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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, July 28, 2016 Derek Kitts, nomi- nee for Virginia 9th Congress, was in St. Paul on Friday, July 22. While in town, he visited with the Mayor, the CVT and viewed the Western Front Hotel. Kitts was born and raised in Southwest Virginia and lives in Christiansburg. An interview with Kitts will be includ- ed in next week's edition. As the week progressed, the Impact Virginia stu- dents received hands-on carpentry experience by helping build what the home lacked. I was honored to meet these students. My compli- ments to Rev. Mike Moore and the members of the St. Paul Baptist Church for the outward focus of their efforts. With their help, the students and their adult facilitators came here as strangers but left as our friends. On Sunday, another group of student volunteers passed through St. Paul on their way to an Appalachia Service Project work site in Harlan, Kentucky. These students are from the ,Lutheran Church of God's Love in Newtown, :Pennsylvania. They stopped by the St. Paul Railroad Museum for a ivisit (and breakfast), fol- lowed by a walk around the town - on what was surely one of the hottest days we've experienced this year. In Harlan, the ASP stu- dents will help renovate a house. While in Harlan, they will be housed in a school and sleep on the floor in sleeping bags. Meals will be simple - peanut butter sandwiches for lunch each day fol- lowed by a plain evening meal. Because the school has no bathing facilities, a temporary shower has been erected for use by the stu- dents. Fortunately, there is From Page 1 an innovation this year -website: "The Appalachia hot water. In previous Service Project is a years, only cold water has Christian ministry, open to been available. ASP co,- all people, that inspires rectly chooses to focus its hope and service through limited resources on the volunteer home repair in people it serves, not on the Central Appalachia." The comfort of its volunteers, program has been in opera- Most ASP volunteers are tion for 47 years during from affluent homes so the which time nearly 400,000 week spend in Harlan will volunteers have helped represent a considerable improve the lives of thou- cultural contrast for them. sands of families. That's a The Appalachia Servicevery honorable record and Project mission statement a commendation of the is found on the group's group's worthy goals. Ann Worley, third from left, delivered food to Impact Virginia volunteers last Thursday. Others members of the St. Paul Baptist Church delivered meals as well. Students volunteers from Newton, Pennsylvania arrive in St. Paul last Sunday. The students were en-route to an Appalachia Service Project site in Harlan, Kentucky. Chief Phillips and Officers of the St Paul Police Department want to send a heartfelt con- gratulations to Lieutenant George Robinson on his retirement after 32 great years serving the citizens of the Town of St Paul. It has been a great honor to serve along side of Lt. Robinson. May your life contin- ue to be blessed in whatever adventure you decide!!! We want to thank every- one who came out to share this special day with us. 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This improvement of facilities and services of the library, service is for qualifying and adult learners, with or Send name, address and phone number, with a $5 without their own home computers, in Lee, Scott and membership gift, to J. Fred Matthews Memorial Wise counties and the City of Norton. For more Library, P.O. Box 1976, St. Paul, VA 24283. information, call GED Online Coordinator Marci Please make checks payable to Friends of the J. Gore, 1-800-422-3433 (inScott County 386-2433). Fred MatthewsMemorialLibrary. GED TESTING-GED Testing is available EASTERN STAR-Clinch Valley Chapter #152, Monday through Thursday and on Saturdays at the Order of Eastern Star, meets each fourth Tuesday, Wise Co. Altemative Education Center, Wise. Call except for March and December, when the meetings 276-328-8612 for information conceming GED test- are on the second Tuesday. All meetings are at 7:30 ing. p.m. DANTE LIVES ON-The Dante Lives On Board VETERANS' CLAIMS meets at 6:00 pm 3rd Tuesdays at the Dante Museum Coebum-A Dept. of Veterans Services represen- with the Community Meeting following at 7:00 pm. tative will assist clients and answer questions at the BOOK DISCUSSION-Book Discussion Group Coeburn VFW Post from 9am-3:30 pm thirdOne of the J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library meets Thursdays except June. fourth Thursdays (except November and December COMMUNITY CENTER-The West Dante are combined in early December) at the Riverside Community Center meets at 7 pm first Mondays. For Diner at 6 pm. more information please call 495-8473. NARCONON COUNSELING- Narconon FREE HIV TESTING-Health Departments in the would like to remind families that the use of Lenowisco Health DiStrict offer free confidential addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to pro- HIV testing throughout the year. For information, tect your family from drug use. If you know call Wise County 318-8000; Lee CO. Health Dept. anyone who is struggling with drug addiction 276-346-2011; or Scott Co. Health Dept. 276-386- get them the help they need. Call for a free 1312. brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. FREE GED CLASSES-Free GED classes are Narconon also offers free screenings and refer- offered at the Oxbow Family Investment Center, St. rals. 800-431-1754 or Paul, Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 am-12 noon. Glenna McReynolds is the teacher. Call 1-800- Saint Paul, VA " ii~i !