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(05/30/2015)

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2015 RELAY FOR LIFE MEETINGS
FORM A TEAM TO HELP FIGHT CANCER

Calhoun County Relay for Life committee would like to invite everyone to join in our fight to end cancer. If you know anyone affected by cancer or you just want to be a part of something amazing, consider forming a team. Simply go to   www.relayforlife.org   and follow the steps listed to form your team. Team meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at the Family Resource Network [FRN] office in Grantsville at 4:45 p.m. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Event organizers, Barb McKown, Carmen Hathaway and Shannon Davis say "Let's make this year the biggest and best year for Calhoun County Relay for Life."

CHS CLASS OF 1985 PLAN REUNION - The Calhoun High School Class of 1985 will be holding its 30-Year Reunion on Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a canopy set up during the Calhoun County Wood Festival where class members can gather to visit and enjoy the festival's activities. Everyone is encouraged to bring a lawn chair. After the parade, all class members should please report to the canopy for a group gathering. Evening plans include a family picnic at the Calhoun County Park Barn from 6-7:30 p.m. Class members should bring a covered dish of their choice. After the picnic, DJ Dick Harrison will be playing music from the 80's for a blast back to the past while classmates reminisce about the last 30 years. Please send scanned school pictures to Judy (Church) Metz at   judy67@frontiernet.net   For questions about day time activities, please contact Loretta (Casto) Smith at 304-354-6134, or about evening activities, please contact Michele (Erlewine) Hipp at 304-354-9502.

CCHS CLASS OF 2000 PLAN REUNION Calhoun High School Class of 2000 has scheduled a 15 year reunion on Saturday, June 6 at 2 pm. The location is Casey (Harris) Hill's home at Pleasant Hill, where the 10 year reunion was held. Directions can be provided for any former classmates wanting to attend. Please contact Melissa (Law) Skinner via phone at 304-269-7364 or e-mail   melissabrookeskinner@hotmail.com   or on Facebook where an event page has been set up. We hope to see many of you there!

CHS CLASS OF '80 PLAN REUNION - Calhoun County High School Class of 1980 has scheduled their 35th Class Reunion for Saturday, October 10, 2015 at the Calhoun County Park on Rt. 16, South of Grantsville, WV. The event will begin at 11:00 where a picnic is planned along with other activities for everyone. Please bring a covered dish and an auction item. Meats, drinks will be provided. In an attempt to reach all classmates, if you haven't heard from us please contact one of the following classmates and provide your mailing address or contact information - Sheila Hannah 910-279-5222; Rhonda Reed 304-276-7856; gor Brenda Gherke Bush, 304-354-0224, email brendabush@frontiernet.net Next planning meeting is scheduled for Saturday, June 6 at 4:00 at Mom's Place Too Restaurant on Main Street, Grantsville, WV. Come and enjoy the Wood Festival that day and join in the planning meeting.

CHS CLASS OF '65 REUNION - The Calhoun High School Class of 1965 will be holding its 50th Reunion on Saturday July 4th at the CCCOA Senior Center in Grantsville starting at 4:00 p.m. Members are encouraged to also attend Alumni Day at the high school earlier in the day. Letters have been sent out to classmates and need to be returned by June 15. Addresses are still needed for Genevieve Robinson Davis, Earl Holbert Jr, Robert Huffman, and Ella Norman Roberts. Anyone having address information or questions, please call Terry Harris at 304-354-7263.

2ND ANNUAL CALHOUN COUNTY FOOTBALL GOLF SCRAMBLE - At Mingo Bottoms, Elizabeth WV, Saturday, June 20. Shotgun Start at 9:00 a.m. Entry Fee $40 per player, 160 per team - four person team. One Mulligan per player will be provided, and limit of one per player can be purchased (Mulligans cannot be used on prize holes) Proceeds benefit the Calhoun County Football team. To enter, or for more information, contact: Michael Fitzwater - Phone (304)354-6148 or (304)590-0098 or email   mfitzwater@k12.wv.us

FREE GROUP LIFE STYLE BALANCE CLASSES - Free Group Lifestyle Balance classes at the Calhoun County Health Department Monday's beginning 10:00 a.m. (except Memorial Day, the class will be Tues., May 26) Classes will help to improve physical activity and lose weight. May help prevent diabetes. Contact Roxane at 304-904-5241 or email   Roxane.l.mcatee@wv.gov

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR BROOMSTICK CEMETERY - Donations are needed for the mowing and maintenance of the Broomstick cemetery. If you have a loved one buried there, please send your donations to: Broomstick Cemetery Fund, Linda Blankenship, Treas., P.O. Box 13, Grantsville, WV 26147.

GOODNIGHT CEMETERY ACCEPTING DONATIONS - Donations are being accepted for the Goodnight Cemetery for mowing and upkeep. Please mail to Goodnight Cemetery Fund c/o Ronnie Goodnight, 2958 Brohard Road, Brohard, WV 26138. If any questions, call 304-477-3444.

AYERS CEMETERY FUNDRAISER - Ayers Cemetery at Smithville, WV will be having an event on Monday/Memorial Day under a canopy at the cemetery, selling hotdogs with all the trimmings along with a few other goodies, starting at 10:00 a.m. Also will be taking donations. This is to help raise money to maintain the cemetery. All donations are much appreciated and can also be mailed to Carol Conley, 716 Big Springs Road, Smithville, WV 26178.

FREED CEMETERY DONATIONS Donations are needed for the continued upkeep of the Freed Cemetery in Calhoun County. If you have loved ones buried in this cemetery please send your donations to: Bernard Murphy, 3447 Dutchman Rd., Macfarlan, WV 26148.

BILLFOLD/WALLET LOST SUNDAY - Betty Kirby lost her checkbook/billfold while visiting Hur, St. Paul, Mt. Zion and Husk cemeteries Sunday, May 24th. It contains important ID cards. If found please call 304-984-9825 or 304-410-2346.

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CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT NEEDED - (e.5/30/15) For the Long Term Care Unit at Minnie Hamilton Health System. Shifts may vary. Requirements include: must be certified as a nursing assistant in WV, compassionate and caring attitude, must be able to lift. Job duties include, but not limited to, bathing, feeding, hair care, toileting and ambulating residents. You may fill out an application on line at www.mhhs.com/career or contact Nelda Gill RN DON at 304-354-9244, ext 1364. EOE.

LPN, GLENVILLE OFFICE - (e.5/31/15) Minnie Hamilton Health System, Glenville Office Clinic, has an opening for a regular full-time LPN working day shift (8 hour shifts). Job duties include patient assessment, routine Vital Signs, CLIA-waived lab tests, administering medications, assisting providers with procedures, patient education, health maintenance and chronic disease management. Must have a current WV LPN license and a valid CPR card. General understanding of care management principles and practice in a primary care setting and basic computer skills plus maintain continuing education related to primary care. Interested individuals contact Misty Arnold, RN at 304-462-7322. Individuals may also apply on-line at   www.mhhs.com/career   Last day to apply is May 31, 2015. EOE.

RN, EMERGENCY ROOM - (e.6/3/15) Minnie Hamilton Health System, Grantsville Operations, Emergency Room has an opening for a Full-Time Per Diem RN working 7pm to 7am. The Emergency Room RN will plan and implement patient care utilizing the nursing process. Prioritize assignments and carry out duties professionally and efficiently. Follow all policies and procedures. Function independently in the Emergency Room setting. Must have one year experience as an RN or satisfactory performance evaluations, must currently be licensed to practice in the state of West Virginia, positive attitude, highly motivated individual, ability to handle nursing duties, good communication skills, maintain confidentiality, team player, be able to work night shift, week-ends, holidays, obtain and maintain CPR, ACLS, PALS, and one trauma course certifications. Interested applicants contact Tiffany Davis, RN ED Nurse Manager, at 304-354-9244 ext 2008 or Kim Houchin, CNO 304-354-9244 ext 1363. You may apply online at   www.mhhs.com/career   Applicant may apply until June 3, 2015 by 8:00 a.m. EOE.

CLAY HEALTH CARE CENTER - (e.6/13/15) Located in Big Otter, WV, is looking for outstanding individuals to fill the following positions: Certified Nursing Assistants (all shifts), Van Driver/Activities Assistant (part-time), and Environmental Assistant in maintenance (part-time). Our benefits package for full-time employees includes paid vacation, personal days, and paid holidays. Interested applicants may contact the facility at (304)286-4204 or stop by to complete an application.

LITTLE KANAWHA BUS HIRING PART TIME DRIVER - (e.6/26/15) To work in the Jackson County Area. Minimum Qualifications: Individual must be 23 years of age or older. Pay starting at $8.00 per hour. Class D license required or be able to secure a Class “D” license and be insurable by the insuring company. Individual must be able to pass a physical examination and be certified medically acceptable for work by the examining physician. Individual must be able to pass a national back ground check. Individual must have no serious accidents in the past five years. Individual must be able to pass a Pre-Hire Drug test and enter a Random Drug Pool with other LKB employees upon their employment. Individual must be willing to take training in CPR, First Aide, PASS and other trainings requested. Individual must be knowledgeable in the areas of Ripley, Ravenswood, Parkersburg and Charleston. Individual will start at the Plaza in Ravenswood. Only serious inquiries please. Please call toll free at 1-866-354-5522 with any questions. Little Kanawha Bus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Letters of interest and resume must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday June 26, 2015 to the following location: Darlene Crane/Director, Little Kanawha Bus, P.O. Box 387, Grantsville, WV 26147. You may also email your resume to   lkbc@frontiernet.net

CATERING SUPERVISOR NEEDED - (e.7/30/15) Aramark Dining Services at Glenville State College is currently looking for a catering supervisor. We are in need of a dependable, trustworthy, and knowledgeable individual with catering experience. The candidate must have the ability to train staff on proper set-up, service, and clean-up of all catering functions. They will maintain store room, supplies, and equipment in an orderly fashion. The candidate will be responsible for training staff to ensure that all job duties are performed in a safe and timely manner in accordance with company safety policies and procedures. Candidate will also cross train to work in other dining locations as needed. The candidate must acquire a valid WV Food handler’s card and be expected to be TIPS trained for beverage service. The schedule will be flexible depending on booking of events. Salary will be based on experience. Serious inquires apply in person at the Mollohan’s Campus Community Center, Dining Services office on the Glenville State College Campus, email   Smarr-Lisa@aramark.com   or call 304.462.4108 for more information. Salary will be based on experience but range will be from $12.50 - $15.00 an hour.

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SATURDAY MAY 30

AVFD BINGO - Arnoldsburg Vol. Fire Department will have Bingo at the Arnoldsburg Community Building, Saturday, May 30. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:00 p.m. 20 games for $20.00. Prizes include, Longaberger and Thirty-one. Please contact Leeann Wright 304-377-8249 Or Cathy Rush 304-514-1345 To be entered for an early bird drawing of (2 free Bingo cards) or Stop by The Wright spot at Millstone. All proceeds go toward the 2016 Community Easter egg hunt. Bring a toy to donate for next year's Easter baskets and receive an extra door prize ticket.

KICK-STAET BINGO - Grantsville Lions Club will have a Wood Festival Kick-Start Bingo Saturday, May 30, starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Lions Club building 103 Stump St, behind the CCCOA Building. As always proceeds from these fund raising events go back into the community, in the form of Scholarships for students desiring to further their education, the Lions Club Vision Program (for those needing vision care) and many other worthy causes. Look for the Bingo Tent at the Wood Festival, starting Monday evening June 1st through Saturday, June 6th. Monday thru Friday (6:00 to 9:00 pm) Saturday after the parade 2:00 to 9:00 pm.

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

CAR SHOW FUNDRAISER - Cross Country Christian Academy of Newton, WV will be having a Car Show Fundraiser, Saturday, May 30. 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 am to 2:00 pm. All vehicles will receive a participation certificate and one "People's Choice" award will be given. There will be a Community Craft and Yard Sale (tables available for $10.00), Silent Auction and Concessions as well. Tracie Hallman 304-565-3399

MONDAY JUNE 1

FREE GROUP LIFE STYLE BALANCE CLASSES - Free Group Lifestyle Balance classes at the Calhoun County Health Department Monday's beginning 10:00 a.m. Classes will help to improve physical activity and lose weight. May help prevent diabetes. Contact Roxane at 304-904-5241 or email   Roxane.l.mcatee@wv.gov

WEDNESDAY JUNE 3

WV DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS ASSISTANCE - Will be at the Calhoun County Courthouse from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 3. 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.

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.

THURSDAY JUNE 7

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

SATURDAY JUNE 6

LIONS CLUB BINGO - Grantsville Lions Club, 103 Stump Street will have their regular Bingo, Saturday, June 6th, 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.

WFRC HORSE SHOW - West Fork Riding Club will hold their monthly horseshow Saturday, June 6 at 3:00 p.m.. Everyone is welcome located at Chloe, WV.

SUNDAY JUNE 7

GOSPEL SING - Walnut Memorial Church at Chloe on Walnut road will be having a gospel sing Sunday, June 7 at 6 p.m. Featured singers will be the Tanner Boys, and the Bowen Family. Pastor Lester Tanner invites everyone to come and worship.

SATURDAY JUNE 13

COVERED DISH REUNION FORMER BF GOODRICH FOLKS - “A Used-to-Work-Together Get-Together” Saturday, June 13th beginning at 10:30-11:00 a.m., at the Barn in Calhoun County Park, former employees and retirees of Goodrich Corporation (formerly BFGoodrich) and their families are invited to attend a Covered Dish Reunion. We'll bring the meat and potatoes; you may bring a salad, veggies or a dessert. For more information, you can contact Irona at (304) 354-7024 or Shirley at (864) 953-8087.

SUNDAY JUNE 14

MILO CHURCH HOMECOMING - Milo Church in Minnora will have their annual homecoming on Sunday, June 14th beginning at 10:00 a.m. Come out and hear "The Bowen Family" (David and Sheila) sing. There will also be another group singing called "Heaven's Call". Luncheon will be provided afterwards by the parishioners. Pastor John Meadows invites one and all to come out and enjoy the wonderful singing, preaching by Marco Pritt, and food.

SATURDAY JUNE 20

2ND ANNUAL CALHOUN COUNTY FOOTBALL GOLF SCRAMBLE - At Mingo Bottoms, Elizabeth WV, Saturday, June 20. Shotgun Start at 9:00 a.m. Entry Fee $40 per player, 160 per team - four person team. One Mulligan per player will be provided, and limit of one per player can be purchased (Mulligans cannot be used on prize holes) Proceeds benefit the Calhoun County Football team. To enter, or for more information, contact: Michael Fitzwater - Phone (304)354-6148 or (304)590-0098 or email   mfitzwater@k12.wv.us

SUNDAY JUNE 21

NICHOLAS-COTTRELL REUNION - The descendants of Simon Anderson & Emma Etta (Cottrell) Nicholas will hold their annual family reunion on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the Nicholas Family Farm located at 2268 Bear run Road Orma, WV 25268. Simon was the son of Robert and Arizona (O’Leary) Nicholas. Emma was the daughter of William Thomas (Bill Tom) & Eda Jane Cottrell. Simon & Emma has the following children, Marie Nicholas Taylor (deceased), Ernest Nicholas (deceased), Macel Nicholas Monroe (deceased), Denver Nicholas (living), Murl Nicholas Nash (deceased), Maxine Nicholas Wilson (deceased), Delma Nicholas (deceased) and Ermal Jean Nicholas Rogers (living). A covered dish lunch will be served at noon following the lunch prayer by Denver Nicholas. All family and friends are welcome to come and join in the day. Please pass the word. If you are traveling from out of state and would like to spend the night before or after the reunion please call 304-300-6159.

WEAVER FAMILY REUNION - The annual Weaver Family Reunion will be held Saturday, June 27 beginning at 12-noon at Brenda Weaver Minney's home place, Chestnut Lick Rd., Normantown WV - watch for signs - Come enjoy the day with family and friends. Bring a covered dish and photos of family to share. RSVP to Brenda Minney 304-462-7551.

SATURDAY JULY 4

CHS ALUMNI GATHERING - 28th annual Calhoun High School Alumni Day, CHS Alumni Association, PO Box 11, Grantsville WV 26147. Info 304-354-6923.

SATURDAY AUGUST 8

HICKS FAMILY REUNION - Will be held Saturday, August 8th at the Upper West Fork Park at Chloe. A covered dish lunch will start around 12:30. If you need further information, please contact Beth Rine at   b.rine@citynet.net   or call 304-626-0565.


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