Last updated: July 17. 2013 6:06PM - 370 Views
Melinda Myers
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White family reunion


The family of the late Robert and Elise White of Gordon will be having the White family reunion on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the Van Park.


Please bring a covered dish and come out spend the day with family and friends. Everyone is welcome to attend this reunion.


For more information, call Jenny Bias at 304-245-8857, or Ann Coleman at 304-245-8203.


Wharton-Barrett VFD hosting EVT test


An Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) test date has been set-up for The Wharton-Barrett Volunteer Fire Department. The test will be held on Saturday June 8 at 10 a.m. Any desired EVT Certification Test can be administered at our department on that date. Please register at https://register.evtcc.org/


The Wharton-Barrett Vol. Fire Dept. has created a Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/wbvfd700?fref=ts, to keep the area aware of current happenings within the community. If you are a member of the Wharton community, it is of your best interest to add us so you can stay updated.


Volunteers needed


Western Regional CASA reaches Kanawha, Lincoln, Boone, Putnam, Cabell, and Wayne Counties. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) is a non-profit organization that desires for every child in abuse/neglect proceedings to receive a permanent residence. Volunteers gather information and advocate on the behalf of the children within a case.


Right now, Boone County is looking for volunteers, so come help reach that many more children in our communities.


If you have any other questions, please call 304-343-9711 or e-mail SStanley@teamwv.org.


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.


Boone Memorial Hospital’s Annual Health Fair


Boone Memorial Hospital’s Annual Health Fair has been scheduled for Friday, October 4, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.


There will be: *Discounted Blood Work; *Depression & Anxiety Screenings; *Diabetic Education; *Healthy Cooking show and free lunch; *Prizes; AND MUCH MORE!


No registration required for guests. However, if you would like to be an exhibitor and are not already on our mailing list please email your contact information to Event Coordinator, Karlie Belle Price to kprice@bmh.org


They will mail vendor registration letters late August.


Experience West Virginia Opens Workshop Registration


Walking tours of historic towns, nature hikes, arts and crafts workshops, Appalachian history performances, and simulated air travel are just a few of the myriad of offerings being presented this summer by Experience West Virginia.


These innovative programs presented by colleges and universities in the southern part of the state during the National Scout Jamboree celebrate Appalachian culture and are open to anyone (e,g., West Virginians, tourists, and families of Jamboree participants).


Over 60 different workshops will take place in the New River Gorge region, July 15-24, and registration is now open. Simply visit [http://]http://www.experiencewv.org.



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