Bulletin Board: March 27, 2020

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VAMC offering Mindfulness Practice via phone

Beckley VA Medical Center has suspended in-person classes and non-emergent appointments for The Whole Health Program, however, veterans will be able to call in for a half-hour long mindfulness practice session, led by Social Worker Jamie Crosier, MSW, LCSW of the Greenbrier VA Clinic. Mindfulness is a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you’re sensing and feeling in the moment. Veterans who are interested can call in to 1-800-767-1750 with code 66778# at 10 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Veterans are asked to call between 9:55 and 10:05 a.m.; no calls will be taken after as practice will begin. To track participants, Beckley VAMC requests that a veteran call before or after the session to sign in. Call 304-255-2121, ext. 3180, 3126, or 3125.

Mount Olivet music convention canceled

The Mount Olivet District Baptist Vondal M. Taylor Sr. Music Convention’s 107th session has been canceled.

New Life Fellowship services canceled

New Life Fellowship has canceled all church activities until further notice.

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Funerals for Thursday, July 9, 2020

Ankrom, Vada - 1 p.m., Bartlett-Nichols Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Dillard, Helen - 11 a.m., Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, Poca.

Greenlee, Margaret - 10 a.m., Bellemead United Methodist Church.

Harper, Carl - 10 a.m., Matics Funeral Home, Clendenin.

Humphrey, Connie - Noon, Restlawn Memory Gardens, Victor.  

Justice, Thelma - 1 p.m., Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville.

Lanham, Kathy - 1 p.m., Long & Fisher Funeral Home, Sissonville.

McDerment, Randall - 1 p.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.

Russell, Michael - 4 p.m., Morris Funeral Home, Cowen.

White, Thomas - 11 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Charleston.