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from Page Three Obituaries The Presbyterian Children's Home of~e Highlands, Inc. (PCHH) is pleased to announce that Travis Wirt has been appointed as the agency's Program Director effective immediately. Travis is a 2000 graduate of Summers County High i School, a 2005 graduate of Pensacola Christian College and is the son of !j ~ Charles and Rena Farley of ~:,Pipestem and the grandson of i: ~,r Roscoe Lilly of Pipestem. ii PCHH serves the region as a .- residential facility for up to 25 i BOBBY JACKSON WYGAL 'children ages 5-20 on its 89-acre campus in Wytheville, Va. As !: :~, :. Bobby Jackson Wygal, 84, of Program Director, Wirt will be :iRaleigh, died Friday, October 12, responsible for directing the day-to- 2012 at RexHealthcare in Raleigh. day activities of the Home's i :Bob was born January 8, 1928 in i Hinton, WV to the late Charlie programs, ensuring all rules and , regulations are followed, support the : :Gordon Wygal and Minnie Grimmitt Case Managers and support staff, ' "Wygal. He was a Korean War and ensure constant quality delivery " veteran serving as a sergeant in the of care of each resident. ~,US Army and was employed with Wirt began his service to PCHH ,Dillon Supply, retiring with over 30 in 2007 as Houseparent in Webb ", ~ years of service. Bob was an active Cottage. He excelled utilizing his i; ~and faithful member of Carolina considerable abilities to make a i~ *Pines Baptist Church for over 40 difference in the lives of abused, ~: years, neglected children youth in ~,: ~ He was preceded in death by his desperate need of care, guidance, i'! wife of 50 years, Alma Jean Wygal; and motivation. He was essentially ~: ; 3 brothers; and 3 sisters, a "substitute~ parent and mentor to i!: Bob, a caring and loving father, a cottage of 10 boys. !i! is survived by his sons, Robert Wygal (Cheryl) ofCary; and Timothy Wygal As houseparent Wirt was responsible for the 24 hour/day care !:of Raleigh; daughter, Jennifer Wygal ~ (Jack Rhodes, Jr.) of Raleigh; and 3 of the residents of the cottage and ligrandchildren, Justin; Kyle; and with maintaining life in the cottage '~-'~ ffoshua Wygal. according to applicable state and agency operating rules and ~ "The family received friends 6-8 regulations. p.m. Monday, October 15, 2012 at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 He and his cottage teammate ensured each resident's day was il St. Mary s Street, Raleigh, NC filled with constructive activities as 27605. A funeral service will be held well as normal school, recreational, 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 16, 2012 and social activities. Wirt recently :~at Carolina Pines Baptist Church, commented, "To help a child work ,~2655 South Saunders Street, past all the hard challenges ofabuse i Raleigh, NC 27603. Burial will and neglect they face in very difficult follow the service at Montlawn circumstances is something that you Memorial Park. will never forget. It changes you Memorials. may be made to forever! Carolina Pines Baptist Church. In 2008, Wirt was offered the i Condolences may be sent to position of Development Officer to Development Director and the : PCHH Development Team ' FAMILY COUNCIL MEETING The Family Council Meeting of i (Execuhve, Development, and "" " ~ "~-- "~" " advocates.namlnls~ranVeHe spentUlrecmrS)most ofhism nelpmgtime. ~, bummers ,~ursmg ~ l~uao~:~mer-~--~-.r~ -=.~- p a me story o,'"me rlome'" " c~ "~ is held the first Thursday of eacb ~-it " ~ ! :~ w ~:'^~^ ~.t .~,~ ~. ~;~ a~ ~r~, cnurcties, and Cnllarer~ monm a~ z.:uu p.m. m m~ ammg nm~ I of the center. All families & friends of present or past residents invited, on the road attending and manning The family council is an advocate a PCHH display at church meetings, / .~ for resident rights and quality care, speaking with individuals and groups about the Home's ministry, ~:.~ ~ ~the family council provides a vehicle and meeting with supporters of the ' ~: ~" for family members and friends to agency one-on-one throughout Madagascar '~ voice their concerns and improve Virginia. Et~rol:~$~-'- ,3: ] ~ ; facility-wideservicesandcondJtions. Billy Rice, Executive Director, M.~tWanted / i: Our goal is to enhance our loved ones . . commented, "We feel that the M~[ ~ J ~*~:~:~ ~ :~:~ nursing home experience by i~::;~;~.~:.~:~. ::~!~.:-:,::~:~:~::::-:::~::::~ ::::::::::::::::::::::: ~-. ~ i~articipating in the following: 1. p sitive impact f his service t ~eeied i i~:~: i~i!~:~,:: :~:i :' ::~ ~: .~. ii~i iii~ i :! Participate in educational activities, PCHH thus far is a great indicator ~rrot$ r~w.~ ~ ~i~::iiii! !;: : ii of the great future he has in the ~6.= :::::::::::::::::: ~!::~,~ iliiiiiii~i~i!ii! !iiii!i~ili~i] :::" :)2. Discuss and offer suggestions challenging role of Program ~,- ~:~i;i:~i;:i ii~::::i~::i;!i:~;:~i;~i;~i~;~:i!~i~::ii!ii~i:~!i:~iii!i!~ ,about facility policies and Director. We are very pleased to il i It Alway "r,;~ ,procedures affectlngresldents. . care, have Travis join the leadership as S Has. ~, treatment, and quality ofhfe, 3. Plan '~i' resident and family activities, 4. COMMUNITY S-13Pi~()RT " The Hinton Lions Club is asking i .Support for each other, 5. For any for the Communities sut)port in |~i]'~ That's why Krog Pharmacy " other purpose. " : By working together as a group helping to provide those who need, ~i~ SU :~ ~t0 solve problems, families can make eye examinations or eye #asses. : accepts most tn rance : a difference. For more information The Hinton Lions have been i!! p'am,[ I iG'nc'u-mg-- '~,~ ~:pleaseHEALTHc ntact DEPARTMENTJune Pendry 304-445-providing assistance for over 18~PoPSti "," 1~vOcadOS J::i'i~::~9:::::~:::!~: ~i:~!::::::i]~: ~i$ ~:~i;;:i::;!i~!!!;~0!::i] :i': 7005. years andareaskingcommunity ~!~,~ ; !! organizations and businesses as well ~:~j as citizens for monetary donations ii!i;:!iiiii!i~ii!iiiil i;iiiiiiii! :i i ~ ' SERVICES to continue providing help to those ~"0~"~,%~ ~ i!i;~ii!~:~ii:i;:~!iii!ili!i!i~i!i~iii~:~:i~::i:~iiii~ii!ii~ii~iii~!!~i~ ~', " Immunization clinics are held in need in our community. As news PIm, you can ~ oct ,:: ~ach Monday and Wednesday at the spreads of the help being provided, even more i~~ Summers County Health i~`r' Department. Hours of operation are LionsrequeStSclub'sare nOWabilityOUtnumberingto help. the from your Kroger Pharmacy. ~!~ from 8 a.m. to 12 and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Once a request is received, the .:~ During the month of August we will individual's application is screened * Auto refill instant ~: be open until 5 p.m. on Wednesday's to insure that other avenues of I: in order to provide vaccinations for assistance are pursued before the updates on your prescdptiom. :~" school entry, v-~*~ ~,~-,~ *~ ~: The Health Department has aLions Club provides help. ~ -- t~ --~ " ~r Donations can be mailed to: Lions 54 and S10 gen ics available. i: ~rogram that provides free or Club, Sight Assistance Program, ~f reduced rates for pap smears and Lean Cuisine All competitors pharmacy mammograms for women age 25-64 P.O. Box 1321, Hinton, WV 25951. orS~'s T~titos ii o irl a du Checks should be made out to:' Entr~s Tor~igaCh~ps ~, that are either uninsured or Hinton Lions Club. coupons accepted. ,~mdennsured. Call 304-466-3388 for . . CFM MEETING * No need to j b to save appointment or additional '~ information. The Campbell-Flannagan- ~ - Murrell House Museum Board of , ~ Trustees meet on the third Thursday he circumstances of the ~ of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the . ~'w~rld are so variable that an ii irrevocable purpose or opin- house museum located at 422 ~ idn is almost synonymous Summers St Hinton. All meetings li~ ~ ~ ii~ iiii~--:/!:i ' with a foolish one. are open to the public and all CFM ~ ' --William H. Seward members (card holders) are urged to *** . attend. Kr~ Kroff~r 301 Summers Street, Hinton Monday- Friday 5 am - 9 pm Saturdays 7 am- 5 pm Various fitness classes offered throughout the year. Packages are based on the individual monthly rate of $25.00 per month or a family rate of $55.00. Packages discounts apply Please call 304-309-4181 For more information or look us up on Facebook !