2018 GCHS All Class Reunion to be Held

On Sat., July 28, 2018, All GCHS alumni, administrators, faculty, staff, coaches, and friends are invited to attend this all-class reunion. The anniversary classes of 1973, 1983, 1993, 2003, and 2013 will be recognized. A meet and greet reception will be from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm at Glenville State College followed by dinner at 5:00 pm – Americana Picnic Style – Cost is $20 per person for the reception and dinner – Dress: Casual. The registration form and menu can be found on Facebook @ Gilmer County High School Alumni Association or by contacting Bob Hardman at (304) 884-2458 (evenings) or Debbie (Reed) Nagy at (304) 904-1334. For planning purposes, RSVPs are strongly encouraged. Help us to spread the word and make plans to attend.

Historical Society meeting to be next Wed., July 18

The Historic Holt House Museum and its Annex’s deed of conveyance from the Gilmer County Commission to the county’s Historical Society will be the major business item. In addition, there will be a discussion about the upcoming joint August Picnic with the Calhoun County Historical Society in Grantsville. The traditional start of the meeting is with a covered dish luncheon at 12 noon (Note change of day: next Wed., July 18) with a meeting to follow. A program, which is the usual historical treat for the members, guests, and visiting public, has not been decided upon at this writing. If you or your organization has a program, feel free to contact Dave Corcoran, Sr., Society V-P.

Extra note: Former Society President Dot Frey has been seriously ill, has been hospitalized, and her future uncertain. Prayers for her in our “Good of the Order” meeting’s agenda.

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Yard Sale Spaces in Normantown

The Normantown Historical Community Center is offering yard sale spaces for a modest fee this July 6 and 7. The spaces will be 12 feet long and available both days from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the Community Center. For more information call Lisa Law at 304-266-6401.

Energy Express Holding School Supplies Drive

The Energy Express mentors will be collecting needed supplies at Foodland Plaza starting on Wed., June 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. - noon. Drop boxes will be available weekly until July 27, 2018 at GCES and Lignetics. If you have questions, or are not sure what to donate, please contact GCES at 304.462.7338.

Feed & Read in Gilmer County!

Energy Express and CRI are teaming up to keep young children reading and fed during the summer months. An Energy Express member will read a book to the children, then they may choose a book to take home. A lunch box will be provided by CRI in Gilmer. These events take place on Saturdays between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the following locations: July 7 - Troy / Lynn; July 14 - Glenville City Park; and July 21 - Tanner Community Building.

Please call Cherri West at GCES at 304.462.7338 with any questions.

Mayor urges residents to spruce up lawns

Mayor Dennis Fitzpatrick is trying his best to make Glenville a model city for beauty and cleanliness. Hence, he has kindly requested that the Glenville city residents make sure that their yards are properly maintained and the grass cut. He makes this announcement in order to create a more beautiful city for all of the out-of-county, out-of-state, and reunion visitors who will be coming here in mid-June. Your compliance will be greatly appreciated.

Also, drivers should be cautious at the curve on College Street going passed the college’s South Entrance toward the North Entrance. In this case, a large slippage has made one-lane of traffic mandatory for safety!

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