AHMH’s January schedule
Tuesday night Jam Sessions at the American Heritage Music Hall (AHMH) at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, are planned for Jan. 6, 13, 20 and 27, 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. Wednesday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve – 8 p.m. to midnight – New Year’s Eve Dance will feature 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: www.americanheritagemusichall.org.
Elks Lodge New Year’s Eve party
Open to the community. Presenting the band: Switch – five bands in one, good time rock and more. Bring in the New Year’s with entertainment and friends at the Elks Lodge, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., 843 Brush Road, Lewisburg. Upstairs Banquet Room Facility. Food: light appetizers; Drinks: Cash Bar. $50 per couple at door.
Caregiver Support Group
The Seasons in Lewisburg will hold a caregiver support group Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at 5 p.m. The group is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. These groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems and encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health as well as optimally care for the person with dementia. Call The Seasons or The Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900, or visit alz.org, to attend this group or for more information.
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.
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.
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.