Community briefs

Country Friends announces

lineup of entertainment

COLLIERS — Country Friends will host the Buffington Brothers on Friday and the Shindiggers on Saturday to entertain at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers.

The doors open at 6 p.m, the dance starts at 7 p.m., and the hall closes at 10 p.m. for both events. There is a $5 cover charge per person on dance nights.

Open mic is Monday. The doors open at 4 p.m., the covered-dish meal is served at 5 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. There is no cover charge on Mondays, but donations are appreciated.

Country Friends Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Christian friendship and brotherly love through music. All proceeds go to charity. For information, call (304) 479-1270, (304) 748-2816 or (304) 797-0122. For a monthly schedule e-mail

Heart disease presentation

offered at Brooke Library

WELLSBURG — Heart disease is the nation’s single leading cause of death for men and women. February is Heart Health Month, and Amedisys Hospice will be presenting an educational health chat on cholesterol and heart disease at the Brooke County Public Library on Feb. 14, beginning at 1 p.m.

The presentation will be on the warning signs, symptoms and management of heart disease with hopes of raising awareness about the manageable and preventable condition.

Limited space is available. Call the circulation desk at (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat.

Kindle, Overdrive assistance

available through service

WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Branch of the Brooke County Public Library will be offering a class to assist with questions about using Kindles and Overdrive, the free online library service, on Feb. 15 from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

The instruction is provided by Tiffany Grimm IT AAS and in partnership with Internet Essentials by Comcast.

Participants should bring a fully charged Kindle, and Kindles are available at the circulation desk to check out from the library.

Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is available by contacting the circulation desk at (304) 737-1551.