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IOA The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, January 30, 1990 State Winner By Jonathan Wright Officials from the West Virginia Department of Employment Security in Charleston were in town January 23 to present the Ronceverte Job Service an annual award. Out of the state's 12 small job service offices, the Ronceverte of- rice won top honors for its service to veterans, particularly in its success- ful placement of veterans in jobs. State Employment Security Com- missioner Andy Richardson pre- sented local Job Service Manager Valerie Volosin a clock plaque. "The Ronceverte office has had tremendous rapport with the com- munity," Mr Richardson said. "It has consistently been one of the very good offices in our employment se- curity system, and in unemployment compensation services." Veterans are a major focus for all job service offices in the state. "Un- der federal law it is one of our top Teen Age Valerie Volosin and Andy Richardson priorities," Mr Richardson said. "The Ronceverte office has ph~ced the greatest percentage of veterans of any of our twelve small offices in West Virginia." In responding to the award, Ms Volosin said, 'Td bike to congratulate my staff on this award for their serv- ice to and placement of veterans They do a very good job. They are conscientious and hard working--I really feel they deserve this award." Ms Volosin says her office regis- tered 775 veterans during the awarded period between July 1, Job Assistance By Va!erle Volosln Most of the time when a young person thinks in terms of a job, summer seems to be the logical time of year to start looking. But if you are willing to work after school and on the weekends, right now may be the perfect time for you to start looking for that job. Before you start your job search, you may need to look at some fac- tors. First of all you must be very sure that working will not affect your grades and that you can have a schedule that will allow you time to keep up your school activities. That extra money is always nice but sav- ing for college won't do you much good if you are failing all your classes. You also need to think about transportation and how far you will be able to travel for work. Make sure you have a reliable way to work each day. After all, your employer will be counting on you. After you've made the commit- ment to find a job, the Roncaverte Job Service may be able to help you in your search. Part-time jobs are 1988, and June 30, 1989. Of this listed with the Job Service and one number, 123 were placed,may just be right for you. The Job " " " ity Tax OClal ,( C Repo? te April 15 Annual report e rn' gs benefits is withheld for each $2 of be filed by April 15 by people receiv- earnings above the exempt amount. ing Social Security benefits who Those who are required to file an earned more than the annual ex-annual report should have received empt amount in t989 according to a copy in the mail. If they have not, Roger B. Evans, Social Securitythey should contact the Covington manager in Covingtot~. The 1989Social Security office to get a copy. annual exempt amounts were $6480 Those not required to file. but who for people under 65 all of 1989 and wish to do so, may also get a copy $8880 for people 65 through 69.at the office. People who received some bene- The 1990 annual exempt Carpets - All Sizes - Roomsize Ru nners - Palace Sizes - Odd Sizes - fits in 1989 and earned more than amounts are $6840 for people under Scatter ~ Unusual Sizes. Etc. - All Directly From Major Rug Weaving Centers, the exempt amount are required to 65 all of 1990 and $9360 for people Estates. Etc.-Nothing Has Been Removed or Held Back. file a report of those earnings by 65 through 69. The earnings test Bring Your Measurements-Roomsize & Colors-Here is a Once inn Lifetime April 15. Those who received nodoes not apply once a person Opportunity To Buy Oriental Rugs at Auction Prices-Including Heriz, Kirman, benefits in 1989 are not required to reaches 70 Kashan. Sarouk. lsphahan, Bidjar, Kazak, Qum, Nain, Shiraz, file a report, but those people should More information about annual Seraband, Tabriz, Bokhara, Chinese, Herati, Shirvan, Hamadan, Prayer Rugs. = Hunting Tabriz, Pure Silk, Aubusson, Caucasian, Keshmir, Turkish, Farahan.~ = file a report to make sure that any reports and the annual earnings test I Meshad, Tree of Life, round, square, etc. 24'x12'PataceCarpet. .~J,I benefits that might be due for the may be obtained at the Covington I UNDER SPECIAL AGREEMENT I year are paid. Social Security office, 214 West I ,,,~o,,,,w,~,,,,,,,,o,oo,,,,,~,,,~,,x,o,,,,,,,o,,,,, Evans stated that a person Main Street, Covington 24426 I suN., FEB. 4 AT 2 P.M. SHARP .~~i who earned less than anticipated, Greenbrier County residents may for example, may be due some call, the Covington office by dialing I Exhibition Day Of Auction at 1:30 P.M.~~.~1 benefits. 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Service hours are Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may also be eligible for additional pro- grams that could benefit not only you but your prospective employer tooThe Job Service is ready to help! But don't limit your iob search to what the Job Service has to offer There are several employers who do not work through the office so fill out applications on your own. Make sure you do a neat and thorough job and return the application promptly. There is always a chance you could be contacted for an interview. If you are called, dress properly, take along a resume, even if you have never worked before list your school activities, and remember to look that interviewer in the eye, all of these could help put you to work. Sb now you see you don't have to wait until summer to look for work If you are still thinking about sea- sonal work, consider the fact that all that white stuff that seems to fall this time of year could add up to green. Snow doesn't only mean days off from school it also means sidewalks that need to be shoveled. WIC Coupons WlC coupons for Greenbrier County will be distributed for the months of February and March on Tuesday January 30 at the Roncev- erte Armory and on Wednesday January 31 at the Rupert Commu- nity Building. Distribution is be- tween 10 a.m, and 2 p.m. at both locations The WIC Program ~s a nutrition education, supplemental food pro- gram for pregnant and breast feed- lng women, infants, and children under the age of five. Participants in WIC must meet income, residence and nutrition risk criteria established by the State De- partment of Health. The program is funded by the United States Depart- ment of Agriculture. If you think you may be eligible or would like further information, call 647-7430 or write Central WIC Pro- gram, c/o West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, 400 North Lee Street, Lewisburg 24901. Adult Auto A community education course in auto maintenance and mechanics is being offered at Greenbrier East High Schoo beginning Tuesday, January 30. Registration is at 7 p.m. The course is designed for any- one who is interested in learning the basics of car care and maintenance as well as experienced mechanics wh~_ might wish to broaden their knowledge of the automobile service ti'ade through a self-guided study program. Training will be provided through lecture, demonstration. "hands-on" experience, manuals, filmstrips, and videos. The 36 hour course will be taught at Greenbrier East High School in the Auto Mechanics shop. The cost of the course is $55. The instructor is Bob Baker of Alderson. Class hours and days will be an- nounced during registration. Enroll- ment is limited to the first 15 paid registrants. Any class without suffi- cient enrollment will be cancelled. "Use" Tax By Charles O. Loren The West Virginia De Tax and Revenue has jor effort to improve adm and collection of the W~ use tax Accordingly, all are reminded that it may best interest to review their, of calculating and remit Virginia use tax before tacted by the Department. 1! Legislation enacted in 1989 narrowed or elimina exemptions sales taxes previously businesses making them payment of West Virginia the business uses any gible personal property or in West Virginia upon West Virginia sales tax was (unless the purchase be exempt). Even many businesses (includin nesses rendering personal services and were subject to use tax on for use in tl A recent review Department's records of the more than 40.000 remitting emplo~ to the State. less than registered to remit West Vir, tax. We believe that ma nesses are not complying Virginia's use tax law. no use tax is due on services that would be sales tax if purchased in ginia. If sales tax was another state at the time or services were purchased, i allowed against the West Use Tax otherwise due. Seniors Will Get Medil Refund of $ Senator Jay nounced 27 million will receive refund overcharges resulting peal of the Medicare Coverage Act. Checks in the amount will be mailed in February The total of $10.60 tra deductions taken. "It is unfo zens will be charged at all t age they are not receivir catastrophic care law was Mr Rockefeller said. pleased the refunds promptly." When the catastro was repealed in Medicare Part B Premium ered" from $33.60 to should have been 1 of this year. However, cunty Commissioner G~ King said c ges administration's com could not be made quicklY to accommodate the lower ums, Mr Rockefeller also Social Security a 4.7 per cent beginning this month. NOTICE The deadline for filing office for the May 1990 the Greenbrier County Clerk's Office is Saturday, 3. 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