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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, October 10, 2013 Adult ducation Connection by Karen Gent ....... '! GET READY, GET SET, GO!...This was the scene just before the whistle blew for the Around the Horn 5K Run/Walk on Sunday sponsored by the Clinch River Little League. SETH HALL of Coeburn was the top overall male runner with a time of 21:59. 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. Some of the participants after 1 mile around the lake. Results of 5K Top overall male Seth Hall of Coeburn with a time of21:59 Top overall female Brianna Meredith of Big Stone Gap with a time of 23:32 Male Masters 40 and over Kevin McCoy, Norton 24:21 Female Masters Mardee Scott, Norton 25:45 14 & under: Ahren Lee, St. Paul; Emily Lee, St. Paul; Harper Potter, Wise. 15 - 19: Chance Jones, Coeburn; Haley Gilbert, Castlewood. 20 - 29: Dustin Cowden, Wise; Brandon Deel, Richlands; Jennie Deel, Richlands. 30 - 39: Wes Arney, Coeburn; Charles Meredith, Big Stone Gap; Brandon Baker, Norton. 40 - 49" Ric Wells, Charlottesville; Tammi Huffman, Cleveland; Karen Harrison, Honaker. 50 - 59: Lisa Meade, St. Paul; Kathy Stewart, St. Paul Wise Fall Fling set for October 12 and 13 Alongside the crafts, food and activities festival-goers have come to expect of the Wise County Famous Fall Fling over the past 34 years, they've come to expect music, and plenty of it. In addition to the traditional mountain music, the Appal- achian Highlanders Pipes and Drums have become as much a tradition as the Fall Fling itselfl This group, based in Abingdon, will bring enthusiasts from all over southwestern Virginia and eastern Tennessee who love to hear the soulful sound of the Highland bagpipe. The music feast doesn't' stop with the bagpipes! The variety of music lined up for this year's Fall Fling is sure to please festival goers again this year! A full slate of performers are set to entertain crowds in two loca- tions this year. The main stage will be at the Big Glades Com- munity Square amphitheater and MARKET CORNER NEWS Clinch River Farmers Market Saturday, 8 am-1 pm Wednesday 2 pm- 5 pm Don't miss the opportunity to check out a good selection of fresh produce including apples, pears, green beans, tomatoes, squash, pumpkins, potatoes, etc. Also at the market you will find plants, honey, jams, jellies, baked goods, breads, salsa and much more. The Farmers Market Cookbooks are available for purchase at the market as well as at Big M, St. Paul Builders, Bailey Hardware, Kilgore Law Office, the Town Hall, .,;,...  CR Pate and Co and Sweet Peas. ,:t=Qw. :-;.:   Entertainment .c;[.:o.wr, Team Estonoa display and demonstration Center Stage Cloggers 11 am Dedication of Memory Garden 12 noon " Kids activities 10 am We are eeriM4caccept EBT, debit cards and Senior Citizen coupons. The firsLten dollars of EBT purchases will be doubled. Support-cal farmers and crafters and enjoy a free Cup of .L the Clinch River Farmers Market. the Pickin' Porchwill offer informal acoustic jam sessions for scheduled groups and any others who want to join in the music. This year's line-up of performers at Big Glades offers a wide variety of traditional mountain bluegrass and gospel music. The VFW will open the 35 th Annual Fall Fling Saturday October 12 at 9 am followed by Angel Mefford at 9:30. At I0 am Saturday, Kelsey Copeland takes the stage followed by the Center Stage Cloggers. At 11 am, the Bluegrass Circle, one of the finest local bluegrass bands take the stage. From 11:45 until 12:30 pm festival-goers can catch their breath and enjoy the heart fe!t southern gospel music of the King's Messengers. Saturday afternoon, the ener- gy keeps flowing with one of Kentucky's best, Wolf Creek Grass. At 1:15 the Bluegrass Kinsmen with Fiddling Billy Baker and the Virginia Sweet- hearts will entertain you with their traditional bluegrass and one of the best fiddle players in the country along with the legendary Virginia Sweethearts. Following them, enjoy,the great harmony of Raisin Cane from 2- 3pm and White Top Mountain Band at 3. From 4-5 you'll hear the Town Branch Bluegrass band and end the day with the very best in classic country, Benny Jones and CMT Country! lunday's music lineup begins at noon with Jimmy Mullins and the Biscuit Burners followed by the Appalachian Highlanders Pipes and Drums at 12:45 pm. The Dennis Cove Band, South Mountain Blue- grass Boys, Appalachian Strings will play at 1:45, 2:45 and 3:45 pm respectively. 4:45 will feature Kody Norris and the Watauga Mountain Boys fol- lowed by The Principles gospel singing at 5:45. Bring a chair and spend the weekend enjoying some great music at both Big Glades and the Pickin' Porch at this y ear'.s Fall Fling! - " For schedules and more info on other eve',nts, go to www.wisefallfling,com, or call 276/328-8184. COMPLETING PROGRAM...The thirteen students who completed the phlebotomy technician program were (left to right, seated) Amber Motley, Lauren Locke, Marie Altizer, (standing) Brandy Ratliff, Robyn Lane, Melissa Breeding, Ashleigh Irick, Robin Kitts, Cindy Moncus, Amber Cox, Brittany Viney, Seana Overton and Brittany Gibson. fulltime workers. We each had our own support systems through the friendships we made while in this cohort." After the students' present- ation, special awards were pre- sented. Linda Allen presented perfect attendance awards to Marie Altizer and Robyn Lane. Tim Salyers presented earned certificates to the students, and instructors Karen Gent and Tammy Brown presented class superlatives. At the conclusion of the event, a reception was held. During this six-month con- textualized program, Plugged- InVA participants had the opportunity to earn a Microsoft Digital Literacy Certificate, a Career Readiness Certificate, 24 college credits, and a Career Studies Certificate in Phle- botomy Technician. After the completion of 140 clinical hours, the students wilt be eligible to take the phlebotomy technician certification exam. For more information about PluggedlnVA programs in the region, contact Southwest Regional Adult Education at 866-581-9935. Seafood Festival Oct. 19, 2013 11am - 6pm Nags Head, NC o ? On Monday, September 23, 2013, the Pluggedln VA Phlebotomy Technician cohort gave its final presentation at 6:00 pm. This culminating event for the program was held on the campus of Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) in Russell Hall. The event began with a wel- come by Dyan Lester, SWCC's TAACCCT Grant Project Dir- ector, and was followed by remarks by Linda Allen, Pro- gram Manager for Southwest Regional Adult Education. Tim Salyers, SWCC's TAACCCT Student Coordinator, com- mented about the program, and introduced the cohort of students before they presented. There were thirteen students who completed this program a0d participated in the final pre- sentation. The students formed four teams, and each team presented to the audience the different aspects of the basics of phlebotomy. Following that segment of the presentation, the students shared excerpts from testimonials which they had written about their experience in the PluggedlnVA program. "This program has been such a llessing to me," com- mented Marie Altizer, "I now realize that I am capable and intelligent enough to" do abso- lutely anything I choose." Robyn Lane remarked, "The PluggedInVA program gave me the opportunity to find out what I am capable of in continuing education; this program has opened doors for me. I believe without the opportunity of the P-iuggedInVA program, I would never have gone back to school at this point in my life." Brittany Gibson shared thoughts about her classmates. "The students in this class are the most determined people I know," said Brittany. "Each student had her own struggle(s) to overcome, and they all over- came them with grace and pride. We are a group of mothers, grandmothers, and I / Ponate A Boat or Car Today] "2-Night Free Vaeationr l.lO0.O00,l.kNKt www.boafangel.eont All n e w 00014 Diesel Stock #17363 Loaded with lots of options MSRP $26,385 See salesman for details! Yamaha YFZ450 4 wheeler $5,995.00 MORGAN- McCLURE Morgan McClure Castlewood US HWX 58 Castlewood, VA (276) 762-2311 Visit us at (Castlewood) IMEi Find New Roads ..... CHEVY