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U.S. Flag Code on display at T.O.O.T.

The public is invited to learn about the U.S. Flag Code at the L&R Railroad kiosk on Court Street during T.O.O.T., this Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The presentation is sponsored by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, General Andrew Lewis Chapter.

Alderson Pet Celebration New Date

Due to the weather, the Alderson Pet Celebration was postponed until Saturday, Oct. 24, 1-4 p.m. at the Alderson Alumni Park. The event is a fundraiser for the Greenbrier County Humane Society and Animal Shelter and the Alderson Animal Control. Boxes will be out to accept pet food, cat litter and other pet supplies (money is always welcome). There will be contests for best Halloween costume for a cat and dog, best tail wag on a dog and most laid back cat; a raffle; food; $8 rabies clinic; goodies by S&S Feed Store, and at 3 p.m., a blessing of the pets.

Winter clothes at Williamsburg Thrift Shop

Cold weather is approaching rapidly. Visit our thrift shop for warm clothes. Dollar bag sale: All you can put in a plastic grocery bag for $1. Store hours are Fridays, 5-7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The thrift shop will close for the winter on Oct. 31. The thrift shop is operated by the Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church. Call 304-645-3690 with questions.

Lewisburg City Hall will be closed

Monday, Oct. 12, in observance of Columbus Day. Greenbrier Valley Solid Waste will operate on their normal schedule, picking up regular trash Monday through Friday.

Greenbrier Recycling

on Monroe Avenue in Ronceverte is currently taking hardback books for recycling. Hardback books must be brought in Monday through Friday during business hours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are no after hour drop-offs for hardback books at this time.

AHMH’s October/November schedule

American Heritage Music Hall at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte is a nonprofit organization (Ref. IRS 501(c)3) and handicapped accessible. No alcohol and no smoking. All music nights schedule: door opens at 6 p.m., music starts at 7 to 10:30. Break at 8 p.m. for announcements and food. (Food and drinks supplied by the audience.) • Tuesdays: Oct. 13, 20 and 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24 • Saturday Dance, Oct. 24: “High Country” • Saturday Dance, Nov. 24: “Cheat Mountain Band.” Contacts: Charlie Massie 304-645-3982, Bill Evans 304-392-6079, AHMH 304-645-4667. website: www.americanheritagemusichall.org.

Haunted Barn fundraiser

Greenbrier east High School JROTC will hold a Haunted Barn at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds through the month of October. Schedule is as follows: Oct. 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 and 30-31 each night starting at 7:30 p.m. Admission $5 per person.

Fall activities offered in Alderson

The Alderson Community Center offers activities this fall and winter. Basketball will be available each Wednesday, and Zumba classes will be held each Thursday. Beginning Oct. 12, line dancing will take place on Mondays. People interested in walking may do so on Mondays and Thursdays. All activities are free and open to the public; donations are encouraged. For more information, call 304-445-2709 or 304-445-7591.

Little League elections

Central Greenbrier Little League will hold elections for their board of directors on Monday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Grassy Meadows Room of the Quality Inn Complex in Lewisburg. All board seats are open. For more information, call Kevin McMillion at 304-992-1461.

Krazy Kloset Daze

The Wellspring of Greenbrier Inc. will host Krazy Kloset Daze from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following schedule: Oct. 13-15: women and teen girls; Oct. 20-22: men and teen boys. There will be winter clothing and other good items. Low-income families and individuals may apply for clothing on the days of the event, located at the Wellspring Center beside Rupert City Hall.

Halloween disc golf tourney

Register now for the Great Pumpkinhead disc golf tournament to be held on Halloween at Greenbrier State Forest. The event is set for Saturday, Oct. 31, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is family friendly with beginner and advanced divisions. Lunch and custom T-shirt included with entry fee. Call 304-647-9779 or go to SerenityNowOutfitters.com for more information.

Dog rescue fund drive continues

NWAL Herding Dog Rescue Inc. is still calling for the Shoes for Shelters Program at Tractor Supply, Ronceverte (Monday – Saturday), Wolf Creek Gallery in Alderson (Tuesday – Saturday), Lewisburg Farmers Market in the United Methodist Church parking lot in downtown Lewisburg on Saturday. To date the rescue has collected over 2,000 shoes thanks to the people of Southern West Virginia and have had our first pickup. They will be collecting until Nov. 10, so bring your slightly worn shoes to the drop off centers. NWAL thanks the community for helping our rescue organization, NWAL Herding Dog Rescue, reach their goal of over 2,500 pairs of shoes.

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. Call Susan at 304-646-6506 for more information.

 

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