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Jul. 21, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Scottish Rite Foundation grateful for support of run

The Scottish Rite Foundation was proud to coordinate Jule Huffman's Run for the Kids 5K on July 13 to benefit the Scottish Rite Childhood Speech and Language Program at Marshall University.

The foundation would like to thank runners, event volunteers and corporate/community sponsors for their support of the event. The run is in honor of Jule Huffman, 32nd-degree KCCH, whose selfless dedication to area children throughout the years is without peer. Huffman epitomizes Scottish Rite Masonry through his charitable actions, community spirit and as a positive example to children for decades. Many of us growing up would run home after school to watch Jule Huffman on the television bringing us not only entertainment but delivering lessons that would serve us for the rest of our lives.

The mission of the Scottish Rite Childhood Speech and Language program at Marshall is to provide comprehensive services to children with communication disorders, without regard to race, creed or a family's ability to pay.

For more information on Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, please contact Joel Hooker at (304)525-4127. Again, thank you for your continued support as we look forward to bringing the race to you in the years that come.

J. Scott Dunfee


Donations, support made tourney success

After a year's hiatus, the Burlington's Veterans Memorial Tournament is back on track. On July 13, "The Commons" in Burlington was filled with 250 contestants and fans. Under the leadership of Quander Wilson and his committee, an exciting day of basketball was served up to all.

Donations came in from organizations such as Beford Ford, McDonald's, Sam's Club, Walmart and many more.

Aaron Jackson of Big Guys BBQ, Joe Wilson-DeeJay and all of the Concerned Citizens volunteers fed and entertained the crowd.

Funds raised from this event paid for the resurfacing of the basketball court at "The Commons."

Ed Moellendick


Concerned Citizens of the Burlington Area

Golf tournament sponsors appreciated

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Tri-State Inc. would like to thank First Sentry Bank, the title sponsor of our recent golf tournament, which raised funds for our mission of providing families of seriously ill children a place to stay while their child is in the hospital.

We would also like to thank all sponsors and other individuals and organizations that contributed toward the golf tournament, as well as those who participated in it.

Through these contributions, we will be able to continue our mission of providing a home-away-from-home for families of hospitalized children at "The House That Love Built."

Margaret Wilson

Executive director

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Tri-State Inc.

Doctors', nurses' care with surgery appreciated

I want to thank Dr. Amber Kuhl, Dr. Steven Brumfield and St. Mary's Medical Center for my successful surgery on Monday, June 24 -- one that I had put off since last September.

It was absolutely painless. And the nurses were a special group of caring ladies. Most of them worked with my daughter when she was a chaplain at the medical center, and they were so nice.

May God bless them all.

Sue Ann Withers


Riverview Manor grateful for service, cookout

This is a thank you from Riverview Manor for the church service and cookout held on Sunday, July 14, from Pastor Skip Seibel and his church family at First Presbyterian Church in Huntington.

The food was great and Pastor Seibel's message and special song by Mr. Capehart were really great.

It was greatly appreciated, and we look forward for more good times here at Riverview Manor.

Theodosia Johnson