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6 - Hinton News Tues. Sept. 19, 2017 + Manchin And Capito Announce 10K i/ For West Virginia Entrepreneurs Appalachian Regional Commission grants will support economic development projects in West Virginia ]1 ~i~ 5; , J / Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today jobs will be created. #nn0unced the Appalachian ' "TransTech Energy Business Regional Commission (ARC) Development provides an awarded a total of $10,000 to opportunity for West Virginia support the West Virgi~' University Research Corporati0n~r the TransTech Energy Business Development. Twenty Appalachian formed, $500,000 in leverage private cap{tal will be raised and four new entrepreneurs to connect with investors and partners," Senator Manchin said. "By connecting West Virginia businesses with the resources they need to succeed we can ensure that our local economy will continue to develop." "Supporting our entrepreneurs enterprises will provide:pitch presentations, and one wil~eceive in,depth technical as~stance. Overall, four new comp~es will be HOMECOMING SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH and innovators in the energy sector is a key component to growing West Virginia's economy," Senator Capito said. "Investments like this will provide new businesses with the necessary resources they need to expand their businesses that have the ability to address energy, environmental and economic development challenges. I am thrilled to see this funding heading to WVU, and I look forward to seeing the positive results this will bring to the state." Scientists Discover A Better Way To Clean Teeth (NAPS)--Here's something to smile about: Silicon Valley researchers have discovered a way for you to get close to a professional cleaning every time you brush. The Problem Dentists and researchers agree that cavities, bad breath, and gum disease are all caused by dental plaque. Despite Americans spending over $1.8 billion on toothpaste annually, 90 percent of adults have gingivitis (gum inflammation and bleeding), and 64 million American adults have irreversible gum disease" known as periodontitis. Furthermore, new research now links oral diseases to heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, Alzhei- mer's and more. Given these epidemic numbers, should you be looking for a different way to brush? :stVirginia Dcpartmem of Environmcmal " Agrees to Take a ToughcrLook at " VI flrlplln "sputc'n--c'" c+" Church on South Monroe Street. Janice Cooley, a member of the Members of the church have chosen Board of Directors of the Greenbrie "An Historic Church for a Historic Historical Society will serve as t~ Time" as the theme for this year's MC. She will introduce special guest gathering. Theda Skocpol, PhD. Director, Shiloh invites former members of Scholars Strategy Network and' Shiloh, their family, friends and the Victor S Thomas Professor of entire community to enjoy a day of Government and Sociology at good old fashioned fellowship, Harvard University. Dr. Skocpolwill spirited preaching, homemade speak on the topic of goodies, gospel music, and "Understanding the Importance of remembrance. This Homecoming is African American Fraternal also an opportunity to support the Groups." Dr Skocpol said, "The congregation as it continues to research my colleagues and I did recover from last year's devastating some years ago for (our book) WHAT flood. A MIGHTY POWER WE CAN BE Shiloh Baptist Church was really opened our eyes to the unique established in 1879 and the church and important role that African building was completed in 1880. American fraternal groups, Shiloh played a large role in the including the Grand United Order West Virginia Baptist Convention of Odd Fellows, played in American and hosted a statewide meeting in history and the struggles for equal the 1890s, 1909, and again in 1915. civil rights in our country." Their pastor, ReverendC.N. Harris, The afternoon preacher is was elected president of the Baptist Reverend Greg E. Scott, pastor of Association ofWest virginia in 1914. First Baptist Church in White The church served as an important Sulphur Springs. He understands religious and social center in the struggle 0fShiloh having led the Alderson. Located above the social renovation of the sanctuary of the hall, which is next door to the First Baptist Church in White church, the Grand United Order of Sulphur. In his many years of Odd Fellows provided social ministry, he has created a church insurance and opportunities for philosophy that "everybody is leadership to the African American somebody and no one is a stranger." community. The members and friends of The 11:00 a.m. service willfeature Shiloh Baptist invite everyone to a Son of Shiloh, Reverend Ken join this Homecoming celebration Jones, pastor of the Mather and take the opportunity to renew, Christian Church in Mather, PAwho reflect, and recommit to the legacy will set the tone with a message of of Shiloh. Environmental and Public Health Advocates Secure Crucial Victory Against Mountain Valley Pipeline Last week, the West Virginia it needed to reconsider MVP's that DEP will finally agreethat no Department of Environmental application involving 631 stream best management practices can Protection (DEP) filed a motion in crossings, a=n.d today, officially asked make this pipeline safe for West federal court to invalidate its earlier the court to grant a voluntary Virginia waters." " approval of the Mountain Valley remand and set aside its previous DEP is right to take a closer look Pipeline (MVP). Under section 401 certification. DEP's motion came at the MVP's impacts to hundreds of the Clean Water Act, individual just a day before it would have been of West Vh-ginia streams and rivers," states must certify that interstate required to defend its certification said Anne Havemann, General gas pipelines will not have in federal court. Counsel for the Chesapeake Climate significant-effects on waterquality "We're pleased that DEP Action Network. "At a minimum, before construction can begin, recognized its 401 Certification was DEP should deny the current '~We applaud the West Virginia defective," said Derek Teaney, Senior application and demand that the DEP for recognizing that the fracked Attorney at Appalachian Mountain MVP's proponents provide basic gas Mountain Valley Pipeline is a Advocates who represented the information about the impacted threat to :our state's water and environmental groups, "but it's a streams and howpollution fromthe natural beauty," said Sierra Club shame that it took a lawsuit to get MVP will change those streams. West Virginia Chapter Gas DEPto doits job," Right now, the pipeline company Committee Chair Justin Raines. "We're glad DEP is acting on what hasn't given the agency enough "Our rivers and streams make West we've said all along - consideration information for it to do its job. Virginia a beautiful place for of MVP requires much more Ultimately, we believe that a residents and visitors alike and thorough information and review," thorough review Will show that the preserving them also preserves what said West Virginia Rivers Coalition MVP cannot be constructed and we love about our state. The fracked Executive Director Angle Rosser. operated without illegal violations of gas Mountain Valley Pipeline is "With DEP recently citing several state water quality standards." "A dirty, danger, ous and needlessly pipeline projects for damaging our project the size and nature of the endangers West Virginia's streams, it's impossible to imagine Mountain Vailey Pipeline is waterways, wilderness, and that this massive pipeline will not unprecedented in the mountains of communities, and it should be impact water quality. They've got to West Virginia," said PeterAnderson, rejected." get this right." Virginia Program Manager for West Virginia had previously "Water is life isn't just a slogan Appalachian Voices. "It poses a clear granted the MVP its 401 for West Virginians who depend on threat to water resources and the certification before environmental healthy wells, springs, streams and residents who rely on them, so it's a groups challenged it in court, ponds for their families, farms and positive sign that the DEP is taking Attorneys with the public interest wildlife it's a reality," said Judy a second look at water impacts. We law firm Appalachian Mountain Azulay, President of Indian Creek expect the agency will use this Advocates filed the challenge On Watershed Association. "For three opportunity to do right by all West behalf of a coalition that included years, Virginia citizens and fulfil] its duty the Sierra Club, West Virginia ICWA and local landowners have to protect state waters." Rivers Coalition, Indian Creek been alerting DEP about how this Ifthe Court grants DEP's motion, Watershed Association, Appalachian pipeline threatens to degrade critical it will be a major setback ~o the MVP Voices, and Chesapeake Climate water resources. Experts have called project and could cause a significant Action Network. DEP agreed that portions a 'no build zone'. We hope delay in its+construction. REP. Jennkins Announces Two ARC Grants Two projects to create jobs, support, local agriculature CFM HOUSE MUSEUM Scientists have found a more effec- tive way to clean teeth. The Campbell-Flannagan- .......... ASolution ...... . .... ~ RepresentativeEv~Jenkins(R- job losses," ARC Federal Co-Chair Murrell House Museum at 422 , ......... ~ W.Va.) ann~'h~l+to+d~'t'~wb Ear~,F: ~Goht,said: +~gricu~ure, Summers St,in Historic Downtown -': ~"~ ~ J~"+ ;~+': ':-' "' ~+'J' ;' SILi n ,VaJey h ~ceutl (, , -i,#,.1.,~i4I'.2~ " Shiloh .B~__ptf~t Church ~in ' ~t~] f ' ' ~ ~ J } " A ..... Alderson ~ill mhost +its~ 1139- "- " " i company, ~wonex, nas inven~eo wn~t wes~ wr~ma-~en~nc prol~czs nave .................. +.. ..... ......... ,+ +. ..... .-; ................. . meal wdl+heserved following the mah~ :c6n~ider~' bet~e'r~'W~y ~t~".b'rush~ +~+recbtved ~-~* ...... more than'r~" +:~-~, $1.3 million: .... ":~'~'tn'" techn_~!?gy-apc~icoli+.~t~ctlon are+~ll I to 4 u m for Free Tou~s. Homecoming" on Sunday, October morning service. The afternoon your teeth. Clinical studies show that grants from the Appalachian part ofthe region's economic future." ~0r more information call 304- 1 at the Alderson Presbyterian service will begin at 3:00 p.m., brushing with LivFresh Dental Gel re- Regional Commission. 445-5769. The Natural Capital Investment Fund in West Virginia will receive $1.2 million on behalf of the Central Appalachian Network for its Growing Food System Capacity and Scaling Economic Impact in Central Appalachia project. The Central Appalachian Network helps connect and support local farmers and food producers to increase sales, strengthen entrepreneurship, and promote healthy lifestyles. The project will serve 58 counties in West Virginia and Central Appalachia, focusing on hard-hit coal communities. The ARC expects this grant to help 37 existing businesses, create 26 new businesses and 100 new jobs, and generate more than $13.7 million in revenues. The second grant - $101,981 - goes to the Southern Appalachian Labor