Painting raffle for YWCA
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston artist Jamie Miller has donated her mixed-media painting "Riders on the Storm" to the YWCA Past and Present Gently Used Clothing Shop as a fundraiser for its programs. Miller has won several awards including Merit Awards at the 2007 and 2009 West Virginia Juried Exhibitions, and the 2010 Allied Artists of West Virginia Juried Exhibition at the Clay Center.
Through Sept. 30, the YWCA is selling $2 raffle tickets for a chance to win the painting. Tickets may be purchased at the Past and Present Shop, 1598 Lee St. E., and 2nd Seating, 412 Elizabeth St. Tickets may also be purchased at Miller's shop, Collage, 805 Quarrier St., which features handmade art, jewelry and vintage/altered clothing.
The YWCA Alicia McCormick Homes are 10 transitional apartments for battered and homeless women and children who are moving toward completely independent lives. The YWCA Empowerment Homes for Women is a small community of independent-living, handicap-accessible apartments to provide permanent housing for elder abuse victims who become homeless as a result of that abuse and homeless, disabled women.
Camera Club exhibit
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Charleston Camera Club will present a photography exhibit of their work at the Marshall University Graduate School Library. The library is located at the Robert C. Byrd Academic and Technology Center, 100 Angus E. Peyton Drive, South Charleston, near the old Union Carbide Tech Center.
Twelve photographers will exhibit about 40 photographs throughout the Library, and the images will be on display during the upcoming semester.
The club has about 90 members and meets twice a month at the South Charleston Public Library. The first meeting of the new season will be Sept. 3. To learn more, visit www.charlestoncameraclub.com.