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Page 10 A-- The Glenville l)emocrat/Pathfinder- Thursday. Nov. 18, 2004 ) Gilmer-B x'ton' ( ' * I students celebrate drug awareness week Now a [ ByJosephJ. Mazzella, aGSCgradu- this early Autumn remind me of a ate and free-lancer, very important leas on in this life. This It looks like we are getting an early lesson is that it do% n't matter how Autumn here in the mountains of my Iong yourcolors last in this world, but home. Eventhoughit'sonlythemiddle rather how brightly they shine. of August, we are already getting some I have known some truly beauti ful beautiful changing leaves here. The souls in my days who have passed green trees are now getting splashes from this world while still so very of wonderful reds, brilliant oranges, young. The love they chose, the joy shimmering yellows, and glorious theysharedandtheiivestheytouched, golds in them. Some of the early however, made their brief time here changing trees arc already transtbrmed shine brighter than a forest in the Fall. into their heart-warming Fall colors. The colors of their lives transformed it looks as though it's going to be as the world around them in the few days awe-inspiring an Autumn as I have they had. ever seen here. My only regret is that May we all live as beautifi,lly as it also looks as if it will bc over so they did then. May we all choose to quickly, shine our love, joy, goodness, and I am doing nay best to get out and delight as brightly as possible. Ma) enjoy as much as I can before it is we all make the colors of our lives over. l am doing my best to take all of glow as brilliantly as we can. Noneo; these glorious brush strokes of color, us knows how long we have to make p inted by the hand of God, into my this world a better and more beautiful heart, mind, and soul. I am doing my place. None of us knows how long or best to let them warm me, brighten how gloriously God means for us to me, and uplift me before they are shine in this life before we move on to gone for another year. I am letting an even greater one. 'Jerry Garcia /A Visual Journey' Exhibit to visit Charleston An internalionatl5 touring exhibit vocalist with the Grateful Dead. Jerry featuring the large~,tcotlcctionolJerty Garcia attended the San Francisco Garcia's art c\ er assembled for public Art Institute. As Iris skills as a painter display, including lithographs and developed, his styles came to include ,,,ilk-~,creens created h) the artist fronl realism, surrealism, 1985 to 1995. neoimpressionism and geometric ab- The collection has been shown in straction. man5 citiesinchldmg Bo~,ton. Atlanta, The exhibit will be held Sat., Nov. Dallas. l)e|+\c|-+a|klClficagoandnlost 20 from 10 am to 10 pm and Sun., rccentlyconqqctedasuccessfulshow- Nov. 21 from 10 am to 6 pm at tile ing in London. Charleston Marriott Town Center at Priorto becoming a central figure 200 Lee Street East. Charleston. in thc music ,,cane of the San Fran- Fornlorcinlbrmationcal1304-345- cisco Bay area as lead guitarist and 6500. Admission is free. Governor awards Community Partnership Grant to Burnsville Gov. Bob Wise on Oct. 27 av, arded a Community Partnership grant for $22,296to the Burnsville Public Utili- ties Board in Braxton County. Funds will enable the replacement ofthe existing waterline at river cross- ing number one. Last Saturday marked another sad to the area by offering lucrative state anniversary of the horrific events of taxincentivesandcredits. Whileother September 1 I. As wc commemo- areas of the State will no doubt seek a rate this profound day in American similar designation, wc will enjoy, at history, we remember and mourn least for a time, a distinct advantage to those innocent lives that were lost at market this joint research zone. the hands of a cowardly enemy that Moreover, this designation will pro- knows no battlefield; an enemy that vide the opportunity for securing sub- attempts to justify their terrorist acts stantial federal and private grant fund- by hiding behind their fanatic beliefs ing, throughthis ground-breaking part- as an excuse to kill innocent men, nership bctwcc# Glenville State Col- women and children. Icgc, Braxton County, and Gihncr Numerousmemorialserviccswcrc County, and ira conjunction with held across America, including hcrc Carnegie Mellon University: one of in Braxton County, by American Le- the nation's premiere research institu- gion Post 33 and members of the lions. 1092nd WV National Guard. While In addition to the buzz created by we cannot undo the terrible tragedy this zone from within the State, it like- of9/ll, we can continue.to honor the wise is sparking interest from numer- memories of those who tragically ous private businesses and federal of- hadthcirlivcstakcnaway. Wehonor flees. ThcAppalachianRegionalCona- theirlives and memory by resolving mission (ARC) is planning a news to keep our homeland safe: by con- conference soon that ties directly into tinuingourwayoflifc;bynotletting this dcsignation and the rural Interact our faith waiver or giving into fear. wireless broadband project. This will serve as a lasting tribute This is the cuhnination of years of and provide hope for gcneraiions to work, aimed toward giving Braxton come. and Gihner Counties a very real ad- Last wcck was a milestone for vantage in attracting technology re- Braxton and Gihner Counties, and latcd businesses to our area for Glenville State College. On Evenwitbthisdesignation, newchal Wednesday, the WV Council on lcnges are on the horizon. We must Community and Economic Devcl- aggressively market our area tot new opment took the final action ap- businesses, while seeking the grant prove the creation of the Giimer/ opportunities that may now become Braxton Research Zone. This land- available by tile research zone desig- mark designation is a first l\ r West nation. Virginia and ,ai!l bring meaningful This is just another important tool in opportunities to the region, the economicdevelopment toolbox for The Council enthusiastically en- central West Virginia. I look forward dorsed this project, after giving it a to continuing this work with the re- thorou,,h, examination. It also re- spective economic development au- ceived support from the Governor's thorities, county commissions, GSC Office of Technology, Higher Edu- and our local broadband team. cation Policy Commission, and the Please contact me if I may be of State Chamber of Commerce. I am assistance. As the session is now con- very pleased by the positive response eluded, please address your mail to my I've received from throughout tile home office: PO Box 254, Gassaway, West Virginia business community. WV 26624. By telephone, you may This designation will serve mul- contact me at 340-3137 or 364-8411. tiple purposes. First, it will provide For those with Internet access, my e- ongoing federal and private research mail address is Boggs34@aol.com. grant funding to implement next- You can obtain additional legislative generation wireless Internct service informationfromtheLegislature'sweb to Gilmer and Braxton Counties. site at http://www.legts.state.wv.'us/ Whilethiswillbeanongoingproject, As always, please remember our it offers a real opportunity to devclop troops - at home and abroad - and keep and expand much needed high-tcch them andthcir familiesin yourthoughts infrastructure, and prayers Until next week, take It also provides the opportunity to care. lure technology-related businesses American Society of Civil Engineers The West Virginia Universit)Institute WVU-Tech's campus in Montgomery.Findoutdledetailsbyyiewingourweb of Technology Student Chapter will host Registration will begin at 8:15 am, with site at www.wvutech.edu/asce. To regis- the 40th Annual Fall Technical Confer- the conference kicking off at 9 am and tar call Amy Moore at (304)442-3284 or ence on Thurs., Nov. 18, 2004 on the ending at 5 pro. e-mail her at amy.moore@mail.wvu.edlL 30" Gas Range with Extra Large Oven ~!1 . Standing ..... " Pilot JGBS04PPW $339. Turntable 30" Gas Range with Self Cleaning Oven JGBP28BEJ QutckClean~ 30" Range with serf Cleaning Oven JBP24BBWH $419.00 $549.00 Microwave Ove JES1334BH 1,3 CU. ft. oven II,~l~,~:b~.j.00 cavity, 1100 Watts Turntable provides even cooking Electronic digital display with clock & Timer One touch convenience cooking controls including Popcorn 10 yr. major part extended warranty. 95 A $59. value. ONLY during this SALE! Ask for details.(Ranges Only) Sutton graduates from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Airman Kayla N. Sutton has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mis- sion, organization, and military cus- toms and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations. In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Com- munity College of the Air Force. She is the daughter ofRaina Snyder of Rural Route 1, Greenwood, W.Va. Sutton is a 2004 graduate of Doddridge County High School, West Union, W.Va. STEADY WITH THE HANDS: SURPRISE: At the end of the day BrittanyBellwithhersrainedglass all students received this surprise painting from Friends of Troy School. 'I've got better things to do than drugs' To promote healthy bodies and glass, pillow making, Halloween minds, the students at Troy Elemen- Houses (graham crackers, icing and tary explored alternatives to using candy,) door hangers, and painting drugs. They finished Drug Aware- tote bags or race cars. ness Week with an afternoon full of The students were also treated to a creative activities. The students had snack between sessions. signed up in advance for two activi- The staff and students are most ties that best suited their interest, appreciative of our PTO who pur- The activities offered were: wooden chased materials for activities and birdhouses, rocketry, karate, stained snack. t Legislation to amend and re-enact WV 26621-0390. Potentialapplicants the laws regulating tile practice of who a,-e relying on experience and surveying in West Virginia passed in who do not notify the Board of their the 2004 legislative session, intent by the deadline will be pre- Applicants applying for licensure eluded from taking the licensing ex- alter January 1,2005 must meet new amination in the future. educational degree and experience Applicants who have previously requirements, including a2or4-year applied and have been Board-ap- degree in a related field with a mini- proved to take the Fundamentals of mum of 30 hours of surveying or Land Surveying (FLS) examination surveying-related courses, or posses or who have been Board-certified as a Level IV certification by the Na- SurveyorsinTrainingarenotrequired tional Society of Professional Sur- to notify the Board of such intent. veyors. Any SITs who were certified prior to However, applicants who have be- June 11,2004 must pass the profes- gun, but who have not completed, sional portion of the examination be- education,expcrienceorexamination fore June 11, 2014 or the SIT must requirementsofeightyearsl:,rescribed take the FLS examination. Surveyor underformerlawandregulationsmust interns (formerly SITs) who are notify the West Virginia Board of Board-certified after June 11,2004. Professional Surveyors in writing, no must pass the professional portion of later than December 31, 2004, of his the examination within 10 years of or her intent to apply for ticensure no certification or they will be required later than December 31,2012 under to retake the FLS examination. the provisions of West Virginia Code For further inquiries, contact the 30-13A-8. The Board's mailing ad- Board Administrator at 304-765- dress is P.O. Box 390, Flatwoods. 0315. Attention Santa Norlh Bend Staic Park is looking i'OI" someone interested in playing Santa Claus on Dec. 18, 2004. This job could become an annual opportu- nity and eas,, holida money. Pay-rate is open, and ',,,'ill be dis- cussed with those interested in apply- ing. Santa will bc meeting children in the North Bend Dining Room, and Over 20 years experience - Reasonable rates Electronic filing - Multi-state returns Personal and Business returns FLYNN S T 405 North Lewis Street Glenviile, WV James & Anne Flynn 462-7603 "jaflynn@rtoLnet It's never too early to learn the benefits of saving money. And we have the perfect savings program for your Christmas shopping. Our Christmas Club savings account will give your Christmas shopping substantial interest and growth. Stop by at our convienient Glenville office and we'll help you learn the value of saving for Christmas 2005. Working for you today, Planning for your tomorrow. lenville Office 30 Foodh~l Plaza Gk'aville, WV 2635 I I~one (304) 462.5051 Fax (304i 462-8215 Grantsville Office 372 Mare Stte~ PO. Box 4~ G~ill~ WV 26147 Phone 1304t 354-6116 Fax 004) 354-7855 Arnoldsburg Office Rt. 33/119, P.O Box 130 Ar~ktd~rg. WV 25234 Phone 0,04) 655-8347 Fax (304) 655-72.66 Elizabeth Office Rt 14.P.O Box 129 Eliz~eth, WV 26H3 Fax (304) 275-10{6 North Bend State Park is located in Cairo. WV. The individual must be good with children, and be able to supply their own outfit. If interested please c(mtact: Nick Murray at 304-643-2931 or 1-800- CALL-WVA. o, e-mail address is northbendl~rograms@ ycdloo.con~. Capital City Art and Craft Show , For over 36 years, the Capital City Art and Craft Show has been Wcs't Virginia's foremost exhibit of over 160 state and regional artisans. Each year, the Kanawha City Lions Club provides 20.000 visitors a week- end showcasin the State's largest in- door art and craft show. Show dates are Fr!., Nov. 19. 2004 throueh Sun- day. Nov. 21,2004. " Shoppers will find something for everyone on their Christmas list among the top quality one-of-a-kind items that can be purchased directly from the craftsmen who created them These artisans entertain by showing works in progress and demonstrations of their skills. Under this roof hand- made candles, gold, and crystal jew- elry, stained glass, and handblown Christmas ornaments catch the light. Sounds of dulcimers, music boxes. clocks, and a wood turner's lathe fill the air. while the smells of leather pouches, dried flowers, and potpourri entice shoppers. Tile aroma of satsas pickles, fudge, jellies, coffee, jams, and roasted almond draw shoppers through the aisles. Enjoy the sam- pling on many West Virginia food 9roducts and book signines by re- zional authors. Since the Show's inception, Lions have used the proceeds to donate rnore than one million dollars to state and local charities, as well as providing more than $75,000 in eyeglasses for local residents. Show traditions include "Lion Buck" giveaways worth $1.00 on the purchase of any item to the first 250 persons attendm,, the Sh ". " = oweachdav, and cash prizes to the top three win- ners in the children's coloring con- tests and door prizes galore provided by ihe craftsmen. Seniors are treated to a discounted ticket and adults re- ceive 50 cents off their admission by donating a can of tood to the Salva- tion Army. This resulted in over 2500 3ounds of tood last year. Show times are 4 pm -10 pm Fri- day, Nov. 19, 10 am- 8 pm Sat., Nov, 20, and noon 6 pro, Sun. Nov. 21. Tickets are $ 1.00 lor children 12 years or younger, $3 for seniors and S4 lor adults. .1,h'mlwr I.IH(" www.calhotlnhe;ttk~.com J