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Bulletin board: Sept. 5, 2014

Trail club hike

Kanawha Trail Club will sponsor a hike Saturday in Nuttallburg, on Keeneys Creek/Tipple/Seldom Seen trails. Meet at 8 a.m. to carpool from Ohio and Randolph streets. The hike is 5 to 6 miles with moderate difficulty and one optional strenuous section on Conveyor Trail. Bring a lunch. The club will also sponsor a hike Sunday in Kanawha State Forest on Johnson Hollow/Logtown/Middle Ridge trails. Meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to carpool from Ohio and Randolph streets. Regroup at the Johnson Hollow parking area. This hike is 3 to 4 miles on a moderate trail with some steep hills.

GSDC meeting

The Greater Sissonville Development Council will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Sissonville Public Library. For agenda items, comments or information, email Tom Crouser at

Alzheimer’s workshops

The Alzheimer’s Association West Virginia Chapter is offering a series of free community workshops for persons newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and their care partners. The Living with Alzheimer’s workshop series will be held Monday, Sept. 16 and 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Alzheimer’s Association’s Charleston office located at 1601 2nd Ave. The Living with Alzheimer’s Program is a three-part series: “Understanding the Basics, Resource Building, and Dealing with the Changes.” At the conclusion of the series, participants will have the opportunity to become involved in Early Stage Support Groups in their local communities. Reservations are required. Call 800-272-3900 and a brief consultation will be conducted prior to entrance in the program. For information regarding the Living with Alzheimer’s Program, Alzheimer’s disease, or to connect to information and support through the free 24/7 Helpline, contact the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900. A complete listing of all community workshops can be found at

Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Citizens’ Climate Lobby will have their monthly meeting from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1600 Kanawha Blvd. E. The meeting will include a conference call at 1 p.m. which will include retired Rear Adm. Len Hering of the Center for Sustainable Energy. Bring a lunch. Hering will discuss the impact that climate change has on national security. The public is invited to visit the website at to learn about the national activist group and use the website to sign up for the Saturday conference call. For information, contact Jim Probst at 304-824-5916 or charlestonwv@citizensclimatelobby.

Living history encampment

The Legacy of Mary Ingles living history camp, in its 26th year, is an 18th-century living history weekend that introduces visitors and guests to life and the ways of our pioneering ancestors through demonstrations and the portrayal of life in 1755 that Mary Ingles lived and encountered. The 2014 event will be presented at Beech Fork State Park. The presentations are part of a four-day encampment with interpreters and tradesmen and women in primitive encampment settings. School Days is offered 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 11 and 12 for school children. The public is welcome from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13 and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 14. For information about this event, call 304-528-5794 or visit,

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