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Page 6 CLINCH vALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, January 6, 201 ! Celebrate the New Year in Virginia with 10 free [ CVTimesDeadlines: 1 flowering trees from the Arbor Day Foundation I Editorial copy ] Residents of Virginia' can Rosenow, chief executive and Arbor Day Foundation mem: [(birthdays, anniversaries, press[ ring in the New Year by re- founder of the Arbor Day bers also receive a subscription [ releases, calendar I ceiving 10 free flower, i, g trees Foundation. "These trees are to the Foundation's bimonthly [ items, weddings, etc.) [ by joining the Arbor Day Fou- perfect for large and small publication, Arbor Day, and The I 4 p.m. Monday I ridation any time during January. spaces, and they will provide "Free Book which includes infor- By becoming a member of foodand habitat for songbirds." mation about tree planting and I Advertising [ the nonprofit Arbor D~y Found- The free trees are part of the care. [ (classified and display) [ ation, you will receiveiwo white nonprofit Foundation's Tees for To become a member of the flowering dogwoods, t w'oflow- America campaign. Foundation and to receive your L 12 noon Tuesday ] eying crabapples, two Washing- The trees will be shipped free trees, send a $10 contribu- ton hawthorns, two American postpaid at the right time for tion to Ten Free Flowering redbuds and two .:gotden-planting, between February l Trees, Arbor Day Foundation, raintrees. = and May 31, with enclosed 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska "These beautiful, trees, will planting instruction. The 6- to City, NE 68410, by January 31, give your home in Virginia12-inch tall trees are guaranteed 2011. Virginia residents can also lovely flowers with pink, yellow to grow or they will be replaced join online at and white colors," said, John free of charge, www.arborday.org/january AASC seeks donations to its food bank VIRGINIA STATE POLICE INSURANCE FRAUD DIVISION 1-877-62FRAUD www.stampoutfraud.com If you have knowledge of insurance fraud, report it to the Virginia State Police: , Online at www,StampOutFraud, com ~Call ng 1-877-6~RAU9 (1'877'623-7283) E:mailing VSPifd@vsp.state.va.us Appalachian Agency for Se- AASC is also happy to accept nated by the Virginia Depart- nior Citizens requests donations monetary donations. For more ment of the Aging to carry out for its food bank. The food will information, contact Chris Lest- the department's mission to fos- be distributed to older.people er, director of care coordina- ter the dignity, independence served by AASC. tion. and security of older Virginians Items appropriate for dona- ASX is one of Virginia's 25 by promoting partnerships with tion include canned meat and "Area Agencies on Aging desig- communities at the local level. fish, peanut butter, soups, ,stews, chilis, dried rice and pasta, 2011 High School ^-'css ty Contest canned beans and peas;, canned fruits and vegetables, cereals questions'" school control over and oatmeal, milk in shelf-stable forms (dehydrated 0rlevlapora-" students online communications - ted), fruit juice and condiments. Can a local government im- Essays must be 750 to Food may be dropped off pose conditions on a conger- weekdays between 8:30 a.m.gation that plans to build a mosque near the site of one of and 4 p.m. at AASC'S. central the 9/11 terrorist attacks? Can ;office in Tazewell County6, 216 the government establish a College Ridge Road (Wardeli "sensitivity zone" around a site Industrial Park) or at Genera- where violence has occurred? tions at Haysi, 190' Medical Can it require that the con- gregation hire police to patrol Center Boulevard (next door to the area? Stone Mountain HealthVirginia high school students Clinic.)O ' are invited to submit essays that address those issues, for a words in length. They are judged on how well they demonstrate the student's understanding of the role and value of the legal system in everyday life. Entries will be judged by attorneys, judges, and educators. The purpose of the contest is to awaken an interest in law and appreciationof the U.S. Constitution. The first place winner will receive $2,300 cash, and the Clinch Mountain chance of winning prize money, winning essay will be published Si in a contest sponsored by the on the VSB website. Other Basketball Clas c Virginia State Bar Litigation awards include $1,850 cash The 5th Annual : Clinch Section. The deadline for sub- (second place), $1,350 cash Mountain Basketball ' Classic missions is February 14, 2011. All Virginia students aged 19 Tournament for boys arid girls or younger and enrolled in will be held February 3=6 at the grades 9-12 or a home-school two Honaker schools. Age groups are 9-under; li-under; 13-under, and 15-under. The entry fee is $125 per team. There will be-h~ three- game guarantee. Teani:awards and individual awards Willb e given to the top two piaces in each age group, i - To enter or for information, call Doug Hubbard, 276-202- 2552 or 276-8880-9897. equivalent are eligible to submit an essay that addresses the contest hypothetical, "Religious Center Proposed: Do Restric- tions Discriminate?" The hypo- thetical is posted at http://www.vsb.or~/site/public/la w-in-society-hypothetical. (third place), and five honorable mentions of $250 cash. All winners receive a plaque and copy of Strunk and White's Elements of Style. Awards will be presented in May at the winners' schools. More information, including contest rules and last year's winning essay, is posted at http://www.vsb.org/site/public/la w-in-society/. Subscribe today to the Clinch Valley Times call 762-7671 rELECTRICITY COSTS MORE THAN IT USED TO. YOU DESERVE TO KNOW WHY. i Effective but expensive environmental controls and rising fuel costs fare two big reasons your electric rate has gone up. We're all using more too, driving bills up even further. These are tough times, but we're in this together. i At Appalachian Power we continue to take steps to conserve energy and cut costs: tightening our budget, reducing our staff, streamlining :plant operations and extending the life of our computers and vehicles. At home you can also help keep your electricity bills down: Sign up for the Average Monthly Payment plan: " Seal openings around the house: Check weatherstripping around doors and windows: and " Use energy efficient light bulbs and appliances. To learn more, call us or visit our website. AppalachianPower. om 1-800-956-4237 POWER ' A unit of American Electric Power