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September 18, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

Historians to discuss Holliday's

Cove today at museum

WEIRTON - Three local historians will speak about Holliday's Cove history from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center located at 3149 Main St.

Mike Nogay will speak about the frontier and Revolutionary War-era history, including Holliday's Cove Fort and its significance in the western Virginia frontier. David Javersak will give the presentation "Holliday's Cove in the 19th Century," and Dennis Jones will speak about the Sept. 1, 1912, Harmon Creek flooding, the incorporation of Holliday's Cove, construction of the Cove School and the electric trolleys which once traveled through the area. The speakers also will discuss the history of the area up to 1947, including all those who served as mayor. Pictures, charts and maps will be displayed.

Speakers also will hold book signings.

Street parking and lot parking in the rear public lot is available, and a handicap accessible entrance is in the rear of the building, across from C.H.A.N.G.E. Inc.

For more information, call the museum at

Office managers to host Bauer

WEIRTON - The Weirton Chapter of the Office Managers of Health Care Providers will host John Bauer of Aspen Financial Group Limited at 6 p.m. Thursday at Weirton Medical Center's Level 1 Conference Rooms A, B and C.

He will give a presentation, "Cyber Insurance and Cyber Security in an Electronic Medical Record World With a Litigation-Prone Society."

Physicians and all staff members are welcome to attend. The cost is $25 for those who are not chapter members.

Make reservations by calling Vickie Garan at (304) 723-2510.

Library holding celebration

WEIRTON - The Mary H. Weir Public Library will host its annual Literacy Celebration and Graduate Equivalency Diploma graduation will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the library's activity room.

Students, volunteers, tutors, Friends of Literacy and their families are invited to attend the event sponsored by the Weirton Area Literacy Council, the library and Literacy West Virginia.

The council will provide meat entrees, and those attending are asked to bring a covered dish.

Make a reservation by Wednesday by calling (304) 797-8510.

Senior center holding dance

WEIRTON - The Greater Weirton Senior Center will host a dance, featuring the Eldurays, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday at the center.

The cost is $5 and includes a hot dog, coffee and punch. The doors open at 5 p.m.

For information on activities at the center, call (304) 748-3490.

WMC gift shop holding tailgate

WEIRTON - The Weirton Medical Center Gift Shop will hold a football tailgate party from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 28.

The shop will offer a large supply of football and game-day items and 20 percent off selected items. There will be a drawing for free sports items and free popcorn and drinks.

Country Friends to meet

COLLIERS - Country Friends will host Art Beal and the Country Tradition band Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Lodge Road.

The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance starts at 7 p.m.

On Mondays and Fridays, the group holds covered-dish dinners and open mic nights. The doors open at 4 p.m., the meal begins at 5 p.m. and open mic begins at 6 p.m.

For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270 or visit the website

Beautiful Baby contest set

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Right to Life seeks participants for its Beautiful Baby Contest during the West Virginia Applefest, formerly the Wellsburg Applefest, which will be held Oct. 5-7.

Pictures of babies and toddlers up to 3 years old may be submitted by parents, grandparents and friends and should be no larger than 4 by 6.

They should be received no later than Sept. 25 and mailed to: Marla Mercer, 221 Hillcrest Drive, Wellsburg, WV 26070. The name and age of the child and name, address and phone number of the person submitting it should be listed on the back.

Applefest attendees may vote on the children, whose names won't be revealed to the voters, for a 25 cent donation. Voters may vote as often as they wish. There's no cost to enter. A $100 savings bond will be awarded to the winner, who will be announced on the last day of the festival.

For information, call (304) 737-1769 or 737-2200.

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