Tag archive for ‘United Way’
By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Joshua Saxe honored as 2016 Volunteer of the Year

Joshua Saxe, pastor at Saint James Episcopal Church and 2016 Volunteer of the Year. During the Tuesday evening council meeting, Mayor John  Manchester presented the city’s annual report for the past year, calling More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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2016 Year in Review

  January The WV Division of Highways offers $750,000 in grant funding for the completion of the Meadow River Trail. Greenbrier Countian Casey Cantrell is charged with murder in Jackson County after allegedly More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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GGLTRC updates Commission on continuing disaster response

During a brief Greenbrier County Commission meeting on Tuesday evening, the Greater Greenbrier Long-Term Recovery Committee (GGLTRC ) gave a presentation to gain an endorsement from the commission. According to More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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Flood victims in Rainelle and White Sulphur Springs to receive keys to new homes

Ten families ‘Home for Thanksgiving’ The outlook was bleak for families in Rainelle, White Sulphur Springs, and other communities in West Virginia after the devastating flooding in June 2016. Or, it was bleak More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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Lewisburg Holiday Festival: Two Days! November 19th & 20th

The Shops of Lewisburg Holiday Festival will again transform the city into a holiday wonderland Saturday, Nov. 19 and Sunday, Nov. 20. This year’s event will include a full schedule of holiday activities, celebrating More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Tragedy follows Rebuilding Rainelle’s ‘first home’

Russ Gilkerson Russ and Becky Gilkerson’s new home, located on the same lot that still contains their former home, ruined in the June 23 flood that decimated Rainelle. It is the first of possibly 50 houses that More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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United Way of GBV to host Empty Bowls fundraiser

The United Way of Greenbrier Valley’s event, Empty Bowls, will be held Nov. 3. Pictured: some of the bowls handcrafted for the event. For most of us, it’s difficult to imagine going to bed hungry, not having More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Medical Company donates to flood relief

TeamHealth donated $2,500 to the United Way of the Greenbrier Valley’s flood relief program last week. Pictured: Aaron Paxton, RN, TeamHealth program coordinator (left); Dr. Nathaniel Kesner, hospitalist and medical More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Nonprofit applications for emergency funding due August 10

Greenbrier County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Greenbrier More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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WVSOM partners with United Way for community service event

The students from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) are no strangers to community service, clocking more than 18,000 service hours during the 2015/16 academic year. In fact, students have More...