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STAR-IERCUIY, HARRIS COUNTY JOURNAL, MERIWETHER VINDICATOR, TALBOTTON NEW ERA & HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - NOVEMBER 1 - NOVEMBER 3, 2000 (10:25;11:1c)700- - No experience neces- has immediate openings -level Drivers for vans and Earn $550 to $800 per Home weekly. No CDL? No 15 day CDL training is now Call today 1-800-363- 10:4 TFNc)700-1 POSITION. Are you willing 8 to 10 hours a day for a income to start with rapid to management Sng to your capabilities? income potential year. r appointment. 1-800 575- il-7776. - 3 p.m. - 11 p.m. Clair Kight 706-672-4241. 700-1 NEEDED - 11 p.m. - 7 a.m. Clair Kight 706-672-4241. NEEDED AT ALVISTA - 3-11 full time posi- for LPN. Good bene- Clair Kight at (706) 672- ('TFNc)700-1 OPERATOR/INSPEC- Nippon Metal Working USA an immediate opening for operator/inspector. Good job history, high >1 diploma, willingness to learn, be able to work some week- able to perform intricate work. offers benefits includ- and dental programs, days, paid vacation and First shift job from 8:30 to g pay is $8.85 Pre employment test and required. No phone calls Applications available October 26-Thursday, 9, from 1:30PM-4:00PM. applications are not kept , Woodbury, (10:25;11:1c)700-1 -$635 processing mail. Easy! No needed. Call 1-888-615- 1Ext. 5900 24 hrs. (10:18 thru 1700-1 applications for full time Must have a profes- appearance, good communi- skills, good driving record, be g required. in person; 326 West Main (11:1c)700-1 ASSISTANT - Needed for Send letter of inter- resume to: P.O. Box 385, GA 31811. (11:1,8c)700-1 WORK ONLINE ,. $500-$7000/mo. In your Step-by-step system. training. Free informa- 'Www.mdhomefree.com (414) (11:1,8,15p)700-1 DIRECTOR OF - Providence Health has employment opportunity ambitious person with leadership qualities as Director .of Nursing. benefits and retirement L Apply in person at 1011 S. St., Thomaston, Ga. ,8c)700-1 Bargains are always eas) :0 find in the classifieds!! Cook wanted. Apply with- Cowboy. (11:1,8c)700-1 - No experience neces- L Swift has immediate openings evel drivers for vans and Earn $550 to $800 per Home weekly. No CDL? No 15 day CDLtraining is now Call today 1-800-363- L (11:1,8,15,22,29c)700-1 out )me. Individual needed to non plementing basis. Must be serf- resoumeful, dedicated-arl Forward resume to Rivers Council, 900 Dallis LaGrange, Georgia 30240, later than November 10. b700-1 SERVICES PROVIDER- ; Center ACT Team needs nal Social Services to work as part of an Community Treatment ;counseling, assess- ' skills, training and to men- consumers. Must have the b' to make independent clinical as well as the ability to lealth Must be available to on-call crisis coverage one a month. Masters degree Send resume to Judy Hill, Paordon Commercial Drive, GA 30240 or call 706- Cut-off date is Nov. 5, PART-TIME R.N. - Weekend super- visor needed at Alvista Healthcare. If interested, please contact Clair Kight 706-672-4241. (10:11- TFNc)700-2 ROOM, BOARD & small salary for helping with elderly lady in Greenville. Work references and dependability required. Call 706- 672-1215 (10:25;11:1,8,15c)700-2 CNA CLASS - Earnwhile you leam. If intrested, please contact Virginia Daniel at Alvista Healthcare. 706- 672-4241. (11 :I-TFNc)100-2 CLERICAL POSITION - Part-time clerical position. Computer skills, typ- ing, filing, good verbal skills a must. Approx. 30 hours per week. Contact R. Garner at Good Shepherd Therapeutic Center, Inc. 706-655- 2354. (11:1c)700-2 ATTENTION - Needed writers with computer skills. Part-time, flexible, work from your home. Good writing skills are a must, willingness to learn is critical. Produce newsletters, brochures with PageMaker 6.5. Some photography required. Track mailing label changes in Microsoft Access. Perfect for a stay-at-home parent. Fax or mail resume with cover letter to Good Shepherd at 706-655- 2347, P.O. Box 659, Warm Springs, GA 31830. (11:1c)700-2 ATTENTION: MOTHERS & OTH- ERS. Need extra money? $25-$75 per hour. Work the hours you want! 1-800-305-4468. or edailycash.com/ucantoo. (10:4,11,18,25c)700-3 WANT TO STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD? If you're known for your big heart and caring ways, you can turn your special talents into a career as a CERTIFIED NURSING ASSIS- TANT. We'll pay you while you leam and you'll be eligible for great ben- efits, including health, dental, and life insurance, a prescription card, retirement plans, scholarships, and more. Our next class will begin November 6th. You can apply at OAK VIEW HOME in Waverly Hall. 706- 582-2117. (10:25;11:1c)700 3 MICKEY ELLIS CUSTOM HOMES - Remodeling, room additions, sep- tic systems, back hoe/tractor work, any phase home construction and repairs. 706-628-5094, mobile 706 L 289-9006. (10:25-TFNc)800 GET OUT OF DEBT- Work at home! 888-912-8570. (10:25;11:1,8c)800 D&A CONSTRUCTION - We do remodeling, ceramic tile, additions and any repairs. Call for free esti- mates. Dwayne (706) 566-8415 or (706) 655-2561. (7:12,TFNc)800 WILL BABYSIT in my home. Ruby Owens 655-2246. (10:25;11:1c)800 GUTTERING/BLOWN INSULA- TION Seamless guttering; expert installation. Blown insulation. Save on cooling/heating. Free estimates. Call Weyman Owens, 846 2818. (#755"6:1 TFNc)800 MR. HANDYMAN - Top quality work. Painting, sheetrock, pressure wash- ing, many other minor repairs, and carpenter work. Call 582-3424. (#1523*9:30-TFNc)800 CUSTOM ALUMINUM GUTTERS - . Manufactured at your site to exact length. No seams, no leaks, no rust. FREE estimates. Boyd & Company, Inc. Call 663-2901, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. (10:13-TFNc)800 HOME REMODELING - Call Jerry Tumlin at 706-663-8041. (11:24- TFNc)800 LANIER UPHOLSTERY - Cars or furniture, 20 years experience. Free estimates. 655 2174. (12:15- TFNc)800 GIVE YOUR HOME A FACE LIFT! Remodel, renovations, painting. Call today for free estimate. Lyons Homes, 706-672-0044 or 706-672- 0282. (6:23-TFNp)800 CURTIS PAINTING AND GENER- AL CONTRACTING - Interior, exte- rior painting, hardwood floor refin- ishing, pressure washing, deck care. Minor home repairs. 706 655-9051; beeper 1-800-827-6858, pin num- ber 9885. (1:26-TFNc)800 SEWING MACHINE REPAIR - In home service. For more informa- tion, call 846 9136. (2:23-TFNc)800 EVERGREEN LANDSCAPING & LAWN SERVICE - Sod, seed and tree-shrub installation, mowing, trim- ming, leaves, etc. Licensed and insured. Free estimates. Call Mark Hood 706-663-4757; Pager 640- 1458. (3:I-TFNc)800 DELOACH CONSTRUCTION .- repairs, remodeling, additions and new homes. Call (706) 672 0538. If no answer please leave a message and phone number. (4:12 TFNc)800 LANIER AUTO SALVAGE - Cash for junk cars, aluminum, copper, brass and scrap metal. (&06) 655 2174. (TFN)800 FOWLER'S CONSTRUCTION additions, remodeling, water dam- age, decks & patios. Free estimates. (706) 846-3136 or cell (706) 333- 3498. (8:2-TFN)800 REMOVE UGLY STUMPS and turn them into useful wood chips. Also tree removal and trimming - Call Rasch Stump Removal. (706) 628- 4055. (9:13-TFNc) MICKEY ELLIS CUSTOM HOMES - Remodeling, room additions, sep- tic systems, back hoe/tractor work, any phase home construction and repairs. 706-628-5094, mobile 706- 289-9006. (10:11,18,25;11:1c)800 WILL BUY used camper shells, alu- minum or fiberglass. Call Charles at 706-884 8785. (TFN/nc)1000 NOTICE - Otis (Hank) Henderson Hopkins died August 11, 2000. O.H. Hopkins and the family of O.H. (Hank) Henderson Hopkins are not responsi- Ue for any debts received after August 11, 2000. (10:18,25;11:1,810)1000 SAVE UP TO 50% off retail store prices. Specialty gifts delivered directly to your door. Send $5 cash or money order for color catalog, applied to first order. World of Wonders, 12 Spring St.i Manchester, GA 31816. (10:25;11:1,8c)1000 ACCESS TO A COMPUTER? Put it to workt Turnkey Opportunity- $25- $75/hr. PT/FT www.e-pkg.net (10:25;11:1,8,15p)1000 TAKING ORDERS FOR: Thanksgiving chicken & dressing, baked large pan $20.00; giblet gravy $3.00. Julia Tomlin, 706-665-8046. (11 ;1,8,15c)1000 WE PAY CASH FOR OLD THINGS - buying one item or entire house- hold-barn contents. Call: 770-253- 2704; 770-253-7894. (11:1 thru 1:31p)1000 LONE OAK COUNTRY FESTIVAL - 6 miles east of Hogansville, 5 miles west of Luthersville, Hwy. 54, Saturday, November 4 9 AM til 4 PM. Crafts, flea markets, bake sales, fun- nel cakes, barbecue plates, fudge puppies, antiques, jellies, plus many more vendors. (11 :lnc)1000 TR/IN It's Hard To Stop A Trane. Factory Authorized Sales and Service Resldential & Commerclah --FREE ESTIMATES-- Cato Heating and Cooling, Inc. 3268 Roosevelt Hwy. Manchester SA License No. CN004635 II EPA Certified 846-8395 I Local Financing Also Company Payment Plan Available 1. No Mortgage 2. "0" Interest 3. No Credit Check 4. Payments to Suit Cash buyers save 30% Top Quality-All areas Home Owners Construction Co., Inc. 770-599-6506 | Unique Reunion Set For Spring at RWSIR History, nostalgia and plenty of emotion should all be on dis- play in Warm Springs this spring when polio survivors, former patients and children of the 1930's, '40's, '50's stricken with the dreaded disease before the Salk Vaccine, return to the Roosevelt Institute for a unique reunion that will bring together old comrades, most of whom haven't seen each other in 40 or 50 years. Theirs was a shared struggle of multiple operations, constant therapy and the dispelling of many preconceived notions as they battled for personal inde- pendence. What they overcame established a legacy of fulfill- ment and something they still refer to as "The Spirit of Warm Springs." THEIR REUNION is slated for April 11-14 and will include the annual April 12 observance of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's death at the Little White House. It will also coincide with contin- ued efforts to eradicate polio worldwide, something that is get- ting closer and closer to reality, thanks to the international coop- eration or organizations like the CDC. Fulfilling FDR's stated and written vision, the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation is now "a vast establishment with hundreds of people" and "one of the world's best places for 'results,' both to the body and the spirit." It's a state-managed, comprehensive rehabilitation facility, specializ- ing in both medical and voca- tional rehabilitation and home to such things as the International Roosevelt Cup, which matches the world's best wheelchair ath- letes in track, basketball and ten- nis competition; the first Euro- American rehab consortium, benefiting rehabilitation on both sides of the Atlantic; and a chain of outpatient clinics that makes convenient therapy available to people throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area. WHEN FDR first came here in 1924 as an influential New Yorker and former assistant sec- retary of the Navy, it was a resort for the regionally rich and famous, a place that "well knowns" like Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun had even enjoyed before the Civil War. As the story goes, Roosevelt was des- perate for anything that might help him regain the use of his legs, which had been ravaged by the effect of polio three years earlier, and he had heard through a friend about a young man with polio who had enjoyed similar results after exercising over a series of months in the mineral- laden, 88 degree water that flows constantly at over 900 gallons per minute. By 1927, convinced of the curative effect of the aquatic therapy he was undergoing, Roosevelt took two thirds of his personal wealth, purchased the place (over 900 acres) and turned it into a world renowned polio treatment center, a place he would visit 41 times before his death in 1945 ...... a serene place he came while serving as Governor of New york; while run- ning for President four times; while combating the Great Depression; while leading the country through World War II; and while actually planning The United Nations. IN THOSE DAYS it was known as the Warm Springs Foundation and polio patients from all over the country and world found their way to this lit- tle West Georgia train stop at the foot of Pine Mountain (elev. 1400 ft.), the southernmost outcrop- ping of the Appalachian Mountain. Throughout World War II, soldiers who contracted polio in various theaters of the war were also brought here with their own stories to tell. It was home base for The March of Dimes and a growing cadre' of doctors, scientists and philanthropists (not to mention hundreds of therapists), all seek- ing solutions to a disease whose ever-expanding spread has been compared to that of AIDS in our own times. That solution proved to be the Salk Vaccine in 1954, which gradually led the Roosevelt Institute away from polio treat- ment to other types of rehabili- tation. Still, history and healthcare have always mixed well here and that should never be more evi- dent than when these former polio patients gather next spring. For the most part, they will include people in their 50's, 60's, 70's and possibly even 80's, many of whom won't have a better chance to revisit a place that meant so much to themselves and so many like them. It should be an opportuni- ty to rekindle intense feelings among people who have under- gone so much and have so much in common. OBVIOUSLY, reaching all of them after halfa century requires extensive assistance. Records do exist, but none of those from the first half of the 20th Century pos- sess the thoroughness now attain- able via computers and much was also lost in the transition to the computer age. Remember, most were children during their Warm Springs years, so addresses have changed many times and often names or identities are no longer the same. Nevertheless, plans are to reach as many as possible over the next six months. They, their families or friends are asked to call Carolyn Moreland, Director of Continuing Education at the Roosevelt Institute at 706-655-5233 or con- tact her by e-marl at cmmore- land@dhr.state.ga.us. What's needed are names and addressed plus the approximate time they were Warm Springs polio patients. If deceased, their sur- viving family member are encouraged to take part in honor of their late relative's memory. If unable to reach Ms. Moreland at the above number or by e-marl, alumni may call 706- 655-5000, the main number for the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation. Post-polio groups all across the country are being contacted and over 700 former RWS1R polio patients are already on the list. RWSIR Hosting Soccer Event The West Georgia Wolverines and the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation have the honor of hosting the Indoor Wheelchair State Soccer Tournament sponsored by the AAASP Sports Program on November 18. Game times are 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. for the champi- onship game. Please come out and support your local wheelchair participants. Huckleberry's Bar-B-Que will be cooking on Site! Plates will be $6.00 and include 1/2 BBQ chick- en, baked beans, potato salad and bread. Proceeds benefit the West Georgia Wolverines, Meriwether County's Wheelchair Team. Please purchase tickets in advance by contacting Pam Ward at Mountain View Elementary, Kim Allen at Manchester Middle School, or Rick Alexander at 655- 3789. Michael's Dalton Carpet Outlet *Carpet *Padding *Rugs *Vinyl *Wood *Laminates Installation Available VISNMC Financing Available M-F 9-6, Sat. 9-4 46 Atwater Road Thomaston 648-6011 Nails & Tan Walk In or By Appointment Acrylic Nails * Nail Design Sculptm Nails * Airbrush Silk Wrap Manicure Gel Nails Pedicure Town & Country Shopping Center Next to American Eye Care 846-2177 Uflkmx Salon Mon-Th: 10am-8pm Walk-in Welcome Fd.Sat: gam.Spm tn00B Purina Feeds For All Your Pets and Livestock Fencing .Fence Posts Seeds *Fertilizer Lawn & Garden Equipment Manchester Feed & Seed, Inc. 212 West Main St. Manchester 846-3101 I We Repair and Service All Makes and Models In Warranty or Out Kimball Electric & Refrigeration Ga. Reg. CU 400531 E.P.A. Certified 137 West Main St. Manchester 846-9781 2000 ROCKWOOD Roe 21' Ultra IJte, loaded air, jack, tire and cover, awning, outside stove and much more, all alum. structure, $11,174, R&R RV, Thomaston, GA 706-648- 4118. GB14016/00104346901 I Choose over 200 different stytes or custom buikt a Barn, Garage, Shed or Pool House! 'Ltr:lrIvz ../ Z ....2 : :_:: ....... a Satisfaction guaranteed by over 15 years experience. For your free estimate on back- building or additions to fit your needs contact Jeff or Mike (706) 846.5289 ext. 276892.