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Briefly… 02-28-15

Pancake Supper in Williamsburg

will be held at the Community Building Saturday, Feb. 28, from 3 to 7 p.m. Adults $5, children 6 to 12 $3 and no charge for under 6. Pancakes with choice of sausage OR ham. Beverage included. Free refills on pancakes only. Sponsored by Williamsburg Ruritan Club.

‘Greenbrier Valley’s Got Talent’ postponed

Due to adverse weather conditions, “Greenbrier Valley’s Got Talent” has been postponed. Please join us Sunday, Mar. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at GVT to see these amazing acts!

Bear Dinner cancelled

The Annual Bear Dinner sponsored by the Williamsburg Community Action will not be held this year. Questions, phone 304-645-3719.

Lewisburg Food Locker fundraiser

Because of inclement weather, the Lewisburg/Fairlea Foodlocker fundraiser scheduled for Feb. 22 has been rescheduled for Sunday, Mar. 8 from 3-7 p.m. at the Irish Pub in Lewisburg. There will be music, a silent auction and fellowship. Food donations can be dropped off at the Pub between now and Mar. 8. For information call 304-645-7842.

Scout event postponed

Due to recent weather and this weekend’s weather forecast, the Buckskin Council of the Boy Scouts of America “University of Scouting” event at West Virginia State University (WVSU) originally scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 21, has been postponed until Saturday, Mar. 28.

Clay Center Family Fun Day postponed

Due to the increasing chance of inclement weather, and for the safety of its patrons and presenting partners, the Clay Center has postponed its Discover Engineering Family Fun Day until Saturday, Mar. 7. The event was originally scheduled for Feb. 21.

Forum rescheduled

The Campaign to End Child Poverty: Greenbrier Legislative Forum has been rescheduled Tuesday, Mar. 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Lewisburg City Hall.

Recycling schedule delayed

The City of Lewisburg did not pick up recycling this past week due to weather conditions. Recycling will resume regular schedule the week of Mar. 2-6. The City apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. Call Public Works Director Mark Carver at 304-645-1833 with any questions.

AARP Driver Safety Program

On Tuesday, Mar. 3, Shepherd’s Center of the Greenbrier Valley will host an AARP Driver Safety Program from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lewisburg United Methodist Church. Lunch will be served. This eight-hour course is for people over 50 for the purpose of refreshing their driving skills. The course takes into consideration the changes that have taken place in seniors, their vehicles, and the roads since they first learned to drive. West Virginia state law provides for at least a 5 percent reduction in your insurance premiums after completion of this course. There is a minimum of five participants for this class. The cost is $15 for AARP members or $20 for non-members – fee for materials. Troy Holbrook will be the instructor.

AHMH’s Upcoming schedule

Tuesday Jam Sessions at the American Heritage Music Hall (AHMH) at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, have been moved to every Friday night – Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27 and Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24 – from 7 to 10/10:30 p.m. 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 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. April’s dance will be held Apr. 25 and will feature High Country. 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: www.americanheritagemusichall.org.

Caregiver Support Group

is offered the first Tuesday of every month at The Seasons Senior Living Community, 331 Holt Lane, Lewisburg. The next meeting is planned for Mar. 3 at 5 p.m. The group will benefit individuals who provide care to loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia-related diagnoses. Please call The Seasons at 304-645-4453 for questions.

Narconon

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 DrugAbuseSolution.com.

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.

 

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