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(11/22/2014)

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ADULT BASIC EDUCATION - Adult Basic Education can do much more than prepare you for the new TASC test. We can also help with job search, resume writing, typing, and computer literacy. Plus, English as a Second Language and Literacy classes are offered upon demand. Classes are available in both Gilmer and Calhoun Counties. 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. Please call 354-6151 Extension 106 for more information.

LONG TERM CARE UNIT SPONSORING ANGEL TREE - Minnie Hamilton Health System Long Term Care Unit is sponsoring the annual Angel Tree for the residents. The tree is located on the wall outside of LTC. Each resident’s wish list is on the back of an angel. The public is invited to stop by and pick up an angel and return it by December 10, 2014 to Activity Director Janet Poling. “The residents enjoy Christmas so much and we appreciate your support” - Janet Poling. Thank you.

AUCTIONEER SCHOOL OFFERED - 6 Hour Auctioneer School will be held at the Ritchie County 4-H Grounds, Saturday, December 13 starting at 9:00 a.m. Breakfast, refreshments and lunch will be served. You will receive a certificate at the completion of the 6 hours. The school will go from 8:30-4. Cost is $75.00 to cover the cost of food and speakers. For more information and to RSVP for a seat please call the Ritchie County Extension Office at 304-643-5200.

OLE VILLAGE BAKERY HOLIDAY HOURS - Place you orders now for the holidays at the Ole Village Bakery in Arnoldsburg. Thanksgiving week - open Nov. 24, 25, 26 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Nov. 27 through Dec. 3rd. Will reopen Dec. 4th. Please call 304-655-8954.

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DENTAL ASSISTANT - OFFICE (e.11/26/14) Minnie Hamilton Health System has a regular full time opening for a Dental Assistant working Monday – Thursday 7:30am to 6:00pm. Job Duties include assisting dentist and hygienist with dental procedures in Grantsville Office and Calhoun County School Based Health Clinics. In addition, job duties will also include multiple front office/clerical tasks. Applicant must be comfortable performing dental procedures, good multi-tasking skills, and enjoy working with the public and children. Must have High School Diploma or Equivalent. Dental experience/training preferred. Must work well with others and be capable of organizational skills. Interested individuals contact Amber Knapp, RDH at 304-354-6144, 186 Hospital Drive, Grantsville, WV 26147. Last day to apply for position is November 26, 2016. EOE.

REGISTERED NURSE, ACUTE CARE, PER DIEM - (e.12/1/14) Minnie Hamilton Health System, Acute Care, has a per diem opening for RN working varies shifts. Job duties include documentation, patient care, supervise other staff, and administer medications, ADL’s, and other duties as assigned. Must have current WV RN license and maintain CPR, ACLS, PALS if not current required to take within one year of employment, have the ability to work as a member of our team. 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/careers  Last day to apply for position is December 1, 2014. EOE.

LPN, ACUTE CARE, PER DIEM - (e.12/1/14) Minnie Hamilton Health System, Acute Care, has a per diem opening for an LPN working varies shifts. Job duties include documentation, patient care, pass medications, ADL’s, VS, answering call lights and other duties as assigned. Must have current WV LPN license and maintain CPR, ACLS, PALS if not current required to take within one year of employment, have the ability to work as a member of our team. 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/careers  Last day to apply for position is December 1, 2014. EOE.

LPN, ACUTE CARE, REGULAR FULL TIME - (e.12/1/14) Minnie Hamilton Health System, Acute Care, has a regular full-time for an LPN working 7:00 pm to 7:00 am. Job duties include documentation, patient care, pass medications, ADL’s, VS, answering call lights and other duties as assigned. Must have current WV LPN license and maintain CPR, ACLS, PALS if not current required to take within one year of employment, have the ability to work as a member of our team. 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/careers  Last day to apply for position is December 1, 2014. EOE.

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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 22

YARD-CRAFT SALE - At Clay County High School, Saturday, November 22 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Tables in the gym are $20 with a few spots available in the lobby. Sponsored by Clay Middle School Cheerleaders and parents. To reserve tables call Leslie Goe 304-651-9895 or Jacki Morton 304-561-8505.

SOUP KITCHEN OPEN - The Cornerstone Praise & Worship Church sponsors a free "Soup Kitchen" meal on the last two Saturday's of each month at the Lions Club building in Grantsville behind the CCCOA. No charge for the home-cooked meal and dessert, but donations are appreciated. Doors open at 1 pm and close at 3 pm, or until the food runs out. The project is able to make some deliveries. For information, call 304-354-6772 and ask for Debi.

BLUEGRASS-COUNTRY-GOSPEL MUSIC - Saturday, November 22, starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Dutchman Community Building. All musicians are welcome to participate - sign-in for available play time begins at 5:30. Everyone welcome. Admission is free. There will be refreshments available. All proceeds will be for the upkeep of the Building.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 23

HOLBERT'S STORE OPEN - Holbert's Store will be open Sunday, November 23 between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. For further questions, please call the store at (304)354-6476.

MONDAY NOVEMBER 24

HUNTER SOUP BEAN-CHILI DINNER - Dutchman Community Center in MacFarlan, will be hosting a Hunter Community Soup Bean-Chili Dinner, Monday, November 24th at the Dutchman Community Center Building, in MacFarlan beginning at 5:00 p.m. Menu will include: Choice of Soup Beans or Chili, Cornbread, Dessert and Drink for $6.00. Everyone is welcome to come! For more information contact Charlette Murphy 304-477-3048, or Annette Easton 304-477-3233.

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

THANKSGIVING DAY NOV. 27

THRIFT STORE CLOSED - The Thrift Store in Grantsville, sponsored by the Family Resource Network will be closed November 27th and 28th for Thanksgiving.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE - Log Cabin Crafts invites everyone to their annual Christmas Open House, Saturday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The shop is full of country-primitive items sure to make your home ready for the holidays. Many handmade one-of-a-kind items to choose from. There will be a door prize drawing and refreshments will be served. Located 6 miles from Glenville along US Highway 33 at Letter Gap. Delores Furr owner. Phone 304-462-8341.

SOUP KITCHEN OPEN - The Cornerstone Praise & Worship Church sponsors a free "Soup Kitchen" meal on the last two Saturday's of each month at the Lions Club building in Grantsville behind the CCCOA. No charge for the home-cooked meal and dessert, but donations are appreciated. Doors open at 1 pm and close at 3 pm, or until the food runs out. The project is able to make some deliveries. For information, call 304-354-6772 and ask for Debi.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 30

HEALTHY LIVING EVENT - Come learn how to heal your body and prevent disease and sickness through whole food nutrition. Calhoun County Library, Sunday, November 30 at 3 p.m.

SATURDAY DECEMBER 6

MIX-IT-UP BINGO - Friends of Arnoldsburg Elementary School will sponsor a Mix-It-Up Bingo, Saturday, December 6th at 5:30 p.m. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. Items will include Longaberger baskets, gift cards, Origami Owl, Scentsy, knives, hunting supplies, Jamberry Nails, and more. There will be silent action items. Concessions will be sold. All proceeds will be donated to the AES Playground fund. $20 a ticket. Get yours early for a chance at the early bird drawing. Contact the school for more information or to reserve your ticket 304-655-8616.

EUREKA LODGE MEETING - Eureka Lodge #40 Regular Stated Communication will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

SUNDAY DECEMBER 7

LONGABERGER BINGO FUNDRAISER - For Frank Byrd, cancer victim. Sunday, December 7 at the Gilmer County Senior Center. Doors open at noon, games start at 1:00 p.m. $20 for 20 Games - 21st Bonus Bingo $5.00/card. If you wish to make a donation or purchase a ticket, call Liz Greenlief at 304-462-7689 or email   Deborahyeager@msn.com   All donations will be greatly appreciated.

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 10

THRIFT STORE CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY - The Thrift Store in Grantsville, sponsored by the Family Resource Network will have a customer appreciation day Wednesday, December 10th from 9-2 p.m. Stop by for coffee, cocoa, and cookies. They will also be having a dollar a bag sale that day only.

WV DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS ASSISTANCE - Will be in Grantsville, Wednesday, Dec. 10 from noon to 2 p.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.

THURSDAY DECEMBER 11

“PICK YOUR PRIZE” CHRISTMAS BINGO - Presented by the Friends of the Market St. Chapel. Thursday, December 11th. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Bingo begins at 6:00 at Heritage Park Community Bldg. in Spencer. Twenty games for $20.00. Prizes: Longaberger Baskets, Thirty-One, Vera Bradley, Micheal Kors, Lilly Bloom, And Nine West Purses. First 30 to arrive will be entered in the Early Bird drawing. Door prizes: Vera Bradley and Yankee Candle. Raffles: Lg. filled Thirty One Christmas Tote and Longabeger. Shop the Silent Auction for great Christmas gifts. Concessions and homemade desserts. For information please contact: Susan Myers 304-927-5064, Kim Parsons 304-927-0094, Julie Boggs 304-927-3327. All proceeds help further the continued restoration of the Market Street Chapel in Spencer.


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