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Braxton County, WV April 26, 2011 Page 13 Citizens' NEWS BCHS senior honored at HSTA Day at the legislature Health ' Science Technology Academy (HSTA} celebrated their Day at the Legislature with events that included an awards ceremony at the capitol in Charleston and a special meeting with Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. Gov. Tomblin signed a proclamation of- ficially declaring February as HSTA Month. The noon-time awards ceremony hon- ored one outstanding stu- dent from each region of the 14 HSTA regions. Hon- ored from the Braxton- Webster Region was Braxton County High School senior Victoria Ledford for her outstand- ing academic success and leadership ability. Since 1994 HSTA has reached out to 9  -12 th grade under-represented students to support them through high school and college and follow them to professional school to ul- timately help prepare them for a career in the health sciences. The goals of the program con- tinue to be to increase the college going rate among under-represented stu- dents in the West Vir- ginia; to improve science and math education; to empower communities through leadership devel- opment of their youth; and ultimately, to in- crease the number of health care providers in West Virginia's currently under served rural com- munities. Ninety-seven percent of HSTA students. attend college and ninety- four percent graduate from college. , HSTA was recog- nized as national "model created in West Virginia by West Virginians that networks globally to pro- vide 21st century skills necessary for success while ensuring the well- being of future generations of West Virginians, our eco- nomic stability and our quality of life, making West Virginia a great place to live and work." Central WV Aging Service to host Senior Olympics Central West Vir- gini Aging Services Executive Director, Evelyn Post, is pleased to announce that the agency will be hosting Senior Olympics once again. This year the Olympics will be held in Braxton County, West Virginia at the Braxton County Fair Grounds from July 27 th, 2011 through July 29 th, 2011. All se- niors age 50 and older are invited to participate in the many events to in- clude: paintings, bak- ing contests, quilting, a Wii Tournament, as well as the traditional field events. Plans are cur- rently in the works to provide entertainment nightly as well as throughout the day. If any- one would like to show- case your talents during this event please call SheUy at the Sutton office. Additional activities will also be offered throughout the day for those who are unable to Jackson StoneJackson Trucking Jackson Stone/Jackson Trucking has / mason sand and limestone sand, and three sizes of Ohio River gravel. We also have various sizes of crushed limestone, house coal, red mulch, and brown mulch stockpiled at our yard on Little Birch Road. We can be reached at 304-765-7502 to schedule a delivery or to check on a time to get your own truck loaded. 304-765-7502. compete in the more strenuous activities. As an added, bonus, many area businesses will be on hand during the three-day event to offer information on the many services they of- fer. This will also in- clude health screenings which will be offered by different agencies throughout the state. Please continue to check this paper for hdditional details as they develop. If anyone is inter- ested in attending Senior Olympics, becoming a sponsor, or would like additional information, please contact Shelly Flint at (304) 765-3668 or 1-800-814-8514, or e- mail Shelly at sflint(&frontier.com. For additional information on the services pro- vided by Central West Virginia Aging Services please visit our web- site at www.centralwvaging.org. $ *QUEEN SET PLUSH -0039900 ,y Posturepedic e Cushion Firm V Queen 2-pc Set 599 Victoria Ledford and Governor Tomblin Braxton Community Education Outreach Service holds Spring Council Meeting On April 6, 2011, the Braxton CEOS met at the 79er Restaurant in Burnsville for their spring council meeting. Beverly Monroe, Presi- dent called the meeting to order at I0:00 a.m.. Meditations were given by Vice President, Maxine Waldeck who read the poem "Plant a Garden for Daily Living" and "Spring Whisper- ing" by Barbara Ray. Janis Young, Secretary, read the minutes from the last meeting, min- utes were accepted as read. Lucy Stalnaker Williams,-Treasurer, gave the treasurer's re- port. Lucy will meet 4n May with Council Offic- ers to develop a budget for 2011. Beverly gave the Presidents report, she attended the Weston Area Meeting in Elkins on March 16, 2011. Plans for the Area Meeting to be hosted by Braxton County this month were discussed. Ami Cook, county ex- tension agen{, an- nounced that all audits had been completed for our clubs. Ami also gave out information on the Wild Wonderful Walking Program to those inter- ested in participating in this project. Wilda Sears, chairperson for continuing education, announced that Megan Ward would be the new Cancer Awareness Spe- cialist for our area. Old business was read, new business included last plans for organizing the yearly Area Meeting that will be hosted by Braxton County this year at the Days Inn on April 30, 2011. Braxton County CEOS will host approximately 250 CEOS members and guests from central West Virginia. Local members met on three separate occasions to paint and decorate bird houses that will be the favors for this event. Braxton County CEOS members would like to thank the Heaters Community Club for the use of their facility for this project. The coun- cil will be ordering more brochures that explain the mission of CEOS for membership and mar- keting of our clubs. Mary Martin will repre- sent Braxton County as the Folk Festival Belie this year in Glenville. CEOS members were invited to attend the West Virginia Quilter's show, this talent repre- sents the Family por- tion of the CEOS, pre- serving our heritage. Find your way o John Deere Day and see [ne laest in equipment, parts, and service. Discover the deals oeslgned to nelp you improve productivity an(] profitability around your operation. It's the "CAN'T MISS" event of the year! FLATWOODS LAWN & GARDEN 1-79 EXIT 67 FLATWOODS, WV 26621 " (3000) 765-5295 DATE April 30th TIME 8:30 am - 2:00 pm PLACE Lockard's - We will be serving BBQ! ABOEEBU21L43306 -O38329 OJOHNDEERE Quilts are presently be- ing made by many of the Braxton County Clubs for Ronald McDonald House. Two statewide . projects are also now in the works, crocheted dish cloths and plastic crocheted mats for the homeless. The NVON conference will be held in Green Bay Wisconsin this year,. July 19-21, 2011. The West Vir- ginia Fail Conference will be held at Jackson's Mill on Octo- ber 4-6,201 I. The meet- ing was adjourned at 12:15 p.m., Lucy gave the blessing for lunch. The next meeting of the Braxton County CEOS council will be held at the Braxton County Se- nior Center on June 1, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.. Any- one interested in Join- ing the CEOS of Braxton County can contact Ami Cook at the Braxton County Extension Office at 765-2809. Carr family extends thank you We would llke to ex- tend our gratitude, and thanks for each and every church and individual who prayed for us at the loss of our loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Brother in Christ, Arnold T. CarT. Special thanks to Jesus for comfort, mercy, answered prayers and blessings; all the Pastors for their visits, calls and comforting words. Thanks to Braxton County Memorial Hospi- tal, Clarksburg United Hospital Center Floors 5 and 7; to Hospice for the care and kindness they gave Arnold; Richie Roach Funeral Home for their kindness and love; to Rick Hart for a wonderful cer- emony and those who opened and closed the grave. And thanks to all family, friends and neigh- bors who helped, called, sent flowers, food and cards. FREE EYE SCREENING When: Wed., Apr. 27, 2011 Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Where: Anwar Eye Center office 190 D. Main St. Sutton, WV Questions call: 304-765-5652