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i Page 6 --- The Gienville Democrat/Pathfinder --- Thursday, Jun]y 3, 2003 -.,4 Name You Can Trust-. ' Air Conditioners ® (5,000-29,000 BTU) This week's specials: :' Gas & Electric Ovens s f" 31JST IMAGINE" ...... n,,y t 'e'r:-era'ors Store Hours: 8-5 Mon.-Fri. ° 8-3 Sat.- Phone: 462-5631 315 W. Main St. o i • ! )} :i I ' mmm Cfiff Rock enjoys glass-blowing at Continued from page 1 introduction of broadband service as service in a rural Appalachian corn- an alternative to dial-up service al- munity, ready provided by other businesses in The CMU team contacted Steve Glenville. Ruby of the West Virginia Dept. of "Selling and installing equipment Education, who, in turn, brought the for use with the service will broaden idea to the attention of former GSC this particular base of business for President Thomas Powell. Those in- computer companies already in exist- volved up to that point agreed that the ence in the area," says Mr. Larry Gilmer County area was a perfect fit Baker, Associate Vice President for for their vision. GSC's Office of Technology. Developing such a project was not In addition to retaining customers going to be inexpensive, however. To who choose not to use broadband secure the required funding, CMU technology, local lnternet service pro- officials, in cooperation with GSC's viders and computer-based compa- Office of Technology and the Gilmer nies will gain a market of businesses County Commission, wrote the pro- and individuals who will require new posalforagrantthatbrought$250,000 equipment for use with broadband to the table, service, as well as the market for "A great deal of credit for this also installation, maintenance, and peri- goes to local politicians," Fealy says, odic replacement of this equipment. citing State Delegates Brent Boggs Needless to say, the market for new and William Stemple for inviting computers and computer maintenance members of the Gilmer County gov- is one that will remain open to growth ernment and the local community to for local businesses that already offer carry the project to the State Capitol the community these services and re- for further consideration, sources. Fealy sees the benefit of the en- On Mon., July 14, representatives deavorasmulti-facetod.Notonlywill from CMU's technology team will it set Gilmer County apart as a maver- arrive i'n Glenville to begin mapping ick for offering incredibly sophisti- out the route that will lead Gilmer cated technology long before other County Internet users from dial-up to rural areas in the country; it will also, wireless broadband. Their visit will according to Fealy, serve as h great include planning the service's tech- tool to draw people and businesses to noiogical infrastructure, determining the area. locations to place towers, and exten- Those involved with the project sively researching e-commerce pos- assert that the support of the commu- sibilities for county businesses. nity is crucial to moving the project Theproject willmove forward with forward with success. One question an expected completion date of two- that looms, however, concerns the to-three years. Once the technology is ... Continued from page 1 open Mama's Place also stemmed from Philly steak sandwiches, an inability to find challenging work Though the restaurant offers daily that paid suitably in this area. • specials, they like to accommodate cus- Like most Glenville businesses, traf- tomers by making any of the many fichasslowedduringthesummerbreak special combinations available at any at Glenville State College. Even so, time during the week. Mama's Place still has faithful, regular Perdue and her mother had worked in diners. No doubt these regulars are the food service industry before, butitis drawn to the friendly, open demeanor a new adventure for Lapan. All three of the restaurant's co-owners. embracethespecialchallenges they face "Eating seems to draw conversation in food preparation and service, out of people," says Lapan, who, along "Any business is a challenge to own, with Perdue and La Barre, clearly en- and getting known in the area is impor- joys this. tant and just as challenging," says La Mama's Place invites take-out or- Barre. ders at 462-8900. Located at 425 N While the owners of Mama's Place Lewis St., they are open Mon.-Thurs. hope their business will continue to from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., and grow, they enjoy the totally hands-on on Fri. and Sat. from 10:00 a.m. until experience of owning their own restau- 11:00 p.m., and closed on Sundays. rant, and admit that their decision to in place, a four-tier system of imple- Continued from page 1 onstration to on-lookers at the recent Nevertheless, s mentation will begin, starting with 54th Annual Folk Festival June 19- hess was rocky~ the placing of county government Of his annual visit to Glenville and 22, he explains, "I just like making 1993, we did online. From there, the county school his glass-blowing tent in the down- glass and talking to people about it. 10,000 miles system will be serviced, followed by town lot next to the Common Place Also, the kids make it for me. So, the sell these same I~ local businesses. When the service is Restaurant, he expresses much joy Folk Festival and other area events withasi available toresidents, installation pro- and pleasure, "I make flowers, birds like it are a good fit for me." thing this told r~ ceduresshouldbestreamlinedtomake andfishtopleasethelittlekids."Most Continuing, the former glass fac- be an easier way the transition from dial-up to broad- dramatically, on coming across his tory worker states with a smile, "I and to make band fast and trouble-free, tent, festival-goers typically see sev- have fun doing this. Is it a sin or a He's also More importantly, the project in eral children with their eyes glued to crime to love what you're doing so keeping up wit the works with CMU will offer Inter- Mr. Rock's making of those colorful much and to get paid for it, too?" long hours of net users in thecounty atechnological animal figurines. The route to popularity and success main assistant " advantage that is also cost-effective. Using a variety of long and oddly hasn't always been a smooth drive for Rock of "The possibilities are virtually end- shaped steel tools, and as the red-hot, Rock, though. "While I learned the g less," Fealy says. "This project and raw glassy substance is lifted out of trade at the glass factory, I didn't iyn the service it will offer is going to put the kiln at 1,000 degrees, Rock gently know how to do any of the tricks, so Gilmer County on the technological pulls on the square block this way, I felt a lack," he admits. "I was fortu- and candy dishes map7 hammers it that way, tweaks it up nate to come into contact with at Tamarack. Moreover, Baker's two decades in here, and twists it around there, so Jennings Bonnell, an old-fashioned For Cliff Roc~ the field of technology have been as when it cools, a beautiful "red fish" glass-maker from Buckhannon who found diverse as they have been rewarding, has been created -- from nose to tail, taught me the tricks and made a prac- About this project, the GSC Asso- looking like it's ready to jump out of tice of passing them on to the next in Alum Bridge; elate V-P says, "This has the broadest the water to tantalize fishermen --- if generation." easier than that, scope of any project with which I've it were not made of glass. Right now Rock can handicraft 40- via the ever been involved. To realize that He's fast to mention, however, that to-50 different items at his Willow or netwo~l.cotn there are and will be so many people his official and little "West Virginia Creek Glass shop. In fact, they are so from state, county and local govern- Folk Festival Kisses," modelled after exquisite that Tamarack, the state's ment and in the private sector work- their famous counterpart from artsandcraftsshowroomofftheWest demonstratin ing toward one awesome goal for the Hershey, Penn., are the most popular Virginia Turnpike at Beckley, is his and benefit of the entire community de- art objects that he sells during the biggest booster and client. "I'm pri- fies description. This is a win/win three-day Crafts Sale. marily in the wholesaling business tic technk proposal from start to finish for the Relaxingafteraratherlengthydem- now due to Tamarack," he says. people and businesses of Giimer County." ollm Continued from page 1 approximately l 4 students with Glen- ville High School roots will be under- Ann Miller Goodwin (immediate written by the Association in the up- past president) and her predecessors coming 2003-2004 academic year. Of got started years ago," he states, those scholarship recipients, 12 are to President Gainer stresses that the attendGlenvilleStateCollegeandtwo, GHS Alumni Scholarship Fund has colleges elsewhere. grown to over $72,000 during the Relative to the Class of 1953's year. In addition, Glenville State has $25,000ChallengeGrant, thatGolden provided storage space for the now- Jubilee Class actually contributed closed high school's memorabilia-. $26,650 during the year, with other Most notably, the school's website classes matching it with only $10,937, has been updated and upgraded, thereby leaving a balance of $12,413 among otherachievements, hesays, yet to be raised to meet the Finally and in conjunction with The Association's $50,000 goal. As a re- Glenville Democrat & Pathfinder, a suit, Chairman Rhoades announces special 12-page edition of the old that it's still not too late to contribute to Glenville High's newspaper was this worthy cause. printed last October, circulated Checks for scholarships can be sent throughout Gilmer County and the to: GHS Scholarship Fund, c/o Mr. surrounding areas at that time, and, at Jesse Huff, 57LaurelRun Road, Cam- the Saturday banquet, given to the den, W. Va. 26338. alumni as they signed in. Alumni of the Year College scholarships In his regular, low-key fashion, As to the GHS Scholarship Fund, Chairman Earl "Rusty" Stalnaker, Chairman Bill Rhoades (1953) re- oftheAlumnioftheYearCommittee, ports that contributed monies of ann°uncedthatDenzilandRitaHuff' $24,500 for the college educations of of Cox's Mills, were the recipients of the Alumni of the Year for 2003. "This couple has been a dedicated and hard- working pair for our Alum ni As- sociation over the years," he remarks, noting that they may be the first mar- ried couple to win the award. More- over, the award came as a complete surprise to them. Honoring athletes & classes During theba.nquet's program, an- other high p.oint was the singling out of the school's former athletes who courageously carried the Red Terrors' colors into the competitive rivalries throughout the county and region. Each received a specially engraved pen set as a token of the Alumni Association's appreciation of their athletic exploits. Margaret Miller Goodwin, immediate past president, made the introductions. Among those whom she gave top billing were Jack Conrad for his basketball records, one of which still stands statewide, and Bob Arnold, for his state track record. Both of these men are Glen- ville residents and businessmen. In addition, several dozen other gentlemen, who had participated on the teams, stepped forward to accept their accolades and gifts. As to other (1951) called tt~l annually reco years); 1943 years). Although no'. Class of 1 Wagner, the c and Jesse made some their fellow attendance at Dr. terim president, wishes of the particularly political su bative le "We're a four- he emphasizeS, cruitment mary Mrs. Leona (1949), ing of the membrance had passed awaY~ Saturda, 6 4~ ,Q nscreens: (NAPSA)-As people pack the!r known human carcinogen. 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