-- SCD Board — The Southern Conservation District board will meet Dec. 13 at the SCD Building, 463 Ragland Road, Beckley, at 9:45 a.m. The agenda will be posted at the SCD office. For more information, you may call 304-253-0261.
-- Democratic Executive Committee — The Fayette County Democratic Executive Committee will meet on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. at the Fayette County Courthouse for a special meeting to approve poll workers. For more information, call Marion Tanner, chairperson, at 304-228-5394.
-- Board of Education — The Fayette County Board of Education will convene as follows: regular meeting — Monday, Dec. 3, BOE office, 6 p.m.; and regular meeting — Monday, Dec. 17, BOE office, 6 p.m.
-- Fayette County Commission — The Fayette County Commission will meet Friday, Nov. 30 (regular); Friday, Dec. 7 (regular); Friday, Dec. 14 (regular, Courthouse Christmas dinner) at 9 a.m. in the Fayette County Commission chambers of the Fayette County Courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.
-- Nar-Anon Support Meeting — Nar-Anon support meetings are held each Friday at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Oak Hill. For more info, call Vicki at 304-222-0284.
-- Quota Club — Quota Club International of Plateau Area meets the third Thursday of each month for a business luncheon at Holiday Inn, Oak Hill, at 12 noon. Quota Club welcomes new members. For membership information, call 304-469-3618.
-- West Virginians for Life — The Fayette County Chapter of West Virginians for Life meets at 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the Mount Hope United Methodist Church. For more, visit the chapter’s Web site at www.savingthebabies.com.
-- Nimble Thimbles — Nimble Thimbles Quilt Guild meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday every month at the American Legion in Fayetteville. Bring something to work on or show off.
-- Free Workshop — New River Community and Technical College will host a free Home-Based Business – Keys to Success workshop from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the former Bank of Glen Jean building in Glen Jean. Home-based businesses are growing rapidly across the nation. Many people start a home-based business as a way to provide additional income and to have more control over their destiny. If you are one of the 18 million individuals who have a home-based business, or if you are interested in learning how to start one, this workshop will give you important tips to make your business successful. For more information or to register, contact Stephanie Stiffler at 304-929-3313.