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/ (. Wins Poster Named National Award Contest Congratulations to John Mann, fifth-grade student from Hinton Area Elementary, Summers County for winning the 1999 WV Tar Wars Poster Contest Who & What: The W. VA. Academy of Family Physicians will be presenting an all expense paid trip to Washington, DC and a trophy to John Mann, fifth-grade student from Hinton Area Elementary School, for designing an anti-tobacco poster. The poster was selected from 6,376 posters state-wide. His poster will be entered into the national poster contest in Washington DC on June 18th. Where he has a chance to win an all expense paid trip for a family of four to Disney World. When: April 24th. Saturday evening at 7:00 pm. Where: Charleston House Holiday Inn, Charleston (WV Academy of family physicians annual conference (800 member strong). Council on Aging THIS IS A WEEKLY PUBLICATION OF THE SUMMERS COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING, INC., 120 SECOND AVE., HINTON. PATRICIA MCDANIEL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. FUNDED IN PART BY THE WV BUREAU OF SENIOR SERVICES, APPALACHIAN AREA AdNCY ON AGING, OTHER GRANT & 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, April 21 Menu: Potato soup, ham salad sandwich, broccoli, peaches with cottage cheese, crackers, milk. Activities; Senior Citizens Walking Group will walk at Bellepoint Park. The bus will leave the Hinton Senior Center at: 10:30 am. Thursday, April 22 Menu: Meatloaf/gravy, buttered rice, green beans, oranges, biscuits, milk/butter. Activities: Summers County Senior Winner The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Trista Ritter from Hinton, has been named a United States National Award Winner in English. This award is a prestigious honor very few students can ever hope to attain. In fact, the Academy recognizes fewer than 10% of all American high school students. Trista Ritter, who attends Summers Middle School was nominated for this national award by Ms. Alice Humphreys, a teacher at the school Trista Ritter's name will appear in the United States Achievement Academy Official Yearbook, which is published nationally. "Recognizing and supporting our youth is more important than ever before in America's history Certainly, United States Achievement Academy winners should be congratulated and Brian M. Cale Named National Award Winner The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Brian M. Cale from Hinton, has been named a U. S. National Award Winner in English. This award is a prestigious honor very few students can ever hope to attain. In fact, the Academy recognizes fewer than 10% of all: itizen : Quilterg i:iwil .qUdt -: American high school students, r: today:l30 am. Bingo for Prizes:. 12:30 pm. Friday, April 23 Menu: Hot dog, chili/slaw/onions, mixed vegetables, baked potato, apple cobbler, bun, milk. Activities: Gospel singing: 11:00 am - 11:45 am. Monday, April 26 Menu: Hot chicken sandwich with" gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, peas, vanilla pudding, bread, milk/ butter. Activities: Blood Pressure Clinic - Hinton House Apartments: 9:00 am - 10:30 am. Bible Study with Reverend Eddie Johnson: 11:00 am - 11:45 am. Tuesday, April 27 Menu: Fish/ tartar sauce, coleslaw, glazed carrots, chocolate pudding, cnbread, milk/butter. Activities: Bood Pressure Clinic - Hinton Senior Center: 9:00 am - 11:00 am. Senior Citizens Health Fair: 8:00 am - 12:00 pro. AARP 55 Alive Mature Driving Class: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Bingo for Prizes: 12:30 pm. Menu changes may occur due to the availability of foods or due to circumstances beyond our control. NOTE: LOCKBRIDGE AREA GOES SHOPPING EVERY MONDAY -- THURSDAY'S OPT. HINTON AREA GOES SHOPPING EVERY FRIDAY. PENCE SPRINGS AREA GOES SHOPPING EVERY FRIDAY. MEADOW CREEK/ SANDSTONE AREA GOES SHOPPING EVERY WEDNESDAY. ANY AND ALL BUS SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Brian Who attends Summerw Middle School was nominated for this national award by Mrs. Keffer, a teacher at the school. Brian's name will appear in the United States Achievement Academy Official Yearbook, which is published nationally. "Recognizing and supporting our youth is more important than ever before in America's history Certainly, United States Achievement Academy winners should be congratulated and appreciated for their dedication to excellence and achievement," said Dr. George Stevens, Executive Director of the United States Achievement Academy. The Academy selects USAA winners upon the exclusive recommendation of teachers, coaches, counselors, and other qualified sponsors and upon the Standards of Selection set forth by the .Academy The criteria for selection are a student's academic performance, interest and aptitude, leadership 9ualities, responsibility, enthusiasm, motivation to learn and improve, citizenship, attitude and cooperative spirit, dependability, and recommendation from a teacher or director. Brian is the son of Max and Wanda Cale of Hinton. His grandparents are Lou Cale of Hinton and Estel and Doris Vanover of Pipestem. appreciated for their dedication to excellence and achievement,  said Dr. George Stevens, Executive Director of the United States Achievement Academy. The Academy selects USAA winners upon the exclusive recommendation of teachers, coaches, counselors, and other qualified sponsors and upon the Standards of Selection set forth by the Academy The criteria for selection are a student'S academic *performance, intnrest and aptitude, leadership qualities, responsibility, enthusiasm, motivation to learn and improve, citizenship, attitude and cooperative spirit, dependability, and recommendation from a teacher or director. Trista Ritter is the daughter of Bryan and Lisa Bartgis of Hinton. Her grandparents are Ronald and Donna Shrader of Hinton, Davis and Joyce Ritter of Hinton, and Kent and Lou Bartgis of Hinton. BASH WIN OPENER The BASH-14 AAU Baseball team won both games of a double- header with the Lynchburg, VA Brookville Bees at Lynchburg. The BASH-14 beat the Bees 6-3 in the first game and won 8-7 in the second game. The BASH-14 was lead by the strong hitting of Eric Saffell from Princeton and Jason Hoke from Renceverte. Four pitchers throwing strong games were John Nordlund from Glen Morgan, Jason Vance from Oak Hill, Brandon Waters from Summersville, and Evan Glover from Ronceverte. The BASH-14 Regional Baseball team has players from Becldey, Oak Hill, Summersville, Ronceverte, Lewisburg, Princeton, Hinton, and Glen Morgan'. The Brookville Bees will be playing in Beckley later in the Spring. Help Available For Small and Start-Up Businesses /23 1/2 Hour Towing 4' Road Service ,/'Unlocking Service ,/'General Motors Warranty Towing /'Ford Motor Co. Warranty Towing /'Light Mechanical Repairs /'Free Storage first five days on Police Tows 4,Roll-Back /Complete Autobody Shop /'Alignments /'Bake Oven /'AND MUCH! MUCH! MORE!! - Jacquelyn Anderson Scholarship Awards Help Local Students Have you ever thought of being your own boss, and ig fiil the shots, ,_ut dzd not kn0 w o w to go about it? There is help available. The Neighborhood Enterprise Center Micro-Loan Program provides loans, business training, and support for existing and start- up businesses. We work with you every step of the way. The program is targeted to businesses of Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Raleigh and Summers counties. The owner of almost any type of business is eligible and there are no income guidelines. If being your own boss sounds appealing and you have a business idea contact the center at (304) 772- 3381 or write to PO Box 403 Union, WV 24983. Concord College has announced several scholarship recipients for the 1999-2000 academic year. The following students are among those who have earned recognition: Jacquelyn Anderson has been awarded the Director's Scholarship. Jacquelyn is a senior at Summers County High School where she has participated in Basketball, Hi-Y, Bible Club, Student Council, Newspaper, and Yearbook Jacquelyn is the daughter of Toney and Rebecca Anderson who reside at Hinton. Concord accepts applications for scholarship until all funds are expanded. Call the Admissions Office at 1-888-384-5249 for more information. Outdoor Dramas To Open June 15th. West Virginia's Professional Performing Arts Company Skillfully blending drama and song, HATFIELDS AND MCCOYS brings to life the famous feud that leR families devastated on both sides of the Tug River. This is an unforgettable evening's portrayal of pride, suffering, and hope. HONEY IN THE ROCK is celebrating its 39th season as the nation's oldest Civil War drama, telling the story oftlmbir a v state, Gomeand join the celebration of West Virginia's tumultuous beginning! Finally, you don't want to miss the nostalgia of GREASE. Theatre West Virginia will also be presenting a rock-n-roll fund raising concert featuring PHIL DIRT & THE DOZERS, to be held on July 9th. The performance begins at 8:00 PM. Come and see what West Virginia has to offer. Visit Theatre West Virginia, located at Grandview, part of the New River Gorge National River, June 15 through August 29th. Showtime is 8:15, Tuesday through Sunday For more information dial 1-800-666-9142 or (304) 256-6800 - E-mail twv@cwv.net http// wvweb.condwwwfrWV. CREEkSJdE ChiroprAcTic C|iMc (304) 832 64200: Greenville, WV  Dr. Kevin Harvey Dr. Holly Harvey Massage Therapy Available By Appointment Priscilla Lambson, LMT Jarrell's Exxon "Your Full-Service Service Station" 466-0133 New Winter Hours: Begins October 19, 1998 Sunday 9-8 Monday thru Saturday 7-9 Mechanics on Duty Six Days a Weekl BEST TIRE VALUES IN THE AREA!!! Large Inventory!!! Front End A/ignments Air Conditioning Oil Changes Tire Mounting (European & American ,Equip) Computerized Wheel Balances Brake Work Snap-On Computerized Diagnostic Equipment for .Domestic & Import Vehicles Most Auto Repairs Full & Self Service Gasoline Head Mechanic Neal Cody Mechanic---Tim Wa Tues. April 20. 1999 Hinton News - 5 Bluestone Lake Garden Club Meets Mrs. B. H. Lester hosted the Bluestone Lake Garden Club at her home on April 12th. Club President, Mrs. George Stone, opened the business meeting with the Gardeners' Prayer said in unison. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved and the Treasurer's report given. Members reviewed plans for the upcoming gardening year at Bluestone Dam Park. Plants and budget were addressed by the Club, as well as various chores required at the rose bed. Club donations and other business was discussed. Mary Lou Haley was welcomed as a new member to the Club. Members made and brought Senior Citizens Health Fair "miniature" flower arrangements. Mrs. Lester, who is amply qualified in the art of floral arranging, judged and critiqued each arrangement, offering several constructive and noteworthy suggestions for improvement. Her broad knowledge in floral arrangirg and the incorporation of her special humor makes for a fun learning experience. The meeting was closed with a delicious lunch served by Mrs. Lester and Mrs. Clifford Meadows. Attending the meeting were Mrs. Donald Corda, Mrs, C. G. Ellison, Mrs. Howard Fox, Mrs. B. H. Lester, Mrs. Clifford Meadows, Mrs. Charles err, Mrs. George Stone, and Mrs. Mary Lou Haley. Commencement Exercises The Summers County Council on Aging, Inc., and the Summers County Appalachian Regional Hospital are co-sponsoring a Senior. Citizens Health Fair which will be held on Tuesday, April 27th., from 8:00 a. m. - 12:00 p. m. The Health Fair will provide a multi-test blood screening, blood pressure, health care information, and educational information. All tests will be performed by 'Registered Laboratory Technicians from the Summers County Appalachian Regional Hospital Laboratory. Persons desiring the blood screenings are required to fast for 12 hours prior to the blood being drawn (no food, but water is allowed), and medications are to be taken as you normally would. These services are available to Summers County Senior Citizens, age 60 and over, and to their eligible spouses, at no cost. All Seniors may participate in the Health Fair, but the blood screenings will be limited to 55 individuals. Seniors interested in the blood screenings MUST pre- register by calling Rose Moten at 466-4019 by April 23rd. BABY ITEMS NEEDED REACHH is in need of all baby ie'rhs': ] as clothes; ottes; play pins, cri. if you:wodld like to donate such items. Call 466-4659 or drop offat REACHH. If you have borrowed any baby items from REACHH and are no longer using them, please return to REACHH. Commencement exercises at Concord College will be held at 10 a. m. Saturday, May 15, at Centennial Hall in Athens. Alumni Day events will feature cluster reunions. Classes to be recognized during the evening are those of 1948-50; 1958-60; 1968-70; 1973-75; 1978-80 and 1988-90. The Concord College Alumni Association will hold its annual organizational meeting at 3 p. m. in the Conference Rooms on the top floor of the College Center. Anyone may attend; alumni whose dues are paid may vote. A social will be held in the TV Lounge in the College Center at 5 p. m., followed by the Annual Alumni Banquet at 6 p. m. The Alumni Office is taking reservations for the social and banquet, at $15 per person. Call (304) 384-5348 or -6056 for reservations or for more information. DISABILITIES SUPPORT GROUP The Summers County tarting Points Program is sporsoring a support group for families and caregivers of chitdren with disahilitieg .... , ......  ..... Meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month at the Family Resource Center, 411 Temple Street, Hinton, from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Anyone interested in attending' should contact Jo Ann Miller, Starting Points, 466-0614. RIVERTOWNE Hotel and Restaurant 315 2nd. Ave. Hinton REOPENING MONDAY, APRIL 19th. 9 AM - 3 PM For Lunch Sandwlehes Hamburgers Baked Goods Salads Soft Serve lee Cream TANNING BEDS AVAILABLE 9 am - 5 pm WOLFF (SUNQUEST) SYSTEMS 466=6166 (Call Ahead for Take Out) 206 Temple St. or 1-64 Sandstone Hinton, WV 25951 (304) 466-5420 or 466-2213 Visit our official website at: www.summerscvb.com Planning a trip to Summers County? Call or write for our official FREE, full-color VISITORS GUIDE! Contains information on: st Lodging st Restaurants " Attractions Festivals Calendar of Events st Maps st Day Trip Planner