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Page 8 --The (;Icnvillc l)cmocrat/Pathfinder--Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004 Illl II ~ Auditorium in Weston. All proceeds go ence room is located to the right. Again, come. To re,,~erve a table, call Sharon 3 Gilmer Goings On to Shawn to help with extensive and it is important that you attend these Settle at 655-'8280. The park will be 23 expensive eye medical procedures at meetings, selling concessions. Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, HEALTH AND NUTRITION CLASS MD. There is no admission charge but HOLIDAY HOUSE BOOK FAIR donations will be accepted and appre- Want to lose weight and just don't ciated. Refreshments will be available. The Gilmer Co. CEOS, sponsors the The Lewis Co. Senior Center will be know how or where to turn to for help. Annual Holiday House, Fri., Dec. 3, at hosting a Book Fair, Fri., Dec. 3, 2:00 Gaining unneeded holiday weight and GCHS TO HOST PARENT the Gilmer County Recreation Center, till 4:30 pm. Speaking will be WV Au- woulU like to lose it? Don't wait until FINANCIAL AID NIGHT at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. A fee will be thors Ann Smucker,.Barbara Smith, Kirk the new year to begin? Learn how to charged at the door. Public eating be- Judd, Sharon Gardner, and Phyllis lose weight without gimmicks, pills, star- Education after high school costs gins at 11:30. Everyone welcome. Moore. Books by these authors, as well vation or other get rich schemes. Learn money. Gilmer County High School has as other books, will be available for about basic nutrition, staying healthy, arranged an evening to help parents purchase, compliments of "The Book reducing the risk of heart disease, din- and students with post-secondary finan- Store" of Buckhannon. Public invited, boles, and other nutritional related itl- cial aid" Karen Lay' directr t Financial ~ ighb t~ refreshments will be sewed. nesses. Also provided is a healthy cook- Aid, Glenville State College, will dis- Our Ne ors ing class, having fun and creativity with cuss the financial aid process and the ' HOLIDAY DANCE food. EAT SMART. LIVE SMART, completion of the FAFSA (Free Appli- SERVE SMART, Sun.. Dec. 5, 6:00- cation for Federal Student Aid). She will LONGABERGER & BOYDS A Holiday Dance will be held Fd., Dec. 8:00 pro, at the First Baptist Church, offer some alternative routes for finan- 10, 8:00 to 11:00 pm, at the Lewis Co. Glenville. Chdd care will be provided, cial aid. The financial aid workshop will BEAR BINGO Senior Center Dance to the music of For further information, call 462-7015. be held Wed., Dec. 8, in the high school J.P.'s Twirl Team is having a "Easy Listening," a five-piece band with cafeteria and will begin at 6:30 pm. The Longaberger & Boyds Bear Bingo on a vocalist. This is a semi-formal affair;, tickets are on sale at the Senior Center C&G AND HOPE GAS ANNU- meeting last year was most helpful to Sun., Dec. 5, at 2:00, at the Gassaway ITANTS' BREAKFAST the people who attended; this year's Community Building, Gassaway. Tick- for a minimal fee. B.Y.O.B., set-ups will session should be equally informative ets can be purchased at Bear Heaven, be provided. For more information call On Tues. Dec. 7, the C&G and Hope We look forward to seeing you at this Flatwoods, or Huffman Bookkeeping, 269-5738. Gas Annuitants will meet for Breakfast, workshop. Gassaway, or by calling 304-765-7462. at 8:00 am. at the Common Place Res- WEST FORK CONSERVATION taurant, G~enville. CHRISTMAS MUSICAL RICHWOOD CHRISTMAS The West Fork Consewation Distnct TANNER SENIOR SATELLITE The monthly meeting of the Tanner Se- nior Satellites wilt be held Tues., Dec. 7, at 6:00 pm, at the Tanner School Lunch Bldg., please bring a covered dish and enjoy the evening. PARADE Board of Supervisors monthly meeting for December will be held Tues., Dec. 7, at the USDA Service Center in Mt. Clare, beginning at 9:30 am. Contact Dinah Hannah, Executive Assistant at 627-2160. President and Mrs. Freeman cordially invite the public to a musical "A Com- munity Celebration of Christmas," in the Fine Arts Center, Glenville State College on Sat., Dec. 11, at 7:00 pro. EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY COMMUNITY RESOURCES Health Resources Services Administra- tion (HRSA), the West Virginia Univer- Comm~mity Resources will no longer sity Virtural medical Campus (VMC) is assist clients on Wednesdays. This time implementing a program to provide =s set aside for administrative paper bioterrorism preparedness continuing work, but our Thrift Store will remain education training for healthcare pro- open for bus~ness viders, public health employees, and other interested individuals. The pro- PLANNING COMMITTEE gram, titled West Virginia Prepares; Continuing Education Partnership The Gi!mer County Local Planning Project, offers on-line access to three Committe will hold a LEPC meeting on training courses and hands-on learning Thur. Dec. 2, at 7:00 pm, at the old opportunities through the West Virginia DQH b~ Jilding. AHECs. The courses fulfill requirements CHRISTMAS SOCIAL for Continuing Medical Education (CME) or Continuing Education (CEU) credits The Gilmer County Republican Christ- free of charge. Two credits are granted mas social will be held Sat., Dec. 4, 7-9 per course. Courses are accessible from PM, at the home of Ruth Chisler on any computer with internet access; visit VanHorn Rd. P!ease bring a small gift the West Virginia University's Virtual 1o exchange, a snack, and a friend, medicalOampuswebsiteatwww.vmc.w This is sponsored by the Republican If you have any questions, Women; however, everyone is welcome, please contact Amanda Fisher at the 462-4660 Northern West Virginia Rural health Education Center at GILMER COUNTY FAMILY RE- or 304-462- SOURCE NETWORK 6465. Bennett and Son Monuments & Markers Inside and outside disp/ays Grantsville 354-6162 The Gilmer County Family Resource network Board of Directors and Gen- eral Membership will meet on Fri., Dec. 10, at noon, at the Community Show- case. 11 3 East Main St. Special guests will include the Governor's Cabinet on CNIdren and Families officials. The pub- lic is encouraged and invited to attend. For more information on this meeting or other ways to get involved in your com- munity, call Donna Waddell at 462- ,, V~ddetl at 462-7~045 or Send am emil t o gcfrn @ rt BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING The Arts Umbrella will have their monthly Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday December 7, 2004 at 6:30 PM at the Community Showcase - 115 East Main Street, Glenviile. BENEFIT BLUEGRASS CONCERT There will be a benefit bluegrass con- cert for Shawn Smith. son of Gary and Wilma Smith (former resident of Cedarville) on Sun., Dec. 12, from 2 pm OPEN HOUSE AND CRAFT SALE The Community Showcase is sponsor- ing an Open House on Thur., Dec. 2, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pro, at 115 East main Street in Grenville. All craft items will be reduced 30% for the Open House Event Over a dozen local crafters and artisans have merchandise for sale in the Community Showcase. Spend your Chnstmas money locally in support of the eommuni~ ~nd take home a tlldqtm one-of-a-kind gift for someone special. Light refreshments will be sewed, and many of the local crafters will be on hand to meet and take special orders. Hope to see you at the Open House. For further information contact Donna Waddell at 462-7545. HIGHWAY AUTHORITY The next scheduled meeting for the Blue & Gray Intermodal Highway Authority will be on Monday, December 6, 2004 at 6 p.m. in the Roane County Court- house. Please use the double doors at the back of the Courthouse and pro- The 50'" annual Richwood Christmas Parade will be Sat., Dec 4, at 2:00 pm. The award-winning and wonderful Richawood High School Marching Band directed by Mr. James wilt lead the pa- rade down Main Street followed by floats, people and children in cosumes, and ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW walking groups. Cash prizes for floats, The 21~ Annual Arts and Crafts Show walking groups, andindividualcostumes at the Nicholas County High School, will we awarded. Those wishing to be in Summersville, will be held on Fri., Dec the parade can meet in the parking lot 3, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm and Sat., Dec. 4, by the High School gym. After the Pa- 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. 100 Booths, door rade, Santa will be at the Power Up prizes hourly, and on Sat. at 2:00 pm, Building, also on Main Street, to visit the drawing for the Grand Prize of $100! with the children. The Choral Society Proceeds from this event go to N.C.HS. also will be in the Sculpture Garden physical education and health depart- singing Christmas carols where hot ment. chocolate and cookies will be sewed. Everyone is welcome. For more infer- ~ b mation, please call Vikki Mayse at the Church Activities Richwood Chamber of Commerce 304- 846-6790. CHRISTMAS CANTATA THE BLUE & GRAY INTERMODAL Camden Flats Baptist Chumh pre- HIGHWAY AUTHORITY sents... Arise SHINE/Your Light has The Blue & Gray intermodal Highway Come. A Christmas Cantata by Den- Suthority Meeting will be on Mon., Dec. nis and Nan Allen on Sun., Dec. 12, 6, at 6:00 pro, at the Roane County at 6:00 pm, at the Camden Flats Bap- Courthouse (second floor), fist Church, 510 Kanawha St., Glen- ville. EXECU~VEBOARD MEETING The Region Vl Workforce investment "Executive" Board will neet Wed., Dec. 8, from 10:30 am to noon in the Valley Falls Board Room of The Holiday Inn Fairmont, 930 East GraRon Road. For more information about the meeting, contact Jeffrey G. Smith at 304-368- 9530. NORTH BEND STATE PARK On Sat., Dec. 18 the North Bend State Park restaurant will cto~e to the pubtic = and park staff will be busy with the Em- ployee Christmas Party. The restaurant will re-open the following morning for breakfast. AUCTION An auction will be held on Sun., Dec. 5, . at 2:00 pm, at the Upper West Fork Park. Items include: All new Christmas merchandise, tools, toys, ornaments, outdoor wear, pepperoni, candy, and cheeses. Bobby Ray Starcher, licensed auctioneer. Directions: From Arnoldsburg- south on St. Re. 16, tO miles, park is on the right. From 1-79- 10 Roane. Seniors open Arts Entrepre- neurial Center in Spencer In regio l nior news, the Roa County Conun/u on Aging (RCCOA) will hor, t an Open House at th= Street Gallery, 204 Court Street in downtown Spencer. Taking place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on this Sat., Dec. 4, the new facility, which is located in the old NAPA auto store, is owned and Ol 'ated by the RCCOA as its Senior Arts Entrepreneurial Center. The featured exhibit is a colorful and old-fa ioned Victorian Village and model train scene, light refreahtnents will be served, and RCCOA members will be on hand to welcon visitors. For further information, call 304- 927-1997. Also, check out the relined story and pictures on page 7 and the Open HouJe advertisement on page 13 in this newspaper's inue. ill II I I I I I II I I I I T. LEON GO 'F T. Leon Goff, 86, of Normantown, passed away Nov. 27, 2004 at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg. . Born at Dane, Nicholas County, hc was a son of the late Tommy Johnson Gaff and Ida Mac Doddrill Golf. Mr. Gaff was a former miner, me- chanic and welder. Also a member of the United Mine Workers Local #37, in Baltimore, MD., and the Shannondoah Junction Masonic Lodge. Surviving are his wife, ldell Gaff and one daughter, Jean Ashby of Charleston; two sons, Tom Gaff of ChurchilI,TN" ButchGoffofCharles- ton; one step-son, Jeffrey Stump of Charleston; and two step.daughters, Sheila Garretson and Shirley Hupp, bothofGrantsville; I 1 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, five step- grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Chuck Gaff, two brothers, one sister, and one grandson. Funeral services were held Nov. 29, at the Stump Funeral Home. Rev. John Vannoy officiated. Interment followed in the Pleasant View Memory Gardens at Martinsburg. Proud to serve Gilmer County since 19, Select Granite Quality Workmanship Also Offering Computer Design Re. 33 Welt of We=ton 269-5573 or l.US-2sg.r '73 Reportdraws new Federal Taxes On Sale Of Timber And Estate Planning Seminar Dec.ll, 2004 The West Virginia Forestry Asso- ciation along with other forestry re- lated organizations will host a semi- nat on the federal taxes on the sale of timber and estate planning for private forest landowners and other mem- bers of the forestry community. This will be held Sat., Dec. I !, 2004 in Flatwoods at the Days Inn Confer- ence Center from 8:00 am until 4:00pm. This seminar will provide partici- pants with a working knowledge of the major tax aspects of timhermanagement and marketing and will also give in-depth look at strategies used in estate planning. Pro-registration for the class is nec- essary, and a fee is required. For more information, those interested should call the West Virginia Forestry Asso- ciation at 1-888-372-WOOD. The West Virginia Forestry Asso- elation represents the state's forestry community with nearly i,000 me.tu- bers that include foresters, loggers, private landowners, as well as busi- nesses that produce furniture, lum- ber, flooring, building supplies, fenc- ing and paper. I llll II FS Masquers and Town Gown to Present new Twist on A Christmas Carol' The Fairmont State Masquers and Town & Gown players, along with a cast of local actors, bring to the stage a new twist to holiday favorite "A Christmas Carol." The play is an adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel by noted Ameri- can playwright and director David H. Bell and is underscored with popular Christmas carols. FS faculty member Dr. Francene Kirk will direct. Dr. Mary. Lynne Bennett serves as music director. . Performances will be at 7:30 Pm thro Sa rday, Dec. 2- 4, and Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 9-1 l, and at 2 pm Sunday, Dec. 5, in the Wallman Hall Theatre on the main FS campus. For tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240. After each performance, volunteers from non-profit organizations will be col- lecting cash donations to assist de- serving families during the holiday s~ason. ions on toe_6 )m_;e_..__~,at the Lewis, ...... County High School,_2_ ~" L,t the_ --Ithe confer-__, miles North off Big Otter, exit 40, park is Acongressional advocate for re- more. We must make sure that we prepared to treat their illness= ~ll ~v~:-~ .v.,~*.~lll .~ .,,-};;~ll .v..-}~.= =~ ~ };-~ t -v.,.};- on the left. Proceeds to benefit the park. search on the unidentified illnesses adequately fund research that will quickly and accurately. Governor Wise to host annual affectingGulfWarveterans, Senator enable us to fully und6 rst d tbe ef. "O vetern ha.trt kgrm t=. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) welcomed fects of soldiers' exposure to neuro- rifices to protect our country. We The Upper West Fork Park, Chloe, is a Department of Veterans Affairs toxins. Joyful Nigh t Celebratwn sponsoring anINSIDEFLEAMARKET, (VA)reportreleasedreeentlycalling owe them not only our sincerest on Thur. & Fd., Dec. 9 & 10, 9:00 am- "In out eft tp identify realthanks, but tbe full range of m dical All crafters and flea markerteers wei" for $60 million over the next four causeofthesetllneases, wemustalso resources they deserve." ..... _ .... ..,,- ~ __ years to monitor the health of Gulf push the Dep~tment of Defenle Gay. Bob Wise will once aain host. son." l~tring his Ienu~ ns ~ the state's annual holiday treelighting All West Virginians are invited to ~It "~','w,~ -,"~'~ ~"--,."~ ----,v'~ --~ War veterans and their children. (DAD) to improvetbeir information, l~__~ng Mem,d~" of the Seaml Vet- The report by the Research Advi- sharing process with VA. We will be erans Affairs Committee from 1993- ceremony at 5:45 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 9 join the Governor for the Joyful Night sod, Committee on Gulf War Voter- able to better understandill-2002. Senator Rockefeller led the of- tm th~ river side of the State Capitol . v hi ,viii eatur hnli a, - - ceremon,, w... fe .... e ..... arts Illnesses claims that these dis- nesses when DaD provides full dis- fort to pmsm DaD to acknowledge lhc hohd~)~ uc such a special " '- " . ...... music from several schools, as well as orders should not necessarily be at- closure about what toxins Gulf War that Gulf War vetenms were mere'n- time of \'car for families and it's tradi- ,,- .... .-. ..... - , the traumona nou av message, tributed to stress, as had been sug- soldiers may have been exposed to. ingwithseriomtillne te , lit 1995,ha lion to tight a hohdav tree on the Capi- Following the ceremony visitorscan gested by previous government stud- "Going forward, we have a re- pu.dledVAtocreltearegislP/totntck tel rounds," Wise said. "I look for- take a musical walk through the Capi- ies. The findings of the report open sponsibility to apply the lar, sons illne zs in vztem md their final- ward to this event each year because it tel, Governor's Mansion and the capi- the door to an understanding of these !e.~. ed from the Gulf War vetea'a~ lies. And in 1998, he helped ~ the brines West Vireinians from across tel grounds, illnesses as the result of exposure to m me. l 'rson i fighting the current Pet innGulfW Vet mmAct, which the state to,_,ethcr to celebrate the sea- toxic substances, war m Iraq. The re, nifty it that we called for ongoing into the "This report represents an don'tknowwhatenvironm mtalhaz, e of son ldi sand .... acknowledgement that GulfWar vet- ards our .la oo may be expo d to in called for exleauting that rel ur to erans may have been affected by traq. m coming yea , man,,include Rx tel nnd the ddkkea of Camden Fiats Baptist Church Presents exposure to toxic chemicals," said these veteransmayexpedences. ni"" " Rockefeller. In the name of those symptoms as those of our Gulf veterans. Semuor Rockefeller ma- .... , - - -,.. - - -- ,. tinues to be a member of Vetet- veterans who suffer, we must do ar veterans, and we need to be arut' Affairs Committee. YOUR LIGtlT HAS COM! A Christmas Cantata by Dennis and Nan Allen SUNDA ~ DECEMBER 12 :00 CAMDEN FLATS B A P T1S T CHURCH 5 tO KANA WHA STREET GLENn., 1 II SENIOR PET MONTH IllIllIllI[llllllll Central WV Animal Hospital WILL BE OFFERING A WELLNESS EXAM FOR YOUR SENIOR PET. Any cat or dog over the age of. seven can receive a FREE exam m 1 the month of Dec. We will check eyes, ears, mouth, heart, lungs, and skin. Please call for a FREE appointment for your pets Wellness exam. Or "o;s roung , . Dr. Tommy Kirkpatrtck ' Phone: 1-800.246.5252 or 364-5252 I 1 2. Main St., Glenville, WV Every Monday Evening @ 6 PM 20 Games for $_ 5.00 -.- (3) $&00 ! Open House, Dec. 3 - 4, 9 am to 5 pm Several Gilrnyr County rafters will be displaying crafts. 462-7442 of Glenville on Re. 119