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6 -- The Gienville Democrat/Pathfmder -- Shindaiwa Brush Cutters 2004 Store Hours: 8-5 Mon.-Fri. I an Push 8-3 Sat. 462-5631 . a n Continued from Page 1 you. We want no one left out of this special walk." Also, there is no charge for walking in this event. Afterwards, the various teams are asked to join in and to start their own chain walks, lasting from about 7:15 p,m. to 5 a.m. Fresh team members take over for those tiring out, alternat- ing off-and-on, throughout the evening and morning hours. "We do this Relay for Life, rain or shine," she adds, reminding partici- pants to come dressed for all types of weather. "It's a fun experience re- gardless of the weather," she remarks. The financial side Teams consist of from eight-to-15 members, although individuals don't have to commit to a group to walk and participate. The Relay for Life's lead- ers ask the teams to get pledges of monetary support from businesses and individuals in order to raise as much money as possible. Likewise, participants can request contributions from relatives, neigh- bors and friends for walking the laps. Last year several people walked all night long without taking long breaks, asking friends for money as they made their ways around the track. Luminaria Ceremony Another emotion-packed time at the Relay for Life is the Luminaria Ceremony which will begin at about 9:15 p.m., or after it becomes dark outside. At the check-in area, one can pur- chase the luminaries-- candles -- for either family or friends who have either died or are currently fighting cancer. "Our Luminaria Ceremony honors the memory of those who have lost their lives to cancer or to those who have survived," Mrs. Edwards points out. In good weather, the lumi- 000 Continued from Page 1 excel in the folk music traditions which the Folk Festival tries to preserve, she adds, quickly mentioning with pleasure that her visiting daughter, Heidi, will join her on the stage in a singing routine. Moreover, Tracy Schwarz will be the featured fiddler on Thursday evening; Dave Bing and five Englishmen, on Friday evening; and Gerry Milnes, on Saturday evening. This year's Folk Festival will take place in Glenville on the weekend of June 17-20. Several stores around town have the 2004 Festival brochure. Gilmer County Historical Society presents Dr. Espy Miller At 6:30 p.m. on this Thurs., May 20, the Gilmer County Historical Society's program will be given by a Glenviile State College professor emeritus, Dr. Espy Miller, who was a long-time and popular English teacher. His topic: ,"Moments to Remember: 50 Years of Life in Gle, nvill." The meeting will be at the Holt House Museum's Annex (the old Senior Center) on East Main Street in Glenville next door to the Crafter's Patch. Historical Society President Hunter Armentrout has instituted a series of monthly programs. Other topics scheduled for the near future are: "The Historical Landmarks of Gilmer County" by Jim Bailey and "Ireland: The Travels of a Young Gilmer Countian" by Jason Collins. In addition, the Society will, once again, participate in the Folk Festival and hold a joint meeting and barbecue with the neighboring Calhoun County Historical Society later in the summer. For further information about the Society, call David Corcoran, vice- president, at 462=7309 or 462-4643 (after business hours). May: Historic Preservation Month The W. Va. Division of Culture and History is promoting May as "Historic Preservation Month" by listing websites where citizens can investigate our Mountain State and America's colorful landmarks. For trip ideas, check http:/ /www.roadsideamerica.com, http://www.sca-roadside.org, or http:H www. recentpast.org naries are placed all around the track, creating a beautiful and mystical scene and having the word, "Hope," spelled out in the bleachers. Generally, the families of cancer victims will. sponsor the $5.00 apiece candles, and, then, stand by them with their relatives or friends, while the brief, yet often tearful prayer service takes place. This year, Neal Benson, a GSC technology dept. employee, is in charge of the Luminaria Ceremony. Typical interim activities During the course of the evening and morning, the walkers are enter- tained by a number of local live bands, singers and a DJ. Music is in the air, helping to make the time pass faster. "We're very appreciative of all of the local musicians who will be per- forming during that event," Mrs. Edwards says. Jam sessions usually take place in the camping and tent areas, too, she adds. In addition, representatives from the regional office of the American Cancer Society will sponsor lively and fun-filled games for the children. "The kids really enjoyed these games last year," she recalls. Typically though, people, who are walking, socialize among themselves, having the time to catch up on each other's progress and the news in gen- eral. Closing Ceremony At 5 a.m. Saturday morning, the event is called to a halt, and the walk- ers and other participants are ushered over to the main staging area. There, the Closing Ceremony will take place. "We will then give out the awards for the best camp site, the best picnics, and the team raising the most money," she outlines. By then, the organizers are expected to have a total of how much money was raised at Gilmer County's Relay for Life. Additionally, the participants are treated to breakfast compliments of McDonald's of Glenville. With so many area people commit- ted to conquering the dreaded disease of cancer, the Fourth Annual Gilmer County Relay for Life is bound to be a success, the organizers.believe. For further information, call either Mrs. Sue Edwards at 462-7423 or Renee Harold at 462-5001 (daytime). See related advertisement on page 9. BOE chief Waggoner resigns cont'd ... Glenville High's Reunion June 25-26 Continued from Page 1 she is "proud of our pre-school pro- threatened the Gilmer County School gram that has evolved from provid- The 2004 Old Glenville High:, system with possible turmoil that has ing a one-day a month program to a School Reunion will take place on; remained in check through Waggoner's model four-day per week program." Fri.-Sat., June 25-26 in Glenville. recommendations to the Board since Waggoner has secured employ- Starting at 6 p.m. on Fri., June 25,i 2002, when she was appointed to the ment with the GarrettCounty Board the Reception, or "Pow Wow," will' position of Superintendent. of Education in Oakland, Maryland, take place at the Gilmer County Se-~, While Waggoner admits that many where she will serve as Director of nior Center, while the Annual Ban-: of her decisions were not popular, such Elementary Education. quet will begin at 6 p.m. on Sat., June; as various Reduction in Force initia- "I feel that [elementary educa- 26 at the Heflin Student Union at~ tives, the finances oftheGilmerCounty tion] is the backbone of our school GSC. School system have remained solvent, systems. I'm excited at the opportu- For further information, check out promising the preservation of smaller nityto focus all my attention on this the Association's website at community schools at least through part of the curriculum," Waggoner www.glenvillehighschool.com the 2005-2006 school year. says. In addition to improved test results Her retirement will be effective throughout the county. Waggoner says July 20, 2004. The Gilmer Histori, Wine tasting June 5-6, 1-6 p.m.at cal Society meets Jones Cabin Run Vineyards this Thurs., May 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the County Route 16). Follow Tanner Road about 3.2 miles to Jones Cabin Main St. Museum. Road. Turn left.The Vineyard is sec- Bring a 'historic ond on the left at the top of hill. Four wheel drive recommend , or gadget' for a 'Show a front wheel drive. Best advice would be to park in the meadow at the bot- and Guess!' tom of the hill and walk up, about 113 mile. The entire line of 2003 vintage wines will be available at Jones Cabin Run Vineyards, for tasting, including three dry reds, Norton, Marechal Foch and Chambourcin, adry white, Seyval, two semi-sweet wines, Vignoles and dry Chambourcin Rose, and dessert wines, Ruby Port, Elderberry, Black Currant and our first vintage of ice- wine. This is the only occasion when we will be offering the ice-wine for tast- ing. In addition to the 2003 vintage wines, we have the 2002 Late Harvest Vignoles (Gold Medal Indy Interna- tional, Best of Show and Gold Medal WV Commercial Competition), the 2002 Vignoles (Bronze Medal Amenti del Vino, and Bronze Medal WV Commercial Competition,) and a few cases remaining of the 2002 Reserve Chambourcin (Bronze Medal Indy International Competition). Hors d'oeuvres will be served Directions from 1-79, Exit 79: Take Rt. 5 West about t5.5 miles to the only traffic hght in Glenville. Turn right and continue on Rt. 5 West about 5.3 miles to Tanner Creek Road (Gilmer County Route.) Bear right and continue on Tanner Creek Road about 3 miles to the village of Tanner. Follow the main road across the bridge and bear right. Tanner Creek Road turns into Tanner Road in the village. Contir~ue on Tanner Road about 3.2 miles to Jones Cabin Road. Turn right, Jones Cabin Run Vineyards is second on the left at the top of the hill. From the intersection of 1-77 and Route 47, follow Route 47 East about 41 miles to the village of Burnt House, bear fight on Tanner Road (Ritchie This Fri. Nite --' Authentic Mexican Night' (Guest Chef from San Antonio cooking authentic Mexican meals in our colorful atmosphere 5-9 p.m. Special on Margarittas; Attention Senior Citizens: We have a new meal deal just for YOU! Regular 'Sunday Only Special' for Senior Citizens 5% OFF A REJE, ql/R.q. ff" Lounge Locally owned and operated by Treza & Dan Shock This establishment is an indelmndent restaurant and lounge located beside the Best Western Hotel on SR 5just east of GlenOill. For meal or party reservations, plmne Restaurant Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tues.-Sat.;11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun; Closed Mon.. L tropl :even , wen1 i leg 1: II4 The Bite? The Sting? What's the Rub with Pests? (NAPSA)-What do heights, public according to theEntomological Soci- food, cause asthma and, according to feared, are the most prolific spreaders theenvironment;manyarebeneficial," speaking, deathandpestshaveincom- ety of America. While it isnot conta- theWorldHealthOrganization,trans- of disease in the world, helping kill said Paul Bello, Technical Director mon? Apart from having combined gious, most entomologists, or scien- mit such diseases as dysentery, chol- millions of people annually through and entomologist for Orkin. "How- potential for asci-fi blockbuster, these tists who study insects, agree that era and typhoid fever, the spread of typhoid fever, cholera ever, it's important to know the dan- elements represent some of man's entomophobia, along with the gen- Ticks have an unsavory reputa- and dysentery, gers associated with certain pests and greatest fears, eral fear of pests, is learned behavior, tion as disease-carriers trarismitting Fire ants, among all types of ants, how to prevent them from jeopardiz- Most fears are associated with faib While most pests do not pose aLyme disease, Rocky Mountain spot- cause the most harm in the United ing one's health, home or property." ure or unhappiness. But what consti- serious threat to humans, several can ted fever and encephalitis. States with painful stings and crop Tips for preventing unwanted pests lutes the extreme dread of insects, be dangerous or frightening- and, ac- Mosquitoes inflict uncomfortable devastation, from homes and businesses include known as entomophobia~ or that of cording to Orkin, Inc., there's good bites and can transmit West Nile Vi- Flying/Stinging insects inflict fitting screens properly and tighten- spiders, knownasarachnophobia?The reason, rus(WNV),malaria, yellowfeverand painful stings. In fact, the American ing seals on doors and windows, clean- spider's bite'? The wasp's sting? The Spiders inflict painful bites. The encephalitis. WNV alone infected Academy of Allergy, Asthmaand Im- ing thoroughly and frequently,caulko cockrcach's appearance? brown recluse and black widow spi- 9,136 people from 45 states in 2003, munology notes that stinging insects ing cracks and most importantly, con- Estimates indicate that nearly 10 ders are the most dangerous, causing according to the Centers for Disease send 500,000people tohospitals each tacting a pest control professional for r~ercent of the United States popula- pain and sometimes death. Control and Prevention. year. adviceandserviceregardingpestcon- tionsuffersfromentomophobiaalone, Cockroaches can contaminate House flies, more loathed than "Insects play an important role in cerns. T ,,~nee] -Can ;tant : .... ...... FOR FURTHER FORMATION, i I )F ;AND FIND OUT ORTHODONTISTS Dr. Michael Bunner 17 Garton Plaza Weston 269-7985 PHYSICAL THERAPY Glenville Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy GSC Physical Education Bldg. 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