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December 20, 1984

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The G]envt e Democrat-Pathfinder 11 Submitted by MelLnda S. Chambers Extension Agent. 4-H and Home Economics Keesecker A brightly decorated home makes a festive setting for holi- day' gatherings of family and friends. Those decorations, however, can turn festivity into tragedy if you are not safety- conscious in their selection, use and maintenance. Here are some lips from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on ways to decorate safely: TREES--If you are planning to buy a natural tree, the most important safely factor is its freshness. The higher the ..................................... :: moisture content of the tree, the less likely it is to dry' out and become a serious fire hazard. Metal trees present no fire hazard in themselves. However. they can be the source of a er, the son of serious shock hazard if electric: Mrs. Francis tree.lights are attached to a metal of near Glenville, vin. g January 3. for LIGHTING---The only way to illuminate a metal tree safely is South Carolina, to use colored floodlights placed be in basic train- in different areas of the room. rUnited States Marine Since the floodlights can become quite hot. position them when children can't touch them. Check your indoor and out- door decorating lights each year before you use them. Look for frayed wires, loose connections, broken or cracked sockets and exposed wires. "Ihrow out or repair any set that is damaged. Don't overload extension cords. Don't put more than three sets of lights on any extension cord. Keep the connection joints away from the water supply of a live h'ee. Though they may provide a sense of nostalgia, wax candles on or near a tree also are a fire hazard. m't use them near trees. I)on'! try to use indoor lights for outdoor lights. TREE ORNAMENTS AND TRIMMINGS--Trimmings used Parris Island, he [helicopter training in Termessee. is a 1984 graduate t ctCOunty High School, ice in FFA for four was awarded the Degree. ed to Miss Ellen Hannah Hern (right) and sister, Amanda on trees or around the home should be non-combustible or flame-resistant. Spun glass "angel hair" and spray-on ar- tifical snow present little fire hazard if used separately. However, when the snow is sprayed on angel hair, the dried combination can burn rapidly if accidentally ignited. Mistletoe and holly berries may be poisonous if swallowed. Keep these decorations out of reach of children. On December 26, little Miss Hanna Hern will celebrate her first birthday. Celebrating with her will be her three-year old sister, Amanda. Their parents are Rusty and Debbie Hern of Sandyville. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hern of Glenville, and Mr. and Mrs. Vinton Robinson, of Tanner. Great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Wayne, of Glen- ville, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Robin- son of Harrisville, and Mrs. Ver- nie Hern of Point Pleasant. "Art is man ~ to nature" Frlmcis Bacon late Robert Lee Hickman of Tan- 31-- Center Clos . Nutritionneed your help. Persons of all ner. Site ()pen. ages can ioin CSWV by paying $2.00 per year membership Paternal grandparents are MENU dues. These dues provide funds Bobby Gene Roberts of Glen- Monday, Dec. 24: CLOSED for t9 enable CSWV to keep its ville, and Edna Roberts, also of Christmas Eve, members informed of important Glenville. Tuesday. Dec, 25:CLOSED for legislative issues. Contact the MaterTml great-gr rvlpar rlt Liar. ,. ._ Senior Center if you more ~T~,! aad~el :~i~water oi ~~t', ~~')~k~ information. GTmivil|e and Harvey and Mary beans and franks, cole slaw, hot Hickman of Birch River. Paternal great-grandparents sliced apples & cinnamon, corn- The knc m murels are Marshall and Lenitta Miller bread, and milk. on man-.m u walhs of Glenville. and the late Sam Thursday, Dec. 27: Item, cab- been faunal in Imu Mml and Sara Roberts. ba e & potatoes, buttered car- Tu ey. Th d e rots. biscuit. ,range juice, and 5500B.C. milk. ,,,, ,, Friday. Dec. 28: Chopped sirloin, baked potato, buttered mixed vegetables, wheat bread, frosted cake. and milk. Menus are subject to change. Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Roberts would like to announce the birth CALENDAR COUNCIL OF of their second child, a SENIOR WEST VIRG/NIANS daughter. Stephanie Diane December The Council of Senior West weighed eight pounds, lt/ 20-- Clenville Senior ('enterVirginians is a group of in- ounces, and was inches Christmas Supper-6 pm. dividuals statewide who work to long. She was born November 6. 20-- Cedar Creek Supper. make West Virginia Legislature 1984. at 5:18 a.m. 21-- Bingo-7 p.m. and state senior citizens aware Maternal grandparents are 24-25-- Nutrition Site and of legislative issues that affect Barbara G. Hickman, and the Center Closed. senior citizens. To do this, they May you a~d your loved ones have a safe a~J ioyous Ho~k~ay Season, a ~y and pcosperous New Year! i Dan Johmon 34 E. Mmn St. CHRISTMAS COVERED DISH SUPPER Fhe Senior Citizens Christmas covered dish supper will be held Thursday, December 20, at 6 p.m. The (;timer County High School Choir will be singing at 7 p.m. Bring a gift for the gift ex- change, if you would like Io ex- t h~tIlgf.~ ol-le. pREVENTICARE E ERCISES Starting in January, the Senior Center will be doing Preventicare Exercises at the center from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. It's a lot of fun, Joan or Mary will be teaching the class. GIo Worms | Large Variety of CI- Decoralo ns, Paper and Chrhflnms Tins Chdstmas Dance b Buffet Dinner 46 Fairground Rd. Spoc elets are wepm taste4u and served atUacliveb/ at GkmvMe Health Care. Vhfit our home. Tour our kitchen. Mary Moyers, our OietmT Supervbor, make you wekmmo. Tired of cookblg for yourself. Glenv le is a nice Mace to re, re. PHONE: 462-5718 r.,~ v v v-~ll, v.,~,~..,F V'V v.w~'v v..,....~ v 4W...; ~ ,,-.v. (Gkmvae Onb/) H Ill I III II I IIII II . II /~/gOU~/CF.$ A DECEMBER 1L 14, &1.5 BUY 1 PAIR OF (IT 1PAIR OF Or..S of equal value o= less Dec. 21, 22 e Hours On Dec. 24sh-tiH 3 p.m. Visa & blutwcard e