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Gllmer Goings On ilmer Goings LITTLE PIONEERS MEETING The Little Pioneers will meet March 13, at 7 pm at the Best Western to vote on' Board members. Call 304- 462-7731 if you need any informa- tion, RECRUITABLE COMMUNITY PROJECT HOST FAMILIES Recruitable Community Project Host Families, meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 18, at 5:00 pm at Glenville City Hall for the families plan- ning to host members of the WVU Design Team, during their visit on March 26 - 28, During the meeting, families will be given an agenda for the teams visit and briefed on their responsibilities during the visit. If you have signed up to be a host family, please plan to attend. Contact Sheree Henderson at 462-7322 for more into. ORGANIZATIONAL ME;=TING An organizational meeting for countywide sate park will be on Mon- day, March 16, at 6 PM. In the Louis Bennett Hall Academic support cen- ter. Anyone interested in assisitng with the development of a skate park should attend. For more information, call April Marks at 304-266-7042. FUNDRAISERS FOR SKATE PARK There will be a raffle for handmade walking sticks. Walking sticks by an area youth will be raffled off with the drawing taking place at Pizza Hut on April 1, at 5:30 p.m., for tickets call April Marks at 304-266-7042. POSTER CONTEST Simple posters with SK8 on them are available for a poster contest. The winners will be chosen at Pizza Hut on April 1. The posters will then be sold to help raise money for the Skate Park. For more information on how to enter, call April Marks at 304-266- 7042. RETIRED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES The Reitred School Employees meet- ing will be held on March 17, 2009 at 11:30 at the Gilmer County Senior Center. GIVE BLOOD AND HELP A GILMER COUNTY STUDENT GET A SCHOLARSHIP. A blood drive in memory of Susan Helmick will be held at the Troy El- ementary School on Friday, March 20, from 12:30 to 6:30 PM. Because this blood drive is held at a school, the Red Cross will give scholarship money based onthe amount of bloo d c0.11ected. .__ Church News REVIVAL The Oak Grove Baptist Church of Normantown will be starting a revival on March 15, at 7:30 pm. We invite everyone to attend. GILMER COUNTY GOSPEL SING The Gilmer County Gospel Sing will be held on Saturday, March 14, at 6:30 at the Gilmer County Senior Cen- ter. Special singers: The Wayne Fam- ily, from Braxton County. Everyone welcome. GASSAWAY CHURCH OF CHRIST REVIVAL The Gassaway Church of Christ will be having a revival from Sunday, March 29 through April 2, Sunday morning at 10:45 a.m., Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m., Monday thru Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Everyone wel- come and please bring a friend. For directions or more information please call, 462-8859, or 364-4377 or 364- 2474. AGLOW MEETING The monthly meeting of Weston AGLOW Lighthouse will be held on March 17, at 7 p.m., at the Holiday Inn Express in Weston. The topic will be "Forgiveness" presented by Rev. David Pettit from Morgantown, WV Come and fellowship with us. FL more information, call 304-269-659b. Gilmer Goings GED CLASSES GED classes are offered in both Cal- houn and Gilmer Counties. Classes are available on Tuesday, Wednes- day, and Thursday from 9-12 at the Calhoun Gilmer Career Center. Classes are also available at St Marks Episcopal Church in Glenville on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12:30 to 2:30. St. Marks is located across the street from the new fire station. Due to changes in the GED program, the GED test is now free. However, candidates must first pass a OPT Practice Test prior to taking the full-length GED test. If you cannot attend a GED class to do this, please call 354-6151 and we will schedule a time for you to take the practice test. DONATIONS NEEDED FOR CINDERELLA PROJECT Now through March 16, Hospice Care Corporation is seeking donations of prom, formalwear and pageant dresses, shoes and accessories for the upcoming Cinderella Project. Drop off locations include Hospice Care Corporation Office of Burnsville; Braxton County Community Coalition, Sutton; Minnie Hamilton Health Sys- tem (Social Services Dept.), Grantsville; Crystal Lynn's Hair Trendz, Millstone; Minnich's Florist, Glenville; Fruth Pharmacy, Spencer; Stonewall Home Oxygen Therapy, Weston; Laurel Nursing and Reha- bilitation Home, Big Otter; Wirt County Journal, Elizabeth; and Talbots, Vienna or call 304-517-8868 to ar- range a pick-up. Proceeds benefit Hospice Care Corporation's Indigent Fund and Camp Nabe Bereavement Fund for WV Children. NIGHT WELDING CLASS Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center would like to offer Night Welding Class for Adults, Welding Technology Class. The class would be an evening weld- ing course. The class will run three hours per week for 10 weeks. A mini- mum of 5 students is needed. The following areas of study may be available. SMAW (Stick), GMAW (Mig) Steel, GMAW (Mig) Aluminum, FCAW (MIG) Steel, GTAW (TIC) Steel, GTAW (Tig) Aluminum,Oxy- fuel Cutting, Oxy-fuel Welding, Oxy- fuel Brazing, Plasma Arc Cutting andAir Carbon Arc (gouging) There is a cost for the class. If you are interested in any of these areas of welding technology and would like to enroll in the course please call Cal- houn-Gilmer Career Center at 354- 6151 by March 13, 2009. Classes will start the week of March 16 if enrollment is sufficient. RED HATS Gilmer Gadabouts will meet Thurs- day, March 12, at 11:30at the Senior Center. There will be a program. ST. PATTY'S DANCE Will be held on March 14, 2009 Mid- way VFD is having a St. Patty's dance. No admission charge. The conces- sion stand will be open from 7-11 pro. Any questions call, 269-5262. STOP PATH MEETING STOP PATH meeting on March 11, 2009. Time is from 4:00 pm until 5:30 pro, at the Charleston Women's CLub, which is located at the corner of Vir- ginia Street east of Elizabeth Street, Charleston, two blocks below the Capitol building. Equine Clinic March 28 There will be a Spring Equine Vac- cine and Dental Clinic from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, at the Doddridge County Park, in Troy. Please contact Peggy Doughty at jaide @ wvonline, com. for more i nfor- mation. * An error gracefully acknowl- edged is a victory won. --Caroline L. Gascoigne Benefit Auction For Connie Stump This auction is to help cover expenses from the loss of her husband, Rondell Stump. Auctioneer: Bill Self Date: March 14. starting at Noon! Place: Gilmer County Recreation Center Along with the Auction, there will be a Cornbread and bean dinner; Bake Sale, and White Elephant sale, Gospel Singing at 2:00 pm If you have any items, you would like to donate, please call any of the following: Connie: 304-462-5557. Ronnie: 304-462-7849. Gary: 304-462-8735 Items: House Appliances Small Appliances Household Furniture Toys Clothes All Sizes Copiers - HP and Dell Christmas Items Computer Stand Exercise Machine And much, much more Baldwin CEOS Meeting Bonnie Drake opened the meeting on March 3, 2009, at 1:30 pm. The Pledge was said by all. Devo- tions: By Barbara Reed. "What do you do all Day" and "I believe in Angels." Roll call by Helen James. Minutes were read by Helen. Donzella Villus gave our financial report. Donzella had the lesson: "Tradition Continues;" she did a great job Thanks Donzella. Each club is to do a basket to raise money to help the 4-H. "We are doing one, we are calling it "This and That." It will have different things in it. Donzella and Barbara served a de- licious snack. Bonnie closed meeting at 3:00 pm. I want to thank the members for the sympathy card, when I lost my sister last week. Club Reporter Beulah Metz Surprise your family by taking them out to eat at one of our local restaurants ! Thursday, March 12, 2009 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder-- Page 5B Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March and Receive Ten Free Trees There's no better way to celebrate the arrival of spring than by planting trees, and the Arbor Day foundation is offering a way for everyone to take part. The Arbor Day Foundation will send ten tree white flowering dog- wood trees to each person who joins the Foundation during March 2009. The free trees are part of the non- profit Foundation's Trees for America campaign. "White flowering dogwoods will add year-round beauty to your home and neighborhood" said John Rosenow, chief executive of the Ar- bor Day foundation."Dogwoods have showy spring flowers, scarlet autumn foliage, and red berries which attract songbirds all winter." The trees will be shipped post- paid at the right time for planting between March 1 and May 31, with enclosed planting instructions. The six to 12 inch trees are guaran- teed to grow or they will be re- placed free of charge. Members also receive a subscrip- tion to Arbor Day, the Foundation's bimonthly publication, and The Tree, Book with information about tree planting and care. To become a member of the Foundation and receive the free trees, send a ten dollar contribu- tion to Ten Free Dogwood Trees, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE, 68410, by March 31,2009. Or join online at Happiness is relief... for both of you. Q: Dr.:Edgerton s Certified by the American Board of Urology 230 " n Hospital Plaza Westo ,WV 304-269-8128 ...... s'roNE00