Shooting Match & Pancake Dinner
The Williamsburg Ruritan Club will hold a Shooting Match and a Pancake Dinner at the Williamsburg Community Building Saturday, Mar. 5. Note that the time has been changed to 1 p.m. Match is 8 rounds 12 gauge guns only – full choke (.660 inch). Seven rounds at $2 per shot. Eighth round 50/50 at $5 per shot. You must compete in all initial 7 rounds to qualify for round 8. Cash prizes awarded. Also, a Pancake Dinner will be available from 4-6 p.m. (donations accepted). All at the Williamsburg Community Building. Sponsored by Williamsburg Ruritan Club. Proceeds benefit local community service projects.
Shepherd’s Center Adventures in Learning
Each year Shepherd’s Center of Greenbrier Valley (SCGV) holds its Adventures in Learning spring and fall. This year they are offering their own version of “Ted Talks.” Courtney Smith will be facilitating this new class. The videos focus on self, local and global issues with the intention of promoting lively discussions. Initially topics will be chosen and presented, then participants will be asked to choose a topic of interest to them to present if they would like. If you would like more information or would like to register for Shepherd’s Center’s Adventures in Learning Spring Session, which started on Thursday, Mar. 3, stop by or call their office at 304-645-4196.
Flying Falcons soup luncheon
The Williamsburg Flying Falcons will sponsor a Soup Luncheon Sunday, Mar. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Williamsburg Community Building. The dinner will feature a variety of soups (chili, chicken noodle, vegetable beef, potato soup, broccoli cheddar and beef stew) and peanut butter or grilled cheese sandwich, dessert, drink. Cost: $5 adults. The event is to raise money for the Williamsburg Flying Falcons 4-H Club trip and camp. Questions, phone 304-645-6867.
Special Olympics Fundraiser at Pizza Hut
Greenbrier County Special Olympics will hold a fundraiser at Pizza Hut, 297 Seneca Trail, Fairlea, Tuesday, Mar. 8. Pizza Hut will give 20 percent of sales that day to Special Olympics for every customer who presents a flyer at the time of purchase. Fliers are available on Facebook (Greenbrier County Special Olympics), at Hair Fantastic in the Red Oaks Shopping Center, Jim’s Drive-In in Lewisburg, from members, or by emailing email@example.com. Athletes are preparing for a State Basketball Tournament and Cheerleading Competition in Morgantown on Mar. 19 and 20. If you would like to support the athletes, events are free and open to the public. For more information on locations and times for state events, contact Linda Weikle at firstname.lastname@example.org. Athletes interested in participating may contact Director John Miller, Jr. at 304-646-0579.
AHMH’s March/April schedule
American Heritage Music Hall at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte is a nonprofit organization (Ref. IRS 501(c)3) and handicap accessible. No alcohol and no smoking. All music nights doors open at 6 p.m., music starts at 7 to 10:30. Break at 8 p.m. for announcements and food. (Food & drinks supplied by audience.) Tuesday Jam Sessions: Mar. 8, 15, 22 and 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19 and 26 • Saturday Night Dance Mar. 26 with “The Goodson Boys Band” • Saturday Nigh Dance Apr. 23 with “Buddy Allen & The Cheat River Band” • Contacts: Charlie Massie 304-645-3982, Bill Evans 304-392-6079, www.americanheritagemusichall.org.
Dining with diabetes
The Greenbrier County WVU Extension Service will present Dining with Diabetes Cooking School Mar. 8, 15 and 22 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Greenbrier Committee on Aging in Rupert. This program is for diabetics and their caregivers and anyone who wants to learn more about diabetes. The class is free, but registration is required. New recipes, samples and working demonstrations are a part of each session, plus there will be an educational lesson by a certified health educator. Please call the Greenbrier County WVU Extension Service at 304-647-7408 to register.
Get Ready for Spring
After the long winter, get ready to feel like a kid again! The Greenbrier Valley Bicycle Club (GVBC) will hold a meeting Tuesday, Mar. 8, at 5:30 p.m., at the WVSOM Alumni Center. Come out, see old friends and make new ones! No experience necessary – just a desire to have fun and enjoy exploring wild and wonderful WV under your own power.
Wellspring clothing event
Get your “spring” on at Wellspring of Greenbrier, 524 Nicholas Street, Rupert. Clothing event dates: Mar. 8, 9, 10 – Children’s spring/summer clothing (size 0-10); Mar. 15, 16, 17 – Teen Girls & Women’s spring/summer clothing (most sizes); Mar. 22, 23, 24 – Teen Boy’s & Men’s spring/summer clothing (most sizes). Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc. is a nonprofit organization assisting low income, transient, homeless and disadvantaged people of Greenbrier County since 2004.
Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner
Come celebrate a St. Patrick’s Day tradition of Corned Beef & Cabbage with a benefit dinner sponsored by the Local Modern Woodmen to benefit Williamsburg Food Pantry. The dinner will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Mar. 12 at the Williamsburg Community Center in Williamsburg. The cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12 years. The menu features our famous corn pone, corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, choice of rolls or corn pone, dessert and tea or coffee. Directions: Exit 161 from I-64, east on Route 60, first road to left (Sinking Creek Road) continue on the two-lane about 9 miles. The Community Building is on your left. Questions: 304-392-5701.
‘Sit & Sew’ at LUMC
The Alderson Quilters & Crafters club will have a “Sit & Sew” event Monday, Mar. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lewisburg United Methodist Church. Participants can either bring their own project to work on or take part in a Maple Leaf and Courthouse Step class taught by Debbie Weikle. The class is free. Call Debbie at 304-445-2364 for fabric requirements, etc.
GV Circuit Riders meet at Shoney’s
If you ride a motorcycle and would like to integrate your passion for riding with your passion for spreading the Word of God you might be interested in the Christian Motorcyclist Association. The Greenbrier Valley Circuit Riders is a well-established Chapter that has been going strong and growing for the past 15 years. We invite you to our monthly meetings at Shoney’s in Lewisburg the first Tuesday of every month at 7 o’clock. We typically discuss upcoming rides, evangelistic ministry opportunities and enjoy fun and fellowship with our members. Our annual fundraiser ride called Run for the Son is coming up the first Saturday in May (May 7), so stay posted for details. For more information about our chapter and our mission contact Donna Jones at 304-661-6410.