West Virginia State University will sponsor a Planned Giving Seminar on encouraging giving to nonprofit organizations through a will or an estate at 2 p.m. Friday in Room 103 of the Davis Fine Arts Building. The seminar is part of the university's homecoming events and is free. Cindy McGhee and Nick Oxley of A&F Financial Advisors, LLC in Charleston will lead the seminar. For information and a complete schedule of all homecoming events, visit https://connect.wvstateu.edu/homecoming, or contact Belinda Fuller at 304-766-3387 or bful...@wvstateu.edu.
Speakeasy Singles will meet for dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Fifth Quarter. They will then attend the "Rod, Run & Doo-Wop" event on Kanawha Boulevard for live music by The Diamonds at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Reservation deadline is Friday for dinner. Call Jerry at 304-965-1458.
West Virginians for Life convention
West Virginians for Life will have its 37th annual West Virginians for Life Convention from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Assembly of God in Fairmont. David Russell will be the key presenter. Other speakers include Wanda Franz, pesident of West Virginians for Life; National Right to Life Political Director Karen Cross and Rebekah Berg. The Kermit Gosnell documentary, "3801 Lancaster," will be shown, and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is expected to appear in the afternoon. Lunch and continental breakfast are included in the $35 advance registration cost. Call 304-594-9845 to register.
Meow Cat event
Meow Cat Rescue will have an Adoption Event and Pet Costume Contest from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Walmart in Cross Lanes. Bring $5, bag of cat/kitten food or clumpable kitty litter as your pet's entry fee. Hot dogs and Meow Cat items will be for sale. For more information, call Shannon Pauley at 304-542-9769, Jennifer Johnson at 304-690-1075, or www.meowcatrescuewv.com.Items for Bulletin Board may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301; faxed to 304-348-1233; or emailed to gaze...@wvgazette.com. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number.