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ADULT BASIC EDUCATION CLASSES Are offered at both Calhoun and Gilmer Counties according to the following schedule. These classes can help prepare you for the new High School Equivalency test. Calhoun County classes will be held at the Career Center on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11:30 to 3:00. Gilmer County classes will be held at St. Marks Church on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30. The test will continue to be free, and candidates will still have to pass a practice test prior to test enrollment. Please call 354-6151 Extension 106 for more information.


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."

THRIFT SHOP CLOSED TEMPORARILY - The Thrift Shop in Grantsville, sponsored by the Family Resource Network will be closed until April 1st.

MT. ZION PARK OPENING FOR SEASON SOON The Mt. Zion Community Park will be opening for the season in April. If you have reserved the park for multiple years and would like to continue your event, please call Caitlin Weaver at 304-354-6217 to confirm. If you would like to schedule to use the park for a family reunion, picnic, or any other event please call Caitlin. We would like to thank Portia Miller for her years of service as our booking agent.

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LPN, Glenville Office - (e.3/31/15) 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: Misty Arnold, RN, Glenville Office at 304-462-7322. Individuals may also apply on-line at   mhhs.com   Last day to apply is March 31, 2015. EOE.

FULL-TIME, WEEKEND RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST - (e.3/31/15) Minnie Hamilton Health System, Radiology Department, Grantsville Operations has an opening for a full-time, weekend Radiologic Technologist working a 40 hour shift from 7am on Saturday to 11 pm on Sunday and take call from 11 pm to 7 am Monday morning, also filling in on other shifts and holidays as needed. Duties will include regular radiography as well as CT. CT experience and training a plus but will train the right candidate. ARRT registered and licensed in the State of West Virginia required. Salary commensurate with experience. Wages are competitive with other area facilities. If interested contact Cheryl Balisciano, 186 Hospital Drive, Grantsville, WV 26147 or call 304-354-9244 ext. 1170. May also apply on-line at   mhhs.com   Last day to apply is March 31, 2015. EOE.

IMMEDIATE OPENING - (e.4/1/15) Experienced equipment operator. Knowledge of utility and septic system installations a plus. Must have valid driver's license, CDLs preferred. To inquire, please contact Dirt Works Excavating at 304-275-3362 or 304-483-2298.

NOW HIRING - (e.4/4/15) Mustang Survival Mfg Inc. located in Spencer, WV, a manufacturer of life-saving gear is now hiring full time associates to fill vacancies in many departments including sewing, adhesive and quality. We are looking for trainees and experienced operators. Mustang Survival Mfg Inc. offers competitive wage and benefit packages. Drug screen and background checks will be required. For more details, please apply in person at 190 Mustang Way, Spencer, WV 25276 or contact HR at 304-927-1111 ext. 617. Mustang Survival Mfg Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOW HIRING - (e.4/9/15) Genesis HealthCare Glenville Center is now hiring LPN or RN—Night Shift and CNAs– All Shifts day, evening, nights. Benefits include Competitive compensation. Medical, Dental, Vision. 401K. Paid time off including Vacation, Sick and Holidays. Apply in person at the center located on 111 Fairground Road Glenville or contact Debbie Stalnaker at 304-462-5718.

ACUTE CARE RN - (e.4/10/15) Minnie Hamilton Health System has a per diem opening for Acute Care RN for 7pm-7am shift. Duties include patient assessments, medication administration, supervise staff and duties as assigned. Requirements for position valid LPN license for state of WV. Current CPR card, PALS and ACLS. Please apply to Rebecca Stagg, MHHS 186 Hospital Drive Grantsville, WV 26147 by Friday, April 10, 2015.

ACUTE CARE LPN - (e.4/10/15) Minnie Hamilton Health System has a per diem opening for Acute Care LPN for 7pm-7am shift. Duties include patient assessments, medication administration, supervise staff and duties as assigned. Requirements for position valid LPN license for state of WV. Current CPR card, PALS and ACLS. Please apply to Rebecca Stagg, MHHS 186 Hospital Drive Grantsville, WV 26147 by Friday, April 10, 2015.

CODING MANAGER - (e.4/10/15) Minnie Hamilton Healthcare System has an opening for a Full Time/Full Benefits Coding Manager in Fiscal Services. Responsibilities: Apply knowledge of current Diagnostic Coding and Reporting Guidelines for OP/IP/ER services. Apply knowledge of CPT format, guidelines, and notes to locate the correct codes for all services and procedures performed during the encounter/visit and sequence them correctly. Apply knowledge of procedural terminology to recognize when an unlisted procedure code must be used in CPT. Code in accordance with Correct Coding Initiative Bundling Guidelines. Use the Healthcare Common Procedural Coding Systems (HCPCS), where appropriate. Facilitate billing company with insure timely claim processing. Act as department manager over approx. 3-4 other employees. Reports directly to Chief Financial Officer. Required Skills: Effective communication between staff and physicians. Prior training in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, & guidelines for current classification systems (ICD & CPT). Billing Guidelines for Medicare and Medicaid. General knowledge of RHC/FQHC. Minimum Requirements: Minimum 3 years experience in hospital and physician office coding. Experience with Electronic Health Records. Proven ability to manage others. Desired Qualifications (not required): CPC designation preferred but not required. Experience in rural healthcare (i.e. FQHC’’s and/or Critical Access Hospitals) Please send resumes to:   sgherke@mhhcc.com   or online   mhhs careers   or mail to: 186 Hospital Drive Grantsville, WV 26143.

PART-TIME TELECOMMUNICATOR/DISPATCHER - (e.4/30/15) Calhoun County E 911 is hiring for weekend shifts Telecommunicator/Dispatcher for Part-time position. Saturday and Sunday 11 am-11pm with extra shifts periodically. Must be available for weekends and holidays. Must be 18 years of age with high school diploma/GED. Must be able to pass an FBI background check. Must be able to pass a drug test. Must complete all mandated training within one year. This center operates 24/7 365 days a year. You will be a direct link between community residents and emergency responders. You must be able to multitask and handle stressful situations. Benefits are paying $8.00 per hour. Training completed within 1 year =$10.00 per hour. Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance available. Retirement. Applications can be picked up at Calhoun E911 Center behind the high school or at the County Clerks Office in the Calhoun Courthouse. Deadline to apply is April 30th 2015. For more information contact Director Kathryn Wood 304-354-9637.



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.


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


VFW LADIES AUXILIARY FUNDRAISER - The Ladies Auxiliary of Grantsville VFW Post 5959 will be having a Hot Dog, Baked Goods and an Indoor Yard Sale on Friday, April 3rd, beginning at 11 a.m. at the VFW Post on Mill Street, Grantsville.


LONGABERGER BASKET & 31 GIFTS BENEFIT BINGO - For cancer patient, Crystal Hawkins. Saturday, April 4th at the Newton Community Building, Newton WV. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bingo starts 6 p.m. $25 per ticket. 2 bingos per game (1 basket and 1 31 Gifts item) There will be door prize drawings, special game, shape games, raffles, silent auction, concessions with baked goods. Donations appreciated. For questions or to donate contact Connie Engle 304-565-3802; Crystal Hawkins 304-532-7996; or Audrey Engle 681-205-1990.

LIONS CLUB BINGO - Grantsville Lions Club, 103 Stump Street will have their regular Bingo, Saturday, April 4, 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.

CREMO CHURCH GOSPEL SING AND REVIVAL BEGINS - Cremo Community Church, located on Rowles Run will have a Gospel Sing Saturday, April 4th at 7 p.m. with the Nutter Family of Ohio, providing the music. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. on Easter with an egg hunt afterward. Revival will be held Sunday evening, April 5th through April 11th at 7 p.m. each evening. Pastor Larry Bennett and the congregation welcome everyone to the 'Little Country Church'

EUREKA LODGE MEETING - Eureka Lodge #40 Regular Stated Communication will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2015, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Dinner at 6:30 p.m.


BEECH GROVE BAPTIST SUNRISE SERVICE - Beech Grove Baptist Church located at Upper Nicut, Calhoun county will have an Easter Sunrise service, April 5 starting at 7:00 a.m. There will be preaching, singing and breakfast with a balloon release after church for the kids. Come join us. For more information call 304-364-5523.


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


CALHOUN RELAY FOR LIFE MEETING - Tuesday, April 7, 4:45 p.m. at the Family Resource Network office on Main Street in Grantsville. All committee members, team captains, volunteers, and anyone that wants to help, plese attend. Bring all ideas for things to do.


WV DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS ASSISTANCE - Will be at the Calhoun County Courthouse, Wednesday, April 8th from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and the second Wednesday of each month thereafter. 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.


SHOOTING MATCH - The Central WV Riding Club will be holding a shooting match at Holly Gray Park on Saturday, April 11. The shoot will begin at 10:00 a.m. There will be 12 and 16 gauge matches (no modified guns) for 5 hams, 5 turkeys and 10 money rounds. There will also be a .22 money shoot at the end of the match for anyone interested in participating. All proceeds will benefit the Tiffany Jackson Memorial Scholarship Fund. For more information call (304)364-5576 or (304)364-2273.


JOHNNY STAATS & FRIENDS AT SPRUCE HOLLOW - Will be performing at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, April 12th at Spruce Hollow Church. Everyone welcome.

TAJ ROHR AT VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH - Enjoy an evening of inspiration with Taj Rohr on Sunday, April 12 beginning at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend. The church is located at 2037 S. Calhoun Highway near Grantsville. For details see   Church News


AUCTION - There will be an auction Saturday, April 18 at the Creston Community Building starting at 10 a.m. The auctioneers will be Leonard Hardway and John Weaver. There will be all sorts of items at the sale.


WVARSE MEETING - Calhoun County Association of Retired School Employees (WVARSE) will meet on Thursday, April 23, at 10:30 am upstairs in the CCCOA conference room. Please bring donated goods for the food pantry. Lunch and conversation will follow.


FOUR PERSON GOLF SCRAMBLE - At Mingo Bottom Golf Club, 238 Wells Lock Road, Elizabeth WV, sponsored by Relay For Life of Wirt County, Saturday, April 25. Registration 9 a.m. - Shotgun start 10 a.m. Entry fee $45 per person includes green fees, cart, breakfast and lunch. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place teams - Prizes for special games. Register by calling Mingo Bottom 304-275- 3378. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.


BURNSVILLE BRUINS PTA 5K RUN/WALK - The Burnsville Bruins PTA will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 2nd. Registration will be form 7 to 9 a.m. at the Burnsville Tennis Courts. The race will start at 9:30 a.m. Awards will be presented to the top 3 finishers in each category and division. As well as the top overall male and female finishers. After the 5K concludes there will be a Fun Run for children 12 years old and younger. Each division winner will receive a prize. Early Bird Registrations will be taken until April 10th. For more information on registration costs or any additional information needed please contact Beth Anderson at Burnsville Elementary School at 304-853-2523.

LONGABERGER BASKET BINGO - At the Arnoldsburg Community Building, Saturday, March 7. Doors open at 5 p.m. Play starts at 6:00 p.m. $20.00 a ticket - Minimum of 20 games. All proceeds will go to the Calhoun Christmas Connection, to ensure that all needy children in Calhoun County will have a Merry Christmas. For more information or to purchase early bird tickets call the FRN 304-354-7177; Barb McKown 304-354-9700 ext 1235; Donna Richards 304-354-6776 or Jean Simers 304-354-7315.


2ND ANNUAL RIDE FOR THE CURE - Sponsored by Relay Minions - Relay For Life Team of Wirt County, Saturday, May 9. Registration starting at 10:30 a.m. at Joyce & Teds, Rt. 47 Walker, WV. Last bike/vehicle out by 12-noon. Dice run with prizes for highest and lowest score! Prizes awarded at last stop. Raffle and 50/50. Entry is $15.00 per person, $20 per couple. Dinner included in price. Everyone welcome‘rain or shine’. All street legal vehicles. For more info contact Nancy 304-482-5129 or Tracy at 304-588-8530. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Wirt County.


THIRTY-ONE & KNIFE BINGO - The Pleasant Hill Crusaders Relay for Life Team will host their annual Longaberger, Thirty-One and Knife Bingo at the Arnoldsburg Community Building on Saturday, May 16th. Doors open at 5 pm, Bingo starts at 6 pm. Call for Early Bird Tickets, $20.00 to 304-354-7484, 304-481-8031 or 304-354-6579. There will be a Marshall Quilt Raffle, Picnic Set Raffle, a Silent Auction, Concessions and Door Prizes. 20 Games for $20.00. Come have a great time and help us find a cure for Cancer!


COMMUNITY-WIDE BABY SHOWER - The Calhoun County Family Resource Network is pleased to announce the Annual Baby Shower on Saturday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Calhoun County Committee on Aging-Grantsville Senior Center. All parents to be and parents of children up to 2 years old are invited.

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