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Alderson Community Market

Come out and join the fun! The Market is a family-friendly place with local vendors selling fresh produce and plants, baked goods, eggs, crafts, coffee and more. Plus, double your dollars when using SNAP/EBT card ($10 = $20!). Every Saturday 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Rt. 12 at the Greenbrier Interpretive Center in downtown Alderson. For more information: http://aldersonmarket.org/community-market.html.

AHMH’s upcoming schedule

Tuesday night Jam Sessions at the American Heritage Music Hall (AHMH) at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, are set for Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 7 to 10/10:30 p.m. Doors open at 6, music starts at 7 p.m. Admission: Tuesdays $7 each; dance night $10 each. Saturday Night Dance on Sept. 27 will feature Me & Mrs. Jones. Admission includes food, coffee and soft drinks brought in by the audience and donated to the music hall to share with everyone. (Bring your favorite snack to share.) (Note: AHMH DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY FOOD OR DRINKS). A family type atmosphere with no alcohol and no smoking, the Music Hall is handicap accessible, and a nonprofit organization, 501(c)3, located at Island Park, Ronceverte. For more information call 304-445-3220, 304-645-3982 or AHMH at 304-645-4667. (Leave a message). New website: www.americanheritagemusichall.org.

Performance & Workshops

Sept. 26-27 Embodiment Workshops (times vary). Sept. 27 only at 7:30 p.m., a performance of “Namely Muscles,” a comedic movement solo. Guests presenters are Kate Trammell and Sharon Babock from James Madison University. Call Trillium at 304-645-3003 or visit trilliumperformingarts.org for details and prices.

West Virginians for Life

invites young and old alike to attend its Annual State Pro-Life Convention Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Trinity Assembly of God in Fairmont. Doors open at 9 a.m. Keynote speaker will be attorney Mary Balch, director of State Legislation for the National Right to Life Committee. She is one of the lead drafters of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Also featured will be West Virginians for Life President Dr. Wanda Franz on the newly created End of Life Task Force as well as National Right to Life Political Director Karen Cross addressing the importance of the Nov. 4 election. Learn about perinatal hospice. Fill out a pro-life Will to Live and have it notarized on site. Lunch is included in the $35 registration fee. Childcare is provided at cost. After Sept. 20, the registration cost goes up. To register or for more information, visit the website at wvforlife.org or call 304-594-9845.

Carnegie Hall Guild meeting

Members of the Carnegie Hall Guild will hold their second meeting of the year on Wednesday, Oct. 1 in the Old Stone Room at Carnegie Hall at 5 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pam from The Salt Cave & Spa in White Sulphur Springs. She will provide a ten-minute “chair massage” for a $5 donation to the Guild.

Greenbrier Co. Retired School Employees

will meet Friday, Oct. 3 at the Lewisburg United Methodist Church. Refreshments and fellowship at 10 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 10:30. All members are encouraged to attend.

Blood Drive

Lewisburg Elks Lodge #1758 and the American Red Cross will host a Blood Drive on Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Lodge Room of Lewisburg Elks Lodge #1758, 368 Brush Road, Lewisburg. Sign up online: http://www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation. Walk-ins welcome. Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today.

Thank you for supporting the American Red Cross blood program!

MTA will be closed Monday, October 13 2014, for driver training. Regular operations will resume on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Schedule information can be obtained by calling (304) 872-5872.

Mountain Transit Authority Board of Directors

will hold its next regular meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. at the MTA garage/office facility located on Broad Street in Summersville. The public is invited to attend.

Last Bluegrass Supper at Wellspring

Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc. invites the community to the Last Bluegrass Supper Friday, Oct. 26, 6-9 p.m. at the Wellspring Center in Rupert on Rt. 60 next to Rupert City Hall. Food! Fun! Music! All Free! Bring your favorite dish, your favorite friend and your guitar! Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc. is a nonprofit organization assisting the poor, homeless, transient and disadvantaged people of Greenbrier County.

Recycling bins

The City of Lewisburg is pleased to announce that four recycling bins for plastic bottles have been placed at Hollowell Park. All Lewisburg residents are encouraged to recycle. Recycling extends the life of our landfill, reduces long term sanitation costs, reduces raw material costs for new products we buy and keeps our environment cleaner. It’s good for us and future generations. For questions call Public Works Director Mark Carver at 304-645-1833.

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. Contact Susan at 304-646-6506 for questions.

Weekly Al-Anon meeting

is held every Thursday, 7-8 p.m. at Lewisburg united Methodist Church. Enter at back door (Lee Street entrance). Al-Anon is a 12-step organization for family and friends of people with alcohol problems. For information call Sue at 304-646-6506 or Dee at 304-667-1766.

The Bluefield Princeton area

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group

meets once a month, usually around the last Tuesday. The group is open to all who have MS and also family and friends. Medical students and such are welcome. There is no charge or fees to join. We’re into our 28th year as a group. Please come, you’ll find us a caring and encouraging group. For more information call Doug Mullins, group leader, at 304-753-9126.

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