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CONGRATULATIONS!...In the &-Fred Matthews Memorial Libra-ry's Reading For Rewards program, Rebekah Hankins won the May competition. Rebekah pictured with her daughters received a $25 Shell Gas Card provided by the Friends of the Library. She is also now eligible to win a Nook ereader, provided by the Castlewood Lions Club. All library patrons are urged to get their Rewards Card today! Cooking with Mildred... by i PEANIJT BUTTER BARS i 1 yellow cake mix " 1 cup peanut butter : cup melted butter 2 eggs 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 can sweetened condensed milk 2 tbsp. butter tsp. salt 1 cup coconut 1 cup nuts Mix cake mix, peanut butter, melted butter and eggs. Press 2/3 of dough into an ungreased 13x9" pan, Melt chips with condensed milk, butter and salt. Add coconut and nuts. Pour over the dough. Sprinkle remaining dough on top of chocolate layer. Bake 350 for 20-25 minutes. Cool and cut into bars. APPLE STRUDEL 1 stick butter 1 quart canned or froze n apples 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon canned biscuits Melt butter in a round casserole dish. Place biscuits evenly in dish. Top with apples. Sprinkle cinnamon and brown sugar on top. Bake 375 for 45 minutes. CHEESY PASTA DELIGHT 1 small bag shell pasta 1 lb. ground beef 1 can cream of broccoli soup 1 can cheese soup Cook pasta until done, drain. Brown ground beef and add with pasta. Add soup. Bake in a 375 oven for 45 minutes. This is good to add French Style green beans. If you do layer pasta, beef and beans, then. mix soups together and pour over top and bake. TUNA NUGGETS 2 (6 or 7 oz.) cans white tuna 2 (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened 1 tbsp. lemon.juice 2 tsp. horseradish tsp. hot sauce 1 cup chopped parsley Drain and flake tuna. Com- bine cheese, juice, horseradish and hot sauce; blend until smooth and fluffy. Add tuna; mix well. Shape in small balls and roll in parsley, Chill. CABBAGE SOUP 1 lb. ground beef 6 cups water 2 cups chopped peeled potatoes 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup whole kernel corn 2 onions 2 cups shredded cabbage 4 cups stewed tomatoes I/ cup rice salt and pepper to taste Brown ground beef, stirring until crumbly; drain. Add water. Bring to a boil. Stir in vegetables. Bring to a boil. Add rice, salt and pepper. Simmer for 1 hours or until vegetables are tender. Wise County Board of Supervisors' meetings online The meetings of the Wise who don't have the same cable Dante Community Center meetings The Dante Community Center will have meetings every Thursday at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call 495- 1247. County Board of Supervisors is now available live on the Internet. This makes it possible for those, such as St. Paul residents. TV access as the rest of the county, as well as subscribers to Direct TV and Dish TV, to receive the Supervisors' meet- ings live. benior Swim Day Senior Swim Day will begin at the St. Paul Pool on Wednesday, July 6 from 10:00 - 12:00. There will be no charge for this program. Seniors may swim each week on Wednesday mornings free of charge. Lifeguards will be on duty. July Forest land is one of America's most prized resources, and everyone can help plant needed trees in these vital areas simply by joining the Arbor Day Foundation. Through its Replanting Our National Forests campaign, the Arbor. Day Foundation will honor each new member who joins the Foundation in July by planting 10 trees in forests that have been devastated by wildfires, insects and disease. The cost to join the Arbor Day Foundation is a $10 donation. The need to replant forests in the U.S. is great. Recent years of unprecedented wildfires has lei a backlog of nearly 1 million acres that need replanting in National Forests. The Arbor Day Found- ation has worked with the U.S. Forest Service for more than 20 years to plant trees in forests that have the greatest need. It is essential to preserve forests because they produce oxygen, clean the air and are a source of abundant, clean and healthy drinking water for more than 180 million Americans. "Keeping our forests vibrant is vital to the overall health of the Earth, and we can help simply by planting trees," said John Rosenow, chief executive and founder of the Arbor Day Foundation. "By planting trees in our forests, we can preserve these national treasures so they will continue to benefit Americans for generations to come." To join the Arbor Day Foundation and help plant trees in our National Forests, send a $10 membership contribution to Replanting Our National Forests, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, or go to Stay cool while protecting the environment even during dog days of summer This summer, you don't have to let sweltering temperatures and sky-high energy bills cause you to sweat. By taking a few simple energy-efficient steps, you can beat the heat while keeping more money in your pockets. The average family spends $1,900 a year on energy bills nearly half of which goes to heating and cooling. Due to hot and humid weather predictions for the next few weeks, the demand for electricity is forecast to reach high load levels. EPA is asking homeowners and em- ployers to make a special effort to reduce their electricity con- sumption. Here are specific steps that everyone can take: Replace incandescent light bulbs with Energy Star qualified compact fluores- cent light bulbs. These bulbs use 75 percent less energy than regular bulbs. Remind your kids to shut off the light when they leave a room and the com- puter when they're finished. Use room fans to reduce the need for air conditioriing. Circulating air CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, July 7, 2011 Page 5 Join Arbor DaYFood City launches low-price Foundation in lockdown through Labor Day can make a somewhat higher temperature feel more com- fortable so you can set the AC three to five degrees higher. Keep the thermostat at a constant, comfortable "level. Lowering. the thermostat below the desired tempera- ture will not cool the home faster. Run appliances such as ovens, washing machines, dryers and dishwashers in the early morning or evening hours when it's cooler outside. Keep shades, blinds and curtains closed. Aboiat 40 percent of unwanted heat comes from the windows. Place window air con- ditioning units on the shady side of the home to avoid overworking the unit in the hot daytime sun. Buy Energy Star products because they oper- ate more efficiently, save energy and help protect the environment. For more energy efficient tips: http:-// .cfm? at home In response to rising food costs, Food City has rolled out a new retail price model. Designed to alleviate fluctuating prices for shoppers, Food City's Low Price Lockdown will "lock down" retail prices on 10,000 items through Labor Day, regardless of the wholesale cost. Leveraging its relationship with local grow- ers and using its buying power with national suppliers, Food City has negotiated pricing on everything - from Bush's Baked Beans to Minute Maid Orange Juice to Ultra Down Fabric Softener - in order to pass along savings to shoppers. "Times are tough, and we're committed to doing everything we can to keep costs down for our loyal customers," said Steve Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer. "Low Price Lockdown means shoppers can count on us for consistent pricing all summer long." Another 90-day period will begin after Labor Day with pri- ces on many seasonal items locked down through the holi- days. In conjunction with the new pricing model, Food City just launched a dedicated microsite to explain the program and other ways to save, including down- loadable coupons for shoppers. The new microsite is located at www, Food City's microsite feat- ures many of the items included in the 90-day price lockdown. The site highlights Food City's price vs. the price of the item in a competitive store. There is also an. area where several of the weekly advertised sale items are featured with their correspond- ing prices. A third section shows compare-and-save items avail- able in the store - Food City does the price comparisons so its shoppers don't have to. The footer of the new site includes a link to the new "Lockdown-Speed Stacker" TV commercial http://www, youtube.corn/watch? v=PkiGCUTK-jY with a button for shoppers to send comments to Food City with their input on the campaign and to access a downloadable coupon link for further savings. "We want to hear from our customers, because our business is relationship based," Smith said. "No one knows our stores better than the folks who shop with us. Their feedback is invaluable." Programs like Food City's Fuel Bucks Rewards, Milk Mon-ey, Pharmacy Discount Club and the ValuCard offer ongoing savings incentives to Shoppers, in addition to the new Low Price Lockdown. Homebuyer classes New River Community Ac- tion offers the Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) home buyer class. The class meets the pre-purchase educa- tion requirements of most lend- ers. Classes are taught by qualified professionals in the housing industry such as Real- tors, Leaders and Home In- spectors. You will be informed and empowered as you move forward in your decision to buy offered in 2011 a home. This class is also beneficial to those who have just purchased a home. The first time home buyer's class is free and is held on Saturdays from 9-3pm. You must pre-register to ensure space is available. Scheduled class in 201 l: March 26; May 21; August 27; November 5. For more informa- tion' or to register, please call 540-633-5133, ext. 440. The Cooper Dtsc0erer A/T TM utilizes a balanced ombinatiorl of i technolosy, compounding and design to produce a tire that truIy " DerformS in all terrains, Through this umque blend of compoundinlt COOPERTIRE.CON .o. 00e..00ium o., performance u expect from an all-teffain tire. The MTa is the t latest addition to the sblscoer heritase Of premium SUV and Light Truck pr0duct : " q Tri-County TireiService ." (276-762-9501) (276-762-9591) 16618 E. Riverside Dr., St. , Paul, Va 24283 Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm Sat. 8am-lpm J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library Summer Reading Program 2011 Amazing Tales At Your Library Wednesday, June 22 10:00 a.m. i Impressions Theatre - Pirate. of the Chesapeake Thursday, June 30 2:00 p.m. Fischer Sundae Puppets - A Crazy Quilt Thursday, July 7 12:00 p.m. Up, Up and Away Craft Day Wednesday, July 13 3:30 p.m. Didgeridoo Down Under Wednesday, July 20 11:00 a.m. Charlie Engle - Storyteller and Musician Thursday, July 28 3:00 p.m. Mike Klee Magic For more information call 276-762-9702 HOT, HOT DEALS We have a great selection of late model Pre-owned low mileage cars - SUV's and trucks. See one of our sales staff for all the information. MORGAN McCLURE Saint Paul, VA (276) 762-5535 :