Book, movie donations sought
for multiple sclerosis fundraiser
Organizers of Kim's Walk, a new walk to benefit local residents with multiple sclerosis and held in honor of Kim Chapline-Byers, will be collecting used books and videos for a book sale to be held April 26 at the Franklin Community Fire Department.
Books and videos may be brought to Jackie's Florist in Wellsburg from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Franklin Community and Follansbee fire stations.
They also may be left inside the entrance at Rockdale Village Apartments on Hooverson Heights at any time.
Organizers welcome donations of food and other items for the walk, which will be held Nov. 2.
For information, call (304) 374-5574.
Church holding chicken dinner
WHEELING - Our Lady of Perpetual Help Ukrainian Catholic Church's Holy Name Society will hold a chicken dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the handicap-accessible church hall located at 4136 Jacob St.
The meal includes chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetable, cole slaw, and dessert.
Carry-out is available.
For information, call (304) 232-1777.
Library to hold story hours
FOLLANSBEE - The Follansbee Branch Library will hold story hours for children, ages 2-5, and their caregivers at noon Monday and March 10, 17, 24 and 31.
Children will enjoy a story, craft, games and a snack. Call (304) 527-0860 to register for the free program.
Church to hold pancake supper
WELLSBURG - Christ Episcopal Church, at 1014 Main St., will hold its Shrove Tuesday pancake supper from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
The cost is $5 for adults and youth 11 and up and $3 for children 10 and under.
School retirees to meet
WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Association of Retired School Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. March 11 at Brooke High School.
Sharon Cuomo will preside over the business meeting immediately following the luncheon. The Brooke Madrigal Choir will perform.
All members and newly retired employees are encouraged to attend. To make a lunch reservation, call Ruth Lewis at (304) 737-2314 by Tuesday.
Children's knitting group to meet
WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Library's Kid's Knitting Group will meet from 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Children who are in third grade or higher can learn to knit with help from instructor Nora Bell. They should bring yarn and needles or loom to start creating.
Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free group.
Dr. Seuss story hour set
WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library will be holding a Dr. Seuss-themed evening storytime, with Kim Harless, at 5:30 p.m. March 6.
Children are invited to enjoy Dr. Seuss stories, a craft and more.
Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.