Caregiver spouses of veterans get needed attention, support
"He’s going to yell, he’s going to throw a fit and then he’s going to be OK. But people don’t know that. I have had to pull them to the side (in public places) and say (during outbursts) ‘Sorry, it’s his PTSD.”
Woman’s club to celebrate 100 years of service in area
To celebrate its 100 years of service in the Beckley area, the GFWC Woman’s Club of Beckley has elected to install a ‘‘Ladies of Vision Plaque’’ in the clubhouse on Park Avenue in Beckley listing all those women who have been members over the years and made the club the outstanding organization it is to the area and community.
Dinner to feature worldly culinary delights
The 34th annual YMCA International Dinner will be Sunday, April 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center, with culinary delights from all around the world.
Couple honors their mothers’ commitment to learning, service
A local couple has created a permanent memorial to their mothers by establishing a fund at the Beckley Area Foundation. The Frances Wise Lemke and Evalyn Bobo McNeill Memorial Fund will generate discretionary income for the Foundation’s Annual Community Grant Program.
The name Everett Lilly, especially around these parts, conjures images of banjos picking out the tunes at the heart and fabric of Appalachian society.
Applications accepted for NPS kids’ program
Have you ever wanted to go whitewater rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking and more in the gorge? Join National Park Service rangers to participate in a series of fun and educational adventures at New River Gorge National River this summer.
Cast Iron Cook-Off planned May 5 in Summersville
New River Community and Technical College will host the second annual Cast Iron Cook-Off from 2 to 5 p.m. May 5 at Veteran’s Memorial Park, Summersville.
Lilac bush planting to honor board member
Members of Summers County’s REACHH-Family Resource Center will plant a lilac bush at its Temple Street office at 4 p.m. Monday in honor of Larry Levine, longtime board member and chair.
Take an international journey at Concord’s annual banquet
Concord University’s International Students Club extends a special invitation to all Concord students to its annual International Banquet — a multicultural event that promotes diversity, mutual understanding between international and American students, and the Athens community.
Greenbrier Historical Society to host lectures
The Greenbrier Historical Society will host its Spring Lecture Series starting April 25. Designed as a series of how-to workshops, these lectures will be led by GHS volunteers and staff. All the lectures will begin at 7 p.m.
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