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PAGE Wednesday May 30, 2018 NEWS SPIRIT of JEFFERSON and E&IcMER'S ADVOCATE- EMILY WELLS F U ~7~;?~+:~ : i . ~ d-,/. Downtown Chades Town JEWELERS, INC. 304-72 -7411 Professional Quality Service Done Right The First Time! NO NEED TO RUN TO TNE BIG CITY Drive Less Than A Half Hour Come To Winchester: 3985 Valley Pike 2934 Valley Avenue FOR QUICK LUBE & OIL CHANGES 3985 Valley Pike =(~MJLLF.R Northern Shenandoah Vaney's Largest Auto Group Your Satisfaction Is Our Reputation .And Our Future! Warmer weather and longer days mean we're coming clos- er to the biggest program of the year for 4-H - camping season ! For those that don't know, 4-H is a youth development pro- gram offered around the coun- try and around the world. In our backyard, the program is mn through WVU Extension Service and serves youth be- tween the ages of 9 and 21. 4-H members are able to participate in projects and ac- tivities throughout the year to expand their knowledge on everything from photogra- phy to cooking to raising live- stock. However, camping is the week out of the year many of our members look forward to the most. 4-H camping is a long-stand- ing tradition in West Virginia, as our state was the first in the country to start the 4-H camp- ing program over 100 years ago. For 90 years, youth from across the Eastern Panhandle have been coming to camp. Over time, our local camp- ing program evolved into one that is also unique to the rest of the state. The tri-county area has three weeks of camp that serve various age groups and brings together members from Berkeley, Morgan and Jefferson counties all at once to celebrate tradition, make new friends, and learn team building, responsibility and independence. But don't think you need to be a 4-H member in order to attend camp! The camping program is open to youth from the tri-county area regardless a child is at least 11 and is of their membership in 4-H. going into the sixth grade, Space is still available at they're welcome to attend In- two of the three weeks of termed|ate Camp. tri-county 4-H camp. Older And of course, it goes with- Camp, held June 11 to 15, is out saying that the camping for youth between the ages program, both locally and of 15-21 as of the first day of statewide, would not be made camp. Cost for older camp is possible without the self- $135. less devotion of our 4-H vol- Tri-County Intermediate unteers. Many, if not all, are Camp is held June 18 to 22 for alumnus of the 4-H program participants between the ages and understand the value it of 12 and 14. The cost for In- has on our area youth. termed|ate Camp is $125.For 2018, we're looking at Tri-County Younger Camp,a collective 14,234 hours of which is held June 24-28, is time donated between 139 completely full. However, if volunteers for three weeks of LEFT: Young people who aren't involved with 4-H "~- can still ' attend this. summer's,~ tri-county i i 4-H camp "~ at Camp - Frame in .: Hedges ville, camp! But even donated timel has a dollar value. With the i current value of the voluntee hour, this equals $620,854.501 of economic impact for the' tri-county area. - Reach Emily Wells, agriculture and natural resources agent for for Wdst Virginia University Extensioi Service in Jefferson County, at Emily.Wells@ mail.wvu.edu or 304-728- 7413 Free Saturday talk will look at lasting legacy of RFK By CAMERON NORTHOUSE ,Special to the Spirit SHEPHERDSTOWN -The course of Robert Kennedy's life from November 1963 through his .election campaign in 1968 is a study in intellectual and emo- tional growth that may be unparalleled in American political history. Over this time, Kennedy re-invented his beliefs on the role and duty of the government. He became the champion of the aver- age man and the downtrodden, he worked toward expanding economic opportunity, he moved away from hardline assaults on crime and corruption to emphasizing how these destroyed the victims. He tended to blur the lines of racial di- RIGHT: U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, 42, addresses supporters In the Ambassador Hotel ballroom inLos Angeles just after midnight on June 5, 1968, following his victory in the June 4 California primary. A moment later he turned Into a hotel kitchen corridor headed for a news conference when Sirhan B. Sirhan opened fire with a .22-caliber revolver. Fatally wounded, Kennedy died the next day. vision to find areas in which the poor and dispossessed could equally benefit re- gardless of color and in doing so aligned himself with Martin Luther King. He became an international symbol of free- dom and the fight against tyranny, and, of course, he became, with Eugene Mc- Carthy, the strongest voice against the Vietnam War. John Bohrer's 2017 "The Revolu tion of Robert Kennedy" tracesKenne- dy's evolution from November 1963 to June 1966. Bohrer, a TV news produe (See RFK TALK Page A16i HFI WEALTH MANAGEMENT A DIVISION OF UNITED CAPITAL FINANCIAL ADVISERS 304-876-2619 [ www.unitedcp.com/wvl United Capital Rnancial Advisers, LLC provides advice and makes recommendations based on the specific needs and circumstances of each client. Investing in securities involves risk, please contact your financial adviser with ques'dons about your specific needs and circumstances. Honest Conversations is a registered trademark of United Capfital Financial Advisers, LLC Home &Auto Boat Farms Motorcycle Businessowners Life Contractors Health Insurance Horse Risk Disability Income Umbrella Liability Annuities 118 N. Charles Street Charles Town, WV of JEFFERSON government ought to be without censors and where the press is free, no one ever will." THOMAS JEFFERSON Serving our community since 1844 Published Wednesdays by The Jefferson Publishing Co. Inc a local, family-owned company Whiner, West Virginia Press Association 2017 General Excellence (Third place) 304-725-2046 I Fax 304-728-6856 spiritofjefferson.com DIDN'T GET YOUR PAPER? Call office manager Cara Young, 304-725-2046, ext. 221. SEE A MISTAKE? The Spirit of Jefferson wants to promptly and thoroughly correct all errors that appear in these pages or our website online. Bring such matters to the attention of Christine Snyder as quickly as possible. Visit us at 114 N. Charles St. in Charles Town ' or send mail to P.O. Box 966, Charles Town 25414 Publisher/advertising director ROBERT SNYDER rob@spiritofjefferson.com 1 304-725-2046, ext. 223 Managing editor CHRISTINE SNYDER editor @ spiritofj efferson .com 304-725-2046, ext. 222 Graphic designers SHARON SNYDER 304-725-2046, ext. 227 GREG STAUB 304-725-2046, ext. 226 Office manager CARA YOUNG sojofficemanager @ gmail .com 304-725-2046, ext. 221 Sports ZACH CUMBERLAND sports@spiritofjefferson.com 304-725-2046, ext. 229 Distribution DONNY OWENS CORrECTiONS Because of a reporter's error, a story in the May 23 edition contained inaccuracies. John Sherwood, a candidate for the Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency board, worked at Mount St. Mary's University, not American Public University, and he was a certified EMT and EMT instructor during his time living in Pennsylvania. WHAT'S |HSIDE THIS WEEK Obituaries A5 Advocate A4 Community Calendar A7 Pet Peevy A10 Classifieds All) Leg als A12 Livestock report i A12 Sports A14 Sheriff's delinquent tax list B1 Life C1 Out & About C1 History matters C2