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Bulletin Board: July 15, 2014

Leadership academy

Inspire West Virginia will host a three-day leadership academy at Marshall University Tuesday through Thursday. The academy, which brings together students from 18 different high schools from throughout Southern West Virginia, will focus on understanding students’ leadership styles and ways to develop civic action and service projects in their schools and communities. After graduating from the leadership academy, students will return to their high schools in the fall to begin working with their peers on civic and community projects. For information, call 304-553-8268, email or visit


Al-Anon/Alateen have open and free support group meetings for those that have loved ones and friends that have an addiction. Al-Anon meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1105 Quarrier St.; noon Wednesdays at the Kanawha County Day Report Center, 900 Christopher St.; and 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 819 Somerset Drive. Alateen, for teens who deal with the alcoholism and/or drug addiction of a family member or friend, meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Christopher’s Episcopal and noon Fridays in room 200 at Christ Church United Methodist, 1221 Quarrier St. The Legacy Study Group meets at 7 p.m. Sundays at First Presbyterian Church, 508 Second Ave., South Charleston. For information on West Virginia Al-Anon, call 304-345-7420.

Picnic, pie auction

The Greenbrier Historical Society will have its second annual Summer Picnic and Pie Auction from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday on the North House lawn, 301 W. Washington St., Lewisburg. Homemade dishes will include hot dogs, pasta salad, baked beans and watermelon. Live music will be provided by the Strum Sum Band. The homemade pie auction will begin at 2:30 p.m. with auctioneer Steve Hunter. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under, and free for children under age 4. Tickets are available in advance or on the day of the picnic. All proceeds will benefit the Greenbrier Historical Society. For information or to reserve a ticket, call 304-645-3398 or email

Summer camps

Mountaineer Montessori School, 308 20th St., is accepting registration for the final two-week session of the “Best. Summer. Ever.” camp series for children ages 3-12 to take place July 21-Aug. 1 at the school. A variety of high-quality specialty activities will be offered to the school’s students and nonstudents. Students entering first through sixth grades may register for “Arts & Sciences Camp.” Sessions run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Registration is $400 for each two-week session ($200 per week). “Summer to Grow On” is a special camp track created for children ages 3 to rising kindergartners. Sessions run 9 a.m. to noon. Registration is $240 for each two-week session ($120 per week). After-camp care is available at the school through 5:30 p.m. each day for an additional fee. For information, call 304-342-7870.

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