Meeting Memos

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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, at Grace Episcopal Church.

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION EXERCISE CLASSES will be at 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Barbour County Senior Center. For more information, call Wanda at the center at 304-457-4545.

BUCKHANNON QUILTERS AT HEART QUILT GUILD meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Episcopal Church at the corner of Kanawha and Lincoln streets. Quilters of all levels are invited to come. For more information, call Luanne Bowers, president, at 304-472-0836 or Christine Helmick, secretary, at 304-472-0909.

ELKINS ON TRAC ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE will meet at 5 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of each month at the Darden House, 421 Davis Ave.

FIDDLER’S SUPPORT GROUP JAM hosted by he Randolph County Community Arts Center will be from 7 to 9 p.m. the first and third Mondays of each month. Those attending are asked to enter by the back door. This jam is for musicians to learn how to play in a jam and learn old time tunes. All instruments are welcome including guitar, banjo, dulcimer, mandolin and fiddle. For more information, call David Proudfoot at 304 823 1460.

MINGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet at 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the Mingo Community Center. For more information, call 304-339-2598.

SURVIVORS OF HOMICIDE VICTIMS SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Buckhannon. The first meeting will be Jan. 7.

TOPS WV 0235, ELKINS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will meet Mondays in the library of Third Ward Elementary School. Weigh-in will be from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., and the meeting will be from 6 to 6:45 p.m. For more information, call Betty at 304-636-1494 or Ethel at 304-621-4755.

TOPS WV 0567, MARLINTON, meets Mondays in the Marlinton Elementary School computer lab. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 5:45 p.m. For more information, call Joann Estep, leader, at 304-799-4542.

TOPS WV 0565, PHILIPPI, meets Mondays at the Union Community Building in Philippi. Weigh-in starts at 5 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6 p.m. For more information, call Judy at 304-457-5225 or Jean at 304-457-2045.

TOPS WV 0541, PARSONS, meets Mondays at the Parsons Church of God in Parsons. Weigh-in is 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6 p.m. For more information, call Barbie at 304-478-3744 or Linda at 304-478-2912.


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet from 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Grace Episcopal Church.

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION’S TEAM CAPTAIN MEETINGS will begin at 6 p.m. every fourth Tuesday at the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library. Meetings will last approximately 45 minutes. Join us to discuss how to register your team, become a walk champion, brainstorm fundraising ideas, pick up your team packet and more. For more information, call Wendy Hamilton at 800-272-3900 or email

A 12-STEP CHRIST-CENTERED RECOVERY PROGRAM for hurts, habits and hangups will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Centerbranch Church in Mt. Clare. Child care and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 304-622-1038 or visit

ELKINS ON TRAC PROMOTIONS COMMITTEE will meet at 8:30 a.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Papa John’s Pizza at 425 Davis Ave.

GFWC WOMAN’S CLUB OF ELKINS will meet the third Tuesday of each month at First United Methodist Church in Elkins. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.

RANDOLPH COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS will meet at 4:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month in the conference room at 1404 N. Randolph Ave. in Elkins. For more information, call 304-636-6495.

ROCK CAVE COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH SERVICE meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, in Banks District Civic Center. For more information, call 304-924-6375 or 304-924-5021.


ALZHEIMER’S GROUP will meet at 6:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at Colonial Place, 301 Wilson Lane in Elkins,. For more information, call Holly Winans at 304-636-8600.

ELKINS ON TRAC DESIGN COMMITTEE will meet at 8:30 a.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at the Darden House at 421 Davis Ave.

ELKINS ON TRAC ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING COMMITTEE will meet at noon the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Randolph County Development Authority/Wood Tech Center at 10 11th St.

FLU CLINICS hosted by the Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department will be from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. Adults with Medicare cards and children ages 6 months to 18 with Medicaid, CHIPS or those with no insurance will be eligible to receive the shot for free. Fees may apply to all others, and a referral form may be required. For more information, call 304-472-2810.

PRAYERFUL KNITTING GROUP will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Parish House in Buckhannon.

TOPS WV 0406, FRANKLIN meets Wednesdays at the Summit Bank in Franklin. Weigh-in starts at 5 p.m. and the meeting starts at 5:45 p.m. For more information, call Mary Jane at 304-358-2537 or Anita at 304-335-4811.

WEDNESDAY READING HOUR for preschoolers will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays in the meeting room of Elkins-Randolph Public Library. A parent or other family member should accompany the children. For more information, call 304-637-0287.

WEDNESDAY PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Philippi Public Library. Preschool-age children can enjoy hearing stories, playing games, singing songs and making art and craft projects. Parents can take an active role in the activities as well. For more information about the Preschool Story Hour or other activities at the library, call 304-457-3495 or stop by the library.


CELEBRATE RECOVERY, a Christ centered 12-step program for anyone with hurts, habits and hangups, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Summit Church at 302 Goff St. in Elkins with Summit Cross Talk Cafe following. For more information, go to or call 304-636-2141.

ELKINS ON TRAC COMMUNITY CIRCLE will meet at noon Thursdays at the Elkins Depot Caboose Room. The location could change. To be placed on a mailing list for notification, email or go to Facebook.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED AND VETERAN RAILWAY EMPLOYEES INC. will meet at 9 a.m. the last Thursday of each month at Mama’s Kitchen.

TOPS WV 0560, BEVERLY, meets Thursdays at the Tygart Valley Baptist Church, behind the post office in Beverly. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:45 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6 p.m. For more information, call Sandy at 304-637-0498 or Laverne at 304-614-2550.

VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA meet at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month upstairs at the American Legion. For more information or to join the VVA, call Jake Roberts at 304-630-2288 or 304-614-4326.


TOPS WV 0590, MILL CREEK meets Fridays at Tygart Valley Community Library in Mill Creek. Weigh-in starts at 10 a.m., and the meeting starts at 10:45 a.m. For more information, call Anita at 304-335-4811.


CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLE ASSOCIATION will meet the third Saturday of each month from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for fellowship and breakfast, followed by a 9:30 a.m. meeting at the steakhouse in Weston. Weather permitting, a fellowship ride will immediately follow.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS CANDLELIGHT SERENITY GROUP will meet at 8 p.m. Saturdays at Grace Episcopal Church on John Street in Elkins.


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 5 p.m. Sundays upstairs at First Baptist Church in Elkins.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS KEEP COMING BACK GROUP will meet a 7 p.m. Sundays at St. Brendan Catholic Church on the Beverly Five-lane.

PICKIN’ IN MINGO will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Mingo Community Center, 5 miles south of Valley Head on Route 219. For more information, call Mingo Historical Society at 304-339-2598.