The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Local News

February 25, 2013

Calendar — Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

 

Raleigh County Public Service District monthly board meeting, 5 p.m., district office, 224 E. Main St., Sophia.

Résumé Workshop, build the perfect résumé and get five free copies, 6 to 7 p.m., space is limited. Call the library at 304-255-0511 ext. 3 or drop by to sign up.

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.

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

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

Town of Sophia Neighborhood Crime Watch, 6 p.m., Town Hall. Community participation wanted.

Celebrate Recovery meeting, First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Heber St., Beckley, program, 7 p.m., open share, 8 p.m., 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.

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

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.

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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