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Page 4 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, August 8, 2013 Airman Mull;us basic training Airman First Class Aaron (3. Mullins graduated basic training on April 5 at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. graduates MEOC's Margaret Sturgill Virginia Elder Rights Award On Thursday, July 25 the Virginia Elder Rights Coalition presented its 2013 Erica F. Wood Elder Rights Award to Margaret Sturgill, a vigorous advocate at Mountain Empire Older Citizens Inc. for four decades, always wins 2013 Normally the training is com- pleted in eight weeks, but for guided by principles of self- i- Mull;us, it unexpectedly turned empowerment for older Virgin- > / inns. Retired from MEOC in into a 16-week long endurance, 2012, Margaret remains as due to a medical hold back. But :L: MEOC's Public Guardian-. The with time, faith, determination " ]'[i [.; ':Y; Virginia Elder Rights Coalition and physical training, he made a ::" - , is a network of organizations, full recovery and successfully ' > agencies, and individuals work- completed the training regimen. ! ing together to promote the .................. rights and autonomy of older .......... ............. wS'nn{n-g- ,Award f'l ilt to present 1 W Here are some oi what Mar ,, her in the six page nommaUon ,, .. , ~,.= letter .and ten stron su ort .. , .. L " J Mar aret leas asslsteo 1 h " older persons and their tam;lies ,', , - m .... wishes are recogntzed ' awardees include Thehna Bland of service to the people oIe " ar e "" " " u;, ill ..... = .nor ,ooer i Elderly, directed It until 2012 . a way to solve a problem while Shivers and John Molumphy, and raised hundreds of thou IVI$1T RAILROAD MUSEuivMUllinsis a 2011 graduate of I pt) ByJanet Yharpe Castlewood High School He ........ Virgin;arts. then attended SouthwestVirginia i T. The annual Elder Rights : Community College and re-] 90"" BIRTHDAY... Award recognizes individuals " , Delphia Sutherland of St. who have significantly advanced , ' / ceived his associates degree in Paul celebrated her 90th the fundamental civil and legal .[ / General Studies. He is currently i birt'd " .... ;- rights of elders m the Common- / in Beloxi, Mississippi, at Keesler i B ray o.n au)y .In wire wealth, and the empowerment of | ., -' Air Force Base He will com- I a .party w.n Iam.y ann older persons to exercise their | :' i m . plete eight months of technical Airman First Class friends, rights This year's winner, | II " school there to become a Aaron G. Mull;us , t .. Margaret Sturgill, is a long time 1 [] Communications Specialist His si ter Andrea Pates" d " employee of Mountain Empire I I . . . . ." s , . aJ gran- Older Citizens, Inc, the areaI II assignment, therearter, IS to e our c . _' parents are the late Woodrow agency on aging sei'ving Lee,= . W s rve ountry in Japan toy , and the late Enzel Mull;us. His Wise, Scott counties and the MARGARET STURGILL, Public Guardian at . . aoout tw.oyears. . .... maternal grandparents are Eula City of Norton. The award was MEC, left, receives the 2013 Virginia Elder Rights - ..... l-te IS me son oi,.... MlCKey arlo urnKS .......... Ot uante ann me tam presentedud ;gith ecr e?:n7e Award from Kathy Pryr, right, President of the ueanna MUlllnS OI Gasuewooo ..... i non s ann g ....... nu Leroy urnKs, in Richmond b" Kath,, P' ,or Vwgmm Elderly R ghts Coalmon at an al --He has a brother, Wesley, and a .r Y "Y ' - 1 P]e dsental t nVirginia Elder conference "n Richmond on July 25. "g C "'o. . _ cooperated in the evaluation need" " " / . . " Process, documenting its effect- * If Mountain Empire ' lecture and demonstration garet.'s nominators said. about |veness and the need to expand Older Citizens is a treasure in ' A large exhibition of Sylvia that the audience might have .o . the program statewide. Mar- the field, and it is, then / g PP garet continues as MEOC s Margaret s contributions through letters ,, Richardson's award winning art about particulartechniques , .... Public Guardian, and in that MEOC is the reason to buy the ,~h No word aescrlDes ,, quilts are currently on display at employed role, she chooses to alwa,,s oo field and i Appalachian Arts Center, and on The lecture/demonstration Margaret Sturgfll better than the extra mile" "Maronr t knnwn ~ advocate and there is no better , ,, Saturday, August 10 she willwill be held from 1:00-3:30 pm . _ ,, Margaret developed a warrior for elder rights and a advocate than Margaret , ,, present a lecture and demon- at Appalachian Arts Center. ,, . . . and expanded MEOC s case pioneer for critical programs. -" stration of the techniques used to There is no cost to attend, but ...... g ..... management for the elderly The Virginia Elder R'g ts :~ ~ llteratl tensoI mousanas oI ,, make them (including beadwork, registration is required to ensure Y . . . orgram, always advocating Coalition has oresented Elder kaleidoscope style, embellish- adequate seating Please contact to make sure the older person s Rights Awards since 2000 Past merit, needle turned appliqu6 and the Arts Center at 276-596-9188 >. .=,t : .... a .... ao...a ..... , curved piecing), and will share or via email at xr r AT r ol II l= , M gay t eschewsWatson of Semor Connections, "her process and inspirations. The appartsinfo( ,sw.edu tO register ......... vv med|ocrlty and laziness m all Sen Josenh Gartlan, Journahst a tar tteaoer me o.. "Margaret was instru- " quilts on display will provide a for this unique opportunity, or ...... forms and always,demonstrates Betty Booker, Del Karen Fred iatthews Lmrary, mental in establishing MEOC s a ' an d .... :,..a ..... : - point of reference f q ion for more information, reading over 50 books. Emergenc.y. Fue! .Fund. toy me "Margaret always finds Woods, Attorneys Harriette Area reun in s. " honoring the persons dignity Paralegal Anne See, the Virginia ,DANTE REUNION sands of dollars to support it. and integrity If there appears to Long-Term Care Ombudsman "Margaret organized be no answer or approach to Program, Medicare Insurance ,."-. The Dante Reunion will be J . ' st " - " held Saturday,-August !0 and du'ected MEOCs fir tackle a problem, Margaret is Counselor Elyse Politi, Jay --_ ;. Homemaker Services .Pro- undefeatable in working at find- Speer of the Virginia Poverty am and the first Medicaid m anew solutmn :- .'beginning at 10 am. Food gr ... " g ,, " . Law Center, Sen. Mary Margaret _. ;vendors will be available or " .... waiver personal care services . Margaret walks the Whipple, and Del. Patrick Hope. -: bring your own. Bring a lawn , t program,in Southwest Virginia." walk every moment of every day Michael Wampler, MEOC -.'chair and tent if you like. This Margaret developed and her consistency and com- Executive Director, said, ,..'event is sponsored by Dan(e . il Pharmacy Connect of Southwest passion are .always so reassuring "MEOC staff, Board, and part- Vtr mla to assist uninsured med and rovlde eat stren h t i,LivesOn. Everyone is welcome. > "g .... - p " gr gt o all hers are all so very proud of SILCOX REUNION . " ically indigent people, get needed she works with." " Margaret and are very pleased. The descendents of Joseph " _,, .... prescription drugs. In the "Margaret is the go-to that her professional lifetime of program s first 12 years, th person whenever one wants to achtevement m advocacy, elder i-:'"and Laura Ball Silcox, Monroe ' " te _ ' i! and Alice Silcox and Ambrose tlonWhlesaledru sValUerovldedf the wasPresCnPover" understand how elder issues are rights and health and human ..... " g P " nlayin out in rural areasservices for older persons and , and Zilphia Counts Silcox and ................ ) " " "" " ;" 146 million dollars A freauent response to their families was recogmzed by ; related families will gather for . ] * "Margaret saw the need difficult questions by all of her the commitment, tenacity, con- the 18 annual reunion " ,L.. ..... for a public guardianship pro- colleamaes is "ask Margaret" sistency and advocacy through- .......... am develo ed local support, ,, " 2: September 14 at the Dickenson gr , P She is a tremendous resource to out her long career at MEOC ; County Career Center (Clinchco : educated judges and attorneys everyone because of her dedica- which still continues in her rdle on the need, directed one of the tion, compassion, and commit- as the region's Public Guardian. Vocational School) beginning at ALEXIS CARTER is a ...... , ..... a - ,10:00 am. Please bring a covered Star Reader at the J Fred IN first programs In the state, an merit to servin those in zreatest We are all so thrilled that the dish and join the fun. For more /latthews Librarv, "read- I, . 1 -- entire state now, knows about m x nool t av set Margaret what we all have information call Reba at ..... -: ..... .... x ,,,x., .d , 276.395.2725. mgover u DOOKS. l known for the last 30 plus -- years" ............ | for August 10 at the RCCC - ....................... -'"'"" ..... ""' The Russell County Confer- help set county students up for * _ .... DELANEY HALE is a ence Center and the "Southwest success as they begin a. new : ..... Star Reader at the J. Fred Virginia Technology Develop- school year. The RCCC and the ; 0__0 I Matthews Library, read- ment center are nosnng c bvluc nave partnerea with R| flh fa ,: 16646 Russell St. (beside St. Paul Fire De12 ....... - -" Bak ............. ]OPEN SATURDAYS ,n. ing over 50 books. PaCkl0 fromt School8 am toDaYll:30n AuguStam to areaand churchesbUSinesseS'to distributerganizatins''*-back- Mov)e"Hotl,neT'-'l 'R:ln' " 't: :D Llilt Ill. ,,@lVA ytime by ppointment ............ Located in own own Norton, r an a I ] 1_ I to Russell County students. * * * * * * G * * Iu l | I '=ilk" ~ #~lt~ ~ #ml} I~ (ff":."~i [ ,~ ....... N~)P INDICATES A NO PASS FEATURE 1 # O' "lip [ [ne rree event is toy smaents - ........ - i co.t Jerry C 6 ""' "'" "" ..... ouch 7 2-95i4 w,. , " -" I entering grades K-7 in a Russell "l I" - _ .... " [ County school and will feature ;1 [SMn~mI~I~ST.~n3~PG N@.] 1~ S wnRe6 ,Cooking. psandCoupons many fun and informative act;- :1 ]: 1 By Janet Xharpe ll[ vities for children The RCCC "I r .......... I * ...... " .... " ...... = .......................... II . . I with CroekPot Cake / and Copper Creek United Meth- I I I I ~l~ ' ~" "r ' ' " " " I - IIi,' ' ' bl J odist Church will be offering :[1 I "q'he - free face painting for Children. :1 1: [ smelt of " [ The Lebanon Police Department, : I I ""- I I :: "f.lt' ltl l i !l ..... "iS the Lebann Life Saving Crew, : I ] : I cake will l[ Black Diamond Search and :l[ 1]: I ,.,-., I Rescue, and the Virginia State -k" ")- i! .dl / . W}I1" ? /,/lll l - ll'-- lt I Jr ] I,, Police will be on-hand for ; SMURFS2PG.N@p~ I "'"'" ll d l, A demonstrations and information. [ ] CGI will be distributing School- : : I"I ~ ] l~o ~p the oven off during the hot Isupplies. Edward Jones, Home : I : 't' ._~.~. , . ,, ~ , . . ,,~ [ sumF~minguez,s hcocolate [ NU:mSingal C rnnPe y, .Lebanon .: -,/AWt'J'~trtie~,l~-" 1"~~t~'~''''/'dt''l'~''t'h'/,'''t [ [ ~such a unique way to [ _. u tea Metnomst - . 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I LTD, Lakeview Church, EQT, o wocVemN F,m-,a 7 II :: . -'- ....... ] Lebanon Baptist Church, : DALLY: 4:30" 10:00 PN :; I~!: ,~~'~/ ~g IJO ~* X Wt'~(l~/" / l l box chocolate cake . Mix first 6 items until almost I Well Service of Vlrgmla, Mercy : [ J o: L ~a"~ ~= ...... mixertlw't Ambulance'CppercreekUmt- :" ] ! ~UUI~. m,x m,xea ,, set my ) I i . ) ~ 4 laroe e s Then add chocolate chips Mtx m . DAILY: 4:4~ PM "~ /[ ~ gg , , . " [ enerous support of Back Pack . . [ i A@ . . l. .... ed Methodist Church for your. DESPICABLE ME2PG .. D GROWN UPS 2 PG-13 ~ ~'~t~ i X /,3/4c o,i [ to School ay. ( ) ~ [ t,, . Spray a large crock pot w~th non- I The RCCC and SVTDC are [ s~r-su~: ~2:~. ~:ao [ ~]~ . / lcwater o,~u ..... w ........ ock ,-ot runs I / 7.30 - 9-45 PM / " , av,.y - v " " d - ' " - .... aluminum foil i _ I nAIIY, fi-~fl . 7-aft - m-nn pM = , /I sma. oox instant ' I SchoolDay. Local churches, : ] I : /I chocolate pudding * Cook on low 4 to 5 hours. 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