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(07/29/2014)

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CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF '69 PLANNING REUNION - A reunion planning meeting will be held August 5th at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Sue Williams. Tentative plans are to meet at the home football game on Oct. 17 and all sit together, then have a luncheon at the Family Life Center at Brooksville Baptist Church on Oct. 18 at noon. Contact Sue Williams at 304-354-7458 or Anita West at 304-655-8625 for more details. Those who are interested in helping plan the reunion, please attend the meeting Aug. 5th.

55TH ANNUAL MT. ZION OX ROAST - The 55th Annual Mt. Zion Ox Roast will be Saturday, August 23. This year crafters are invited to come and set up a table or booth to sell non-food items. We ask that you consider donating an item for our country fair/auction. For more information call Caitlin Weaver at 304-354-6217 or message her on Facebook.

CHS VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS AND PRACTICE - Calhoun High School Volleyball Tryouts/Practice begins on Monday thru Wednesday, August 11th-13th, from 10 am to 3 pm each day at the Calhoun High School gymnasium. Regular practice will start after school on Thursday, August 16th, from 4-6 pm each evening. On Monday you must have a new physical form, 2.0 GPA, knee pads and gym shoes. No exceptions. For more information, please call Coach Angie Hersman 304-354-9020.

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PER DIEM RN, ACUTE CARE - (e.8/4/14) Minnie Hamilton Health System, Acute Care, has a per diem opening for RN working 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Job duties include computer documentation, EMAR and medication administration, direct patient care, IV therapy, assessments of patients, admissions, discharges and transfers, patient education and being a patient advocate. Must have current WV RN license and maintain CPR, ACLS, PALS, have the ability to work as a member of our team, have critical thinking skills and be dependable. Interested individuals need to contact Rebecca Stagg, RN, Acute Care Nurse Supervisor or Kim Houchin, MSN, CNO, 186 Hospital Drive, Grantsville, W.Va. 26147 Phone 304-354-9244. You may apply on-line at   mhhs.com/careers Last day to apply for position is August 4, 2014. EOE

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TUESDAY JULY 29

DIABETES EDUCATION CLASS - Are you or a family member living with diabetes? Please join us for a free informational session featuring Diabetic Educator Kara Anthony from Lily Diabetes pharmaceutical company. Light refreshments will be provided. Tuesday, July 29 beginning at 1:00 pm in the Minnie Hamilton Health System (Grantsville) Education Room. For more information call Barb McKown at 304-354-9700 ext. 1235.

WEDNESDAY JULY 30

CALHOUN COUNTY FARMERS MARKET OPEN - Each Wednesday 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.

CHERP REP AT COUNTY FARMERS MARKET - Sarah Crouch, AmeriCorps member will be at the Calhoun County Farmers Market at the Upper West Fork Park in Chloe On Wednesdays from 9 am to 1 pm for FREE Body Composition Screening and FREE Blood pressure screening. Sarah is a certified CHERP (Community Health Education Resource Person) As a registered CHERP, she is trained to answer basic questions about health, disease, nutrition, physical activity, and other health behaviors through the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV.

MHHS DAY CARE PARENT MEETING - Minnie's Rainbow Day Care will be holding a parent meeting on July 30 and July 31. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will be held at the day care. Parents that might be interested in enrolling their children for the first time will be given the opportunity to tour the center, meet the teachers and and to complete an enrollment application. For more information call Stacey Wagoner at (304)354-9244 ext. 1181.

THURSDAY JULY 31

GRANTSVILLE FARMERS MARKET - Open every Thursday through October from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Wayne Underwood Field in Grantsville.

DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE MEETING - The Calhoun Democratic Committee will hold a meeting to elect officers on July 31 in the little courtroom of the courthouse at 6 p.m. The previous meeting had to be rescheduled because there were not enough people there to have a meeting. Anyone interested in keeping the committee active or serving as an officer, please attend.

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

SATURDAY AUGUST 2

HOT DOG & BAKE SALE - Girl Scouts Troop 1055 will have a hot dog and bake sale at Speedy Mart in Arnoldsburg from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, August 2nd. Proceeds will go to Troop 1055.

HOT DOG, BAKE SALE & CAR WASH - Calhoun Middle-High School Cross Country team will be having a hot dog, bake sale, and car wash Saturday, August 2nd at Foodland in Grantsville starting at 10:30 a.m. For more information please contact Melinda Fitzwater at 304-354-6524 or   melindafitzwater@Hotmail.com

SUNDAY AUGUST 3

BENEFIT SPAGHETTI DINNER & SILENT AUCTION - For Sharon Dye to help with unexpected medical bills. Sunday, August 10th at the Pioneer Grille in Glenville starting at 12:30 p.m. For more info call Hope Bailey at 304-871-8446 or Judy Steele at 304-462-4171.

BENEFIT DINNER FOR SNIDER FAMILY - There will be a benefit for Sherry and Larry Snider who lost their home and all contents in a fire July 8th. The benefit will be held at the Upper West Fork Park on Sunday, August 3rd beginning at 1:00 p.m. There will be brown beans, cornbread, slaw, home fries, and choice of drink and dessert. Adults $6.00, Children age 12 and under $3.00. Music will be provided by County Line Country. Come out and enjoy with friends, while helping the Snider family. For more information call Kay Snider at 304-655-8334. See   Snider Residence Completely Destroyed, Family Needs Help

WHYTSELL REUNION - Gathering on lower West Fork at the Whytsell Park (below Rocksdale), family and friends. A covered dish, dinner will be served at 1:00 p.m. Music, and renewal of old acquaintances.

FRESHOUR-SHERRY FAMILY REUNION - will be held Sunday, August 3rd at Parkersburg City Park Shelter #3. The shelter is across from the Pavilion and right next to the bathrooms. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Hot Dogs and Hamburgers will be provided. Please bring a lawn chair for extra seating. Please bring a covered dish and an item for the auction. Hope to see you there. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Chris or Rebecca Whited. 304-299-2550 (Rebecca), 304-482-8159 (Chris). You may also contact Roy or Jackie Whited for information 304-488-1806 (Jackie), 304-488-9179 (Roy).

MONDAY AUGUST 4

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

FRIDAY AUGUST 8

SANDWICH & BAKE SALE - The Upper West Fork Park will have a Hot Dogs, Barbeque, Sloppy Joe's & Bake Sale at Speedy Mart in Arnoldsburg on Friday, August 8 beginning at 10 a.m. All proceeds go to the park.

SATURDAY AUGUST 9

EUREKA LODGE #40 MEETING - Regular Stated Communication will be held on Saturday, August 9, beginning at 7:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.

SUNDAY AUGUST 10

CURRY FAMILY REUNION - The Curry Family Reunion will be held Sunday, August 10th at the Mt Zion Community Park (old park) beginning at 10 a.m. All friends and family are welcome and to please bring a covered dish and drinks to share, and also an item for the auction.

MONDAY AUGUST 11

CHS VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS AND PRACTICE - Calhoun High School Volleyball Tryouts/Practice begins on Monday thru Wednesday, August 11th-13th, from 10 am to 3 pm each day at the Calhoun High School gymnasium. Regular practice will start after school on Thursday, August 16th, from 4-6 pm each evening. On Monday you must have a new physical form, 2.0 GPA, knee pads and gym shoes. No exceptions. For more information, please call Coach Angie Hersman 304-354-9020.

MT. ZION PSD MEETING - Mt. Zion Public Service District will meet Monday, August 11th and the second Monday of each month thereafter at 4:00 p.m. in the meeting room at the board office located at 4418 South Calhoun Highway (former EMS building) Meetings are open to the public.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 13

WV DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS ASSISTANCE - Wednesday, August 13th, 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.

FRIDAY AUGUST 29

GATHERING AT SWEET CREEK BEGINS - Mountain music, stories and poetry at three day festival, August 29 thru 31st. Mineral Wells WV at the home of Steve Parker. Info 304-580-6929. Camping available.

SATURDAY AUGUST 30

RICHARDS REUNION - Shirley and Idella Richards family reunion will be held August 30th at 10 a.m. at Pleasants County Park in St. Marys.

BOLLINGER REUNION - The annual Bollinger Reunion will be held at Kenny and Linda's residence located on Pine Creek Rd., Grantsville on Saturday, August 30th. This will make the 14th year for the Bollinger's reunion. Lunch will be served at noon. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call 304-354-7068.


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