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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, July 28, 2011 AT THE REUNION...The huge St. Paul Deacon Banner designed by SPHS cheerleaders was a focal point at the Oxbow Center during the St. Paul Alumni Association's All Year Reunion over the weekend. Dickie McNeil, Fort Myers, Florida, SPHS class of 1963 is pictured helping to display the banner. Photo courtesy Judy Abbott Clinch River Farmers Market Saturday 8 am-1 pm Wednesday 2 pm - 5 pm All your favorite vegetables are at the Farmers Market. Check out a good selection of corn, tomatoes, new potatoes, cabbage, cucumbers, squash, zucchini, beans, eggs, honey, lamb products, baked goods, jams, jellies and flowers. New this week: Peaches. In addition to farm produce, the market features an array of craft items including note cards, jewelry and pictures, Entertainment: Center Stage Cloggers 11 am Kids Corner: Clogging Lessons 11:45 am The chef from the Troutdale was unable to come to St. Paul on Saturday July 23, however he will be here this Saturday. The chef will start cooking at 10 am and the food will be ready about 11 am. Don't miss the opportunity to sample great food prepared from produce at the market. The assistant chef will be Kathy Stewart, Come by the market for l~ee coffee, fi'esh produce, and a good visit with friends. Visit Clinch River Farmers Market on facebook. You Can/Live Well Virginia/ workshops offered near you Join Oar @ Foundation in July Forest land is one of America's most prized resources, by Karen Gent and everyone can help plant needed trees in these vital areas ,. simply by joining the Arbor Day Foundation. For some adults who didn't class. He attended regularly, Through its Replanting Our complete high school, earning a worked diligently, and passed National Forests campaign, the GED® credential can be anfour of the five GED subject Arbor Day Foundation will honor interrupted task. Persistence is tests. In spite of his rapid each new member who joins the required to achieve the goal. success, he stopped coming to Foundation in July by planting Adult persistence is defined as class, seemingly disap- 10 trees in forests that have been adults staying in programs as peared. Every attempt to reach devastated by wildfires, insects long as they can, engaging in him failed. Karen had no idea and disease. The cost to join the self-study when they must drop where he was or why he had Arbor Day Foundation is a $10" out of their programs, and re- stopped attending class. Then donation, turning to a program as soon as one day, this former student the demands of their livescalled. He wanted to come back The need to replant forests in allow, to class and finish his work. He the U.S. is great. Recent years of unprecedented wildfires has left a Linda Allen, Southwest Re-came to class one day and gional Adult Education Pro- passed the math OPT. Karen backlog Of nearly 1 million acres gram Manager, reports on two tutored him for several hours that need replanting in National excellent examples of adult per- and then made the decision to Forests. The Arbor Day Found- ation has worked with the U.S. sistence that occurred recently, let him take the official test I Allen states: which was scheduled to be Forest Service for more than 20 "M years to plant trees in forests that ore than ten years ago, a given that evening. She didn't • have the greatest need. young man attended an adult want him to disappear' again | It is essential to preserve education class which Vivian before completing.-He took-the ! forests because they produce Smith and I taught in Lebanon. official math test and passed, This young man was 18 years thus earning his GED certifi- oxygen,' clean the air and are a old and had just dropped out of care. source 'of abundant, clean and high school. He was very "Due to adult persistence, healthy drinking water for more capable, but restless...eager to these two men are now GED than 180 million Americans. "Keeping our forests vibrant get out of small town Lebanon. success stories." is vital to the overall health of the He stayed in the class just long In adult education, early Earth, and we can help simply by enough to take the official GED implementation of adult per- planting trees," said John tests. He passed four of the five sistence supports can make a Rosenow, chief executive and subject tests on his first try. He difference in student retention. founder of the Arbor Day moved to Virginia Beach and Negative forces have a quick lived his life. Some time effect upon students and can tip Foundation. "By planting trees in passed, and one day Vivian got the scales, but encouragement our forests, we can preserve these national treasures so they will a call. It was this same student, has proven to be a powerful tool continue to benefit Americans for He was back in Lebanon andin adult persistence, Those who generations to come." thought he might give the GED develop a positive attitude and To join the Arbor Day tests another try. Low paying set goals for themselves arei jobs, a divorce, and other de- most likely to pe ist and Foundation and help plant trees mands had brought him to the succeed in reaching ti , e goals. in our National Forests, send a realization that education was If you, didn't finish-l'.; h $10 membership contribution to Replanting Our National Forests, , important. He enrolled in school, it s not too late "to Arbor Day Foundation, 100 .: Vivian's class,.received targeted achieve your -goals. For Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE : instruction, passed the Official information about GED classes 68410, or go to arborday.org/july. GED Practice Tests (OPTs), and and GED testing, contact ___ passed the GED Tests! Southwest Regional Adult "Several years ago, a young Education at 889-5424, or call man enrolled in Karen Gent's toll-free at 1-866-581-9935. Crossroads Medlcil at Oxbow Mountain Empire Older 6) effectively communicate withCenter on fourth Thursdays of Citizens and the LENOWISCO your health care provider. Health District are currently Both morning and afternoon offering Chronic Disease Self- classes are being planned and each month Management Workshops at no interested participants are cost to local participants in Lee, encouraged to pre-register asmedicalCr°ssr°adSclinic,Medical'offersa mobilefi.ee ofeachSt" PaUlmonth.on the fourth Thursday Scott and Wise Counties and the soon as possible so educational primary medical care for the appo ent, please City of Norton. If you are living materials can be obtained in "underserved in the area. It is call the Oxbow Center at 276- . with a chronic illness such as advance. If you are interested in located at the Oxbow Center in 762-0700. arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, liver disease, emphysema, asthma, or depression, You Cant Live We!l, Virginia! workshops can teach you healthy ways to live with your illness. Workshops are given two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks, in community settings such as senior centers, nutrition sites, churches, housing author- ities, libraries, and hospitals. Participants learn strategies and techniques to 1) identify pro- blems and manage symptoms, 2) deal with difficult emotions and choose an appropriate exercise plan, 3) manage pain and fatigue through muscle relaxation meth- ods and better breathing techni- ques, 4) create a nutritional eating plan, 5) manage depression and medication, and Saturday, Ill • 10:0 M. on site The lal, I Ellalm snd Pomona Rrqmty of Itm Ool lid laulh Cmq:bll Bllam Directions: Turn into Lebanon Manor and go to the top of the hill, turn dght onto I Ridge Road and then right again onto Bmmloy Circle. Look for Auction Sign. i LEBANON, VIRGINIA MANY MORE ITEMS.,. Thoml attending a workshop in your ..... area, please contact Rachel ............................ .......... Helton with Mountain Empire lassified advertising works...call 762-7671 Older Citizens at (276) 523- ,~ 4202. 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