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(08/05/2015)

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AARP REFRESHER SAFE DRIVING CLASS - A Refresher Safe Driving Class has been scheduled for Monday, the 24th of August, at the Braxton County Senior Center. This class is intended for those individuals who have completed an AARP Safe Driving class sometime in the past. The class will begin at 9:00 a.m. and run through until 2:00 p.m. with a 1/2 hour break for lunch. (Senior Center lunch is served from 11:30-12:30, you would pay the Center for your lunch) Cost for the class is $15.00 for a member of AARP, and $20.00 for non-members. You may pay at the start of the class-preferably by check payable to AARP, or cash is acceptable. Please bring your AARP membership card with you to receive the member price. Seating is limited. To pre-register and ensure your seat for this class, you may contact the Senior Center Receptionist, Joanna at 304-765-4090 or the instructor at 304-364-5535.

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COOK/COOK HELPER - (e.8/9/15) Minnie Hamilton Health System has a regular full time job opening for Cook/Cook Helper working evening shift including weekends. Job duties include timely preparation of meals for patients/residents, follow standardized recipes, portion control standards, be responsible for following sanitation and safety regulations in food preparation, follow cleaning procedures, complete records, set up patient/resident trays and work in cafeteria. Must be able to read, write, understand and follow oral English instruction. Must be able to work in varied temperatures. Stand and walk for long periods. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and have a food handlers card. Interested individuals need to contact Molly Yoak, CDM, 186 Hospital Drive, Grantsville, W.Va. 26147 Phone, 304-354-9244 ext 1133. Last Day for applications is August 9, 2015. Equal Opportunity Employer.

HELP WANTED - (e.8/11/15) Immediate opening at Aging With Grace Assisted Living for full-time caregiver, night-shift. Must have CPR certification, or willing to take training to obtain certification. Looking for a team player who is willing to cover other shifts as needed. Ability to lift required. Applications may be picked up at Aging With Grace on Main Street in Grantsville.

PART-TIME JANITOR (e.8/11/15) R.P.R. Industries, Inc. is now accepting applications for a part time janitor. This position will have flexible hours and could possibly turn into full time. To apply, please come to our office located at 1203 W. Little Kanawha Highway, Grantsville.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES, INC. - Community Service Specialist - (e.8/12/15) This position involves working closely with economically under resourced individuals and families in your community in an attempt to improve their socioeconomic situation through the use of case management principles and procedures. These principles are to be delivered in conjunction with the development of family action plans that result in future self reliance. It is critical the future candidate be upbeat, positive, and possess exceptional people skills. This position will be part time, 20 - 24 hours per week working in our Glenville, WV location. For details see   Community Service Specialist

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WEDNESDAY AUGUST 5

BOOK SALE - The Calhoun County Library will have the annual book sale starting August 3rd. Take as many books as you like for a donation. Hours are Mon., Wed., Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Tues. and Thurs. 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Call 304-354-6300 with questions.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL CONTINUES - Monday thru Friday, August 3-7 10 a.m. to 12-noon at New Testament Baptist Church in Big Springs, WV. For more information contact Pastor Jim Lough, or his wife, Kathy, at 304-354-9936.

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 AUGUST 6

STONEY POINT NEW HOPE CHURCH VBS BEGINS - Altizer Rd. Thursday and Friday August 6-7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday August 8 at 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. with a cookout to follow. Please join us for an Odyssey with God.

CLOVER-ROANE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT. YARD SALE FUNDRAISER BEGINS - Thursday and Friday, August 6th and 7th beginning at 8:00 a.m. each day. The fire dept. is located at 3909 Clay Road, Spencer. Primitives, dishes, glassware, furniture, TV’s, Christmas decorations, including the tree! Clothing of all kinds from infant up to adults, Knives, candles, baby items, bicycles, VCR tapes, patterns, drapes, shams, records, various baskets, floral arrangements, paperback books, Little Golden Books, figurines of all types and seasons. Lots more! Come out and check out this sale. You won’t want to miss this one. Not responsible for accidents. Proceeds to the Clover Volunteer Fire Department.

MISSION STORE AND FOOD PANTRY - God's House of Worship, Mission Store and Food Pantry, located at Standing Stone Rd. off Rt. 53. Mission Store hours are Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Food Pantry will be open the last Friday of each month. Call 304-354-7975 or 304-477-3005 for more information.

GRANTSVILLE FARMERS MARKET - Open each Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Wayne Underwood Field in Grantsville. If you are interested in becoming a vendor or simply want more information on the Market, please contact Wayne Cottrell, Market Manager, at (304)462-5104.

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

FRIDAY AUGUST 7

AUCTION - At the Upper West Fork Park at Chloe, Friday, August 7 beginning at 7 p.m. with K&K Auction of Charleston, Auctioneer #472 Kenny Kaston.

SATURDAY AUGUST 8

HICKS FAMILY REUNION - Will be held Saturday, August 8th at the Upper West Fork Park at Chloe. A covered dish lunch will start around 12:30. If you need further information, please contact Beth Rine at   b.rine@citynet.net   or call 304-626-0565.

MERCY RIVER QUARTET IN CONCERT - At the New Mount Olive Baptist Church at Burnt House WV, Saturday, August 8 beginning at 7 p.m. with a covered dish dinner to follow. For more information contact Pastor Chris Tatman 304-904-8677.

SUNDAY AUGUST 9

CURRY FAMILY REUNION - The Curry Family Reunion will be held Sunday August 9th at Mt. Zion Community Park, Route 16 Mt. Zion, West Virginia, starting at 10 a.m. Please bring a covered dish, auction item, childhood photos, genealogy information to share and most importantly your family. We plan to have fun with games. A water balloon toss, Bingo!, Candy Guess, Travel Far? and Who's that Kid? Questions, contact Jeannie Richards 304-422-2766; Missy Middleton 304-481-0076; or Lisa Cannon 440-204-8253.

CHURCH HOMECOMING - Beech Grove Baptist Church located at Upper Nicut, Calhoun County, will have their Homecoming Sunday, August 9 starting at 10:30 a.m. There will be preaching, singing, and a covered dish dinner. The Bowen Family will sing. Come join us.

VANNOY FAMILY REUNION - Annual Vannoy Family Reunion will be held at West Fork Community Center, Route 33/119, Arnoldsburg WV, Sunday, August 9. Fellowship begins at 10:30 a.m. – Lunch at 12:30 p.m. For more information contact Reta Vannoy Barker 304-863-9091 or Donna Vannoy Greathouse 304-927-4485.

MONDAY AUGUST 10

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

THURSDAY AUGUST 13

MISSION STORE AND FOOD PANTRY - God's House of Worship, Mission Store and Food Pantry, located at Standing Stone Rd. off Rt. 53. Mission Store hours are Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Food Pantry will be open the last Friday of each month. Call 304-354-7975 or 304-477-3005 for more information.

GRANTSVILLE FARMERS MARKET - Open each Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Wayne Underwood Field in Grantsville. If you are interested in becoming a vendor or simply want more information on the Market, please contact Wayne Cottrell, Market Manager, at (304)462-5104.

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

SATURDAY AUGUST 15

VETERANS APPRECIATION DINNER - Saturday, August 15 at Arnoldsburg Community Building. Lunch is served at noon. Come early and visit with fellow veterans. Sponsored by VFW Post 5959 and Ladies Auxiliary of Post 5959.

LONGABERGER BASKET BINGO - Saturday, August 15, Doors open at 11:00 a.m. Bingo begins at 12-noon at the Gilmer Co. Senior Center. New, donated and retired baskets. 20 games for $20. Special 21st game offered, raffles and concessions offered the Day of Bingo. All proceeds go to Gerry Moore, to assist with medical expenses. Sponsored by friends and family.

SUNDAY AUGUST 16

CRESTON COMMUNITY HOMECOMING - At the Creston Community Building, Sunday, August 16 at 2:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. A memory plaque has been placed in the building to honor friends and family. If you would like to have a name added, forms will be available at the homecoming. Come enjoy a day of visiting friends, sharing memories, and making new friends. Any questions call Betty 304-485-9873.

SATURDAY AUGUST 22

MT. ZION OX ROAST - Scrumptious, mouth-watering "ox" pit roasted meals and sandwiches, annual event at Mt. Zion Community Park.

SATURDAY AUGUST 29

EUREKA LODGE MEETING - Eureka Lodge #40 Regular Stated Communication will be held Saturday, August 29 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4

THE GATHERING AT SWEET SPRINGS - Music Fest Mineral Wells, Sept. 4-6, info 304-580-6929.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 5

LIONS CLUB BINGOGrantsville Lions Club, 103 Stump Street will have their regular Bingo, Saturday, Sept. 5 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.


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