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HEALTH WAGON GRANT...Left to right, Jennifer Burchett, Program Manager, Ashland-Boyd County Health Department; Holly West, Grants Administrator/Health Education Coordinator, Ashland-Boyd County Health Department/David Meade, Director of Operations, St. Mary&apos;s Health Wagon; Teresa Gardner, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, Executive Director, St. Mary's Health Wagon; Paula Meade, Clinical Director, St. Mary's Health Wagon; Pat White, Executive Director, West Virginia Health Right; and James W. Blasetto, MD, MPH, FACC, Chairman, AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation at a ceremony for the presentation of grants from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation totaling $634,525 across the three organizations. The event took place at West Virginia Right in Charleston, W.Va. Connections for Cardiovascular Health sM Dance and cakewalk 3/15 The Cleveland Volunteer Tourism Committee will be hosting a St. Patrick's Day Dance and Cakewalk on March 15 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the Cleveland Recreation Center. Music will be provided bv Heather and Bart McGlothlin. All proceeds will go towards build- mga hiking trail through the Cleveland Barrens and a fitness pathat the Cleveland Ball Field. Wise County Sheriff s Report The Wise County Sheriff's Office reports the following activities for the period of 2/11/2013 through 2/17/2013. Wise Central Dispatch received a total of 1,346 calls for this seven- day period. Of the total calls received 310 were dispatched to the Sheriff's Office. Total number of Domestic calls for this period was 17. Criminal Process for the same period served 18 Felony Warrants, 53 Misde- meanor Warrants, 1 DUI Arrest and worked 3 Traffic Accident. Civil process for this period served 487 Civil Papers. During this seven-day period 0 additional Criminal Investi- gations were initiated and 34 were cleared by arrest. The Sheriff's Office provided 163.5 : ,:,:.,' 28 2013 Page 5 m, Coo,0000g with M'ddred... Recq, es by He'bert STRAWBERRY FRUIT DIP 1 cup sliced fresh straberries / cup SOtlr cream 1 tbsp. sugar 'A teas. vanilla V2 cup heavy whipping ct am In a blender, combine straw- berries, sour cream, sugar and vanilla. Process until smooth. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form. Fold into strawberry mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour. Serve with fruit. CORN CASSEROLE I can (10 V2 oz.) condensed cheddar cheese soup I cup Pace chunky salsa 1 bag (16 oz.) frozen whole kernel corn, thawed 1 cup coarsely crushed tortilla chips Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray. Stir soup, salsa and corn in the prepared dish. Sprinkle the tortillas over corn mixture. Bake 350 for 30 minutes. FRUIT SALAD 2 jars (16 oz. each) I ( 16 oz.) sour cream 1 tbsp mayonnaise ' apples, cut into bite siz pieces 2 bananas, cut into bite si pieces chopped walnuts (optional) Combine cherries, oranges and fruit cocktail in a large boM Combine sour cram anc mayonnaise m a bowl: stir intc fruit mixture. Add walnuts, il desired: mix well. Cover: refrigerate two hours. Adc apples and bananas just before serving; mix well. VEGGIE BAKE 2 pkg. (16 oz. each) t'rozen California blend vegetables 8 oz. process cheese (Vel- veeta) cubed 6 tbsp. butter, divided 'A cup crushed butter fla- vored crackers m Prepare the vegetables; draTn, Place in an ungreased bakm dish. In a small saucept combine cheese and 4 tbsp butter; cook and stir over Ib heat until melted. Pour half oge vegetables. Repeat layers. Mili announces $239,000 grant to St. Wagon The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation's Connections for Cardiovascular Health sM pro- gram announced a grant of $239,000 to St. Mary's Health Wagon in support of the Ap- palachian Healthy Heart Initia= tive. This is the third consecutive year in which the Health Wagon has received a grant from the Foundation, totaling $545,562. The Appalachian Healthy Heart Initiative works to im- prove quality of care through prevention, detection and treat- ment of heart disease and to reduce cardiovascular health disparities for those who are uninsured and under-insured in the Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia. The pro- gram does this through both primary and preventive care initiatives, outreach programs, health promotion activities and screenings, culturally appro- priate education with a focus on: risk factor reduction and en- gagement of the community through awareness. After a second straight year of funding from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation, the Ap- palachian Healthy Heart Initia- tive reported that in 2012 more than 4,810 patients were screen- ed through the cardiovascular risk assessment. Of those, 519 were tracked longer term and over 50 percent experienced weight loss of 10 pounds or more. "It has been a pleasure to implement the Appalachian Healthy Heart Initiative and help many individuals of southwest Virginia," said Dr. Teresa Gardner, Executive Director, Health Wagon. "The Health Wagon .is very thankful for the support AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation has provided during the duration of the project. We will continue to sustain the pro- ject on our own to help expand health care overall and cardio- vascular awareness and treat- ment to the people of the Appalachians." The expanding infrastructure supported by past AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation funding will help .the Health Wagon transition fi'om a 'project' to a national cardiovascular health model that can be replicated and developed. The goal of the pro- gram is to expand the innovative health care model currently providing services to the target population by providing a Fam- ily Nurse Practitioner and nurse case manager. Concurrently, the program will develop a regional 16646 Russell St. (beside St. Paul Fire Dept.) OPEN SATURDAYS 10-12 or anytime by appointment Contact Jerry Couch 762.9514 = . Mary's Health consortium focused on cardio- vascular disease that will share inherent strengths and resources to provide a sustained com- prehensive model for Central Appalachia. "Cardiovascular disease con- tinues to be the nation's No. l killer, which is why we must work to decrease the risks of this devastating disease," said James W. Blasetto, M.D., MPH, FACC chairman of the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation. "The AstraZeneca HealthCare Found- ation is proud to provide funding to innovative, grassroots pro- grams like the St. Mary's Health Wagon Appalachian Healthy Heart Initiative, which work to help prevent and control the effects of cardiovascular disease in their community." The Connections for Cardio- vascular Health pro.m awards grants of $150,000 "and up to US-based n0fi;[arofit orgafii- zations thataVe doing innovative work in the field of cardio- vascular health. This year, 'the Foundation has awarded more than $4.4 million in grants to 22 organizations. Since its in- ception, the Foundation has awarded nearly $11 million across the United States to help improve cardiovascular health. Nominations man-hours of Court Room Security for the three courts and the courthouse. The Sheriff's Office tran- sported I adult in state, 2 adult out of state, 1 mental patient, and 1 juveniles for a total of 5 transports, involving 52.5 hours. The Sheriff's Office unlocked 17 vehicles and escorted 4 maraschino cherries, drained the remaining butter; toss with 2 cans (ll oz. each) cracker crumbs. Sprinkle over mandarin oranges, drained the top. Bake uncovered 32Y 1 can (20 oz.) fruit cocktail, and 20-25 minutes until golden drained brown. CHS Athletic Boosters have monthly meetings lt Mondays funerals during period. March is Social CHSoffice. teams areurgedtoattend. this seven-day The Castlewood Athletic Boosters meet the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the All Castlewood fans who are interested in promoting the interests of the school's athletic Work Month Total Home Care & Hospice commends this year's National Association of Social Work theme of"Weaving Resilience & Advocacy". Hospice Social Workers care for the patient and the family as one unit of care. They provide support expressly tailored to the patient's needs and wishes. Total Home Care & Hospice wishes to recognize the contribution of all Social Work- ers! To learn more about social workers visit www.helpstartshere.org<http://w ww.helpstartshere.org/>! For more information about Hospice and Palliative Care contact Total Home Care & Hospice, 616 Wood Avenue Big Stone Gap, VA 24219, 1-276- 523-4515 or toll free at 1-866- 523-9771. Total Home Care & Hospice has 6 office locations throughout southwest Virginia. sought for lffOW O 1 lm. 1%T J. Thadieu Harris III Attorney & Counselor at Law. 30 years experience 3105 Deacon Drive - St. Paul 276-762-5177 Criminal - Civil - Bankruptcy* *Debt Relief Agency ,l , .... .,. !i: q31 " it,d , i o0,o0o Hile Treadwear -4-Rib All-Season Protection Limited Harrnnty ]read Design TRI-COUNTY TIRE 2012 "Outstanding Citizen of the Year" SERVICE, INC. (276)762-9501 or (276) 762-9591 15518 [ast Riverside Drive Monday- Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. The Wise County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2012 "Out- standing Citizen of the Year" Award which will be presented at the Chamber's Annual Dinner . & Gala on Saturday, April 13. To qualify for the award, a nominee must be a living person and must have been a resident of Wise County or the City of Norton sometime during 2012. Nominee must have made con- tributions or accomplishments, either personally or profess- ionally, benefiting the entire recommendation will also be St. Paul, VA ZtlZI]3 accepted. Deadline for making nominations is Friday, March 2, i][]l,| 2013. Soturdoy 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. county. Contributions of prior years and the immediate past ,' year will be considered. f/ : ,,,m, , ., , ( //oa, n/lCt , [,dA/.rA,.,.,/, ,t,,//t .... ,//,tlt,.o All citizens, except those .  who have received the award in J!M l[kiT  C"::: /Z/ [; M 0 I"I. e previous years, are eligible for L  ," . consideration. Nominations for fg groups will not be considered. ,, t,' Past recipients of the "Out- : :, , . standing Citizen of the Year" Award include such notables as: [L j L U "' " T0I  I' Rhonda Miller Perkins, Wendell . . Bamette, Don M. Green, Maude l[ f. ,, l.. ,, :Beaty Richmond, Daisy Portu- .... ondo, Catherine Rumschlag, ,, Glenn Teasley, Rita McRey- [[ "  0 d 0 0 nolds, MarilynMaxwell, Carroll .?(,s ;O Dale, Harold Ringley, Sarah Jackie Gilliam, Dr. George E. _ Culbertson, Sim E. Ewing, Ran ' Holbrook and Pat Atkins, more listed online. [!News WLRV. P.O, Box 939, Lebanon VA '. Visit: WLRV.com . Phone: 889-1380 Fax: 889-1388 138o I I Nominations forms may be picked up at the Wise County Chamber of Commerce located at 765 Park Avenue in Norton or on our Web site: wisecountychamber.org. For more information or to have a form mailed to you, please call 276-679-0961. Letters of I EMERGENCY? I Dial 911 !