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Ellsabeth Brown Jacobson was a graduate of West Virginia University, homemaker, wife, mother, devout Christian, Bible student and Church volunteer worker. She was bom in Sum- mersville on October 18, 1925 to Elizabeth Huff and Flavius H. Brown. She was married to Robert S. Jacobson (who estab- lished this fund), on December 26, 1947 and died on August 19, 1991. She dedicated her life to her home; her, church and her community. The purpose is to assist per- runs of any age to pursue an education beyond secondary school. Education may be in a college, university, trade, voca- tional or other school, including one of registered or practical nurses training. Grade point average shall not be a primary qualifying stan- dard for the Scholarship Award, but a "Satisfactory" average shall be necessary to the main- tenance of such an award from year to year. Particular attention will be given to applicants who are members and have been active in the work of the Lewisburg United Methodist Church, but awards need not be limited to such persons. The financial need with individual concern being given to the initiative and motivation of the applicant to obtain a vocational or profes- sional career. Applications must be received by May 5. The purpose of the Elisabeth Brown Jacobson Service Award is to honor a graduating secon- dary school student or students, irrespective of grade point aver- age, that have been active in the work of their church and the community, and have shown Interest In others, and their wel- fare. The closing date for nomi- nations will be May 15. Applications for these wards may be obtained from and re- turned to: Lewlsburg United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 69, Lewisburg, WV 24901. :~!i!!1:7 Michael Beale blows out four blg candles Birthday Boy Michael Beale, son of Tim and Diane Beale of Lewisburg, celebrated his fourth birthday at Ronceverte Community Nursery School (RCNS) during the month of February. Those attending were class- mates Brandon Dolan, Ginny Blackwell, Katie Keaton, An- thony May, Lori Beth Wiseman, Josie McNeely, and Jaimie Turner. All present enjoyed the Power Ranger cupcakes and other goodies-brought by Michael: RCNS is a non-profit commu- nity nursery school. Anyone interested in the 1995-96 term can call Pam Arnold at 647- 5512 or stop by our school lo- cated In Ronceverte Presbyte- rian Church. We would like to take this opportunity to thank eve.L-yone that attended and had a part in Jack's benefit dinner. A special thanks to Judy Bryars who or- ganized the dinner and did a lot of the cooking. He helped make the dinner a great success. Thanks to Terry and Diane Laton and the Kauffelt girls, Bruce Robertson and all the staff and residents at Davis Stuart School, Muddy Creek Mountain Ruritan Club, Naza- rene Ladies Fellowship, Charles, Mary and Charlie Arbaugh who donated a quarter of beef to be raffled off. To everyone who cooked, sold raffle tickets, and helped serve at the dinner. Thanks to those who are taking Jack for his treatments. Thanks to Mark Spangler, Lucy Ramey, Sam and Anna Maren-Hogan and to Bob Riggleman for songs and music. Thanks to all who sent flow- ers and visited Jack during his hospital stay. Your love and support Is greatly appreciated. May God bless you all. Jack and Joyce Wicklinc and Family Alderson e The Greenbrier County Re- publican Club held its monthly meeting on March 16 at 7 p.m. at the Courthouse in Lewisburg. The club open its meeting by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. The Lincoln Day Dinner will be held on April 22 at 6 p.m. at the Rupert Community Center. Keynote speaker for the event is Donna Boley. Bill Wallace is scheduled to give the invocation. There will also be an auction at the dinner. Tickets are now being sold by club members. If you would like ,Day Dinner to attend the Lincoln Day Din- ner, contact Debble Bowman at 645-4709 or any other club member. Cost of tickets is $10 each. The minutes and treasurers report was given by secretary, Sherry Loudermilk. Helen Musser was winner of the monthly 50/50 drawing. The next meeting is sched- uled for Thursday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at the courthouse. Every- one is welcomed to attend. Lisa Boone Club Reporter INSURANCE Nationwide is on your side Nationwide is already an international insurance and financial serv- ices complex composed of more than 100 companies and over $37 billion in assets. And, as a star player on our team, you could add to our success.., while building your own business. Right now, we're searching for a highly motivated individual in the Lewisburg area to determine customer needs and develop interest for our wide range of quality products and services. Candidates will need superior communication skills, an understanding of the mar- ket, ability to train and motivate others, and a proven track record that shows strong business sawy and success. College degree re- quired. ff you have what it takes, we have a lot in return: salary commensu- rate with your experience, wide-ranging benefits and a professional work environment. For prompt consideration, fax or send your res- ume to: Nationwide Insurance, C.L Wilkerson, 296 Ragland Road, Beckley, WV 25801 Fax: 304-252-5355. EOE in Alderson is now having a Special on Custom Exhaust * Lifedme Mufflers * Free Estimates * Guaranteed Work TIRE SALES & OIL CHANGES IP. Minute 011 ChaJ~e $16.87 Includes filter, grease lob, & up to 5 quarts of oil Hechanics on Duty. Call 445-22 ! 0 for a Diana Dunkle and Steve Humphreys Steven R. Humphreys and Diana L. Dunlde would like to announce their engagement. The bride elect is a 1975 graduate of Olentangy High School in Delaware, Ohio and is currently employed by the Fed- eral Prison Camp in Alderson. The prospective groom is ,a 1980 graduate of Greenbrler East High School and Is cur- renfly employed by Food Lion, Inc. in White Sulphur Springs. Steve and Diana will be mar- ried at Rhema Christian Center in Fairlea on May 15 at 7 p.m. The couple will reside in Alderson. e Nathanlel Aaron Johnson Pre-Easter Revival Services will start April I0 through April 16 at 7 p.m. each night at the Meadow Grove Baptist Church, Dawson. The Reverend William "Bill" Fox will be the guest Evangelist. There will be special singing each night. Everyone is invited to attend these services. son's Ricky E. and Lisa L. Johnson would like to announce the birth of their first born child. Nathaniel Aaron, was born December 24, 1994 at Green- brier Valley Medical Center at 1:22 p.m. He weighed 7 Ibs. 1.6 oz. was 19 I/4 inches long. Nathaniel's grandparents are David and Helen Johnson and Samuel and Irene George all of Renick. Great grandparents are David E. and Nellie Johnson Sr. of Ronceverte and Mary George of Frankford. WEDD POLICY Mountain Messenger welcomes wedding pic- tures and stories, and will print them when possible. Black and white pictures are pre- ferred. Especially long stories may be edited. Mountain Messenger has news for everybody. Call 647-5724 for details. / LOCAL CATHOLIC CHURCHES PENANCE & EASTER WEEK SERVICES LENTEN PENANCE SERVICES Friday, March 31, 7 PM SL Catherine's, Ronceverte Wed., April 5, 7 PM St. Louis, Lewisburg EASTER WEEK HOLY THURSDAY, April 13, Mass 4 PM SL Andrew's Mass 7 PM SL Catherine's, Ronceverte GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 14, STATIONS OF THE CROSS, 12 Noon SL Catherine's, Ronceverte SERVICE OF THE PASSION, 3 PM SL Andrew's, Union SERVICE OF THE PASSION, 7 PM St. Louis, Lewlsburg EASTER VIGIL, APRIL 15 Mass, 7:30 PM, St. Ronceverte EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 16 MASSES: 8:45 AM, St Catherine's, Ronceverte 10:30 AM, St Louis, Lewisburg ,,f" : 12:30 PM, St. Andrew's, Union REV. STEVE DUBE, PASTOR 645-6966 647-4515 772-5849 With ORDORA You Don't Have To Tear Off The Old Roof I'll Nt Up A NOW One. " Goes ove~ exJsl:t~g roof. Helps save environment--No dumping of old non-biodegradable roofing. Saves money--No landlfll cltsposal charges.Cuts time and labor costs in half, Looks great on any home, Sale $1 099. WHITE BROWN RED BLACK GRAY GREEN "m STOCK COLORS (AT I.F-AST 32 ~JIAI~S IN STOCK) Each sheet 48' X 79' (26,3 sq. ft.) TRUE VALUE HOME CENTER 113 s. Court St., I., burg, WV 24901 304-645-1334 The Mountain Messenger, Sunday, March 26, 1995 3B Family Refuge Center Auction Upcoming at Old Stone Church The Fellowship Hall of the Old Stone Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg will once again re- sound with cries of "going once, going twice, SOLDI" when the Family Refuge Center {FRC) holds Its annual benefit auction Friday, April 7 starting at 6:30 p.m. In addition to new mer- chandise and gift certificates donated by area merchants, items to be brought up to the block include a wood stove, a brass head board, an exercise bike, a gas grille, antiques, glassware, brass, and much more. One of the most unique Items Is a science program donated by John Burnham of Resources in Science Education. {The buyer can choose one of 12 different programs to be presented to their child's classroom, scout group or club--up to about 30 children. Various programs are designed for 1st through 8th graders. They last from one and a half to two hours, and are val- ued from $ 130 to $1701. On auction night, all items will be available for preview from 6 to 6:30 p.m. A light supper of hot dogs (or "not dogs" for our vegetarian friends), cole slaw, beans, and chips will be avail- able for $3 from 6 p.m. on. Another highlight of the eve- ning will be the raffle drawing for the double-sized, log cabin quilt done in shades of navy, burgundy and cream which was donated by Quilts Unlimited. Raffle tickets are $2 each or three for $5 and are available at the Blue Moon Restaurant, Edith's Health and Speciality Store, both FRC omces (in Le- wisburg and Marlinton), and from any FRC board member or at the auction. You need not be present to win. If you have items you wish to donate, bring them to the Fel- lowship Hall Thursday, April 6 between 5 to 7 p.m. If you can not drop off items at that time or need help with large items, call the FRC office (645-6334, days) or Kathy Ewing (645- 7310, evenings) and special ar- rangements will be made. Homemakers Club Hears Program 'Dealing With Conflict' "Dealing With Conflict" was the study program presented by Rosemary Level when the Organ Cave Extension Homemakers Club met with Juanita Dono- van, hostess and Sue McCormick cohostess, for their March 20 meeting. Meditation was given by Mary Weikle on "God's Healing Hand" taken from I Corinthians 4:7. Margaret Shanklin presided over the business session and an- nounced the March 29---County Workshop on "Baskets" will be held at First Baptist Church in Rainelle beginning at I0 a.m.; April 17--the County Council meeting will be held at the Ad- ministration Building at the State Fairgrounds at I0 a.m.; April 27---Beckley Area meeting at Raleigh County Armory; May 4--County Achievement Day at the Greenbrler County Youth Camp; Videos on study pro- grams can be viewed at the County Extension Office; 1996 study programs were selected. A book report was given by Rosemary Level on "All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes" by Maya Angelou. A report or/ Environmental Committee was given by Juanita Donovan. The presidents' thought for the day was: "lh-uly a Life Lived For Others Is a Life Worthwhile." Refreshments were served to the following: Hllda White, Rose- mary Level, Margaret Shanklln, Barbara Level, Mary Welkle, Of- lie Hoover, two guests, Susie Rodgei's and Janet Johnson; the hostess, Juanita Donovan and cohostess, Sue McCormick. At the April 17 meeting Isabel Morgan will be hostess. Andrea Gainer, Extension Agent, Adbi- sor and Program Coordinator, will lead the study program on "Historical Events of the Green- brier Valley." OlHe Hoover Club Reporter Greenbrier Valley Churches Welcome you to TheirServices Steven A. Board Certified EAR - NOSE - THROAT PHYSICIAN Specializing in the care of Sinus Disorders Announces The Relocation Of His Practice To His New Office In GREYROCK PROFESSIONAL PARK NOW ACCEPTING INSURANCE ASSIGNMENTS Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicaid Aetna P.E.I.A. U.M.W.A. and others Medicare GREYROCK PROFESSIONAL PARK Off Davis Stuart Road .. 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