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Wharton Elementary School Harvest Day

Wharton Elementary School Harvest Day is Nov. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Apple Butter will be made by the Gordon Union Church Prices are: pints $5 or quarts $8. Proceeds go to the school.

Upper Big Branch Miners Memorial

‎Bidder Barn Auctions and More in Whitesville is having an indoor flea market at the Bidder Barn on Saturday November 3rd.

Madison Buddy League Basketball

Registration will be November 6th and 8th at the Madison Civic Center from 6pm-8pm. Children in grades Pre-K to 6th are eligible to play. (Cannot turn 13 prior to September 1st 2012). There will be a registration fee. Coaches needed please sign up at registration.

Veteran’s Program

Whitesville Elementary School will hold the Annual Veteran’s Day Program on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served at 1 p.m. Please join us on this special day as students pay tribute and honor our heroes-the veterans. We hope to see you there.

Veteran’s Day Program

Please join Sherman Junior and Senior High Schools’ students for a tribute to America and her veterans in the Sherman High School Gymnasium at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. Attendees will be invited to join the students for lunch immediately following the program.

The theme for this year’s program is “Honoring Service To Our Nation.” Each year, the students salute those men and women who have served their country as members of the armed services as well as those who today proudly wear the uniform of the active, reserve and National Guard forces.

Van Elementary School Fall Festival

Van Elementary School Fall Festival/ Kids Carnival/Bazar will be held on Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rented table space is $10 and Tarp/Tent space is $20 (bring your own). Great for small business, crafters and yard salers. Make checks payable to VES PTO. You can mail the payment to VES PTO, P.O. Box 360, Van, WV 25206.

We will have door prizes, cake walk, Van Fire Dept., Gordon Union Church will be demonstrating how to make Apple Butter and it will be for sale and many more fun things for your family to enjoy! Reserve your table or space today.

Contact Kimberly Jarrell 304-245-8811, Misty Price 304-245-8175 or Kelli Pauley 304-369-0140 for more information.

Annual Pinto Bean Dinner

The Daniel Boone VFW #5578 Ladies Auxiliary Annual Pinto Bean Dinner is scheduled for Nov. 11, 2012, starting at noon. The menu includes fried potatoes, sauerkraut and wieners, pintos, cornbread and dessert. It will be at the Veterans’ Memorial Building and everything is free and open to the public.

Boone County Chapter AARP

The Boone County Chapter of the AARP will meet Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 1 p.m. at Black Diamond Arbors. Ms. Leah Comis, Phard D Candidate WVU School of Pharmacy will be the guest speaker. Following the meeting, there will be a “Pig-In-A-Poke” sale. All members are asked to bring several items for the sale.

BCARSE meeting

The Boone County Association of Retired School Employees (B.C.A.R.S.E.) will meet Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville.

Betty Grubbs will present the Devotional. All military veterans will be recognized. The newly elected WVARSE President John Riddle will be present and door prizes will be given.

Our elected Legislative representatives will present the program. A question and answer time will follow. Mrs. Jenny Light, president, encourages all members to attend this meeting.

Sherman Community Bazaar

November 10, 2012 at Sherman High Gymnasium and it is open to the Public from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sherman High School Student Council is raising money for our annual community Christmas dinner and also for our honor banquet.

We are looking for vendors for our community bazaar. The bazaar will be made up of businesses as well as people from the community. We are looking for people interested in setting up tables for an indoor yard sale.

We are also interested in setting up booths for businesses such as, Thirty-one, Sabika, Avon, Mary Kay, Photography, Pharmacy, Child Gyms, Arts and Craft vendors etc. Local businesses are also welcome to set up tables.

Tables start at $10 in advance and $15 at the door. If you are interested in a table, with electricity they are $30. Sherman High School is going to have a concession stand.

If you are interested please contact Regina Larkin at Sherman High School at 304-837-3301 or email at reginaml@hotmail.com

WVDEP conducting public meeting on water quality standards

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Water Quality Standards Program will conduct a public meeting from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 8, at WVDEP headquarters in Charleston. The meeting will take place in the Coopers Rock Conference Room.

Staff from the WVDEP will discuss comments received during the recent solicitation of public input on potential revisions to the state’s water quality standards, which will be under review as part of the 2014 Triennial Review process.

For more information, please contact Kevin Coyne at 304-926-0499, ext. 1110, or via email at Kevin.R.Coyne@wv.gov.

Danville/Madison Kiwanis Club

The Danville/Madison Kiwanis Club would like to open the membership doors for membership to the Kiwanis Club. The Kiwanis Club is over 100 years old and has members from all around the world. The members of the Kiwanis club take their club seriously making a difference in one child one community at a time. The Kiwanis Club does all that it can for its citizens and children that live within the community, Kiwanis Club works with other Civic Organizations. Everyone benefits from membership in the Kiwanis Club. Service Leadership programs, such as Circle K for College students, Key Club for High Schoolers, Builders Club for the middle school, and K-Kids for Elementary students, are some of the things. The members are made up of citizens within the community that want to make a difference in their community. If you would like to become a member of the Danville/Madison Kiwanis come on down on Wednesday evenings at the Coffee Connection on Main Street in Madison. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. and we would love to see you there.


What: Secret Santa Applications

End: November 2, 2012

Where: Boone County Community Organization, 347 Kenmore Drive, Lick Creek Road (Behind the Health Department)

Phone: 304-369-0451

Time: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The age limit for Secret Santa is children 12 and under. If you receive food stamps you automatically qualify but must bring your food stamp card with you. If you don’t receive food stamps you must bring in proof of all household income and do the monthly expenses to see if you qualify based on household size. You also need Social Security numbers for all household members.

Essay contests

The Daniel Boone Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5578 and its Ladies Auxiliary are sponsoring two essay contests. The Voice of Democracy Contest is a typed and audio essay. This year’s theme is: “Is Our Constitution Still Relevant?” The contest is open to students in grades 9-12, home schooled students are also eligible. Deadline is Nov 1, 2012—-The Patriot’s Pen Essay is a contest open to students in grades 6-8. Also open to home schooled students. This is an essay of 300 to 400 words. This year’s theme is: “What I would Tell America’s Founding Fathers” Deadline for the contest is Nov. 1, 2012. All entry forms are in the schools and are also available in PDF form on the VFW Ladies Web site. For more information call: 304-836-5124 or 304-369-4318.

Candle lighting

There will be a candle lighting at Pineview Cemetery at 4 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2012. Volunteers are welcomed. There will also be a Memory Tree for anyone wanting to bring a bulb for a past loved one is welcomed to do so. For more information, call 304-837-3804.

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 mothers’ of Veterans and Veterans. A Brick Campaign lets you send a special tribute, inspiring message or create a permanent legacy of caring.

Coat Drive

Do you have coats that you don’t need anymore? Donate them!

Winter is here and there are people in our community who could use a nice warm coat. Between now and Nov. 5, there will be a box available for you to donate your gently-used coats. They will be going to BC Residents/Union Mission, which is in desperate need of coats. You can drop the coats off at the Town of Danville Community Center! Please only donate clean, reusable coats! If you have any questions, please contact Josh Barker at 304-369-7050.

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.

The Charleston Coin Club

The Charleston Coin Club would like to announce its annual coin show on Nov. 3-4, 2012, at the Charleston Civic Center. The show is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. There is no admission fee.

Dealers from West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky will be in attendance to buy, sell and trade coins, paper money, gold jewelry and coal mine scrip and West Virginia tokens.

For more information, call 304-727-4062 or visit the online Web site at www.kvcc.eznetway.com

Crafters needed

Crafters are invited to participate in the Appalachian Center for Independent Living’s 12th annual Community Christmas Party to be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Guard Armory at Coonskin. Table space cost is $20. To reserve a table, call 304-965-0376 by Nov. 28, 2012. This day includes live entertainment, raffled items, a silent auction, free food and much more.

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.

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