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10                                                                                                            Gazette-Mail Metro Putnam • online: metroputnam.com • Week of July 4, 2012

Charleston photographer contributing to mesothelioma fundraiser
      By Clint Thomas               “We need representatives      ingsamanda.                      for Meso with me, where a        islature passed a resolution              tact Bowles at 304-395-0636
     cthomas@cnpapers.com        for Buffalo High School and         “Amanda Crowder lives in      certain amount of your photo     designating Sept. 26 as                   or visit the website she main-
          304-348-1232           Winfield     High     School,”   the Charleston area,” Bowles     session and purchase goes to     National      Mesothelioma                tains,
                                 Bowles explained in an e-        said, “and she has recently      research for this deadly can-    Awareness Day in the Moun-                www.rodsbenefit4meso.webs.
   Charleston photographer       mail message last week.          followed her passion for pho-    cer. My husband and son and      tain State.                               com
Amanda Crowder has joined        “Your session fee will only be   tography with All Things         I have been her first session       To schedule an appoint-                  Donations      to    Bowles’
Bancroft     resident   Missy    $15, and you will receive a      Amanda. She had advertised       for this event and hope others   ment for portraits, contact               fundraiser can be mailed to:
Dorsey Bowles in Bowles’         free CD. You will also receive   on Facebook about a breast       follow and want to help while    Crowder at 304-941-5335. For              Missy Bowles, Re: ROD’s
ongoing efforts to raise funds   30 percent off any prints you    cancer fundraiser photoshoot     capturing their families’        more information about the                Benefit, P .O. Box 205, Ban-
for mesothelioma research        may like to order for being      in February, where I took        memories.”                       ROD’s Benefit for Meso, con-              croft, W.Va. 25011.
and treatment.                   the model for your school.”      advantage of having pictures        The third annual ROD’s
   Through Aug. 25, Crowder         The photo package options     for my son who turned 4          Benefit for Meso is scheduled
will donate proceeds from
family and individual photo
portraits to ROD’s Benefit for
                                 Crowder is offering the pub-
                                 lic include:
                                                                  years old and help another
                                                                  great cause.
                                                                                                   for Saturday, Sept. 22 at
                                                                                                   Eleanor Town Park in                                  Ask The Doctor
                                    * A $25 package that             “She was very good, fast      Eleanor. The fundraiser will
Meso. Bowles founded ROD’s       includes one, 8-inch-by-10-      and honest. We had spoken        include a walk/run, memorial

Benefit for Meso in honor of     inch and two, 5-inch-by-7-       then about maybe helping         balloon release, free gospel
her late father, Richard O.      inch       photos;       eight   each other in promoting her      sing, a raffle and children’s
                                                                                                                                                                  Can you explain
Dorsey of Elkview, who was       wallet-sized photos and a dig-   photography and my goal to       activities,    among     other                                 chiropractic treatment
diagnosed with mesothe-          ital image CD.                   raise money for mesothe-         events. All proceeds go to the                                 of low back pain?
lioma in 2008 and died short-       * A $15 digital image CD.     lioma, a rare cancer that is     Mesothelioma          Applied      Mark S.                                                         Levi G.
                                                                                                                                     Calfee, DC                                                      Merritt, DC
ly afterward.                       * A $10 8-inch-by-10-inch     becoming more diagnosed          Research Foundation.

                                                                                                                                           The first step in treating any case of low back pain involves
   Bowles said Crowder takes     photograph.                      due to exposure to asbestos         According to Bowles, the             determining the cause of the problem. Low back pain is, in many
photographs of high school          Payment is due on the day     and it staying dormant in        first two ROD’s Benefit for             cases, caused by misalignment of vertebrae. But it may also have a
seniors and that Buffalo and     of the session.                  your body for 30 to 50 years.    Meso events raised nearly        more complex origin, such as bulging or herniated discs. Degenerative joint
Winfield high school seniors        Samples of Crowder ’s            “Amanda has been kind         $30,000.                         disease and/or degenerative disc disease may also be involved. Doctors of
can receive a bargain pack-      photography can be viewed        enough to join me in this           Through Bowles’ efforts, in   Chiropractic typically perform a complete history and physical examination
age for participating.           at       facebook.com/allth-     effort. She has started Smiles   March, the West Virginia Leg-    which may include x-rays and other diagnostic testing. The results of these
                                                                                                                                    procedures will allow the chiropractor to properly diagnose the condition
                                                                                                                                    and determine the appropriate course of treatment. Chiropractic treatment
                                                                                                                                    of low back paint generally involves chiropractic manipulative therapy or
                                                                                                                                    “adjustments” to restore proper alignment and mobility to the affected

Putnam Rotarians install officers for new year
                                                                                                                                    areas of the spine. Physiotherapy, therapetuc exercises and nutritional
                                                                                                                                    supplementation may also be employed.

  Retiring officers were cele-   have any funny stories like      she said today, “is ‘Helping     field High School, July 13),
                                                                                                                                                  CALFEE CHIROPRACTIC
brated as new officers were      [past president] Mike Her-       People & Having Fun.’”           the Rotary Club will be                                        304-776-6355
installed for the Putnam         ron.”                              She plans to publish a cal-    helping to raise money for                         5390 Big Tyler Rd., Cross Lanes, WV
Rotary for the 2012-13 new          Said Herron, never at a       endar of activities each         the American Cancer Soci-         “Your Choice For Better Spinal Health”             www.calfeechiro.com
year on June 26.                 loss for words, “I can see       month, activities beyond the     ety.
  There were cheers and a        now I need to do some            weekly luncheon meetings,          Other projects include the
standing ovation for retiring
president Robert A. Keely,
                                 housekeeping in my own
                                                                  which will inform members
                                                                  and encourage volunteer
                                                                                                   annual golf tournament, the
                                                                                                   pancake breakfast, the raf-                          G & L TOURS
and a few tears from incom-         “It’s easy to throw money     work.                            fle, the 5K run/walk and the                      304-760-6166 800-458-5050
ing president Christina M.       at      community     service      “I’d like to have more         international project in                       55 Chase Drive, Hurricane, WV 25526
McComas.                         needs,” McComas had said,        social events, more family       Haiti.                                                www.gandltours.com
  She was inducted into          “but the real reward comes       outings — like the picnic in       Past District Governor
Rotary shortly before her        from ‘hands-on’ time and         August.                          Mary Keely conducted the
mother died.                     labor of direct personal           “We’ll strengthen the com-     formal transition of officers.        National Quartet Convention
  “Rotarians came to the         involvement.”                    munity and international         Her spouse, Bob Keely, now            September 13-16
funeral,” McComas recalled.         And she herself has led the   projects that we’re doing,       becomes the club’s immedi-
“The club was like a family      way in “service above self ”     and add some new ones.           ate past president, and Linda
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to me.”                          in bringing new ideas and in       “We’ll be partnering with      Tennant joins the Board of            nights at the show, sightseeing, a fabulous meal
  In the interim, McComas        actual participation.            the community,” she added,       Directors for 2012-13.                and fellowship!
took on a new spouse, a new         The emphasis on direct        with references to recent          Club secretary Jack Bailey
family and a new job. For-       action seems to have turned      involvements with the Habi-      is President-Elect for 2013-          Starting at $393.00 per person
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Depot, she now heads the         tions.                           and Park Board activities.       ident-Nominee       for    the
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