Attention flood volunteers
Do you want to use your skills to volunteer to assist residents that have been affected by flooding in Greenbrier County? Or does your volunteer group need volunteers to help? The Volunteer Mobilization Center can match volunteers with skills with agencies that need volunteers to help them. Call 304-808-1872, or visit the VMC at either Magic Mart in Rainelle or the satellite at Old White Motors in White Sulphur Springs. Also, you can email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Williamsburg Thrift Shop
is having a $1 bag sale for July and August to help with the needs of the area. Hours and days open are Mondays 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fridays 5-7 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m.-12 noon. The Thrift Shop will be open during the Williamsburg Community Fair Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Items in the Thrift Shop are books, household items, shoes, clothes from infants to 5X. Call 304-645-2688 or 304-667-9288 for more information.
GHS picnic cancelled
Due to the recent devastation the Greenbrier Historical Society (GHS) has decided to cancel its annual Picnic & Pie Auction. “Our hearts and minds go out to those who have lost and we hope that everyone is on a smooth road to recovery,” said GHS Executive Director Nick LaCasse.
Lewisburg in Bloom Committee
will host a Community Cleanup Day, Monday, July 18, 9 a.m. until noon. Community Cleanup Day in downtown Lewisburg, pick up litter, pull weeds and sweep the sidewalks. Join us and meet at City Hall to pick up trash bags at 9 a.m. and to get work assignments. Event is to get ready for the America in Bloom judges’ visit July 21-22.
The Greenbrier County Department of Health still has tetanus vaccine available at the Health Department in Fairlea free of charge for anyone that has been or will be working in the flood waters and/or debris. Available weekdays from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. If it has been more than five years since your last Tetanus shot, and you are working in the flood waters and/or debris, a booster dose is needed.
Flood debris notice
As Greenbrier County contractors continue to remove debris from affected homes and areas, it is important to note that only flood-related debris can and will be removed by the contractors and accepted at temporary dumpsites. Anyone bringing debris to a temporary dumpsite that is not flood-related will be directed to the Greenbrier County Landfill. Additionally, debris and construction materials being removed from structures by paid private contractors will not be picked up by Greenbrier County contractors or be allowed at temporary dumpsites. This debris must be taken directly to the Greenbrier County Landfill.
American Heritage Music Hall closed
American Heritage Music Hall at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, is closed due to flooding June 23 and 24. Note: We will advise when we are open. Check American Heritage Music Hall facebook. We are currently waiting for the insurance adjuster to check the flood damage, so clean up can start. Contact Charlie Massie at 304-645-3982 or email: email@example.com or Bill Evans at 304-392-6079.
Attorney General Mobile Office hours
Consumer representatives from the Attorney General’s Office will hold public events during July throughout central and southeastern West Virginia. The office representative will educate consumers on the latest scams in their area, provide tips on how to guard their personal information and answer questions about consumer protection settlements. Local events are: • July 25: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Presentation at Eastern Greenbrier Commission on Aging, 110 Taylor Lane, Fairlea • July 28: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Mobile Office Hours at Lewisburg City Hall, 942 Washington Street, Lewisburg. The information sessions are open to the public; reservations are not required. For information about the information sessions, contact Justin Arvon at 304-590-6462.
GC 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. For more information about our Chapter and our Mission, contact Donna Jones at 304-661-6410.