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March 4, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Food handler class set

The Hancock County Health Department will hold a food handler class at 10 a.m. March 11 at the Greater Weirton Area Senior Center located at 3425 Main St., Weirton.

Anyone involved in food service, including both the food service industry and volunteers, in Hancock and Brooke counties is required to possess a current food handler card.

Food handler cards are free to volunteers working for a nonprofit organization.

For those employed in commercial food establishments, the cost is $7 for a one-year card, $12 for a two-year card and $17 for a three-year card.

Online classes can be taken through, and payment may be made by credit or Pay Pal. Participants also may print the completion verification and pay the fee from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the health department in New Cumberland.

Satellite office to be open

The satellite office of the Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Dillonvale American Legion, Liberty Street, Dillonvale to assist veterans, dependents of veterans, and/or veterans' widows with Veterans Administration pensions, compensations, burials, schooling, medical assistance, and other veterans benefits.

For information or assistance, call the Veterans Service Office at (740) 283-8571 or visit the office at 423 North St., Steubenville.

Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

It is closed every Wednesday afternoon to the public.

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