Community notes

Support group: A Lyme disease support group meets the second Wednesday of the month at the train station located on Audrey Egle Drive in Shepherdstown. For more information, email or go to Lyme Disease Support Group Eastern Panhandle WV on Facebook.

Students needed: The Lions Club of West Virginia seeks students to travel abroad this summer. More information can be found at or by calling 304-772-5273 or 304-874-3281.

Volunteers needed: Meals On Wheels of Jefferson County seeks volunteers to deliver meals. For more information, call 304-725-1601 or email The nonprofit also 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.

Benefit: Call the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County at 304-725-0589 to learn how to take part in the Dining for Dollars fundraiser at Glory Days Grill in Ranson through Nov. 30.

Win a bike: Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle at 115 W. German St. is offering kids 12 and younger who take part in the Freedom’s Run free kids’ fun run Oct.12 the chance to win a bike. For details, call the store at 304-876-3000. For more on the race, go to

Low-cost vet help: Learn more about Spay Today’s reduced-cost spay and neuter program at or by calling 304-728-8330.

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

Electronic recycling: CraftWorks at Cool Spring in Charles Town has a new recycling program. For details, go online to, email or call 304-728-6233.

Call for artists: West Virginia first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin is inviting artists in the state to submit ornaments for display on the holiday tree at the governor’s mansion.

Ornaments must be received no later than Nov. 15. Submitted ornaments will be featured in the 2013 Artistree catalog and their creators will be invited to a special celebration at the State Capitol complex on Dec. 3.

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

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

Garden group: Members of the Gardeners Exchange Group share information, resources, expertise, labor, plants and experiences through monthly meetings, garden visits and special events. GEG meets at 9:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month. For more information, visit or call 240-405-7013.

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