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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIME~, St. Paul, VA, Tlaursday, April 23, 2009 CLEAN-UP DAY A HUGE SUCCESS...With sunny skies overhead, St. Paul's annual clean up day was a huge success. Volunteers picked up 119 bags and two pick up loads of trash in and around the town. Five people found hidden bottles with coupons for $25.00 cash and all enjoyed pizza for lunch. i' VOLUNTEERS...The 8th grade English class, under the direction of teachers Debbie Laney and Candace Clay, volunteered at the Town of St. Paul's annual clean-up day. They helped redesign a flower bed and installed new landscape timbers as well as pulling weeds and cleaning a bronze sign. In random order the volunteers were Dillon Sexton, Chandra Brickey, Nathan Yates, Reid Edmonds, Chelsea Whittington, Kelly Arrington, Kaylin Helbert, Maegen Burton, Dillon Johnson, Ryan Hileman, Chassidy Salyer, Carley Helbert and Shawn Campbell. The Town expresses their thanks to these outstanding students. Keep up the good work! on .... i ion by Karen Gent studies. She was Chair of the I was recently surprised by a Phi Research Group and elected visit from a former GED® President of the Class of 2009 graduate who had attended my of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, class in 2005. Daphne Cordle, SWCC Campus. She was of Richlands, Virginia,' stopped awarded the Leslie Harris Smith by to tell me that she will be Memorial Scholarship from the graduating from Southwest Vir. Virginia Society for Respiratory ginia Community College this Care, Inc. based upon her May with an Associate of A.p- honors academic performance, plied Science Degree in her leadership, and her char- Respiratory Care. acter. Daphne has been awarded When Daphne was a junior several additional honors while in high school, she decided to participating in the program. get married, She promised her Daphne remembers that parents that she would finish prior to earning her OED high school, but she soon found certificate, she had no self- that the responsibilities of mar- confidence. Accomplishing that riage and school were over- goal helped to build her whelming. Consequently, she confidence to pursue further dropped out of school, education.. "My good scores on Daphne recalls that she was the GED tests made me realize the only sibling in her family that I could do this," Daphne who did not complete high says. school. Not only was this a Daphne Cordle • Daphne expresses that she disappointment to Daphne's loves college and loves the parents, but it was a disap- Daphne took action. She had clinical work that she do,'-. She pointment to her as well.been afraid to try, but she said, states, "It is awesome to able The next year, when she"I wanted to prove to myself to work with patients at,,, help would have been a graduating that I could do it." She joined them breathe. It is an awesome senior, Daphne had a new baby. the GED class I was teaching feeling to make a difference in She took her son and attended and earned her GED certificate someone's life." the graduation of her friends, within one month. Now that'sDaphne is happy that her Daphne remembers that shewhat we call Fast Track! parents will get to see her watched the ceremony withDaphne surprised her parents graduate from college in May tears and thought, "Why did I with her promised high school- wearing her honor cords, but quit school?" level credential, her plans do not end there. Life continued and DaphneImmediately after e rning Daphne's goal is to work at the had a second child, a daughter, her GED, Daphne w nt back to UVA Medical Center in the When both of her children went work. She first got a job with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. to school, Daphne joined the Cingular in Lebanon. In 2006, She hopes to earn a bachelor's workforce. She got a job as a she got a job at Clinch Valley degree in respiratory care in the Medical Center as a unit clerk future and even aspires to earn a cashier making minimum wage but soon moved into a mane- in the ER. Daphne soon found doctorate degree in health cement position, which required that she loved working in :the' sciences. many work hours each week. medical field, i Earning a GED opened the In 1996, Daphne went Daphne decided she wanted doors for opportunities which through a stressful divorce. Due to go'to college and pursue an have been ll'fb changing for to some heart problems she was education in respiratory therapy. Daphne Cordle. The GED can experiencing, Daphne left her She applied for admission and open doors for your future. job. was accepted into the respire- Contact Southwest Regional In 1998, she remarried and atory care program at South- Adult Education at 889-5424, SHARE Program comes to Russell County was encouraged by her husband west Virginia Community Col- or call toll-free at 1-866-581- SHARE (Self Help and chops to earn a GED certificate. It lege in 2007. 9935. You could be the next Resource Exchange) supplies Smoked sausage with you received the complete order, wasn't until February 2005 that Daphne excelled in her GED success story! ofTheequalregularvalue.packagelf youmay wantVary " 0p daily I food at a minimum cost to peo- cheddar cheese from what is listed, but will be Dante Museum IS en o ,kn Wi eofh pie who wish to stretch their 1# IQF chicken breast fillets, ] food dollars. The Russell County boneless & skinless someone else to pick it up, a ) s I The Dante (2oai and Railroad through Fr]day. T Ie-MU Urn is [ '._ an., . r.el a it.t.o t e I SHARE Programis supported Twice baked potatoes, 4 note mustbeprovided.. Museum, located in the building open the second and fourth [. wnimm'_/ m.m._ P.IP.e [ by local businesses, agencies, each; loaded with cheese, Call Sandy Herbert at 883- which years ago was occupied by Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. I mourllmm i muql I wlsl z [. and individuals who volunteer chives, bacon & sour cream 8196 f or more information. Pie- a bank and later by a beer arden, Artifacts through the years] 1-877=621FRAUD I their time and resources so 1.7# chicken drums, tray use leave your name and number is now open to the public from are on display as well as the [ wwvv.std [ residents can participate in this pack if no one is available. Orders can 10 a.m. to 4 19 m Monday model of Dante circa 1930. ..1 money-saving program. Parti- 1# all beef franks be mailed with payment to Rus- cipants order food packages and OSCAR MAYER JUMBO sell County SHARE Program, I 'Motorists:' ' ' .... .... . : ...... " ..... make payment for their order BEEF FRANKS $14 Per ease c/o RCMC Pinnacle Club, Box whothr°ughthenRUSsellplacesC°UntytheSHAREorder franks per pound, 50 Jumbo Hotl0# Jumbo Beef Franks; 5 3600 Lebanon, VA24266I Stop for any school bus loadin or unloading children[ through Virginia SHARE. Food Dogs for the grill! - - • Stamps, EBT card, Cash or ITALIAN FEAST$20 Money orders are preferred Arrives frozen, all in one payment methods, box; high quality, weight 9# The cost for a food package 2-2# Meat Lasagna/oven or is 50% or more LESS than retail, microwavable trays This is because it is ordered in 2-1%# Chicken pasta Alfred quantity. All money paid goes skillet meals directly for the food, which is 2-1~A# Meat Ravioli in orderly through the USDA. The Marinara Sauce skillet meal orders are received and distri- GOLDEN BUTTERMILK buted at the Lebanon Save-A- PRECOOKED PANCAKES Lot warehouse the third Satur- $8 day of each month from 9:30- 48 pancakes in 2 sealed bags, ll:30am, large, 5½ inch pancakes, just The following packages can heat and eat! 6.8# be ordered in any amount by SPECIAL WHOLE TURKEY anyone' who wishes to parti- 10# turkeys on sale for $10 cipate in SHARE. (were $12) MAY PACKAGE $20 Order and payment are due 1.5# pork roast, netted, pop- Friday, May 1 before 4 p.m. up timer Food pickup is Saturday, May 16 Van de Kamps 10 batteredfrom 9:30 to 11:30 am at the fish fillets 20 oz. Save-A-Lot warehouse. No 1 gallon apple cider phone orders please. Orders can 3# potatoes and assortedbe placed at Bonanza, Allstate produce items (Jeff McCracken, behind DMV), 3.6# chicken leg quarters Kraffin' Korner (Hansonville), 3# frozen Rice Gourmet TigerX (Honaker) or the RCMC chicken & vegetable fried rice Pinnacle Club (71 S. Flannagan 4 vanilla pudding cups Ave.) New 2008 Pontiac Sol rtiu e MAY SPECIALS We ask that you check your GRILL PACKAGE order prior to leaving the $32 (6Items)S18 distribution site. You will be Last one in stock! MSRP 185 l#_center cut boneless pork required to sign the verifying I lure rice , Saturday, April 25th is the big day for the Clinch River Farmers' engine oil life monitor, traction control system, Market with the opening XM Radio On Star Turn by Turn System and much, much more at 7 am. The Lyttle Farm, Gross Produce, Peyt's ......... 0% for 72 months .77.per mo. Photos, and other vendors will be at the Tax, tags, title not included s ,li ,t ms such as mixed salad greens, jams, jellies, cage tree brown eggs, USDA inspected lamb (with samples), and craig such as note cards, paint- ..... ed flower pots, etc. " " The Copper Creek 4-H Clover Buds will be Tim Tickles Joe SalTer Jerry Mcglure Robert Boiling Scott Fields Nina Fields having a bake sale. The market will feature ........ Gospel Music by Restoration at 10:00 am. At m 11:00 children of all ages are invited to parti- cipate in sidewalk art. CHEVROLET PONTIAC GMC American Revolution Other activities planned for the market include Castlewood, Virginia presentations on container gardening, ti'ee 276-762-2311 1-800-834-3325 blood pressure checks, recycling bins, and etc.We Are Professional Grade Driving Excitement