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Whitesville Clean-up


The annual Whitesville Clean-Up will take place Saturday, April 20, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone should meet at the police station, next to the elementary school in Whitesville.


For more information, call 304-854-7957.


Greenview Clean-up


There will be a Greenview area clean-up day on Saturday, April 20, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. A dumpster will be located at Greenview Community Park. The event is sponsored by the Boone County Commission and Boy Scout Troop 131.


Fund raiser dinner


There will be a fund raiser for Pauline Linville. She has been in the hospital and the funder will go to help her with medical expenses.


The dinner is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 12, at the Danville Community Center at 731 Hopkins Avenue in Danville.


They will be serving spaghetti, slaw, bread (plain or garlic), dessert and a drink, if eating in, but take-outs will not have a drink. The cost for adults in $8 and $6 for kids, 12-years-old and under. The will deliver locally.


Contact numbers for information and take-out orders are 304-369-7050 or 304-687-6894.


Rite Aid Health & Wellness Fair


The Rite Aid in Danville will be hosting a “Health & Wellness Fair” Saturday, April 20, 2013, from noon to 4 p.m.


Adult immunizations will be provided by a certified immunizing pharmacist as allowed by state law. There will be fertility awareness screening, free information on allergies, osteoporosis and samples of our natural and organic foods. You can also meet with our wellness ambassador who will be your personal guide to all of Rite Aid’s wellness products and services throughout the store.


For additional information, contact Cassandra Kimbler, wellness ambassador, at 304-369-0152 or by email at Cassandra.Kimbler@riteaid.com


8th Annual Nellis Community Clean-up


Come out and join us in the 8th Annual Nellis Community Clean-up, scheduled for Saturday, April 13th at 8:00 am. All participants will meet in the Nellis gymnasium to sign in & receive supplies. Dumpsters will be located near the school for the community to use. Afterward, hot-dogs & refreshments will be provided for all participants.


Danville Clean Up


Danville Clean Up week will be April 8-13, 2013, starting at 8 a.m. Come and help clean up our town. We will haul away appliances, trash, pick up litter on the streets, etc. Meet at the Danville Community Center at 8 a.m. For more information, call 304-369-7050.


ZUMBATHON CHAIRTY EVENT


The Madison-Danville Jaycees are having a Zumbathon on Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Madison Civic Center.


Advanced regsitration is $15 and includes a free t-shirt. Advanced registration ends April 13; after this date, registration increases to $20.


Other activites present include a 50/50 raffle, a Chinese Auction, and healthy lunches available for purchase.


To register, or for more information, call Stacie at 304-542-3120 or visit us online at JayceesZumbathon.eventbrite.com.


Proceeds from the event support the Madison-Danville Jaycees Team for Relay For Life of Boone County.


Free diabetes classes at BMH


The time is now to learn more about diabetes. Boone Memorial Hospital and WVMI are sponsoring free diabetes classes with free lunch at each session on Fridays of April 12th, and 19th. You get a free shirt if you attend all three classes, which will be held in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at Boone Memorial Hospital.


These classes are for anyone with diabetes, family members and caregivers.


Registration is required by calling 304-369-9864, ext. 3221.


ACT Exam!


Don’t miss out on your chance to be ready for the ACT Exam!


Study Date: Friday, April 12th – AM*


Ride the Vocational Bus to BCS- Honors Academy. See your guidance counselor to sign up for this ACT Prep Class.


Exam Date: April 13, 2013, Nancy Booth, Mathematics Coordinator, Email: njbooth@access.k12.wv.us, or call at 304-369-4565.


*PLEASE NOTE —BOTH DATES ARE IN THE MORNING. I WILL HAVE MY CLASS (HA) AND THIS PREP CLASS AT THE SAME TIME.


Coalfield Jamboree concert


“LIVERPOOL LEGENDS,” a Beatles Tribute Band consisting of four talented musicians and actors, who were hand-picked by Louise Harrison — sister of the late George Harrison of The Beatles, will be in concert at THE COALFIELD JAMBOREE in Logan, Friday, April 12th.


For more information, please call 304-752-2219 or 304-752-9609.


Dora and Elmo are coming to J4K in Madison


Wow! Elmo and Dora will be at Just 4 kids Consignment & Boutique, located at 322 Main Streein Madison, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 4.


Free food and drinks, coloring, prizes and more! Also, a professional photographer will be there to do pictures. Spread the news! All kids are invited.


For more information, visit the online Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/498177386912695/


Boone County Housing Authority


The Boone County Housing Authority will be making a change to its administrative plan and implementing a $50 minimum TTP for all Section 8 recipients effective July 1, 2013. They will have a comment period until April 30, 2013.


Please contact Boone County Housing at 304-369-3442 for questions or concerns, or write to: 824 Lick Creek Road, Danville, WV 25053.


Morrisvale Helping Hand, Inc.


Have you ever wanted to make a difference in your community? Well here is your chance! We are looking for dedicated people that share our vision and belief in “community”. We are a new Non-Profit organization looking for people to fill various volunteer positions. Such as Board of Directors, Officers as well as people to help with the smaller sub-committees we will need. We also are looking for volunteers for various events and fundraisers throughout the year. For more info please check out our page at www.facebook.com/morrisvalehelpinghand


BMH Auxiliary Scholarships


Boone Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has set a deadline date for their 2013 scholarships. The auxiliary presents 7 scholarships per year for students who are pursuing an education in the medical field.


The scholarships include three $1,000 scholarships and four $500 dollar scholarships. You must have already been accepted into a medical program of study to be approved. The deadline for the submission of the applications is April 30, 2013.


The recipients will be notified before May 31, 2013.


You may pick up an application at the auxiliary desk at Boone Memorial Hospital on Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. They should be returned to the same location before April 30th.


These scholarships are not limited to high school students, anyone pursuing a degree, or certification, in a medical field will be considered.


Madison Fire Department


The Madison FD is looking for public relations opportunities in the Madison Fire Protection District. Would you or your organization like to have firefighters come present fire safety/prevention, fire extinguisher training, CPR training, or a demonstration of some of our tools? Contact our Fire Prevention Officer Terri Duty by messaging us or emailing terriduty@hotmail


BCARSE meeting


The Boone Co. Assn. Retired School Employees (BCARSE) will meet Wed., April 17th at 10 a.m. at Park Avenue Restaurant.


Trina Hager will present the program, Available Help for Shut-ins and Care-givers. Our State Pres., John Riddle, will be with us.


Plan now to come for Fun, Fellowsip and Food. Door prizes will be awarded and to celebrate spring time, we will have free Desserts.


The Ex. Bd. BCARSE will meet at Park Avenue Restaurant on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Jenny Light, pres., urges all officers and committee chairpersons to attend. The meeting with begin at 5 p.m.


DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP


This group meets every month at 2 p.m. at the Seniors’ Nutrition Center at Lick Creek. If you are a diabetic, or you have a loved one that has been diagnosed with diabetes, come and join us for information, support and good fellowship.


This meeting’s program will be discussion of Light Exercise for Diabetics. We will actually do some of these exercises as we discuss them.


A light snack will be provided during this Wednesday, April 10, 2013 meeting. Plan now to attend. There is no expense involved with these classes. Any materials used in these classes will be provided free.


Foster homes and volunteers needed


Want to do something very rewarding? Boone County Animal Rescue Coalition (BARC) needs foster homes for dogs (short & long term) of different breeds, and sizes, including mixed breeds, etc. (and a few cats). We also need volunteer drivers to help transport dogs to rescue groups and help with fundraising. Please contact Cheri at barc_wv@yahoo.com


Appalachian Council Head Start/Pre-K


Appalachian Council Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year. Children must be 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2013. Services are available for children with disabilities or special needs.


There is no fee required for entrance into Head Start.


Information needed to apply includes verification of income for a 12 month period, birth certificate from vital statistics, immunization record and social security card (optional).


Head Start/Pre-K locations include Brookview Elementary, Danville Head Start, Prenter Head Start, Racine Head Start, Ramage Elementary, Wharton Elementary and Whitesville Elementary.


For more information, call 304-369-1000 or 1-877-539-2242.


Low cost spay and neutering options for dogs and cats


Want to get your pet fixed and stop having endless litters of puppies and kittens? We are planning on taking some animals to a low cost spay & neuter clinic and we will need volunteer drivers also. Please contact Jeanne at 304-369-9301 or email thepetparade1@aol.com. Help stop pet overpopulation.


Free admission to Coal Scrip Show


The National Scrip Collectors Association, a not for profit group, will be holding its semi-annual show and meeting in Beckley on April 19, 2013, starting at 8 a.m. and ending at noon on the 20th. The meeting will be at the Country Inn & Suites at 2120 Harper Road in Beckley. Admission is free to the public.


Coal Scrip was the private currency of coal companies in over 612 towns in just West Virginia alone. In the mid-1950s scrip had all but disappeared as a method of labor payment. Coal scrip, like other obsolete currency, has survived and today is thriving in the hands of collectors.


At this show, there will be vendors, dealers and collectors that would offer their opinions as to the value of any scrip and maybe where to sell it, if desired.


Other mining memorabilia, artifacts, coal scrip books and catalogues usually have dealers too at the show.


Part of the purpose of the NSCA is to encourage the study and research of the history of coal mining companies as it relates to the usage of scrip tokens and the families that used it.


For more information, contact Bill Campbell by email at bwcok@knology.net or visit online at www.nationalscripcollectorsassociation.org


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 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 kprice@bmh.org


They will mail vendor registration letters late August.

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