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December 9, 1986

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4-H girls earn to 4-H Congress and hard word to learn how to do larger ones. Iocal4-H'ersexpense- Having liked my project so well, I to the National 4-H tried very hard," she reported. Her at the Conrad Hilton first efforts earned her county and Illinois. state ribbons. Since then, she has youth delegates expanded her work, and she has in National 4-H been sharing her knowledge. each year. The 65th "By giving visual presentations session'will run from at club meetings and public 6throughDecemberll programs, I have learned how to of "4-H for Youth teach thingstoothers," Fullen said. "At club meetings, I have given ;t Virginia delegation is talks on hints for making of 27 members. Two improvements in your bedroom from Greenbrier County and have given talks about easier Fullen of the Fort ways to keep your room neat and Movers 4-H Club suggestions for keeping closets incy Masters of the and drawers neat." View Hustlers 4-H Club. From chipping off exterior paint is the daughter of Mr. to taking care of woodworking to Floyd Fullen and received making and coordinating the Home Environment decortions -- Fullen has expanded Nancy is the daughter of her home environment know-how Mrs. Sam Masters and and interests. In fact, she wants to her trip in the Swine study interior decorating in college. 4-H Congress is an Her other 4-H interests include program underwritten bicycles, camping, good grooming, sector donors. About 60 and talent. Fullen believes 4-H foundations, and experiences "have helped me in provide trips, being homeroom president at and other Congress- school and president of my FFA ( t support through the Future Farmersa of America) 4-HCouncil. chapter...serving on the FFA States Cooperative is Parliamentary Procedure Team... Fullen's admirable 4- eing) in piano and dance recitals, ~plishments by financing and teaching the primary Sunday Congress. A School class." for six years, Fullen, The 4-H Swine projects require her home environment much work and dedication. That two years ago with the required commitment did not Improvement project, deter Masters. ~er excellent always enjoyed doing project work earned her an seeking expense-paid trip to National 4-H Elizabeth FuIlen is show here working on some curtains as part of her Home Environment project. Nancy Masters is shown above with her sow "Enus". ~-nus is part of her swine production program. "-'"-----L, anzeman' s Assoc Congress via the sponsorship of and Egg Show and Sale my ham • Pfizer Inc., National Pork graded prime and my bacon ntio Decembe Producers Council, and State Pork graded good," the 17-year old pork Ill r Producers Associations. producer reported. In 1983, Masters purchased and She said she enjoys her swine Cedar Lakes bred her first purebred Tamworth projects and plans to continue sow. The first litter had eight them. However, she does have piglets. That marked the beginning other 4-H interests, including annual West Virginia of the National Cattleman's of a successful 4-H career in nutrition, leadership, camping, association covention association. Shes is presently buying, breeding, raising, and and charting. TheGreenbrier East curse will be chairperson of the cattlemen's selling Tamworth and Yorkshire High School senior credits her4-H Lakes near Ripley Beef Promotion and Research swine, experiences with helpirfg her make The program begins Board which admi~sters the beef "Since January, 1985, my sows plans for her future ea~er--- A.M. December 9 and check-off program. Mrs. Smith is a have had six litters of piglets,~J3p,~ n~sing. - at noon December 10. well known world-widespokesman have averaged 9.2" piglets per this year will focus for the beef industry and is in great litter...In March, 1985, I learned to "4-H has helped me find what I intensive grazing demand as a speaker, trim the hams and bacons for show wantto do inthefuture; but mostof md animal health. The association welcomes all andhowtoshapethemproperly.At all, it has helped me gain pride speaker at the cattlemen,and the number *'for the Greenbrier Valley Ham, Bacon, within myself," Masters said. will be Jo Ann lodging information is (304) 372- past president 7006. HEARTHIS by Gary Vandevander, MS, Audiologist IMPAIRMENT ACCEPTANCE the primary hurdle in dealing with hearing loss is coming to accept it. With a hearing impairment should take this hurdle as quickly as n order to avoid a growing sense of isolation and the depression that it. aring impairment is no deterrent to having a full and productive life, Testimony to this is the long list of famous personalities who 1their hearing loss openly, and simply get on with their careers. Most to correct the problem by wearing a hearing aid. Take a cue People who did not allow hearing loss to destroy their careers: Henry Fabray, Lorne Greene, Art Carney, ex-Senator Charles Percy, and President Reagan among others. Acknowledge that even may have a hearing loss, you can lead a full, productive life. you as a public service by: er Audiology & Hearing Aid Services Greenbrier Valley Medical Arts Building P.O. Box 808 Lewisburg, WV 24901 1-800-642-5161 Toll Free 647-5115 Ext. 154 RUSS BERRIE Gift Items $3.50 to $20.00 Gift Range Great Stocking Stuffers Dixon's Discount 1-64, EXIT 175 US RT. 60 E., WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV 536-i888 The Mountain Messenger, Tuesd'ay, December 9, 1986 II 9A Second community sing at Carnegie Hall Dec. 14 Carnegie Hall, Inc., is continuing a family tradition that began last year. On Sunday, December 14, at 3:00 p.m. area families and friends are invited to raise their voices in song at the Second Annual Community Carol Sing. The event which was attended by more than 500 people last year is an opportunity for community members to participate in singing both sacred and secular Chiristmas favorites. Music sheets will be provided for everyone and refreshments will be served following the program. In addition to audience caroling, the program will feature well- known area musicians sharing their talents. A returning favorite is the mass choir made up of singers from the community's church choirs. Once again, the Handbell Choir from the Old Stone Presbyterian Church will ring out in celebration and the Lewisburg Boys Choir, directed by Lucy Fife, will perform two songs of the season. The Williamsburg Show Choir will perform and the First Baptist Church of White Sulphur Springs will sing. Carnegie Hall's historic pipe organ will be played preceeding the program by Mr. Bill Fearnly. White Sulphur Springs music teacher, Molly Bowling, will then play the organ to accompany many of the carols. Soloists for this year's program include Bill Fox, Jackie Goodall, Rene' Fife, Barbara Wygal, the Rev. Randy ~idd and John Marquandt. The afternoon of caroling is sponsored by Carnegie Hall and is being coordinated by Alma Hogsett and Barbara Wygal. The hour and a half program promises to be a treat for the entire family. For more information call 645- 7917. W.W. Hatcher & R. Teubert attend So. States Confab W.W. Hatcher, President and Randy Teubert, Manager, representing Greenbrier Valley Farm Center, Inc., of Ronceverte, West Virginia have just returned from a Southern States Coopera- tive Decemver Dealer Conference at the Roanoke Civic Center Auditorium in Roanoke, Virginia on December the 2nd. The session washeld for training and informing Southern States retail personnel about new products and service programs so they can give maximum service to customers next spring. Among the merchandising programs featured at the conference were ones on feed. seed, fertilizer, farm supplies, tires, batteries and automotive accesories. Another feature of the meeting was an inspirational talk by L.S. Kriedler, training director of the Campbell Chain Company Tulsa, Oklahoma. The sessions were conducted by the cooperative's commodity specialists and supplier representatives. 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