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May 18, 1978

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4 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1978 3 Special Awards Highlight Welfare Dept. Volunteer Fete Jefferson High Psychology Students gathered with Area Volunteer Coordinator, Mrs. Margie Bartles, rightjfor a special snapshot following their acceptance of award for Jefferson High School Psychology Class' participation in a youth activity program. Shown left to right are -- Sharon Hough, Tim Hough, Linda Whit- tington, A1 Swin, and Judy Hough Charles Wysong of Shepherdstown, walked away with a special honor Three special awards helped highlight the fourth annual volunteer awards presentation by the Martinsburg Area Department of Welfare. Staged in the area conference room, the reception was in accordance with President Carter's Proclamation on Volunteerism. Charles Wysong received thanks for having spent the most hours - 244 hours in 7 months, in his volunteer endeavors. Named as Volunteer Group of the Year was the Charles Town Junior Women's Club for "Adopt-A-Family" and Health Department Clinic : Mrs. Rebecca Sagle accepted the award in behalf of this most deserving club. The most Enthusiastic New Volunteer was Tammy Miller of Shepherd College. She donated more of her time to one of the area's newest projects -- Agency Action for Volunteers. A young mother who called to ask how she might be of service to the community, Mrs. Donnie Cardwell of Hedgesville, was named Volunteer of the Year for her participation in another new area program - Handicapped Recreational Night. Mrs. Margie Bartles, Area Volunteer Coordinator cited the agency's sincere appreciation for all the volunteer activities. Receiving special certificates were The Quota Club, by Mrs. Marilyn Turner; Soroptimist by Mrs. Amelia Hedges and the Mental Health Volunteer Group Association accepted by Mrs. Betty Young. Individual certificates went to: Libby Heishman, James Morrison, Tammy Miller, Abby Weller, Ollie Staley, Georgia Green, Charles Wysong, Rhonda Yurish. Those volunteers not present received their ap- plication certificates by mail. DwigM Be Bowers Agency personnel who served as volunteers for honored volun- teers helped in serving as hostess. Refreshments were canapes, chips, punch, homemade candy and peanuts. Mrs. Bartles acknowledged her deep appreciation for floral arrangements donated as gifts and centerpieces by James Rumsey Horticulture Class and Ginger's Flower Shop. Mrs. Battles related that the agency is always interested in talking with prospective volunteers for area projects: Friendly Visiting, Com- pansionship Therapy, Han- dicapped Recreational Night, Adopt-A-Family, Volunteer Transportation, Clerical Caseaide, and Agency Action for Volunteers. If You Have Electrical Problems Call Us Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa At Hiram English Major Dwight B. Bowers, a senior at Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio, and a son of Mr. and Mrs. Auston H. Bowers, of 204 Euclid Avenue, Charles Town, is one of 21 seniors to be inducted into the Hiram College Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa on May 28. Phi Beta Kappa membership has long been recognized as the highest distinction an individual can receive for scholarly ex- cellence in undergraduate studies in liberal arts and sciences. According to Brainerd Stranahan, secretary-treasurer of Hiram's chapter, selections were made after a committee of chapter faculty members "carefully examined overall grade point averages in liberal arts courses, recommendations by professors, and other scholarly achievements such as special papers and research projects." The initiation ceremony will be followed by a dinner at which Dr. Robert MacDowell Professor of Mathematics and former Dean of Hiram College, will be the speaker. MEADOWS REUNION The 1978 Meadows Heritage for most volunteer hours National Reunion will be held at a recent reception by October 20-22, at Pipestem State the Area Department of Park, Pipestem, W. Va. All Welfare. 'ii ii Mrs. Rebecca Sagle of Charles Town accepts award for "Volunteer Group of the Year", the Charles Town Senior Women's Club at annual awards. Tammy Miller, Shepherd College student, was named Most Enthusiastic New Volunteer in a special award at the annual volunteer awards presentatio:l of the Department of Welfare. Interested persons may call 267-2966 and ask for Margie Bartles. MAGAHA, Inc. Specializing in Commercial & Industrial Wiring & Service Stocking many Brands Names of: i Electrical Devices & equipment Flourescent & Incadescent Lamps Water Heater elements & Electric Heaters And Many Popular Types & Sizes of Wire Dial 725 - 55T 6 MAGAHA, Inc. | North George St.- Ranson, W. Va. |1 families and descendants, male and female, of the Meader, Meador, Meadows (and other variant spellings) lineages are urged to attend the reunion and bring copies of any records (Bible, et. el.) of their family. Reservations should be made without delay. S./Sgt. Gaff D. Carr Graduates From Air, Non-Coma School HAMPTON, VA. -- Staff Sergeant Gary D. Carr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billie L. Carr, of 336 Woodbury Ave., Mar- tinsburg, has graduated fromthe Tactical Air Command Non- commissioned Officer Leadership School at Langley AFB, Va. The sergeant, who was trained in military management and supervision, is a munitions maintenance supervisor at Langley. Sergeant Carr is a 1968 graduate of Adams Memorial High School. No community will grow and develop when its people are envious of each other. Cushionaire ]7 Group Chaise lounge, 2 lounge chairs, ottoman and Marbelle II side table. Classic styling for any patio, sunroom or pool. Samson-Gird 5 year warranty against frame rust failure. Steel frames that stay where you put them. Individual flexible slats covered with extra thick outdoor beautiful decorator colors -- spaced for cool air flow and maximum comfort. Chairs stack for easy storage -- if you really must put them away. Table top is made of simulated marble -- each top an original design. .ow =36000 ONLY Holmes Named 'Outstanding' S. C. Alumnus Robert A. Holmes, representative to the Georgia General Assembly and professor of Political Science at Atlanta University, was named Shepherd College's Outstanding Alumnus for 1978 on Friday May 5, at the annual Alumni Association banquet here. Holmes, a 1964 graduate of Shepherd, currently resides in Atlanta, Ga., where he is ac- tively involved iv. state politics and higher education. At Shepherd, Holmes was a Political Science major, ,raduating with highest honors. Upon completion of his un- dergraduate degree, he then earned a Master of Arts Degree in Public Law and Government in 1966, and the Ph.D. in Political Science in 1969. Both advanced degrees were earned at Columbia University. The recipient of numerous awards and honors, Dr. Holmes received the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship in 1965-66 and the Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in 1968-69. More recently, he received the American Association of Adult Educators Outstanding Legislators' Award in 1976 and he was named among the Ten Outstanding Young People of Atlanta in 1977. Dr. Holmes' wide range of professional experiences include numerous teaching and lec- turing positions at several colleges and universities, along with much consultant ex- perience. The author of 32 publications, some of his more recent articles include "The Survival of Black Colleges," "The Politics of Governmental Reform in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area," and "Atlanta, TranSition to the Future." Dr. Holmes has been listed among Contemporary Authors in 1976, Who's Who in American Politics-'76, Who's Who Among Black -Americans-'75, and Personalities of the South-'74. The Outstanding Alumnus Award is given annually by the Shepherd College Alumni Association to an alumnus who has made great contributions to his or her given field of study. In addition to the presentation of the Outstanding Alumnus Award, special awards were given to seven Emeritus faculty members at the banquet. Those former faculty members honored were Dr. Ruth Scar- borough, Mrs. Alice Bicknell, Mrs. Hazel Newman, Miss Ann Gardiner, Miss Florence Shaw, Mr. Cletus Lowe, and Mr. Ernest Stutzman. The annual banquet was held in the Shepherd College dining i hall on campus. C&O Canal Barge Number Is Changed C&O Canal National Historical Park Superintendent William R. Failor announces that, effective May 10, the telephone number for information about the C&O Canel barge trips will be changed to This action is because of the received by a resident from vertently diali number. tinue to dial will be given via a recording. Ali Jaida General: "The Petroleum Countries wt crude oil rest of 1978. Hahn Pow-R-Pro mowers comply with existing ANSI industry safety standards Hahn's 21" Deluxe Takes on the mowing jobs. Vacuum action of patented Pow-R-Vac housing stands grass up for a clean, even cut. Big 10" rear wheel drive powers up could stop other mowers, Variable-speed drive adjusts for all conditions. Natural grip handles, designed for Add an optional grass opening for ea! Safety remove without getting the blade VALLEY HARDWARE PHONE: 725- 5113 -- CHARLES TOWN, W, Run april 7-14- & May 5-19-26 0 Samsoni Fine Casual Furniture Cushionaire II: It's a soft life! 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Durable steel frames that stay where you put them. Chairs have individual flexible slats covered with extra thick outdoor vinyl in beautiful decorator colors -- spaced fOr cool air flow and maximum comfort. Table top is made of simulated marble -- each top an original design. Chairs stack for easy storage, if you must put them away. If you want quality, try Samsonite. s239 Cafe Group I ON THE MAIN STREET FRIENDLY DOWNTOWN CHARLES TOWN PHONE 725-9776