Danese Public Service District Regular Board meeting, 12:30 p.m., their office.
United Way of Southern, full board meeting, noon, Raleigh County Public Library.
Beckley Kiwanis Club meets the first, third and fourth Thursday of each month at noon at Calacino's Pizzeria at 3611 Robert C Byrd Dr. in Beckley. On the third Thursday of the month, the club meets at Bowers Hospice House located at 454 Cranberry Drive in Beckley.
Project H.O.P.E. meeting, Helping Other People Elevate, for recovery and restoration programs for individuals and families struggling with addictions, 7 p.m., Heart of God Ministries, Beckley.
Ryan's Hope Grief Share Support Group, 6 to 8 p.m., Crab Orchard Baptist Church, 1501 Robert C. Byrd Dr., Crab Orchard, around back of church in the activity center, The Upper Room Cafe'. Call 304-252-2610 or 304-860-1042.
Chick-fil-A Beckley Galleria, Breakfast Bingo, 9 to 10 a.m.
BWVKC meeting, 6:30 p.m., Econo Lodge, Harper Road, Beckley. Interested individuals in dogs and those who want to learn more about purebred dogs.
Town of Pax Council meeting, 7 p.m., Town Hall, Pax.
WV Alzheimer’s Association Family Support Group meeting, 2 p.m., Raleigh County Commission on Aging, 1614 S. Kanawha St., Beckley. Call 304-255-1397.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, 2 p.m., Hidden Valley’s community room, 422 23rd St., Oak Hill, behind Walmart, for Hidden Valley and Mary’s Garden Alzheimer’s support. Light refreshments. Emotional support for caregivers. Call 304-465-1903.
Town of Sophia Council, 7 p.m., Sophia Town Hall.
NABER meeting, 6 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church. For more information, call Lloyd at 304-252-7133.
Community Improvement Association, East Beckley meeting, 6 p.m., Piney Oaks School, for citizens committed to the success of their neighborhood. Call 304-253-1496 or 304-256-4630.
Black Diamond Amateur Radio Club, 7:30 p.m. For place of meeting, call Liz Myers at 304-228-5609.
Crab Orchard-MacArthur Lions Club, 7 p.m., Crab Orchard Baptist Church, social room.
UMW Pensioners Club, 2 p.m., District Headquarters.
Free Zumba classes, Calvary Assembly of God, 319 Sunset Drive, off of Harper Road, 6 p.m. Zumba is a Latin-inspired aerobics fitness workout. It is an exhilarating, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning work-out. Taught by Nikki Green, a certified instructor, a one hour class, open to the public with childcare being offered. Bring bottled water and a towel. Call (304)252-0717 or find it on the web at outoftheboxchurch.org.
Fall Belly Dance/Exercise Class, Gates Party Room, 363 Ragland Rd., Beckley, 6:15 p.m. Call Alexandria at 304-253-1516 for more information.
H.O.P.E. Riders (Hearts Offering Praise Everlasting) of Christian Motorcyclists Association, a nondenominational group of riders that enjoy being on the road and fellowship with other bikers both Christian and non-Christian who are looking for a group to ride with. Meet at United Cycle on Thursday evenings, by 6 p.m. (weather permitting). For more information send an email to email@example.com or visit www.cmausa.org.
Bingo, Bradley Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department, doors open at 4 p.m., bingo starts at 6:20 p.m. Call 304-877-2340.
Coda (CO-dependence anonymous) meeting, Just for Me Group, 7 p.m., Maxwell Hill St. Luke Luthern Church, 700 Maxwell Hill Rd., Beckley, call Jim at 304-419-2882 or Catherine at 304-890-4483.
United Apostolic Faith Church clothing boutique clothing giveaway, 1010 S. Kanawha St., Beckley, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the church. For more information call 304-731-2909 or 304-222-7318.
Bingo, for Coal City Colts, Sophia Volunteer Fire Department, doors opens at 5 p.m., early birds, 6:40 p.m., regular games, 7 p.m. Payout average $2,200.
Kiwanis Club of Beckley, noon, Moose Lodge, New River Drive, Beckley.
Free Breakfast Bingo, Chick-Fil-A, Beckley Galleria, 1300 N. Eisenhower Drive, 9 a.m., a time to spend with your friends, along with great prizes.
“The Potter’s House,” a Christian coffee house discussion group open to singles, couples, college students, 7 p.m., Mabscott United Methodist Church, Whitestick Street, across from Mabscott Fire Department. Child care will be available. Call 304-252-4207.
Narcotics Anonymous meeting, St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Kelly Avenue; 6:30 p.m. Call Mike, 304-574-1329, or Craig, 304-465-1570; also 7 p.m., Pineville Presbyterian Church, River Drive, Pineville; Wellness Center, 221 Temple St., Hinton, 7 to 8 p.m. call 304-466-3916.
TOPS WV No. 0456, Rainelle meeting, 4 p.m., library, 312 7th St., Rainelle. Call 304-438-7842 or 304-438-4066.
TOPS WV No. 442, Naoma meeting, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Sundial Assembly of God Church. Call 304-854-2063 or 304-854-0759.
Divorced, Breakups, Can’t Cope Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., Hope Landing Apartments, Mount Hope. Call 304-877-3855.
Free beginner’s line dance class, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Mullens Opportunity Center (old Mullens Grade School), today and Tuesday.
Gambler’s Anonymous, 7 p.m., Rainelle First Baptist Church, 309 Seventh St.
Freedom Area of Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Beckley Fellowship Home, 201 Woodlawn Ave., Beckley, 7:30 p.m.; First Presbyterian Church, Duhring and Tazewell streets, Bluefield, 7:30 p.m.; St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Kelly Avenue, Oak Hill, 6:30 p.m. Call 1-800-766-4442.
AA meetings, Beckley Noon Group, Presbyterian Church, 203 S. Kanawha St., noon (OD); Beckley, Freedom From Bondage Group, St. Stephen’s Church, 200 Virginia St., 6:30 p.m. (CD) and 8 p.m. (OD), speaker first Thursday of month at 8 p.m.; Beckwith, Back to Basics Group, Evangelical Fellowship (W.Va. 16), 8 p.m. (O, 12x12); Montgomery, Survivors’ Meeting, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 7:30 p.m. (OD); Summerlee, 237 Summerlee Road, noon (OD); Procious, Horner’s 1st Missionary Baptist Church, 7 p.m. (OBB); for information on any meetings, call 304-252-9444 or 1-800-333-5051.
Alanon Family Group, 8 p.m., Ascension Episcopal Church, Fifth and Temple streets, Hinton.
Alateen, 8 p.m., St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Virginia Street, Beckley, teen-age family members of alcoholics and ages 6-13.
Baby Closet open, noon to 3 p.m., today and tomorrow, REACHH, Family Resource Center. Call 304-466-2226.
Bingo, 5 p.m., raffle, 6:30 p.m., early bird, 7 p.m., old Stoco Junior High School gym, Coal City, sponsored by the Coal City Colts.
Danese Public Service District Regular Board meeting, 12:30 p.m., their office.
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The Concord University Board of Governors has selected Dr. Kendra Boggess as the University’s 12th president, contingent upon approval by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.
Experts help growing entrepreneurs
For farmers like the Yateses, there’s money on the table. They got to learn what and where some of those resources are at the Farm, Food, Finance seminar held at the Sandstone Visitor Center on Tuesday.
Trucking association asks drivers to put down phones and drive safely
As part of National Distracted Driving Month, the West Virginia Trucking Association is asking fellow drivers to put down the phone, according to a press release from the association.
Rahall calls meeting on W.Va.’s drug problem
U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall says he has arranged a roundtable discussion with federal and West Virginia officials on the state’s prescription drug abuse and trafficking problems.
Utility gets public input for project
Construction on a $56 million transmission improvement project will begin in Fayette County come November, and representatives of Appalachian Power Company hosted a public workshop Tuesday at Midland Trail High School in order to gather community feedback before construction officially gets underway.
Burlington kids going to circus
After a donation from a radio station, a group of local kids soon will get to see the wonders of the big top.
Lewisburg takes initial step toward ‘Home Rule’
While the state Department of Commerce touts the success of phase I of the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program, a Greenbrier County city hopes to be included in phase II, which will continue until July 1, 2019.
United Way to host ‘One Day Without Shoes’ walk
Everyone is invited to take off their shoes for a walk around town April 29 to raise global awareness about child poverty.
Women’s Resource Center to show free film for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In effort to bring awareness and prevention, the Women’s Resource Center will host a free showing of the 2012 movie “Bully.”
Ask the WVU experts on Facebook
From graduation to gardening, West Virginia University Extension Service experts will provide their advice to participants’ specific questions during a new, weekly, one-hour question and answer session through its Facebook page.
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