WHAT’S GOING ON

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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.

COMEDY ZONE NIGHT WILL BE HELD THE THIRD FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT PIPESTEM SPA AND EVENT CENTER.  PERFORMANCES BEGIN AT 7PM.  HEADLINERS HAVE APPEARED ON HBO, SHOWTIME, AND MORE.  CASH BAR IS AVAILABLE.  ADMISSION IS $15-20 PER PERSON.  FMI CALL 304-466-1767 OR VISIT THEM ONLINE AT PIPESTEMSPA.COM

ATTENTION LOCAL ARTISTS/WRITERS:  THE BLUESTONE REVIEW, A LITERARY JOURNAL IN ITS 24TH YEAR OF PUBLICATION BY STUDENTS AT BLUEFIELD COLLEGE, IS NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS THROUGH JANUARY 30, 2017.  SUBMISSIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY AT-LARGE WITH A SPECIAL CALL TO STUDENTS OF BLUEFIELD COLLEGE ARE ENCOURAGED AND MAY BE OFFERED VIA EMAIL AND POSTAL MAIL, THOUGH EMAIL IS PREFERRED. POEMS, SHORT STORIES, FICTION, CREATIVE NONFICTION, SONG LYRICS, PHOTOGRAPHS, PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS MAY BE SUBMITTED TO BLUESTONE@BLUEFIELD.EDU OR BY CALLING 276-326-4270.

 

 

PLAN TO SPEND JANUARY ON THE SLOPES-IN MERCER COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA!  IF YOU WANT TONS OF SNOW, HEAD TO WINTERPLACE SKI RESORT. THE RESORT IS LOCATED ONLY 2 MINUTES OFF I-77 AT EXIT 28, GHENT/FLAT TOP, WEST VIRGINIA.  DON’T SKI? REMEMBER WINTERPLACE HAS THE LARGEST SNOW TUBING PARK IN WEST VIRGINIA, COMPLETE WITH TWO SUPER CARPET TUBING LIFTS TO GET YOU BACK UP AND RUNNING AGAIN. TUBING IS ALSO A GREAT WAY TO GET THE LITTLE ONES INTRODUCED TO SNOW SPORTS, SO LONG AS THEY MEET THE 44 INCH HEIGHT REQUIREMENT. NOT SURE YET WHEN YOU’LL MAKE THE TRIP? KEEP UP-TO-DATE ON WEATHER CONDITIONS AND SPECIALS BY TEXTING “SKI WP” TO 95495.

 

SAVE THE DATE:  FOUR SEASONS WOMEN’S CONFERENCE IS MARCH 21, 2017

 

JAN. 17-MAR.28:  SWCC ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLASS FROM JANUARY 7 – MARCH 28.  CALL 276-964-7277 TO REGISTER.  TOPICS INCLUDE: BASIC RULES, BUSINESS STRATEGY, PRICING AND MARKET RESEARCH, MANAGING PEOPLE, SOCIAL MEDIA, MARKETING AND MORE!

 

MORE THAN 700 MILES OF OFF-ROAD ATV ADVENTURE WIND THROUGH THESE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS, AND IT ALL BEGINS WITH MERCER COUNTY’S POCAHONTAS TRAILHEAD IN HISTORIC BRAMWELL. THIS CONVENIENT ACCESS POINT TO 1-77 HAS A SPACIOUS PARKING LOT AND REST AREA. BEST OF ALL, IT’S OPEN YEAR ROUND! GET YOUR ATV PERMITS AND MERCHANDISE AT BRAMWELL CITY HALL, BRAMWELL SODA FOUNTAIN AND CORNER SHOP, THE QUALITY HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER, BUFFALO TRAILS AND MILLERS ATV.

 

 

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