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8 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, Au~lust 7, 2003 ....................... ii i CRUM-REYNOLDS REUNION The 33rd annual family re- union of the Crum-Reynolds Family will be held (rain or shine) on Sunday, August 10, at Brunswick, Md., City Park be- ginning at 12 noon. Bring a covered dish for the table and non-alcoholic beverages. There will be games. For more information call 301-695-6919. WHITTINGTON REUNION ON AUGUST 16 The 46th annual family re- union of the Thomas R. and Annabelle Rutherford Whittington descendants will be Saturday, August 16, at the home of Linwood and Nellie Longerbearn in Millville. Meet at 3 p.m. for fellowship and games. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Upcoming Events JMH 5K RUN/WALK The first annual Jefferson Memorial Hospital 5K Run/ Walk fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, September 20, be- ginning on the lawn of the hos- pital. All proceeds from the run/ walk for every "body" will ben- efit Jefferson MemoriaPs Reha- bilitation Department. The $15 pre-registration fee for an individual and $12 fee for team members (three or more runners or walkers) in- cludes a free T-shirt and a goodie bag. You may also regis- ter the day of the event for a fee of $20 per person. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 11 o'clock. An awards ceremony immediately follows at 12 noon. Prizes will be awarded for best overall male, best over- all female, and best overall team Winners. Random drawings will also be made for all participants. For information or to regis- ter, contact Stephanie Dieder- icks at (304) 728-1690, or the Rehabilitation Department at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, (304) 728-1610. 4-H CAMP FRAME AARP DRIVING CLASS An AARP Driving Class will be held on August 13 and 14 at Jefferson Memorial ttospitat. This is an eight-hour course given four hours each day. Classes are from 9 a.m. to 1 pan. and you must attend the eight hours. The price tbr the class is $10. This course is especially de- signed for tile older driver. It takes into consideration the physical changes of the matur- ing driver and identifies ways older drivers may compensate for those changes. If you are not receiving a se- nior discount at this time, state law requires insurance compa- nies to give a discount on auto- mobile insurance to all persons having completed this course. For enrollment or more in- formation, call Woody Pifer at 725-8749 or Ralph Ettinger at 262-4475. GRIEF SUPPORT OFFERED IN CHARLES TOWN This fall, Hospice of the Panhandle will host the Circle of Hope Grief Support Program in Charles Town. The series, composed of six, 90-minute ses- sions, includes a brief lecture about some aspect of grieving, a break for refreshments, and time for sharing. Topics include: "The Experi- ence of Grief and The Process of Mourning", "To Touch A Grieving Heart" (video), "Loss and How It Affects Us", "Grief." The Difference Between Males and Females", "The Symptoms of GrieF', "Finding a New Meaning in Life", "Accepting the Past, Living in the Present, and Looking Ahead to the Fu- ture". The Charles Town Circle of Hope meetings will be held Mondays, September 8 through October 13, at 1 p.m. at the Zion Episcopal Church. Circle of Hope is offered at no cost and is open to any interested per- son. Registration is required prior to the first meeting. For information or to register, call Larry Crawley-Woods, 264- 0406 or 1-800-345-6538. BARBECUE SEPT. The annual Camp Frame Beef Barbecue will be held Sat- urday, September 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Camp Frame 4-H Camp, Camp Frame Road near Hedgesville. Pit-barbecuecl roast beef will be served with potatoes, green beans, homemade bread and cakes. Carryout orders available. Adult tickets are $20; children 12 and under, $7,50. Proceeds from this event are used to maintain and update the camping facilities used by hundreds of young people each summer. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Zion Episcopal Church will hold its Vacation Bible School from Monday, August 11 ffarough Friday, August 15, from 6-8 p.m. in the Parish House at 221 East Washington Street, Charles Town. "The theme this year is "3-2-1 B.I.B.L.E. Academy" and the schooljs open to children age 3 to grade six. This is an intergenerational learning ex- perience where children and adults of all ages will join in a creative learning environment that will encourage discovery and sharing God's truth be- tween generations. If you want further information, please call 725-5312. MS SUPPORT GROUP The monthly meeting of the MS Support Group at Charles Town Presbyterian Church will be Wednesday, August 13, at 11 a.m. with special guest instruc- tion in Yoga. The group is open to anyone with MS, caregivers, and re- lated disorders. Join in this time of support, fellowship, food, and fun. Contact Penny LaRue at 725-5316 or 725-2912 for more information. AARP MEETING The Jefferson County Chap- ter of AARP will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. on August 14. The meeting place is Asbury United Methodist Ch~ch, 110 West North Street, Charles Town. Daniel Staggers will present an informative program on wills and probate. He'll be glad to answer indi- vidual questions. Drinks, cakes, and a light lunch will be served after the program. Ev- eryone 50 and older is welcome to attend. For more information about the meeting or joining, contact Irene Cates at 728- 2929 or Barbara Tucker at 725- 0308. MEN'S CLUB ANNUAL PICNIC The Shepherdstown Men's Club will hold their annual cov- ered dish picnic at Morgan's Grove Park on Wednesday, Au- gust 13 beginning at 6 p.m. All members and their guests are invited. Also invited are those who may be inter- ested in becoming a member of the Men's Club. The club will provide fried chicken and beverages. Mem- bers and guests will bring a covered dish to share. Please call 876-3323 by Tuesday, Au- gust 12 if you are attending. If you would like to know more about the Shepherdstown .Men's Club, call Bill Ayers, president, at 876-1046. BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC A free Blood Pressure Clinic will be held Saturday, August 9 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon at Trinity Episcopal Church Chapel, Shepherdstown. Trained personnel will be on hand for blood pressure and pulse readings. All age persons are encouraged to take advan- tage of this opportunity. The clinic is sponsored by the Shep- herdstown Ministerial Associa- tion. This will be the only clinic held this month. For further information, you may call Georgia ~ McElhaney at 876-6745 or K. Thompson at 876-2218. SEA CHANTERS CONCERT CANCELLED The August 8 concert by the Sea Chanters of the United States Navy at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park has been cancelled. The concert was part of the Music in the Mountains sum- mer military band concert se- ries, co-sponsored by the park and the Harpers Ferry-Bolivar District Veterans Association. The cancellation of the con- cert was due to funding cuts which eliminated transporta- tion of the group from Wash- ington to Harpers Ferry. The next concert is by Free Country of the UiS. Marine Corps and is scheduled for Sat- urday, September 6. Concerts are free and begin at 6 p.m., lasting about 90 minutes. The concerts are at the Cavalier Heights Visitors Cen- ter in Harpers Ferry, just off Route 340. For more information, call the Visitors Center at 535- 6298. HILLBILLY IDOL IN WINCHESTER The Bluemont Concert Se- ries will present Hillbilly IDOL on Friday, August 15, at 7:30 p.m. for the ninth of ten con- certs at the Old Frederick County Courthouse in historic Winchester, Va. Admission is $5 per person, $3 for Bluemont Friends and Seniors, and $1 for kids under age six. Proceeds support Bluemont's year-round Artist-in-Education program in area schools. Hillbilly IDOL plays just about every kind of music, from Louisiana zydeco to country and bluegrass. Bring a lawn chair or blan- ket to sit on and a picnic to er~- joy prior to the show. A local community group will provide homemade refreshments as a fundraiser for its programs. In case of rain the concert will be held at Handley High School. She hcrd ~LEGE It's not too late to register for Shepherd's new Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction Call now for information and application: 304/876-5237 or 800/344-5231, ext. 5237 Application and catalog are available on the Web at www.shepherd.edu/masters/ EDUC 504 Structures of Effective Student Assessment begins August 20 EDUC 500 Advancing the Use of Technology in the Classroom begins August 21 Peudlng approval [rrm~ "rl, e Hsgher Learning (.,,mmls$1*,~t o[ tbe North Cemral Asv~t~atvm '~t (.,Aleges and 5tl~,ols Comml~svm on lnstttulmus ~ff I hgber I;ducalvm i i ii ,i i i ENTREPRENEURS' FORUM AUGUST 12 The Eastern Panhandle En- trepreneurs' Forum will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, August 12, at the Holiday Inn, Martinsburg. Sponsored by Bruce Van Wyk, the featured speaker and guest will be Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, now serving her second term in the U.S. House of Representatives from the Second Congressional District. Networking will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by the regular program, which concludes at 8 o'clock. To attend the session, call 728-3255, or send an email to info@icda.aet. JAMES RUMSEY ORIENTATION James Rumsey Technical In- stitute has announced that ori- entation will be held at the school on Wednesday, August 20, from 5-8 p.m. All students enrolled in classes at Rumsey from Berke- ley, Jefferson and Morgan counties should plan to attend this orientation session. HEALTH SCREENING AT CHURCH On Tuesday, August 19, be- ginning at 9 a.m., community residents are invited to Zion Episcopal Church located at 221 East Washington Street, for some important health sav- ing tests. You can find out your risk for stroke by having Dop- pler Diagnostics conduct a stroke screening which uses painless ultrasound technology to visualize the carotid arteries in your neck for plaque build up, which can lead to a stroke. They will also offer an ultra- sound test that looks for ab- dominal aneurysms on the aorta of the abdomen and an osteoporosis bone density test for men and women. The screenings are available for only $28 each if you purchase as a package. This is a health CmZENS of Chad. Town ii prevention program, and with early detection, these problems can be treated. The results are given directly to you and you are referred back to your own doctor. Call 1-800-446-0925 to register for an appointment or more information. Space is lim- ited to the first 50 people. SHEPHERDSTOWN LIBRARY SLATES FINE-FREE WEEK The Shepherdstown Public Library will be closed Monday, August 18 through Saturday, August 23. During that week, there will be no overdue fines charged on any overdue book(s) (or other overdue library mate- rials) returned in the book drop. Library users are encour- aged to check out extra books in August for vacation reading. The library will resume its usual schedule on Monday, Au- gust 25. For more information, please call the library at 304- 876-2783. SHEPHERD YOUTH ORCHESTRA SETS AUDITIONS The Shepherd College Pre- paratory Division Youth Or- chestra (formerly known as the Potomac Valley Youth Orches- tra) will hold auditions for the 2003-04 season on September 3, at 7 Frank Creative Art~ Theater on the college in Positions are string sections in and Senior Youth Students auditioning: Junior Youth asked to prepare choice to perform at tion and should be sight-read music at to early Students Senior Youth asked to prepare a choice and will be scales and si The Shepherd parator3 ginning its sixth meets weekly for throughout the Each group also concerts The orchestra dent members from ton County, Md., and Jefferson counties Virginia. The orchestras the direction Joshua Russell, and McCoy. Please Munro at 3( can reach her through~ ditional information youth orchestra. $ eet Cam, Squash-Red Paatoe~ed Me~ley & Sh~ PhmP P rt PRODIK~ R~ & Red or Ydk~ T~ms~.~ea Onk~s- W~n~ms ?:P