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Regional Calendar of Events for March 1

Fax items for Calendar of Events to (304) 624-4188, e-mail to or mail them to The Exponent Telegram, P.O. Box 2000, Clarksburg, WV 26302. Items will not be taken over the phone. Items should be brief and must include a contact person and phone number. Deadline for submission is noon Monday through Friday, no exceptions. The Exponent Telegram recommends readers confirm events before attending.


CLARKSBURG LEAGUE for Service board meeting rescheduled, 1 p.m., Affiliated Physical Therapy, Nutter Fort. Call: Mary Ann Spadafore, 592-0859.

BOY SCOUTS Pinewood Derby begins 10 a.m., Meadowbrook Mall, Sears Court.

WEST FORK Lions Club hot dog sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Holy Family Parish House. Call: 622-9641.

ANMOORE LIONS Club all-you-can-eat beans and cornbread dinner, noon-4 p.m., Anmoore United Methodist Church basement. $5 adults, $2.50 children.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1964 breakfast meeting, 9:30 a.m., Cottage Corner II Restaurant, Salem. Call: Sam Annie, 623-1100.

DANCE for eighth graders and under, 7-10 p.m., Spelter Volunteer Fire Department. $3. Disc jockey: Chatta. Proceeds benefit fire department. Call: Kim Sigley, 622-0629.

NEW MEMBER orientation class canceled for Lions Club members in Zone 1, 2 and 3 of Region 4, VFW Hall, 430 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Call: 745-5354.

MADD national President Wendy Hamilton at Meadowbrook Mall information booth, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

ELK DISTRICT Lions Club Casino Dance Night postponed. Call: 624-0180

CHICKEN ROAST to benefit renovation of old Lumberport Fire Department, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., old fire department activities building. Cost: $6 when picked up. Delivery available. Orders: 584-4721.

Through March 2

DIRT TRACK Race Car Show fund-raiser sponsored by Mountaineer Mall and Ronald McDonald House, Mountaineer Mall, Morgantown. Time/information: (304) 292-1990.

Sunday, March 2

AL-ANON meeting, 7 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Call: Nancy, 624-6038.

LUMBERPORT ARCHERY shoot canceled due to inclement weather.

SPAGHETTI DINNER sponsored by Lincoln High School Athletic Boosters, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., school. $6 adults, $4 children. Dine in or carry out.

HISTORICAL ORGANIZATIONS gather to reenact Civil War Battle of Riverton in Hinkle Gap, 2 p.m., approximately one mile from Village of Riverton off Route 33. Call: (304) 358-3261, e-mail

UNITED METHODIST Temple anniversary Sunday. Speaker: The Rev. Ken Ramsey. Call: 622-4172.

THIRD ANNUAL basket bingo to benefit American Cancer Society, 2:30 p.m., Harrison County YWCA, Clarksburg. Door prizes and additional raffles. Tickets: Crystal Matthey. 782-3373.

CLARKSBURG Church of God eight-week Sunday School Enlargement Campaign. Title: "We Love Our Friends Sunday." Web site:

Monday, March 3

ROBERT C. BYRD High School Academic and Athletic Boosters meeting, 7 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School PC room. Call: President Twyla Snodgrass, 622-0668.

ST. MARY'S Alumnae Association meeting canceled.

R-W, WI, KM, RCB Alumni & Friends Foundation board of directors meeting, 5 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School. Call: President Emma Lee Hite, 842-2071.

FRIENDS of the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library board meeting, 5 p.m., conference room. Call: Suzie Hart, 842-5117.

REGULAR STATED meeting of Ladies Oriental Shrine of NA, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple, second floor. Memorial service. Call: Lady Edith Welch, HP, 622-8603.

LORD'S PANTRY of Shinnston registration for families in need of supplemental food assistance in Lincoln High School attendance area, 9 a.m.-noon. Call: Sandra Haggerty, 592-0637.

GARDEN COUNCIL of Harrison County meeting, 10 a.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library, conference room.

HEPZIBAH Public Service District monthly board meeting, 5 p.m., water office in Erie.

VICTORY High School Class of 1955 monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Ponderosa Restaurant. Call: 842-5314.

BLOOD DRIVE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Philip Barbour High School gym, Philippi. Call: (800) 732-0383.

March 3 and 4

TEEN CHALLENGE Choir from Rehrersburg, Pa., ministers, Vineyard World Outreach Ministries, Lost Creek. Times: 7 p.m. March 3, 10:30 a.m. March 4. Call: (304) 884-6572.

March 3 and 6

UNITED WAY Thank-A-Thon to express appreciation to United Way contributors, 6-8 p.m., AAA office, 169 Barnett Run Road, Bridgeport. Call: 624-6337,

March 3, 4, 17, 18, 31 and April 1

HOMEMADE EASTER egg sale, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Harrison County Courthouse. Sponsor: North View United Methodist Women. Orders: 622-7499, Monday through Friday.

Tuesday, March 4

SHROVE PANCAKE dinner, 6-7 p.m., United Methodist Temple Church. Games. Donations accepted.

PANCAKE SUPPER, 4-7 p.m., Quiet Dell United Methodist Church. Proceeds support youth group's 30-hour famine project.

CLARKSBURG WOMAN'S Club executive board meeting, 1 p.m., Waldomore. Call: Georgia Harrison, 623-1116, 623-9207.

WEST FORK Conservation District board of supervisors regular monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., USDA Service Center, Mount Clare. Call: Dinah Hannah, executive assistant, 627-2160.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting, 6 p.m., Kelly Miller Building auditorium, E.B. Saunders Way, Clarksburg.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club board meeting, 7 p.m., Wilsonburg Church.

ALPHA DELTA Kappa Beta Chapter dinner, 6 p.m., Norwood Elementary School. Program: Betsy Shearer. Altruistic project: Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness Fund.

CLARKSBURG LEAGUE for Service general meeting and provisional dinner, 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. Cost: $8. Reservations: Jill Starkey, 368-1593, Julie Wheeler, 622-1560.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Lost Creek United Methodist Church, Main Street. Call: (800) 732-0383.

ELK DISTRICT Lions Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Bel Meadow Country Club. Guest speaker: MD29 Youth Exchange Chairperson Linda Ott. $7. Reservations: 624-0180.

PRAYER MEETING, Salem Church of God, State Street, Salem. Time/information: Pastor James Noel, 782-3070.

March 4 through 8

BOOK SALE, Nutter Fort Public Library. Times/information: Crystal Hamrick, 622-7563.

Wednesday, March 5

FORMER ZINC plant community meeting, 6:30 p.m., Spelter site. Topic: Remediation of site in progress. Call: (302) 892-8035.

AL-ANON meeting, 8 p.m., Christ Episcopal Parish, 123 S. 6th St., Clarksburg. Call: Peg, 623-9156.

LOST CREEK senior citizens soup and sandwich meeting, noon, Lost Creek United Methodist Church.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1952 monthly meeting, noon, Bridgeport Ponderosa. Call: Patty Nichols, 624-4811.

WRITERS, READERS, Authors and Poets monthly meeting, 6-8 p.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Call: Kim Wheeler, 592-3805.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Middletown Mall, old Wall Store, South Fairmont. Call: (800) 732-0383.

SUPPORT GROUP meeting for parents of children with autism and developmental delays, 6 p.m., Classroom F, United Hospital Center. Call: Kim McAllister, 782-1332.

ASH WEDNESDAY services, United Methodist Temple, 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Call: 622-4172.

LENTEN WORSHIP service, 12:30-12:55 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Preacher: Kathy Ambler, Broad Oaks Methodist Church. Music by Kathy Cox. Luncheon of potato soup, 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.

March 5 and 12

SIGN-UP for Foodshare Harrison County, 5:30-6 p.m., Salem VFW, upstairs.

Thursday, March 6

BLOOD DRIVE in honor of Penny Hines, noon-6 p.m., Stonewood Jackson Memorial Hospital, outpatient surgery, Weston. Call: (800) 732-0383.

SONS OF UNION Veterans, 7th West Virginia Infantry Camp 7 regular meeting, 7 p.m., South Mill Creek Church of the Brethren, Mozer. Call: (304) 257-4707, (304) 358-3261, e-mail

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1943 reunion committee dinner meeting, 5 p.m., Clique Club Restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Betty Wyatt Crawford, 842-6205.

March 6, 7, 13 and 14

SIGN-UP for Foodshare Harrison County, 3:30-4:30 p.m., CRISS-CROSS, Mt. Zion Church.

March 6 through 8

RUMMAGE SALE, Vincent Memorial Methodist Church, 401 Indiana Ave., Nutter Fort. Times: 9 a.m.-noon and 5-8 p.m. March 6, 9 a.m.-noon March 7, 9 a.m.-noon March 8 (bag day).

Friday, March 7

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meeting, noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn. March program chairman Lion Andrea Hasley. Guest speaker: Elisabeth Connor, registered yoga teacher.

ANNUAL ELIMINATION Dinner of the Lions Club of Clarksburg. Times: 6 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. dinner. At VFW Post No. 573, Clarksburg. Proceeds benefit community service programs. Call: Lion Laura Whaley, 623-1987.

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-7 p.m., First Baptist Church, U.S. 119 South, Grafton. Call: (800) 732-0383.

WORLD DAY of Prayer program, 7 p.m., St. James Catholic Church, North View.

COUNTRY MUSIC show every Friday, 7-11 p.m., Summit Park Volunteer Fire Department. Doors open 6 p.m. House band: The Fireman's Den. Cost: $3, children under 12 free. Call: Bill Reny, (304) 892-4376, (304) 987-3376, e-mail

LENTEN FISH FRY every Friday through April 11, 4-7 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, intersection of W.Va. 23 and U.S. 50, Salem. Cost: $6 adults, $3 children. Carryouts available.

BUCKHANNON Chapter of Church Women United meeting for World Day of Prayer, 1:30 p.m., Reger Chapel United Methodist Church, Brushy Fork Road.

Saturday, March 8

FOURTH ANNUAL West Virginia State Majorette Festival, 10 a.m., West Virginia Wesleyan College, Rockefeller Center Gymnasium, Buckhannon. $5 admission, ages 5 and under free.

HODGESVILLE LIONS Club sponsors Eat a Bite for Sight pancake and sausage day, 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Warren District Community Center, Hodgesville. Bring old eyeglasses for recycling.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1965 monthly breakfast, 9 a.m., Dave's Restaurant, Nutter Fort. Call: Ilene Corathers, 745-5444.

SOUP BEAN and ham dinner sponsored by Lumberport Lions Club, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Lumberport Baptist Church. Dine in or take out. Cost: $5 adults, $3 children under 12. Free mobile eye screening unit.

EAT A BITE for Sight West Milford Lions Club annual pancake and sausage breakfast, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., West Milford Community Center. $100 food basket drawing. Cost: $5 adults, $3 children. Call: 745-3285.

PANCAKE and sausage feed, 7 a.m. to noon, Stonewall UM Church, 604 Cost Avenue, Stonewood. Donation: $4 adults, $2 children over 5, under 5 free. All you can eat. For tickets, contact Jim Snyder, 624-5843. Tickets also at door.

March 8 and 15

TAYLOR COUNTY sign-up for Foodshare, 10-11 am., Calvary Baptist Church, 119 South St., Grafton.

March 8 through 22

STORY HOUR, 11 a.m.-noon, Nutter Fort Public Library. Registration: Crystal Hamrick, 622-7563.