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PAGE Wednesday, April 18, 2012 $ lOOK gift gives lift to Hospice Spirit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE MARTINSBURG - Thanks to an- and in June host a groundbreaking at the other $100,000 gift from a local insur- new site, on old W.Va. 9, at the Berke- .... ance company, Hospice of the Panhan- ley/Jefferson county line. The corn- die now has exceeded its goal of raising munity phase of the campaign will be $3 million to break ground on a new in- launched at groundbreaking. patient facility. "I really can't say enough about the Board members with Farmers andlevel of support that we have received Mechanics Insurance Companies late from Farmers and Mechanics," said last week announced that the business Margaret Cogswell, Hospital ofthe Pan- would match the $100,000 donation it handle's CEO. "They understand that made to the agency in 2010. this project will have tremendous impli- "We just recognize how important cations for the way we provide end-of- this project is, and we saw how close life care for many years to come ?' Hospice was to its groundbreaking goal, Vickie Elliott, administrative assistant and we wanted to make it happen" said at F&M, has been volunteering with F&M Board President J. Wayne Lan- Hospice for more than 10 years, and caster, has been an instnmaental member of the Several members of the F&M board Berkeley County "Building the Dream" are involved with Hospice, working as team. campaign volunteers for the "Building "This is such a blessing" Elliol~ said. the Dream" campaign. "I am truly proud to be a part of F&M. I' "It has been such a privilege and hen- think the gifts that have been made show or to work on this Board" said Vicki that the staff of Hospice has so much to Fulk, who is a member of the F&M be proud of for the great job they do and Board and the Hospice campaign team. the care and support they provide for "I am so proud to have been a part of their patients." this. Every one of us has been touched For more information about Hospice, by Hospice in some way. This was sim-' contact development director Maria Lo- ply the right thing to do." rensen at 304-267-1870, Ext. 205, or Hospice next will get contractors' bids the Year Aw . erican i A reception recognizing the latest $100,000 gift by Farmers and Mechanics Insurance to Hospice of the Panhandle include, from left, Hospice Board chairman the Rev. G.T. Schramm, F&M board member and Hospice campaign volunteer Lee Snyder, F&M employee and Hospice volunteer Vickie EIliott, F&M Board chairman J. Wayne Lancaster, F&M board member and Hospice volunteer Vicki Fulk, retired F&M CEO Dennis McCormick, Hospice CEO Margaret Cogswell and F&M CEO Foster Sirbaugh. Healthy ideas Wellness fair: A family health and nandez- Anderson at afemandez- ginia University Hospitals-East wellness fair happens Saturday at, will offer special clinics May 5, Page Jackson Elementary School. 12 and 19 at Jefferson Memo- The school, in conjunction with Arthritis presentation: Dr. Nathan rial Hospital's Women's Imag- Jefferson Memorial Hospital of Wei, .a Frederick, Md.-based ex- ing Center and at City Hospital's Ranson, will hold the free fair from pert in rheumatoid arthritis and Breast Care Center. The clinics 1 to 5 pan. at the school, located osteoarthritis will speak April 26 are scheduled from 8 a.m. until at 370 Page Jackson School Road as part of the new Spring Com- 3:30 p.m. at Jefferson Memorial in Charles Town. The fair will in- munity Health series of presen- in Ranson and from 7:30 aan. elude displays from local business- tations. The lecture from Wei, to noon at City in Martinsburg es and health professionals as well who completed his fellowship in on May 5, 12 and 19. Women as health screenings. Families will arthritis at the National Institutes pay a discounted community ser- have the opportunity to learn about of Health in Bethesda, Md., hap- vice fee of $60 (cash, check or services offered locally from medi- pens from 7 to 8:30 pan. at Fish- credit card) for the screening pro- : cal, dental, fitness providers and erman's Hall at the northeast cor- cedure, which includes the digital : others that have a health or well- nor of South West and Academy technology test and the interpre- : ness focus. Vendor spaces are free streets in Charles Town. tation by a radiologist. "This is to local businesses and health pro- a mammogram had we not held the clinics." The program is open to women 35 and older. All pa- tients taking part in the screening mammogram clinics must register in advance. To schedule a mam- mogram, call Jefferson Memorial . Hospital (304-724-5647) or City - (304-264-1297). Healthcare decisions: Hospice of the Panhandle is joining an effort to highlight the importance of ad- vance healthcare decision-making as part of National Healthcare De- cisions Day, which was Tuesday. All week, Hospice and other health the fourth year that we've offered organizations will offer free infer- fessionals that have a health, well- Diseotmt mammograms: Two our discount mammogram clinics marion about advance care plan- i ness or family focus in the commu- Panhandle hospitals will offer and over that period of time we ning and advance directive forms, : nity. For details, call 304-728-1707 special discount mammogramhave performed over 500 screen- including an event at Heartland of : or email the hospital's Arlene Fer- clinics next month. West Vir- ings," said Teresa McCabe, vice Martinsburg on Thursday from !1 president of marketing and devel- aan. to 1 pan. For more informa- DATE opment for WVU Hospitals-East. tion, visit www.nationalhealthcare- 5/2/12 Many of these patients told us .or call Hospice they couldn't afford the test and of the Panhandle at 304-267-1870, 3/2/12 would have put off scheduling Ext. 208. 5/5/1 2 --- _m. 3/5/12 . RID-Elec 3/6/1,2 Bobby 3/8/ 2 i 3/8/t 2 3/8/12, _ 3/12/12 / l Don't skip over the Back Bone of America Support your local small businesses. 526 West King Street I Martinsburg, WV 25401 304-263-9646 ff4z for a quote on your printing needs! Continuation of departmental improvements to keep our citizens safe, = Fiscal Responsibility = Strong Leadership Open Door Policy Communication Jelfemon Cou ntK Fire and EMS Log Date of Calls April 6- April 12, 2012 5 2 . 1 1 9 9 -- L 1 . r-:. Charlm lira ~ mkl~l Bekedon I ,---- , town Town Mountdn Co#3 Co#4 Col5 Co#B I Co~/ I STAll .................... i~i~l!~ii~i!~ n n 4, 1 1 " 6 13 1 I 1 14 1 5 1 6 15 59 . 4 4 I 1 58 ! . 1 1 1 6 7 0 0 I 3 0 21 66 4 414 58 Mark Your Calendar] The Charles Town Heritage Festival will be held Saturday, September 22, 2012. Anyone interested in becoming a vendor can down- load the registration form from the city's website: and click on the Around Town tab. Any questions? Call Katie See, City Planner, at 304-725-2311 x244 or email Join us at the Farmer's Market in Charles Town. Open every Saturday from 8 AM to 12 Noon in the 100 block of South Samuel Street. Look for details on the Farm page in the Spirit or go to Phone: 304-725-2311 E. Washington St./P0 Box 14 Week End TOTALS 410711 2 JEFFERSON COUNTY.. $3,317,475. 78 BOLIVAR ..................... ..$197,003.28 CHARLES TOWN ........... $991,029.85 HARPERS FERRY ........... $53,881.28 ~NSON .........= ............... ~8361602.43 SHEPHEROS TOWN ........ $326,895.54 TOTAL FUNDS DISTRIBUTED .............. $5,722,888.12 Jefferson County Board of Health FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS 2012 NAME CRmCAL NONeRmCAL Rainbow Diner/Rippon 2 2 Town Mart I/Charles Town1 3 McDonald's/Shepherdstown0 0 Subv ay/Shepherdstown 0 0 Todones/Harpers Ferry 0 0 Liberty Get-N-Go/Chades Town 1 0 John's Family Rest./Rippon 2 2 ! Brothers/Ranson 0 0 IHOP/Charles Town 0 1 3/12/12 ApplebeesTCharles Town0 0 3/12/12 Ginza/Charles Town 0. 0 3/1 2/1 2 Great Wall/Charles Town 0 1 3/1 3/1 2 Papa Johns/Charles Town l 0 3/1 3/12 Sofias/Ranson 1 0 3/14/12 Long John Silvers/Charles Town 0 5 3/14/12 Epic Buffet/Hollywood Casino 0 0 3/14/12 Final Cut/Hollywood Casino 0 0 3/14/12 Skyline Terrace/Hollywood Casino 0 0 3/14/12 5undance/Hollywood Casino 0 0 3/14/12 Long Shots/Hollywood Casino 0 O 3/14/12 Poker Room/Hollywood Casino 0 0 3/14/12 Sky Box/Hollywood Casino 0 0 3/15/12 McDonalds/Charles Town0 1 3/15/1.2 Pizza Hut/Charles Town 2 2 3/15/12 Shu Chens/Chades Town 1 0 3/15/12 Ledos/Ranson 0 0 3/16/12 Billies/Ranson 0 0 ,3/19/12 Royalicious/Chades Town 0 1 3/20/12 Kings/Shepherdstown 0 2 3/22/12 Panera Bread/Ranson 0 0 3/22/12' Subway/Ranson 1 1 3/22/12 Andys Pizza/Ranson 0 0 3/26/12 Ruby Tuesday/Charles Town 1 1 3/27/12 Railside Market/Summit Point 1 0 3/30/12 Swiss Miss/Harpers Ferry ] 0. 3/30/12 Town Inn/Harpers Ferry1 0 N01 E Jefferson County Health Department 1948 Wiltshire Rd. - Suite 1, Kearneysville WV, 25430 I