Community notes

Top citizen: Next week brings the deadline to nominate someone as 2013’s Jefferson County Citizen of the Year. Officials with the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce are accepting nominations from the public through June 5. The Spirit of Jefferson sponsors the Citizen of the Year award, which dates to 1979. To nominate someone, write a paragraph explaining why the person is deserving. Include individual accomplishments and community organizations to which the nominee has given effort. Nomination forms are available at the Spirit of Jefferson office and may be returned to the Chamber. Questions may be directed to 304-725-2055.

Book study: Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town invites the community to a men’s summer book study and dinner at 6 p.m. Thursdays. Call 304-725-5513 or visit for details.

Basketball camp: Washington Patriots’ boys and girls basketball skills camp happens June 17 to 20 and June 24 to 27. Cost is $75. For details, call 304-676-1994.

Dance camp: The West Virginia Dance Company hosts a show choir camp June 17 to 21 at Jefferson High. Sessions last from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. Cost is $100 for one session, $150 for both. Email for a registration form.

Fundraiser: Help the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County by dining at Glory Days Grill in Ranson through Friday. For details, call the AWS at 304-725-0589.


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