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t Page 12 --The GlenviUe Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003 !ii~/ii:!i!i;;iiiiiiiiiiiiii!2iiii!iiii!~:i!ii~i~:ii!i?I ~i !i!; ~ ~ :i TROY ELEMENTARY DISPLAYS GIFT FLAG Troy Elementary students honored TbeCertificateofRecognitionread- Army, afforded this flag to be flown The flag was presented to the stu- "On the Fourth day ofJuly in the year above Company B, 1092 Engineer dents at the morning assembly called Two Thousand and Three, in support Battalion at Camp Sapper, Iraq in to remember September 11,2001 and of 'Operation Iraqi Freedom.' SPC honor of Troy Elementary School - all those friends and family members Sharon S. Youngs of the United States Troy, West Virginia." who are serving in Iraq. Support your Gilmer County Recreational Center! Use it regularly for your club's special activities! iiI Ninth annual search under way for West Dan Moore promises leadership as Dan Moore, an experienced and oftheMooreAutoGroup, whichowns effective West Virginia business and five autodealerships across West Vir- community leader, recently an- ginia. nounced that he will seek the Repub- Moore is the former chairman of licannominationforgovernorofWest the West Virginia Bankers Virginia. Associaiton and a former member of "I value this great state of ours. I the board of directors of the West want a brighter future for our fami- Virginia Business Roundtable. For lies, friends and neighbors. It is time his efforts to provide countless up- to abandon the failed policies and portunities for the people of West politicians of the past and move for- Virginia, Moore was chosen West ward with fresh leadership," Moore Virginia Entrepreneur of the Year in said from the State Capitol. 1991 and was inducted into the Moore, 62, of Charleston, vowed to Marshall University Business Hall of bringanewapproachandnewleader- Fame in 1997. ship--based upon his years of experi- "I have been a banker and success- ence building successful organiza- fulbusinessleader. Ihave been active tions--to state government, with our institutions of higher learn- "From the workers' compensation ing. I have created hundreds of jobs crisis to our underfunded state pen- and helped to provide others with the sions to our lack of employment up- tools that they needed to create jobs. portunities, the powers-that-be have This experience has been invaluable made the wrong decisions. They have to me. And it is the exact experience placed politics in front of our priori- that we need, here and now, to guide ties, and our communities have suf- ourstatethroughthesedifficulttimes," fered," Moore explained. Moore said. "There is one thing I know for sure Moore's strong belief in the need from my experiences in the business for high-quality education for the world, if our so-called political lead- young people of the Mountain State ers would have managed a business led him to serve the state's educa- like they have managed our state, tionalinstitutions as a member of the they would have been fired a long Marshall University Board ofGover- time ago," he said. nors and the West Virginia Univer- Moore's experience and leadership sity Foundation Board of Directors. skills run deep. He is the former chair- Moore said that his concerns over man of the board and chief executive the poor state of the economy and the officer of Matewan Bancshares, a lack of effective led him to his deci- multi-state West Virginia bank. In sion. addition to his 20-year role as bank "-Itisasadfactthatthemostevident chairman and CEO, he is the co-owner DAN growth in West of government. swells while Main close and West home in search of a said. Despite these pressed his Virginia. "I believe with in spite face, West Virginians' as the~ a great future together. Moore, the son been married years. They have and a granddaughter. This week the search begins to iden- prudential.cfm, or by calling this toll- Powell of Glenville and Russel American Lung Association Announces tify those who have made the greatest free telephone number: 1-888-450- Hixenbaugh of Fairmont were tht commitment and impact by volun- 9961. state's top youth volunteers for 2003 Adult Training for its Youth Stop teering over thepastyear, in the ninth Students must submit completed Cathleen, West Virginia's top higt Smoking Program Not-On-Tobacco annual Prudential Spirit of Commu- applications by October 31, 2003. school youth volunteer was honorec nity Awards. Then, participating schools and local for raising more than $8,000 to ben- The American Lung Association of rettes they smoke, increase healthy Thsesawards, presented nationwide organizations will select and honor efit victims of the 9/11 terrorist at- West Virginia is pleased to announce life-styles and improve life manage- by Prudential Financial in partner- theirtopyouthvolunteers, andsubmit tacks through a statewide service its adult training schedule for the ment skills. ship with the National Association of them for state-level judging. The top "challenge" program among West Not-On-Tobacco (N-O-T) youth stop The N-O-T program was devel- Secondary School Principals, honor two candidates from each state, the Virginia high schools. Russell, West smoking program, oped for the American Lung Associa- outstanding community service by District of Columbia and Puerto Rico Virginia's top middle level volunteer, Adults Interested in helping youth tion at the West Virginia University young people in grades 5 through 12. --one high school student and one was recognized for dressing up as to stop smoking are welcome to at- Prevention Research Center. Evalua- Application forms for The 2004 middle level student-will be named 'Happy Heart the Clown" to perform tend a one-day, free-of charge train- tion results in West Virginia show Prudential Spirit of Community State Honorees in February 2004, and andbringcheertopeopleinhospitals, ing at the following locations: Octo- that N-O-T works. Twenty-two per- Awards will be available over the will receive $1,000 awards, engraved nursing homes, and shelters,her 9, 2003 in Romney WV, October cent of teens who participate in the next two months in middle level and silvermedallions, and an all-expense- "Most awards given to students 21 in Dunbar WV, or October 23 in program are smoke-free six months high schools, Gift Scout councils, paidtriptoWashington, D.C.,inMay these dayks recognize academic or Wheeling WV. Trainees will Iearn to after the program has ended. Of those county 4-H offices, American Red 2004 for four days of national recog- athletic perofrmance," said Pruden- facilitate this behavior-modification who continue to smoke, sixty-five Cross chapters, YMCAs, Camp Fire nition events. Runners-up atthe state tial Chairman ArtRyan. "We believe approach to helping teenagers percent reduce their smoking on week- USA councilsandmemberVolunteer level will receive bronze medallions it's equally important to reward and kick-the-habit. All materials will be days and seventy-five percent reduce Centers of the Points of Light Foun- or Certificates of Excellence. celebrate young people who see im- included and lunch will be provided, their smoking on weekends. clarion & Volunteer Center National Last year, more than 24,000 stu- portant needs in their communities TheN-O-Tprogramisresearchand To register for the free training, Network. They also may be obtained dents nationwide participated in The and commit themselves to meeting evaluation based and has four objec- contact Program Manager, Tony byvisitingwww.prudential.com/spirit Prudential Spirit of Communitythose needs." fives including helping teens stop Richards at tony@alawv.org or or www.principals.org/awards/ Awards. In West Virginia, Cathleen smoking, reduce the number of ciga- 1-800-LUNG-USA. anniver Mr. and Mrs. Miner" observe their 63rd sary on Sept. 28. She i Elwanda Britton and County natives. They are the dren, of Boynton Beach. arcadia, FL., and OH. They have four nine great-gl have resided at 3018 Arcadea, Fla., 34266 A novel is a mirror! along a highway. ! the blue of the mud puddles Directly off 1-79 Exit 105, Jane Lew 884-7806 HOUSE Of TUNES COMING SEPT. 26r" & SEPT. 27r" ~:!:~:i:i:i:i:::::i;:'.:::~:*:~:~ i~::~:~~ ':i::::i.~i. ':; .~,".:~ ..:':::;:~ ============================================================= ~" ~:::,:, : ::::::::::::::::::::::: ~;~