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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Energy Express makes impact on students’ lives
Energy Express to him, Matt White says, is all about a “different experience.”
The local Maurices is involved in a project aimed at making the school transition a little easier this fall for foster children in the area.
Children’s Health and Safety Fair scheduled for August 1
Montgomery General Hospital and Dr. Traci Acklin have announced that the 2014 Children’s Health and Safety Fair will be held on Friday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital.
Theater to hold auditions
Open auditions are set for Tuesday and Thursday at the Historic Fayette Theater for the comedy/drama “Belongings”. Auditions will be held at the theater in Fayetteville at 7 p.m. each evening.
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Free concert series
The next free public concert in the Lively Family Amphitheater Summer Concert Series is a performance Saturday at 6 p.m. by popular band Taylor Made.
Energy Express open house set
Energy Express, an award-winning summer reading program serving 35+ children in Fayette County, will host a free open house for members of the Beards Fork SALS community. The event takes place on Thursday, July 24, at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Explore town’s rail heritage
Discover what life was like in one of the New River Gorge’s most renowned towns as you join National Park Service rangers and Operation Lifesaver on Saturday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to explore the historic railroad town of Thurmond.
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