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Brooke County Community Briefs

July 30, 2012
The Herald-Star

Safe driving class offered

WEIRTON -An AARP safe driving class will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 9 and 10 at Christ United Methodist Church, 3598 Pennsylvania Ave.

Taught by Ralph Cox, the two-day class is geared toward older adults who may or may not be experiencing diminished vision, hearing and reaction time, all common to the aging process. Most insurance agencies offer a discount to those who have completed it.

The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for for non-members. It covers materials and must be paid in advance. Class space is limited, so reservations should be made by calling (304) 527-3410.

Library to show 'Holmes' film

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library will be showing "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

The PG-13 rated film stars Robert Downey Jr. as the classic character in a battle of wits against the notorious Professor Moriarty.

Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn for the free screening.

Children's author to visit

WELLSBURG - Local children's author JoAnn Davis will read her new book, "Finding Pepper," at the Brooke County Public Library on Monday at 5:30 p.m.

Davis was born and raised in the Ohio Valley and performed for 40 years with her former husband, Jimmy Stephens, at the WWVA Jamboree.

Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program. Books and DVDs will be available for purchase.

Poker run to benefit relay

WELLSBURG - The sixth-annual Relay for Life Poker Run will be held Aug. 18 by the Brooke-Hancock American Cancer Society Relay for Life's Footprints team.

Registration will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the Wellsburg Banquet Hall on 12th Street. The first bikes will leave at 2 p.m. and the last will return at about 6 p.m.

The cost is $20 per motorcyclist and $10 for each additional rider.

For $10, non-bikers are welcome to join participants for dinner, soft drinks and entertainment at an end of run party at the banquet hall.

For information, call (304) 374-1442, (304) 670-4344, 374-0084 or 737-2090.

 
 

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