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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.

Tuesday, Sept. 9

CLARKSBURG WATER Board regular meeting, 2:30 p.m., board room, 1001 South Chestnut St.

ALZHEIMER'S Family Support Group meeting second Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m., Harrison County Senior Center, Main Street, Clarksburg. Call: (877) 570-1159.

NUTTER FORT council meeting canceled. Rescheduled 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16. Call: 622-7713.

NARFE (National Association of Retired Federal Employees) Central WV Chapter 1579 meets 11:30 a.m., lunch, Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport. Business meeting, 1 p.m. Program: Review/vote on revisions of Chapter 1579, constitution and bylaws. Bring white elephant gift for auction. Call: C. Oliverio, 624-5238.

SUN VALLEY Public Service District regular board meeting, 5:30 p.m., board office.

WEST FORK Lions Club meeting, 7 p.m., Holy Family Parish House, Spelter.

OPEN HOUSE with cookout at Fairmont State College for Lifelong Learners, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Fairmont State Merchant Street Center, 214 Merchant St., Fairmont. Parking available. Call: 366-0209, 363-6091, 366-4491.

STONEWALL JACKSON Civil War Roundtable meeting, 7 p.m., Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport. Speaker: Jerry Holsworth, 14-year history teacher. Call: David B. Morris, 623-2580.

FIRST PLACE weight-loss support group orientation, 8:45-10 a.m., Simpson Creek Baptist Church activity building, Bridgeport. Call: 842-3589.

HUNTINGTON DISEASE Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., Crim Memorial United Methodist Church, Philippi. Speaker: Dr. Marybeth Hummel on genetic testing. Call: (304) 457-2071.

NO BLOOD drive at Knights of Columbus Hall, Robert Petitto KOC Hall, 334 E. Pike St., Clarksburg.

SONS OF ITALY meeting, 7 p.m., William Marconi Lodge Hall, Clarksburg.

BOARD MEETING, 5:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: 624-6881.

CLARKSBURG LEAGUE for Service general meeting, Simpson Creek Baptist, West Philadelphia Ave. Refreshments, 6 p.m., meeting, 6:30 p.m. Call: Mary Ann Spadafore, 592-0859.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of America's regular meeting, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Clarksburg. Prayers, 6:45 p.m. Special guest speakers: Joseph Brunetti and Benjamin Hall.

STONEWOOD LIONS Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, 707 3rd St., Stonewood. Call: Lion Secretary Tim Allen, 624-4005.

BI-MONTHLY meeting and covered-dish dinner of Wilsonburg Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church.

PRAYER MEETING with Pastor Tom Horne, 9 a.m., Grafton First Baptist Church, U.S. 119, Grafton. Call: 842-6552.

SALEM VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Post 9151, regular meetings, VFW at 8 p.m., auxiliary at 7 p.m.

Sept. 9, Sept. 16, 23, 30, Oct. 14, 21 and 28

AMERICAN RED CROSS conducts disaster classes, 6-10 p.m., American Red Cross Chapter, 718 W. Pike St., Clarksburg.

Sept. 9 and Sept. 23

DAISY GIRL SCOUTS meetings, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Doddridge County Center for Children and Families.

CRAFTS NIGHT at Clarksburg Mission, 6 p.m., Mission cafeteria. Free, all materials provided.

Through Sept.10

METHODIST WOMEN of Vincent Memorial Methodist Church fall rummage sale, church. Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 9 and 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 10, bag day. Call: Lyda Lister, 623-0134.

Wednesday, Sept. 10

ROTARY CLUB of Clarksburg meets every Wednesday, noon, First United Methodist Church. Speaker: Jim Kirby, program supervisor, Pressley Ridge Schools hosts tour of Kappa Sigma Pi-Pressley Ridge Schools and facility.

CLERGY LECTIONARY study, 9 a.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg. Call: Pastor Warren D. Wilson, 622-9725.

DODDRIDGE COUNTY High School Class of 1955 luncheon to discuss reunion, 10:30 a.m., Cottage Corner II Restaurant, Salem. Call: Rosalie Clark, 782-2036, JoAnn Ashcraft, 782-3174.

REMEMBERING 9/11 special presentation by Harrison County Commission, noon, Harrison County Courthouse, third-floor courtroom. Call: Ron Watson, 624-8504.

INVESTMENT CLUB meeting with dinner, 5 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. $5 non-member, $4 members. Membership limited, call: 624-6881.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Glenville State College. Call: (800) 732-0383.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT bingo, Salem VFW Post 9151 and Ladies Auxiliary; doors open 5:30 p.m., early birds 6 p.m., game 7 p.m.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Section of American Society of Highway Engineers dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., at Bel Meadow Country Club. Program, "Launching of Clifford Hollow Superstructure on Corridor H, Hardy County." Reservations call 641-7033 or fax 624-9222.

Sept. 10, 17 and 24

GOOD TIME Cloggers meeting, 6:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: Barbara Fuller, 745-5569.

Through Sept. 11

CLARKSBURG LIONS CLUB residential broom sale throughout Clarksburg. Also includes mops, dishcloths, light bulbs and scrubbies. To purchase items to be delivered call: 623-1987, 623-0379 or 842-3793.

PARENT/SUBSTITUTE aide training by Central West Virginia Community Action/Head Start. Training 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 8-9, 106 Frederick St., Clarksburg, and Sept. 10-11, 468 Main Ave., Weston. Reservations: 623-1665. Class size 25.

Thursday, Sept. 11

PRAYER SERVICE, 9 a.m., St. Mary's Grade School auditorium. Call: 622-9831.

CLARKSBURG KIWANIS meeting, noon, Jim Reid's Restaurant. Program by Tammy Calef, on Federal Express home delivery. Call: 623-9383.

HAM AND BEAN dinner, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Ann's Catholic Church, Shinnston. $5. Carry outs available.

1950 AND 1974 Pensioneers of United Mine Workers of America regular meeting, 1:30 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, 500 W. Main St., Clarksburg. Limited parking.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1939 monthly luncheon, 1:30 p.m., Parkette Restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: 622-8664.

QUEEN ESTHER Chapter 11, Order of the Eastern Star meeting and Friendship night, 7:30 p.m. Masonic Temple. Call: 842-3063.

SHINNSTON HISTORICAL Association covered-dish dinner, 6 p.m., Levi Shinn House. Program by Shinnston Fire Department Chief Jim Spadafore.

GFWC WOMAN'S Club of Bridgeport meets 7 p.m., Benedum Civic Center. Arts/Craft entries must be delivered 2-4 p.m. Guest speaker: Bill Klenk, Master Gardener's Association. Call: 842-2873, 842-8310.

INTRODUCTION TO YOGA workshop, 6:30-9 p.m., YWCA, Fairmont. Call: Terry Miller, 366-0100.

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club meets 6:30 p.m., Dye's Restaurant, Lumberport.

BLOOD DRIVE, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sharpe Hospital, staff development annex room, Weston. Call: (800) 732-0383.

AGLOW INTERNATIONAL of Clarksburg meeting, 6:30 p.m., Stealey Assembly of God Education Center. Topic: "A New Beginning." Call Lynette, 623-6211.

Through Sept. 12

$1 BAG SALE, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Humane Society Thrift Shop, 220 Milford St., Stealey.

Friday, Sept. 12

HARRISON COUNTY Chamber of Commerce Health Fair, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Meadowbrook Mall. Information: Chamber, 624-6331.

FREE BONE density screening sponsored by Harrison County Medical Society Alliance, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Chamber of Commerce Health Fair, Meadowbrook Mall. Call: 624-6331.

CLARKSBURG COURT 3, Order of the Amaranth meets, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple. Call: 842-3062.

SALVATION ARMY Annual Appreciation Dinner celebrating 100th year of service, 6:30 p.m., Harrison County Senior Center, second floor. Guest speakers. Reservations: 622-2360.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, 5-7 p.m., Smithtown Community Building, old Route 73 (Smithtown Road) near White Day Golf Course. $5 adults, $2.50 children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit community building. Call: 363-9142, 363-8733.

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club meeting, noon, Minard's Restaurant. Speaker: Peter Blood, director, National Air Space Education Center, Fairmont State College. Call: Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of Americas card party, 1 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, Clarksburg. $3. Reservations: Nancy Jane Scardina, 623-2674.

BLOOD DRIVE, 2:30-6 p.m., Doddridge County Senior Center, West Union. Call: (800) 732-0383.

FORMER WALDENBOOKS store site of blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Middletown Mall, Fairmont. Call: (800) 732-0383.

BENEFIT BINGO, to assist the family of 9-year-old Victoria "Tori" Clevenger, who is to undergo experimental cancer treatment at Duke University. Bingo, 6-9 p.m., East View Community Center. Food, drinks, prizes, raffles available.

Sept. 12 and 13

BUCKWHEAT CAKES and sausage dinner, all-you-can-eat, 4-7 p.m., Paradise Cove Community Building, Grafton. $5 adults, $2.50 children. Extra sausage, 50 cents. Call: 265-4456.

Saturday, Sept. 13

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1974 30-year class reunion meeting, 6 p.m., Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Jerry Jackson, 624-9881, Connie Flynn Belcastro, 842-6549.

HAY WRAPPING demonstration sponsored by West Fork Conservation District and United States Natural Resources Conservation Service, 3 p.m., farm of Mike Nicholson, New Milton, Doddridge County. Call: 624-9232.

WORSHIP DANCE workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Jewel City Church, Shinnston. Call: 592-5678.

MOUNT CLARE United Methodist Women hot dog sale, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mount Clare United Methodist Church. Call: 622-3470.

STEALEY POOL 50-family yard sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., pool, top of Stealey Avenue, Stealey section of Clarksburg. Rain date: 1-6 p.m. Sept. 14. Call: Pool office, 624-5590, Ron Gilmore, 622-8008.

SALEM APPLE BUTTER Festival contest entries due for pageant program book. Call: Haroldene Helmick, 782-1518.

SALVATION ARMY service marking 100th year with birthday cake, balloon launch, 10 a.m.-noon, Harrison County Courthouse Plaza. Speaker: Lt. Col. Thomas Jones.

OPEN HOUSE/carnival, noon-2 p.m., Salvation Army, corner South Chestnut and Camden streets.

GOSPEL SING featuring Marion Kraus, 7 p.m., Victor Chapel United Methodist Church, Francis Mines. Call: Leona Frame, 592-1049.

ATV BENEFIT ride rain or shine, Piney Fork Road, Reader. Proceeds benefit Children's Miracle Network. Call: (304) 455-6522, ext. 199 or (304) 899-2731 or (740) 483-2266.

BUCKHANNON CANINE Expo and Trade Show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., speakers from canine industry, vendors, pet pictures, demonstrations, giveaways. Call: Buckhannon Upshur Chamber of Commerce office, (304) 472-1722, e-mail,

SECOND KRENN School Auction and Flea Market, at the Krenn School. Flea market from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Auction begins at 1:30 p.m. St. Clara community uses funds to maintain the building and its history. For information, call Liz Jerrett, 873-3046.

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

Sept. 13 and 20

HEALTH FAIR, sponsored by Weston Business and Professional Women's Club. Multi-chem profile, thyroid profile and PSA profiles available. Times: 7-10 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Lewis County Senior Citizens Center, Weston; and 7-10 a.m. Sept. 20 at the Jane Lew Family Medical Center. For more information and costs, call Rita Butcher at 269-6357.

Sept. 13, 20 and 27

FARMERS MARKET by Greater Clarksburg Associates/YWCA begins 7 a.m., YWCA parking lot. Fresh produce available, vouchers can be redeemed. Reservations, information: 624-6881. Breakfast available.

Sunday, Sept. 14

MUSIC provided by local talent and Pittsburgh residents, 3 p.m., International Mother's Day Shrine, 11 E. Main St., Grafton.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society meeting, 1 p.m., Parkette Restaurant.

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

WHITEHAWK Country/gospel music, 2 p.m., Bowyer Farm, Isaac's Creek Road. Open stage to all performers. Food, drinks. Donations accepted. Call: 745-3689.

HOMECOMING, 2 p.m., Stewart Chapel Church. Message by Greg Lanham. Special music. Call: 622-0371.

GOSPEL SING, 2 p.m., Salvation Army, corner South Chestnut and Camden streets, Clarksburg.

HOMECOMING at Mt. Lebanon Church, Kincheloe, church. Covered-dish dinner, 12:30 p.m., special singing, 1:30 p.m. Food, singing.

WHITEHAWK Country/gospel music, 2 p.m., Bowyer Farm, Isaac's Creek Road. Open stage to all performers. Food, drinks. Donations accepted. Call: 745-3689.

HOMECOMING, 2 p.m., Stewart Chapel Church. Message by Greg Lanham. Special music. Call: 622-0371.

GOSPEL SING, 2 p.m., Salvation Army, corner South Chestnut and Camden streets, Clarksburg.

CLARKSBURG BAPTIST Church breakfast, 9:45 a.m., Judson Center, to kick off new quarterly Sunday school classes.

HAYMOND COMMUNITY Center of Taylor County pork chop dinner, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., community center. Take-outs available. Proceeds benefit center upkeep.

"PICTURE YOUR West Fork Watershed" Photography Contest/Exhibit, Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Rules/information: B. Edinger, 782-5214, e-mail,

REVIVAL, West Milford United Evangelistic Mission Church, 7:30 p.m., Pastor Bill Lanham, Frank Dillon, evangelist. Special singing.

SALEM VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Post 9151, District 6 meeting, Veterans District 6 commander James Richison, Ladies Auxiliary District 6 President Estella Kesling at Post 3663, Buckhannon.

RALLY, Harrison County Republican Party, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Nathan Goff Armory, Clarksburg. U.S. Rep. Shelly Moore Capito, former Gov. Arch A. Moore Jr. and state GOP Chairman Kris Warner, plus Republican gubernatorial candidates, are expected. Free admission. Contact Jay Wolfe, 622-5200, with questions.

Sept. 14 through 17

HARVEST TIME Ministries and International Evangelist Mark Gorman service, Pennsboro. Services 3 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Call: (304) 659-3161.

Through Sept. 15

REGISTRATION fee of $40 due for District 29-I Lion's Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, Stonewall Jackson Resort; after Sept. 15 fee is $50. Make checks payable to: District I Fall Conference, c/o Diane Kimble, One Hillcrest Drive, Buckhannon, WV 26201. E-mail,

VIETNAM MOVING Wall displayed at Palatine Park, Fairmont. Opening ceremonies, 10 a.m. Sept. 9.

Monday, Sept. 15

CLARKSBURG AREA CFIDS/FM Support Group meeting, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Waldomore. Speaker: Dawn Rapp Heck, owner of Dawn's Therapeutic Massage. Call: Joyce, 782-3427, Judy, 623-6198.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1953 dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant. Information: e-mail,

REGISTRATION DEADLINE for Fast Break Basketball League for middle and high school aged youth by City of Bridgeport Parks and Recreation, Heritage Christian School gym. League runs Sept. 22-Nov. 6. First 64 registrants accepted. Call: 842-8240.

SUMMIT PARK Public Service District regular monthly board meeting, 4 p.m., Coal Street district office.

REGISTRATION under way for fall Buddy Soccer program for children through age 18 with any type of physical or developmental disability. Call: Krista Fernandez, 624-0067 or e-mail,

LADY OF PEACE Assembly 1184, 4th Degree, Clarksburg, dinner 6:30 p.m., Raymon's, followed by meeting at Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. Call: Joe Tiano, 622-0248.

HARRISON COUNTY Democratic Women's Club annual covered dish "Picnic in the Park," 6:30 p.m., main shelter, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Area democrat women invited.

Sept. 15 through 19

HATS OFF to Reading Book Fair, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Bridgeport Public Library. Proceeds benefit children's area of library.

Sept. 15, 22 and 29

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT meeting, 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County, Clarksburg. Call: Patty Martin, 623-5540.

Sept. 15 through Oct. 27

QUILTING CLASSES offered, 1-3, 6-8 p.m., Bridgeport Parks and Recreation. Instructor: Dot Lemon. Seven-week class, $40. Material list/information: 842-8240.

Tuesday, Sept. 16

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America monthly meeting, 6:45 p.m., Holiday Inn of Bridgeport. Doors open 6:20 p.m. Speaker: Exponent Telegram Lifestyles Editor Julie Perine. Entertainment: Lorraine Serra, South Park, Pa. Call: Jo Ann Reed, 745-5376, Helen Lamm, 623-4708.

LUNCHEON MEETING of Serra Club of Clarksburg, noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: Sister Patricia Peters, OP from Huttonsville. Topic: Spirituality. Call: Dr. Tom Condron, 623-4984.

TELECOM PIONEER Life member monthly meeting, noon, Eat 'N Park Restaurant. Call: 842-4731, 623-3148.

LUMBERPORT council meeting, 7 p.m., Lumberport Community Center, George Street, Lumberport.

TOWN OF NUTTER Fort council meeting, 7:30 p.m., town hall.

GFWC West Virginia Woman's Club of Clarksburg membership reception, 2-4 p.m., Waldomore. Arts and crafts judging items due 10 a.m. Call: 623-1116, 623-9207.

CLARKSBURG WOMAN'S Club fall tea, 10-11 a.m., Waldomore. Bring arts and crafts for judging at 11 a.m. promptly.

REGULAR MEETING of Harrison-Clarksburg Board of Health, 8:30 a.m., Harrison County Commission conference room.

VICTORY HIGH School luncheon, 1:30 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Mary Virginia Romine or Josephine Lasko.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting, 5 p.m., Kelly-Miller Building auditorium.

LIBERTY HIGH School Mountaineers hosts 23rd annual Liberty Band Spectacular, Hite Field, Clarksburg. Gates open 6 p.m., program begins, 7 p.m. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. Call: Liberty Band Director Eric Stoneking, 624-3258.

PRAYER MEETING with Pastor Brian Boggess, 9 a.m., Harmony Grove Baptist Church, Grafton. Call: 366-1004.