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IO Social News HOSPITAL BOARD MEETING SEPTEMBER 28 The Board of Managers of Jefferson I Memorial Hospital will meet in the hospital Board Room at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 28. This meeting is open to the public. NOW STATE CONFERENCE Women and men interested in equality issues are invited to the an- nual National Organization for Women's annual state conference Oc- tober 7-9 at Camp Virgil Tate near Charleston. You do not have to be a member to attend. Registration is Friday, October 7, from 5 p.m. to midnight. That evening, participants will attend the Holly Near concert at the Capitol Plaza Theatre. Call 342-1671 for tickets. On Saturday, workshops will include political networking, mid-eastern women, chapter development, fat as a feminist issue, workplace reform, dance empowerment, the arts. The conference will also include meals, NOW plenary meetings, spiritual hour and state council. State officers for the next two years will be elected. For further information, call 343-3719 or 342-4391. ADVANCED NURSING COURSE OFFERED WINCHESTER---An education seminar on "Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring" will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on October 25 at the John Kerr Building on Cork and Cameron streets here. The seminar is being offered to pro- vide health care practitioners with hemodynamic monitoring principles and clinical applications. It is spon- sored by the Shenandoah College and Conservatory's Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing and Health Professions. It will be taught by Linda Schakon- bach, clinical nurse specialist at Fair- fax Hospital. A $70 fee includes lunch, study guides and .65 continuing education units. i JURIED FINE ARTS EXHIBIT Professional and amateur artists throughout West Virginia will compete for $1,700 in prize money during the Mountain State Forest Festival in Elkins in early October. The Juried Fine Arts Exhibit, hosted by the Seneca Trail Artists Guild, is funded in part by the Arts and Humanities Division of the West Virginia Department of Culture and History and the Mountain State Forest Festival Association. Painting, draw- ing, printmaking and sculpture may be submitted by resident West Virginia artists for judging. Each artist may submit two entries. Non-members of the Art Guild will be charged a non-refundable entry fee. Hand delivered entries will be ac- cepted Saturday, October 1, between ,1 and 4 p.m. at the Elkins YMCA, 400 Davis Avenue. For more information or to request a prospectus by mail, contact Margaret Slier, 116 Poplar Street, Elkins, W.Va. 26241, or call Jesse Reed, 636-3439. RACING HISTORY TO BE PRESENTED The Jefferson County Oral and Visual History Association will present "They Passed This Way: A History of Thoroughbred Racing in Jefferson County," at the Bardane Health Center Wednesday, September 28, and Thursday, September 29, at 7 p.m. Ad- mission is free and JCOVHA's other publications will be available to those attending. DIABETES GROUP MEETING SEPTEMBER 26 Attention diabetics and all those in- . terested in diabetes - the first meeting of the 1968-89 year of the Eastern Panhandle Chapter, West Virginia Af- filiate, American Diabetes Associa- tion, will be held at City Hospital Mon- day, September 26, at 7 p.m. Cindy Carbaugh, MSN, RN, cardiac rehabilitation coordinator at City Hospital, will present the program, "The Heart of the Matter," an infor- mative session on diabetes and heart disease. The public is invited. Free blood sugar testing will be done. This meeting has special significance because half of all diabetics die of heart disease, and its related forms. Learning about the prevention as well as the treatment of heart disease should be of importance to all diabetics. For more information contact Vicky Mason at 267-4939, or Barbara Fierst, RN, at 676-3784. KING HERITAGE ACTION PROJECTS Harpers Ferry National Historical Park announces its participation in the National Park Service's Martin Luther King Jr., Heritage Action Projects. The purpose of these projects is to promote the theme of "People Doing Things With People For People." Harpers Ferry has chosen monthly food drives as its project. The park employees will work in conjunction with churches, schools and other branches of the park service in Jefferson County. The food drive will begin in September 1988 and continue through the end of January 1989. On the 29th of each months, donations of canned foods will be received at the park Visitors Center and other designated locations. The donations of canned foods will be distributed by churches in Jefferson County. For further information, call Harpers Ferry National Historical Park 535-6371, extension 6529. SPECIAL OLYMPICS GALA AT CAPITOL West Virginia's Capitol Rotunda in Charleston will be the site of the "Join the World of Winners: West Virginia Salutes Special Olympics" Anniver- sary Gala on Saturday, October 15, it was announced today. Mrs. Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of Special Olympics Interna- tional, will join Mrs. Shelley Moore, Mrs. Gaston Caperton and other per- sonalities to salute 20 years of Special Olympics in West Virginia. There will be a reception and dance in the rotunda with funds derived from the evening's festivities to be used to train future Special Olympians. Tickets for the event can be reserv- ed by calling the West Virginia Special Olympics' State Office, toll free, 1-800-642-5000. Ticket prices range from $50 to $150. Ask aboui I our new [Nutritional e" SPECIAL ! 7 VISITS FOR JUST $30 !* THE SLENDER YOU FALL REDUCTION SALE! Give yourself a lift this Fall with "a gift from Slender You Here's your chance to try our unique six-machine, high-repetition fitness program and save! Our "No Swear'tMworkout will help you set in shape and lose inches on your very first visit. For a limited time, we're offering dis- counts on Slender You workouts. There are no memberships to buy and no dues to pay. And because your first trial workout is FREE (always), there's never been a better time to get in shape. Only at Slender You--the no pain workout that really works! *Offer expires September 30 You'll love it! D 1988, Slender You. Inc. of Chsrles Town Tuscawilla Village Shops 728-8175 l Ill SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 1988 Upcoming Events VERMONT HO'LIDAY SKI TRIP PLANNED Skiiers can ring out 1988 with a uni- que holiday ski vacation in Killington, Vermont, co-sponsored by Frederick County Parks and Recreation Depart- ment and Passages, Inc. The package offers six days at the popular resort, leaving Winchester December 25 and returning December 30. included in the package are lodging at the North Star Lodge in Killington, round-trip air fare from Duiles Inter- national Airport, transfers, lift tickets, taxes and gratuities. The cost is $548 per person; registration deadline is Saturday, October 15. Room registra-' Lion is filling fast, so early registration is urged. Skiiers are to register at Passages, Inc., 2050 Garber Road, Winchester call either Passages, 703-662-9063, or Frederick County Parks and Recrea- tion, 703-665-5678 for more information. OLD-TIME RAILROAD EXCURSION ANNOUNCED The Cass scenic railroad in wild, wonderful West Virginia is an authen- tic turn-of-the-century logging train, invented to climb steep grades, swing around hairpin curves and negotiate frail tracks. Frederick County Parks and Recreation Department will spon- sor a trip to ride these shay locomotive-driven trains Saturday, September 24. Participants will enjoy an old-fashioned train ride, climbing thousands of feet to the top of West Virginia's second-highest peak. The trip will leave Winchester at 9 a.m. and return by 8 p.m. The $11 fee includes transportation and escort; ticket cost for the two-hour ride is ex- tra. This trip was rescheduled from August 13 and registrations for that date will be honored. For more information, call Allison Backer, Monday through Friday. 9 a.m. to S p.m., at 703-665-5678. AUTUMN GLORY BIKE RIDE An Autumn Glory Bike Ride will be held Saturday, October 22, at 10 am. This is a 24-mile roundtrip bike ride from Brunswick to Monocacy on the C & O Canal Towpath and hosted by a Prk ranger. Participants should bring a lunch and drink for the lunch stop. Bikers will meet at the Brunswick, Md., campground. FALL FESTIVAL The annual fall festival of the Pearl. S. Buck Birthplace Foundation will be held on Saturday, September 24, at Hillsboro, W.Va., from 9 am. to 5 p.m. There will be music, various forms of other entertainment, demonstra- tions and food for sale on the premises. The gift shop will feature special Pearl Buck books, related items and hand- crafted items, while applebutter and cider will be on sale. For more information, contact Mrs. Doris Starks, museum director, at 653-4430. SONS OF)IFEDERATE VETERANS MEETING The Henry Kyd Douglass Chapter, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will hold their monthly meeting Tuesday, September 27, at the Citizens Fire Company. Dinner is at 7 p.m. Speaker for the evening will be Paul E. Lee, II, of the National Park Service. Lee has been chief of interpretation at the Park for 12 years. His topic will be "The Last Days of the Armory." Adjutant Ken Akers stated that dues are payable at the meeting. Com- mander James Morison requests a good turnout for the evening. SPOON WALK The C & O Canal National Historical Park will sponsor a Spoon Walk, a six- mile night walk along the canal toath on Sunday, October 30, at 6:30 p.m. Walkers will meet at the Brunswick campground and you must bring a flashlight and a snack. Children under 16 must be accom- panied by an adult. LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SEMINARS *ANNOUNCED The WVU Extension Service's Leadership Academy at historic Jackson's Mill has announced a number of seminars to be held in Oc- tober, the announcement being made by Dr. Virginia T. McClain, project director. The seminars are as follow: "Effective Problem Solving" to be held Wednesday, October 12. Registra- tion fee of $75, including lunch. Registration deadline September 28. "Culture and Management" to be held Thursday, October 13. Registra- tion fee of $75, including lunch and in- structional materials. Registration deadline September 29. "Conflict Management" to be held Tuesday, October II. Registration fee of *VS including lunch and imtructional materials. Registration deadline September 27. "Effective Public Speaking" to be held on Wednesday, October 19. Registration fee again $75 including materials and lunch. Registration deadline October 15. "Safety and Environmental Regula- tions to be on Thursday, October 6. Again, the fee is $75 to include materials and lunch. Registration deadline for this seminar is September 22. Another seminar with the same theme will be held Thursday, November 10, the registration deadline being October 27. Dr. McClain said all events will be at the Jackson's Mill State 4-H Camp near Weston. Inquiries may be sent to Leadership Academy, c/o WVU Cen- tral District Office, Jackson's Mill State 4-H Camp, Weston, W.Va. 26452, or call 269-6681. ART SHOW AND SALE The Shenandoah Valley Artist's Association will hold its sixth annual Art Show and Sale in the Apple Blossom Mall, Winchester, September 30 and October 1 and 2. The association has over 100 members from the Shenandoah Valley and about 35 members will be show- ing watercolors, acrylic and oil pain- tings as well as photography and drawings. A unique feature of this show is that a jury comprised of a large group of area residents will judge the art. LECTURE SERIES WINCHESTER -- Christian ethics professor Tex Sample will lecture on "Ethics for the Long Haul" at Shenan- doah College and Conservatory Thursday, September 22, at 8 p.m. in the Hester Auditorium. Lectures scheduled are, respective- ly, "Whose World is it Anyway? Relating Ecology and Theology," and "Sexuality: Are We Having Fun Yet?" The first lecture will include a 9 p.m. panel discussion and reception. The Harambee Singers will perform for the second lecture, and it will also in- clude a 9 p.m. panel discussion. The series will conclude with "Should We Legislate Morality?" at the 11 a.m. chapel service September 23 in Gondson Hall. The service will in- clude a performance by the Conser- vatory Choir. MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFAB Two Model United Nations Con- ferences for sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth graders are available to the youth of the community, one of these to be held December 9 to 11 at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center near Ripley, while the second will be March 17 to 19 at the Bergamo Center near Dayton, O. Participants learn about the world, develop their skills of research, writing and public speaking and gain self-confidence while having a good time with a purpose. Registrations are now being ac- cepted and information is available from the Ohio-West Virginia YMCA at Box 239, Pt. 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TONES" I 1 9.00 P.M. until I :00 A.M. ;i / O ," FOR MEMBERS and GUESTS ONLL__ = ='j L  ell= 4lJ elID* 41lip elllm ellli elIIJD  eID  (R) lrOM CRUISE ". -SHOWING AT 7 and 9 P.M. O Matinee Sat..Sun.2 ATTENTION ALL JEFFERSON CO. JR. HIGH GIRLS announcing the Registration for the Fifth Annual Call i lDO 725-  2360 For Further Info. Pageant '88 * Lots of terrific prizes, awards, trophies. * * Special week of activities at Jefferson High with new friends, developing confidence, style, and creativity. *** and lots, lots more. 1 Registration meeting JHS Auditorium September 28 or 29 Interested girls must bring a parent to pay registration fee of $30.00 (this may be a business sponsor). Be prepared to have photograph taken for the program. m DEMOCRATS WEDNESDAY, The Jefferson Association will September 28, ferson County meeting will lay ing election and the precedes the ballotinCr WATERF( SET V1rgmm's oldest Waterford "Homes Exhibit,' celebrates its October 7 to 9 in the Landmark village of I Unique to line the village lanes and instruct crafts as shoemaking, weaving, chair caning New this year is a on Saturday ed community is American music and drum corps town, thousands of for sale by over homes, a barn flowers, antique and photography , tional American food. The show is held 10 daily at the gate they will Children 12 and free of charge. call the 703-882-3018. THE INC. Air Rail-Cruise Fast First Class 871 outside 1 No Char( Diet "Chan My 1 Toget t, we can chang  DIET CENTEB I helping men, children lose since 1971. be successful. Learn a lose weight fast it off. 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