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29, 1988 Several factors -- time being the most pressing -- abbreviated report, but I feel it is my duty to report of the library, both in programs pending, those in express a few of the dreams for the future. issue is our endeavor to secure an expansion As most of you know, there has been a great expended during the past year to obtain local matching us eligible for Federal Grant money earmarked for and construction. The West Virginia Library has supported us, and has earmarked certain federal project, so we felt our only hope was to secure as as possible. a goal of $25,000 locally -- $25,000 federal -- based cost of such projects which have been completed "Invitation to Bid" was published this month and Opened last Thursday, September 22. To our dismay, our $79,590, leaving us short one-half the amount of speaking, $15,000. Naturally, we have had to right we reserved in the advertising. we have had to re-group and explore every pos- We hope to secure assistance which will place the our $50,000 limit. Should that not materialize, we in our efforts, for we feel that Gilmer County deserves facility and service we can secure. This current set- only temporary, and we are optimistic in belier- yet realize our objective. Charleston last Monday (September 26) attending a he Youth Services Committee of the Public Library Virginia Library Association. Our objective is to children and youth activities throughout the state, and in the efforts of all libraries for the benefit of every- .'pted the role of "young-adult" representative on that as such have originated plans to involve the youth in the management of the library. We hope that provide us with the foundation for expanding the in the library and will have a far reaching of libraries in Gilmer County. tiny library (in comparison to others in the state) is the library chosen for this pilot project is a matter of are dedicated to making it a worthwhile endeavor. g for individuals who are interested in organiz- or similar activities at the library. We feel that the ideal center for such activity and encourage such use. activity has been a "cross-stitch club" which would of that art to meet and exchange patterns, dis- offer instruction to beginners, and of course enjoy of talking with others who share an interest in the '- interested in joining such a group should call the library, name and phone number, and we will be glad to help ). In fact, anyone interested in any craft should us -- whether as an instruction or as a novice am more about their chosen craft. Conings Senior Citizens have picnic The Conings Senior Citizens met September 20, 1988 for their Annual Picnic. The presi- dent, Mary Burton, called the meeting to order at l l:a.m, by saying the pledge to the flag. The devotions consisted of read- ings and a song. Sue Hinter, Mildred Radcliff and Linda Cox sang "Where Could I Go But to The Lord." Readings were given by Fluence Matthews, 'q'he School Mann"; Mavis Cole,, 'q'he School Master", "The W. C. Story", and, "The Little Story"; Ethel Cooper, "Belated Vilent"; Betty Cole reacl "When Grandma Rang the Dinner Bell," and "Grandmas Com- fort." Linda Cox and Joyce De- Boer had some nice crafts on display. SAVE $,5O ! "Happy Birthday" was sung to Jeffery Mead. He was four years old. We were sorry that none of the Cox's Mills Seniors could be with us and were happy at least three of Baldwin Seniors got to come. Door prizes were passed out all through the day and every one got to take home a little gift. Those present were: Mildred Radcliff, Linda Cox, Lucille Messenger, Mary Harvey, Wanda Lantz, Blanch Cox, Mar- guerite Roe, Ruence Matthews, Pat Pendell, Mary Burton, Julia Wise, Sharon Beaver, Ethel Cooper, Sue Hinter, Amy Smith, Jeffery Mead, Betty Cole, Joyce DeBoer, Margaret Radcliff, Ar- gil Radcliff, and Mavis Cole. LPI The Glenviile Democrat-Pathfinder 5 i BREAKFAST Monday, Oct. 3: Cereal, toast, juice, and milk. Tuesday, Oct 4: Scrambled eggs, toast, jelly, juice, and milk. Wednesday, Oct. 5: Sausage biscuit, fruit, and milk. Thursday, Oct. 6: Cereal, juice, and milk. Friday, Oct. 7: Apple turn- over, fruit, and milk. LUNCH Monday Oct. 3: Pig in blan- ket, meat sauce, potatoe, slaw, fruit, and milk. High School Alternate: Bar B. Q. and salad. Tuesday, Oct. 4: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, mixed vegetables, We've joined thousands of National Home Furnishings Sale participating retail- ers by contributing to the March of Dimes. Please help us prevent birth defects! Enjoy the s~mple beauty of tt~ts b~g contemporary chair treat ~s a Han01e Rocker Rechner or a Wail Saver* wh=ch rechnes wttm~n inches of tr, e wait Pa0ciecl arms anrJ bac~ anti thick seat all ~n soft DluSh aesJgner fabric ', rake of brevity I mentioned at ;.he outset, I must seek a this week's column. As in the past, closing with a the patrons continue to give us the opportunity tnd to invite those who have failed to get to know us to rut'' seems to be the most logical salutation. "See you in teacher attends Forum in Charleston :National Teacher of honored by rthe'WV' uc tf Jn :eynoted the second Fund, a co-sponsor. Chairing the a Virginia Teachers' group is Jane McKee, a teacher L 23-24 at the Char- in Logan County s Man High : tenter. School. lay, the 1983 national On the second day of the fo- oke on "Reshaping rum, the teachers identified and ng Profession: The prioritized the five issues that Ahead' at the open- put their profession at risk, at 5 p.m. in the Civic McKee said. Solutions were also on Hall. recommended. Both issues and ...... form Gilmer solutions will be published and " ....... ' $1IPJ IN Kim Jones from shared with state policy-makers, Enjoy massive pub chair proportions of merry olcle England and reclining comfort that ts up to date! Covered in handsome vinyl with tufted back and r01t arms. NOW! SAVE $100 ON THIS BIG, COMFORTABLE PILLOW ARM GROUP 100% Olefln Fabric PBow Arms Spring Edge Construction Self Decked Deep Foam Cushions Solid Oak Frames joining Hay Arch A. Superintendent State Board of President Patricia and WV Education Director Vivian ts designed to give teachers an explore issues of to Noreita Department of county is repre- teacher chosen by from the nominees at indi- tr's theme was At Risk." planning com- of former of the Year and award winners the education community and interested members of the pub- lic. Legislators and representa- tives from numerous organiza- tions and agencies were invited to exchange ideas with the group, according to Rosemary Phillips, a conference planner and former Teacher of the Year from Fairmont. Co-sponsors of the event are the Governor, the West Virginia Board of Education and the West Virginia Education Fund. The West Virginia forum is based on a 1986 national model established by the Education Commission of the States. It was designed to focus on education reform from the teachers' point of view. Last year's state forum fo- cused on recruitment, retention and reform, McKee said. tossed salad, fruit, and milk. High School Alternate: Vegetable bar. Wednesday, Oct. 5: Fish sandwich or with roll, potatoe, peas, applesauce, peanut cluster, and milk. High School Alternate: Pig in blanket and salad. Thursday, Oct. 6: Fried chicken, mashed potatoes/gravy, green beans, fruited jello, roll/ butter, and milk. High School Alternate: Chef salad. Friday, Oct. 7: Pepperoni roll, macaroni/cheese, broccoli, apple, and milk. High School Alternate: BBQ chicken and .salad. resident Marie Marks retires SAVE $40 Posturpedic Medalist Full ca. pc. Oueen 2-pc. set $609.00 Easy To Save... Easy To Help! A Part Of Your Purchase Today helps The March of Dimes Tomorrow. Was held September of Marie Marks' re- Ohio Valley Na- held at the Blen- was attended bank employees, Doug Adams, her pastor from Church and his of her lO-plus years Adams presented a clock with the on it. Vienna bank has wolked in the loan lepan- recently, she was a for the consumer and assistant Ohio Valley she worked in the credit department of a retail department store and the U.S. Postal Service where she sewed as postmaster at a rural office for 2 1/'2 years. She graduated from Normantown High School and attended Parkersburg Com- munity College and Glenville State College. She has been active with rec- reation programs, Scouting, 4-H and Vienna Woman's Club. She and her husband, Herman, are active members of Grace Baptist Church and are the parents of Jean Simmons, an employee of Borg-Warner Chemicals, and David Marks with the U. S. Post Office in Parkersburg. The Markses' interests in- clude their four grandchildren, travel and photography. SAVE ON THIS 5PC. SWIVEL 36x60" Double pedestal table with wood grain finish and 4 easy-care arm chairs with casters. REG. $379. FURNITURE & APPLIANCE ii i I i ancestor of the horse eohippus, had neck and stood no higher than a medium-sized