Community briefs for April 28, 2014

Computer club

The Apple Computer Club will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Kanawha City Church of Christ. New members are welcome. Bring your iPhone, iPad, and/or MacBook. For information, contact Bill Reynolds at 304-744-0012 or

Barbershop chorus

The Kanawha Kordsmen Chorus (, a local chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, meets at 7:15 p.m. every Monday in the auditorium of the Columbia Gas Transmission Corp., 1700 MacCorkle Ave. SE.

Men who enjoy singing are encouraged to come by and visit. For more information, call 304-346-7464.

Recovery program

Celebrate Recovery ( is a 12-step recovery program for life’s hurts, habits and hangups that meets at River Ridge Church, 2090 Greenbrier St. (behind Capitol Flea Market).

The large group will meet at 7 p.m. every Monday, even on holidays. A small group will meet after the large group at 8 p.m. Childcare is provided for children who are potty trained, up to 12 years old.

For more information on the local group, visit www.riverridge. org or email jdgandee@

Gay Men’s Chorale

The Charleston Gay Men’s Chorale is always welcoming new tenor, baritone and bass voices. Rehearsals take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at Kanawha United Presbyterian Church, 1009 Virginia St. E.

Gay men who enjoy singing are invited to drop by rehearsals and later decide if they wish to audition. The mission of the Charleston Gay Men’s Chorale is to present quality entertainment, educate our community, provide an opportunity for wholesome social interaction for our members and portray, through eclectic performances, a positive image that will honor and uplift the LGBT community and affirm the worth of all people.

For more information, contact director Billy Burdette at 304-380-5779.

Benefit sale

A rummage sale/hot dog sale to benefit the “Because He Lives: Relay For Life of Sissonville team will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3. Hot dogs will go on sale at 10 a.m.

The sale will be held at Fisher Chapel United Methodist church, located right off of Route 21 in Sissonville, approximately 2/10 of a mile on Middle Fork Road, the church is on the right.

All proceeds will go to American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Sissonville.

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