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(05/28/2016)

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ADULT BASIC EDUCATION CLASSES - FREE - The High School Equivalency Test is still free in West Virginia. However, you do need to pass a Practice Test first. Call 354-6151 Extension 106 to schedule a test or just come in to an Adult Basic Education class. Calhoun County classes are held at the Career Center on Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00-3:30 and Wednesday from 2-6 and Gilmer County classes are at St. Marks Church on Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6.

NEW PHONE NUMBER FOR MHHS DENTAL OFFICE - Minnie Hamilton Health System, Dental Office has a new telephone number. The new number for the office is (304)354-5999 and the new fax number is (304)354-5998. The old number of (304)354-6144 will remain active until June 1, 2016. Please take note of the new number for your records.

REDUCED COST CAT AND DOG SPAYING AND NEUTERING - Available now. The Welfare of Animals Group [WAG] can assist low-income Calhoun County homes with spaying and neutering of pets. For more information or to make an appointment, please call 304-354-6363 or 304-354-7856.

MISS WV PIONEER ROYALTY PAGEANT FUNDRAISER - Saturday, June 11th at the Pioneer Grill, Glenville, WV. Supreme Titles for ages 0-15. Miss WV Pioneer Title age 16-21 will be recognized during the Folk Festival June 16th-18th. Proceeds will go to Children's Hospital of Pittsburg's Camp Chihopi who gives transplant patients the opportunity to enjoy a full summer camp experience. For an application and more information contact thisandnat@outlook.com or visit Elite Pageantry on Facebook.

2ND ANNUAL RELAY FOR LIFE MUSIC FESTIVAL - The 2nd annual Relay for Life Music Festival will be held Saturday, July 30 at the Calhoun County Park Barn. As it was such a success last year, we have extended the hours from noon until 11:00 p.m. We are looking for singers and performers for the day. If you are interested in performing, please call 304-462-4544 so you can be added to the lineup. Included in the event will be a car show, games, food, music and Relay for Life aspects such as survivor and caregiver stories, survivor recognition and at dark, a luminaria ceremony. Make sure to mark your calendars, bring your chairs and canopies and join in this event.

6'4"x 16' tandem trailer. 7000 lbs capacity with
dual electric brakes and a break away. $2500.


FOR SALE
- The tandem trailer seen above is for sale for a class project, by Carl Collins, Welding Technology Instructor at Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center. If interested call Carl at 304-354-6151; Fax at 304-354-6154 or email   cjcollins@k12.wv.us

ANNUAL CONNOLLY, KERBY, WHYTSELL REUNION - The Connolly, Kerby, Whytsell Reunion will be held Saturday, July 9 at the home of Jim and Juanita Bell. All are invited. Lunch will be served at 12 o’clock, Noon, in the form of a potluck dinner. It is asked that you bring a covered dish for your family and a couple more people. This reunion is getting smaller each year. Come and join us and share your stories. Just get to know your families before we are all gone. For more information contact Mary Kerby 309-346-8435.

~~~~~~~~ HELP WANTED ~ JOBS ~ CAREERS ~~~~~~~~

PERSONAL CARE PROVIDERS NEEDED - The Calhoun County Committee on Aging [CCCOA] is accepting applications for Personal Care Providers. Applicants must have a valid CPR and First Aid card and reliable transportation. CCCOA is an equal opportunity employer, and provides free training for the position. All adults with no physical lifting restrictions, including those age 60 and over, are encouraged to apply. All applicants are subject to a Criminal Investigation Background check. Applicants must submit three letters of reference along with an application that can be obtained at the center. Please call Angie Yoak, R.N., at 304-354-7017 for more information.

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SATURDAY MAY 28

3 DAY REVIVAL CONTINUES - Revival services will be held at the Faith Missionary Baptist Church, Duck, WV (exit 46 off I79) May 27-29 at 7:00 p.m. Brother Roy G. Mullins, Jr. will be preaching each night. Singers will be 4 Grace (Friday), The Higginbotham Family (Sat.) and Dewey Tanner (Sunday). Everyone is welcome.

CAR SHOW & SILENT AUCTION - Cross Country Christian Academy, located at 170 Hollywood Road Newton WV, will be having a Car Show-Silent Auction fundraiser on Saturday, May 28. To pre-register your vehicle call Tracie Hallman at 304-565-3399. All vehicles are welcome. Entry fee will be $10.00 with the show starting at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 2:00 p.m. All vehicles will receive a participation certificate and one "People's Choice" award will be given at approximately noon. There will be vendor tables with various items for sale (tables available for $10.00), a Silent Auction and Concessions as well. Please come and join us and if you have any questions please call 304-565-3399 for more information.

SUNDAY MAY 29

MEMORIAL SERVICES - For the Clark Jarvis Cemetery will be held Sunday, May 29th at 1 p.m. Donations may be mailed to: Bernard Miller, 7822 N Calhoun Hwy., Big Springs, WV 26137 or Karen Cottrell, PO Box 59, Chloe, WV 25235.

TUESDAY MAY 31

FOOD HANDLERS CLASS - The Mid Ohio Valley Health Department will be holding a Food Handlers class at the Calhoun County Library on Tuesday, May 31st at 1:00 p.m. This class will be open to the public.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 1

CALHOUN WIC CLINIC - The Women, Infants, and Children [WIC] Nutrition Program is a supplemental foods program for pregnant, post-partum, or breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to the age of five. WIC provides food, breastfeeding support and nutrition education to families in Calhoun County. To apply for the WIC Program or to receive more information call 304-354-6898. The WIC Clinic is held at 2B Hospital Drive, Grantsville each Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

CALHOUN COUNTY FARMERS MARKET OPEN - The Calhoun County Farmers Market will be open each Wednesday during the season from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Upper West Fork Park at Chloe.

VETERANS ASSISTANCE MONTHLY VISIT - Wednesday, June 1st, Veterans Service Officers will be at Calhoun DHHR - Grantsville Office 85 Industrial Park Rd., Grantsville from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and the first Wednesday of each month thereafter at the same location and time. Sessions are conducted on a first come, first serve basis, but calling ahead of time is still encouraged, 304-927-0980. 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.

SATURDAY JUNE 4

HORSE SHOW - West Fork Riding Club horse show Saturday, June 4 at 3:00 p.m. Chloe, WV. Entrance fee is $2.00 and Class Entry Fees are $4.00. Come out and enjoy yourself. Concessions will be served. Let’s enjoy the first horse show of the season.

LIONS CLUB BINGO - Grantsville Lions Club, 103 Stump Street will have their regular Bingo, Saturday, June 4 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.

SATURDAY JUNE 11

MISS WV PIONEER ROYALTY PAGEANT FUNDRAISER - Saturday, June 11th at the Pioneer Grill, Glenville, WV. Supreme Titles for ages 0-15. Miss WV Pioneer Title age 16-21 will be recognized during the Folk Festival June 16th-18th. Proceeds will go to Children's Hospital of Pittsburg's Camp Chihopi who gives transplant patients the opportunity to enjoy a full summer camp experience. For an application and more information contact thisandnat@outlook.com or visit Elite Pageantry on Facebook.

SUNDAY JUNE 26

ORMA UM CHURCH HOMECOMING - Sunday, June 26th. Lunch served at 12:15 Preaching and singing will follow in the afternoon. Everyone is welcome. Pastor is Rev. Tim Hickman.

SATURDAY JULY 9

ANNUAL CONNOLLY, KERBY, WHYTSELL REUNION - The Connolly, Kerby, Whytsell Reunion will be held Saturday, July 9 at the home of Jim and Juanita Bell. All are invited. Lunch will be served at 12 o’clock, Noon, in the form of a potluck dinner. It is asked that you bring a covered dish for your family and a couple more people. This reunion is getting smaller each year. Come and join us and share your stories. Just get to know your families before we are all gone. For more information contact Mary Kerby 309-346-8435.


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