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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, July 13, 2000 7 e 7 Lynn Holland Christian Erwin Asam and Grace Holland, of Centerport, Long Island, N.Y an- engagement of their daughter, Kerry Lynn Holland, to Erwin Asam, son of Carol and Erwin Asam, of and Christian are both 1996 graduates of James Madison Harrisonburg, Va. presently with Marsh USA, Inc Manhattan, N.Y as consultant. and general manager of the in Shepherdstown. 2001 wedding is planned. blike Martin Betty Jo Cook Cook and Mike Martin, together with their families, an- engagement and forthcoming marriage on August 19, Is a graduate of Loudoun Valley High School and is em- Schools as a bookkeeper at Douglass School in graduate of Jefferson High School and Shepherd College. aa M.A. in Education Administration from West Virginia 1986. He is employed by Loudoun County Schools as Su- Education. He was previously tile principal at School in Jefferson County. i8 so-called because when the water In it evaporates, on the skin. hr Alig Specializing in Seafood PATIO AREA l ow Enlarged to Accommodate 30x60 Tent for 200 Person Cocktail Party or Wedding ALSO NEW Glass Enclosed Sunroom for Smaller Groups of 25 -OPEN- Wed-Sun 11a.m.-9p.m. 127g Wxo Reservation Recommended This group of Jefferson Countians attended the WVCEOS Keyser Area meeting recently. From left, front row, are Louise Kernan, Pat Henkes and Florence Holler. Second row, Virginia Tabb, Virginia Sagle, Ione VanMetre, Mary Catherine Vickers, Polly Hockensmith and Virginia Frye. Third row, Pam Harrison, Helen Dailey, Lucy Milton. Attending, but not in the photo, are Helen Collis and Ellie Hendricks. By Louise Kernan ductive contributors to meet the Learning how they're assisting needs of a changing and diverse so- Shyam (Sam) Babu Joshi earn two ciety. college degrees is a portion of what For more information about this the Jefferson County Community program, Jefferson County CEOS, Educational Outreach Service or the WVU Extension Service, members will know when their contact Judy Matlick at the Jeffer- scholarship student vlsits here to son County Extension office, or call speak about the culture of his 728-7414. home country. Mecklenburg CEOS Club Joshi, a 27-year-old student and Mecklenburg was organized in native of Nepal, is the recipient of 1953 as the Young Homemakers the International Student Scholar- Extension Club. In the late 60s, ship. He will take a break from his the members had gotten older and academic studies at West Virginia changed their name to the Meck- University to tour West Virginia lenburg Extension Homemakers this summer as part of his scholar- Club. Three of the original mem- ship agreement with the West Vir- bers are still members of the Meck- ginia Community Outreach Ser- lenburg CEOS club. The club now vice (WVCEOS). He will give a has two 50-year members. slide presentation and discussion In 1962, the club selected as program, "Introduction to the Cul- their Community Project the orga- ture of Nepal," 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, nization of an ambulance fund for July 18 at the Bardane Commu- the benefit of the Shepherdstown nity Center on Route 9, north of Volunteer Fire Department. In Charles Town bypass. 1963, the first ambulance for the He will earn a bachelor's degree fire department was purchased. in horticulture this December, In 1990, Mecklenburg Clubwas then start working toward a the winner of the Silver Bowl. One master's in tourism management, member of the club received the He credits WVCEOS with help- Cross and Flame Award from the ing him overcome his early finan- National Association of United cial hardship and finish his degree. Methodist Scouters. One member He is the first male to receive has won several awards in the Na- this scholarship in its 50-year his- tional Beef and Chicken Cook-Off tory. Contest. Another member and her Joshi is from a rural area of Ne- husband work in the hot dog stand pal. His family environment is in at the Jefferson Fair. For many stark contrast to the American cul- years, two members served as ture. He and his siblings are the judges at the Jefferson County first in his family to attend any Fair. One of these members is now school. He has seven brothers and in a nursing home, so just one sisters. His sister had an arranged member serves as a judge while marriage while still in high school another member serves as a sitter and has two children. Joshi's at thefair. brother married at 23 years old Over the years the club has en- and has two offspring. They all, tered educational exhibits at the Joshi's parents and other siblings, Jefferson County Fair, supported live together as an extended fam- the Show Fund sponsored by the ily. During his presentation, Joshi Rumsey CEOS Club, furnished willdescribe the culture and social cookies for the annual 4-H structure oi~ Nepal and discuss Mt. Achievement Party, and ~upported Everest. Mitten Tree, sponsored by the The West Virginia CommunityBetsy Ross CEOS Club. Educational Outreach Service is The club supports Camp F~ame an organization whose primary and the Community Center with purpose is education. It is sup- donations, and several members ported by the WVU Extension Ser- work at the Beef and/or Chicken vice through county and state fac- Barbecue at Camp Frame. They ulty. Its main objectives are to donate a book to the Shepherd- strengthen individuals, families, stown Public Library in memory of and communities to become pro- members and/or spouses. Recently it Mr. and Mrs. John Joseph Golden Katie Lynn Maher and John Jo- seph Golden were united in mar- riage on April 29 at Camp Hill Wesleyan United Methodist Church in Harpers Ferry. The bride is the daughter of John and Karen Maher, of Charles Town, and the groom is the son of John and Ethel Golden of Fairfax, Va. The Rev. Doug Fraim performed the double-ring ceremony during the 5 p.m. ceremony. Ushers included Sean Maher, the bride's brother, Michael a book was donated to the Shep- herdstown Public Library in honor of the Month of the Child. Each June, the club members enjoy lunch or dinner out, and an historic tour of an area of interest to the members. Each December, a covered dish dinner or dinner out is enjoyed by members and guests. Mecklenburg CEOS Club co- sponsors, with Molers CEOS Club, a Red Cross Bloodmobile at the Shepherdstown Fire Department four times yearly. Educational Programs for 2000: Famous Women of West Virginia; Just a Little Sugar; The Panama Canal; More About" Shepherd- stown; Home Treasures; Did You Know You Were a Scientist; Fall Fashions-The Mirror Boutique; Crafts; and a grand tour of a beau- tiful restored home, now the Inn at Antietam, a bed and breakfast lo- cated in Sharpsburg, Md. O'Neill, the groom's stepbrother, and D.J. Withee, the groom's friend. Two gospel readings were per- formed by the groom's cousin, Michael Golden, and friend, Michael Monahan. Organist Alison Shafer played for the couple. The bride surprised the groom by singing a song she had written for him. Bobby Tabb composed the music and played the guitar for the song. The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her family. She wore a handmade, silk strapless dress with lace bead- ing on the bodice and full skirt with three bustles in the back. The dress was made by Katie's aunt, Cindy Ahalt. The maid of honor was the bride's best friend, Holly Tingley. She wore a navy blue floor-length gown." The flower-girl was the bride's cousin, Jackie A halt, who wore a tea-length, white silk dress and carried a white basket of rose petals. The best man was the groom's brother, Matthew Golden. The reception was held at the Lion's Center in Ransom A bridal shower was given by Kara and Theresa Feagans and Sam Scott. The couple briefly honeymooned in Baltimore, Md where the groom surprised the new Mrs. Golden by taking her to an Orioles game. They will take an extended honey- moon in Puerto Rico in July. Katie is a graduate of Jefferson High School and is employed by One Valley Bank. John is a gradu- ate of St. Michael's College in Ver- mont, and is a social worker in Fre- derick, Md. 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