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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.

Alderson 4th of July Celebration fundraiser

Alderson 4th of July Celebration fundraiser is slated for Sunday, Mar. 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Alderson Community Center. Burnout Pit BBQ will provide pork barbecue with slaw, hash brown casserole, baked beans, dessert and drink for $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10. Call 304-667-7817 for take-out orders.

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. 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. 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.

Wellspring clothing event

Get your “spring” on at Wellspring of Greenbrier, 524 Nicholas Street, Rupert. Clothing event dates: 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.

Newcomers and Old Friends Club to meet

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Newcomers and Old Friends Club, a local women’s club, will occur Tuesday, Mar. 15, at 7 p.m., at the home of Ellen Horne. Women in Lewisburg and surrounding area are invited to come say hello and meet some of the club’s members. Please call Horne for directions at 304-647-5462. If Greenbrier County schools are closed due to inclement weather, the meeting will automatically be cancelled.

Greenbrier Valley Breast Cancer Support Group

will meet Tuesday, Mar. 15, at 7 p.m., at the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center Board Room. For more information please contact Brinda Renick at 304-497-2824 or 304-445-5072.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

(NAMI) monthly support group will meet Thursday, Mar. 17, at 6 p.m. at the St James Episcopal Church on the lower level on Court Street. Agenda will be depression in children. Depression in children is a real mental illness, needing treatment the same as in the adult population. Although we are still learning about depression in children, this will be an opportunity to discuss the challenges that are faced when considering our youth. Please come and bring a friend. We are accepting memberships for the year 2016, and forms will be available. For more information, contact Carol Jones, 304-445-7866 or Suzanne Williams, 304-646-1236.

‘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.

Organ Cave organizational meeting

An organizational and planning meeting to begin the 2016 season will be held at the Organ Cave Community Center Tuesday, Mar. 22 in the dining room at 7 p.m. (Look for signs in the event the meeting may be moved to one of the classrooms.) The meeting is for those who are part of the Organ Cave community, alumni, or those interested in the future of the Organ Cave Community Center. Questions: janeb51@aol.com

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.