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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, December 17, 1998 15 OF GOD Harpers Ferry, the Rev. *astor. School at 10 a.m.; a.m.; Evangelical Service p.m prayer and Bible 'GOD CHURCH SOutheast of Charles Town Leesburg, Va the Boyce; pastor. Sunday Worship at 11 a.m.; at 6:30 p.m. Children's Family Night begins at CHURCH Stone's Chapel are con- at 9:30 a.m. by the Nursery is provided. ENGLE CHARGE ts Fraim, Pastor, tele- located on Engle Switch 9 a.m.; Church School CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH SERVICES Christian Science Church services are held in Shepherdstown at the Entler Hotel Sunday mornings at 10 o'clock. Services are conducted by lay readers and include readings from the Bible and Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. The Entler Hotel is located at the corner of German and Princess streets and is handicapped accessible. Young people up to the age of 20 are invited to attend the weekly Sunday School, also at 10 a.m. Pupils are taught the Scripture in small classes Testimony meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. The public is welcome. HALLTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Located in Halltown. Member of the Parish of the Eastern Panhandle. Worship Service, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:30 a.rn. itional C CATHOLIC-COMMUN|TY HOLY FAITH CHAPEL CATHOLIC CHURCH On U.S. Route 522 at Route 642 east, six miles south of Winchester, Vs. Mass schedule information available by calling (703) 869-3151. Sunday Masses: 10 a.m. (English); 12 noon (Spanish); Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.; Wednesday Mass at 5:30 p.m.; Evensong and Benediction Blessed Sac- rament: second Fridays of the month at 5:30 p.m.; Confessions (English/Span- ish): Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m or one- half hour before Masses. HISPANIC COMMUNITY CENTER MISSION OF SAINT JOSEPH THE WORKER For information, call (703) 869-3151. Serves Charles Town area residents. Fa- ther Juan V. Solanas, pastor. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-INWOOD Located on Route 51 east, just outside of Inwood. Senior Pastor Devin B. Ward, Assistant Pastors Tim Butler and Ken- UMC: Worship at NEW STREET UNITED neth Click. Telephone 229-3690. provided); Sunday ! and adults begins at 9:30 METHODIST CHURCH Sunday School at 10 a.m. ;Worship at Located at the corner of New and 11 a.m.; Children's Worship at 11 a.m.; Church streets, Shepherdstown. Tele- Evening Worship at 7 p.m.; Wednesday phone 876-2362. Rev. Wendy Mid-WeekService, 7 p.m.; Word of Life Shullenbarger, pastor. Youth Program, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Nurs- ~hington Street, Harp-Gathering time for Sunday School at cry provided. seminarian. 9:30 a.m. (classes for all ages); Worship at 9 a.m.; Worship at service at 10:30 a.m. (nursery is pro- on the first Sunday vided). Fellowship follows. FELLOWSHIP BIBLE CHURCH Fellowship Bible Church is currently SEVENTH-DAYADVENTIST meeting at C.W. Shipley Elementary CHURCH CHURCH SERVICES School on U.S. Rout$ 340 between Harp- CHRIST The Charles Town Seventh-Day Ad- ers Ferry and Charles Town. Route 480 at Kear- ventist Church, located one and one-half Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. Shepherdstown, Rev. miles on the Summit Point Road, is pas- with worship at 10:15 a.m. tored by Elder George Winnerberg. Tele- Youth group and prayer group meet at 9 o'clock; Sunday phone (304) 725-6018. in homes every other week on Wednes- Sabbath School/Bible study begins at day and Sunday nights. ], 7 p.m the first Mon- 9:30 a.m. every Saturday morning. Wor- For more information call Pastor Van the Consistory meets ship begins at 11 a.m. Marsceau at 263-5764 or Elders at 876- of each month, 7 Fellowship dinners are held after ser- 6391 or 876-2166. vices on the third Saturday of every at 11 a.m.; Women's month. MILLVILLE PENTECOSTAL at 7 p.m. There will be guest speakers on the CHURCH SERVICES second and fourth Saturday of every Located in Millville, the Rev. Joseph month. Fraley, pastor. Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Worship at 11 a.m.; Evening Service at 7 SUMMIT POINT UNITED o'clock. Crossroads): Wor- METHODIST CHURCH Wednesday, Young Peoples' Service at At Summit Point United Methodist 7:30 p.m. 230): Worship at 10 10:45. (Shenandoah School at 10 a.m.; Church, John and Kathy Lewis, pastors. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; worship at 10:30 a.m.; choir practice on Monday at 7 p.m.; UMW meetings on the first Wednesday at 7 p.m.; UMM meetings on the third Wednesday at 7 p.m.; Board of Administration or Council of Ministries, the third Thursday at 7 p.m. Nursery is provided during worship times. GUIDING LIGHT CHURCH SERVICES The Guiding Light Gospel Center Church at 455 North Cameron Street, Winchester, Va with pastor Elizabeth Frye. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Sunday morning worship service and Children's Church, 11 a.m.; Sunday Night Worship, 7 p.m.; Monday Discipleship Training, 7 p.m.; Tuesday Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Wednesday Evening Open Prayer, 7 p.m.; Saturday Evening Worship 7 p,m.; Hymn Sing on the last Saturday of the month at 7 p.m. For more information, call 540- 662-1028, or 662-9885. Pastor's home, 725-8898. SHEPHERDSTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Located at 100 West Washington Street, Randall W. Tremba, pastor. Sunday worship, 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Nursery care provided. For information, call 876- 6466. CHARLES TOWN CHURCH OF CHRIST At the Charles Town Church of Christ, located on the Country Club Road, the Rev. Dwane Casteel, minister. Sunday services include Bible study at 9:30 a.m.; Worship Services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. For additional information or trans- portation, call 725-7730 or 725-2423. OAKLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Located at 26 Oakland Terrace, Charles Town, Route 9 east, JoAnne Al- exander and H. Kent 'rice, pastors. Tele- phone 725-5233 or 725-3737. Contemporary music and style, ca- sual dress. Worship service Sunday at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School (age 2 through adult) at 9:15 a.m.; Pioneer Clubs (age 2 through grade 6) each Wednesday at 7 p.m. KEARNEYSVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Located on Route 9 and Route 460 in Kearneysville. Member of the Parish of the Eastern Panhandle. Worship Service 9 a.m.; fellowship follows the service. Bible Study Wednes- days at 7 p.m. at the church. UNITY OF SHEPHERDSTOWN Study group meets Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at New Street United Methodist Church, New and Church streets, in Shepherdstown. For information, please call Diana Eldridge, 304-876-3755. FIRST ZION BAPTIST CHURCH At 1030 West Ridge Street, Harpers Ferry, the Rev. Carroll E. Johnson, pas- tor. Morning Worship at 11 a.m. Holy Communion the first Sunday of every month. NEW TESTAMENT BAPTIST CHURCH (Independent Baptist) At 2132 Winchester Pike, Route 11 south near Pikeside Lanes, Martinsburg. Jerry L. Sipe, pastor. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service at 6 p.m. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. For more information on the services, call (304) 229.7990. UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF HAGERSTOWN Ecumenical services and religious education classes in the Unitarian-Uni- versalist tradition. People of all denomi- national backgrounds welcome at 626 Washington Avenue, Hagerstown, Md. Sunday services at 10:45 a.m, Child care provided during the service. Parking in rear with handicap access ramp avail- able. Rev. Valerie T Wills, minister. For more information call (301) 797- 5533. GOD Route 40 at Boonsboro, D. Massie, pastor. )I-432-8038 or 301-791- thool at 9:30 a.m.; at 10:45 a.m.; Morn- a.m.; Evangelistic Evening FTH is held pm. a.m.; Worship L.m.; Jefferson Charge Wednesday at 7:30 r of the p.m.; Administrative Tuesday of every at the Little Stone p and sing- Tele- and 6 p.m worship; 7p.m. on the first Monday of CATHOLIC of Church and in Shepherdstown, gh, pastor. 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, a.m. from 4:30 to BAPTIST CHURCH 340 across from the Plaza, Dr. Ray T. Love, for all ages at 9:45 Church and Worship at Club at 5:30; Evening and Bible available for those in Well-staffed nursery pro- call 725-9394. CHURCH Joe Conti, pas- a.m.; Sunday School, Day, Jr pastor. Route 9 near Mission 9 a.m.; Church School, Prayer meeting, on Route 32, Chestnut at 10 a.m.; Church ,~ Service, 7 p.m. at the corner of Hostler Church School b at 11:15 a.m. CHURCH OF GOD Route 51 and South R. Earl Wilbourne, at 10 a.m.; Morning a.m.; Evening Worship i 7.30 ' p.m Worship. ' I~APTIST CHURCH Church on Flow- near Shepherdstown. 876-2212. 9 a.m 10:30 a.m evening Praise and ~,~a. Children's Sunday and 11:50 a.m and old at 6 at 9 and 10:30 Tuesday at 9:30 at 7 p.m. p.m. Monday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on ST. PAUL BAPTIST CHURCH Located on Route 9 at KearneysviUe, Rev. Alex L. Lambert, Jr pastor, tele- phone (304) 876-2885. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship at 11 a.m.; Prayer and Praise Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.; Bible Class Tues- day at 7 p.m. Holy Communion the first Sunday af- ter morning worship. JESUS NAME PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Located between Martinsburg and Charles Town off Route 9 behind the Country Market at Bardane. Pastor, Bar- ney Pittman, Jr. Services Sunday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Bible study Thursday at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (304) 264- 2321. MISSION TABERNACLE CHURCH Located 1/4 mile on Mission Road at Harpers Ferry, Lee R. Strickler, pastor. Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Evangelis- tic Service at 7 p.m. Sunday, and services Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 7 p.m. JESUS, THE OPEN DOOR MINISTRY Located at the Bardane Community Center, Route 9. Rev. Mary Garrott. Tele- phone 535-6932. Sunday morning services at 10 a.m. Evening services on the first and third Sunday of each month. THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Harpers Ferry Ward is now meet- ing at Harpers Ferry Junior High School on Washington Street in Bolivar. Bishop Calvin K. Grow presiding. Sunday meetings are as follows: Sac- rament Meeting, 9 a.m.; Sunday School and Primary, 10:20 a.m.; Priesthood, Re- lief Society, Young Men and Young Women, 11:10 a.m. Tuesday meetings for youth are still held at the Martinsburg Ward Chapel, 1050 Lovelace Way, Martinsburg. Young women, 12 to 18 years old, 7 p.m.; Boy Scout Troop and Cub Pack 165, 7 p.m. The Family History Center is located in Winchester, Va telephone (540) 722- 6055. Hours are Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m and Thursdays from 12 noon to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Visitors are welcome at all church meetings. For more information, call the missionaries at 725-4541. LEETOWN SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH Dr. Dennis Campbell, pastor, tele- phone 725-4209. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. with spe- cial education class. Worship service at 11 a.m. (nursery provided). Tuesday, Choir practice at 7 p.m. First Thursday in each month, WMU meeting at 7:30 p.m. Children's Church each Sunday at 11 a.m. A business meeting will be conducted the second Wednesday of each month. BAHA'I FAITH Devotional service every Sunday at 11:30 a.m. at the Entler Hotel, German and Princess streets, Shepherdstown. Prayers, music and readings from the Baha'i scriptures as well as from those of other world religions. Refreshments and fellowship following the devotions. Ev- eryone is welcome. Discussion group on Baha'i topics on the second and fourth Saturday eve- nings. Call for information on times and place: 535-6852. ~.MLEETOWN UNITED ETHODIST CHURCH Pastor, Paul PAtter, Worship service Sunday at 9:15 a.m. (nursery provided); Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. Choir rehearsal Thursdays at 7 p.m. Administrative Council meetings on the second Thursday at 7:30 p.m, United Methodist Women, the second Wednesday at 7 p.m. United Methodist Men, the fourth Wednesday at 7 p.m. United Methodist Youth, the third Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. AA Meeting, Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Scouts on Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. tices BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH (INDJFUNDAMENTAL) Meeting at South Jefferson Elemen- tary School (use rear entrance). Pastor AI Cameron. Sunday at 9:30 a.m Fel~'owship time (coffee and doughnuts); I0 a.m Sunday School for all ages; 11 a.m Morning Worship and Junior Church. Nursery provided for all meetings. Wednesday at 7 p.m Prayer and Bible Study. Call 876-9346 for location of Wednesday service and more informa- tion. GOOD NEWS FAITH BIBLE CHURCH Meeting at the Bolivar Community Center. Pastor, Rev. Scott B. Taylor. Call 301-963-7822 for information. Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Praise and Worship at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome. MIDDLEWAY INTERNATIONAL PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF CHRIST Located in Middleway. Service times: Sunday at 10 a.m.; Sunday night (new time) 6 p.m. Pastor is Frank J. James. BOLIVAR PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Bolivar Pentecostal Church, located next to the K.O.A. Kampground in Harp- ers Ferry, offers a variety of services. Sunday School classes for all ages be- gin at 10 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. There are many ministries to assist individuals and their specific needs. A rapidly growing children's and youth program is offered to help families with issues related to raising children in today's society. Please call Pastor B.G. Turner at (304) 535-2221 for information. SHEPHERDSTOWN CHRIST REFORMED Services at the United Church of Christ, East German Street, Shepherd- stown, are conducted each Sunday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Bronson Staley. Sunday School for children and adults at 10:15 a,m. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF RANSON (Independent-Fundamental) Located on Route 15 (Leetown Pike), just one-half mile west of State Route 9. Michael D. Withem, pastor. Sunday School begins at 9 a.m.; morning worship at 10 a.m.; evening preaching at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening Bible study (adult) begins at 7 p.m. Word of Life (teens) and Olympians (grades 1-6) meet every Wednesday at 7 p.m. A well-staffed nursery is provided for every service. For more information about the church or its various ministries, call 725- 8078 or 725-3288. LIBERTY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CHURCH (Non-Denominational) Liberty Christian Fellowship is Io- cated at 210 North Church Street, Charles Town. Call Pastors Jack & Nancy Meikrantz for information at 725- ' 0936. Schedule of services: Sunday - Praise and Worship and preaching of the Word at 10 a.m.; Church School for children through teens at 11 a.m.; Nursery for children under three years from 10 a.m. until noon; Holy Communion the second Sunday of eqch month. Thursday, Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to be part of the preparatory work of the Holy Spirit in our midst. @ TRINITY EPISCOPAL SHEPHERDSTOWN The Ven. G.T. Schramm, rector. Sunday, Holy Communion at 8 and 10 a.m.; Church School at 10 a~m. Wednesday, Bible Club at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Bible study at 10:30 a.m.; Holy Communion at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, morning prayer at 7:30 a.m. HERITAGE FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH One Route 51, east Of Inwood, Russell W. Wright, pastor, and Richard Nethercutt, a~sociate pastor. Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Worship at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday, Prayer and Worship at 7 p.m. For more information, telephone (304) 229-2210. CALVARY ASSEMBLY OF GOD SERVICES At Calvary Assembly of God, 114 Fairfax Blvd Ranson, (telephone 725- 5857). William P. Reed, Pastor. Sunday services include Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; worship service at 10:45 a.m nursery provided; evening service at 6 p.m. Mid-week services are conducted each Wednesday at 7 p.m and include Royal Rangers and Missionettes. KING'S APOSTLE HOLINESS CHURCH OF GOD Located on West Third Avenue in Ranson. Bishop Eugene E. Baltimore is the pastor. Sunday School (classes for all age groups) is at 9:45 a and Sunday worship service is at 11 a.m. Also, Bible study and prayer services are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Our doors are always open to every race of people. For more information on service format, call 725-5730 or 263- 1917. KABLETOWN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Off Route 9 on Route 25, Rov. James Chambly and Roy. Dee Ann Dixon, pas- tors. Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Adult Church School, 9:30 a.m. Mrs. Pauline Ott 725-8678 McKenzie and Robert Allen, Meadowland, were Tuesday night visitors of their grandparents, Frank, Jr and Carolyn Cooper. Sharon Ott, Shannon Ott, and Casy were Thursday visitors of Shannon and Tracey Nottingham and sons, Columbia, Md. David and Linda Dillow, Wal- nut Grove, were Sunday morning visitors of Ludelle Ott. Kenny Dillow, Ranson, was a Thursday supper guest of his mother, Mary Ann Jenkins. Scott and Debbie Oden, Charles Town, were Thursday evening visitors of Merle and Betty Oden, Flowing Springs Road. Brent Adams, Martinsburg, was a Friday and Saturday visitor of his grandmother, Pauline Ad- ams, Orchard Hills. Kelsea Weiant, Charles Town, was a Friday evening and Satur- day visitor of her grandparents, Philip and Adeline Oden. Martin and Kathy Viands, Chestnut Hill, were Saturday visi- tors of Millard and Ruby Ott and daughter, Jane. Karen Cogle and Mary Penwell were Wednesday night visitors of Rose Penwell. Mary Ann Jenkins was a Wednesday night guest of her daughter, Shelley Dodson, Tus- cawilla Hills. Carolyn Cooper was a Sunday evening visitor of Danny and Sharon Ott and family. Brad Matthews, Millville, spent several nights with his grandparents, the Merle Odens. Pat Brown, Bolivar, was a Sun- day dinner guest of Millard and Ruby Ott and Jane. Tammy Painter, Bethany and Dustin, Leetown, were Saturday visitors of her parents, Donald and Annie Painter. Karen Cogle, Riverside, spent Thursday night with her mother, Rose Penwell. Lisa Weiant was a Friday night visitor of her parents, the Philip Odens. Sandy Ott, Pauline Ott and Di- ane Kerns were Saturday visitors of Ludelle Ott. Happy December birthdays to Rosmary Dingas, December 2; Pauline Ott, December 8; Brenda Champ, December 10; Stephanie Brewster, December 23; Beverly Boyce, December 27; Sandy Brewster, December 23; Joyce Staubs, December 3; Norman Beahm, December 9; Charles Dinges, December 14; Cecil Tucker, Sr December 20; Libby Newlin, December 24; Darlene White, December 31; Patisha Shirey, December 16. Happy December anniversaries to Cleve and Betty Penwell, De- cember 18; Poncho and Donna White, December 18; E!]is and Naomi Costello, December 24; Don and Susie Winkleman, De- cember 29. Faye See, Ranson, was a Sun- day supper guest of Millard and Ruby Ott and Jane. Thursday night visitors of Rose Penwell were Mary Penwell and Crystal Myers, Cricket Cogle and friend, Donna. Twila Matthews, Angel, Brad, Ryan and Branden, Millville, were Friday visitors of the Merle Odens. Robbie and Heather Kidwell, Leetown, were weekend guests of their grandparents, Philip and Adeline Oden. Jason Zimmerman, Orchard Hills, spent Friday night with Randy Ott and family. Wednesday visitors of the Millard Otts were Faye See, Amy Kuhn, Shelia Aguirre and Karina. Thursday visitors were Kathy Vi- ands, Shelia Aguirre and Karina and Rev. Boyce. Deven Ott, Front Royal, Va was a recent visitor of her grand- mother, Ludelle Ott, and father, Ricky Ott. On the prayer list are Rose Penwell, Bonnie Hedrick, Ruby Ott, and Donna Kidwiler. My sister-in-law, Esther Oden, had a dinner in honor of my birth- day on Tuesday, December 8, at her home at Ellgle. Guests were Ludelle Ott, Mary Ann Jenkins, Bill Oden, Donald Oden, Carter Hill and Katy. She had a ham dinner with all the trimmings and velvet cake. Jessie Rexrode, Fox Glen, spent last week with her grandparents, Donald and Esther Oden. Bill Oden was a Thursday visi- tor of Shelby Hough and son, Brent, Martinsburg. He was a Wednesday visitor of Merle and Betty Oden. County Health Board Meeting The Jefferson County Board of Health held a meeting on Novem- ber 6 at Bardane Health Center. Chairman Roger Perry opened the meeting with a discussion of Clean Air Smoking Regulations. Board Administrator John Cooper reported the results of a survey taken of all the establishments in the county that serve food. There are 211 establishments (excluding schools) that are involved. One hundred ten (22) of these are al- ready non-smoking by owner des- ignation. Thirty-five (35) others provide a non-smoking section. Smoking is currently permitted in 26 others. In addition, the other 40 establishments are either a tavern, racetrack or bowling alley which are literally omitted from smoking regulations. This survey indicates that nearly 85% of all food service establishments, that would be affected by a Clean In- door Air Regulation, currently have smoking policies that regu- late smoking/non-smoking. Randy DeHaven provided an update to the board on the Radon Testing Program. A computer has been dedicated to the Radon Pro- gram to serve as a data base and the program moderating function. Radon testing is currently being performed by the department sanitarians. Mary Alice Fritts, Public Health Nurse, reported that of the 800 doses of flu vaccine received, only 210 remain. Sites for inocu- lation have included area Nursing Homes and the Ranson Senior Center plus a scheduled time at the Station at Shepherdstown on N.vember 11. Fritts also reported that since Nancy Stolipher will replace her upon retirement on December 31, this creates a vacancy. She recom- mended the hire of Michelle Stan- ley, RN, who has previous public health experience. The board ap- proved this action. CHARLES TOWN BAPTIST CHURCH At 211 East Congress Street, tele- phone 725-5917. Dr. Wyman E. Hall, pastor, and Ronald L. Geary, minister of Education and Youth. Sunday, December 20 - 8:30 a.m Worship; 9:45 a.m Sunday School; 11 a.m Sunday School Christmas Pro- gram: "The Announcement"; 7 p.m Christmas Cantata "The King of Who I Am". Thursday, December 24 - 10 p.m Christmas Eve Communion Service. MESSIAH SING-IN December 20 at 3 p.m. Re- hearsal: December 19, 9-12 noon. Singers with previous experi- ence singing the Christmas por- tion of the MESSIAH are invited to come prepared. Rehearsal at- tendance is mandatory. Accompa- niment - String Quintet. Participants, please call Stephens City UMC at 869-2348 and leave your name, telephone number, vocal singing part and in- dicate if you have a copy of the MESSIAH. Nursery is available for 3 years old and younger on Sat- urday and Sunday. Also, The Glory of Lessons and Carols, December 24, Prelude 10:30 p.m Service 11 p.m. Con- gregation, Choirs, Strings, and Percussion. The chairman expressed, with regret, the submission of a request for retirement in the area of Ad- ministrator Cooper, effective De- cember 31. All board members concurr~ in an express of regret and appreciation for the 45 years of dedicated service that Cooper has provided the county. DeHaven discussed the last meeting of the Health and Human Services Council meeting which featured Delegate Vicki Douglas as its speaker. Her presentation provided an update on current leg- islation. Cooper requested that the board approve the appoint- ment of DeHaven to represent the Board of Health at future meet- ings. This action was approved. Cooper distributed to the board copies of the Public Health ,Stan- dards. He requested that board members review them and be pre- pared to discuss them at a future meeting. Marie Howell, R.N reported on the training she had received at an HIV/AIDS Seminar she at- tended in Baltimore. This will permit her to implement an HIV testing program locally. The board adjourned until its next scheduled meeting in Decem- ber. Meetings are open to the pub- lic. IAN MCILROY EARNS ACADEMIC HONOR fan Robert McUroy, of Charles Town, was named to Episcopal High School's academic Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 1998-99 school year. The EHS Honor Roll, called the High List, recognizes students who earn an average of 90 or above in five or more academic classes. McIlroy, a junior, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John E. McIlroy. He earned the school's 1998 Whittle Prize for academic excellence and the 1998 school prizes for excel- lence in social studies and math- ematics. At Episcopal, he has served as an acolyte rind campus tour guide, and he has been active in the drama program, Teenage Republicans and Dormitory Coun- cil. !i Jl i! i i!~ iii ii i! i/ i:i ! !i !i ? }