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7 Prevention pre I1| $e annl Knowing that today's homes burn faster than ever, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced "Every Second Counts: Plan Two Ways Out" as the official theme for this year's Fire Prevention Week .campaign, October 8-14, 2017. i Experts say you may have as little as two minutes (or even less) to i* safely escape a typical home fire i from the time the smoke alarm i sounds. "Modern home furnishings, along with the fact that newer homes tend to be built with more open spaces and Unprotected lightweight construction, all contribute to an increased rate at which home fires burn," said Lorraine Carli, vice : president of Outreach and Advocacy at NFPA. "These factors make home escape planning and practice critical." Meanwhile, a national survey recently conducted by NFPA shows that Americans continue to have many misperceptions around home escape planning and practice: Less than half of Americans (48 percent) know that the correct components of a home fire escape !i plan include working smoke alarms, t t The young always have the same prob- lem-how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another. --Quentin Crisp this year's Week cam an wo mes ome n an saes 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 t& Lions Club, Sight Assistance Program, P.O. Box 1321, Hinton, WV 25951. Checks should be made out to: Hinton Lions Club. two ways out of each room and an practiced by all members of the TOPS outside meeting place. Nearly one household twice a year. "In a fire Tops (take offPounds Sensibly)is quarter of Americans (23 percent) do situation, a practiced home escape a very affordable, nonprofit, weight not know that each room in the home plan ensures that everyone knows loss support group. Meetings are shouldhave at leasttwoexits, what to do if the smoke alarm held at the Miller Memorial Close to three in five Americans sounds and how to use that time Methodist Church basement, 109 (57 percent) think that in a typical wisely," CarlA said. MillerAve. Every thursday evening. single family home fire situation, For more information about Fire Weigh-in begins at 5:00 p,m. once the smoke alarm sounds, the Prevention Week and this year's meeting starts at 5:30 pm. average person would have more campaign, "Every Second First meeting is free. than two minutes to escape safely. Counts: Plan Two Ways Out'" visit Come join us or call 304-890-2112 "Home is the place people are at, or 304466-3045. greatest risk of fire, but ironically For this release and other it's the place they feel safest from announcements about NFPA it," said CarlA. "That over-confidence initiatives, research and resources, "CALL ACWP may contribute to the public's please visit the NFPApress room. If you see a dog in a neglectful or continued lack of awareness around About the National Fire abusive situation please ACWP. If home escape planning and practice." Protection Association (NFPA) you see a stray dog on the road, "Every Second Counts: Plan Two Founded in 1896, NFPA is a global, especially one that you've never seen Ways Out" works to teach people nonprofit organization devoted to before, please callACWP. Ifyouhave about the true speed at which eliminating death, injury, property a litter of puppies and would like today's home fires can spread, and and economic loss due to fire,them to be placed in homes that are the vital importance of home escape electrical and related hazards. The pre-approved as responsible pet planning and practice in the event association delivers information and owners than please call ACWP. The ofone.Ahome escape plan includes: knowledge through more than 300 number is easy to remember 855- working smoke a alarms on every consensus codes and standards,WV4-PETS. level of the home, in everybedro0m research, training, education, and near all sleeping areas; two outreach and advocacy; and by ways out of every room, usually a partnering with others who share an door and a window; and a clear path interest in furthering the NFPA to an outside meeting place (like a mission. For more information visit tree, light pole or mailbox) that's a www. All NFPA codes and safe distance from the home. standards can be viewed online for Home escape plans should be free at When buying a used car, punch th buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there's a good chance the transmission is shot. --Larry Lujack ** While gelatin was invented in 1845, Character--the willingness to accept JELL-O, which is a packaged gelatin responsibility for one's own life--is dessert, did not get its name until the source from which self-respect 1897. Pearle B. Wait was the first springs, person to develop a fruit-flavored --Joan Didinn gelatin and his wife gave the dessert *** its name. TO soUTHERN ,WEST (FORMERLY RE/MAX Perry Wellington Realty, founded Brokerage in WV, Tues. Oct. 3, 2017 Hint0n News - 5 Jenki ns Announces WV Drug To support existing courts, expand drug court programs across WV RepresentativeEvanJenkins(R- Appropriations Committee to W.Va.) announced today that West guarantee full funding for them. I Virginia has received a federal grant have met with individuals in drug of more than $1.4 million to support courts, as well as graduates, and the state's drug courts, heard their stories of finding The West Virginia Supreme Court recovery. I will continue to champion will receive $1,415,400 from the U.S. drug courts and other programs that Justice Department's Adult Drug are making a difference here in West Court Discretionary Grant Program, Virginia," Rep. Jenkins said. which supports existing drug courts As the vice chairman of the and helps expand drug courts to new Commerce, Justice, and Science counties. Appropriations Subcommittee, Rep. "Drug courts have a proven track Jenkins directly oversees the record in West Virginia, which is funding for drug courts. why I have fought on the House Anyone who doesn't miss the past never had a mother. --Gregory Nunn Organ Concert Sunday. October 8. 2017, at 4:00 First Presbyterian Church, Hinton, West Virginia Celebrating the 95th anniversary of the Skinner Pipe Organ Nathan Kyle Li'vely, Organist Mr. Lively studied piano locally Gayle Bugg, LYric Soprano with Rose Hannah and Margaret Nathan Kyle Lively will present Woodrum, and organ {vith Sue a short organ concert on this Wygal.Anative of this area, he has wonderful organ, which was rebuilt been the organist for several in 1991. His selections will include churches in Hinton. He is currently a set of Bible poems set to music Director of Music Ministries at Holy based on scenes from the Gospel of Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Matthew (e.g. Last Supper, Jesus Kingsport, Tennessee. Walking on the Sea, etc.). Admission is free. 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