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May 8, 2013 Conservation Poster Contest Winners
Three seventh-graders from Margaret Bell Miller Middle School in Waynesburg recently won the Greene County Conservation Districtís Conservation Poster Contest.
The winners are Janvi Patel, first place; Emily Corbett, second place; and Lisa Montgomery, third place. The contest was sponsored at the middle school through the National Junior Honor Society. Jillian McGowan, math teacher, is the NJHS faculty sponsor.
Patelís poster will be judged at the state level through the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, and state winners in five different grade categories will advance to the National Conservation Poster Contest later this year.
Sponsored by the National Association of Conservation Districts and the NACD Auxiliary, the annual poster contest provides students in kindergarten through 12th grade the opportunity to create artwork about soil, water and other natural resource issues.
This yearís theme is "Where Does Your Water Shed?", which is also the theme of National Soil and Water Stewardship Week from May 5-12.
National Soil and Water Stewardship Week recognizes that fertile soil and clean water provide daily sustenance as well as security, and that effective conservation practices and stewardship have resulted in a richer standard of living.
For more information, call the Conservation District at 724-852-5278.
Pictured: from l. to r., are Commissioner Chuck Morris; first-place winner Janvi Patel; second-place winner Emily Corbett; third-place winner Lisa Montgomery; Tom Headlee, Conservation District board director; and Commissioner Archie Trader.
Mar. 28, 2013 Officials Mark Opening of Transitional Housing Apartments
Local and state officials today joined the Greene County Department of Human Services in celebrating the recent opening of Whitehill Place, transitional housing apartments located in Waynesburg Borough.
Numerous public officials and representatives from the projectís affiliated agencies, funders and contractor attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony held today at the housing apartmentsí location at 189 E. High St. in Waynesburg.
"Everyone here had a puzzle piece that was used to put together the beautiful picture of Whitehill Place," said Karen Bennett, Greene County human services administrator.
The 203-year-old building ó which was purchased by the County in December 2010 and fully renovated by Waller Corp. beginning in May 2012 ó now contains six single-occupancy apartments for individuals left temporarily homeless. Continue reading... here.
Pictured at the ribbon-cutting ceremony are, front row, from l. to r., Karen Bennett, Greene County human services administrator, and Brian A. Hudson, Sr., executive director and CEO, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency; second row, Greene County Commissioners Archie Trader and Blair Zimmerman and state Rep. Pam Snyder; back row, Shar Whitmire, director of provider relations, Value Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania; Ed Geiger, director, Center for Community Financing, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development; Jeff Widdup, investment officer, First Federal Savings and Loan of Greene County; state Sen. Tim Solobay; John Bendel, director of community investment, Federal Home Loan Bank; Valerie Vicari, director, Division of Western Operations, Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services; and Greene County Commissioner Chuck Morris.
Mar. 5, 2013 Five Miss Greene County Queens Crowned
Five local girls were crowned Miss Greene County in their age divisions during the 23rd annual Miss Greene County Pageant, held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, in the Stanley Ferek III Auditorium of Carmichaels Area High School. A total of 13 contestants competed in this yearís pageant, which had the theme "These Boots Are Made for Walking".
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Pictured: from l. to r., are Teen Miss Amanda Frampton, Commissioner Chuck Morris, Young Miss Alexis Bamberger, Recreation Director Jake Blaker, Junior Miss Joelle Pahanish, Commissioner Blair Zimmerman, Commissioner Archie Trader, Petite Miss Annalise Willis and Tiny Miss Alexis Hooper.
Dec. 13, 2012 United Way Presentation
During their Dec. 13 regular meeting, Greene County Commissioners presented a certificate of appreciation to the Greene County United Way. The certificate recognizes the organizationís recent partnership with the County on an employee campaign. The campaign, which ran from Oct. 25 through Nov. 9, raised more than $1,200 as County employees pledged to make contributions through payroll deduction.
Barb Wise, United Way executive director, thanked the County for instituting its first employee campaign.
Pictured: from l. to r., are Commissioner Chuck Morris; Hayley Finley, United Way executive assistant; Barb Wise, United Way executive director; Commissioner Archie Trader; Human Resources Director Tracy Sheehan Zivkovich; and Kirk King, United Way board president.
For general information, please contact the Information Services at 724-852-5399 / Toll Free: 1-888-852-5399. County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370