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Students with regular attend- ance in the Castlewood High . £chool Summer School program celebrated the beginning of their ", .summer vacation with a trip to Dollywood on Tuesday, July 16. The group enjoyed aday in the park and then a surprise stop at ,,.; ,Wal-Mart where the students ". were presented with a reward mcentwe which was used to pur- "" 'chase school supplies and other ," CASTLEWOOD High School Summer School students visit Dollywood Castlewood students celebrate summer vacation " was sponsored by the 21st items. Fifty students participated in the summer program, which resulted in seventeen students passing SOL retakes, a number of students awaiting the results of their English Writing SOL, five students recapturing class credit, and several students attending to participate in the Enrichment Program which included Art, Physical Education and Technology. The program ;:SVTDC to offer A Parent's :'Survival Guide to Social Media tionship between technology and brain development and physical health concerns and solutions. The workshop will also teach participants how to determine an appropriate time for your child to spend in front of a computer screen, and how to monitor your child's online safety. Participants will also learn how to encourage their children to use good judgment when it comes to online manners and ethics, how to deal with cyber bullying, and how to avoid digital pitfalls. The cost of this class is $20 and pre-registration is required. For more information or to L'On August 29 In today's society, it is a ,.challenge for parents to know • ow to best support the needs of their children when so much of their attention and exploration is directed toward the digital realm. ""The Southwest Virginia Techno- logy Development Center will rbk hosting Parent's Survival • :Guide to Social Media on ; 'August 29 from 6 pm to 9 pm to 'hblp parents learn how to better ' "protect their children online. • " ! A Parent's Survival Guide to " ,Social Media is designed to put • "eeryone in the family on the : 'same digital page when it comes :tb. online safety, and promote ,:bsitive social and family val- register, please contact the , s Instructor Lanna Lumpkins -Southwest Virginia Technology 'ill help participants examine Development.enter at 276-889- current research about the rela- 8180 or visR vtdc.org. 'Dante Community Center meetings The Dante Community Cen- Everyone is welcome to attend. ter will have meetings every 3rd For more information call . hursday of the month at 6 p.m. 495o1247. OPEN SATURDAYS 10-12 Century Learning Grant which ended this summer. Castlewood High School has applied for a new grant with announcements of awards being made in late August. CHS would like to thank the many business partners and volunteers in the community who helped to make the program So successful at Castlewood High School the past four years. Area reunions.. DANTE REUNION The Dante Reunion will be held Saturday, August 10 beginning at 10 am. Food vendors will be available or bring your own. Bring a lawn chair and tent if you like. This event is sponsored by Dante Lives On. Everyone is welcome. SILCOX REUNION The descendents of Joseph and Laura Ball Silcox, Monroe and Alice Silcox and Ambrose and Zilphia Counts Silcox and related families will gather for the 18 th annual reunion September 14 at the Dickenson County Career Center (Clinched Vocational School) beginning at 10:00 am. Please bring a covered dish and join the fun. For more information call Reba at 276.395.2725. Youth meetings at Dante Assembly Youth reeting groups are held every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Dante Assembly of God Church located in Dante. CVl'imes Deadlines: Editorial copy (birthdays, anniversaries, press releases, calendar items, weddings, etc) 3:30 pm Monday Advertising WILMA BLAKELY, St. Paul, celebrated her 90 th birthday on Sunday with family and friends at the Eastern Star building in St. Paul. CHS Boosters meeting The Castlewood Athletic Boosters meet the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the CHS office. All Castlewood fans who are interested in promoting the interests of the school's athletic teams are urged to attend. A musical medley by Ryan Gray to fundraising Virginia Interment College theatre alumnus Ryan Gray '12, now an admissions represent- ative for the College, wanted to make a special contribution to VI's summer fundraising camp- aign He will share his talents in a benefit performance Friday, August 9 at 7 pm in Nurtn Recital Hall -Anne Worrell Fine Arts Center. The evening of musical entertainment will include a collection of Gray's favorites - vintage classics, spiritual songs and Broadway tunes from shows including Bye Bye Birdie, Company, and South Pacific. He has recruited Bristol accom- panist Chris Yoder who will play piano for the evening perform- ance. VI graduate Rebecca Catalano '09, will also perform a duet with Gray. "Virginia Interment College helped me find my voice, and I am thrilled for this opportunity to use it for such a good cause," says Gray. "I wanted to give back to the school that has made me who I am. Each song I have selected reflects many positive things that VI taught me including lessons on life, relationships, and what it means performed benefit VI Ryan Gray Photo by Carissa Dezort to cherish a memory. Some songs are familiar, and others may be new to some, so it's a nice •blend of musical story- telling." The campus community, friends of VI, and the com- munity at large are invited to attend. Gray is asking for a minimum donation of $10 at the door, with all proceeds going to the College. For additional information, please contact ragray@vic.edu. Slemp joins campaign to help foster children - "Virginia Adopts" Campaign Event Scheduled for August 1- Charles Herbert Slemp, III, for the campaign. He joins legislative forum for review and of Wise, recently received ap- community leaders, adoption pointment by Governor Robert advocates, elected officials, and F. McDonnell to serve as a members of the General leader in the Governor's new Assembly to highlight the effort child adoption program, and promote adoption around The new program, known as Virginia. Commenting on the "Virginia Adopts: Campaign for appointment, Governor McDon- 1,000," is designed to match nell said, "Each of these in- 1,000 children currently in foster dividuals brings a unique per- care with adoptive families. The spective, strong community campaign kicks off this month involvement, and compassion with regional events designed to for Virginia's children to the provide information on how to Campaign for 1,000. I am offer children with safe, stable, grateful to each member of the and permanent homes. In 2012, leadership team for their efforts 708 children were adopted in the and look forward to the success Commonwealth of Virginia. of the initiative." Slemp will be There are currently 4,000 chil- the only member of the 13 dren in foster care. Approxi- person Steering Committee from mately 1,000 of these children Southwestern Virginia. are ready to be adopted into a Slemp is a native of permanent home. This new Southwestern Virginia. In campaign seeks to secure per- addition to his law practice in manent adoptive homes for Wise, he serves on the Virginia 1,000 of those children in the Commission on Youth: a coming year. standing bi-partisan legislative Slemp was appointed to the commission of the General Star•wide Steering Committee Assembly which provides a Grants access study of youth policies and services. He also served on as Commissioner of Accounts for Wise County and the City of Norton and General Receiver for the Circuit Court of Wise County. The Campaign for 1,000 comes to Southwestern Virginia on Thursday, August 1 with a Regional Kick-Off Event. The event will be held at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This event is designed to provide educational information for parents and families interested in adoption. It will also highlight some of the children across the Commonwealth in need of a forever family. For more information on adoption in Virginia, the "Campaign, for 1,000" or the Kick-Off event, please visit http://www.virginiaadopts.virgin ia.gov/events.cfm. to localities for public facilities available boating The Virginia Department of details, visit visit the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries www.dgif.virginia.gov/boating/a Game and Inland Fisheries' announces the availability of ccess/rants to download the website:www.HuntFishVA.com. grants for fiscal year 2014 and following information: • • • • • • • • • .... •--'-• ;;' requests applications. Eligible to • Public Boating Access :  : receive grants are Virginia local- Grants to Localities Program .... ities (counties, cities and towns). Package :  ¢lnl ¢lly : The purpose of the grants is to • Questions andAnswers  l = Stadium Theatre ": assist localities in providing pub- • Accessibility Guide- • . . • lic opportunities for boating ac- lines for Boating Access • Mov,e Hothne 276"6'19"4252 • • . . . cess facilities for new develop- Facilities • Located in Downtown Norton, VA • or anvt, me bv annolntment (class,fiedandd,splay) ment or the renovation or impro- • DGIF Design Standards •: ***********n°rt°ncinema'c°m •: • N P • • NP INDICATES A NO PASS FEATURE • t" Jerry" "" - 12 noon Tuesday vements to existing public boat- ° Cooperator Boating Ac- • mg access facdltles For more cess Maintenance Re utre Contac Couch 762-9514 ..... " : ments ' q" " • f SMURFS23DPG NDP/ • • o • • " .. . -. I ° Areas of Need (for  DALLY: 2:15 -7:00 PM -----.-m -- " " ..... . I UO we leselPe ge I Boatmg Access) • rWOLVER,,EaDPG-,a,W, I1. • ". / ,,-.',,=-- . '  I Recreational boating is a :  • ..._ ----rni----- 41P IPopular activity and there are . o / oi ICJLA..I ,.'71 la,l,l i:i: I,1, . r approximately 250,000 register- • f TURBID 3D  l • 3 . , - .l lll"lm, " / ed boats in Virginia. Many more , :  1' l'  l 1 1  )     [ watercraft (canoes/kayaks) that " • 00]kli'll i :/ DAILY:12:OO'4:30 / : , " ,. • . rlk,  r Loretta Duty facilitiesare not reglsteredor are inuse needeX'st'no :• L ( SMHRFS9:15 PM  G ,*,J : • ,  1 l'i  ....... r qr   , .......  additional sites. This grant : R.I.P.D.P(-13 : " I r " 'l.. l   m II = " [program provides up to 75% of : [ DALLY: 2:45" 5:00 ] : • ,. " I l/ I I , - i= =r €ll Ithe approved project costs to : L 7:15PM J : , . : , • • =,11 =, lily d¢=,• IW,O • • Iconstruct or renovate boating . . "" , ": '[ ' "  , t " [ access facilities for trailer or • r PAGIFICRIMI=-la "1 • °. t #t , tttrtO¢l/q-, eitlb.,.,.,t, It ,/€/€,. "/t, tl¢¢.tt n ailer hand launch facili "  : _, . . 00no-, - ll IV " -- ,a . . .... .. 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IDep artment awarded $390,900 • . o f WOLVERINE PG-13 N()P) • : ,,/ .-(.3 "'-)" € m i,k(.,tLllL/ ' |to 10 localities for the devel-  [DAILY: 4:30 - lO:O0 PIVij i , !'i =%"  :  • " opment or renovation of 14 sites .  ,, |  Plus we have jewelry and watches also a Ion 7 different river systems To : ' ° " • I ". : f 2 GUNS R / :  ' I learn more about hunting, C;  ¢ ,_. _,, t wde selection of much needed $1 items. , ..... - / DAILY: 12:30- 4:45 | • I • • o • • ' i' /.,=.,.-11',,= , ............... ! fisning, treating and omer • L 7.15 9.45PM ,,j . 1i' • " : l . we are buying gold ancl coins, lop ClOllar palci, loutdoor opportunities in Virginia • • rkl taxxr i • " / DAILY:12:15 - 4:45 / " ,i Layawayjewelry for your special occasions! I I : t 9:15 PM O : VV/3 ll .uu M " I [Y°ur ,d lad ......... • N'PINDICATESANDPASSI'TURE • : - .................. XL " i Cou ome edlca . :| 3t CENTR .. I . .VVLRV il Ily i i .;, D.,w ,. 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