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B2 Wednesday, May 15, 2013 1 :about pirit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE A member of the 22nd New York State Militia stands in Harpers Ferry circa 1862, An Odd celebration The Independent Order of Odd Prior to the event, the Rebeka- Fellows, Virginia Lodge No. 1, lo- hs of Lodge No. 1 will host a pan- cated on Fillmore Street in Harp- cake breakfast from 8 until 10 azn. ers Ferry, will celebrate its 180th Food and drinks will be available anniversary this week. from 11 axn. until 2 pan. A nom- Saturday at 2 pzn., lodge mem- inal fee will be charged for both bers will dedicate a new wayside meals. exhibit, which depicts the history Additionally, numerous uni- of the Odd Fellows in America, formed Civil War re-enactors have with emphasis on Harpers Ferry been invited to partake in the fes- and the lodge building in particu- tivities. The historic lodge will be lar. open for tours. Music from the Big Easy The Bavarian Inn on Friday again hosts Tuxedo Junction, a Shepherd University Friends of Music fundraiser that brings music from the Big Easy to Shepherdstown. The sixth-annual event will include New Orleans-style jazz from Kurtis Adams' Shepherd Hot Ten, plenty of room for dancing and culinary stations with jambalaya, seafood gumbo and other Louisiana favorites. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with champagne and cock- tails as well as a silent auc- tion with the chance to win a weeklong getaway to Pompa- no Beach, Fla., a gift pack from Bloomery Plantation Distill- ery, tickets to the Contempo- rary American Theater Festival, a gift certificate from Christian Caine, season tickets to Mary- land Symphony Orchestra, a handmade quilt and many other donations. Tickets cost $100 and may be reserved by going to sufom.org/ tickets.html. Sue Silver's "Dinner Bell" is among the images now on display at the Fire Hall Gallery in Charles Town. Photography exhibit Jefferson County photogra- well as pieces from Deborah phers' arresting black-and-white Westphal, Kristian Thacker, Sue images remain on display at Silver, Heidi Geraci ,Aman- Charles Town's Fire Hall Gal- da Hamlin-Lewis, Stephen lery through month's end. Schaefer, Carl Schultz and Kris- The Jefferson County Pho- ta Healey-Schaefer. tography Project may be seen The exhibit is sponsored by from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday the Arts and Humanities Alli- through Sunday at the gallery at ance of Jefferson County.and the 108 N. George St. Washington Street Artists Coop- Organized by Shepherd Uni- erative. To find out more, go to versity professor Benita Keller, washingtonstreetartistscoopera- the exhibit includes her work as tive.org. History on display: Visit the Jefferson County Museum in Charles Town for a new exhibit on the life of longtime Charles Town resident Frank Buckles, who was the United States' last living World War I veteran when he died in 2011. The museum is located inside Charles Town Library at 200 E. Washington St. The Mecklenburg Tobacco Warehouse is in Shepherdstown. Historic Shepherdtown siteled tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p:m. History lovers can tour Shep- Saturday. herdstown's restored Mecklen- For details, go to shepherd- burg Tobacco Warehouse, built stownriverfront.org or contact on the banks of the Potomac Friends' vice president Keith D. River at the north end of Prin- Alexander, also the coordinator cess Street in 1788. of Shepherd University's Histor- Officials with the Friends of ic Preservation Program, at 304.- the Shepherdstown Riverfront 876-5668 or kalexand@shep- host an open house with docent- herd.edu. Antique edibles: Carol An- Historical Park's Historic Pay: derson, an expert in 19th horti- master Garden. Tomatoes, pep- culture, will lead a workshop on pers, cabbage and other plants organic care for heirloom plants and seeds will be on sale. For from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday details, call 304-535-6063. in the Harpers Ferry National. See OUT Page B3 May is !~."~AT!ON AL ..... :: :. i'~ :i:?': ,,, This is a time we rum our attention to the children and youth in care, and honor the ..... dedicated foster families, relative caregivers, volunteers and child welfare professionals who serve them. The foster care 'system' is only as good as the people who choose to be part of it. With the help of more Americans, the lives of these young people will change for the better. For information on becoming a foster parent contact: Potomas Center @ 304-538-8111. l/ost VirgJ.ia TOli.qgci) Q lille West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources ~1~ Make the decision to quit. List your reasons for quitting and place the list where you can see it often. L Set your quit date. Circle your quit date on a calendar. m Get prepared. Throw away your cigarettes, lighters and ashtrays. For your weaker moments, buy raw vegetabtes or other healthy snacks. Get help. Your doctor can provide you wi~ helpful ways to quit, ~ Cheose a rcethorl ~t will ~mk b~t for ~. 1 Make a plan. Think about how you will handle your weaker moments. For example, if you typically crave a cigarette after a meal, plan to take a walk instead. Plan for uneasy times. Plan for how you will handle others smoldng around you. O Get support. Ask for pa0ence and support from your partner, family and friends. Reward yourself, Plan for how you will spend all the money you save once you quit. L@TTERY JEFFERSON COUNTY ........... $2,876,602.24 RANSON .......................... $677,480.34 BOUVAR .................................... $159,523.68 SHEPHERDSTOWN .......... $280,291.64 CHARLES TOWN ....................... $802,527.01 TOTAL FUNDS HARPERS FERRY ........................ $43,836.89 DISTRIBUTED ................ $4,838,941.00 Week ending 4/08/13 / 7".. ,.. 7:;ploP;;:r : :2i:k iii 526 West King Street I Martinsburg, WV 25401 Ii for a quote 304- 263-9646 on y ting nee&! Over 20 Tears E erience www.chipsandbits.biz 304-283-4738 HFI [ W EAEI'H www.hfiwealth.com PRIVATE WEALTH PLANNING & MANAGEMENT 304.876.2619 540.450.1500 SHEPHERDSTOWN WINCHESTER iii iiiii!!iii ii 4 V RELAY FOR gu Relay For Life Jefferson County Town Middle School 22, 2013 at 9:00 PM Order a luminaria (traditional white bag) or a golden luminaria (gold bag with star cutouts) for your loved ones who have been touched by cancer. You can make a tribute' in honor of a cancer survivor or in memory of someone who has lost the battle. Your loved one's name will appear on a luminaria and will be lit during the Luminaria Ceremony. Purchase Form Please light a luminaria during the ceremony. White bag ($10.00) [~ Gold bag ($20.00) complete and In Honor of [~ In Memory of in by: Team Name: 'to reach the following address by 2013: American Cancer Society, 122 South Morgantown, WV26501. Questions, contact carvan@frontiemet.net or 304- can also be purchased at the purchased on our website at R B i m i R i m I E | ! ! ! ! | ! | I I ! | | | | I S U 7m gBSCRI B[ TO the sPI Leetown Rd, 1/2 mile south of Middleway across from Hinton Rd. 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