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Youth Arts in the Parks 2018 Art Announced Contest Summers County ARH Auxiliary Friendship Tree Area youth can help celebration southern West Virginia ecology through this art contest. Glen Jean, West Virginia Nature all K- 12 grade students of Fayette, February 7, 2018. Top entries will can be a great inspiration! Local Nicholas, Raleigh, and Summers be showcased at spring 2018 art students can celebrate their Counties. Youth can enter artexhibit at Tamarack in Beckley and online. Contest winners will receive creativity and interest in nature through their school or through the Youth Arts in the Parks independently.Avarietyofmediums art supply awards at a special 2018 Appalachian Spring canbe used tocreate art inspired by ceremony. Wildflowewr Art Contest. The a spring Appalachian wildflower Spring Nature Festival: This ontest and sprpring art exhibition found in the New River Gorge area Youth Arts in the Parks art contest allows students to serve as of West Virginia. Updated 2018 is part of New River Gorge community leaders and raise contest rules, list of accepted Wildflower Weekend, April 27- 29, awareness of Appalachia's natural wildflower species, new online entry 2018. This annual spring event diversity and parks. Their works procedures, special team challenge celebrates this region's amazing will inspire community connections news,, and some species photoecology and is hosted by staff and to local ecology and students will references are available online at volunteers of New River Gorge also have the opportunity to explore http'J/ National River, Tamarack, and the business of art and its role in in-the-parks.htm, several southern West Virginia economic development. Entry Time and Awards: Photo of State Parks. New Contest Rules and Entry contest entries must be submitted Join this celebration of ecology Platform: This art contest is open to online between January 9 through art with Youth Arts in the Parks! Va A [torn e y Cen era/J]/[orr ey refit in dr cof umer$ [to De w]ten making on[[nepurch( e Charleston, W.Va. --West legitimate web address. Carefully policies and ask for receipts and gift Virginia Attorney General Patrick check the web address as scammers receipts. Some consumers may find Morrisey urges consumers to make can slightly shorten and manipulate it easier to use apps when shopping wise decisions when looking online it in ways that are not easily online and, should take for that perfect holiday gift for noticeable. Avoid unfamiliar precautions to ensure the-app is family and loved ones. websites with discounts or deals that legitimate. Scammers can create W. Va. Attorney General Patrick seem unrealistic and too good to be apps to lure consumers into Notice Morrisey "Shopping online is an true. Be wary of social media sites purchasing a "great deal," but the easy and convenient way to offering vouchers or gift cards as app is actually used to steal personal purchase gifts without having to they could be a means to retrieve inforn~ation from the consumer's Event Postings Via Expl fight the crowds," Attorney General personal information. Don't use phone and infect it with malware. Summers County Tourism Morrisey said. "It's also an easy way public Wi-Fi when entering credit Read customer reviews and check Website for:. personal information to card information for online for typos or run-on sentences in If your business or organization unknowingly make its way into the purchases. Be wary ofwebsites that descriptions. Anyone with questions has any upcoming events you would wrong hands so consum_~rs need to ask for unusual forms of payment, regarding questionable online like help promoting p]~e :,~ t~ be extra careful." Consumers It's always best to pay with a credit purchasing practices can contact the www.ExploreSummers County. corn/ shopping online can do a few things card. Attorney General's Consumer submitevent and complete the form to safeguard their personal Don't wire money. It's like cash, Protection Division at 1-800368- so we can add your event to our information: once it's gone, it can't be returned. 8808, the Eastern Panhandle calendar and help further promote Make sure websites start withThis is especially true with foreign Consumer Protection Office in it through social media. You can find https://, which verifies a secure entities. Frequently check credit and Martinsburg at 304-267-0239 orus on Facebook under "Explore connection. Look out for fakebank statements to catch any visit the office online at http:// Summers County." We also have a bulletin board in our window if you websites that mimiq a cfi~,n~'~ fT~udulentpurchases'Knwreturn'""~'" ~ " " ' " : w'ww~'v#g~gV"v"~ ~"~J'~ ~::;~~' ':~ hav~e~ed~f~e'tsfordisplay: .... ~ sr,'.i 3~ A ~2;:o--: :: :, The Friendship Tree in the lobby of the Summers County ARH Hospital was decorated with fall leaves, and red apples for the month of November. Names were placed on tree in memory of: llene Edwards, Robert Patrick, Theresa Patrick, Ovid Graham, Mattie Graham, Pansy Seldomridge, C. H. Seldomridge, Blub Westmoreland, Marie Jackson, Russell Pierce, Willie C. Hawkins, Linnie B. Hawkins, Billy Hawkins, Lucy Canterbury, Jo E. Canterbury, Irvin Maddy, Marie Maddy, Norma June Allen, Henry Noel, Dickie Noel, Bill Thomas, Cecil Patrick, Billy Turner, Betty Joyce Adkins, Lloyd Ray Adkins, Darrell "Doc" Fox, Kenneth Lambert, Tommy Crook, Eddie Willey Sr., Eddie WiUey Jr., Kenneth L. "Buck" Harvey, Dorothy Lee Harvey, Spurgeon Ward, Connie Ward, Gary Ward, Evelyn Morris, Eula Kibler, Patricia Kannae, Janelle Whitten, Martha Maddy; Ralph Wilson, Vivian Lilly, Roland Davis, Jim Miller, Jane Gibbons, Bertha Richmond, Estel Richmond, Rita Plumley, James Nickelson, Azeala Nickelson, Nancy Sue Brooks, Sharon Kay Terry, Ricky Lynn Adkins, Billy Joe Edwards, and Mary Sue Frazier. For $1.00 per month you may have a name placed on the tree in memory of a deceased loved one or if you wish to honor someone for a birthday or anniversary. If you would like to be considered for volunteering, please stop by our gift shop and pick up an application. J~)anne Duvall, Auxiliary Secretary Share Their Stories On Why Chip Is Important To Them A Confederate officer's wife and children hear the approach of two thousand Yankee troops in Covington on the evening of December 19,1863. Actors, from left to right: Mckenzie Broce, Eli Weese, Jana Allen. County Chamber of Commerce, it tells a true, heartwarming story from the Civil War that took place in Covington, Virginia in December 1863. Gift from a Yankee can bee seen on December 18 at 8:00 PM, and on December 19 at 11:00 AM. Angels at the Altar airs on Wednesday, December 6 at ll:AM; Tuesdayp English war bride MaryAdkins, December 19, 11:30; Wednesda:~ whose light shown bright on December 20 at 2:30 PM; and everyone she knew during her decades in Hinton. Two Hinton related films can be ~een during Decemller on the West Virginia Channel. Angels at the Altar is the true ~tory of English war bride MaryAdkins, who moved to Hinton in 1945. Mary snapped a photograph of the altar at Ascension Episcopal Church on Christmas Eve, 1984, that appears to show angels standing by the altar. Twenty years later, also on Christmas Eve, Mary passed away while singing Silent Night. Gift from a Yankee is the newest Work by Summers County filmmakers Jon and Abby Averill. Funded by the Alleghany Foundation and the Alleghany Wednesday; December 20 at 7:30 PM. It's last airing of the season is on Christmas morning, Monday, December 25th at 11:30 AM. The West Virginia Channel is Channel 137 on Suddenlink. With an antenna, it is Channel 9.2. If you have Directv or the Dish Network, you will not yet receive it. Contact your satellite provider and ask them to add this valuable channel to their lineup" Notice V.F.W MEETING V.F.W Casey Jones Post 4500 meetings 3rd Monday 7:00 p.m. monthly at Veterans Museum 419 Ballengee St. Hinton. Veterans Needed. Call 304-250-4152 or 304-573- '3550 for more information, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D- WV) is asking West Virginia families to share stories on how the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has made an impact in their lives and the lives of their children. CHIP provides health insurance to ahnost 9 million children in America, and ensures that more than 21,000 children in West Virginia have access to the healthcare services they need. Families wishing to share their CHIP stories can email them to Senator Manchin will read your stories on the Senate Floor. He encourages you to include a photo of your family. "As any West Virginian, I believe that we must take care of our children first and foremost. No matter where a child lives or how much their family makes, we owe it to them to make sure they receive the best health care available," Senator Manchin said. "Congress 'failure to reauthorize CHIP is ~lisgraceful. That is why I want to hear from my fellow West Virginians about what CHIP has done for you. MASONIC MEETINGS Hinton Masonic Lodge # 62 meets 1st. and 3rd. Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m. HEALTH DEPARTMENT SCHEDULE Immunizations are given every Monday and Wednesday at the Summers County Health Department. Please call if any questions 304-466-33~88. I know your stories will inspire my colleagues to reauthorize the CHIP program so millions of kids aren t in limbo and parents can rest easy knowing that their child has health care. CHIP expired on September 30, 2017. Unless the program is reauthorized, West Virginia is expected to freeze enrollment in the program on February 28, 2018. CHIP in West Virginia is currently 100% funded by the federal government. So without CHIP, tens of thousands of West Virginian children are at risk of losing health insurance coverage. Services covered by CHIP in West Virginia include: Doctor visits Check-ups Hospital visits Immunizations (Shots), Prescriptions, Tests and X-rays Dental care, Vision care Emergency care Mental Health, Diabetic supplies, Urgent Care orAfter Hour Clinic Visits Case Management for Special Needs. ADDICTION SCREENINGS Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or ~ewferrals.. 1-800-431-1754. BOOK FOR SALE A book the founding and history of Marthas Chapel Church is now available for sale. For information call Dean Bennett: 304-466-1402. 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. "., Sat., &Sun. Tues. Dec. 12, 2017 Hinton Ne - 7 Morgan Bunn To Sign A Newl .:.. :: .............. : ............ i. ...... C erected,::::::, Book cover from "The People of Old The Obituaries" Stone Cemetery: On Thursday, December 21 from noon to 4 p.m. author and cemetery preservationist Morgan Bunn will sign copies of her newest book "The People of the Old Stone Cemetery: The Obituaries" at the Greenbrier Historical Society/North House Bunn is well known for her two previous books about the Old Stone Cemetery as well as her work to restore and preserve the gra,~e stones there. The obituaries provide snapshots' of the lives and history of the Museum in Lewisburg. It is a 350 Lewisburg area residents and plus page book containing the contain fascinating stories oflife and obituaries of over 1,000 people death with a glimpse into the burial buried within the cemetery. The practices of the area. collection contains everything from For last minute Christmas short obituary notices to long history shoppers with a history buffon their filled accounts of the life and death list, this is the perfect opportunity of many early pioneers of Lewisburg to get a unique autographed gift. and the Greenbrier Valley. Light refreshments will be served. If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought ' i~t~ J. : ...... : ,:q ,~ fi%ad, that would be givirl~ a> the angels give. --George MacDonald . Candy Caries began'as ~tr~a!ght WhitYstick$'~f ~;~a~ Candy. A~cl~blri~e~{~rc~ dt at Cologne Cathedral decided to have the ends bent to depict a shepherd's ' crook. 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