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6- PRESTON COUNTY JOURNAL- Wednesday, September 14, 2011- Kingwood, WV o Rep to visit. Congressman David B. McKinley's Field Representative, Pam Krushansky, will hold mobile office hours at the Preston Co. Com- mission room, from 10-11:30 a.m. on Thursday September 15. Farmer's Market open The Kingwood Farmer's Market, located at the Preston County Courthouse Annex, will open from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays. Fresh produce grown by local vendors will be available. Center is open The Szilagyi Center is open Saturday, from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, from 1-5 p.m., through November. Visitors are welcome in the WWII museum, the Emporium, and the River City Cafe. Blood donors needed The American Red Cross, Greater Alleghenies Region Blood Services, is facing a critical blood shortage and has issued an ap- peal for blood donors. Blood donations in May and June dropped to the lowest levels the Red Cross has seen during this timeframe in over a dozen years. Demand for blood remained steady during this same period, which is why the Red Cross needs people-now more than ever-to roll up a sleeve and give as soon as possible. All types are needed, but especially O negative, which can be used to treat any patient. Parade entries sought All Buckwheat Festival parade entry forms for fire and emergen- cy apparatus, bands, floats, and other parade entries must be re- ceived by the respective parade coordinators on or before Wednes- day, September 21. Parade participation is by written invitation only and subsequent submission of entry documents by the parade participants. For more information contact the respective parade coordinator(s) for your entry of interest; Fire and Emergency Apparatus entries, Chad Metheny 329-2202; Band entries, Michael Shaffer, 329- 6453; Float entries, Bill Lindley, 329-1117; all other parade en- tries, Shelly Cline, 329-2307. Sandy Creek CEOS visit Rowlesburg sites by Joane Clarkson and Jeannie Beveridge Sandy Creek CEOS enjoyed an outing for their July 2011 open meeting. Members Brenda Du- naway, Betty Hamilton, Karen Bright, Jeannie Beveridge, Pat Phillips, Diane Hamilton, Joane Clarkson, Ethel Sypolt and karen Wolfe toured the World War II Museum, the Preston County Sports Museum, a room of Bridge displays, a cafe and more at the Szilagyi Center lo- cated in the old Rowlesburg High School Building. Many articles from the WWII era were on display. There were very lifelike mannequins dressed in authentic uniforms and many, many items donat- ed by a wide range of Preston County residents. Certainly we have had, and do have some lo- Now Accepting Applications Bent Based on Income 2 Bedroom Unite Now Available! I B 2 Bedroom Unlts Rent: 1 BR $0-630 * 2 BR $0-733 Oce Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 AM-2:30 PM Alpine Village Apts. 500 Shaffer Ave. Terra Alta 304-789-6325 & TDD: 1-800-982-8771 Equal Opportunity Provider cat heroes who gave their ser- vice for our country. Also of great interest was the Preston County Sports Museum. Members especially enjoyed browsing through the exhibit for Fellowsville High School, and the many articles and pic- tures from the teams. They brought back happy memories of younger days and stretched our memories as we sought to remember people, ages, teams and statistics. Ethel Sypolt, a graduate of Rowlesburg High School, really enjoyed the tour as the building brought back many memories of her high schools days. She was also able to answer some questions about the site. Plaques available Those who would like to recognize a former player, coach, team or booster of any of the previous Preston County High Schools, may order a plate in their honor. More info on this project is available at, or by calling Dr. Mike Teets at 304-288-9590. Plates will be displayed in the Szilagyi Center Museum in Row- lesburg. AHI available for rent Meeting and event rentals ofArthurdale Heritage's historic Cen- ter Hall are now being scheduled for weekday/weekend use. Discount rates for weekday use are offered. Wedding packages include catering and photography are available. Capacity is 125 for meal service (with on-site catering kitchen) and larger for meetings. Call the Heritage office at 304-864-3959 for availability. Flu shots available The Preston County Health Department will begin offering flu shots on Wednesday, September 14. Pneumonia shots will also be available. Medicare, Medicaid and PEIA can be billed, otherwise the cost of the flu shot is $20 and the cost of the pneumonia shot is $10. Officials request you wear short sleeves or loose clothing so your upper arm is easily exposed. For more info, or to schedule an appointment contact the Health Department at 304-329-0096. Performance set Have you ever wanted to run away and join a circus? Do you enjoy a good mystery? Do you want to have a great evening, with light-hearted entertainment and delicious food. Then attending the Mystery Dinner/Dessert Theater on Septem- ber 16 and 17 at the Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price Street fits the bill. The deadline for dinner reservations was Sept. 12, but reservations can still, be made for Show and Dessert for $15. The dessert will be served at intermission with the show start- ing at 7:30 p.m. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Audience members will have the opportunity to interact with the actors, to "audition" to become a circus act, and one lucky audience member will get to join the cast on stage. For reservations, call 304-329-6336. ! Our tour guide was Shirley Hartley. She told us much about the museums and displays and quizzed us on some sports his- tory. We were able to share some information with her and she with us. She certainly helped make the whole experi- ence a good one. Following the tour the ladies traveled to Donna Jean's Res- taurant in Aurora for a delicious lunch as they talked about the displays they had seen and en- joyed the leisurely meal Continuing Education Out- reach Service (CEOS) members have many enjoyable moments at they gain and share informa- tion for the betterment of all. Wouldn't you like to become a CEOS member? You may con- tact any member or call 304- 329-1391 for more.information or to join this worthwhile orga- nization. hA00'S Sru00 bOVAL CALL US FIRST! Insured • Free Estimates Since 1993 304-698-6033 Dr. Comfort Diabetic Shoes See the Great Style! 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Assistance available Bob Setler, Veteran Service Officer of the West Virginia Division of Veterans Affairs, Morgantown, provides counselin and assis- tance to area veterans, in filing for state and federal benefits, which they may be entitled. Bob provides services to Marion, Mononga- lia, Preston and Taylor counties. Veterans, dependents, and survivors needing assistance and want- ing to see Bob, at one of his itinerate points, should contact his office at: (304)285-3480, or (304)285-3481, prior to the specific date listed below. Mr. Setler's itinerate schedule for September, is as follows: September 21 st -I0 a.m.-3 p.m., Preston County Commissioner's Meeting Room,, Kingwood The above schedule is subject to change. Please call: (304)285- 3480, or (304) 285-3481, for his availability. Ceremony is Friday Preston County Chapter 977 of the Vietnam Veterans of America will conduct a "Missing Man Table" ceremony at the Kingwood Wal-Mart from 1 to 4 PM on Friday September 16. The ceremony remembers and honors the more than 83,000 Americans missing from WW II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the 1991 Gulf War. Since 1986, the third Friday in September has been the day set aside to observe National POW/MIA Recognition Day. The Vietnam Veterans' Chapter will display and explain a "Miss- ing Man Table" as the centerpiece of their ceremony. The "Missing Man Table: is a small round table with an empty chair and other symbolic elements. Members will post an individual honor guard every 15 minutes for the duration of the event. The Honor Guard will carry the POW/MIA Flag. The public is invited to attend and participate West Virginia's Fofirth Cliestnut Festival Sunday, (ctober 9. 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