Event and volunteer coordinator Mindi Dillon said there are many ways to help children through the Children's Home Society. Volunteers could help in the Davis Child Shelter by tutoring kids or assisting with outings in the community. For more information, contact Dillon at 304-345-3894 or visit the Children's Home Society website, www.childhswv.org.
Doughnuts for soldiers
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- On Nov. 11, Krispy Kreme is honoring veterans and active military personnel with a free coffee and doughnut for Veterans Day at participating Krispy Kreme locations. (No purchase necessary.) A free doughnut and small coffee will be given to any military man or woman in uniform or with valid military identification.
Dementia care training
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Kanawha Valley Senior Services is offering training in the The Best Friends Approach to Dementia Care, which is a person-centered, compassionate care philosophy.
Program manager Connie Hudson has been certified to give training in the Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's care. She may be contacted at chud...@kvss.org or at 304-345-6755.
To learn more about the program, go to www.healthpropress.com/aboutbestfriends.
CABIN CREEK, W.Va. -- The Eastern Kanawha County Health and Recreation Committee will hold its Halloween Extravaganza from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 in the parking lot of the Quincy Walmart.
The purpose of event is to bring the community of the Eastern Kanawha County together to encourage the health and wellness needs of the community and to promote the development of a community and health and recreation center for the area.
The extravaganza will feature face painting, art, costume and talent contests and other prizewinning events. There will be wellness displays, vendors raising funds for their community projects and craftsmen selling their goods.
Interested vendors should call 304-595-5991 or 304-595-1482.