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Tues. Sept. 12, 2017 Hinton News -5 The Greenbrier Historical Society The Greenbrier Historical Society has $5000 Neighborhood also offers free educational Investment Program (NIP) tax programs to local Greenbrier Valley credits from the West Virginia schools and youth groups. These Development Office to be distributed programs can either be held on-site to individuals and businesses now at the North House or in the through May 2017. classroom. With the assistance of NIP was established by the West NiP contributions, GHS was able to Virginia State Legislature in 1996 offer educational programs to over to increase charitable giving to locpl 300 students in Greenbrier and nonprofit organizations, thus Monroe Counties in the 2016-2017 increasing their capacity to serve school year, with many of those low-income individuals and programs taking place at the North communities. NIP contributions House. assist the Greenbrier Historical The Greenbrier Historical Society Society (GHS) with much of its free tries to make history interesting and and low cost programming, relevant through a variety of In 2017, nearly 3,600 visitors programming, exhibits, and special participated in the free guided tours events for all ages. The NIP program of the NorthHouse Museumor free provides a great way for research assistance in the Archives organizations, such as the & Library. The North House Greenbrier Historical Society, to Museum &Archives, located at 814 raise funds to support this West Washington Street in programming. Lewisburg, is open Monday - Business and individuals who Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. contribute to the NIP program at the Greenbrier Historical Society are eligible to receive up to 50 percent of the contributed amount in the form of West Virginia tax credits. These credits can be used on Personal Income Taxes, Corporate Net Income Taxes, or Business Franchise Taxes. The full amount of the contribution is also eligible for a charitable contribution deduction on the individual's or business's Federal Taxes. It is also possible to donate stock. The minimum contribution to receive NIP credits is $500, and the NIP credits received by the Greenbrier Historical Society will be distributed on a first - come first - serve basis until they have all gone. For more information on the NIP tax credits or to make a contribution, please contact the Greenbrier Historical Society at 304.645.3398 or director@greenbrierhistorical.org. Notice Six Amazing Secrets Behind Your Smile (NAPS)--Each smile is unique. What does yours say about you? Your Teeth Tell Your Story Scientists can learn a great deal about people based on their teeth. Teeth can re- veal people's age, diet and where they live. Teeth can also display signs of stress or illness, providing researchers with a de- tailed history of a person's life and health. Teeth Mark Your Individuality Your teeth are as unique as your fin- gerprints. No two teeth--even two teeth in the same person's mouth--are the same. Each of your 20 baby teeth and 32 permanent teeth has its own profile and varies in shape and size. They've Been With You Since Birth Your teeth were always there--even if no one could see them at first. You are born with the crowns of your baby teeth beneath your gums. These teeth make their entrance when you're 3 to 6 months old. The crowns and roots of your per- manent teeth form beneath your baby teeth, eventually pushing them out of the way and triggering a visit from the @ of years after someone dies. Studying the teeth of human ancestors has taught scientists some fascinating things about history. For example, studies of dental remains have found evidence that the first travelers to leave Africa for China set out about 80,000 years'ago and that early humans used a simple form of as- pirin for pain relief. Even the toughest substance in the body needs regular care, however. Your Teeth Are Tough, But They Need Your Help There are more than 300 different types of cavity-cansing bacteria. They feed on leftover sugar in your mouthl creating acids that leave small holes in your teeth. Protect your teeth by brush- ing twice a day with a fluoride tooth- paste, cleaning between your teeth once Tooth Fairy https://findadentist.ada.org for a nearby Teeth Survive Long After Dea~l{ " American Dental Association dentist ~' any~ Other part of tt~.body~--So ;~ofig; O~ of your most unique features,--Tour that it can remain intact '.-r hundreds smile, 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. 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. TOPS Tops (take offPounds Sensibly) is a very affordable, nonprofit, weight loss support group. Meetings are held at the Miller Memorial M~thodist Church basement, 109 Miller Ave. Every thursday evening. Weigh-in begins at 5:00 p,m. meeting starts at 5:30 pro. First meeting is free. Come join us or call 304-890-2112 or 304-466-3045. CALL ACWP If you see a dog in a neglectful or abusive situation please ACWP. If you see a stray dog on the road, especially one that you've never seen before~ please callACWP. If you have a litter of puppies and would like them to be placed in homes that are pre-approved as responsible pet owners than please call ACWP. The aumber is easy to remember 855- WV4-PETS. I PUBLIC NOTICE The Summers County Dilapidated Structure Committee will meet quarterly the third Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Summers County Memorial Building. The 2107 Meeting Dates are as f September 21, 2017 December TBA Regular Meeting Agenda Welcome and Determination of Quorum Old Business Review and Approval of Minutes New Business Other Business Adjourn For more information contact Stacy Ford, 304-466-7113 or email sford2@wvstate.edu A recent study found that people who ate nuts at least five times a week had half the risk of heart dis- ease as those who didn't eat them as often. Nuts are high in beneficial monounsaturated fat and fiber. a day, and eating a healthy diet that lim- BUS TRIPS its sugary drinks. Who Cares About Your Teeth? Greenbrier Valley Medical Center Your dentist does. In addition to Sr Circle is sponsoring the following daily home care, your teeth need regu- bus trips in 2017. lax dental cleanings and checkups. Visit Tuesday Nov. 28th to Barter Theatre. Show "Irving Berlin's White.Cl~ristmas'~ A musical. Lunch is on your own aLCxacker Barrel. All of the above trips will not return to Lewisburg until about 8:00 PM. Please bring a snack with you. PIPESTEM RURITAN CLUB To sign up please call Barbara ThePipestem Ruritan club meets Gibson at 304-520-4115. GVMC is owned in part by physicians. every fourth Saturday at 6:00 p.m. We have a wonderful dinner before our meeting. We would like to invite AL-ANON anyone interested in learning more Are you troubled by someone's about this service club to come and drinking? M-Anon Family Group join us. We have a gospel sing the can help. To help them, you have to Friday before our meetings, help yourself first. Come join in the fun and Meetings every Monday nights fellowship. For more information 7:00 p.m. behind the ChildAdvocacy please call Brenda Garcia at 304- Center at 411 Temple Street. For 923-1622 or 304-466-6804. more information call: 466-2760. Mon. & Tue.: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wed.: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thurs.: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chili Festival September 16, 2017 at The Graham House in Lowell Between Talcott & Pence Springs from 12 Noon till 4 p.m. $10.00 Chili with all the Extras, Baked Potatoes, Cornbread, Dessert, Beverage Apple Butter Making, Cider Making, Blacksmithing, Craft Demonstrations & Sale Live Music, For more info & If you would like to be a Vendor call 304-466-3321 Hinton Area Elementary Schoolcomponents, such as funding for was selected as a grant winner from physical education, active indoor among hundredsofapplicantsfrom and outdoor recess, classroom across the country. The grants aim energizers, walking and running to improve student knowledge,clubs, and before and after school attitudes and behaviors around programs; and physical activity, while alsoNutrition components, such as engaging parents to support education, ~chool gardens, taste physical activity at home. Grants tests, and healthy classroom parties may also include a healthy eating and celebrations that introduce component. Hinton Area students to the value of an active, Elementary School plans to use its healthy lifestyle. grant to acquire playground "The funding from CSX connects equipment that schools with much needed resources promotes challenging physical for their wellness initiatives and activity, acknowledges the impact of physical Action for Healthy Kids(AFHK) activity' and good nutrition on announced the 300 recipients of children's health and learning," said School Grants for Healthy Kids for Rob Bisceglie, CEO, Action for the 2017-2018 school year, provided Healthy Kids. "Partners like CSX through funding from CSX are not only helping us to make Transportation. Awarded in 12 positive changes at the local level ,states and Washington D.C. the through school grants, but also to Game On grants aim to expand drive a greater national focus on the student access to in-school physical importance of health and nutrition activity and healthy foods, improve in schools." knowledge and behaviors around Additionally, 800 school health exercise and nutrition, and engage teams nationwide will be trained on parents in activities that reinforce how" to build and maintain healthy habits at home. The grants sustainable wellness teams, are expected to impact an estimated augment school health and wellness 152,000 students in 186 school best practices, and use AFHK districts, resources and programs to The grants, ranging from $500 to implement wellness policies. AFHK help returning grantees sustain also provides technical assistance to their programsand help the 300 grantee schools $1,000 for new grantees, can be successfully implement their grants, used for a variety of wellness develop their school health team and assess their school health purposes including: Physical activity Summers County Board of Education Regular Meeting September 12, 10:00 a.m. . ~. Summers C, ounty Board of. : E~iucatlon office '" 1. Roll Call 2. Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance 3. Approval of Agenda/ Adjustments 4. Presentations * Mike Gravely, Director of the Day Report Center 5. Consent Items Approve Minutes from August 22, 2017 Approve Payment of Bills Approve Transfers and Supplements Approve Out of State Travel Request Approve Student Transfer Request 6. Old Business 7. New Business 8. Personnel Items 9. Superintendent's Report 10. Public Comments 11. Adjournment environment. Together, CSX and AFHK are also. planning five service days this fall at which CSX employees will volunteer with AFHK and other CSX partner organizations to refurbish and beautify play spaces, brighten cafeterias with murals to inspire healthy habits, plant school gardens, and much more. "As a transportation services provider, CSX understands the importance of creating connections, and we want to help kids connect with activities that help them develop healthy habits for their entire lives," said Rob Doolittle, Assistant Vice President Corporate Communications, CSX. "Through our ongoing partnership with AFHK, we are seeing sustainable, impactful changes being made in schools, and we're excited to continue this great momentum in the coming school year." Since 2013, CSX-supported school grants have helped 1,353 schools implement health and wellness initiatives, impacting nearly 700,000 students. For a complete list of schools funded by CSX in the 2017-2018 school year, visit ActionforHealthyKids.org/CSX. To learn more about CSX's support of programs related to wellness, safety, community and the environment, visit www.beyondourrails.org. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Open meetings in the basement of Ascension Episcopal Church, corner of 5th Ave. & Temple St Hinten at 8:00 p.m. every Tues Thurs & Sat. For more information call 1-800- 333-5051. PSD MEETING The Meadow Creek Public NOTICE Service District meets the second Meadow Creek Cemetery needs Tuesday of each month at the Green your donations for this year's care Sulphur District Volunteer Fire for the cemetery. Four large Trees Department at 6 p.m. Meetings are have fallen and need removed. Meadow Creek Cemetery, P.O. Box open to the public. 85, Meadow Creek WV 25977. Can't list and wait? Call us set the date! 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