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6 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, November 13, 2008 The American Red Cross has scheduled the following blood Blood drives in Jefferson County. To be eligible to donate, you must be 17 years of age, at least 110 pounds, and be in reasonably good health. A person can give every 56 days. All blood types are need- Drives ' ed, but especially O negative and O positive. Make your appoint- ment online at or call 1-800-GIVELIFE. Drives will be held as follows: Tuesday, November 18, 10 a.m.- Scheduled at Charles Town Races and Slots; Wednesday, November 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Shepherd University Student Center Star- er Ballroom; and Friday, November 21 from 2-7 p.m. at Leetown United Methodist Church. Sports Injuries Topic of Seminar iCommunity Events i Subscribe to the pirit i CALL 725-2046 Friends in Action of the Eastern Panhandle Life Skills Graduation On October 16, the first family graduated from Life Skills Train- ing, a new program offered by Friends in Action of the Eastern Panhandle. Scott and Jennifer Kelleher, shown here with volun- teer mentor Carola Stephens, received a certificate of completion as well as a $50 gift certificate toward a class of their choice at the James Rumsey Technical Institute for their accomplishment. "We really like going to the classes," said Jennifer, "The parenting class came in handy and we used what we learned in the organization class right away." FIAEP developed and launched the series of interactive work- shops in February of this year. The purpose of the program is to educate families on vital subjects such as: budgeting, getting and keeping a job, nutrition, family bonding, parenting, and house- hold organization. "Th6 goat is to provide low income families with tools and information to enhance their day to day lives," said Te- resa Warnick, Program Director for FIAEP. "The presence of the volunteer mentors with the program participants reinforces the information gained during the sessions." The training has been well received by families and their volunteer mentor-teams. Each session begins with a nutritious meal for the families and volun- teers. This is followed bya presentation Conducted by a local ex- pert. While the parents are engaged with the speaker, childcare is provided by volunteers. Students in the Spanish Honor Society of Jefferson High School led by Maria Howar and the FOCUS Coali- tion Group, led by Felicia Stevenson have helped with childcare. To find out how you can be a part of Life Skills or to learn about volunteering with Friends in Action of the Eastern Panhandle, please call the office at 304-876-8500. West Virginia University Hospitals-East and the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sci- ences Center Eastern Divi- sion will sponsor a community mini-medical school program titled Weekend Sports War- rior. The program will be held on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 in the auditorium of the WVU Health Sciences Center on the City Hospital campus. Dr. Joseph Cincinnat'i, ortho- pedic surgeon with the Center for Orthopedic Excellence in Martinsburg and Eric Scrap- sell, MPT, ATC, outpatient re- habilitation supervisor and SMART Clinic coordinator at City Hospital, will be the guest speakers. The public is invited to at- tend this mini-medical school program to learn more about injury risk factors for people who exercise and play sports. Attendees will also learn how to prevent some common sports injuries. Sign-in for the community mini-medical school program begins at 6:30 pro, with the program to follow from 7 - 8 pm. Reservations are strong- ly recommended. For more information or to register for this program, phone 264- 1223. This community mini-med- ical school program is being offered free to the public as a community service of WVUH- East and the WVU Health Sciences Center Eastern Divi- sion. Putting Smartphones to work for your small business makes good business sense. Schedule an appointment with us and learn how to use your phone to keep you connected and productive in and out of the office. MOTO Q" 9c Smartphone with full QWERTY keyboard and wireless e-mail & Web -View, edit or create Microsoft Office documents $ ReqUires 2-yr. agmt. plu~'$39,g5 voice plan and $24,95 Smartphone Plan purchases. BlackBerry" Curve 8330 Smartphone with the smallest full QWERTY keyboard, wireless e-mail & Web and organizer $ Requires 2-yr. agmt. plus $39,95 voice plan and $24,95 Smartphone Plan purchases. U.S. Celhflar AUTHORIZED AGENT Cell-Page Communications Potomac Ma rke-tp-TaceC- Ranson 304-725-4400 Martinsburg Mall- Near Sears- 304-263-8755 106 W. 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Cellular. 4S]'AN-/~4C-A-10/08 The Shenandoah and Potomac Valley Garden Railway Club will hold its second annual Train Show on Saturday, November 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Citizens Fire Hall in Charles Town. Entry fee to the event is $5 for those 13 and older; under 13 are free. The show encompasses all scales. over ili I am very thankful to the voters of Jefferson County for electing me to serve them as Assessor the next 4 years. I am truly honored. Paid for by the Committee to Elect Banks Assessor. John E. Ott, Treasurer. '91 New Day b; H,: aid, c~m: ~' "Sprains, Strains, Injury risk factors for people who exercise and or play any kind of gports and how to prevent them." November 18th "Weekend Sports Warrior" Presented by Guest Speakers: Joseph Cincinnati D.O. Orthopedic Surgeon Center for Orthopedic Excellence, Martinsburg Eric Sampsell, MPT, ATC Outpatient Rehabilitation Supervisor S.H.A.R.T Clinic Coordinator - City Hospital :.: + Over $10 million was generated for Jefferson County last year. At Charles Town Races & Slots, it's not just about fun and games; it's also about funding libraries and arts initiatives. Slot revenues have helped the Charles Town Library, Harpers Ferry/Bolivar Ubrary, South Jefferson Library as well as the Shepherdstown Library. They've also helped support arts programs in our communities of Jefferson County. www,ctownraces com