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2B The Mountain Messenger, December 2, 1995 e Greenbrier Valley Theatre's Third Annual Holiday Home Tour and Boutiq.ue, held the S~iturday and Sunday before Thanksgiving, attracted hun- dreds of visitors to the home of Sharon and Jon McBride in Le- wisburg. Linda Thompson, who co-chaired the event with Norma Pope, said this year's tour was the most successful ever. She also said the theatre has extended' bidding on the log cabin doll house that was dis- played at the McBride home. The house, which was designed and built by Mrs. Norman.K. I~arson, is now on display at Cooper Gallery on East Wash- ington Street in downtown Le- wisburg. Bids can be made until December 15 at the Gallery or at the Gvr office, also located on East Washington Street. Further information on the doll house auction can be obtained by call- ing the GVT office at 645-3838. Thompson said a number of people deserve recognition for making this year's Holiday Home Tour and Boutique so successful. "We are very grateful to Sharon and Jon MdBrlde for their generosity in allowing us to invite so many people into their home," Thompson said. "We also had a record number of spon- sors and donors who contrib- uted to our success," she added. Boutique sponsors were Mark Blumensteln, Cooper Gallery, Alex Franklin Ltd., Glllespie's Flowers and Productions. J. Fenton Galleries. Just for Fun Toys, Quilts Unlimited, Cathy Smith, Steuben. West Virginia Crafts and Laurlne Yates. Other sponsors were Tess Ban-. Bill and Tytti Burns. Katie and John Dawklns. Barbara El- liott, Food & Friends--Bob and Page Murphy, Kyle and Ann Fort, Jeanntne Francis, Alex Franklin, Ltd.. the General Le- wis Inn, Lisa and Manuel Gomez, Greenbrler Clinic. Lawson and Jeanne Hamilton, Robert Harris, Rite and Arnold Hassen, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Herkness, Robert W. and Genevieve McCormick. Mary and John McCutcheon. Susan Hewman and Dennis Moloney, Dr. Mary Ann Mann, David and Colleen Merriwether, Old Hard- i i' ware Gallery~ Herbert and Norma Pope, Bob and Iva Rauch, Realty Consultants Inc., Alan and Teresa Saunders, Swift Level--Jimmy and Tootle O'Flaherty, Anne and Bud Tamea. Linda and Bob Th- ompson, Richard and Dane Wood, James and Sally Worth and Yarid's. Contributing to the Elf Shop were Burrell and Charlotte Crowell, Greenbrler Needle Arls, High Cotlntry Gallery, Sherry Jones, Lewisburg Floral, Pioneer Cards and Gifts, Quilts Unlim- ited, The Open Book, Pricilla's, Something Special, and Wolf Creek Gallery, plus Walter Wingo Inc. Fine Jewelry, West Virginia Crafts, the Chessie Toy Shop and the Kitchen Shop of "ltm Greenbrier. In-kind sponsors were Cafe Blood Pressure 9 i del Sol, G.P. Cooper. Gillespie's Flowers and Productions, Graphic Details, Design and Printing., Greenbrier Motor Com- pany, Lewlsburg Floral--Paula Greer, Riverbend Nursery--Josh Polan, Royal Distributors Inc. and Hal and Linda Wails. Thompson also thanked the following for their contributions to the event: Girl Scout Troops 2897, 2643, 2043 and 2917, Barbara Wygal and the Green- brier Valley Chorale, Mrs. Nor- man K. Larson, Susan Rosshirt, Barbara Weinstein, Jonathan Winebrenner and Sheri Wong. Last but not least, she ex- pressed great appreciation to Santa Claus for taking time out (~f his busy schedule to make an appearance on Saturday after- noon. TAI( A BITE OlJTOF rsing The American Nephrology As- sociation Chapter #130 Susquehanna Valley hosted a National Nephrology Nursing Certification Exam at the Poly- clinic Medical Center in Harris- burg, Pennsylvania on Novem- ber 11. Hilda Bennett, a n~mber of the American Nephrology Ntlrs- ing Association and charge nurse at the Vivra Renal Care: Greenbrier Unit, located in the GreeIlbrier Valley Mall, was a participant and successfully completed her national certifica- tion. The national certification exam ls conducted to promote the advancement of nursing care that focuses on health pro- motion, disease prevention and rehabilitation. It covered areas such as hemodialysls, peritoneal dialysis, continuous renal re- placement therapy, therapeutic plasma replacement, kidney and pancreatic transplantation, pharmacology, nutrition, sociol- ogy, nephrology nursing history and current trends in nephrol- ogy nursing. To maintain certifi- cation with renewal every three years, she must complete a spe- cific number of continued edu- cation credits. ation . Hilda Bennett A graduate of Dabney S. Lan- caster Community College Nurs- ing Program and the Region IV School of Practical Nursing, Hflda has worked as a nephrol- ogy nurse since April 1991. During that time she has also served as the Assistant Health Educator at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and as a Cancer Information Specialist for the Greenbrier County Health Department. $2.8 U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV) announced today that West Vir- ginia has received $2,799,259 in second-year funding from the U.S. Department of Education under Goals 2000 to support its Education First Strategic Plan to Achieve Student Success. These funds will allow the state to continue its focus on bringing technology into the classroom and preparing our children for the high tech envi- ronment of the future," said Re- hall. West Virginia has placed a high priority on technology and will continue to dedicate re- sources to provide computer ac- cess to all students, adopt in- structional materials that in- clude a technology component and improve its distance learn- ing network. Ninety percent of the second- year funds received by the State will go to local school districts specifically for local education initiatives, professional develop- ment and preservice education for teachers. Offered by ']'he West Virginia School of I Southern Sun Ice 8 Fuel, Inc. ) Osteopathic Medicine will offer >~:~ P[IIMS cholesterol screenings and free [l iS now serving your area [] blood pressui'e checks Satur- II from our Ronceverte Bulk Plant. [[ day, December 9, from 9 a.m. to - - I p.m. at the Greenbrier Valley Mall in Falrlea. WVSOM will offer a regular, non-fastlng cholesterol check (that measures total cholesterol [['I aply) for $5, an HDL cholesterol check (that measures total cho- ~I[ lesterol, HDL and HDL ratiO) for $7.50, and an advanced, fasting cholesterol check (that meas- I~[I ures total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, trtglycerides and ratio) for $10. IT'S VOLUME! Appointments are necessary for the advanced ($I0) choles- terol check only. No appoint- ments are necessary for the re- maining cholesterol screenings or for the free blood pressure check. Please call 647-6284 for more information or to make an ap- pointment. The WVSOM choles- terol screenings and blood pres- sure checks are an ongoing pro- gram that takes place the first Saturday of every month. Call 647-4328 (647-HEAT) Setting new tanks & delivering gas locally with prompt .service. r-I SOUTHERN SUN lUl ii1 IT'S TEXTURE! IT'S BODY! IT'S YOU! 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