Williamsburg Food Pantry
The Greenbrier Community Services in Williamsburg offers food distribution to the community on the third Saturday of each month from 10-11 a.m. to those who qualify. Call 304-392-5537.
Blood Drive this week
The Red Cross will hold blood donation opportunities in Greenbrier County this week. You may donate blood at Lewisburg United Methodist Church, 214 E. Washington Street, on Monday, Sept. 26, from 12 noon – 6 p.m. and at WVSOM, 400 Lee Street, on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Donors of all blood types are needed as blood products continue to be distributed to hospitals almost as quickly as donations come in. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Donors are encouraged to make appointments and complete the RapidPass online health history questionnaire at redcrossblood.org/rapidpass to help reduce wait times.
Morningside Cemetery meeting
The Morningside Cemetery Association will meet at Renick Town Hall on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in serving on the committee is invited to attend. For more information on the cemetery or the meeting contact Lucille McMillion at 304-497-2013.
Hazard Mitigation public meetings
Homeowners who are rebuilding after the June 23 flood have the opportunity to meet with state and FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Advisors to discuss mitigation opportunities. The information will focus on the HMGP process and rebuilding efforts for the affected homeowners. Specific programs include discussion of the options of mitigation reconstruction (demo and rebuild program), stand-alone elevation of structures, relocation of structures, and acquisition and demolition of properties via Hazard Mitigation Grant Funding. Meetings will be held on Oct. 3, at 6 p.m., at White Sulphur Springs City Hall and on Oct. 4, at 6 p.m., at Rainelle Elementary School.
New River Community and Technical College is offering OSHA 10-hour training Friday, Oct. 14 and 21, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Greenbrier Valley Campus Welding Lab, Lewisburg. OSHA 10-hour training is the primary method used to train workers on hazard recognition and OSHA safety standards. Students will receive an official OSHA 10-hour card (DOL Card) and an official OSHA Training Institute Education Center Certificate of Completion. Course topics include: introduction to safety standards, material handling, hand and power tools, scaffolds and stairways and ladders. Pre-registration for the course is required by Oct. 10. The cost is $75. For further information or to register, call 304-793-6101 or pre-register online at www.newriver.edu Workforce Education/Community Education.