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December 13, 1990

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:ters... Continued From Page 4-A ar Editor: ~ difficult dealing with the ler of our son Tod E. ~aid. ~lngs are hard to explain ne loses a son. The crying the laughing that happen ~t simultaneously scare us probably confuse our Disability Determinations Made By Social Security "A person will be found not disabled if evidence establishes only slight abnormality with no more than a minimal effect on ability to work. If evidence shows that tile disabling condition is significant, the DDS nmst decide whether or not tile impairnmnt grds never come easy when meets or equals its 'Listings of Its sorrow, heartbreak and hnpairments.' ~t. How does one state the "The IAsting of hnpairments ~hen one suddenly recog- identifies conditions which are lthat our son will never so severe that they automatically l~home" again? Yet you result in an approval of tile dis- [leinforced our joy and ability claim. ~We are so pleased with the "If an impairment is severe [.ways that you Greenbrier but it does not match tile Listing ~ residents have tried to of hnpairments, itle person's ~urburdens. present ability to work is com- ~know that Ted was right pared to his or her work experi- ~e selected Lewisburg as ence. If tile applicant is unable [~nter of operations. Where to do the kind of work previously ~0uld a state trooper return done, the claim will still be It?at 4 a.m. to a frantic turned down if DDS determines Where else would the that the person could do sonic ~tltion come to the aid of other kind of work," Mr Evans [~siness? Where else would said. ~ople not stop caring and"Consideration is given to fac- ~eing? We want to recog- professionals (lawyers, tors of age, education, and transferrable skills. For example, a young person with a high school education could be ex- pected to change from a strenu- otis job to a job with fewer physi- cal denlands," Mr Evans added. "On an average, disability de- cisions take about two months," Mr Evans said. Greenbrier County residents may dial toll- free "00" and ask for EN'IER- PRISE 1135 or call 1-703-982- 49,11 collect if you have ques- tions about Social Security and SSI disability. The local Social Security office is located at 214 West Main Street, Covington, Virginia, 24428. The office is open from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Disability determinations for Social Security and supplemen- tal security income (SSll foUow a step-by-step process, Robert B. Evans, Social Security manager m Covington said. "When some- one who is not working applies for disability benefits, the case is referred to the State Disability Determination Services (DDS) to determine the severity of the person's disability. The individuars medical records are reviewed, and consultative ex- amination may be scheduled if the DDS needs more informa- tion," Mr Evans said. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: In State $14.84 In State Senior Citizens $13.78 In State Students $11.13(9 mos.) Out-of-State, $15.00 $1 discount to Senior Citizens Mountain Messenger 122 N. Court Street Lewisburg, WV 24901 647-5724 I !rs, accountantslfor their lg to keep things going. 'er, the people we most to tell how important Vere to us are the friends R~pped us on the street; |ave us his memorial and ave us hugs. expect that time will re- our pain. But with the ~es from both the Rotari- id the Barbershop Singers Iblish permanent memori- Carnegie Hall (Lewisburg) IVorks will not be forgotten. i~us other I?iends of the have sent flowers, fruit, for Tod's daughters, etc. hen asked, we selected the ~ Scholarship Fund Le- in ~rg for any donations. If i~ns to that fund are siz- hen we asked Rotary to a second scholarship ~le in Tod's name. Tod had )egun college. It is right to someone else should be he opportunity to finish in :ad. ~II will miss him. Roger and Jan McQuAid Springfield, NJ 10% IFree Santa At Lewis Theatre[ 3"o allow parents time to do Christmas shopping in down- town I_ewisburg, the Lewisburg Merchants and Professionals As- sociation is providing a free holi- day movie lbr children December 15 at tile Lewis Theatre. "Santa Claus--the Movie" will be shown from 1:30 to 3:15 p.m. Santa Claus will be at the thea- ter beginning at 1 p.m. to talk to chiklren. "This is the first time we have done this," the tile association's president Elaine Pugh said. "The idea came up at a committee meeting this past August and surfaced again when we got closer to Christmas. We consider it our Christmas gift to the people of the area." The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, December 13, 1990 5A ourme featuring smoked meats, cheeses, crackers,/I chocolates, nuts and shortbread. from $995 "})1 Designer Selections ][ Free Posters * Free names on shirts purchased in store Free Blue Ribbon Caps with every purchase while quantities last. ings will be one eac ing. Ribbon cutting will be Dec. 15th, I 0 a.m. :e Action Group | We have used furniture I Greenbrier Valley ,,Mall, Fairlea ,.645-4590 ' Have Meeting [ and household items, IKr ,41 t Virginia Peace Actin' a I vvhatever you'reof citizens concerned| IV ' I '-'x/ :, :!] !| ,__..my evelopments in the Per- I looking for! Located 'ill ;tflf plan an Anti-War and Forum on Satur- II in old Zap's building: at : :, ~eemberMall.15,onat Rt.theusGreen-219 I Greenbrler Valley Mall. a: Of~ ~ :W [alley south of Lewisburg. | ~'~'=~'"f~" -: '~ ~-'~ : ~ ~':'~ ~:! says_ |~a,'Prgran' will include vide- ! ty Barn ", ~"~ ~i!~ [speeches by Ron Kovic, [of the best seller "Born "Where you can find almost anything" 4th of July;" Daniel [~, longtime Peace Activist ~Vealed the Pentagon Pa- ' " Dunno [~ring the War in Vietnam; 304-497,3005 ~son, a Marine who is re- I ~tflo serve in the Middle others. taring to speak at the Fo- ~ill be Reverend Larry |Y of the Emmanuel Lu- |Church in Bluefield and ~.d Them Keely of Athens. ~,Verend Mackey and Rev- ll~eely are Vietnam Veter- ~cl Draft Counselors. An ~iscussion for members of ~unlty is also planned, ger Phil Rolleston will ~r speakers will include [I~urenson of Lewisburg, ~ce: Microcosm-Macro- |l{ick Wadsworth, also of lige, on "The Persian Gulf: Interest?" and speak- rnative energy policy. [~dent peace poster dis- ~'qts and poetry readings ~Planned. Managing Agent INFORMATION CALL 1 OR STOP BY WASHINGTON ST., LEWISBURG PORCELLA PLUMBING and HEATING Boilers Cleaned and Repaired Commercial and Residential John Porce/la Renick, WV24966 f l A HAM OR TURKEY (For Recycling 50 lbs. of Aluminum) Recycling can help you put a delicious Ham or Turkey on the table this Christmas. Recycle 50 pounds or more of aluminum beverage cans and get a certificate worth $10 on a Ham or Turkey of any size. While you're at it, you'll " h ' also get top dollar for your aluminum. T at s money you can use for all the trimmings so bring in your aluminum cans. OFFER EXPIRES DECEMBER 21, 1990 Only one Certificate per household. Not applicable to commercial recyclers. GREENBRIER RECYCLING Fairlea 645-4232 Hours: 9 - 5 Men. - Fri. Container Recovery Sponsored by: RUNYON DIST. CO. INC. Meadow Bluff, WV December 17th through December 21" Free Refreshments served daily in our lobby. * DAILY DRAWING MONDAY THRU THURSDAY FOR $50.00 IN CASH * GRAND PRIZE DRAWING ON FRIDAY FOR 19" QUASAR REMOTE CONTROL TELEVISION Drawing for Giant Stocking Friday Dec. 21st. ForA//Of V, tstV . Ft~~ qi ,i ~ii,"i