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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, October 20, 2011 I R ecelve" 10 free-- - BRIDC;E DAY...The 32 nd Annual Bridge Day at New River Gorge, West Virginia was celebrated on Saturday, October 15 with BASE jumpers etjoying the sport. The gorge averages between 700 and 1300 feet deep. Connie Rtines of Dante took these pictures while on a Photo Club field trip with her lass at Southwest Virginia Community College. Food City and Quillen ETSU Physicians partner for Doc-Chefhealthy eating event Food City and Quillen ETSU obesity,. I'm proud to announce proud to be a local family owned Physicians announced a partner- ship to present a free "Doc- Chef' healthy living event to residents throughout the region. Consisting .of a registered dietitian and senior executive chef from Food City and a Quillen ETSU physician, the Doc-Chef team presents cooking classes and provides valuable information on nutrition, label reading and making the right choices for healthy living. The event will be Tuesday, November 15 at 6 p.m., "Child- hood Diabetes: Breakfast Boost- ers." Quillen ETSU Physician Charles Stewa, M.D., an endocrinologist, will share healthy habits that help avoid childhood diabetes, as well as tips for managing the disease. Chef Barbeau will rework two kid-friendly breakfast recipes that are sure to be a hit at home. The event will be held inthe upstairs community room at -Food City in the Crown Point Shopping Center, 1205 Eastman Road in Kingsport. To register for this free event, go to _ww,w.doc-chefonline.com. "With Tennessee ranking as the third fastest growing state for this partnership, which repre- sents a commitment from both organizations to address the health needs of this community," said Philip C. Bagnell, M.D,, dean of Quillen College of Med- icine. "Together we'll champion the benefits of making healthy choices, reaching out to area residents, including the local Food City customer base. We're set on making a difference thro- ugh the education provided by our Doe-Chef event." Obesity increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, stroke, sleep apnea and liver and gallbladder dis- ease. According to the Centers for Disease Control, obesity also may increase the risk of certain types of cancer, including breast, colon and uterine. Food City and Quillen ETSU Physicians repre- sentatives say they hope their efforts help reduce the incidence of these diseases across the region. "Food City is excited to partner with Quillen ETSU Physicians to bring about this much needed program," said Steven C. Smith, Food City president and CEO. "We're company employing more than 13,000 associates. As the leading supermarket in our region, we have a responsibility to our cus- tomers, associates and commun- ity to do all we can to educate them on the importance of mak- ing wise decisions with regard to their purchases. Many of the issues that adversely affect our health and wellness are a direct result of our eating habits - good or bad. We feel this event will work hand in hand with our NuVal nutritional scoring system to provide consumers with the added insight necessary to make more informed choices for their families." Food City NuVal system scores food on a scale of 1-100, taking into consideration more than 30 nutrients and evaluating the dietary importance of each to determine an overall nutritional quality score: the higher the score, the higher the nutrjtion. NuVal scores are prominently displayed on shelf price tags, scale labels and other in-store signage featuring the trademark blue hexagon design. NuVal has researched and scored more than 35,000 items. Zombies Will Descend on St. Paul to Help Raise Money for Friends 0fMatthews Library The group Friends of the J. Fred Matthews Memorial Li- brary invites the public to participate in the second annual zombie walk fundraiser, Satur- day, October 29. Come cos- turned as a zombie for some shambling-tim. MARKET C ORNER NEWS Clinch River Farmers Market Saturday 8 am-1 pm Last Saturday Market October 29th The Farmers Market has only two Saturday markets left this season. If you need potatoes, sweet potatoes, mustard or other cool weather crops now is the time to come by the market to stock up for the winter. In addition to farm produce, the market features an array of craft items including note cards, jewelry and pictureS. Entertainment: Gospel of Restoration I1 am Kids Corner: Kids Art 10 am We are certified to accept Senior Citizen coupons. Support your local farmers and craflers and enjoy a free cup of coffee at .the Clinch River Farmers Market; Visit CliHch River Farmer's Market on facebook. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. at the library in St. Paul. The walk will begin promptly at 5:00 pm. Participants will shamble from the library through town to the A. R. Matthews Memorial Park. Registration to participate is a donation of $5.00 or more. Participants are welcome to contribute more to this fund- raiser, or to have sponsors contribute to the Friends. They may also pre-register at the library between now and the event. Events at the park will include live music by the bands Paraly- zer and Sellsword, concessions, and prizes. This is a family-friendly event; children and leashed pets are welcome in the walk. Indivi- duals who don't want to dress as zombies are encouraged to come out, cheer on the walkers and snap photos. Call 1-276-762-9702 for more details or to make a donation to the Friends. (_ ioth00 ) autumn classic trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by giving you 10 free autumn classics trees when you join the organization in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation's Trees for America campmgn, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through the planting of trees. Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in October will receive 10 free autumn classics: Two sugar maples, two red map- les, a scarlet oak, a sweetgum, northern red oak, silver maple, white flowering dogwood and Washington hawthorn. "You'll especially enjoy these trees for years to come during the autumn months because they'll add abundant, vibrant color" to any yard or landscape," said John Rosenow, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting, between November 1 and December 10. The 6- to 12- inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge. Planting instructiofas are enclosed with each shipment of trees. New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care. To receive the flee trees, send a $10 membership contribution to Atkumn Classics Trees, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by October 31, 2011, or join online at www.arborday.org. Preventing fraud The Farm Service Agency supports the Risk Management Agency in the prevention of fraud, waste and abuse of the Federal Crop Insurance Program. FSA has been, and will continue to, assist RMA and insurance providers by monitoring crop conditions throughout the grow- ing season. FSA will continue to refer all suspected cases of fraud, waste and abuse directly to RMA. Producers can report suspect- ed cases to the FSA office, RMA, or the Office of the Inspector General. Adult Education Connection by Karen Gent On September 23, 2011, Southwest Regional Adult Edu- cation was recognized at a pro- gram managers meeting which took place in Richmond, Vir- ginia. A certificate of achieve- ment was presented to regional program manager Linda Allen tbhY Randy Stamper, Director of Office of Adult Education and Literacy, in recognition of the program meeting all educa- tional functioning level per- formance targets in the fiscal year of 2010-11. This is the second year in a row that Southwest Regional Adult Edu- cation has received this award for its excellent performance. Southwest Regional Adult Education was one of six pro- grams in the state to receive special recognition this year. According to Thomas Suh, program specialist at the Vir- ginia Department of Education, the total number of programs considered statewide was 64. Suh says to keep in mind that 21 of these programs are re- gional programs that account for a total of 99 school divis- ions. While Southwest Regional Adult Education was evaluated with 63 other programs, the results reflect the effort and per- formance of 134 Virginia school divisions and community based organizations. The Office of Adult Educa-. tion and Literacy, located within the division of Technology and Career Education at the Virginia Department of Education, pro- vides leadership and oversight to adult education programs and services in Virginia including Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and En- glish for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Goals of the Office of Adult Education and Literacy include the following: Linda Allen Raising performance levels of adult education programs Increasing the number of GED credentials issued by Virginia Strengthening and ex- panding collaborative rela- tionships with workforce development agencies, post- secondary institutions, and other community partners Providing high-quality customer service Providing alternatives for youth who are at risk of dropping out of school The Virginia Department of Education supports adult edu- cation in Virginia primarily by funding and supporting pro- grams at the local level Each locality or region has an adult education program manager and instructional specialists. To join an adult education class in your community, con- tact Southwest Regional Adult Education at 889-5424, or call toll-free at 1-866-581-9935. GED is a registered trademark of the American Council on Education. Used under license. CHS Class of '86 to get together Friday, October 21. Class mem- bers who are interested are asked to call Dena Jess.ee, 276- 762-2371, for more information. The Homecoming game will pit the Castlewood Blue Devils against the Twin Springs Titans. The Castlewood High School Class of 1986 is observing the 25 th anniversary of its gradua- tion this year. In honor of the occasion, an informal get together is being planned during the Castlewood Homecoming football game on Jerry McClure Joe Salyer Scott Fields This 4 doorsilver Sonic would look great in your driveway! 6 speed automatic transmission Loaded with safety leatures Stock #16395 Only $! 5 ,695 Come see th=s and the other great buys we have for youl Nina Fields Tim Tickles Cathy Mays Cody Holmes /: Robert Boiling MORGAN- McCLURE Morgan McClure Castlewood US HWY 58 Castlewood, VA (276) 762,2311 Visit Us at www.morganmcclure.com (Castlewood) IMl::il CHEVY