Board of Health — The Fayette County Board of Health will meet Thursday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. at the Fayette County Health Center.
MTA Board — The Mountain Transit Authority board of directors will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting on Oct. 17, at 5 p.m. at the MTA garage/office facility on Broad Street in Summersville. The public is invited to attend.
Caregiver Support Group — The Caregiver Support Group will meet Monday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. at the Fayette Senior Center in Oak Hill. The topic is “Be Wise, Immunize,” and those in attendance will receive informative information on available adult vaccinations (flu, pneumonia, shingles and whooping cough). The group also will meet Monday, Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. when the topic will be “Hearing Loss.” This program will teach you how to communicate effectively with someone who has hearing loss.
SCD Board — The Southern Conservation District Board will hold its monthly board meeting on Oct. 11 at the Southern Conservation District Building, 463 Ragland Road, Beckley, at 9:45 a.m. The agenda will be posted at the SCD office. For any questions concerning the above mentioned meeting, please call 304-253-0261.
Board of Education — The Fayette County Board of Education will convene as follows: regular meeting — Monday, Oct. 15, BOE office, 6 p.m.; and special meeting — LSIC Oak Hill Area Schools (including Mount Hope Elementary), Monday, Oct. 22, Oak Hill High School, 6 p.m.
Fayette County Commission — The Fayette County Commission will meet Friday, Oct. 12 (regular); Friday, Oct. 19 (special, early voting test); Friday, Oct. 26 (regular); Tuesday, Oct. 30 (special, voting test for election); Friday, Nov. 2 (regular); Tuesday, Nov. 6 (General Election); Tuesday, Nov. 13 (special, canvass, General Election); Friday, Nov. 16 (regular); 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.
Fayette Association of Retired School Employees — FARSE meets the fourth Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Quality Inn, Fayetteville. Current meetings are scheduled for Oct. 27; Nov. 17; March 23, 2013; April 27; and May 18. Changes are made only when the date interferes with a holiday weekend. Please contact Mary Alice Casebolt, president, at 304-877-3488; Darlene Allen, vice president, at 304-469-4859; or Angelita Berry, secretary, at 304-438-5578, if you have questions. Please keep this in a convenient place and refer to it as needed to plan to attend all six of the meetings. The last week in September has been proclaimed as FARSE Week.
Oak Hill Rotary — The Oak Hill Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at noon at the LifeBridge Fellowship Hall in East End Oak Hill. Call 304-640-1497 for more information. The first Tuesday of each month is Business Meeting day, and each following Tuesday has a member program scheduled, with guests invited to visit.
Southern Cross Chapter, UDC — The Southern Cross Chapter #2001 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy meets the third Saturday of each month at noon for luncheon and meeting, alternating between Oak Hill and Beckley. For information and location of the meeting, call Earldine Robinson at 304-575-0905 or Joan Dickerson at 304-574-0692.
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