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April 30, 2012
The Herald-Star

Photographer to speak at event

Master Photographer Jay Stock of Martins Ferry will speak Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club's exhibit opening at the Center of Music and Art in Wintersville.

It is open to the public.

Stock is recognized worldwide as a premier photographic artist, according to a club spokesman. He has traveled to five continents photographing diverse people all over the world and has published seven books of his photographic artworks.

Stock was 18 and in the Army when he became interested in photography and later attended the Progressive School of Photography in New Haven, Conn. After his schooling, he returned to Ohio and to his previous job in the coal industry, maintaining a part-time photography business from his home. When his clientele grew, he opened a studio in Ohio, which was the beginning of his specialization in photographing people.

Stock, a member of the Photographers Hall of Fame, was awarded master photography and photographic craftsmen degrees from the Professional Photographers of America and its Professional Photographers National Service Award. He is a fellow of the American Society of Professional Photographers, the British Institute of Professional Photography and Brith Royal Society of Arts. He also has won other prestigious awards.

Stock has taught at Rochester Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, North Carolina University, the Hallmark School of Photography and the United Kingdom British Gild of Photography as well as international institutions.

WEBA pantry

having fundraisers

The WEBA Outreach Food Pantry located at St. Joseph School on state Route 164, Amsterdam, will hold a fundraiser breakfast on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the school basement.

The menu includes sausage gravy and biscuits, pancakes and bacon, juice and coffee. Cost is by donation. There also will be a 50-50 drawing.

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, there will be a yard sale at the school, all three days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Baked items will be available during the sale and the breakfast.

All proceeds will benefit the food pantry, which serves northern Jefferson County.

'When Eagles Fly'

conference set

Eagles Wings Ministries will host a "When Eagles Fly" conference Friday and Saturday at Agape Apostolic Assembly, 525 Slack St., Steubenville.

There will be general sessions on Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Men and women can attend the general sessions free of charge.

The women's conference will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The donation is $10 in advance and $15 the day of the conference. Advance donations can be made by Pay Pal through the Eagles Wings website at

Registration on Saturday is at 8 a.m. for the conference that gets under way at 9 a.m.

Prophetess Carolyn Wallace of CW Ministries in Bentonville, Ark., will be the keynote speaker. Guest ministers will include Prophetess Key Chaney of Pittsburgh; Minister-elect Shari Chavis of Pittsburgh; Psalmist DeShena Wallace of Katy, Texas; and Minister Quanita Williams of Weirton.

Prophetess Terri Brooks of Steubenville, founder of Eagles Wings Ministries and conference host, also will be a conference speaker.

School of nursing

students sought

The Ohio Valley Hospital/Trinity School of Nursing Alumni Association met April 18 at Starkdale Presbyterian Church to finalize plans for the centennial celebration that will be held Aug. 18 at St. Florian Hall, Wintersville.

A plaque honoring the occasion was received from the Ohio General Assembly and signed by senate President Tom Niehaus and state Sen. Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville.

Officers of the association are Blanche Williams, president; Faith Mazik, vice president; Judy Owings, treasurer; and Daneen Manalac, secretary.

"There are many graduates of the school of nursing who we have not been able to locate," a spokeswoman said.

Anyone who would like to attend the 100-year celebration or learn more about it can contact Williams by phone at (740) 282-6502 or

Enrollment Carnival

scheduled May 17

The Jefferson County Community Action Council Head Start will hold an enrollment carnival on May 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Anthony Head Start in Steubenville.

There will be games, food and face painting.

Head Start registration ends June 30.

For information, call Deb Hicks at (740) 282-0971, ext. 146.

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