OUT & ABOUT - Updated Daily - Announcements, Job Postings, Notices, Meetings, Local & Area Events

(08/29/2015)

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ADULT BASIC EDUCATION CLASSES - Join us at the Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center, Tuesday and Thursday 12:30 to 3:30 and Wednesday 2-6. If you can't get to the Career Center, we do offer classes in Gilmer County at St. Marks Church on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6. We specialize in test preparation for the High School Equivalency exam. However, we also work with career planning, literacy, college tutoring, and more. Call 304-354-6151 for more information.

CALHOUN HIGH CLASS OF '55 REUNION - Calhoun High school graduating class of 1955 will meet for their 60th Reunion, Saturday, Sept. 5th at Comfort Suites Motel in Mineral Wells, starting at noon until 8:00 p.m. A buffet dinner will be served at 5:00 p.m. Special rates apply for those who stay overnight.

CHS CLASS OF '70 REUNION - Calhoun High School Class of 1970 will be holding their 45th Class Reunion on Saturday, September 5, at 1:00 p.m. at the Brooksville Baptist Church Family Life Center near Big Bend. Lunch will be served at 1:00 with a short program to follow. We need an approximate number that plan to attend the luncheon, so please contact Cathy Carper Beall at 304-655-7121 or on Facebook, Susan Hall at 304-655-8304 or Rick and Sherry Butt at 304-354-6640 by August 31st. We encourage all classmates, spouses, and friends to attend.

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CASUAL CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT, LONG TERM CARE - (e.9/6/15) Minnie Hamilton Health System, Long Term Care, has a casual opening for CNA working all shifts including weekends. Job duties include ambulating residents, lifting, assisting them to bathroom, feeding, assisting with bathing, dressing, hair care, nail care and mouth care as needed and encourage the residents to be as independent as possible. Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant licensed in West Virginia, must be able to lift and be a team player. Must be compassionate and caring. Interested individuals need to contact Nelda Gill, RN, LTC DON, 186 Hospital Drive, Grantsville, W.Va. 26147 Phone 304-354-9244. You may apply on-line at   mhhs.com/career   Last day to apply for position is September 6, 2015. EOE.

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT, LONG TERM CARE - (e.9/6/15) Minnie Hamilton Health System, Long Term Care, has a regular full-time opening for CNA working 12:00 pm until 8:30 pm. (may vary) Job duties include ambulating residents, lifting, assisting them to bathroom, feeding, assisting with bathing, dressing, hair care, nail care and mouth care as needed and encourage the residents to be as independent as possible. Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant licensed in West Virginia, must be able to lift and be a team player. Must be compassionate and caring. Interested individuals need to contact Nelda Gill, RN, LTC DON, 186 Hospital Drive, Grantsville, W.Va. 26147 Phone 304-354-9244. You may apply on-line at   mhhs.com/career   Last day to apply for position is September 6, 2015. EOE.

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SATURDAY AUGUST 29

2015 TEAM JACOB FOR AUTISM AWARENESS - All proceeds will go to Calhoun Co Schools-Special Education, Autism Programs. Saturday, August 29 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Calhoun County Park near Grantsville. Events include a Color the World with Autism Awareness 5k Color Run/Walk, a Shine for Autism Car Show, free kids games and activities, local musical entertainment, local craft and vendors, Autism informational booth and concessions. This should be a fun-filled family day, so mark your calendars! Anyone interested in being a part of our event, as a vendor or crafter, musical entertainment, etc. Contact Kristy Toney (304)481-7545, (304)354-6076 or email   kristytoney@frontiernet.net

BOLLINGER REUNION - The 15th annual Bollinger reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 29th at Don and Pearl Bollinger's residence. Food, Family, and Fun is what we have planned. There will be cornhole, ladder golf, and horseshoes, plus some games of bingo for fun. If you want to see Don, Charlie, Geneva and Kenny all together, stop in. All friends are welcome.

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.

MILO SING - Come and listen to "The Christian Friends" sing at Milo Church on Saturday, August 29th at 7:00 p.m. Their great singing is enjoyed by all who hear them.

MONDAY AUGUST 31

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

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1

BENEFIT LUNCH - Grantsville Thrift Store (sponsored by the Family Resource Network) will be selling Brown Beans & Cornbread for $2.50, Tuesday, September 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rain or shine at the store location at 408 Main Street, Grantsville. For more info call 304-354-7177.

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 2

WIC CLINIC - WIC Clinic at 2B Hospital Drive, Grantsville each Wednesday in September from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 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 304-354-3898.

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.

VETERANS ASSISTANCE MONTHLY VISIT - Wednesday, Sept. 2nd, Veterans Service Officers will be at the Grantsville VFW Post 5959 from 1:00 to 4:00 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.

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 3

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

FALL BINGO - Please join the Friends of the Market St. Chapel, Thursday, September 3 at Heritage Park Community Building in Spencer. Doors open at 5:00 Bingo begins at 6:00. 20 games for $20. Prizes include, Longaberger Baskets, Vera Bradley, Thirty-One, Backpacks and more! Scarf Contest - wear your “ugliest” or “prettiest” scarf a prize will be given to the winner in each category. Raffles. Door prizes. Concessions. Shop our silent auction. “Building with Faith” For more information call Kim Parsons 304-927-0094; Julie Boggs 304-927-3327 or Susan Myers 304-927-5064. All proceeds benefit the continued restoration of the Market St. Chapel.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4

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

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 5

HORSE SHOW - West Fork Riding Club will hold their monthly horse show Saturday, September 5 at 3:00. Everyone is welcome, located at Chloe, WV.

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.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 6

HOSKINS REUNION - The 2015 Hoskins Reunion will be held on Sunday, September 6th at the Calhoun County Senior Center. Dinner will start at noon with the doors opening at 11:00 a.m. Meat and table service will be provided. Bring your favorite covered dish and plan to spend some time visiting with friends and family. Contact Shirley Chenoweth at 304-655-8972 or Connie Hall at 304-927-3087 with any questions.

STEMPLE REUNION - Sunday, Sept. 6 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Calhoun County Park. Bring a covered dish, photos, and genealogy information. Family and friends are welcome.

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 9

WIC CLINIC - WIC Clinic at 2B Hospital Drive, Grantsville each Wednesday in September from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 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 304-354-3898.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12

BURNT HOUSE ANNUAL OX ROAST - Saturday, September 12 starting at 4:00 p.m. at the Burnt House Community Building. Menu includes Ox Roast Sandwich, Browned Potatoes, Baked Beans Cole Slaw Dessert and Drink for $10.00 or single Sandwich for $5.00. Everyone welcome.

ITCHY BOTTOM ARCHERY SHOOT - The First Annual Itchy Bottom Outdoors Archery Shoot will be held Sept. 12th at Myers farm, 9881 Clay Rd. Left Hand, WV. $10 entry fee. Trophy Shoot. Door prizes. Giveaways. For more info contact Matthew Myers Or Terri Myers at 304-565-4135

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 16

WIC CLINIC - WIC Clinic at 2B Hospital Drive, Grantsville each Wednesday in September from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 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 304-354-3898.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 20

PARSONS REUNION - The annual John Wesley and Emma Lona Parsons Reunion will be held Sun., Sept. 20 at the Arnoldsburg Community Building. A covered dish dinner will be served at noon. Ham, drinks, and paper products will be furnished. We welcome relatives and friends to come enjoy the music, fellowship, and good food. Music will be provided by Eugene Parsons and Friends. For more information call 304-354-7484.

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 23

WIC CLINIC - WIC Clinic at 2B Hospital Drive, Grantsville each Wednesday in September from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 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 304-354-3898.

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 30

WIC CLINIC - WIC Clinic at 2B Hospital Drive, Grantsville each Wednesday in September from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 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 304-354-3898.


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