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GED TEST & CLASSES - Only eleven months until The GED test changes on January 2014. At that time, all 2002 Series GED Test scores will expire. This means that, if you are GED candidate who started with the 2002 version of the test, you will have to complete your testing by December 31, 2013 or start all over again. If you are one of these partial completers, you need find you way to the nearest GED class. You will need to pass a Practice Test in the areas you have not yet completed, and then sign up for testing. GED classes are available in both Gilmer and Calhoun counties. Calhoun County classes will be held at the Career Center on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00 to 3:00. Gilmer County classes will be held at St. Marks Church on Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:30.
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CONTRACTOR PROPOSALS - Minnie Hamilton Health System is requesting proposals from licensed contractors. The successful contractors will be required to renovate the Rural Health Clinic space at MHHS main facility, located in Grantsville, WV. A project review meeting is scheduled for June 4, 2013 beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Hospital cafeteria located at 186 Hospital Drive, Grantsville, WV 26147. Please contact Bill Ellis at 304-354-9244 ext. 1167 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. MHHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
CALHOUN COUNTY E911 IS HIRING - (e.6/15/13) Telecommunicator/Dispatcher needed for part-time position. Must be available for weekends and holidays. Must be 18 years of age with high school diploma/GED. Must be able to pass an FBI background check.
Must complete all mandated training within one year. This center operates 24/7 365 days a year. You will be a direct link between community residents and emergency responders. You must be able to multitask and handle stressful situations. Applications can be picked up at Calhoun E911 center behind the high school. Deadline to apply is June 15th 2013. For more information contact Director Kathryn Wood 304-354-9637.
SATURDAY MAY 25
POKER RUN-DIP 'N' DONATE FUNDRAISER - Saturday, May 25 will benefit Fred Dawson, one of West Virginia's best fiddle pickers and a friend to all. Fred is undergoing chemo therapy and radiation for lung cancer. $10 entry fee - sign-up from 9 a.m. to noon. Run begins at Al's Barn at the intersection of Munday and Brohard roads - ends at Al's Barn at 6 p.m. 1st place 30%, 2nd place 10%, 3rd place 10%. No two-wheelers please. State ATV regulations must be followed. This will be a leisure ride, not a race. All riders are responsible for there own actions and ride at there own risk. Al's Barn and all parties involved will not be liable for any accidents or injuries of any kind. l8 and under must wear a helmet - guardian must sign and accept total liability. Refreshments and food, donations, door prize, 50/50. All proceeds will really help. Info call Cap 304-354-6371 or Al 3O4-354-9101 or email email@example.com All pickers are uelcome. Dip & Donate starts at 6 p.m. Covered dishes and volunteers are appreciated. Can't make the Benefit? Please send a donation made out and mailed to Helping Hands Crisis Ministries, 11000 Munday Rd., Munday WV 26152.
HORSE SHOW - The Central WV Riding Club will hold its regular monthly horse show on Saturday, May 25 at Holly Gray Park in Sutton, WV. The show will begin at 5:00 p.m. For a copy of the showbill or more information call 364-5576, 364-2273 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BLUEGRASS-COUNTRY-GOSPEL MUSIC - Saturday May 25, starting at 6:00 p.m. at Dutchman Community Building. All musicians are welcome to participate, sign-in for play time begins at 5:30. Everyone welcome and admission is free.
RANDY WHITE QUARTET - At Bethlehem Baptist Church Saturday, May 25 at 7 p.m.
SUNDAY MAY 26
SHIMER FAMILY REUNION - The annual Shimer family reunion will be held on May 26, 2013, at the Creston community building. The covered dish lunch will begin at 12-noon. Any and all Shimer relatives are welcome. Please plan on attending and making this a part of your Memorial Day tradition. If you have any questions, please call 304-354-0095.
TUESDAY MAY 28
GRIEF SUPPORT MEETING - A Grief Support Group will meet each Tuesday, at the Oshoway Law Office on Main Street in Grantsville.
Sue Oshoway, assisted by Sandra Fowler, will lead the group beginning at 5:30 p.m. The ladies encourage everyone that is struggling with the loss of a loved one to join them. Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions, contact Sue Oshoway 304-354-9204 or 304-655-9931 or Sandy Fowler at 304-373-6365.
THURSDAY MAY 30
BLOOD DRIVE - Victory Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Rt. 16 South of Grantsville, Thursday, May 30 from noon til 6 p.m.
GROWERS ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP MEETING - Mid-Ohio Valley Growers Association invites you to attend their membership sign-up meeting Thursday, May 30 at the Heritage Park Community Building in Spencer, WV starting at 6:30 p.m. For directions to the meeting, please call the WVU-Roane County Extension Office at (304)927-0975. If you are unable to attend the meeting, but would like to learn more about the Association, please contact Keith at 304-477-4100 or email email@example.com
SATURDAY JUNE 1
GOLF SCRAMBLE - Wirt County High School Football Sideliners is having a Golf Scramble, Saturday, June 1 at 11:00 am at Mingo Bottom Golf Course, Wells Lock Rd., Elizabeth, WV. $40.00 per player. $200.00 Cash Winning Team, Prizes award for 2nd and 3rd Places. Prize for the closest to the Pin. Long Drive and extra mulligans available to purchase. Free Soft Drinks, Hotdogs, and snacks. For more information or signup, call 304-275-3152 All proceeds goes to the Wirt County High School Football Team.
BOSOM BUDDIES BASKET BINGO - The Bosom Buddies Relay for Life Team will have their annual Basket Bingo on Saturday, June 1st at Calhoun Middle-High School Commons area at 6 p.m. with the doors opening at 5:00 p.m. There will be a minimum of 25 games with early bird tickets available and concessions will be sold. All the baskets are donated in memory or in honor of people who have had cancer. Anyone wishing to donate a basket can contact a team member or call Jean Simers at 304-354-7315 after 5:00 p.m. or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY JUNE 15
COMMUNITY YARD SALE - Brohard and Dutchman Community Yard Sale
Saturday, June 15 from 9 am to 3 pm. Located off Munday Rd (Wirt Co.) or off Rt. 47 near Macfarlan, WV.
SATURDAY JUNE 29
CALHOUN COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE - The 2013 Relay for Life will be held at Wayne Underwood Field in Grantsville on Saturday, June 29.
SLOW-PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT - 2nd Annual Event. Beginning 9 a.m. June 29 at the Arnoldsburg Community Park Arnoldsburg Park. Any male or female age 16 or older. Registration June 10th, $5 per person or $50 for teams. Registration after June 10th through June 29th 8:20 am is $10 per person. All proceeds will go towards Madi’s contribution to the Down Syndrome Network of WV’s 2013 Buddy Walk. All participants will have to sign a waiver as we will not be responsible for accidents. For more information contact Brittney 304-588-8951.
SATURDAY JULY 13
CONNOLLEY, KERBY, WHYTSELL REUNION - The annual Connolley, Kerby, Whytsel Reunion will be held Saturday, July 13 at Jim and Juanita Bell’s home near Grantsville. We have lost so many of our family members this is likely to be the last year this reunion will be held. There will be lunch at noon. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish—enough to serve their family and a bit more. All members of these families are welcome and encouraged to attend. This is a chance to meet old friends, relatives you may never have known you had and catch up on the happenings of the families. So many families are scattered far and wide anymore and this is sometimes the only way to catch up. Come, visit, enjoy a great meal and meet your family.