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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

FRED PACEEDITOR

August 8, 2012

Boone County 4-H


The Boone County 4-H program is putting on a dinner theater production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” The shows will take place at the Danville Community center on Sunday, August 12 at 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 18, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, August 19 at 2:00 PM. Ticket prices are as follows: Adults—$15, Seniors and Students—$12, Children 3-6—$6. To purchase tickets or make a reservation, please call the WVU Extension Office at 304-369-5869.


Open House


Boone Career & Technical Center, along with Southern WV Community & Technical College will have their first annual “Boone County Education Celebration” on Tuesday, Aug. 14, between the hours of 1 and 6 p.m. It is located on Rt. 3 at the Boone County Career & Technical Center and Boone County Southern WV Community & Technical College campus in Rock Creek.


Roberts, Lovejoy, Hager Reunion


Sunday, August 12, 2012, at Mud River Dam Shelter #2. Everyone is welcome to attend this reunion. Special singing and preaching will be featured. Please bring a covered dish and have some fun!


Ball Family Reunion


The Annual Ball Reunion will be held Sunday, August 19, at noon. It is scheduled to be held at Ball Chapel Recreation Building, located at Jeffrey.


For more information, call 304-369-3804 or 304-369-1758. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Notice of Meeting


The Boone County Public Service District will hold its regular monthly Water and Wastewater meetings on Monday, August 13, 2012 at the Board office.


If you wish to be on the agenda please call the Board office at 304-369-2622. The Water Board meeting will open at 6p.m., prevailing time, followed by the Wastewater meeting at its Board office in room 101 of the Danville Community Center, Hopikins Avenue, Danville, West Virginia, for the following purposes: 1. Water Agenda-Approval of Invoices and Line Extensions. 2. Wastewater Agenda-Approval of Invoices and District Operations.


BCARSE meeting


Boone Co. Assn. of Retired School Employees (BCARSE) will meet Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville. Gary bell will present the Devotion. The program will be a memorial service remembering our members who have passed in the last year.


Door prizes will be given out; 50/50 will be available and food & fellowship will be enjoyed by everyone. President Jenny Light encourages everyone to attend this meeting.


Our newly retired Boone County employees will be recognized and those attending the meeting will be treated to a free meal.


Boone Co. Chapter AARP meeting


Boone Co. Chapter AARP will meet, Tuesday, September 4, at Black Diamond Arbors at 1 p.m. Trena Hager will present a program with information for Hospice Care for home-bound patients and their family members.


Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the program. Dora Campbell, President urges members to attend. New members are welcome.


2012 Photo Fund Drive


There will be a 2012 Photo Fund Drive at the Spruce River Volunteer Fire Dept. on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Spruce River Fire Station. All proceeds will be going towards updating rescue and firefighting equipment. A complimentary 11x14 family portrait with a $20 donation. No appointment is needed and walk-ins are welcome.


Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch Meeting


Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting will be Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at the Foster Community Center. Guests will be the team from ADT Security Systems, Nikki Turner, sales manager with Brandon Brown, Steven Jones, Diana Schultz, and Steve Wills. Come find out how to make your home more secure. Everyone is welcome to attend.


The 2nd Annual Big Coal River Heritage Festival


The 2nd Annual Big Coal River Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at John Slack Park, Racine, West Virginia. The festival will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 6 p.m. There will be crafters, food vendors, musicians, quilts on display, and a tour of the one room schoolhouse. Come join us for some Appalachian Culture right here in Boone County, West Virginia. For more information on how to be a part of this heritage festival, please contact Sherri Sharps at 304-837-5348 as soon as possible.


Renee’s School of Dance


Renee’s School of Dance registration dates for fall classes- Monday, August 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. This will be the last registration. Classes start on September 10. New classes- Preschool- Adult ballet, tap, jazz/ hiphop. Contact Renee at 304-369-1400 or email missrenee@suddenlink.net for more information.


Boone County WIC


The Boone County WIC office will once again be offering the Farmers Market Vouchers. These vouchers will be given out to those participants that are currently on WIC. The participant must be up-to-date on their appointments and must bring their WIC folder with them. Qualified WIC participants may come in to the WIC office from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the following Tuesdays: August: 14, 21, or 28. If you have any questions, please call the Boone County Health Department and ask for Gina at 304-369-7967.


Alice in Wonderland at library


There is going to be an Alice in Wonderland themed Tea Party at the Boone Madison Public Library on August 15, 2012. One must be signed up in order to attend. The sign up dates are July 23 - August 3, 2012. Guardians may bring children ages 2-7 only and it is going to be a formal gathering. Please do not be late for this very important date!


Veteran’s Memorial


Madison VFW Post 5578 is building a Veteran’s Memorial to honor mothers of veterans and veterans. Purchase a brick for $50. Call 304-369-6248 or mail to Daniel Boone VFW Post 5578 Attn: Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 272, Madison, WV 25130. Post 5578 is constructing a Veteran Memorial to honor the Mother’s of Veterans and Veterans. A Brick Campaign lets you send a special tribute, inspiring message or create a permanent legacy of caring.


TOPS meetings


TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Thursday at the Fountain of Life Worship Center, Rock Creek. The entrance is on the left side of the building. Weigh in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m. TOPS is a nonprofit Weight Loss support group. Membership is $28 a year which includes a monthly magazine. Games and incentives are used weekly for weight loss motivation. TOPS is open to men, women and children seven years or older.


Sherman High School


Sherman High School’s classes of 1950, 1951, and 1952 will hold a joint Class Reunion on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Holiday Inn & Suites (formerly Ramada Inn) in South Charleston. Also, a cordial invitation is extended to members of Sherman classes from 1940’s who desire to attend the reunion. To obtain further details, update addresses, or request registration forms for graduates no ton the Reunion’s mailing list, please call 304-836-5577.


New Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting


There will be new AA meetings in Alum Creek at Lyons Club Park every Friday at 6:30 p.m. For more information, men call Chris F. at 304-767-0395; women call Brandi M. at 304-807-7802.


Scott Class of ’97 reunion


Scott High School Class of 1997 is seeking mailing addresses or contact information of classmates for the upcoming 15 year reunion on July 28. For more information, please contact Amanda Butcher-Wallen at 304-784-5110 or mrswallen@ymail.com.


Scott Cookbook


Scott High School’s class of 2014 will be publishing The Scott High School Community Cookbook this spring. The school would like to encourage all community members to submit their favorite recipes. All submissions need to be turned in no later than March 5th.


Please include your recipe(s), recipe title, and your name or the name of the person receiving credit for the recipe. Mail or drop off recipes to Scott High School, Attn: Heather Ritter, 1 Skyhawk Place, Madison, WV 25130 or email them to hdhayes@access.k12.wv.us. If you have questions, please call Mrs. Ritter at 304-369-3011.


Boone Republican Party


The Boone County Republican Party will meet the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville.


Lincoln County Fair


The Lincoln County Fair/Fall Festival is looking for the following, for the Fair August 30, 31, September 1, and 2, 2012. Arts & crafts, and flea market people. Contest for homemade quilts, home grown veggies, home canned veggies, baked goods (pies, cakes, breads), home grown flowers, and photo. In the contest category, each will be judged and awarded first, second and third place winners.


Please call Karen Hartman at 304-855-2342 or Jack Browning at 304-549-7301.