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6B The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, March 6, 1990 Learning Centers Help Students I Grandview Learning Centers are ~}(ti~ipating growth entering into t)~it second year. During 1989, the ~nters, tocaled in Beckley and Le- sburg, heJped 69 students im- ~ow~ their reading and/or math },~ilis with learf~r~g programs tailored t~m~:,c,~ their special needs. ,~ A ( ....... ~:I.r,, .r, t,, the ,cheat sys- tem ti~-~ ce,'!te~s offer indlvtduahzed ,~tructlon to students of all ages in ~ancqy of subjects Dedicated cer- ~ed ,eac'~ers and modern fac~ ~hes 'ale the centers' key resources Grandview Learning Centers are now enrolling students for reading and math courses. Flexible one-hour after school sessions are available. Students are pre-tested to assess their current strengths, and then, a program of one or two sessions per week is followed. The centers limit teachers to three students per ses- sion, so constant one-on-one atten- hen and encouragement is a result. This extra time and attention after school helps students excel. The centers are locally owned aad operated.. FOr more informa- tion:i call 647-5006. Meeting Set The February meeting covered aspects of the upcoming Bear Din- ner to be held March 3. The pro- ceeds from this year's dinner have been pledged for Saving Our School and parents are encouraged to help in preparation. This year's dinner promises to be unusually large, there is more bear meat than ever before, and a call to all community members to help make this the big- gest and best dinner ever is being issued. ~" More help is needed the after- noon of march 2 at the school to prepare cakes and organize other dishes for the "big day." Extra cooperation and help from everyone in the community is needed this year to insure support for the Junior High School, accord- ing to Carolyn Stephens, Secretary of the Community Action Group. Welcome Wagon Events Told March events for the Welcome Wagon Club include a coffee on March 14 and the monthly meeting on March 27. The coffee will be Wednesday, March 14 at 10 a.m. at the home of Bobbi Jackson, 206 Raven View Lane, Crowfields, Lewisburg. Ms Jackson's co-hostess will be Corrine Wood. The next Welcome Wagon meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Donna Smith, 11 Coleman Drive, Underwood Estates, Lewisburg, Ms Smith's co-hostess will be Valeria Barfield. Newcomers to the area are in- vited to attend both events. If you would like more information about Welcome Wagon please call Valeria Barfield at 645-43t5, Karin McCo- mas at 647-3029 or Rosemary Dent at 645-3725. One of West Virgima's Freest Newspapers ountain \ essenger Enter Your Subscripuon Today 32 ISSUES: $14.00, IN STATE, $lf00, OUT OF STATE Niug~: Addre~: City: ,,~at: ....... Z4p: Send, with your rem=uance, to: THE MOUNTA/N MESSENGER 122 North Court Street. Lcwmburg, W. Va. 24901 ItOMF FNTIR HOME DECORATING CENTER I JUST ] ARRIVED!I See Us For All Your Decorating Needs. W. Washington Street Monday thru Saturday Eewisburg, W.Va. 645-6348 8 am to 5 pm BRIER VA PORATION MEMBERSHIP ENROLLMENT FORM RETURN TO: Bill Sturgill, First National Bank, Box 457, Ronceverte, WV 24970 The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation Needs Your Support Now! If You Believe In This Endeavor...Please Take ]-he Time To Fill Out The Membership Form, And Send it Along With Your Check, To LET'S GET TF'E GREENBRIER VALLEY ECONOMIC CORPORATION t UNDED AND IN ACTION IMMEDIATELY Our Futures Depend On It. Name of Individual, Family or Business Address Street or Box City State Zip County l Telephone Number Membership dues paid: Amount Date Would yo~ be willing to support the GREENBRIER VALLEY ECONOMIC DEVELOP- MENT CORPORATION with this amount for the next two years? Yes No BUSINESSES COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING: LOCATION (Directions to your business)" CONTACT PERSON TYPE OF BUSINESS (Explain) NTTMBER OF EMPLOYEES YEAR ESTABLISHED WHAT CAN THE GREENBRIER VALLEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Ah~D ITS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DO FOR YOU OR YOUR BUSINESS? PLEASE RESPOND WITH AS MANY SUGGESTIONS AS YOU MAY HAVE. Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation Dues Structure Large Business Medium Size Business Small Business Individual Members $250.00 And Up $100.00 $50.00 $25.00 Presented As A Public Service by The Barbara Miller Martha Ramsey Combustion Now ABB: Presents Awards Recently at Process Analytics, acting President, Lee Braun an- nounced the selection of Barbara Miller and Martha Ramsey as Em- ployees of the Month for February 1990. Barbara Miller, an eighteen year employee, and Martha Ramsey, a twenty-three year employee, have been recognized for their contribu- tion and dedication to producing a quality product with little or no supervision. Ms Miller is an assem- bier in the General Assembly De- partment and Ms Ramsey is an as- sembler in the Subcontracting De- partment. Both employees are al- ways willing to help their fellow em- ployees and always strive for perfec- tion in their work. Process Analytics is a unit of Asea Brown Boveri Inc., a Stamford, Connecticut based company with 40,000 employees. ABB acquired Combustion Engineering in January and is part of the ABB Group, which employees 215,000 worldwide. Remagen Memorial Veterans of the dramatic capture of the Remagen Bridge over the Rhine River in World War II wilt be honored on the 45th Anniversary of that exploit at the State Capitol, ac- cording to Secretary of State Ken Hechler. The surprise seizure of the critical crossing of the Rhine, before the German defenders could blow it ery West Virginia veteran who played a part in that exploit can be with us this year," Mr Hechler said. Mr Hechler asked Remagen veter- ans to write him at the Capitol, Char- leston 25305 or telephone 345- 4000. The Remagen Bridge, formally known as the "Ludendorff Bridge" up, occurred March 7, 1945. Theafter Germany's World War I cam- ceremony is scheduled in the mander, had been ordered by Ad- Governor's Conference Room at olph Hitler to be blown up but was 10:30 a.m. March 7, 1990. captured by a fast-moving armored Mr Hechler, author of the best- irffantry unit from the 9th Armored selling war book, "The Bridge at Division. The seizure of the bridge Remagen," which was made into a enabled thousands of Americans to full-length motion picture, is inviting cross the Rhine with dry feet, all West Virginians who were at or thereby saving perhaps 10,000 lives near the Rhine crossing at which could have been lost had an Remagen to be present for the cere- assault crossing been attempted. many. '1 have a pretty good list of Once across the Rhine, American those who attended the 40th Anni- troops encimled 300,000 enemy versary ceremony at the Capitol in troops in the Ruhr regions and the 1985, but I want to be sure that ev- war ended in Europe two months later. If you The Mountain Messenger... i like | : Please thank iili :i! Ball Plans By Jonathan Wright Response to the u of Lewisburg end has been good, Lewisburg Visitors' and Center director John Center has been sendir~ on the May 19-20 ment groups, he said, have expressed pating. Mr Mcllhenny gave the plans at the March 1 the Lewisburg tion at Fort Savannah In1 gested the use of street decorations for the asked merchants to ing them for the event. Gainer reminded Re-enactment Ball May 19 at the Country Club and, su! wear costumes that day t0t the Civil War-era atmos town. Mr Mcllhenny said tume rental catalogs are for use. In other business, Elai said the newly appointed the Greenbrier Valley velopment Corporation, Goutiere, will begin work April 1. "Her first priority acquaint herself with the ties. She will be visiting area, and if you have a concern you want to her, you will have that when she comes to business." Guest speaker for was Morgantown Luck, who is a bar of the United States Representatives, Second sional District. Mr Luck changes in the political nomic organization of countries. "When trade down in 1992, the munity will be a greater force than even the Japan," he said. Mr Luck answered volving a number of topiCS! ing the changes in future of its countries. The next meeting of chants' Association will be 7:15 a.m. Home At Mrs Family Rates US ROUTE 60 WEST - LEWlSBURG, W.VA. - 645-2363 Best Rates In The Area Weekly Rates Available Large Rooms TV In Rooms Phones The International Chairmen of the sion Homemakers Walker's Rainelle home ered dish dinner. Ms County Chairman for the Homemakers or There was a foods as wells as available. The |mmmmmnmmmmmnmmmmmmmnmumnmmmitheir objectives and E ('ON coming year. The study m m continue. A bake sale is F m .,_ Thursday April 12 at m m Fairlea. [] . Clubs represented ._.. . Rainelle, Quinwood, Or( I ~~~"'" I Clinton v i lie Progressiv' Town-and-Country, and F'I m ~~!~~,/~:~' \~ m?hairmen.,.,., and naCUntT~ ian Lusher, Hele I