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Bulletin Board: April 3, 2014

Women and Water

Women and Water Campaign will host two “Women and Water Listening Sessions” concerning the recent water crisis. A session is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, 432 Shrewsbury St., downstairs conference room. A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. This meeting is hosted by BMEEK Community Outreach program. A Listening Session is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. April 10 at the Putnam County Courthouse, Winfield. A reception will precede at 6:30 p.m. Both sessions are free. The Women and Water Campaign, a WVFREE project, was developed in response to the Elk River chemical spill when women’s health concerns began to emerge. For more information, contact Maya Nye at 304-389-6859 or

Alpha Theta chapter of ADK

Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa will meet at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Dunbar. For information, contact Ethel Rooper at 304-562-3121.

VolunTEEN program

Teenagers looking for volunteer positions for the summer can contact St. Francis Hospital or Thomas Memorial Hospital’s Department of Volunteer Services for a Summer 2014 VolunTEEN application. The program is open to students ages 14-18. The seven-week program begins when school is out in June and runs through the end of July. Applications will be accepted until April 30. Contact either volunteer office: St. Francis at 304-347-6655 or Thomas Memorial at 304-766-3787.

Benefit dinner

Shums ‘Il Bir Club will sponsor a benefit spaghetti dinner from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at St. George Conference Center Ballroom. Meat and meatless sauces are available. The cost is $10 for adults and $6 for children ages 10 and under. Proceeds will benefit the March of Dimes, 2014 March for Babies. Carry-out is available. For tickets, call 304-342-4697.

International sorority

Torchbearer Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the home of Donie Argento. Phyllis Dean will give the program with the aid of Suzanne Patterson.

Christian women luncheon

Charleston WV Christian Women will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday for a lunch at the Charleston Women’s Club, 1600 Virginia St. E. A “Putting on the Ritz” spring style show will be presented by Talbot’s from the Charleston Town Center. Shirley Ryder of Front Royal, Va., will speak on “Enjoy peace despite the difficulties of life.” Attendees can “put on the Ritz” by wearing black, white or red. Reservations are required and the deadline is Monday. On-site complimentary child care is available with advanced registration only. For reservations, call Joyce at 304-545-3692 or email

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