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IT’S RIGHT HERE IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD.  WHILE IT MAY BE HARD TO BELIEVE, MANY CHILDREN IN OUR AREA NEED YOUR HELP.  JOIN YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS BY GIVING CHILDREN IN BLUEFIELD THE HELP THEY NEED BY SUPPORTING THE WADE CENTER.  START TODAY WITH THE LEVEL OF INVOLVEMENT THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU.  GET INVOLVED.  GO TO WADECENTER.ORG AND DONATE TODAY.

 

SMOKING CESSATION CLASS: SMOKING CESSATION CLASSES ARE OFFERED BY THE PRINCETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL PULMONARY REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT LOCATED IN THE HOSPITAL’S PARKVIEW CENTER, 4TH FLOOR.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 304-431-5078 OR 304-431-5073.

MAY 20: COOL CRUISIN’ NIGHTS.  MERCER STREET, PRINCETON, WV FROM 5 P.M.-10 P.M.

WATCH CLASSIC, MUSCLE AND CUSTOM CARS CRUISE THE STRIP IN DOWNTOWN PRINCETON.

MAY 20:  NARROWS LITTLE LEAGUE CHEER IS HOSTING A FUNDRAISER ON MAY 20TH TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR UNIFORMS.  A VENDOR AND CRAFT SHOW WILL BE HELD AT THE NARROWS FIRE DEPT. FROM 10AM – 4PM.  THERE WILL BE VENDORS SUCH AS LULAROE, PREMIER JEWLERY, AVON, THREAD LIGHTLY, A&M DESIGNS, SCENTSY AND SO MUCH MORE!

MAY 24:  THE APPALACHIAN ARTS CENTER OF SWCC WILL HOST ITS INAUGURAL MARY SUE DEAN SPRING POET ON MAY 24, 2017 AT 7:30 PM.  THIS YEAR’S POET IS ROB MERRITT, PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AND DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS AT BLUEFIELD COLLEGE. THIS SPRING POETRY READING IS AIMED AT BRINGING ESTABLISHED POETS TO THE AAC FOR OUR EDUCATION AND ENJOYMENT.  THE SPRING SERIES IS NAMED IN HONOR OF MARY SUE DEAN, A RETIRED AND HIGHLY RESPECTED ENGLISH TEACHER WHO TAUGHT AT RICHLANDS HIGH SCHOOL AS WELL AS OTHER SCHOOLS. THE APPALACHIAN ARTS CENTER (IN THE OLD ARCHIE HELTON STORE) IS LOCATED ON US ROUTE 19 HALF-WAY BETWEEN CLAYPOOL HILL AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE.  THERE IS PARKING BEHIND THE BUILDING.  REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.  READING IS FREE AND OPENED TO THE PUBLIC.  HOWEVER, SMALL CONTRIBUTIONS FROM ANY POETRY PARTNERS WILL BE GLADLY ACCEPTED TO HELP BRING MORE POETS TO OUR AREA.

MAY 29: MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION AT BRUSHCREEK FALLS RV RESORT.  ENJOY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, KIDS EVENTS, POOL PARTY, PUTT PUTT AND RACING. CALL 304-431-1950 TO RESERVE A CAMPING SPOT OR CABIN.

MAY 30-JUNE 4:  THE 34TH ANNUAL COLE CHEVY MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL WILL BE HELD MAY 30TH – JUNE 4TH IN THE BLUEFIELD CITY PARK AREA.  THE MISS COLE CHEVY MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL PAGEANT WILL BE HELD IN MAY.  ACTIVITIES WILL INCLUDE ROCK IT THE ROBOT, EUDORA FARMS, MAGIC BY CHAZ, BLUEFIELD AREA SHAG SOCIETY, SPORTING ACTIVITES, CITY OF BLUEFIELD RACE/WALK, FIREWORKS, CRANK IT UP, WRESTLING SHOW, JAMES H. DREW CARNIVAL, DAVID “CANNONBALL” SMITH WILL BE RETURNING, AND MUCH MORE! CALL 304-327-7184 FMI.

JUNE 2:  2017 BRYSON FANNING FOUNDATION GOLF TOURNAMENT. 9TH ANNUAL. HELD AT FINCASTLE ON THE MOUNTIAN.  ENJOY A DAY OF GOLF, BUFFET LUNCH AND SPECIAL EVENTS.  FORMAT IS A 4 MAN CAPTAIN’S CHOICE TO HELP RAISE FUNDS AND AWARENESS TO SUPPORT HISTIOCYTOSIS RESEARCH AND THE BRYSON FANNING FOUNDATION.  FOR MORE INFO OR TO SIGN UP CONTACT MARY FAULDS AT 304-920-6770 OR THE FINCASTLE AT 276-322-4342

JUNE 3:  MAMA SAID “NO WHITE UNTIL AFTER MEMORIAL DAY” IT’S THE FIRST ANNUAL “WHITE PARTY” WITH JUST A SPLASH OF SILVER.  SATURDAY JUNE 3RD FROM 7-11PM AT THE BLUEFIELD AREA ARTS CENTER.  A “WHITE PARTY” IS A SPRINGTIME VENT, DICTATED YEARS AGO THAT WEARING WHITE WAS NOT APPROPRIATE UNTIL AFTER MEMORIAL DAY.  THINK OF IT AS A PARTY CELEBRATING SPRING! A SPLASH OF COLOR IS ALLOWED AND THIS YEARS SPLASH COLOR IS SILVER! THIS IS A FUNDRAISER FOR THE BLUEFIELD AREA ARTS CENTER AND 4PALS PRODUCTIONS.  HEAVY HORS D’OEURVES, SILENT AUCTION, FASHION SHOW FOR MALE AND FEMALE, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, 50/50 RAFFLE, LIVE DJ TILL 11PM CASH (WINE&BEER) TICKETS ONLY $40.  FMI CALL 304-589-0339

JUNE 3:  THE TAZEWELL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS PROUD TO HOST THE 4TH ANNUAL COMIC CON IN TAZEWELL COUNTY ON SATURDAY JUNE 3RD FROM 10AM-4PM.  COMIC CONS CELEBRATE COMICS, SUPER HEROES, SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND GAMING.  THIS FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT KICKS OFF OUR 2017 SUMMER CHILDREN’S AND ADULT PROGRAMS. THIS EVENT IS LOCATED AT THE TAZEWELL LIBRARY ON MAIN STREET IN TAZEWELL. FMI CALL 276-988-2541

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COLLEGE NEWS

 

COLLEGE STUDENTS – HELP SHAPE TOMORROW! – THE HORSHOE LEADERSHIP CENTER IN PARSONS, WV IS LOOKING FOR COLLEGE-AGE STUDENTS WHO WANT TO USE THEIR SKILLS, ENERGY, AND PASSION FOR SHAPING A BETTER WORLD BY INFLUENCING TODAY’S TEENS AND CHILDREN.  HORSHOE SUMMER CAMP COUNSELORS MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CAMPERS.  SUMMER POSITIONS PROVIDE A LIVING ALLOWANCE, AN AMERICORPS EDUCATION AWARD, MEALS AND LODGING.  FMI CONTACT SHARON CASSIDY AT 304-478-2481 OR EMAIL SHARON@YLA-YOUTHLEADERSHIP.ORG