The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Local News

April 8, 2013

Calendar — Monday, April 8, 2013

Annual pancake and buckwheat cake dinner, Bascom United Methodist Church, Rupert, 4:30 to 7 p.m. All-you-can-eat pancakes, buckwheat cakes, sausage, bacon and drinks.

Friends of the Library Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Raleigh County Public Library, Beckley.

United Singles of Beckley meeting, 6 p.m., mingle with single people of all ages, no dues, no membership fees, call 304-222-2102.

Toastmasters Beckley meeting, 5:30 p.m., Room 100 of the Region 1 WORKFORCE  W.Va. Career Center, 200 Valley City Center, Beckley, visit www.btoast.com.

Right to Life meeting, 7 p.m., Beckley Econo Lodge.

MS (multiple sclerosis) support group meeting, The Place, behind United Methodist Temple, 7 p.m. Call 304-253-8113 or 304-890-0597 for more information.

Project Safe Neighborhood meeting, 6 p.m., East Beckley Community Center, 200 Antonio Ave., Beckley.

Upper Paint Creek Watershed Association, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Pax Regional Community Center. Call 304-877-2610.

Little Beaver State Park Foundation, 7:30 p.m., Little Beaver State Park, game room.

Basic computer class, 6 to 8 p.m., Mabscott Fire Department.

Truth Seekers meeting, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Raleigh County Public Library ADL room, discussion on national news, war, banking, etc. Call 304-542-4226 or e-mail ted@abodia.com.

DivorceCare 13-week spring session, Christian Resource Center, 7 p.m., 3000 N. Kanawha St. across from Raleigh County Public Library. For more information or to register, contact the Spooners at 304-763-3424.

Celebrate Recovery meeting, First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Heber St., Beckley, program, 7 p.m., open share, 8 p.m. and refreshments, 9 p.m. A Christian recovery program to help overcome habits, hurts and hang-ups, based on eight principles from the Beatitudes and 12 Christ-centered steps to recovery. Call 304-252-3435.

Bingo, American Legion, 6:30 p.m., 1708 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

Calico and Jeans Square Dance Club new class starting, call 304-890-7779.

Beckley Duplicate Bridge Club, noon, Beckley Woman’s Club, 202 Park Ave., Beckley. Call Fred Mason at 304-253-3464 or 304-255-4557.

Bingo, Beaver Fire Department, 6:30 p.m., early birds; 7 p.m., regular games. Call 304-252-5824.

Freedom Area Narcotics Anonymous meeting, The Learn Center, FMRS, South Eisenhower Drive, Beckley, 9 a.m.; First Presbyterian Church, 1809 W. Main St., Princeton, 7:30 p.m.; Summerlee Road School House, Oak Hill, 2:30 p.m.; Drop Inn Center, 325 Prince St., Beckley, 7 p.m.

Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 601 Nicholas St., Rupert (next to City Hall), 7 p.m. Call 304-667-3446.

Gamblers Anonymous meeting, FMRS Health Systems Inc., L.E.A.R.N. Center, 8 p.m. Call Brad Ball, 304-256-7144 or 304-256-7100.

AA meetings, Beckley Noon Group, Presbyterian Church, 203 S. Kanawha St., noon (OD; Beckley, Came to Believe Group, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 200 Virginia St., 8 p.m. (OD/); Oak Hill, St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 8 p.m., Kelly Avenue (OD**), Al-Anon;  Webster Springs, St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 160 McGraw Ave., 8 p.m. (OBB/); for information on any meetings, call 304-252-9444 or 1-800-333-5051.

SDT Girls Discussion Group, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., CAC, REACHH, Family Resource Center. Call 304-466-2226.

TOPS WV No. 237 Mullens meeting, 5 to 6 p.m., Wesleyan Church, Rt. 54, call 304-294-6224.

Free sign language class, 5 p.m., Mabscott Holiness Church, call 304-252-9684.

After-school program, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Southern WV Multicultural Museum and Community Center Inc., 100 Washington St., Beckley. The center offers tutoring, mentoring, life skills training, character building, academic counseling, exam and test preparation, career path, financial aid information. A place to go, learn and grow. To register or for more information call 304-252-8694 or 304-860-1984 or e-mail thecenter10@yahoo.com.

West Virginia Specialized Family Care Program, for more information call Debbie Wiley at Raleigh County DHHR, 304-256-6930, ext. 78902.

Computer classes, Bradley Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department, 1 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday; 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; no class Thursday; 1 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. No cost. For beginners and public use. Call Cindy at 304-877-2340.

WV Birth to Three, for more information or to make a referral, call 1-866-321-4728. Is your child moving, hearing, seeing, learning and talking like others his or her age?

Food distribution program, Lochgelly Baptist Church, for all seniors and veterans age 55 and older, sponsored by Women United for Christ. Must meet guidelines, provide proof of income and medical expenses, first-come, first-served. Call Margaret or Jo at 304-469-8709, leave name and number.

Problem Gamblers Help Network of W.Va., call 1-800-GAMBLER help-line or (304) 1-800-522-4700.

Birthright of Beckley, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., free pregnancy test, confidential. Call 304-253-7656 or 1-800-550-4900.

MSCIL needs wheelchairs and/or other adaptive equipment for its Loan Closet. Donations accepted. Also referral service for sign language interpreting. Call 304-255-0122.

Teen-age pregnancy programs, Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department, 1602 Harper Road, Beckley. Programs are Family Planning Clinics, Immunizations, Prenatal Clinics, Preventive Services and General Medical Services.

Free hearing screening for senior citizens, Rainelle Medical Center. Call 304-438-6188 for appointment.

Free tutoring by the Fayette County Literacy Council, learn to read or improve reading skills, by appointment.

NARCONON, a nonprofit organization, helping people with drug addictions. Call 1-800-556-8885.

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