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ADULT BASIC EDUCATION CLASSES - Will be available according to the following schedule. Calhoun County classes will be held at the Career Center on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 to 3:30. Gilmer County classes will be held at St. Marks Church on Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6. These classes will help prepare anyone who is interested in taking the new High School Equivalency test. 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.

CCHS CLASS OF '84 ANNOUNCE REUNION PLANS - The Calhoun High School class of 1984 will be having their 30 year reunion the weekend of June 6th and 7th. For details see   Class of '84 Reunion

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EQUIPMENT OPERATORS WANTED (e.4/21/14) 4-5 experienced equipment operators (bobcat, backhoe, etc.). Works areas to include WV, OH, VA, PA and KY, however, home most weekends. Competitive wages and insurance packages are being offered with these positions. For more information, or to submit a current resume, please email   tbrabson@corrpro.com

PERSONAL CARE PROVIDERS NEEDED - (e.5/1/14) The Calhoun County Committee on Aging (CCCOA) is accepting applications for Personal Care Providers. Personal Care Providers are a valuable asset to our organization and to our community, providing care in the home for those whom cannot fully care for themselves. Applicants must have a valid CPR 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 by the W.Va. State Police. 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 354-7017 for more information.

ADMINISTRATOR MID-OHIO VALLEY HEALTH DEPT. - (e.5/12/14) Regional County Health Dept. is accepting resumes for the position of Administrator. Successful candidate will be responsible for overall management of the health dept. resources, services and programs. Skills in motivating and managing human resources and the ability to exercise sound leadership in motivating community interest and support are preferred. A Master’s Degree in Public Health Administration, Health Administration, or similar degree plus at least five (5) year’s experience in progressively responsible positions in administration is preferred. Salary is commensurable with WV Division of Personnel. Please send resume by May 12, 2014 to: Mid Ohio Valley Health Dept., ATT: Lynne Peters, 211 Sixth Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101

CCCOA WEST FORK SITE COORDINATOR - (e.5/18/14) The Calhoun County Committee on Aging is accepting applications for the West Fork Site Coordinator, with an anticipated start date of May 1st. The position entails supervising the operations of the CCCOA satellite site in Minnora, which is open three days each week. Applicants must have a valid CPR card (or obtain CPR training and certification prior to position start date) and have 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 by the W.Va. State Police. Application forms are available in PDF and MSWord format on the “Employment Opportunities” page of CCCOA’s website   www.cccoa-wv.org   or at the CCCOA office at 105 Market Street in Grantsville. Applicants must submit an application and three letters of reference by April 18th, 2014 to be considered for the position. Please call Brenda Sisson, CCCOA Office Manager, at 304.354.7017 for more information.



MUSIC & AUCTION BENEFIT - Saturday, April 19 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Calhoun Park Barn for Cheryl Gumbarevic Elliott. Cheryl has lost the use of her legs due to bulging disc in her lower back and scoliosis she is going to have surgery to fix the disc and put a steel rod in her back as well. She will have many months of rehab and therapy. She is on a 2 year waiting list for a nurse to come in and help her everyday so until then it is all out of pocket. Live bands will be on hand for the day including The New Christian Friends, The David Bowen Family, Billy Boggs, Sherry Wade And Larry Cottrill And Sharon Knotts. Donated items for the auction "hand made Amish rugs", Amish baby quilt, set of pillows. 50/50 drawings throughout the day, and much more. Food and drinks will be on hand as well. Looking for more items for the Auction - please call 304-514-4258 to donate. All proceeds go for nursing costs and transportation to doctors appointments in Morgantown and physical therapy.

MT. ZION UM CHURCH EGG DECORATING & PIZZA - Saturday April 19 at 4:00 p.m. Easter egg decorating and pizza with the Pastor.

SQUIRE PARSONS IN CONCERT - At the First Baptist Church in Spencer, Saturday, April 19 at 6:00 p.m. The church is located on Main St. beside the parking plaza in Spencer.

SPRUCE HOLLOW REVIVAL CONTINUES - Through Easter night April 20th at Spruce Hollow Church, Big Bend WV. Rev. Carroll McCauley and Steve Norman will alternate preaching, with special singing to be held each evening. Services will begin at 7:00 each evening, all are welcome to attend.


LOUISA CHAPEL SUNRISE SERVICE - Louisa Chapel United Methodist Church would like to extend an invitation to our sunrise service for Easter on Sunday April 20 beginning at 6:30 a.m. with breakfast to follow. Sunday school will begin at 9:00 a.m. and Worship service at 10:00 a.m.

BEECH GROVE SUNRISE SERVICE - Beech Grove Baptist Church located at Upper Nicut in Calhoun County will have an Easter Sunrise service Beginning at 7 a.m. Breakfast will be served after the message. There will be a balloon release after the service for the kids. Everyone welcome...come join us. For more information call 304-364-5523 or 304-655-8523.

MT. ZION UM CHURCH EASTER SERVICES - Easter Sunrise Service - Sunday April 20 6:30 a.m. with breakfast to follow. Sunday School 9:00 a.m. Worship Service 9:50 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt 11:00 a.m. Please come and join us in our celebration of Easter.

BETHLEHEM EASTER MUSIC PROGRAM - At Bethlehem Baptist Church, Easter Sunday, April 20th. Sunday School at 10 a.m. Program at 11 a.m. Everyone welcome.


AA MEETING - Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at Gilmer County Library, 214 Walnut St, Glenville, WV. See wvaadistrict7.org


EUREKA LODGE SPECIAL COMMUNICATION - Eureka Lodge #40 Special Communication for work in the First Degree will be held on Tuesday, April 22 beginning at 7:30 p.m.


CALHOUN COUNTY FARMER'S MARKET OPEN - Wednesday, February 12 at the Upper West Fork Park at Chloe from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Come shop for crafts and produce, baked goods and household supplies, and enjoy a delicious hot breakfast or lunch. Spread the word and enjoy the market.


RETIRED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES MEETING - Calhoun County Association of Retired School Employees (WVARSE) will meet Thursday, April 24, at 10:30 a.m. at CCCOA conference room in Grantsville. Please bring donated food for the food pantry. Lunch will follow.

LK ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN BAPTIST WOMEN'S MINISTRIES SPRING RALLY - Will be held Thursday, April 24 at Sand Fork Baptist Church. A covered dish meal will be served. Registration and Refreshments from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Program and Entertainment at 6:30. Everyone welcome, come out and enjoy an evening of Christian fun and fellowship.

AA MEETING - Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at Gilmer County Library, 214 Walnut St, Glenville, WV. See wvaadistrict7.org


COUNTY PARK CLEAN-UP DAY - Saturday April 26 is spring clean-up day at the Calhoun County park. Volunteers are needed for many types of cleaning. Please bring any cleaning and maintenance item you wish to use: tools, weed eaters, paint supplies, general cleaning supplies. Hot dogs and beverages will be provided by the park board to all volunteers. For more information please contact Shirley Ball 304-354-0032.


DINNER & AUCTION BENEFIT FOR ANNABEL JONES - At the Grantsville Senior Citizens Building on Saturday, April 27th with dinner being served starting at 11:00 a.m. and auction following. Annabel has been diagnosed with lung cancer. She is the wife of JR Jones, mother of Timothy Powell, Leonard Powell Jr., Kimberley Pettry, and Greg Kerby. Dinner will include Jim Sullivan's chicken. Everyone is welcome to come out and support this family. For more information or donations please contact Angela Powell (304)354-7794, Judy Powell (304)488-7679 or Donna LaGrone (304)266-2500.

BEECH GROVE BAPTIST REVIVAL BEGINS - Located at Upper Nicut in Calhoun County will have Revival from April 27 through April 30 starting at 7 p.m. each evening. Everyone is welcome For more information call 364-5523.


LONGABERGER BASKET & CASE KNIFE BINGO - Come out to the Arnoldsburg Community Center on May 3rd at 5:30 p.m. (doors open at 4:30) 20 games for $20 with opportunities to buy more cards maybe throughout the game. Concession stand, 50/50 drawing, early bird drawing for a basket, silent auction, 2nd chance baskets and special games. Early Bird tickets maybe purchased by contacting Amy Glover 304-364-5350 or Dan or Gail Sillaman 304-655-8503. Sponsored by the Braxton-Clay Foster Adoptive Parent Group.


LIFELINE SCREENINGS - Calhoun County Committee on Aging in Grantsville WV is pleased to offer a preventive health event. Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will host their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings on May 7. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the arteries in the legs which is a strong predictor of heart disease; atrial fibrillation or irregular heart beat which is closely tied to stroke risk; and a bone density screening, for men and women, used to assess the risk of osteoporosis. Register for a Wellness Package which includes 4 vascular tests and osteoporosis screening from $149 ($139 with our member discount). All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. In order to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, please call 1-888-653-6441 or visit   lifelinescreening.com


WV DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS ASSISTANCE - Wednesday, May 14 and the second Wednesday of each month from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Calhoun County Courthouse. 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.


GOLF TOURNAMENT CANCER FUNDRAISER - The First Baptist Church of Glenville will hold their annual Golf Tournament fundraiser on Friday, May 16 at Glenville Golf Course. The first 18 teams to pay entry fee will play. 4 Person Scramble $200.00 per team. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. Tee-Off will be at 9:00 a.m. Make checks payable to FBC Cancer Fund and mail to First Baptist Church of Glenville at 217 East Main St., Glenville, WV 26351. If interested please contact Arden Bishop at (304)462-0335 or Bill Stalnaker at (304)462-4374. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Entry fee not refundable. Prizes will be awarded. No alcohol beverages consumed for the duration of the tournament.


COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER - Saturday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to noon at Calhoun County Committee On Aging in Grantsville. All parents to be, and parents of a child up to age 2 years old are invited to attend. Sponsored by the Family Resource Network, promises lots of fun, free baby items, games, door prizes, parenting information, refreshments and much more. Car seat technicians will be available to check child car seats during the event. Anyone wishing to attend needs to register by calling the Calhoun Co. Family Resource Network at 304-354-7177.

BASKET-KNIFE-THIRTY-ONE BINGO - The Pleasant Hill "relay for Life team is sponsoring a Longaberger Basket, Case Knife and Thirty-One Bag, Bingo, Saturday, May 17 at the Arnoldsburg Community Building. Doors open at 5 p.m. Games begin at 6 p.m. At least 20 games for $20. 50/50 drawing, silent auction, and door prizes. Concessions will be available provided by the Spruce Hollow Church. Come have a good time and help find a cure for cancer. Call 304-481-8031, 304-354-7484, 304-354-6579, or 304-354-7705 for Early Bird tickets.


REEDY TRUCK PULL - FUNDRAISER - For details see   Benefits & Fundraisers

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