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AG- L-R: Mrs. Bessie Boyd BeD Scott, Gilmer Chairman, poses with members of the County Ellyson, Boyd Collins, and Billie Jean Summers. They are received from the National Bicentennial Commission. will fly this flag and the National and State flags. grant for EMT services Emergency project has U.S. Education and rt, the only 3uch st Virginia for the aWard of the said, "I our dedicated planning making these grant will "enable Program to be to more people in the grant Region VI serve both areas in North COverage area Doddridge. and Taylor in Barbour, Tucker and a $45,000 to get the and last year initial Democrat noted Lrd is also an will be used emergency and of these modern our regional its treatment ]1'* VI executive ion EMS in West 1977 fiscal the federal other EMS est Virginia." VI/VII EMS receiving funds sow the only in the state." The director said the award was secured in stiff competition with many other states' projects, all vying for the limited federal funds currently available. The second year EMS project will establish the groundwork for an advanced life support system through- out the two regions, explained D.M. LaFauci, EMS project director. "We will continue the areas of Emergency Medical Technician Train- ing. and we will begin coordinating programs for paramedic training,' LaFauci stated. In addition, he said. money is earmarked for four-wheel drive ambulances, rescue equipment and training aids. LaFauci explained that equipment for hospital emergency departments and advanced training for emergency department nurses and ambulance providers will be among the main priorities of the project. The money for equipmer, t pu,'- chasing is available on a 50-50 match basis, which means that the hospital and ambulance groups only pay half the cost of their purchases because the federal funds will be used to pay the other half, he said. / :.  The  trainirlg* ,pYOi'ams..: are tuition-free with college credit arranged through Fairmont State Community College's Consumer Edu- cation Program. Raymond Alvarez. EMS coordina- tor. said the budget for the EMS second year was derived from the specific requests of ambulance groups and hospitals. "'Our Facilities and Critical Care Committee reviewed all hospital requests for funding assistance to assure compliance with HEW regula- tions. Other equipment and vehicle requests were reveiwed by the. EMS Advisory Council and the Executive Committtee prior to submission for HEW funding," he explained. The Region VI/VII EMS projet,, Is administered through the Region VI Planning and Development Council. 201 Deveny Bldg., Fairmont. EMS is funded under Section 1203, PHS Act {PL93-154}. of the EMS Act of 1973. sident to broadcast a speech from was Calvin Coolidge on Feb 22, 1924 Oaeorge Washington's birthday. ESTATE SALE TAx, LATE CLARK F. GOFF -''rER, 7 MILES OFF RT. 47 OR 5T OF GLENVILLE R GRADE SCHOOL JULY 10, STARTING 9:00 A.M. Razor and Strap, Ox Yoke, Telephone, Old Toys, Lanterns, Wheat C'adle, Bee Stone Churn, Brass Kettle, Cream Cans, Machine [new Queen], Design Feed Daisy Churn, Split Bottom Chairs, Oak Popcorn Popper, Gas Iron, Old Glass Iron Beds, IWhite Elec.] Sewing Machine, Dressers, Rocking Chairs, Gas Sausage Grinders, Kitchen Cabinets, Frames, Old Shaving Mug, Black Smith Water Pump [Gasoline l, Handyman Plastic Pipe, Dies and Cutters, Saw Hand and Mechanic Tools, Drill Press, Tiller [like new], other items too Truck. N TERMS: Cash. ot r{sponsible for a{.t.idents. ,un,h will be ,r -,,..i i': !.: R: Ed Duqley Ihmald Danh.y Additional Vocational Training Secret To Job-Hunting In State Persons with one or two years of w)cational education beyond high st'heel will find it easier to gel jobs. That's the findings of a placement report just issued by the West Virginia Department of Education. The report, based on 1974 graduates of vocational programs, indicates that 95 percent of postsecondary students looking for jobs are finding work. Of these, the report shows 82 percent were employed in the field for which trained. An additional 5 percent were employed in a related field. Although persons graduating from high school vocational programs didn't fare as well, they were able to find jobs without too much difficulty. The report from the Department of Education indicates that 87 percent of vocational graduates looking for jobs found them, a slight drop from the 1974 total of nearly 88 percent. Of those who were employed, 58 percent found jobs in the field for which they were trained, while 29 percent were employed in related fields. Of postsecondary and secondary graduates who decided to work after graduation. 84 percent found work in West Virginia and 68 percent found work in the county where they trained. In 1975. a total of 1,660 postsecondary and 6.285 secondary students were available for employ- ment. Those students not available for employment continued their education or. for other reasons, decided not to, seek employment. Graduates generally listed their reasons for not seeking employment as military, pregnancy and marriage. AI the set:ozl(lary level, 24 percent of the graduates decided to continue their education while 11 percent were not seeking employment for other reasons. At the Pslse:endarv level. 11 perc;nt of the graduates are continuing their education and 7 percent were not seeking employment for other reasons. A total of 2.738 persons graduated from postsecondary programs and 11.905 graduated from secondary programs. In combining both second- ary afd postsecondary graduates, the report shows that the number of p(rsons completing vocational pro- grams increased by 13 percent with most of the increase coming in postsecondary education. Other statistics from the report reveal that in 1975. 1.055 disad- vantaged students complete0 vocation- al education programs. Four hundred and seventeen were emploved in the field in which they were trained. Two hundred and sixty-two handicapped students completed vocational pro grams, and 103 received employment in the field for which they were trained. Business and office occupations had the greatest number of high school graduates. 5.314, followed bv il- dustrial occupations with 3.634 Oth:r vocational instructional areas show distributive education with 92: agriculture. 807: health. 576: technical. 227: and home economics. 421. At the postsecondarv level, programs in health occupations had the greatest number of graduates. lotaling 1.016. Technical occupations had 553 graduates: industrial. 497: office. 457: distributive education. 103: agriculture-. 59: and occupational home economics 53. Cities organize for All W. Va. recognition Orientation meetings in various areas of West Virginia have been held and are being scheduled now through fall as cnmmunities organize their All West Virginia City entries for 1976. Eight regis)hal meetings including Wheeling. Fairmont. Williamsan and Lewisbur have been (:onducted by the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce which sponsors the All West Virginia t:ilv program. At Wheeling. for example, laycees will be asked to coordinate the city's entr with support from area womans nd t'ivic clubs. Fairmont entered with administrative support from the city -,$, . government al; ommumty A:tion groups and senior citizens bat:kin,, at Logan. Logan County communities are seeking to involve their area in the program with an early summer meeting. Other West Virginia communities already participating in the 1976 program are: Becklev. Buckhannon, (:harleston. Charles Town. Clarksburg, Dunbar. Eleanor. Hedgesville. Keyser. Martinsburg, Moorefieid. Moundsville. New Martinsville. Parkersburg, Pe- tersburg. Paint Pleasant. Riplev. Richwood. Rnmnev. Rupert. St. AIbans. Sistersville, South Charleston, Stone- wood. Summersville. Thomas, Vienna. Weirto||. ,%'esten and Williamson. Last year. sixty entries were listed in the program. "Fen of these were chosen "'All West Virginia Cities" and 'ommumties such as l-tadgesville, Rupert, Stonewood and Thomas won spet:i,d recognition for their size. All had entered under a two-year option plan for communities under 2.000 l),,l)ula lion. Participating (:ommunitie and mterestetfennes are rrnnteri ea prejects ranging from tourism to ',:olot), and qualifying for their particularl strnng categories. All West Virginia City is designed to re:agnize :ommunities for their efforts in development versus their own abilities: there is no competition versus another 'ammunitv. The 1976 All West Virginia City program will result next spring in another selection of honored 'ities and towns, Wednesday. Saturday - 9 to 1 p.m. l Check Sears low prices and save. I d Phone 462-7939-- 462-848:; ','. .I tthoriz,d (*ATAI,t)t; SAI,ES MERCH,%NT : II OWNED AND OPERATED BY JANET I)Y,..! I,,Ix 1. tt7|, "l'h' (;l=,nvilic Ilcmocrat/Pathfinder 11 THE EXTRA/00ONEY CAN COME IN HANDY. THE ARMY RESERVE, PART OF WHAT YOU EARN IS PRIDE. Notice To Taxpayers The 1977 taxable year will begin July 1, 1976. On July 1, 1976 we will start a house to house canvass in the county. Due to recent action of the West Virginia Legislature, House Bill 1447, a person need only to register for his $5,000 Homestead Exemption one time for any qualified Real Estate. If you have any questions call the Assessor's Office, 462-7731. Richard Stalnaker, Assessor Sharon Zinn, Office Deputy Bobby G. Roberts, Field Deputy III ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: : : : : : : ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::...... MOODY'S MOBILE HOMES Rt. 33-119 -- 4 miles west of Weston A Complete Selection of Quality Built Homes 12-wides 14-wides double wides and modular on display Each home fully displayed and lighted for your shopping convenience OPEN FRIDAY TIE 8:00 PM Phone 269-1510 Member of W.Va. Mobile Home Association ,-.... -........-.-.....,.......-.....-...-.........-.....-.-..........-...%-.. ............-... :. :. :.:. :. :. :. :- :. 7.: .?. % :-:. ". '. :. :. :. :.-. :........ ,: .:.:.' .:.'.:.?.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:.:, "The spider seeks out the door post of the merchant who doesn't advertise and there, she weaves her web- and lives a long happy life of repose, undisturbed," Mark Twain ADVERTISE IN The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder VAZQU00 MEDICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES THE TRANSFER OF DR. JOSEPH VAZQUEZ ROSEMAR MEDICAL PARKERSBURG HOURS BY APPOINTMENT 485-6456 EFFECTIVE JULY 12, 1976 GRANTSVILLE OFFICE WILL CLOSE JUNE 26.