. Letters by E-mail will not be accepted unless followed up with a signed letter. Letters will be edited for grammar, spelling, taste, syntax, and libel. Names will not be withheld. Address them to Letters ~o the Editor, P. O. Box 1000, Hinton, WV 25951. 304-252-1815 or 304-384-3883 License #WV03088 Methodist Church basement, 109 Miller Ave. Every thursday evening. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 p,m. A great gift for children you love-- meeting starts at 5:30 pm. at holiday time, birthdays or any- First meeting is free. time--is to help them have a chance Come join us or call 304-890-2112 to afford the college of their choice, or 304-466-3045. I SHOCKLEY HILL CHURCH OF CHRIST TUG CREEK MT RD (From Hinton, take Elk Knob Road off Main Street 4 miles to Tug Creek Connection. At the end of Tug Creek Connection turn right on Tug Creek Mountain Road. Go 3.29 miles and,the building is on the left.) August 9-1.1 (Wed.-Fri.) evening services at 7:00 Keith storment, Everyone Welcome