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Harlem Superstars coming to Madison


Harlem Superstars will be at the Madison Civic Center on Feb. 6, 2013, at 6 p.m. to showcase their talents and skills. They will be taking on the Boone County All-Stars whose team will be composed of teachers, police officers, firemen, and alumni from Sherman, Scott and Van. Come out and enjoy the show. Ticket prices are $7, if you buy in advance (At Sherman, Nick Cabell and at Scott, Amy Cabell) or at the door $8. Harlem Superstar memorabilia will be available.


BCARSE meeting


The Boone County Association of Retired School Employees (BCARSE) will meet Tuesday, February 12th at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville at 10:00 a.m. Linda Charles Stone, artist, will be our guest. All retired school employees are welcome and encouraged to attend.


Boone Elementary Basketball Tournament


The Boone County Schools elementary basketball tournament will be held at the Madison Civic Center through Feb. 8. Brookview Elementary will be hosting this year’s tournament. Other area teams include Sherman, Ramage, Madison, Jeffrey Spencer, Van and Wharton. Admission each night is $3 for adults and $2 for students and a variety of items will be sold at the concession stand. Come out and support your favorite team.


Pink-out Basketball


There will be a “Pink-out” at the Scott High School basketball tame on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. T-shirts will be sold for $10, so come out and shoot for the cure.


Notice of meeting


The Boone County Public Service District will hold its regular monthly Water and Wastewater meetings on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, 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, Hopkins 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.


Foster parents needed


Necco believes in the “power of family” and in today’s society, family means more than ever. For more than 8 years, Necco of Logan has provided foster families and much needed therapy to hundreds of needy West Virginia children. We appreciate our foster parents for the hard work they do, and encourage others to join us in our mission to provide safe and loving environments for kids who need out of home care.


Accordingly, Necco seeks qualified foster parents to open their hearts and homes to children in need. Specifically, we are looking for loving foster families in Logan, Mingo, Boone and Wyoming counties who are willing to give that special child a chance.


Necco serves kids from birth to age 18 hailing from all 55 West Virginia counties, and employs clinically trained professionals with many years of experience working with kids. Necco foster parents can expect 24- hour support as well as training and recruitment incentives.


To learn more please contact us at 304-752-7830 or go online at www.necco.org.


PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT


Are you a parent or guardian who is working or in school and need financial assistance with the high cost of child care expenses? If you live in Boone, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo, Cabell, Wayne, Putnam, Mason counties and are working, going to school or in a WV WORKS program, Link Child Care Resource and Referral may be able to assist you with the cost of your child care. You must meet pre-determined income eligibility guidelines in order to receive financial assistance.


For more information, call Link Child Care Resource and Referral Agency at 304-523-9540 or 1-800-894- 9540 or stop by the Link office at 611 7th Ave., Huntington. Link is now open Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Link Child Care Resource and Referral is a division of River Valley Child Development Services and is funded by the WV Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Children and Families and the Division of Early Care and Education.


PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT


Do you enjoy working with children and want to work out of your own home? If so, Home based child care could be for you. As a home child care provider you make your own flexible schedule and are your own boss. More importantly, you can make a positive difference in the lives of many young children. You must be 18 years of age or older and your home must meet the West Virginia State requirements. If interested, call Link Child Care Resource and Referral Agency at 1-800-894-9540.


LINK Child Care Resource and Referral is a program of River Valley Child Development Services and is grant funded through the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau of Children and Families, Early Care and Education. We serve Boone, Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Putnam, and Wayne counties by assisting low income families with the cost of child care so they may improve their lives through employment, school and the WV Works program. We also provide consumer education so families can make informed decisions regarding the care and education of their children. Additionally, our agency recruits child care providers, conducts regular training workshops for child care professionals, and provides technical assistance such as behavior consultations and the Traveling Resource and Information Library System (TRAILS).


Cheerleading Competition


The Boone County Parks & Recreation Cheerleading Competition is set for Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at the Madison Civic Center. This event is sanctioned by the WVSSAC. If interested in entering your squad, please contact the Parks & Rec. office at 304-369-6125.


Madison Civic Center


The Madison Civic Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, for citizens to use to walk in this winter.


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 mothers’ of Veterans and Veterans. A Brick Campaign lets you send a special tribute, inspiring message or create a permanent legacy of caring.


Boone County Democrat Executive Committee


The Boone County Democrat Executive Committee will hold a meeting on Feb. 7, 2013, at 5 p.m. at the annex of the Boone County Courthouse. Chair Sue Ann Zickefoose requests all members please be present.

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