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Page 8 -- The Glenville Democrat Thursday, August 27, 2009 DELORIS FURR, WITH LAST YEAR'S CRAFT SHOW DISPLAY Fire Department Craft Show is Labor Day Weekend Pictured above is Deloris Furr, ThiseventisFriday, Sept. 4, through owner of Log Cabin Crafts, along Sunday, Sept. 6. Hours are Fri. and with part of her display at last year's Sat., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, (2008) Craft Show at the Jane Lew 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Fire Department. This show features a large variety Deloris, along with her two daugh- of crafts, food concessions and won- ters, Lori Radcliff and Lisa Law, has derful people with whom to stop and participated in this event for 22 years, chat. It's also a great place to start that seeing it grow from one room, to two early Christmas shopping! large rooms, a large pavilion and nu- The Log Cabin Crafts display is merous tents outside, and the over- located in front of the refrigerators, flow ofcrafters set up in the Ball Park beside the kitchen. across from the Fire Department. Ellen *Note: This show is in no way con- Ball, Chairman, reports that more than nected with the Jubilee at Jackson's 200 crafters will be there this year. Mill. Gilmer Co. Cancer Society News The (;ilmer County Unit of the American Cancer Society met Au- gust 7 t,, set the date for the Cancer Socict) Salad Luncheon. Unit Presi- dent Rosa Belle Cunningham called the meeting to order. The minutes were read by Secretary Linda Bailey and approved as read. Betty White, Treasurer, reported that we had done well with the Easter Eggs in the spring, taking in about $5.327.00. She also reported on me- morials that had been received. A financial report was given to each person present, and one will be filed with the minutes. Rosa Belle reported that she had no requests for assistance from anyone needing help from the Cancer Soci- ety. We decided on Wednesday, Octo- ber 28, as the date for the Salad Lun- cheon, with the price remaining at $4.00. A meeting will be called later to finalize the plans. a motion was made that we make a donation to the Tanner Community Building, for the use of the building for dipping the Easter Eggs. Those present were: Rosa Belle Cunningham, Helen James, Linda Bailey, Lenita Reale, and Betty White. The best fame is a writer's fame: It's enough to get a table at a good restaurant, but not enough that you get interrupted when you eat. --Fran Lebowitz WV State Folk Festival Committee Meeting Community members are invited to attend the next WV State Folk Festival Committee Meeting and be part of the largest annual event in Gilmer County. New officers will be elected on Tuesday, September 15, in a meeting of all interested volunteers at 5:00 p.m. at the Country Store, on Court Street. Yearly dues of $1.00 (an amount established in the incorpora- tion documents of more than 50 years ago) will be received. The Folk Festival Comm ittee meets monthly to lay plans for our big an- nual Gilmer County celebration, be- ginning the third Thursday in June every year. The billboard beside the spirit and authenticity. Visitors from Common Place Restaurant has the far and wide remark on the friendli- newdatesinplace(June 17-20,2010). nessandfeelingofinclusiontheyfind Currently, there are about twenty here. We are unique, because people members on the committee who make can sing and dance and participate in the Folk Festival happen. We believe the old-time ways, nat just watch. The that our West Virginia heritage and Folk Festival gives people a sense of oursenseofcommunity are soimpor- coming home. rant that we work to nurture them. If you want to work with the Festi- However, we need new ideas, new val but do not wish to participate in energy, andmorehandstokeepthings monthly meetings, we can still use rolling, your talents. See the Folk Festival Gilmer county has something very advertisement near this article for special going on here. Many musi- some suggestions as to how you can cians and dancers, alike, say that ours help in giving back to your home is their favorite festival because of its community. :rd Everyone Welcome at Meetings Third Tuesday of each Month. Next Folk Festival Committee Meeting Tuesday, September 15, 5:00 P.M.- Country Store Can you saw a board, sing a tune, Paint sweep with a broom, Pound a nail, assist the Belles, Answer questions, stock the shelves, Organize, deodorize, and banish dust, Wiring outlets is a must, Lead the children in their play, Paint-a wall, set up displays, Put up the tents, write a grant, Sew a dress or a pair of pants, Pen our history in neat order, Cement bricks in mortar, a sign, Carry chairs and bales of hay, Be a go-for on set-up days Weave a baket, round up dancers, Do something special to enhance us, Inspire us to love our hertiage, (Past and present make a good marraige) Appraise antiques, drive a shuttle, Keep people calm, not in a muddle Teach others crafts or old -time ways, Make history alive throughout our days, Bring energy and ideas galore? Please come Tuesday to the Country Store. Make our day with a call to: Sadie or Don Kelble 462-8526 Lynn or Joe Yurkiewicz - 462-5000 Judy or Jim Meads - 462-8708 Arou nd The Gc raldh eMarks Kitchen Table 462--7477 (MAYBE) CUB FORK SCHOOL PARENTS AND FRIENDS Don't Like Loud Music ! This week. thanks to a former son, Charles: Jenny Dobbins and Gardens aredoingreally well. We Crooked Fork resident. Geraldine daughter: and Lucy Cunningham and have had plenty of ,'ran and hot Sawyers Geddes, I have a very inter- child, weather. I think everyone has a esting picture to share with my read- In row three is Morn (Ena Allen); bumper crop of potatoes. Corn and ers. Matt Allen; Ruth Moyers; and Floda beans are good, too. Coons got into We think this picture was taken in White, holding daughter, my corn and ate quite a bit of it. 1 now the late 1930s, and it was probably Sorry I didn't get a column written have a radio turned up loud in my taken at the Cub Fork One Room last week. I was busy freezing corn, garden, and so far, thecoons are leav- School. In the picture (front row, l-r) and on Friday, I went to the State Fair ing the corn alone. are: Ilene Hashman, with (maybe) with daughter Jo Ann and husband Last week, I got a letter from herbabysister, Joy, onherlap;Garnett Mike. Ernestine Frame Frymier. who grew Deulley; Edna Marks Sawyers I hadn't been to the Fair for about up in Rosedale. She thought that (Geraldine's mother), with daughter, seven years. It was awfully hotthere, some of my readers would like to Maxine, on her lap; Martha Marks; buttherewerelotsofinterestingthings know that Edith Frame Porter died on two unknown girls; Cleo McElwee; to see. Lots of lovely quilts and hand- April 1,2009, from a cerebral hemor- attic Allen; Susie Allen; (maybe) a work was displayed in the WV build- rhage, in a Pittsburgh hospital. Cunninghamgirl;aCunninghamboy; ing. I wished I had brought my cam- Edith was the last of Emogene's and an unknown girl. era. uncle John Frame's family. Edith's In row two are: an unknown girl; On Tuesday, daughter Regina took husband, Mek lives in a retirement (maybe)JosephineSullivan; (maybe) me to Dr. Hatfield, in Charleston. He community in Pennsylvania. Fanny Stump; Daisy Deulley, with thinks he has the macular degenera- Emogene'slather, MinterFrame, was baby daughter, Lois Lee ('?); Leone tion under control, but he wants to see a brother of Delbert Frame, whose Hashman; Ermel Marks Wilfong and me one more time. picture was in my August 13 column. Humanities Council Seeking Major Grant Proposals Competition The West Virginia Humanities and established nonprofit presses are CouncilannouncesitsupcomingSep- eligible. Sponsored by the Mountain Lakes tember 1, deadline for four grant cat- Teacher institutes' grants offer two Festival, the Braxton Idol competi- egories. Major, Media, and Publica- weeks of intensive study that will tion will be held at the Mountain tion grants that are awarded annually enhance classroom teaching on a hu- Lakes Amphitheatre, Exit 67 in for projects requesting over $1,500 inanities topic for elementary or sec- Flatwoods, on Saturday, September and up to $20,000, and Teacher Insti- ondary teachers. Colleges and uni- 12. tutegrants, awarded annually forsum- versities are eligible to apply. One to This is not a karaoke competition; mer teaching seminars up to $25;000. three teacher institute grants are there will not be words on a screen. Major grants support public p/:o- awarded annually to a college or uni- Contestants need to bring their own grams including, but not limited to, versity. :.oundtrack of background music in a lectures, school projects, panel dis- The Council encourages proposals key they prefer, andthey shouldcheck cussions, reading/discussion series, fi-om nonprofit organizations, col- in advance to see if their song choice exhibits, reenactments, and confer- leges, and universities, schools, li- is available. Original song selections ences, braries, historical societies, parks, are welcome. Media grants support the planning, convention and visitor bureaus, his- Each contestant will perform two scripting, and production phases of toric sites, museums, civic and ser- songs at the preliminary and final projects intended to produce audio or vice organizations, cultural groups, competitions. One song should be video materials. These grants also fund and local government agencies, slow, and one should be up-tempo, websites or a newspaper series. For more information or to request and they may be country, gospel, pop, Publication grants fund the produc- an application, contact grants admin- classic rock, folk, blues; jazz. One tion phaseofacompletedmanuscript, istrator Amy Saunders at 304-346- song can be from one genre, and the The goal of the Council is toincrease 8500 or email saunders@wv other song from another genre. thequality and quantity of books pub- Guidelines and ap- For more information, please con- lished on West Virginia topics in the plications are available on the tact Sue Loyd at 304-765-2932 or humanities and/or written by West Council's website, www.wvhuman 304-689-7717, or e-mail her at Virginia scholars. 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