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10B The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, November 8, 1990 New Real Estate Opens In Pocahontas Pocahontas County has a new real estate brokerage firm - Country Network/Pocahontas Realty, "t'he owner is Dean Jones, who grew up In Kansas. Mr Jones served in the army and was stationed in France and Germany lbr three years. He has lived in Falls Church, Virginia, for the past ten years. His oldest son is a senior at the University of Virginia and his youngest is a freshnlma in high school. Mr Jones and his mother are interested in genealogy and were tracing their family roots. His mother was researching her great-grandfather. James Mitch- ell Noit|ngham. She knew he came from West Virginia, but that was about all. From census records, she found there were Nottinghams who lived in Poca- hontas County. Mr Jones and his wife Judy drove to Pocahontas County and lound inlormation in the Green Bank Library which told them of their ancestral ties to this area. An unexpected bonus was that they fell in love with Pocahontas Countyt They bought some prop- erty and decided to find a way to move to this area. The real es- 'tale company Is the way they found. With experience in the com- puter field, Mr Jones has 15 years' national marketing and sales experience. He ls the prest- dent of a smrdl business Which tie started fiw~ years ago. "/'his business provides barccn'te labels for libraries and automated sys- tems. His past experience also includes positions as vice presi- dent of markellng and sales for a Missouri computer company and national sales manager lot a Ca- nadian company. The Jones hired T.eresa Gal- ford, the daughter of Kyle mad l'lumia Hause of Dunmore, in their sales department. She was forinerly a sales agent of Strout Really , Ms Galford recently at- tended a senlinar which empha- sized techniques to increase the effectiveness of listing and sell- ing real estate of all types -- commercial, resklential, recrea- tional and agricultural -- in or- der to enhance her eflbrts lo- cally. She is completing her associate's degree in Business Management. Gary Galford, Teresa's hus- band and also a former agent of Strout Realty, rounds out the Pocahontas real estate team. Mr Galford is the son of Mabel and the late Garland Galford of Woodrow. He specializes in rural property --- agricultural and rec- reational. "ltm new real estate office is located in the Greenbrier Build- ing on Third Avenue in Marlin- ton. The firm serves Pocahontas and adjacent counties. ii iml , iii, ,,,, ,i, i Please thank our advertisers What? You're Not A Bus Driver? Suzigs team is on its g 'y' m the state championship finals, if only they could get a ride. Unfommatel , the whole team will not fit in your car, and you don't have a spare bus stomcl m your garage. Come on down to U-Save Auto Rental and select one of our dependable and economical vehicles. We can't guarantee the team will win the title, but we'll bet we can get them to the game in comfort and on time! Your Home Town Car Rental Company Natalie Austin Named Natalie Austin, Chairman of the Board, Potomac Highland Convention and Visitors Bureau was selected to receive the most prestigious West Virginia Tour- lsm Hall of Fame Award at the Governor's Tourlsnl Conference held in Beckley on October 22- 25. In presenting this award. John Brown, Jr, Commissioner of the West Virginia Tourism & Parks Division of the West Vir- ginia DepaFhnent of Commerce, conveyed the feelings of 1he tourism industry by stating that Natalie is "A Mountain l.~ady with an uptown flair equally in com- mand in a cave or a condo, a dining room or a board room -- ready to pour tea in the Governor's Mansion -- or pour it on a Governor to get a lair shake for the State's tourism industry. She has gone to bat for our in- dustry in the nation's Capitol and in Charleston -- often at great personal sacrifice. By the shear force of her personality and determination "doubting Thomases" have been converted to the support of West Virginia Tourism, and wounded warriors have been picked up, nurtured and returned to the fray. It gives me great pleasure to present the West Virginia Tour- ism Hall of Fame Award to the "first Lady" of West Virginia Tourism, Natalie Austin." Ms Austin began her career as manager of Michigan Bell Cafeterias. She continued work- Ing as General Manager of the Interstate Company of Chicago. Under her supervision the Glass House Restaurants on the West Virginia Turnpike were built. In order to obtain more contracts Ms Austin traveled to each of the following to get it open and set up personnel -- Kentucky Turn- pike, Oklahoma and Indiana, followed by San Francisco Air- port, Dallas and Los Angeles Air- ports. The office was moved to Los Angeles and the name of the company was changed to "Host International," there they also obtained the Honolulu Airport. In 1968 she purchased the Mar- linton Motor Inn, which she now operates. Ms Austin has been affiliated with Potomac Highland CVB since 1974. Serving 5 years as Secretary, and 4 years as Presi- dent. She has served as President and on the board of many or- ganizations and in 1982 received the "Distinguished West Virgin- ian" award for promoting tour- ism. She was active In the resto- ration of the Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck. Ms Austin currently serves as tile Potomac Highland Representative and on the Legis- lative Committee of the West Vir- ginia Hospitality & Travel Asso- ciation, once serving as its Sec- retary. Awards were also presented by Commissioner Brown to Deanna Starcher, Jamboree USA and Secretary of the National Tour Association, and Kerri GRILL lith, Fenton Art Glass Company, for Special Recognition for Con- tribution to the Tourism Indus- try. Dale A. Maurer, Chairman of the Board of the West Virginia Hospitality & Travel Association, also received an award for out- standing work, done as Chair- man of the Board for WVH&TA. EMT Group Finishes Training Six members of the Green- brier County Emergency Ambu- lance Service of Fatrlea recently completed an Intensive 20-hour course In Basic Trauma Life Support (BII.S). The course was held at Greenbrler Community College in l.ewisburg on October 12. 13 and 14. The course was co6rdi- nated by Mark Fixter, Emer- gency Medical Technician-Para- medic and BTLS instructor. Fac- ulty for the course was com- posed of paramedic and nursing BTLS Instructors and Emer- gency Physicians from Humana Hospital. Greenbrier Valley. Trauma is one of the leading causes of death, and disability, Classifieds U.S. 219 SOUTH AT FAIRLEA 64 7-5724 especially among children and young adults. Basic Trauma Life Support is a nationally recog- nized course designed to teach providers of pre-hospital emer- gency medical care, methods of rapid assessment, stabilizatior,, extrication from entrapment, and life sustaining techniques during the period from time of injury until the victim arrives at the emergency room of a hospi- tal. Those members successfully completing the course were: Doug Goolsby, Joan Teubert, Richard Walker. Donna Dean, Jerry Cook and Tracy Carter. These individuals, along with many others, participate in training on their own time and at their own expense because of a desire to provide the best level of pre-hospital care possible to the citizens of Greenbrier County: 1991 DODGE W-150 4X4 TRUCKS AS LOW AS $17,324 REBATE "500 $16,824 1991 DODGE SHADOWS & PLYMOUTH SUNDANCES AS LOW AS $10,284 1990 DODGE SHADOW-Shelby Performance Package, very limited Production...,$11,995 1990 DODGE CARAVAN - LE Pkg, V-6, Long wheel Base, 7 pass ................... $16,995 1989 DODGE CARAVAN - 7pass., LE Package .................................................. $13,495 1989 JEEP CHEROKEE - 6 cyl., pioneer package, 7/70 warranty avail ............. $14,995 1988 HONDA ACCORD LX-l-low miles, excellent, condition ............................ $12,495 1988 MERCURY COUGAR XR-7- auto, air, loaded ........................................... $11,895 1988 CHRYSLER CONQUEST TSI-ioaded w/options, new tires, extra sharp ...... $9,995 1988 DODGE DYNASTY- V-6, cruise, tilt ................................................................ $8,995 1987 CHRYSLER LeBARON CONVERTIBLE. loaded, low milage ................. $10,995 1987 CHEVY CELEBRITY CL-V-6. auto. loaded, extra sharp ............................... $6,995 1987 CHRYSLER 5TH AVE-leather interior, air, excellent condition ....................... $8,995 1986 FORD MUSTANG - 4 speed ............................................................................ $4,295 1986 BUICK SKYHAWK - auto, air .......................................................................... $5,495 1985 CHRYSLER LeBARON - 4 dr., auto, air ......................................................... $4,995 1982 CHRYSLER FIFTH AVENUE- auto, air, loaded ............................................ $4,995 1991 DODGE SPIRITS & PLYMOUTH ACCLAIMS AS LOW AS $13,549 REBATE " 500 $13,049 CHRYSLER LEASE CARS 1990 DODGE CARAVAN 7 pass., V-6 low miles $14,995 1989 JEEP CHEROKEE 6 CYU, pioneer package $14,995 1990 DODGE DYNASTY power windows & locks, V-6 $13,995 1990 DODGE SPIRIT auto, air, low miles, $10,995 1990 DODGE CARAVAN 7 pass., V-6. low miles $14,995 1990 PLYMOUTH ACCLAIM auto, a~r, power windows & locks $10,995 TRUCKS 1990 DODGE W.150.318 engine, 4x4, 8ft. bed, 4 spd ........................................ $15,495 1990 DODGE DAKOTA - 8ft. bed. 2WD, auto, low miles ................................... $11,995 1989 DODGE WlO0 - 4x4, 5 spd, manual, air, 8 ft. bed ........................................ $13,995 WARRANTY AVAILABLE + FINANCING AS LOW AS 9.5% TO QUAUFIED BUYERS :DAKOTA-sportspkg, air. auto4x4, low miles ............................. $12,995 GREENBRIER MOTOR CO. INC. ........ $8,995 low miles.....$9,995 U.S. 219 NORTH AT LEWISBURG CITY LIMITS 645-4137 -" HOME .............................................. $5,995 U.S. 219 SOUTH AT FAIRLEA 645-1010 Names New Steve H. Finch of Charleston, Anthony P. "Tony" Mollish of Rupert and Ronald R. Potesta of Charleston, were elected to the Board of Trustees of the West Virginia Chapter of The Nature Conservancy at the Chapter's annual ineeting, on October 13 at the Pence Springs Resort. Mr. Finch is senior attorney with Columbia Gas Transmis- sion General Counsel with the Michigan Wisconsin Pipe Line Company and the Texas Gas Transmission Company. Mr. Mollish is manager of the Appalachian Woodlands Division of Westvaco Corporation, head- quartered in Rupert. He has been employed with Westvaco since 1965, with previous expe- rience with Weyerhauser Com- pany and the U. S. Forest Com- merce and President of the West Virginia Forestry Association. Mr. Potesta is President of Terradon Corporation, environ- mental consulting and construe- tion company in Nitro. Prior to forming Terradon in 1989, Mr. Potesta was Director of the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Deputy Director of the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, and Market- ing Director, West Virginia Coal Developmen t Au theft ly. Other members of The Nature Conservancy's West Virginia Chapter Board of Trustees are Phillip Angel, Jr., Charleston; Bill Belton, Great Cacapon; John Blomberg, Parkersburg; Dr. Ken- neth Carvell, Morgantown; Dr. George Constantz, High View: Judith Duty Dumke, Chesap- eake, Ohio: Mike Fetes, Char- lesion; Bill Grafton, Morgan- town; Steve Hollenhorst, Mor- gantown; John McCoy, Bar- boursville; Nina Ratrie Peyton, Charleston: Carl Sullivan, Char- les Town; and Stephen L. Thompson, Charleston. The Nature Conservancy is an international, nonprofit, mem- bership organization committed to the preservation of natural di- versity. Its global mission is to find, protect, and maintain the I The Small Business Develop- ment Center, Division of The Governor's Office of Community and Industrial Development, is a resource service that assists in starting new small businesses and helps existing businesses encountering problems in West Virginia. Assistance is also avail- able for those businesses wish- ing to bid on state procurement contracts. A counselor will conduct indi- vidual client conferences by ap- pointment at the Job Service of- rice, 299 Edgar Avenue, Roncev- erte from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri- day, November 9. For appoint- ments or additional information, contact the Job Service office at 647-7415. Earth's rare species communities by lands they need to "To date the its 550,000 memberSi responsible for the more than 5.5 50 states and servancy owns and over 1,100 nature the largest ture preserve s world." "The West Virginia The Nature 2,300 members, has some 29,000 acres state. The Chapter manages 22 nature according to plied by the vancy. Greenbrier Meeting By Jonathan An automated may be in the Greenbrier Maxwelton, manager Colonel Gwinn. The e( cost from $100,000 he said, and is one ects being Aviation funding for the year. Colonel Gwinn proposal at the ing of the port Authority, held port. Airport staff rently provide observations to Weather Bur,'au rices. Other proje* sidered for FAA new fire truck and portions of the aprons. In other ity approved a Boggs Construction to paint the nal building. The complete the job $5,880. The Authority the annual audit nances accountant submitting his audit suggested the air system be lime and mone members agreed the possibility. Comptroller presented the statement for the September 30. showed an $455,711.36 and $391,110, profit of profit for the within one that amount. Monroe Used Clothing 50 per bag sale. it with will start November 30. Th~ cated at Monroe House in Union on Main Street and 21! store is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 White Sulphur John H. Bowling, that the City will bage Monday, employees will legal holiday. Mayor Bowling s city will operate day. November scheduled Gifts Crofl Open 10- Church & "Proteot with office "&./'&,,a