Wells Home Furnishings has teamed up with Mountain Mission this year to collect gently used coats, scarves, gloves and hats for those in need this winter season. Items can be dropped off at the Wells' Showroom located on Corridor G at Angel Terrace Thursday through Nov. 30. Those unable to drop off items at Wells can call 304-343-3600 and have them picked up.Allied Health Open House
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College will have an Allied Health Open House from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday. People can learn more about a profession in Nursing, Community and Behavioral Health, Nuclear Medicine, Emergency Medical Services, Diagnostic Sonography, Medical Lab Technology, Gerontology, Patient Care Technology and Health Sciences in its new and renovated labs. Refreshments will be served.Veterans Appreciation Ceremony
Concord University's Veterans Appreciation Ceremony will take place at 11:50 a.m. today Thursday on the Athens campus, outside Marsh Hall, and will continue in the Wilkes Family Chapel in University Point.Retired federal employees
National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Charleston Chapter 0166, will meet at 10 a.m. Friday at the South Charleston Public Library, 312 Fourth Ave. Guest speakers will be V. Jane Lambert, representative of GEHA and Lisa Handschumacher, representative of BCBS. They will speak on changes in insurance coverage and the open season. All active and retired federal employees are encouraged to attend. For information, call Anna Boggs at 304-343-6499.Laughter yoga
Unity of Kanawha Valley will host a laughter yoga class at 10 a.m. Saturday at Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road, corner of Myrtle and Bridge roads in the South Hills area. The class is led by Janet Prince. There is no admission, however, love offerings are accepted. This class includes breathing, stretching, clapping and laughter. Laughter yoga takes place on the second Saturday of each month.Karaoke
St. Albans Men and Women of the Moose will host a Thank You Veterans Karaoke from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Moose Lodge, 7101 MacCorkle Ave., St. Albans. The public is encouraged to attend. Music will be provided by Corba Dunlap. Admission is free, however, donations for veterans are appreciated. Food will be available for purchase. Proceeds from the event to benefit WV Veterans Home at Barboursville. For more information, call Dianne Criner at 304-421-0592.Photo fund drive
Sissonville Volunteer Fire Department will continue its 2013 Photo Shoot Fund Drive from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Thomas K. Johnson Fire Station in Sissonville. This is a make-up portrait day and walk-ins are welcome. Proceeds will be used to update rescue and firefighting equipment.Items for Bulletin Board may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301; faxed to 304-348-1233; or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number.