Tag archive for ‘United Way’
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 15th, 2014

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

There are simple things we all need for a good life: basic needs like food and shelter; quality education that leads to a stable job; income that supports a family through retirement, and of course, good health. More...

Suzanne Williams, NAMI (left); Cherie Davis, Librarian, Ronceverte Library; and Carol Jones, NAMI
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

NAMI donates books to Ronceverte Library

Each year NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Greenbrier Valley Affiliate organizes a drive to provide the local libraries with educational books on mental health issues. Suzanne Williams, NAMI (left); Cherie More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 27th, 2014

Half-Marathon and Zombie 5K looking for volunteers and runners

Volunteers needed! Whether you’re a runner, a fan of ghouls, or just like to be involved in your local community, we need you! On Saturday, Oct. 25, the United Way of Greenbrier Valley’s popular Zombie 5K, “Run More...

Photos courtesy Carnegie Hall
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 6th, 2014

Helping kids find academic success through creativity

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Photos courtesy Carnegie Hall   As a child, I learned the value of hard work, education, and, most importantly, service to the community by watching my parents. Their everyday actions, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Plans for 8th Annual Lewisburg Chocolate Festival rev up

The Lewisburg Chocolate Festival returns Apr. 12 with fun for the entire family. El Gleno entertains 2013 festival attendees. Life in Lewisburg is about to get a little sweeter. The 8th Annual Lewisburg Chocolate More...

Dr. Nathaniel Harris, chairman of the Board for GVCF
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 14th, 2014

New Board Officers elected for Community Foundation

At its January meeting, the Board of Directors for the Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation (GVCF) elected Dr. Nathaniel Harris to be its new chairman. Dr. Harris assumes the position from Greg Johnson More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 17th, 2014

Nonprofits needed to partner with O-school students

In the first meeting of the new year, the Greenbrier County Commission reelected Karen Lobban as President of the Commission and affirmed the year’s meeting days and times and Courthouse hours. Additionally, they More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, January 16th, 2014

CISGC hosts community youth drug abuse training

Communities In Schools of Greenbrier County (CISGC) will partner with Community Connections, Inc. for their upcoming community training, “How Will You Reduce Youth Drug Abuse?” Participants will learn about More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 3rd, 2014

2013 in Review

Some of the items that made the news in the Mountain Messenger in 2013: image courtesy of/ Pixabay January: Shanghai Parade held Jan. 1 in downtown Lewisburg; City Commission announced hearing date for writ of mandamus More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 6th, 2013

Community Training on Domestic Violence and Our Youth upcoming

Each day in West Virginia, licensed domestic violence programs provide services to nearly 500 women, children, and men. Children exposed to domestic violence are more likely to face a broad range of challenges compared More...