The Magazine/Garrison Avenue Area Reunion Group: will meet for breakfast at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Shoney's, Kanawha Boulevard. For information, call David Radford at 304-342-1095.
The Housing Authority of the city of South Charleston Board of Commissioners: will have its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the administrative offices, located at 520 Goshorn St., South Charleston.
West Virginia Institute for Spirituality: will offer an Advent Directed Retreat on Friday and Saturday at 1601 Virginia St. E. The season of Advent teaches how to wait for God. The cost is $40 for commuters, $75 for overnight. Call 304-345-0926 or email wvis...@aol.com.
The Upper Vandalia Historical Society (Putnam County): is announcing the forthcoming publication of Volume Two of "We Love To Tell The Stories," a pictorial history of Putnam County. Expected publication date will be the spring of 2013. Anyone who would like to submit pictures of interest for Volume Two should scan them and send them by email to tinkerbel...@suddenlink.net or call 304-415-8359, 304-740-2121 or 304-755-4246. Volume One is still available for purchase.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.