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October 28, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

RECOGNIZED: Margaret Petrella and Chuck Price were recognized as Jefferson Behavioral Health System Employees of the Month for September.

Petrella works at JBHS's Gill House location, and her co-workers say she is "very helpful to (them) and to clients. She is patient, kind and very considerate to all who enter Gill House."

Price works in the building and maintenance department. His co-workers say he is "able to do most anything pertaining to carpentry, plumbing and mechanical work. He always handles his job performance in a very professional manner and also finds time to help accommodate any employee who may need help."

JBHS was founded in 1962 and offers a comprehensive array of mental health and drug and alcohol counseling, consultation and education services to individuals and organizations within the Jefferson County community.

SPEAKER: Jerry Byers, manager of research and development for Cimcool Fluid Technology of Cincinnati, will be the guest speaker at November's meeting of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, Upper Ohio Valley Section.

The meeting will be held Nov. 7 in White Palace at Wheeling Park, 1801 National Road, Wheeling. Social hour with a cash bar starts at 6:30 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m.

Byers' discussion of current metalworking fluid issues is slated for 7:30 p.m.

Dinner is $15 per person. Reservations may be made by contacting Tom Lantz at (304) 232-7328 or by e-mailing

PHONE FRIENDLY: Eat'n Park Restaurants has introduced a mobile-friendly website accessible from all smartphones, The mobile site enables guests to access menus with nutritional information about each item, plus menus with nutritional information for special diets, such as vegetarian and gluten-free.

Visitors to the mobile site will be greeted with Smiley, Eat'n Park's mascot, plus a table of options, and the soup of the day. They can view the weekly soup schedule, explore menu and nutritional data, join Smiley's e-mail club, find the nearest location or follow the blog. There's also an option that enables visitors to directly contact the nearest restaurant, and with one touch, they can dial that location's phone number or get directions to the restaurant.

SERVICES PROVIDED: Eric Fithyan, owner of Chambers and James Funeral, Pet and Cremation Services, said his business has been selected to provide benefits to members of the Veterans Cremation Society, one of more than 1,000 licensed funeral homes across 48 states providing comprehensive savings, benefits and planning services.

VCS selects funeral homes to become VCS benefit providers based on their history of uncompromised professional service and business practices, value pricing and their community involvement and support of veterans and active duty military.

One of the many benefits of VCS membership is a free wood and glass flag case for veterans who have honorably served in the U.S. military as well as those who are currently serving. In addition to receiving a guaranteed savings off of cremation services and merchandise, membership in the Veterans Cremation Society ensures that final arrangements are carried out according to the veteran's wishes, easing the burden of decision making and providing peace of mind. In addition to recording final arrangement wishes, VCS Members receive special membership pricing from their VCS-Benefit Provider.

Membership in VCS is now open to veterans, their spouses, their parents and their adult children. To join, visit

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