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6B The Mountain Messenger, Sunday, July 31, 1994 Extension Homemakers Club Meets in Organ Cave "Beauty Around Us" was the meditation given by Margaret Shanklin at the Organ Cave Ex- tension Homemakers meeting held at Organ Cave. A picnic was enjoyed before the short business program. Janet Johnson gave the blessing. The following business was discussed: It was decided not to have a meeting in August; volun- teers to work at the State Fair in the "Helping Hands" program was discussed; Fall Day is scheduled for September 8 with the Organ Cave Club to furnish two door prizes. These prizes were donated by Lee Sively. The Beckley Area Meeting will be held in Wyoming County, tlme and place wlll be an- nounced later. The fall work- shops will be held September 22 at the Alderson United Methodist Church on "Flags For All Sea- sons" and November 30 at Rupert Community Building on "Christmas Surprises." WV ~x- tension Homemakers annual conference will be October I 1-13 at Jackson's Mill. The September 19 meeting will feature Ollie Hoover who will give the lesson on "The Green- brier Hotel's Interesting History." The Small Business Develop- ment Center, Division of the West Virginia Development Of- rice, is a resource that assists In startlng new small businesses and helps existing businesses encountering problems in West Virginia. Assistance is also available for those businesses wishing to bid on state procurement contracts. A counselor will be conducting client conferences by appoint- ment at the Ronceverte Job Service Office, 299 East Edgar Avenue, Ronceverie from 10-3 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9. For appointment or additional information, contact the Roncev- erie Job Service Office by calling 647-7415. "the Crawley Extension Home- makers held their annual cov- ered dish plcnic on Jnly 15 at the Rupert Park. President Rlta Bostic wel- comed everyone and introduced guests Miles and Nelma Brack- enrlr'h from Alabama, Ken from New York and Murrell and Masll Coughlin from Rupert. Also attending were members Meta and Tracy Costa, Mark Kelly and Mark Jr. and Jmnie, Sandra Morgan, J.D. Bracken- rich, Verna. Bill. Leah and J.J. Bowes, Sarah and Dina Holcomb. The next meellng will be Au- gust 2 at the home of Emma Co- chran. The lesson topic is "Pre- serving Family Heirlooms." Church Bulletin ... Sewell Valley Town Reunion Will be held on Sunday, August 14. al lhe Rainelle, Park in Ra~elle (located across ffom, lhe C&O Railway Shop on RI. 20) at 1 p.m. For further inJbm~ation, call Mrs. Garland Smith at 438- 7260. Marezy Family Reunion Will be held August 6 for the decedents, relatives and J'riends of the late M.C. and Georgianna Colaw Marezy. The reunion will be at the home of the late Marezys, one mile north of Williamsburg on Trout Road. We will begin at noon. Bring a covered dish lunch to share. Dahmer Reunion Will be held August 6 at ilw Charlie Mackey Park inMaxwelton across from the Clifton Presbylerian Church. Covered dish lunch- eon at I p.m. Family and J'riends welcome. Homecoming at Cla on B.C. Everyone Is cordially invited to a covered dish Home.coming Cele. bration at Clayton Baptist Church, Sunday, August 7. Sunday School starts at 10 a.m. and Morning Worship Services are at 11 a.m. with Pastor Grant Pelitt. Plan to altend Jbr a day oJfellow- ship, fun, and food. Vacation Bible School Will be held at the Henning Church of God on Vago Road in IO'ankford August 1-5-. fl'om 6:30-8:30 p.m. Director Kim Brook- man has announced that this year's theme will be "Come To The Party! Celebrate JesusI" All children are invited to attend. For more information call Kim Brookman at 645-7352. Crane Reunion Will be held at the Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park near the Tower on Sunday August 7 at 12 until ?p.m. All descendants of the late Joseph T. and Elizabeth Livesay Crane and olher Cranes are invited to bring a picnic basket and allend. Visitors are welcome. Bascom United Methodist Church On Church Street/Anjean Road in Rupert will be having a yard sale on August 3 and 4 .from 9-5 p.nL A variety of items will be for sale at a very low price, In case of rainy weather, the sale will be in the church J'eUowship hall. Proceeds will go Io support the church budget. McCoy--Spink Reunion The 17th annual McCoy-Spink reunion will be held at Dave Miller Park in Lewisburg on Saturday, August 6. All relatives and friends are invited to come join us. Judy Reunion The family of Elmer and LeqJy Judy will hokl lheO" annual reun- ion, Sunday August 7 at the Willklmsburg firehouse. Dinner will be at I p.m. All relatiws and friends are invited io aHend. 'John Wyatt was surprised when the party turned out to be for him!! A surprise birthday was held on Friday. July i at the Clinton- ville Community Building in honor of John Wyatt. The party was given by Glenna Lackey and Kathy H. Martin. John Wyatt was born and raised on Sewelll Mountain, the son of Russell and Josie Wyatt. He worked for a number of years on the railroad before be- ginning his prison ministry, now in its 15th year. John visits prisons all over the state of West Virginia and in three counties in Virginia. He plays the guitar, piano and writes songs as well as singing the ones he writes. He was the Ibnner owner of the Cherith Music Shop in Rainelle and guest preaches in area churches when invited to do so and he spends a great deal of his time helping olhers. Attending the celebration were: Mike, Dreama and Mark Kincaid; Margaret Williams; Stella Sizemore; Brenda, Connie and Bradley Slarcher; Laurie Wills; Floyd McChmg; Kathy H. Martin; Jim and Shari Luchsin- ger; Mike and Kathy Tincher; Buck Sanford; Waiter and Glenna Lackey; Ike Bragg and Hope Darlinglon. Outreach Education Fall Term Starting August 22 West Virginia Wesleyan Col- lege has a way of busy adults to take college-level courses and earn college credit in the privacy of their own homes. It is Outreach Educalion, and the fall term will soon be under- way. Outreach IS an accredited in- dependent study program. "Credits earned through this program can be transferred to almost any college in the coun- try," says April Pierson-Keating, Outreach director. "It is a good way to start or supplement a col- lege degree, and in some cases employers or financial aid will pay part of the cost." Outreach offers 40 under- graduate courses for the degree- seeking sludent, including seven business courses and nine nurs- Ing courses. The RN-BSN pro- gram allows registered nurses to complete a bachelor of science degree in nursing ahnost com- pletely through independent study. Outreach also offers a course for those wishing to be certified in school nursing. Courses are available this fall in the areas of study skills, his- tory, nmsic, business, govern- ment, psycholot.~', sociology {in- cluding a new course, Marriage and The Family), books, leciure tapes, and other materials nec- essary io complete the courses. New courses will be available tn the spring term. For more inlbrmalion about ihe prograin, or lo receive a free brochure, (:all the Oulreach of- rice at (304) 473-8430, or write West Virginia Wesleyan College, Outreach Educa!ion, 59 College Aver, Buckhannop., WV 26201. Credit card orders can be taken by telephone. 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West Virginia University's Center for Black Culture and Research has received a national award for its academic leader- ship in developing African American studies programs. The National Council of Black Studies (NCBS), which presented WVU with the 1994 Sankore In stitutional Award Leadership in the Development of Black Sludies annually recognizes individuals and institutions for distinctive achievements in African Ameri- can studies. "WVU's Center for Black Cul- ture and Research has been re;c- o~nized for its very fine work in this discipIine," said Jacqueline Wade, NCBS executive director. _"WVU was honored Ibr ils out- standing accomplishments in black culture and African-cen- tered research." WVY Center Director William Little, who spoke at the confer- ence in Ghana, said WVU is one of only a few major centers worldwide to have a comprehen- sive black and Africana studies program. WVU also publishes a primary journal in African American sludies titled The Afrocentric Scholar: The journal of the Na- liotml Co~mciI Jbr Black Studies. In addition,--d lo serving at the project coordinator of NCBS's Ghana Conference, Dr. Little also is the organization's vice president. Jennifer Mclntosh, director of the WVU Affirmative Action program, was anolher presenter at the conference. St'x'tlal H(lrassrTiOllt: Atl Uninsur- able Risk was the title of her talk. Military News Danial J. Stanley Ronnie L. McClung Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Marine Staff Sgt. Ronnie L. Danial J. Stanley, son of Charles L. and Cheryl A. Stanley of Mar- linton, recently graduated from Field Medical Service School. During the course at Field Medical Service School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina students are pre- pared for duty with Marine Corps combat units as either Navy hospital corpsmen or den- tal technicians. The course em- phasizes battlefield survival, per- sonal protective measures and the basic tactics and use of weapons for self-defense. To graduate, students are re- quired to demonstrate basic pro- ficiency in emergency medical techniques, casualty evacuation, field sanitation and preventive medicine procedures. Stanley joined the navy in July 1986. McClung, son of Ida H. Wilson of Lewisburg, recently reported for duly with the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Divi- sion, Brookpark, Ohio. He joined the Marine Corps in September 1980. Brian K. Hedrick Marine Pfc. Brian K. ttedrick, son of Steve J. Hedrick of Clin- tonville, recently completed re- cruit training and was promoted to his present rank. During the training cycle at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina, recruits are taught the basics of battlefield survival, introduced to typical military daffy routine and personal and professional slan- dards. All recruits participate in an active physical conditioning pro- gram and gain proficiency in a variety of military skills includ- ing Frrst aid, rifle markmanship and close-order drill. Teamwork and selfdisclpline are empha- sized throughout the cycle. Idona Richmond Marine Pet. ldona M. Richmond, daughter of Solon D. and Marsha L. Richmond of Route 1, Rainelle, recently com- pleled recruit Iraining at Marine Corps Recruit DepoI, Parris Is- land, North Carolina. During the training cycle, re- cruits are introduced Io typical daily routine and study personal and professional standards tra- ditionally exhibited by Marines. In addition to an active physi- cal condilioning program, close- drill, first aid, teamwork and self-discipline are also included in the training cycle. She joined the Marine Corps in January 1994. Child model shows effects of new studio system See The Magic Camera One, "The Portrait Place", continues to lead the way in the innovative technology, re- cently rernodeling and installing a new studio system. This new system incorporates a large pro- jection screen and a unique method allowing the creation of hundreds of different back- grounds just by changing slides. One advantage to this system is the ability to place the portrait customer in any enviormnent they choose. In addition to vari- ety, less time is required to change backgrounds. With in- stallation, complete settings are now offered with elegant interi- ors and enviornmentals, com- puter graphics, Senior Class Graphics, 3-D eflects as well as the traditional portrait and out- door sessions. Any local scene can also be photographed and a background created. 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