Community Briefs

New Cumberland Lions set to hold pulled pork dinner

NEW CUMBERLAND – The New Cumberland Lions Club will hold a pulled pork fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 20 in the Swaney Memorial Library parking lot.

A pulled pork dinner will cost $6.50 and a pulled pork sandwich will cost $5. Coleslaw sandwich topping is an additional 25 cents. One-half chicken dinners are available for $7. One-half smoked chicken is $5.50. Both dinners include baked beans and either potato salad or coleslaw.

Chickens are limited; advance ordering is recommended. Whole pork butts are available for $22 by advance order only. To ensure receiving a chicken or order a pork butt, make an advance order by calling Lion Bob Manypenny at (304) 564-5055 by noon July 18.

Vendors sought for fair

WELLSBURG – The Brooke County Fair Board seeks vendors for the fair, which will be held Sept. 6-8 at Brooke Hills Park.

Vendors may be non-profit or for-profit groups. For information, call (304) 737-2863 or visit the fair’s website at

Preschool accepting registration

PARIS, Pa. – Little Village Preschool of Tri-State Christian Academy is accepting fall enrollment for 3- and 4-year-olds.

Classes include age-appropriate activities revolving around friendship, caring, sharing and fun while learning early math skills and reading readiness.

Class size is kept small and family activities and involvement are encouraged.

“Romper Stompers,” a class for 2 1/2 year olds, also has openings and provides a “learn to play” group interaction twice a week.

Inquiries and site visits can be arranged by calling (724) 947-8722 or online at

WVU offers continuing ed discounts

MORGANTOWN – The Continuing & Professional Education division of West Virginia University is offering a variety of courses at a discounted rate throughout the month of July.

Through July 26, an assortment of Healthcare & Wellness courses and Business & Personal Finance courses will be offered at 15 percent off.

Featured courses include: Assisting Aging Parents, Certificate in End of Life Care, Less Stress – More Joy, Pharmacy Technician, 5202 Substitute School Nurse, A to Z Grant Writing, Advanced Grant Proposal Writing, Introduction to Journaling, Project Management, Starting & Operating a Successful Food Business in West Virginia, and Writing Effective Grant Proposals.

WVU Continuing & Professional Education is geared toward adult learners eager to further their professional and personal skills.

With over 200 classes offered online and a handful offered in a classroom setting, there are courses for nearly everyone.

For more information, go to or email