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6 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, March t O, 2005 SOCIAL NEWS Daffodil Days Orders Now Available; More Flowers Are Also on Sale at Two Sites CEOS Club Studies The members of the Summit Point CEOS Club studied the origins and the art of "scher- of programs on traditional arts developed by and available from the West Virginia Univer- the 1500s, the Swiss and Ger- mans began the craft in Eu- rope from which the German For the past 90 years, the American Cancer Society has brought hope to cancer patients and their families. This winter, the Jefferson County Commu- nity Leadership Council of the American Cancer Society once again conducted their annual Daffodil Days campaign to help further the fight against can- cer. Advance orders for fresh cut daffodils or potted bulbs were taken prior to February 21. Those flower orders may be picked up on Thursday, March 117, in the lobby of Jefferson Memorial Hospital from 1 to 5 ~p.m. Orders were also taken through eight county schools and those daffodils will be de- livered directly to those schools 'rand sent home with students and faculty. Schools participat. ing in Daffodil Days are Blue Auditions for "Baby" Coming To OOH Auditions for the Old Opera House's spring musical, "Baby,", will be held on Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Old Opera House. Please pre- pare a Broadway.style song to sing. The musical ,Baby" will be presented on May 12-15, and 19-22. Is there anything more ex- citing, ~htemg, and utter- Ridge Elementary, Charles Town Middle, Harpers Ferry Middle, Jefferson High School, 9th Grade Complex, Ranson Elementary, Shepherdstown Elementary, and T.A. Lowery Elementary. In case you missed out on the pre-sale, extra daffodils were ordered for on-site sales. These flowers will be available in the lobby of the hospital from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, and Friday, March 18. They wiU also be on sale in front of the Shepherdstown Town Hall and the Charles Town Post Office on Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, or while sup- plies last. You can choose from fresh cut daffodils at a suggest- ed donation of $6 per bunch of ten or potted bulbs at a sug- gested donation of $8.50 per pot. You should remember that when you participate in Daf- fodil Days, you help cancer pa- tients in your community. All proceeds from Daffodil Days support the American Cancer Society's programs of research, education, advocacy, and pa- tient services. For additional information about the American Cancer So- ciety, call 1-888-474-3044 or visit www.cancer.org. enschnitte" or paper cutting at their February meeting which was held at the home of Jean Light. The program, 'Pradi- tions Continue through Sche- renschnitte," is one of a group sity Extension Service. Callie Hale, program leader for the evening, stated that the origin of paper cutting dates back to the early Chinese civilizations where paper was first used. In word, scherenschnitte (scissor cutting) was derived. The pa- per could either be folded or cut flat with small sharp scissors to make the designs. German immigrants to Pennsylvania in Summit Paint CEOS Club members Callie Hale and Giulia Tencolla displayed examples and pattern books of scherenschitte or paper cutting at the club's February meeting. ly transformational than im- pending parenthood? "Baby" tells the story of three couples on a university campus as they deal with the painful, reward- ing and agonizingly funny con- sequences of this urriversal ex- perience. There are the col- lege students, barely at~ the beginning of their adult lives; the thirty-something, s, having trouble conceiving but deter- mined to try; and the middle- aged parents, looking forward to seeing their last child gradu- ate from college when a night of unexpected passion lands them back where they started. Cast includes three m~n, three women and a small cho- rus. Pictured at left are Louise Smith, Iris Chrisman, Sylvia Zepp, RN; Linda Blanc, RN; Metha Crouch; Nancy Morgan with the new handrails. Blood Pressure Clinic A free blood pressure clinic will be held on Saturday, March 12, from 10 a.m. until 12 noon at Trinity Episcopal Church Cha- pel, Shepherdstown. Trained personnel will be on hand for blood pressure and pulse read- ings. All age persons are encour- aged to take advantage of this opportunity. The clinic is spon- sored by the Shepherdstown Ministerial Association. This will be the only clinic held this month. For further information, you may call Georgia Lee McEl- haney at 876-6745 or K. Thomp- son at 876-2218. CTHS Reunion Committee Seeks Classmates. Charles Town High School, Class of 1960, is planning a re- union June 10 and needs cur- rent addresses or a telephone number for the following class- mates; Elda Alger Buracker, Paul Coffman, Roosevelt W. Green, Ruby Viands Hough, Tommy Johnson, Nancy Atkins Magaha, Patricia Meadows, Robert Robinson, Sandra He- hle Sheetz, Mary Ann Showen Argenio, Bernie Welch, Doug- las Wiley and Joyce Young. Please call (304) 725-5256 or email ndrish@peoplepc.com. Elijah Alexander Dil- low, son of Sheila Dil- low and Judy York, of Shepherdstown0 was born in Washington County Hosp/tal, Hager- stown, Md., on February 22, 2005. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20.5 inches. Grandparents are Dale and Juanita Dillow, Ran- son, and Jack and Nan York, Smithfield, Va. JMH Auxiliary Purchases Handrails The Jefferson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently donated over $8,000 for the purchase of pa- tient handrails on the Medical Surgical Unit at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. "We are very pleased to have a group of individuals who are so dedicated to the hospital and the patients we serve," said Tina Stover, Director of Community Relations and Marketing at the hospi- tal. '~rheir donation of over $8,000 for the handrails on the Med/Surg Unit will help aid the recovery of patients as well as help decrease the risk of injury." Stover explained that the Medical/Surgical Unit is the place where most patients make the transi- tion from acute care to being ready for discharge. Handrails wRl give patients the opportunity to in- crease activity, such as walking, after an illness or surgery. ... The JMH Auxiliary holds several fundraisers yearly to help raise funds to enhance patient services at the hospital. If you would like more information or would like to join the JMH Auxiliary, contact Nancy Morgan at 725-7753. Artists Sought for New Festival ... The Potomac Arts Festival, a new art show being planned for next fall in Shepherdstown, is now accepting applications from perspective artists and craft- speople. The juried festival will showcase original arts and crafts that convey the beauty and inspiration of nature. It will take place at the National Conservation Training Center October 28-30. It will run in tandem with the third annual American Conservation Film Festi- val, which will be held at the center at the same time. The Potomac Arts Festival is being sponsored by the Potomac Valley Audubon Society (PVAS), a nonprofit organization. Proceeds from the event will be used to support PVAS's environmental education programs and the Society's Yankauer Nature Preserve. The deadline for submitting applications for exhibiting at the Festival is April 11. Applications are available on the PVAS website at www.potomacaudubon.org/ artfestival/artfestival.html, or by contacting the festival coordinator JiJi Beckett by email at artfestival@potomacaudubon.org or by phone at (540) 955-3553. , Game Pate au Poivre Seared Teqderloin of Elk , Medallions of Venison Grilled Quail , Wild Duck Strudel Hasenpfeffer a Large Selec~on of German & Conlinental Cuisine ~ l,m~ il~a~ 1liNt with lnuldiml lbtll, Gu !~ I'l~ ~hkmlu ~ tim Shepherdstown, WV 304) 876.2SSl m.imva..rianbmn om m/or croat Cees .~ta the 1700s brought the .America and used it to birth and Christmas tine's Day cards for mantels and The designs simple or very" with a nature the cuttings were with pin-prickings colors and saved ly Bibles for examples of the early main because of th, the old paper acid free. ity form been a revival centl): Hale craft persons hav~ lection of books designs and acid choose from. different colored used to make the intricate, and most signs are now on the wall. She eral examples of the had been framed pattern books. During the ing, the president, stated the Keyser ing will be held at 13, and members will The county having a workshop March council personal care Rescue Mission. Club member, volunteered to be for the county mittee this year, Magaha plans to dies Day at t Charleston in Mare.Iv After the to celebrate the members bled word g~ pies in fact SOURCE FOg Call the Spirit to (304) Join Uv for ,'1 ALL DAY EASTER "SUNOAY, MARCH 2/# J Make Your Reservations. ot t