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12B The Mountain Messenger,Thursday, November 15, 1990 Meeting Held Cindy TuckwiUer Named 4-H Leader The Renick Satellite of the Committee ozl Aging met at tile Renick Fire House October 16. After a covered dish dinner president 7~lda Kershner called the meeting to order. Devotional were led by Frankle Montgom- ery. Rentck Mayor Donald Vander- vort said the census for the town was 193 persons. He said the Home Coming game at Renick Junior High Sc, html was held Oc- tober 12 and appreciated everyone's support. Ms Flynn, from the Commit- tee on Aging office In Rupert was present and reported on activi- ties at her office and told about an apple butter making at the Nutrition Center in Lewisburg. John Curry, principal of Ren- ick Junior High School. will be the guest speaker at the next Satellite meeting November 14, A prize will be presented to the member who takes the greatest number of new members to that meeting. Fourteen members were pres- ent at the October meeting. "lhey were Zelda Kershner, Nelson Dailey, Charmalea Darly, Orval Crane, Erie Ann Crane, Donald Vandervort, Annie McMlllion, Grace Myles, Nellie Knight. Mar- garet Jackson, Clara Simmons, Laura Clingman, and Frankle Montgomery. The Mountain Ranger 4-H Club salutes Cindy Tuckwlller, a club member of nine years, for her service to her club, to her community, to her county and to her state. She ts attending West Virginia University in Morgan- town and is the daughter of Tho- mas and Brenda Tffckwiller of Cllntonville. "Cindy is one to offer help when she sees the need to do so. At the Older Youth Conference, held at Jackson's Mill in June, she was selected to become a member of the West Virginia 4-H All Star organization. To become an All Star is the highest honor a 4-H'er cml achieve," according to Beulah Arthur, Club Sponsor. Cindy was camp counselor and helped plan and prepare lbr the 4-H camping program. She will attend the National Club Congress in Chicago In early De- cember because of her outstand- ing project In Photography. At the Greenbrier County Achievement Program at Green- brier East High School, Novem- ber 3, Cindy was selected a Team Leader of the year. Green- brier Valley National Bank will present a scholarship at the Older Youth Conference next June. The newly established meritorious award given to the 4-H'er for outstanding service was also presented to Cindy. ARMSTRONG ANYTHING GOESr° SfAT TER* CARPET $19.59 sq. yard 422 EDGAR AVE. , RONCEVERTE, W.VA. 647-5353 Kelly Cahill (left) and Mrs E. D. Knight. Library Friends Say 'Lettuce' Our Annual Salad Day The Friends of the Greenbrier County IAbrary in Lewisburg hosted the Ninth Annual IAbrary Fundralsing Luncheon Novem- ber 1 at the United Methodist Church. All proceeds from the luncheon have been turned over to the library to help support this year's operating budget. Ap- proximately 250 people at- tended. "The number of people who were instrumental in assuring the success of this year's event is much too long to identify them individually" said Friends" Presi- dent, Kelly Cahill. "I send thanks to those members and volun- teers who were on the phone committee, worked the kitchen and dining area. acted as host- esses, sold tickets, donated sal- ads and desserts and delivered the carry-out meals. A special thanks does go to Suzanne Pierce, President of the Junior Women's Club, ,and her organi- zation for the large number of salads they contributed. "Thanks also go out to all the merchants and shops in the area who so willingly displayed lunch- eon posters -- especially the Blue Moon Care -- and whose employees purchased tickets. Greenbrier Valley National Bank personnel were particularly sup- portive, purchasing twenty tick- ets in advance of the luncheon. "Finally, our appreciation is sincerely expressed to our Li- brarian. Ann Fan-, and her as- sistants, Debbie, Valeria and Marie, lbr their ticket sales. Ad- ditionally, Ann and Debbie do- nated salad, homemade French bread, the carry-out containers and assisted in deliveries and clean-up. Our town is very fortu- nate to have such a dedicated li- brarian and staff," Ms Cahlll said. Xi Gamma Epsilon Sorority Meets; Sets Service Projects Xi Gamma EpsIIon met Octo- ber 16 and November 6. The guest speaker for the October meeting was Attorney Jesse Guills, who presented a program on "Wills and Estate Planning." The November program was pre- sented by Karen Eggleston on holiday sewing. The meetings were called to order with twelve members standing for the open- Ing ritual. Committee reports were as follows: The Ways and Means Chairman, Lilly Richmond re- minded members of the Bake and Craft Sale to be held Novem- ber 28 at the home of Janet Turner. Each member Is to take a guest. The Social chah'men. Vlvlan Clower and Brenda Gher- man, reported that the Novem- ber social will be attending a Fashion Show at Carnegie Hall. Christmas dinner arrangements were made. Membership chair- man Bobble Hlnkle welcomed a guest, Judy Hufford. All mem- bers were asked to take a guest or prospective member to any meeting. The Serarlce project for the month of November will be a Thanksgiving Basket given to the chapter's adopted family. A do- nation was made to a local fund raising group which will help de- fray medical expenses for an area family. Members attending were: An- drea Phillips, Peggy Shaver, Karen Eggleston, Bobble Hlnkle, IAnda Powell, Shirley Turner, Vivlan Clower, Lilly Richmond, Marilyn Hylton, Brenda Gher- man. Nancy Collins. Ernestlne Aikinson and guest. Judy Huf- ford. I IF YOU WOULD LIKE "FO SUBMIT MATERIAl, FOR PUBIACATION: [ Articles submitted to The Motmlain Messenger should be type-[ I written or clearly written in order to be considered for publication. 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Dr Ernest Bowling. and Ms Phyllis Moye. all of whom are members of his staff at Blaydes Clinic in Bluefield. Dr Blaydes explained the availability of multi-focal lenses which can be implanted follow- ing cataract surgery. This is a major advance since the patient is able to enjoy both near-dis- tance and far-distance vision without the heavy spectacles which have been needed in the past. Dr Blaydes also noted that it was his privilege to deliver the commencement address at the West Virginia School of Osteo- pathic Medicine. He praised the school for its significant contri- bution to training for rural medi- cine. Consistent with Blaydes Clinic's objective of continuing humanitarian services to the greatest number of individuals, offices have been opened In Beckley as well as Tazewell and Bluefield, Virginia, during the past year. Dr Darcy Tabotabo, who pro- vides vltreo-retlnal services at Blaydes Clinic. explained that the four main causes of blind- ness are cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and dia- betic retinopathy. With the use helpful. Dr Bowling slides to demonstrai closed-circuit television vide 60 power ma This is one of the available and is quite Telescopes are useful tance vision, and mounted on glasses ff ttent needs to have free for other activ: print materials, acetate to Increase contrast. violet "sun" glasses dicated as very aids. Sara Prltchett briefly the close collaboration Lions and Dr Blaydes gan with his providing students who are Romney School for Blind. Llons Clubs transportation to While humanitarian continue to be a major Blaydes Clinic, there Is nlficant effort devoted to search and Blaydes Is opthalmology, and Is called upon to provide lng education for was Invited to present| at the American tometry In Atlanta on suture techniques speed the healing eye. He also made a on the use of Ocupan duces Inflammation cataract surgery. Wanda Murphy upon some of the ttvlties currently being Comprehensive vision educational programs senior centers and transportation to of photographic and graphic offices are currently slides, Dr Tabotabo explained Phyllis Moye informed that the macula, which is part of of the Fifty Year Club the retina, is about the size of open to those who the tip of a ballpoint pen. The tlents of the elder Dr macula is responsible for central and his son for half a vision while the remainder of the Homer Stewart was retina is involved in side vision, being inducted into Many victims of macular degen- Dr Blaydes. eratlon are able to train them- Lions Joseph selves to utilize their peripheral Coffman inducted vision to see more clearly. He members Into the further explained that laser sur- Lions Club. Jim gery can provide help to some of sponsored by Jimmy those with macular degeneration Mac Parks by Bill and that large print books are of Jim McDowell by assistance to some. He noted Berkley. Past that hemorrhage is one of the Garnett presented major complications of macular Bright Hern with his degeneration, cent secretary pin Dr Ernest Bowling discussed Fouch presented some of the visual aides which with his 100 per cent are currently available. To assist pin. Mr Hern has with close 'work, hand magnifl- tary of Lewisburg era, stand magnifiers, and very since it was 13. 1940. thick, "hlgh-powered" glasses are Take out a subscription to the Mountain Messenger Subscription Rates In State: $14.84 In State Senior Citizens $13.78 In State Students $11.13 (9 rnos.) Out of State $15.00 Out of State Senior Citizens $14.00 Mountain Messenger 122 N. Court Street Lewisburg, WV 24901 Veterans' Solicited B VFW Post 6723 collecting Christmas for the patients at tal in Beckley. 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