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Ms Pomphrey ABB Employee Of Year New Routines Practiced By East Greenbrier East High School Holds Annual Band Camp ,t, 13-year-old daughter John Paul Jones of npeted in the Tri-State Pageant June 16, Was named 1990 Tri- She received a Needed dmobile of RNs and LPNs who to work at Red in the area, updated, according co6rdinator have moved into others have left, or phone numbers If you are willing or three hours of help in this worthy call 645-3414, or Box 846, Lewisburg, Wallace said. dates are: Septem- Old Stone Church, November 12, Ron- Church; Decem- East High for all are noon to Bill Lewis By Jonathan Wright Preparing for a season of foot- ball games and five competitions can be a grueling experience-- but Jeff Bryant feels his 128 band students are up to the challenge. For four days the Greenbrier East High School Band ate, slept, and practiced at the Greenbrier County Youth Camp at Anthony during the band's 13th consecutive band camp. The emphasis was on practice, memorization, and instruction, as guest band director John Bane of Ashland, Kentucky. worked with the group to perfect techniques for the 1990 march- ing season. Mr Bane was joined by a large staff of former GEHS band members, typical of each year's camp as numerous alumni return to help their successors. Also assisting were Robert Wamsley. graduate of Huntington High School; and Ron Jacobs of Raleigh, North Carolina. "This is definitely one of the big highlights of the year for each band member," Mr Bryant said. ~I'his ls the time at the be- ginning of the School year when we build a valuable family at- mosphere for these kids." Mr Bryant is beginning his eleventh year with the band, which this year_features 102 in- strumentalists, 24 guard mem- bers, and two drum majors. Al- though the band's theme this year is varied, the bulk of its performance centers around Broadway hits. According to Mr Bryant, the show begins with a "complex classical number entitled "Haven Dance," which was re-scored for the marching field. The show ends with "Through the Eyes of Love," from the movie "ice Castles." The middle of the show con- sists of selections from the Broadway shows "Phantom of the Opera," "My Fair Lady," "Oklahoma," "West Side Story," and others. Among the songs are "Give My Regards to Broadway," "Tonight," "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing," "One," and "New York, New York." Mr Bryant said the group worked an average of 13 hours per day during the camp. "Our alumni staff was a big plus for Recently during a quarterly assembly at ABB Process Ana- lyrics in Lewisburg, President Larry Mueller announced the se- lection of Betty Pornphrey as Employee of the Year for 1990. Ms Pomphrey, a 27-year em- ployee, has been recognized for job knowledge and willingness to always help her fellow work- ers. She works as an Electrical Assembler in the mechanical As- sembly Departmen t, M r M ueller said. Process Analytic.,; is a unit of Asea Brown Boveri Inc., a Starnford, Connecticut based company with 40,000 employ- ees. ABB acquired Combustion Engineering in January 1990. Spa City Club To Hold Blood Test The Multiphasic Blood Analy- us," he said. "They are a great sis Program (MBAP), sponsored help every year." This year's,-- by the Greenbrier Business and Professional Women's Club alumni included Jessie Crandall, Chris Butler, Tony Sorter, Robert Leltch, Derk McComsey, Billy Ayers, Matt Cayanus, Doug Montgomery, Everette Marshall, Shown Coleman, and Jimmy Sweetwood. Summer Sell Down I1P".'1990 (leo Metro LSi Coupe "~ 5uSPd. trans., 3 cyl. engine \ ~eartbeat graphics \Was $9101 :. Olds Silhouette Van Save $3275* II 1990 Olds Cutlass Supreme 4-Door Save $4108 * was $17, 958 Now $13,850 * Aluminum wheels, 3.1 litre V6 engine, power door locks, ETR AM/FM/cass, Maul blue, demonstrator, =$19,225 NEWS15,950 * Seating, ETR AM/FM/Cuss., aluminum wheels, speed r, 3.1 litre V6 engine. (BPW) will be held Saturday, September 15, at the Presbyte- rian Church, White Sulphur Springs. "It is one of our civic projects to help promote better health in the community" said Roberta Cross; chairperson for the pro- gram. The MBAP test is designed to help physicians provide preven- tive health care by monitoring at regular intervals the various functions and organ systems of the body through a study of blood composition. A physician can often predict diseased condi- tions of the heart, kidneys, liver, pancreas, circulatory system, thyroid or other vital areas of the body before they become acute. All test results are sent to the participant's personal physician within 14 to 21 days of testing for interpretation. A strict 12 hour fast is re- quired, along with no alcoholic beverage for 24 hours, is re- quired prior to testing to insure more meaningful results. Only a small amount of water should be consumed during fasting. Per- sons on prescribed medication should consult their physician before starting to fast. A $23 fee Is paid to qi-State Clinical Laboratory of Jeannette, Pennsylvania for the entire proc- ess, which includes analysis re- porting, supplies, personnel and maintenance of a permanent test data file. Anyone wishing to par- ticipate may call for an appoint- ment at the following toll free number 800-742-0722, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and between I0 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday. The total time involved at the program is approximately 15 to 20 minutes. The Mountatn Messenger, Thursda , September 6, 1990 5B September 2nd-8th ARIES - March 21/April 20 You have been assertive for the past few weeks and have become involved with new ideas and new people. This allows you to do greater things than you might have previ- ously anticipated. A recent visit to a pleasant place may have brought you a new friend, who may be useful to your ambitions. TAURUS - April 21/May 21 This is a time to be adventurous. Since both Mars and the moon are active this week, most areas of activ- ity will be affected by vigorous trends. If you are determined, you can do a lot of the thingsyou never thought you would have time for. GEMINI - May 22/June 21 Some changes are indicated in your career but you have been too timid to ask for a raise or a promotion. Assert yourself; it could be very rewarding. Don't waste time and energy on sonleone who will eventu- ally let you down. CANCER - June 22/July 22 Use your instincts this week. Some unexpected events may be coming your way and the best way to deal with them is known only by you. Don't let other people influence you; you will be surprised by how well your own decisions work out. LEO - July 23/August 23 During the first few days of this week you may feel worried and sorry for friends who are not getting along as well as they should. They may eventually split up, but it is best not to interfere. The end of the week will be very relaxing. Enjoy the extra time that you have at your dis- posal. VIRGO - August 24/Sept 22 Careful organization will help you to avoid feeling bored, fed up and impatiently waiting for things to happen. During the week, probably on Tuesday or Wednesday, a conflict may occur with a business col- league; this will need to be sorted out carefully. LIBRA - September 231Oct 23 If you want a job to be done proper- ly, do it yourself rather than trust people who may work carelessly. See an accountant if you have real financial problems. Don't trust any- one with your business secrets; there could be sharks around! One day this week, something you had lost turns up out of the blue. SCORPIO - October 24/Nov 22 The highlight of this week seems to be a friend getting in touch with you. There's money in your sphere; you may benefit from an inheritance or an insurance policy. There is a lot of excitement around you. Don't neglect to tend to responsibilities this week. SAGITTARIUS - Nov 23/Dec 23 , Hang on to your money this week and beware of letting friends tempt you into unwise financial obliga- tions. Your love life looks good, but you are in demand this week at work. You may be taking up a new hobby which will get you out into the fresh air. CAPRICORN - Dee 24/Jan 20 For the past week you have been feeling energetic and projecting a bright image. Something started a few months ago should begin to show results around now. Near mid- week, your presence will be neces- sary at a meeting; others will listen to what you have to say. AQUARIUS - January 21/Feb 18 A busy social weekend is in the fore- cast. This is a good week to buy new clothes or shoes, but don't be a spendthrift! Invitations appear to be in the offing; you may be asked out to an amusing dinner. Aspects show that an important meeting where your presence will be necessary is coming up soon. PISCES - February 19/March 20 Romance is in the air this week! This is a good week for anything that involves writing; this includes letters and lists of jobs to do. A large bill is on the way. But don't worry; all financial problems will be resolved. Something you have done will now win you lots of praise. Your birthday this week THE NEXT 12 MONTHS From-October onwards you embark on a new direction in life that makes you feel responsible and important. Financially, you should gain in the late autumn and early winter. Your personal life looks happy, as you will be beginning many new re "lationships. After 1991 gets under way, your life should come on to a more even keel. However, there will be times when you feel nostalgic. Getting in touch with someone from your past is likely around March or April. Osteopathic School Screened Fair-Goers For Cholesterol After a day on the West Vir- ginia State Fair diet of elephant ears, gyros, and corn dogs, 1,045 vistors took advantage of cholesterol screenings, and 4,762 had free blood pressure checks by tile West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (wVSOMI. WVSOM conducts the screen- ings because blood pressure and cholesterol checks are a simple way to measure potential health problems. High blood pressure can lead to stroke or heart dis- ease and usually has no notice- able symptoms. According to the American Heart Association, blood pressure should be checked at least once a year. High blood cholesterol levels increase chances of heart and blood vessel disease and can be lowered by cutting-down on food high in cholesterol. Each person was given a sllp of paper with the results of the screenings. "Several people came in with their slips from last year to compare the results," said Betty Ewart, health educator for WVSOM. "This shows that people are getting the message about cholesterol and trying to modify their diet and lifestyles to lower cholesterol and blood pres- sure levels." More than 1200 West Virglnl- arts who visited the WVSOM booth filled out a health assess- ment survey as part of a re.- search project conducted by Craig Bolsvert, D.O., associate clinical professor of clinical sci- ences at WVSOM. Dr Bolsvert is studying cardiovascular disease in West Virginia. WVSOM also had an Informa- tion booth at the fair this year. 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