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(05/05/2016)

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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. Please note that there will be NO classes the last week of March as we will be closed for Spring Break.

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.

GRANTSVILLE TOWN-WIDE YARD SALE - Saturday, May 7th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Yard and Garage Sales, Car Washes, Bake Sales, Food Sales and more. To register your sale call the Calhoun County Committee on Aging by April 29 at 304-354-7017. Pick-up a vendors list and map at the Grantsville Senior Center the day of sale.

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.

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

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - (e.5/6/16) Part Time position located in our Spencer Office providing administrative support services to the Director of our mental health programs. Responsible for maintaining manual and electronic tracking systems and scheduling. Candidate need to be detail oriented and have excellent computer and communication skills necessary. EOE. Submit applications to: Human Resources, Westbrook Health Services, 2121 7th Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101 † OR Online via our website at † www.westbrookhealth.com † or by email † jtyre@westbrookhealth.com

COOK/COOK HELPER - (e.5/9/16) Minnie Hamilton Health System has a regular part-time with the potential for full-time job opening for Cook/Cook Helper working all shifts 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 handlerís 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 May 9, 2016. Equal Opportunity Employer.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - (e.5/16/16) Minnie Hamilton Health System, Administration has a regular full-time opening for Chief Financial Officer. Minnie Hamilton Health System is a FQHC that owns and operates a Critical Access Hospital, serving nearly 20,000 residents in central WV. Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is expected to administer all financial affairs of FQHC / Critical Access Hospital providing continuum of care to geographic region of central WV. The position will oversee accounting, billing, admitting, coding, HR, materials management, and other applicable departments. Oversight of multiple provider cost reports, general ledger, asset management, yearly audits, revenue cycle, and various other duties will be required. Specific Requirements: Bachelorís degree in accounting or finance. Masterís preferred. Minimum 5 yearsí experience of accounting or finance, with minimum of 3 years experience in healthcare industry preferred. Minimum 3 years of current management experience. Broad understanding of healthcare reimbursement & accounting concepts. CPA Preferred. Interested individuals contact: Stephen Whited, CEO; Kyle Pierson, CFO 186 Hospital Dr., Grantsville, WV 26178. Last day to apply for position: May 16, 2016. EOE.

PART TIME JANITOR - (e.5/18/16) Position available now in Glenville. Winans Services 304-623-2200.

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THURSDAY MAY 5

3 DAY INSIDE YARD SALE-FLEA MARKET CONTINUES - West Fork Community Action [W.F.C.A] is hosting an Inside Yard Sale and Flea Market, May 3rd, 4th and 5th at the Arnoldsburg Community Building. Reserve your table now! Concessions will be available and all proceeds will help with the upkeep of Arnoldsburg Park. Table rental rates are $10 per day. 3 Day Rental $25 for all 3 days. Additional tables available at a reduced rate. Contact Crystal Brenneman for more information and to reserve your table (304)655-7647. Mark your calendars, reserve your table and spring clean those closets and dig out those treasures to be sold on May 3rd, 4th and 5th.

SCHOOL BOARD MEETS - 5:30 P.M. Special Meeting.

FRIDAY MAY 6

MARCHING CAROUSELS MIX-IT-UP BINGO - Friday, May 6th at the Arnoldsburg Community Park. Doors open at 5 Bingo begins at 6 p.m. *Thirty-One and Longaberger Bingo to help with upcoming expenses towards participation in the 2016 NBTA National Competition in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in June. $20 for 20 Games of Bingo. Early Bird tickets are available by contacting Heather Carter 304-655-8182; Trudi Anderson 304-354-9010; Kristi Ritchie 304-354-0118 or any other Carousel member or parent. You will be entered into a special drawing for Early Bird.

SATURDAY MAY 7

GRANTSVILLE TOWN-WIDE YARD SALE - Saturday, May 7th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Yard and Garage Sales, Car Washes, Bake Sales, Food Sales and more. To register your sale call the Calhoun County Committee on Aging by April 29 at 304-354-7017. Pick-up a vendors list and map at the Grantsville Senior Center the day of sale.

HOT DOG & BAKE SALE - The Welfare of Animals Group (WAG) will have a Hot Dog & Bake Sale in front of NAPA in Grantsville. Saturday, May 7 from 9:00-1:00 to raise money for our spay/neuter program. Please come out and support us as we work to care for the pets in Calhoun County. Donations of baked goods to help the cause are greatly appreciated. Please call Gail at 304-354-6363.

FOOD & BAKE SALE - Hot Dog, Taco, Nacho Cheese and Chips and baked goods sale, Friday, May 6th and Saturday May 7th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Holbert's Store in Big Bend. Proceeds will benefit The Little Kanawha Valley Christian School, please come out and show your support.

HORSE SHOW - West Fork Riding Club Horse Show Saturday, May 7 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. Letís enjoy the first horse show of the season.

TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME BINGO - Featuring Toby Wagoner. Mix and Match prizes. Saturday, May 7th at the Arnoldsburg Community Building. Doors open at 4 p.m. Games start at 5 p.m. Sponsored by Calhoun 4-H Leaders. 20 Games for $20. Join us for another exciting Bingo experience as we cheer on our favorite teams with Take Me Out to the Ballgame Bingo. Everyone is asked to dress in support of their team (any sport) Expect crazy fans, team colors, games, music, fun, and all that on top of traditional Bingo. Who ever has the most team spirit will win an Extra Bingo Card. Early Bird Tickets are available through 4 p.m. Friday, May 6th. Prizes may include Longaberger, Thirty One bags, Vera Bradley, Case Knives and more. All proceeds go toward Calhoun 4-H Camp and other 4-H Program activities. For more information or Early Bird tickets call Jamie Mullins WVU Extension Agent-Calhoun County 304-354-6332.

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

WEDNESDAY MAY 11

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.

FRIDAY MAY 13

GRANTSVILLE THRIFT STORE FUNDRAISER - The Thrift Store in Grantsville, sponsored by Family Resource Network is having an Aloha Friday Fundraiser, Friday, May 13th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. They will be selling lunch, including Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Cole Slaw, Pineapple Upside-Down Cake and Lemonade for $4.00.

SATURDAY MAY 14

FOUR PERSON GOLF SCRAMBLE - Relay For Life of Wirt County 2016 is sponsoring a Four Person Golf Scramble on Saturday, May 14 at Mingo Bottom Golf Club, 238 Wells Lock Road in Elizabeth WV. Registration at 9:00 a.m. - Shotgun start 10:00 a.m. Entry Fee $50 per person, includes green fees, cart and breakfast and lunch. Prizes for 1st and 2nd Place Teams - Prizes for Special Games. Register by calling Mingo Bottom 304-275-3378. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

MONDAY MAY 16

AARP DRIVERS SAFETY CLASS SCHEDULED - An AARP Divers Safety Class has been scheduled for Monday, the 16th of May at the Braxton County Senior Citizens Center. The Class will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m. The Senior Center provides lunch daily for a donation fee. We will take a working lunch around 11:45, if you do not wish to purchase a lunch from the Senior Center, you may bring a bag lunch. The cost of the class is $15.00 per person for AARP members who show a valid membership card, and $20.00 for non-members. Seating space is limited. You may call the instructor at 304-364-5535 or the receptionist at the Senior Center at 304-765-4090 to preregister.

SATURDAY MAY 21

EUREKA LODGE MEETING - Eureka Lodge #40 Regular Stated Communication will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY MAY 28

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.

WEDNESDAY June 1

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 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.


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