Briefly… 02-07-15

Wellspring Of Greenbrier, Inc.

presents The Annual Winter Book Bonanza Feb. 10-11-12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Wellspring Center is located on Rt. 60 beside Rupert City Hall. Come browse, have a cup of coffee or hot chocolate, and find some good winter books for your reading pleasure. Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc. is a nonprofit, all volunteer, public charity assisting the poor, low-income, homeless and disadvantaged people of Greenbrier County.

Baked Steak Dinner in Williamsburg

An “old fashioned” Baked Steak Dinner will be held Saturday, Feb. 14 from 4-7 p.m. at the Williamsburg Community Building. Bring your sweetheart and enjoy baked steak/gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, bread/rolls, a variety of homemade desserts, tea/coffee. The cost will be $10 adults / $5 for children under 12. Questions phone: 304-645-6867. (Directions from Alta: Route 12 North, right onto East Route 60, take first left, Sinking Creek Road, stay on the 2 lane about 9 miles, Community Building on your left).

AHMH’s February schedule

Tuesday Jam Sessions at the American Heritage Music Hall (AHMH) at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, have moved to every Friday night, Feb. 13, 20, 27 and Mar. 6 and 13, from 7 to 10/10:30 p.m. each evening. Doors open at 6, music starts at 7 p.m. Admission: Tuesdays $7 each; dance night $10 each. In February, the dance will be held Saturday, Feb. 28 and will feature the Lilly Mountaineers (from the Beckley area). The dance in March will be held Mar. 28 featuring Bill Evans & The Night Riders. Admission includes food, coffee and soft drinks brought in by the audience and donated to the music hall to share with everyone. (Bring your favorite snack to share.) (Note: AHMH DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY FOOD OR DRINKS). A family type atmosphere with no alcohol and no smoking, the Music Hall is handicap accessible, and a nonprofit organization, 501(c)3, located at Island Park, Ronceverte. For more information call 304-445-3220, 304-645-3982 or AHMH at 304-645-4667. (Leave a message). New website:

Free tax filing services

North Central Community Action has partnered with the IRS to provide free tax filing services. If your household income is less than $60,000 a year and you have a simple tax return such as a 1040 or a 1040A, you are welcome to go to click on the gold “File Now” box to complete your state and federal tax returns at no charge to you. There is a 24 hour support line on the website. If you do not have access to the internet, you may call to set up an appointment to use the computers at our office for you to prepare your taxes. Please feel free to call 304-536-1050 with any questions.

A Call for Your Best Poetic Effort

Write a poem you are proud of and win the $1,000 grand prize! Famous Poets Press is sponsoring a new poetry contest, open to everyone. There is no entry fee. There are 50 prizes in total. To enter send one poem of 21 lines or less to: Free Poetry Contest, P.O. Box 21, Talent, OR 97540. Or enter on-line at A winner’s list will be sent to all entrants. “This is our big contest of the year,” said Executive Director Mark Schramm. “We trust our prizes will encourage new poets to share their talent.” The deadline for entering is Mar. 7.


would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. Call 800-431-1754 or

AA meetings

are held at St. James Episcopal Church, 218 S. Court, Lewisburg at 7 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 12 noon.

NarAnon meetings

are held Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 218 South Court Street, Lewisburg. NarAnon is a 12-step support group for persons effected by someone else’s addiction. Contact Susan at 304-646-6506 for questions.

Weekly Al-Anon meeting

is held every Thursday, 7-8 p.m. at Lewisburg united Methodist Church. Enter at back door (Lee Street entrance). Al-Anon is a 12-step organization for family and friends of people with alcohol problems. For information call Sue at 304-646-6506 or Dee at 304-667-1766.

The Bluefield

Princeton area

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group

meets once a month, usually around the last Tuesday. The group is open to all who have MS and also family and friends. Medical students and such are welcome. There is no charge or fees to join. We’re into our 28th year as a group. Please come, you’ll find us a caring and encouraging group. For more information call Doug Mullins, group leader, at 304-753-9126.

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