Community Calendar


Free meeting: The public is invited to attend a free meeting called “Strategies to Address Behavioral Health Needs in the Eastern Panhandle” at noon in the Mountaineer Room at the WVU Health Sciences Center in Martinsburg. Lunch will be provided. To reserve a seat, call Kathy Olson 304-262-5360 or email



Blood donors needed: A blood drive will be held at Shepherd University from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Signup online at


NYC trip: A bus trip to New York leaves the Jefferson County Parks & Recreation Commission’s Community Center in Shenandoah Junction at 5 a.m. The fee is $68. To get more info, call 304-728-3207 or go to


Business meeting: The Eastern Panhandle Business Association meets at the Martinsburg Holiday Inn at noon. Please RSVP to by 4 p.m. today.



Benefit: The Charles Town Lions Club at 308 S. George St. will host a holiday extravaganza benefit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide relief for autistic youth. The benefit will feature door prizes, holiday shopping, homemade food and special visitors. For more information, call 304-279-1908.


Church breakfast: The Ebenezer United Methodist Church country breakfast fundraiser will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Neersville Firehouse, 11762 Harpers Ferry Road. Biscuits and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage patties, fried potatoes, pancakes and fruit will be served. A freewill offering will be collected. For more info, call 540-668-6504.

Church fundraiser: A soup, sandwich and bake sale will be held at Leetown United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eat in or carryout. Call 304-725-8304 for more information.

Church sale: A soup, sandwich and bake sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bolivar United Methodist Church. For more info, call 304-728-4355.

Farmers Market: The Bolivar Heights Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday through the winter.

Soup and sandwiches: A soup, sandwich and bake sale will be held at the Summit Point Methodist Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m..

Low-cost lung screenings: University Healthcare Berkeley Medical Center now offers longtime smokers the opportunity to undergo a lung screening. Low dose CT lung screenings for lung cancer will be offered at a discounted rate from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The exam is $99. The lung screening is only open to current or former smokers, age 55-74, have a smoking history of at last one pack a day for 30 years and no history of lung cancer. For an appointment, call 304-264-1297.

Fundraiser: The Jefferson High School Baseball Boosters’ annual hog roast and cornhole tournament will be held at the Ranson Civic Center from 4 to 7 p.m. The price for the hog roast is $10/person with children 5 and under eating free. The cornhole tournament will cost $25/person or $45/team. For more info, call 304-997-0023 or email

G.O.P. meeting: The Jefferson County Republican Executive Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at the Turf Restaurant in Charles Town. For more info, visit or call 304-535-6914.



Veterans dinner: Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town will honor Jefferson County-area veterans with a free dinner for veteran and one guest at 5 p.m. RSVP by calling 304-725-5513 or visit for more information.

Service for veterans: A special service honoring military veterans will be held at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church in Shenandoah Junction at 10:45 a.m.


Holiday activity: With school out Monday for Veterans Day, youngsters 5 to 12 can pay $50 to spend 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. playing sports and enjoying activities at the Jefferson County Parks & Recreation Commission’s Community Center in Shenandoah Junction. For more info, call 304-728-3207 or go to



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