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(03/02/2015)

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78.75% PASSING RATE! - That is the current status of the new West Virginia High School Equivalency exam. That means that out of every one hundred people that take the test, almost eighty of them pass it. So if you have been scared off from taking the new test, don’t be. Besides, classes are available to you prepare for it. Beginning in March, Calhoun County classes will be held at the Career Center on Monday through Thursday from 11:30 to 3:00. Gilmer County classes will be held at St. Marks Church on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30. The test will continue to be free, and candidates will still have to pass a practice test prior to test enrollment. Please call 304-354-6151 extension 106 for more information.

2015 RELAY FOR LIFE MEETINGS

Calhoun County Relay for Life committee would like to invite everyone to join in our fight to end cancer. If you know anyone affected by cancer or you just want to be a part of something amazing, consider forming a team. Simply go to   www.relayforlife.org   and follow the steps listed to form your team. Team meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at the Family Resource Network [FRN] office in Grantsville at 4:45 p.m. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Event organizers, Barb McKown, Carmen Hathaway and Shannon Davis say "Let's make this year the biggest and best year for Calhoun County Relay for Life."

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THERAPIST - (e.3/5/15) Westbrook Health Services has two full time positions available in Roane and Jackson County West Virginia. Therapist will be responsible for providing individual, group and family counseling. Master’s degree required; LPC, LICSW preferred. Full comprehensive benefit package available. EOE. Westbrook Health Services is an approved NHSC loan repayment program site. Submit resume online at our website   www.westbrookhealth.com &mnsp; or by mail to: Human Resource Dept., Westbrook Health Services, 2121 Seventh Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101 or by email   thall@westbrookhealth.com

CLEANING ASSOCIATE - (e.3/11/15) Winans Services is now hiring a part-time cleaning associate in downtown Glenville. Duties include: Clean office furniture and fixtures, general dusting, take out trash, sweep/mop/vacuum floors, clean and disinfect restrooms and break areas Flexible evening schedule of 3.00 hours per night (Mon-Thurs & Sat) and the rate of pay is $9.00 per hour. If interested please call 304-623-2200

LKBC BUS DRIVER - (e.3/20/15) Little Kanawha Bus is now hiring one part time driver to work in the Jackson County Area. Minimum Qualifications: Individual must be 23 years of age or older. Pay starting at $8.00 per hours. Class D license required or be able to secure a Class “D” license and be insurable by the insuring company. Individual must be able to pass a physical examination and be certified medically acceptable for work by the examining physician. Individual must be able to pass a national back ground check. Individual must have no serious accidents in the past five years. Individual must be able to pass a Pre-Hire Drug test and enter a Random Drug Pool with other LKB employees upon their employment. Individual must be willing to take training in CPR, First Aide, PASS and other trainings requested. Individual must be knowledgeable in the areas of Ripley, Ravenswood, Parkersburg and Charleston. Individual will start at the Plaza in Ravenswood. Only serious inquiries please. Please call toll free at 1-866-354-5522 with any questions. Little Kanawha Bus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Letters of interest and resume must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday March 20, 2015 to: Darlene Crane/Director, Little Kanawha Bus, P.O. Box 387, Grantsville, WV 26147. You may also email your resume to   lkbc@frontiernet.net

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MONDAY MARCH 2

AA MEETING - Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at Glenville Community Church, Walnut St Glenville, WV. See wvaadistrict7.org

TUESDAY MARCH 3

2015 RELAY FOR LIFE MEETING - Calhoun County Relay for Life committee would like to invite everyone to join in our fight to end cancer. If you know anyone affected by cancer or you just want to be a part of something amazing, consider forming a team. Simply go to   www.relayforlife.org   and follow the steps listed to form your team. Team meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at the Family Resource Network [FRN] office in Grantsville at 4:45 p.m. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Event organizers, Barb McKown, Carmen Hathaway and Shannon Davis say "Let's make this year the biggest and best year for Calhoun County Relay for Life."

WEDNESDAY MARCH 4

CALHOUN COUNTY FARMERS MARKET - Open every Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We accept SNAP (EBT) Cards for purchases. Shopping at the farmers market will give you the freshest produce available anywhere and will keep your grocery dollars right here in the community.

THURSDAY MARCH 5

AA MEETING - Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at Glenville Community Church, Walnut St Glenville, WV. See wvaadistrict7.org

FRIDAY MARCH 6

MIX-IT-UP BINGO - The Marching Carousels 2015 WV State National Baton Twirling Association [NBTA] Champions will hold a Mix-It-Up Bingo fundraiser, at the Arnoldsburg Community Park on Friday, March 6th. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bingo begins at 6 p.m. The Thirty-One and Longaberger Bingo proceeds will help with upcoming expenses for young local members toward participation in the 2015 NBTA National Competition in Indiana in July 2015. Early Bird tickets are available by contacting Heather Carter 304-655-8182 or Janet Marks 304-655-8902 or any other Carousel parent. You will be entered into a special drawing. $20 Early Bird (pay at door) $20 pay at door. 20 Games of Bingo, Raffles, Door Prizes, Silent Auction, 50/50.

WV TRAPPERS SPRING RENDEZVOUS - The West Virginia Trappers Association Spring Rendezvous and Fur Auction will be help March 6-8 at the Gilmer County Recreation Center in Glenville, WV. Finished fur consigned Fri. and Sat. Raw fur consigned Sunday Morning. Fur Auction Sunday at 1pm. Trapping supply vendors and fleshing demos will be throughout the weekend. Board meeting will be Fri. at 7pm. The WV Muzzleloaders Association Spring Shooting Matches will be Sat. and Sun. All events are open to the public. For more information, call Scott (304)462-7270 or Janet   info@wvtrappers.com

SATURDAY MARCH 7

LONGABERGER BASKET BINGO - At the Arnoldsburg Community Building, Saturday, March 7. Doors open at 5 p.m. Play starts at 6:00 p.m. $20.00 a ticket - Minimum of 20 games. All proceeds will go to the Calhoun Christmas Connection, to ensure that all needy children in Calhoun County will have a Merry Christmas. For more information or to purchase early bird tickets call the FRN 304-354-7177; Barb McKown 304-354-9700 ext 1235; Donna Richards 304-354-6776 or Jean Simers 304-354-7315.

LIONS CLUB BINGO - Grantsville Lions Club, 103 Stump Street will have their regular Bingo, Saturday, March 7, and the first Saturday night of each month, starting at 6:00 p.m. Refreshments available with lots of fun and fellowship. Proceeds from these fund raising events go back into the community, in the form of Scholarships for students desiring to further their education, our Vision Program (for those needing vision care) and many other worthy causes.

BAGS & MORE BINGO - Sponsored by Relay Minions of Relay For Life of Wirt County. Doors open at noon, games start at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at Wirt County Primary Center Cafeteria. 20 Games for $20.00. *Concessions *Raffles *50/50 Drawing *Early Bird Bingo * 50/50 Lightning Bingo *White Bag Raffles. To purchase Early Bird tickets call Tracy Nelson 304-588-8530. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

LONGABERGER BASKET & CASE KNIFE BINGO - Sponsored by Gilmer County 4-H Leaders Association, Saturday, March 7 at the Gilmer County Senior Citizen Center Building. Doors open at 12:00 games start at 1:00 p.m. 20 games for $20.00. Also available for purchase: Additional packs, and dabbers. Refreshments available. Fast Track Games, Raffle Tickets, Silent Auction, 21st Game, 50/50 Drawings. For tickets in advance, please contact the Gilmer County Extension office 304-462-7061.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 11

WV DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS ASSISTANCE - Will be at the Calhoun County Courthouse, Wednesday, March 11 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and the second Wednesday of each month thereafter. Veterans Service Officers, provide guidance to veterans who wish to file for federal or state benefits such as a federal VA pension or service-connected disability. Widow's pensions and VA home loans are among other potential benefits. For more information call 304-927-0980.

SATURDAY MARCH 14

LONGABERGER & CASE KNIFE BINGO - The Calhoun County Livestock Committee will be hosting a Longaberger Basket and Case Knife Bingo, Saturday March 14 at 6 p.m. at the Arnoldsburg Community Building. Proceeds from the bingo will help support the 4-H and FFA Youth Livestock program in Calhoun County. For details see   Longaberger Basket and Case Knife Bingo

LONGABERGER BASKET & 31 BINGO - West Fork Riding Club will be holding a Longaberger Basket & 31 Bingo at the Amma Senior Citizens Building on Saturday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m. with doors opening at 5:00 p.m. 3 knives will be raffled, and one 25.00 gift card throughout the night. There will be a Silent Auction and concessions. Games will be $20.00 and extras will be sold throughout as well. Please come out and help us raise money for our shows so our children can have a great place to have fun this year. For more information please call, Jennifer Myers 304-565-4135 or Facebook; Michelle Hudnall 304-437-2642 or Facebook; or Terri Myers 304-565-4135 or Facebook.

FRIDAY MARCH 27

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE - First Baptist Church In Grantsville, will sponsor The American Red Cross Blood Drive, Friday, March 27, from 12:00-5:30 p.m. at the church. To schedule an appointment contact Peggy Dye 304-354-7106 or email   pldye@hotmail.com   or Helen Johnson 304-354-6440. Donors are encouraged to schedule appointments, but walk ins are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

SATURDAY MARCH 28

BINGO FUNDRAISER - Amish-Made Baskets, Primitive Decor, and Pampered Chef Bingo. Saturday, March 28 at the Gilmer County Recreation Center in Glenville. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Games begin at 6:00 p.m. 20 games for a $20 donation. 21st game available at the door. Raffle, Silent Auction, 50/50 tickets and concessions. Purchase tickets at Gil-Co Faith Pharmacy, Glenville Foodland, Fred's Country Store in Normantown, Normantown Elementary School students or contact Mary Beth Sauer at 304-364-5768 or Robin Bourn at 304-364-4392 Sponsored by Normantown Elementary Schoo1 PTO.


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