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Page 6A -- The Glenvillc l)emocrat/". ....... Thursday, June 18, 2009 Sports Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center Ci/mer Scene Holds Undergrad Day For sports information, call: 304-462-7309 To begin the Undergrad Day activi- ties at the Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center, an awards program was held for the morning and afternoon Career Center students on June 4, 2009. Af- ter the presentation of awards, staff and students enjoyed a cookout with fun activities to celebrate the end of a successful year. Mr. David White, counselor and National Technical Honor+Society advisor, presented the new inductees with a certificate, letter of recommen- dation and NTHS pin. The new mem- bers of the NTHS were: Talia Brady, Ryan Ellison, Allen Gregory, Erica King, Anthony Richards, Clover Wanstreet and Andrew Wilson. Mr. John Bennett, director of the Career Center, presented Career Readiness Certificates. This system certifies the entry level workforce has the basic skills necessary for success in typical jobs and has become popu- lar nationwide. Governor Joe Manchin's office is now awarding such certificates based on ACT WorkKeys test scores in reading for information, locating information and applied mathematics. Tests are scored on a scale of one through seven, seven being the highest score. A bronze certificate is awarded to those who score threes or aboveon the assess- ments. Students receiving a bronze Career Readiness Certificate were: Brian Btosser, Russell Butler, Travis Carte, Jarrod Claypool, Justin Gerwig, Jesse McCullough, Alexander McCumbers, Joshua Miller, Jodi Pettit, Samantha Poulin, Brandon Reed, George Short, Rickey Swearengin, Matthew Talbert, Tay- lor Welch and Justin Wood. Silver Career Readiness Certificates are awarded to those who score fours and above on the ACT WorkKeys. Stu- dents receiving a silver certificate were: Brittany Blake, Cody Blankenship, Danielle Brunecz. Talia Brady, Joshua Burton, Stephanie Dennison, Eli Dye, Ryan Ellison, Allen Gregory, Nicholas Jones, Cody McCoy, Michael Moss, Anthony Richards, Brittney Robinson, Cody Settle, Sarah Simmons, Casey Small, Nathan Summers, Amber Wagoner and Lorraine Wright. A gold certifi- cated is awarded to those who score fives and above on the tests and certi- fies these people possess core em- ployability skills for approximately 90% of the profiled jobs. No under- graduate students receive a Gold Ca- reer Readiness Certificate. Certificates and $20 checks were presented to those students with faith- ful attendance miss five or less days. Students with faithful attendance were Brittany Blake, Cody Blankenship, Ryan Ellison, Allen Gregory, Nicho- las Jones, Michael Moss, Jodi Pettit, Anthony Richards, Sarah Simmons, Kascy Singleton, Drew Williams and Andrew Wilson. A certificate, me- dallion and check for $200 were presented to Talia Brady for perfect attendance for the 2008-2009 school year. Mr. Zane Gherke, Networking Technology instructor recognized those undergraduate students partici- pating in the West Virginia SkillsUSA colnpetition in March. A medallion and lanyard were given to Brian Howes in the ProStart Culinary Arts program. Mr. Bennett presented a certificate and medallion to Talia Brady-Health Occupations, Ryan Ellison-Environ- mental Technology, Clover Wanstreet-Criminal Justice and An- drew Wilson-B usiness Education who were recognized with the Outstand- ing Student Award. These students have faithful attendance and main- tained at least a 93% grade average, displayed acceptable attitudes in all phases of lab participation. They par- ticipated in all assigned classroom work and actively participated in club activities. Only one student is recog- nized per program area. A special thanks goes to the Undergrad Day committee chaired by Mrs. Karen Blankenship for a job well done. BASEBURNERS 2009- First row (I-r): Haley Wanstreet, Bayley Wellings, Ashley Evans, Sara Aviles, Emily Broome. Middle row: Kayla Stewart. Back row: Hannah Moore, Sara Bleigh, Jaylin Johnson, Sharon McCumbers, Julie Bishop, and Shasta Jenkins. (Not pictured: Lynnia Jones and Jessica McAuliffe) Gilmer Team Finishes Regular Season 8-2 Against Stiff Competition The Gilmer County Baseburners finished their regular season with a winning record of 8-2. They played against teams from Braxton, Lewis, and Gilmer Coun- ties. They had an amazing regular season competing against very com- petitive teams. All these young ladies has given 100% every time they have walked onto the field. They would like to thank their par- ents, grandparents, coaches, and fans for all their support. A special thank you goes out to their sponsor, Glen- ville Foodland, for helping to pur- chase their uniforms. Three young ladies will be moving onto the next level. We wish them all the best. Good luck, Julie Bishop, Sharon McCumbers, and Kayla Stewart!! You have been great lead- ers to the younger players on the team. The Gilmer County Baseburners were coached by Dave Bishop, Toni Bishop, and Tammy Moore. Benefit Golf Tournament There will be a benefit golf tourna- awarded with a percentage of the fee includes use of the green, a golf ment for Gilmer County Special money, cart, soda or water, and lunch. Olympics at the Glenville Golf The scramble team winners will There is a limit of l8 teams for this ~urs.e,,,~n..Sy~a~mgre Road, Glen- win $200 ................. tournament, so get entered as soon as ,. ville, scheduled f0r jurne"20 a{ i2i)0 .... other pfize~; will be giVe]for th'e ........ poss~le.'..... ~'''~" "1 ............ '~ "' p.m. following events: All proceeds (after expenses) go to The tournament is a four-person scramble. There will be a golf ball drop, where participants choose their lucky num- ber at a cost of $5 per ball. First, second, and third places will be Door prize Longest drive (hole #6) Longest putt (hole #7) Closest to pin (hole #4) The entry fee for the tournament if $40 per person ($160 per team). This benefit the Gilmer County Special Olympics. For more information or to enter the tournament, call Arden Bishop at (304) 462-0335 or the Glenville Golf Course at (304) 462-5907. f GIImerGo-Getters ~.%.a ~o.o, ~oU of ~,t..,.~, & 9~rof.,ot, d ~..%h.~om The following individuals or businesses want you readers to have a ready reference to them, via their Business Cards. As a result, ~nr "Gilmer Go-Getters" Honor Roll of area shops and offices was created to fill that need. When you have time, or if you need one of their products and/or services, just stop by and say, "Hello! I saw your Business Card in the Glenviile newspapers, so I know that I am at the right place at the right time." Area shoppers, enjoy this special section of our newspaper! ROS.EttS ANTI Q[IES & COLLECTIBLES $1mlm snM Sn MEIm# T -SMrls .#mr .rrlmls lot $Kl#l a $1mmerl "layaimy s NowJI mllaMe " Make your money go further at Fashions Discount Accepting WV Clothing Vouchers & EBT Cash Cards Regular Hours: Mon.-Sat., 9-6; Sun., 12-5 160 MAIN AVE. Weston - 269-5270 * Layaways available NEWAshley Fumiture 145 MAIN AVE. WESTON OPEN MON-SAT 9-5, SUN 1-5 PM FREE GIFT W/$100 PURCHASE 304-269-28?? , fEnchanted Lane wrvtFSk t;et?ti;al Bring your aches, pains & arthritis Magnetic Jewelry will be in town. See Jean or Eric at the Festival CENTRAL MOUNTAIH BOWLING in Flatwoods Mon.-Thurs. 11 am- 11 pm ~~ Fri.-Sat. 1 l am-midnight Sun. 1-8pro 2250 Sutton Lane 304-765-2811 MONDAYS are Dollar Days | More than Italian: 7,reek salads Set(food handcut Steaks Om~ &te. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner George's Restaurant & Pizzeria fF "Your best value in restaurants M-F 7am-9pm Sat. 9 am-9 pm Closed Sun. 215 MAIN ST. SPENCER 3{)4-927'8300 iii i~ ~ ~ .~e~ Call]oun : m 9(14 NORTH LEWIS STREET GLENVILLE, WV 26351 Bruce Fitzwater Vice President Business Development Officer (304) 462-5051 Fax: (304) 462-8215 bfitzwater @ calhounbanks.com MarLy Collins Branch Manager (304) 462-5051 Fax: (304) 462-8215 mcollins@ calhounbanks.com Two locations to serve you/ Paul's Tractor Sales, Camden City Barbershop & Tractor Sales, Weston 304-476-6599 304-269-1134 304-269-4247 I SUZUKI /MITSUBISHI DIXIE CHOPPERS BRANDY'S BoDY JEWELRY 'N' CRAFTS HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION Residents who will be 65 years of age (or older) between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010, or who are permanently and totally disabled, may apply for the $20,000 Homestead Exemption, be- tween July 1, 2009 and December 1, 2009. Applicants must have been a resident of West Virginia for two consecutive calendar years preceding the tax year in which they apply and own a homestead that is exclusively used for residential purposes. Applicants that have been previously approved for Homestead Exemption, and still own the same property, need not reapply. If you wish to apply for homestead exemption or have any questions, stop by or call the Assessor's office at 462-7731. Gary L. Wolfe, Assessor of Gilmer County This is not to be confused with the Senior Citizen's Tax Credit which is on the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Return. That credit is for any taxes you pay on the first $20,000 of assessed value exceeding the original $20,000 homestead exemption. The State Tax Department will mail you a form in early January concerning your eligibility for this Senior Citizen's Tax Credit on your personal income tax return. I ORT SHOP low ln Stock: Food Plot Seed (Tested & Grown in West Virginia; 5 Blends, Annual & Perennial) Catfish. Trout & Muskie fishing supplies / We offer 90-day Layaways Specializing in WV - Made Products Phone 304.462.8688 Open: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon.-Sat. Little Kanawha Handgunners Match Results: June 13, 2009 Sponsored ]Sy Wlllie's Sports Shop Small Bore Pistol 1st _ Jason Miller (169) 2"d - Mike Fisher (165) 3'~ - Van Ramsey (164) 4th - Tom Smith (153) 5t~- Terry Hornbeck (141 6th- Jim Stalnaker (137) Th- Tara Cosco (126) 8th- Bud Cain (114) 9t~- Will Randolph (107) Open Class Pistol 1't- Van Ramsey (165) 2"a - Mike Fisher (158) 3*a - Terry Hornbeck (145) 4tu - Will Randolph (141) 5~- Tom Smith (139) 6t~- Jason Miller (138) 7t"- Bud Cain (137) 8th- Steve Ostaff (137) 9t"- Jim Stalnaker (130) 10In- Tara Cosco (116) Special Thanks to Van Ramsey for providing our award pins. Special Thanks to Terry Hornbeck for donating pocket knife for bulleyes award. Scoped Rifle Large Bore Pistol 1 ~` - Steve Ostaff (176) 2"~ - Van Ramsey (167) 3*~ - Jason Miller (158) 4~ - Terry Hornbeck (155) 5~- Tom Smith (123) 6th- Mike Fisher (123) 7'~- Jim Stalnaker ( 111 ) 8"- Will Randolph (t08) 9'h- Bud Cain (104) 10~'- Tara Cosco (80) Open Sight Rifle 1~- Van Ramsey (t 85) 2nd - Tom Smith (173) y d_ Mike Fisher (173) 4th- Jason Miller (161) 5th- Jim Stalnaker (148) 6th- Will Randolph (55) 1 '~'- Jason Miller (183) 2 "~ - Van Ramsey (183) 3 '< Mike Fisher (173) 4 'h- Tom Smith (171) 5 'h- Jim Stalnaker (167) 6 'h- Will Randolph (162) Taylor Swift Coming to Charleston in July On Saturday, July 18, recording artist Taylor Swift will perform at the Charleston Civic Center. For more information, please visit www. charlestonwvcivicceme r. cont. Mountain State Events The West Virginia Division of Tour- ism has plenty for you to do in July: From July 2-4, the annual Moun- tain State Art & Craft Fair will be held in Ripley. Experience a fresh look at the finest in traditional West Virginia heritage and art. Fairgoers will enjoy a variety of activities, including wood- working, candle making, leather craft, weaving, quilting, fine art, black- smiths, metal sculpture, jewelry, soap making, shingle splitting, folk art, and more. For more information, visit www.msacfcom; Also from July 2-4, the 2009 Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta will be held in Point Pleasant. Stern- wheeler rides, a pageant, parade, and live entertainment are just some of the activities offered at this family-fun, alcohol-free event. All events and entertainment are free of charge. For more Regatta information, visit www.pointpleasantregatta, org; From July 2-7, the U.S. Youth Soccer Region I Championships will be held at the Barboursville Commu- nity Park, in Barboursville. This event is expected to draw 272 boys' and girls' teams, ages 12-19, from 15 states. For more information, call 304-525- 7333 or visit www.wvvisit.org; On July 5, Celebration of the Arts comes to Canaan Valley Resort State Park, in Davis. Enjoy a free concert sponsored by the Alpine Festival As- sociation and Canaan Valley Resort State Park, featuring the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra. Blankets and chairs are welcomed at this outdoor amphitheater performance. Food will be available. For more information, call 304-866-4121 or visit www. canaan resort, corn," On July 5, 12, 19, and 26, come walk "In the Footsteps of John Brown." Join a park ranger and dis- cover that John Brown's Raid actually covered several miles, more than 30 buildings and hundreds of people. Discover some of the places and people on this two-hour, two-mile walking tour of Harpers Ferry. The event starts at 11 a.m. For more information, visit www.nt)s.gov/hafe/ i~Mex.lztm ; From July 10-12, colnc to Snow- shoe Mountain Resort fo, the Fire on the Mountain Chili Cook-off. Snow- shoe Mountain will be blazing as they turn up the heat fo, the 18th annual Fire on the Mountain Chili Cook-off. Categories include salsa, red chili, and chili Verde. Live entertainment, nightly parties, West Virginia craft vendors, and games round out this weekend of fun. Admission is a $5 donation to the Challenged Athletes of West Virginia. For more infornm- tion about the Cook-off. visit WWW.SIIOWS/IOCIIIIII.COIII/IOdO/CVCIIIS; On July 12. Richwood hosts thc 24th annual Scenic Mountain Triathlon, a USA Triathlon-sanc- tioned event that includes swilmning, biking, and running, at the Monongahela National Forest. Join m on a day of spectacular mountain scenery, with great food and fantastic racing. For more inlk~lmation, visit www. riclzn'oodwv, com/triath/on.aSl~.