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St, Jude Bike-A-Thon
Grover Needs Bikers
Photo bjr Ub Stewart
HONORED FOB SERVICE TO CANCER
SOCIETY-Cleveland County Chapter honored
volunteer! tor lervloe at the annual dinner meeting
Monday night In Shelby. From left, Ken Ledford, new
Mrm. Thelma MoVee, Volunteer of the Year, chapte.
preeldent Horace Ledford, and Dr. Avery McMurry,
cited tor the dietingulehed eervloe award for 1B79.
Bikers In Orover are childhood cancer that has
reminded to sign up tor the become so Important to
Wheela For life Blke-A- children all over the
Thon for St. Jude world," said Chairman
Children’s Research Jim Scruggs.
Hospital. ‘‘We’ll be showing that
‘Ihe blke-a-thon will be we care about children by
held cm Sat., Oct. IS, helping this cause,’’ he
beginning at 9; SO In front of continued. ’’Please sup-
Orover Industries on port our riders with
Laurel Avenue. generous pledges, and then
Persons Interested In help them get the funds to
participating may sign up us as soon as the ride Is
atOroverSchool.‘Ihey will over.’’
receive sponsor forms on
which to enlist sponsors for Scruggs said riders will
a fee per mile. be given a lap card when
‘“The money our riders they register. Every time
earn will help continue St. they ride through the
Jude’s llfe>savlng study of check point, the cud will
be Initialed. At the end of Scruggs said anyone who
the ride, cards will be has not been contacted to
checked and signed to q>onsor a rider may call
show that the rider earned Mm at Orover School (9S7-
what the sponsor pledged. tSTI).
I want to take this opportunity to thank
lyou for the confidence ihat you nave
iplaced in me, by allowing me to serve as
I your nistrict 1 Commissioner for the past
I four years.
I I come to you again asking for your
I vote and support for re-election as your
District 1 Commissioner on October 9th.
County Cancer Volunteers Honored | CHILDERS
Mrs. ‘Thelma MeVee was
cited as Cleveland County
Cancer Campaign
Volunteer of the Year and
Dr. Avery W. McMurry,
Shelby surgeon, received
the chapter’s
Distinguished Service
Award at the annual
dinner meeting Monday
night at Aldersgate
Methodist Church.
Several Kings Mountain
area cancer volunteers
also received recognition,
including Dot (Mrs.
Humes) Houston who has
led a successful Reach>to-
Recovery program In this
area, Alex McCallum who
was chairman of a suc
cessful golf toivney for
benefit of the cancer
campaign and Gary
Whitaker, Jerry Simmons,
Jim Downey and Ron
Bagwell, all of whom
served on the board of
directors tor the county
chapter.
Closing a successful 197S
campaign with record gifts
totaling $26,004.00, the
Cancer Society elected
new officers tor the year
Including Ken Ledford,
president; Dr. Donald
Miller, first vice-
president; Jolhn Wash
burn, second vlce-
(Tum to page 7A)
. .CITED FOB.SERVICE—Mrs. Humes conquer cancer’’ at the annnal Awards
Houston, a leader * In the Reach for Night Banquet Tuesday. Presenting the
Recovery pro^m of the Oeveland award is Society President Harold
County Cancer Society, was cited for Ledford.
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GARLAND ATKINS
GABY STEWART
Co-Editor
LIB STEWART
Co-Editor
DARRELL AUSTIN
General Manager
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KM Man
Joins The
Air Force
Larry D. Smith, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles J.
Smith, of Route 4, has
enlisted in the U.S. Alr
Force.
Alnhan Smith, a 1978
graduate of Kings
Mountain High School,
Joined under the Air
Force’s Delayed Enlist
ment Program (DEP),
which allows him to ac
cumulate time In the Air
Force Reserve until he
enters active duty on
October 16, 1070.
Sergeant Ron Mouser,
Air Force recruiter In
Gastonia, stated that
Airman Smith successfully
completed a series of tests
which qualified him for the
Aircraft Electrical
Systems Specialist field of
training.
% Kings Mountain has made much progress in the %
5 past 14 years that I have been privileged to serve %
J as Commissioner from District 4. To keep our city J
% aggressive, RE-ELECT t
t W. NORMAN KING
I Commissioner—District 4
% Thank You
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