May 21, 2013
Sobreity checkpoint in Whitesville
The Whitesville Police Department will be having a Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday the 25th of May, 2013 between the hours of 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. At the following location(s): Route 3 at Whitesville in Boone County.
For more information contact Cpl. A. Jarrett of Whitesville Police Department at 304-854-7957 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
EMS WEEK - May 19th through May 25th
For all the hard work and dedication, the skipped holidays and missed family meals and the countless hours of training and practice, as well as for all the little things you do to make the world a better place, THANK YOU EMS WORKERS!
Housing Authority to meet
The quarterly meeting of the Boone County Housing Authority and Redevelopment Authority will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at 6 p.m., at Black Diamond Arbors in Danville.
White family reunion
The family of the late Robert and Elise White of Gordon will be having the White family reunion on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the Van Park.
Please bring a covered dish and come out spend the day with family and friends. Everyone is welcome to attend this reunion.
For more information, call Jenny Bias at 304-245-8857, or Ann Coleman at 304-245-8203.
Wharton-Barrett VFD hosting EVT test
An Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) test date has been set-up for The Wharton-Barrett Volunteer Fire Department. The test will be held on Saturday June 8 at 10 a.m. Any desired EVT Certification Test can be administered at the department on that date. Please register at https://register.evtcc.org/ using Site ID: 49323.
The Wharton-Barrett Volunteer Fire Department has created a Facebook page, www.facebook.com/wbvfd700, to keep the area aware of current happenings within the community. If you are a member of the Wharton-Barrett community, it is of your best interest to “Like” their page so you can stay updated.
Car wash and hotdog sale
There will be a car wash and hotdog sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 1, 2013, at the Spruce River Volunteer Fire Department hosted by the Ramage Skyhawks.
There will be car and truck washes, hotdogs, baked goods, drinks and bag meals available.
Western Regional CASA reaches Kanawha, Lincoln, Boone, Putnam, Cabell, and Wayne Counties. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) is a non-profit organization that desires for every child in abuse/neglect proceedings to receive a permanent residence. Volunteers gather information and advocate on the behalf of the children within a case.
Right now, Boone County is looking for volunteers, so come help reach that many more children in our communities.
If you have any other questions, please call 304-343-9711 or e-mail SStanley@teamwv.org.
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.
Boone Memorial Hospital’s Annual Health Fair
Boone Memorial Hospital’s Annual Health Fair has been scheduled for Friday, October 4, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
There will be: *Discounted Blood Work; *Depression & Anxiety Screenings; *Diabetic Education; *Healthy Cooking show and free lunch; *Prizes; AND MUCH MORE!
No registration required for guests. However, if you would like to be an exhibitor and are not already on our mailing list please email your contact information to Event Coordinator, Karlie Belle Price to firstname.lastname@example.org
They will mail vendor registration letters late August.
Experience West Virginia Opens Workshop Registration
Walking tours of historic towns, nature hikes, arts and crafts workshops, Appalachian history performances, and simulated air travel are just a few of the myriad of offerings being presented this summer by Experience West Virginia.
These innovative programs presented by colleges and universities in the southern part of the state during the National Scout Jamboree celebrate Appalachian culture and are open to anyone (e,g., West Virginians, tourists, and families of Jamboree participants).
Over 60 different workshops will take place in the New River Gorge region, July 15-24, and registration is now open. Simply visit [http://]http://www.experiencewv.org.