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Social , C4 Wednesday, February 22, 2012 pirit of JEFFERSON ana FARMER'S ADVOCATE Sons of t Le American Revolution welcome new members Shenandoah Garden Club wishes member 'adieu' SUBMITTED PHOTO Shown in photo, left to right: Eric S Jenkins, new member; Martin Keesecker, speaker for the evening; and Donn E. Marshall, new member. The General Adam Stephen Chap- ter, National Society, Sons of the Amer- ican Revolution, held its winter meet- ing at the Purple Iris in Martinsburg on Jan, 20, 2012. Speaker for the evening was Compatriot Martin Keesecker, who came dressed in full Revolutionary War Uniform and assumed the character of an aide to General Adam Stephen. Keeseck- er discussed the General's service to his country before, during and after the Rev- olutionary War. General Adam Stephen was he founder of Martinsburg and is the namesake of the local SAR Chapter. During the meeting two new mem- bers, Eric S. Jenkins of Harpers Ferry and Donn E. Marshall of Shepherdstown, were welcomed to the chapter. Both re- ceived membership certificates and ro- settes. Anyone seeking information about or wishing to join the'General Adam Stephen Chapter, NSSASR, should contact Donald L. Hale, Registrar, by phone at 304-725- 6140 or by email at dhale3@comcast.net. The next meeting of the chapter will be held April 20 at the Purple Iris. Class of 1966 celebrates a5 years SUBMITTED PHOTO Club members at good bye lunch for Jean Hartgroves, (seated, in middle). Members of the Shenandoah Garden Club held a good-bye lun- cheon for Jean Hartgroves at the Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown. Hartgroves will be moving from her home in Charles Town to Pennsylvania. She has been a very active member of the Club since 1992. 7 ............................................. : .................................. i ........................ Ruritan (7,!ub installs ofj00'cers and new " hands out awards SUBMITTED PHOTO On Dec. 19, 2011, the South Jefferson Ruritan Club held its Christ- mas dinner meeting at Paul's Restaurant. After the meal, the Zone 1 governor, Jim Kief, swore in the incoming officers for 2012. Pic- tured, from left, Jim Kief, President Michael Dick, Vice President Richard Zigler, Secretary Bob Brown, 1st year Director Calvin Hough, 3rd year Director Buck Willingham, 2nd year Director Andy Anders and Treasurer Alvin Cates. SUBMITTED PHOTO The Harpers Ferry Class of 1966 held its 45-year reunion on Nov. 5 at Independent Fire Hall. Shown above, from left, Dorcas Longer- beam Barron, Lester Reed, Gene Merchant, Linda Hardy Peer, Michael Stoneberger, Carolyn Delauder Casper, Gene Taylor, Jeff Fowler and Audrey Wilt Grove. SHERIFF'S NOTICE to Jefferson County Taxpayers Second Half of 2011 Taxes are due and payable with 2V2 % discount if paid on or before the first day of March 2012. Any Real Estate or Personal Property Taxes • for 2011 not paid by April 30, 2012 will be published with additional fees added as required by law. Pay Now and Save! Robert E. Shirley, Sheriff and Treasurer of Jefferson County F EAGAN S ...,h,,Z Do.to., Ch,,. To,,, JEWELERS, INC. ""- 8-721i-74n ' : ....  'LOTTERY Week End TOTALS 2/04/12 JEFFERSON COUNTY..$2,544,587.12 RANSON ........................ $602,571.74 BOLIVAR ........................ $t41,893.69 SHEPHERDSTOWN ........ $235,449.97 CHARLES TOWN ........... $713,799.74 TOTAL FUNDS HARPERs FERRY ........... $38,808.54 DISTRIBUTED ............... $4,377,110.80 t Servicing Propane & Natural Gas [d : o. ='=:-,,  HOME- FARM-BUSINESS-INDUSTRY d • J k  Serving the Tri-State Region Since1972 --- - '   - Factory Trained Technicians • Gas• HeatingFireplaces'& AirHeaterSconditioning & Stoves .................. ::::::::i,::;::::,:.::: t: ............................... .. 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Shown, from left, outgoing President Richard Zigler receiv ing one of the awards from Zone Governor Jim K.if. ;TAY CURRENT Ot mmunity Eve Subscribe to the 00pirit STAY CURRENT ON Community Events Subscribe to the , • •  i,ii: 00ptrtt00' CALL 725-2046 304-728-8455.1-877-797-4887 I