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10 - Hinton News Tues. March 11, 2003 Ritz Theatre WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETING : Weight Watchers meets in the basement of the Community Center (the McCreery Hotel and HRDE Building) every Thursday. Weigh in starts at 5:00 with the meeting 5:30, 6:00. There is a joiing fee and "a weekly fee of $9.00. Support and education are very important when changing your eating habits. Please come join us on Thursdays. BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING The Summers County Council on Aging, Inc., Board of Directors will meet 10:00 AM, March the 18th. 2003 at the Hinton Senior Center. The meetings are open to the public. NOTICE In the next few weeks Bowyer's Tree Trimming company will be pruning trees, that are on city property only, that is high priority risk. The work will take place at various streets and avenues all over the city. The work is being done in connection with the City of Hinton Tree Inventory and on the advice of a certified Arborist. City of Hinton, Tree Board. REACHH - Family Resource Center Weekly Activities for March 2008 March 11th.:PlayGroup @ Talcott FRC 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Daycare Staff Meeting 8:15 am- 11:45 am. Community Baby Shower 6:00 - 8:00 pm. March 25th.: Play Group @ Talcott FRC 11:00 am -1:00 pm Family Fun Night 6:00 - 8:00 pm. March 27th. STOP -CAC -JJDP Team Meeting @ CAC 12:00 pm ,(noon). Every Sunday NA @ CAC 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Every Monday: SDT Girls Discussion Group@ CAC 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Every Tuesday: Baby Closet Open 9:00 am - 4:00 pro. A1 - Anon @ CAC 8:00 pm. Every Wednesday: NA @ CAC 8:00 pro. Every Thursday: Baby Closet Open 12:00 - 3:00 pm. Every Friday: Baby Closet Open 12:00 - 3:00 pm. Any questions for any of these activities call 466 -2226. Community Baby Shower For Pregnant Women and Children Up To One Year Old 6:00-8:00 PM - March 11th., 411 Temple Street in Hinton. ATTENTION: Support Group for Parents with Children That Have ADD/ADHD @ CAC 6:00 PM - March 6th. 411 Temple Street In Hinton. Refreshments and child care provide. COUNCIL ON AGING This is a weekly publication of the Summers County Council on Aging, Inc. 120 Second Avenue, Hinton. Funded in part by the WV Bureau of Senior Services, Appalachian Area Agency, other grant and local resources and donations. Any older person is encouraged to participate in the program regardless of race, creed, handicap, or national origin. The Summers County Council on Aging is an equal opportunity employer. Wednesday, March 12th.Menu: Red beans and rice, cabbage, peach halves, whole wheat bread, margarine/milk. Activities: Activity Room Exercise 11:05 AM. Thursday, March 13th. Menu: Lighter chicken salad, whole wheat bread, tomato vegetable soup, grapefruit sections, milk. Activities: Margaret Donitham, Recruiter Field Coordinator, Foster Grandparent Program 11:00 AM. Bingo for prizes after lunch. Friday, March 14th. Menu: 'Steak and peppers, augratin potatoes, peas, mixed fruit, whole wheat bread, margarine/milk. Activities: Gospel singing 11:00 AM. Monday, March 1Vtk Menu: Skinless barbecued chicken, baked beans, broccoli, strawbei'ries, whole wheat bread, margarine/milk. Activities: St. Patrick's Day Party. Tuesday, March 18th. Menu: Baked pork chops, sweet potato souflee, spinach, unsweetened applesauce, whole wheat bread, margarine/milk. Activities: Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 AM. Bible " Study 11:00 AM. Bingo for prizes after lunch. Menu changes may occur due to availability of food or due to circumstances beyond our control. IRISH HERITAGE FESTIVAL Summers County Irish Heritage Festival -- March 15 featuring traditional Irish dinner in Bluestone Dining room beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Pipestem State Park. Live music by Kepler's Privateers begins at 8:00 p.m. in MULLIGAN'S (also at Pipestem State Park). Snacks and' legal beverages available. Admission $5.00 adults/S4.00 seniors. For tickets, contact Joe Hurley, Summers County CVB at 466-2213 or 466-1496. MISSIONS CONFERENCE Cook's Chapel Baptist Church in Pipestem, w. VA., will be holding a Missions Conference entitled "A Famine in Their Land" on March 23rd. -26th. at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend this special conference. Nursery will be provided. For more information, please call Pastor Dallas Peyton, Jr. at (304) 384-3270. FOOD HANDLERS CLASS A Food Handlers Class will be held at the Summers County Health Department on March 17th., beginning at 2PM. All food handlers are required to attend a food handlers class every two years. ATB Skin Test is also required and will be given at the time of the class if needed. If you have had a TB Skin test within the past year, documentation of the result is required. Food handlers under.the age of 18 years of age must provide written parental permission before receiving the TB Skin test. The cost of the food handlers class is $5.00. The charge for the TB Skin test is $4.00. For further information please call the Summers County Health Department at 466-3388. ACTMTIES FOR THE SUMMERS COUNTY COMMUNITY WELLNESS CENTER FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 10-15 On March 10th., there will be an Active for Life class at the Wellness Center, from 10-11 AM. Also on Marc h 10th., there will be a crafts class atthe Wellness Center from 11 AM- 12 Noon. At 4:30 PM on March 10th., the Wellness Center will have a board meeting. On March 14th., Summers County United Ministries (SCUM) will meet at 5 PM. As always, the Wellness Center is pleased to serve all Summers Countians and we encourage each of you to use our exercise equipment and video tapes. The Wellness Center is open from 8 AM - 6 PM Monday-Friday, and from 8-10 AM on Saturday. Come exercise with us. FREE BABY FOOD CASE of West Virginia located on 216 3rd. Avenue, in downtown Hinton will be taking applications for free baby food between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. You must be within the 125% OMB Poverty Guidelines to be served. Items consists of formula, boxes of cereal, jars of Gerber fruit, vegetables, and meat. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at 466-5010 for more information. Summers County Board of Education Special Meeting March 13, 2003 3;30 p.m. Agenda 1. Roll Call. 2. Innovation/Pledge of Allegiance. 3. Approval of Agenda. 4. Local School Improvement Council >Talcott Elementary 5. Adjournment. From Page Three Obituaries attended Concord College at Athens. She was a school teacher in one- room schools in Monroe and Summers counties. Blanche married Constant "Connie" Tabor on Feb. 10, 1940. She was preceded in death by her husband, Constant "Connie" Tabor on July 10, 1994; a granddaughter, Annette Lightner on July 18, 1994; two brothers, John and Claude Miller; and a sister, Mary Crawford. Survivors include her only child, a daughter, Frances Lightner Thompson of Bellepoint; two nephews, Michael Crawford and wife, Nora, of Bealeton, VA., and Marvin K. Crawford of Forest Hill; two nieces, Louise Crawford Weber of South ChaHeston and Mrs. Roger (Ruth Ann) Williams of Forest Hill; two great-nephews and wife, Kimberly, of Pearisburg, VA. and Tim Crawford and wife, Debbie, and their son, Mason of Bristow, VA.; three great-nieces, Kristen Williams and daughtrer, Mikaela, of Forest Hill, Mrs. Mildred (Cynthia) Beattie of Fairfax, VA., and Mrs. Kirk (Cathy) Hall and son, Trent, of Fort Myers, Fla.; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Tabor of Marie and Mac Gwinn of Meadow Bridge; and three special nieces, Gladys Lilly of Marie, Delores Moorman of Talcott and Peggy Gwinn of Meadow Bridge. Services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 8th. at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel, Hinton, with Pastors Sam Groves "and Carl Edwards officiating. Burial followed in New Hope Cemetery, Marie. Friends called 2 p.m. until time of service Saturday at the funeral parlors. John Tabor, Gene Tabor, Mike Tabor, Warren Tabor, J. D. Tilghman and Pete Tabor served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Paul "Buddy" Light, Athoel Lilly, Oswald Yates, Larry Moorman, and Stanley Gwinn. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Summers County Public Library. Arrangements by Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors, Hinton. VIRGINIA G. THOMPSON Virginia E. Thompson, age 83, of 606 Overlook Dr., Beckley, ded Saturday, March 1, 2003, at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hosptial following a long illness. Mrs. Thompson was born at Jumping Branch on Jan, 23, I920, and was the daughter of the late Charles and Ada Mac Deeds Crook. Mrs. Thompson was a former salesperson for Embee's andLerners Department Stores, and was a former office manager at Beerman's Jewelry. She was a member of the Wesleyan Chapel on Johnstown Road in Beckley. . She was preceded in death by brothers, Harry, Lake, Charles, Orville and Howard Crook; and sisters, Delta Wright, Teva Meadows and Ella Foster. Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Frank Thompson; three sisters, Rheda Vandal of Beckley, Sybil Light of Cool Ridge and Gladys Tucker of Gainesville, Fla., and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at 1 p.m.: Wednesday, March 5th. at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley with the Rev. Allen Gallimore officiating. Burial followed in the Boone Memorial ,Park at Madison. Pallbearers were Keith, Kenneth, Kenny, Roger and Tommy Crook and Jim Vandall. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley. BIG BEND PSD Big Bend Public Service District will hold their monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at the water plant at 3:45 pm. Big Bend PSD serves the areas of Talcott, Hilldale, Pence Springs, and Willowwood Road. The public is invited to attend these meeting s . We'd Like To Hear From You about your club, church group and civic organizations, births, engagements, weddings, academic honors, men and women in the armed services and all community activities. To be considered for publication, items should be timely, either typed (NOT in all caps) or printed legibly. Mail To: The Hinton News P O Box 1000 Hinton, WV 25951-1000 E-mail THAT BLESSINGS MAY SHINE ON YOU, COME TO CHURCH Little Country Church, 2nd. Ave., Rev. Ray Martin (Pastor). Services; Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6 p.m. HOW TO LOSE A GUY IN 10 DAYS [ Fri: 6 & 8:30, Sat: 5 & 7:30, Sun: 6 Adm: $4.ooh Fb:4 Brian J. Kirkham Scholarship Awards Help Local Students Concord College has announced several scholarshi p recipients for the 2003-2004 academic year. The following student is among those who have earned recognition: Brian J. Kirkham has been awarded the Director's Scholarship. He is the son of Frank and Terri Kirkham of Hinton. For information of attending Concord College call 1-888-384-5249 or 1-304-384-5248 or e-mail March is National Social Wol'k Month and we are proud of our Social Workers for their part in helping connect the community with our continuous care center. Regina Ellison Penny Cole If you have questions about our facility and the services we offer, please contact Regina or Penny at: Summers Continuous Care Center John Cook Road Hilldale (near Hinton) (304) 466-0332 I I I Meeting Thursday E JOHNHENRY DAYS March 20 / 7:00 pm At the Talcott Fire Department Everyone Welcome Plan Your Reunion Around the Annual John Henry Days ",0 Come ,.,oin Us Everyone Welcome i I rl Carin 5. For Your Heart A healthy heart is important to and it is also important to us. That is why Summers County ARH Hospital and ARH Summers County are pleased to welcome MD, to the staff. will provide a full of non-invasive cardiology to the Summers County anity. the month of February, American Heart Month, remember to take time to care ca for yourself and your heart. Dr. Anand and the summers County staff look forward to serving you. AI::IH Summers County ARH Hospital Terrace Street Hinton, West Virginia 25951 (304) 466-1000 ARH Summers County Clinic Terrace Street Hinton, West Virginia 25951 (304) 466-2905 Appalachian Regional Healthcare The Medical Centers of Mountains "t