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Rotary Club Auction

The Madison Rotary Club will be hosting an auction Saturday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Boone County Fair. This is the Madison Rotary Club’s Annual Auction on the Main Stage at the Boone County Fairgrounds at Lick Creek in Danville. The auctioneers will be state Treasurer John Perdue and state Senator Walt Helmick. All proceeds will be used to provide scholarships to local high school graduates, so don’t miss it!

Roberts, Lovejoy, Hager Reunion

Sunday, August 12 2012 at Mud River Dam Shelter #2. Everyone is welcome to attend this reunion. Special singing and preaching will be featured. Please bring a covered dish and have some fun!


A benefit for Daniel Cook to help raise funds for his family to pay his final expenses. Daniel was murdered earlier this month and had no life insurance. It is scheduled for Saturday, August 4, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hot dog and bake sale and raffles for tons of prizes and gift cards, live music, too! The sale will be held at the McCorkle Community Center (off the McCorkle exit of Corridor G - look for signs!). For more info or to donate or volunteer to work the sale, please call Lee Ann Brown at 304-552-4771 or Robin Smith at 304-756-9484.

BCARSE meeting

Boone Co. Assn. of Retired School Employees (BCARSE) will meet Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville. Gary bell will present the Devotion. The program will be a memorial service remembering our members who have passed in the last year.

Door prizes will be given out; 50/50 will be available and food & fellowship will be enjoyed by everyone. President Jenny Light encourages everyone to attend this meeting.

Our newly retired Boone County employees will be recognized and those attending the meeting will be treated to a free meal.

Notice of Meeting

The Boone County Public Service District will hold its regular monthly Water and Wastewater meetings on Monday, August 13, 2012 at the Board office.

If you wish to be on the agenda please call the Board office at 304-369-2622. The Water Board meeting will open at 6p.m., prevailing time, followed by the Wastewater meeting at its Board office in room 101 of the Danville Community Center, Hopikins Avenue, Danville, West Virginia, for the following purposes: 1. Water Agenda-Approval of Invoices and Line Extensions. 2. Wastewater Agenda-Approval of Invoices and District Operations.

Boone Co. Chapter AARP meeting

Boone Co. Chapter AARP will meet, Tuesday, September 4, at Black Diamond Arbors at 1 p.m. Trena Hager will present a program with information for Hospice Care for home-bound patients and their family members.

Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the program. Dora Campbell, President urges members to attend. New members are welcome.

Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch Meeting

Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting will be Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at the Foster Community Center. Guests will be the team from ADT Security Systems, Nikki Turner, sales manager with Brandon Brown, Steven Jones, Diana Schultz, and Steve Wills. Come find out how to make your home more secure. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Housing Authority to meet

A special meeting of the Boone County Housing and Redevelopment Authority is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at 6 p.m. at Black Diamond Arbors in Danville.

The 2nd Annual Big Coal River Heritage Festival

The 2nd Annual Big Coal River Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at John Slack Park, Racine, West Virginia. The festival will begin at 10:00am and last until 6:00pm. There will be crafters, food vendors, musicians, quilts on display, and a tour of the one room schoolhouse. Come join us for some Appalachian Culture right here in Boone County, West Virginia. For more information on how to be a part of this heritage festival, please contact Sherri Sharps at 304-837-5348 as soon as possible.

Renee’s School of Dance

Renee’s School of Dance registration dates for fall classes- Monday, August 6 and 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. This will be the last registration. Classes start on September 10. New classes- Preschool- Adult ballet, tap, jazz/ hiphop. Contact Renee at 304-369-1400 or email missrenee@suddenlink.net for more information.

Boone County WIC

The Boone County WIC office will once again be offering the Farmers Market Vouchers. These vouchers will be given out to those participants that are currently on WIC. The participant must be up-to-date on their appointments and must bring their WIC folder with them. Qualified WIC participants may come in to the WIC office from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the following Tuesdays: August: 14, 21, or 28. If you have any questions, please call the Boone County Health Department and ask for Gina at 304-369-7967.

Alice in Wonderland at library

There is going to be an Alice in Wonderland themed Tea Party at the Boone Madison Public Library on August 15, 2012. One must be signed up in order to attend. The sign up dates are July 23 - August 3, 2012. Guardians may bring children ages 2-7 only and it is going to be a formal gathering. Please do not be late for this very important date!

Veteran’s Memorial

Madison VFW Post 5578 is building a Veteran’s Memorial to honor mothers of veterans and veterans. Purchase a brick for $50. Call 304-369-6248 or mail to Daniel Boone VFW Post 5578 Attn: Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 272, Madison, WV 25130. Post 5578 is constructing a Veteran Memorial to honor the Mother’s of Veterans and Veterans. A Brick Campaign lets you send a special tribute, inspiring message or create a permanent legacy of caring.

TOPS meetings

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Thursday at the Fountain of Life Worship Center, Rock Creek. The entrance is on the left side of the building. Weigh in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m. TOPS is a nonprofit Weight Loss support group. Membership is $28 a year which includes a monthly magazine. Games and incentives are used weekly for weight loss motivation. TOPS is open to men, women and children seven years or older.

Sherman High School

Sherman High School’s classes of 1950, 1951, and 1952 will hold a joint Class Reunion on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Holiday Inn & Suites (formerly Ramada Inn) in South Charleston. Also, a cordial invitation is extended to members of Sherman classes from 1940’s who desire to attend the reunion. To obtain further details, update addresses, or request registration forms for graduates no ton the Reunion’s mailing list, please call 304-836-5577.

New Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

There will be new AA meetings in Alum Creek at Lyons Club Park every Friday at 6:30 p.m. For more information, men call Chris F. at 304-767-0395; women call Brandi M. at 304-807-7802.

Scott Class of ’97 reunion

Scott High School Class of 1997 is seeking mailing addresses or contact information of classmates for the upcoming 15 year reunion on July 28. For more information, please contact Amanda Butcher-Wallen at 304-784-5110 or mrswallen@ymail.com.

Scott Cookbook

Scott High School’s class of 2014 will be publishing The Scott High School Community Cookbook this spring. The school would like to encourage all community members to submit their favorite recipes. All submissions need to be turned in no later than March 5th.

Please include your recipe(s), recipe title, and your name or the name of the person receiving credit for the recipe. Mail or drop off recipes to Scott High School, Attn: Heather Ritter, 1 Skyhawk Place, Madison, WV 25130 or email them to hdhayes@access.k12.wv.us. If you have questions, please call Mrs. Ritter at 304-369-3011.

Boone County Democratic Committee

The Democrat Executive Committee will meet on August 2, at 5pm in the annex of the Boone County Courthouse. Members are urged to attend. Plans are being made for a summer picnic at water Ways on Sunday, Aug. 19th. If you cannot attend please notify Sue Ann Zickefoose, Chair.

Boone Republican Party

The Boone County Republican Party will meet the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville.

Seventh Annual Senior Citizen Bluegrass Night

The Seventh Annual Senior Citizen Bluegrass Night will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11 at 7:30 p.m., featuring Bobby Osborne and the Rocky Top X-Press. Admission is free as part of the Coalfield Jamboree in downtown Logan.

Also, on Saturday, July 28, at 7 p.m. “Restless Heart” will be live in concert at the Coalfield Jamboree at 308 Main Street in Logan.

For more information, call 304-752-2900 or 304-752-2219.

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