Meetings

 

• Board of Education — The Fayette County Board of Education will hold its next regular meeting Monday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. at the BOE office in Fayetteville.

• Fayette Board of Health — The Fayette County Board of Health will meet on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 4 p.m. at the Fayette County Health Department in Fayetteville.

• Montgomery Historical Society Committee — The Montgomery Historical Society Committee meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. The public is invited to attend.

• Armstrong Deepwater PSD — The Armstrong Deepwater PSD meets the third Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. in the office at Kimberly.

• Gauley River PSD — The Gauley River Public Service District meets the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. in the office at 29 S. Swiss Road, Swiss.

• Kanawha Valley Coin Club — The Kanawha Valley Coin Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at the South Charleston Library at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information, you can call 304/727-4062, or visit the website www.kvcc.eznetway.com for information about all the coin clubs that meet in the Kanawha Valley.

• Narcotics Anonymous — A Narcotics Anonymous drug abuse recovery meeting is held at 7:30 p.m. every Monday night at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 708 1st Ave., Montgomery.

• Smithers Women's Club — The Smithers Women's Club meets the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Smithers Senior Center. New members are welcome. For more information, contact Nelda Logan at 304/442-4751.

• Morris Creek Watershed — The Morris Creek Watershed's monthly meeting is the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the watershed office located at 328 Morris Drive, Montgomery.

• UKVDEC — The Upper Kanawha Valley Economic Development Corporation meets the third Thursday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at 326 Third Avenue, Montgomery, in the third floor conference room.

• URA — The Fayette County Urban Renewal Authority will meet Monday, Oct. 6; Monday, Nov. 3; and Monday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in county commission chambers, Courthouse, Fayetteville.

• BZA — The Fayette County Board of Zoning Appeals will meet Monday, Sept. 8; Monday, Oct. 6; Monday, Nov. 3; and Monday, Dec. 1 at 5 p.m. in county commission chambers, Courthouse, Fayetteville.

• Farmland Protection — The Fayette County Farmland Protection Board will meet Tuesday, Sept. 16; Tuesday, Oct. 21; Tuesday, Nov. 18; and Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 5 p.m. in county commission chambers, Courthouse, Fayetteville.

• Beautification and Dilapidated Buildings — The Fayette County Beautification and Dilapidated Buildings Committee will meet Thursday, Sept. 25; Thursday, Oct. 23; and Thursday, Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. in county commission chambers, Courthouse, Fayetteville.

• Solid Waste Authority — The Fayette County Solid Waste Authority will meet Thursday, Sept. 25; Thursday, Oct. 23; and Thursday, Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. in county commission chambers, Courthouse, Fayetteville.

• Fayette County Commission — The Fayette County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. on Sept. 12, Sept. 26, Oct. 10, Oct. 24, Nov. 7, Nov. 21 and Dec. 12 in the Fayette County Commission chambers of the Fayette County Courthouse. The commission also will meet at 9 a.m. on Nov. 10 to canvass the votes from the general election. The meetings are open to the public.

• CAEZ — The Central Appalachian Empowerment Zone meets each month in the commission room of the Clay County Courthouse (unless otherwise scheduled) on the following dates: Tuesday, Oct. 7; Tuesday, Nov. 4; and Tuesday, Dec. 2 (Valley Fork Business and Education Center). The economic development meetings are set for 4 p.m., followed by the CAEZ board meetings at 6 p.m. For more information, call the CAEZ office at 304/587-2034 or visit the website at www.caez-wv.org.

• FARSE — The Fayette Association of Retired School Employees (FARSE) meets the fourth Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Quality Inn Whitewater Bar and Grill, Fayetteville. Changes are made only when the date interferes with a holiday weekend. Following is the group’s schedule through the 2014-15 year: Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 22, March 28, April 25 and May 16. Please contact Sylvia Allen, vice president, at 304-469-6250, or Martha Aliff, treasurer, at 304-573-1224 if you have questions.

Announcements

• East Bank High School Alumni Association — The East Bank High School Alumni Association annually presents he Dana and Ethel Ervin Scholarships to deserving graduates of Riverside High School. For more information, or to support the fund, please contact President Bill James at 304-389-7251, Hope Stanley at 304-949-2931 or Nancy Pat Maloney at 304-595-1040.

• Food Program — Are you interested in extra income? Do you provide child care in your home? Reimbursement for meals is available through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) program that provides reimbursement for nutritious meals and helps to develop positive eating habits for young children enrolled in family day care homes across the nation. The West Virginia Child Nutrition Office, through sponsoring organizations across the state, administers the CACFP. Family day care providers can receive up to two meals and one snack, or two snacks and one meal, per enrolled child each day. Rates of reimbursement in effect through June 30, 2015 are $1.31 per breakfast, $2.47 per lunch or dinner and 73 cents per snack. Providers could receive $374.22 per month if caring for three children each day, 22 days per month. Participants having children may also be eligible to receive reimbursement for their own child's meals. All providers receive education in areas related to food service, record keeping and nutrition. Homes certified with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources to provide child care are eligible to participate in the CACFP. To get more information about the program, call Vickie Johnson, RESA 4, Summersville, at 800-251-7372 ext. 24.

• WRC Seeks Donations — The Women’s Resource Center is asking for donations to help support the “Clothes to Home” project. During emergency room exams, clothing from sexual assault victims must be kept for evidence; this project’s sole purpose is to provide fresh clothing for adults and children to wear home or to a shelter. The WRC Sexual Assault Services Coordinator delivers “Clothes to Home” bags to each emergency department; the bags contain a new outfit, sample size personal care items like deodorant, body wash and shampoo, a small journal and pen to keep track of important information such as the investigating officer's information and the forensic kit number and pamphlets with information about WRC and support services. WRC is asking for donations to ensure sexual assault victims have the clothing and personal items they need as they leave the hospital. Both monetary donations and clothing and personal item donations are being accepted. Monetary donations can be sent to WRC “Clothes to Home” Project, PO Box. 1476, Beckley, WV 25802. Clothing is needed in all sizes, from small to 3x, for women, men, boys and girls. Needed items include new sweatpants, new sweatshirts, new solid color T-shirts, new underwear, new socks and new lounge or sports bras. Personal items needed include deodorant, body wash, lip balm, shampoo, lotion, sanitary wipes, pens and small notepads. Call 304-255-2559 for more information about donation drop-off locations.

• Become ARC Volunteer — The American Red Cross is more than meets the eye: offering 24-hour emergency messaging for our military men and women, disaster services and education, preparedness education, health and safety education (including CPR, First Aid, Swimming, Life Guarding), blood services, youth involvement education, and more. If you would like more information or would like to become a volunteer, call the American Red Cross Fayette-Nicholas Greenbrier Valley Chapter at 304-469-4636.

Church

• Outdoor Sing — The Open Bible Temple Baptist Church of Powellton will hold an outdoor sing Saturday, Sept. 14 beginning at 2 p.m. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the singing and fellowship.

• Homecoming — The Alta First Church of God will hold its Homecoming Sunday, Sept. 14. Sunday school will be at 10 a.m. with dinner at 12 p.m. The afternoon service will begin at 1:30 p.m. Preaching will be Tobby Mitchell and the singing will be by Jason and Michelle Bodkins and others. Pastor Paul E. Young welcomes everyone to attend.

• Anniversary and Homecoming — The First Missionary Baptist Church of Boomer will celebrate its 108th anniversary and Homecoming on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13-14. The church picnic will be on Saturday at the church from 12 to 5 p.m. On Sunday, services begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school followed by the morning service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Robert Frazier speaking. Guest speaker for the afternoon service at 3 p.m. will be the Rev. Keith Walker, pastor of the First Missionary Baptist Church of Garten, along with his choir and congregation. Rev. Frazier invites those from all surrounding churches to join the congregation for the services. Dinner will be at 1:30 p.m.

Fundraisers

• BBQ Sale — The FOE Montgomery #1040 Ladies Auxiliary will hold a BBQ sale at the Eagles building, 408 Ferry Street, Montgomery, on Friday, Sept. 12 beginning at 11 a.m. and lasting until sold out. Baked goods will be available as well. To place an order, call 304-442-8151.

• Pumpkin Rolls — Christian Revival Center at Robson currently is taking orders for pumpkin rolls for delivery Oct. 21 to Nov. 21. Prices are $12 for icing on inside only; $15 for icing on inside and icing and nuts on outside. Please call 304-779-5195 to place your order.

Reunions

• Second Infantry Division — The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army's 2nd Infantry Division at any time. For information about the association and its 93rd annual reunion in Omaha, Neb., from Sept. 16 - 20, contact Bob Haynes, secretary-treasurer, at 2idahq@comcast.net or 224-225-1202.

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