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8D The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, April 10, 1990 Rotary Seeks Young Men For Exchange Program Rotarians of Rotary International District #755 are seeking five out- standing young business and pro- fessional men to visit Western Aus- tralia for four weeks in March of 1991 under the Group Study Ex- change Program of the Rotary Foundation. The program strives to improve international understanding by ena- bling young people from different countries to learn from each other. The awards involve exchanging teams of business and professional persons between 25-35 years of age for four to six week visits. While abroad, team members will visit their professional counterparts, observe their hosts' way of life, and study the nation's economic, social and cultural characteristics through travel and discussions within partici- pating Rotary districts. The last exchange from District #755 was in the fall of 1988. This group went to South Africa and hosted a return visit from South Af- rica in the Spring of t989. The young men who participated in the South African exchange included a newspaper reporter from Char- leston, a farmer from Lewisburg, an attorney from White Sulphur Springs, an employee of a major company in Charleston, and an inn- keeper from Hillsboro. ~ .. The visit to Western Australia is planned for March of 1991 with a return visit hosted by Southern West j~ , Virginia planned for klay of 1991. ..... t For the 1991 exchange, men are sought in the following occupations. . agriculture, government, mining, education, industry (chemical) and professional and/or business. A~epli- cations will be taken and interviews scheduled over the next 90 days. t Nearly 15,000 persons from I some 100 countries have partici- ' '~ ; ' pated in the program since its incep- tion in 1965, at a cost of more than $24 million. The Rotary Foundatiop is sup- ported by Rotarians and others in 164 countries and geographical re- gions in which some 24,000 Rotary clubs are located. The Foundation's objective is to further international understanding and friendly relations among peoples of different nations through projects of an educational or charitable nature. Contact Thomas A. Greenstreet, 103 West Washington Street, Lewis- burg 24901. 645-1331 or 647-5079. Bounty Offered On Old Appliances By Recycling Center & Anti-Litter personnel. Take them to the GRC April 28 and they will pay you. Refrigerators, freezers, stoves, washing machines, dryers, dishwashers and hot water heaters are all accepted. NO other items will be accepted, and the Re- 12 Noon Greenbrier Recycling Center, in conjunction with the Anti-Litter Coali- tion, is offering a $2 bounty on used appliances brought in for recycling. This will provide an excellent oppor- tunity to reclaim appliances which have been dumped illegally, as well as offering a means of disposal for these items that are so difficult to get rid of. The landfill presently ac- cepts these items, charging the base tipping fee of $10 plus $1 for the appliance, according to landfill cycling Center will not be open for any other items. This is a one day event only. For further information call the Recycling Center 645-4232. I Located from Rt. 219, approx. 6 miles South of Ronceverte st the Monroe-Greenbrler County line. Take Second Creek Road approximately 5 miles and Hollywood to E 's Mountain, 1 mile. (Watch for signs.) 175 Acres more or less with plot available, nice view, some wooded area, some open, has good access with state maintained road. Land will be sold in tracts and offered as a whole. Plan to attend this sale, Sale conducted for Ronald Mann and David Humph~ye by ...... Morgan's Real Estate & Auctioneering Kermit Morgan, Broker & Auctioneer #479 Standing: Sandie Walton (left, Mary Houch|ns, Betty Ralston, Marga- ret Shanklin. Seated: Charlotte Morgan (left) and Via Hedrick. Ronceverte Woman's Club Installs New Officers For Year TERMS: 10~ down day of eale, balance on delivery of deed uamelly In 30 days, sponding secretary Mary Houchins recording secretary Sandie Walton and treasurer Betty Ralston. It was announced the special collectors' pins depicting the Ronceverte River The Ronceverte Woman's Club held its regular monthly meeting March 26 at the Ronceverte Presby- terian Church Fellowship hall. Long- time member Margaret Shanklin in- stalled new officers to their 1990-91 terms: president Via Hedrick, vice- president Charlotte Morgan, corre- Festival theme will be arriving soon. Not pictured Sandie Walton. Doctor Relihan Conducts Lewisburg Library Meeting mack. A Membership Tea will be held at the same time at the Library Annex, hosted by Mary Relihan as- sisted by Friends of the Library members. Anyone interested in sup- porting our Public Library is cordially invited to attend. Summer Food Program Info The West Virginia University Ex- tension Service announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program. The program will be conducted during the 1990 County 4-H Camps to be held June 18-22 and June 25-290. If a child is a member of a food stamp house- hold or an AFDC assistance unit, the child is automatically eligible to receive free program meal benefits, subject to completion of the free/re- duced application form. Eligibility for free and reduced price meal reimbursement is based on the following income scales: Annual Family Income Before Deductions Family Total Household Size (Yearly) One ................................ $11,063 Two .................................. 14,837 Three ............................... 18,611 Four ................................. 22,385 Five .................................. 26,159 Six ................................... 29,933 Seven .......................... ,.. 33,707 Eight ................................. 37,481 For each additional family mem- ber, add 3,774. On Paul Gonzalez "Sound Off," heard on WSB, Atlanta, 750 on the AM dial, time 9 to 12 p.m. The topic was "The BS Syndrome." The ques- tion was to the callers "What do you think is the biggest lot of BS that is being pulled on the American people right now?" The subjects ranged from the increase in gasoline prices, insurance premiums going sky high, the Savings and Loan bail- out, the scandal in HUD, real estate developers making false promises, and the war on drugs. It was decided that as consumers one must do the following: Don't act on words, but act on actions. Make real estate developers put promises in writing. When something sounds too good to be true, it is. Watch it when someone is offer- ing something for nothing. Is it true that because Americans have been taught to accept author- ity, we fall for BS? Perhaps we should ask more questions and not be so eager to believe everything we hear. Was the biggest BS the rumor that the U. S. was sending caterpil- lar worms to eat up the coca leaves in Columbia? On "Open Calling"--- which means you can talk about anything on your mind. One caller suggested since smoking was banned now on the airlines, people should dip snuff or chew tobacco. Someone asked the question; "who will empty the spitoons? The next conversations seemed e Lions' District Governor Visits Lewisburg Club Tuesday evening, March 27, Dis- trict Governor Henry Paul made his annual visit to the Lewisburg Lions Club which met in Lewisburg United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. He was accompanied by First Lady Rubey. Welcome Wagon To Spin Wheels The Lewisburg Welcome Wagon Club will have a luncheon at the home of Valeria Barfield Wednes- day, April 11, 11 a.m., 8 Coleman Drive in Underwood Estates. Co- hostess will be Karin McComas. If you are a newcomer to the area and have an interest in visiting or becoming a member of Welcome Wagon, please contact Ms Barfield at 645-4315 or Ms McComas at 647-3029. The Club welcomes new members into the community by of- fering a variety of activities, includ- ing one meeting and one coffee each month. New Small Businesses Get Help From State The Small Business Develop- ment Center Division of The Office of community and Industrial Devel- opment will furnish guidance for per- sons considering going into a small business or who are encountering problems in an existing business or might be interested in information on how to sell to the West Virginia state government on Tuesday, April 24, at the West Virginia Job Service office at 299 East Edgar Avenue, Roncev- erte. Individual client conferences will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For appointments or additional in- formation, contact the WV Job Serv- ice office by calling 647-7415. Weekly PePSi SDecials The Friends of the Greenbrier County Library in Lewisburg met at the Library Annex for its regular monthly meeting March 20. Featured on the program was a review of the book "Your Child's Growing Mind" written by Dr Jane M. Healy. Introduced by Program Chairman Dr Mary Relihan, the re- view was presented by Mrs Michael Hunter of Crawtey, a student at Greenbrier Community College. The mother of four children ranging in age from three years to 20 Mrs Hunter provided an analysis of the book's survey of child development from the pre-natal through high school period. During the business meeting it was reported the Town and Country Homemakers Extension Club had completed their donation of 20 sit-on pillows for use by the Children's Reading Hour program. It was also reported that $30 donations for land- scaping improvements have been received from three local Garden Clubs: Valley Trails, Bluebell and Lewisburg House and Garden Club. Additional donations are anticipated, Under new business, a Book Sale has been scheduled for Satur- day April 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. under the direction of Gen McCor- 'Aging' Office Closed Friday The office of the Greenbrier County Committee on Aging, Inc. will be closed on Friday, April 13, 1990 in observance of Good Friday. No meals will be served at the Rupert Senior Center, the Lewisburg Nutrition Site, the Alderson Nutrition Site or the Frankford Nutrition Site. No transportation will be provided by the Senior bus or the Senior van. I)~'! hlt &meflwr Msed (er ~ |tm~llm I1~ (==Mql |e ItW! I$11~1, Stets= Wk. Vev Will ~ ~ VWMckn lrbl ~! A. hckd I, A l Men~ Limited IN',, Wmrrmdl. WE BACK WHAT WE SELL! 1985 Dodge Caravan SE - .............. 6495 D~scount - $800.00 = $5695 1985 Dodge Aries S.W -.,., A~ Ac ps pB.c,=.. AM~,~ =e,~. w~. 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Exit 4 First Covington Exit T -Case 24 pk. cans .......... $6.99 6 pk. 16 oz. non-returnables ................. $2.39 Singles ............................... 49 Check us out for these Pepsi and other products SHANKLAND'S STORE & EXXON Cross The e in Save 647-5434 Name Brand Merchandise Major Appliances & Service Carpet & Installation to be on drugs. One out of four people addicted to cocaine and at all of the scientific caine has the potential addiction. The Rat Study, rat was put in a cage cocaine, was interesting. kept taking the passed out or died! There were a few looked a the drug was felt they were summation, it was play the odds. If you start may be the unlucky people who become tar dicted. Also on the T. V. shows are not Low income people cable TV in the cities. People may be losing vacy through telephone being sold. God help those of us to deal with bureaucracy! ers talked about food up and wages remaining One woman caller put it She cooks for a senior and makes $5 per claimed she could not proper food for herself and dren. Callers felt our cockeyed and the media focusing more on these I; and less on the Trumps Rooney! Poor working women's not sell newspapers Too bad! Home Furnishings & Accessories nett who in turn governor Henry Paul. gave an impressive members and guests on of Lions Club International tion (LCIF), West Foundation and Leader Blind. He elaborated' grants which have been cent years for disaster erai areas. He em the virtues of the Melvin Iowship Awards and some of the award reci conclusion of his moned secretary J. the lectern to present in recognition of 50 as club secretary. Garnett then Paul a check for $1000 Foundation. Dr Nancy Collins guest at the meeting and nized and honored this club in fulfilling needs of the local si zens. WHA T YOU DO IS " TO US ( AND ABOUT CONTA, MESSENGER YOUR NEWS 64 Lewisburg, JIM OR 117 EAST LEWISBUR( Water Beds & Accessories The meeting was president John Garnett, comed the Lions and The opening song was leaders Sam Jennings son and Lion Ronnie Miller invocation. Following .the meal tered by Mrs Clingman man Joe Laskey from introduced by president