FROM AROUND HARRISON COUNTY
“Briefs” is a calendar of events listing provided free of charge to churches and non-profit organizations. Items will be published one time only and will be listed in the order in which they occur. Please submit your ‘briefs’ two weeks prior to the event. Fax your information to 304-592-0603 or send via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRIDGEPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY
eReader Workshop on Thursday, Dec. 29th at 2 pm • Story Laboratory – Sock Snowmen on Thursday, Jan. 5th at 6 pm for children ages 4 – 12, registration required. • Kids’ Movie Night – The Secret Life of Pets on Friday, Jan. 6th at 6 pm for children ages 4-12, registration required. • Story Time – Fridays at 10:30 am for children under the age of three • Contact Amy at the library at 304-842-8248 for information or to register.
PWA OFFICE CLOSURES
The PWA offices will be closed on Dec. 26th for the Christmas holiday and will reopen Dec. 27th at 9 am. It will also be closed Jan. 2nd for New Year’s, reopening on Jan. 3rd at 9 am. If you need any assistance, please call and leave a message at 304-624-6881 and someone will get back to you ASAP.
STEP UP FOR WOMEN
Step Up for Women is actively interviewing for an 11-week construction training class. The program will prepare students for jobs in the skilled trades and union apprenticeship. The program is completely grant funded so there is absolutely no cost to students. Classes begin March 6, 2017. To complete the application process you may go online to www.wvwomenwork.org/stepup or for a paper application you may call Misty Nicholas at 304-598-0114.
FREE COMPUTER TRAINING
Enroll now for FREE Computer Training at the Harrison County Technology Opportunity Centers. Sessions covering various topics and skill levels will begin soon at the following locations: Bridgeport High School (Course-Introduction to Internet & Email), Lincoln High School (Course-Basic Mac Skills), and Liberty High School (Course-Appy Hour). For more information or to register call 304-296-9021 x 14.
‘Celebrate Recovery’ meets every Thursday at 6:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Shinnston. Everyone is welcome.
BEEKEEPERS SHORT COURSE
Mon County Beekeepers Assoc will be offering a beginners class in Westover in April. The dates are 3 consecutive Saturdays on the 1st, 8th & 15th. You must attend all three classes to complete the course. The class is from 10-2. The cost of the class is $50 for the first person and $70 for couples. This includes your instruction, the Penn State Beginner beekeeping class book and a 1 year membership with the WV state Beekeepers Assoc. Please contact Debbie Martin at (304)367-9488 or email@example.com for further details.
NARCONON AVAILABLE TO HELP
Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 1-800-431-1754 or Prescription-abuse.org.
A Christ-centered 12-step program for any hurt, habit or hang-up meets every Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Horizons Church in Lost Creek. Offers childcare (birth to 4 yrs.) and Celebration Station (ages 5-13) and The Landing for older teens. For more information, call 304-745-5090.