Utt/Fast families: Aug. 3 and 4, Dennison Family Park on Generation Gap Road in Exchange, Braxton County. Take Route 4/10 to Exchange Road to Generation Gap Road). A simple evening meal will be served Aug. 3. A pitch-in meal will be held at noon Aug. 4. A Yankee Swap gift exchange ($10 maximum) and a fundraising raffle will be held. Descendants of Robert Haden and Viola Albert Fast Utt and their children -- Ethel, William, Ella, Goldie, Harry, Ruby, Macel, Oras, Dallas and Thelma are invited to the 29th Annual Utt "Kissin Kousin" Reunion. Contact Kay Nichols at 239-209-8668.
Snodgrass/Jarrell family and friends: 10 a.m. Aug. 4, Garretts Bend Community Center. Activities include a silent auction, playground for children, softball/baseball field, basketball hoops, horseshoes, badminton/volleyball, bingo, gospel and country karaoke, music food and more. Hot dogs, chicken fried rice and tea will be provided. Bring a dish and soda to share. Directions: Go out Coal River in St. Albans to the end. Turn right at Falls Creek until the end. Turn right and go a half-mile to the community center on the left. Follow signs. Contact Charity Jarrell, 304-755-4241.
Bays family: 10 a.m. Aug. 11, Campbells Creek Park. Cross Jimmy Bays Bridge. Park on the left. Bring a covered dish. Contact Crene Bays at 304-344-1898.
Burdette/Taylor families: Sept. 8, Coonskin Park, Gorman Shelter. Bring a picnic basket and nonalcoholic drinks. Contact John and JoAnn Taylor at 304-96-5805 or Dorcas Burdette at 304-965-1032.
Reunion notices may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301, or faxed to 304-348-1233. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number. Information will not be taken by phone.