*There will be a Bible In The Schools Gospel Benefit Singing & Auction on Saturday, May 9th from 10am-7pm at the Glenwood 4-H Camp. There will be various groups and individuals singing. Our auction will help raise funds to keep Bible In The Schools! Proceeds will benefit ALL schools in the Mercer County area. For more info, call 304-324-7842.
*Women from Appalachia who haven’t had access to higher education or whose circumstances have left them in poverty or some other financial or personal predicament now have hope for a new beginning, thanks to the New Opportunity School for Women at Bluefield College. Applications are being accepted now for the 2015 session, May 10th-30th. For more information please call 304-887-7738 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Thompson Valley Community Center will be having a Basket Weaving Class on May 23rd from 9am-3pm. Barbara Herald Sadler will be the instructor. The cost will be $45 to cover materials needed for the class. To register contact Barbara Sadler 304 320-1626 or email email@example.com to reserve your place in the class.
*On June 20th, West Virginia celebrates the anniversary of the creation of West Virginia as the 35th state. Jump Start, a volunteer group bringing new life to downtown Princeton, is sponsoring the celebration of West Virginia Day in the Dick Copeland Town Square from 2pm-8pm. Music will be provided by Valley Bluegrass and Barry Bowman. Re-enactors, Phoebe Belcher Clay, the first settler of West Virginia, Arthur Boreman, the first governor of West Virginia and a coal miner giving the history of the life of a West Virginia coal miner will be speaking. The WVU Mountaineer Mascot will be in attendance. Food will be available by Nona’s Italian Kitchen and the Mercer County Historical Society with free cupcakes at Almost Heaven Bakery. A book signing will be held at Dayfly bookstore. Come join in the fun and celebrate West Virginia. Games and prizes for children. Vendors welcome, call 304-425-6189 for more info.