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~~~~~~~~~ ANNOUNCEMENTS ~~~~~~~~~

FREE - The High School Equivalency Test is still free in West Virginia. However, you do need to pass a Practice Test first. Call354-6151 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, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11:30 to 3:00, and Gilmer County classes are at St. Marks Church on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30. Classes will continue until December 18th, 2014 and will begin again on January 6, 2015.

OLE VILLAGE BAKERY HOLIDAY HOURS - Please place your orders for Christmas. Last day to place orders is Dec. 20th. Pick-up orders only, Dec 22, 23, 24th till 12 pm. Closed Dec. 25-Jan 7th. Reopen Jan. 8th. Merry Christmas Happy New Year.

LOST MUZZLE LOADER - Reward to person in maroon car that picked up my muzzle loader near Bill Godfrey's old place call 304-354-9687.

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

FULL-TIME LPN - (e.12/23/14) Family Health Care in Spencer, has an opening for a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse. Duties will include direct patient care and administrative tasks. Hours vary from 8 to 6:30, Monday thru Friday. Closed holidays. Benefits include paid time off, health insurance, paid CME, and uniform allowance. Send resumes to Human Resources, 146 Williams Drive, Spencer, WV 25276. Resumes will be accepted through December 23, 2014. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MECHANIC NEEDED - (e.12/30/14) Looking for a mechanic. Mature person with clean driving record. Someone who can run a Vehicle Snap on Scanner and all associated tools that go with scanner. Honest, dependable and clean. Someone who can hit the ground running. Please mail resume with a call-back phone number included, to: PO Box 142, Grantsville, WV, 26147.

FULL-TIME LPN - (e.1/5/15) Minnie Hamilton Health System, Glenville Office, has an opening for a regular full-time Licensed Practical Nurse working day shift (8 and/or 10 hour shifts. Job duties include patient assessment, routine vital signs, CLIA-waived lab tests, administering medications, assisting providers with procedures, patient education and health maintenance and chronic disease management. Must have a current WV LPN license and a valid CPR card, have a general understanding of care management principles and practice in a primary care setting. Computer/electronic medical record experience preferred. Interested individuals contact: Beverly Ford, Administrator, Glenville Office at 304-462-7322 or Nina Smith, RN at 304-354-9723. Individuals may also apply on-line at   mhhs.com/careers  Last day to apply is January 5, 2015. EOE.



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


BIG BINGO - Friday, December 19th beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the CCCOA, Grantsville Senior Center. Come play for the "BIG" prizes. This activity is paid for by the Senior Account. Thank you for participating in the fundraisers that have contributed to this event. For more information call the CCCOA 304-354-7017.


SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY MEETING - The Calhoun County Solid Waste Authority will hold its regular monthly meeting Saturday, December 20 at 3:00 p.m. at Cabot Recycling Station, 2 miles west of Grantsville on Rt. 5 at 2427 W. Little Kanawha Hwy. The meeting is open to the public.

A NIGHT WITH SANTA - The Grantsville Volunteer Fire Department will have their annual Night with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 20th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Grantsville Volunteer Fire Dept.

CHRISTMAS DINNER - Albert's Chapel will have a Christmas dinner at the Arnoldsburg Community Park, Dec. 20 at 5:00 p.m. Please bring a covered dish to share.

PLEASANT HILL CHURCH CHRISTMAS PLAY - The Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, near the Pleasant Hill Elementary School on Rt. 16, will present the "St. Nick SuperStar Talent Show" Christmas program on Saturday, December 20th at 6:30 pm. The Christmas play involves a talent show with a very grumpy judge. Will he find the Christmas spirit or continue to think that Christmas is just a pain in the checkbook? Church youth and adults will be performing in the show. Afterwards, stay for a dessert buffet while all the children meet Santa and receive a gift.


SPRUCE HOLLOW CHRISTMAS PLAY - Spruce Hollow Church will present their annual Christmas Play December 21st at 6 p.m. The play will focus on the gift of peace that was brought to us that first Christmas. Without the birth of Christ, salvation, and hope for eternal life would be lost. Without this - no peace could ever enter our lives.


PRESCRIPTION DRUG MEETING - The Calhoun County Substance Abuse Coalition would like to welcome the public to a Prescription Drug Meeting on December 22nd, at 10:00 a.m., at the Calhoun County Committee On Aging. There will be a presentation and discussion on what drugs look like, how they affect our bodies, proper storage, and safe disposal. If you have any questions you may contact Samantha Cowan at 304-354-7177.

CHRISTMAS CAROLING - Mt. Zion UM Church invites you to join them for Christmas caroling - meet at the church at 6 p.m. and carpool to go caroling. Meet back at the church afterward for cocoa.

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


CALHOUN COUNTY FARMERS MARKET OPEN - The market is 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.

CANDLELIGHT SERVICE - At Mt. Zion UM Church beginning at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Everyone is invited to attend.


EUREKA LODGE MEETING - Eureka Lodge #40 Regular Stated Communication will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Dinner at 6:30 p.m.


LIONS CLUB BINGO - Grantsville Lions Club, 103 Stump Street will have their regular Bingo, Saturday, January 10, 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.


REVIVAL BEGINS - There will be a revival starting at the Arnoldsburg fellowship Church on January 11 at 7 p.m. each night. Special singing and preaching each night. The church is located across from the laundromat in Arnoldsburg. All brothers and sisters are encouraged to attend that perhaps God will send a revival in that area. Everyone is welcome.

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