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Help Out: Aug. 4, 2013

By Staff reports

Huntington's disease

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Huntington's disease support group meets on the second Saturday of each month. The next meeting is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10 at Saint Francis Hospital.

Meetings are for patients, families, caregivers, at-risk and anyone affected by Huntington's disease. For more information, contact Debbie Armstrong at 304-549-3266 or debarm@suddenlink.net.

Shelter needs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Crossroads Men's Shelter needs the following items:

Toilet paper, sandwich meats, eggs, trash bags, washcloths, coffee and coffee creamer.

Items can be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the shelter, 503 Leon Sullivan Way.

Food and Wine Soiree

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Family Counseling Connection will host a Food and Wine Soiree from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 on the Chase Plaza. Food will be prepared by Meticulous Catering. Tickets are $50 and may be purchased by calling 304-340-3676.

Book sale fundraiser

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- The Macy's Presents Hilltop: Books Only used-book sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 17 and noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Huntington Museum of Art.

The event is a major fundraiser for the museum. Admission is $5 on Aug. 17 and free on Aug. 18, courtesy of Macy's.

Volunteers and museum staff will sort and arrange the used books by category for two weeks before the sale.

Used books will be accepted until the day before the sale. Books can be dropped off at the museum's loading dock. Arrangements can be made for collecting a large number of books by calling 304-529-2701.

The deadline for submissions to Help Out is noon Wednesday for the following Sunday. If you would like a response from the public, please provide the name and telephone number of a person who can be listed in the newspaper. Send information via email to earle@wvgazette.com, by fax to 304-348-1233, or by regular mail to Help Out, The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301.


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