Author Betty Rivard will present the talk "The 'Other' West Virginia: Positive Images of the State from the 30s and 40s" at 6 p.m. Jan. 7 in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center. Rivard will show photographs from her book "New Deal Photographs of West Virginia, 1934-43" (2012), which were taken by 10 professional photographers who visited the state as part of the Farm Security Administration Project.Book sale
The Summers County Historical Society will be selling Summers County Cemetery Book Volume II at the Summers County Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 14, 9:30 to noon Jan. 21, and 9:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 28. The price is $35 if picked up or $40 through the mail. The book also may be obtained by calling 304-466-0429 or through the mail from Summers County Historical Society, P.O. Box 295, Hinton, WV 25951.Legislative breakfast
Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an Issues & Eggs legislative breakfast from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Charleston Marriott Town Center. Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. Senate President Jeff Kessler, House Speaker Tim Miley and other top West Virginia policymakers will preview the 2014 legislative session. A Q&A session moderated by Maribeth Anderson, senior director of government relations for Chesapeake Energy, will be held. Tickets cost $45 for members and $55 for future members. Contact Deb Coffman at DCoffman@CharlestonAreaAlliance.org
for more information.DAR meeting
The Kanawha Valley Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday for brunch and the monthly business meeting at the Alzheimer's Association Building, 1602 Second Ave. The public is welcome. Doug Wood, of Nitro, will give a presentation on American Indian history following the business meeting. Members are reminded to bring a donation for the NSDAR American Indian Scholarship program. For more information or directions, contact Chapter Regent April Gardner at 304-993-7777 or at April_L_Gardner@yahoo.com
The Hurricane Civic Chorus will resume practice at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at Forrest Burdette United Methodist Church. The chorus is under the direction of Dr. Larry Stickler and accompanied by Tom Minshall. No auditions are necessary. The fee for the semester is $35. The chorus meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month until about a month before a concert, then it meets every Tuesday.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 email@example.com. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number.