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Page 10 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, October 8, 2015 "MSDH Partners With Gulf States V~ting over the weekend in the home of D~. and Mrs. Bob Lewis and Benjamin and Ja- mie was Miss Susan Elizabeth Morris, who is attending nurs- ing school in New Orleans. Jan Netterville and Patti Percy enjoyed a recent trip to Roundtop, Texas. The Junior Irwin Russell Club will meet for the initial meet/rig of the 2015-2016 club >'eat" on Thin, day, October 8, at 3:30 p.m. at the West Feliciana Public Library:. Hostesses will include Mrs. Tim Lindsey, Mrs. Wallace Ferguson, Mrs. Clint McCurley, and Mrs. Scott Wes- t.x~rw. LRMC Food Addicts Anonymous Meeting EveryThursday Food Addk~s Anonymous, a weeldy support group to provide fellowslfip for men and women willing to recover from the dis- ease of food addiction, meets evew Thursday, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., in the West Wing Confer- en~ l~x)m at Lane Regional Medical Center, 6300 Main Street in ZachaD; La. A twelve-step program, Food Addicts Anonymous believes lb(~t addiction is a bi~hemieal dksorder that occurs at a cellu- lm" level mid therefore cannot be eared by willpower or by ! herapy alone. Many food addicts are obese and have tried numerous methods for weight control Idiets, drugs, surgery, etc.) yet nothing has created a perma- nent solution. Other food ad- dicts have never been obese - theh' physical weight has been controlled by extreme mea- sures such as excessive exer- cise, purging through vomii~g or laxatives (bulimia), or severe limiting of food substances (an- orexia). All of these symptoms become more severe with time and eventually lead to physi- cal problems that can create an early and sometimes painful death. FAA is self-supporting.There are no dues or fees required for membership, but only a desire to stop eating addictive foods. FAA not affiliated with any: diet or weight loss programs, treatment facilities or religious organizations. The group also meets on Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 pan., at the West Feliciana Parish Library, Room B, 5114 Burnett Road in St. Frandm~e, L~ For more information on the Food Addicts Anonymous sup- pert group at Lane Regional Medical C~.~ter, please call Velma at 225-715-9268. Chimney-Sweep Tc ~irc~ase 8"-!I" catfish, you must bring your ,> tras 03; & ~':ater (Too big to bag) G~ass Carp, Bass, Crappie, Bluegill, Hybrid Bi~4egil ~ Red Ear, Sun Perch, Minnows & Health Policy CenterTo Offer Research FellowsTraining The Mississippi State De- partment of Health's (MSDH) Office of Health Dispar- ity Elimination has pattered with the Gulf States Health Policy Center, based in Bayou La Batre, Ala., to offer the third session of Community Research Fellows Training to be held January 12 - May 10, 2016, in Hattiesburg. Applications are available now until November 2. This free training program helps members of the com- munity gain insight fi-om public health researchers on understanding local health issues. "In Mississippi, those without a high school diploma earn less than $15,000 a year and have the least favorable health outcomes, with mi- nority and limited English proficiency populations hav- ing the worst outcomes. By training community members on how to address health is- sues, their communities can become healthier," said Dr. Tanya Funchess, Director for the Office of Health Disparity Elimination. Community Research Fel- lows Training aids members to become strong consumers of mseamh and helps them un- derstand how to use research as a tool to improve health outcomes in their community The groups of individuals who are trained in these sessions are able to play vital roles in their community through serving on Institutional Re- view Boards and community research advisory boards. Applicants must be able to commit to three hours once a week, for 16 consecu- tive weeks. Each applicant must be a resident of Missis- sippi and at least 18 years old. Those with an interest in improving minority health, public health research or re- ducing health disparities are strongly encouraged to apply. Community Research Fellows Training results in members who become more engaged with their community by participating in this interac- tive survey course based on a standard Masters of Public Health program. The skills gained fi~m the training will help community members become leaders in positively impacting and improving the health of their local communi- ties., ....... ; Twenty-five fellows grad- uated from the first training session in December 2014, and 28 individuals are cur- rently in the Jackson train- ing session. Applications are available online now and are due November 2, 2015. For more information about the Community Re- search Fellows Training, please contact the Office of Health Disparity Elimina- tion at 601-206-1540 or visit http:HHealthyMS.com/cfrt. Follow MSDH by e- mail and social media at HeaithyMS.comJconnect. 2007 Chevy Tahoe LTZ "Fan I.cather Interior. Sun Roof Aut{}madc Running Boards 7 " O N avlgatlon System Fle>Fuel Back-Up Camera i76,ooo miles Can be seen at the offices of The Woodville Republican Andy Lewis 601-888-4293 WCCA STUDENTS TO BOYS STATE high school juniors. Boys State was -- Three Wilkinson County Chris- founded in 1935 by Hayes Kennedy tian Academy students, Luke Little-and Harold Card, and the first Boys ton, DeMarcus Cage and Sam Nicho- las, were honored recently by being selected as Participants at Missis- sippi Boys State. This year's pro- gram took place on the campus of Mississippi State University. Ameri- can Legion Boys State is a respect- ed and selective educational pro- gram of government instruction for State was held at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Participants at Boys State are encouraged to develop civic leadership and pride in their American citizenship, to participate in a study of our'government, and to ingrain a sense of obligation to com- munity, state and nation. -- WCCA Submitted Photo. n ~:iiiziiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!ii!!i!!!i!!ii!!iii NEW WCCA STAFF MEMBERS -- Wilkinson County Christian Acade- my has several new faculty members for the 2015-2016 school year. They are, from left to right: Mac Newcomb, Regina Mize and Gary Smith. Not pictured are Donna Smith and Ray Holt. -- WCCA Photo THANKS TO OUR 201 5 SPONSORS! ! ! VISIT Concordia Bank & Trust United Mississippi Bank HeIHeHeHHeOH Coca Cola of McComb The Woodville Republican Town of Woodville Treppendahl's Super Foods Turnaround Logistics, Inc. 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