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CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, June 30, 2016 Page 5 The first Betty M. Humphreys Scholarship is awarded to a Honaker FBLA student On Sunday, June 12, the new bluegrass band, Blue County Line, per- formed a special worship service of music at Fort Gibson United Methodist Church. The band members include left to right: Jordan Lovelace, on mandelin; B. J. Crawford, on bass; Ethan Addington, on guitar and lead singer; and Grant Marshall, on banjo. The music included old favorite bluegrass songs as well as originals written by Ethan Addington. Lee Reunion feill be held on Saturday, July 2 begin- ning at 11:00 a.m. on Brushy Ridge at the home Meade 'Reunion of Earl Lee and the late Sunday, July 3 at" N.C. Margaret Lee under the red Meade picnic shelter, shed. Please bring a cov- Everyone welcome. For ered dish or a drink. For information call Don 276- more information call Sue 202-8118. Farmer 495-1691, Ruth The McCowan and Charles 495-1017, Crystal McCoy 495-1406 or Nancy Turner 395-7126. Castlewood High School Reunion, Class of 1962, at Fairgrounds in Castlewood on Friday, July 1 starting at 4 p.m. and at Celebrate in Coebum on Saturday, July 2 at 5:00 p.m. Contact Linda : Wilson, 276-679-2453. Continuing education opportunity for teachers by Bill Worrell If you are a teacher and would like to learn ways tO include the environment in your lesson plans to teach Standards of Learning, then you should attend the Trees to Products teachers program conducted by Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Southwest Virginia Chapter of the Society of American Foresters. The program begins with lunch on Monday July 1 lth and runs through early after- noon on Thursday July 14th. Lodging will be pro- vided to participants if they wish to stay overnight in Wise. Transportation will be provided each day to the site locations and all meals will be provided during this program. Teachers who complete this educa- tional program will be awarded a certificate for thirty hours of profegsional development credits and will be certified in Project Learning Tree. For more information or to register for the program please con- tact Bill Worrell at the Russell County Extension office at 276-889-8056 or bworrell@ vt.edu. The Trees to Products program is funded by a grant from the Virginia Forestry Educational Foundation and from con- tributions and support from many organizations, agen- dies, and companies in the forest industry. Russell Counr Extension News The Russell County Unit of the Virginia Tech and Virginia State Extension Division presents this week's Extension News. Extension Calendar of Events $ July 4 Last day to vaccinate for July VQA Feeder Sale July 11 VQA Feeder Calf Sale Virginia Cattlemen's Tel-O-Auction - 6 pm July 16 Last Day to wean for August VQA Feeder Sale July 18 VQA Steer Delivery Tri-State Market - DEADLINE 12:00 NOON July 20 VQA Heifer Delivery Tri-State Market - DEADLINE L2:00 NOON August 4 Tri-State Beef Conference Washington County Fairgrounds If you neeff information about any of the listed events, please call the Extension Office at (2176) 889-8056 or check Virginia Cooperative Extension - Russell County on Facebook. ' SCOTT JESSEE - AGRICULTURE TRI-STATE BEEF CONFERENCE The 9th Annual Tri-State Beef Cattle conference will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Abingdon, Virginia on Thursday, August 4th. This year's conference will address topics of interest to both stocker and cow-calf producers. The conference will be a one-day event and will include educational sessions cov- eting such topics as beef cattle outlook, considerations for A.I. in cow/calf herd, how to use a forage analysis and designing a supplementation program, pasteurel- la and its impact on stocker health, the new veterinary feed directive and a feedlot buyer's perspective.. There will once again be virtual tours of operations from each of the three states and then a time of questions and answers with the produc- ers themselves. A trade show will be open during the conference, with many of the organiza- tions involved in the region's beef industry there for participants to meet and learn more about their products and services. The conference will begin with registration at 8:00 a.m. and the program begin- ning at 9:20 a.m. The trade show will open at 8:00 a.m. The meeting is being sponsored by the University of Tennessee Extension, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and North Carolina Cooperative Extension. Registration information and complete details will be available through your coun- ty Extension Office. Registration for the conference is $20 through July 30 and $25 after July 30. Additional information can be obtained from the Extension Office. PROGRAM (Registration begins 8:00 AM, Program at 9:20 AM) Beef Cattle Outlook Dr. David Anderson, Professor & Extension Economist, Texas A&M University Forage Analysis: How to use it & designing a supplementation program Dr. Jason Smith, Assistant Professor & Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Tennessee Veterinary Feed Directive Panel Discussion- Industry, Extension and Private Practice Veterinarians Considerations for A.I. in Cow/Calf Herd Dr. Justin Rhinehart, Assistant Professor &, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Tennessee Pasteurella and It's Impact on Stocker Health Dr. John Currin, DVM, Associate Professor, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Feedlot Perspective Mr. Steve Fogelsong, Black Gold Ranch and Feedlot Mr. John Queen, Southeast Livestock Exchange Virtual Tours of three beef operations The Russell County Extension Unit -- Cornelia Estep, Scott Jessee, Donna Meade and Bill Worrell -- is located on 135 Highlands Drive, Lebanon, VA. Check out the Virginia Cooperative Extension Website at www.ext.vt.edu/ The University of Virginia's College at Wise Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Region is delighted to be able to award the very first Betty H. Humphreys FBLA Leadership Scholarship to Maggie Iris Chafin, a grad- uating senior of Honaker High School and regional officer for the last two years. Maggie is the daughter of Benny and Rim Chafin, Honaker. She has been a member of FBLA for five years and has held a variety of positions in the Honaker chapter. She has served as the regional secretary for the 2014-2015 and 2015- 2016 terms. In addition, she has competed on the regional and state levels. She was a member of the first Foundation Leadership Institute held at the State Leadership Conference in April, 2015, and she served as a FLI ambassador in April, 2016. Maggie is very active in school activities and served as an officer in the Beta Club, Art Club, Spanish Club and the Senior Class. She has competed at the district, regional and state levels with the Honaker High School Forensics Team. Her leadership is evident in community activities as well. She is a volunteer for the Redbud Association and Honaker Lions Club. She is very involved in community outreach and "ministry through her church, First United Methodist Church of Honaker. Maggie has this to say about receiving the FBLA Leadership Scholarship: "The first day I met Mrs. Betty Humphreys was the day I realized what a classy business lady was sup- posed to be. She inspired me greatly to continue to pursue FBLA and whatever I set my mind to. I have so much to thank Mrs. Humphreys for. There would be no UVa-Wise Maggie Chafin and her mother, Rita Chafin, recently attended the scholarship luncheon at the Prior Center, UVa-Wise. Maggie received the first-awarded Betty M. Humphreys FBLA Leadership Scholarship and will attend UVa-Wise this fall. FBLA region without her. I am greatly honored to be the first recipient of the Betty M. Humphreys FBLA Leadership Scholarship, and I hope that through this scholar- ship I will make Mrs. Humphreys' family and dear friends proud." The Betty M. Humphreys FBLA Leadership Scholarship was established in 2014 to honor Mrs. Betty Humphreys, the first FBLA regional director of the UVa-Wise FBLA Region. Mrs. Humphreys established the FBLA region in 1976 and served as director until her death in June 2014. The scholar- ship was established by former students of Mrs. Humphreys and FBLA advisers of the region to honor her dedication and support of students in southwestern Virginia. Mrs. Humphreys was well known and well respected on the state and national levels in the FBLA and Business Education Association, having served Mrs. Betty Humphreys served as UVa-Wise FBLA regional director from 1976 until 2014. as state VBEA president and as a representative on the National Business Education Association Board. Anyone who,wants to contribute to the Betty M. Humphreys FBLA Leadership Scholarship may do so by sending the contribution to the UVa- Wise Foundation, One College Avenue, Wise VA 24293. Items of Interest... The Town of Clevelands 5th Annual Independence Day Celebration parade will be held on July 3rd line up will start at 5.~00 p.m. at the Tormer Cleveland Town Hall and the parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. For more information you can contact Linda Couch at (276) 254-1669. Everyone welcome. The Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority Board meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at the Atria Hotel & Suites, Norton, Virginia. 'Meetings of the Lonesome Pine Regional Library July Meeting Cancellation The regular July Board meeting will be cancelled. The regular August Board meeting will be held Thursday, August 4, 2016. ATTENTION, LOCAL ARTISTS An organizational meet- ing for local artists will be held at the St. Paul Railroad "Museum at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 30th. The purpose of this meeting is to form a paint- ing or art group which will meet at the St. Paul Baptist Church. If sufficient inter- est exists, guidelines for the group, along with meet- ing times, will be estab- lished. Remember - you will be more productive in a group setting, so come join us. ealth |W|EXPEDIT FREE MEDICAL SERVICES FOR ADULTS & CHILDREN July 22-24, 2016 Registration 6:00 a.m. Daily Wise Fairgrounds Wise, Virginia t Services provided for the uninsured, underinsured, and those who cannot afford to pay and provided by volunteer nuPse practilioners, physic{arts, dentists, optome~ists, and other trained health professionals, First Come, F~rst Served Basis, No Pets Allowed (Service Animais Onty) Tobacco Free Event If you Nan to have lab work, please do not eat or drink after midnight. For transportation call MEOC 1-888-877-6748 or 276-523-7433; Four Gotmty Transit ~-888--656-2272 or 276-963-1486. 2 weeks notice is appreciated, Fast Track to Eye Glasses: Bdng your current eye glass prescription (within 1 year) ' to avoid the wait for an eye exam and have your eye glasses made while you wait (We may not be able to make glasses for everybody due to volume of patients). MORE iNFORMATION 276-328-8850 To volunteer time, medical services or food, reOister online at http:/f#ww.rlamusa, ot~/olunteer MAJOR SPON~O~,~ TP,~ ~.~alth Wz~j0~., VDH - Lenow~s~ Heath D~sirict Oo~nk:~ E~ect~c RAM Virginia UNvers~ty of V}~giP.ia Heath System K'manis L~n's Club ~f V~r~in}a Moumain Vie~ Re,~. Medical Cemer Town of WiSe V~rginia ~nt~i Asscdatior~ UVA's College at W~se Wrse O'~unty Board of Su~ Nort~rt C~mmum~'l Hospi~l. 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