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6B The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, October 4, 1990 By ANDREA GAINER WVU Extension Agent, Home Economics, Greenbrier County Pies, as we all know, are fre- quently high in calories, fat and sugar. But you have more than one way to bake a pie that fits Into a lifestyle concerned with food and fitness. Qulche Is a type of main dish pie that has been popularized In many forms. The traditional Qulche lorraine contains Swiss cheese, bacon, eggs, milk, cream and onion -- resulting in a rather high-fat, high-calorie dish. A few substitutions -- such using low-fat mllk Instead of whole milk and cream and t .ng different cheeses -- can slgntfi canfly reduce unwanted calorics. And adding whole wheat to your pie crust recipes, can add a little fiber. You can use a variety of vege- tables in qutche and other main dishes. Vitamin A Is a bonus of deep green vegetables such as spinach and dark yellow vege- tables such as carrots. Broccoli and cauliflower offer Vitamin C. And fiber Is still another health benefit of vegetables. Vegetable sources of protein --- whole grains, seeds, and leg- umes -- can be combined for hearty main dish pies. Legumes, such as dry beans and peas, of- fer you a less expensive source of protein than animal sources such as meat and cheese. They also contain less fat and more fiber. Vegetable proteins offer the most protein value when combined In a meal or recipe; for example, beans with cornbread or beans with rice. You can even trim calories, fat, and sugar from servings of dessert pies. Portion control is one way that doesn't require any tampering with the recipe -- simply eat smaller servings. Pre- paring one-crust ples offers some savings. Fruit pies are of- ten loaded with sugar; but try experimenting with less sugar In your favorite recipes. Avoid top- plng ples with Ice cream or Luck Will Come To Greenbrier whii ped cream -- both are high in calories and fat. Let me send you some Qulche Recipes --just contact me, An- drea Gainer, at P. O. Box 586, Lewisburg, 24901 or call 645- 1525 for your free recipes. TODAY'S CHUCKLE: It's just as well that the meek will inherit the earth. No one else would stand for the inheritance tax. White Sulphur Christmas Plans The White Sulphur Springs Chamber of Commerce is pre- paring now for the 1990 Christ- mas parade and merchant deco- rating contest. This year's committee, headed by Mar/ha Bowling, has selected the Christmas parade theme "Christmas "Frees, Doves or Peace and Holiday Wreaths." The parade is scheduled for Satur- day, December 8, 5 p.m., with parade line-up at 4 p.m. at the train station. All civic organiza- tions, businesses, church groups, clubs, schools, et cetera are encouraged to participate. Ih-ize money will be awarded to the top three float entries. For additional information, please contact Martha Bowling at 536- 9262. The Chamber of Com- merce and the Main Street Pro- gram will co-sponsor the mer- chant decorating contest for 1990. This year's theme Is "Fes- tival of IAghts." Merchants and downtown businesses are asked to Incorporate white lights with their Christmas decorating de- signs. You may create your own decorating design for your store- front, or use the main street de- sign team for ideas and assis- tance. Lights will be turned on following tile parade, December 8. Judges will look for the mer- chant who uses the most lights and the merchant who uses lights the most creatively..all merchants will be enc ouraged to participate in an Open House that evening. Promotional events will also be scheduled. Oliver Luck, candidate for the United States Congress from River Festival West Vlrglnla's Second District, Held will hold an "old-fashioned town ivleeung meeting" Wednesday, October 17, at 7~45 p.m. at the Gt'~:, ~A first showing of the 1990 brier County Courthouse in ~- vi~eo of the Ronceverte River wisburg. Festival made by Heather Han- Mr Luck, who was in Green- brier County September 10 to announce his proposal for eco- nomic development entitled "Jobs for the 90's," believes the town meeting will give all resi- dents of Greenbrler County a chance to voice their concerns.. "As the people of Greenbrler County get bombarded with self- serving 30-second ads on the airwaves, I want to take this op- portunity to talk about the Is- sues that will really affect this county," Mr Luck said. "The mass exodus of our young people and the poor economtc conditions facing small business are Just a couple of problems that need to be discussed." "We lost the largest percent- age of our population, almost 10 per cent, of any state In the last 10 years here In West Virginia. My opponent sa s things are fine when In reality they are not," said Mr Luck. "I realize that with hard work and new Ideas. things can get better." After conductin]g research at the county courthouse, Mr Luck Identified the residents of Green- brier County who routinely vote and has sent them personal let- ters asking them to attend the town meeting. "At a ttrne when voter turnout Is at an all-time low, I commend those who have continued to exercise their right to vote," said Mr Luck. "It is im- portant to our system of self-gov- ernment that all Individuals take part In the political process. At- tending the town meeting will give the people a chance to share their Ideas and concerns." son was held during the first meeting of the organ~atlon last week. Kay Donovan, 1991 River Festival Chairman, presented eight recommendations by the festival's Board of Directors to the organization. These will be considered and voted on at the October 18 meeting along with suggestions for a theme. The next affair will be ex- panded to possibly Include a homes tour, golf tournament. horseshoe tournament, a "battle of bands," swimming pool activi- ties and more children's events. Tuckahoe Bridge Limit Set The West Virginia Division of Highways has a new restriction on a Greenbrier County bridge. Now limited to 12 tons, the Greenbrler County 50 bridge crosses Tuckahoe Run south of County 50/2 at the eastern edge of Greenbrier State Forest near Tuckahoe. A 20-mile detour is available for over elght vehicles via US 60 and Virginia routes. .................................................. CONTACT THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER WITH YOUR NEWS 122 NORTH COURT ST. LEWlSBURG, 24901 647-5724 I'q Illl I I I II Ill I I II !l I I Ill Hospice Workers Talk To Lc " Dr Dexter Taylor and Vanessa McClung made a presentation to the Lewisburg Lions Club con- cernlng Greenbrier Valley Hos- pice. As constituted locally, Hos- pice will be home-based, provid- ing services to those who are ter- minally ill and to their their families. The ttospice movement is a National phenomenon which has become increasingly "high profile" in recent years. This is in part attributable to its being "a cost-effective service delivery model and because of the in- creasing numbers of terminally 111 patients who remain at holne." "Hospice cannot extend life," noted Dr Taylor. "It can, how- ever, provide some control to the symptoms of the terminal ill- ness." Terminal illness is defined by Hospice as one which will re- suit in death within a period of six months. Support is provided through nurses, social workers, ministers, and vohmteers. Serv- ices of a physical therapist, oc- cupational therapist, speech- language pathologist, pharma- cist, and dietician will also be available. The primary care pro- vider in most cases will be the personal physician of the pa- tient. "File ultimate goal ls to help the patient and the family live as normal a life as is possible. A significant contribution of the Hospice volunteers is to provide respite to the family of the termi- nally ill patient. Fred Smith of West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine has been helpful in the organiza- tional efforts of Greenbrier Valley Hospice Care. To assist with meeting the financial responsi- bilities a Benedum Foundation grant has been received. A chal- lenge grant of $25,000 has been , made by a member of the local community. While some of the Benedum grant will go toward meeting thai challenge grant, community support is needed. It is esthnated that $80,000 will need to be raised over the next three years. Services provided through Hospice may be reim- bursable through Medicare, Medicaid, and private Insurance carriers. The certificate of need has been received, and action Is proceeding to become an eligible provider for insurance carriers. An additiqnal service offered by Hospice is "supportive be- reavement." Following the death of the terminally-ill patient, fam- ily members often find tile need for assistance in dealing with the loss of their loved one. Recruitment of volunteers has already begun. Interested citi- zens should write the Greenbrier Valley Hospice, Inc., at 400 North Lee Street or call Ms McClung at 6,15-2700. The offi- cers of Greenbrier Valley Hospice are Fred Smith, president; David Jasper, vice president; Rose SuInmers, secretary; and Dr Dexter Taylor, treasurer. Lions' President Bill Nelson, who presided at the meeting, ac- knowledged the presence of Charles Booth, guest of Past Dis- h-let Governor Roy Coffrnan, and Aubrey Hanson, guest of Lion Hayward Hinzman. He also an- nounced recent actions of the Board of Directors which in- eluded the approval of a dona- tion of $I000 to West Virginia sight Conservation Foundation and financial support for exami- nations and glasses for eight Greenbrier Valley cit~ens. Mem- bers were also informed that a new West Virginia service Is the creation of the Sight Research Center In Morgantown. This or- ganization will be associated with and supported by West Vir- ginia University. Each Lions club in the state has been asked to donate $6 per member to fund this project. In addition, applica- tion has been made for signifi- cant financial support from the IAons Clubs International Fund which has as one of its functions support of research initiatives around the world. Robert L. "Doc" Michael, gen- eral chairman for the Antique Show and Sale, presented a re- port from that activity. He thanked all of the members who devoted many hours to another successful show. He noted that, without tile enthusiastic support of Lewisburg Lions and citizens of the Greenbrier Valley, the show simply could not continue. The Education Committee, chaired by Lion Alvin Porterfield, made a brief presentation which explained the symbolism of the Lions" pin, 4-H Will Sponsor Games At Frankford Festival The Seneca Trail 4-H club will sponsor carnival-type games at the Frankford Autumnfest Sat- urday. October 6. If you would like to recycle some of those old toys and books your child no longer wants, the club can use them for prizes at their carnival. Some suggestions include small stuffed toys (clean and in good shape) toy cars and trucks, books, jewelry, markers, and other small items that a child would enjoy receiving as a token award. "Fake or send them with a student to Mrs Me lintic's third grade room at Frankford Ele- mentary before October 6. Any item not used will be saved for similar events or donated to wor- thy causes. Children through sixth grade are invited to participate in these games at the Autumnfest. There is no charge for the Autumnfest, = Escape to the mountains... Experience nature .... ... Expect LOW COST The 01~ 304-799-6377 MARLINTON - Reduced Rates - Corrugated Asphalt Roofing but admission to the carnival games will be 50 cents or 25 cents and 2 garbage bags of re- cyclable aluminum! m Fast, easy installation Goes directly over old roof Provides added insulation Distinctive look in sheet or tile Low maintenance Lifetime warranty "#t 4' x 7g" Sheet 26 square foot sheet IN STOCK COLORS At Io1151 32 squm$ in stock, Phone 645-1334 WHITE BROWN RED BLACK GRAY GREEN 113 S. Court St., Lewisburg, W.Va. J II I II I If you have a back pain that won't go away, now you can call the Humana On CallTM action line to get the help you need. You'll speak with a specially trained Humana health care counselor using Humana's own Healthcare Access Service computer. At no charge to you. Helen Woodward Our fast Ibod era finds us too often looking for a quick cure prescription or the other instant pain and ill remover, the scalpel, when oftentimes natural reme- dies are better choices. A good example is the milk from the coconut palm, cocos nucifera. A totally natural rem- edy containing a number of ul- tratrace elements, isotopes and large amounls of trace minerals like cobalt, copper, gold, lithium, manganese, selenium, and zinc. Ill men especially, a lack of these minerals can be the cause of prostatitis, Adding these miner- als to the diet will feed the af- fected, malnourished tissue and, when using coconut milk, the results are noticed quite quickly. The root cause, normally a min- eral dis-harmony, of mosl afflic- lions ts a need for more nourish- ment to specific tissue ill order to balance the chemical system of the body. Coconut milk is delicious and easily obtainable at most gro- cers; oftentimes the milk can be found in packaged form. To test for the presence of the milk, sim- ply shake the coconut. If you hear sloshing sound, select It! Normally purchased coconuts have had their tough fibrous shell removed. To remove the milk simply poke a hole in one of the three "eyes" at the point of the nut and pour out Next, crack the nut the again beneficial inside the shell. Coconuts are along the seacoast of gions like Florida and California as the' mean temperature and an average rainfall, the presence of an supply, of 40 inches, will bear about 10 4 to 7 years of growth a 60 to 70 coconuts at Most trees will bear to 80 years. Since the unaffected by salt to many areas has distribution of thls Hats and novelty ten made from the pert palm weavers while tough, up to 20 per fibers of the trunk, are making matting and extract from the ls fermented and used to liquor, sugar, vinegar Dried coconut meat, perhaps the most product. From copra coconut Is extracted to as a base for and many other In and out of the The next time you of adding some to your list. Classical Guitar Available At Nathan Griffith will teach a master class in classical guitar at Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg, be- ginning Saturday, October 13. The class will meet from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will run through November I0. The in- structor will focus on practical training in higher technique, use of Segovia scales and exercises" as aides to musicianship, phras- ing and articulation, and experi- mental .work in transcription. Players must be able to read music and provide their own gui- tar. Musical texts will be pro- vided. Mr Grlffith began his musical studies at a young age but by his early teens it was apparent that he would be a guitarist. At six- teen he entered auditions for pri- vate study with the late So- phocles Papas. Mr Griffith's dedication, com- bined with 8-hour days of prac- tice, led his aging teacher, after dismissing his other students, to offer him an exclusivet study on a scholarship his own home. Mtef year of study, and on of the study of Guido Santorsola of Uruguay, and Carlos Paulo, Brazil. Papas dent enough tn his abilities to engage his -* teaching master name In Washington, eral more years privately and on the level, and public won him the acclaim and fellow musicians ough, diligent musical depth technical virtuosity." qhaition is $I00 are welcome for $50 will attend sessions tively participate). tion and additional call 645-7917. If you need a doctor, use up to 31 matching criteria help you find a physician you like as well as respect. If you need a check-up, we'll get y0 fast. Or if you think you coo use a healthier lifestyle, we'll point you in the right Now when you need care information, don't worry. call. 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