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Credit luncheon

So you think 700 Credit Score is good? Let’s discuss over a free lunch on July 30, 2012 at 11:30a.m.

Art Center (next to Coal Museum-Madison). The Guest Speaker will be Crystal Kudlak with Consumer Credit Counseling Services. Also Kim Donahue, Small Business Admin. & Joetta Kuhn, CPA. This event will provide free advice. Contact Tina Flint at 304-369-9127 for more information and to RSVP.

Ball & Aleshire Reunion

The family of the late Gus Ball & Lucretta (Aleshire) Ball will hold their family reunion on Sunday, July 29th at the Bias Branch Community Building. All family and friends are welcome. Dinner will be served around noon. For more information you are welcome to call 369-3940 or 369-4807. Everyone is 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, Vikki 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.

Renee’s School of Dance

Renee’s School of Dance registration dates for fall classes-Friday July 27 from 5-7p.m.; Monday August 6 and 13th from 5 - 7p.m. This will be the last registration. Classes start on September 10th. New classes- Preschool- Adult ballet, tap, jazz/ hiphop. Contact Renee at 304-369-1400 or email missrenee@suddenlink.net for more information.


There will be an auction at the Whitesville Salamy Building Saturday, July 28, with bidding starting at 6 p.m. Come early to view the items. The concession stand will be serving hotdogs, BBQ’s, taco salad, nachos and cheese, homemade goodies, hot and cold drinks and more.

The Sylvester Assembly of God sponsors the event.

2012 Photo Fund Drive

The Danville Volunteer Fire Dept. will be hosting a 2012 Photo Fund Drive with the proceeds going towards updating rescue and firefighting equipment. The portraits will be taken at the Danville Fire Station on Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22, from noon to 5 p.m. You receive a complimentary 11x14 family portrait with a $20 donation. Walk-in’s are welcome and no appointment is needed.

Back to School Bash

Boone Memorial Hospital, Inc. is partnering with the Fountain of Life Worship Center to over various services/tests at their annual “Back to School Bash” this month. Services are free of charge that day other than a few minimal costs for some of the testing BMH, Inc. will provide. The church will provide free food, huge inflatables for the kids, and Christian music/concerts throughout the day among other family fun events. Keep in mind BMH clinicians will offer sports physicals for athletes at the event for only $10.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, July 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fountain of Life Worship Center at Rock Creek (Boone County).


- Finger Stick Blood Glucose Testing (FREE) - Blood Pressures (FREE) - Sports Physicals for school athletes ($10.00) - Hearing Test: (It will measure 3 different hearing frequencies: High Pitch, Medium Pitch, Low Pitch) and determine if hearing deficiencies are present (FREE)

- We will also have a BMH Marketing Table where people can enter to win a $100 VISA gift card for simply taking a short survey

BLOOD WORK: - HgbA1c (Hemoglobin A1C): ($10) - Vitamin D (test your Vitamin D levels): ($30).

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 County Democratic Committee

The Boone County Democratic Committee will have a meeting July 12, 2012, at 5 p.m. at the Boone County Courthouse Annex. Chair Sue Ann Zickefoose urges all members to attend.

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.

Seventh Annual Senior Citizen Bluegrass Night

The Seventh Annual Senior Citizen Bluegrass Night will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11 at 7:30 p.m., featuring Bobby Osborne and the Rocky Top X-Press. Admission is free as part of the Coalfield Jamboree in downtown Logan.

Also, on Saturday, July 28, at 7 p.m. “Restless Heart” will be live in concert at the Coalfield Jamboree at 308 Main Street in Logan.

For more information, call 304-752-2900 or 304-752-2219.

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