Community notes

Public input needed: The Jefferson County Commission holds a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Charles Town Library on the proposed stormwater management ordinance and text amendments to the subdivision and land development regulations. Submitt comments to, P.O. Box 250, Charles Town 25414 or faxed to 304-728-8126. Copies of the proposal can be found at For details, call 304-728-3257.

Benefit: The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County holds a Dining for Dollars fundraiser at Glory Days Grill in Ranson through Nov. 30. Ten percent of the bill will be donated to the shelter by mailing a copy of the guest check (not credit card receipt) to AWS P.O. Box 147, Charles Town 25414 or placing it in the collection box at Petco in Ranson or dropping it off at the shelter on Leetown Pike.

Win a bike: Children 12 and younger who visit Shepherdstown’s Pedal & Paddle and take part in the Freedom’s Run free kids’ run on Oct 12 can sign up to win a bike.

Donations sought: Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County is seeking support due to budget cuts. Contributions may be mailed to Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County, P.O. Box 565, Charles Town 25414. For more, call 304-725-1601.

Low-cost vet service: Spay Today offers reduced-cost spay and neuter program for dogs and cats. To find vets and details, go to or call 304-728-8330.

Reunion: The Jefferson High School Class of 1973’s reunion will be Oct. 19 at the Quality Inn Cliffside Hotel in Harpers Ferry. For more information, call 304-279-7111, email or find Jefferson Class of ’73 on Facebook.

CraftWorks recycling: CraftWorks at Cool Spring in Charles Town now accepts used electronics for recycling. For details, visit the email or call 304-728-6233.

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

Group seeks members: The Gardeners Exchange Group shares information, resources, expertise, labor, plants and experiences. It meets at 9:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month. For more, visit or call 240-405-7013.

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