Boone Memorial Hospital “Day of Caring”
Boone Memorial Hospital has been asked to participate in the United Way “Day of Caring”, a community-wide event benefiting nonprofit agencies in WV. Each year, the DOC (Day of Caring) brings together volunteers committed to creating positive change in the lives of children, families and seniors. In support of DOC, BMH will host a food drive over the next couple of weeks. All food will be donated to the Madison Baptist Church food pantry, which feeds hundreds of families in Boone County annually.
Here’s how you can help - Note: Incentives and prizes will be awarded!
*Please bring in non-perishable food items between now and Sept. 12. Drop off locations are available in the LRC and the Main Lobby at Boone Memorial Hospital.
The Madison Baptist Church has asked for a few specific items for the Day of Caring food drive. Of course they will be happy with all non-perishable items but could really use the following: Mac and cheese; Boxed rice; Pancake mix and syrup; Spaghetti and sauce; Cereal; Boxed mashed potatoes; Jiffy mix; Spam or Treet; Peanut Butter; Soup; Canned fruit; Canned beans (pinto, kidney, pork and beans); and Canned vegetables (carrots, spinach, potatoes, peas, green beans, corn).
*Please keep the items in bags if you have them. This will make it easier when transporting to the church.
We will have a sign-up sheet at both food drop-off locations where you can list your name and number of items brought in (this will be done on the honor system). For every 10 items you bring in you get 1 ticket entered in to win $100). Community members and BMH Employees are eligible to win the $100.
Boone County Schools will offer free 3-5 year old on Friday, Sept. 28. There will be free vision, hearing and speech-language screenings. Please call 304-369-8267 to schedule an appointment.
Notice of Meeting
The Boone County Public Service District will hold its regular monthly Water and Wastewater meetings on Monday, Sept. 10, 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 6 p.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.
Old Timer’s Day Reunion
The 13th Old Timer’s Day Reunion will be held at the Morrisvale-Ryan Community Center on Saturday, Sept. 8, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Bring your favorite dish or dishes to share and photographs of ancestors or any related to the early coal mining days of Cameo and Morrisvale. If you like to sing or play a musical instrument, you are invited to perform. Everyone is welcome to attend this event.
Foster Neighborhood Crime
Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at 7 p.m. We will be getting ready for the Foster Hollow Community Yard Sale coming up on Saturday, Oct. 6th. Come help us plan the big day.
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.
Renee’s School of Dance
Renee’s School of Dance will have final registration for fall classes on from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at the studio. Classes start Sept. 10, 2012, for ages three to adult. For more information, contact Renee at 304-369-1400 or email at email@example.com. New classes for fall adult and beginner junior combo class as well. Limited space available, so call today.
The decedents of the late Levi and Lora Cook Harvey will be on Sept. 16, 2012 beginning at 11:00a.m. with Pastor Benny Turner preaching. Dinner will be served. Bring a chair and covered dish and spend the day at Farley Branch near the old home place. For more information call Henry Harvey 304-245-5744.
Fall Council Circle
Any child who would like to join 4-H is invited to come to Fall Council Circle. To find out if 4-H is for you. Please come out and join us for an evening of fun. Any child can join between the ages of 9-21 yrs. old or in 3rd grade. The evening will have fun events such as fishing, socializing, corn hole, signing, and a potluck dinner on Sept. 15, 2012, from 5 to 10 p.m., Big Ugly, WV, approximately one mile from the Big Ugly Exit (follow signs). For more information please contact Phillip See, new WV extension agent for Boone County at 304-369-5869.
Van High School 50 year reunion Class of 1962 and Roger Osborne Coal Camp Reunion
Dear classmates and friends, we are having our 50th year class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Park Avenue Restaurant, Danville, WV 25053, and beginning at 6pm. We will be having a Buffet dinner and the cost of the dinner is $34/couple, includes gratuity and the cost of singles is $17, which includes gratuity. Please respond by Oct. 1, 2012, making the check payable to Harold D. Green.
If you need hotel reservations, we have a block of rooms available at the Hampton Inn in Southridge for $99/per night. You must mention you are with the Van High school reunion to get this rate. The telephone number for the Hotel is 304-746-4646.
The Roger Osborne Coal Camp Reunion is also being held on this Saturday, beginning at 12:00 noon, at the Wharton-Barrett Community Center. Everyone is invited to attend, just bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship. Looking forward to taking a stroll down memory lane.
If you need additional information, you may contact the following:
Harold D. Green, P.O. Box 75 Foster, WV 25081, 304-369-4608 or Sue Tincher 111 Woodside Drive, Hannahan, SC 29410 843-747-6612.
The Boone Co. Chapter AARP
The Boone Co. Chapter AARP’s September meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting will be Oct. 2nd at 1:00 pm at the Black Diamond Arbors, Danville. Information concerning the program presentation and other information will be given at a later date. NO MEETING for SEPT. 4th.
Do you have coats that you don’t need anymore? Donate them!
Winter is here and there are people in our community who could use a nice warm coat. Between now and Nov. 5, there will be a box available for you to donate your gently-used coats. They will be going to BC Residents/Union Mission, which is in desperate need of coats. You can drop the coats off at the Town of Danville Community Center! Please only donate clean, reusable coats! If you have any questions, please contact Josh Barker at 304-369-7050.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. 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. The republican Party of Boone County will not be meeting on the 1st Monday of September. We will meet on the 2nd Monday of September, Lawrence B. Lyon, Chair.