Attorney General Darrell McGraw: will have a consumer advocate from his office available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Boone County Courthouse in Madison to help consumers with complaints, distribute educational literature and answer questions about consumer protection issues. Anyone needing to complete a complaint form is asked to bring any documentation he or she might have. For information, call 1-800-368-8808 or visit www.wvago.gov.
United Way of the River Cities and Ohio University Southern Campus: are partnering for the second annual Stuff the Bus event, which provides school supplies to students in need. Stuff the Bus will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Walmart locations in Barboursville, U.S. 60 in Huntington, South Point and Wayne. Each school system provided a list of needed items, and those lists will be distributed at each location the day of the event. Lists are also available on United Way of the River Cities' Facebook page at www.facebook.com/unitedway.rivercities. For information about Stuff the Bus or to volunteer, contact United Way at 304-523-8929 or liveuni...@unitedwayrivercities.org.
Charleston Parks and Recreation Department and Tallman Track Club: will hold their annual Independence 5K Run/2-Mile Walk at 8 a.m. on Aug. 25 at West Virginia University/Charleston Area Medical Center, Virginia Avenue and 31st Street. Registration fee is $20 fee on or before Aug. 20, or $25 on race day. Those registered for the Independence Day Race, which was canceled because of rain, do not have to re-register. The course is flat, easy and well marked. For information, email cheryl.gay...@cityofcharleston.org or tallmantrackc...@yahoo.com or call 304-348-8008.Items for Bulletin Board 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.