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4B The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, June 30, 1987 Greenbrier BPW holds awards ceremony The Valley View Country Club was the setting for the recent Awards and Installation Banquet of the Greenbrier Business and Professional,Woman's Club, White Sulphur Springs. President Rita Kincaid extended the official welcome to members and guests, twelve of whom are members of the Lewisburg BPW Club. Following dinner, Awards Chairman Ethel Dixon and her committee named award recipients. The Best Program and the Best Program Chairman were co-winners with the Health program presented by Gary Vandevander, M,S. CCCA Audiologist. Edith Dilley was named the Unsung Heroine and special recognition waspaidto Sue Feury for her dedication as the Strawberry Shortcake Chairman for the recent Dandelion Festival and to Kelly Guet as the club's Young Career Woman. Mrs. Kincaid also remembered her chairmen with gifts and the most prestigious award, "Woman of the Year" went to president-elect Novella Green. In a colorful candle and flowers ceremony, past president Edith Dilley installed the following officers assisted by Helen Hamood and Mrs. Dixon: President-elect for 1987-88 is Euva Dixon; 1st vice- president, Margaret Tucker; recording secretary, Sue Feury; corresponding secretary, Tina Graham; treasurer, Edith~Diltey; and Parlimentarian, Eleanor Hardaker. The state theme is Busy Persons Working; the club theme is Better Prepared Women; the state symbol is The Basket; and the state colors are red and white. Mrs.Green has set her goals as: #1: equalize by June 15, 1987; #2: increase membership; #3: schedule programs on National Focus Issues (pay equality, support women in the workplace, the changing family) involving women in the political process; #4: committee chairmen to educate and inform members of the activities; and #5: community involvement. Finally, secret pals were revealed and gifts and door prizes distributed. Mrs.Novella Green of Neola, newly installed President of the Greenbrier Business and Professional Woman's Club of White Sulphur Springs receiving the president's pin from retiring president, Rite Kincaid. During the awards portion, Mrs. Green also received the highest honor given by the club -- "Woman of the Year." (Helen Hamood photo) [ ].W. Nickell & Son Paving Asphalt Sealing & Sanitary Service , Picko~vay, WV 772-5312 401 Fronkford ld., lonceverte Office 64S-4275 (The old coal yard on Ronceverte Hill) 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday Ser~lJl ~eQbelee eRd Ne~eoe Foe IS Yeen J Greenbrier East Spartan Cheerleaders, varsity and junior varsity, front row from left: Autumn Loving (JV) WSS; Terri Lynn Rudd, (JV) Williamsburg; Second row from left: Tara Hinkle, (V) WSS; Mary Page Marshall (V) WSS; Chantelle Dillon (JV) WSS; ShannonSprague, (JV Head) WSS; Back row from left: Michele Williams, (V) Ronceverte; Betsy Giggenbach (V) WSS; Julia Honaker, ( V Co-heed) Ronceverte; and Dabble McCIung, (V) Lewisburg. Not pictured is Becky Godby, (V Co- head) and Sue King, sponsor. (Helen Hamood photo) GEHS cheerleaders begin fund-raisers The Greenbrier East Spartan varsity and junior varsity Cheerleaders are sponsoring a unique project they call "Chores for Cheerleaders Days" to raise funds for new uniforms and travel expenses next season. The days set aside are June 29 and 30 and included all types of jobs from babysitting to errands, etc. Anyone wishing to avail themselves of this service should make a reservation by June 23. Call 536-3936 - 536- 1281 - 645-1529 - 497-2653 and 445-7127. Price will be set by the individual who contracts the same. Callers to these numbers are to give name, chore desired, and time and a cheerleader will return the call for confirmation of the chore. Farm Bureau meets - picnic planned The June meeting of the Greenbrier County Farm Bureau Directors and Officers was held at the County Agent's Office in Lewisburg with the following present: John Butler, Steve Bennett, Julia Hamlin, Eric Hodge, Lacy Thomas, Vane Warner, Jim VanMetre, Sam Tuckwiller, Jerry Martin, and Herman Hurd. Eric Hodge presided at the meeting. The County Farm Bureau Ladies Committee also met and made plans for the Annual Farmers Picnic that will be held July 19, at the Greenbrier County Youth Camp. Ladies present were: Sue Martin, chairman; Wilda VanMetre, Betty McClung and Mary Alice Warner. The 1987 Farmers Picnic is being sponsored by the Greenbrier County Farm Bureau and all farmers in the county are invited. Meat, drinks, and other supplies are being furnished bythe Farm Bureau and each Farm Bureau member or other farmer attending is being asked to bring a covered dish or basket. The County Farm Bureau has been working to improve the services provided to it's members. Safemark products is one of the services that attempts will be made to improve in the near future. Some local Greenbrier agencies will be contacted in an effort to provide tires, cutters, and different farm supplies for. Farm Bureau members. Competitive prices are believed to be provided bytyingthe 'West Virginia Farm Service Program into the Virginia Farm Service Program based in Richmond. The County Farm Bureau has provided Blue Cross for it's members and invited representa- tives from Blue Cross to this meeting. From the Charleston Office, Steve Bennett and Julia Hamlin attended the me,=.ting and explained that Blue Cross rates would be reduced to the Farm Bureau members in the very near future. They also explained a new program called precertified services that will further reduce these ~ates by six percent. Precertified means that many non- emergency medical precertified by calling a number in Charleston Blue Cross contacting the cooperating doctors and more efficient procedures followed. Cooperating participants will receive information from the in the very near future. The West Virginia Farm has been heavily legislature that seems continuing on and on and state bureau is also in the of locating a new sight central part of the state to state office building. The organization has long outgrown the small office at Buckhannon. Juhn fieldman for the Greenbrier will be taking a lead in the Safemark Farm incooperation with the local Bureau. The American Farm making a big effort on the level to keep EPA from elimb lead from gasoline being farm motors of ign Farm Bureau believes free gasoline is very desira congested areas and motors built for this type they are deeply opposed farm owners of older use lead free gas. It has estimated that on the there are ten en~ were designed for leaded that using unleaded these engines causes wear to the valve seats in motors as much as percent. They also replacing this equipmen cost $100,000 per farm. course, is on the national The American Farm working to clarify the Agriculture Workers many of you know a imigration law is an effort the large inflow of imigrantS the United States. The agricultural workers, SAW, provides harvesting many perishable crops. From left: As Edith Ditley, newly installed president of the Green Mitt Garden Club observes, Phebe Gillespie, awards chairman, presents the Hazel Butler Memorial Trophy to retiring president Donna Sams as the member who contributed the most to the club during the past year. Mrs. Joanna Tuckwiller of Lewisburg, is the president of the West Virginia Council of Gardens club, Inc. (Helen Hamood photo) Green Mitt Garden Club elects new officers Highlights of the~ June 8th a bake sale will be held Saturday, Amtlrgk~ Amtrak- Amtrak-~ Amtrak~ Amtrak- meetingoftheGreenMi. GardenJune26thinfrontoftheSears ~ ,~0~" _~ ~.~.~0~ Club held at the Valley View Storeon Main Street and theJuly Country Club, White Sulphur 13th meeting on the proposed Springs, was the colorful budget and by-laws will be in the ~ ~?~,k,O& _~'~- ~. candelight ceremony in which Mrs. social hall of St. Thomas Episcopal t~_ x ~vx. ~P" " Joanna Tuckwiller of Lewisburg, Church. ln August Mrs. Dilleywill ~ ~ ?~I~I)C(IB, RT. 219 NORTH LEWISBURG, W.VA. 24901 installed the 1987-89 officers of host the cover-dish picnic supper 645-1027 the club. These include: Edith and meetingat her home at Neola, W.VA. SOUVENIRS Dilley' president; Unlette Justice' Rt" 92 Nrth" I~" ~ ~C(~ first vice; Donna Same, 2nd vice; Linlette Justice, program W.VA, LOTTERY TICKETS IreneStarkey, recording secretary; chairman, called for an p__ Phebe Gillespie, corresponding arrangement by each member at j~ AIRLINE TICKETS Tom's Potato...hips Will be open July secretary; and Phyllis DeLong, the July 13th meeting. ~ ,~ AMTRAK n e lal 4th regular hours treasurer. The exchange of pins "~ ~O~1P- will be o sp c ..... andgavel followed and the new ~ TOURS & CRUISES 99 Reg. 1.39 officers were declared duly COMPLETE rJ ~CAR RENTAL & HOTEL RESERVATIONS installed. Pia#:rvRiepair ~ Cornplete Business Travel Service , i i Mrs. Dilley announced her goals We're Open To The Public for the coming term among which TRUCKS 1987 INTERNATIONAL F9370Conventional w/sleeper in stock. 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