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One-Day Workshop to Assist Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregivers PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, June 12, 2014 9:42 AM

The Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter, will present Caregiver University June 18 at the Monroe County Care Center & Brandy Wood Assisted Living located at 47045 Moore Ridge Road located in Woodsfield.  Registration opens at 8:30 a.m., and the full day of workshops begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m.

Caregiver University is a one-day, mini-conference dedicated to family and professional caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Lunch is included as part of registration. West Virginia nursing and social work CEU’s will also be provided for professional caregivers through the CAMC Health Education and Research Institute.

Donna Ralph Benefit PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, June 12, 2014 9:12 AM

A benefit will be held for Donna (Leasure) Ralph on Sat., June 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Bethel Community Center on SR 260 in Marr. Donna, a 1973 graduate of Skyvue High School and a single mother of four children and grandmother of six grandchildren, has colon cancer.

On October 21, 2013, Donna was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer that had metastasized into other organs and her lymph nodes. She has no medical insurance or savings and has been forced to leave her job as a waitress because of her health problems. 

Memorial Day Services Scheduled For Hannibal and Sardis PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, May 15, 2014 10:46 AM

Monday, May 26 Memorial Day Services will be conducted by American Legion Post 760, Hannibal and VFW Post 9930 at Duffy, as follows:

A parade will form at the Ohio Township Hall in Hannibal at 9:45 a.m. and proceed tot he Hannibal Locks and Dam where flag raising ceremonies will take place at 10:15 a.m. with a program to follow.

Following the Memorial Program, all units will proceed to Post 760, 52261 Bares Run Road, Hannibal, where there will be a special Salute to our Comrades who have passed away this year. Their names will be read and there will be given a 21 gun salute and the firing of a Civil War era signal cannon.

Monroe Singers to Present Musical Performance PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, May 01, 2014 7:31 AM

Be ready to enjoy a musical performance by the Monroe Singers as they present “Let There Be Music” at St. Paul’s Church in Woodsfield, May 3 at 7:00 p.m. or May 4 at 3:00 p.m. The performance will be directed by Paula Ring.

Washington Electric Co-Op Annual Meeting is May 15 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, May 01, 2014 7:19 AM

Washington Electric Cooperative's 74th annual meeting of members will take place May 15 at the co-op’s facility at 440 Highland Ridge Road outside Marietta.

The event is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and conclude at about 7:30 p.m. All Washington Electric members are invited to attend and enjoy a free KFC dinner, entertainment by local band Pickin’ on Country, and door prize drawings. Members of the cooperative’s board of trustees and management team will also present the co-op’s financial and operational activities from the 2013 fiscal year, and the results of the 2014 trustee election will be announced.

Seeking to fill the three open board of trustees positions are Jedd Butler of Newport, and incumbents Paul Fleeman of Lower Salem, Eldon Miller of Churchtown, and Larry Ullman of Graysville. More than 1,300 cooperative members have already participated in the election with mail-in ballots. Members who have not voted by mail may vote in person at the annual meeting, where polls will be open from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The mail-in ballot deadline is May 5.