From the governor’s desk: A weekly column by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
November 14, 2012
The Washington District Senior League
The Washington District Senior League will be having their player draft on Thursday, Nov. 15, at Ramage Grade School. This will be the only time new players will be accepted. All games are played at Madison Civic Center. Signups begin at 6 p.m. and drafting begins at 7 p.m. The cost is $25 and covers insurance and t-shirt. Players must be in 7th grade or above. If you have any questions, please call 304-369-6912 or 304-369-6854.
Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch
Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch Meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at 7 p.m. We will be planning the Christmas Party.
Nellis Neighborhood Watch meeting
Neighborhood Watch meeting is scheduled for Nov. 27, 2012, at 6 p.m., at the Nellis Church/Archives Building.
Public Service Announcement
The Food Handlers Classes will be held at the Public Health Building, located near Danville, just off the Lick Creek Road on Monday, Nov. 19, from 2 to 6 p.m. Please note that under state law any person(s) that is involved in the preparation or service of food for public consumption is required to attend a certified food service training course. There will be a $5 charge for the skin test (PPD). The course will be conducted by Sandra Giles, Boone County Sanitarians.
Annual Community Christmas Party
The Appalachian Center for Independent Living, Inc. that serves persons in Boone County is inviting everyone to join us on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at the National Guard Armory in Charleston to celebrate its 12th Annual Community Christmas Party. There will be live entertainment, refreshments, a silent auction, raffles, door prizes, Santa Claus and craft tables. For more information, call 304-965-0376.
REV UP MADISON EVENTS
Start your Christmas Shopping Early and support your community, REV UP Madison is again sponsoring their annual Christmas Auction at Madison Civic Center Nov 24th, doors open 5 p.m. auction hours 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., delicious concessions available.
November 24th is also Small Business Saturday, “it’s the biggest day of the year for SMALL BUSINESSES”, Shop Small and support your community, this event is sponsored by all WV On Trac Communities.
December 1st, the Annual Down Home Christmas Celebration and Christmas Parade, to participate in parade contact Carolyn at 304 369 0426, for crafters call Kathy 304 369 1588 or post on REV UP’s Facebook page.
The Boone County Association of Retired School Employees (B.C.A.R.S.E.) will meet Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville.
Betty Grubbs will present the Devotional. All military veterans will be recognized. The newly elected WVARSE President John Riddle will be present and door prizes will be given.
Our elected Legislative representatives will present the program. A question and answer time will follow. Mrs. Jenny Light, president, encourages all members to attend this meeting.
There will be a candle lighting at Pineview Cemetery at 4 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2012. Volunteers are welcomed. There will also be a Memory Tree for anyone wanting to bring a bulb for a past loved one is welcomed to do so. For more information, call 304-837-3804.
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 mothers’ of Veterans and Veterans. A Brick Campaign lets you send a special tribute, inspiring message or create a permanent legacy of caring.
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.
Crafters are invited to participate in the Appalachian Center for Independent Living’s 12th annual Community Christmas Party to be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Guard Armory at Coonskin. Table space cost is $20. To reserve a table, call 304-965-0376 by Nov. 28, 2012. This day includes live entertainment, raffled items, a silent auction, free food and much more.
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.